DescriptionC. S. Forester. Captain Horatio Hornblower. Drawings by N. C. Wyeth. Boston: Little, Brown, 1939. Reprint. Charming inscription by Forester.
C. S. Forester. Captain Horatio Hornblower. With Drawings by N. C. Wyeth. Boston: Little, Brown, 1939. Reprint. With a charming inscription by Forester.Inscribed by Forester on the front free endpaper: "Dorothy Fish/The nicest woman with that name/whom I have ever met./With best wishes from/C. S. Forester[underlined] March 1940/The Drake". Octavo. [x], 662, [2, blank] pages. With frontispiece inserted and several intertextual illustrations throughout. Publisher's full red cloth, front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Spine a bit dull and worn, some rubbing (with loss of gilt) to front cover and binding, occasional minor soiling in text. A good copy with a charming inscription.
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