THE NAUTICAL CHART. by Perez-Reverte, Arturo.

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THE NAUTICAL CHART.

Edition: First US printing.

New York: Harcourt, Inc., (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - A thriller which combines history, suspense and obsessive love - "Coy is a suspended sailor with time on his hands, a mariner without a ship. While attending a maritime auction in Barcelona, he meets a beautiful woman who immediately captures his imagination. Tanger Soto, who works for the Naval Museum in Madrid, is obsessed with the Dei Gloria, a Jesuit ship sunk by pirates in the seventeenth century, and now-she hopes-resting on the bottom of the sea off the southern coast of Spain. Tanger uses her considerable manipulative skills with men and her expertise with documents, atlases, and nautical maps to chart the search for lost treasure." Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Penden. 466 pp. ISBN: 0-151005346.

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

Book ID: 69123
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