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      Sale 2455 | Lot 127
      Price Realized: $2,750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2455 Lot 127

        (HAWAII.) The Second Interregnum: A Complete Resume of Events from the Death to the Burial of His Late Majesty Lunalilo. Albumen photograph of King Kalakaua laid down on first page as issued. 19 pages. 4to, modern cloth; first page with light crease through photograph, repaired tear including 2-inch filled area on fore-edge, minor repairs to second leaf. Honolulu: Thomas G. Thrum, 3 March 1874

        Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

        "A very rare and indispensable work for understanding the intense political activity and electioneering that occurred following the death of King Lunalilo. . . . Includes the texts of broadsides and handbills originally published only in the Hawaiian language"--Forbes 3066. Provenance: Honolulu merchant Charles Lewis Richards; by descent to the consignor.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,750

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