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    English Translation of the Ancient
    Hawaiian Myth

    S.N. Hale'ole. [Martha Warren Beckwith, introduction and translation]. The Hawaiian Romance of Laieikawai. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1918. "Reprinted from the Thirty-third Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology".
    Quarto. 384 pages. Hawaiian text and English translation. Black and white photographic frontispiece and four plates, numbered 91 thru 95, bureau logo on title page. Blind stamped cloth covered boards with title, author, and year in gilt on spine, pale yellow endpapers and fly-leaves. Boards rubbed, scratched and lightly soiled, corners bumped; stains on rear endpapers with bleedthrough to fly-leaf and minor transfer to last page, holograph pencil bookseller's notes on front free endpaper, bend across the lower left corner of plate depicting Mauna Kea in its Mantle of Snow, small corner bends, occasional foxing, pages lightly age toned; else in very good condition.


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