Story: Carpenter, Robert Holt

Robert Holt Carpenter

Robert Holt Carpenter

Best known as a local politician, Robert Holt Carpenter had a special affinity for books, working as a bookbinder and later a bookseller and collector.

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Kathleen A. Coleridge. 'Carpenter, Robert Holt', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)