Taonga Māori in the British Museum

Authors: Dorota C. Starecka, Roger Neich, Mick Pendergrast
Publication date: March 2011
NZ RRP (incl. GST): $99.99
Extent: 352 pp
Illustrations: 40 full-colour plates and 300 black and white images
Format: 297mm x 210mm
Binding: HB
ISBN: 978-1-877385-76-6

This title is out of print

Written by specialists from both New Zealand and Britain, Taonga Māori in the British Museum includes a substantial introduction detailing the history of these significant taonga and their acquisition. Ranging from the domestic to the ceremonial, these treasures are further explored in a catalogue that contains more than 300 photographs, a glossary and an appendix listing collectors, donors and vendors, making Taonga Māori in the British Museum the definitive publication on this remarkable collection.


‘This monumental reference book … will be indispensable for students and scholars.’
Weekend Herald, June 2011