First Edition. Youngman Carter dustjacket art. Novel of a Doctor who visits the Malay Archipelago islands. "In the peace of almost forgotten islands he fell in with people whose strange and violent lives and deaths provided diversion for his detached and philosophic mind". Very Good firmly bound volume, heavier foxing to page edges, lighter foxing to pages, in Very Good dustjacket, 7/6 price still intact on the front inner flap, shallow edge chips and short closed tears, dime sized chip at top rear panel, few inch closed tear at lower front flap edge, small abrasion at mid-front panel and a few white drips below.