c1902 Savage Life in New Guinea
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
A fascinating ethnographical and topographical work on the people and land of Papua New Guinea, including chapters on the homes, social lives, work, religious beliefs, education, and culture of the people of Papua New Guinea.
Written by Charles W. Abel.
Illustrated with a frontispiece and sixty-nine in-text illustrations.
Collated and complete.
A scarce to find work.
Including a prize bookplate to the front free-endpaper: 'Presented to Mary Thompson By The London Missionary Society, for collecting the sum of 5/4 for the New Year Offering for Ships, January, 1902, in connection with North Finchley Congregational Victoria Missionary Board'.
Containing a small stamp and a sticker to the front pastedown.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, some shelf wear to the boards and bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Some darkening to the spine and some light marks to the boards. Including a prize bookplate to the front free-endpaper, and a small stamp and a sticker to the front pastedown. Internally, hinges are lightly strained. A closed tear to page 15. A few light handling marks to the pages, which are otherwise generally clean.
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