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History of Changes in the Mt. Loa Craters.

By: DANA, James D. (1813-1895).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven:, J.D. & E.S. Dana, 1888.: 1888

Seller ID: LV1856

Sm. 8vo. viii, 482, 42, 25 pp. Original dark blue publisher's cloth, blind and gilt-stamped spine; one tear to sp. head, generally very good. Rubber-stamps (including title-page). Hawaii volcano papers incorporate pages: 14-39, 81-112, 167-175, and 305-317. Dana was an eminent American geologist, volcanologist, and zoologist. "Dana was responsible for developing much of the early knowledge on Hawaiian volcanism. In 1880 and 1881 he led the first geological study of the volcanos of Hawaii Island. Dana theorized that the volcanic chain consisted of two volcanic strands, dubbed the "Loa&... View more info

A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852: watercolors, paintings, & drawings by James Gay Sawkins: with an account of his life & travels.

By: SAWKINS, James Gay (1806–1878); David W. FORBES.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California, 1991.: 1991

Seller ID: ME1060

Oblong 4to. 125, [1] pp. Color illus. (3 folding), frontis. Hawaii map. Beige cloth, paper printed spine label, plain wrapper (as issued). With prospectus. Nr. fine. Limited edition of 400 copies designed by Jack Stauffacher at The Greenwood Press. Book Club of California publication number 197. Born in Britain, Sawkins' family moved to Baltimore, New Orleans, Mexico in 1830-5, then 10 years in Cuba, Peru, before he lived in Hawaii in 1850-1852 and made a journal with these fine drawings, here reproduced for the first time. Sawkins is also known for his miniature portraits. He is responsible ... View more info