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
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
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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