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Title: Letters and Sketches from the New Hebrides
Description: London, Hodder. 1895, third edition. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ill.: Maggie Paton. olive cloth with gilt vignette to cover. cloth rubbed through at corners , tail and head of spine chipping. front hinge cracked, edges of frontis and the tissue guard are foxed. some minor foxing and soiling throughout the text. xii, 382, ii + frontis .plates in the text. In 1865 Maggie Paton set sail for the New Hebrides from Scotland, this is a record taken from her letters and journals of her time and family in the islands. Includes much information on natives and local customs etc. Edges untrimmed, binding loosening a bit but still near VG copy. Third edition completing 6000 copies. Good/No Jacket.

Keywords: New Hebrides Victorian Memoirs Natural History Biography Maggie Paton

Price: NZD 35.00 = appr. US$ 22.62 Seller: Fortuna Books
- Book number: 000395

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