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HAWAIIAN MEDICINE BOOK: HE BUKE LAAU LAPAAU: HE BUKE LAAU LAPAAU.

Naea Chun, Malcolm, trans. and ed.

Published by Honolulu: Bess Press, 1986., 1986
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First edition. xix, 72 pp. Gilt cloth. 8vo. Fine in DJ. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED by the editor.Text in Hawaiian and English. First publication in English of the earliest known account of Hawaiian indigenous medical concepts and practices. Dictated by the native healer Kekaha in 1837 or earlier, it was first published in Hawaiian in a Hawaiian-language newspaper in 1858-59. Foreword by Richard Kekuni Blaisdell, M.D. who notes that this ""is the first publication of Hawaiian medical materials that provides all the original text in Hawaiian with an English translation, and with extensive notes and cross-references."". Bookseller Inventory # 20002

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Title: HAWAIIAN MEDICINE BOOK: HE BUKE LAAU LAPAAU:...

Publisher: Honolulu: Bess Press, 1986.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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