First Edition. Harold Brett dustjacket art. Nautical adventure novel. "During one night in Zanzibar there occured to certain members of the crew of the U. S. cruiser Toledo a series of most extraordinary events. Burdened with consequences, prodigal of valor, curiously entangled with the destinies of an ebony elephant and a phantom lady, with a one eyed Arab shipmaster and a benevolent lion". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, modest darkening at spine.