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Narrative Of A Residence In Various Parts Of New Zealand Together With A Description Of The Present State Of The Company's Settlements

By: Heaphy, Charles

Price: NZ$49.30

Publisher: Christchurch, Capper Press: (1972)

Seller ID: 10009

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


No signatures. 1/4" section of fading at tail of spine. Some marking to dust wrapper. 1" x 3/8" chip at head of dust wrapper spine. 3/4" tear at head of front fold of dust wrapper. A couple of 3/8" tears along top edge of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; Reprint of the 1842 edition. viii, 142 pages. Maroon papered boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 214mm x 132mm. "Famous today for his paintings of early New Zealand, Charles Heaphy also wrote an enthusiastic account of his early years in New Zealand, when as Artist for the New Ze... View more info

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Narrative of a Residence in Various Parts of New Zealand. Together with a Description of the Present State of the Company's Settlements

By: Heaphy, Charles

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Hocken Library: (1968)

Seller ID: 20155

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's pencil signature. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; Facsimile reprint of the 1842 edition. viii, 142 pages + [6] pages advertisements. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 193mm x 120mm. "This book, a true facsimile of the original edition of 1842, is among the earliest descriptions of the country immediately after its opening to planned settlement. It was written by the gifted and energetic artist-draughtsman of the New Zealand Company, and contains informative accounts of the land, including the Chatham Islands, and its natural reso... View more info