New Zealand - The Dear Old Maori Land

By: "Gipsy" [Frances Brewer Lysnar]

Price: NZ$70.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No tears to dust-jacket. A nice copy of this title. The second and third editions of 1924 and 1928 do not add any new material to the first edition of 1915. ; Third edition. xii, 268 pages. Brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Southern Cross stars illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 200 x 147mm. Numerous black and white photographic illustrations. Huia tale feather illustration on front panel of dust-jacket. "This collection of interesting facts about New Zealand, 'The Dear Old Maori Land,' also the legendary accounts and descriptions of Maori Life and Customs, and the mysterious migration of the intrepid Polynesian Vikings across the unchartered seas of the Pacific Ocean, have been gathered from various sources and put together with the earnest desire of making these 'Fortunate Isles' more widely and better known." - the Preface. [Reference: c.f. Bagnall L772, L773 for first and second editions - "A series of chatty descriptive and historical notes on the country and the Maori."]

Title: New Zealand - The Dear Old Maori Land

Author Name: "Gipsy" [Frances Brewer Lysnar]

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Auckland, The Brett Printing & Publishing Co.: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 21422