Lot 132: Bibliography of the Hawaii inscribed 1869

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Lot 132: Author: Hunnewell, James F.; Title: Bibliography of the Hawaiian Islands; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Printed for the author; Date Published: 1869; Description: [2], 17 pp., [19]-75 leaves (printed on rectos only). (4to) 30.5x24 cm. (12x9½"), period red boards, modern black morocco spine, earlier label laid down. Limited to 100 copies.Presentation copy inscribed on the verso of the front free endpaper, "Rev. W.I. Budington, D.D., with regards of Jas. F. Hunnewell." The Rev. Dr. William Ives Budington (1814-1879), to whom the present copy is inscribed, graduated from Yale in 1834, was ordained Pastor of the First Congregational Church, Charlestown, Mass. for 14 years, and was Pastor of Clinton Ave. Congregational Church in Brooklyn, NY from 1855 till his death. Condition: Boards rubbed with some corner wear; some darkening to contents, very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $500-800
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