History of the Hawaiian Islands: embracing their antiquities, mythology, legends, discovery by Europeans in the sixteenth century, re-discovery by Cook, with their civil, religious and political history, from the earliest traditional period to the present time. James Jackson Jarves.
History of the Hawaiian Islands: embracing their antiquities, mythology, legends, discovery by Europeans in the sixteenth century, re-discovery by Cook, with their civil, religious and political history, from the earliest traditional period to the present time.
History of the Hawaiian Islands: embracing their antiquities, mythology, legends, discovery by Europeans in the sixteenth century, re-discovery by Cook, with their civil, religious and political history, from the earliest traditional period to the present time.
History of the Hawaiian Islands: embracing their antiquities, mythology, legends, discovery by Europeans in the sixteenth century, re-discovery by Cook, with their civil, religious and political history, from the earliest traditional period to the present time.

History of the Hawaiian Islands: embracing their antiquities, mythology, legends, discovery by Europeans in the sixteenth century, re-discovery by Cook, with their civil, religious and political history, from the earliest traditional period to the present time.

Honolulu: Charles Edwin Hitchcock, 1847. Third edition revised, but first Hawaiian edition; 8vo, pp. 240, text in double column; a number of wood engravings in the text (1 full page); 20th-century calf-backed marbled boards; a very nice, sound copy. With the ownership inscription of Ephriam A. Chapman, Oahu, Aug. 20, 1848. "The author, a member of the American Oriental Society, first arrived in Oahu in 1837. He founded and edited the Polynesian, the first newspaper published in the Hawaiian Islands" Forbes 1654; Hill p. 154. Hunnewell p. 44; Sabin 35796. Item #54126

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