Hawaiian National Bibliography. Volume II: 1831-1850

Price: 750.00 AUD

Sydney: Hordern House in association with the University of Hawai'i Press, 2000. Quarto (250 x 205mm), 304 pages, illustrated; printed in black and red and bound in crimson half morocco. Deluxe limited edition. The second volume covers the period during which the Hawaiian monarchical form of government was established and its sovereignty became recognised internationally. The long-awaited bibliography of Hawaiiana. The second volume covers the period during which the Hawaiian monarchical form of government was established and its sovereignty became recognised internationally. Also recorded is the passing of the Hawaiian Bill of Rights, and the establishment of a legislative form of government by which the voice of the people was heard for the first time. Great attention has been given to the listing of all Hawaiian government documents in the form that they appeared. Many of these were first published as broadsides; some were offprints from the government newspaper, the Polynesian.Extensive annotations provide a summary of the published works in the bibliography. All known editions of each work are listed, together with the exact title, date of publication, size of the volume, collation of pages, number and type of plates and maps, references, and location of copies. Extensive well-informed notes describe the significance of each work.


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