By: von Haast, Julius (1822-1887)
Christchurch, Printed at the "Times" Office, Gloucester Street and Cathedral Square: 1879
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 22137
Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Cloth boards rubbed and flecked . Spine faded. Split to gutter at rear hinge. Minor spots of foxing. Label on front endpaper "The Epsom Trust". ; Uncommon. ix, , 486 pages + folding frontispiece + 4 maps (3 folding) + 11 plates of geological sections + 9 folding plates of Views (several of glaciers, one of the gorge of the Rakaia river, one of the skeleton of a Moa, Dinornis Maximus, compared with that of a Chatham Islands Moriori. Original maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 133mm. Aside from the geological aspects, the work for this book invol... View More...