Worn, soiled stained, good. Cloth 8vo. Fletcher [1877-1965] wrote these letters to Lynch from 1912 to 1920. Fletcher attended Oxford, where he obtained a degree in chemistry and there made friends with Lynch, an aspiring writer and boxing enthusiast. After a short stint as a schoolmaster, Fletcher went first to South America and then to the New Hebrides in 1912, where he remained seven years. The brutal life of the plantations proved intolerable for Fletcher and he became quite disillusioned. 331pp. > Language: English | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Isles of Illusion: Letters From the South ...
Publisher: Small, Maynard and Company., Boston.
Publication Date: 1923
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Boston, (MA): Small, Maynard and, 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Red covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. No dust jacket. No evidence of previous owner. 330 pages. Seller Inventory # mon0000096713
Book Description David & Charles, 1986. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0712694684
Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 151046765
Book Description Century., London., 1986. Intro. by Gavin Young, xviii + 334pp, appendix, paperback. Letters from Robert James Addison Gerard Fletcher an Englishman who worked in the New Hebrides and Tahiti during the first quarter of the 20th century. First published in 1923 under the pseudonym Asterisk. Seller Inventory # 10700
Book Description 1923, 1923. London: Constable 1923. 8vo. Or.cl. (rubbed and slightly flecked). (XVI 334 2pp.). With a text-illust. Lacks half title-page. Some minor foxing. Seller Inventory # 184856
Book Description Constable & Co, London, 1925. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. Originally a Chemistry Professor at Oxford, these are Fletchers letters to Lynch on his South Seas adventures from 1912 to 1920, first from the New Hebrides where he was a translator and then Makatea in French Polynesia where he woked as a Meteorologist. CONDITION Burgundy bds with crisp incised gilt titles (clean and unworn) pp xvi 334. Bright and crisp as new internally. DJ has chips with some small loss to spine which is toned, and wear at top tips o/w bright. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 15385
Book Description London, Constable and Company, 1923. Cloth (soiled). XVI,334 pp. Seller Inventory # 29378
Book Description Constable London 1925, 1925. new edition hardback in original cloth Nice copy small octavo xvi + 334pp., appendix, Oxford educated Fletcher [1877-1965] wrote these letters to Lynch from the New Hebrides between 1912 and 1920. He was very disillusioned with the brutal conditions he experienced. Seller Inventory # 136009
Book Description London, Constable, 1925., 1925. xvi+334pp. 8vo. Original cloth. A little canted, otherwise a very good copy. Seller Inventory # 122920
Book Description David & Charles, 1986. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020712694684