By T.E. Donne
London   Seeley Service & Co. Limited
9" by 6" [4] 287pp
The scarce first edition of this illustrated early twentieth-century study of the Maori people of New Zealand.
By T.E. Donne

1927 The Maori Past and Present

London   Seeley Service & Co. Limited
9" by 6" [4] 287pp
The scarce first edition of this illustrated early twentieth-century study of the Maori people of New Zealand.
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First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce

A fascinating early twentieth century study on the Maori people of New Zealand. With chapters on warfare, dance, tattooing, courtship, clothing and traditional ceremonies.

Written by T. E. Donne, author of numerous ethnographical works on New Zealand. In this work he discusses the history and culture of 'a highly attractive, intelligent people, their doubtful origin, their customs and ways of living, art, methods of warfare, hunting and other characteristics'.

The scarce first edition of this work. 

Illustrated with a folding colour map, and sixteen photographic plates, with further vignette illustrations. Collated, complete.

Condition

In he publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart, with some light shelf wear and light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Internally, binding is very lightly strained. Closed tear to the folding map. Some spotting to the fore-edge and to the first and last few pages, with the odd instance of spotting to a few pages. Otherwise pages are clean.

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