Otago Peninsula - A Local History

By: Knight, Hardwicke

Price: NZ$150.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. A 40 mm tear to front panel of dust-jacket. Small tears to corners of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; "Second Edition - With Additions to Text and Illustrations". Best edition. 159, [1 (blank)] pages + maps on endpapers. Green papered boards with white titles on spine and front board. Numerous photographic illustrations. Page dimensions: 298 x 207mm. This edition has clear illustrations printed on glossy white paper, unlike the very indistinct illustrations which can be found in the softcover photocopied facsimile of the second edition which was published in 2003. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; History of the Peninsula Maori - The Long History; Maori and Pakeha - The Period of Contact; The Unique Community - Life at the 'Heads'; The Farming Pioneers - Settlement from c 1845 to c 1865 and Events to the End of the Century; Portobello; Goat Hill, Andersons Bay and Grants Braes; Tomahawk; The Bay Road from Waverley to Portobello; Harbour Cone; Highcliff; Hoopers Inlet; Poatiri, Papanui, Wickliffe Bay and Cape Saunders; Sandymount; The Creameries; The Recreation Period and Changes at Otakou; Social and Economic Change; A Note on Agricultural History; Notes; Lists of Names; Additional Biographical Notes; Cemeteries; Appendices; Bibliiography; Index.

Title: Otago Peninsula - A Local History

Author Name: Knight, Hardwicke

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Broad Bay, [Published by the author]: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 20837