‘Hawaiiana: The Best of Hawaiian Design,’ 2nd Edition by Mark Blackburn
By Mark Blackburn.
Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors
Hardcover: 254 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd; 2 Rev Exp edition (March 2001)
This beautifully illustrated book contains over 600 color photographs and instructional text that captures the romance and allure of the Hawaiian Islands during their years as a territory of the United States, from 1900 to 1959. The objects shown in the book are all from collections in Hawaii: Aloha attire, jewelry, paper goods and prints, dolls, woodenware and souvenirs.This is the first comprehensive overview of Hawaiian objects and designs to be published, containing both the typical and the inspired patterns that are so eagerly sought after world-wide by collectors and designers alike: from Hawaii – the Paradise of the Pacific. This second edition is expanded and revised and contains updated price guides.Author Mark Blackburn identifies and values the items individually, making this a useful as well as beautiful book. Each copy is personally autographed by Mark Blackburn.Introduction: A Quest for the Hawai’i of Years Past. Hard Cover. 8.5 X 11″ Values with captions. 256 pages.”