The King Country; or, Explorations in New Zealand. A Narrative of 600 Miles of Travel through Maoriland.

New York. Scribner and Welford. 1884. Hardcover. 8vo. 22.5cm, second edition, xx,379p., frontis and 44 plates and illustrations from engravings, rear folding map, internal private library stamps, original decorated red cloth, spine slightly dust worn, head band slightly chipped, else a fine sound copy (tgc) The author's six hundred mile journey around King County just after the area was opened for railway survey and construction. He records travel description and explorations, from Wairakeki to the volcanoes then round to the Waimarino, west Taupo, the upper Waipa and past Te Kooti's camp to the autaki line at Whatiwhatihoe. Includes a biography of the then Maori King, Tawhiao Te Wherowhero, Potatau II, Item #13950

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