Natural History of Canterbury - Issued by the Philosophic Institute of Canterbury - A Series of Articles on the Early History of the Province and on the History of Scientific Investigation, up till 1925, as well as on some Results of this Investigation

By: Speight, R.; Arnold Wall; R. M. Laing (eds.)

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No signatures. Fading to head of spine. Chips to dust-jacket at ends of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket spine very faded. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; ix, [1], 299 pages + frontispiece + 25 plates + 2 folding maps. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 214 x 135mm. Various contributors including, in addition to the editors, Johannes C. Andersen, Leonard Cockayne, Charles Chilton and others. Contents: Introduction; Biographies of Men of Science belonging to the Province; Early History of Canterbury; Early History of Survey and Exploration; The Mackenzie Country; Geology of the Province; The Canterbury Plains, their Origin and Structure; History of Botanical Research in Canterbury; The Botany of the Canterbury Foot Hills; The Botany of Banks Peninsula; Ecological Botany of the Canterbury Plains; Alpine and Sub-Alpine Flora; Mosses, Lichens and Ferns; History of Zoological Research; General Invertebrate Zoology; History of Entomological Investigation; The Native Fishes; Native and Introduced Birds of Canterbury; History of the Acclimatisation of Trout; Forestry - Native and Introduced Timber Trees; Agriculture of the Province; History of the Acclimatisation of Stock. ; 8vo

Title: Natural History of Canterbury - Issued by the Philosophic Institute of Canterbury - A Series of Articles on the Early History of the Province and on the History of Scientific Investigation, up till 1925, as well as on some Results of this Investigation

Author Name: Speight, R.; Arnold Wall; R. M. Laing (eds.)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, Simpson & Williams: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 19564