By: Hill, Susanne and John

Price: $95.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

364pp., profusely illustrated: unpaginated colour and b/white halftone plates, plus intext plates and maps (including a double-page spread) throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards slightly splayed only. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and chipped, else good. This book tells the fascinating story of Richard Treacy Henry (1845-1929) who was the first champion of New Zealand's flightless birds. Born in Ireland, Henry lived and worked - often alone, but resiliant and resourceful - in the remote, harsh area of Dusky Sound, Fiordland, in the South Island of New Zealand. The authors spent some eight years researching this little known conservationist, who, when he died in 1929, had just one mourner at his funeral - the local postmaster . . . Contents include: Prelims., List of Plates. Drawings. Maps. Acks. Preface. 22 chapters. Epilogue. Notes & Refs. Bibliograpphy. Index. Book weight approx. 920g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.


Author Name: Hill, Susanne and John

Categories: Natural History, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dunedin, New Zealand, John Mcindoe (with Assistance of New Zealand Wildlife Service: 1987

ISBN Number: 086868094X

ISBN Number 13: 9780868680941

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013516

Keywords: Biography, Conservationists, New Zealand, Naturalists, Fiordland (New Zealand), Natural History, Henry, Richard Treacy (1845-1929), Hill, Susanne