Mystic isles of the south seas.
London. Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. First edition.
8vo. xv, 534pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 74 black and white photographic illustrations, and a folding colour map of the South Sea Islands. Original publisher's decorated green cloth. Lightly rubbed, paper and glue residue to lower board. Upper hinge exposed, else internally clean and crisp. Admiral Jellicoe's copy, with his inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP.
Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe (1859-1935) served with great distinction within the Royal Navy, being primarily remembered for his victory at the Battle of Jutland during the First World War - having been promoted to command of the Grand Fleet by Winston Churchill.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 21519