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Author Name    Andersen, Johannes C.

Title   MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE POLYNESIANS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   Second Printing

Publisher   Rutland, Vermont Charles E. Tuttle 1986

ISBN Number    0804804141 / 9780804804141

Illustrator   Richard Wallwork.

Seller ID   28006

514 pp, large 8vo (9" H). Red cloth with black title block/gold lettering. 16 colour plates, 44 b&w photographs, 13 line drawings, fold-out map at rear. Contents: Publisher's Foreword; Preface; List of Illustrations; Note on Proper Names; Polynesia and Its People; 'Koropanga and Rukutia; Kelea and Kalamakua; Uenuku; Fairies and Taniwha; The Tawhaki Cycle; Maui' (Maui-tikitiki-a-Taranga); Hina', Sister of Maui'; Pele the Fire-goddess; The Spirit Worlds; Io, Tangaroa, and Creation; The Areoi Society and the Hula Dance; Religious Observances; Authorities; Other Books of Hawaiian Interest; Glossary and Index. Small label removal mark on front pastedown. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Slipcase has light to moderate rubbing/soiling, two corner bumps, light to moderate edge wear, sticker removal mark on front panel.

Mythology,  Religious  Observances,  Hawaii,  Easter  Island,  Ahuahu,  Ahu,  Maori,  Mau,  Storm  Gods,  Polynesia,  Avaiki,  Karakia,  Tonga,  Tongan  Islands,  Samoa,  New  Zealand,  Birds,  Breadfruit,  Bolabola,  Canoes,  James  Cook,  Cook  Islands,  Dance,  Dancing,  Dead,  Death,  Eels,  Enua,  Fairies,  Fern-root,  Fiji,  Fire,  Flute,  Food,  Games,  Sports,  Hawaiian  Islands,  Hema,  Hiiaka-I-ka-pali-o-pele,  Hina,  Hula,  Ina,  Io,  Kane,  Karakia,  Kauai,  Kava,  Kete,  Kumara,  Lei,  Lightning,  Lizard,  Lono,  Mana,  Mangaia,  Marae,  Marama,  Marquesas,  Maru,  Maui-Tikitiki-a-taranga,  Heroes,  Gods,  Menehune,  Metamorphosis,  Miru,  Moon,  Molokai,  New  Guinea,  Oahu,  Papa,  Paradise,  Pare-Kori-tawa,  Pau,  Pele,  Ponaturi,  Rangi-Potiki,  Rehua,  Rohe,  Rongo,  Ru,  Rupe,  Samoa,  Stars,  Sun,tahiti,  Tane-Mahuta,  Tangaroa,  Tapu,  Taro,  Tattooing,  Ti,  Tiki,  Tuna-roa,  Upolu,  Vengeance,  Wakea,  Whiro,  Winds,  Wood  Elveskoropanga,  Rukutia,  Kelea,  Kalamakua,  Uenuku,  Fairies,  Taniwha,  Tawhaki  Cycle,  Spirit  World,  Creation,  Areoi  Society. 

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