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Title:Slaves of the Samurai; An Australian Odyssey, Which Gives an Account of the Life and Thoughts of Slave of the Samurai, During His Three Years and Seven Months as a Prisoner of war in the Hands
Price:AUD$39.60 (about USD$26.20)
Item ID:SB00-0100434
Publisher:Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1946
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Dust Jacket:Poor
Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press, 1946, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First

XX,296pp., list of illustrations. Endpapers illustrated by a map. Illustrated frontispiece of author, and throughout the book semi-tone photographs, black and white line drawings, and five maps illustrated the book. Bottle green covers with black writing on spine. The corners are slightly cocked and there is shelf wear evident on bottom edge of the book. The head and the heel of the spine are bumped and there are dust marks to all paper edges. Within the book there are signs of handling and grubby marks. There is a gift inscription on the ffep. Illustrated dustwrapper with black and white writing on the front cover and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and there is chipping along the top and bottom edge of the spine. On the front fold over edge there is a 1.5 inch tear from the top, and from the bottom the tear is 1 inch. On the verso of the dustwrapper there has been substantial amount of browning. In an epic 32 cantos the author has put down, in writing, his thoughts, feelings, philosophy, humour, hardships and life as a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australiana; Military History -- World War II; Military History -- Prisoner- of- War; Australia; Inventory No: 0100434.
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