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Throughout the East Coast. The Story of Williams & Kettle Ltd. Len Anderson. 1974 1st edition of 6000 copies. Pictorial Publications, Hastings


The story of the Company founded by Fred Williams, of the Missionary family, in 1880, and later joined in partnership in 1885 by Nat Kettle - through fire, flood, earthquake, Depression & World Wars to expand "Throughout the East Coast" from Ruatoria to Dannevirke and all places in between

Appendices give names of Executives and Staff

Portraits; old photos of buildings incl some destroyed by fire or earthquake; early ships; bullock & horse wagons carting wool to the lighters
Photos from Wairoa, Ruatoria, Waipukurau, Waipawa, Gisborne, Napier, Hastings, Cape Turnagain and farms and Stations …
Very striking illustrations


176pp, b/w photos and illustrations; repros of documents on epps; appendices; hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition; small piece clipped from top of ffep
Dust jacket; good condition; s/wear to corners, folds and edges; spine ends chipped with sello at tail; small loss and creasing lower front; small cut on rear
Inside very clean and tidy


A tidy copy of this interesting and collectable Hawkes Bay and East Coast history


Text Copyright 2009
Collectible Books, Napier




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