Lays of the Land of the Maori and Moa.

London: Sampson Low, Marston et al, 1884. Hardcover. Poetry based to some extent on Maori legends, a delightful collection of New Zealand poetry written about issues of the day in the early 1880's includes a printed dedication to Sir George Grey.The introduction tries to make the case that in the young countries like America and New Zealand, besides Walt Whitman, there are now locally grown Poets. Suggesting that Bracken is New Zealand's home grown master poet . 12 mo, 160 pp. Frontispiece portrait. Handsome olive & gilt stamped pic. cloth, attractive old library label on spine. Very good. Item #1047

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