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image of A W.W.I. period photograph album of Fanning Island, during the period of the German attack

A W.W.I. period photograph album of Fanning Island, during the period of the German attack

by Peters, W. R. [Fanning Islands; Photographs]

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Published
1920
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1920. The album captures a period of six years, mostly on Fanning Island, but also on Washington Island and later in Hawaii and British Columbia. The "official" photographer at the Fanning Island cable station appears to be W. R. Peters, and he captured the events of September 7th, 1914, when the German ship Nurnberg destroyed the cable station in… Read more
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image of Accounts of Captain Cook's Voyage to Hawaii and the American Revolution in the Edinburgh Advertiser July 1-4, 1777

Accounts of Captain Cook's Voyage to Hawaii and the American Revolution in the Edinburgh Advertiser July 1-4, 1777

by [Cook, James; Hawaii; American Revolutionary War]

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Published
1777
Condition
A very nice copy
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$275.00

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Edinburgh, 1777. Pamphlet. A very nice copy. Complete original 8pp issue of the Edinburgh Advertiser. Detailed description of the inhabitants of Ea-Oowhe (the island of Eua, now part of the Kingdom of Tonga) and life of the O-Taheitians (Tahiti), extracts from 'A Voyage Round the World in His Majesty's Sloop, Resolution, commanded by Capt. James Cook, during the… Read more
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Finding Paradise: Island Art In Private Collections

by Severson, Don R.; Horikawa, Michael D.; Saville, Jennifer

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Published
2002
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Fine in fine dj.
Edition
First edition
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$225.00

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Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts,, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine dj.. Signed by the 14 contributing authors on front free endpaper. The book features paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, including a list of the 100 essential books printed on Hawaii before the end of the 19th century. Also includes chapters on surfing, ukuleles, kitsch, quilt… Read more
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image of Hawaii King David Kalakaua, cabinet photo

Hawaii King David Kalakaua, cabinet photo

by Hawaii; Photography. [Kalakaua, King David]

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Published
1880
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Very good condition
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Honolulu: Menzies Dickson, 1880. Very good condition. Original cabinet photograph of King David Kalakaua aka David La'Amea Kamananakapu Mahinulani Naloiaehuokalani Lumialani Kalakaua (1836 -- 1891). Sometimes called "The Merrie Monarch," he was the last king of the Kingdom of Hawai'i, reigning from February 12, 1874, until his death in 1891. Kalakaua had a convivial personality and… Read more
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image of Hawaii Princess Likelike, Albumen photo

Hawaii Princess Likelike, Albumen photo

by [Hawaii; Photography]

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Fine large albumen photograph of Princess Likelike, late 19th c. copyprint after the original by Honolulu photographer J.J. Williams (although this image has sometimes been credited to Menziers Dickson). HRH Miriam Kapili Likelike Kekaukuohi (1851 -- 1887) was the sister of King David Kalakaua and Mother of Crown - Princess Victoria Kauilani Kalaninuiahilakalapa Kawekiu-i-Lunalilo. Princess Likelike was… Read more
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image of Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography. Volumes I & II

Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography. Volumes I & II

by Cooke, George Alexander

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Published
1801
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Good -
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London: Printed for C. Cooke by J. Adlard, 1801. Hardcover. Good -. Two large thick volumes, the first volume with Book 1, pertaining to Captain Cook's voyages and including the folding map of Cook's Pacific voyages, and engravings, including of kangaroo ("A singular Animal called Kanguroo found on the Coast of New Holland", p236) and the Portrait of… Read more
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The Chinese Parrot

by Biggers, Earl Derr

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Published
1926
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Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$475.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels, signed in ink on the title page by Earl Derr Biggers. Charlie Chan, Chinese-American detective on the Honolulu police force, travels from Hawaii to California, to solve a crime involving the death of a parrot, and… Read more
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Death of Capt. Cook & Otaheite view. Copper engravings

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Published
1809
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Very good condition
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London: Richard Phillips, 1809. Very good condition. Two copper engravings, the first of Captain Cook's death in Hawaii, titled, "The Death of Captn Cook at Owyhee one of the Sandwich Islands 1779", and the second of a scene in Tahiti titled, "A Human Sacrifice in a Temple at Otaheite". 5 3/4 x 3 3/4"
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image of Edward Barry.  [South Sea Pearler]

Edward Barry. [South Sea Pearler]

by Becke, Louis

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Published
1900
Condition
Good + overall
Edition
First edition
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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. 8vo, viii + 246pp. Dark green cloth w/ gold stamping on spine. Slightly bumped and rubbed. Bookplate on front endpaper; spine slightly sunned.
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image of Picturesque Hawaii. A Charming Description of Her Unique History, Strange People, Exquisite Climate, Wondrous Volcanoes, Luxurious Productions, Beautiful Cities, Corrupt Monarchy, Recent Revolution and Provisional Government

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Philadelphia: Hubbard Publishing Co, 1894. Hardcover. Good + condition. Many stunning large b&w printed photographic plates of Hawaii prior to annexation. The volume is "Profusely Enriched with Rare and Beautiful Photographs, illustrating every phase of life and scenery in those marvelous islands; with explanations of each prepared by Miss Nellie M. Stevens". A work by John… Read more
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image of Oceanic Steamship Company - San Francisco, Hawaii, New Zealand, New South Wales

Oceanic Steamship Company - San Francisco, Hawaii, New Zealand, New South Wales

by [Steamship]

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Published
1887
Condition
Otherwise fine
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San Francisco: John D. Spreckels & Bros., 1887. Otherwise fine. Oceanic Steamship Company time table and promotional for excursions to the Sandwich Islands and Direct Mail Service between San Francisco, Honolulu, Auckland and Sydney in 1887. Single fold, 4 panel piece issued by the company's office in San Francisco, John D. Spreckels & Bros, general agents. … Read more
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Chart of the Sandwich Isles : Sketch of Karakakooa Bay

by [Cook / Hogg / Anderson]

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Published
1790
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London: Alexander Hogg at the Kings Arms, No. 16, Paternoster Row, 1790. Attractive map of the Hawaiian Islands with Cook's tracks charged, as well as an inset map of Karakakooa Bay marked, "Here Capt. Cook was killed". Copper engraving, 13 3/4 x 9" with small margins. T. Conder Sculpt. "Accurately Engraved for Anderson's Large Folio Edition… Read more
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image of The Northern Hemisphere / The Southern Hemisphere, with Cook's 2nd & 3rd Voyages tracked

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Edinburgh, 1799. Two attractive double hemisphere world maps showing the track of the Resolution, James Cook's ship during his 2nd voyage from 1772 to 1780. The Resolution was the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle. Likely from a Scottish edition of Cook's Voyages, the map illustrates the discoveries of Cook's 1st voyage, and the discoveries… Read more
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image of The World with the latest Discoveries.  [Cook's voyage tracks]

The World with the latest Discoveries. [Cook's voyage tracks]

by [Cook, James] Anderson

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Published
1787
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London, 1787. "Engraved for Anderson's History of Commerce, printed at the Logographic Press". The Western and Eastern Hemispheres on Mercator projection with Cook's three voyage tracks & Anson's voyage noted with dates. Australia is shown connected to Tasmania, before Bass Straits were mapped. Attractive copper engraving with a lined area surrounding the hemispheres with shading. … Read more
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image of Capt. Cook's discovery of Hawaii in "Galleria Universale di Tutti i Popoli del Mondo", the single fascicle

Capt. Cook's discovery of Hawaii in "Galleria Universale di Tutti i Popoli del Mondo", the single fascicle

by [Cook, James; Hawaii]

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Published
1842
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Good + overall
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Venezia: Giuseppe Antonelli, 1842. Good + overall. A section from an Italian work on the people of the world, this section pertaining to Hawaii and Captain Cook's discovery of the "isole de Sandwich". The text describes the previously unknown islands of Hawaii and their inhabitants: "che queste isole non sieno state conosciute ad altro Europeo innanzi all… Read more
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image of The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee, one of the Sandwich Islands

The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee, one of the Sandwich Islands

by [Cook, James] George Carter

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Published
1784
Edition
Proof
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London: G. Carter, 1784. Proof. A proof after letters of the most beautiful depiction of the death of Captain James Cook. The artist, George Carter, was not an eyewitness to the events in Hawaii, but his imagery and care in reconstructing the event places it as the most moving depiction of the event. Long… Read more
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image of First Aviators to Cross Pacific: Kingsford Smith signed cover [with] CPT Ulm signed cover

First Aviators to Cross Pacific: Kingsford Smith signed cover [with] CPT Ulm signed cover

by Kingsford Smith, Charles; Charles Thomas Philippe Ulm

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Published
1930
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Very good condition
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Oakland Cal., 1930. Very good condition. Signed covers by the famous Australian flying team of Charles Kingsford Smith (1897 - 1935) and Charles Thomas Philippe Ulm (1898 - 1934), the first to fly from California across the Pacific, a distance twice that of Charles Lindbergh's trans Atlantic flight. The two Australians along with 2 Americans… Read more
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image of 'Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery; performed in the Years 1776, 7, 8, and 9':  The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle 1781. Volume LI. For the Year MDCCLXXXI

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London: J. Nichols for D. Henry, 1781. Hardcover. Very good condition. Contains an important article on the death of Captain James Cook in a review of the first full account in English of Cook's third voyage, published three years earlier than the official account. The book is attributed to Lieutenant John Rickman, who served as second lieutenant… Read more
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image of The Death of Captain Cook.  To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain & c.  This Plate representing The Death of Captain Cook is humbly inscribed.  By their Lordship's most obedient and devoted Servant, John Webber

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London: W. Byrne, No. 79 Titchfield Street & J. Webber, No. 312 Oxford St., 1784. The separately published image by Webber of one of the iconic images of the 18th century. Cook, already a successful navigator, was immortalized after his death at the hands of Hawaiian natives at Karakakoa Bay. Cook had spent two months on the… Read more
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The Death of Captain Cook

by Webber, John; F. Bartolozzi ; W. Byrne

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Published
1785
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London: W. Byrne, No. 79 Titchfield Street & J. Webber, No. 312 Oxford St., 1785. The separately published image by Webber of one of the iconic images of the 18th century. Cook, already a successful navigator, was immortalized after his death at the hands of Hawaiian natives at Karakakoa Bay. Cook had spent two months on the… Read more
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