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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

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Pacifism at the Bar of Holy Scripture and History

By: Jolly, Isaac (Rev.); with a Foreword by Hon. W. Downie Stewart

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1935]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20676

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Rubbing and some foxing to covers.; 64 pages. Printed thin card wrappers. Page dimensions: 185 x 124mm. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Pacifism Contrary to Holy Scripture; Pacifism Contrary to the Teaching of History; Pacifism Contrary to the Principles of the Reformed Faith; Pacifism and the Changed Character of Modern War; Pacifism, if it became Common in the British Empire, would Increase the Danger of War, and would Endanger the Safety of the Empire. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall J275] View more info

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A New Zealand Catalogue. 1949. Number 192. [. . .] Books, Prints, Portraits, Letters, Manuscripts, Association Items, Early Maori, with a few of the South Seas

By: Newbold's Bookshop; with a Foreword by the Hon. W. Downie Stewart

Price: NZ$33.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Newbold's Bookshop: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17420

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Rubbing to wrappers. 3/8" missing at tail of paper spine. Moderate foxing, quite heavy to wrappers. Previous owner's signature. Small stain to margin of rear wrapper.; 80 pages + frontispiece + 2 plates. Printed brown paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 216 x 140mm. 1249 items with short descriptions. View more info

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Portrait of a Judge: Sir Joshua Strange Williams P.C.

By: Stewart, W. Downie

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: Wellington, Whitcombe and Tombs: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11045

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Paper spine label is very worn and chipped. Otherwise very good. ; 112 pages + frontispiece + 2 plates. Hardcover edition. Green cloth boards with paper spine label. Page dimensions: 177mm x 109mm. "What was the secret of the esteem, affection and veneration in which this great man was held, not only by the legal profession but by all his fellow citizens both rich and poor?" - from the Preface. Selected chapters: Knowledge of Human Nature; His Kindness to Junior Barristers; His Compassion for the Poor; The Judge as an Orator; Miscellaneous Anecdotes. View more info

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Portrait of a Judge - Sir Joshua Strange Williams P.C.

By: Stewart, W. Downie

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: Wellington, Whitcombe and Tombs: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20331

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Crease to front cover and frontispiece.; Softcover edition. 112 pages + frontispiece + 2 plate leaves. Printed card covers. Page dimensions: 176mm x 107mm. "What was the secret of the esteem, affection and veneration in which this great man was held, not only by the legal profession but by all his fellow citizens both rich and poor?" - from the Preface. Selected chapters: Knowledge of Human Nature; His Kindness to Junior Barristers; His Compassion for the Poor; The Judge as an Orator; Miscellaneous Anecdotes. View more info