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This is an auction for NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS 1795-1970 by C W N Ingram.

"This standard New Zealand work was first published in 1936, revised and enlarged several times, and is now further revised and brought up to date. Where new information has become available, it has been incorporated in the text. The book thus records a total of about 2000 shipping casualties over a period of 175 years. NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS is essentially a work of reference and is as complete and accurate as such a work should be. But it is also an eminently readable volume, containing many epic accounts of disasters in which courage, endurance and self-sacrifice were particularly evident. Lengthy reports are given of wrecks of unusual consequence or drama, such as the ORPHEUS, ELINGAMITE, MANUKA, WAIRARAPA, WILTSHIRE, NIAGARA, WANGANELLA, KAITAWA and WAHINE; but the book also gives the essential details of every known shipping loss, down to commercial vessels."

Large format hardback 1972.

448 pages + photographs.

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

The cost of shipping is $4.95 (ordinary post) or $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 store in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.
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  • tracked mail$6.95
  • tracked mail for Rural Delivery (RD)$9.95
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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