Omai: First Polynesian Ambassador to England. 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 Sandwich and painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Thomas Blake Clark.
Omai: First Polynesian Ambassador to England. 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 Sandwich and painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Omai: First Polynesian Ambassador to England. 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 Sandwich and painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1941. Second Edition. 92pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] 1/2 white linen over decorative boards. Very good/Near fine. Dust jacket shows some chipping at the extremities, more so at the head of the rear panel. Item #2343

This new edition was issued in January,1941 from The Colt Press by William Roth and Jane Grabhorn. Uncommon in printed jacket. "Omai is the second of the Colt Press South Seas Series, and is the fabulous life story of the beautiful young savage whom Captain Cook brought back to England with him from the Islands in 1774. He completely captivated Rousseau-conscious England, and his success with men of distinction and women of beauty and wealth, the decadent, surfeited nobility, brought him fame and many startling intrigues." - from the jacket.

Price: $40.00

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