Dear Dad Letters from New Guinea.

Boyce, Ben S.

Published by W.D. Boyce, Chicago., 1928
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Cover worn, good. Over 100 photos. Boyce led a New Guinea expedition in the 1920s, journeying inland from Kairuku on the southern coast, and later among the islands around Samarai at the eastern tip of the island. These descriptive letters were written for his father's newspaper. *** 124pp. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-00746

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Title: Dear Dad Letters from New Guinea.
Publisher: W.D. Boyce, Chicago.
Publication Date: 1928
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Book Description W. D. Boyce Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. 1st Edition. Hardcover, no dustjacket, clean, bright copy, some scuffing on the back cover is the only flaw, this is a presentation copy "To Walter Fox in memory of Ben S. Boyce - W. D. Boyce Co." printed on the presentation label on the front end-paper, 125-page travelogue accompanied by numerous photos and a color end-paper map. Seller Inventory # 040111

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Book Description W.D. Boyce Co., 1928. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Photographs (illustrator). Front end pages are a photo of Mekeo village & it's inhabitants, back pages are maps of the Safari routes. This is a presentation copy to J.R. Plasters in memory of Ben S Boyce. Covers moderately worn, gilt title flaking, interior very clean & tightly bound. 124 pp. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 002160

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Book Description W. D. Boyce Company, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Very-good condition, clean vintage hardback book - no jacket. This is the original 1928 book - not a modern reprint or facsimile. Black boards with gilt lettering. Boards are clean and bright, show light wear. Illustrated throughout. No writing or tears inside book. No foxing. Pages show light tanning. Tight spine, clean pages. Seller Inventory # 205906

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Book Description W. D. Boyce Company, Chicago, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Cover shows some fading. Seller Inventory # 005894

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Book Description W.D. Boyce Co., Chicago, 1928. Original Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 124pp. Illustrated with b+w photos of natives from the region. Two color maps in the back. A tribute volume from W.D. Boyce in memory of his son, Ben, who died prematurely from a heart condition thought to be related to his exposure to gas in World War One. First hand accounts of travels in New Guinea. Corners bumped. Some minor flaking to the gilt on the front cover. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 202

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Book Description W.D. Boyce Co, Chicago, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 125 pp., Photos, Color Map e.p., Blk Hardback, Gilt chipped in title else VG, no DJ, 1st ed (Neat). Seller Inventory # 002096

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Book Description W. D. Boyce Compay, Chicago, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and borders to front. Fold-out print of photograph of original Boyce expedition pasted to inside front cover by publisher. Color maps to back endpaper and inside back cover. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. xviii,125pp. Size: 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 56340n71a

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Book Description W.D. Boyce Company, Chicago, 1928. Hardcover. 124p. Black cloth. A hard cover in acceptable condition. The cloth covering on spine of the book is ripping. The front cover is faded. The cloth on the corners are beginning to rip. Tears are beginning to form on the inside hinges. Pages are clean and binding is tight. Includes several b/w photographs and illustrations. A collection of letters from a son to his father. At the time they were written, exploration of New Guinea was forbidden. The island was too dangerous. However, Ben Boyce was given permission to do so on the agreement that he would write a letter once a week during his expedition. These letters would be publilshed in a newspaper called the Chicago Saturday Blade. Seller Inventory # 124558

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Book Description W.D.Boyce Co., Chicago., 1928, 1928. pp.xviii+125. 21.5cm. Frontis portrait. Black and white photographic illustrations in the text. Double page black and white photo plate on front end papers. Colour maps on lower end papers. Hard covers (no dj). Upper cover lettered in gilt. Spine plain. Slight wear of the gilt on the upper cover. A good clean copy The account, in the form of letters, of the Boyce Expedition to New Guinea (early 1920s?) in the company of and led by Resident Magistrate Richard Humphries, and with Merlin Moore Taylor (author of: 'Where Cannibals Roam'). Seller Inventory # 18313

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Book Description W.D. Boyce Company, Chicago, 1928. Hard Cover Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. VG+, no dj. In memorium bookplate on free endpaper. Gold embossing on front cover rubbed in spots. Text is clean and tight. Seller Inventory # 014373

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