Enlightenment and New Zealand 1773-1774: Essays commemorating the visit of Johann Reinhold Forster and George Forster with James Cook to Queen Charlotte and Dusky Sounds

Hoare, Michael E. (ed.)

Published by National Art Gallery (1979), Wellington, 1979
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Leaves slightly damp-affected throughout. Dampstains to wrappers. Small rubber name stamp of one of the contributors (David Medway) on first leaf. A good reading copy. ; Uncommon. [4], iii, [1], 32 pages. Illustrated card wrappers. Page dimensions: 241 x 150mm. 6 essays by various contributors. The father and son Forster team replaced Joseph Banks for Cook's second voyage, after "an abortive attempt to put her [H.M.S. Resolution] to sea with all the extra cabin and upperworks loaded upon her by Banks's considerable requirements." - page 1. Contents: 'Gentlemen skilled in Natural HIstory': The two Forsters" by M. E. Hoare; "George Forster, German Literature and the South Seas" by J. A. Asher; "The Forsters at Dusky Bay, 1773" by A. C. & N. C. Begg; "J.R. and G. Forster and the Ornithology of Cook's Second Voyage" by D. G. Medway; "Maori Life in Queen Charlotte Sound (Totoranui): The Forster perspective" by B. Brailsford; "The Forster Collection of Artifacts from New Zealand" by D. R. Simmons; Select References. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 15975

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Title: Enlightenment and New Zealand 1773-1774: ...

Publisher: National Art Gallery (1979), Wellington

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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