London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1952. Overseas Edition. Octavo (20.3 x 13.5mm), pp. , 207, [3, blank]; blue cloth with white lettering on the spine, illustrated dust wrapper by Mudge Marriott.
Head, tail and corners gently bruised; spine and top edge sunned; white lettering mostly bright, the ‘W’ in ‘Wait’ and the word ‘Cassell’ a little dull; edges of text block lightly foxed, top edge dust toned; mild bubbling to boards and near gutters of paste downs; toning and light spotting to endpapers and first couple of pages, a fleck and 15mm vertical brown line to second title page, otherwise mostly clean throughout; unclipped dust wrapper has very light edgewear, reverse is a touch foxed but mostly clean and bright.
Price: $50. Item #907
Derrick Nabarro was second pilot in an R.A.F bomber shot down over the German coastline in the middle of the Second World War. Wait for the Dawn is an account of his escape. This Overseas Edition was published the same year as the First Edition.