Lot 1402: Hiram Bingham A RESIDENCE OF TWENTY-ONE YEARS IN THE SANDWICH ISLANDS 1848 Antique Hawaii History Missionary Operations Plates
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands; Or the Civil, Religious, and Political History of Those Islands: Comprising a Particular View of the Missionary Operations Connected with the Introduction and Progress of Christianity and Civilization among the Hawaiian People
Author: Hiram Bingham - Hiram Bingham, formally Hiram Bingham I, was leader of the first group of American Protestant missionaries to introduce Christianity to the Hawaiian islands. Like most of the missionaries, he was from New England.
Publisher: Hezekiah Huntington / Sherman Converse
City: Hartford / New York
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 616 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. The volume displays minimal external wear, with light rubbing at extremities and a few spots of soiling. The binding is sound. The interior is generally clean and bright, with a few faint moisture markings, and is illustrated with engraved plates and a textual illustration. A fold-out map of the Hawaiian Islands is present at the rear.
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