Norfolk Island, Australia: Island Heritage, 1975-1976. Limited Editions #554 of 5,000 copies. Leather bound. 14 volumes, complete, ranging in size from 9 x 5 /34 to 10 x 9". Each volume features the signatures of the author (or editor, see volume 1) with the exception of volume 12 where it is noted that the author Helen P. Hoyt pre-deceased publication and her signature was reproduced and printed. Various paginations. Illustrated from photographs, drawings, prints, and paintings. Various color leatherette bindings with gilt decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon bookmarks, most with patterened endpapers. Some age toning to Vol. I else a fine set. From the estate of Herman Otto Sudholz, Commander of the U.S.S. Constitution, the world's oldest (launched in 1797) man-of-war, from September 1980 to June 1985. According to the U.S.S. Constitution Museum, Commander Sudholz may the longest-serving captain in the ship’s history. Item #18817
Reprints and original writings of interest to Hawaiian history, culture and heritage. Titles include: Vol. I. Twain, Mark. Letters from the Sandwich Islands. Edited by Joan Abramson. * Vol. II. Spicer, Robert A. Promises to Keep. Photographs by Robert B. Goodman. * Vol. III. Krauss, Bob. The Island Way. Photographs by James F. Morgan Jr. * Vol. IV. MacKenzie, Jean S. Tandy. Edited by Luke A. Dozois. * Vol. V. Beamer, Winona. Na Hula O Hawai’i. The Songs and Dances of the Beamer Family. * Vol. VI. Tabrah, Ruth. Lanai. Photographs by Kenneth P. Emory and Robert B. Goodman. * Vol. VII. Kane, Herb Kawainui. Voyage, The Discovery of Hawaii. Edited by William Knowlton. Illustrated by Kane. * Vol. VIII. Abramson, Joan. Photographers of Old Hawaii. * Vol. IX. Janion, Aubrey P. The Olowalu Massacre and other Hawaiian Tales. * Vol. X. Judd, Walter F. Kamehameha I. * Vol. XI. Barrow, Terence. Captain Cook in Hawaii. * Vol. XII. Hoyt, Helen. The Night Marchers. Illustrated by Sharon Carter-Smith. * Vol. XIII. Gutmanis, June. Kahuna La’au Lapa’au. The Practice of Hawaiian Herbal Medicine. Translations by Theodore Kelsey. Illustrations by Susan G. Monden. * Vol. XIV. Tennent, Arthur. The Art and Writing of Madge Tennent.