Taming New Guinea.

Monckton, C.A.W.

Published by The Bodley Head, New York., 1921
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Rodent damage to cover edges, o/w good. 26 illus. Adventures of a turn-of-the-century British magistrate in New Guinea. Monckton was his own "surveyor, surgeon, blacksmith, gaoler and undertaker; he had to perform marriages and sail crazy ships up and down the reef-studded, shark-haunted coast." *** 337pp. *** Index. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-04702

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Title: Taming New Guinea.
Publisher: The Bodley Head, New York.
Publication Date: 1921
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Book Description Dodd Mead and Company, 1922. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. First Edition. Sturdy copy. Moderate edge, corner, surface wear, and light fading. First free end paper is torn out. Some ring stain remnants on boards. Faded spine. An interesting piece of history, and a solid copy for scholarly use. ZM. Seller Inventory # D7614

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Book Description JOHN LANE., NEW YORK., 1921. No Binding. Condition: Good +. FiFTH EDITION. EX-LIBRARYCOPY WITH WHITE NUMBERS AND LETTER ON SPINE,LABEL AND RULES INSIDE THE FRONT COVER.POCKET AND DUE SLIP AT BACK OF THE BOOK.NO. AND PENCIL NOTE ON DEDICATION PAGE.SPINE FADED.SOME FOXING.ELSE CLEAN AND TIGHT.ALL PLATES AND MAP IN FINE CONDITION. Seller Inventory # 15664

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Book Description Dodd Mead and Company,, New York:, 1922. There is a 4 3/4" x 3" label on back cover stating that it is "Press Copy" from the publisher and dated 9/9/22. Front hinge is weak and starting to go, spine gilt is faded, else VG. Frontis. port. of author, illustrated with photographs, index. 337 pp. Original green cloth. Gilt spine title. Not certain of edition. No other printings listed. Seller Inventory # 9000

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Book Description New York, 1922. x, 337 pages, 37 pages of photographs, 1 map. Cloth cover, spined sunned. Seller Inventory # 8389

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Book Description Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1922. Condition: Good. First edition. 337pp. Original green cloth with tarnished gilt-stamped spine title. Illustrated from black and white photographs, fold-out map. Scattered foxing, hinges cracked, spine faded and cocked, good only lacking the dustwrapper. A white man's documentation on aboriginals including Kaili Kaili natives, Motuan girl, Toku, Baruga tribe, Agaiambu village, and more. Scarce. Seller Inventory # 416658

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Book Description New York 1922, Dodd. Green cloth, very good, 337p., 38 b.w. photos, index, folding map. S C A R C E SUBTITLE: cont. Goldfields, High Sheriff & High Bailiff and & Senior Officer of Armed Constabulary for H.M.'s Possession of New Guinea. This is an excellent primary source,by a long time resident. Seeing what "no white man saw," Monckton wri- tes a lucid work on his sojourn in the wildes of the jungle. Covers the Port Morseby government, Tamata creek, Binandere people, Motuans, Kaili Kaili & Agaiambu natives. Excellent ethnology, flora, fauna, customs and traditions of the abo- rigines, their use as local guides and constabulary. Of the women and children. A highly readable narrative. Seller Inventory # 93097802

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Book Description New York 1925, Dodd. Green cloth, very good, 337p., 38 b.w. photos, index, folding map. S C A R C E SUBTITLE: cont. Goldfields, High Sheriff & High Bailiff and & Senior Officer of Armed Constabulary for H.M.'s Possession of New Guinea. This is an excellent primary source,by a long time resident. Seeing what "no white man saw," Monckton wri- tes a lucid work on his sojourn in the wildes of the jungle. Covers the Port Morseby government, Tamata creek, Binandere people, Motuans, Kaili Kaili & Agaiambu natives. Excellent ethnology, flora, fauna, customs and traditions of the abo- rigines, their use as local guides and constabulary. Of the women and children. A highly readable narrative. Seller Inventory # 93097803

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