A Maori-English Lexicon: being a Comprehensive Dictionary of the New Zealand Tongue; Including Mythical, Mythological, "Taboo" or Sacred, Genealogical, Proverbial, Poetical [...]

By: Colenso, William

Price: NZ$330.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lacking the wrappers and most of the paper spine. 2/3" tear at inner margin of half-title page and title page. 2/3" chips to corners of half-title page. 3" by 1" chip to final text lleaf, with some loss of text. 2" tears and several 1/2" and smaller tears to margins of final three leaves. ; [ix], [3], 111, [1], [4], 21 pages. This specimen for a lexicon was issued both in a cloth binding and with paper wrappers, this copy being the wrappered edition. Lacking the wrappers. Page dimensions: 245 x 156mm. Containing Maori-English from "A" up to "Angutu", and disconnected specimens of English-Maori from "A" up to "Come". A complete lexicon was never produced, this being all that was published. Uncommon. [References: Books in Maori 1505; Bagnall C1195; Williams 965] ; 8vo

Title: A Maori-English Lexicon: being a Comprehensive Dictionary of the New Zealand Tongue; Including Mythical, Mythological, "Taboo" or Sacred, Genealogical, Proverbial, Poetical [...]

Author Name: Colenso, William

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, John Mackay, Government Printer: 1898

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 4890