Author:HOWARTH, David COOK, James BLIGH STEVENSON, Robert Louis

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Tahiti : A Paradise Lost. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: HOWARTH, David COOK, James BLIGH STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1984,:

Seller ID: 18572


HOWARTH, David. Tahiti : A Paradise Lost. New York : Viking Press, (1984). First U.S. Printing. Pp 226. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth spine. "This is a fascinating and cautionary tale, told largely in the words of the island's most famous visitors." James Cook, Captain Bligh, Herman Melville, RobertLouis Stevenson, &c. 16 chapters including : 3. The French in Arcady; 4. E ndeavour; 5. The Transit of Venus; 6. Sailors Imparadised; 7. 'Noble Savages'; 8. Spanish Observers; 9. The First Preachers; 10. Cook's Last Visit; 11. Mutiny; 12. The Mission of the Duff; 13. Muskets and Mercenaries.... View more info