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Gardiner, Hugh; With A Foreword By Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Listings

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1 Gardiner, Hugh; with a foreword by Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Skyways of Maoriland
Wellington McKenzie, Thornton, Cooper 1934 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Some rubbing to front board. Ink number on front endpaper. No dust wrapper.; [xii], 159, [1] pages + 16 plates on 10 plate leaves. 2 full page maps.Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 179 x 121mm. Selected Contents: Snow-clad Glory Of Egmont; One Hundred Miles Of Treacherous Coastline; A Phantom City Of The Clouds; Above The Colourful Waikato; Flying Through Rotorua's Thermal Wonderland; Picturesque Hawke's Bay. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall G42; Larry R. Hill "An Aviation Bibliography for New Zealand" 99 - "One of the earliest books about New Zealand civil aviation."] This copy from the collection of William Vance (1901-1981) of Timaru, New Zealand, a historian and book collector. It is signed "W. Vance Timaru" on the title page. Vance is listed in C. R. H. Taylor's "Roll of Book Collectors in New Zealand" (1958): "This collection of about 2,000 volumes has been discerningly gathered, and the New Zealand section specialises in South Island material."; 12mo 
Price: 117.00 NZD
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