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1 Alexander, James E. Incidents Of The Maori War New Zealand In 1860-61
London Richard Bentley 1863 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Owner's signature to top corner of front board and title page. Rubbing to leather boards. 3/4" split to leather at head of front spine joint. Up to 1/4" loss of leather at corners of boards. Gutters split. ; vi, 425 pages + colour frontis + advertisements. Full leather boards with gilt lettering and spine decoration. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Page dimensions: 190mm x 117mm. "The fine race of Maories of New Zealand were lately believed to be a people who had been subdued, civilized, and christianized without war. It is true that they have wonderfully improved by being in contact with the just administration of British law, and by the active influence of the missionaries, from what they were twenty years ago. No more cannibalism, less party feuds, extended cultivation, a taste for European clothes and comforts spreading among them." - from pages 32-33. ; 8vo 
Price: 810.00 NZD
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2 Alexander, James E. Incidents Of The Maori War. New Zealand. In 1860-61
Christchurch Capper Press (1976) Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Ex-library (Christchurch Teachers College Library). Library stamps, stickers and markings. 2/3" chip to dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper in adhesive plastic jacket.; A facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1863. vi, [2], 425 pages + frontis + advertisements. Brown papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215mm x 133mm. "Martial law was declared in 1860 for the safety of the settlers in Taranaki - Maori tribes mistook this for a declaration of war, and acted accordingly. The contest, once begun, had to continue until peace was established on sure ground." - from the dust wrapper blurb. "The fine race of Maories of New Zealand were lately believed to be a people who had been subdued, civilized, and christianized without war. It is true that they have wonderfully improved by being in contact with the just administration of British law, and by the active influence of the missionaries, from what they were twenty years ago. No more cannibalism, less party feuds, extended cultivation, a taste for European clothes and comforts spreading among them." - from pages 32-33.; Ex-Library; 8vo 
Price: 43.20 NZD
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