Author:Te Matorohanga & Nepia Pohuhu; written down by H. T. Whatahoro; translated and annotated by S. Percy Smith [Stevenson]

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The Lore of the Whare-wananga; or Teachings of the Maori College on Religion, Cosmogony, and History. Written down by H. T. Whatahoro from the teachings of Te Matorohanga and Nepia Pohuhu, priests of the Whare-wananga of the East Coast, New Zealand. Part I. - Te Kauwae-runga, or 'Things Celestial.'; Part II. - Te Kauwae-raro Or, 'Things Terrestrial.'

By: Te Matorohanga & Nepia Pohuhu; written down by H. T. Whatahoro; translated and annotated by S. Percy Smith [Stevenson]

Price: NZ$637.50

Publisher: New Plymouth, Polynesian Society / Thomas Avery: 1913-1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19697

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Both volumes with previous owner's signature "T M Chambers". Part One has the signature in ink and pencil on the front endpaper. Part Two has the signature in pencil on front endpaper, dated 1932. Part Two has some bruising to upper corners of boards, and slight creasing to upper corners of leaves throughout. Part One with offsetting to endpapers (light brown colour to paper caused by proximity to the glue in the pastedown endpapers). Both volumes, some fading to spines. ; Two volumes (complete). Part I: [4], xvii, [5], 193, [1] pages + frontispiece illustration (portrait of "H. T.... View more info

Image for The Lore of the Whare-wananga; or Teachings of the Maori College on Religion, Cosmogony, and History. Written down by H. T. Whatahoro from the teachings of Te Matorohanga and Nepia Pohuhu, priests of the Whare-wananga of the East Coast, New Zealand.  Part I. - Te Kauwae-runga, or 'Things Celestial.'; Part II. - Te Kauwae-raro Or, 'Things Terrestrial.'

The Lore of the Whare-wananga; or Teachings of the Maori College on Religion, Cosmogony, and History. Written down by H. T. Whatahoro from the teachings of Te Matorohanga and Nepia Pohuhu, priests of the Whare-wananga of the East Coast, New Zealand. Part I. - Te Kauwae-runga, or 'Things Celestial.'; Part II. - Te Kauwae-raro Or, 'Things Terrestrial.'

By: Te Matorohanga & Nepia Pohuhu; written down by H. T. Whatahoro; translated and annotated by S. Percy Smith [Stevenson]

Price: NZ$675.00

Publisher: New Plymouth, Polynesian Society / Thomas Avery: 1913-1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21476

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The first volume has an early owner's signature "F. W. Williams / Napier / 1920", and the rubber stamp of George Conrad Petersen on the front endpaper. The second volume has an inscription dated 1944 on the front endpaper: "To G. C. Petersen with compliments and regards from Johannes C. Andersen Sept. 1944". Second volume with some bruising to corners of boards. Overall a very nice set of the two volumes. ; Two volumes (complete). Part I: [4], xvii, [5], 193, [1] pages + frontispiece illustration (portrait of "H. T. Whatahoro / The Scribe / 1912"). Part II: vi, [2], 279... View more info

Image for The Lore of the Whare-wananga or Teachings of the Maori College on their History and Migrations, etc. Written down by H. T. Whatahoro from the teachings of Te Matorohanga, Nepia Pohuhu, and other priests of the Whare-wananga of the East Coast, New Zealand Part II. - Te Kauwae-raro Or, 'Things Terrestrial.'

The Lore of the Whare-wananga or Teachings of the Maori College on their History and Migrations, etc. Written down by H. T. Whatahoro from the teachings of Te Matorohanga, Nepia Pohuhu, and other priests of the Whare-wananga of the East Coast, New Zealand Part II. - Te Kauwae-raro Or, 'Things Terrestrial.'

By: Te Matorohanga & Nepia Pohuhu; written down by H. T. Whatahoro; translated and annotated by S. Percy Smith [Stevenson]

Price: NZ$337.50

Publisher: New Plymouth, Polynesian Society / Thomas Avery: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21137

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature "P W Matthew". Spine faded. Minor foxing. Small 4mm tear to cloth at head of rear joint. Overall a nice copy of this title. ; Part Two only of two parts. This volume on "Te Kauwae-raro or, 'Things Terrestrial.'" vi, [2 (errata on recto)], 279, [1], viii pages. Original red cloth boards with black lettering on spines and front boards. Page dimensions: 212 x 138mm. Text in Maori and English. "This latter division treats more especially of their history - properly so called - in which the various migrations of the ancestors of the particular tribes f... View more info