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Title: Servants of Tane
Description: Hastings, New Zealand, Dolphin Books. 2004, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fictional what if account how New Zealand may have been discovered before Tasman. In 1282, Carlos de Tanez becomes the head of one of Portugal's most influential and wealthiest noble families. It was a time of change and discovery and Carlos takes advantage of this change, and sails out on a voyage of discovery that takes him around Cape Horn and into the Pacific and to eventually discover the virgin lands of what was later to be known as New Zealand. Gathering male workers and women as slaves from the Americas and the Pacific islands, he finally abandons them all into four small settlements in the two main islands of the future New Zealand, before setting sail to return to Europe, thereby providing the ancestors of the Maori people. CONDITION Stapled card wraps, 120 pages. Only fault is scratch to front which appears to be binders fault o/w bright and crisp copy. Near Fine.

Keywords: New Zealand Fiction

Price: US$ 10.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 15106

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