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23 Jan 2020 16:30 GMT

S. G. C. Knibbs

The Savage Solomons as They Were & Are

A record of a head-hunting people gradually emerging from a life of Savage cruelty & bloody customs, with a description of their manners & ways & of the beauties & potentialities of the Islands.

Published: Seeley, Service and Co, London, 1929

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1929.

Red buckram cover with blind-stamped borders.

Gilt vignette of native in canoe.

Gilt title to spine.

Colour top page block.

282 pages + 14 page publishers catalogue.

Frontispiece photo plate + 15 full-page plates.

Some spotting/foxing and notations.

"Since 1929 the Solomons have been occupied

by the Japanese, re-colonised, become independent

to now face internal strife and insecurity."

Recorded shipping weight 1000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22 x 15 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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