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Title:The Crocodile Trembles
Price:AUD$49.50 (about USD$32.80)
Item ID:SB00-0114142
Publisher:Michael Joseph, London, 1958
Illustrator:Trevor Denning – Cover Art
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Michael Joseph, 1958, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Trevor Denning – Cover Art

Dark red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Trevor Denning, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Set in a Pacific island just after World War II, the island – ostensibly under British rule, but leased to the Americans as a naval base to 99 years. In the jungle covered mountains is a small band of Japanese fighters refusing to surrender. The new assistant to the English governor, Peter Darnell, enters this situation and volunteers to be parachuted into the mountains to locate the Japanese forces. When he walks out of the jungle. Nothing is the same ..... Softening to the head and heel of the backstrip and a little rubbing to the lower book edges. Browning of the textblock edges, offset tanning to the endpapers and age toning of the internal pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the backstrip corners. Sunning to the backstrip and a little rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 7-316, (4) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Trevor Denning – Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0114142.
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