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The Fortune of War by  Patrick O'BRIAN - First UK Edition - 1979 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books (SKU: 18131)

The Fortune of War

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The Fortune of War

by O'BRIAN, Patrick

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London: Collins, 1979. First UK Edition. First Impression. Octavo; blue-gray paper over boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 280pp. A triffle sunned at spine and upper board edges, else very Near Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket, with some trivial sunning to yellow spine lettering. The sixth Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novel.

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The Fortune of War, (1979) is a historical novel set during the War of 1812 and written by British author Patrick O'Brian.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
18131
Title
The Fortune of War
Author
O'BRIAN, Patrick
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Publisher
Collins
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1979
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction;

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About Lorne Bair Rare Books

Lorne Bair Rare Books specializes in books, mansuscripts, and printed ephemera relating to American Social History, with an emphasis on radical and utopian movements of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are available in our showroom by appointment, at shows, and on-line through various booksellers' sites or at our website www.lornebair.com.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]

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