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: Ex-library with the usual markings, in a very good and unmarked dustjacket (some wear to ends of dj spine, letters in title are white on spine, instead of yellow). A good reading copy, but much of the value is in the dj.