Title: Only Victor. 1st Cdn in dj.
Publisher:  Stoddart, Toronto, 1990,
Seller ID: 16597
KENT, Alexander. The Only Victor. (Toronto): Stoddart, (1990). First Canadian Edition. Pp. (10),1-340,(2). 8vo, blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. "In February 1806 the frigate carrying Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho drops anchor of the shores of southern Africa. It is only four months since the resounding victory over the combined Franco-Spanish fleet at Trafalgar, and the death of England's greatest naval hero. Bolitho's instructions are to assist in hastening the campaign in Africa, where an expeditionary force is attempting to recapture Cape Town from the Dutch. [...] A secret mission to Denmark almost ends in disaster. [...]. The Only Victor follows chronologically Honour This Day." - from the dj. Remainder dot to btm edge, rubber number stamp to top edge, stamp price to endpaper, else vg in vgdj. 15.00