Olelo No'eau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings

Pukui, Mary Kawena;Dietrich Varez, illustrator

Published by Honolulu, Hawai'i: Bishop Museum Press, Bernice P. Bishop Museum special publication 71, 1983, 1983
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Title: Olelo No'eau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical ...

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawai'i: Bishop Museum Press, Bernice P. Bishop Museum special publication 71, 1983

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Presumed first edition. ISBN 0-910240-92-2. [xx], 351 p. The author was the foremost living expert on the Hawaiian language. These sayings, poems, myths, jokes, puns, legends, epigrams, etc., with Pukui's translations into English, and usually with an additional note on the meaning, give a deep insight into Hawaiian beliefs and culture. Includes illustrations. This is wonderful reading even if you are not a student of language, culture, sociology, linguistics, etc. Includes indexes, bibliography. Tomato red cloth hard cover; gilt titles; dust jacket with cream background and deep rust-red titles and illustration. Text in English and Hawaiian. Fine in fine dust jacket. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 3/4"); extra postage will be required for foreign shipments. Bookseller Inventory # 081514MP

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