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Kaahumanu: A Memorial Read Before the Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific Islands, December 6, 1892 by  Mrs. H. A. P Carter - 2nd - 1899 - from Carpe Diem Fine Books (SKU: 18315)

Kaahumanu: A Memorial Read Before the Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific Islands, December 6, 1892

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Kaahumanu: A Memorial Read Before the Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific Islands, December 6, 1892

by Carter, Mrs. H. A. P

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Honolulu: R. Grieve, Electric Book and Job Printer, 1899. 2nd. Original wrappers. Second Edition, according to Hawaiian National Bibliography 4417. 34 pp. Publisher's white wrappers with gilt lettering. Text block pulled away from fragile silk tie; some wear to wrappers; previous owner name "W. B. Elkin, Honolulu, HI Dec 25 '01) with minor ink notations regarding Kaahumanu's life; still a very good copy. Ka ahumanu (1768 - 1832) ("the feathered mantle") was queen consort and acted as regent of the Kingdom of Hawai i as Kuhina Nui. She was the favorite wife of King Kamehameha I and also the most politically powerful, and continued to wield considerable power as co-ruler in the kingdom during reigns of his first two successors. - wiki. First published in 1893, here an early biography of this noted queen. The text for the first part (pg. 3-22) has been adapted from "the histories of Jarves, Bingham, Steward, and Dibble." The second part (pg. 23 to the end) is taken from 'Honolulu: Sketches of Life...in the Hawaiian Islands', by Laura Fish Judd. (Hawaiian National Bibliography 4417).

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
18315
Title
Kaahumanu: A Memorial Read Before the Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific Islands, December 6, 1892
Author
Carter, Mrs. H. A. P
Format/binding
Original wrappers
Book condition
Used
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Edition
2nd
Publisher
R. Grieve, Electric Book and Job Printer
Place of Publication
Honolulu
Date Published
1899
Keywords
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