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Auction for set of 2 books, both written by James Cowan. (1922) 1983. Government Printer, Wellington

1. The New Zealand Wars. A History of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period. Volume I: 1845-64. Foreword: Michael King
466pp; tables; stain on closed page edges

2. The New Zealand Wars. A History of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period. Volume II: The Hauhau wars, 1864-72
633pp


A very comprehensive account of the NZ Maori Land Wars
First hand accounts of battles
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Photos of both Maori and Pakeha
Plans of redoubts; maps
Lists of nos and places of casualties, both Maori and Pakeha
Photos of Maori; Pakeha; places; ships

Both: b/w photos; plans and maps; appendices; decorated epps; thick hard covers with gilt lettering; both very good condition
Insides very clean and tidy
Dust jackets; very good condition
Vol 1 dj has 5 cm tear & associated creasing top front

A scarce taonga


Text Copyright 2015
Collectible Books, Napier




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  • Seller location: Napier, Hawke's Bay, NZ

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