New Zealand, General Statistics. Folding Brochure with color map one side. R. E. Owen.
New Zealand, General Statistics. Folding Brochure with color map one side.
New Zealand, General Statistics. Folding Brochure with color map one side.

New Zealand, General Statistics. Folding Brochure with color map one side.

Wellington, NZ: Tourist and Publicity Department, 1952. A boldly colored map of New Zealand (on one side of a brochure) with an illustrated table, indicating population, land use, main exports for 1952, animal population, climate, and living standards; and incidental illustrations on the map. Key to symbols on the map at the lower right.

Although not signed, the artist is presumably Howard Mallitte, who worked for the Tourist & Publicity Department at this time. Text on verso printed on 5 panels, with information on subjects: In the beginning; country & climate; government; people, the Maori ("Maoris are friendly, hospitable, and intelligent people"); and more.

Color photolithograph, illustrated front panel showing cartoon style view of a New Zealand landscape, with mountains in the distance. Opens to 12 x18", folds to 4 x 9". Period folds flattened, very small rust mark on rear text panel. National Library of New Zealand, for the 1955 edition of this brochure, Ref Eph-C-STATISTICS-1955-01-map. Very good overall. Item #26098

Price: $225.00

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