Sale 18BP02 | Lot 305

ELLIS, WILLIAM Narrative of a Tour Through Hawaii, or, Owyhee...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 305
ELLIS, WILLIAM Narrative of a Tour Through Hawaii, or, Owyhee...
. London: H. Fisher, Son, and P. Jackson, etc., 1826. First edition. Olive calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches; [viii], 442 pp.; folding map, 7 engraved plates. Spine lightly toned, some wear to binding, some slight spotting to plates, minor offset to text. The Brooke-Hitching copy, with his initials pencilled within.
"This volume is in every way an enlargement and improvement of [A Journal of a Tour around Hawaii, Boston, 1825 (see lot 439)]... The descriptive narrative is greatly expanded, and included is an eye-witness report from Hawaiians on the death of Captain Cook" (Forbes). Forbes 634; Hill (2004) 545; Holmes 84.


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