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Kiana: A Tradition of Hawaii by James Jackson Jarves - First Edition - 1857 - from Kona Bay Books (SKU: 1012)

Kiana: A Tradition of Hawaii

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Kiana: A Tradition of Hawaii

by James Jackson Jarves

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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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Bookseller
Kona Bay Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1012
Title
Kiana: A Tradition of Hawaii
Author
James Jackson Jarves
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Monroe and Company
Place of Publication
Boston and Cambridge
Date published
1857
Keywords
Hawaii, Liholiho, monarchy
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Kona Bay Books is Hawaii's largest independent bookstore, offering an extensive selection of used books and a well-curated selection of new Hawaiiana books.

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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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