The Hornblower Companion. Nautical Fiction, C. S. Forester.

The Hornblower Companion.

Boston: Little Brown, 1964. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities and a small ink marking on the rear panel This is Forester's story of how the Hornblower saga came into existence. Forester traces Hornblower's naval career from his initial cruise as a midshipman to his admiralty in the West Indies in a series of thirty maps illustrating Hornblower's major naval exploits. Accompanying this Hornblower atlas is an essay by Forester on the literary birth of his naval hero and the development of the entire saga.This is the true first edition that precedes the UK edition. Item #26743

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