Catalogue of the Colonial Museum Library

Colonial Museum and Geological Survey of New Zealand; James Hector (Director)

Published by John Mackay, Government Printer, Wellington, 1900
Condition: Fair Soft cover
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Spine titled roughly by hand. Extensive marginalia, including scribbled out (although still legible) entries. ; [vi], 156 pages. Printed card boards with later cloth spine. Second edition, substantially larger than the first edition of 1890 which had 56 pages. "This library contains books belonging to the New Zealand Institute, the Geological Survey Department, the Colonial Museum (acquired either as donations or deposits), the Patent Office, and the Wellington Philosophical Society." - from the preface by James Hector. Ordered first by subject, and then by alphabetical order of title. The main subject divisions are Physical Science; Natural Science; Applied Science; and General. Also included with this book are two incomplete poor defective copies of the first edition of 1890 (with substantial sections of text cut away from pp. 1-6 in each copy).; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 5676

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Title: Catalogue of the Colonial Museum Library

Publisher: John Mackay, Government Printer, Wellington

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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