1936 Papuan Epic
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The second edition of this work, published in the same year as the first.
Native Police Officer and Magistrate in New Guinea Keith Bushell's account of his 'personal adventures amongst Papuan cannibal tribes', narrated in the third person.
Bushell paints an unfavourable portrait of the natives on whose land he lives, and describes the 'bewildered natives who must quickly surrender their savagery to the whirring influence of the white man'.
Illustrated with sixteen photographic plates. Collated, complete.
With two pages of advertisements to the rear.
Undated; dated 1936 via WorldCat.
In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Bumping to back strip head and tail. Loss to head of front free endpaper. Internally, binding lightly strained throughout. Pages a touch age toned, with light spotting throughout.
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