Picturesque New Guinea [RARE LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION].  
  With an historical introduction and supplementary chapters on the manners and customs of the Papuans; accompanied with fifty full-page autotype illustrations from negatives of portraits from life and groups and landscapes from nature by J. W. Lindt.  

 
Author Lindt, J. W. [John William]

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Title Page
Place of Publication Port Moresby [London]
Publication Name Gordon and Gotch (P.N.G.) Pty. Ltd. [Longmans, Green, and Co.]
Year 1980 [1887]
Language(s) English
Description
RARE LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION OF 1000 COPIES of the classic travel account with photographs of New Guinea by the photographer John William Lindt (1845-1926), who in 1885 went with Sir Peter Scratchley`s expedition to the Protectorate of British New Guinea as official photographer. He presented an album of his New Guinea photographs to the Indian and Colonial Exhibition in London in 1886 and published his `Picturesque New Guinea` (London, 1887). Later he was elected a judge at the international photographic exhibition at Frankfurt, received a gold medal from the Photographic Association of Vienna and became a member of the Royal Geographical Society, London. 255x185mm. XVIII+194 pages. Brown leather Hardcover with gilt front cover, spine and text block upper edge. Cover corners and spine edges bumped. Previous owner`s sticker residue and stamp on front whitepage upper corner. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare classic photographic monograph is otherwise in very good condition.
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Catalog Index Number AR 1020 019



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