New York: Norton, (1995). First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. The seventeenth novel in the Aubrey / Maturin series of naval tales, which some described as "the best historical novels ever written." Having survived a long and desperate adventure in the Great South Sea, Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin return to England to very different cirsumstances. Much of this book takes place on land, in sitting rooms and drafty castles, but the roar of the great guns is never far from our hearing. 282pp, with an illustrated "Patrick O'Brian" bookmark laid in. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14076
ISBN: 0393037606

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