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Na Pule Kahiko Ancient Hawaiian Prayers

By: Gutmanis, June

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, Editions Limited: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18175

ISBN: 0960793860

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Head and tail of spine a little bumped, dustjacket has a couple of short tears, lightly faded on spine ; A bright, solid book, drawings by Susanne Indich throughout. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This is the hardcover edition in dustjacket ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 124 pages; Up until 1822, the Hawaiian language was strictly oral. When the American missionaries arrived, they set up a printing press and set about putting the spoken language into print. With the spread of Christianity a number of the ancient Hawaiian prayers have been lost but this study has at... View more info