Lot 217 of 392:
Two booklets on Hawaii  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$96
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
Two booklets on Hawaii
Author:
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Includes:

  • 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
Condition:
First lacking rear wrapper, with foxing to front wrapper and owner's inscription dated 1884; both very good.
 
Item number:
269985a
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