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Desolation Island. by  Patrick O'BRIAN - First Edition - 1978 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 36209)

Desolation Island.

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Desolation Island.

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

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About This Item

London: Collins, , 1978. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to spine gilt. With dust jacket. Spine a touch faded. An excellent, bright copy. First edition, first impression.

Synopsis

Desolation Island is a name that has been used for several islands. The largest and best known is Kerguelen Island in the Indian Ocean. Desolation Island is a novel in the Aubrey–Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
36209
Title
Desolation Island.
Author
O'BRIAN, Patrick
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Collins,
Date published
1978

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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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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[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]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]

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