The Early History of the Canterbury College Dialectic Society: An Address delivered to the Canterbury College Dialectic Society on March 19th, 1904.

By: Chilton, Charles (Dr.)

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Foxing and fading to wrappers. Creasing to margins of wrappers. Some creasing to lower margin of frontispiece and first few leaves. ; "Reprinted in the year of the College Jubilee, 1923". 31, [1] pages + frontispiece (group portrait "after the graduation ceremony, 1879") + 4 plates. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 248 x 153mm. The appendices include a list of Past Presidents and Secretaries of the Society, 1878-1922. The debates of the society in its second year, 1879, included "Is Science or Literature the better training for the imagination?"; "That this Society deprecates the idea that barbarous nations may be dispossessed of their lands because more civilised nations may make better use of them"; "Is town or country life the more conducive to the development of genius?". By the author of "The Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand". This copy has been inscribed by the author to Mr. W. Vance [William Vance, Timaru] on the front wrapper, dated 1927. ; 8vo; Signed by Author

Title: The Early History of the Canterbury College Dialectic Society: An Address delivered to the Canterbury College Dialectic Society on March 19th, 1904.

Author Name: Chilton, Charles (Dr.)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1923

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

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