Jacaranda Press, 1966, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
XIII, 258 pp., acknowledgements, introduction by Lieutenant Colonel Charles G. W. Anderson. Illustrated endpapers, both different, showing sketches of different mens' faces by Jim Collins. The text is illustrated by either black and white sketches by Jim Collins or black and white photography. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. All corners are bumped and slightly rubbed. The head and the heel of the spine a soft and bumped. The covers slightly dusty and there are dust marks to the top paper edge. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Jim Collins, showing a male Japanese face with purple background and yellow writing on front panel and white and yellow on the spine. The corners are chipped as are the head and the heel of the spine. There has been tape repair to both the head and heel of the spine, as well as tears along the bottom edge and top edge of the dustwrapper [tape still in situ on the verso ]. There is also a piece of tape on bottom front panel edge and top spine. The dustwrapper is price clipped. This is the story of the author, during World War II, as a prisoner of war of the Japanese acted as an interpreter for other prisoners, during the building the Burma Railway. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Fiction -- Australian; Military History -- World War II; Military History -- Prisoner- of- War; Australia; Inventory No: 0100578.