Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the Māori as told by their priests and chiefs / by Sir George Grey ; edited by W.W. Bird ; illustrated by Russell Clark.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Maori Publication details: Christchurch [N.Z.] : Whitcombe and Tombs, 1956.Edition: Illustrated New Zealand edDescription: 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
Uniform titles:
  • Ko nga mahinga a nga tupuna Māori. Selections. English
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Online version:: Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the Māori as told by their priests and chiefs.DDC classification:
  • 398.209931
LOC classification:
  • BL2615 .G7 1970
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Reprinted 1961.

First published in London in 1854 under title: "Ko nga mahinga a nga tupuna Maori he mea kohikohi mai : Mythology and traditions of the New Zealanders" with Maori text only. An English translation was published in 1855 under title: Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the New Zealand race, as furnished by their priests and chiefs. A 2nd ed., with the same title as the English translation, included a reprint of the original Maori text. The 3rd ed., with Maori text only, was published under title: Nga mahi a nga tupuna.

Whitcombe and Tombs job numbers: G4243 (1956); G4699 (1961).

Bagnall, G864

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