Papua or British New Guinea

By: Murray, J. H. P.

Price: NZ$133.00

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Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Spine very faded. Fraying and chips to cloth at head and tail of spine. Splitting to cloth at head and tail of front joint (40mm and 30mm). Fading to margins of boards. Gutters split at hinges. Lacking front free endpaper. Rear free endpaper adhering to rear pastedown endpaper. ; 1913 second impression (the first edition was in 1912). 388 pages + 38 illustrations on 32 plate leaves (including frontispiece). This edition does not have the folding map. Green cloth boards with green lettering on spine, blind-stamped lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 224 x 142mm. Contents: Introduction; Papuan Geography; History; The Native Population; Administration of Justice; Exploration; Development; Conclusion; Index. Illustrations: Pari Natives; Type of Mission Girl, Kwato, Near Samari, L.M.S.; Port Moresby, Village of Elevara; Native Bridge, Mafulu District; Rubber under Five Years Old, Sogeri District, Astrolabe Range; Sisal Hemp Plantation at Fairfax Harbour; Port Moresby Village (Elevara); Pot-Making at Chiria, Yule Island; Chiria Village, Yule Island; Head-Dresses, Dilava; Sago-Making, Maipua Village; Au; "Cat's Cradle" (Harigau), at Port Moresby; A Village Constable and His Woman; Motu Woman, Port Moresby; Cannibals, Papua; Communal House, Kiwai Island; Port Moresby Dance; Village on Kiriwina, Trobriand Islands; Trobriand Islanders; Dancers at the Foot of a Chief's Tomb, Mafulu District; Stone Pestle found on the Lakekamu Goldfield; Native Tombs, Mafulu District; Koiari Tree-house; Port Moresby, Hanuabada. (Native Hutts built 10 Feet above Water); Pot-making, Port Moresby; Hanubada Women; Marea, at Chiria Yule Island; A Mekeo Village; A Family Party, Mekeo District; Ukiaravi Club-house, Purari Delta; Papuan Cradle; Awoto (Goari Bari Dancing Mask); Awoto; Kaiamunu; Sisal Hemp Plantation, near Port Moresby; Lakatoi under sail; Clearing for Rubber in the Astrolabe Range.

Title: Papua or British New Guinea

Author Name: Murray, J. H. P.

Categories: Anthropology,

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: (1913)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 22043