HAWAIIAN ISLANDS: From Monarchy to Democracy.
Edition: First printing.
New York: The Viking Press, 1956. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A history of the islands, from the first contact with Captain James Cook, and the arrival of the missionaries and those who were intent on exploiting the islands for their wealth. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Isami Kashiwagi. INSCRIBED on the dedication page and signed Nancy and Jean. Includes a list of the rulers of Hawaii, outstanding events in the history. Index. Illustrated endpapers. ix, 262 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket with wraparound illustration (some toning to the pages).