Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Six Years in the South Sea Islands: Including Descriptions of the Natural History and Scenery of the Islands : with Remarks on the History, Mythology, Traditions, Government, Arts Manners, and Customs of the Inhabitants ; in Two Volumes, Volume 2
Fisher, Son & Jackson, 1829 - 576 pages
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