[GIBSON, WALTER MURRAY. 1822-1888.] The Shepherd Saint of Lanai. Honolulu: Thos. G. Thrum, 1882.
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[GIBSON, WALTER MURRAY. 1822-1888.] The Shepherd Saint of Lanai. Honolulu: Thos. G. Thrum, 1882.
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[GIBSON, WALTER MURRAY. 1822-1888.]
The Shepherd Saint of Lanai. Honolulu: Thos. G. Thrum, 1882.
12mo. 47 pp. Original lavender wrappers printed in black. Lacks back wrapper, scattered spots, mainly to wrapper and first few leaves, final few leaves detached or partially detached
Provenance: the Hawaiian historian W.D. Alexander (ownership signature on the front wrapper).

FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE, with additional material, of this attack on Mormon deacon Walter Murray Gibson and the means by which he acquired the land of Palawai on the island of Lanai from a group of Hawaiian converts. Forbes 3485.
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