Sturdy Sons: A Flashback Into The Cheerful Yesterday Of A New Zealand Family

Miller, Holmes C.

Published by Otago Daily Times (1958), Dunedin, 1958
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Title: Sturdy Sons: A Flashback Into The Cheerful ...

Publisher: Otago Daily Times (1958), Dunedin

Publication Date: 1958

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Miller, Elizabeth H.

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

Edition: First Edition.


No signatures. Some foxing to page edges. Dust-jacket with chips to margins, and large tears with adhesive tape repairs on reverse side. Front flap of dust-jacket detached, and taped to front panel. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 206 pages + frontispiece. Blue cloth boards. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 216mm x 138mm. A history of the Orbell family. "In his handling of the development of a penniless family, who addressed themselves to the task of carving out a home in a bleak setting in the year 1849, he has traced the under-current that gave purpose to the stream of early Colonial life." Contents: In Search of Copy; Hawkesbury; Pihautea; The River; Matanaka; Fernbrook; Tauroa; The Wanderers. Bookseller Inventory # 17936

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