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Auction Description for Webb's: Bethunes@Webbs Rare Books
Auction Description:
Bethunes@Webbs Rare Books
Viewing Notes:
18th September 9am to 5pm. 19th September 11am to 3pm.
Sale Notes:

Bethunes@Webbs Rare Books

(412 Lots)

by Webb's

412 lots

September 20, 2009

18 Manukau Road


Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: +64 9 524 6804

Fax: +64 9 524 7048


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Description: Andersen, Johannes C: Myths and Legends of the Polynesians. 1st thus ed. Charles E Tuttle, Vermont & Tokyo 1969. 8vo. 513p. frontis, illus, DJ. Crimson cloth. VG+/G+.

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Description: Barrow, T: Six books including 'The Decorative Arts of the New Zealand Maori'. R ed. Reed, Wellington 1975. 17.5 x 18cm. 108p. frontis, illus, DJ. Pictorial boards. Mirrored DJ. VG/VG. Along with Archey, 'Whaowhia, Maori Art and Its Artists', (Collins), 1977, 1st, VG/G+ to VG, Pownall, 'Primitive Art of the New Zealand Maori', (Seven Seas), 1972, 1st, G+/G+, same author, 'New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts', (Sevenseas), 1976, 1st, VG/VG, Barrow, 'Maori Wood Sculpture', (Reed), 1969, 1st, VG/G+, & Padovan, 'The Maori as an Artist', (Reed), 1957, F/VG. [6].

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Description: Beckham, A J: Discovery of the Maori. 1st ed. Pekama Press, Auckland c1970s. 8vo. 127p. illus, map, DJ. Blue cloth. VG/G.

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Description: Best, Elsdon: Six books including 'The Maori As He Was'. R ed. Govt Printer, Wellington 1974. 8vo. xv, 296p. frontis, illus, DJ. Black cloth. VG+/VG+. Along with Servant, 'Customs and Habits of the New Zealanders 1838-42', (Reed), 1973, 1st, VG/VG+, Best, 'Stone Implements of the Maori', (Govt Printer), 1974, R, VG, Fox, 'Prehistoric Maori Fortifications', (Longman Paul), 1976, 1st, VG/VG, Phillipps, 'Maori Life and Custom', (Reed), 1966, 1st, VG/G, & Lewis and Forman, 'The Maori', (Orbis), 1982, 1st, SA, G/G+. [6].

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Description: Best, Elsdon: Three books including 'Maori Religion and Mythology', in 2 parts. R ed. Govt Printer, Wellington 1982. 8vo. Part I, 424p, illus, DJ. Part II, 682p, DJ. Red cloth. Both VG+/VG. Along with Shortland, 'Traditions & Superstitions of the New Zealanders', (Capper), 1980, R, VG/VG. [3].

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