Lieutenant Hornblower. Hornblower Series, C. S. Forester.

Lieutenant Hornblower.

London: Michael Joseph, 1952. First Printing of the First UK Edition. A Fine copy in a bright Fine unclipped dust jacket with just a hint of wear to the spine. In this tale of turmoil and triumph on the high seas, Horatio Hornblower emerges from his apprenticeship as midshipman to face new responsibilities thrust upon him by the fortunes of war between Napoleon and Spain. Enduring near-mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand combat with Spanish seamen, deck-splintering sea battles, and the violence and horror of life on the fighting ships of the Napoleonic Wars, the young lieutenant distinguishes himself in his first independent command. He also faces an adventure unique in his experience: Maria. Item #25808

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