The Hawaii Book Story of Our Island Paradise 1961 published by J.G. Ferguson Bound in Handcrafted Mission Leather by Brown & Bigelow

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Introduce yourself to the vibrant history and beauty of Hawaii with this exquisite volume, published in 1961. Bound in handcrafted Mission Leather by Brown & Bigelow, this book serves as a visual and narrative journey through Hawaii's captivating past, all the way from the reign of Kamehameha the Great to its transition into statehood.


  • Title: The Hawaii Book: Story of Our Island Paradise
  • Publication Date: 1961
  • Publisher: J.G. Ferguson
  • Format: Handcrafted Mission Leather Binding
  • Pages: 336
  • Dimensions: 11x9x2
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Note wear on the book boards and a bookplate on the inside board as shown in photos.

Key Features:

The book offers a concise, yet rich pictorial history of Hawaii and its rulers.

The publisher, J.G. Ferguson, is renowned for producing quality historical and pictorial books.

This book makes an excellent addition to any collection focused on history, geography, or the unique culture of the Pacific Islands.

Consider this book as an excellent gift for history buffs or anyone with a love for Hawaii and its rich cultural tapestry.

The handcrafted Mission Leather binding not only ensures durability but also adds an aesthetic vintage charm to your bookshelf.

The leather binding, combined with its historical content, gives this book a timeless appeal that will be cherished by generations.


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The vintage items in this collection have been previously loved and may show signs of wear. For more details, please refer to the photographs. If you have further questions, feel free to ask.

In Summation:

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Hawaii's history with this luxurious, leather-bound book. Its comprehensive content and vintage charm make it an irreplaceable addition to any collection.

Our Process

We source from local estate sales in the Great Lakes Bay Region, only purchasing the highest quality books.

After photos are shot, the book is immediately placed in a clear self-sealed bag, stored in a climate-controlled room for protection until you purchase.

When shipping, your book is double-bagged using kraft bubble mailer's for protection.

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