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The Story of Laulii, a Daughter of Samoa. Giving Her Life, Manners and Customs of the Islanders, Peculiarities of the Race, Games, Amusements, Incidents of Many Kinds, and Matters of Interest in Connection with the Samoan People. by  William H. (ed.)  Laulii; Barnes - Hardcover - 1889 - from Munster & Company, LLC and Biblio.co.uk

The Story of Laulii, a Daughter of Samoa. Giving Her Life, Manners and Customs of the Islanders, Peculiarities of the Race, Games, Amusements, Incidents of Many Kinds, and Matters of Interest in Connection with the Samoan People.

by Willis, Laulii; Barnes, William H. (ed.)

Condition: Very Good


San Francisco: Published by Herself, 1889. 255 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Light olive green cloth-covered boards with gilt titling to cover and spine. Rubbing to extremities; bumping to head and tail of spine. Some discoloration along fore-edge of rear board. Light foxing to edges of text block. Light foxing to initial ten pages and final eight pages. Binding still sound.. Hard Cover. Very Good.


  • Bookseller: Munster & Company, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 625243
  • Title: The Story of Laulii, a Daughter of Samoa. Giving Her Life, Manners and Customs of the Islanders, Peculiarities of the Race, Games, Amusements, Incidents of Many Kinds, and Matters of Interest in Connection with the Samoan People.
  • Author: Willis, Laulii; Barnes, William H. (ed.)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Published by Herself
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1889


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gilt
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