Title: Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred ...
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology; Government Printing Office, Washington
Publication Date: 1909
Book Condition: Good
Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology; Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909. By Nathaniel B. Emerson, A.M., M.D. Hardcover, 288 pages with b&w illustration plates of significant Hawaiian flora, hula poses, etc, musical notations. Condition: GOOD. Original cloth binding is loose and may need rebinding. Small rip and waterstain at the bottom of titlepage, otherwise all pages clean and bright. --- This book was one of the few on the hula to be published pre-1930s, and was the first Hawaiian work funded by the Bureau of American Ethnology, whose work had been restricted to American Indians until 1906. --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11532340067
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Store Description: Established in 1995, Mauna Kea Galleries is a predominant source for all Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts, antiques, and artworks. A longtime passion for owners Mark and Carolyn Blackburn, the gallery is well known throughout the world for its vast inventory of rare objects. We stock rare Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts including a selection of rare books and engravings of Hawaii and the Pacific. Our inventory includes classics like "Captain Cook's Voyages" and Isabella Bird's "Six Months In the Sandwich Islands," among many other popular titles.