Styles, Showell THE SEA OFFICER
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fresh, very nearly fine copy in bright leaf-green cloth lettered in black and yellow; in a lightly age-toned, mildly edgeworn photo-pictorial dust jacket.
"A novel of high courage, adventure, and war at sea, based on the true story of Pellew of the INDEFATIGABLE, 'the finest sea officer "' of the 18th century. The fictional Horatio Hornblower learned his seamanship under Pellew, Vice Admiral of England.