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H.M.S. Surprise by  Patrick O'Brian - First American edition - 1973 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 000010697)

H.M.S. Surprise

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H.M.S. Surprise

by O'Brian, Patrick

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine/Very Good+
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About This Item

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company [1973], 1973. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. [4], 5-318, [6] pp. Bound in light blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $7.95 on front flap of dust jacket. First printing of the first American edition. A very attractive copy of the third book in the Aubrey/Maturin series. Jacket shows minor rubbing and edge wear.

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book dealer
Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
000010697
Title
H.M.S. Surprise
Author
O'Brian, Patrick
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. B. Lippincott Company [1973]
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1973

Terms of Sale

Evening Star Books

All items subject to prior sale.� Certain items and shipping to certain countries may exceed the standard shipping amounts.� Any shipping expenses incurred above the standard rate will be billed at cost. Payment is in US dollars.� Personal checks must clear prior to shipment (please allow 10 days).� Books may be returned within 15 calendar days of delivery for any reason, so long as we are notified of return within 10 days of delivery.� Return items must be well packaged and fully insured and must be returned in same condition as sold. Any book described as a First Edition is also a First Printing unless otherwise indicated.

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Evening Star Books

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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]

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