The geology of New Zealand: in explanation of the geographical and topographical atlas of New Zealand by Dr. F. Von Hochstetter and Dr. A. Petermann, from the Scientific Publications of the Novara Expedition. Translated by C. F. Fischer. Also, lectures by Dr. F. Hochstetter delivered in New Zealand.
Item ID 71350
Auckland, T. Delattre, 1864. 8vo (21.0 x 13.6 cm). Title page, 113 pp. Original grained red cloth with gilt title on the front board. Rare early geological work on New Zealand, and printed there. Without the atlas, which is very rare. Much rarer than Von Hochstetter's New Zealand. Its Physical Geography, Geology and Natural History . Pictorial bookplate - with the image of a Kea - of Dr. C. N. S. McLachlan on the front wrapper verso. Boards a bit soiled, spine foot worn, front hinge loose, a few pages a bit spotted, a few pencil marks, otherwise a good copy. Rare early geological work on New Zealand