The Hawaiian guide book, containing a brief description of the Hawaiian Islands, their harbors, agricultural resources, plantations, scenery, volcanoes, climate, population, and commerce. Henry M. Whitney.

The Hawaiian guide book, containing a brief description of the Hawaiian Islands, their harbors, agricultural resources, plantations, scenery, volcanoes, climate, population, and commerce

Honolulu: Henry M. Whitney ... White & Bauer ... San Francisco ... Gordon & Gotch, Sydney, 1875. First edition, 4,000 copies, second issue of the ad at p. 36 and at p. 61, per Forbes, but with the first issue ad at p. 111; 12mo, pp. [12] ads on purple paper, 36, [4] ads on yellow paper, 37-60, [4] ads on yellow paper, 61-96, [4] ads on yellow paper, 97-110, [4] ads on yellow paper, 111-144; folding map, 2 full-page wood engravings inside the front and back wrapper, the back wrapper slightly defective with tears and chips out, but the image is pretty much complete, including the caption; original printed yellow wrappers; wrappers worn, the spine largely perished. A good, serviceable copy. Forbes 3106: "The first Hawaiian publication specifically designed as a guidebook for tourists." Item #54110

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