Author:PHILP, J.E. (Edited by R.A. Herr with E.A. Rood)

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A Solomons Sojourn. J.E. Philp's Log of the Makira, 1912-1913.

By: PHILP, J.E. (Edited by R.A. Herr with E.A. Rood).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1978

Seller ID: 4949


An edition of 500 copies. 208pp, frontis portrait, map, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Philp was a Tasmanian shipping clerk who served on a small trading vessel servicing the coconut plantation industry - 'the humour of life aboard ship with a native crew and the tragedy of murder and cannibalism ashore are faithfully and graphically recorded. View more info