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"Homelight": An Antarctic Miscellany

By: Brown, Nigel; Bill Manhire & Chris Orsman

Price: NZ$39.20

Publisher: Wellington, Pemmican Press: (2001)

Seller ID: 16749

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some small marks to wrappers. Small 3/8" indentation to rear wrapper. No signatures.; This is a 2001 facsimile edition published in Wellington, New Zealand, of the original 1998 edition that was written and published at Scott Base, Antarctica. The poets and artists visited Antarctica as part of the "Artists to Antarctica" programme. 16 pages. Page dimensions: 210 x 143mm. Includes 5 poems by Bill Manhire, 4 poems by Nigel Brown, 3 poems by Chris Orman. Illustrations by Nigel Brown. ; 8vo View more info

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Strawberry Fields

By: Glover, Rupert (ed.); various contributors, including Bill Manhire

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: Christchurch, University of Canterbury Students' Association: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11337

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's initials. Some fading to margins of wrappers. ; New Zealand poetry anthology. Includes an early short poem by popular poet Bill Manhire, "The Clown at the Death of his Wife". (63) pages. Printed brown paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 216 x 137mm. Cover design by Jenny Ross.; Arts Festival Poetry Yearbook; 8vo View more info

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Sheet Music: Poems 1967-1982

By: Manhire, Bill

Price: NZ$25.20

Publisher: Wellington, Victoria University Press: (1996)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13410

ISBN: 0864733003

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An ex-library copy. Library stamps and markings. Front wrapper creased. 1/2" tear to margin of final leaf.; 128 pages. New Zealand poetry.; 8vo View more info

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Songs of My Life

By: Manhire, Bill

Price: NZ$21.00

Publisher: Auckland, Godwit: (1996)

Seller ID: 14432

ISBN: 090887782X

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An ex-library copy. Library stamps and markings. Wrappers laminated in clear plastic.; 246 pages. Sixteen short stories.; 8vo View more info

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The Elaboration

By: Manhire, Bill

Price: NZ$33.60

Publisher: Wellington, Square & Circle: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17130

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Creasing and abrasions to covers. Spine very rubbed and worn. Adhesive tape and stickers on spine and covers.; 29, [1] pages. Card wrappers. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Cover illustration and several other illustrations by Ralph Hotere. One of several collaborations between the poet Manhire and the artist Hotere. View more info

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The Elaboration

By: Manhire, Bill

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: Wellington, Square & Circle: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15920

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature.; 29, [1] pages. Card wrappers. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Cover illustration and several other illustrations by Ralph Hotere. One of several collaborations between the poet Manhire and the artist Hotere.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Good Looks

By: Manhire, Bill

Price: NZ$33.60

Publisher: Auckland, Auckland University Press: (1982)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19204

ISBN: 019648006X

Condition: Very Good


Small stain on front cover. Ex libris bookplate, Paul Aubin. ; 68 pages. Poetry. New Zealand Poet. Page dimensions: 212 x 159mm. "Words themselves are the material from which poems are made, and Bill Manhire constructs his poems from words with unusual precision and style." - from blurb on rear cover. View more info

Poetry Dunedin 1969

By: Smith, Hal (ed.); Contributors include James K. Baxter; Charles Brasch; Iain Lonie; Bill Manhire; Trevor Reeves

Price: NZ$28.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Dunedin Poetry Workshop: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4900

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Minor foxing to wrappers.; (36) pages. A few of the poems have been previously published elsewhere. "Printed for the Dunedin Poetry Workshop with the assistance of the Bibliography Room University of Otago". Includes the poems "The Bargain" by James K. Baxter and "Studies" by Iain Lonie.; 8vo View more info