Ancient Tide-Lore and Tales of the Sea, from the Two Ends of the World. Also, Some Highly Curious Ancient and Legendary Little-Known East Coast Maori Stories. Translated, with Explanatory Notes on the Same.

By: Colenso, William

Price: NZ$375.00

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This copy neatly rebound in quarter leather and brown cloth boards. Spine titled in gilt: "ANCIENT TIDE-LORE - COLENSO / 1889". The original printed wrappers are bound in, along with some blank fly leaves at front and rear. Previous owner's signature crossed out on front wrapper - "Johannes C. Andersen." Johannes Andersen (1873-1962) was the first librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library, and an editor of the Journal of the Polynesian Society.; Scarce. [ii], 48 pages. Later quarter leather binding with riginal printed grey paper wrappers bound in. Page dimensions: 215 x 134mm. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall 1313 - "European and Maori traditions compared, with some autobiographical and Hawkes Bay local notes included."] ; 8vo

Title: Ancient Tide-Lore and Tales of the Sea, from the Two Ends of the World. Also, Some Highly Curious Ancient and Legendary Little-Known East Coast Maori Stories. Translated, with Explanatory Notes on the Same.

Author Name: Colenso, William

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Napier, Printed by R. C. Harding: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21438

Keywords: History Pacific 19th Century Maori