Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Philips' Handy General Atlas of the World: A Comprehensive Series of Maps Illustrating Modern, Historical and Physical Geography with a Complete Consulting Index by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.

Item Description: George Philip & Son, London, 18774. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 39 color maps + Marbled end papers, gilt edges to all page edgres. . index (printed in quadruple columns). Colour double page maps with blank pages between.

Leather spine with raised bands, and leather corners. Gilt title. Internally very tight with moderate age spotting. 12 cm tear to bottom left corner of ffep. Front board detached but easily repaired by book binder. . See photos.

Auction also include 3 letters/documents. See Photos
1. Letter in Maori - See photo
2. Accounts dated 1899 23 December
3. Record of rates paid 1876-1878 for Wai and Whare

Owner inscription to front " W Wi Tako Love 25th of August 1879"See Photo

A scarce piece of history.

Wiremu Tako Ngatata, of Te Ati Awa, usually known as Wi Tako, was a chief born around the beginning of the nineteenth century in Taranaki who migrated south in 1832 with his people to the Cook Strait region. His father signed the Treaty of Waitangi in the Wellington region in April 1840.

Wi Tako was involved with the settlement of Wellington in the 1840s, including some of the questionable deals pushed through by the New Zealand Company, but his evidence to the Spain Commission enquiring into early land deals earned him opposition from early settlers.

He was literate in Maori and used his skills in letters to officials and newspapers to defend his and his people's interests...
About this time he helped Featherston to persuade Wairarapa Kingite chiefs from taking up arms against the Europeans. In the mid-sixties, as
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Post and packaging$5.00
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Masterton, Wairarapa, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit
  • Cash
  • Paypal. Cheque. Internet banking.