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
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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. , iii, , 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
Title: Enlightenment and New Zealand 1773-1774: ...
Publisher: National Art Gallery (1979), Wellington
Publication Date: 1979
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
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