Edition: First US printing
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973. Blue cloth. Tape stains to free endpapers and to rear pastedown; one very small and not very noticable tape mark to front cover; light sunning to spine tips with a tiny nick to head of spine; covers splayed; VG otherwise, no previous owner names. Jacket has nicks and a bit of rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; three internal tape stains, only one of which shows externally (to the rear flap); else near fine, still quite attactive, colours bright, no chips, clips or tea rs. Third Aubrey/Maturin nautical adventure novel.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover