New Zealand: Its Present Condition, Prospects and Resources; Being a Description of the Country and General Mode of Life Among New Zealand Colonists, for the Information of Intending Emigrants.

By: Fitton, Edward Brown

Price: NZ$168.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lacking one advertisement leaf and the contents leaf. Rebound with original blind-stamped cloth boards. Piece of original spine with spine lettering "NEW / ZEALAND - / FITTON." laid down. Rubber stamp on title page: "Mechanics' Institute - Swindon - G. W. R." Physical condition is near very good, but has been graded fair only because of the missing contents leaf. ; Uncommon. [i-ii (title leaf)], (iii)-iv (recto:"Advertisement. The groundwork of the following pages [. . .]"; verso: "until the present day, [. . .]"), 1-358 pages + [1-2] pages advertisements + folding frontispiece map. Lacking the contents leaf of the preliminaries (pp. v-vi), and one advertisement leaf from the front ("Colonial Newspapers [. . .]"). Original blind-stamped brown cloth boards, rebacked with later spine and piece of original spine cloth laid down. Page dimensions: 172 x 104mm. New Zealand history, 19th century. [Reference: Bagnall 1938 - "Comprises outline history and description with chapters on Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Taranaki, Otago and Canterbury, farming, domestic life, the voyage out. Fitton was a Canterbury settler."]

Title: New Zealand: Its Present Condition, Prospects and Resources; Being a Description of the Country and General Mode of Life Among New Zealand Colonists, for the Information of Intending Emigrants.

Author Name: Fitton, Edward Brown

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21252