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Baker, Ray Jerome
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,700 USD
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260
Baker, Ray Jerome
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,700 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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Baker, Ray Jerome

Honolulu Then and Now.  A Photographic Record of Progress in the City of Honolulu.  [Honolulu: by the author,] (1941)

Oblong 4to (8  1/8  x 10  7/8  in.; 206 x 278 mm).  172 fine photographic plates, lettered tissue-guards; minor darkening to edges of a few text leaves.  Original patterned blue cloth, printed paper label; label rubbed, spine ends repaired, some staining to endleaves, embossed notary seal on front free endpaper.


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Catalogue Note

Inscribed and signed by Baker on the front free endpaper.  Ray Jerome Baker (1880–1972) was an Illinois-born photographer who settled in Hawaii in 1910.  In addition to photographing many aspects of Hawaii life and culture, he also collected 19th-century photograps of the islands.  His collection of 360,000 images was bequeathed to the Bishop Museum.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York