WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 332 works in 1,152 publications in 5 languages and 12,461 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Legends  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Local history  Diaries  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Speaker, Compiler
Classifications: GR365, 398.20994
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Myths and legends of Maoriland by A. W Reed( Book )

60 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 551 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 )

53 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maori myth and legend by A. W Reed( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend many of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic, bestselling book. Written with the general reader in mind, the stories range from the creation of the world and the coming of life, death and knowledge
An illustrated encyclopedia of Maori life by A. W Reed( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 273 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
Aboriginal myths, legends and fables by A. W Reed( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Polish and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasury of Māori folklore by A. W Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 258 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 254 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 )

17 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 253 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
An illustrated encyclopedia of aboriginal life by A. W Reed( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals with the life of the Aborigines before the coming of the white man"--Jacket
Myths and legends of Fiji and Rotuma by A. W Reed( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboriginal legends : animal tales by A. W Reed( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythological tales of the Dreamtime.__
Ocean waste disposal practices by A. W Reed( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Place names of Australia by A. W Reed( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and legends of the Pacific by A. W Reed( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maori proverbs by Aileen E Brougham( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of Rotorua and the hot lakes by A. W Reed( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.63 (from 0.45 for Myths and ... to 0.93 for The Legend ...)

Aboriginal myths, legends and fables
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

Languages
English (370)

Maori (6)

Russian (5)

Italian (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
Maori myth and legendAboriginal fables and legendary talesAboriginal myths, legends and fablesAboriginal myths : tales of the dreamtimeAboriginal legends : animal talesPlace names of New ZealandMyths and legends of the PacificLegends of Rotorua and the hot lakes