Cloth 8vo. 406pp.+ 12pp. ads. Frontis, title vignette, 7 inx9 in fold-out inMap of the Island World in, map in text, and 16 b/w illustrations from engravings (among them inHonolulu and its Environs in and inMission Premises at Hilo in). Dark blue cloth boards with gilt decoration and embossed borders. Cheever visited Hawaii in 1850. Among the topics covered are Honolulu and Hilo, the fisheries, canoes, politics and religion, protestant missionaries and prospects of Popery, Princess Kapiolani, the crater at Kilauea, volcanoes, coral hunting, etc. Corners bumped, fraying to spine ends, new endpapers, top 1 in of ffepp clipped off, foxing throughout, heaviest at earlieast and lates pages, overall good. 1st edition. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-01168
Title: The Island World of the Pacific: being the ...
Publisher: Harper & Brothers., New York.
Publication Date: 1851
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Pranava Books, 2018. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1850 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Language: eng 450 pages. Seller Inventory # 100154419450
Book Description William Collins, Glasgow. Soft cover. Condition: Poor. No date, c. 1870. Small 8vo. pp304. Engraved frontis. Publisher's printed and decorated wraps, worn and with loss to spine. Seller Inventory # 04550
Book Description Glasgow, William Collins, n.d. First UK Edition; 8vo; pp. 304; frontispiece; appendix; original cloth, title and decoration in gilt on spine, gilt decoration on cloth, spine and corners bumped, bookplate, previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper, pages browned, a good copy. Seller Inventory # 56937
Book Description William Collins, Glasgow, 1852. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First. No date of publication but c1852 - ownership name on first free endpaper dated 1852. Also has the armorial bookplate of Roddam J Roddam. 304 pages. Paper uniformly browned. Wood-engraved frontispiece of Kilauea by Moonlight. Original blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine, somewhat faded, spine softened to head and foot. Size: 9 x 6 Inches , 27 x 20 Cms . Hardback. Seller Inventory # BW/1796
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1851. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First Edition. Original blue publisher's cloth with gilt volcano on front cover, 8vo. xii, 406pp, (1) map of Hawaiian Islands, (12) publisher's ads. Fold-out map of the Island World partly reinforced with clear tape, numerous engraved plates. Prelims moderately foxed, moderate scattered foxing throughout, mild wear at head of spine and corners, else binding and hinges tight, VG+. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 80593
Book Description New York, Harper Brothers, 1856., 1856. 8vo; pp. 407; patterned endpapers, frontispiece, 19 engravings, 1 fold out map, appendix; original quarter brown leather binding with brown cloth, title lettered in gilt on spine, pages browned, library stamp on title page, a good copy. Seller Inventory # 78654
Book Description William Colins. N.d. c., 1850. 1st UK Ed. Sm. 8vo. 304pp. Frontis. Contemporary inscription, some light browning, upper hinge cracked, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth, some fading and light waterstaining, spine sl. chipped. Henry T. (Henry Theodore), Cheever 1814-1897. In the early 1840s he voyaged as a passenger on the whaleship Commodore Preble and in late 1849 or early 1850 published The Whale and His Captors, a major source for Herman Melville s Moby-Dick (1851). US$143. Seller Inventory # 253752