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FRANK HURLEY IN PAPUA : PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE 1920-1923 EXPEDITIONS

Specht, Jim and John Fields

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ISBN 10: 0909197903 / ISBN 13: 9780909197902
Published by ROBERT BROWN/AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM TRUST, Bathurst, N.S.W., Australia, 1984
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Black cloth quarto with white primitive masks graphic on front board, and white lettering to spine. Long gift inscription to previous owner.One small peel-spot to bottom of title page, and corresponding mirroring onto previous page, where two pages once stuck together. Shelfwear to dustjacket, but it's done its job well, protecting the book itself, which is tight and bright. 193 pp. including bibliography. ".Hurley, equipped with camera, wireless, boat and seaplane, ventured along murky rivers, and through endless swamps to capture on film, the simplicity of the Papuan's daily existence, rituals and skills.This.volume presents 100 of his Papuan plates, printed in duotone. Published in association with the Australian Museum Trust to commemorate the centenary year of the Colonial Annexation of Papua New Guinea. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 71934

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Title: FRANK HURLEY IN PAPUA : PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE ...

Publisher: ROBERT BROWN/AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM TRUST, Bathurst, N.S.W., Australia

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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, vi, 193 pages, Hurley, photographer on Shackleton's Antartic Expedition, made two visits to Papua, the first 1920 -1921 was solo, the second 1922 - 1923 was a team effort, approximately 96 black and white photographs, with text on the opposite page, bibliography

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