Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Portfolio, unbound as issued, cloth covers and attached tray box with removable lid containing 22 4-page fascicles (including title, foreword and table of contents and terminal notes) on 30 x 21 inch sheets folded to 15 x 10.5 inches. The 20 illustrated fascicles each with drypoint cover illustration reproduced in halftone and linoleum block prints reproduced in line. Block prints each with facing caption page. Illustrated endpapers and box. Tray box worn with lower edge of box top lost, splits to box corners,, cover and contents about fine. Item #23132
Work depicts myths and traditions of Hawaiian culture.