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Guards of the Sea. Don Grady. 1978. 1st edition. Whitcoulls, Christchurch


About 1830 Jacky Guard, whaler, sealer & fisherman, brought his wife out from Sydney to his whaling camp at Te Awaiti, Tory Channel. Their 1st child was born there in 1831. They later lived at Pt Underwood

This book tells the family story

Descendants still live and fish in Kakapo Bay & have contributed their personal family memories

Old photos incl: repros of old documents; family members


192pp; b/w and coloured photos; index; appendix; family history charts; maps on epps; hard covers, silver lettering; very good clean condition
Number and twinked out stamp ffep (may have once been a Library book but there is no other evidence of this); some very small stains on closed page edge which also show very slightly on the edges of page margins
Otherwise a very clean and tidy copy
Dust jacket; good condition; two small tears front one small and two slightly larger tears plus a small loss at rear


A wonderful historical family record of interest to genealogists and NZ Historians


Text Copyright 2009
Collectible Books, Napier




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