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The Ionian Mission. by  Patrick O'BRIAN - First Edition - 1981 - from Henry Sotheran Ltd. (SKU: 2112952)

The Ionian Mission.

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The Ionian Mission.

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

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1981. London: William Collins Son & Co., 1981. 8vo., original red cloth, lettered in gilt to spine; with original unclipped pictorial dustwrapper showing detail from 'The Capture of the Badere-I-Zasser and the burning of the Alis Fezan by the frigate Seahorse, July 5th 1808' by Thomas Buttersworth; pp. [ii], 346, [ii]; slight shelf-lean, a few small spots to upper edge, else-near-fine in a fine jacket, the spine virtually unfaded, as it often found. First edition. The eighth historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series, this plot involving Greek islands, Turkish politics and piles of silver. One of the more elusive title in this highly collectable series.


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The Ionian Mission.
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About Henry Sotheran Ltd.

Founded in York in 1761 and established in London on 1815, Henry Sotheran Limited has a long and distinguished history.For over 250 years we have been offering unsurpassed opportunities to collectors. Throughout our history we have prided ourselves on the quality and condition of our books and our friendly service.Our premises just off Piccadilly in the heart of London's West End are spacious and elegantly appointed and we welcome regular clients and passers-by alike to wander in and browse in a relaxing and convivial atmosphere.


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