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Commodore Hornblower by  C S Forester - First Edition - 1945 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.co.uk

Commodore Hornblower

by Forester, C S

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Boston: Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. 384 pp. (Lacking the "First Edition" designation) Blue cloth over board, title in gilt. Original dust jacket, design by N.C. Wyeth; two significant spine end chips as well as corner tips and repaired front cover tear. Name written in ink on pastedown; shelf wear; discoloration on front board (light). Otherwise a tight, straight copy without markings. ; 8vo .

The Commodore (published 1945) is a Horatio Hornblower novel written by C. S. Forester. It was published in the United States under the title Commodore Hornblower.




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