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Adventure In New Zealand From 1839-1844 With Some Account Of The British Colonization Of The Islands

By: Jerningham Wakefield, Edward

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe and Tombs: [1908]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9064

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Free endpapers missing. Frontispiece missing. A reading copy. ; xxix, [3], 735 pages. Green cloth boards with red and gilt title label. Page dimensions: 215mm x 133mm. "Illustrated by a Series of Engravings taken from the Original Drawings in the Wakefield Portfolio." ; 8vo View more info

Adventure in New Zealand, from 1839 to 1844 (Volume One only) With Some Account of the Beginning of the British Colonization of the Islands

By: Wakefield, Edward Jerningham

Price: NZ$120.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5150

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Volume One only. Front board detached from text block. Spine mostly missing. Two preliminary leaves missing. Knock to page edges causing 3/8" tear in four leaves. Binding very shaky. 2" tear in title page. A rough copy. ; Volume One only. [title leaf], vii-x, 482 pages. Two preliminary leaves missing, including part of the contents. Half leather binding (disbound). "The work is full of minute incidents in the history of the settlements - natives, whalers, daily life, explorations, missionaries, and governent." - Hocken (1909). ; 8vo View more info

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Adventure in New Zealand, from 1839 to 1844; [Volume Two only] With Some Account of the Beginning of the British Colonization of the Islands

By: Wakefield, Edward Jerningham [1820-1879]

Price: NZ$225.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20616

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Lacking the folding map which was originally issued in a pocket. Provenance: Rubber stamp of the "Islington Literary & Scientific Society" on title page and some other leaves. ; Volume Two only of two volumes. x, 546 pages. No folding map present. Half-leather binding, rebacked with most of early leather spine laid down. Marbled pastepaper boards. Later endpapers. Page dimensions: 218 x 134mm. Bibliographical references: Hocken (1909) - "The work is full of minute incidents in the history of the settlements - natives, whalers, daily life, explorations, missionaries, and governent.&... View more info

The Lost Journal of Edward Jerningham Wakefield: Being an Account of his Exploits and Adventures in New Zealand in the years 1850-1858, including: his various visitations, conversations & observations &c. &c. To which is added, an Introduction

By: Wakefield, Edward Jerningham; edited by Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Kilmog Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7136

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


xvi, [2], 72 pages + wood-engraved portrait frontispiece. Purple cloth with paper panels on front and rear boards. Page dimensions: 294 x 205mm. Wood-engraved portrait illustration on front panel. Hand-set title page, printed in red and black. Wood-engraved publisher's device on rear panel. Woodblock illustrations by Dean Havard. An edition of 150 unnumbered copies. Extracts from EJW's 1850-1858 journal were published in New Zealand newspapers in 1909, after which the whereabouts of the original journal became unknown. It resurfaced at a book auction in Dunedin in 2007. This published edition ... View more info

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The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of Intending Colonists

By: [Wakefield, Edward Jerningham]

Price: NZ$600.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17861

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Cloth boards very rubbed, with some loss of cloth at ends of spine and along edges and corners of boards. Gutters split at hinges. Front free endpaper torn out. Some foxing; viii, 493, [1 (blank)] pages + [2] pages advertisements. Original blind-stamped green cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Page dimensions: 167 x 105mm. This copy signed twice by the author, on front pastedown endpaper and on title page: "E. J. Wakefield". This work by E. J. Wakefield was published anonymously as by "A Late Magistrate of the Colony. Who Resided There During Four Years." [Bibliographical r... View more info

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The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of Intending Colonists

By: [Wakefield, Edward Jerningham]

Price: NZ$315.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21435

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some rubbing to spine and boards. 14mm chip to cloth at head of front joint. Narrow splits to gutters at hinges. Damp stain to upper margin of front endpaper. Owner's signature on title page "William Campbell". Later owner has added author's name to title page. ; This copy has a piece of paper with two printed notices regarding the Canterbury Association pasted to the front endpaper, the notices are both dated Jan 12, 1850, the first with address 41 Charing Cross and the second with address 1 A Adelphi Terrace. viii, 493, [1 (blank)] pages + [2] pages advertisements "Books Suitabl... View more info