Book, The Mystery of the Moa: New Zealand's Avian Giant

Buick, T Lindsay
Thomas Avery & Sons Limited
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Book by T Lindsay Buick entitled: The Mystery of the Moa, New Zealand's Avian Giant. Published under the auspices of the Board of Māori Ethnological Research and by Thomas Avery and Sons Limited in 1931.

This account provides a history of the Moa and is not a scientific work. There are four themes entitled: the whence of the Moa; the finding of the Moa; the reasons for the disappearance of the Moa; and the probable date of the bird's extinction.
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Blue linen hard cover with gold embossed printing on the front and spine, printed on paper with black ink.
Height x Width: 210 x 142mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
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Pre 1400
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from the Russell Duncan Collection
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598.2 BUI, 245, 59846


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