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Post Captain

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9991

ISBN: 0002216574

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


No signatures. Ex-Library. Library stamps and markings. Dust wrapper laminated. Dust wrapper flaps pasted down to endpapers. ; (414) pages. Blue papered boards. Page dimensions: 210mm x 130mm. "No novelist since C. S. Forester has recreated the old navy of the days of sail with such authenticity and such vivid imaginative insight as Patrick O'Brian. [ . . . ] In the present book Jack and his friend have come ashore to enjoy the blessings of the land and the fruits of their labours. A season's hunting and the beginnings of a happy love affair with the entrancing Sophia are suddenly cut shor... View more info

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The Unknown Shore

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: NZ$72.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: (1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17639

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription. Moderate foxing to page edges. Dustjacket spine very faded. Some rubbing and wear to corners of dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 256 pages. Maroon boards with silverlettering on spine. Page dimensions: 196 x 128mm. View more info

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Lying in the Sun and Other Stories

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: NZ$637.50

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6642

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


No signatures. Moderate foxing to top page edges and endpapers. Some spots of foxing to fore and lower page edges. Some spots of foxing to margins of leaves throughout. Quite heavy foxing to dust wrapper. No tears in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper rubbed at edges. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 206 pages. Short stories. "Sheer, sheer, the white cliff rising, straight up from the sea, so far that the riding waves were nothing but ripples on a huge calm." - opening sentence of the first story, "Samphire". ; 12mo 7" - 7½"... View more info

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Post Captain

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: NZ$127.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12740

ISBN: 0002216574

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


No signatures. Some staining to page edges. Chips to dust wrapper at head and tail of spine. A 1 1/2" tear in front panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Repairs to reverse side of dust wrapper with strips of brown paper pasted down. Adhesive tape stains to dust wrapper flaps. A 1" twink or white-out stain on reverse side of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. (414) pages. Blue papered boards. Page dimensions: 210mm x 133mm. "No novelist since C. S. Forester has recreated the old navy of the days of sail with su... View more info