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HAWAIIAN LEGENDS IN ENGLISH, BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1949 by LEIB - $9.99
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HAWAIIAN LEGENDS IN ENGLISH, BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1949 - LEIB
THIS IS A SOFT COVER BOOK ENTITLED - HAWAIIAN LEGENDS IN ENGLISH, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, AMOS P. LEIB.  TITLE PAGE NOTES - HONOLULU, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESS, 1949.   APRX 8.5" X 5.75", AND 117 PAGES.   

THE FIRST 35 PAGES ARE DEVOTED TO THE VARIOUS TRANSLATORS.  AS THE INTRODUCTION SAYS "... A CONSIDERABLE NUMBER OF HAWAIIAN LEGENDS HAVE BEEN TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH. ALTHOUGH THIS MATERIAL HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF STUDIES IN ANTHROPOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY, AND COMPARATIVE MYTHOLOGY, NO STUDY HAS BEEN MADE OF THE TRANSLATIONS AND THE TRANSLATORS THEMSELVES."   THE REST OF THE BOOK IS THE BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND LISTS "ALL THE ITEMS THE AUTHOR WAS ABLE TO LOCATE WHICH CONTAIN AT LEAST A PASSING MENTION OF SOME INCIDENT IN HAWAIIAN LEGEND."  

I AM NO BOOK EXPERT, BUT IT APPEARS TO BE IN ABOVE AVERAGE CONDITION FOR THE AGE. PLEASE EMAIL WITH ANY QUESTIONS. WE HAVE OTHER HAWAII PAPER UP FOR SALE, PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR OTHER LISTINGS !!

 

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