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The Gumdigger The Story Of Kauri Gum A H Reed name inside front A Companion Book To "Farthest North"
HB Medium Size 1948 Edition 168 pages brilliant overall condition for age, note DW cover is torn & scuffed & rubbed, marked, bumped shelf wear secondhand book, pre-loved
An extremely comprehensive history & account of Gum-diggers, Front cover painting near Reed home, background site of an ancient strongly fortified Maori Pa, rough scrub land gumdiggers worked now part of a dairy farm, that was one remunerative Parahaki gumfield, book contents include Kauri lineage, pre- European Maori, Pakeha encounters, early uses by Maori, its discovery by Pakeha, purposes utilised for, trade & decline, future prospects, , improved processes, harvesting gum, human interest from gumfields a robust human interest adds to the story here, and much more extensive highly informative narrative, explores the t romantic & prehistoric past off this fossil gum illustrated

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