"The data contained in this sketch of Maori life and its activities in pre-European times is the result of an almost lifelong interest in our native folk on the part of the writer." so starts the preface by Elsdon Best. He goes on to say "It is hoped that a comprehensive account of native life will be useful to many, and of some interest to those who do not make a searching enquiry into the life of barbaric man>"
This books goes with Vol. One Published in 1924. Well illustrated