London: Macdonald, 1962, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: The Citadel Of The Bats is a tense and exciting story set in the Caribbean. An uninhabited island has a fantastic rock citadel, its caves occupied by a multitude of bats or are they malevolent spirits? When a scientific expedition comes to the island it surely seems to fall under an evil spell and strong personal conflicts develop.
These antipathies increase when a freighter lands guns in preparation for a rebel invasion of a nearby country. A small garrison is put ashore, among it two unscrupulous mercenaries. The situation between the rebels and…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The pages are somewhat tanned, if tight, and a little musty.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 238 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.
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