Polynesian researches during a residence of nearly eight years in the Society and Sandwich Islands
Polynesian researches, during a residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands
Ellis, William, 1794-1872
London, Fisher, Son & Jackson, 1831-1833
2nd ed., enl. and improved.
Added engraved title pages, dated 1831.
Hill Coll. gives imprint dates of 1831-1833.
The first edition, published in 1829 under title: Polynesian researches, during a residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands.
"The last three chapters of the third volume relate Ellis's voyage to Hawaii and his visit to the Tubuai Islands. The entire fourth volume is concerned with the Hawaiian Islands and the vignette on the title page depicts Hawaiians surfing. These materials are not present in the original edition."--Hill Coll., p. 193.
UC San Diego. Hill Coll., | no. 551
Description and travel
Society Islands (French Polynesia)
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
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