Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., New Zealand. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition No date shown. Red boards a little soiled with bumped spine ends and minor fading to red of spine. . Interior is clean and unmarked. Includes some press clippings pasted in inside front cover and fly leaf. Travers writes about the Maori tribal chief Te Rauparaha, who was constantly engaged in war with neighboring tribes on the North Island of New Zealand. Stack writes of Te Rauparaha's conquest of the South Island pa of Kaiapohia. vi+246 pages, profusely illustrated with b/w photos and drawings.