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Thomson, Murray Gladstone (1850-1942); Edited By Alfred Eccles; With A Foreword By Dr. H. D. Skinner Listings

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1 Thomson, Murray Gladstone (1850-1942); edited by Alfred Eccles; with a Foreword by Dr. H. D. Skinner A Pakeha's Recollections: The Reminiscences of Murray Gladstone Thomson
Wellington A. H. & A. W. Reed (1944) First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Small 1/2" tear to dust-jacket. Small 1/8" loss at ends of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; This is copy 246 of a limited edition of 300 copies, signed by the editor on the limitation page "Alfred Eccles". [viii], (13)-120 pages + portrait frontispiece + 7 plate leaves. Without the Errata slip. Blue cloth boards with black title on spine and blind-stamped lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 212 x 136mm. New Zealand history / biography. The illustrations include 2 plates showing 15 Maori hei-tiki found at Murdering Beach, Otago. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall T436 - "Murdering Beach, coaching, Maori tracks, etc."] 
Price: 94.50 NZD
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2 Thomson, Murray Gladstone (1850-1942); edited by Alfred Eccles; with a Foreword by Dr. H. D. Skinner A Pakeha's Recollections: The Reminiscences of Murray Gladstone Thomson
Wellington A. H. & A. W. Reed (1944) First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex libris bookplate of Fred B. Butler, linocut? of shipwreck. Unrelated? newspaper clipping on Jean M. Stewart tipped in at front endpaper. Some marginalia and underlining. Typed index of names appearing in "A Pakeha's Recollections [. . .]" pasted onto rear endpaper, with manuscript annotation "all these indexed onto cards / F. B. B." Manuscript genealogical chart of Murray Gladstone Thomson family on blank rear fly leaf. ; This is copy 226 of a limited edition of 300 copies, signed by the editor on the limitation page "Alfred Eccles". [viii], (13)-120 pages + portrait frontispiece + 7 plate leaves. Without the Errata slip. Blue cloth boards with black title on spine and blind-stamped lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 211 x 135mm. New Zealand history / biography. The illustrations include 2 plates showing 15 Maori hei-tiki found at Murdering Beach, Otago. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall T436 - "Murdering Beach, coaching, Maori tracks, etc."] 
Price: 94.50 NZD
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3 Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant
Wellington A. H. and A. W. Reed (1949) First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
No signatures. Small ink price on front endpaper. Minor foxing. No tears to dustjacket. Moderate foxing to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; [2], (7)-111 pages + frontispiece + 19 illustrations on 5 plate leaves. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 212 x 134mm. New Zealand regional history, Otago, 19th Century. "The full story of how he came to settle in Waikouaiti, to acquire large areas of land thereabouts, and to engage in agriculture, is told in this book. One of his earliest steps was to establish a mission station to look after the spiritual welfare of the whalers and the Maoris" - page 8. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Early Years; Whaling Days; Native Land Purchases and Claims; The Agricultural Settlement; Other Rural Land Interests; Mission Station and Church; Merchant, Shipowner and Other Matters; John Jones, the Man; Appendix; Index. ; 8vo 
Price: 148.50 NZD
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4 Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant
Wellington A. H. and A. W. Reed (1949) First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
An ex-library copy, with library stamps and markings including card pocket at rear. "Seacliff Hospital Library". Small 1/4" loss of cloth at tips of corners of boards. 1/4" chips and fraying to cloth at ends of spine. Dust-jacket rubbed and worn with tears, and extensive brown paper reinforcement on reverse side. Dust-jacket spine heavily chipped and with heavy rubbing and abrasions. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; [2], (7)-111 pages + frontispiece + 19 illustrations on 5 plate leaves. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 212 x 134mm. New Zealand regional history, Otago, 19th Century. "The full story of how he came to settle in Waikouaiti, to acquire large areas of land thereabouts, and to engage in agriculture, is told in this book. One of his earliest steps was to establish a mission station to look after the spiritual welfare of the whalers and the Maoris" - page 8. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Early Years; Whaling Days; Native Land Purchases and Claims; The Agricultural Settlement; Other Rural Land Interests; Mission Station and Church; Merchant, Shipowner and Other Matters; John Jones, the Man; Appendix; Index. ; 8vo 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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5 Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant
Wellington A. H. and A. W. Reed (1949) First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Dust-jacket with foxing, small tears and chips to margins. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. Newspaper clipping on Johnnie Jones from the Otago Daily Times, 1948 loosely included. ; This copy signed by both authors on front endpaper. Inscribed to E. C. Huie, Esq. Signature of A. H. Reed dated 4 Nov 1949. [2], (7)-111 pages + frontispiece + 19 illustrations on 5 plate leaves. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 212 x 135mm. New Zealand regional history, Otago, 19th Century. "The full story of how he came to settle in Waikouaiti, to acquire large areas of land thereabouts, and to engage in agriculture, is told in this book. One of his earliest steps was to establish a mission station to look after the spiritual welfare of the whalers and the Maoris" - page 8. John Jones, popularly known as Johnny Jones, was the grandfather of Alfred Eccles. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Early Years; Whaling Days; Native Land Purchases and Claims; The Agricultural Settlement; Other Rural Land Interests; Mission Station and Church; Merchant, Shipowner and Other Matters; John Jones, the Man; Appendix; Index. 
Price: 162.00 NZD
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6 Eccles, Alfred Notes on the Arthur Street Reserve and its Adjacent Surroundings
Dunedin Dunedin Public Library 1933 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
Small ink comment on front wrapper. Otherwise a very clean copy. ; 16 pages. Illustrated. Dimensions: 237 x 156 mm. "The intimate history of a City always holds the interest of her sons. In this history of one of the earliest localities of Dunedin there is much to remind the older generation of bygone days, and to those born in the vicinity of Arthur Street it will make a special appeal." - from the foreword by W. B. McEwan, City Librarian. ; Early Dunedin History Occasional Paper No. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 43.20 NZD
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7 Griffiths, G. J.; Alfred Eccles; E. J. McCoy Otago Boys' High and its Historic Neighbourhood
Dunedin Otago Heritage Books (1983) First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
48 pages. Softcover. Page dimensions: 240 x 178mm. Includes numerous reproductions of historic photographs of the area, including views over Dunedin city and buildings designed by R. A. Lawson. ; 8vo 
Price: 24.30 NZD
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8 Eccles, Alfred Records Of Early Days Some Beginnings In Dunedin And Otago
Otago Otago Early Settlers' Association 1929 First Edition Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Stitched into later paper wrappers, still with original wrappers. Some underlining.; 16 pages. Brown paper wrappers. Inscribed by the author, dated 1932. Page dimensions: 213mm x 139mm. ; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 59.40 NZD
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9 Eccles, Alfred The Old Identities: Early History of Otago
Otago Otago Branch of the New Zealand Historical Association (1931) First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Some staining and fading to wrappers. Some ink marginalia. ; 20 pages. Blue paper wrappers. "An address given by Alfred Eccles to the Otago Branch of the New Zealand Historical Association and the Combined Scottish Societies on October 15, 1931." Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, dated 30/6/43.; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 54.00 NZD
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