Wellington, NZ: The Dominion Museum / W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer, 1924. Paperback. 198pp. Slim octavo [24.5 cm] Red and black printed wraps. Good only. The rear wrap is almost completely detached. There are numerous losses from the paper of the spine, and from the edges of the wraps. The spine and the edges of the covers are faded. The title has been very faintly written on the spine. The fore edge corners of the pages are bumped. Item #38227
Dominion Museum Monograph No. 7. Arranged chronologically. The literature of the Maori comprises a number of leaflets and pamphlets, translations into Maori, original compositions by Maoris as well as by European scholars, collections of old legends, esoteric lore, songs and proverbs, statutes, periodicals, and school texts.