Title: The Schooner came to Atia
Publisher: Griffin Press, Auckland
Publication Date: 1952
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+
Edition: First Edition.
This copy has two dust wrappers. The outer dust wrapper has 1 1/2" missing at tail of spine and some tears. The inner dust wrapper is in very good condition with no tears or chips. Both dust wrappers browned.The inner dust wrapper differs from the outer dust wrapper in that the rear panel has in addition to the 12 line blurb about the book (which is on both jackets) a 10 line quote from a review by David Hall in the N.Z. Listener. [vi], 144 pages. Contemporary bookseller's rubber stamp on front endpaper. No signatures. A novel set in the Pacific. "This is the story of a handful of people on an isolated little island in the South Pacific. There is Mr Hartman, the missionary wavering in faith, and his unwavering wife, and there is Ina their house-girl, and Chapham the Resident Agent not quite equal to a surprising situation." - from dust wrapper blurb. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 10984
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