The boards are clean, very slight toning to the spine but titles and decorations still clearly legable for shelf viewing. Overall, a very pleasing copy. This book has been fitted with a 5 ml clear Archival Quality Mylar dust jacket for protection in the future. The interior reveals clean, firmly bound contents with hinges completely intact, no loose or detached pages.Modest age toning is noted consistent to the date of publication with limited foxing to the prelims There are no previous owner names, notations, marks, creases or tears. Well illustrated with 21 full page plates, some of which are not part of the standard fair. Queen Liliuokalani reigned for two years prior to her arrest for treason. Although her sentence was never carried out, she was detained for eight months after which Washington Place became her official place of residence until her passing in 1917. Reprinted many times over the years, in both hard covers and as a mass market paperback, HAWAIIS STORY by HAWAIIS QUEEN is truly one of Hawaiis classics.
In exceptional condition, this note worthy 1st edition would be a prize Hawaiiana collection piece. The design & text portion of this listing is the I.The item "RARE 1898 1st EdnHAWAII'S STORY by HAWAII'S QUEEN Liliuokalani Near Fine Copy" is in sale since Monday, May 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "mandarinbookshawaii" and is located in Hilo, Hawaii.
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