Lot 47: CAREY, Lieutenant-Colonel: Narrative of the Late War in New Zealand (1863)
August 28, 2016
Adelaide, AustraliaLive Auction
CAREY, Lieutenant-Colonel: Narrative of the Late War in New Zealand.
London, Richard Bentley, 1863. Octavo (195 x 125 mm), vi, 199,  (colophon) pages plus a tinted lithographed frontispiece. Gilt-pictorial red stippled cloth, all edges gilt; cloth lightly mottled, spine lightly sunned; expert restoration to the front outer hinge, resulting in minor disturbance of the inner hinges (but retaining the original endpapers); a very good copy with a contemporary English school prize plate on the front pastedown.