The Early Journals of Henry Williams: Senior Missionary in New Zealand of the Church Missionary Society 1826-40

By: Rogers, Lawrence M. (ed.); Henry Williams

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No signatures. Fading and light creasing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy is number 101 of an edition of 600 copies. 525, [1] pages + frontispiece + 13 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 245 x 152mm. "This important source book of New Zealand history sheds fresh light on the dimly-lit years which preceded the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi" - from dust wrapper blurb. Selected contents: Brig captured by convicts; Wesleyans abandon Whangaroa; Hongi wounded; Interview between Ngapuhi and Kawakawa; Hongi's death; Peace expedition to Hokianga; Voyage to Whakatane; "Stipping" party from Rangihoua; Peace parleys at Hokiana, Mangakahia, &c.; War party to Tauranga; Pomare plans attack on Waikato; Land troubles; East Cape Maoris captured by Captain Black; Busby arrives; Death of Tohitapu; Te Waharoa; Te Waharoa's patu delivered; Voyage to Kaitaia; Attack on Busby; Journey to Thames and Waikato; Tribal wars in Waikato; Tribal wars in Bay of Islands; Voyage to Port Nicholson; Wanganui visited; Overland journey to Taupo, Rotorua and Tauranga; Meets Captain Hobson, Lieutenant-Governor.

Title: The Early Journals of Henry Williams: Senior Missionary in New Zealand of the Church Missionary Society 1826-40

Author Name: Rogers, Lawrence M. (ed.); Henry Williams

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, Pegasus Press: (1961)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 20307