PUBLISHED POSTHUMOUSLY ...the author was killed at Gallipoli in 1915....he spent the year of 1906 in Tahiti from which this work evolved. Boards good and pages very white and clean but untrimmed apart from the illustrations. Owners name to front dated as March 1922. A little lose on spine but overall a very clean and tidy copy of 260 pages with some 50 pencil portraits of Tahitian people and other plates....size is 9.5 x 6"...Published By HARCOURT, BRACE & Co. For anyone interested in the island of Tahiti, it's people and culture, this really is a wonderful book full of information and illustrations from the early 1900's.
At Molloy's of Milford Antiques Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
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