Quarto. vii, 643pp. Original illustrated dust jacket over red paper-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. A translation of the original 1923 Kreidel Verlag edition by D.Q. Stephenson supported by 109 plates with over 1600 illustrations of which 50 magnificent plates are in full color. An extraordinary rendering on history and cultures of this cluster of islands in the South Seas written by the director of what is now known as the Museum of Cultures in Basel, Switzerland. The book covers geography, people and habitation, social organization, hunting, warfare, art, religion, and includes a bibliography on the subject. A vast and detailed array of b/w photographs and drawings at the end of this volume complement this treatise of Vanuatu. Dust jacket complete with minor wear and protected by modern mylar. Binding with light wear and bumps around edges. Blind stamp of the Library of Norman Hurst on front end paper. DJ, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Ethnology of Vanuatu. An early twentieth ...
Publisher: Crawford House Press
Publication Date: 1991
Book Condition: vg
Edition: First English edition.
Book Description University of Hawaii Press 1996-10, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 0824818741. Seller Inventory # 518859