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The Kon-Tiki Expedition

by Heyerdahl, Thor

Condition: Fine/Near Very Good


London: Allen & Unwin, 1964. Very large, very heavy book, quality gray cloth with Polynesian face on front, tinted photo of team inside front cover and adjacent end papers, another onboard raft inside back cover and adjacent end paper, 224 pages in double-column format, profuselly illustrated, many drawings in color. DJ glossy white background with color-illustration of raft with sails in rough seas on front, spine and back, flying fish on back. DJ has a few tears and nicks to spine and back edges. Near Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. Cloth. Fine/Near Very Good. Illus. by Palmquist, Eric. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


  • Bookseller: Callaghan Books South US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 51165
  • Title: The Kon-Tiki Expedition
  • Author: Heyerdahl, Thor
  • Illustrator:Palmquist, Eric
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1964
  • Keywords: Exploration Polynesia Hawaii Oceans
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ocean/Sea;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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