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    Julius L. Brenchley. Jottings During the Cruise of H.M.S. Curaçoa Among the South Sea Islands in 1865... London, 1873.

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    Julius L. Brenchley. Jottings During the Cruise of H.M.S. Curaçoa Among the South Sea Islands in 1865...With Numerous Illustrations and Natural History Notices. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1873.

    Octavo. xxviii, 487 pages. Folding chromo-lithograph plate illustration of a tie-beam from the Solomon Islands as frontispiece. Folding map of the South Sea Islands bound in the back before the index. Fifty full page engravings, forty-one of which are hand colored, and numerous in text illustrations.

    Brown cloth with gilt canoe device on front board and gilt titles on pine. Binding rubbed, scuffed, and lightly soiled, spine reinforced, cracked joints; cracked hinges, holograph pencil bookseller's annotations on versos of free endpapers, occasional foxing (heaviest on frontispiece and title page), plate 16 lacking tissue guard, bleedthrough from frontispiece folding plate with off-set to title page, color plates with bleedthrough and light off-set to adjacent pages, light soiling or smudging, few creases; else in very good condition.



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    November, 2015
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