Lot 53 of 253:
Life and death of Hawaii's last queen  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Passing of Liliuokalani - two variant issues
Author:
Hodges, William C., Jr.
Place:
Honolulu
Publisher:
Honolulu Star Bulletin
Date:
[1918]
Description:

Each 72 pp. With 27 full-page illustrations from photographs, 2 in color including the frontispiece. 20x12 cm (8x4¾"), variant bindings of purple cloth decorated & lettered in gilt, and tan boards decorated & lettered in black. First Editions.

Brief history of the life of Queen Liliuokalani, last reigning monarch of Hawaii, followed by a detailed description of her death, funeral and burial. 7

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Condition:
Cloth-bound issue with spine a bit faded, color ownership bookplate affixed to dedication page; boards issue with darkening along spine, front joint and top of front cover, some cover soiling; both very good.
 
Item number:
283394
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