O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000. The Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels. London: William Collins Sons & Co./Harper Collins, 1969-1999.

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O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000.
The Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels. London: William Collins Sons & Co./Harper Collins, 1969-1999.

US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£ 1,600 - 2,500
O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000.
The Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels. London: William Collins Sons & Co./Harper Collins, 1969-1999.
20 volumes. 8vo. All in publisher's cloth and pictorial dust jackets. First four titles with minor foxing and toning to endpapers, otherwise fine.

FIRST EDITIONS OF THE COMPLETE AUBREY-MATURIN NOVELS, including the VERY RARE FIRST STATE of the dust jacket on The Far Side of the World, and three titles SIGNED BY O'BRIAN (Clarissa Oakes, The Wine Dark Sea, and The Commodore). "...the best historical novels ever written. On every page Mr. O'Brian reminds us with subtle artistry of the most important of all historical lessons: that times change but people don't, that the griefs and follies and victories of the men and women who were here before us are in fact the maps of our own lives" (Richard Snow, The New York Times, January 6, 1991).
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O'BRIAN, PATRICK. 1914-2000. The Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels. London: William Collins Sons & Co./Harper Collins, 1969-1999.
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