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Ko Nga Mahinga A Nga Tupuna Maori He Mea Kohikoi Mai

By: Grey, George (Sir)

Price: NZ$600.00

Publisher: London, George Willis: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15049

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature in pencil. Some staining to cloth boards. Some wrinkling to cloth on front board. Moderate rubbing to edges of spine and boards. ; Uncommon. viii, 202 pages. Blue cloth boards with gilt title in English on front board: "Mythology & Tradition of the New Zealanders". Dark brown endpapers. Page dimensions: 216 x 134mm. Text in Maori, except for the half-title page and the short Preface. Position of two preliminary leaves transposed, as in all copies. [Bibliographical Reference: BIM 453 - "A collection of traditional Maori legends."; Bagnall 2344; Hocken ... View more info

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Ko Nga Mahinga A Nga Tupuna Maori He Mea Kohikoi Mai

By: Grey, George (Sir)

Price: NZ$750.00

Publisher: London, George Willis: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13456

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Minor foxing to preliminary leaves. A nice copy. ; Uncommon. viii, 202 pages. Blue cloth boards with gilt title in English on front board: "Mythology & Tradition of the New Zealanders". Dark brown endpapers. Page dimensions: 217 x 136mm. Text in Maori, except for the half-title page and the short Preface. Position of two preliminary leaves transposed, as in all copies. [Bibliographical Reference: BIM 453 - "A collection of traditional Maori legends."; Bagnall 2344; Hocken 177 - "describing the mythology of creation, gods and demigods, ancestral migration, and... View more info

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Ko Nga Waiata Maori: He Mea Kohikohi Mai

By: Grey, George (Sir) (collected by)

Price: NZ$600.00

Publisher: Cape of Good Hope, Printed at Pike's Machine Printing Office: 1857/[1950]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16171

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


No signatures. Moderate foxing. Some small tears and chips to blank margins of title leaf. ; Text in Te Reo Maori. A collection of Waiata or songs. This title has an unusual publishing history. Pages 1-56 were printed in Cape Town in 1857, and constituted "a collection of the final proofs as far as the work had progressed" (Williams, p. 64). In 1949 copies of these pages were found in the Auckland Public Library, and were issued by the Polynesian Society, together with a newly printed page 57 from a proof copy of that page. This is an unbound copy, consisting of the 7 signatures of 4 ... View more info

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Nga Mahi A Nga Tupuna

By: Grey, George (Sir); edited by H. W. Williams

Price: NZ$105.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1971)

Seller ID: 19724

ISBN: 058900431X

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Small knock to upper corner of page edges, with small View more info

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Nga Mahi A Nga Tupuna

By: Grey, George (Sir); edited by H. W. Williams

Price: NZ$187.50

Publisher: New Plymouth, The Board Of Maori Ethnological Research / Printed by Thomas Avery & Sons: 1928

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 18482

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signature dated 1938. Boards rubbed with some patchy fading to cloth. Some bruising to edges of boards. Dust-jacket with moderate fading and patchy foxing. Small loss at ends of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xx, 211 pages. Brown cloth boards with gilt illustration on front board. Gilt lettering on spine and front board.. Page dimensions: 247mm x 152mm. The main part of the text is in Maori. The prefaces and notes are in English. ; Maori Texts of the Board of Maori Ethnological Research. Volume 1. View more info

George Fife Angas Father and Founder of South Australia

By: Hodder, Edwin [From The Collection of Sir George Grey]

Price: NZ$300.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001375

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Xii, 440 pages + frontis. Inscription on front endpaper: "Hon. Sir George Grey K. C. M. G. With J. H. Angas' Kind Regards [...] 1892". Most leavess unopened. The leaf with the text mentioning Sir George Grey has been opened (p. 186). Some foxing to endpapers. Related newspaper article (1892?) tipped in. Minor wear to spine ends. 1/4" tear at head of spine.; 8vo View more info