George Grey's compilation of Māori traditions, Polynesian mythology (1855), was viewed by many in the same light as Buller's Birds, as an authoritative account of a way of life before it passed away.
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Reference: Sir George Grey, Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the New Zealand race, as furnished by their priests and chiefs. London: John Murray, 1855 (B-K-1071-TITLE; B-K-1071-FRONTIS)
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