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Obookiah, Henry

[Dwight, Edwin Welles.]  Memoirs of Henry Obookiah, a Native of Owhyhee, and a Member of the Foreign Mission School.  New Haven, Ct: published at the office of the Religious Intelligencer, 1818

12mo (6 x 4 in.; 152 x 102 mn).  Engraved frontispiece portrait; scattered browning and spotting.  Later calf gilt spine, original blue paper boards; some wear and soiling.

 

 


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Provenance

Memoirs, 1st ed.: Hannah Bliss (signature, 1819) — Bingham: Elizabeth Haudt (school presentation inscription, 1871)

Literature

Memoirs, 1st ed.: Forbes 478 — 2nd ed.: Sabin4342

Catalogue Note

First edition of "the first full biography of a Hawaiian" (Forbes).

with: a second edition of the same work, Elizabethtown, NJ, 1819 — Hiram Bingham.  Bartimeus, of the Sandwich Islands.  New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1844]

Together, 3 vols.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York