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Wandering on the Islands of Wonder (signed By author)

by POSPISIL Bohumil

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Dunedin: Coulls Somerville Wilkie, 1935 blue cloth titled in black, closed edges slightly foxed, small india ink name to fep, signed and dated by author to title page 'B Pospisil, Dunedin, 28 July, 1935', 304pp + plates, interetsing account of author's travels about the whole of New Zealand. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.
  • Bookseller: Fortuna Books NZ (NZ)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 010411
  • Title: Wandering on the Islands of Wonder (signed By author)
  • Author: POSPISIL Bohumil
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Coulls Somerville Wilkie
  • Place: Dunedin
  • Date published: 1935
  • Keywords: Travel Writing, New Zealand, Signed By Bohumil Pospisil, Twentieth Centruy Travel in New Zealand, Czech Author
  • Bookseller catalogs: NEW ZEALAND NON-FICTION;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Australia & New Zealand;


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