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The stone implements of the Māori

Author: Elsdon Best
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Te Papa Press, 2005.
Series: Dominion Museum bulletin, no. 4.
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Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.
Stone implements of the Māori.
Wellington, N.Z. : Te Papa Press, 2005
(OCoLC)606392684
Online version:
Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931.
Stone implements of the Māori.
Wellington, N.Z. : Te Papa Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607791804
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsdon Best
ISBN: 1877385093 9781877385094
OCLC Number: 81280748
Notes: Title page reprinted from 1974 reprint: Wellington, N.Z. : Govt. Printer, 1974.
Originally published: Wellington, N.Z. : Govt. Printer, 1912. (Dominion Museum bulletin ; no. 4).
Description: 445 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Forward to reprint --
Authorities --
I. Foreword --
II. Introductory remarks --
III. Native names for stone adzes and chisels --
IV. Materials used for the manufacture of adzes and chisels, and the native names thereof --
V. Methods of manufacture of ordinary stone tools : A. Details of the methods of sawing and dividing pieces of stone : B. Methods employed in grinding surfaces : C. Methods of stone-drilling, &c --
VI. Grinding-stones (hoanga) --
VII. Handles of toki and chisels --
VIII. The use of the stone adze, axe, and chisel --
IX. The pounamu, or greenstone (nephrite), of New Zealand --
X. Detailed description of some toki and chisels --
XI. Concluding remarks --
Xii. Introduction of iron tools.
Series Title: Dominion Museum bulletin, no. 4.
Responsibility: by Elsdon Best.

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