Skyways of Maoriland

Gardiner, Hugh; with a foreword by Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Published by McKenzie, Thornton, Cooper, Wellington, 1934
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Title: Skyways of Maoriland

Publisher: McKenzie, Thornton, Cooper, Wellington

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Some rubbing to front board. Ink number on front endpaper. No dust wrapper.; [xii], 159, [1] pages + 16 plates on 10 plate leaves. 2 full page maps.Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 179 x 121mm. Selected Contents: Snow-clad Glory Of Egmont; One Hundred Miles Of Treacherous Coastline; A Phantom City Of The Clouds; Above The Colourful Waikato; Flying Through Rotorua's Thermal Wonderland; Picturesque Hawke's Bay. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall G42; Larry R. Hill "An Aviation Bibliography for New Zealand" 99 - "One of the earliest books about New Zealand civil aviation."] 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 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."; 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 11190

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