Foldout map, 16 plates. Brewster arrived in Fiji in 1870 and provides "a record of forty years' intimate connection with the tribes of the mountainous interior of Fiji with a description of their habits in war & peace, methods of living, characteristics mental & physical, from the days of cannibalism to the present time." Ex-library, spine ends chipped, good. *** 308pp. *** Index. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Hill Tribes of Fiji.
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott., Philadelphia.
Publication Date: 1922
Book Condition: Good
Book Description J.B. Lippincott Company, 1922. Condition: Good. 1st? NAP. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP93003266
Book Description Seeley, Service & Co., London, 1922. Boards. 1st edition. Octavo, cloth boards, b&w plates, folding map, pp 302. Previous owner's bookplate. Lacks front free endpaper, rear fixed endpaper damaged, marked to front board, fair. Seller Inventory # ABE93269
Book Description Seeley, Service and Co. Ltd, London, 1922. Half-Leather. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Full title: A Record of forty years' intimate connection with the tribes of the mountainous interior of Fiji with a description of their habits in war and peace, methods of living, characteristics mental and physical, from the days of cannibalism to the present time. Half leather with black cloth. 308 pages including index. With black and white photo plates throughout, all present as called for. A detailed account of the peoples of Fiji, chronicling ancient traditions, old religious ceremonies, new religion, circumcision and tattooing, marriage and divorce, sorcery and witchcraft and other aspects of life and culture on the island. FAIR condition, EX-LIBRARY. Usual library treatments present, including pockets, pastedowns and extensive stamping throughout, usually to the back of the plates. Heavy loss of leather along the backstrip, with heavy scuffing and some loss along the extremities and corners. General scuffing and fading to the covers, with some soiling. Binding shaken and weak, with the text block weakened but intact. Scattered foxing and soiling. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 005560
Book Description Seeley Service London 1st edition, 1922. Octavo; 308pp. 24 illustrations, all present. Folding map at end. VG copy in original black cloth with green sailing boat motif on upper boards and lettering to spine. Seller Inventory # 24080
Book Description London, 1922. First edition pp.308, 16 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, light spotting to edges throughout. Seller Inventory # 118301
Book Description London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1922. First edition pp.308, 16 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. Seller Inventory # 12824
Book Description Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1922. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st? NAP. top spine frayed; bottom spine bumped with slight fraying; corners lightly frayed; spine lettering clear and legible; front board illustration very good; rear board rubbed with some mottling; fore text block has light foxing; interior pages have scattered light foxing; rear fold out map near fine; text is clean and the binding is tight. Seller Inventory # 021626