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Reed, A. W. (Alexander Wyclif) 1908-1979

Overview
Works: 350 works in 1,335 publications in 4 languages and 13,027 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  History  Legends  Local history  Fairy tales  Diaries  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Annotator, Contributor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Compiler
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Myths and legends of Maoriland by A. W Reed( Book )
76 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 569 libraries worldwide
"An attempt to put into simple form the more popular stories which entertained the old-time Maori." cf. Foreword
Myths and legends of Australia by A. W Reed( Book )
16 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Concise Māori dictionary : Māori-English, English-Māori by A. W Reed( Book )
64 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Maori myth and legend by A. W Reed( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend many of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic, bestselling book. Written with the general reader in mind, the stories range from the creation of the world and the coming of life, death and knowledge
An illustrated encyclopedia of Maori life by A. W Reed( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
A dictionary of Māori place names by A. W Reed( Book )
36 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
This 3rd ed. has removed most of the ambiguities and errors in previous editions and has attempted to provide, through the addition of macrons, a more reliable guide to the pronounciation of Maori place names
Treasury of Māori folklore by A. W Reed( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Captain Cook in New Zealand : extracts from the journals of Captain James Cook giving a full account in his own words of his adventures and discoveries in New Zealand by James Cook( Book )
24 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Folded map of New Zealand titled: Chart of New Zealand explored in 1769 and 1770, attached to the back cover. "October 1951"--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references
Aboriginal myths : tales of the dreamtime by A. W Reed( Book )
24 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 libraries worldwide
What makes the bullroarer more than just a toy? How did the frilled lizard scar its tongue? From acts of creation and the deeds of the Great Spirit, to totemic ancestors and tales explaining natural phenomena, this delightful collection of stories paints a picture of the mystical bond that exists between Aboriginal people, the environment and the spirit life of the Dreamtime
Aboriginal place names and their meanings by A. W Reed( Book )
23 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Place names of Aboriginal origin are listed with their meaning and the state from which they come, with no attribution of language from which they come; Appendix A is a word list with no attribution of languages; Appendix B is a list of places for which the original name was from an Aboriginal language (which is not attributed)
An illustrated encyclopedia of aboriginal life by A. W Reed( Book )
12 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
"Deals with the life of the Aborigines before the coming of the white man"--Dust jacket
Aboriginal legends : animal tales by A. W Reed( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Mythological tales of the Dreamtime.__
The Reed book of Maori proverbs = Te kohikohinga whakatauki a Reed by Aileen E Brougham( Book )
17 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Each proverb is given in Maori and in English, and notes provide annotated translations or explanations
Myths and legends of Fiji and Rotuma by A. W Reed( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Place names of New Zealand by A. W Reed( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Fascinating list of place names used in New Zealand with explanations of their derivations and meanings where these things are known
Maori proverbs by Aileen E Brougham( Book )
20 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Maori legends by A. W Reed( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 libraries worldwide
"The Ancient Maori peopled his world with imaginative yet clearly-defined gods and manifestations. He had his own vivid account of the creation of the world, the separation and the clothing of the Earth Mother, and the ornamenting of the Sky Father with sun, moon and stars by Tane-matua. Tangaroa, the god of the sea, is at war with Tane of the Forests, and both are attacked by Tawhiri-matea, the god of winds. From this rich treasure store Roger Hart has selected subjects to illustrate intriguing aspects of Maori lore and takes the reader behind the scenes of Maori belief in the supernatural."
Aboriginal stories : with word list English--Aboriginal, Aboriginal--English by A. W Reed( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Represents a collection of myths and legends gathered from various sources, representing the rich and diverse tapestry of beliefs of Aboriginal people throughout Australia
Aboriginal stories of Australia by A. W Reed( Book )
8 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got his tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang above us."--BOOK COVER
Books are my business : the life of a publisher by A. W Reed( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Harlequin, 1908-1979

controlled identity Masefield, Charles, 1908-1979

Harlequin
Masefield, Charles
Reed, A. W.
Reed, A. W. 1908-1979
Reed, Alexander W.
Reed, Alexander Wyclif
Reed, Alexander Wyclif 1908-1979
Reed, Alexander Wycliff, 1908-1979
Reed, Clif.
Reed, Clif 1908-1979
Reed, Wyclif.
Reed, Wyclif 1908-1979
Wyclif Reed, Alexander
Wyclif Reed, Alexander 1908-1979
Рид, А. (А. В.), 1908-1979
Рид, А. В.
Рид, Александр Уайклиф
Languages
English (414)
Maori (8)
Russian (5)
Italian (2)
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