THE LEGENDS AND MYTHS OF HAWAII: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People

By: His Hawaiian Majesty King David Kalakaua

Price: $15.20

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Book Condition: Very Good


530pp. plus (v.). B/white frontispiece (author portrait), plus like half-tone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Two minor reading creases on firm spine. Colour-art illustrated card wrapper bumped and creased. An original price label tipped-in over half-title page, else textblock unmarked. Originally published in 1888 by Charles L. Webster, New York, this 1984 edition contains an introduction by Terrence Barrow. Combining many traditional legends with stories about historical incidents, contents include: Prelims. List of Illustrations. Introduction. Preface. Hawaiian Legends: Introduction. numerous chapters. Appendix. Publisher's Promo. Book weight approx. 430g.

Title: THE LEGENDS AND MYTHS OF HAWAII: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People

Author Name: His Hawaiian Majesty King David Kalakaua

Categories: Mythology, History - General,

Edition: First Thus, 19th Impression

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, and Tokyo, Japan, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1984

ISBN Number: 080481032X

ISBN Number 13: 9780804810326

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 12mo - (approx. 18cm x 11cm)

Seller ID: 013839

Keywords: History, History By Country, Hawaii, Myths and Legends, Literature, King David Kalakaua (1836-1890)