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An Introduction to Maori Music / Maori Music

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: Wellington, Goverment Printing Office: (1923-1924)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14711

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


No signatures.; Two articles on Maori Music extracted from the "Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute", Volumes 55 and 56 (1923, 1924). The first article is paginated 743-778 pages + 3 plates. The second article is 689-700 pages + 2 plates. Nicely bound in maroon cloth boards. Page dimensions: 236 x 152mm. ; 8vo View more info

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Maori Tales

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$127.50

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1924]

Seller ID: 6520

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


2/3" chip to lower margin of front wrapper. Creasing and 3/8" tears to overhanging edges of wrappers. Moderate foxing to wrappers. Spine title in ink by hand.; No date [1924]. 60 pages + [1] page advertisements. Printed paper wrappers. Illustrated. Signed by the author Johannes Andersen on title page. Page dimensions: 183 x 118mm. Containing five stories: The Hill Fairies; The Murmur of the Shell; The Winning of Roa; Rata and the Fairy Canoe; Tini-rau and his Pet Whale.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Tui-Cymbalist and Other Verses

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$97.50

Publisher: Auckland, Printed By the Phoenix Printing Co.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4202

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Wrappers clean. 1/8" tear at head of paper spine. Some rubbing to edges of spine and wrappers.; Poetry. "A girl at the hearth was sitting; / A kettle hissed and steamed; / She thought of the night and shivered; / She looked at the fire and dreamed. " - from "The Daughter".; 8vo ; [iv], 56 View more info

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Jubilee History of South Canterbury

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$165.00

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5682

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Water damage and dampstains to boards and endpapers. Some dampstains to index leaves. A rough reading or working copy, not in collectable condition. ; Xv, (1) , 775, (1) pages + frontis map + numerous illustrations, maps, and plans. Brown cloth boards. Bagnall A441: " A massively disconnected history of Mackenzie, Waimate, The Levels and Geraldine Counties giving much detail on station, towns and institutions under various broad headings. The chapter 'Town and country' includes a detailed record of ascents in the central Southern Alps. "; 4to View more info

Place-names in New Zealand: Rules of Nomenclature and List of Names Approved, or Changed, or Expunged

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: Wellington, Honorary Geographic Board of New Zealand: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4726

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Some pencil annotations. Vertical crease to wrappers. Light vertical crease to all leaves. ; (48) pages. Printed wrappers. Dimensions: 243 x 150mm. "Bulletin 1" issued by the Honorary Geographic Board of New Zealand. [Reference: Bagnall A460].; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Place-Names of Banks Peninsula: A Topographical History

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$51.00

Publisher: Wellington, W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19571

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper. Some bubbling and lifting to cloth on front board. Small 1/4" chip to cloth in front joint. The folding map at the rear has tears along the folds, and adhesive tape stains. ; 238 pages + large folding map of Banks Peninsula, with coastal outlines printed in blue. Green cloth boards with gilt title and black outline map of New Zealand on front board. Page dimensions: 213 x 133mm. "In the place-names of a country large parts of its history lie embalmed. Names, once accepted, have a vitality that even successive changes of occupation d... View more info

The Tui-Cymbalist and Other Verses

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$48.00

Publisher: Auckland, Printed By the Phoenix Printing Co.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002552

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


[iv], 56 pages. Light creasing to wrappers. No signatures. "A girl at the hearth was sitting; / A kettle hissed and steamed; / She thought of the night and shivered; / She looked at the fire and dreamed. " - from "The Daughter".; 8vo View more info

Maori String Figures (Memoirs of the Board of Maori Ethnological Research, Vol. 2)

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$135.00

Publisher: Wellington, The Board of Maori Ethnological Research: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002327

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Xi, 173 pages. Red cloth covers with red, black and white Maori design. No signatures. Spine faded. Some fading to margins of boards. Some rubbing to cloth at corners of boards and edges of spine. Bagnall A453: "Perhaps the most successful of the author's formal ethnological studies, the figures being arranged individually, each step in their formation being clearly set out and frequently illustrated photographically, traditional and other background information being given. "; 8vo View more info

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Maori Tales

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$60.00

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1924]

Seller ID: 17667

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Wrappers rubbed and worn, with tears to margins. Spine rubbed and worn. Internally good. Some foxing. Previous owners' signature and rubber name stamp on title page.; No date [1924]. 60 pages + [1] page advertisements. Variant binding of grey patterned paper wrappers with white title "Maori Tales" on front wrapper. Page dimensions: 184 x 119mm. With illustrations by A. H. Messenger. Containing five stories: The Hill Fairies; The Murmur of the Shell; The Winning of Roa; Rata and the Fairy Canoe; Tini-rau and his Pet Whale. View more info

Jubilee History of South Canterbury

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$300.00

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001292

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xv, (1) , 775, (1) pages + frontis map + numerous illustrations, maps, and plans. Front free endpaper missing. Owner's signature on front pastedown. Ends of spine rubbed. 1/2" fraying to cloth at corners of boards. Some scuff marks on rear board. Bagnall A441: " A massively disconnected history of Mackenzie, Waimate, The Levels and Geraldine Counties giving much detail on station, towns and institutions under various broad headings. The chapter 'Town and country' includes a detailed record of ascents in the central Southern Alps. "; 4to View more info

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Maori Music with its Polynesian Background

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$360.00

Publisher: New Plymouth, Printed by Thomas Avery & Sons: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11632

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


No signatures. Tears and chips to dust wrapper. Adhesive tape repairs on both sides of dust wrapper. The adhesive tape is too fresh to be easily removed at present. Dust wrapper protected in mylar cover. ; x, 483, [5] pages + numerous plates. Red cloth boards with paper illustration on front board. Illustrated endpapers. Page dimensions: 236 x 149mm. The illustration on the front panel of the dust wrapper is the same as that found on the front board and on the endpapers. Contents: Preface; List of Illustrations; Observations during Cook's First and Second Voyages; Observations on Tonga, Niue, ... View more info

New Zealand Tales And Translations From The Danish

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$57.00

Publisher: Wellington, Ferguson & Osborn: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12359

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library, "Gore Coronation Public Library". Library stamps and markings including card pocket with card. A 35 mm tear to the cloth at the head of the rear joint. Inner hinges intact. ; [vi], (202), [1] pages. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 212mm x 134mm. Selected contents: The Prince And The Witch; The Islet; The Nest Of Balls; Fires On The Hills; The Water-Fay; The Nymph Of The Alder; Kanawa And The Elves; Skovenklang; The Ice Grotto. ; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

New Zealand Tales And Translations From The Danish

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: Wellington, Ferguson & Osborn: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8959

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Front board slightly bowed. Some staining to boards. Some rubbing to ends of spine. ; [vi], (202) pages. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 212mm x 134mm. Selected contents: The Prince And The Witch; The Islet; The Nest Of Balls; Fires On The Hills; The Water-Fay; The Nymph Of The Alder; Kanawa And The Elves; Skovenklang; The Ice Grotto. ; 8vo View more info

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Maori Life in Ao-tea

By: Andersen, Johannes C.; with a Foreword by A. T. Ngata

Price: NZ$330.00

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe and Tombs: [1907]

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12145

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-library, Pakuranga College Library and Dobson Library. Library stamps and markings. Cloth split along entire length of rear joint. 3/8" missing to cloth at head and tail of spine. Hinges broken. Gutter at front hinge reinforced with masking tape. ; This copy has an interesting signed inscription in ink by the author on the half-title page: "An attempt to show that there was a flowering of religion, adventure and industry in New Zealand, long before the advent of Marsden, the whalers and the colonists. Johannes C. Andersen". xi, [5], 675, [1] pages + frontispiece + 48 plates. Ora... View more info

Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. 1921 Vol. 54 (New Issue) [Includes the Article: "Maori Plaited Basketry and Plaitwork: 1, Mats, Baskets, and Burden-Carriers" by Te Rangi Hiroa]

By: New Zealand Institute. (Authors Include Te Rangi Hiroa; Johannes C. Andersen; Elsdon Best]

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: Wellington, W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printing Office: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000816

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xxxi, 920 pages + 90 plates. Thick card covers. Cloth spine with paper spine label. 4" crack in corner of front board. Includes the articles: "Maori Plaited Basketry and Plaitwork: 1, Mats, baskets, and Burden-carriers" by Te Rangi Hiroa (38 pages + 4 plates) ; " An Introduction to Maori Music" by Johnnes C. Andersen (20 pages + 3 plates) ; "New Zealand and other Bird-song: Further Notes" by Johannes C. Andersen (16 pages) ; "Miramar Island and its History" by Elsdon Best (13 pages) . Also includes articles on Zoology, Botany, and Geology and an obituary for... View more info

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Catalogue of Annual Exhibition of Book-Plates June, 1931

By: The New Zealand Ex Libris Society (Johannes C. Andersen, President)

Price: NZ$165.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand Ex Libris Society: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13480

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Rusting to staples. A 1/2" tear and a 2/3" chip to rear wrapper. ; 26 pages. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 223 x 145mm. Bookplate of Thomas Chamberlin Chamberlin tipped in as the frontispiece. Uncommon and interesting. Begins with an essay on bookplates, particularly in New Zealand, and the use of the term "Ex Libris". Followed by a listing of 695 bookplates, with their owner, the artist's name, the style (e.g. Armorial, Rebus, Symbolic), and type (e.g. linocut, engraving, photogravure) of bookplate. The exhibition consisted of the collections of Johannes An... View more info

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The New Zealand Ex Libris Society - Brochure No. 6

By: The New Zealand Ex Libris Society [Contributors: P. Watts Rule; Pat Lawlor; David H. Graham; F. W. Reed; Johannes C. Andersen; Alice Woodhouse]

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand Ex Libris Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13481

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Rusting to staples. ; Uncommon. This booklet will be of interest to all those interested in bookplates. 29 pages. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 216 x 137mm. With illustrations of bookplates. Contents: The Art of the Bookplate; Early French Bookplates; A Brief History; Deciding on a Bookplate; Some Danish Bookplates; Some Early Printed Maori Items in the Hawke's Bay Museum; List of Members. ; 8vo View more info