Golden Ocean. UK rev.ed. in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick ANSON,

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O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Golden Ocean. (London) : Macmillan, (1970). Revised Macmillan & Co. Reissue. Pp. [1]-253,(1). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spien. The future spread dazzling as a sunlit sea before Peter Palafox, making his way from his father's windswept rectory on the western coast of Ireland to the unknown glories of an appointment in the Royal navy, as midshipman aboard the Centurion, bound for South America to harry the Spaniards in the Year of Our Lord 1740. At his side loped his lifelong friend, Sean, who could run faster than the hares on the mountain but was innocent ofthe usages of polite society, determined to try his fortunes along with Pe ter's on the golden ocean. Neither boy could know that there voyage was to lead round the world, through fantastic hardships in unknown seas and foreign shores, through dangers and excitements, through crippling disappontmentswhere only the indomitable will of their Commodore, Mr. Anson, kept men and hope alive for a glorious and golden return." - from the dj. Faint dampspotting to top edge, previous owner's name inked to ffep, minor bumping to head of spine, else vg in clean, crisp, unclipped dj. 100.00

Title: Golden Ocean. UK rev.ed. in dj

Author Name: O'BRIAN, Patrick ANSON,

Categories: 67,

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 18235

Keywords: NAUTICAL LITERATURE FIRST BRITISH ROYAL NAVY FICTION EXPLORATION UNITED KINGDOM,