Adventure in New Zealand, from 1839 to 1844 ; with some account of the beginning of the British colonization of the islands / edited by Sir Robert Stout

Maker and role
Author: Edward Wakefield (b.1820, d.1879)
Publisher: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited
Editor: Robert Stout
Production date
1908
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Production place
Christchurch/New Zealand
Description
Describes the voyage to New Zealand, early New Zealand history, whaling, the New Zealand Company and its settlers and settlements, Māori inhabitants, exploratory journeys, government officials and the Wairau Incident of 1843.
Object type
Edition
2nd
Media/materials description
Green linen boards; red title plate with gold lettering on front board and spine
Measurements
xxix, 735 p., [18] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 225 x 55 x 155mm
Subjects
New Zealand - History
New Zealand - Description and Travel - 19th century
Wakefield, Edward Jerningham, 1820-1879
Maori (New Zealand people) - History
Land settlement - New Zealand - History
New Zealand - Colonization
Accession number
A149.351

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