25 September 2002
JAMES GERALD STOKELY DOORLY (1880-1956)
In the Wake... With a Foreword by Admiral Sir Edward R.G.R. Evans. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [n.d. but 1937?]. 8° (222 x 140mm.). Original black cloth (upper cover very slightly affected by damp).
Raymond E. Priestley (presentation inscription from the author, bookplate and 2 T.L.S.).
FIRST EDITION AND A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY: presentation copy from the author with a lengthy inscription on title 'For Dr. R.E.Priestley:- /Signed with genuine pleasure/for my esteemed friend/and Antarctic confrere ! -/Gerald S.Doorly./Melbourne./1937:'; a typed letter, signed and with manuscript additions by Doorly, 29 June 1938, concerning a song, and Priestley's imminent journey from Australia to Britain; a portion of a typed letter signed concerning Evans and mentioning the present work; a clipped signature and a relevant newspaper cutting. Conrad p.112; Rosove 97.A1a 'Uncommon'.
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