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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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Harrop, A. J. [Angus John] Listings

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1 Harrop, A. J. [Angus John] England and New Zealand
London Methuen & Co. (1926) First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
No signatures. Some foxing to top page edges. Moderate fading to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xxiv, 326, [2] pages + maps on front endpaper. Red-brown cloth boards with black lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 186 x 122mm. [Bibliographical Reference: Bagnall H384 - "A study chiefly of the Company period of colonisation."] ; 8vo 
Price: 44.20 NZD
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2 Harrop, A. J. England and the Maori Wars
London The New Zealand News (London) (1937) First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Exlibris Percy James Hoyland White, with his pictorial bookplate featuring Mount Taranaki on front endpaper. Spine faded. Moderate foxing to page edges. ; 423 pages + frontispiece + 14 illustrations (including 1 plan) on 11 plate leaves + 1 folding map. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. The map is titled "Maori War Areas 1860-1872 North Island New Zealand". An edition of 1000 copies. Selected contents: Maori King Movement; Outbreak of War; War in Taranaki and Waikai; War "Atrocities" and the Fall of Grey; War with Te Kooti and Titokowaru; Overtures to the United States; End of the Wars; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index. 
Price: 52.00 NZD
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3 Harrop, A. J. The Amazing Career of Edward Gibbon Wakefield
London George Allen & Unwin 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Previous owner's signature. Some foxing to page edges and to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in mylar cover. Some small 1/4" tears to margins of dustjacket. Overall a nice copy of this title.; 253, [2] pages + frontispiece. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 124mm. Contents: Preface; Early Years; The Turner Abduction; Trial of the Wakefields; Newgate; The Two Systems; Founding South Australia; The Problem of New Zealand; The Durham Report; The Race for New Zealand; Conciliating 'Mr. Mother Country'; In Canada Again; War with Stanley; An Elizabethan Enterprise; A Colonist Himself; The Last Fight; The Man and his Work; A Debt to Pay; Extracts from 'A Letter from Sydney'; Bibliography; Index. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall H383]. ; 8vo 
Price: 58.50 NZD
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4 Harrop, A. J The Romance Of Westland
Auckland Whitcombe And Tombs 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Owner's signature. Slight rubbing to ends of spine. ; viii, 187 pages + frontis + plates. Green cloth boards with black and gilt spine label. Page dimensions: 184mm x 120mm. Title continues, "The Story of New Zealand's Golden Coast." "From the shore of Hokitika I gazed at the hundred miles of the Southern Alps standing out upon the sky, with Mount Cook, mighty piercer of the clouds, monarch of them all." - the opening sentence. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 50.53 NZD
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