H. M. S. SURPRISE.
Edition: First US printing.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in the Aubrey - Maturin series, set in the Indian Ocean in the early 1800's. Striking wrap-around dustjacket painting by George Sottung. ISBN: 0-397-009984.
Condition: Near fine in a very good+ dustjacket (some light signs of wear to the dustjacket at the ends of the spine and corner folds, closed tear at lower edge of front cover, and another at fold of rear flap, but overall a very attractive copy of this uncommon book.)