Map New Zealand : 100 magnificent maps from the collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library.
Contributor(s): Alexander Turnbull Library.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Godwit, 2006Description: 208 pages : maps ; 34 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869621261 (hbk.) :; 1869621263 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Alexander Turnbull Library -- Catalogues | Alexander Turnbull Library | Early maps -- New Zealand | Alexander Turnbull Library Catalogues | New Zealand History Maps Catalogues | New Zealand Maps Bibliography Catalogues | New Zealand -- Maps | New Zealand -- History -- Maps | New Zealand -- History | New Zealand -- History -- Maps -- Catalogues | New Zealand -- Maps -- Bibliography -- Catalogues | New Zealand -- Maps -- HistoryGenre/Form: Maps.DDC classification: 016.91293
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
This magnificent looking big hardback has something for everyone and will create quite a stir when it hits the book stores. It's a selection of 100 of the most important, beautifully made, quirky, humorous and sometimes poignant maps from the comprehensive Alexander Turnbull Library collection, starting with an early Spanish map of the Pacific from which NZ is absent, and including a map drawn by the 67th regiment of the Whanganui River during the NZ Wars denoting large forested areas and unfriendly natives. There are also beautiful-hand tinted maps of early Auckland, wacky tourism maps from the 1930s, early topo maps and much much more. Each map gets a detailed caption and the book kicks off with an introduction by David Small, the Turnbull's curator of maps and charts. It's big, bold beautiful and in full colour, and it's grouped chronologically.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Town of Rotorua c.1910 -- Healthful, beautiful, fertile Tauranga 1910s -- George and Clara Yerex -- Kelston farm -- Waitaha No. 2 Block
Material from the historic map collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library, a division of the National Library of New Zealand showing the diversity of New Zealand maps and bringing out the people, places and stories associated with them.
Reprinted in 2007 with minor alterations.
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