Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands. Charles NORDHOFF.
Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands.

Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands.

New York: Harper & Bros, 1874.

Octavo, frontispiece map, illustrations; original cloth.

Native Hawaiian surfing action

First American edition, in book form, of this popular travel account, including a a dramatic engraved illustration of native Hawaiian surfing action. The book was originally serialized for Harper's New Monthly Magazine and gives a good impression of how Hawaii was understood in the continental United States during the 1870's. It includes good descriptions of sugar plantation methods, native life and agriculture, ranching, and the like.

First American edition, in book form, of this popular travel account, including a a dramatic engraved illustration of native Hawaiian surfing action. The book was originally serialized for Harper's New Monthly Magazine and gives a good impression of how Hawaii was understood in the continental United States during the 1870's. It includes good descriptions of sugar plantation methods, native life and agriculture, ranching, and the like.

Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 3060.

Condition Report: Spine ends a bit rubbed, a very good copy.

Price (AUD): $825.00

US$609.49   Other currencies

Ref: #3002968

Condition Report