London 1997, Robert Hale, UK first edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, FINE/FINE CONDITION, ( very minor bump on head of spine ) 187 pages.---------------------------------------------Michael Fitton, in command of the 10-gun schooner Gipsy, had chased and taken several of the enemy privateers that swarmed in the Caribbean at the beginning of the nineteenth century, but one of the most active, the big Spanish privateer Senora had eluded him. Lieutenant Fitton's hopes of a cruise to hunt down Senora were frustrated when he was ordered, instead, to convey the new Governor of St Lucia to his appointed island.This unpromising duty was to prove far from dull, however. From the moment Gipsy took on board an attractive Frenchwoman, Mr. Fitton found himself involved in hazards that included secret landings, a night raid and an unexpected confrontation with the Senora, all demanding his utmost courage and resources. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: A historical thriller featuring Lieutenant Michael Fitton, who is involved in another maritime adventure that takes place in the Caribbean. From the author of 12 GUN CUTTER.
About the Author: Showell Styles was born Frank Showell Styles in 1908. His childhood was spent in the Welsh hills and he became an avid mountaineer and explorer. During the war, Styles joined the Navy and was posted in the Mediterranean, but even there he walked and climbed as much as he could.An aspiring writer, Styles already had articles published in Punch, before setting out toe make his living as an author. His first novel, Traitor's Mountain, was a murder mystery set on and around Tryfan in Wales. He became a prolific writer with over 160 books published. As well as books on mountains such as The Mountaineer's Weekend Book, he wrote detective fiction under the pseudonym of Glyn Carr, and humorous pieces as C.L. Inker.Showell Styles died in 2005.
Title: LIEUTENANT FITTON
Book Description Robert Hale Ltd, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book. Has usual library markings and stamps inside. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Seller Inventory # mon0001858374
Book Description Robert Hale Ltd, 1997. Condition: Good. 1St Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP11744839
Book Description -. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Lieutenant Fitton This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780709060239
Book Description -. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Lieutenant Fitton This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Seller Inventory # 9053-9780709060239
Book Description Robert Hale Ltd 01/05/1997, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780709060239
Book Description Robert Hale, England, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Library issue binding, stickers marks & stamps, spine lean. A presentable copy (As far as ex lib goes) of a scarce title. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 010549