Aureretanga: Groans of the Maoris

By: Rusden, G.W.

Price: NZ$105.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Front and rear wrappers detached. Paper spine mostly missing. Chips to margins of rear wrapper. Binding loose. "The Epsom Trust" label on inside of front wrapper. Early owner's signature "Fletcher" on title page. ; v, [3], 178 pages. Original printed wrappers present, detached. The front wrapper has the same letterpress as the title page, with the addition of a price "PRICE THREE SHILLINGS." at the foot. The rear wrapper is unprinted. Page dimensions: 207 x 135mm. New Zealand history, [References: Bagnall 4945 - "Strongly worded, well-documented indictment of N.Z. Government handling of Maori affairs, particularly land acquisition, conduct of military operations and punitive treatment of prisoners. The first years to 1880 summarised, with more detail on period from Hauhau wars to 1885; much on efforts of Selwyn and others to avert clash over Waitara, injustice of Chathams exile of east Coast Maoris, killing of prisoners at Ngatapa, destruction of Parihaka in 1881; fate of Maori petitions and visits to U.K. in search of justice, in 1882, and 1884, South Island Maori grievance, the consequences of the Heretaunga Commission, etc."; Hocken 393 - "A long list of unredressed and unheeded wrongs, and often cruelty, inflicted upon the Maori since his first contact with the white man. An appeal to the author's countrymen."]

Title: Aureretanga: Groans of the Maoris

Author Name: Rusden, G.W.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, William Ridgway: 1888

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21765