Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ covered with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual attachments and marks. Pocket removed. 360 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1977. ISBN: 0385121326. Bristol, London and Jamaica in the ferment of the Empire-building years provide the richly textured backdrop for this arresting saga about the power, pretensions and passions of a mighty mercantile family.