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Lot 422

1938 1st Ed. "The Dark River" by Charles Nordhoff

Estimate: $150 - $300

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For your consideration is this 1938 first edition of, "The Dark River" by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. This book is a cultural and geographical picture of Tahiti as it was during the early 20th Century. Two young Englishmen stop there on a tour of the south seas. Both fall in love with the people and landscape. This is a story of adventure, love and tragedy set in breathtaking lands of abundant vegetation and kind hearted people. The book features a light teal cover with a simple embossed wave design. The spine features the title, "The Dark River" and both authors below that, "Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall". The first page features a black and white photo of the authors with a write up about them. Overall the book is in good condition with no signs of obvious damage. The interior pages are in good condition. The book measures 8 1/4" L x 5 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D.