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WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Illustrated with Scenes from the  Photoplay. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture by  Frederick O'BRIEN - Hardcover - 1928 - from Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB (SKU: 31096)

WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Illustrated with Scenes from the Photoplay. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture

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WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Illustrated with Scenes from the Photoplay. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture

by O'BRIEN, Frederick

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  • hardcover
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, c1919 (for 1928). 1928. Hardcover. Reprint from plates of the 1919 Century edition. Photoplay edition. Octavo, red linen grain cloth lettered in black. pp xii, 450, (2, ads) + frontispiece and three double-sided plates of stills from the 1928 MGM film starring Monte Blue and Raquel Torres. Long Jan., 1933, ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper, else a fine copy. Dust jacket (colourful front panel art by Skrenda) has small chips and rubbing to tips of slightly tanned spine; rubbing and small holes to spine folds; nicks to edges of panels; front flap fold has a short tear and some rubbing; pencil drawing of palms covers the rear pastedown; else a VG copy, the front panel showing well. This was MGM's first sound picture, and the first to use the famous lion logo. "A record of one happy year spent by the author among the simple friendly cannibals of Atuona valley, in those marvelous islands, the Marquesas." .

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Bookseller
Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
31096
Title
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Illustrated with Scenes from the Photoplay. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
Author
O'BRIEN, Frederick
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grosset & Dunlap, c1919 (for 1928)
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1928
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and exploration; Film;

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Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

For direct orders, prices will be converted to equivalent Canadian dollars at the prevailing rate of exchange on day of order and shipping is extra at cost. For shipments to a Canadian address, HST is extra (5% on book price, provincial rate on shipping). We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, international money order, cheque (Canada and US only). For credit card orders, the US dollar total will be converted to Canadian dollars at the prevailing daily rate. All items are guaranteed to be as described and authentic, and any item may be returned for a full cash refund including cost of return shipping (post office only) if it is felt to be not as described. Returns for any other reason accepted only with our express permission. Persons wishing to return an item for whatever reason should in any case contact us first and within 7 days of receipt. All items remain our property until paid for in full. Books can be sent with invoice to major institutions.

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About Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

After 30 years of keeping shop in downtown Toronto, we have now become a home-based business. Visitors by appointment only. We specialize in literary books, particularly Canadian literary books (we have handled more out of print and rare Canadian literary books than anyone else in history). We also have select out of print, scarce, and rare books in a variety of subject areas. We were founded in 1974. We do appraisals for a fee and welcome wants lists.

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reprint
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jacket
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spine
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edges
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octavo
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