John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant

By: Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart

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Minor dampstain and faded patch to cloth on rear board. Foxing to endpapers. Dust-jacket worn with much staining and foxing, dampstains to rear panel, losses to margins of rear panel. Adhesive tape repairs. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; [2], (7)-111 pages + frontispiece + 19 illustrations on 5 plate leaves. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 136mm. New Zealand regional history, Otago, 19th Century. "The full story of how he came to settle in Waikouaiti, to acquire large areas of land thereabouts, and to engage in agriculture, is told in this book. One of his earliest steps was to establish a mission station to look after the spiritual welfare of the whalers and the Maoris" - page 8. John Jones, popularly known as Johnny Jones, was the grandfather of Alfred Eccles. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Early Years; Whaling Days; Native Land Purchases and Claims; The Agricultural Settlement; Other Rural Land Interests; Mission Station and Church; Merchant, Shipowner and Other Matters; John Jones, the Man; Appendix; Index.

Title: John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant

Author Name: Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. and A. W. Reed: (1949)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket

Seller ID: 20200