O'Brian, Patrick: The Golden Ocean. First Edition/First Printing.« back
This is a first edition and first printing of The Golden Ocean by Patrick O'Brian, published by Rupert Hart-Davis in 1956.
The book and protected dust jacket are in Near Fine condition with no inscriptions and not price clipped.
The protagonist of this story is Peter Palafox, son of a poor Irish parson, who signs on as a midshipman, never before having seen a ship. Together with his life-long friend, Peter sets out to seek his fortune, embarking on a journey of danger, disappointment, and excitement.