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

by Heyerdahl, Thor

Condition: Very Good

London: The Folio Society, 1996. Translated by F H Lyon. Introduced by Tim Severin. 298pp, b/w ills, endpaper maps, appendix, index. Seven-line persnal note written in ink at the centre of the half title page, this aside the book is in Fine condition. Decorative cloth boards. No slipcase. Testing the theory of west-going cultural expansion in the Pacific.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


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