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Passes and Trespasses - Hakon Mielchie

William Hodge & Company, 1954, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Price Clipped. Boards faded and slightly mottled. Tanning to the blanks. A slightly bowed copy. Text complete, clean and tight.

First British Edition. [First Published: As ‘Fra min Køjesoek’, Hasselbalchs Forlag, 1944] Portraiture frontispiece. From the cover: “Hakon Middle, author of eight popular travel books, here tells the story of his life — how he was sailor, bookseller, commercial artist, variety artist, down-and-out (in Paris), journalist, gigolo and other things besides, before he went on Monsoon’s last voyage which he described in Let’s See if the World is Round, the book which made him famous.

He tells of adventures which happened to him from Poland to Malekula, and introduces us to a variety of entrancing people, some of whom the reader will remember from his previous books.”

Size: 8¾" x 6". Gray boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 244 pages.