New in New jacket. New first American edition hardcover in new dust jacket. Note that previous owner was a collector who carefully reinforced the dust jacket with what appears to be archival tape along the interior edges to prevent shelf wear. The book itself is in pristine new, clean, crisp, tight and unread condition.
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New in Near Fine jacket. First American Edition Text/BRAND NEW. Yellow linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/light edge wear & faint creasings to upper front. Published, also in 1985, in the U.K. under the title: The Noonday Sun. The Edwardian era refers to the reign period of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, but is sometimes extended to include the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, the start of World War I in 1914, war's end in 1918, or signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. This is the story of Brits of all pursuasions, in this elastic moment in time, who ventured out into blazing noonday suns (title from Noel Coward's "Mad Dogs and Englishmen") of Africa, India and jungles of Malaysia....some renouce cricket, some refuse home leave, some go native, and others? A humorous look at the sunset days of the British Empire from ownership of near one quarter of Earth's surface when Edward took to the throne in 1901.
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