The Black Parrot A Tale Of The Golden Chersonese

Hervey, Harry

Published by The Century Co., 1923
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Title: The Black Parrot A Tale Of The Golden ...
Publisher: The Century Co.
Publication Date: 1923
Binding: Hardcover
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Edition: 1st Edition.

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Book Description FB&C LTD, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt from The Black Parrot: A Tale of the Golden Chersonese E had come up from that necklace of islands that H trails its emeralds over the Pacific, which is to say, he stepped out of Nowhere. Perhaps he was a planter. Or a trader. Or a shell hunter. Or an agent from one of those brazen ports where white men turn brown like bricks in a kiln. Certainly he was not a tourist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781397181923

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Book Description FB&C LTD, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt from The Black Parrot: A Tale of the Golden Chersonese E had come up from that necklace of islands that H trails its emeralds over the Pacific, which is to say, he stepped out of Nowhere. Perhaps he was a planter. Or a trader. Or a shell hunter. Or an agent from one of those brazen ports where white men turn brown like bricks in a kiln. Certainly he was not a tourist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781397181923

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Book Description FB&C LTD, United States, 2018. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt from The Black Parrot: A Tale of the Golden Chersonese E had come up from that necklace of islands that H trails its emeralds over the Pacific, which is to say, he stepped out of Nowhere. Perhaps he was a planter. Or a trader. Or a shell hunter. Or an agent from one of those brazen ports where white men turn brown like bricks in a kiln. Certainly he was not a tourist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # APC9781397182159

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Book Description Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reissue. Reissue. Front board slightly bowed, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. 337 pp. A travelogue of the author's voyages in Southeast Asia. Seller Inventory # 2263125

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Book Description Century Co., New York, 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pages; HC in original pictorial black cloth. 1st edition. Pictorial cover designs to cover and board in orange and yellow; title lettering in orange. Pictorial and title elements just a little dulled at spine; cloth at spine ends crimped and lightly pulled at crown. Mild shelf bumping at corners. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Contents clean and neat with just expected light toning to the page stock. VG- to VG. Seller Inventory # 28625

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Book Description FB&C LTD, United States, 2018. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt from The Black Parrot: A Tale of the Golden Chersonese E had come up from that necklace of islands that H trails its emeralds over the Pacific, which is to say, he stepped out of Nowhere. Perhaps he was a planter. Or a trader. Or a shell hunter. Or an agent from one of those brazen ports where white men turn brown like bricks in a kiln. Certainly he was not a tourist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # APC9781397182159

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Book Description Century Co., New York & London, 1923. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. First printing. The spine is very slightly slanted. The front hinge is starting to crack. Otherwise fine. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 011011

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Book Description The Century Co., NY & London, 1923. Decorative Cloth. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. Publisher's '1923' date on title page. Bound in black background cloth covers with illustrated front cover in colors. 337 pages. Spine ends gently rubbed with all cloth present.No wear anywhere! No defects. A very handsome, solid, tight, clean, complete copy with internals that approach 'as new.'crisp and clean internals. Collectable! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 002995

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Book Description Century Co, New York, 1923. Hardback. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Worn and soiled black HB with parrot in jungle illustration and red lettering on front and spine/book edges slightly soiled/; 337 pages; Cloth HB slightly bent. Seller Inventory # 304164

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Book Description New York 1923, Century. Black pictorial cloth, very clean & solid copy, 337p., 13 x 19 cm. * * FIRST EDITION * * ** THE AUTHOR'S SIGNED LONG PRESENTATION COPY, DATED 1926 ** *** *** *** . . . THE AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK . . . AND HIS FIRST ON S.E. ASIA . . The primary story of the author's sojourn in to the sultry & hot climes of Saigon, Cambodia, Malaya & Borneo. The people he met, the sights, sounds and cultures he encountered. The jungles, tropical sea voyages and the languid ports. but above all its was the unique and fascinating local people he met and became friends with, based on his keen impressions, he tells the story of his time spent in these tropical and exotic places with a sensitive vocablary. . Exquisitely written, flamboyant vocabulary, distinct and elaborate descriptions in much detail and elaborate color. * HIS BOOKS BECOME FAMOUS MOVIES: Also written by Hervey, whose works led to such famous films as SHANGHAI EXPRESS [1932], starring: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, and directed by Josef von Sternberg. Also, his very memorable ROAD TO SINGAPORE [1940], starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. GREEN HELL [1940], AND GREEN HELL [1940], starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Bennett, directed by James Whale. . *** A TALE OF THE GOLDEN CHERSONESE: The ancient name of the Malayan Peninsula, according to WikiPedia, the name is "Latin: [Chersonesus Aurea]) was the name used for the Malay Peninsula by Greek and Roman geographers in classical antiquity, most famously in Ptolemy's 2nd-century Geography. See: ERENCES: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITINGS: . THE EUROPEAN INDIA [1913] . THE BLACK PARROT: A Tale of the Golden Chersonese [1923] . WHERE STRANGE GODS CALL: Pages Out of the East [1924] . ETHAN QUEST: HIS SAGA [1925] . KING COBRA: An Autobiograhy of Travel in French Indo-China [1927]. The same contents published in the UK under title: TRAVELS IN FRENCH INDO-CHINA [1928] . CONGAI. [A Mistress of Indochine] [1927] . RED ENDING [1928] . THE DAMNED DON'T CRY [1939] . THE IRON WIDOW [1931] . BARRACOON [1950] . And others. . *** WHO WAS HARRY HERVEY [1900-1951]: . Harry Hervey was born in Beaumont, Texas, was educated in Savannah, Georgia and Tennessee. . He started writing at about age eight and sold his first work to H. L. Mencken at the age of sixteen. He spent much of his life at Savannah’s old Desoto Hotel, as his mother was in charge of housekeeping from 1923 to 1957. . Hervey Traveled widely in Asia, S.E. Asia, Africa and the South Pacific. He authored twelve noels and numerous short stories and screenplays. He modeled is life after W. Somerset Maugham. Hervey was a life-long bachelor and died at the rather young age of fifty in New York. He is buried next to his mother, Jane Louise Davis, in Bonaventure Cemetery. Seller Inventory # 20042901

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