New York: Random House, (1953). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original red cloth the title and decoration to the front panel and spine. 150/150 present at the top of the jacket flap. Illustrated by Charles J. Mazoujian. A very clean, bright and lovely copy of this difficult Forester title to find in good condition. Very minor edge-wear to the foot of the spine. Buff and blue endpapers. Advertisement for Landmark Books on the verso of page 187. Ahearn Price Guide, 040a.