'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

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'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

Postby Arteis » 30 May 2014 13:03

An old colleague of mine has written this book:

WAIKATO RIVER GUNBOATS
by Grant Middlemass

The story of the gunboats used by the British during the invasion of the Waikato. Over 80 illustrations on 124 pages in B5 format. $NZ35 including packaging and postage in NZ. Available from Paperplus stores (NZ) or through: http://www.waikatorivergunboats.com/

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Re: 'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

Postby Josh&Historyland » 30 May 2014 22:53

Welcome to the forum Arteis, that book is tempting!

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Re: 'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

Postby Arteis » 18 Jun 2014 10:05

Now that my copy has arrived, I've posted a short review of this book on my blog:

http://arteis.wordpress.com/2014/06/18/3748/

Here's a sample of the book's content:

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Re: 'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

Postby Mark » 20 Jun 2014 08:30

Thank you for the heads-up on this book, and welcome to the forum!

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Re: 'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

Postby Arteis » 20 Jun 2014 22:56

Thanks for the welcome.
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Re: 'Waikato River Gunboats' - book

Postby sjwalker51 » 27 Jun 2014 20:41

Ordered on impulse and very pleased I did - fascinating and informative book with high production values. And incredibly fast delivery from NZ to the UK. Highly recommended.
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