Remarks on the Past and Present State of New Zealand, its Government, Capabilities, and Prospects; with A Statement of the Question of the Land-Claims, and Remarks on The New Zealand Company;

By: Brodie, Walter

Price: NZ$472.50

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Carefully rebacked with most of original cloth spine laid down. Later endpapers. "The Epsom Trust" label on front endpaper. Small 3mm chip to cloth at tip of corner of rear board. Overall a nice copy of this title. ; Title continues: "also, A Description (never before published) of its Indigenous Exports, and Hints on Emigration, The Result of Five Years' Residence in the Colony." vii, This copy inscribed on the front fly leaf: "[?] A. Gower[?] Esq. / with the Authors' Respects". vii, [1], 171, [1 (blank)] pages. Original brown blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 224 x 138mm. [Reference: Bagnall 677 - "An interesting potpourri by an early settler (1839-1844) with land interests in Doubtless Bay and the Bay of Islands [. . .] A hopeful prognosis of the value of possible export flax, dyes, whale oil, etc. [. . . ] A visit to the hot lakes - vague and not necessarily his own account, with Maori legends in appendix."] ; 8vo

Title: Remarks on the Past and Present State of New Zealand, its Government, Capabilities, and Prospects; with A Statement of the Question of the Land-Claims, and Remarks on The New Zealand Company;

Author Name: Brodie, Walter

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Whittaker and Co.: 1845

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21755