WorldCat Identities

Reed, A. W. (Alexander Wyclif) 1908-1979

Overview
Works: 347 works in 1,328 publications in 5 languages and 13,130 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Legends  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  History  Local history  Fairy tales  Diaries  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Contributor, Speaker, Annotator, Compiler
Classifications: GR365, 398.20994
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Myths and legends of Maoriland by A. W Reed( Book )

75 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An attempt to put into simple form the more popular stories which entertained the old-time Maori." cf. Foreword
Myths and legends of Australia by A. W Reed( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concise Māori dictionary : Māori-English, English-Māori by A. W Reed( Book )

62 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reed dictionary of Māori place names = Te papakupu ingoa wāhi Māori a Reed by A. W Reed( Book )

35 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and Maori and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 3rd ed. has removed most of the ambiguities and errors in previous editions and has attempted to provide, through the addition of macrons, a more reliable guide to the pronounciation of Maori place names
Maori myth and legend by A. W Reed( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend. Some of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic book. The stories range from the creation of the world and the coming of life, death and knowledge, to supernatural tales of love, terror and adventure
An illustrated encyclopedia of Maori life by A. W Reed( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboriginal fables and legendary tales by A. W Reed( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How did the porcupine get his spikes? How was the Murray River made? Filled with mythical half-human, half-animal beings like the Rainbow Snake and the woman who changed into a kangaroo, this extraordinary collection of legends and fables explains how the animals and birds appeared in Australia, and how the lakes, rivers and mountains were made."--BOOK COVER
Treasury of Māori folklore by A. W Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Cook in New Zealand : extracts from the journals of Captain James Cook giving a full account in his own words of his adventures and discoveries in New Zealand by James Cook( Book )

22 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folded map of New Zealand titled: Chart of New Zealand explored in 1769 and 1770, attached to the back cover. "October 1951"--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references
Aboriginal myths : tales of the dreamtime by A. W Reed( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboriginal place names and their meanings by A. W Reed( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated encyclopedia of aboriginal life by A. W Reed( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals with the life of the Aborigines before the coming of the white man"--Jacket
Aboriginal legends : animal tales by A. W Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythological tales of the Dreamtime.__
Myths and legends of Fiji and Rotuma by A. W Reed( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Place names of New Zealand by A. W Reed( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating list of place names used in New Zealand with explanations of their derivations and meanings where these things are known
Place names of Australia by A. W Reed( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reed book of Maori proverbs = Te kohikohinga whakatauki a Reed by Aileen E Brougham( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each proverb is given in Maori and in English, & notes provide annotated translations or explanations
Aboriginal stories : with word list English--Aboriginal, Aboriginal--English by A. W Reed( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of Aboriginal legends
Aboriginal stories of Australia by A. W Reed( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got his tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang above us."--BOOK COVER
Books are my business : the life of a publisher by A. W Reed( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.64 (from 0.46 for Myths and ... to 0.94 for The Legend ...)

Aboriginal stories : with word list English--Aboriginal, Aboriginal--English
Alternative Names

controlled identityHarlequin, 1908-1979

controlled identityMasefield, Charles, 1908-1979

Alexander Wyclif Reed Publisher and author

Harlequin

Masefield, Charles

Reed, A. W.

Reed, A. W. 1908-1979

Reed, Alexander W.

Reed, Alexander Wyclif

Reed, Alexander Wyclif 1908-1979

Reed, Alexander Wycliff, 1908-1979

Reed, Clif.

Reed, Clif 1908-1979

Reed, Wyclif.

Reed, Wyclif 1908-1979

Wyclif Reed, Alexander

Wyclif Reed, Alexander 1908-1979

Рид, А. (А. В.), 1908-1979

Рид, А. В.

Languages
English (418)

Maori (6)

Russian (5)

Chinese (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Concise Māori dictionary : Māori-English, English-MāoriMaori myth and legendAboriginal fables and legendary talesAboriginal myths : tales of the dreamtimeAboriginal legends : animal talesPlace names of New ZealandThe Reed book of Maori proverbs = Te kohikohinga whakatauki a ReedAboriginal stories : with word list English--Aboriginal, Aboriginal--EnglishAboriginal stories of Australia