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Charles Dickens and New Zealand.
A Colonial Image, selected from the periodical publications of Charles Dickens.
Edited JS Ryan. Notes AH Reed. 1965 1st edition limited to numbered 750 copies.
Reed, Wellington, for the Dunedin Public Library

Numbered copy

Charles Dickens developed a fascination with New Zealand and once considered coming here. Instead he stayed in London and edited weekly magazines which contained articles about this country. This book gathers together those articles

Articles are about Food at Christmas in the Antarctic
The emu and the moa
The albatross at home
Phorium tenans in "Economic Botany"
Flax from NZ in "How to make Money"
Settled among the Maoris
A gold diggers notes
Our phantom ship on an antediluvian
A Maori Court Martial
Captain Cook's men. In "Sportsmanship in Ernest"
Australasian "Gold Hunting"
and more

Bound into the book: Catalogue, Alfred and Isabel Read Dickens Collection, Dunedin Public Library, compiled Brian McPherson

Many reproductions of letters, documents and signatures of both Dickens and contemporaries

184pp plus 64+pp Catalogue; b/w illustrations; map; index; appendices; bibliography; hard covers, gilt lettering; good condition; ex High School Library with usual stamps etc
Presentation Plate ffep; sello marks on epps; covers and dj flaps; v/light foxing to top closed page edges
Dust jacket; very good condition; v/sl wear to corners; reinforced on the inside with brown paper

Very scarce limited edition. A clean and tidy copy

Text Copyright 2009
Collectible Books, Napier

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