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Title: Science, Settlers, and Scholars : The Centennial History of the Royal Society of New Zealand
Description: New Zealand, Royal Society of NZ. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908654154) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Centennial history of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Since the early colonial days (the mid 1800s) New Zealand has had an active scientific community. Scientific societies were formed in nearly every main centre and several major museums and universities were built. A national scientific academy was established in 1867. Initially named the New Zealand Institute, in 1933 it became the Royal Society of New Zealand to give a publication medium for New Zealand scientific research, such as none of the individual societies could afford. CONDITION Pp xiii 353 with numerous historical photos, illus and documents reproduced. Bright and crisp copy with faded spine and mild handling signs to wraps. Original book review laid in. Overweight #New Zealand History#. Very Good/N/A.

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Price: US$ 30.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 13885

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