1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.
1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.

1880 Rare Victorian Book - The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas by Robert Michael Ballantyne.

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Author: Robert Michael Ballantyne.
Title: The Cannibal Islands; Captian Cook's Adventures in the South Seas.
Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co., 1880.
Language: Text in English
Size: 6.5" X 4.5".
Pages: vi-124 pages.
Binding: Very good, near fine, original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, ex-libris of a previous owner on the first end paper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece, the illustrated title page, and the two full-page illustrations.

Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies in this nice binding variant available for sale worldwide).

The book: A rare Victorian publication, "The Cannibal Islands; Captain Cook's Adventures in the South Seas" by Robert Michael Ballantyne, presents an engaging narrative of Captain James Cook's exploratory voyages in the Pacific Ocean. Published in 1880, this work vividly recounts the adventures and encounters of Captain Cook and his crew, including their interactions with the indigenous peoples of the South Seas, some of whom were feared to be cannibals. Ballantyne's storytelling, combined with historical facts, makes this book an exciting read for those interested in the Age of Exploration.

The Author: Robert Michael Ballantyne (1825–1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction, renowned for his adventure stories that often contained elements of real historical events and figures. "The Cannibal Islands" is among his works that blend meticulous research with imaginative storytelling, offering readers both entertainment and insight into the explorations that shaped our understanding of the world.


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