New York: Collins, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 7-256 pp. Green cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of £10.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. First trade edition. The sixteenth of O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin novels. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #000011555
Pageblock a touch toned, a small erasure on the free front endpaper; jacket with just a touch of edge wear.