Fairy Folk Tales of the Maori

By: Cowan, James

Price: NZ$77.00

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Previous owner's name and address blacked out. Dust-jacket is tatty with some quite large chips to margins, and both dust-jacket flaps detached. Dust-jacket spine mostly missing. Dust-jacket held together in non-adhesive mylar cover.; Second edition. Uncommon in dust-jacket. viii, 173 pages + 23 illustrations on 11 plate leaves. Frontispiece within the pagination. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 178 x 121mm. Illustration of Kamariera Wherepapa, Ngapuhi tribe, on front panel of dust-jacket. Contents: Introduction; Told in the Wharepuni; The Fairy Folk of Ngongotaha Mountain; Once on Kakepuku; Whanawhana of the Bush; The Wars of the Fairies; Tokahaere, the Walking Rock; A Basket of Eels; The Wizard Who Was Marooned - A Legend of White Island; The Battle of the Mountains; The Bishop and the Tohuna - A Memory of Mokoia Island; The Story of Hatupatu and Kura-of-the-Claws; The Dragon of the Sacred Lake; When Tamaohoi Awoke; The Fairy Woman of Takitimu Mountain; Hills of the Wild Men.

Title: Fairy Folk Tales of the Maori

Author Name: Cowan, James

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20119