[HAWAIIAN-LANGUAGE NAVIGATION.]

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Lot 354
[HAWAIIAN-LANGUAGE NAVIGATION.]

Sold for US$ 17,080 inc. premium
[HAWAIIAN-LANGUAGE NAVIGATION.]
O ka Hulipoepoe; he mea ia e ao ai i kekahi ano o ka honua nei, a ma na mea i ikea mai ma ke aouli. Lahainaluna: Paiia no ke Kulanui, 1841. 80 pp. 16mo (131 x 102 mm). Period plain blue wrappers. Scattered foxing and a little dog-eared but generally excellent.

First Hawaiian edition of an abridgement by Lorrin Andrews of Thomas Keith's New Treatise on the Use of Globes. Particularly noteworthy for the use of Bayer's classification of the brightness of stars using Greek letters on p 61. "This is the only known use of the font of Greek type held by the seminary printing office" (Forbes 1308).
See illustration overleaf.
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