O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Nutmeg of Consolation. London: Collins, 1991.
8vo., blue cloth lettered in gilt to spine; pictorial dust wrapper with wrap-around image by Geoff Hunt; pp. 315, [v]; fine in fine wrapper.
The fourteenth historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series, set during the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. Pirates, naval battles and Sultans feature as a matter of course.