Damon, Samuel C.
Beautifully Bound Complete Years of: 1877, 1888, 1889 and 1890
Published in Honolulu by Missionary and Seaman’s Chaplain, Samuel C. Damon, ‘The Friend’ captures early life in the Hawaiian Islands, marititime affairs, whaling, local news and vintage advertisements. The Friend is a unique journal as it captured the news of the ships, their cargo and the maritime business throughout the Pacific. The index is organized into: foreign intelligence, domestic intelligence, poetry, Seaman’s friend, Y.M. C. Association and miscellany.
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, Printed by H.L. Sheldon, Four years, each year complete.1877 Volume 34; New Series Vol. 25. 1878 Vol. 35; New Series, Vol. 27. 1879 Volume 36, New Series Vol. 28. 1880 Vol 37 New Series Vol. 29. Each year except 1880 has the title page and index, Full sheets un- trimmed and in amazingly clean original condition. Remarkably well preserved. Custom Bound in full brown cloth, custom title label inset on front board and new archival endpapers.
Historical Treasure Trove, Four Years of Important Hawaiian Periodical