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The Golden Ocean 1957 with DJ by Patrick O’Brian VINTAGE FIRST AMERICAN

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Patrick O'Brian, The Golden Ocean, New York, John Day, 1957, First American edition. Yellow cloth hc with blue or teal lettering on spine, plain endpapers, small 8vo (20 cm), [1-12] 13-316 pp including labeled drawing of HMS Centurion and "A CHART SHEWING The Track of the Centurion round the WORLD"; yellow paper dustjacket with ship illustration on front and ads on back. "The Golden Ocean is based on an actual voyage made by Captain Anson and the Centurion in 1740" told through the eyes Peter Palafox, a young Irish seaman. Very Good+/Very Good: spine lightly bumped and top of spine starting, light scuffs on top edges, no markings, pages crisp; DJ bumped and scuffed with small tears on top, edges faded, front flap lightly creased, unclipped with original 3.75 price.