Escape to the Tropics

By: Holdridge, Desmond

Price: NZ$140.00

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No signatures. Tears, chips and creasing to margins of dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; First UK edition. Uncommon in dustjacket. viii, (9)-288 pages + frontispiece + plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 217 x 138mm. The author and his wife on St. John, in the Virign Islands. "They bought a boat, re-fashioned it to their hearts' desire, went sailing and fishing, loafed at home while they wrote or read, drank long cool drinks, and bathed on impossibly white and sandy shores [. . .] they found a corner of the world in which a couple of rugged individuals could go their own sweet way" - from dustjacket blurb. After a very adventurous life, the author was killed in 1946 at the age of 40 by an automobile.

Title: Escape to the Tropics

Author Name: Holdridge, Desmond

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Company: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 17458