The Mauritius Command.
by [Nautical Fiction] O'Brian, Patrick.
Stein & Day,
A Fine tight copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Review copy with promotional material laid in. Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command?until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to mount an expedition against the French-held islands of Mauritius and La Réunion. But the difficulties of carrying out his orders are compounded by two of his own captains?Lord Clonfert, a pleasure-seeking dilettante, and Captain Corbett, whose severity pushes his crew to the verge of mutiny.
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 26014