Report on the Tarawera Volcanic District

By: Hutton, F. W. (Professor) [Frederic Woolaston (1836-1905)]

Price: NZ$140.00

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Lacking one plate. Front wrapper, front free endpaper, title leaf, and the first plate are detached together. Foxing to front wrapper. Lacking blank rear wrapper and paper spine. Staples rusted. Owner's signature on title page "[?] Whitcombe". ; Scarce. 20 pages + 10 of 11 plates. Printed front wrapper (lacking rear wrapper). Page dimensions: 233 x 148mm. An early report on the 1887 volcanic eruption of Tarawera. "Deatiled accounts of the results of the eruption will be given by Professor F. D. Brown and Professor A. P. Thomas in separate reports. The outline here presented is only intended to explain the conclusions arrived at as to the cause of the eruptions." - footnote, page 12. The 11 plates are: Tarawera Mountain - From above Te Ariki; Summit of Mt. Tarawera from Paeroa; Mt. Tarawera from near Galatea; South End of Rotomahana; Te Hape o Toroa; The Okaro Craters from Pareheru; General View from Lake Rotorua; Part of the Black Crater throwing up Stones; Part of the Black Crater; Southern Crater. [Reference: Bagnall 2779] ; 8vo

Title: Report on the Tarawera Volcanic District

Author Name: Hutton, F. W. (Professor) [Frederic Woolaston (1836-1905)]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, George Didsbury, Government Printer: 1887

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 22048

Keywords: New Zealand Volcanology