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Prancing Pavonine Charlatans (And Other Follies)

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, Inprint: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18536

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; This copy signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper "To Richie, / Best wishes / Bob Jones". 248 pages. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 211 x134mm. The author's second collection of newspaper columns. Jones is a New Zealand author, trout fisherman, commercial property magnate, social commentator and humourist. With a foreword by David Lange. Selected contents: Lending Lawnmowers and Other Socialist Claptrap; Outbreaks of Violence; The New Totalitarians; News Media Depravity and Deceit; Tertiary Educa... View more info

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Jones on Property (The Property Game for Fun & Profit)

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$116.00

Publisher: Wellington, Fourth Estate Books: (1977)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20601

ISBN: 0908593112

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription and rubber stamp on front endpaper. Some staining to boards. Dampstain to lower margin of dust-jacket. A couple of 30mm tears to margin of dust-jacket. Fading to dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; First printing. This copy signed by the author on the title page in blue ink: "R. E. Jones". [xvi], 249, [2], [1 (blank)] pages + plates. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 135mm. One of the author's most popular books. Property investment, especially in commercial buildings and office blocks. Chapters ... View more info

Punch Lines

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Lower Hutt, Inprint: (1991)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19549

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Spine creased.; This copy signed by the author in black marker pen. 220 pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 128mm. A compilation of the author's newspaper columns from the previous year. Includes "The New Totalitarians", on "so-called Greens". "English commentator Paul Johnson wrote a splendid book, 'Intellectuals,' published last year, in which he contrasted the private behaviour and public utterances of a diverse range of intellectuals including Marx, Brecht, Sartre, Russell and many others whose ideas have strongly influenced 20th century Western liberal opinion. The point he ... View more info

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My Property World

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$108.75

Publisher: Wellington, Trio Books: (2005)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20129

ISBN: 095824555X

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Vertical crease to first two leaves. Some rubbing to edges of covers.; 245 pages + 14 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Page dimensions: 235 x 154mm. A sequel to the author's popular 1977 book "Jones on Property". "[It] is an anecdotal account of the property world and perhaps readers will glean morsels of helpful advice from its pages." - page 9. View more info

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Bob Jone's New Zealand Boxing Yearbook 1972

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$116.00

Publisher: Wellington, Robt. Jones Holdings: (1972)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7236

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Rubbing to dust wrapper. Fading to dust wrapper spine. Rubbing at corners of dust wrapper folds. No tears. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; [ii], 72 pages. Blue papered boards. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 215mm x 139mm. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Hugh Templeton, Best Wishes, Bob Jones." The author's first book (?).; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

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The Permit

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$40.60

Publisher: Auckland, William Collins: (1984)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13333

ISBN: 0002223147

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Some bruising to ends of spine. No tears to dust wrapper. Light fading to dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy signed by the author on the title page. 151 pages. Black papered boards with gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 183 x 120mm. A novel. Jones is a New Zealand author, fisherman, commercial property magnate and social commentator. ; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

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Jones on Management

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: Christchurch, Posiedon Publishing: (2008)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21465

ISBN: 0958293201

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Label pasted to title page, otherwise near fine.; 126, [2 (blank)] pages. Page dimensions: 209 x 138mm.Insightful and humourous essays on management and human psychology, from one of New Zealand's leading humourists and social commentators. Chapters include Head-nodding; Eating for the Company; Placebo Managers; Case Studies. "Given his commercial success Bob is well-placed to write on management but this is no dry exposition as one might anticipate with such a subject. Rather, an eclectic range of topics, individuals and propositions grace these pages." - from blurb on front flap. By ... View more info

Travelling

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcoulls: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002232

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


256 pages. Grey cloth covers with silver lettering on spine. Signed "Bob Jones" by the author in black felt pen on the title page. Some rubbing to cloth at edges of spine and boards. Dustwrapper rubbed at edges. Dustwrapper spine faded. 3/4" tear in edge of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. Contents: Travelling - an introduction; Flying - a necessary evil; Travelling by Sea; Driving; The Romance of Rail; The Customs and Passports Farce; Hotels; Money Makes the World Go Round; The Quirks of Human Individuality; On Being Ill Overseas; The Noble Profession; T... View more info

Wimp Walloping

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$34.80

Publisher: Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, Inprint: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002230

ISBN: 0864641015

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


207 pages. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Signed by author on title page. Bumps to head corners of boards. Dustwrapper spine faded. Some creasing to corners of dustwrapper. No tears in dustwrapper. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 8vo ; Signed by Author View more info

Travelling

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$26.10

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcoulls: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002228

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pages. Grey cloth covers with silver lettering on spine. Signed and inscribed by the author on front free endpaper. Some rubbing to cloth at edges of spine and boards. No dustwrapper. ; 8vo ; Signed by Author View more info

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My Property World

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$123.25

Publisher: Wellington, Trio Books: (2005)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20209

ISBN: 095824555X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page: "For [. . .] / Kind regards, / Bob Jones". 245 pages + 14 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Page dimensions: 235 x 154mm. A sequel to the author's popular 1977 book "Jones on Property". "[It] is an anecdotal account of the property world and perhaps readers will glean morsels of helpful advice from its pages." - page 9. ; Signed by Author View more info

Jones on Property (The Property Game for Fun & Profit)

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$108.75

Publisher: Wellington, Fourth Estate Books: (1981)

Seller ID: 20379

ISBN: 0908593112

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. Fading to dust-jacket spine. Price sticker partly removed from front panel of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Sixth printing. [xvi], 249, [2] pages + plates. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 212 x 133mm. One of the author's most popular books. Property investment, especially in commercial buildings and office blocks. Chapters include: The three golden rules; Apartment/flat beginnings; The retail disaster area; High rise and returns; There's glamour in industrial buildings; The search for working capital; In defence of the r... View more info

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Wowser Whacking: Selections from the 1992 Columns of Sir Robert Jones

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Taita, Lower Hutt, Inprint: (1993)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18012

ISBN: 0864640595

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


No signatures. No tears in dustwrapper. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 187 pages. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 210 x 129mm. Humorous reflections on society and politics. With an introduction by Alan Duff. Bob Jones is a New Zealand author, trout fisherman, commercial property magnate, comedian and social commentator. View more info

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My Property World

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$101.50

Publisher: Wellington, Trio Books: (2005)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20210

ISBN: 095824555X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature.; 245 pages + 14 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Page dimensions: 235 x 154mm. A sequel to the author's popular 1977 book "Jones on Property". "[It] is an anecdotal account of the property world and perhaps readers will glean morsels of helpful advice from its pages." - page 9. View more info

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Prancing Pavonine Charlatans (And Other Follies)

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$40.60

Publisher: Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, Inprint: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19574

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Some dampstains along top margin of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; This copy signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper "To Jan, / Best wishes / Bob Jones". 248 pages. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 211 x134mm. The author's second collection of newspaper columns. Jones is a New Zealand author, trout fisherman, commercial property magnate, social commentator and humourist. With a foreword by David Lange. Selected contents: Lending Lawnmowers and Other Socialist Claptrap; Outbreaks of Violence; The New Totalitarians; N... View more info

True Facts

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: Auckland, Reed Books: (2003)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20687

ISBN: 0790009137

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Some creasing and wrinkles to the dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy inscribed and signed by the author on front free endpaper "To [. . .] / Merry xmas, / Bob Jones". Also signed by the author on the title page. 165, [3] pages. Violet boards with silver lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 136mm. A novel. New Zealand author. A new, low-IQ species of human, Homo degeneratus, arises due to the welfare state. A newspaper mogul forms a new newspaper "True Facts" to cater to them. The author's fourth novel. "Sir Robert (Bob) Jones is on... View more info

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Jones on Property (The Property Game for Fun & Profit)

By: Jones, Bob

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: Wellington, Fourth Estate Books: (1978)

Seller ID: 21403

ISBN: 0908593112

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Front panel of dust-jacket has a 50mm and a 30mm tear and a 12mm chip to upper margin. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Third printing. [xvi], 249, [2], [1 (blank)] pages + plates. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 210 x 132mm. One of the author's most popular books. Property investment, especially in commercial buildings and office blocks. Chapters include: The three golden rules; Apartment/flat beginnings; The retail disaster area; High rise and returns; There's glamour in industrial buildings; The search for working capital; In defence of the real es... View more info