Title: Captain Marion.
Publisher: The Caxton Press, Christchurch
Publication Date: 1949
Book Condition: Very Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Owner's signature. Very slight fading and rubbing to ends pf spine. Some spotting to page edges. Some fading to dust wrapper. Some rubbing to dust wrapper at head of spine. No tears. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 53 pages. Green cloth boards. Page Dimensions: 218mm x 140mm. "Captain Marion is the story of the killing of Captain Marion du Fresne by the Maoris of North Auckland in 1772. It was written by Alexandre Dumas as one of four pieces under the title 'Drames de la Mer,' and seems to be largely based on Crozet's log. This translation, the only one in English, is by F. W. Reed, the Dumas authority, and it now appears in print for the first time." - from the dust wrapper blurb. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 6916
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