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1 "Te Manuwiri" [Davidson, Albert Edward] Sketches of Early Colonisation in New Zealand and its Phases of Contact with the Maori Race
Christchurch Whitcombe & Tombs [c1907] Hard Cover Poor with no dust jacket 
Ex-library (Nelson Institute and Library). Library stamps and markings. Pencil marginalia on page iii. Boards very worn. Spine mostly missing. Binding loose. No detached pages. A rough working copy. ; Second issue edition, with cover title "New Zealand Sketches". No date [c1907]. 194 pages. Page dimensions: 184 x 121mm. [Reference: Bagnall D125]. Pictorial papered boards. "Throughout the following pages will be found, it is hoped, a collection os short and interesting Sketches of Early Colonist Life in New Zealand (being a country singularly prolific of many thrilling scenes there enected [sic] during years gone by) , which are written in a racy and catchy style, peculiar of the soil. " - from the author's preface. Contents: A Reverie; Preface; Hoolahan and the Gin-Bottle; A Thrilling Maori Episode; An Exciting Pig Hunt; Lost in the Forest; A Bovine Adventure; A Savage Equine Battle; The Great Bush Fire; A Hazardous Enterprise; A Maori Duchess and the Tug-of-War; A Peculiar Maori Wager; A Maori Wedding; A Northern Excursion; The Tattooed Warrior.; Ex-Library; 12mo 
Price: 20.25 NZD
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