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

Listing Detail Tabs

The Life of John Plimmer; "Father of Wellington" with Selections from His Writings.
Compiled by John Young,.

Published by New-Zealand Times., Wellington (1901)
(Private Circulation Only)

A dedication on the half-title page reads ‘To Earnest Richardson from the author John Plimmer, father of Wellington’ dated July 1901.
On the following title page it is signed again by John Plimmer, this time reading ‘Earnest G G Richardson from his grandfather, John Plimmer’.

The spine has a split at the top edge , about 30mm in length – see photo.

This is a very rare item, and had only limited circulation.

Several photographs including John Plimmer and his dog – similar to the statue in Plimmer’s lane, wellington.

Although he played a leading role in the development of Wellington, and in the Wellington to Manawatu railway line, the title of Father of Wellington has been highly controversial. His Arc was a landmark in Early Wellington and show his enterprise.
This book contains lots of details on the development of Wellington and Plimmer’s role in that development.
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

  • nzpost$4.00
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Wellington City, Wellington, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit