MEYER, L. A.
Title: Rapture of the Deep : Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Soldier, Sailor, Midshipman, Spy First Printing in dustjacket. signed
Publisher:  Harcourt, Boston / New York, 2009, ISBN:9780152065010
Seller ID: 107370
MEYER, L. A. Rapture of the Deep : Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Soldier, Sailor, Midshipman, Spy. Boston / New York : Harcourt, 2009. First Printing. Pp (6),1-454,(4). 8vo, hardcover, blue paper covered spine, pale blue pepr covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt anchor to front board. A Bloody Jack Adventure, no. 7. "On the very daythat Jacky Faber is to wed her true love, Jaimy, she is kidnapped by Briti sh Naval Intelligence and forced to embark on yet another daring mission for the Crown -- this time to search for sunken Spanish gold. Jacky, an expert swimmer, is enlisted to fill British coffers by diving to the ocean floorin a newly invented contraption. Disguised as Americans on a scientific mi ssion, Jacky and her mates find more than they have bargained for in the warm waters off Havana: rollicking adventure, dangerous skirmishes with pirates and a Spanish warship, and treasure beyond their wildest dreams. Jacky Faber has survived roaring battles on the high seas, the stifling propriety of a Boston finishing school, and even confinement in a dank." (from the dj). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by the author. 75.00