Canterbury Old and New 1850-1900: A Souvenir of the Jubilee

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Stains to front board. Previous owners' signatures. Pencil marginalia on title page.; 215 pages. Frontispiece (within the pagination.) Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 179 x 121mm. Illustrated. "Anyone who considers what Canterbury is to-day and what she was fifty years ago must be filled with admiration for those early settlers we well name the 'pioneers. '" - from the preface. Contents: Preface; Introduction; The Story of the 'Pilgrim Fathers' of New Zealand; 'Peninsula and Plain'; The Sumner Road; Canterbury Settlement; Reminiscences of Early Days; 'Escapades of Mackenzie' & 'Meeting of Bishops Selwyn and Harper'; 'Sheep-Driving in the Early Days'; South Canterbury; The Maori - Origin, Life and Legends; Historic Outline of the Canterbury Maoris; Notes on Maori Art; Plants and Animals of Canterbury; A Glimpse into the Alps of Canterbury. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall C178.]

Title: Canterbury Old and New 1850-1900: A Souvenir of the Jubilee

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Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1900]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 17879

Keywords: New Zealand Regional History 19th Century