OMAI First Polynesian Ambassador to England, by Thomas Clark - 1940 [Ltd Ed]


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Very gently used. AS IS. Please see description and photos for more information.

OMAI First Polynesian Ambassador to England Thomas Clark 1940 Ltd Ed Scarce

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Omai: First Polynesian Ambassador to England

by Thomas Blake Clark

SUBTITLE: "The True Story of his Voyage There in 1774 with Captain Cook; of how he was Feted by Fanny Burney, Approved by Samuel Johnson, Entertained by Mrs Thrale & Lord Sandwiich and Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."

A handsome book bound with multi colored linen over tapa rice cover papered boards, printed on luxury paper. 115 pages. 7.75 X 9.75 inches.

This is one of only 500 copies printed and published by: The Colt Press, UK. 1940

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition.

  • Quarter-bound linen with handmade paper over boards.
  • Slight bumping to lower corners of covers.
  • Linen exhibits very faint signs of aging, perhaps foxing.
  • Binding is strong and firm.
  • Interior is free of writing and intentional marks
  • Inside pages are lightly tanned.
  • Issues slight stain to top and bottom of cover,
  • Owner's signature on front endsheet.
  • Text block edges are deckled.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20160323

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Topic: Political
Year Printed: 19610000
Special Attributes: Signed
Origin: English
Author: Thomas Blake Clark
Publisher: The Colt Press
Original/Reproduction: Original
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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