Hawaiki: The Whence of the Maori; with a Sketch of Polynesian History; Being an Introduction to the Native History of Rarotonga

By: Smith, S. Percy

Price: NZ$630.00

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Owner's ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown (Don Marshall). Marginalia in pencil throughout. Pages 13-18 and 19-30 transposed. Moderate spots of foxing to front wrapper and first couple of leaves. Plates clean. Several small surface chips and shavings to spine leather. ; [ii], 128 pages + 10 plates + 1 folding genealogical table + corrigenda leaf. Quarter leather binding with original pink paper wrappers bound in. Dimensions: 9 7/8" by 6 1/4". Spine title: "Hawaiki: The Whence of the Maori / Smith / 1898". Uncommon in this first edition. First edition. This same title was also published later in Volumes 7 and 8 of the Journal of the Polynesian Society (1898-1899). "Consideration of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesians" - Bagnall. [Reference: Bagnall S1056]; 8vo

Title: Hawaiki: The Whence of the Maori; with a Sketch of Polynesian History; Being an Introduction to the Native History of Rarotonga

Author Name: Smith, S. Percy

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 4673