New York, George H. Doran: 1920
Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles, spine lightly sunned; former owner's name on ffep; clean pages; deckled page edges; tight binding.
This charming work chronicles not only journeys through the islands by one young man full of the "ardent, adventurous spirit of youth," it's also a fascinating resource on Polynesian gods and goddesses, myths and legends as seen through the eyes of a Westerner. Sharing the stories of the distant past and the unparalleled experiences of his own that he collected on his voyages. The British author, composer, and playwright, ARNOLD SAFRONI-MIDDLETON (1873-1950) , wrote numerous books of travel adventure, including Sailor and Beachcomber: Confessions of a Life at Sea, in Australia and Amid... View More...