The Maori and His First Printed Books

Reed, A. W. [Alexander Wyclif]

Published by A. H. & A. W. Reed [1935], Dunedin, 1935
Condition: Good+ Soft cover
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No signatures. Fading to margins of wrappers.; "The Raupo Series of School Readers" edition. 15, [1] pages. Green paper wrappers with red lettering and decoration. Page dimensions: 184 x 125mm. Illustrated. "At Ngataniia John Williams amazed their Rarotongan cousins. While at work on the building of a church Williams had need of his carpenter's square, so with a piece of charcoal he scribbled a brief note on a chip of wood, and asked a Rarotongan chief to hand it to his wife. It was a highly suspicious chief who handed the chip to Mrs. Williams a few minutes later. He watched her every movement as she read the note, tossed it to one side, and took the square from the tool-chest." - page 4. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall R182-(12) - "Edition of 2,000 copies".] ; 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 11929

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Title: The Maori and His First Printed Books

Publisher: A. H. & A. W. Reed [1935], Dunedin

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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