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Image for New Zealand. Papers Relating to the Surrender of their Charters by the New Zealand Company. 1851. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 22d July 1851.

New Zealand. Papers Relating to the Surrender of their Charters by the New Zealand Company. 1851. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, 22d July 1851.

By: [New Zealand Company]

Price: NZ$560.00

Publisher: London, Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode / HMSO: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17337

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Heavy rubbing to joints, spine and corners.Spine leather deteriorating with 3" split at tail of front joint. Gutter split at front endpaper. ; vi, 155, [1] pages. 19th C half leather binding. Page dimensions: 322 x 205mm. British parliamentary papers relating to New Zealand. The final page (verso of page 155) has a variant of the title, printed in smaller type and towards the inner margin. Includes material by George Grey (Governor); William Fox; Thomas Cutbert Harington (Secretary); B. Hawes; H. F. Alston; Jas. Kelham; John Briggs; Frederick Young; Alfred Domett (Colonial Secretary) & oth... View more info

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[Documents Appended to the Twelfth Report of the Directors of the New Zealand Company, April 26, 1844] [also known as "Appendices to the Twelfth Report of the Directors of the New Zealand Company, April 26, 1844"]

By: [New Zealand Company]

Price: NZ$455.00

Publisher: [London], [Palmer and Clayton]: [1844]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19218

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Later half-leather rebinding. Lacking title page and frontispiece map. Lacking two leaves from Appendix I. Lacking most of one leaf and parts of two other leaves from Appendix K. Appendix K bound in preceding Appendix I. Later marginalia and underlining in Appendix I. Heavy foxing to the first leaf of the "Charters", and to the first leaf of the Contents and some leaves of Appendix K. ; Lacking the title leaf and map. Charter + Supplementary Charter + 10 Appendices (A-I, K) + Contents. Leaf B1 bound in following leaf b1 of the "Contents" at rear. (Leaf B1 has the part title &#... View more info

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Papers Relating to the Introduction of Salmon Ova.

By: [New Zealand Government]

Price: NZ$140.00

Publisher: Wellington, Government Printer: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9554

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Stab holes at inner margins.; AJHR 1872 G-26. Appendix to the Journal of the House of Representatives (New Zealand). Extracted from a volume of the Appendices. The paper is complete in itself, with its own pagination and imprint. 17 pages. Page dimensions: 328 x 211mm. + 3 others: "Introduction of Salmon Ova, (Further Papers Relative to)", AJHR 1873 H-12. 27 pages; "Fish-Breeding Establishment in the Colony (Correspondence Respecting the Maintenance of a Permanent)", AJHR 1880 H-30. 4 pages; "Introduction of Whitefish Ova from America (Correspondence Relative... View more info

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New Zealand Government Gazette. Vol. II, Nos. 1-53. [Complete volume for the year 1842]

By: [New Zealand Government]

Price: NZ$1,960.00

Publisher: Auckland, John Moore / Office of the Government Press: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13569

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing to boards. Loss of paper along edges of boards. A 2" split to the leather at the head of the front joint. Some abrasions to lettering piece on the spine. ; Very scarce. Primary source for New Zealand history in the early colonial period. Complete year for 1842. Volume II, Numbers 1 to 53 plus Supplements. January 5, 1842 through to December 28, 1842. Early half leather binding with marbled papered boards. Page dimensions: 307 x 192mm. Earliest issues printed by John Moore. Issues towards the end of the year printed at the Office of the Government Press. Includes the "... View more info

Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. Vol. 54 (New Issue)

By: [New Zealand Institute]

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: Wellington, W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printing Office: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4681

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures or stamps. 1/2" chip gouged in front board. Puncture hole up to 1/4" diameter through all leaves up to page xvii. Otherwise a nice copy. Binding tight. Moderate spotting to top page edges. ; xxxi, [3], 920 pages + 90 plates + in-text illustrations. Thick card covers. Brown cloth spine. Paper spine label. Dimensions: 9 1/2" by 6 1/8". Articles on Anthropology, Botany, Zoology, and Geology. Selected contents: "Maori Plaited Basketry and Plaitwork: 1, Mats, baskets, and Burden-carriers" by Te Rangi Hiroa (38 pages + 4 plates) ; " An Introduction to Maori ... View more info

Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. Vol. 55 (New Issue)

By: [New Zealand Institute]

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: Wellington, W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printing Office: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4682

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures or stamps. Foxing and spotting to top page edges. Binding tight. ; xviii, [2], 884 pages + 72 plates + in-text illustrations. Thick card covers. Brown cloth spine. Paper spine label. Dimensions: 9 1/2" by 6 1/8". Articles on Anthropology, Botany, Zoology, and Geology. Selected contents: "Maori Plaited Basketry and Plaitwork: 2, Belts and Bands, Fire-fans and Fire-flaps, Sandals and Sails" by Te Rangi Hiroa (19 pages + 8 plates) ; "The Passing of the Maori" by Te Rangi Hiroa (14 pages) ; "Maori Music" by Johannes Andersen (12 pages + 2 plates). ; 8... View more info

New Zealand Parliamentary Debates [...] Eighty-Eighth Volume. Comprising the Period from July 18 to August 9, 1895

By: [New Zealand Parliament]

Price: NZ$63.00

Publisher: Wellington, S. Costall, Government Printer: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003796

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xx, 648 pages. Blue blind-stamped cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. Amateur glue repair to 1.25" tear at head of spine cloth. No signatures. Gutter cracked at rear hinge. "Second Session of the Twelfth Parliament. Legislative Council and House of Representatives. Eighty-eighth Volume. Comprising the Period from July 18 to August 9, 1895". The players in this volume include the Premier, Richard Seddon; Sir Robert Stout; Alfred Saunders; Alexander Hogg; Tame Parata (Southern Maori) and many others. Covers a wide range of matters, including "a bonus or otherwise encouraging ... View more info

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The New Zealand Shipping Company's Pocket Book An Interesting Guide for Passengers by the Company's Steamers, and Containing Information of General Interest to all Travellers to the Dominion

By: [New Zealand Shipping Company]

Price: NZ$154.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6138

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Some fading to dust wrapper spine. A couple of a 1 1/4" tears with adhesive tape repairs in rear panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; x, 159, [1] pages + [20] pages for owner's memoranda + 24 plates (most in colour) + 2 folding colour maps. Blue cloth boards with gilt decoration on spine and front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 166 x 114mm. The owner's memoranda section has blank spaces for notes to be made by the owner. Three autographs have been made in the "Autographs" section of these note pages. Contents: Directo... View more info

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Ancient Nineveh: A Story for the Young. With Numerous Illustrations

By: [Nineveh (anon.)]

Price: NZ$84.00

Publisher: London, Sunday School Union: [c1870]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15681

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Small stain to front board. Some rubbing and staining to rear board.; [ii], 79 pages + frontispiece. Green blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt title on front board. Page dimensions: 170 x 105mm. In-text illustrations. "The after progress of the new kingdom and city of Nineveh is involved in great obscurity; but a few glimpses of it may be obtained" - page 7. [Seller ref: Knightcol]; 16mo View more info

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The "Mancroft" Pocket Guide to Norwich

By: [Norwich]

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: Norwich, W. A. Nudd: [1907]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15460

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Wrappers rubbed and worn and faded. Old adhesive tape "repair" along spine, now starting to peel off. Some dampstains to page edges. Folding map in very good condition, no tears, but some extra creases to the inner margin. ; No date (calendar for the year 1907 at rear). 164 pages + large folding map. Red printed paper wrappers. Illustrated with half-tone photographic illustrations, (from photos by Coe.) Includes advertisements. Page dimensions: 160 x 98mm. [Seller Ref: KnightCol] ; 16mo View more info

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Echoes 2: Poetry - Prose - Art

By: [NZ Literary Periodical]

Price: NZ$33.60

Publisher: Auckland, Prometheus Press: (1987)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16665

ISBN: 0908679009

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some rubbing and fading to spine and margins of wrappers. No signatures. ; Second issue of a New Zealand literary periodical. 44 pages + errata slip. Illustrated green paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 210 x 148mm (varies a little between issues.) New Zealand literary periodical. Various contributors. Includes poetry by Riemke Ensing; Donald Kerr & others. Illustrations by Elizabeth Newton; Chris Moisa & others. View more info

Oamaru South School - Jubilee Souvenir of 50 Years' Progress. 13th May 1877. 15th May 1927.

By: [Oamaru South School]

Price: NZ$77.00

Publisher: Oamaru, Oamaru Mail Print: (1927)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17898

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Creasing and small 1/4" tears to overhanging margins of wrappers. No signatures. ; Uncommon. 34 pages + illustrated title leaf + 16 plates (including frontispiece). (Page 34 mis-printed 43). Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 215 x 135mm. View more info

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The Poems of Ossian; Translated by James Macpherson, Esq. To which are prefixed A Preliminary Discourse and Dissertation on the Aera and Poems of Ossian

By: [Ossian]; edited and translated by James Macpherson

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: New York, John Wurtele Lovell: [c1882]

Seller ID: 18900

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Small 1/4" x 2/3" chip to blank margin of Contents leaf. Age toning to paper at margins of leaves. Previous owner's signature. 1/8" missing and 3/8" chip to cloth at head of spine. Generic "This Book Belongs To" label on front endpaper, without a name. ; No date [c1882]. 492 pages. Blue cloth boards with black decoration on spine and front board, gilt panel on spine. Page dimensions: 183 x 122mm. View more info

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The Genuine Remains of Ossian, Literally Translated; with A Preliminary Dissertation

By: [Ossian]; edited and translated by Patrick Macgregor

Price: NZ$126.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18899

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A 3" split to cloth at head of rear joint. Some splitting to gutters at endpapers. Minor foxing. No signatures. ; vi, [2], 537, [1 (blank)] pages + 4, [2 (blank)], 24 pages advertisements. Original green blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering and Scottish thistle decoration on spine. Page dimensions: 202 x 121mm. The 24 pages publisher's advertisements are dated June 1844. "The evidences for the genuiness of the poems in Macpherson's Collection, are given in the Disseration, with an answer to every plausible objection. My reasons for considering those in Dr Smith's Collection n... View more info

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Ossian's Fingal; An Ancient Epic Poem, In Six Books, Rendered into English Verse

By: [Ossian]; translated by George Harvey

Price: NZ$58.80

Publisher: London, Printed by A. J. Valpy [. . .] for Cadell and Davies: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18903

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Front board detached. Lacking spine. First gathering detached from the remainder of the text block. Most leaves unopened at top page edges. Internally good. Moderate foxing. Previous owner's signature on title page.; xvi, 246 pages + [2] pages advertisements. Contemporary plain boards, disbound. Page dimensions: 226 x 144mm. View more info

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The Poems of Ossian, the Son of Fingal [. . .] Imray's Second Edition [Volume Two only]

By: [Ossian]; translated by James Macpherson

Price: NZ$49.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Printed by Niven, Napier & Khull, Trongate, for James Imray, Bookseller: 1800

Seller ID: 18902

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Some library markings. Rubber stamps on engraved title, the following letterpress title, and all page edges: "New Zealand Broadcasting Service". Some foxing. Rebound in red cloth boards, with green imitation leather panels laid down on spine. Cloth boards have a moire pattern. Later endpapers.; Volume Two only of two volumes. 234 pages + extra engraved title + 4 plates. Rebound in red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 138 x 87mm. Additional letterpress title following the main letterpress title reads: "Ossian's Poems, Translated by James Macpherson, Esq. Vol. II. Containi... View more info

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The Poems of Ossian

By: [Ossian]; translated by James Macpherson; Introduction by George Eyre-Todd

Price: NZ$28.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1888

Seller ID: 18901

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owners' signatures dated [18]98 and 1996 on half-title. Some ink spot stains to half-title leaf. ; (iii)-lxix, [5], 298 pages + [6] pages advertisements. Brown cloth boads with black illustration on spine and front board. Gilt panels on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 134 x 98mm. Page edges dyed red. Red borders to all leaves. Series title: 'The Canterbury Poets' (series editor: William Sharp). View more info

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The Otago Education Board 1856-1956: A Brief History

By: [Otago Education Board]

Price: NZ$39.20

Publisher: [Dunedin], Otago Education Board: (1956)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17289

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature, "G E Griffiths / 1967". Some dust stains to wrappers. Fading to spine. ; 109, [1] pages + plates. Printed blue paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 214 x 135mm. New Zealand regional history, Otago.; 8vo View more info

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Otago Museum Annual Report for the Year 1944

By: [Otago Museum; H. D. Skinner (Director)]

Price: NZ$33.60

Publisher: Dunedin, Coulls Somerville Wilkie: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15621

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated. 8 leaves including the covers, + 1 double page lithograph plate "Otago Museum Sketch of Future Extensions: Proposed Extension Consists of Central Block and Wing on Right". Page dimensions: 263 x 200mm. In addition to the plate, there are 3 other illustrations. [Seller ref: Knightcol] ; 4to View more info

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Otago Museum 1971-1988: Review and Annual Report

By: [Otago Museum; Richard Cassels (Director)]

Price: NZ$36.40

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Museum: (1988)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15624

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Marked "Ho Dup" in pencil on front covers (indicating a Hocken Library duplicate). ; 48 pages. Page dimensions: 293 x 205mm. Illustrated. "The period 1971 to 1988 has seen major changes in the Museum and the environment in which it operates. Notable environmental changes included: - An unprecedented period of expansion in the University of Otago (student numbers rose from 5,234 to 9,468 between 1971 and 1988 [. . .]" - from the Conclusion. [+ 1 other: "Otago Museum Report for the Years 1963 and 1964" (30 pages).] [Seller ref: Knightcol] ; 4to View more info