Eyewitness account of Maori before the influence of Europeans had made its mark. Social, cultural, religious and economic aspects of Maori life. Early dealings with Europeans. Superstitions and rituals including cannibalism. Also the establishment of a British Governor. FACSIMILE of the original 1840 edition. In two volumes.
Capper Press, Christchurch, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 288 + 304 pages. SECONDHAND