Title:Man of the Mist - A Biography of Elsdon Best
Reed, 1964. Stiocker mark on front end-paper. Dustwrapper has gum marks along edges. Elsdon Best is known today as New Zealand's first locally-born scholar of the Maori and of Maori culture. This book describes Best the man - traveller, adventurer, bushman, and devoted ethnologist. Though a voluminous writer on his favourite subject, Best wrote little about himself. It is fortunate that his biographer should be his great-nephew, who not only has access to family papers, but is himself also, a friend and student of the Maori...
Second hand Hardback