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All About Hawaii; Thrum's Hawaiian Annual 1950

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii Star Journal: 1950

Seller ID: 25367

Condition: Very Good

An ephemeral annual in great condition save a small loss of paper at both sides of lower spine. Tightly bound and clean as a whiste inside and out with much crispness to paper and to cover. Commemorates Hawaii's Diamond Jubilee and precedes its statehood. The front sections has a lot of Hawaiian history and there is much info later on the various islands and the sugar and pineapple industries. There is also some tourist material and ads for hotels and restaurants, but this is really about what Hawaii was like at mid-century. Photo illustrated in black and white. The book measures 5"x7" and has... View more info

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The Aloha Shirt: Spirit of the Islands

By: Hope, Dale;Tozian, Gregory

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Oregon, U.S.A., Beyond Words Pub Co: 2000

Seller ID: 25589DH

ISBN: 1582700346

Condition: Fine

Beautiful book -- lovely design and faultless condition. No names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips, and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. This is among the best of the books on this subject -- not a fluff book, There are over 700 images, most in color, but there is also an ample text which not only describes collectible shirts, but tells their stories and focuses on the Golden Age of the art from the 1930's through the 50's, their designers, seamstresses, manufacturers and distributors.Book measures 10"x11-1/2" and has211 pages. Wxtra postage requir... View more info

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Hawaiian Quilt Masterpeices

By: Shaw, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates Ince.: 1998

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28205

ISBN: 0883633965

Condition: Fine

Crisp, beautiful book, gently cared for. Contents includes 48 masterepices in Hawaiian quilting, some historic, others contemporary. Each example is photographed in full page format and printed on quality coated paper. The book is oversized at 9-1.2" x 12-1/2" and has 120 pages. The preface tells the history of Hawaiian quilting and then ushers the reader into the gallery. The colors are clear and brghts and you caneven see the tiny stitches. Each example is nicely and compeltely described. Nice enough to be a gift. View more info

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The Hawaiian Shirt: Its Art and History

By: Steele, H. Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13969A

ISBN: 089659419X

Condition: Fine

Book is very clean and attractive with blue print cloth over boards and protected by a heavy clear plastic jacket as issued. No names or writing. Book measures 9-1/2" square and is beautifully illustrated throughout in full color on coated paper 96 pages discuss the priints, Hollywood Hawaiian, patterned shirts, shirt labels, Duke Kahanamoku, picture shirts, shirt designers, women's clothing, and more. View more info