Honolulu. 1860. ,48,8,49-96pp. Quarto. Dbd. Mild foxing and toning. About very good. Item #WRCAM50394
A year-long run of this important periodical, comprised of Volume 17, issues 1-12 (January- December, 1860). This copy with an eight- page supplement bound in after issue No. 6 (June). THE FRIEND is a gold mine of information on Hawaii and the Pacific during the years covered. Damon was a prominent early missionary with a keen interest in maritime affairs, and the issues are full of news of ships, cargoes, other Pacific islands and Pacific voyages, whaling, advertisements, news from California and other shores of the Pacific. This remarkable Hawaiian periodical is of the greatest possible interest for a Pacific or Hawaii collection. FORBES 1388. HOWES D44 (ref).