Clarissa Oakes. 1st UK in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 15

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O'BRIAN, Patrick. Clarissa Oakes. London: Collins, 1992. First UK Printing.Pp. [1]-256. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No.15 in the Ja ck Aubrey series, entitled The Truelove in the US. "Captain Jack Aubrey, a lion in action but somewhat at sea on land, sails away from the hated Australian prison colonies in his favourite vessel the Surprise, pondering on middle age and sexual frustration. He soon becomes aware that he is out of touch with the mood of his ship: to his astonishment he finds that in spite of a lifetime's experience he does not know what the foremast hands or even his own officers are thinking. They know, as he does not, that the Surprisehas a stranger aboard: and what they, for their part, do not know is that the stranger is potentially as dangerous as a light in the powder-magazine itself." - from the dj. Some spine ridging, boards lightly soiled, minor bumping to bottom edge, somewhat cocked, faint erasure to title page, else vgin nearly fine price-clipped dj. 100.00

Title: Clarissa Oakes. 1st UK in dj

Author Name: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 15

Categories: 67,

Publisher: Collins, London, 1992, ISBN:000223825x:

Seller ID: 23587

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