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Records Of Early Days Some Beginnings In Dunedin And Otago

By: Eccles, Alfred

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: Otago, Otago Early Settlers' Association: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7069

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Stitched into later paper wrappers, still with original wrappers. Some underlining.; 16 pages. Brown paper wrappers. Inscribed by the author, dated 1932. Page dimensions: 213mm x 139mm. [Reference: Bagnall E57]; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

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The Old Identities: Early History of Otago

By: Eccles, Alfred

Price: NZ$60.00

Publisher: Otago, Otago Branch of the New Zealand Historical Association: (1931)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5578

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some staining and fading to wrappers. Some ink marginalia. ; 20 pages. Blue paper wrappers. "An address given by Alfred Eccles to the Otago Branch of the New Zealand Historical Association and the Combined Scottish Societies on October 15, 1931." Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, dated 30/6/43.; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

Notes on the Arthur Street Reserve and its Adjacent Surroundings

By: Eccles, Alfred

Price: NZ$48.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Dunedin Public Library: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4978

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Small ink comment on front wrapper. Otherwise a very clean copy. ; 16 pages. Illustrated. Dimensions: 237 x 156 mm. "The intimate history of a City always holds the interest of her sons. In this history of one of the earliest localities of Dunedin there is much to remind the older generation of bygone days, and to those born in the vicinity of Arthur Street it will make a special appeal." - from the foreword by W. B. McEwan, City Librarian. ; Early Dunedin History Occasional Paper No. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 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$165.00

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$75.00

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$180.00

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

Otago Boys' High and its Historic Neighbourhood

By: Griffiths, G. J.; Alfred Eccles; E. J. McCoy

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Heritage Books: (1983)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11437

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


48 pages. Softcover. Page dimensions: 240 x 178mm. Includes numerous reproductions of historic photographs of the area, including views over Dunedin city and buildings designed by R. A. Lawson. ; 8vo View more info

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A Pakeha's Recollections: The Reminiscences of Murray Gladstone Thomson

By: Thomson, Murray Gladstone (1850-1942); edited by Alfred Eccles; with a Foreword by Dr. H. D. Skinner

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1944)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21222

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Small gift card pasted to front endpaper. Dust-jacket has chips and tears to spine and margins, and plastic adhesive tape "repairs". Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; This is copy 287 of a limited edition of 300 copies, signed by the editor on the limitation page "Alfred Eccles". [viii], (13)-120 pages + portrait frontispiece + 7 plate leaves. Without the Errata slip. Blue cloth boards with black title on spine and blind-stamped lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 213 x 136mm. New Zealand history / biography. The illustrations include 2 plates showing 15 Ma... View more info

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A Pakeha's Recollections: The Reminiscences of Murray Gladstone Thomson

By: Thomson, Murray Gladstone (1850-1942); edited by Alfred Eccles; with a Foreword by Dr. H. D. Skinner

Price: NZ$105.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1944)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19353

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex libris bookplate of Fred B. Butler, linocut? of shipwreck. Unrelated? newspaper clipping on Jean M. Stewart tipped in at front endpaper. Some marginalia and underlining. Typed index of names appearing in "A Pakeha's Recollections [. . .]" pasted onto rear endpaper, with manuscript annotation "all these indexed onto cards / F. B. B." Manuscript genealogical chart of Murray Gladstone Thomson family on blank rear fly leaf. ; This is copy 226 of a limited edition of 300 copies, signed by the editor on the limitation page "Alfred Eccles". [viii], (13)-120 pages + portrai... View more info