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Na Motu; or, Reef-Rovings in the South Seas. A Narrative of Adventures at the Hawaiian, Georgian and Society Islands
Pudney & Russell. First edition.. Some slight stains and foxing, particularly to the plates; very nice copy.. Hill 1325; Forbes 2046. 8vo, modern half red morocco, red cloth sides, gilt rules and lettering. Engraved title and eleven plates. ?In 1848 Perkins sailed on the Planet, an American whaling ship, to Hawaii, where he lived for nearly two years. He later spent considerable time on Bora Bora, Raiatea, and Tahiti, in the Society Islands. Perkins gives interesting data on whaling as well as on the islands he visited? - Hill; ?An important and lively narrative of life in Hawaii between 1849 and 1851? - Forbes.
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