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PO Box 335
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Douglas, C. H.; With A Commentary By A. R. Orage Listings

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1 Douglas, C. H.; with a commentary by A. R. Orage Credit-Power and Democracy with a Draft Scheme for the Mining Industry
London Cecil Palmer 1920 First Edition Hardcover Fair in Poor dust jacket 
Quite heavy foxing, especially to endpapers. Ex-libris bookplate of H. S. W. Edwardes on front endpaper. Dust wrapper split into two pieces along the front joint. A 2" tear to front panel of dust wrapper. Upper 2" and lower 3/8" of dust wrapper spine missing. Adhesive tape stain to dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; xi, [1], 212 pages. Red cloth boards with orange lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 184 x 120mm. ; 8vo 
Price: 65.00 NZD
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2 A. H. R. Isabel Reed Her Book
Dunedin A. H. and A. W. Reed First Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
Rubbing to ends of spine. Some marking to wrappers. Spotting to page edges. ; (102) pages. Grey paper wrappers. Illustrated. No date [c.1940]. Page dimensions: 151mm x 104mm. "the more I dwell upon our forty years' companionship, the more do happy and inspiring memories come crowding in, and to do justice to all of these would require many books. And if I wrote and rewrote it every year for a dozen years - should I not hear your welcoming voice before then - I should still want to alter it everytime, and should still feel, I know full well, that it failed lamentably in presenting the picture of you that should be portrayed." - from page 3. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 26.00 NZD
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3 Hool, George A. & W. S. Kinne (eds.); revised by R. R. Zipprodt and H. E. Langley Movable and Long-Span Steel Bridges
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1943 Second Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library. Library stamps and markings.; xiv, 497 pages + folding plates. Green cloth boards. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 228 x 150mm. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 
Price: 46.80 NZD
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4 Oliver, R. L. & H. J. Finlay; C. A. Fleming The Geology of Campbell Island Cape Expedition - Scientific Results of the New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Expedition, 1941-45
Wellington Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 1950 First Edition Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Owner's ink stamp at head of front wrapper. Rubbing to paper spine with 1/4" loss of paper at head. Staples rusted. Some marking to wrappers. Series of 1/4" tears at head of rear wrapper. ; 62 pages + 2 folding sheets + folding colour map in pocket at rear. Illustrated. Printed thin card wrappers. Dimensions: 9 3/4" by 6 1/8". Contents: Part I - "Preliminary Report on the Geology of Campbell Island" by R. L. Oliver; Part II - "Fossil Foraminifera from Campbell Island" by H. J. Finlay; Part III - "The Fossil Fauna of the Campbell Island Breccias" by C. A. Fleming. ; Cape Expedition Series Bulletin No. 3; 8vo 
Price: 71.50 NZD
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5 Oliver, R. L. & H. J. Finlay; C. A. Fleming The Geology of Campbell Island Cape Expedition - Scientific Results of the New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Expedition, 1941-45
Wellington Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 1950 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
No signatures. Some rubbing to wrappers. No tears in folding map. ; 62 pages + 2 folding sheets + large colour folding map in pocket at rear. Illustrated. Printed paper wrappers. Dimensions: 9 3/4" by 6 1/8". Contents: Part I - "Preliminary Report on the Geology of Campbell Island" by R. L. Oliver; Part II - "Fossil Foraminifera from Campbell Island" by H. J. Finlay; Part III - "The Fossil Fauna of the Campbell Island Breccias" by C. A. Fleming. ; Cape Expedition Series Bulletin No. 3; 8vo 
Price: 65.00 NZD
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6 Gibb, H. A.R. [Hamilton] (ed.) The Travels of Ibn Battuta. Volume III.
London Hakluyt Society 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
No signatures. Some discolouration to spine cloth. Some foxing to dust wrapper. A couple of 1/4" tears at head of dust wrapper spine. Some small stains to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; Volume Three only of The Travels of Ibn Battuta. Second Series, No. 141 (Issued for 1971). Blue cloth boards with gilt galleon illustration on front board. xi, [1], 539-771 pages + frontis + plates. ; 8vo 
Price: 71.50 NZD
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