Crying Drums: The Story of the Commonwealth Expedition :: Lionel Gregory soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1972, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Musical scores; Fold-out maps (1);
From the cover: Crying Drums is a song. It is also the story of the fortunes and misfortunes of the four Commonwealth Expeditions Comex 1, 2, 3 and 4, an inspiring account of one mans vision of a youth crusade to promote better understanding between people, using the Commonwealth as an ideal starting point. The author, with infectious enthusiasm, describes his fight to persuade governments and firms to participate, and the eventual organization and mounting of the expeditions the planning of routes, building of special coaches, recruiting of young people from universities, training and technical colleges, police forces, hospitals, industry and local government, from all over the world, and their …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Gift inscription to the half-title page, possibly by the author, with a reference to pp 154.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 236 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Exploration catalogue?