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100 Years of Progress: A Series of Ten Scenes Depicting the Varied Phases of Hawaii's Progress Painted for American Factors, Ltd., by the Distinguished American Artist, Peter Hurd, N.A. . . . .

Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984) Hurd, Peter.

Published by American Factors, Ltd.,, Honolulu, 1949
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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10 color plates, 18.75" x 14.5" each, loose as issued, ready for framing, from paintings by Peter Hurd based on sources in the "Honolulu Archives, the Bishop Museum, the Library of Hawaii and the Honolulu Academy of Arts", in portfolio (measuring 19.5" x 15.25") with interior folding flaps. With [3] p. folder, 9.25" x 14.5", containing descriptions of the scenes depicted. The scenes depict events in the history of Hawaii prior to its annexation by the United States. Upper spine of portfolio cracked along margin; otherwise fine; plates and folder like new. Rare and impressive production. OCLC locates only five copies, one in the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the others in mainland collections. Bookseller Inventory # 007593

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Title: 100 Years of Progress: A Series of Ten ...

Publisher: American Factors, Ltd.,, Honolulu

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: Very Good

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