Skyways of Maoriland

By: Gardiner, Hugh; with a foreword by Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Price: NZ$121.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Some rubbing to front board. Ink number on front endpaper. No dust wrapper.; [xii], 159, [1] pages + 16 plates on 10 plate leaves. 2 full page maps.Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 179 x 121mm. Selected Contents: Snow-clad Glory Of Egmont; One Hundred Miles Of Treacherous Coastline; A Phantom City Of The Clouds; Above The Colourful Waikato; Flying Through Rotorua's Thermal Wonderland; Picturesque Hawke's Bay. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall G42; Larry R. Hill "An Aviation Bibliography for New Zealand" 99 - "One of the earliest books about New Zealand civil aviation."] This copy from the collection of William Vance (1901-1981) of Timaru, New Zealand, a historian and book collector. It is signed "W. Vance Timaru" on the title page. Vance is listed in C. R. H. Taylor's "Roll of Book Collectors in New Zealand" (1958): "This collection of about 2,000 volumes has been discerningly gathered, and the New Zealand section specialises in South Island material."; 12mo

Title: Skyways of Maoriland

Author Name: Gardiner, Hugh; with a foreword by Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, McKenzie, Thornton, Cooper: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 11190