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Bantam #40 The Captain From Connecticut NF
The Captain From Connecticut
By C. S. Forester
Cover by Cal Biehl
Forester took a break from Hornblower to produce this excellent hstorical epic, his only novel with an American hero.
Captain Josiah Peabody commands the American frigate Delaware
during the War of 1812. The Yankee runs the British blockade and takes
his ship south into the Caribbean. There he breaks up a British convoy,m
crippling a frigate, a corvette, and an armed brig. He sacks and
pillages his way through the rich British islands of the Antilles.
Cornered after a spectacular run, he goes aground in French
Martinique. There romance enters the life of this tough sea dog, with a
This 1946 paperback is in remarkably well-preserved condition. Still
laminated, although it's peeling away on the spine. Very little wear and
no dirt. Pages are lightly browned darker at the edges). Binding is
high-qulaity, still tight and square, and likely to remain that way for
another 60 years.