Voyaging Stars : Secrets of the Pacific Island Navigators. First AustralianEdition in dustjacket

By: LEWIS, David

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LEWIS, David. The Voyaging Stars : Secrets of the Pacific Island Navigators. Sydney / London : Collins, (1978). First Australian Edition. Pp (10),11-208,+ 4 pp colour plates + 8 pp black-and-white plates. Text Illustrations. Index. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 2580. "His aim was simple, though adventurous-to sail as a navigator's apprentice on ocean voyages in traditional canoes; whee this was not possible, to havenative navigators sail his 29-foot ketch Isbjorn without any Western navig ational aids." -from the dj. Contents : 1. The Search for the Navigators. 2. Tevake, the Tropic Bird. 3. Man Comes to Oceania. 4. 'Secrets That Only Iand the Devil Know'. 5. The Great Canoes. 6. The Stone Canoe. 7. Navigator s Out of Time. 8. Hipour Retraces an Ancient Sea Road. 9. The Renaissance of Far Voyaging. Blue smudge to front endpaper, else very good in dustjacket. 33.00

Title: Voyaging Stars : Secrets of the Pacific Island Navigators. First AustralianEdition in dustjacket

Author Name: LEWIS, David

Categories: 83,

Publisher: Collins, Sydney / London, 1978, ISBN:0002164043:

Seller ID: 107775

Keywords: NAUTICAL ANTHROPOLOGY PACIFIC POLYNESIA MICRONESIA NAVIGATION,