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Title:Seventy Thousand to One
Price:AUD$13.50 (about USD$9.00)
Item ID:SB00-0120659
Publisher:Cassell & Company, Ltd, London, 1947
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Cassell & Company, Ltd, 1947, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

preface by Quentin Reynolds. Speckled green coloured cloth covered boards with dark green coloured titles to the back strip. The story of Lieutenant Gordon Manual, who during World War II was shot down over New Britain, and with no weapons, found himself faced with a Japanese contingent of 70,000 men. This is the story of how he survived, and of the native peoples who help him do so, until his eventual removal. Softening of the back strip edges along with some rubbing. Rubbing of the book corners and a few marks to the book panels. Light browning to the text block edges with scattered foxing. Offset tanning to the endpapers and gift inscription to the top edge of the three front endpaper. Very pale age toning of the pages. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). IV, 192 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Military & Warfare; Papua New Guinea; WW II; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 0120659.
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