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The Last Cannibals by Jens Bjerre - First Edition - 1956 - from Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Last Cannibals

by Jens Bjerre

Condition: Very Good Condition/Fair


Michael Joseph, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Fair. One of a large, sophisticated collection from an Australian anthropologist on New Guinea, Papua and related subject areas. Several hundred volumes from this collection are listed at this site and can be found as a set by searching for the special Keyword pwnewguinea. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 192 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket intact with flaps, but has chunk missing from spine, and other signs of wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges foxed and browned. Book and dustjacket condition has been well-preserved due to clear, acid-free Mylar book/jacket covers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Anthropology; Papua New Guinea; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29068. .
  • Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 29068
  • Title: The Last Cannibals
  • Author: Jens Bjerre
  • Format/binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Michael Joseph
  • Date published: 1956
  • Keywords: BZDB1 NOISBN papua new guinea oceania tribal south pacific niugini pwnewguinea Anthropology; Papua New Guinea; The Last Cannibals Jens Bjerre
  • Bookseller catalogs: Anthropology;
  • Subjects: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General;


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