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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Joints split. Front board just hanging on by a couple of cords. Spine rubbed and worn with abrasions to leather. 120mm tear to one text leaf (pp.113-114). The folding map of Explorations in Western Otago has a 25mm tear to the blank margin. Otherwise very good internally. Minor foxing.; , ii, xix, , 192 pages + 7 plates + 7 folding colour maps + 1 folding plate of sections of Fox Glacier. Folding tables at rear on leaves within the pagination. Red full leather binding with gilt lettering on front board. Gilt and black border to front board. Page dimensions: 325mm x 207mm. The maps include: Fox Glacier; Map of Explorations - Western Otago by Thomas Mackenzie M.H.R. & W. S. Pillans in years 1894-95. Includes reports on: Improved-farm Settlements; Thermal Springs; Little Barrier And Resolution Islands; Explorations - Route Over Southern Alps, Fox Glacier, Cook's River District, Dusky Sound and Lake Manapouri. The illustrations include: The Spike on Copland Range, Westland; The Sugar Loaf, looking down Fox Glacier; Tangarakau Confluence, 86 miles up Wanganui River.