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The Search for the Islands of Solomon 1567-1838

The Search for the Islands of Solomon 1567-1838

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The Search for the Islands of Solomon 1567-1838

by Jack-Hinton, Colin

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First edition. Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1969. Quarto. xxii, 411pp. Frontispiece portrait of Alvaro de Mendana. 45 maps and charts. Near fine original dark green cloth, gilt to spine. In the original unclipped dust wrapper, with slight wear to extreme edges, in a protective cover (the reflective marks on the illustration/scan are on the protective cover)

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Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio711
Title
The Search for the Islands of Solomon 1567-1838
Author
Jack-Hinton, Colin
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Clarendon Press
Place of Publication
Oxford
Date Published
1969
Size
4to
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Pacific, Mendana, cartography, exploration, maritime
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Military History; Australasia;

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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