FORESTER, C.S. Flying Colours including A Ship of the Line. Michael Joseph. 1938.
8vo., original green cloth lettered in white on spine and upper board. Bookplate, ink inscription otherwise a very good copy.
First edition, with the special Book Society "Ex Libris" designed by Rex Whstler with the "Flying Colours" caption below the image, signed by C.S. Forester on the front free endpaper. Beneath the bookplate is a note in ink "Signed by the author" which slightly impinges onto the lower margin of the bookplate.
This edition, published one day prior to the first separate trade edition of A Ship of the Line, was issued by Michael Joseph in collaboration with The Book Society.