Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1963, First edition. Signed and dedicated by author "Xmas 1963". Hardback, bound in blue cloth with title in gilt on black label to spine; 8vo., 255 pp., illustrated with 12 b/w photographs and including two maps (one double page) and maps on the end-papers; illustrated D/J. Book condition: VG, spine bumped at both ends, pencil notation at top of ffep. D/J condition: Good, rubbed at edges and rear leaf stained at top (see image); not price clipped. Signed by author on half title and dedicated to Captain Ralph Handcock OBE RN, "with happy memories of the Delhi" (see image). HMS Delhi, D74, was a newly-built Danae-class cruiser that was assigned to the Baltic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Walter Cowan in 1919, when the actions in this book took place (for which, the then, Lieutenant Agar received the V.C.). The book was originally written in 1935 but permission to publish was refused by the Admiralty until after Captain Agar "passed to the Retired List".