Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 16mo; 28 pages
Publisher: Tavewa Island: Fiji Isles Paradise, 1997.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk
An unblemished first edition of the Sketches from a Tropc Isle, drawn and annotated in the Fiji Islands by Charles van Sandwyk. Booklet in printed carton wrapper with tipped on turtle drawing. Signed by Charles van Sandwyk on the title page, a lovely presentation.
How may I speak of my island home so you can know my love for her?
Would it be hard to believe that a man could belong to his land and she to him?
My youthful cup, which once brimmed with pride and wisdom,
has been emptied of everything but this very love. .