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Title:The Story of New Zealand - Past and Present - Savage and Civilized - Volume 1 Only
Presumed John Murray, London, 1859. Library binding with cloth boards and brown leather spine and corners. Tokomairiro Library crest on front board and library label inside cover. General damge to corners, edges and spine ends. Title page missing as are most of the illustrations. Contents otherwise tight. 331pp. Map is present. Both folding map at rear and folding frontispice are fabric-backed. Some foxing throughout. Photocopy of original title page is loosely included. Volume 1 - the country and its native inhabitants - their origin, mythology, and manners and customs, social and political. Written by a surgeon with the 58th Regiment who spent 11 years in residence in New Zealand.
Second hand Hardback