Title: The New Zealand Hymnal
Publisher: Wayte & Batger, Auckland
Publication Date: 1865
Book Condition: Fair
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Spine and boards rubbed, faded, and dust stained. A 1" split to cloth in rear joint. Lacking the front free endpaper. Some paper reinforcement and repairs to gutters. Binding loose with text block nearly split in two between pages 30 and 31. This copy from the collection of William Vance (1901-1981) of Timaru, New Zealand, a historian and book collector. It is signed "W. Vance, Timaru" on the half-title page. Vance is listed in C. R. H. Taylor's "Roll of Book Collectors in New Zealand" (1958): "This collection of about 2,000 volumes has been discerningly gathered, and the New Zealand section specialises in South Island material."; An early New Zealand hymn book. viii, 158 pages. Limp cloth covered card boards. Page dimensions: 156 x 98mm. Containing the words to 222 hymns and 5 doxologies. Index of First Lines at rear. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall 1211] ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 13191
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