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A Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827; Together With a Journal of a Residence in Tristan d’Acunha, an Island Situated Between South America and the Cape of Good Hope. [Draughtsman to His Majesty’s surveying-ship THE BEAGLE]

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A Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827; Together With a Journal of a Residence in Tristan d’Acunha, an Island Situated Between South America and the Cape of Good Hope. [Draughtsman to His Majesty’s surveying-ship THE BEAGLE]

by Earle, Augustus

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Light shelf/edge wear, light rubbing to boards, light foxing at preliminaries and plates, tidemark at fore-edge of frontispiece, ownership signature at ffep and title page, binding professionally repaired (see separate restoration report), else tight, bright and unmarred. 8vo. 371pp. Illus. (b/w plates).

An early and important work on New Zealand (Maori social life, Hokianga, etc.). Overall, a rather handsome copy. From the collection of Edouard Stackpole, renowned whaling scholar, curator of Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT. 1951-1966) and director of the Peter Foulger Museum (Nantucket, MA. 1969-1986).

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Bookseller Inventory #
6474
Title
A Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827; Together With a Journal of a Residence in Tristan d’Acunha, an Island Situated Between South America and the Cape of Good Hope. [Draughtsman to His Majesty’s surveying-ship THE BEAGLE]
Author
Earle, Augustus
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1832
Keywords
newyork2011; 20sfbookfair11; 2010NYCBKFR

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ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
First Edition
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
title page
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New
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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