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European Place Names in Southern New Zealand

By: Beattie, H. [Herries]

Price: NZ$94.25

Publisher: Gore, Mataura Ensign: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003273

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


20 pages. Text in double columns. Subtitled: "An Essay read before the Gore Literary and Debating Society on May 6, 1912. With Additional District Nomenclature". Reprinted from Mataura Enisgn, September, 1912. Bound in modern blue cloth covers with paper label on front board. Original printed wrappers bound in. Reference: Bagnall B495]. Covers many place names throughout Otago and Southland. ; 8vo View more info

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Pioneer Recollections. Fourth Series. Mainly of the Gore District Reprinted from a series of Articles in "The Mataura Ensign" in the years 1947-1948.

By: Beattie, H. [Herries]

Price: NZ$94.25

Publisher: Gore, Gore Publishing Company: (1956)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5892

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


3/4" loss at tail of paper spine. Moderate rubbing and creasing to wrappers. Owner's signature on title page. Moderate foxing.; [ii], 60 pages. Green printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 210 x 142mm.; 8vo View more info

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The Pioneers Explore Otago - A Record of Explorers, Travellers, Surveyors, Bushmen, Seekers of Pastoral Country, Inland Voyagers, and Wayfaring Men

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21506

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some fading to spine and margins of covers.; 160 pages + 10 illustrations on 5 plate leaves. Printed pink paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 216 x 139mm. Selected chapter titles: Whalers and Early Visitors; First White Men to Reach Te Anau; First White Men at Wakatipu; Exploration of Central Otago; Exploration of McKellar and Gunn; A Survey of the Wilds of Otago; Joh Goldie's Second Journal; The Wild West Coast and Fiordland. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall B515.] View more info

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Far-Famed Fiordland Historic and Descriptive: European Explorers, White Whalers, Seamen and Surveyors, Travellers and Tourists, and Pakeha Place-names

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$134.85

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9182

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Some fading to spine. Some bumping to ends of spine. ; 141, [iii], pages + plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page Dimensions: 214mm x 140mm. Selected Contents: The European Arrives; Captain John Lort Stokes of the Acheron; Sealers, Seals and Former Days; Dr. Hector Inspects The Sounds; Into Unknown Country; The Discovery Of The Mackinnon Pass; Lost In The Bush And Some Extreme Experiences; Goldmining At Preservation Inlet; A Gold Rush In 1895; Determining Doubtful Sound's Position; Place Names And Namers.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Early Runholding in Otago

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$50.75

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13634

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Front free endpaper torn out.; 158, [2] pages + plates. Hardcover edition. Green cloth boards with gilt title on front board. Less common than the softcover edition. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Contents: The Fascination of Runholding; The Country in Its Primitive State; Difficulties, Dangers, and Adversities; Drawbacks and Disadvantages; Horses on the Runs; Cattle on the Runs; Sheep on the Runs; Different Nationalities on our Runs; Floods, Severe Winters, and Fatalities; Anecdotes, Nicknames, and Devotional; The Puketoi Station Diary; Wild Life, Stock, and Sport; Roads, Places, and Bush; A M... View more info

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Mackenzie Of The Mackenzie Country Pioneer-Explorer-Sheeplifter Story Of A Remarkable Man

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$46.40

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times And Witness Newspapers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8806

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Owner's signature at head of front wrapper. Moderate rubbing and fading to spine and wrappers. 1/2" tears to paper at head and tail of spine. ; 113 pages + plates. Paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 213mm x 135mm. Selected contents: Scotland And Australia; Some Early Accounts; Mackenzie's Shadowy Movements; Further Elusive Wanderings; Bullocks, Dogs, And Sheep; Acts, Accomplices, and Ambitions; The Maori Assistants At The Levels; MacKenzie Is Officially Arrested; MacKenzie In Prison. ; 8vo View more info

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The Maoris and Fiordland

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$507.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8028

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature (G J Griffiths / 1972). Some rubbing to ends of spine. 1/8" tear to cloth at head of spine. ; 104 pages + 12 illustrations on 4 leaves. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 216mm x 135mm. Signed by the author in blue ink on the front free endpaper, dated 4/8/1949. This copy with some pencil and pen corrections made by Beattie of three spelling errors. Also with some pencil notations relating to this title written by Beattie on the back of a piece of an envelope addressed to Beattie loosely included. Contents: The South Island Comes into Being; ... View more info

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Maori Lore of Lake, Alp and Fiord

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$203.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co. (Printed By): 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18313

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's pencil inscription dated 1946 on front endpaper. Cloth spine very faded. Fading to cloth at margins of boards. Overall a nice copy of this title. ; 150 pages + 12 plates on 6 leaves. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board. Cloth bound edition (an edition in paper covers was also issued). Subtitled: 'Folk Lore, Fairy Tales, Traditions and Place-Names of the Scenic Wonderland of the South Island". Dedicated "To All My Maori Friends". Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. Contents: Introduction - A Fair Isle. Part I. The Lakes - The Canterbury Lakes; The Beaut... View more info

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Moriori: the Morioris of the South Island

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$507.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7910

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-libris: Herries Beattie and George Griffiths. Some fading to spine. Slight foxing to rear free endpaper. ; 72 pages + (2) page index. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering. Rare in cloth binding. Signed by the author on the front pastedown. Page dimensions: 217mm x 136mm. Contents: Who are the Morioris?; Who discovered New Zealand?; Wanderers and Seafarers; Moriori mariners; An ancient maritime narration; Exploration of South Island; Settlement of South Island; Southern Sea-Kings; Navigating the land; In a new land; Games and weapons; Man versus moa; Religion, Mythology, Creation; The Aft... View more info

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Early Runholding in Otago

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$94.25

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13909

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


No signatures. A nice copy.; 158, [2] pages + 15 illustrations on 6 plate leaves. Hardcover edition. Green cloth boards with gilt title on front board. Less common than the softcover edition. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Contents: The Fascination of Runholding; The Country in Its Primitive State; Difficulties, Dangers, and Adversities; Drawbacks and Disadvantages; Horses on the Runs; Cattle on the Runs; Sheep on the Runs; Different Nationalities on our Runs; Floods, Severe Winters, and Fatalities; Anecdotes, Nicknames, and Devotional; The Puketoi Station Diary; Wild Life, Stock, and Sport; Ro... View more info

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Far-Famed Fiordland Historic and Descriptive: European Explorers, White Whalers, Seamen and Surveyors, Travellers and Tourists, and Pakeha Place-names

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$159.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6803

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Spine and edges of boards faded. Damp stains to lower corners of boards. 1/8" x 1/8" loss of cloth at tail of rear board. Some bumping and rubbing to ends of spine. ; 141, [iii], pages + plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page Dimensions: 214mm x 140mm. Selected Contents: The European Arrives; Captain John Lort Stokes of the Acheron; Sealers, Seals and Former Days; Dr. Hector Inspects The Sounds; Into Unknown Country; The Discovery Of The Mackinnon Pass; Lost In The Bush And Some Extreme Experiences; Goldmining At Preservation Inlet; A Gold Rush In 1895; Dete... View more info

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Far-Famed Fiordland Historic and Descriptive: European Explorers, White Whalers, Seamen and Surveyors, Travellers and Tourists, and Pakeha Place-names

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$166.75

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6394

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Spine very faded. Some bruising to ends of spine and edges and corners of boards.; 141 pages. Blue cloth boards.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

A History of Gore 1862-1962

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$68.88

Publisher: Gore, Gore Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4444

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Minor rusting to staples. A clean copy. ; No date (1962) . 131 pages + 10 illustrations on 5 leaves. Cover title: "A History of Gore and Surrounding Districts. Written for The Gore Centennial Committee by Herries Beattie". Contents: The Site of Gore; The Maoris and the Gore District; The Advent of the White Man; The Famous Long Ford; Gore's Beginning; The Earliest Buildings; Here and There a Little; The Impetus the Railway Gave; The Impetus the Land Sales Gave; East Gore: Gordon: East Gore; Years of Steady Growth; Attaining Local Government; Borough Activities; Gore in ... View more info

Moriori: the Morioris of the South Island

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$174.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1941

Seller ID: 5446

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Owner's signature in pencil dated 1942. Some foxing and fading to margins of wrappers. A nice copy. ; Second impression. 72, [2] pages. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 218 x 140mm. Contents: Who are the Morioris? ; Who discovered New Zealand? ; Wanderers and Seafarers; Moriori mariners; An ancient maritime narration; Exploration of South Island; Settlement of South Island; Southern Sea-Kings; Navigating the land; In a new land; Games and weapons; Man versus moa; Religion, Mythology, Creation; The After-World and the Homeland; Genealogical; Index. [Reference: Bagnall B508].; 8vo View more info

Maori Lore of Lake, Alp and Fiord

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$166.75

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co. (Printed By): 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5184

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Large dampstain to rear board. Tiny split to gutter at front hinge. Spine faded. Some staining to front board. ; 150 pages + 12 plates on 6 leaves. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board. Cloth bound edition (an edition in paper covers was also issued) . Subtitled: 'Folk Lore, Fairy Tales, Traditions and Place-Names of the Scenic Wonderland of the South Island". Dedicated "To All My Maori Friends". Contents: Introduction - A Fair Isle. Part I. The Lakes - The Canterbury Lakes; The Beautiful Southern Lakes; The Glories of Wakatipu; The Romance of W... View more info

A History of Gore 1862-1962

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$87.00

Publisher: Gore, Gore Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003564

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No date (1962) . 131 pages + 10 illustrations on 5 leaves. Cover title: "A History of Gore and Surrounding Districts. Written for The Gore Centennial Committee by Herries Beattie". White-out over owner's signature on title page. Some rusting to staples showing through on wrappers. Contents: The Site of Gore; The Maoris and the Gore District; The Advent of the White Man; The Famous Long Ford; Gore's Beginning; The Earliest Buildings; Here and There a Little; The Impetus the Railway Gave; The Impetus the Land Sales Gave; East Gore: Gordon: East Gore; Years of Steady Growth; Attaining Loc... View more info

Majestic Manapouri

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003563

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16 pages + 2 frontis plates + 8 plates on 4 leaves. Dimensions: 8 1/2" by 5 1/2. No signatures. Some browning to frontis plate and final plate leaf. Moderate rubbing to wrappers. 1/4" tear at tail of paper spine. Contents: Descriptive Remarks; Historic Connection; Maori Associations. [Reference: Bagnall B502]. ; 8vo View more info

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Early Runholding in Otago

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$34.80

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12377

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Foxing to spine. Some rusting to staples. ; 158, [2] pages + plates. Printed green paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 218 x 138mm. Contents: The Fascination of Runholding; The Country in Its Primitive State; Difficulties, Dangers, and Adversities; Drawbacks and Disadvantages; Horses on the Runs; Cattle on the Runs; Sheep on the Runs; Different Nationalities on our Runs; Floods, Severe Winters, and Fatalities; Anecdotes, Nicknames, and Devotional; The Puketoi Station Diary; Wild Life, Stock, and Sport; Roads, Places, and Bush; A Mixed Bag; Gold-diggers, Station-hands, and Others; T... View more info

I Visit Te Anau

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003066

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


16 pages + 6 illustrations on 3 leaves. Orange printed paper wrappers. No signatures. Some rubbing and staining to wrappers. Subttitled: "To all who appreciate the glories of changeful lake waters, luxuriant birch forests, lofty foaming waterfalls, scattered romantic islands and rocky towering mountains - all as freash as if newly come from the bountiful hand of the Creator. " Contents: I Visit Te Anau with Myself; I Visit Te Anau with Sir Walter Scott; I Visit Te Anau With an Ancient Maori; The Odyssey of Two Modern Knights. Reference: Bagnall B499.; 8vo View more info

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Early Runholding in Otago

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed By the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14017

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Water-damaged, causing dampstains and crinkling to leaves throughout. Moderate water stains to cloth on rear boad. Also some mould stains to margins of some leaves. Not in collectable condition. A good reading or working copy. Complete.; 158, [2] pages + plates. Hardcover edition. Green cloth boards with gilt title on front board. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Contents: The Fascination of Runholding; The Country in Its Primitive State; Difficulties, Dangers, and Adversities; Drawbacks and Disadvantages; Horses on the Runs; Cattle on the Runs; Sheep on the Runs; Different Nationalities on our R... View more info