1962, C.S. FORESTER,  Hornblower and the Hotspur, First Edition


Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (1899 – 1966), known by his pen name Cecil Scott “C. S.” Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare, such as the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Hornblower and the Hotspur


Published in London by Michael Joseph, 1962

Naval Adventure, FIRST EDITION, first impression

Octavo (21 x 14cm),

Pages 287 + 1.

Publisher’s blue cloth with gilt titles to spine.

With the dust-jacket illustrated by David Cobb

Very good Condition Overall (DJ and Book)


The tenth in the popular ‘Hornblower’ series, third chronologically, and one of the three novels covered by the ITV television film series staring Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsay (1998-2003).

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