Ka Hana Kapa: The Making of Bark-Cloth in Hawai (Volume III)
first editionOriginal wrappers
by Brigham, William Tufts
Bishop Museum Press, 1911. 1st. Original wrappers. First Edition. Volume III (text volume only, does not include the portfolio). 4to. iv, 473 pp. Color frontispiece; 48 plates (most black & white, some sepia tone and 1 color). Brown wrappers with black lettering & decoration to front cover. Wear to extremities; partial splitting along spine but text block is holding firm; some spotting to front cover); a good copy. An uncommon copy of this definitive study on Hawaiian bark cloth. Memors of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History. William Tufts Brigham (1841-1926) was an American geologist, botanist, ethnologist and the first director of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Honolulu. He was probably the most important Hawaiian ethnologist from this period.
(Inventory #: 17802)
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