The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands. ISABELLA L. BIRD.
The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands.

The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands.

New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1882. Fifth edition. Stock ID #173268

One folding map, wood-engraved frontispiece, 10 wood-engraved illustrations (2 full page) and letterpress tables in the text, [i-xvi] + 318pp, Prefatory note (to the Second Edition), contents and list of illustrations, original brown cloth with gilt embossed vignette of a palm tree and hut on the front board, blind border, patterned endpapers; 19.8 x 13cm. Introductory blanks slightly spotted, several leaves unopened (and a couple carelessly with no loss), a very good, bright copy,

An engaging epistolary account "written to a near relation, and often hastily and under great difficulties" (Preface). Immensely popular and often quoted, this edition follows the text of the revised second edition, which appeared in 1876 with a new preface and an appendix on 'Leprosy and the Leper Settlement on Molokal', as well chapters on Hawaiian Affairs and History.

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