This is a second-hand copy of the book The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Maori Myth and Legend by Margaret Orbell.
Condition: This is a used book in Very Good condition. The cover and spine have slight sun fading - see photos. There is a bookplate inserted on the front endpaper from a previous owner - see photos.
Publisher: Canterbury University Press Year: 1995 ISBN: 9780908812455 Format: Hardback with dustjacket Pages: 274 Condition: Used (Very Good)
This was the author's eighth book on Maori topics, covering beliefs, traditions and literature. Her encyclopedia on Maori myths and legends contains more than 380 entries which also include history, folklore and religious beliefs. This important book collates much of the experience the author gained in her many years as Associate Professor of Maori at Canterbury University, which published this fine volume. 274 pages including source notes, references, picture credits, index, more than 240 illustrations including 50+ colour photos/art, many full page, b/w photos throughout plus drawings and maps, decorative e/papers.
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