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First Edition, 12mo, pp. (5), 6-277, (13) 20cm; Frontis, plates, woodcut illust, dark blue boards, gold gilt title on spine, blind-stamped with elaborate border on front and rear boards, much rubbed and bumped especially along edges, a portion of the front has begun to bubble, foxing; Dedication to "His Majesty Liholiho, who is now so worthy fills the throne of the Hawaiian Islands...." Originally published with 3 plates, this copy appears to be missing the 3rd plate called, "Hawaiian Girl."
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- Kona Bay Books (US)
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- Kiana: A Tradition of Hawaii
- James Jackson Jarves
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- First Edition
- James Monroe and Company
- Place of Publication
- Boston and Cambridge
- Date published
- Hawaii, Liholiho, monarchy
- Bookseller catalogs
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