JARVES, JAMES JACKSON. 1818-1888.
History of the Hawaiian Islands: Embracing their Antiquities, Mythology, Legends.... , iv, 242, [18 ad] pp. Honolulu: Henry M. Whitney, 1872. Mounted photographic portrait frontispiece of Kamehameha V. Wood-engraved illustrations. 8vo (230 x 143 mm). Publisher's half roan. Some soiling to title-page, tear to frontispiece margin, one ad leaf detached and laid in, first ad leaf with child's coloring; hinges cracked, binding rubbed.
Second Hawaiian edition and the only edition with the rare albumen portrait, fourth edition overall. Includes Whitney's appendix with agricultural and commercial statistics.
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