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.

Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1979. First edition thus. Hardcover. 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. Item #10810

Price: $50.00

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