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The Nutmeg of Consolation by  Patrick (1914-2000) O'BRIAN - First edition - from Adrian Harrington Rare Books (SKU: 60296)

The Nutmeg of Consolation

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The Nutmeg of Consolation

by O'BRIAN, Patrick (1914-2000)

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London: Collins, 1991. [Naval Fiction] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 14cm), pp.315; [5]. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the dust-jacket illustrated by Geoff Hunt, priced at £13.99. Pictorial wrapper shows, presumably, a view of the Cornelie from the deck of the eponymous Nutmeg of Consolation. Some trivial page toning else a fine, fresh copy. Following 'The Thirteen-Gun Salute', this fourteenth book in the series sees Aubrey and his crew escape from the island they have been wrecked on in the Dutch East Indies, and resume their journey to Australia. Patrick O'Brian won the 1995 Heywood Hill Literary Prize (Lifetime Contribution).

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Title
The Nutmeg of Consolation
Author
O'BRIAN, Patrick (1914-2000)
Book condition
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Publisher
London: Collins, 1991
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Adrian Harrington began trading in 1971, as part of Harrington Brothers in the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's fashionable King's Road. He moved to Kensington Church Street in 1997, and in 2014 Adrian relocated to the historic Hall's Bookshop in Royal Tunbridge Wells, occupying the first floor of this iconic building near The Pantiles area of the town. Hall's remains on the ground floor offering an exceptional range of quality used books.Adrian Harrington Rare Books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, children's and illustrated books, and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. We also offer a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service.Award-winning Ian Fleming Bibliographer Jon Gilbert curates our world-class stock of James Bond material, including first edition novels, film posters, original scripts and associated ephemera.We are always interested in buying quality books in our subject areas, from individual titles to complete collections.

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