Patterns in Tapa


Signed and inscribed by publisher, R. F. (Ruddy) Tongg, on front innerboard. Bound in blue and white tapa cloth, this book offers poems insprired by the beauty and people of the Hawaiian islands. Photographs by Robert L. Farrier and small drawings by Marjorie Lipski. Some very light toning, some pages have minor pull tears from uncut pages. Some cover soil and edgewear. 6"x9" with 79 pages.



  • Patterns in Tapa
  • Gurre Ploner
  • Tongg Publishing Company, 1941
  • First edition