London: George G. Harrap & Company Ltd., 1928. Wallwork, Richard. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Very Good. Item #002629
512 p.p. With 66 illustrations and photos, including 16 plates in colour, 32 in B&W, a few in-text illustrations, and one fold-out B&W map at rear. Black cloth boards with gilt titling and blue and green stamped Polynesian-style decoration to front board and spine. Roughly cut edges. Light chafing to boards and joints, bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners. Offsetting and ink ownership inscription to FFEP. Sporadic foxing, staining and smudges to pages. A few chips to edges from cutting. Laid in newspaper article from 1934 entitled "Riddle of the Pacific" about Easter Island. A representative selection from the whole of Polynesia depicted in the rich setting of its original environment.