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The Ancient History of the Maori, His Mythology and Traditions (Horo-Uta or Taki-Tumu Migration) & White's Ancient History of the Maori (Vol 7)



Author:

WHITE, JOHN

Title:

The Ancient History of the Maori, His Mythology and Traditions (Horo-Uta or Taki-Tumu Migration) & White's Ancient History of the Maori (Vol 7)

Publisher:

George Didsbury (Gov't Printer) 1887-1891

Description:

SIX VOLUMES OF TEXT & ONE VOLUME (NOT MATCHING BINDING) OF PLATES- SEVEN VOLUMES IN ALL, octavo, red buckram boards- plain black buckram boards to vol 7, gilt lettering to spines, black rule to spine & front boards, black maori facial motifs to front boards, frontispieces, ix-xii + 123-265pp + vol 7 unpaginated + 70pp Te Reo to vol 6, folding mythology chart to vol 1, VG (moderate chipping & discolouration to spines/extrems, moderate tanning & light foxing to page edges & eps, 15cm closed tear to folding chart, notations in pencil to terminals of vol 3, prelims to vol 4 loose but present, heavy cracking to gutters of prelims to vol 6, ex-libris plate to front pastedown of vol 7, various previous owners' names in ink to pgs throughout)

Keywords:

New Zealand maori ancient history culture mythology customs traditions te reo portraits

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