Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
Square 8vo. Pp. xii, 68. With 31 autotype illustrations, being beautiful photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. Protected by tissue guards. Publisher's pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt, g.e., extremities somewhat rubbed. 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 which resulted from Stuart-Wortley's visit to the island in 1880. The text is written by Annie Brassey who visited Tahiti in 1876. Robinson p.202. Theakstone p. 32-3.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 120139
€ 1050.00 [Appr.: US$ 1229.73 | £UK 929 | JP¥ 138240]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, tahiti, tahitian, pacific, travel, exploration, photograph, photo