New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1905. viii,,325,pp. Large octavo. Blue-grey cloth, lettered in gilt, with pictorial decoration in white and black. Frontis and seven plates. Spine, edges and upper board sunned, small ink spot near lower gutter of front pastedown, otherwise a very good, tight, bright copy. Item #WRCLIT78042
First edition of the last novel by the prolific lawyer/poet/editor/novelist, set in the context of the war, and like some of his other nautical fiction, attentive to historical facts. Thus copy is inscribed: "To W. H. North With cordial regards of the Author. December, 1905." SMITH A-179.