First edition, first printing. 8vo. 320pp. Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with clean boards. No inscriptions. No marks to textblock edges. The fine dustwrapper is complete with one short closed tear only. None of the usual tanning to white spine lettering & not a single mark to white rear wrapper panel. Original price of 14snet on front flap. A superb copy.
Author's third novel set in the South China Seas and likely influenced by his time serving the Royal Navy.