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BERNATZIK, Hugo Adolf. South Seas . Translated from the German by Vivian Ogilvie. New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1935). First American Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-xiv,-167,(1), frontis., + 80 p. of black and white plates and1 map leaf at rear. Copiously illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lette ring and decoration to front and spine. The author's account of his voyage into the South Seas of the Pacific, and his visiting of the natives of the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, as well as Bali. Contents: I: The Solomon Islands: The Great Mother Turtle; On Restless Earth; The German Tribal Priest of Owa Raha; Spirits versus Croton Oil; Childhood and Youth on Owa Raha; The Shark and I; My Friend the Priest; The World of Ancestors and Spirits; The Maiden Voyage of a War Canoe; Frigate-birds and Sharks; White Men in the South Sea Paradise; Turtle-hunting; Economic Crisis in the South Seas; The Monopoly Steamer; The Untouched Island; On the Track of the Easter IslandCulture?; Return to Australia. II: New Guinea: Arrival in New Guinea; How Gold-diggers Live and Die; A Flight into the Stone Age; New Citizens of theWorld; Fortified Villages; War Among the Papuans; In Extreme Danger; Anoth er Theatre of War; Vikings of the South Seas; Advance into the Interior; Jungle; Villages in the Tree-tops; The Gentleman Head-hunter; Return Journey;A Friendly Chief. III: Bali: Bali, the Wonder Island; Feasts and Rites. A bit smoky, spine lightly browned, minor edgewear, else vg. 40.00
Title: South Seas. 1st no dj.
Publisher: Henry Holt, New York, 1935,:
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