Lot 122: Hawaiian Mat and Basket Weaving 1906

PBA Galleries

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Lot 122: Author: Brigham, William T.; Title: Mat and Basket Weaving of the Ancient Hawaiians: Described and Compared with the Basketry of the Other Pacific Islanders; Place Published: Honolulu, HI; Publisher: Bishop Museum Press; Date Published: 1906; Description: iv, 162 pp. + photograph plates at rear. Color photograph plate of a Makaloa Mat as frontispiece, several photographs within text. 32x24 cm (12½x9½") original brown printed wrappers. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Vol. II, No. 1.An unopened copy of this significant work on Hawaiian mat and basket weaving, nets and netting. Label from a Netherlands bookseller covering the Bishop Museum imprint on front wrapper. Condition: Spine ends chiped, light wear to edges; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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