London: John Murray, 1957, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white drawings; Maps (1); Chapter headpieces; Title page vignette;
From the cover: It is not surprising that A Pattern of Islands achieved a phenomenal success: its human qualities appealed to readers of all ages and nationalities. At the end of it the author wrote I borrowed £150 at the end of my leave to pay my way back to the Pacific and leave the family in funds until I arrived there. I did not see them again for seven years. But that is another story.
This is the other story: and it is a remarkable one. Sir Arthur returns, alone this time, not only to the friendship of the Gilbert and Ellice Islanders …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. A little age-spotting to the edges of the text block. Pages gently tanned with scattered spotting to the start and finish.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 214 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Travel catalogue?