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  • YESTERDAY AT KALAUPAPA: A Saga of Pain and Joy. by Cahill, Emmett.
    Cahill, Emmett.
    YESTERDAY AT KALAUPAPA: A Saga of Pain and Joy.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Honolulu, Hawaii: Editions Limited, (1991.). A beautiful book, illustrating through many photographs a unique history - that of the "Molokai Leprosy Colony" in the Hawaiian Islands,where over a period of 125 years, over 7,000 of the afflicted were involuntarily confined for life. Included are chapters on the building of the first church by Protestant missionaries at Siloama, the coming of Father Damien and Brother Dutton,the work of Mother Marianne and her nuns, the failure of the US research station, but most of all, this is full of photographs of the residents themselves. Chronology, bibliography, index. 114 pp. Slightly oversized format, printed on glossy stock. Maps inside covers. ISBN: 0-935180-826.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 43122
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  • DR HYDE AND MR STEVENSON: The Life of the Rev. Dr. Charles McEwen Hyde including a discussion of the Open Letter of Robert Louis Stevenson. by Kent, Harold Winfield.
    Kent, Harold Winfield.
    DR HYDE AND MR STEVENSON: The Life of the Rev. Dr. Charles McEwen Hyde including a discussion of the Open Letter of Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    Rutland, VT: Tuttle Books, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - An attempt to look at the overall achievements of the New England-bred missionary to Hawaii, although he is best remembered by his incautious words regarding Father Damien - 'he was a coarse, dirty man, headstrong and bigoted...and the leprosy of which he died should be attributed to his vices and carelessness.' The publication of this letter resulted in Stevenson's 'open letter' in defence of Damien. Illustrated with photographs, includes several appendices, index. 309 pages. ISBN: 0-8058-10621.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 23344
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  • DR HYDE AND MR STEVENSON: The Life of the Rev. Dr. Charles McEwen Hyde including a discussion of the Open Letter of Robert Louis Stevenson. by Kent, Harold Winfield.
    Kent, Harold Winfield.
    DR HYDE AND MR STEVENSON: The Life of the Rev. Dr. Charles McEwen Hyde including a discussion of the Open Letter of Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    Rutland, VT: Tuttle Books, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - An attempt to look at the overall achievements of the New England-bred missionary to Hawaii, although he is best remembered by his incautious words regarding Father Damien - 'he was a coarse, dirty man, headstrong and bigoted...and the leprosy of which he died should be attributed to his vices and carelessness.' The publication of this letter resulted in Stevenson's 'open letter' in defence of Damien. Illustrated with photographs, includes several appendices, index. 309 pages. ISBN: 0-8058-10621.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 19085
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