A World Away; A Canadian Adventure on Easter Island

By: Reid, Helen Evans

Price: $15.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Original light brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. METEI , Medical Expedition to Easter Island, was Canada's contribution to International Biological Year 1965. This book by one of the party, a paediatrician, traces the project from beginning to end in a somewhat light-hearted vein. 37 members of the party, 230 sailors, and several visiting journalists set off from Halifax on November 15, returning three months later. Purpose of the expedition was to enumerate and study the entire population in order to assess their current conditions and prospects for the future. The island is owned by Chile, two thousand miles east. 166 pp.

Title: A World Away; A Canadian Adventure on Easter Island

Author Name: Reid, Helen Evans

Illustrator: Map and Photos

Categories: Social History,

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1965

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 007190

Keywords: NOISBN Medical. Social History.