A book of 7 1/2" x 5" with 486 pages and 2 frontal illustrations, Published by T.Nelson & Sons of London & Edinburgh. Preface is dated as 1852. Author is the Right Reverend M. Russell.
The full title is... POLYNESIA A HISTORY OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS INCLUDING NEW ZEALAND.
An important work and a wonderful book for serious collectors of Pacific Islands material.
Interior pages generally good ...small split on spline but covers good with gilt on red board as per pictures.
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