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Auction 98, Lot 512

"The People From the Horizon",

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1979 (published)

Publication: McLaren Publishing


9.5 x 11.25 inches
24.1 x 28.6 cm
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An illustrated history that examines the contact between Europeans and the South Sea Islanders. The first contact, the clashes, misunderstandings, vicissitudes, exchanges and attractions between the cultures are all given in a graphic and penetrating narrative. Hardbound, 296pp, lavish illustrations in color and b/w. Illustration of Cook’death on dustjacket.


Condition: A

Shelf wear, dj torn at lower corner, contents fine.

Estimate: $45 - $60

Sold for: $30

Closed on 3/6/2002