The Pearl Seekers

Bartlett, Norman

Published by Andrew Melrose, London, 1954
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Title: The Pearl Seekers

Publisher: Andrew Melrose, London

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair


312 pages + frontis + plates + maps on endpapers. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Owner's signature. Moderate browning to page edges. Cloth covers rubbed and dust stained. Heavy creasing and some tears and chips to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper in archival mylar cover. "[.] sets out the whole bloodstained drama of the Pearling trade. It is packed with action and incident, it is full of cut-throats, ne'er-do-wells, rogues and murderers. Through its pages storm and swagger black men, brown men, yellow men and white men pitting their cunning one against the other, pitting their strength against the sea and its perils. " - from blurb on dust wrapper.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003414

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