Lot 97 of 541:
Two booklets on Hawaii  

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Two booklets on Hawaii


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Various dates



  • Armstrong, S.C. Lessons from the Hawaiian Islands. Reprinted from the Journal of Christian Philosophy. Pp. [200]-229. 23x14.8 cm, original front wrapper. [Hampton, Va.]: 1884.
  • Dole, Sanford B. Evolution of Hawaiian Land Tenures: Read before the Hawaiian Historical Society, December 5th, 1892. Issued as Papers of the Hawaiian Historical Society, No. 3. 18 pp. 23.3x15.2 cm, original printed wrappers. [Honolulu]: 1892.

The first work recounts Hawaiian history from the discovery of the islands by James Cook through the missionary establishments to about 1880, with emphasis on the racial vulnerability of the native Hawaiians to the onslaught of the energetic European nations; the second work covers land tenures from the time of Kamehameha I to 1847.

Lot Amendments

First lacking rear wrapper, with foxing to front wrapper and owner's inscription dated 1884; both very good.

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