PLUNKET PIONEERS: Recollections of Plunket Nurses 1940-2000 (Signed Copy)

By: Powell, Joyce

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120pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (various sources - archival and private). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome, halftone plate illustrated card wrapper slightly splayed and bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Signed: "Best wishes, Joyce Powell (Beryl)" on title page, else textblock unmarked. This book is a collection of recollections from some of the Plunket Nurses in the service between the years 1940 and 2000. The Plunket Nurses have specialty qualifications in childcare and parenting. Started in Dunedin in New Zealand in 1907 by Sir (Frederic) Truby King under the patronage of Victoria Plunket, wife of the New Zealand Governor-General, the primary focus of the society was disease and malnutrition in young children . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Early History of Plunket Nurses, 14 'recollections', Plunket Present and Future, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 335g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: PLUNKET PIONEERS: Recollections of Plunket Nurses 1940-2000 (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Powell, Joyce

Categories: History - General, Signed Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Greenhithe, Auckland, New Zealand, Heritage Press: 2003

ISBN Number: 0908708572

ISBN Number 13: 9780908708574

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012811

Keywords: History, New Zealand, Nurses and Nursing, Plunket Society, Plunket Nurses, Signed Copy, Powell, Joyce