Book, Pākehā Rambles through Māori Lands

Maker
St John, John Henry Herbert
Robert Burrett, Bookbinder, Stationer
Production date
1873

Object detail

Brief Description
The book titled: Pākehā Rambles through Māori Lands was written by Lieutenant Colonel St John of the New Zealand Militia.

The first section of the book records the reminiscences of a Waikato flax-trader from 1830, the customs and wars of the Māori and the arrival of the missionaries. The second section records a description of a journey taken by St John in 1870 through the Waikato, Taupo, Bay of Plenty, Hot Lakes and Waikaremoana.
Production date
1873
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Red linen hard cover with gold lettering on the front cover, printed on paper with black ink. There is one map in front of the book.
Measurements
Height x Width: 195 x 212mm
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
Subject date
1830
1870
Credit line
from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
919.31 St J, 815, 37048

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