MENEHUNE ALPHABET BOOK
MENEHUNE ALPHABET BOOK
MENEHUNE ALPHABET BOOK

RARE AND CHARMING HAWAIIAN ABC

MENEHUNE ALPHABET BOOK

ABC. (HAWAII) MENEHUNE ALPHABET BOOK by Betty Allen. (Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific 1949). 14 stiff card pages ring-bound on top edge, one leaf reinforced at rings else VG. "There is a legend in the Hawaiian Islands that the first people who lived there were the Menehunes, or pixies." The letters of the Hawaiian alphabet are presented by these little brown Menehunes, illustrated in color and printed on one side of the paper. Each letter is in capital and lower case with simple verse as text. "H is for Holoku / Our Sunday best. / Hiamoe / To sleep or to rest." A charming and scarce ABC.

[Item #33558]

Price: $325.00