Lot 120: Brigham's Hawaiian Feather Work, 1/300 Copies

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:19

Lot 120: Author: Brigham, William T.; Title: Hawaiian Feather Work. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History; Place Published: Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands; Publisher: Bishop Museum Press; Date Published: 1899; Description: Vol. I (only). [ii], 81, [1] blank + [2] index pp. (Folio) 31x24.5 cm (12x9½"), original front wrapper. Color frontispiece, 14 plates (incl. one in color), numerous black and white text illustrations. One of 300 copies. First Edition.The first scholarly monograph on this subject. Forbes 4995. Condition: Spine perished, lacking rear wrapper, front wrapper chipped and with some soiling; pages edges lightly chipped; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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