Title: Jottings from the Pacific
Publisher: The Religious Tract Society, London
Publication Date: 1885
Book Condition: Fair
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Dampstains to boards. Binding loose. One text leaf detached (pages 15-16). Front hinge broken at gutter between frontispiece and title leaf. Prize inscription on verso of frontispiece dated 1905. ; 248 pages. 16 b&w illustrations, including a fascinating illustration of a sun-fish leaping out of the water. Green cloth boards with illustrations in gilt on spine and front board. Vignette illustration in black on rear board. Page dimensions: 195 x 129mm. Part I: Days from Home; Part II: Bible Truths Illustrated by Native Preachers; Part III: Zoological and Botanical Notes; Part IV: Miscellanea. "Seven hundred and fifty miles north-west of Samoa is the little coral island of Niutao, resting like a graceful ringlet on the broad bosom of the blue Pacific." - the opening sentence. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 12157
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