Lot 116: Hawaiian Monarchy History

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:18

Lot 116: Author: Alexander, W.D.; Title: History of the Later Years of the Hawaiian Monarchy and Revolution of 1893; Place Published: [Honolulu]; Publisher: Hawaiian Gazette Company; Date Published: 1896; Description: [5] leaves, 239 pp. 23 photo plates, including 1 double-page view of Honolulu, 22 full-page decorative display ads printed in sepia and blue. (Oblong 8vo) original red cloth with title and decoration in gilt and black. First Edition.A rather biased account of the last years of the Hawaiian monarchy, but full of detail and well-illustrated. "An indispensable work on this most volatile period of Hawaiian history" - Forbes 4721. Condition: Light wear and soiling, front joint splitting, lacking front free endpaper, hinges cracked; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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