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THE GREAT WHITE CHIEF.  A Story of Adventure in Unknown New Guinea by  Robert M.: MACDONALD - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35072)

THE GREAT WHITE CHIEF. A Story of Adventure in Unknown New Guinea

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THE GREAT WHITE CHIEF. A Story of Adventure in Unknown New Guinea

by MACDONALD, Robert M.:

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London, Blackie, 1908.. FIRST EDITION 1908, 8vo, light green pictorial cloth, illustrated in brown, black, green and yellow on upper cover and spine, gilt lettered on upper cover and spine, olivine edges, grey endpapers, pages: 367 + 16. 8 black and white plates by W. Rainey plus a folding map. Very slight rubbing to head and tail of spine, hinges and corners, a touch of fading to spine, front endpaper REMOVED neatly, neat inscription dated 1947 on front pastedown (see image), slight faint foxing to prelim pages, some light foxing to many margins within, a very small chip to lower margin of page 179 neatly repaired, tiny closed tear to lower edge of a few centre folds. A very good plus clean, tight, bright copy (lacking front endpaper as noted). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
35072
Title
THE GREAT WHITE CHIEF. A Story of Adventure in Unknown New Guinea
Author
MACDONALD, Robert M.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Blackie, 1908.
Keywords
Boys adventure stories fiction Victorian pictorial cloth New Guinea

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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