Malta: An Account and an Appreciation. [Author’s Own Copy] / With manuscript letter from Sir Hannibal P. Scicluna Lieutenant-Governor of Malta 1930-1938.
Advance Proof Copy. Unrevised and confidential. London / Sydney / Toronto etc., George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1949-1970. 21,5 cm x 14 cm. 200 pages, 64 illustrations, 2 maps. Original Softcover. Very good condition with some rougher signs of external wear. Harry Luke’s (Lukach) personal copy. With annotations and markings by Harry Luke.
Includes three editions: Advance Proof Copy (1949) / Second Edition Revised and Enlarged (1960) / Corgi Edition Reprinted (1970).
The Advance Proof Copy has a letter from Sir Hannibal P. Scicluna to Sir Harry, thanking for kind words about his book of “Deliberations” (The Book of Deliberations of the Venerable Tongue of England (1949)), talking about corrections to be done to “Malta” book. It also mentions their mutual friends – Lady Bella Southorn and Averil Keevil. It also includes various material on Malta and loose illustrations to be used in the book.
Second Edition Revised and Enlarged: 255 pages (Pages loose, Sir Harry Luke’s editting done with blue pen). Corgi Edition Reprinted: 285 pages, 25 illustrations, 2 maps (Very good condition with some rougher signs of external wear).