The Great Harbour of Tara - Traditional Maori Place-names and Sites of Wellington Harbour and Environs

By: Adkin, G. Leslie

Price: NZ$65.25

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Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


1/8" missing to cloth at tail of spine. Fading to dust-jacket. A 2/3" chip at head of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; viii, [ix-xii], 145 pages + plates + maps. Orange cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. Most of this book consists of an alphabetical listing of Maori place-names, with a short paragraph explaining the meaning and some historical details of that site. The illustrations include Worser Bay; Pencarrow Head (Te Rae-akiaki); Island Bay, showing Tapu-te-ranga islet; Karaka Bay, Miramar; a reproduction of the "earliest published detailed ethnological map of part of the Wellington City district (McLeod, 1907)".

Title: The Great Harbour of Tara - Traditional Maori Place-names and Sites of Wellington Harbour and Environs

Author Name: Adkin, G. Leslie

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombs and Tombs: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 20989