The new story of the kauri

A. H. Reed, Author

1964
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Maker and Role
A. H. Reed, Author
Production Date
1964
Description
"The new book is a comprehensive account of New Zealand's Forest King, one of the world's most famous trees and one of the most useful to man... The book also tells of the steps taken for the preservation and restoration of the remaining forests.
The text of the book is accompanied by "a pictorial history of the kauri", comprising over 300 photographs." - book jacket.

Contents:
The immemorial past / first recorded history / early uses / spars and shipbuilding / tributes to the kauri / utility supreme / attenuation / the forest king / kauri gum / the kauri bushman / the bushmen's camp / wives and children in the bush / the contractor / felling, crosscutting and squaring / the timber jack, and rolling road, and the chute / the bullock-dr5iver and his team / bush tramways and haulers / building a dam / the driving creek / rafts and booms / the sawmill / conservation and restoration / random recollections of a bushman-photographer / pictorial history
Edition/State/Version
3rd ed., rev. and reset, with new ill.
Physical Description
363 pages : illustrated , map ; 26 cm
Media/Materials
Accession No
71/1916
Credit Line
A. H. Reed. 1964. The new story of the kauri, 71/1916. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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