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Sir George Grey: Books and pamphlets

Information about the life of former South Australian Governor George Grey.

Books and pamphlets

Australian dictionary of biography Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press; London; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1966 - vols. 1-14 + index. Vol.1 1788 - 1850 Sir George Grey.

Bohan, Edmund, To be a hero : Sir George Grey, 1812-1898, Auckland, New Zealand : HarperCollins 1998.

Calder, James Erskine. Bibliophile and bibliopole: six letters from James Calder to Sir George Grey. Adelaide: Sullivan's Cove, 1985.

Collier, James. Sir George Grey, governor, high commissioner, and premier: an historical biography. Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1909.

Cook Islands. Parliament. Addresses to Sir George Grey. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896? Facsimile of letter from the British Resident of the Cook Islands, Frederick J. Moss, and address from the Parliament of the Cook Islands on the occasion of Sir George Grey's retirement from the Parliament of New Zealand; in Rarotongan and English.

Creighton, Mandell, Memoir of Sir George Grey, bart., G.C.B., ...Reprinted from the ed. privately printed in 1884, with preface by Sir Edward Grey, bart. London, New York, Longmans, Green, c1901.

The cyclopedia of South Australia in two volumes: an historical and commercial review, descriptive and biographical facts, figures and illustrations: an epitome of progress / edited by H.T. Burgess. Hampstead Gardens, S. Aust.: Austaprint, 1978. Facsimile reprint. First published: Adelaide: Cyclopedia Co., 1907-1909. pp.112-119 Governor Grey.

The dictionary of Australian artists: painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870 / edited by Joan Kerr. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1992.

A Dinner for Mr. Eyre in Adelaide, August 1841. Adelaide: Sullivan's Cove, 1984.

Fowlds, G. M. (ed.) An interesting correspondence : Sir George Grey and Henry George, Auckland, New Zealand, 1967.  

George, Henry. Copies of letters from Mr. Henry George to Sir George Grey, 1880-90. Typescript. Copied from the originals in the Auckland Public Library, by George M. Fowlds, June 1949. (See also Archival Sources: D 3048 (L).

Gilmore, Hugh. The single tax : a lecture delivered to a crowded audience in the Victoria Hall, Gawler Place, on Friday, April 24, 1891. Adelaide: Daily Herald Printers., 1911. Sir George Grey occupied the chair.

Gould, John, Letters from Governor Grey to John Gould, dated August 13, 1842 to January 10, 1843, Emu : official organ of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union, vol. 38 (1938), p. 216-226 
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Despatches from the Governor of New Zealand (Sir George Grey) to the Secretary of State, 10th July, 1866 - 28th June, 1867. Papers presented to Parliament. London, 1867.

Great Britain. Parliament. New Zealand Constitution Act...with correspondence between the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Governor-in-Chief of N. Y. sic Wellington: 1853.

Grey, George, Sir. Extracts from a report of the reception of Sir Henry Loch on his assuming the governorship of South Africa, with ...references to Sir G. Grey. Auckland: s.n., 1890.

Grey, George, Sir. Journals of two expeditions of discovery in North-west and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39, under the authority of Her Majesty's Government ... with observations on the moral and physical condition of the aboriginal inhabitants etc.. London: T. and W. Boone, 1841.

Grey, George, Sir. Journals of two expeditions of discovery in North-west and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38 and 39. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia, 1964. Australiana facsimile editions; no.8

Grey, George, Sir. Ko nga mahinga a nga tupuna Maori. : Mythology and traditions of the New Zealanders. Lond.: George Willis, 1854.

Grey, George, Sir. Ko nga moteatea, me nga hakirara o nga Maori...: Poems, traditions, and chants of the Maoris. Wellington: Stokes, 1853.

Grey, George, Sir. The library of his excellency Sir George Grey. London: Trubner & Co.; Cape Town: Juta, 1858 - 1867. 4 vol. Ferguson no. 7146a.

Grey, George, Sir. The policy of the future is not class against class: a speech...October 26th, 1877. 2nd ed. Lambton Quay, Wellington, N.Z.: Lyon & Blair, 1877.

Grey, George, Sir. Polynesian mythology and ancient traditional history of the New Zealand race, as furnished by their priests and chiefs. 2nd ed., English & Maori. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1929. Text in English and Maori; (translation and 2nd ed. in Maori of Ko nga mahinga a nga tupuna Maori.)

Grey, George, Sir. A vocabulary of the dialects of south Western Australia. 2nd ed. London: T. & W. Boone, 1840. Ferguson no. 3004.

Grey, George, Sir. Vocabulary of the dialects spoken by the Aboriginal races of S.W. Australia. Perth: Printed by C. Macfaull, 1839. Ferguson no. 2765.

Grey, J. Grattan (James Grattan). His island home; and, Away in the far north: a narrative of travels in that part of the colony north of Auckland. Wellington, N.Z. : Lyon & Blair, 1879. Homes and haunts of Sir George Grey.

Hahn, T. Index of the Grey Collection in the South African Public Library. Cape Town: s.n., 1884 printing.

Henderson, G. C. (George Cockburn). Sir George Grey: pioneer of empire in southern lands. London: J.M. Dent; New York: E.P. Dutton, 1907. Chronology: pp. xxi-xxii; bibliography: pp.303-306.

Kerr, Donald Jackson, Amassing treasures for all times : Sir George Grey, colonial bookman and collector, foreword by Christopher de Hamel, New Castle, Delaware :Oak Knoll Press ;Dunedin, N.Z. : Otago University Press, 2006.

Loyau, George E. (George Ettienne), Representative men of South Australia, 1883.

Maori mementos: being a series of addresses, presented by the native people to His Excellency Sir George Grey, K.C.B., F.R.S. Governor and High Commissioner of the Cape of Good Hope, and late Governor of New Zealand: with introductory remarks and explanatory notes, to which is added a small collection of laments / Charles Oliver B. Davis. Auckland, N.Z.: Printed by Williamson and Wilson, 1855.

McCormick, Eric Hall. The fascinating folly; Dr Hocken and his fellow collectors. Dunedin: Univ. of Otago Press, 1961. pp.9-18, ill. Sir George Grey: book collecting.

Milne, James. The romance of a pro-consul: being the personal life and memoirs of the Right Hon. Sir George Grey, K.C.B. London: Chatto, 1899.

Papers relative to South Australia. London: Printed by William Clowes for H.M.S.O., 1843. A facsimile copy of these papers is also in: Great Britain. Parliament: British parliamentary papers; Colonies, Australia, vol.7. Correspondence of Governor Grey with Lord John Russell and Lord Stanley, Secretaries of State for the Colonies.)

Policeman X. The great medicine man of Dancoyle. Auckland, N.Z.: Wilsons & Horton, General Printers,1879. Cover title: Satire on Sir George Grey.

Rees, William Lee. The life and times of Sir George Grey, / William Lee Rees and Lily Rees. Auckland, N.Z.: H.Brett, 1892.

Rutherford, James. Sir George Grey, K.C.B., 1812 - 1898; a study in colonial government. London: Cassell, 1961.

Saunders, Alfred. History of New Zealand: from the arrival of Tasman in Golden Bay in 1642 to the second arrival of Sir George Grey in 1861. Christchurch, N.Z. : Whitcomb & Tombs, 1896-1899. 2 vol.

Supplement to Liberal Leader of N.Z., August, 1950. Copies of letters from Rt. Hon. Sir George Grey, P.C., K.C.B., former Governor and Premier of New Zealand to Mr Henry George, American author on political economy, New York, U.S.A.

Wakefield, Edward Jerningham. Letter to his Excellency Sir G Grey K.C.B. in reply to his attacks on the Canterbury Association and Settlement. Lyttelton, N.Z.: Printed by I. Shrimpton, 1851.