THE SEARCH FOR THE ISLANDS OF SOLOMON 1567-1838. Colin Jack-Hinton.

THE SEARCH FOR THE ISLANDS OF SOLOMON 1567-1838.

Pp. xxii+412(last blank), frontispiece, text maps (several full page), bibliography, index; narrow impl. 8vo; small indentation near centre of spine; dust wrapper, slightly scuffed, edges and backstrip lightly rubbed and split; frontispiece slightly damp stained, a little light foxing and browning; Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1969. First edition. *'The history of the European discovery, rediscovery and exploration of the islands lying immediately to the east of New Guinea which became known after their discovery by the attractive if historically inaccurate name Island of Solomon' [Introduction, p. xv]. Item #155592

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