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Ansley, Bruce with Peter Bush
Edité par Random House, Auckland (2012)
ISBN 10 : 187746063X ISBN 13 : 9781877460630
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Description du livre Random House, Auckland, 2012. Soft cover. Etat : Near Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine. 1st Edition. This copy has been very lightly read. The historic Mesopotamia Station is located in mid-Canterbury at the headwaters of the magnificent Rangitata gorge. 'Mesopotamia', named by Samuel Butler in 1860, means 'the land between two rivers': it lies between the Rangitata and Forest Creek rivers. Author Bruce Ansley has brilliantly captured the spirit of this great sheep station: from the early pioneers who first braved its harsh winters and searing summers to the ingenuity and drive of the present-day owners, the Prouting family. His description of the landscape is at once poetic and immediate and magnificent, taking the reader right to the heart of the high country. The Mesopotamia story gives an astonishing overview of the history of the area, while the imposing power of the rivers, the hills, and the weather are ever present. In this country the mountains have as much personality and character as the members of the station's longtime owners, the Prouting family. The Rangitata River flows like a rogue throughout. We ride the 'curious tide of extremes' that farming embodies: the heartache, the exhilaration, the grandiose, the bombastic, the gracious, the laconic humour. This is a man's country, where the women who wish to stay have to hold their own; a country where the past is repeated and echoed in the present. Peter Bush's photographs, taken over a 50-year period, grace Ansley's story, capturing the great musters of days gone by, the dignity of the shearing teams, the majestic country and the characters who people Mesopotamia's story. N° de réf. du vendeur 022255

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Ansley, Bruce with Peter Bush
Edité par Random House, Auckland (2012)
ISBN 10 : 187746063X ISBN 13 : 9781877460630
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Description du livre Random House, Auckland, 2012. Soft cover. Etat : Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Fine. A beautiful copy that feels unread. The historic Mesopotamia Station is located in mid-Canterbury at the headwaters of the magnificent Rangitata gorge. 'Mesopotamia', named by Samuel Butler in 1860, means 'the land between two rivers': it lies between the Rangitata and Forest Creek rivers. Author Bruce Ansley has brilliantly captured the spirit of this great sheep station: from the early pioneers who first braved its harsh winters and searing summers to the ingenuity and drive of the present-day owners, the Prouting family. His description of the landscape is at once poetic and immediate and magnificent, taking the reader right to the heart of the high country. The Mesopotamia story gives an astonishing overview of the history of the area, while the imposing power of the rivers, the hills, and the weather are ever present. In this country the mountains have as much personality and character as the members of the station's longtime owners, the Prouting family. The Rangitata River flows like a rogue throughout. We ride the 'curious tide of extremes' that farming embodies: the heartache, the exhilaration, the grandiose, the bombastic, the gracious, the laconic humour. This is a man's country, where the women who wish to stay have to hold their own; a country where the past is repeated and echoed in the present. Peter Bush's photographs, taken over a 50-year period, grace Ansley's story, capturing the great musters of days gone by, the dignity of the shearing teams, the majestic country and the characters who people Mesopotamia's story. N° de réf. du vendeur 021886

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Ansley,Bruce & Bush,peter.
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Description du livre Random House, New Zealand, 2012. Soft cover. Etat : Good. Etat de la jaquette : Good. peter bush -photographer (illustrateur). tidy ex library -heavy book check postage with us. N° de réf. du vendeur 45756

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Ansley, Bruce with Peter Bush
Edité par Random House New Zealand, Auckland (2012)
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Description du livre Random House New Zealand, Auckland, 2012. Soft cover. Etat : Very Good. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good Minus. 1st Edition. 25 cm, 331 pp, maps, colour photo illus, d/w over card covers - small nick and a short closed tear at verso, which is mended with archival tape. VG in VG minus jacket. A heavy book - overseas buyers please ask for a freight quote. N° de réf. du vendeur 007462

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ANSLEY, Bruce
Edité par Random House, Auckland (2012)
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Mainly Fiction
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Description du livre Random House, Auckland, 2012. Soft cover. Etat : Near Fine. First Edition. Pictorial card covers and wraps. Colour photos by Peter Bush. Unmarked. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de réf. du vendeur 031537

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