Lot 139: Author: Neal, Geo. F., editor; Title: Moslem Herald. Vol. 1, No. 1 through Vol. 1, No. 19 [all published]; Place Published: [At sea] On Board Steamship "Zealandia"; Publisher: George F. Neal; Date Published: Oct. 11 - Nov. 1, 1900; Description: 19 four-page issues. Illustrations from photographs, drawings, etc. (4to) 29.5x22.5 cm (11¾x9") period red cloth, lettered in gilt on front.Published nearly daily during a three week excursion in October, 1900 from San Francisco to the Hawaiian islands by the nobles of the Ancient Order f the Mystic Shrine, their wives and lady relatives. Three 6½x8½" photographs from the excursion laid in. OCLC locates only a single copy, at the Huntington Library. Condition: Binding worn, partially disbound, several issues detached at rear; good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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