West with the Night
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First edition, first printing. Very good. Hardcover. Item #23459 .
8vo. Green cloth printed in back on the spine and upper board. The cloth has slight aging to the boards and spine, age toning on the endpapers and pastedowns,a penciled nots on the front free endpaper, but it is still a very good copy. With the bookplate of Rose Marie and Robert Leed Broderick on the front pastedown. The dustwrapper has had a small amount of restoration at the spine and fold tips else is in near fine condition. It shows the first state points: $3.00 on the flap, and in the box on the rear panel, and with the war bond ad on the rear flap.
The author was an English girl raised in British East Africa, conversant in native languages and customs, a horsewoman and a pilot when airplanes were unique in that part of Africa.