Rambles on the Golden Coast of the South Island of New Zealand

By: Reid, R. C.

Price: NZ$665.00

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Rebacked with a later cloth spine. Gutters reinforced with cloth tape at hinges. 3/4" loss and repairs to cloth at corners of front board.; The scarce New Zealand edition. [ii], 175 pages + extra colour illustrated title page + 25 plates (two tinted green). Red-brown cloth boards with elaborate decoration and illustration in gilt and black on front board. [Bagnall notes blue or green cloth boards.] Contents: Introduction; Its Earliest Days - Before the Gold; Early Explorers; The West Coast Sounds; Martin's Bay; Lake McKerrow; The First of the Rush; The Mohikinui, Karamea and Northward; Westport, Buller and Mount Rochfort; The Hokitika and Christchurch Road; Bruce Bay, Paringa, Abbey Rocks, Okura, Waitoto and Jackson's Bay; Mount Rangitoto - A Search for Silver; Governors' Visits; Westport to Nelson Overland; The Francis Joseph Glacier; Westport Industries; Westland Industries; Greymouth Industries; The Reefton Mines; West Coast Ferns; West Coast Fish. [Reference: Bagnall 4822].; 4to 11" - 13" tall

Title: Rambles on the Golden Coast of the South Island of New Zealand

Author Name: Reid, R. C.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hokitika, Reid & Co. , Printers and Publishers, "west Coast Times": 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 5830