A SAILOR'S LOG: Recollections of Forty Years of Naval Life; [Inscribed from the American Admiral to his British Counterpart and with the first appearance of the poem written for Evans by Rudyard Kipling on p.402].
New York: D. Appleton, 1908. Later printing INSCRIBED BY EVANS on title page, "For Captain Keyes with my best wishes, R. D. Evans." Robley Dunglison Evans (1846-1912) was a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy, serving from the Civil War to the Spanish-American War. Roger John Brownlow Keyes (1872-1945), was a Royal Navy officer who, as a junior officer, served on slavery suppression missions and went on to serve in both WWI and WWII, rising to Admiral of the Fleet. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Evans to Keyes thanking him for his kindness to his daughter Charlotte Evans Marsh, who has asked him to send a few books. Keyes bookplate with family heraldic coat of arms bearing the motto "Virtute Adepta" on front pastedown. Endpaper repaired at hinge otherwise very good to near fine with a bit of rubbing to tips.