Publisher: Viking, Penguin Books Ltd, Auckland, NZ, London, New York etc, 1991, 1st edition. Hardback, 477 pages, unclipped dustjacket. Many illustrations in colour and b&w. Cover, in blue boards with red titling to spine, is in good, clean condition with just a trace of shelfwear to bottom edge. Internally the book is in excellent condition throughout with clean, bright text pages and illustrations, firm binding and no inscriptions or marks. The protected, unclipped dustjacket is in good condition with just a little edge wear / creasing to top edge and a trace of fading along top rear edge. A fascinating and comprehensive history with a host of wonderful illustrations, some in colour. The author was an associate professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Auckland and in 1990 she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.