History of New Zealand...Vol. 2.

Maker and role
Author: Alfred Saunders (b.1820, d.1905)
Publisher: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited
Production date
1899

Production place
Christchurch/New Zealand
Object type
Media/materials description
Olive green linen boards; black lettering and borders front board and spine
Measurements
vii, 558, viii p.: ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 224 x 42 x 152mm
Other name and type
Spine: History of New Zealand 1642-1893. Vol 2
Subtitle: From the discovery of the islands by Tasman in 1642, to the deaths of the Hon. John Ballance and Sir William Fox in 1893. Vol. 2.
Cover title: History of New Zealand 1642-1893. Vol 2
Maker biography
Alfred Saunders arrived in Nelson in 1841, worked as a miller and farmer, was MP for several areas of the South Island and Superintendent of Nelson, 1865-1867. Apparently dicated in his 83rd year, his reminiscences differ in detail from "Tales of a pioneer; episodes in the life of Alfred Saunders, selected and arranged by his two youngest daugthers," Christchurch, 1927.
Subjects
New Zealand - History
Accession number
A2694.8
Other reference numbers
993.1 SAU
Credit line
Saunders, A. 1899. History of New Zealand: From the discovery of the islands by Tasman in 1642, to the deaths of the Hon. John Ballance and Sir William Fox in 1893. Vol. 2. Christchurch, N.Z.: Smith, Anthony, Sellars and Co.

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