Nautical, Lymington, Hampshire, 1972, first UK edition, hardback with dustwrapper, folio, pp192, B&W ilustrations.
How did the Polynesians get there? Thousands of miles over the Pacific to thousands of islands thousands of years ago. This book relies on old Polynesian lore to present a theory based on old, simple facts in endeavouring to resolve the ancient enigma. Illustrated by reproductions of original field sketches, wash drawings and prints.
Very good condition book. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Some slight rubbing to edges and bumping to head and tail of spine. Foxing to free endpapers and page edges a little grubby but pages otherwise clean and undamaged.
Dustwrapper in fair condition. Partial yellowing, Top edge shows rubbing, creasing and a few short tears. There is some loss of paper at the head of the spine and the top and bottom front flap corners. Not price clipped.