This book is the first comprehensive documentation of Rongorongo, Easter Island's enigmatic script and Oceania's only known pre-twentieth-century writing system. The author tells the full history of rongorongo's exciting discovery and the many attempts at a decipherment and provides full transcriptions of all the 25 surviving rongorongo inscriptions along with detailed photographs of nearly every incised artifact.
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Steven Roger Fischer is a Director at the Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures, Auckland.Language Notes:
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Book Description Clarendon Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110198237103
Book Description Oxford Univ Pr, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. illustrated edition. 736 pages. 9.75x6.75x1.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0198237103