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

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1 Bathgate, Alexander Colonial Experiences; or Sketches of People and Places in the Province of Otago, New Zealand
Christchurch Capper Press 1974 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
No signatures. A few 1/8" tears and chips along top edge of dust wrapper. Fading to dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; A fascimile reprint of the original edition of 1874, which was published in Glasgow by James Maclehose. vii, [1], 286 pages. Maroon papered boards. Contents: Colonial Experience; Dunedin; "Old Identitites"; What Induced You to Emigrate?; Local Industries; The Domestic Affliction; Up the Country; Life in the Gold-Fields; Diggers' Yarns; Up the Shotover; Bob the Hatter; Old Hand; The Chinese; Young New Zealand and his Education; Cockatoos and Squatters; Avocations; Natural Objects; The Adjacent Islands; Other Provinces; Politics, Statistics, and Conclusion.; 8vo 
Price: 74.25 NZD
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2 Bathgate, Alexander Waitaruna: A Story Of New Zealand Life
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Some browning to endpapers. Rear hinge broken. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Series of 1/8" tears along head of spine. Up to 1/8" loss of cloth at corners of boards. Slight spine lean. ; viii, 312 pages + advertisements. Brown cloth boards with black and gilt illustrations. Page dimensions: 172mm x 109mm. Selected contents: Leaving Home; Life On The Ocean Wave; Land At Last; The Last Stage Of The Journey; Waitaruna; Big Creek; Ottalie Ewart; Muttontown; Under The Willows; Shearing; No Joke For Mike; The Doctors Letter. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 162.00 NZD
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