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The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas by Thor Heyerdahl - Hardcover - 1951 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas

by Thor Heyerdahl

Condition: Good/Acceptable


George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1951. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1951. Tenth Impression. 235 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over terracotta cloth boards. Contains black and white photographic plates. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Clipped jacket has light edge wear with tears and small missing pieces. Mild rubbing and marking.




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