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Title: Omai, Pacific Envoy
Description: Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland University Press. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0196479525) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Omai met Samuel Wallis in 1767 and Captain James Cook in 1769 in Tahiti.[1] In August 1773 he embarked from Huahine on the British ship HMS Adventure , commanded by Tobias Furneaux becoming the second Pacific Islander to visit Europe, after Ahu-toru who was brought to Paris by Bougainville in 1768. CONDITION Red bds (unworn) personal inscription from the Author to dedication page, xviii, 364pp, tipped-in colour plates, B/W plates, drawings, maps. DJ has mild fading to spine and faintest wear to spine ends and tips. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.

Keywords: 0196479525

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 15425

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