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Welcome to Renaissance Books. We have in stock over 8000 rare, used and out-of-print books. If you are looking for a particular author, title or subject, we recommend performing a keyword search in the "Quick Search" box.

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Postage and packing within New Zealand is NZ$5.00 per book. New Zealand buyers can make payment by mailing a cheque made out to "Renaissance Books" to:

Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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Name: Renaissance Books
Account Number: 03 0905 0276749 00
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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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Account Number: 03 0905 0276749 00
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Seaver, George; With An Introduction By Apsley Cherry-Garrard Listings

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1 Seaver, George; with an introduction by Apsley Cherry-Garrard 'Birdie' Bowers of the Antarctic
London John Murray (1951) Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Front free endpaper torn out. Gutter split at front hinge. 3/8" missing at head of dustjacket spine. A couple of 3/8" chips to front panel of dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 1947 reprint. xxiii, [1], 270 pages + frontispiece + 12 plates + 1 in-text map + 1 folding map + [2] pages advertisements. Blue cloth boards. White panel and gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216mm x 138mm. Travel, Polar. ; 8vo 
Price: 64.80 NZD
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2 Cherry-Garrard, Apsley The Worst Journey in the World
London Chatto & Windus 1951 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Previous owner's signature. Frontispiece detached and loose, with a 1/2" tear and some small 1/4" tears along the outer margin. Spine faded.; One volume edition. lxiv, 612 pages + colour frontispiece + 8 b&w plates + 4 maps (2 folding). Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 220 x 142mm. This edition has two prefaces, dated 1923 and 1937, and also a Postscript dated 1948.; 8vo 
Price: 94.50 NZD
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3 Cherry-Garrard, Apsley The Worst Journey in the World [Volume Two only]
London Constable and Company (1929) Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
No tears or chips to the cloth. No splitting to hinges. Previous owner's signature in pencil, and some annotations and underlining in light pencil to a few pages (these could be erased quite easily). Moderate darkening and foxing to the cloth of the front board, along the upper margin and the fore margin. Moderate foxing to page edges. A few spots of foxing internally. Small contemporary bookseller's label on front endpaper "Newbold's Bookshop [. . .] Dunedin". A couple of small 1/2" abrasions to rear endpaper. The folding map has a couple of small stains, and also a 1" tear to the blank stub.; Volume Two only of two volumes. This is the 1929 reprint of the second edition. viii, (301)-585 pages + colour frontispiece + 23 illustrations on 18 plate leaves + 1 folding map. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 219 x 143mm. ; 8vo 
Price: 432.00 NZD
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