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Cheever, Henry T.
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8001,200
LOT SOLD. 720 USD
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161
Cheever, Henry T.
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 720 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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Cheever, Henry T.

The Island World of the Pacific: being the Personal Narrative and Results of Travel through the Sandwich or Hawaiian Islands, and other Parts of Polynesia. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. Additional pictorial title-page (dated 1850) with wood-engraved portrait of Kamehameha III, frontispiece, wood-engraved plates, folding engraved map of the Pacific Islands, publisher's ads at end; foxed. Publisher's blind-panelled green cloth gilt; recased, corners repaired. — Life in the Sandwich Islands: or, The Heart of the Pacific, as It Was and Is. New York: Published by A. S. Barnes, 1851. Additional pictorial tinted wood-engraved title-page, tinited wood-engraved plates, wood-engraved text vignettes including a full-page map of the Hawaiian Islands; some foxing. Publisher's blind-panelled green cloth gilt, endpapers printed with publisher's ads. —  [Another edition.] London: Richard Bentley, 1851. Engraved frontispiece of "Old Hawaiian Idols"; title-page and frontispiece foxed and offset. Publisher's maroon cloth; rebacked, rubbed, faded. — [Another edition.] New York: Published by A. S. Barnes, 1856. Additional pictorial tinted wood-engraved title-page, tinited wood-engraved plates, wood-engraved text vignettes including a full-page map of the Hawaiian Islands; lightly browned. Publisher's blind-panelled brown cloth gilt; rubbed.

Together 4 volumes, in 8s or 12s.


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Literature

Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography 1801, 1803, 1804

Catalogue Note

First and other editions of works by one of the most reliable mid-nineteenth-century observers of Hawaii.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York