The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand, February 5 and 6, 1840: Being a Faithful and Circumstantial, Though Brief, Narration of Events Which Happened on That Memorable Occasion [...]

By: Colenso, W. [William]

Price: NZ$75.00

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Book Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Page 13-32 have much creasing to the corners of the leaves. Otherwise very good. No tears to dustjacket. Moderate rubbing to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; A facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1890. 42 pages + 1 map. Light green boards with dark green lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 135mm. Includes the full text of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Maori and English versions. "It has been said, 'That country is the happiest which has no history, ' which saying, while pretty generally accepted as a kind of truism, may yet be doubted, if not disputed: at all events, such a statement, however applicable to any one of the ancient countries of the world, can scarcely be received with reference to a modern colony whose birth and beginning are known. Be that as it may [...] this Colony of New Zealand is on the eve of celebrating the jubilee of its foundation, dating the same from the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, on the 6th Gebruary, 1840." - from the author's preface. ; 8vo

Title: The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand, February 5 and 6, 1840: Being a Faithful and Circumstantial, Though Brief, Narration of Events Which Happened on That Memorable Occasion [...]

Author Name: Colenso, W. [William]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Christchurch, Capper Press: (1971)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 16667

Keywords: Maori New Zealand Aotearoa Colonial Treaty Colony