New Zealand. A Brief Account of the Province of Canterbury, published by order of the Provincial Government of Canterbury. For the Information of Persons intending to Settle in that Country

By: [Canterbury (New Zealand), Provincial Council]

Price: NZ$562.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Some dust stains to wrappers. Some creasing to wrappers. Small 3/8" tear and 1/4" chip to margin of front wrapper. Some foxing. ; Uncommon. 22 pages. Printed light blue paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 218 x 139mm. New Zealand colonial history, 1850s, Province of Canterbury. A pamphlet issued for the interest of prospective colonists and emigrants to New Zealand. "The object of the following pages is to provide such a general description of the Province of Canterbury, as shall inform the intending Settler of the nature of the Country, the progress that has been made, and the peculiar advantages which the Province offers" - page [3]. "Rural land is sold at a fixed price of £2 the acre. There is a limit as to the form of the section, to prevent undue monopoly of frontage, but none as to size, from twenty acres upwards" - page 15. [Bibliographical references: c.f. Bagnall 927 (full title and imprint given for Bagnall 927 differs somewhat, and Bagnall 927 is described as having 16 pages); Hocken 192 - "Efforts were made at this time in Canterbury and Otago to promote emigration and capital from Australia."]; 8vo

Title: New Zealand. A Brief Account of the Province of Canterbury, published by order of the Provincial Government of Canterbury. For the Information of Persons intending to Settle in that Country

Author Name: [Canterbury (New Zealand), Provincial Council]

Categories: Category Available, test2, New Zealand Regional History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sydney, Printed by Reading & Wellbank: [1858]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 16175