An amazing maritime and armed forces rescue of the crew and passengers of the Dunedin Star of the Blue Star Line along the Kaokoveld Coast of South West Africa on 29 November 1942. Attempts at rescue were made by land, sea and air. Rare in dustwrap. Inscription on half title page. 6 Photographs. Mild foxing on a a few pages. 130 Pages. Binding firm.
Publisher: Hodder and Stouhton, Ltd
Date Published: 1945
Publication Place: Cape Town and London
Binding: Hardcover. Tan cloth boards with black lettering. Light edge-wear to extremities.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Poor. Lacks 4cm of the lower spine and 1.5cm of the header. Some open and closed tears. Long splits to front fold and spine edge on rear cover. Light soiling.