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The Golden Ocean by  Patrick O'BRIAN - First Edition - 1957 - from abookshop and

The Golden Ocean

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good ++

New York, NY, U.S.A.: John Day, 1957. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Bound in yellow weaved cloth, stamped in blue. Dust jacket shows three tiny (< 1/4" ) chips to bottom edge. Overall, an unusually nice copy of this first U.S. edition of this early novel of the sea by O'Brian. A pre-cursor to the Aubrey/Maturin series of books. First Edition stated on copyright page, and the dust jacket maintains the original price of $3.75. 316 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0913741
  • Title: The Golden Ocean
  • Author: O'BRIAN, Patrick
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good ++
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Day
  • Place: New York, NY, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1957
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical;


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