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Hawaiian Furniture and Hawaii's Cabinetmakers 1820 - 1940 [INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

Jenkins, Irving; Michael D. Horikawa (photogr.)

ISBN 10: 0960793852 / ISBN 13: 9780960793853
Published by The Daughters of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1983
Condition: vg Hardcover

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1/200. Green cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine in original green cloth slipcase with color illustrated paste-down. Inscribed by author on verso of limitation page: "With warmest Aloha, Irving Jenkins, Dec. 1983." In seven parts: 1) The early timber industry in Hawaii. 2) Itinerant carpenters and missionary furniture makers in the Hawaiian Kingdom. 3) Cabinetmakers in the Kamehameha Dynasty. 4) Cabinetmakers and furniture companies in the Kalakaua Period. 5) Chinese furniture manufacturers from the Kalakaua Period into the twentieth century. 6) Twentieth-century cabinetmakers, craftsmen and designers. 7) Umeke, Hikiee and Kahili stands: A note on three distinctively Hawaiian furnishing. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of photographs. Some color plates tipped-in. Sunning on slipcase and book spine. Top- and fore-edge of slipcase rear sunned. Sporadic foxing on first and last few leaves. Slipcase and binding in good+, interior in very good to near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 29235

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Title: Hawaiian Furniture and Hawaii's ...

Publisher: The Daughters of Hawaii, Honolulu

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: Stated First Printing (Limited edition).

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June Gutmanis brings us another of her well-documented scholarly works of interest to both the layman and the researcher. This one is about the meaning and function of ancient Hawaiian prayer.The organization of Na Pule Kahiko helps to put the pantheon of Hawaiian gods into perspective. T hrough man's intimate relationship with his gods and his own independence, we glimpse the high culture of early Hawaii before it became historic and civilized.

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