Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1973. First American edition. Hardcover. 318 pp. Bound in light blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $7.95 on front flap of dust jacket. First printing of the first American edition. A very attractive copy of the third book in the Aubrey/Maturin series. Very near Fine / Near Fine. Item #00004392
Very near Fine book in a beautiful Near Fine dust jacket with a couple of tiny abrasions on the bottom of the rear panel.