Ernest Laurie-Long appears to have written many maritime-themed novels, but this one, published during the war, is not in WorldCat.
The Ghost of the Dunsany
(Auckland, 0745, New Zealand)
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Book Description: Ward Lock, London, 1941. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall. Extremely scarce title. Blue cloth titled in black on spine. Tidy cover, tight bindings, ffep removed, light foxing in edges and endpapers. The dust jacket is bright, price clipped, slight wear to spine, protected in a clear plastic sleeve. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 007479