Book: RETURNED TO DONOR. NOV 2018; 17-91
Book: RETURNED TO DONOR. NOV 2018About this object
Title: 'New and Complete Manual of Maori Conversations and a Complete Vocabulary.'
Author: S.A. ( Suzanne Aubert b 1835 d 1926)
Publisher: Lyon and Blair, Wellington, N.Z.
Edition: 1885, 197 pages.
This book was intended to provide practical conversational sentences and language which could be understood by Maori and Pakeha, especially in the North Island.
Inscribed on side left front cover " Fred from his father".
"His Father" was James Saunders Gibbons Foote b 1862 d 1910. He was an accountant for Foote Brothers Timber Mills, and a farmer. He was fluent in Maori, acting as an interpreter for the family business export operations. He gave this book to his son Frederick James Foote (known as Fred).
It has a red hard back cover. In excellent condition.
ON LOAN. RETURNED TO DONOR. NOV 2018
H 16 cm W 2 cm Depth 11 cmObject number