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Last Days in New Guinea by Captain CAW Monkcton 1922 2nd Edition

Last Days in New Guinea by Captain CAW Monkcton 1922 2nd Edition

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Last Days in New Guinea: Being further experiences of a New Guinea Magistrate by Captain CAW Monckton.

Published John Lane The Bodley Head Limited 1922 (second edition).

Includes a number of illustrations plus a fold out map of New Guinea to front of book plus another map to rear.

This book is a sequal to Captain Monckton's "Some Experiences of a New Guinea Magistrate" and continues to relate his life and adventures in New Guinea during the last days of the Victorian era. His offers a vivid descriptions of the country at that time and makes criticisms of its colonial administrators. With detailed observations regarding Papua New Guinea's natural history, enviornment, native peoples and commercial prospects.

Description and condition: Red cloth covered hardback book with some rubbing and wear to boards. Pages tanned with age but in good, clean condition.

Size: 23x15 cm.


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