MARRYAT, Frederick; STANFIELD, Clarkson (illus.)
Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) served as a Officer in the British navy before making a name for himself as a novelist. He wrote adventure fiction with a specialty for sea adventures. This novel tells the story of a sailor's son and his struggles to make a life for himself in the Navy.
- Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans
- Edition: First Edition
- Date Published: 1840
- Place Published: London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
x, 384 p. 22 cm. 46 engravings by Clarkson Stanfield. Half burgundy leather with brown cloth. Much worn, especially corners. Small tear in cloth on front cover. Pencil note on front endpaper, darkened title page and frontispiece, occasional spotting within, pencil note on engraving list.