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Mutuwhenua: The Moon Sleeps

By: Grace, Patricia

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: Auckland, Longman Paul: (1978)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8304

ISBN: 0582717612

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. 3/8" bump along top edge of front board. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Some rubbing to ends of dust wrapper spine. Some marking and rubbing to dust wrapper. No tears. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; [vi], 155 pages. Black papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 185mm x 120mm. "Patricia Grace's first novel is about different types of love: the love of Ripeka (who is also Ngaio and Linda) for her parents and her extended family, and their love for her; love of the land and of traditional Maori ways of living; and love between Ripe... View more info

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Waiariki

By: Grace, Patricia

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: Auckland, Longman Paul: (1975)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12013

ISBN: 0582717434

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine faded. Previous owner's signature on half-title page "P N Simpson". ; [viii], 91 pages. Page dimensions: 185mm x 123mm. This copy signed by the author in blue ink on the title page "Patricia Grace". Short stories. The author's first collection. New Zealand author. Contents: A Way of Talking; Toki; At the River; Transition; The Dream; Holiday; Waiariki; And So I Go; Huria's Rock; Valley; Smoke Rings; Parade; Glossary. ; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

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Electric City and Other Stories

By: Grace, Patricia

Price: NZ$36.00

Publisher: Auckland, Penguin Books: (1987)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11997

ISBN: 0140101519

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Fading to spine. Some foxing. Light crease to corner of rear wrapper.; 97, [6] pages. Thirteen short stories. New Zealand author. The "joys of discovery are tempered by the knowledge of a harder, colder world" - from blurb on rear wrapper. Stories include: Waimarie; The Geranium; The Lamp; The Wall; Electric City; Flies; Going for Bread; & 6 others. ; 8vo View more info

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Mutuwhenua: The Moon Sleeps

By: Grace, Patricia

Price: NZ$150.00

Publisher: Auckland, Longman Paul: (1978)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10802

ISBN: 0582717612

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Front endpaper has a couple of adhesive labels, one plain white and the other a bookseller's label "Roger Parsons Bookseller". No signatures. No tears or chips in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; [vi], 155 pages. Black papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 185mm x 120mm. "Patricia Grace's first novel is about different types of love: the love of Ripeka (who is also Ngaio and Linda) for her parents and her extended family, and their love for her; love of the land and of traditional Maori ways of living; and love between Ripeka... View more info

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Potiki

By: Grace, Patricia

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: Auckland, Viking: (1986)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18977

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Contemporary bookseller's sticker and price sticker on dust-jacket. Some blue dye from boards has rubbed off onto reverse side of dust-jacket. Fading to dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 185 pages. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 198 x 128mm. New Zealand author's second novel. "In a small coastal community threatened by developers who would ravage their lands it is a time of fear and confusion - and growing anger. The prophet child Tokowaru-i-te-Marama shares his peoples's stuggles against bulldozers an... View more info