JEWELLERY, DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS AUCTION Tuesday, 19 January 2021 - 10:00 AM start

A superb rebinding of 'Maori Life In Ao-Tea' by Johannes C. Anderson

Realised: $1,000 plus premium

Lot Details

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1907. Elegant private binding of tooled red calf with decorative spine (by Lewis & Harris Bookbinders, Bath), additionally with rare, fanned fore-edge painting depicting a lake scene Maori whare, figures and other buildings, possibly Rotorua and Ohinemutu. Anderson was the librarian of the Turnbull. 220 x 145 x 50mm