New York: Harcourt and Brace, 1937. Edward Shenton. First Edition. Holdridge, Desmond. Escape to the Tropics. Hardcourt and Brace. New York. 1937. First Edition. Blue cloth boards with label pasted down on spine.  half title; full-page frontice, illustrated with photo; title; contents; illustrations; pp.3-272. 32 pages of halftones and line drawings by Edward Shenton. Some rubbing and shelf wear to upper and lower edges, as well as top and tail of spine. Minor bumping to corners. Some lifting to edge of paste-down. Binding is solid and pages are clean and readable. with only minor age spots and toning to pages.
"Desmond Holdridge has done what most of use talk about doing. Tired of a life of hurry and pressure, he decided to escape to a pleasanter land. [...] In the midst of their casual living, Hildridge began to get curious anout the stories of Redfern, lost aviator, reported alive in the jungles of South America. He determined to track down the truth, and he tells, too, of the adventures which came with his single-handed expedition into Guiana jungles in search of Redfern" Item #426
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