A highly regarded history of of the province of Canterbury, New Zealand. Vol 1 covers Maori and European settlement to 1854, Vol 2 describes the establishment of provincial government while Vol 3 discusses Canterbury after 1876 and the rise of centralised government up to 1950. Originally planned as a centennial issue, war led to its delayed publication.
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch. Hardbacks with dust-jackets. Illustrated. Vol 1, 1957, 287 Pages, Vol 2, 1971, 539 Pages, Vol 3, 1965, 547 Pages. SECONDHAND