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BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE): - Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.

. Square 8vo. Pp. xii, 68. With 31 auto type illustrations, being beautiful photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley, protected by tissue guards. Publisher's pictorial cloth, decorated in gilt, g.e., extremities somewhat rubbed. Binding lightly shaken but firm. Old ownership signature on front endpaper. Occasionally minor spotting. Small tear neatly repaired to inner margin of pages 41/2. First edition of this charming book about Tahiti based on Stuart-Wortley's visit to the island in 1880. (The same year as the Kingdom of Tahiti became of French colony). Stuart-Wortley has written the preface and the main text is written by Annie Brassey who visited Tahiti in 1876. She made the grand tour of the island and fell in love with it. Robinson p.202. Theakstone p. 32-3.
EUR 950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1011.47 | £UK 820 | JPą 156532] Book number 120139

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