Memories of New Zealand Life

By: Hodder, Edwin

Price: NZ$412.50

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Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Some loss of cloth at ends of spine (15mm at head, 10mm at tail). Binding shaken, with some gatherings protruding form text block. Some creasing to top corners of leaves from pp 69-80. Gutters intact at hinges. ; Scarce. This copy inscribed, but not signed, by the author on the half-title page: "To / [?] Gould Esqr. / With the Author's Compts." viii, 232 pages. Original purple cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Small gilt illustration in centre of front board. Page dimensions: 190 x 120mm. "The design of the present volume is not so much to instruct in practical matters, as to give a glimpse at the social life and simple unsophisticated pleasures enjoyed by the settlers in the far-off land; to describe some of the ways in which leisure time may be occupied in recreation, and the adventures incidental to travelling." - from the Preface. [Reference: Bagnall 2629 - "The author came to Nelson in the John Masterman in February 1857. The book gives his general impressions of his four years of Nelson life, the Aorere diggings, and visits to Wellington, the Hutt Valley and Taranaki during the 1860 war."]

Title: Memories of New Zealand Life

Author Name: Hodder, Edwin

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts: 1862

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 21424