Badge of Glory [with] The First to Land [with] The Horizon [with] Dust on the Sea [with] Knife Edge
THE BLACKWOOD FAMILY/ROYAL MARINES SEQUENCE COMPLETE IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Hutchinson [and] Heinemann, [1982-2004]
Stock code: 48364
5 vols., 8vo., First Edition; cloth, gilt backs, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper.
The set comprises Badge of Glory (Hutchinson, 1982); The First to Land (Hutchinson, 1984); The Horizon (Heinemann, 1993); Dust on the Sea (Heinemann, 1999); Knife Edge (Heinemann, 2004). The sequence follows the Blackwood family and its service in the Royal Marines from the African slave trade, through the Boxer Rebellion, to WWI, WWII and the Falklands. Dustwrapper artwork by Terry Hadler v.1); Edward Mortelmans (v.2); Geoffrey Huband (v.3-5) respectively.