A Stake In The Country. Assid Abraham Corban and His Family, 1892-2002.

Scott, Dick.

Book ID: 31481

ISBN:      9780790008752

£45.00

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8vo. 210 pp., [3], numerous b/w plates, genealogy tables, cloth in pictorial d/w, pictorial endpapers, appendices, index, New, Reed, Southern Cross, Auckland, 2002.

Synopsis

This work was published to mark the 100th anniversary of the settlement of the Corban family in New Zealand, tracing Corban’s life back in Lebanon, his years in New Zealand as a poor pedlar, stranger to the country’s language and customs, then tells the story how he headed the family commune which made his name and fortune.

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