Item #63773 The Happy Return. C. S. FORESTER.
The Happy Return.
The Happy Return.

The Happy Return.

London: Michael Joseph, 1937. [Naval adventure] FIRST EDITION of the first Horatio Hornblower novel. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.287; [1]. Vintage brown buckram with black morocco title label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge brown. A little spotting to fist and final gatherings else contents very clean. Discreet ink name to flyleaf. Binding unmarked. An attractive copy in a pleasing contemporary binding. The first in the popular Hornblower series, in which a young Hornblower is captain of the 36-gun frigate Lydia. He sets his course for Spain and Nicaragua in his ongoing quest to cut Napoleon's lines wherever he crosses them. Item #63773

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