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Wellington The First Years of European Settlement. 1840-1850. Gavin McLean. 2000 1st edition. Penguin Books, Auckland


Brief Maori history
The Wakefields and their plans for acquiring land for the settlement. Interaction with Maori
Arrival of the Tory and the Cuba, plus other ships
1848 earthquake
The growth of the settlement; daily life; politics

Many maps
Many repros of historic old drawings and paintings showing landscape; Maori; buildings; earthquake damage


96pp; b/w and coloured photos; b/w illustrations; maps; index; bibliography; s/covers; very good condition.


Text Copyright 2014
Collectible Books, Napier




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