Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 5 3/4". 321pp. Unclipped pictorial dust jacket shows mild edgewear and dust soiling, with small tears at tail of spine. Blue-green cloth over boards, with spine lettered in blue. Moderate wear to binding, with rather heavy scattered rubbing, sunning to spine, and bumping to head and tail of spine. Spot of soiling to top edge of text block. Pictorial endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A handsome first printing of this novel of violence and action at sea by former Navy gunnery officer Martin Dibner. Good / good +. Item #3179