Madman's Island

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: NZ$130.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Crinkles and fading to spine cloth. Lacking the half-title leaf (torn out). ; (iii)-vii, [3], 253, [1 (blank)] pages + [4] pages advertisements + frontispiece + maps on endpapers. Orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Small black illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 183 x 123mm. Small vignette illustrations at the head of each chapter. The true story of the author's Robinson Crusoe-like adventures on a deserted isle. An earlier version that was disguised as fiction was published by Cornstalk Publications in 1927. That version was the author's first book. The story was then republished in this present form in 1938, without any pretence of fictionality. "[...] they lived on speared giant-crab and fish - the King tides salted the walter, [...] a shark nipped Idriess's leg - all the amazing true story is in the book."

Title: Madman's Island

Author Name: Idriess, Ion L.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 18961