PIONEER LIFE AND WORK IN NEW GUINEA 1877-1894. With a map and forty-three illustrations from original sketches and photographs
London: The Religious Tract Society, 1895. Original blue illustrated cloth stamped in gilt. pp xiv, (19), 255 + frontis. portrait with tissue guard, one map; full page illustrations in text. Nicks and small worn spot at spine tips; thin acidic endpapers yellowed, with small chips at edges, inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper tape; old rubber stamps on front endpapers of Walkerton [Ontario] Methodist Sabbath School; occasionsal soil spots in text, a few of them blue; yellowing to page edges; corner crease to tissue card and a few early leaves; else a good, sound and complete copy, now tight in the binding. "Considerable portions of this book have been printed before in WORK AND ADVENTURE IN NEW GUINEA, and PIONEERING IN NEW GUINEA... The new portions consist of various visits and adventures on the part of Mr. Chalmes during the last nine years, and especially the opening up of the Fly River." - Preface.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover