NEW ZEALAND Painted by F. and W. Wright Described by Hon. William Pember Reeves

New Zealand]; Reeves, W. P. and Wright F. & W.

Published by London Adam and Charles Black 1908, 1908
Hardcover
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First edition. With 75 very fine colour plates of the New Zealand countyside from watercolour paintings by Frank and William Wright, and with a large folding coloured map. Large 8vo, in the publisher's original brown cloth with all-over cover and spine decorations in black, gray and green in a Maori inspired motif, gilt lettering on both upper cover and spine as well. ix, 241 pp. A very handsome and very well preserved copy, the decorated cloth bright and clean, the text very clean, the plates all very fine, small score to the front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION AND A VERY UNCOMMON ENTRY IN THIS WONDERFUL PAINTED AND DESCRIBED SERIES. The text is by New Zealand's High Commissioner and the 75 plates by William and Frank Wright bring one very close to this far away land. While most of the paintings are landscapes there are also views of various peoples who live there, including several scenes of Moriori life. Bookseller Inventory # 27516

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Title: NEW ZEALAND Painted by F. and W. Wright ...

Publisher: London Adam and Charles Black 1908

Publication Date: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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