Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. First American Edition. 319 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1979. ISBN: 0689109601. Set in the seventeenth century, this novel of romance, passion and adventure sweeps from the Devon cliffs across the high seas to the Barbary coast. It introduces a new author to the ranks of the best in romance fiction.