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The Kon-Tiki Expedition

by Heyerdahl, Thor

Condition: Very Good/Good


Stockholm: Allen & Unwin, 1950. First Edition, Later Printing. . Cloth. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Eric Palmquist. Quarto, 224 pp., endpapers, color & b/w illus. by the artist, b/w photos. Printed in Sweden the text is in English. This is from the 24th prntg. (1964) of the illustrated edition of Heyerdahl's famous work, now rendered into English (1965). Decorated cloth bound hardcover book in v.g. cond., the d/w shows darkening at the top edge of the d/w & wear to the head & heel of the spine hence only good cond.



  • Bookseller: Ross & Haines US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009369
  • Title: The Kon-Tiki Expedition
  • Author: Heyerdahl, Thor
  • Illustrator:Eric Palmquist
  • Format/binding:Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, Later Printing.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Place: Stockholm
  • Date published: 1950
  • Keywords: Kon-Tiki Expedition, Thor Heyerdahl, South Pacific
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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