Boston: Little, Brown and Company / Atlantic Monthly Press Book, 1943. Very Good + / Very Good. Item #11992
Boston: Little, Brown and Company / Atlantic Monthly Press Book, 1943. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's cloth in decorative dust jacket retaining original price ($1.50); xi,,158pp. General edge wear to jacket extremities including a few short closed tears never approaching text, corners slightly bumped, contemporary bookseller ticket to rear pastedown, else a Very Good copy, better than often encountered.
Fictionalized account based on the true events centered around the deeds of Dr. Corydon Wassell (1884-1958), a Lieutenant Commander who managed to evacuate his wounded men from Java following the Japanese invasion. Royalties were donated to the Navy Relief Society, according to the front jacket flap.