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The Shark Callers

Kohnke, Glenys, Illustrated by Author

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ISBN 10: 0959816402 / ISBN 13: 9780959816402
Published by Boroko, New Guinea: Yumi Press, 1974, Boroko, New Guinea, 1974
Condition: VG Hardcover
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1st. 29cm deep By 24cm. Fishing legends, centred around the calling and killing of giant sharks by the primative people of New Ireland (off New Guinea) are told here by the author in the words of an old fisherman on the beach by his village. Her innovative record of legend, and magic, is complemented by 37 imaginative colour paintings by the author, plus her chapter head art , two colour phographs, decorative e/papers. 116 pages, white hard covers with black front, spine titles, light damp mottling, bumped front corners, inked name, date,address twice on FFEP, text block otherwise excellent. Pict DJ three small tape repaired tears, few chips, light edge wear, otherwise VG. Bookseller Inventory # 001782

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Title: The Shark Callers

Publisher: Boroko, New Guinea: Yumi Press, 1974, Boroko, New Guinea

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Author

Book Condition:VG

Dust Jacket Condition: VG

Edition: 1st

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New Guinea shark fishermen using ancient methods and traditions to catch sharks/ fish.

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