Title Peter Dillon of Vanikoro. Chevalier of the South Seas
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Melbourne Oxford University Press 1975
0195504577 / 9780195504576
Seller ID ID175389
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with b/w plates. Edited by O.H.K. Spate. 351 pages The first full scale biography of Peter Dillon, a mariner of Irish descent, who roamed the south seas from 1823 to 1830. The hero of "Dillon's Rock" and many other adventures across the South Seas. Dillon was a life long interest of Professor Davidson and his book, unfinished at the time of his death, was compiled for publication by a long time friend O.H.K. Spate.