O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Reverse of the Medal. London: William Collins Sons & Co., 1986.
8vo., original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine; with original unclipped dust wrapper featuring a stocks illustration by Barbosa; pp. 256; text block a little browned, else near fine in jacket which has lightly faded along the spine, as is common; no other faults, and with the £10.95 price intact.
First edition. The eleventh instalment in the O'Brian's Napoleonic-era seafaring saga.