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This is an auction for FORGOTTEN DAYS: PIONEERING EXPERIENCES OF THE EARLY CITIZENS OF PALMERSTON NORTH AND SETTLERS OF THE MANAWATU, by A G Bradfield.

Mr A G S BRADFIELD (1892-1964) was a local historian who published two books on the history of the Palmerston North District.

CONTENTS:

* The first survey

* Coaching hazards

* Building a bridge

* "Fashionable" Terrace End

* The search for water

* Fire! Fire!

* The story of the Square

* 1902 - a momentous year

* Te Peeti Te Awe Awe

* The story of the Opera House

* Much ado over an abattoir

* The first newspaper

* Ten years to get buses

* Infancy of racing

* Forgotten days

* The Powelka story

* Pioneering hardships

* What the pioneers found

* The birth of Fielding

* Shipwrecks on the Manawatu Coast

* Kapiti drama

* War Memorial story

* The origin of Palmerston North's street names

Hardback 1956.

178 pages.

Photographs throughout.

Some damage to the dust jacket. Otherwise, good condition.

The cost of shipping is $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.
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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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