New Zealand and its Colonization

Swainson, William

Published by Smith, Elder and Co., London, 1859
Condition: Poor Hardcover
From Renaissance Books, ANZAAB / ILAB (Dunedin, New Zealand)

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Lacking the folding map. Cloth torn along entire length of rear joint and also along most of front joint. Tears and chips to spine cloth. Hinges broken. Binding loose. A rough working copy in the original cloth.; viii, 416 pages + errata slip + 24 pages advertisements. Lacking the folding frontispiece map. Red blind-stamped cloth boards. Page dimensions: 222 x 140mm. Contents: The Native Race - Past and Present; Colonization; Collision with the Natives; Joint-Stock Colonization; Native Insurrection; The Native Difficulty; New Zealand as a Field of Emigration; The Capital of New Zealand; Scenery and Bush Travelling; The Climate; The New Zealand Constitution; Political Progress; "Responsible Government"; The Church of England in New Zealand. [Reference: Bagnall 5430 - Survey written from knowledge gained by the author in leading role in many of the events he was describing. The Maori background, New Zealand Company's part in forcing coloniation, the Constitution."] ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 6258

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Title: New Zealand and its Colonization

Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co., London

Publication Date: 1859

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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