Publisher:Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1974
Condition:Very Good Condition
Melbourne University Press, 1974, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
IX, 170pp., last blank, preface by author acknowledgements, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with 17 black and white photographs and one double page map. Bottle green boards with gilt writing on spine. Minor rubbing to the corners has occurred and there is shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of the book. Dust marks to the top paper edge. Photographic dustwrapper, green background and black and white writing on front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and there is rubbing to the corners. There has been sun fading to the spine and to the first 1/4" of the back panel. A scholarly biography of a Scots missionary in nineteenth century Papua New Guinea. "Chalmers played a central role in the history of New Guinea at particularly crucial time and much of the history of exploration, first contact, and imposition of European culture, religion and government is reflected in his career.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; New Guinea; Religion -- Christianity; 19th Century ; History -- Papua New Guinea. ISBN: 0522840795. ISBN/EAN: 9780522840797. Inventory No: 0100553.