Very good. 2 maps, 6 color, 47 b/w photos. The authors went to New Caledonia in quest of the valuable cowrie shell, and became entranced with the people and surroundings of New Caledonia. Translated by James Hogarth. 187pp. 1st ed. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-03969
Title: The Golden Cowrie. New Caledonia: Its People...
Publisher: Oliver & Boyd., Edinburgh.
Publication Date: 1961
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh and London, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographic plates (illustrator). First UK Edition. Firmly bound and mostly clean. Some fading and a few marks on boards, with some marks on closed page edges, no jacket. Seller Inventory # 043561
Book Description Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 1961. First English Edition, xv, 187pp, illustrated in color and b&w. Two tiny ink spots on rear cover, extremities lightly worn, else G+. New Caledonia, a volcanic island 750 miles East of Australia, was discovered by Captain James Cook in 1774. Natives are Polynesian and Melanesian. Includes Loyalty Islands, Isle of Pines, Walpole Island, Huon, Chesterfield, and Belep Islands. Seller Inventory # 04051
Book Description Oliver and Boyd. Condition: Good. good condition inside and out pages are in very good shape the cover is worn and slightly damaged some highlighting on the pages. Seller Inventory # SD-2-G-4-0571
Book Description oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh and London, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No markings. Illustrated with black-and-white photos. 187 pages. Seller Inventory # 93413
Book Description Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Small number written in pen on front free endpage and front pastedown. Jacket lightly rubbed. Colored and black & white photographs. Boards and jacket lightly bumped and shelf worn on corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 113179. Seller Inventory # 113179
Book Description Oliver & Boyd, London, 1961. Hard back. Condition: Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Inscription in pencil. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 3364
Book Description Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh., 1961, 1961. pp.xvi+187. 20.5cm. Colour frontispiece. 5 colour photo plates. 47 black and white photo illus. Double page map. 2 other maps. 1 line illus. Hard cover in lightly soiled dust jacket. A good clean copy An expedition ostensibly in search of the 'golden cowrie' shell, but much on the people of the islands. Seller Inventory # 16096
Book Description Oliver & Boyd, 1961. Condition: 3. 1961. First English Edition. 187 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over red cloth. Contains photographic plates. Mostly clean pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Tape marks on paste-down, with an inscription to front endpaper. Few small nicks to text block edges, and occasional finger marking to page edges. Tanning along spine and board edges. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Dust jacket has a few creases, scuffs and small tears. Light tanning. Rubbing with shelf wear, and water drops down spine. Seller Inventory # 1536746865MEP
Book Description Oliver & Boyd,, Edinburgh, 1961. Orig. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Wrapper Very Good. 8vo, pp.xvi,188, Plates Illustrations map d/w, scarce in good condition. Seller Inventory # 000663
Book Description Oliver and Boyd, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardback in near fine condition with very good + condition dust jacket. Stated 1st English edition. Seller Inventory # 163118