Very Good / Very Good. Item #5689
London: Jonathan Cape, 1999. First U.K. Edition. Octavo. 387 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. Signed by Kurlansky without inscription on title page.
Unclipped illustrated dust jacket shows light wear along edges and corners, and a bit rubbed at front and rear panel, but no chips or tears. Black boards stamped in gilt at spine and maroon endpapers. Corners and spine ends show a trace of wear, but binding is sound and pages are clean and unmarked.