Item #5769 Flying Colours; Including A Ship of the Line. C. S. Forester.

Flying Colours; Including A Ship of the Line

London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. True first edition, preceeding the separate edition by one day. Near Fine in a Good jacket, unclipped (8'6 net), toned at the spine, chipped at the top edge, large tear on the top of the front panel wit tape repairs on the verso. Green buckram, bumped at the top edge, with silver gilt lettering on the spine and front board. Square and firmly bound with yellow endpapers, contemporary ownership signature on the front, clean otherwise. The third published Hornblower novel, now the eighth on the overall chronology. This, along with The Happy Return were adapted into the 1951 film titled Captain Horatio Hornblower, starring Gregory Peck. Near Fine / Good. Item #5769

Price: $500.00

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