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The Dominion of New Zealand

WEDDERSPOON, Richard

Regular price $75.00 Sale

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Simpson & Williams
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1927
  • Place Published: Christchurch
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    216 p. 18 x 25 cm. Over 100 b&w illustrations. Pictorial card covers have chipped edges and spine. Rear cover separating from spine at tail. A few creased upper corners within. Describing NZ as "The Empire's Most Fertile & Beautiful Country" may raise a few eyebrows in Canada and Australia but the book certainly makes "Britain's El Dorado of the Southern Hemisphere" look very enticing. Describes hydro-electric power potential, tourist and health resorts, Invercargill ("Southland's Model Capital"), Port of Bluff, Ohai coal and mineral fields, "charming" Stewart Island, Otao, Dunedin, Canterbury, Christchurch, Marlborough and Sunny Nelson, Wellington, Auckland, "mystic" Rotorua, Taranaki, what to do and how to do it, railway tours, deep-sea fishing. Indexed.