London: Nicholson & Watson, 1945. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover.
Tan linen spine to textured grey cloth boards; Spine titles in gold. 12 mo 7.5 inches tall; 255 pages; color map end-pages with numerous photographic illustrations . The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with rubs on the edges and spine title are faded.
Ref: Foreign Affairs, 1947, Woolbert, NLA
Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #16291
The author, already known for his books on the Mediterranean area, served as Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific at a very critical time. This diary throws some light on what then happened, and more on some of the little-known islands of the South Pacific.
Includes references to New Zealand.