New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. First American edition. 464 pp, plus index (xiv); folding map. Orange cloth boards. Lower corners lightly bumped, previous owner's signature on title page; else fine. Dust jacket lightly toned, but still quite attractive. A self-described "racily written, swashbuckling book," covering the history of the Caribbean from the early European explorers, to the pirates, to the age of revolution.