The Life And Times Of Patuone, The Celebrated Ngapuhi Chief

By: Davis, C. O

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No signatures. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Capper Press facsimile reprint of the 1876 edition. [4],141 pages + frontispiece. Red-brown boards with gilt letterin on spine. Page dimensions: 214mm x 136mm. "Patuone took part in at least one of the great war expeditions of Northern Maori to the south in the early nineteenth century - from 1819 to 1820. He led the Hokianga contingent, which was accompanied by a group of Te Roroa led by Tuwhare." - DNZB Volume One (1990). "An old Hokianga chief who had seen Cook, and, like his brother Waka Nene, was a firm friend of the English settler until his death, in 1872. Former native wars; Barron de Thierry; the spells of a priest; Hongi; Heke's war; the oldest Maori prayers, adressed to Io; & Co." Hocken." "Much detail within a small compass on the wars, the establishment of the C.M.S. and Wesleyen missions and incidents at Hokianga." - Bagnall 1542 (reference for the 1876 first edition).

Title: The Life And Times Of Patuone, The Celebrated Ngapuhi Chief

Author Name: Davis, C. O

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Christchurch, Capper Press: (1974)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 20189