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Tahiti by Tihoti, George Calderon, 1921


Tahiti by Tihoti (George Calderon), 1921.

Brown cloth bound hardback, Grant Richards Ltd, 1st edition.

Cover worn and marked with gilt lettering. 4cm split to top of spine. Cracking to front cover joint.

Approx 260pp plus around 50 plates - from pencil sketches by the author.

Text all present and good condition for age. Some discoloration as expected, but a good copy.

George Calderon was killed in Gallipoli in 1915. He began work on his book in 1913-14, based on his diaries of his life in Tahiti which he visited in 1906.

228mm high x 155mm wide x 55mm deep.