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The Torlesse Papers
The Torlesse Papers
Torlesse, Charles Obins

The journals and letters of Charles Obins Torlesse concerning the foundation of the Canterbury Settlement in New Zealand 1848 to 1851. As a surveyor, Torlesse had experience of the events, personalities and controversies that preceeded the arrival of the first four ships in Lyttelton.

1958. First Edition. 238 pages. Beige and black patterned dust jacket over blue cloth. Limited to 750 copies. Edited by Peter Bromley Maling. Pages are clean and bright with a firm binding. Endpapers and page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. The unclipped dust jacket has moderate edge wear, tears and chips to edges and spine ends.

Second hand Hardback