Fish Hooks of the Pacific Islands, Hardback Book

Fish Hooks of the Pacific Islands Hardback


The fish hook derives its form from its practical intention - to catch a fish.

But in cultures where fishing is and always has been a main livelihood, the crafting of fish hooks becomes an Art.

This volume features more than 600 fish hooks used by the peoples of the Pacific Islands, with life-size illustrations and accompanying texts.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 370 pages, 10 fold-outs, 339 colour, 31 black and white
  • Publisher: Hirmer Verlag
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Australasian & Pacific history
  • ISBN: 9783777449319



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