This overview of New Zealand history records a selection of individual achievements spanning the two hundred years between Tasman's discovery of New Zealand in the mid-seventeenth century and Barrington's marathon trek in search of gold in the mid-nineteenth century. A final chapter deals with 'Mr Explorer Douglas.
Chapters include: Hore-Ta-Te-Taniwha Meets James Cook; Massacre in Treachery Bay; A Sermon in Treachery Bay; The Unpredicatable Maori; Dieffenbach's Ascent of Mt Egmont; Brunner and 'The Great Journey'; Barrington Looks for Gold.
illustrated with B&w plates, maps.
140 x 220mm
Publisher: Robert Hale Limited 1963
medium purple boards with silver lettering on spine.
Hardcover, good condition as per photos