London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Top edge dyed Blue;
From the cover: At the beginning of his book Gerald Durrell writes: This is the story of a five-year sojourn that I (as a boy aged ten) and my family made on the Greek island of Corfu. It was originally intended to be a mildly nostalgic account of the natural history of the island, but I made a grave mistake by introducing my family into the book in the first few pages. Having got themselves on paper, they then proceeded to establish themselves and invite various friends to share the chapt…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier toning to the verso. Couple of small spots to the leading edge of the text block. Book Society Choice sticker covering publishers original price on the front flap. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.
Green boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 255 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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