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Jade treasures of the Maori

Author: Murdoch Riley
Publisher: Paraparaumu, N.Z. : Viking Sevenseas, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Māori
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murdoch Riley
ISBN: 0854670890 9780854670895
OCLC Number: 19412635
Notes: Text and ill. on inside back cover.
Description: 68 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Jade flakes : New Zealand jade described --
The legend of Poutini and Whaiapu : migratory legend --
Legends about Tama-ahua --
The Maori search for jade --
Jade and gold --
Prospecting for jade --
The hardness, toughness and greenness of jade --
Varieties of jade --
Maori working methods --
The hei-tiki --
The mere --
Body ornaments.
Other Titles: Maori.
Responsibility: Murdoch Riley.

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