Journal of William Ellis: Narrative of a Tour of Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with Remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Customs, and Language of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands.
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8.75" x 5.5". 363pp. Blue cloth hardback with gilt spine lettering, in dust wrapper. Mild soiling to front board, else near fine condition; the jacket is quite nice with just a touch of soiling and a lightly faded spine. Ellis was a missionary who visited Hawaii in 1822-23. With several illustrations from engravings. This interesting work includes much on native life in the South Seas, whaling and fishing, the spread of Christianity, indigenous religion, and more. Bookseller Inventory # 10810
Title: Journal of William Ellis: Narrative of a ...
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan
Publication Date: 1979
Edition: First edition thus
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