[HAWAIIAN IMPRINT - LAHAINALUNA]. He Hoakakaolelo no na Huaolelo Beritania, i mea kokua i na kanaka Hawaii e ao ana ia olelo. Lahainaluna: Mea Pai Palapala o ke Kulanui, 1845.
8vo. (Some spotting or browning throughout, a few leaves dampstained.) Contemporary roan-backed marbled boards (spine perished, covers detached, some wear). Provenance: Rev. P Gulick (numerous early signatures, Oahu College, Sandwich Islands); The Library of Congress, Walter R. Steiner Collection (bookplate, blind stamp on title, "surplus duplicate" stamp).
FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ENGLISH-HAWAIIAN DICTIONARY, "one of the most important publications of the Lahainaluna Press" (Forbes 1551). RARE.
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