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Turin,: Fontana,, 1841.. Two volumes bound together, octavo, four wood-engraved plates; early presentation and ownership inscriptions on front endpaper and flyleaf, some scattered foxing, front and rear hinges reinforced with linen tape at an early date, else a very good copy in contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, joints expertly repaired. Second edition of the book, much expanded with additional chapters from its first appearance in French in 1834, which is now extremely rare. Additions include pieces by Paolo Emilio Botta - the doctor aboard the HÈros - on the inhabitants of both Hawaii and California, as well as a vocabulary of Hawaiian and a list of numerals. A further edition appeared in Naples the following year.Hill, 600; Judd, 57.
      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      Biblio    


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