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REMDE, Harry.
The Thirteenth Island.

With Pen-and-Ink Drawings by GLADYS REMDE.

pp. (iv), 78. Map and 9 plates, tail pieces. In the original binding of plaited palm-frond strips (?) with a strip of sponge for the spine, no. 268 of a LIMITED EDITION of 800 copies, signed presentation inscription from Gladys Remde on the title-page, with a title and imprint label tipped in at the end, a couple of tiny chips to the edges of this delicate binding, overall a very good copy.

*A charming account of the community of Tarpon Springs, Florida, and of the Greek divers from the Dodecanese [the Twelve Islands], who came annually for the sponge harvest. An eccentric binding and attractive provenance.

Peripatetic Press. Boston [U S A].

Date Published: 1946.

Stock No. 57235

Price: 300.00