G F Von Tempsky Artist & Adventurer

Author(s): Rose Young; Heather Margaret Curnow; Michael King

New Zealand Wars

Biography of G.F. von Tempsky - folk hero, soldier, adventurer, artist and musician. Von Tempsky in Prussia, Central America, travels in Mexico, Californian gold rushes and the New Zealand Maori-European Land Wars of the 1860s. 

Limited to 1250 numbered copies. 
Authors: Rose Young, Heather Margaret Curnow and Michael King
: 348 pages
Dimension: 38cm x 30 cm
Binding: Leather and linen with matching linen Solander box
Publisher: Alister Taylor Publishers, 1982 
Contains: 45 full page colour plates and illustrated catalogue raisonne of his art and scrimshaw work


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This stunning biography was published in the mid-1980's by Alistair Taylor as a limited edition and sold for $700 each.  Messines Bookshop has access to a number of copies still in their original packing and selling at $100.  Each box weighs around six kilos so extra shipping costs are involved.

General Fields

  • : 9780908578207
  • : Alistair Taylor
  • : Alistair Taylor
  • : January 1981
  • : 38.00 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : xii, 348
  • : Rose Young; Heather Margaret Curnow; Michael King
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : 759.9931