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Title:Spin Me a Dit! Tales of the Royal Australian Navy
Price:AUD$49.50 (about USD$38.30)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:SB00-0118105
Publisher:Self published, Adelaide, South Australia, 1984
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Binding:Hardcover (Laminated Boards)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Self published, 1984, Hardcover (Laminated Boards), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Signed by Author, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

Foreword by Rear Admiral G. R. Griffiths, about the author, acknowledgements, list of abbreviations, prefaced by author, glossary of naval terms, popular navy nicknames, bibliography and other sources and index. Illustrated endpapers, both different, showing different ships from the Royal Australian Navy. The text is illustrated with both black and white photographs and illustrations. Colour laminated boards (wraparound) by Swann, with silver and navy blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for the underlying boards, with silver and navy blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A recounting of stories (dits) told by Mariners from the Royal Australian Navy over two wars, telling of life aboard ship – the humorous, the risque, experiences shared and tragedy. Signed by the author on the title page. Minor rubbing to the book corners with some cocking of the spine. A little age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A hint of rubbing to both the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XI, [1], 259, [1] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Australia; Military & Warfare. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0949552062. ISBN/EAN: 9780949552068. Inventory No: 0118105.
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