The Story of Christchurch - New Zealand

By: Wigram, Henry F.

Price: NZ$181.25

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Previous owner's signature in pencil on front endpaper "G. R. Macdonald / 1919". Small bruise and 1/2" crease at lower corner of front board. Slight fraying to cloth at tips of corners of boards. Overall a nice copy of this title.; xviii, 269 pages + frontispiece + plates. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Gilt Christchurch City Council coat-of-arms on front board. Page dimensions: 210 x 136mm. Illustrations include Christchurch buildings. The author, Sir Henry Wigram (1857-1934) was elected Mayor of Christchurch in 1902, and has an airfield named after him (Wigram Aerodrome) [Reference: Wikipedia entries on Henry Wigram; Wigram Aerodrome, accessed October 2018.] [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall W1165 - "The first formal history written from extensive personal knowledge rather than records."]

Title: The Story of Christchurch - New Zealand

Author Name: Wigram, Henry F.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, The Lyttelton Times Co.: 1916

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 20179