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Freedom

By: B., W.

Price: NZ$46.40

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13688

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A 1" tear at tail of spine. 1/2" tear at heaf of spine. Some fading and foxing to wrappers. Some pencil marginalia.; 104 pages. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 217 x 139mm. Political philosophy. Selected contents: Political Freedom; Ideals National - not Universal; Commercial and Military Ideals; The Military Spirit; Relation between Freedom and Universal Military Service; Dangers of Commercialism to Personal Character; Dangers of Commercialism to National Government. "Freedom is the watchword of England, and, through her, of all English-speaking peoples. The watchword of Rome w... View more info

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Six Off-Prints On New Zealand Earthworms

By: Benham, W. B

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Reprinted from Transactions of The Royal Society Of New Zealand:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7780

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


"Department of Zoology University of Otago" stamps to front wrappers. Three of the paper spines badly worn. Fading to wrappers. Rear wrapper detached on one pamphlet. Mostly good, one poor. ; Titles are: A Yard-long Earthworm, Notoscolex hakeaphilus; Megascolides napierensis, A New Species of Earthworm; On Some Earthworms From The Islands Around New Zealand; An Account Of Acanthodrilus Uliginosus, Hutton; Notoscolex equestris, An Earthworm From The Poor Knights Islands; An Account Of Some Earthworms From Little Barrier Island. Paper wrappers. Dates from around 1900 to 1949. ; 8vo View more info

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Polychaeta And Oligochaeta Of The Auckland And Campbell Islands

By: Benham, W. B

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Wellington, Department Of Scientific And Industrial Research: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7597

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. A couple of small areas of rubbing to front wrapper, up to 1/2". ; [ii], 35 pages. Card wrappers. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 248mm x 156mm. Cape Expedition Series Bulletin No. 10. ; 8vo View more info

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Centenary of Otago Settlement {"OTAKOU"} - Dunedin - 1831-1931

By: Black R. S. (Foreword); with contributions by R. H. Steele; H. D. Skinner; George C. Thomson; W. B. McEwan; Murray G, Thomson

Price: NZ$70.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Stone, Son & Co.: (1931)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21382

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Some rubbing to corners of covers. Some foxing to covers. Some rusting to staples. ; Uncommon. [16] pages. Printed grey card wrappers. Cover title: "Centenary of Otago Settlement {"OTAKOU"} - Dunedin - 1831-1931 - History of Otago ["Otakou"]". Page dimensions: 217 x 137mm. 4 illustrations. Contents: Foreword by R. S. Black, the Mayor of Dunedin; List of members of the Centenary Committee; list of members of the Ball Committee; Official Programme; Foreword; "Antiquity of Man at Otakou" by R. H. Steele; "The Times of Taiaroa" by H. D. Skinner; "The Br... View more info

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Notes on South-African Affairs

By: Boyce, W. B.

Price: NZ$362.50

Publisher: London, J. Mason: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18887

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Ex-institutional library, "Auckland Wesleyan Congregational Library", with library rules label dated 1849 on front endpaper. Small paper label at head of spine with ink number. No other library markings. Damp damage to rearboard, causing wrinkling and lifting of the cloth. Some ripples and quite heavy foxing to the rear free endpaper. Some foxing to preliminary leaves. Leather joints rubbed, with 1/2" splits to leather at both ends of front joint, 1/2" split at top of rear joint. ; Uncommon. First UK edition. xvii, [1], xvii, [1], 215, [1], xxxvi, [2 (recto "Errata", ve... View more info

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Conservation of Timber Buildings

By: Charles, F.W.B.

Price: NZ$126.15

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: (1984)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10846

ISBN: 009145090X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. No tears or chips to dust wrapper. Minor rubbing and creasing to head of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. 256 pages. Large hardcover book. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 275 x 215mm. Illustrated. "In this authoritative volume the author looks at the various types of structure generally associated with the timber-frame tradition. He discusses repair techniques, the procedures of investigation, the preliminary survey and the structural survey, followed up by detailed case studies. The text is supp... View more info

Image for The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming [bound with] The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character, and Pike's Peak Life [bound with] Big Foot, The Guide; or, The Surveyors [bound with] The Trapper's Bride and White Stone Canoe Etc. Etc.

The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming [bound with] The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character, and Pike's Peak Life [bound with] Big Foot, The Guide; or, The Surveyors [bound with] The Trapper's Bride and White Stone Canoe Etc. Etc.

By: Ellis, Edward S.; M. V. Victor; W. J. Hamilton; Percy B. St. John

Price: NZ$1,450.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: [1867]

Seller ID: 6337

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Leather joints strong. 3/8" tear to leather at head of front joint. Moderate rubbing to edges of boards and spine. Narrow split to gutter at rear endpaper. Margins trimmed quite close to text by binder, without loss of text.; Four early UK editions or American novels, all scarce. Contemporary half leather and marbled boards. 1. "The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming" by Edward S. Ellis. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date [1867]. 122 pages + frontis. 2. "The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character and Pike's Peak Life" by Mrs. M. V. Victor. London: George ... View more info

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Tuatara - Volume 28, Part 2 - February 1986

By: Gibbs, G. W. & F. B. Sampson (eds.)

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Wellington, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18111

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


New Zealand biological science journal, published twice a year during this period. 43-94 pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 150mm. Illustrated. This issue has three articles: "The Vines, Epiphytes and Parasites of New Zealand Forests" by John W. Dawson; "Creationism: Gospel, Heresy or Science?" by Gordon Hewitt; "Notes on some Anthocerotae of New Zealand (5)" by Ella O. Campbell. ISSN: 0041-3860. View more info

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Tuatara - Volume 27, Part 2 - December 1984

By: Gibbs, G. W. & F. B. Sampson (eds.)

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Wellington, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18112

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


New Zealand biological science journal, published twice a year during this period. 77-133 pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 135mm. Illustrated. This issue has four articles: "Introduced Birds and Mammals in New Zealand and their Effects on the Environment" by Wodzicki & Wright; "Notes on some Anthocerotae of New Zealand (4)" by Campbell; "Population Genetics and the 'third view' of Evolution" by David Lambert; "Was Darwin congenitally incapable of valid thought?" by Malcolm Haddon. ISSN: 0041-3860. Also includes separate "Index to Volume 27" (1 folded sheet,... View more info

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Tuatara - Volume 30 - December 1988

By: Gibbs, G. W. & F. B. Sampson (eds.)

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Wellington, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18109

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Small 1/4" tear at head of spine.; New Zealand biological science journal, published approximately once a year during this period. 87 pages. Page dimensions: 205 x 147mm. This issue includes articles on deer velvet, Fossombronia species, spiders, tuatara, reptiles of New Caledonia, Fijian kauri, New Zealand conifers, and the geology and revegetaion of an 1855 landslide. Also book reviews of Natusch and Swainson's "William Swainson of Fern Grove" and John Dawson's "Forest Vines to Snow Tussocks". ISSN: 0041-3860. View more info

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Tuatara - Volume 32 - April 1993

By: Gibbs, G. W. & F. B. Sampson (eds.)

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Wellington, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18107

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


New Zealand biological science journal, published approximately once a year during this period. 81 pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 147mm. This issue includes four articles on 18th and 19th century French voyages/expeditions to New Zealand: The French Voyages and the Philosophical Background; Botany of the Early French Voyages; The French and Zoological Discovery in New Zealand; Differences between British and French Organization of Zoological Exploration in the Pacific 1793-1840. Also includes an article on moa and plant browsing. ISSN: 0041-3860. View more info

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Tuatara - Volume 31 - July 1991

By: Gibbs, G. W. & F. B. Sampson (eds.)

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Wellington, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18108

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


New Zealand biological science journal, published approximately once a year during this period. 67 pages. Page dimensions: 205 x 147mm. This issue includes two articles on the tuatara reptile, three articles on botany, and a book review of Johnson & Brooke's "Wetland Plants in New Zealand". ISSN: 0041-3860. View more info

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Tuatara - Volume 29, Parts 1 & 2 - August 1987

By: Gibbs, G. W. & F. B. Sampson (eds.)

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Wellington, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18110

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Some creasing.; New Zealand biological science journal, published twice a year during this period. This volume is a double issue, with both parts for the year. 43 pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 148mm. This issue with several articles on botany, one on gastropods, and one on tick-borne disease in New Zealand. ISSN: 0041-3860. View more info

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A Synopsis of the Bacteria and Yeast Fungi and Allied Species (Schizomycetes and Saccharomycetes)

By: Grove, W. B.

Price: NZ$49.30

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15696

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-libris Hardwicke Knight, with his bookplate on the front endpaper. Earlier owner's rubber name stamp. Some rubbing and fading and staining to spine and boards. Dust stains.; [viii], 112 pages. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and black lettering and illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 188 x 123mm. With 87 illustrations (mostly small in-text figures, 1 full page figure). [Seller ref: Knightcol]; 8vo View more info

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A Guide to Correspondence for Bankers and other Business Men

By: Henderson, B. L. K. & R. W. Jones

Price: NZ$46.40

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Evans: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13173

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Underlining and marginalia.; vii, [1], 136 pages + [3] pages advertisements. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 184 x 121mm. Advice on letter writing, proper use of words, being courteous, faulty English, construction of a good business letters etc. ; 8vo View more info

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The Education of Girls; and The Employment of Women of the Upper Classes Educationally Considered: Two Lectures

By: Hodgson, W. B.

Price: NZ$87.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1869

Seller ID: 12791

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Rubbing to spine and boards. Bruise to corner of front board. Front hinge broken. Lacking the front free endpaper. Ex-libris bookplate. Moderate foxing.; Second edition. xiii, [3], 114 pages + errata slip + 16 page Prospectus for the College for Women at Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 193 x 122mm. ; 8vo View more info

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The Odyssey of Homer - Vol. II (Books XIII-XXIV)

By: Homer; edited by W. B. Stanford

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Seller ID: 21101

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some tidy pencil marginalia, mainly in the margins. Some foxing to top page edges.; Volume two only of two volumes. 1967 reprint. The second edition of 1958 was reprinted with alterations and addtions in 1962 and 1965. Greek text, with Introduction and notes in English. xciv, 453, [1 (blank)] pages + frontispiece + 2 plates leaves. 1 full map map and 1 other full page illustration within the pagination. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Blind-stamped triple border to front board. Page dimensions: 165 x 104mm Greek text of Books 13 to 24 of Homer's Odyssey. For intermediat... View more info

New Zealand Birds

By: Oliver, W. R. B.

Price: NZ$79.75

Publisher: Wellington, Fine Arts (N. Z. ): 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003798

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Viii, 541 pages + colour frontis + 5 colour plates + numerous in-text b&w illustrations. Damp damage to rear board and rear endpaper, with cloth lifting from rear board. No mould stains. Chips, tears, and creasing to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper backed with brown reinforcing paper. A good working copy. "This is the only important contribution to the literature of our Bird Life since Buller's Work, published nearly fifty years ago, and is the first complete reference book on this most interesting subject. " - from dust wrapper blurb.; 8vo View more info

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Records of the Dominion Museum, Volume I, [No. 2]

By: Oliver, W. R. B. (Director); contributors: W. J. Phillipps; J. T. Salmon; R. R. Forster; W. R. B. Oliver

Price: NZ$137.75

Publisher: Wellington, Dominion Museum: 1942-1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14400

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some foxing. A 30mm tear to corner of title leaf. A 40mm tear to paper at head of front joint. A 30mm chip to tail of paper spine. A couple of 8mm tears to margins of front wrapper. Foxing to wrappers. ; This is Volume I, Number 2 of the Records of the Dominion Museum. [ii], 69-231 pages + plates. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 245 x 153mm. This issue includes a long article "Carved Maori Houses of the Eastern Districts of the North Island" by W. J. Phillipps on pages 69-119, with black and white plates for this article numbered from 22 to 51 (plates 1-21 were... View more info

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The Vegetation and Flora of D'Urville and Stephen Islands

By: Oliver, W.R.B.

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Wellington, Reprinted From Records of the Dominion Museum: 1944

Seller ID: 6689

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Staples rusted. Moderate foxing.; Pagination from 193 to 227, (i.e. a total of 335 pages). 12 illustrations on 3 leaves. Blue printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 246 x 155mm. Inscribed by the author on the front wrapper. Ex-libris label of Dr CNS McLachlan [Corrie]. A botanical report on two islands in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.; 8vo View more info