Black Robe and Grass Skirt (Signed)

Toomin, Philip R. and Pauline M.

Published by Horizon Press, New York, 1963
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Near Fine in Very Good Pictorial Dust jacket with original price ($5.95). Flat signed by authors': "Best Wishes Philip R. and Pauline M. Toomin". The adventures of an American judge and his wife and their involvement in the domestic, legal and social life of the natives of the South Sea Islands. Toomin, Associate Justice of the High Court of the US Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands from 1957 to 1959, describes the cases he hears in Micronesia and his adventures in the islands, and his wife adds separate chapters providing a woman's perspective. An interesting account of the contrast between Western concepts of civilization and the beauty and trials of life in "primitive" lands. Endpapers decorated with maps of the South-West Pacific. Half blue cloth with authors' signatures blind stamped in orange on front, silver and orange titling on spine. Covers show very mild age. Mild soiling to text block. Dust Jacket shows mild rubbing and soiling, mild edge wear, mild wear at corners and top of spine, mild cracking at top of spine. Interior is clean, crisp, tight & bright, other than authors' inscription unmarked. 286 pp. Approx. 6" x 8.5". A very nice copy and an excellent addition to your library. Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory # 501673

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Title: Black Robe and Grass Skirt (Signed)

Publisher: Horizon Press, New York

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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