Migrations, Myths and Magic from the Gilbert Islands: Early Writings of Sir Arthur Grimble

Grimble, Arthur

Published by Routledge Kegan & Paul, 1972
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0710071647 Light soil, o/w very good in sl tattered d.j. Cloth 8vo. These early writings of Grimble's include his description of the building of a Gilbertese canoe, and his observations on 'betia,' the seamarks used by Gilbertese mariners. 316pp. Numerous drawings. 1st ed. > Language: English | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The book is a collection of Arthur Grimble's field notes and early writings, which his daughter has put together in book form, which some linking pieces and a large number of illustrations. Rosemary Grimble has added references to recent work on the origins of Pacific Island races, many of which support her father's own beliefs. She has also included extract from recent books on bird migration, because it has been suggested that on some of their voyages the Pacific Islanders may have followed migration birds.

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Title: Migrations, Myths and Magic from the Gilbert...
Publisher: Routledge Kegan & Paul
Publication Date: 1972
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Book Description Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1972. Condition: Good. vii, 311, text figs, line drawings. . HB. Good ex-lib. copy in d/w. Book-plate partially removed from endpaper with some surface damage; tape marks to endpapers; ink stamps to title-page. Early writings of Sir Arthur Grimble arranged and illustrated by Rosemary Grimble. Sir Arthur Grimble spent more than twenty years among the Gilbertese and made a careful study of the myths and traditions on which their history was based. This book reflects his personal feelings about the Gilbertese people, a racde whom he described as 'princes in laughter and friendship, poetry and love'. The book is a collection of Arthur Grimble's field notes and early writings, which his daughter has put together in book form, with some linking pieces and a large number of illustrations. [9780710071644]. Seller Inventory # 35939

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Book Description London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1972, 1972. FIRST EDITION Small 4to. blue clothbound hardback, gilt, in dust jacket. 316pp., illustrated with b/w line drawings, diagrams and maps. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Light foxing and soiling to prelims and foredge. Light wear to dust jacket. Overall Good+ in VG dust jacket. (Shelf 98) ISBN: 0710071647 NOTE: Heavy BOOK (1.2 kg+): postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge.** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. Seller Inventory # 47333

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Book Description Published by The Polynesian Society (inc); Routledge and Kegan Paul 1963; 1972, Wellington; London and Boston, 1963. , The Evolution of Gilbertese Boti: An Ethnohistorical Interpretation, 68 pages, paperback, fold out diagram; Imigrations, Myth and Magic from the Gilbert Islands, viii, 316 pages, black and white illustrations throughout, hardback First Editions , slight bumping to base of spine and corner, books in very good condition , dustwrapper for Migrations, Myth and Magic from the Gilbert Islands has slight wear to edges, good condition , printed card covers, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, maps on endpapers , 24.5 cm x 15 cm to 25.5 cm x 20 cm Paperback and Hardback ISBN: 710071647. Seller Inventory # 70081

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