My Colonial Service in British Guiana, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Fiji, Australia, Newfoundland, and Hong Kong with Interludes. [Volume One only]

By: Des Voeux, G. William (Sir)

Price: NZ$162.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


2/3" split to leather at head of front joint. 1/2" chip to leather at tail of spine. Gutter broken between the half-title page and the frontispiece. Moderate foxing to title leaf. A 1" tear at lower corner of title leaf along inner margin. Some pencil marginalia.; Volume One only of two volumes. xviii, [2], 408 pages + real photograph frontispiece (portrait of the author) + plates + folding map of Fiji at rear. Rebound in quarter leather binding (early 20th century). Page dimensions: 211 x 136mm. Engraved bookplate of Walter S. Reid on front endpaper, with the motto "Pro Virtute". Small blindstamp on title page reproducing a design from the engraved bookplate (an upraised hand holding a book). ; 8vo

Title: My Colonial Service in British Guiana, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Fiji, Australia, Newfoundland, and Hong Kong with Interludes. [Volume One only]

Author Name: Des Voeux, G. William (Sir)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 12042