Title:The New Zealand Scholar
Alan Loney at Hawk Press, Eastbourne, Wellington, 1982. No 35/100 copies designed, printed and bound by Alan Loney. 34p. Quarter red goatskin, black cloth boards. Slipcase covered in black bookcloth and felt-lined. Canson EPs. Handmade Richard de Bas paper. In very tidy condition other than faded spine. Ephemera round the launch enclosed. Text given as the Margaret Condliffe Memorial Lecture at Canterbury University College, April 1954. Effectively a partner to 'The Death of Captain Cook'. From the Preface: 'On the other hand, when historians such as Dick Scott and writers such as Wystan Curnow are re-examining their disciplines in the very manner in which they exercise them, it can be truly said that among us are increasing numbers of that citizen Beaglehole spoke of with relish, "a new sort of New Zealander", and of which he himself was a most thoughtful exemplar.'
Second hand Hardback