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White John - Te Rou; or The Maori At Home
Current Bid $50 (1 bid, reserve met)
A Tale, Exhibiting The Social Life, Manners, Habits, And Customs Of The Maori Race In New Zealand Prior To The Introduction Of Civilisation Amongst Them. Sampson Low, Marston, Low And Searle, London, first edition, 1874, frontis map, 343pp, presentation inscription by the author to the FEP, half dark green calf, ex libris with usual stamps etc. John White was a native interpreter in Auckland, formerly resident magistrate at Whanganui, and Native Land Purchase Commissioner.