Author(s): E. C. Richards
Begins with a short, plain, illustrative account of the plants and birds existing on the Chatham Islands in the year 1900 when Dr. Cockayne made a comprehensive list of their plants for the German Publication "The Covering of the Earth". Also included are records of the animals, and the habitat of their nearest relative. This is followed by an account of the Islands' earliest human inhabitance.
This copy is a first edition. Missing the dust jacket.