Recollections: Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand

Cox, Alfred

Editorial: Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, 1884
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Ex-library. "Springfield Library" written in ink on page 1, and ink number 134 on front endpaper. No other library markings, stamps or labels. Early small provincial library. Previous owner's signature in pencil on front endpaper. Rear board has a 1/4" wedge cut out of its lower edge. 1/2" loss of cloth along edge of lower corners of boards. No splitting to hinges.; vii, [1], 272 pages. Dark green cloth boards with title and illustration in black of a cabbage tree, flax and other plants on front board. Gilt lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Page dimensions: 211 x 138mm. "Following a prevailing fashion, I am writing down my Recollections. They extend over a period of forty-nine or fifty years. I am commencing this work in the early part of 1883; undertaking it in the hope that it may interest my family and a few intimate friends. To the former, New South Wales, the land of my birth and the colony in which I have passed quite half of my life, is, in truth, a terra incognita." - opening paragraph. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall 1469 - "A blend of personal reminiscence with recollections of leading politicians. Cox, the son of a New South Wales Corps officer, describes his early life, overseas travel and taking up of land in Canterbury, search for more around Taupo, political activity, etc."] ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 11195

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Título: Recollections: Australia, England, Ireland, ...

Editorial: Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch

Año de publicación: 1884

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Edición: First Edition.

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