Catalogue Number One: 250 Books from the Collection of Hardwicke Knight

By: Renaissance Books

Price: NZ$47.60

Quantity: 1 available


An edition of 21 copies, of which 6 are for sale. (120) pages. Page dimensions: 205 x 145mm. Papered boards with handset lettering on spine and front board. Illustrated. Bound by Kilmog Press, Dunedin. "Hardwicke Knight (1911-2008) worked as a medical photographer. Besides photography, his interests included history, travel, architecture, literature, painting, crafts, and woodworking. He was a pioneering writer on the history of photography in New Zealand, and also wrote several books on the history of Dunedin, its buildings, and the Otago Peninsula. In his Otago Peninsula home he amassed a large collection of books, artefacts, photographs, architectural fittings, tools, moa bones, research materials, and his own paintings.Offered in this catalogue are various late 19th and early 20th century British guidebooks; travel books on Spain and Constantinople; the Harris’ “Letters from the Scenes of the Recent Massacres in Armenia” (1897); prints of St. Michael’s Mount, Cornwall; children’s books; science; religion; poetry etc. etc." ; 8vo

Title: Catalogue Number One: 250 Books from the Collection of Hardwicke Knight

Author Name: Renaissance Books

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dunedin, Renaissance Books / Kilmog Press: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15832