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My Seventy Years on the Chatham Islands

By: Holmes, David

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Shoal Bay Press: (1993)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17138

ISBN: 0908704178

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 7mm tear at one corner of dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover.; This copy inscribed (to a particular person) and signed by the author on the front endpaper. 184 pages + plates. Brown papered boards. Page dimensions: 238 x 149mm. "The Chatham Islands are home to one of the loneliest and most remote human outposts on earth. More than 800km east of the New Zealand mainland, they are characterised by volcanic cones which rise suddenly from the mist and the sea, and akeake trees bent and twisted by relentless winds over a harsh landscape" - from dustjacket blurb.;... View more info

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Early Morning - Poems

By: Holmes, David [David Karena-Holmes]

Price: NZ$94.25

Publisher: London, The Flowering Hand Press: [1969]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21054

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light vertical crease to all leaves.; No date [1969]. [10] pages including covers. Page dimensions: 199 x 128mm. Hand-set and printed. A couple of manuscript correction - "the" is erased at the end of line 9 of "An Early-Morning Bible-Reading", and the word "held," is inserted after the word ear in line 12 of "Seashell". Cover design by Sarah Holmes. View more info

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From the Antipodes - Prologue to a Work in Progress

By: Karena-Holmes, David

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: Dunedin, Maungatua Press: (2003)

Seller ID: 20351

ISBN: 1877139602

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


No signatures. A nice copy of this title.; Second edition, revised. [12 (first leaf blank)], 105, [1 (blank)] pages. Softcover edition. Black card covers with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Page dimensions: 200 x 147mm. Poetry. View more info