The Wild White Man of Badu. A Story of The Coral Sea


True story of a convict who escaped from Norfolk Island and after a voyage during which he killed and ate his companions, became chief of Badu, in Torres Strait. The natives believed him to be the reincarnation of Wongai, friend of the gods.

Publisher: Angus and Robertson

Date Published: 1950

Book Condition: Good hardcover in a fair dust jacket showing tears and tape repairs. The Boards have some minor bumping and edge wear. Previous owner’s name stamped and signed on the back of the front photo of ‘A warrior of Badu’. Some minor foxing to pages throughout, otherwise a clean and tight copy internally.


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