Hart Davis, 1960, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First
400 g; VI, 162 pages, last two pages blank, original illustrated dustjacket featuring a reclining skeleton. The top and front edges of the text block are foxed. The edges of the dustjacket are rubbed, with a couple of short tears. . The author sought out the ex-convicts who had built new lives for themselves and found that, however prosperous, powerful and even respectable they had become, they could never quite stifle a yearning for adventure. Most of the book consists of the story of one man, who committed a crime passionel in his youth and was transported to the penal settlement on the Maroni. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Inventory No: 0213221.