Lot 126 of 435:
Hawaiian King Kalakaua in Hawaiian newspaper 1875  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Issue of the Canadian Messenger with engraving of Hawaiian King David Kalakaua on front page, with brief description
Author:
Place:
Montreal, Canada
Publisher:
Date:
January 15, 1875
Description:

Whole issue Vol. X, No. 2 offered. Semi-monthly. 8 pp., an uncut signature. 37x27 cm (14½x10½").

"King David Kalakaua, who was recently elected to the Throne of the Kingdom of the Sandwich Islands, and is now visiting the United States, is thirty-eight years old, about five feet eleven inches in height, and something darker than a Chinaman in color. He has a good education, and is possessed of a vigorous will, and is determined to preserve the independence of the islands which form his kingdom..."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Old folds, horizontal and vertical, with some wear and neat tape repairs along them; very good, an uncommon and interesting piece of Hawaiiana.
 
Item number:
291032
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