Hawaiiana: The Best of Hawaiian Design (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Hardcover)
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This beautifully illustrated new edition contains over 600 color photographs and an instructional text that capture the romance and allure of the Hawaiian Islands when they were a Territory of the United States, from 1900 to 1959. The collectibles shown are all from collections in Hawaii, including Aloha clothing, jewelry, surfing paper goods and prints, dolls, woodenware, and souvenirs. This was the first comprehensive overview of Hawaiian objects and designs to be published, and this new edition contains more of the typical and the inspired patterns that are so eagerly sought after, world-wide, by collectors and designers alike. Enjoy memories of Hawaii--the paradise of the Pacific.
About the Author
Author Mark Blackburn, a major collector of Hawaiiana from Hilo, Hawaii, identifies and values the items individually, making this a useful as well as a beautiful book.