Original TItle: Ka Palapala Hemolele a Iehova ko kakou Akua - Ke Kauoha Hou a ko Kakou Haku e Ola'i, A Iesu Kristo
TYPE: Book
DIMENSIONS: 185 x 108 mm
COMPONENTS: 2 volumes in 1; Period full black straight-grain morocco, rebacked preserving original spine, titled in gilt; [4], 923, [924]; [1]-478, 483-614, 617-887, [1]; 520 pp
CONDITION: Some occasional light dampstains, mainly in margins, scattered foxing, browning to final leaves, lacking 3 leaves, binding with some repaired loss, general wear, much better than often found.
ITEM ID: 554
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First Complete Bible in Hawaiian

Year: 1838
Decade: 1830s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

First complete edition of the Bible in Hawaiian, with the second edition of the New Testament in Hawaiian, the first having been printed in 1835. The translation of the Bible was a massive undertaking which was completed during a ten-year period by Lorrin Andrews, Artemas Bishop, Hiram Bingham, Sheldon Dibble, Asa Thurston, Ephraim W. Clark, Jonathan S. Green, and William Richards.

Name: Missionary Press
Type: Printer