Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: [New York]: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999.
A smart first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with soiled fore edge in alike dust-jacket with light edgewear.
The novel is set in the mid-19th century and tells the story of the crew of the Unseen, an armed merchant ship. The ship is captained by John Wesley, and its first mate is Tom. The other members of the crew are Harry, a young sailor; James, the ship's carpenter; and Mary, the cook. The ship is engaged in the trade of slave trading, and the crew is constantly threatened by pirates.; 8vo; 440 pages.