Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 261,  pages
Publisher: London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997.
A First Impression of the First UK Edition in Fine condition in alike dust-wrapper.
O'Brian's eighteenth Jack Aubrey novel set in the era of the Napoleonic Wars. As alreqady before, Aubrey’s fortune has come under threat, this time due to a number of legal disputes concerning captured slaving-ships.