The Piraki Log (e Pirangi ahau koe) or Diary of Captain Hempleman with Introduction, Glossary[,] Illustrations and Map

By: Hempleman, Captain [edited by Fredrick Arthur Anson]

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Cloth torn along lower 4" and top 2/3" of rear joint. 3/8" chips to cloth at tips of corners of boards. Included loosely is a xerox copy of the four page section of "Notes and Corrections to the Glossary", which was issued separately. Previous owner's label partly removed from front endpaper, with abrasions. Another previous owner's signature on front free endpapers. Some pencil marginalia, consisting of check marks and ticks on margins of a few pages. One leaf opened roughly with 3/8" x 1" chip to upper blank margin.; This copy inscribed by the editor "With New Year Greetings, / from the Editor. / [?] 1910". 171 pages + folding frontispiece map + 7 plates. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 225 x 140mm.New Zealand history, nautical, Banks Peninsula, Whaling. Contents includes: "Remarks on Board the Brig 'Bee' on a Whaling Voyage" (1835-1836); "Remarkes in New Zeland, March 1837"; "List of Gear Lost by the Gang" (1837 Season); "Daily Journal of Employment and Remarks at Peracka" (1837-1838); Remarks in Peracky Bay" (1839-1844"); Glossary-Index. [Reference: Bagnall H629] ; 8vo

Title: The Piraki Log (e Pirangi ahau koe) or Diary of Captain Hempleman with Introduction, Glossary[,] Illustrations and Map

Author Name: Hempleman, Captain [edited by Fredrick Arthur Anson]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: (1910)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20030