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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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United States, War Department

The Hawaiian Islands. Report on the Physical Features, Ports of Landing, Supplies, Climate, Diseases, etc. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893.

4to, 6 folding maps, blue printed wrappers; Kenyon College withdrawl stamp on upper cover, covers and backstrip mended with cello tape, a few small tears.

[With:] Dutton, Capt. C[larence]. E[dward]. The Hawaiian Islands and People. A Lecture delivered at the U.S. National Museum ... February 9, 1884. Washington: Judd & Detweiler, 1884.

8vo, printed wrappers; backstrip mended with cloth tape, worm-holes in upper cover and first few leaves, ms. exlibris on title, some soiling.


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Literature

Forbes 4:4527 & 4:3585

Catalogue Note

 An extensive survey of the physical situation of the Islands prepared for the War Department in the year of the revolution. — Clarence Dutton, better known for his monograph on Hawaiian volcanoes, discusses the abolition of the ancient kapu system (a caste system with corresponding laws) by King Kamehameha in 1819.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York