An account of the discovery and settlement of Polynesia in ancient times by sailors so expert in navigation that Sir Peter Buck described them as vikings of the sunrise. The history, navigational knowledge and traditions associated with the first fleet to discover Tonga, the Cook Islands, New Zealand, Easter Island, Samoa, Hawaii and the Marquesas. First published in 1938.
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 339 pages. SECONDHAND