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The Hand-Book for New Zealand: Consisting of the Most Recent Information Compiled for the Use of Intending Colonists

By: [Wakefield, Edward Jerningham]

Price: NZ$580.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17861

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Cloth boards very rubbed, with some loss of cloth at ends of spine and along edges and corners of boards. Gutters split at hinges. Front free endpaper torn out. Some foxing; viii, 493, [1 (blank)] pages + [2] pages advertisements. Original blind-stamped green cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Page dimensions: 167 x 105mm. This copy signed twice by the author, on front pastedown endpaper and on title page: "E. J. Wakefield". This work by E. J. Wakefield was published anonymously as by "A Late Magistrate of the Colony. Who Resided There During Four Years." [Bibliographical r... View more info

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Rohan Wealleans

By: [Wealleans, Rohan]; Tyler, Linda & Justin Paton (eds.)

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Hocken Collections / Dunedin Public Art Gallery: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16371

ISBN: 0908910487

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Art exhibition catalogue. New Zealand artist, "renowned for his experimental use of paint". 72 pages. Cut-out letters on front wrapper. Page dimensions: oblong 230 x 220mm. View more info

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Memoir of the Rev. John James Weitbrecht, Late Missionary of the Church Missionary Society at Burdwan, in Benal. Comprehending a History of the Burdwan Mission. Compiled from his Journal and Letters, by his Widow.

By: [Weitbrecht, Mary Edwards]; edited by Rev. A. M. W. Christopher; with a Preface by Rev. Henry Venn

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet and Co.: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20553

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Cloth torn along length of both joints. Foxing. Presentation label dated June 10th 1854 on front endpaper: "Presented to The Library Wanganui Station by the Committee of the Church Missionary Society. Remnant of paper label on spine. No other library markings. ; 212 pages + plates. Green papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213mm x 138mm. "For ten years Murray Halberg was - Never beaten over two miles - Beaten only twice in international three-miling [. . . ] Halberg - star product of the Lydiard technique of stamina training - had no downhill run to these suc... View more info

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Wellington Girls' College. Reporter. Second Half-Year, 1915

By: [Wellington Girls' College]

Price: NZ$40.60

Publisher: Wellington, Turnbull, Hickson & Gooder: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18557

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Staples rusted. Covers detached. Abrasion to front cover. Previous owner's signature. ; 51 pages + plates. Cover title. Page dimensions: 213 x 138mm. New Zealand school publication. View more info

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Wellington Girls' College. Reporter. First Half-Year, 1913

By: [Wellington Girls' College]

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Wellington, Turnbull, Hickson & Gooder: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18558

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Staples rusted. Spine rubbed and worn. Previous owner's signature on front cover. ; 50, [3] pages + plates. Cover title. Page dimensions: 213 x 135mm. New Zealand school publication. View more info

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Wellington Girls' College Reporter 1927

By: [Wellington Girls' College]

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Wellington, Hutcheson, Bowman & Johnson: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18559

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Covers rubbed and worn with tears and chips to margins, foxing. Staples rusted. Lacking paper spine and rear cover. Old damp damage to upper corners of leaves, with abrasions and staining. Some short tears to margins of leaves. ; 95 pages. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 247 x 179mm. Numerous illustrations. New Zealand school publication. View more info

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Wellington Girls' College - Jubilee Reporter 1943-1958

By: [Wellington Girls' College]

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Wellington, G. Deslandes: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18560

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Staples rusted. Folding plate detached from staple.; 27, [1] pages + folding panoramic group portrait plate.. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 246 x 184mm. Illustrated. New Zealand school publication. Includes a list of staff who were employed for one year or more during the period 1943-1958. Includes a section on "The Early History of Wellington Girls' College". "As far back as 1879 there was great concern about the lack of provision for the higher education of girls." - page 3. View more info

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The Head's Letters to the School - From Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden and U.S.A. 1937 (For Private Distribution)

By: [Wild, Leonard John (1889-1970)]

Price: NZ$101.50

Publisher: Wellington, The Tolan Printing and Publishing Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19759

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature dated 1938. Later owner's ex-libris label. Some foxing and wrinkles to endpapers. Some rubbing to cloth at ends of spine. ; This copy signed by the author on front endpaper, "L. J. Wild.", with a rubber-stamped ink number "189". 171, [1] pages + 40 illustrations on 5 plate leaves. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and emblem on front board. Page dimensions: 213 x 134mm. At head of title is printed the name of the Head's school - "The Agricultural High School - Fielding, N.Z.". "These letters were written during my tour abroad with Mrs... View more info

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He Kupu Wakatupato: Na te Aroha Pono

By: [William Colenso]

Price: NZ$203.00

Publisher: [Paihia], [Church Mission Press]: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19273

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


No signatures.; 7, [1], pages. Page dimensions: 196 x 123mm. [Bibliographical reference: BIM 110 - "A tract describing the service used by the Bishop of London to admit three Catholic priests as converts to the Church of England, published by Colenso under his pseudonym Aroha Pono [. . .] Colenso printed 500 copies in July 1842 at the Church Mission press as one of his private projects published at his own expense."]; 8vo View more info

Collins' Complete Atlas Consisting of 80 Full-Page Maps of Modern Geography

By: [William Collins, Sons, & Co.]

Price: NZ$253.75

Publisher: London And Glasgow, William Collins, Sons, & Co.:

Seller ID: 4483

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


1/2" chips to cloth at ends of spine and corners of boards. Moderate small stains to cloth covers. Binding loose.; No date (c. 1900). Title continues: "Embracing all the Latest Discoveries and Changes in Boundaries. Alphabetical Index of 50,000 Names, and A Comprehensive and Descriptive Gazetteer of the World." Brown cloth boards with lettering in black and gilt on front board. Gilt lettering on spine. Spine title: "New Complete Atlas". Dimensions: 13 1/2" by 10 5/8". Includes several double page maps. ; Folio View more info

He Whakamakoha I Te Rongo-Pai a Maka [Maori Bible - Commentary on the Gospel of Mark]

By: [William, Williams (Rev. ) [Maori Bilble Commentary]

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: [1891]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001591

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No date [1891]. 116 pages. Facing title page: "S. P. C. K. Commentary on the Holy Gospel according to St. Mark". No signatures. Offsetting to endpapers. Small bump to head corner of front board. Small 1/4" chip to cloth on front board. Bagnall W1344. Williams 801: "A commentary in Maori by Archdeacon W. L. Williams."; 12mo View more info

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The Story Of The Maori Mission

By: [Williams, Wilfred Gaster]

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Wellington, Wellington Diocesan Sunday School Association: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9180

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Some creasing to wrappers. Staples rusted. Some staining and water marks to frontis. ; [iv], 16, [1], pages + frontis. Paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 212mm x 138mm. Title continues, "Arranged in Eight Lessons for the use of Sunday School Superintendents and Teachers." Uncommon. [Reference: Bagnall W1312]. ; 8vo View more info

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Wise's Dunedin Directory for 1868, Including Port Chalmers and Suburban Districts of Dunedin. Fourth Year.

By: [Wise, Henry]

Price: NZ$507.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Henry Wise: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19368

Condition: Poor with No dust jacket as issued


Lacking 6 leaves, pages 3 to 14 of the Street Directory (Arthur Street - George Street). These 6 leaves have been torn out. Otherwise good. A 1" tear to cloth at tail of rear joint. Small 1/2" tear ta head of rear joint. Boards rubbed. Minor black ink mark on rear board. Some pencil marginalia on blank leaf following title. Early ink check marks to many "L" surnames on pages 160-161. 20th century bookseller's ticket, Newbold's Bookshop, Dunedin. An incomplete copy, lacking pages 3 to 14. Scarce to find in any condition. ; Scarce early directory of Dunedin, New Zealand. Fourth y... View more info

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Ramabai and Her Mission to the Child-Widows of India

By: [Wright, John Inglis (1861?-1946)]

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: Kedgaon, Poona, The New Zealand Auxiliary, Ramabi's Mukti Mission: [1922]

Seller ID: 20166

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Chips, tears and fading to paper spine. ; This copy inscribed on first page: "Miss Dawn Paisley / with the Authors / compliments. / Dec. 1944". Stated "Third Edition". 72 pages + Errata slip. Printed orange paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 184 x 112mm. Illustrated. Printed in New Zealand by J. Wilkie & Co., Dunedin. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall W1833] View more info

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The Girl Citizen

By: [YWCA]

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Auckland, National Board of The Young Women's Christian Association of New Zealand: [1930]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9621

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Spine backing coming up. 2 1/2" split at tail of front spine joint. 2" split at tail of rear spine joint. Rubbing to ends of spine. ; No date [1930]. 199 pages. Papered boards. Illsutrated. Page dimensions: 185mm x 120mm. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall Y98.] View more info

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The Girl Citizen

By: [YWCA]

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Auckland, National Board of The Young Women's Christian Association of New Zealand: [1930]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19507

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some rubbing to boards. Moderate fading to spine and boards.; No date [1930]. 199 pages. Papered boards. Illsutrated. Page dimensions: 185mm x 122mm. "Every Girl Citizen desires to be the proud possessor of a Girl Citizen brooch, and upon the fulfilment of certain requirements she may receive it." - page 23. "No youth in all the world have a more glorious adventure confronting them than have New Zealanders. A small isolated country, with traditions still to be made!" - page 44. "Pioneers: Girl Citizens wish to know the great pioneers of their own land. Plan a "Know Your... View more info