White Shadows in the South Seas. The Witchery of the Far South Sea Isles

By: O'Brien, Frederick

Price: £35.00

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Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Very good in SCARCE but reinforced dustwrap. Sunned. No date, possible first UK edn. (circa 1919/20?) Offsetting. Black and white frontispiece. With illustrations from photographs. Light foxing. Foxing to fore edges. 317 pp. Tight and bright. Sailing from Papeite on the Morning Star, the author set out to "see what he could see" and "learn what he could learn." What he saw, and what he learned, are part of the story he tells. It is for those who stay at home yet drea of foreign places that I have written this book, a record of one happy year spent among the simple, friendly cannibals of Atuona valley, on the island of Hiva-oa in the Marquesas.; 001756; 8vo

Title: White Shadows in the South Seas. The Witchery of the Far South Sea Isles

Author Name: O'Brien, Frederick

Categories: Older/Uncatalogued,

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 001756

Keywords: Papeite Morning Star Sailing History Atuona Valley Hiva Oa Marquesas Cannibals.