Description: FIRST HAWAIIAN EDITION, book 2 only, 12mo (175 x 109mm.), contemporary sheep
, early translation into English of Hawaiian title-page in ink, the 6 leaves of quire 52 erratically bound,
ink stamps, printed words “Buke II” removed from the title, browning, tear to penultimate leaf with crude tape repair, rebacked and repaired
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Forbes 1109; not in Darlow and Moule
Provenance: Jonathan Tenney's Library, ticket
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