The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II - Herman Wouk 1951 - Doubleday & Company, Garden City - First Edition, in First Issue Dust Jacket ‘Get this through your thick Reserve head, the heat is on. I'll be the guy everybody will hate. That's okay. I'm the exec of this ship, and I'll carry out my orders, do you hear?’ – second Commander Queeg steps on board...

First edition of Wouk’s Pulitzer Prize winning work of fiction which grew out of his experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific in World War II. The basis for the 1954 film starring Humphrey Bogart and José Ferrer, nominated for seven Oscars.

Uncommon with the first issue dust jacket in such nice condition.

‘The Caine Mutiny is one of the greatest novels ever written about a dysfunctional workplace.’ -
The Daily Beast, 2013.
  First issue dust jacket with "followed by The City Boy" on line 13 of the back panel, which was corrected in the second issue to "followed by City Boy".

Octavo (22 x 14.5 cm). pp. xiv [2] 494 [2]. In publisher’s blue cloth, spine lettered and decorated in silver, endpapers illustrated with map in blue. Dust jacket with ‘T.C.M. Price, $3.95’ to upper corner of the front flap.
  Condition: Near fine, light wear to edges, in near fine, spine gently toned with 2mm spot of abrasion, minor wear to spine ends and corners, small mark to lower corner of rear flap.   Ref: 108684   Price: HK$ 13,000