The Skilled Handwork of the Maori. Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described. MAORI, W. O. OLDMAN.
The Skilled Handwork of the Maori. Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described.
The Skilled Handwork of the Maori. Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described.
The Skilled Handwork of the Maori. Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described.
The Skilled Handwork of the Maori. Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described.

The Skilled Handwork of the Maori…
The Skilled Handwork of the Maori. Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described.

Wellington: The Polynesian Society, 1946.

Octavo, 98 plates with descriptive text, bound in recent blue cloth retaining original printed wrappers, fine copy.

A fine collection

Second edition. 'Mr. W.O. Oldman of London was for many years a dealer in curios and artefacts fabricated by primitive peoples, and ended by becoming a connoisseur of such matters, with an extremely fine private collection selected from all that passed through his hands. It probably surpasses almost any other collection in quality, if not extent, and the Council of the Polynesian Society, recognizing this, set out to record a large group from the two series…' (Preface).

Second edition. 'Mr. W.O. Oldman of London was for many years a dealer in curios and artefacts fabricated by primitive peoples, and ended by becoming a connoisseur of such matters, with an extremely fine private collection selected from all that passed through his hands. It probably surpasses almost any other collection in quality, if not extent, and the Council of the Polynesian Society, recognizing this, set out to record a large group from the two series…' (Preface).

Price (AUD): $550.00  other currencies Ref: #3711529