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Bed the Turtle Softly: Legends of the South Pacific

by Branham, Mary Edith and Joel S

First Edition

Price: $55.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: EM-B1206-13
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Scott Publications
  • Place: Mukilteo, WA
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: MYTHS POLYNESIA MELANESIA SAMOA TONGA FIJI NEW HEBRIDES

Mukilteo, WA: Scott Publications, 1975. Mukilteo, WA, Scott Publications, 1975. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. 8vo. Bright orange cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with map, illustrated in black and white throughout, 182 pp. This volume includes over fifty stories, some of them well known, others known only in the oral traditions of the families who have handed them down by word of mouth for generations. Included are the authors' adventures as they seek out the timeless tales that fill these pages. Rare! Orange dust jacket is somewhat faded at edges and on spine, three 1/8" to ¼" flat tears, very slight foxing, book appears unread, bindings and text block are bright and clean. Very good in a good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Private Press.