Thirteen-Gun Salute. 1st UK in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 13

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O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Thirteen-Gun Salute. London: Collins, 1989. First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-319,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No.13 in the Jack Aubrey series. "Jack Aubrey's career seems at last to be oncourse for entering harbour. All his life he has triumphed, often sensatio nally, over the dangers of the sea and the violence of the enemy. But his rashness, his guilelessness, his indiscretion have time and time again enabled his rivals to prevent him from reaping his just rewards. The nadir was reached in The Reverse of the Medal when, the victim of a skilful frame-up, he was convicted of fraud and struck off the navy list just as he was coming within sight of flag rank. The subsequent exopsure of the conspiracy against him coupled with his brilliant success in command of a privateer had brought him b the end of The Letter of Marque to a position where Their Lordships were more or less bound to reinstate him. This as the present book opens they have done, and on the first poage he and his old friend the crotchety intelligence agent Dr. Maturin are sailing on a secret mission with a hand-picked crew, most of them ship-mates from the adventures and lucrative voyages of earlier years." - from the dj. Vg-fine in clean, crisp, unclippeddj. 500.00

Title: Thirteen-Gun Salute. 1st UK in dj

Author Name: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 13

Categories: 67,

Publisher: Collins, London, 1989, ISBN:0002234602:

Seller ID: 23577

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