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1 [Wyeth, Andrew; Laurie, Paul]; Forester, C.S. (Cecil Louis Troughton Smith ) LORD HORNBLOWER
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1946 First American Edition Cloth Very good + Very good - Jacket Andrew Wyeth 
8vo. (8.5” x 5.5”). pp. 318. Maroon cloth boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine with nautical decoration; gilt stamped square-rigged sailing ship on front cover; illustrated end papers by Paul Laurie. A Very Good + copy with faint rubbing to corners and to extremities of spine. The VG - Andrew Wyeth illustrated dust jacket is price clipped and has chipping to spine and top edge, with two small (¼") closed tears on top edge. First published in England in June, 1946, and was released in the United States first as a serial, then as a novel. This is the fifth of eleven riveting novels Forester wrote that trace the career of Horatio Hornblower from his rocky start as a Midshipman in the British Navy during the Napoleonic wars through his many adventures to eventually become Admiral of the Fleet. If you enjoy Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey and Maturin series, you will find the adventures of Hornblower every bit as thrilling and even more accessible. C.S. Forester was an author most famous for his Hornblower and other seafaring novels, but also wrote crime novels and short stories set in World War II in addition to his most recognized work, The African Queen, which was made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart in 1951. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 [Wyeth, Andrew]; Forester, C. S. (Cecil Louis Troughton Smith) LIEUTENANT HORNBLOWER
Boston Little Brown and Company 1952 First American Edition Cloth Very good Very good - Jacket Andrew Wyeth 
8vo. (8.0” x 5.5”) pp. 384. Blue cloth boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. A very good+ copy with light rubbing to corners, spine and a small area on front board; else a lovely copy. The very good - Andrew Wyeth illustrated dust jacket spine has moderate chipping and small (1") tear to head and foot. Lieutenant Hornblower was first published in England in 1952 and released in the United States first as a magazine serial and then as a novel. This is the seventh of eleven riveting novels Forester wrote that trace the career of Horatio Hornblower from his rocky start as a Midshipman in the British Navy during the Napoleonic wars through his many adventures to eventually become Admiral of the Fleet. If you enjoy Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey and Maturin series, you will find the adventures of Hornblower every bit as thrilling and even more accessible. C.S. Forester was an author most famous for his Hornblower and other seafaring novels, but also wrote crime novels and short stories set in World War II in addition to his most recognized work, The African Queen, which was made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart in 1951. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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3 [Wyeth, N.C.]; Forester, C. S. (Cecil Louis Troughton Smith) COMMODORE HORNBLOWER
Boston Little Brown and Company 1945 First American Edition Cloth Very good Very good - Jacket N. C. Wyeth 
8vo. (8.0” x 5.5”) pp. 384. Blue cloth boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Overall a very good copy with a faint ring mark to the front cover and light rubbing to the corners and edges. The bright VG- N. C. Wyeth illustrated dust jacket has moderate chipping and rubbing in a few places with small tears at the base of the spine and bottom edge. First published in England as The Commodore and was released in the United States first as a serial, then as the novel Commodore Hornblower. This is the fourth of eleven riveting novels Forester wrote that trace the career of Horatio Hornblower from his rocky start as a Midshipman in the British Navy during the Napoleonic wars through his many adventures to eventually become Admiral of the Fleet. If you enjoy Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey and Maturin series, you will find the adventures of Hornblower every bit as thrilling and even more accessible. C.S. Forester was an author most famous for his Hornblower and other seafaring novels, but also wrote crime novels and short stories set in World War II in addition to his most recognized work, The African Queen, which was made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart in 1951. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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