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The Golden Ocean by Patrick O'Brian - First American edition - 1957 - from Tannery Books (SKU: 2925)

The Golden Ocean

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The Golden Ocean

by Patrick O'Brian

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  • Hardcover
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Very Good +/very good
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New York: John Day, 1957. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Patrick O'Brian, The Golden Ocean, New York, John Day, 1957, First American edition. Yellow cloth hc with blue or teal lettering on spine, plain endpapers, small 8vo (20 cm), [1-12] 13-316 pp including labeled drawing of HMS Centurion and "A CHART SHEWING The Track of the Centurion round the WORLD"; yellow paper dustjacket with ship illustration on front and ads on back. "The Golden Ocean is based on an actual voyage made by Captain Anson and the Centurion in 1740" told through the eyes Peter Palafox, a young Irish seaman. Very Good+/Very Good: spine lightly bumped and top of spine starting, light scuffs on top edges, no markings, pages crisp; DJ bumped and scuffed with small tears on top, edges faded, front flap lightly creased, unclipped with original 3.75 price.

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The Golden Ocean
Patrick O'Brian
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Jacket condition
very good
First American edition
John Day
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Vintage Books; Maritime;

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Archdale, North Carolina
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About Tannery Books

We stock a wide variety of used books, including many inexpensive titles that are not listed online. We also sell new books by local authors and books about Quakers and Piedmont North Carolina. In the categories below, Vintage books are at least 50 years old, and Antique books are at least 100 years old. Vintage Children's may be more recent, but at least 30 years old.


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