The Kermadec Islands: Their Capabilities and Extent

By: Smith, S. Percy

Price: NZ$330.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Chips to margins of paper wrappers, without loss of text. Paper spine heavily chipped. Internally very good. The folding frontispiece map of the Kermadec Islands has moderate foxing and a 2" tear. The rear paper wrapper is pasted down onto the blank final page (verso of page 29). Staples rusted. No signatures. ; Uncommon. [ii], 29 pages + folding colour frontispiece + 1 other colour plate + 13 b&w plates + large folding map. Page dimensions: 235 x 150mm. The Kermadec Islands are a sub-tropical group of islands lying 800 to 1000km north of the North Island of New Zealand. The main island, Raoul Island, has some volcanic activity, and an interesting flora. The islands were settled by Polynesian peoples in about the 14th century. Today there are no permanent inhabitants, but temporary residents include Department of Conservation workers and scientists. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall 5213 - "A detailed descriptive and historical account prompted by the annexation of the group on 17 August 1886".] ; 8vo

Title: The Kermadec Islands: Their Capabilities and Extent

Author Name: Smith, S. Percy

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, George Didsbury, Government Printer: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16713