Pacific Paradises: The Discovery of Tahiti & Hawaii

By: Lummis, Trevor

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Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo; 212 pages with notes, bibliography, and index. Illustrated with period reproductions. -------------- Captain Wallis discovered Tahiti in 1767 when plans were being made in London to send a scientific expedition to the Pacific. His reports of the island were so favorable that Tahiti soon became a favored place for artists and scientists, as well as a source for provisions and recreation for European ships. Told from a British perspective this well-documented tale is essential reading.

Title: Pacific Paradises: The Discovery of Tahiti & Hawaii

Author Name: Lummis, Trevor

Categories: Travel, Voyages & Exploration,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: UK, Sutton Press: 2005

ISBN Number: 0750938935

ISBN Number 13: 9780750938938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 010974

Keywords: Oceania History; Voyages; Expeditions & Discoveries,