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money, and in a lesser degree mats, and boars' tusks; the head of the peculiar pig rawe, with its tusks, is still very valuable there.


Lime-box. Ysabel.

(10) Decorative Arts. There appear to be four distinct groups into which the languages of the Melanesian islands


Cocoa-nut Water-bottle. Ysabel.

here in view naturally fall; and each of these groups has a distinctive style of decoration. The Western and Eastern