The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of ... The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of ... The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of ... The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of ...

The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of Intending Colonists

Wakefield, Edward Jerningham]

Published by John W. Parker, London, 1848
Used Condition Fair Hardcover
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Cloth boards very rubbed, with some loss of cloth at ends of spine and along edges and corners of boards. Gutters split at hinges. Front free endpaper torn out. Some foxing; viii, 493, [1 (blank)] pages + [2] pages advertisements. Original blind-stamped green cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Page dimensions: 167 x 105mm. This copy signed twice by the author, on front pastedown endpaper and on title page: "E. J. Wakefield". This work by E. J. Wakefield was published anonymously as by "A Late Magistrate of the Colony. Who Resided There During Four Years." [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall 5823 - "A blend of European discovery and occupation, description of existing settlements and advice to intending immigrants. Although written in the excitement of Canterbury's conception, and despite the compiler's obvious prejudices the work is more than a statistical apologia for the New Zealand Company [. . .]"] ; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 17861


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Title: The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of...

Publisher: John W. Parker, London

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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