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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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.renaissancebooks.co.nz. GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.
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