A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852. Watercolors, Paintings, & Drawings by... With an Account of His Life & Travels by David W. Forbes. Foreword by Richard H. Dillon

By: James Gay Sawkins (1806-1878)

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Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, Number 197. LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, designed by Jack W. Stauffacher of the The Greenwood Press, binding by Cardoza-James Binding Company. Oblong 4to. 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. (126) pp. Half-title, two-toned frontispiece map of the Hawaiian Islands, title page printed in 2 colors, 3 black-and-white portraits, 42 color plates; text clean, unmarked. Beige cloth, printed paper spine label, plain paper dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Prospectus in original mailing envelope. KJ319-197. Fine. "Sawkins' depictions offer a nostalgic glimpse of long since vanished landscapes and inhabitants of mid-nineteenth century Hawaii. None of the selections in this collection have been reproduced previously. The reproductions are accompanied by descriptive notes and accounts of the present-day location of each." Harlan. Included in the Rounce and Coffin Club Exhibition of Western Books. REFERENCE: Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 197.

Title: A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852. Watercolors, Paintings, & Drawings by... With an Account of His Life & Travels by David W. Forbes. Foreword by Richard H. Dillon

Author Name: James Gay Sawkins (1806-1878)

Categories: Book Club of California,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KJ319-197

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