Through and through the tropics : thirty thousand miles of travel in Polynesia, Australasia, and India

Through and through the tropics : thirty thousand miles of travel in Polynesia, Australasia, and India

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THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES r lL^P^ T0& t^u A HINDOO PRINCESS. THROUGH AND THROUGH THE TROPICS MILES OF TRAVEL30,000 IN AND INDIAPOLYNESIA, AUSTRALASIA, By FRANK VINCENT, Jr. AUTHOR OF "'THE LAND OF THE WHITE ELEPHANT" AND FINN ETC."NORSK, LAPP, SECOND EDITION NEW YORK HARPER & FRANKLINBROTHERS, SQUARE Entered to Act of in theaccording Congress, year 1875, by HARPER & BROTHERS, of atIn the Office of the Librarian Congress, Washington. » v * ek 9 & > > « o * e« G \ ^ TO BARON DE HUBNER, EMBASSADOR, MINISTER, HISTORIAN, AN HONORED COMPANION IN SEVERAL ASIATIC JOURNEYS, THIS VOLUME is Eefcfcatefc.Hespectfulln UBSETS PREFACE. The and favor with whichgreat unexpected first work was both at home andmy received, has emboldened me to write aabroad, second, and to offer it in the that it willpresumption not be less fortunate. I am the more hopeful that this be the since all I tocase,may profess do is to in thenarrate, manner andsimplest without what I haveexaggeration, seen,myself and A few ofheard, the follow-experienced. in variouschaptersing originally appeared maga- and are here condensed and revised. Inzines, them and their Ipresenting companions, repeat the with which Hindoo writers some-aspiration times crown their andlabors,literary exclaim, " —Khwaninda khoosh-bashud !" the readerMay be !pleased F. V., Jr. New York, October, 1875. CONTENTS. I.CHAPTER THE CONTINENT.SOUTHERLY AROUND Phenom-Fleece.—of the Golden PhosphoricFlying-fish.

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THE LIBRARY
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LOSANGELES
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T0&t^uA HINDOO PRINCESS.