OMAI First Polynesian Ambassador to England, by Thomas Clark - 1940 [Ltd Ed]
OMAI First Polynesian Ambassador to England Thomas Clark 1940 Ltd Ed Scarce
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.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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