Title A FLIGHT OF FALCONS
Book Condition A superb, fresh, fine copy in terra cotta cloth with silver spine lettering; in a bright, very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of wear at the edges. Jacket painting by Paul Galdone.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Naomi Walford from the French COMME UN VOL DE GERFAUTS.
Publisher New York/London/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1951).
Seller ID 42961.00
Historical adventure set in the late 16th and early 17th centuries and centered on four friends, an Englishman, a Frenchman, a Dutch artist, and a devout Jew, all sailors aboard the British ship King of Siam. Grand Prix des Lecteurs Gris prize winner.
Adventure Fiction. Nautical Fiction. French Literature. Historical Fiction.