People of the Old World. Captain James Cook, Tahiti.
People of the Old World.
People of the Old World.

People of the Old World.

Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill, ca 1845. Wraps. A children's chapbook with illustrations and descriptions of the people and places of the world, including the Tahitians based on Captain Cook's voyage. Other countries include England, Scotch People, Holland, Icelanders, Danes, Swiss Peasantry, Burmese or Siamese, China, Persian People, Circassians, and Otaheitans. The text states in the description of Otaheitans, "How strangely these people are dressed!... they appear to be engaged in some religious ceremony." 48mo, 16 pp, b&w ills throughout. Yellow paper wraps, with title in black within decorated border and cover illustration, sewn binding. Covers dusty, chipped at back cover, internally dusty at edges o/w very good. OCLC: 18172371. Very good overall. Item #21857

Price: $125.00

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