Honolulu: Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1929. First Edition. Kapa cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4266
Honolulu: Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1929. First Edition. Kapa cloth covers with illustrated paper title card. 32p, with illustrations throughout. Front cover a bit soft at front fore-edge from opening, but covers are clean and crisp overall with no tears or marks. Previous owner's name on first blank. A few smudges and some foxing to first and last pages, else pages unmarked.
Kapa is a barkcloth often interwoven into varied linear elements, and was traditionally used for clothing such as wraps and robes. Here the author has used Kapa for her series of poems evokin gHawaiian life and language. Hawaiian and English versions face each other, with a one-page glossary of Hawaiian terms at back.