Item #42292 The Soul and the Sea. Donald C. EYRE, Douglas BOWLER.

The Soul and the Sea.

London: Robert Hale Limited, 1959. First edition. 8vo. 192 pp. Publisher's tan cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, small neat ownership stamp of a J.T. Liddell to the front free endpaper, dust jacket, not price clipped. Full page map showing Eyre's escape route away from Singapore. A little light wear to the jacket, very good overall. The extraordinary true story of a group of eleven British and Australian serviceman who escaped from Singapore just before it fell to the Japanese. Making it over to Sumatra they commandeered an open-boat with the aim of getting to safety in India. They eventually made it as far as Burma before they ran aground and were eventually captured by Japanese forces. Item #42292

Price: £75.00

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