Reminiscences of Arthur Dudley Dobson Engineer 1841-1930

Dobson, Arthur Dudley

Published by Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1930
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Title: Reminiscences of Arthur Dudley Dobson ...

Publisher: Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.


Boards clean and bright. Moderate foxing to top page edges. Moderate fading to dust wrapper. A 1/2" tear and several 1/4" chips to edges and corners of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 224 pages + frontis + 7 plates. Red cloth boards with black titles on spine and front board. A fairly uncommon title. An account of the author's experiences and work in New Zealand from the 1860's to 1880's. Dobson was born in 1841. Contents: Early Life; Return to New Zealand; In North Canterbury; West Coast Survey; Commencement of Work; The Fate of Mr. Townsend; West Coast Survey (continued); Traverse of the Coast; River Surveys; Terapuhi; West Coast Road; Rivers; Work in Nelson District; Country Work; Nelson and West Coast; Nelson and West Coast (cont'd); Nelson and West Coast (cont'd); Nelson and West Coast (cont'd); Work in Canterbury; England Re-visited; Return to the Colonies; Experience in Sydney; Return to New Zealand; Index.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 6154

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