Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1961, 1st edition. Hardback with good, protected dustjacket, 211 pages, illus with b&w photographs. Cover, in red boards with gilt titling to spine, is in good condition with very light shelfwear and a few light spots at bottom front edge. Internally, the book is in good, firm condition throughout with clear and bright text pages and illustrations. Pen inscription on front endpaper dated 1961. Light tanning to pages commensurate with age and a few foxing spots here and there including on the page block edge. The protected dustjacket is in generally good condition with some shelfwear 'nibbling' to spine extremities, some tanning to back and to rear inside flap and a couple of very small, closed tears to top and bottom edges. A very interesting auto-biography and history of the island by this fascinating woman who was holder of this ancient title for many years and who, among many other events, guided the people of Sark through the difficult and dark days of German occupation in WW2.