The title of the book is ‘G.F.VON TEMPSKY, ARTIST & ADVENRURER’ by Rose Young, Heather Curnow & Michael King, published in 1981 by Alister Taylor, linen bound hard cover, 348 pages, containing 45 individually attached colour plates, large size format, measuring 29cm x 37cm. The book details the life of Major Von Tempsky from his birth in Konigsberg in 1828, his journey via the America’s & Australia, his arrival in New Zealand in 1862, to his campaigns with the Forest Rangers and his death at the Battle of Ngutu-o-tu-Manu in September 1868. A really important book contained in thick linen covered cardboard case. This book is number 324 from a printing of 1,250 copies. The original price of the book was about $850.00. New condition.