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 traditionary period to the present time.

Honolulu: Charles Edwin Hitchcock, 1847. Third edition, the first to be printed in Hawaii, with a greatly expanded and revised text. 8vo, 240 pp. Cloth sides, embossed with a decorative pattern, rubbed and soiled; calf back (rubbed and splitting on joint) but a very good copy, internally clean and fresh, of this scarce issue. From the preface: "The whole work has been re-written with much care and the history brought down to the present time...." Forbes 1654 [33164]. Item #33164

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