Hodder & Stoughton, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Biro -- Front Cover
345 g.; VI, 7-192 pages, author's note. Map illustrated endpapers, the larger showing the western Mediterranean area and a small map of Yugoslavia and it is small offshore islands. Navy blue coloured cloth boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels. Faint browning and to the text block edges and light age toning of the internal text. A few marks to the endpapers. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper and to the title page. Colour illustrated strapper, by Biro, with brown and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and noticeable rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Browning to the rear dustwrapper panel and clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Novelisation of the events that occurred to Dr James Rickett and his other compatriots on the small Yugoslavian island of Vis in the years 1944 through to the end of World War II. Vis was an island surrounded by a German occupied territory and was expected to fall to the Germans at any moment. The island was protected by Yugoslavian partisans and 50 commandos. Dr Rickett went there to set up a hospital, and did so, despite red tape, no supplies and little outside help. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Biro -- Front Cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Medicine ; Fiction -- Military ; Australia; Inventory No: 0108135.