Title: The Maori and His First Printed Books
Publisher: A. H. & A. W. Reed , Dunedin
Publication Date: 1935
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
No signatures. Fading to margins of wrappers.; "The Raupo Series of School Readers" edition. 15,  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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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: email@example.com. Website: www.renaissancebooks.co.nz. GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.
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