London: Jarrolds Publishers, 1956. [Second World War] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.192. With seven double-sided black and white photographic plates, as well as a black and white frontispiece photograph of the author, and two maps. Publisher's black cloth with yellow titles to spine. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Sax priced at 16s. Light browning and spotting to edges; very light offsetting to endpapers. Jacket lightly sunned to spine, with moderate rubbing and creasing, as well as a number of small chips and closed tears. Very good. The story of a swashbuckling escape during the invasion of Hong Kong in 1941, featuring an Indian Army cavalry officer and a one-legged Chinese Admiral. Item #55936
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