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Fijian diary, 1904-1906

May Cook

Fijian diary, 1904-1906

a young Australian woman"s account of village life in Fiji

by May Cook

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Published by PenFolk Pub. in [Victoria? Australia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiji
    • Subjects:
    • Cook, May b.1877 -- Diaries.,
    • Cook, May b.1877 -- Homes and haunts -- Fiji.,
    • Fiji -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby May Cook ; editor, C.O. Leigh Cook.
      ContributionsCook, C. O. Leigh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU600 .C56 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL299862M
      ISBN 101875894039
      LC Control Number97206773

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        Receive a copy of the book "The Cozumel Diary", numbered and signed (the numbers will be #1 ~ #10) - first come, first served - in a custom clamshell box with a copy of the letter from Hunter (as seen above) + 2 large 16xinch archival photographic prints of 2 separate images from the book suitable for framing, numbered & signed in a limited edition of 25 - the prints will be shipped.   Books included “Memoirs of Mrs Cargill”, “Joeli Bulu”, the “Life of John Hunt”, “The King and people of Fiji”, David Cargill’s diary and the first Bible printed by the Viwa.

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