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

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

By: [Ossian]; translated by James Macpherson

Price: NZ$50.75

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$29.00

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$40.60

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$34.80

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$37.70

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

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Souvenir Catalogue - Industrial Exhibition and Art Union - Promoted by Otago Trades and Labour Council - Brydone and Adjoining Halls. Crawford Street, Dunedin - Commencing 22nd November, 1912

By: [Otago Trades and Labour Council]

Price: NZ$145.00

Publisher: [Dunedin], [Ferguson & Mitchell]: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19258

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-library, Christchurch College of Education. Library stamps and markings. Also with earlier institutional rubber stamps of the Workers Educational Association Library (Dunedin Centre) on several leaves. Library call number on spine. Spine cloth with 2" splitting along rear joint, View more info

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

By: [Oxford University Expedition]

Price: NZ$232.00

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". Several papers on the New Hebrides all bound in one volume. The dimensions of the leaves vary between the different 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$36.25

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$79.75

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 after advertisements on the front free endpaper. The colour map of Edinburgh has very large tears along most of the folds. I... View more info

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

By: [Peebles, Don]

Price: NZ$52.20

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 bibliography. B&w illustrations. 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$87.00

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$36.25

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 wiers / That shelve the torrent of their storm-bred tears," - page 11. [Seller ref: Knightcol]; 16mo 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$145.00

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 travelling, the exacting vigilance of his duties as a gold buyer, hold-ups, his dealings with leaders of the gold-rush days [...] A c... 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$253.75

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 gold buyer, hold-ups, his dealings with leaders of the gold-rush days [...] A classic in the literature of both countries."... 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$60.90

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 Digger "Shouts"; Preshaw's Flat - Campbell's Creek - Fined for not having a License - Eye Water - Gold Discovery at ... 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$391.50

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", which includes the "Report of the Port Chalmers Extension Commission" (27 pages + 1 large folding map by the Ot... 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$1,087.50

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 of text, followed by 14 pages of tables (pp. 6-19), 1 folding table, and a large folding lithographed "Map of the Gold Fi... View more info

Image for 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

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$174.00

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 Otago Harbour (the map is facing page 142 of Appendix No. 1). Original blue printed wrappers with cloth spine. Page dimensions... View more info

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

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

By: [Province of Southland, New Zealand]

Price: NZ$507.50

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, 157-158, [2] pages. A total of 254 pages. Some additions pasted down into blank areas of leaves, e.g. notices of assent to the ... View more info

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

By: [Provincial Government of Canterbury, New Zealand]

Price: NZ$65.25

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