Ko Te Kawenata Hou o To Tatou Ariki O Te Kai Whakaora O Ihu Karaiti [Maori Bible - New Testament]

By: [Maori Bible (New Testament)]

Price: NZ$696.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Spine leather mostly missing. Leather boards rubbed. A 2 1/2" x 3/8" surface chip shaved from leather on front board. Boards nearly detached, just hanging on by the cloth tape of the hinges. Internally text block in good condition. One corner clipped from title leaf. ; The fifth edition of the New Testament in Maori (the first was in 1837). This is a particularly special and clearly has been a much-loved copy, with extensive neat early (19th century) handwritten marginalia. The front endpaper has closely written neat handwriting in Te Reo Maori (the Maori language) filling the two blank pages, and the rear endpaper is similar filled with writing in English. Previous owner's name on the leaf following the title leaf: "A. A. W. Lea. Nelson. New Zealand". Also "von Isaac Hill. Nelson" in ink on the title page. Throughout the entire volume, a previous owner has neatly filled the spaces between the lines with the English translation of many of the Maori words. Also with some marginal comments, e.g. "The bloody issue healed" in the upper margin of Maka, Upoko 5 (Mark, Chapter 5) and "The ground & assurance of the Christians hope" in the upper margin of Nga Roma, Upoko 8 (Romans, Chapter 8). Pagination: [iv], 371, [1] pages. Full leather binding. Page dimensions: 211 x 134mm. Small early binder's ticket in corner of rear endpaper "Watkins Binder". This was the first edition in which "wh" was used. The translation was revised by Robert Maunsell and William Williams. [Bibliographical References: BIM 419; Williams 233; Bagnall 456].; 8vo

Title: Ko Te Kawenata Hou o To Tatou Ariki O Te Kai Whakaora O Ihu Karaiti [Maori Bible - New Testament]

Author Name: [Maori Bible (New Testament)]

Categories: Other,

Edition: Fifth Edition

Publisher: Ranana [London], He Mea Ta I Te Perehi O T. R. Harihona Raua Ko Tana Tama: 1852

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 12099

Keywords: Maori History Oceanian Pacific New Zealand