Book, Forty Years in New Zealand

Production date
1878

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The book titled: Forty Years in New Zealand including a personal narrative, an account of Maoridom, and of the Christianisation and Colonisation of the Country was written by James Buller.

James Buller begins by giving a personal narrative on his voyage out to New Zealand, his arrival, Māori, religion and missionaries and colonisation. There are seventeen illustrations throughout the book, including a map.
Edition/State/Version
First edition
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Brown cloth hard cover, embossed printing and decoration in black and gold on the cover and spine, printed on paper with black ink.
Measurements
Height x Width x Depth/Length: 220 x 154mm
Signature/Inscription
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Handwritten
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
Stamp of two opposing arrows from Russell Duncan's bookplate., Stamp, Stamp
Saml (Samuel) Ellas, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject date
1835-1874
Credit line
from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
919.31 Bul, 191, 28733

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