The New Zealander Abroad in England, America, and the Highlands of Scotland; in Madeira, Capetown, and the Sandwich Islands. Being Notes of a Six Months Holiday Tour Round the World

By: McHutcheson, William

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3/8" loss of cloth at head and tail of spine. 3/8" loss of cloth at tips of corners of boards. Spine faded. Hinges split at gutters. Offsetting to endpapers. Scattered spots of foxing. ; 302 pages. Red cloth boards with black stamped border and black lettering on front board and gilt rule and lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 194 x 127mm. Contents: Chapter 1: Leaving Home - A New Zealander in Melbourne - Dunedin to Christchurch - Lyttleton to Wellington - Parihaka and the last Maori Prophet - The ‘Sugar Loaves’ of New Plymouth - Departure from Auckland - S. S. Alameda and Passengers - Kermadec Islands - A Samoan Princess - Tutuila and Pango-Pango Harbour. Chapter 2: A Concert at Sea - Honolulu in the Paradise of the Pacific - Mosquitoes and Chinamen - A Kanaka Pilot - The Hawaiian People - The Royal Hawaiian Hotel - Honolulu Churches - The Chinese Quarter - American Independence Day: ’The Glorious Fourth’ - An Extinct Crater and Tropical Avenue - Kamehameha I. , the Napolean of the Pacific - The Hawaiian Legislature - A Prophetic Pig - The Prime Minister of Hawaii - A Peaceful Revolution. Chapter 3: Honolulu to Kauai - Makaweli - A Cattle Hunt - Ludicrous Incident - A Sugar Mill - Sugar Plantations and the Sugar Industry - Largest Sugar Plantation in the World - Waiawa Impromptu Concert - Native Race Dying out - Population I Captain Cook’s Time and Now - Island of Hawaii - Kilauea, the Largest Active Volcano in the World - A Liquid Sea of Blood-red Lava. Chapter 4: Mountain Scenery - The Leper Settlement of Molokai - Leprosy in Hawaii - Effects of Leprosy - Strong Drink and Leprosy decimating the Native Race - Leaving Makaweli - Rice Plantations - Hanapepe Flat - A Region of Perpetual Spring - A Kanaka Guide, his Luncheon capacities - Seeing the Honolulu Steamer off - Shipping Cattle - Honolulu once more. Chapter 5: Gilbert Islanders in Hawaii - How Agreements are Drawn Up in the South Seas - Life on a Coral Island - The Y. M. C. A. In Honolulu; A Chinese Y. M. C. A. - The Temperature of Honolulu; A Royal Wardrobe - ‘Dolce for Niente’ - The Mosquito - Nuuanu Avenue and Cemetery - Leaving Honolulu - Aloha! . Chapter 6: Honolulu to San Francisco - A ‘Frisco Millionaire - The Golden Gate’ of the Pacific Slope - ‘Frisco Cabbies - The Grand Army of the Republic - Golden Gate Park - ‘Frisco Hotels - An American ‘Reception’ - Chinatown - Mock Auctions - Railways and Railway Ticket sellers - Oaklands - Monster Steam Ferries - Sacramento - Sierra Nevada Mountains - Cannibalism on the Sierras - Lake Tahoe - The Noble Red Man - The Noble Red Woman. Chapter 7: Ogden - Colorado Cowboy - Lasso Throwing - Mexican Equestianism - ‘Spanish Joe’ Sand Creek Massacre - Great Salt Lake - Lake Park - Salt Lake City - Temple Tabernacle and Temple Assembly Hall - Water Supply of Salt Lake City - Polygamy - Bishops, Deacons, and Elders. Chapter 8: Utah Valley - Provo - Utah Lake - Wasatch Mountains - Price River Canyon - Castle Gate - The Foothills of the Rockies - Black Canon on the Gunnison - Marshall Pass - Salida - Leadville - The Cannibal of the Rocky Mountains - Sabbath Desecration in America. Chapter 9: Grand Canon of the Arkansas - Royal Gorge - Canyon City - Pikes Peak - Garden of the Gods - Denver, the ‘Queen City of the Plains’ - Prairies of the West - The ‘Far West’ - Los Angelos the ‘City of the Angels’ - Ioqa a ‘Prohibition’ State - The ‘Father of Waters. ’ Chapter 10: Chicago - Itish National Convention - ‘All quiet on the Potomac’ - John Brown of Harper’s Ferry - The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad - First American Locomotive - The ‘Ole log Cabin’ and the ‘Last of the Mohicans’ - Detroit - Ontario, Canada. Chapter 11: Niagara Falls - Niagara Rapids - How Graham shot the Niagara Rapids - Goat Island, the ‘Three Sisters’ - Demoniacal Dance to the Falls - The ‘Horseshoe’ Fall. Chapter 12: The Mohawk Vale - Valley of the Hudson - New York - Broadway - Brooklyn Bridge - Elevated Railways - Brooklyn Tabernacle - Hotels and Buildings of New York - Gambling in Stocks. Chapter 13: Across the Atlantic - Home Rule - Mormon Elder - Ould Ireland - Queenstown - Liverpool Docks - Liverpool Exhibition - Mersey Tunnel - The Great Eastern - Manchester Cotton Mill - Manchester Town Hall and Public Buildings - Manchester Soot. Chapter 14: The Heather Hills of Scotland - Gretna Green and Annandale - Ecclefechan - The Land of Burns - Dumfries - ‘My own my Native Land’ - Nithsdale, ‘Sweet Afton, ’ Mauchline, and Mossgeil - Martyrs’ Stones and Covenanting Relics - Auld Toon o’ Ayr - Land of Kyle. Chapter 15: In and Around Glasgow - Campsie - Firth of Clyde - Two Swell Chappies - The Masher Eye-glass - Campbeltown - Hamilton Palace - Duke of Hamilton’s Mausoleum - Cadzow Forest and Castle - Bothwell Bridge and Bothwell Castle. Chapters 16-21: [Scotland] Chapers 22-23: [England; London] Chapter 24: The Vine-covered Hills of Madeira - Funchal - The Madeiran Native - The Cathedral and Service - Characteristics of Madeira - Coinage of Madeira - ‘Bang goes Saxpence’ - Capetwon - An old Schoolfellow - A pleasant Drive - Quartz Mines of Barberton - Reefing in the Transvaal - Cape Colony - The Kaffir, and the Native Question of the Future - Arctic Regions - Icebergs - Last Day at Sea - ‘All Hail, Zealandia." The chapter summaries for the contents on Scotland are: Chapter XIV (pages 167-178):The Heather Hills of Scotland; Gretna Green and Annandale; Ecclefechan; The Land of Burns; Dumfries; A Martyr's Grave; 'My own my Native Land'; Nithsdale, ' Sweet Afton,'; Mauchline, and Mossgeil; Martyrs' Stones and Covenanting Relics; Auld Toon o'Ayr; Land of Kyle.Chapter XV (pages 179-186):In and Around Glasgow; Campsie; Firth of Clyde; Two Swell Chappies; The Masher Eye-glass; Cambeltown; Hamilton Palace; Duke of Hamilton's Mausoleum; Cadzow Forest and Castle; Bothwell Bridge and Bothwell Castle.Chapter XVI (pages 187-197):Strathblane - The Clachan of Aberfoyle; The Vale of Menteith; The World-famed Trossachs; Scene of Sir Walter Scott's 'Lady of the Lake'; Meeting Place of Roderick Dhu and Fitz-James; Loch Achray and Loch Katrine; 'Ellen's Isle' and the 'Silver Strand'; The 'Queen of Scottish Lakes,' Bonnie Loch Lomond; 'Sweet Rothesay Bay' and Rothesay Castle; 'Lothair,' his Kith and Kin; Dunbarton Castle and Roman Philanthropists.Chapter XVII (pages 198-209):The Wild Macgregor's Country; Rob Roy and Bailie Nicol Jarvie; 'An' What Seek ye in Macgregor's Country'; Bonnie Loch Ard; Glasgow the Second City of the Empire; Glasgow Cathedral; Ancient St. Mungo; Pre-historic Glasgow; Glasgow Street Traffic, a Ludicrous Procession; The Broomielaw and the Clyde; Leaving for Oban; The Clyde Steamers; The Kyles of Bute; The Crarae Disaster; Loch Fyne.Chapter XVIII (pages 210-223):Magnus Barefoot and a Norwegian Swindle; Robert the Bruce and a dry 'Sail'; The Crinan Canal; English as She's Spoke in Glasgow; The Western Isles, Jura, Scarba, Mull, Iona, Staffa; Whilpool of Corryvreckan; Fingal's Cave; Oban, the Picturesque Capital of the Western Highlands; Professor Blackie; Dunolly Castle; Dunstaffnage Castle and the 'Stone of Destiny'; The Home of Ossian, Dark and Wild Glencoe; Pass of Brander; Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle; Glen Dochart; Loch Tay; Taymouth Castle; Killin and KEnmore; The Expatriation of the Highlands, a Radical Cure for Land and Water Monopoly.Chapter XIX (pages 224-230):Loch Earn and St. Fillan's Blessed Spring; Braes o' Balquidder; The Grave of Rob Roy; Strathire and Loch Lubnaig; Callander, Sir Walter Scott's Highland Home; Bridge of Allan; Scotland's Monument to Scotland's Patriotic Hero; Stirling Castle; The Ancient Snowdoun of Romance and Song; The Carse of Stirling, the Battle-field of Scotland; View from Ancient Snowdoun's 'Towris hie,'; Bannockburn; Sherrifmuir.On 1/2/2014 3:24 AM, AbeBooks wrote:Chapter XX (pages 231-240):Killiecrankie and Blair Athol; The Capital of Ancient Caledonia; Rumbling Bridge; Ossian's Cave; Neil Gow; Dunkeld and the 42nd Highlanders; Dunkeld Cathedral; Huntingtower and Macbeth's Castle; The Fair City of Perth; Counterfei Highlandmen and Cockney Sportsmen; The Carse of Gowrie; The Gladiatorial Combat of Sanct Johnston; One More for Hector!; Dunblane and Dunblane Cathedral; Ardoch and Caractacus; The Falkirk Trysts. Chapter XXI (pages 241-257):Linlithgow Palace; Farms and Farmers of the Old Country; Fair Edina, the Castle-crowned City enthroned among Crags; Holyrood Palace and Holyrood Abbey; Old Edinburgh; Mons Meg, the Pounder of Dumbarton Castle; The Edinburgh Exhibition; 'Ilka ane in this Windie Saxpence'; The Finest Street in Europe; Sir Walter Scott; Melrose Abbey; The Silvery Tweed and Abbotsford; A Farewell Song to Auld Scotland.Chapter XXII (pages 258 - [. . .]Sweet Teviot; Young Lochinvar; Carlisle; The Moss-troopers of the Border; 'Harabee Gibbet'; A Thunderstorm among the Cumberland Hills [. . .]

Title: The New Zealander Abroad in England, America, and the Highlands of Scotland; in Madeira, Capetown, and the Sandwich Islands. Being Notes of a Six Months Holiday Tour Round the World

Author Name: McHutcheson, William

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Glasgow, James Hamilton: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20198

Keywords: New Zealand England America Scotland Madeira Capet