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GEMS FROM THE CORAL ISLANDS. WESTERN POLYNESIA: COMPRISING THE NEW HEBRIDES GROUP, THE LOYALTY GROUP, NEW CALEDONIA GROUP.
Philadelphia. [ 1855]. 232pp. plus plates. Frontis. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Head of spine a bit chipped. A bit tanned. Else very good. Item #WRCAM24563
"In spite of the title, this work is concerned with description and travel, and relates the history of the Christian missions in Melanesia..." - Hill. The frontispiece depicts Captain Cook landing on Eromanga. HILL 703.