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Image for New Hebrides Papers: Scientific Results of the Oxford University Expedition to the New Hebrides 1933-34

New Hebrides Papers: Scientific Results of the Oxford University Expedition to the New Hebrides 1933-34

By: [Oxford University Expedition]

Price: NZ$224.00

Publisher: London, Published for the Oxford University Exploration Club By the Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 5887

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing to cloth at edges of spine and boards. Some pencil marginalia. A couple of leaves unopened. Pencil notes on endpapers. ; viii, (209)-233, [1] + folding colour map + [2 (blank)] + 60 + (443)-519, [1] + 1 plate + (123)-161, [1] + 1 plate + (49)-70 + 1 plate + (243)-258, [1] + [2] + (547)-566 + (565)-567, [1], + (37)-42 pages + 1 folding chart + (360)-365, [2 (blank)] + [8] + 65-67, [1] pages. Green cloth boards. Spine title: "New Hebrides Papers". ... View more info

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Sketches from the Life of William Paterson 27 Years Secretary of the Otago Early Settlers' Association

By: [Paterson, William]

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Early Settlers' Association: (1945)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9315

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Two small puncture holes in rear wrapper, causing indentations to most leaves.; 20 pages + 2 illustrations. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 217 x 140mm. [Reference: Bagnall O283]. ; 8vo ; View more info

Paterson's Guide to Scotland

By: [Paterson]

Price: NZ$77.00

Publisher: Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier / Paterson's Guides:

Seller ID: 001539

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


No date (c. 1900) . 178 pages + 10 colour folding maps + 1 large colour folding map of Edinburgh + in-text illustrations + 11 pages advertisements. Title on front board: "Scotland with maps, plans and illustrations". The first leaf of the advertisements at the rear of the book is detached. Page 11 of the advertisements is glued down to the rear endpaper. Hinges broken internally. Hinges weak. There is no title page or preliminary pages - the book begins at page 1... View more info

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Don Peebles: Drawings of the 1980s [exhibition catalogue]

By: [Peebles, Don]

Price: NZ$50.40

Publisher: Nelson, Bishop Suter Art Gallery: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16242

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. ; [12] pages, including covers. Page dimensions: 264 x 208mm. Catalogue of a 1986 touring exhibition organized by the Bishop Suter Art Gallery, Nelson. Includes a 1 page Foreword by exhibition curator Errol Shaw; a 3 page essay on Don Peebles' drawings by T. L. Rodney Wilson; a 2 page catalogue listing 30 works in the exhibition; 1 page biographical chronology; 1 page list of individual exhibitions; 1 page list of selected group exhibitions; 1 page biblio... View more info

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Dr. J. L. Phillips - Missionary to the Children of India - A Biographical Sketch by His Widow - Completed and Edited by W. J. Wintle

By: [Phillips, Mary Sayles]; completed and edited by W. J. Wintle

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: London, The Sunday School Union: (1898)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19742

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Rubbing to cloth at ends of spine. Some leaves opened a little roughly at upper edges.; 264 pages. 8 illustrations (including frontispiece) + 1 small map. The frontispiece, map and other illustrations are all counted within the pagination. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 211 x 139mm. Biography of James Liddell Phillips (1840-1895), Missionary to India. View more info

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Sir Ewain; or, The Giant's Cave. A Holy Moral.

By: [Porteus, Beilby]

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15644

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A 35mm tear to cloth in front joint. Some small stains to boards. Some foxing. Gutters split at hinges. Ex-libris Hardwicke Knight, with his bookplate on the front endpaper. Pencil marginalia on front endpaper.; xxix, [3], 204 pages. Contemporary green blind-stamped cloth boards. Page dimensions: 168 x 102mm. Long verse poem. "'Tis thus, methought, that trending in its strength / The silvery freightage of its sinuous length / Mid boulders huge and shingly beds and wi... View more info

Banking Under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields of Victoria, New South Wales & New Zealand. By a Bank Official

By: [Preshaw, George Ogilvy]

Price: NZ$140.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Edwards, Dunlop & Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4105

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Cloth covers faded, rubbed and stained. 3/8" split to cloth at head of front joint. Some heavy rubbing to cloth at ends of spine. 2/3" splits to gutter at head and tail of front hinge. Gutter split with spine webbing exposed at pp. 178-9). Rear hinge weak. Rear gutter intact. Owner's signature. Internally good. Some foxing to margins of leaves.; Purple cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. [Reference: Bagnall 4691: "Vivid stories of dangerous river travelli... View more info

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Banking Under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields of Victoria, New South Wales & New Zealand. By a Bank Official

By: [Preshaw, George Ogilvy]

Price: NZ$245.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Edwards, Dunlop & Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8811

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Owner's ink stamp. Some staining and marking to boards. Rubbing to ends of spine. Series of 1/4" tears along head and tail of spine. 1" tear at head of rear spine joint. 2" split at tail of front spine joint. Ink stamp to preliminary leaves and to margin of first text page. ; Purple cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. [Reference: Bagnall 4691: "Vivid stories of dangerous river travelling, the exacting vigilance of his duties as a go... View more info

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Banking Under Difficulties or Life on the Goldfields of Victoria, New South Wales & New Zealand. By a Bank Official.

By: [Preshaw, George Ogilvy]

Price: NZ$58.80

Publisher: Christchurch, Capper Press: (1971)

Seller ID: 16077

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Trace of sticker residue on corner of front panel of dustjacket. No tears to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; A facsimile reprint of the 1888 first edition. xii, 179, [1] pages. Blue papered boards. Page dimensions: 213 x 137mm. Contents: Arrival in 1852 - Funeral at Williamstown - To and from Brighton - Canvastown, Ragfair; Start for the Diggings - Camping Out - First Sabbath in the Bush - Mistaken Capture of Bushranger - Luckly... View more info

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Votes and Proceedings of The Provincial Council. Province of Otago, New Zealand. Session XVIII, 1864 [&] Session XIX, 1864

By: [Province of Otago / Provincial Government]

Price: NZ$378.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed by Mills, Dick & Co.: 1864-1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9575

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Votes, proceedings, and accompanying reports for two sessions. Bound together in one volume. Missing the boards and spine, but the text block is still firmly held together with no loose or detached leaves. A large volume, weighing 2.4 kilograms. Page dimensions: 316 x 200mm. Session XVIII includes a Departmental Report on the Goldfields by Vincent Pyke on pages 135-149. Session XIX has a section titled "Papers and Reports printed apart from the Votes and Proceedings&... View more info

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Votes and Proceedings of The Provincial Council. Province of Otago, New Zealand. Session XXIV, 1868

By: [Province of Otago / Provincial Government]

Price: NZ$1,050.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Printed by Mills, Dick & Co.: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9580

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers worn, with blue paper chipped and lifting from card at corners. ; Containing the Votes and Proceedings; Reports of Select Committees; Departmental Reports; Council Papers; and Financial Statement for the year 1868. Complex pagination, with individual sections individually paginated. Complete. Of particular interest in this volume is the "Report of the Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Management of the Gold Fields of Otago". This report has 5 pages ... View more info

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Votes and Proceedings of the Provincial Council of the Province of Otago, New Zealand [. . .] with an Appendix, containing the several papers ordered to be printed. Session XXXIII., 1874

By: [Province of Otago / Provincial Government]

Price: NZ$168.00

Publisher: Dunedin, By Authority: Coulls and Culling, Printers: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16243

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-library, with rubber stamps of the "Free Public Library Auckland N. Z. / Sir G Grey Collection". Rear wrapper missing. Old dampstains to front wrapper and fly leaf and margins of a few leaves. Disbound. Spine very worn with many full-length splits. Front wrapper and many sections of leaves detached and loose. Front wrapper stained and chipped at margins. Complete (other than the missing blank rear wrapper). ; xliv, 138, iv, 298, 13 pages + 1 map of the upper O... View more info

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Ordinances of the Province of Southland, New Zealand. Sessions I to V.

By: [Province of Southland, New Zealand]

Price: NZ$490.00

Publisher: Invercargill, Published By Authority: By Harnett & Co. , Printers: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6107

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing and staining to wrappers. Heavy wear to edges of rear wrapper. Some dampstains to margins of first few leaves. A 2 1/2" adhesive tape repair to a tear in one leaf.; [2] (title), ii (table of contents), 3, [1], 2, 3, [1], 2, 11, [1], 5, [1], 2, 3, [1], 3, [1], 2, 3, [1], 2, 3, [1], 51-75, [1], 4, 81-84, 83-115, [1], 119-22, 3, [1], 135-139, [1], 139-148, 15, [1], 16, 5, [1], 10, 7, [1], 3, [1], 4, 4, 4, 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 4, 3, [1], 2, 15... View more info

Image for Land Regulations of the Province of Canterbury, New Zealand, as Amended.

Land Regulations of the Province of Canterbury, New Zealand, as Amended.

By: [Provincial Government of Canterbury, New Zealand]

Price: NZ$63.00

Publisher: Christchurch, Printed at the Union Printing Office: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10962

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature on title page "W Vance / Timaru". Corners of leaves a little dog-eared. ; 29, [1] pages. Blue printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 209 x 132mm. "1. All Regulations now in force in the Province of Canterbury for the sale, letting, disposal, and occupation of the Waste Lands of the Crown are hereby repealed." ; 8vo View more info

Christianity In Melanesia And New Zealand. [extract From A Periodical]

By: [Quarterly Review?]

Price: NZ$49.00

Publisher: London?, [1854]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003792

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Pp. 165-206 [a total of 42 pages]. Card covers with cloth spine. Leaves are headed with the title "Christianity in Melanesia and New Zealand". Contents leaf bound in at front which is titled "Contents of No. CLXXXIX", and which lists this review article on Christianity in Melanesia and New Zealand. A title page to a different volume number of the Quarterly Review (Vol. XCV, 1854) is also bound in at the front. Since the Volume numbers do not match, this t... View more info

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Quorn and District Centenary 1878-1978

By: [Quorn Centenary Book Committee]

Price: NZ$50.40

Publisher: Blackwood, Lynton Publications: (1978)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16861

ISBN: 0869463365

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Covers faded.; 240 pages. Illustrated papered boards. Page dimensions: 243 x 179mm. Australian regional history. Illustrated. View more info

The Ever Green Being A Collection of Scots Poems, wrote by the Ingenious before 1600. (VolumeTwo)

By: [Ramsay]

Price: NZ$91.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Alexander Donaldson: 1761

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5380

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Joints broken. Amateur tape repairs to spine and joints. Hinges cracked. ; Volume II only of two volumes. 286 pages. Full calf boards. "Then all the Zonkers bad him zield / Or doun the Glen to gang." - from page 184.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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A Subaltern's Letters to his Wife

By: [Rankin, Reginald]

Price: NZ$47.60

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13988

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine and boards rubbed. Spine very faded. Previous owner's signature in pencil. Some foxing.; Published anonymously. [viii], 228 pages + 32 pages advertisements. Pink cloth boards. Black endpapers. Page dimensions: 191 x 127mm. No additional printings stated. Date of "1901" printed on title page. Military history, South Africa. "When the Boer is not sitting on his stoep, drinking coffee and smoking, he is in the saddle [. . .] The women, on the other hand, a... View more info

Shakespeare Association Facsimiles No. 10: the Life and Death of Gamaliel Ratsey a Famous Thief, of England, Executed At Bedford the 26th of March Last Past. 1605

By: [Ratsey, Gamaliel]

Price: NZ$28.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1935

Seller ID: 000567

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Minor foxing. Owner's stamp on front endpaper. A facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1605.; 8vo View more info

Image for Wrecked On A Reef; Or, Twenty Months In The Auckland Isles A True Story Of Shipwreck, Adventure, And Suffering

Wrecked On A Reef; Or, Twenty Months In The Auckland Isles A True Story Of Shipwreck, Adventure, And Suffering

By: [Raynal, F. E.]

Price: NZ$196.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson And Sons: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8809

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Binding loose. Pages 15-16 detached. Many gatherings very loose and nearly detached. Rubbing to ends of spine. A couple of 1/8" tears to cloth at head of spine. Up to 1/4" loss of cloth at corners of boards. ; 350 pages + plates. Green cloth boards with black and gilt decoration. Page dimensions: 175mm x 115mm. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info