New Zealand, its Advantages and Prospects, As a British Colony; with a Full Account of the Land Claims, Sales of Crown Lands, Aborigines, Etc. Etc.

By: Terry, Charles

Price: NZ$617.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lacking the folding map. Binding loose. Boards and spine very rubbed and worn. There is a 1 3/4" tear to spine at head of rear joint. Rear hinge broken and loose. Quite heavy foxing to the plates. Fingermarks and foxing to margins of manyleaves. Page edges rubbed with several small 1/4" tears.; Uncommon. 4 pages advertisements + frontispiece + xi, (1), 366 pages + 11 plates. Lacking the folding map. Original blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt title and decoration on spine. Page dimensions: 218 x 136mm. The plates include several of Auckland; a portrait of Te Kauwau, chief of the Nga te Whatua; a portrait of Te Reweti, eldest son of Te Kauwau; and two of Fortified Native Villages. Contents: Part 1: History of the Colony of New Zealand. Part II: On Land Claims in New Zealand. Part III: On the Sale of Crown Lands in New Zealand. Part IV: Aborigines of New Zealand. Part V: On the Future Prospects of the Colony. Appendices include: A - Proclamation asserting Her Majesty's authority in New Zealand; B. - Proclamation declaring all Titles to Land in New Zealand null and void; C. Treaty of Waitangi between Her Majesty and the Native Chiefs; D. Sailing Directions for Auckland; E. Charter for erecting the Colony of New Zealand. [Reference: Bagnall 5502]. ; 8vo

Title: New Zealand, its Advantages and Prospects, As a British Colony; with a Full Account of the Land Claims, Sales of Crown Lands, Aborigines, Etc. Etc.

Author Name: Terry, Charles

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, T. & W. Boone: 1842

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 10036

Keywords: New Zealand Crown Lands Maori Claims