A Holiday Trip to the Catlins District (Via Willsher Bay), Being a Reprint of Articles Contributed to the Otago Daily Times


No signatures. Wrappers with some tears and chips to margins, without loss of any printed area. Tears to paper spine. Light dampstain to front wrapper. Rusting to staples. Protected in mylar sleeve with alkaline buffered acid-free backing board. ; Very scarce. 16 pages. Light green printed paper wrappers. Cover title. Page dimensions: 217 x 140mm. Text in double columns. New Zealand regional history, Catlins district, Southland. Contents: I. Willsher Bay and its History - The Former Native Population, and its Only Survivor, Old Rakitapu - Nugget Point Lighthouse; II. Ahuriri Valley and Stream - Glenomaru Tunnel - Owake - Excursion in a Flattie - Edward Cattlin - His Purchase of 5,500,000 Acres - Manuka Point; III. Boating on River and Lake - The 'Big Mill,' A Scene of Desolation - Catlins Beach - The 'Twin Giants' - False Islet - Cannibal Bay - The 'Blowhole' - A Project for the Morrow; IV. Early Astir - 'Kua Tangi Te Kaka' - Out to Sea - A Peaceful Ocean - Tuawhaiki - Cosgrove Island - A Furious Sou'-Wester - A Forced Return to Catlins - The Episode of a Hat - Trip to Taukupu - A Magnificent Forest - Bush Hospitality - Taukupu Beach - Taukupu and M'Lennan Rivers; V. A Silent River - A Surveyors' Camp in the Heart of the Bush - Another Survey Camp - Start for Chasland's Beach - Tautuku Beach - Temuc's Grave - An Old Whaling Station - A Bush Track - Wild Cattle - Blazing a Track to the Beach - Rough Travelling - Chasland's Beach - The Cathedral Caves; VI. Tommy Chaseland - His Extraordinary Vision - Return Through the Bush - A Drenching Rain - The Shadowy M'Lennan - Back to the Camp - The Tautuku River - Afternoon Tea - Goodbyes - Return to Owake - Another Survey Camp - Further Hospitality - Wild Honey - The Re-Discovery of the Catlins District - A Night Drive to Balclutha - Train to Dunedin. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall H1005.]

Title: A Holiday Trip to the Catlins District (Via Willsher Bay), Being a Reprint of Articles Contributed to the Otago Daily Times

Author Name: Hocken, T. M. [Thomas Morland (1836-1910)] & G. Fenwick [Sir George (1847-1929)]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed by G. H. Smith, "Otago Daily Times" Office: 1892

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 19933