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'New Zealand Illustrated. [Potts and Willis] The Story of New Zealand and Descriptions of its Cities and Towns...The Natural Wonders of New Zealand'

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500


Lot Description

'New Zealand Illustrated. [Potts and Willis] The Story of New Zealand and Descriptions of its Cities and Towns...The Natural Wonders of New Zealand', by Edward Wakefield, first edition, 14 chromolithograph plates including pictorial title with view of Queenstown, missing plate of eruption of Mount Tarawera, three uncoloured lithograph images of the Waitomo caves, pictorial board upper cover soiled, lower cover missing; oblong folio, Wanganui, 1890, Printed and Published by A. D. Willis 1889. Text by Wakefield and others printed within a red-lined border. Lithographs by William Potts prepared in the main from photographs. Cover soiled and edges rubbed, numerous lower gutter margin tears.