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Dear Dad - Letters from New Guinea

Account of the Ben S. Boyce exped. into the interior of Pacific New Guinea (Mekeo-region), being letters to his father W.D. Boyce. The author died during the expedition. With photo offset of original Boyce Expedition in to the front.

Author: Ben S. Boyce
Illustrations B/W Plates
Dated: 1928
Pages 125
Publisher: W. D. Boyce
Edition: 1st
Size: 16mo
Binding Hardcover
Type: Exploration
Subject: Explorers New Guinea
Provenance: Louise Pierre Ledoux
Notes & Literature Sepek River - New Guinea
In 1935 Louis Pierre Ledoux traveled to New Guinea to document the people of the Sepek River and surrounding areas. We are pleased to offer original material of Ledoux which contain a treasure trove of information of that expedition and important anthological data of the lives and customers of New Guinea and the Sepek River Valley. He also shipped materials to the American Museum in New York and the Peabody Museum Cambridge, Massachusetts. There is also a connection with Harvard to which Ledoux attended.

Condition Report .Very Good
Subject References: Anthropology, Explorers, Exploration, South Seas New Guinea Notes Personal Papers

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Dear Dad - Letters from New Guinea

Estimate $100 - $200May 5, 2018