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Castaway On The Aucklands The Wreck Of The Grafton, From The Private Journals Of Thomas Musgrave

By: A. H. and A. W. Reed (eds.)

Price: NZ$174.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. and A. W. Reed: (1943)

Seller ID: 9596

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. 1" mark to front board. Some rubbing to ends of spine. ; 125 pages. Card wrappers with paper illustration. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 182mm x 110mm. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Bathgate Expeditions from New Zealand's Commercial Capital of the Sixties: Autobiographic Sketches by John Bathgate

By: Bathgate, John; edited by A. H. Reed

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6098

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Dust wrapper is in two pieces, separated down length of spine. Some loss to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 36 pages. Illustrated. Printed card boards with printed paper dust wrapper. Page dimensions: 218 x 139mm. Cover title: "Bathgate Expeditions: Dunedin and New Zealand in the Sixties". Contents: Introduction; Dunedin in the Sixties; A Journey to Auckland; Appendix.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bathgate Expeditions - From New Zealand's Commercial Capital of the Sixties: Autobiographic Sketches by John Bathgate

By: Bathgate, John; edited by A. H. Reed

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed for the Dunedin Public Library Association: (1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21383

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's pencil signature "G J Griffiths / July 1971". Large 110mm tear to front panel of dust-jacket, with adhesive tape stains. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. Three newspaper clippings on John Bathgate loosely included, two are dated 1952, and the third 1954.; This copy is number 446 of the cloth-bound edition of 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor "A H Reed". 36 pages. Illustrated. Blue cloth boards with black title on front board. Page dimensions: 212 x 136mm. Dust-jacket title: "Bathgate Expeditions: Dunedin and New Zealand in the Sixties&... View more info

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From the Black Rocks, on Friday and A Gold Digger's Notes

By: Dickens, Charles (ed.); Introduction by A. H. Reed

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed / for the Dunedin Public Library: (1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17884

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some rusting to staples. Overall a nice copy of this title. No tears to dust-jacket.; This title was published in an edition of 2000 copies, of which 1750 were in "board covers" and 250 were numbered and in cloth boards. This is an unnumbered copy of the 1750. Green printed papered boards, with yellow dust-jacket. "From the Black Rocks on Friday is the graphic story of a castaway on a New Zealand island. It first appeared in Charled Dickens's periodical, all the Year Round, on May 17, 1862, has never since been republished [...]" - from dust-jacket blurb. With a Foreword by W. ... View more info

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John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant

By: Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart

Price: NZ$159.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. and A. W. Reed: (1949)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16157

Condition: 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 wh... View more info

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John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant

By: Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. and A. W. Reed: (1949)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18465

Condition: 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... View more info

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John Jones of Otago: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant

By: Eccles, Alfred & A. H. Reed; with a foreword by W. Downie Stewart

Price: NZ$174.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. and A. W. Reed: (1949)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19107

Condition: 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 ar... View more info

Image for The Talmud - Selections from the Contents of That Antient Book, Its Commentaries, Teachings, Poetry and Legends

The Talmud - Selections from the Contents of That Antient Book, Its Commentaries, Teachings, Poetry and Legends

By: Polano, H. (translator); [ex libris A. W. Reed]

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: [c1920]

Seller ID: 20311

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This copy has the Ex Libris bookplate of New Zealand author and publisher A. W. Reed on the front endpaper. No date [c1920]. Preface dated Tamuz, 5636. xi, [1], 359 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Blind-stamped "The Chandos Classics" emblem on front board. Page dimensions: 177 x 119mm. Text in English. View more info

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Joseph William Mellor: Dunedin Boy Who Became the World's Greatest Authority on Inorganic Chemistry

By: Reed, A. H

Price: NZ$34.80

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1957

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19700

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Rubbing and loss of paper along spine. Staples rusted.; This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "with affectionate greetings / A H Reed / July /1966". Reprint, in same year as first publication. 8 pages. Illustrated. Thin card covers. Page dimensions: 214 x 140mm. "Dunedin Public Library Publication No. 2". ; Signed by Author View more info

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Samuel Marsden: Pioneer and Peacemaker

By: Reed, A. H [Alfred Hamish]

Price: NZ$34.80

Publisher: Dunedin, A. H. & A. W. Reed: [1936]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11928

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Fading to margins of wrappers.; 24 pages. Illustrated. Green card wrappers with red lettering and decoration. Page dimensions: 184 x 125mm. A small booklet in the "Raupo School Readers" series. Not to be confused with the same author's larger but similarly titled book on Samuel Marsden. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall R182-(8) - "Edition of 1,000 copies".] ; 12mo View more info

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Florence Nightingale

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$23.20

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed / for the Alfred and Isabel and Marian Reed Trust: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19865

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Three dates scribbled on rear cover "4th June" etc. ; Signed by the author on the title page "A H Reed". 31 pages + 2 leaves of plates. Illustrated wrappers. Page dimensions: 181mm x 121mm. Illustrated by Valerie Hurst. A short biographical history. Published for the Alfred and Isabel and Marian Reed Trust. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall R253.] View more info

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Charles Dickens: A Centenary Tribute

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$21.75

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed / for the Dunedin Public Library: (1970)

Seller ID: 17886

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some specks of staining to front cover. ; 30 pages. Green illustrated wrappers. Page dimensions: 182 x 120mm. Illustrated. View more info

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Walks Around Dunedin

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$40.60

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1954)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20355

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Rubbing to covers. Heavy rubbing to spine. ; This copy signed and inscribed by the author A. H. Reed. Inscription is to Nicol Macdonald, the author of the regional history "In the Shelter of Saddle Hill". 48 pages. Page dimensions: 214 x 137mm. Illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustration by R. M. Tait. Series: The Silver Fern Series. View more info

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Heroes of Peace and War in Early New Zealand

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$40.60

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. and A. W. Reed: (1959)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13103

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


1" missing at head of dust wrapper spine. 1/2" missing at tail of dust wrapper spine. Small tears and chips at corners of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy inscribed by the author on the title page: "With greetings A. H. Reed". 128 pages. Blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 214 x 137mm. Includes chapters on Te Matenga Taiaroa; Charles Heaphy; Henare Taratoa; Samuel Marsden; J. F. H. Wohlers; Thomas Brunner and others. ; 8vo ; Signed by Author View more info

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From East Cape to Cape Egmont: A Pictorial Record of an East-West Walk.

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H & A. W. Reed: (1962)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18820

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Small 1/2" tears at ends of spine.; This copy inscribed and signed by the author on front cover: "Affectionately / A H Reed / 4 Oct 1968". [24] pages. White printed wrappers. Stapled. Page dimensions: 216 x 139mm. Illustrations include. include: The 86-year-old author welcomed by children at the Pungarehu school after climbing up and over Mt Egmont; Major Prowse with Mr and Mrs Makarini Green (Sir Apirana Ngata's grandson) and their family; On the Road to Te Puia and Mohaka Viaduct etc. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Ben and Eleanor Farjeon

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$26.10

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed for the Dunedin Public Library: (1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17600

ISBN: 0589008048

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


84 pages + plates. This is copy number 1967 of a first edition of 2000 copies. Page dimensions: 213 x 138mm. "He wrote a novel, and in 1867, encouraged by a letter from Charles Dickens, to whom he had dedicated his book, he returned to London, became established as a popular novelist, and founded the well-known Farjeon literary family." Includes a Catalogue of works by Annabel Farjeon, Benjamin Leopold Farjeon; Eleanor Farjeon; Harry Farjeon; Herbert Farjeon; and Joseph Jefferson Farjeon. The catalogue lists titles, publisher, and year of publication. View more info

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Rare Books and Manuscripts: the Story of the Dunedin Public Library's Alfred and Isabel Reed Collection

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$20.30

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1968)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6247

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library, with a single "Withdrawn" rubber stamp on final blank leaf. No other library markings. ; 54 pages. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 241 x 152mm. "From some early records I find that during the years between 1927 and 1930 I spent about £300 on the collection." - page 13.; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

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The Story of Early Dunedin

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1956)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5991

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Spine faded. Margins of boards faded. Ends of spine bumped and rubbed. 1/4" tear to cloth at head of front spine joint. 1/4" loss of cloth at each corner of boards. ; 295, [1] pages + colour frontis + b&w plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Dimensions: 8 5/8" by 4 5/8". Signed by the author in black ink underneath his name on the title page.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Marsden of Maoriland Pioneer And Peacemaker

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$52.20

Publisher: Dunedin, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1938)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11931

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Chips and some dampstains to margins of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. Moderate wrinkles to cloth on front and rear boards. Internally good. ; xv, [3], 179 pages + colour frontispiece + plates. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 181mm x 120mm. "To him we are in large measure indebted for our intimate knowledge of the primitive Maori. At Christmastide, 1814, he landed in New Zealand, and lay down fearlessly under the stars, on the beach in company with untamed savages who had but a few years earlier killed ... View more info

The Story of the Golden Legend

By: Reed, A. H.

Price: NZ$24.65

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4242

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


28 pages. Illustrated. Ex-library. Single "Withdrawn" rubber stamp on final blank leaf. No other library markings. Published for the Dunedin Public Library. No. 9 of the Reed Fund Publications. A short history of the "Legenda Aurea" by Jacobus de Voragine, to commemorate A. H. Reed's gift of a copy to Dunedin. Plate of Bernard and Lady Fergusson tipped in. ; Signed by the author in blue ink on the title page.; Ex-Library; 12mo ; Signed by Author View more info