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Bunyip Land or Among The Blackfellows of New Guinea

Nicely decorated cover

Author: G. Manville Fenn
Illustrations B/W Plates
Dated: C1890
Pages 384 +32
Publisher: Blackie and Son
Edition: 1st
Size: 8vo
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 Few book signatures slightly starting. Good Plus
Subject References: Anthropology, Explorers, Exploration, South Seas New Guinea

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Bunyip Land - Blackfellows New Guinea

Estimate $80 - $100May 5, 2018