A review copy, with the publisher’s label pasted in to half title. The autobiography of a man who started his career as a merchant seaman, subsequently served in the armies of four different countries during the First World War and also worked in MI5. His autobiography finishes some time after the Second World War. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine and to front board, 271 pages, Brown and cream dustjacket. Condition: Dustjacket soiled, worn and with small areas of loss. A very small amount of foxing to the title page and just discernibly to the first two pages (upper margin). Soiling to the external page edges, age-browning to the endpapers, text otherwise clean and bright.