New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1958.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 1/2". 181pp. Two dust jackets. Moderate wear to both unclipped pictorial dust jackets, designed by Ben Feder, with small tears to edges, shallow chipping to head and tail of spine, and mild sunning. Brown cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with lean to spine. Dust soiling to edges of text block. Toning to pictorial endpapers diagramming the ship. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A handsome first printing of this suspenseful novel based on a historic engagement at sea. Good + / good. Item #3411