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From Here to Eternity

by Jones, James

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Published
1951
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First Ediiton
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$225.00

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New York: Scribners, 1951. First Ediiton. Octavo. First printing. 861 pages. Author's First Book. When this book appeared it, like The Naked and the Dead, spoke of the reality of the soldier's life in World War II. The author was appointed corporal twice and each time was reduced to private. He served at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during the Japanese… Read more
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$225.00
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San Francisco(1938): Colt Press. First Edition. 12mo. 55 pages : illustrations in woodcuts by Mallette Dean. Text in black and red, 13 x 16 cm. decorative wood covers backed in green cloth, bookseller label by firm of Gelber-Lilienthal Book Shop of San Francisco. (see James D. Hart, Rare Book Stores in San Francisco Fifty Years Ago,… Read more
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$85.00
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Report of the Director of the United States Geological Survey

by Powell, John Wesley; Clarence e Dutton; Joseph Story Curtis; Albert Williams; Charles Ablathar White Angelo Hellprin, John Adams Ryder, Israel C Russell

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Published
1884
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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Washington, DC: G.P.O., 1884. First Edition. Quarto. [8], vii-xxxii, 473 pages, 85 plates (7 double, 5 folded) illustrations (some in color), maps. The largest part is devoted to Hawaiian volcanoes on pages 80-219. Besides maps of all the major islands, it deals with the major eruptions and its effect on the population. There is also a report on the… Read more
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Chicago; (1899): Dominion Company. First Edition. Thick Quarto. 681 pages, 160 illustrations and four color maps of Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii, etc. A number of books came out that informed Americans about their new possessions. This was the most popular with both the maps and profusely illustrated. It also had contributions by President William… Read more
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$90.00
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Koloa Plantation, 1935-1935

by Alexander, Arthur C.

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Lihue, Hawaii; (1985): Kauai Historical Society. Octavo. 2nd, Revised Edition. vii, 255 pages. Photographs, Index, appendices. This expanded edition tells about the Koloa Plantation in the years following the original publication as well as a section on the Grove Farm Company and the McBryde Sugar Company. A nice folding color map of the Koloa Plantation appears… Read more
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Territory of Hawaii: Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1925. First Edition. Thick Large Octavo. xvi, 915 pages, profusely illustration. This work expanded the earlier Men of Hawaii to inlcude the scientific, civic and other neglected personalities. As the earliest pioneers from the early period. Besides providing an early history of Hawaii and its rulers, it also includes much… Read more
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Memoirs of the Hawaiian Revolution (3 Volume Set in Original slipcase)

by Thurston, Lorrin A.; Sanford B. Dole; Andrew Farrell (ed)

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Published
1936
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Limited Edition
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$850.00

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Honolulu: Advertiser Publishing Co., Ltd, 1936. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 600 sets published for subscribers. A set of the memoirs of Sanford B. Dole and Lorrin A. Thurston published by the Advertising Publishing Company. This set is numbered 187 with the limitation slip mounted on the lining papers of each volume. Originally written for joint serial publication with… Read more
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$850.00
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The Friend, Vol. V, No. 12 (June 15, 1847)

by Damon, Samuel Chenery; Sereno Edwards Bishop

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Published
1847
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$125.00

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Honolulu, Oah, H.I.: S.C. Damon, 1847. Quarto. 8p. A fine copy. Addresses the horrible conditions of the seaman. Besides severe beatings often leading to death, there are those who are demean them. Since the publication also wanted to promote temperance, the evangelical emphasis dealt with that also. It notes the levels of debaucery… Read more
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Ann Arbor; (1934): S.C. Andrews. Octavo. 307p. index. 3rd and best edition. Includes new images and engravings. Facsimile documents, illustrations. Cover notes: Pioneer Missionary in Kona, Hawaii. One of the problems was that while the children of the missionaries learned the native languages and often became wonderful translators they also saw… Read more
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$75.00
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Leo Hoonani

by Richards, Theodore; Ella H. Paris; Joseph Kalaina

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Honolulu(1902 But Reprinted 1945): Ka Papa Hawaii. Oblong 12 Mo. 285p. Hawaiian Language. Reprinted in 1945 as the congregation of the Kawaiaa'o Church was now filled with servicemen who loved the old hymns which here were often sung in Hawaiian and English. It was at one time the national church of the Hawaiian Kingdom and… Read more
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Hawaii and Its Race Problem

by Du Puy, William Atherton

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Published
1932
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Very Good
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$90.00

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Washington, DC: GPO, 1932. Decorated Cloth. Very Good. 131p. Inscribed by the author who was Executive Assistant of the Interior. The racial background was becoming an issue where Japanese outnumbered native Hawaiians, followed by Filipinos, Portuguese, Caucasians, Chinese, and miscellaneous other races. Much on the early culture, the missionary influence and the beginning of… Read more
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Reminiscences and Thrilling Stories of the War By Returned Heroes

by Young, James Rankin

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First Edition
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$65.00

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Chicago; (1899): J. S. Ziegler & Co. First Edition. Thick Octavo. 666 pages, color frontispiece, profusely illustrated in black and white. Vivid accounts of personal experiences by officers and men participating in the Spanish American War. Co-authored with J. Hampton Moore. The opening pages provide facsimile signatures of dozens of distinguished Americas from President McKinley, Leonard Wood, virtually all… Read more
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Resistance of Woods to Marine Borers in Hawaiian Waters

by Edmonson, Charles Howard

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Published
1955
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First Edition
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$30.00

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Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1955. First Edition. Octavo. Bulletin 217. 91pp., photo illustrated. There are no woods tha have demonstrated to be indefinitely immune to the destructive activity of marine borers under ver conditions, somw are known to possess a much higher degree of resistance than other. This book illustrates what destruction sea water can do… Read more
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