Ian Mackintosh Warship

ISBN 13: 9780091178000


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MacKintosh, Ian:
Published by Hutchinson Library Services, London, 1973, First Edition. (1973)
ISBN 10: 0091178002 ISBN 13: 9780091178000
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Book Description Hutchinson Library Services, London, 1973, First Edition., 1973. First Edition. Very Good 12mo hardcover in Very Good unclipped dust jacket' blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, 192 pages; no inscriptions, stamps or text markings, light staining on top edge. Jacket has light edge-wear and soiling. Novel of the Royal Navy based on the BBC television series Warship devised by the author and Anthony Coburn. The latter stated that their intention was to produce a series "that would do for the Navy what Z-Cars had done for the Police". Mackintosh was a serving Royal Navy officer as well as a writer of thrillers and television plays. He was awarded an MBE for his work on on the series. The second and third novels in the trilogy are HMS Hero (1976) and Holt, R.N. (1977). The author also devised a version of the board game based on his experience of modern naval tactics and called Warship after the series; it was produced by Merit Toys in 1976, in association with the BBC. In July 1979, MacKintosh was flying over the Gulf of Alaska in a light aircraft. A distress signal was picked up by the US Coast Guard, and the plane's last-known position searched. No wreckage or remains of the pilot and two passengers were ever found. Images will be emailed on request. Book will be airmailed at the cost quoted for standard/surface shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 500753

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