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South Seas.- Tyerman (Rev. Daniel) & George Bennet.,

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South Seas.- Tyerman (Rev. Daniel) & George Bennet. Journal of Voyages and Travels...in the South Sea Islands, China, India, &c., edited by James Montgomery, 2 vol., first edition, engraved portrait frontispieces and 12 plates, tissue guards, lacking advertisement leaf at end of vol.1, plates a little browned, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, rubbed, rebacked preserving old gilt spines, one label defective, [Ferguson 1487; Hill 1731], 1831 § Ellis (William) Polynesian Researches, during a Residence of Nearly Six Years in the South Sea Islands, 2 vol., second edition, 2 engraved maps, one folding, 8 engraved plates, tissue guards, wood-engraved illustrations, light marginal foxing to plates, modern half calf, spines gilt, uncut, [Hill 549], 1830 § Erskine (John Elphinstone) Journal of a Cruise among the Islands of the Western Pacific, first edition, 4 chromolithographed and 3 wood-engraved plates, folding engraved map at end (torn), illustrations, lacking errata slip and publisher's catalogue at end, frontispiece lightly water-stained, contemporary calf, gilt, "Chatham House Academy Ramsgate" in gilt on upper cover, spine gilt, new label, upper joint split, [Abbey, Travel 602; Hill 568], 1853 § Houses of Parliament. Report of the Proceedings of H.M.Ship "Rosario", during her cruise among the South Sea Islands..., 17pp., title soiled, modern boards, 1872, 8vo & folio (6)

⁂ Hill calls the second "One of the earliest instances of ethnological research by a missionary, and...one of the most important and enlightened missionary accounts of the South Seas".
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South Seas.- Tyerman (Rev. Daniel) & George Bennet.,

Estimate £300 - £500Jul 16, 2020
Starting Price £190
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