Floral Parade Souvenir, Washington's Birthday
Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific, 1908. pp. Oblong octavo [16 cm x 24 cm] Green string-bound wrappers that are printed in gold ink. Near fine. Leaves printed on rectos only. Exceptionally nice copy of this Honolulu view book. Item #7770
Work opens with a three-page introduction which is followed by 29 black and white views of some of the floats and participants of the sixth annual Floral Parade. All views are credited to R.W. Perkins. "February's Floral Festival. Honolulu's Floral Parade, which comes with every Washington's Birthday, was presented with unusual éclat this year, the splendor of the pageant, the number of participants and the length of the column excelling all previous features of this annual gala spectacle."