Very Good. Item #002415
London: Privately Printed, 1989. Limited First Edition numbered 255 of 300 on copyright page. Signed by the author with brief inscription to previous owners on full title. Additional sympathy/holiday card in Gage's hand and signed "Berkeley & Lillian" laid in at front.
Octavo; viii + 256pp, including index. Red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Clean, bright, unmarked, and tight in binding.
Gage was a prominent, famously social member of the British diplomatic corps in the mid-20th century, serving in Asia, South America, and Chicago. Per the U.K.'s "Independent" newspaper, the volume offers "a series of engaging anecdotes from his spells in China, Thailand, Peru, [and] the United States."