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: Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898 [author.]Contributor(s): Bird, W. W [editor.] | Clark, Russell, 1905-1966 [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Maori Publication details: Christchurch [N.Z.] : Whitcombe and Tombs, 1956Edition: Illustrated New Zealand edDescription: 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeUniform titles: Ko nga mahinga a nga tupuna Māori. Selections. English Subject(s): Mythology, Māori | Mythology, Polynesian | Legends -- New Zealand | Māui | Pūkana | Atua | HekengaAdditional 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 1970Online resources: Facsimile of 1854 ed
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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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