The Resource A fabled land : the story of Canterbury's famous Mesopotamia Station, Bruce Ansley with Peter Bush

A fabled land : the story of Canterbury's famous Mesopotamia Station, Bruce Ansley with Peter Bush

Label
A fabled land : the story of Canterbury's famous Mesopotamia Station
Title
A fabled land
Title remainder
the story of Canterbury's famous Mesopotamia Station
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Ansley with Peter Bush
Title variation
Mesopotamia Station
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 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... 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" --Publisher information
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
636.301099387
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
A fabled land : the story of Canterbury's famous Mesopotamia Station, Bruce Ansley with Peter Bush
Label
A fabled land : the story of Canterbury's famous Mesopotamia Station, Bruce Ansley with Peter Bush
Publication
Note
"150 Years of Station Life" --Cover
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"150 years of station life"--Cover. -"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 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 ... 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"--Publisher information
Control code
14335281
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26 cm.
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Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9781877460630
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly. illustrations, color portraits;
System control number
  • (Sirsi) UH218539
  • (NLNZils)1571415

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