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The Deep Six

by DIBNER, Martin

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1953. Hardcover. 8vo. Pale blue cloth with blue spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 321pp. Very good/very good. Jacket a bit edgeworn, with chip at head of spine and couple of archivally closed (on verso) edge tears. A tight and quite attractive first edition of this (to cite front jacket panel) "New Novel of Violence and Action at Sea" set in the Aleutians during World War Two.




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