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BRIGHAM, William T.

[HAWAII] A handbook for visitors to the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History.

$275.00 AUD

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Honolulu : Bishop Museum, 1903. First edition. Small oblong quarto (170 x 270 mm), original pictorial stiff wrappers, pp 106, profusely illustrated with b/w photographic plates; a very good copy.

The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum was founded in 1889, and houses the world’s largest collection of Polynesian cultural artefacts and natural history specimens, in addition to artefacts from Melanesian and Micronesian cultures and significant natural history specimens collected throughout Oceania.

This scarce first edition of the Museum’s handbook was compiled by its Director, William T. Brigham.