Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have shelfwear and rubbing. Corners bumped. No DJ. Flaps have been removed and glued in back. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. ISBN from 2003 edition. Illustrated B&W photos. Stated First. 150 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1971. ISBN: 038506974X. Easter Island has puzzled men ever since Europeans first discovered it early in the eighteenth century. Ironically, those first sailors narrowly missed the key to the enigma. If they had landed on the windswept Pacific island only forty years earlier, scholars believe, they might have stumbled upon a highly advanced civilization at the very moment of destroying itself.