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[Complete set of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novels:] by  Patrick O'BRIAN - First Edition - 1970-99 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 133655)

[Complete set of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novels:]

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[Complete set of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novels:]: Master and Commander; Post Captain; H.M.S. Surprise; The Mauritius Command; Desolation Island; The Fortune of War; The Surgeon's Mate; The Ionian Mission; Treason's Harbour; The Far Side of the World; The Reverse of the Medal; The Letter of Marque; The T

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

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London: Collins [&] Harper Collins,, 1970-99. 20 volumes, octavo. Attractively bound in recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent set. First editions, first impressions. A complete set of this celebrated sequence of novels capturing life in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Certainly amongst the best liked series of historical novels ever written.

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Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
133655
Title
[Complete set of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novels:]
Author
O'BRIAN, Patrick
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Collins [&] Harper Collins,
Date published
1970-99
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Peter Harrington

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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