HE HOIKEHONUA, HE MEA IA E HOAKAKA'II KE ANO O KA HONUA NEI, A ME NA MEA MALUNA IHO.

Oahu, Hawaii: Mea pai palapa'la a na misionari, 1845. vii,[5],[7]-197pp. including numerous woodcut illustrations. Early paper boards, cloth spine. Front hinge repaired. Minor foxing. Else very good. Item #WRCAM53088

The heavily illustrated third edition of a Hawaiian-language world geography, after the first two editions of 1832 and 1836. "Although based largely on Woodbridge's geography, this unusually lavishly illustrated work has a section not found in that work. Following preliminary matters, there appears (on pp.43-52) a general geographic description of each of the main Hawaiian islands, ending with comments on 'Na moku kanaka ole' (the islands with people), or Molokini, Kaula, Lehua, and Nihoa" - Forbes. With numerous woodcuts depicting both Hawaiian and foreign scenes. FORBES 1552. JUDD 278. SABIN 105096

Price: $2,500.00