The Adventures of Kimble Bent: a Story of Wild Life in the New Zealand Bush

Cowan, James

Published by Whitcombe and Tombs, London, 1911
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Title: The Adventures of Kimble Bent: a Story of ...

Publisher: Whitcombe and Tombs, London

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Boards and spine rubbed and worn. Original spine cloth split along both joints. Repairs to spine with original spine cloth laid down. Internally good. Minor foxing. Some minor fingermarks and stains to a few leaves. Small 1/4" chips to blank margins of a couple of leaves. One leaf with a 1 1/2" tear to the upper margin. Pen mark on one leaf. Complete. A good reading or working copy of the first edition.; xxi, [1], 336 pages + frontispiece map + 15 illustrations, some full page. Illustrated cloth boards. Page dimensions: 187 x 120mm. Contents: The Deserter; Kimble Bent, Sailor and Soldier; The Camp of the Hauhaus; In the Otapawa Stockade; Te Ua, Priest and Prophet; The Storming of Otapawa; Bush Life with the Hauhaus; The Hauhau Council-Town; A Forest Adventure; The War-Chief and his Gods; "The Beak-of-the-Bird"; The Attack on Turuturu-Mokai Redoubt; The Killing of Kane; Adventures at Te Ngutu-O-Te-Manu; A Battle in the Forest; and the Death of Von Tempsky; The Cannibales of the Bush; Skirmishing and Fort-Building; The Fight at Moturoa Stockade; The Tauranga-Ika Stockade; A Scouting Adventure; The Fall of Tauranga-Ika; The Forest-Foragers; A Battle in the Fog; The Head-Hunters; The Land of Refuge; Bush Life on the Patea; Hiroki: The Story of a Fugitive; Out of Exile. Illustrations: Sketch Map of Taranaki; Mount Egmont, Taranaki; A Taranaki Frontier Fort; Patara, A Hauhau Prophet; A British Column on the March; The Scout; The Ambuscade; Tutange Waionui, A Hauhau Warrior; Major Von Tempsky; Major Von Tempsky; Major Kemp (Kepa Te Rangihiwinui) ; The Fight at Moturoa; A Hauhau Scout; A Constabulary Officer in Bush-Fighting Costume; Kimble Bent, the Pakeha-Maori. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall C1590: "The adventures of a deserter from the British troops during the Taranaki War."]; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 14986

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