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An early book on New Zealand, with chapters on Geography, Country Life, Sports, Forestry, Fire and Water, Alsp and Fiords, Islands, Tourist Tips.
Color fold-out map attached at rear. 75 tissue-guarded color plates. Brown cloth titled in gilt and decorated green, white and black Maori inspired designs. Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Light handling wear. Very minor cloth pucker at center front edge. 241 pages with index, plus publisher advertisement. 8.75 inches tall.
The author's comprehensive study as NZ emerged from the Victorian era is contained in seven chapters covering the main islands and the cities, country life, sports, forests, fire and water (volcanic and thermal activity), alps, fiords and sanctuary and the outlying islands. His appendix is an advisory for tourists. A particularly impressive aspect of this fine publication is the 75 color paintings by the Wrights, the majority depicting various views of NZ landscapes, with a number showing aspects of Maori life, each painting has a tissue guard sheet.
Title: ...New Zealand
Illustrator: Illustrations from Paintings by F. and W. Wright.
Edition: First Trade Edition.
Publisher: London:, Adam and Charles Black,: 1908.
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 006099