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Author Name:    Nordhoff, Charles

Title:   Stories of the Island World

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   New York Harper & Brothers 1857

Seller ID:   19653

Small chip to cloth at head of spine. Minor foxing. No signatures. ; vii, [1], (9)-315, [1 (blank)] pages + 4 pages advertisements. 3 full page illustrations (including the frontispiece). 12 small in-text illustrations. Red blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Pale yellow coated endpapers. Page dimensions: 167 x 104mm. The book is arranged as a series of evening stories, relating the history, traditions and customs of the countries Madagascar, Java, Iceland, Ceylon, and New Zealand. The illustrations are all wood-cuts. The illustration are: View of a New Zealand Village; Manner of Feeding Cattle; Rice Granaries; A Madagascar Blacksmith; A Madagascar Idol; Javan Warrior, Chief, Woman, and Laborer; Javan Plow, Hoe, and Reaping Instrument; Javan Krises and Matchlock; Cingalese; A Banyan-tree in Ceylon; Elephant Hunting; A New Zealand Idol-house; A New Zealand Chief; New Zealand Boat; A Wai-tapu or Cemetery.


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