Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Signed by Author(s) First edition, first printing. Signed by Roberts on a front flyleaf. Publisher's navy cloth, with a lattice and star pattern to the front board and spine in blind, illustration after the Great Seal of the United States to the front board in gilt, lettered in gilt, pictorial blue endpapers illustrated with a map of the English Channel and the surrounding regions within a decorative border depicting different ship types; in the original red, white and blue dust jacket, lettered in black and gold. About fine, with a touch of wear to the extremities, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and chipping to the extremities, short loss to the spine head, bright spine, a few short closed tears to the edges of the otherwise fresh panels. Overall, a near fine and attractive copy. Captain Caution is a historical novel set that focuses on the American naval campaign of the War of 1812. It comprises the fourth and final installment of Roberts' Chronicles of Arundel series, which also includes Arundel, The Lively Lady (1931), and Rabble in Arms (1933). Like the other novels in the series, Captain Caution features characters from Arundel, Maine, and is regarded for its historically accurate details. In 1940, Captain Caution was adapted into a film of the same name directed by Richard Wallace and starring Victor Mature.
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