Book, Māori Art

Hamilton, Augustus
Fergusson & Mitchell
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Book by Augustus Hamilton entitled: Māori Art - The Art Workmanship of the Māori Race in New Zealand, Part 3. Printed by Fergusson and Mitchell in 1898.

Contents include; the weapons of Māori; the implements of agriculture and handicraft; the snares and implements used in hunting rats and birds for food. At the back is a list of words used in connection with each subject heading such as those words relating to weapons of war. Interspersed throughout the book are photographs of the items being described.
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Hard cover of purple linen, gold embossed printed title on cover, printed on paper with black ink and photographs interspersed throughout the book.
Length x Width: 315 x 258mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
Stamp of two arrows in opposing directions. This is Russell Duncan's stamp. The arrows are on his bookplate., Stamp, Stamp
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from the Russell Duncan Collection
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q572.9931 Ham, 793, 60076


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