The Jungle Is Neutral - CHAPMAN, F. SpencerChatto & Windus, 1949, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with nicks at the head and tail. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted. Offset to the endpapers.
Illustrated with B&W photographs and a fold-out map to the rear pastedown. From the cover: “Many of us, between 1939 and 1946, had adventure thrust upon us. Colonel Chapman is one of the few who seem born to adventure. It would he small matter for wonder if he is already a myth in the Malayan jungle, where for over three years he lived, having had no previous experience of the country, harassing the Japanese, training the Chinese guerrillas, undertaking — often alone — the most arduous marches, twice captured and escaping from his captors, his life a crazy pattern of illness, frustration and hair-raising peril, ennobled by his will to work for the liberation of the people he had come to love.”
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 436
Introduction: Field Marshal Earl Wavell
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