A Tahitian Writes Home from the Solomon Islands.

White, Ralph Gardner, ed.

Published by Te Fare Vana'a Press, New Hartford, CT, 1948
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Title: A Tahitian Writes Home from the Solomon ...

Publisher: Te Fare Vana'a Press, New Hartford, CT

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very good.

Edition: 1st Edition


First edition, 16mo, 28pp, includes 5 page Introduction, 11pp Glossary at rear, brown card covers, spine reinforced with brown library tape, title neatly hand written in black on tape, binding tight, ex-library with call number written in black to tape on front, library bookplate (Brown Univ) to inside front cover, inked stamp to bottom page 1, check out slip pasted to rear inside cover. A young Tahitian man's letter home to his parents dated 1916 from the Solomon Islands, printed in Tahitian on the verso, in English on facing page. He writes of complaints of fever, his job (helmet-diving), workers becoming lost in the mountains, and Australian soldiers from the war. Good+. Bookseller Inventory # 2072

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