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    William Hope Hodgson. Captain Gault. Being the exceedingly private log of a sea-captain. London: Eveleigh Nash Co., 1917. First edition. Signed by the author to the front pastedown and signed and inscribed to the front free endpaper recto, "To / Lieut: Frank Thomas, / from / the Author - / Sept: 28th -/17 WHH / "good luck." Octavo. 303, [1, imprint] pages. Publisher's orange cloth stamped in black and blind. Corners bumped, moderate edgewear, spine sunned, joints just starting, head and foot of spine pushed and worn, rubbed and soiled. Cream endpapers; minor soiling, penciled bookseller's notation to front free endpaper recto. Internally generally clean and tight, top and fore-edge trimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed; text block toned, minor foxing, minor text block edgewear. Housed in custom maroon cloth clamshell case, backed in red levant morocco and spine lettered in gilt. Very good.

    Currey, page 242. From the Gary Munson Collection


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