Cassell, 1978, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
XII, 532 pages, last eight pages blank, maps, ship drawings by Peter McClure. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Some rubbing to the book edges. Plain text dustwrapper with red and maroon coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip with a gilt compass to the front panel. Reproduction of author's portrait on the rear dustwrapper panel. Some rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and to the dustwrapper edges. The "fantasy" story of one man's 400 year life after receiving a witch's curse for a spectacular act of cowardice in the midst of Drake's defeat of the Spanish Armada. Matthew Lawe embodies the spirit of the British seamen have mastered the seven oceans during the last 400 years, whose appetite for adventure carried the name of Britain across the world. But, while they were mortal, for Matthew there was no rest. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Maritime ; ISBN: 0304296090. ISBN/EAN: 9780304296095. Inventory No: 0105982.