Title: The Riddle of the Pacific
Publisher: Small, Maynard and Company, Boston
Publication Date: 1924
Book Condition: Good
Small, Maynard and Company, Boston, 1924. Hardcover, 312 pages, 1st Edition. With b&w illustration plates and photos in text. Stamped with "The Canton Public Library Assn." Library tag on spine. Condition: GOOD. Bent corners, slight tear on spine and shelf wear on cover, unobtrusive pencil marks and embossed library stamp. Pages clean, but binding loose, a couple pages detatched. --- "The book, written for the most part on Easter Island itself, gives a very full account of its features, inhabitants, ancient sculptors, various cults and religions. Finally, the author adopts the startling theory of the subsistence of surrounding archipelagoes, once the centre of a great Empire." -from 2nd Edition dust jacket (not included). --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11532850549
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