, , 39 engravings, 3 color tinted, and a folding map. Williams spent thirteen years in Fiji as a missionary. He provides information of the origin of the natives, their warlike tendencies, industrial products, manners, customs, religion, and language. The majority of the engravings are of native artifacts. Quarter leather bound 8vo, cloth covered boards. Missing map. Cloth frayed at edges, leather rubbed, front joint cracked, contents good. 551pp. Reprint. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Fiji and the Fijians.
Publisher: D. Appleton., NY.
Publication Date: 1860
Book Condition: Fair
Book Description Alexander Heylin, London, 1858. Edited by George Stringer Rowe (illustrator). 1st edition. Octavo, original cloth boards with blindstamped decoaration and gilt titles, b&w engravings, pp 266, 435. Vol I has colour frontis plate and folding map. Contemporary gift inscription (1858) to vol. II. Previous owner's bookplate. Frontis/title/preface pages detached to vol II, rear hinge cracked, fair condition. (The two volumes have different authors and subtitles, but uniform binding and the same editor.). Seller Inventory # ABE93168
Book Description D, 1859. Hardback. Condition: LIKE NEW. 1859. D. Appleton, New York. 1859. Hard Cover. Book: Good, in brown boards, with gilt titles on spine, spine darkened. 9x6. 551pp. Folding chart of the Fiji Islands. Tissue-guarded colour frontis and 2 other guarded colour plates. Over 30 b/w illustrations in text, some full page. CLEAN. SCARCE. (This book is over 150 years old! For thirteen years, Rev. Thomas Williams was a Wesleyan Missionary in Fiji. Here he casts a fascinating light on the natives of the country and their traditions at the beginning of the nineteenth century. The Rev. James Calvert worked in Fiji for seventeen years, and he describes the Mission history. Seller Inventory # 1880146