Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 53

[BROOK-HITCHING COPY] ELLIS, WILLIAM Narrative of a Tour Through Hawaii, or, Owyhee...

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
[BROOK-HITCHING COPY]  ELLIS, WILLIAM  Narrative of a Tour Through Hawaii, or, Owyhee...

Lot Details

Lot 53
[BROOK-HITCHING COPY] 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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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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