The Castaways of Disappointment Island

By: Escott-Inman, H.; [abridged and adapted by Mona Tracy]

Price: NZ$30.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name and address. Covers rubbed with creasing. Staples rusted, with chips to covers near staples. ; No date [1955 reprint, the first printing as a Whitcombe's Story Book was in 1934.] 95, [1] pages. Page dimensions: 179 x 122mm. One full page illustration, small vignette on title page, 2 small maps. An abridged edition for younger readers, ages 10 to 12. Escott-Inman's original work was a novel, based on the true story of a shipwreck on the Auckland Islands (one of New Zealand's groups of subantarctic islands) in 1907. Twelve lives were lost in the wreck, and fifteen survivors had to fend for themselves on Disappointment Island for eight months until their rescue. [Bibliographical reference: McLaren 547d]

Title: The Castaways of Disappointment Island

Author Name: Escott-Inman, H.; [abridged and adapted by Mona Tracy]

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1955]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21807