Fiji and the Fijians: Williams, Thomas; James Calvert (Text); George Stringer Rowe (Editor) Fiji and the Fijians: Williams, Thomas; James Calvert (Text); George Stringer Rowe (Editor) Fiji and the Fijians: Williams, Thomas; James Calvert (Text); George Stringer Rowe (Editor)

Fiji and the Fijians

Williams, Thomas; James Calvert (Text); George Stringer Rowe (Editor)

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1860
Condition: fair Hardcover

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Quarto. X, [2], 551pp. Half leather over cloth with gold lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers and paper edges. Color frontispiece. The information contained in this volume is the result of the patient and intelligent research of the Rev. Thomas Williams, of Adelaide, during his thirteen years' residence as a Wesleyan Missionary in Fiji. Some additions have been made of facts which have transpired since Rev. Williams gathered and arranged the fruit of his own personal observations and inquiries. This study is profusely illustrated with 40 illustrations, 3 of which being colored engravings. Some age-wear on binding with heavy rubbing along joints and edges. Previous owner's inscription on inside of front board with remnants of library bookplate. 1.5" closed tear on upper inner margin of title-page. Very minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 27664

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Title: Fiji and the Fijians

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

Edition: First edition.

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