ROUTLEDGE, KATHERINE PEASE (Mrs. SCORESBY):
The Mystery of Easter Island. The Story of an Expedition. London and Aylesbury 1919.
. Pp. xxii, 404. With photogravure frontispiece, one photogravure portrait, two folding coloured maps, numerous illustrations, diagrams, maps and plans. A few panoramas with closed tears. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g., extremities rubbed, spine ends lightly chipped. First edition of this important work on the Easter Island including information of its cultural and ethnographical problems, richly illustrated. Includes many photographs of the island's statues, probably the earliest photographic survey undertaken. Additionally it contains a lot of information about the places encountered along the expedition's route: the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Tahiti, Hawaiian Islands, The Panama, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Bermuda, etc. Robinson p. 148.
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Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, easter islands, madeira, canary islands, tahiti, hawaii, north america, panama, jamaica, bahamas, west indies, south america, chile, pacific