Lot No: 4002

William Ellis: 'Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Six Years in the South Sea Islands; Including Descriptions of The Natural History and Scenery of The Islands - With Remarks on the History, Mythology, Traditions, Government...', London, Fisher, 1829, volume 2 only (of two volumes), viii,576pp, engraved frontis + 3 plates (Idols worshipped by inhabitants of South Sea Islands; Eastern part of Fa-Re Harbour, Huahine; Tomb of Pomare, at Papaoa, Tahiti; Settlement of Utumaoro, Raiatea', plus 7 wood engravings in text as called for, contemporary cloth backed boards very worn, together with another copy of volume 2 of the same work, plates and wood engravings as called for, but lacking pp361-368, contemporary cloth backed boards very worn, backstrip loosely inserted (2)

Sale Price: £30.00

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Catalogue information

This lot was listed in the Books & Ephemera catalogue.

Location: The Waveney Room
Date: 14th June 2022
Started: 10:00 am
Lots in auction: 272

Online deadline: 14th June 2022, 9:30 am
Contact: Robert Henshilwood
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