The Romance of the South Seas


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Cloth with Pictorial Pastedown. Blue cloth with photographic pictorial pastedown on front board. Illustrated with 84 photographs. Deals with the author’s travels from Austrtalia, which began in 1891, to New Zealand, Tasmania, New Caledonia and Tahiti. More than simply a travelogue, Wragge attempts to portray the French regime in the South Pacific, making speci al reference to the the brutal prison conditions existing under their administration. Likewise, he examines the administration of the New Zealand government in the Cook Islands and discusses the misio nary question as it relates to the native populations of many of the islands both within the Empire and without. Spine very slightly cocked. A clean, sturdy copy of this title, Very good.

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Wragge, Clement L.


Chatto & Windus

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8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall

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