Flat SIGNED on the half title page. Neat handwritten gift inscription to the ffep by previous owner. Interior is crisp and solid. Blue cloth boards with bright gilt titles to spine. Extremities are very lightly bumped. Handful of tiny spots to front and rear board. Spine is moderately cocked. Dust jacket is clipped, lightly bumped and creased to extremities. Small ?" tear to the top edge of front panel. some discoloration to spine and borders of front panel. Max Braithwaite returns to the prairies with a naval spoof that's awash with nautical nonsense.