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Maori king or, The story of our quarrel with the natives of New Zealand by Gorst, John Eldon Sir

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Published by Macmillan in London ; Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Maori (New Zealand people),
  • New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Prize copy presented by the Royal Naval School; with its coat of arms gold tooled on front cover.

Other titlesThe story of our quarrel with the natives of New Zealand
Statementby J.E. Gorst.
The Physical Object
Pagination[iii]-x, [1], 409 p., [2] leaves of plates (1 fold.) :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17976546M

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