Auction Date: 30/10/2020 at 10am
1888 The Colony of New Zealand Book - It~s History, Vicissitudes and Progress, by William Gisborne. He was a member of the government in New Zealand. A 360 page book with three map. Giving a detailed account regarding New Zealand at that time. He has endeavoured to present a simple and comprehensive account of New Zealand, faithfully representing its condition, its resources, and its capabilities. It includes sections on geology, natural history, cooking and food, discovery and settlements, native land questions, Canterbury, Auckland, the Waitara War, native fortifications, sheep-farming, Waitemata Harbour, Taupo volcanic zone, coal mines, gold, the east and west coasts, land regulations, frozen mutton, timber, and much more. In black cloth board cover, size 5¼| × 7¾|.