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Historical Records of New Zealand South prior to 1840

Carrick, Ro. [Robert Osbone Carrick (1832-1914)]

Published by The Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company, Dunedin, 1903
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Board rubbed with staining. Hinges broken. Rear hinge completely broken with text block separted from rear board. ; This copy with an unsigned inscription to Donald Sutherland, the Milford Sound hermit, on the title page. The inscription is in purple coloured pencil: "To D. Sutherland / Milford Sound / Sept 22 05". Also a later owner's signature and address. 206 pages. Cloth boards with title in gilt on front board. Page dimensions: 212 x 133mm. Light brick-red coloured endpapers. Page edges sprinkled in red. New Zealand regional history. Extracts relating to southern New Zealand from early sources, including early newspapers and gazettes, and manuscript volumes ("a small mutilated volume in Hobart Museum without date, but evidently alluding to the 1820 period, has the following [. . .]" - page 89). "[. . .] I visited Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne, and other places known to have had traffic intercourse with New Zealand. Archives of New South Wales, the parent colony, under whose auspices the infancy of Southern New Zealand was fostered, were carefully ransacked [ . . . ]" - from the author's Introduction. Selected contents: Native Conspiracy; Colonisation and Settlement; Appointment of British Resident; Empire City in 1839; Hobson's Appointment as Consul; French Claims and Rights of Occupation; Shipping Disasters; New Zealand Flax and Flax Trade; Murder Cover, and Massacre; Stuart and Stewart Island; Whale Fisheries; Shore Whaling Stations; Missionaryism and Missionaries; Campbell Islands; Auckland Islands; Bounty Islands; Preservation Inlet; Dusky Sound; Notorious Black Goff; Dusky Sound Wreck; Brig Elizabeth and Captain Stewart. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall C322] ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 15043

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Title: Historical Records of New Zealand South ...

Publisher: The Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company, Dunedin

Publication Date: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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