Item #18665 Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 1868- Haast on Chatham Islands; Shortland & Colenso on Maori Races; Kirk on botany north of Auckland and Barrier Islands. Volume # one. James Hector.

Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 1868- Haast on Chatham Islands; Shortland & Colenso on Maori Races; Kirk on botany north of Auckland and Barrier Islands. Volume # one.

Wellington, New Zealand: George Didsbury, Government Printer, 1875. Second edition. Hardcover. Tall 8vo, vii, 490pp, xvii, 3 folding plates. Bound in contempory half calf and plum buckram boards. Gilt title, raised bands. With much material on New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands, flora & fauna, geology, and a long section pertaining to Maoris (pp329 - 424). Including: 'Notes on Plants Observed during a Visit to the North of Auckland' by T. Kirk; 'On the Botany of the Great Barrier Island' by T. Kirk; 'Catalogue of Plants Found on the South and South East Coasts of the Little Barrier Island' by T. Kirk; 'On the Chatham Islands' by H. H. Travers; 'On the Chatham Islands' by Julius Haast; 'A Short Sketch of the Maori Races' by Edward Shortland; and 'On the Maori Races of New Zealand' by William Colenso. Handsome orange paper 'R. Burrett Bookseller Wellington' label inside rear cover. A lovely copy. Very good condition. Item #18665

Price: $95.00

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