NZ Chatham Islands & Moriori

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WHALING AND SEALING AT CHATHAM ISLANDS
Rhys Richards
ISBN0909434123
$85.00

A detailed and authorative account of sealing and whaling in the islands and of the cultural impact these extractive industries had on the lives and culture of the Moriori. Illustrations.

Roebuck Society Publication No. 21, Canberra, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 89 pages. SECONDHAND


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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN NEW ZEALAND AND THE CHATHAM ISLANDS
Frederick Hunt and P C Anderson
ISBN9781927203033
$50.00

Two early accounts of the Chatham Islands from 1866 and 1882. Facsimiles of the original editions. Hunt arrived at Port Nicholson in 1840 and spent time at Otaki, and as a Pakeha-Maori with Te Rauparaha. Later in 1840 he resided in the Chathams, and visited Pitt Island. Includes also The Chatham Islands by the Rev. P C Anderson, a record of three months on the Islands in 1882.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 64 & 34 pages, with folding map. NEW


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JOURNAL OF THE BISHOP'S VISITATION TOUR IN 1848
Bishop Selwyn
ISBN9780473229184
$50.00

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.


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DIARY OF E.R. CHUDLEIGH 1862-1921 CHATHAM ISLANDS
E.C. Richards, editor
210201121
$295.00

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


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DIARY OF E.R. CHUDLEIGH Chatham Islands
Edited by E.C. Richards
ISBN9781877151963
$90.00

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. 


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A DECADE OF DISASTERS: THE CHATHAM ISLANDS FROM 1866 TO 1875
Rhys Richards and Bill Carter
ISBN9780473154714
$45.00

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 visiting photographers during the same decade.

Paremata Press, Wellington, 2009. Softback. 196 pages. SECONDHAND


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MORIORI. A PEOPLE REDISCOVERED
Michael King
ISBN9780670826553
$125.00

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. Archival tape repaired tear to dust jacket.

Penguin Viking, Auckland, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 226 pages. SECONDHAND


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CHATHAM EXILES Yesterday and Today at the Chatham Islands
Frank A. Simpson
110280302
$65.00
$45.00

Tells the romantic story of the island's history together with Simpson's account of his own visit. Illustrated. Scarce. THIS COPY has no jacket.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1950. Hardback with no dust jacket. 182 pages. SECONDHAND


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A LAND APART THE CHATHAM ISLANDS OF NEW ZEALAND
Michael King and Robin Morrison
ISBN9781869412125
$45.00

Michael King provides a comprehensive history of the Chatham Islands with chapters on Moriori and manukau, sealing and fishing, whaling and farming, Chudleigh and Wharekauri, the Germans, Maori and Pakeha settlers. Outstanding photographs by Robin Morrison.

Random House NZ Ltd., Auckland, 1993. Softback. 144 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHO'D MARRY A DOCTOR A Chatham Islands Casebook
Elaine Grundy
ISBN72330114X
$32.50

A memoir of a year the Grundy's spent on the Chatham Islands relieving the resident doctor. A collection of light hearted anectdotes and acute observations. First published 1968.

Whitcombe And Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 144 pages. SECONDHAND


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MY SEVENTY YEARS ON THE CHATHAM ISLANDS
David Holmes
ISBN908704178
$95.00

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 foremost historian on the islands who lived there from 1922.

Shoal Bay Press Ltd., Christchurch, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 184 pages. SECONDHAND


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BLACK ROBIN COUNTRY The Chatham Islands and its Wildlife
David Cemmick and Dick Veitch
ISBN0340358111
$40.00

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.

Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., Auckland, 1986. Softback. 135 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE CHATHAM ISLANDS PLANTS, BIRDS and PEOPLE
E.C. Richards
210290711
$165.00

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. Scarce.

Simpson and Williams Ltd., Christchurch, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 177 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE CHATHAM ISLANDS IN PERSPECTIVE- A SOCIO-ECONOMIC REVIEW
G A Arbuckle
ISBN0457012307
$30.00

In three parts, an Historical and Economic Background, Cultural context, projections for the future. Folding map at front.

Hicks Smith and Sons Ltd., Wellington, 1971. Softback. 113 pages. SECONDHAND