The first detailed account of the Darien Settlement, drawn from the journals, letters and memoirs of those who tried to turn Paterson’s dream into reality.
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John Prebble was born in the UK in 1915 but spent his boyhood in a predominantly Scottish township in Canada. He became a journalist in 1934 and went on to become an historian, novelist, film-writer and the author of several highly praised plays and dramatised documentaries for BBC TV and Radio. He died in January 2001.
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Book Description Secker & Warburg, London, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. Hardcover. c.1968. Cloth. 8vo. 366pp. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket. Mild rubbing to edges. Light wear to price-clipped dustjacket, light soil. Bookseller Inventory # C000013396