Edition: First US printing.
Manhasset, New York: Channel Press. (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of adventure, betrayal and suspense at sea set in 1904; a load of giant tortoises is being used as cargo, to disguise the fact that the ship is carrying a real treasure. Winner of the Prix Lausanne in France. Translated from the French by Antonia White 219 pp.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some rubbing and edgewear to the dj, a few marks in red ink on the front flap, crease to lower edge of back cover of dj)