Journal of The Bishop's Tour through his Diocese, including a visit Bishop Selwyn made to the Chatham Islands in the year 1848. First published in 1849 this is a facsimile reprint.
Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 134 pages. NEW.
A classic account of nineteenth century life in the Chatham Islands. This book also describes farming and station life at Castle Hill, Canterbury in the early 1860s. Illustrations. First edition. Rare.
Simpson and Williams Ltd., Christchurch, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 474 pages. SECONDHAND
A classic account of nineteenth century life in the Chatham Islands. This book also describes farming and station life at Castle Hill, Canterbury in the early 1860s. First published in 1950, this is a facsimle reprint.
Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 474 pages. NEW.
A Decade of Disasters: The Chatham Islands from 1866 to 1875.An interesting compendium of information about a critical decade of Chatham Island history collected from reports in contemporary newspapers, chiefly the Hawke's Bay Herald. The book is illustrated with photographs taken by vistiting photographers during the same decade.
Paremata Press. Softback. 196 pages. Illustrations. NEW.
The flora and fauna of the Chathams, their geology, wetlands and conservation. Christchurch, Canterbury University Press in association with the Department of Conservation.
Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 136 pages. NEW
Celebrated NZ historian Michael King provides the definitive modern account of the origin and history of the Moriori people of the Chatham Islands. A work of scholarship and compassion, well illustrated throughout.
Penguin Viking, Auckland, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 226 pages. SECONDHAND
In 1843, not long after the invasion of the Chathams by Maori has crushed and enslaved the native Moriori, five German missionaries arrived and suffered severe culture shock. They stayed and this is the story of that extaordinary little colony. First edition.
Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 173 pages. SECONDHAND
Tells the romantic story of the island's history together with Simpson's account of his own visit. Illustrated. Scarce. Slight wear to dust jacket.
A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 182 pages. SECONDHAND
An account of the island's history and culture from one who was a great repository of the oral history of the community, its anecdotes and its folklore. Holmes was the most respected elder and formost historian on the islands who lived there from 1922.
Shoal Bay Press Ltd., Christchurch, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 184 pages. SECONDHAND
A New Zealand natural history classic the story of the saving of the Chatham Island Black Robin afer the population dropped to just seven individuals. Illustrated with the drawings of David Cemmick who has signed this copy.
Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., Auckland, 1986. Softback. 135 pages. SECONDHAND
Begins with a survey of island natural history and then provides an extremely valuable survey of Chatham Islands history that includes biographies of many of the early settlers, the Moriori and Maori. Slight chips to dust jacket. Scarce.
Simpson and Williams Ltd., Christchurch, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 177 pages. SECONDHAND