Maori Lore of Lake, Alp and Fiord

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$145.00

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's pencil inscription dated 1946 on front endpaper. Cloth spine very faded. Fading to cloth at margins of boards. Overall a nice copy of this title. ; 150 pages + 12 plates on 6 leaves. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board. Cloth bound edition (an edition in paper covers was also issued). Subtitled: 'Folk Lore, Fairy Tales, Traditions and Place-Names of the Scenic Wonderland of the South Island". Dedicated "To All My Maori Friends". Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. Contents: Introduction - A Fair Isle. Part I. The Lakes - The Canterbury Lakes; The Beautiful Southern Lakes; The Glories of Wakatipu; The Romance of Wakatipu; Wanaka and Hawea; Flights in Scenic Surroundings. Part II - The Alps. Alps, Peaks, and Ranges; Mountain Passes and Mountain Lore; The Haast Highway and Adjoining Area; Gleanings from Mountain and Glen. Part III - The Fiords. Europeans and The Sounds; The Navigators Meet the Maoris; Earlier Maori Historical Associations; Later Maori Historical Associations; The Lost Tribe; Facts from Maori and Pakeha; The Sounds and Maori Place Names; Index. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall B504].

Title: Maori Lore of Lake, Alp and Fiord

Author Name: Beattie, Herries

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co. (Printed By): 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 18313

Keywords: New Zealand History Anthropology Maori Aotearoa