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Image for Two Early Lodge Photos: Court Pride of the Valley. Juvenile Foresters; Court Pride of the Leith. A. O. F [Ancient Order of Foresters]

Two Early Lodge Photos: Court Pride of the Valley. Juvenile Foresters; Court Pride of the Leith. A. O. F [Ancient Order of Foresters]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Frost:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5740

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No date [c. late 19th Century]. Photograph dimensions: Court Pride of the Leith - 210mm x 155mm; Court Pride of the Valley - 210mm x 152mm.; 8vo View more info

Image for The Island Mission: Being a History of the Melanesian Mission from its Commencement. Reprinted from "Mission Life."

The Island Mission: Being a History of the Melanesian Mission from its Commencement. Reprinted from "Mission Life."

By: N/A

Price: NZ$725.00

Publisher: London, William Macintosh: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5762

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Frontispiece and advertisements missing. Half-calf library binding very worn with leather deteriorating. 3/4" missing to leather at head of spine. Loss of leather at tail of spine and at corners of boards. Both joints split along entire length. Hinges broken. Gilt stamp "Public Library Otago New Zealand" on front board. "Library Rules" label on front pastedown. No library markings in text block. Foxing and moderate staining to page edges, occasional staining to margins of leaves. ; viii, 300 pages. Lacking frontispiece and 4 pages of advertisements. Page dimensi... View more info

Image for Atlas de la Flore Alpine: Publié par le Club alpin allemand et autrichien. [5 plate volumes + 1 text volume]

Atlas de la Flore Alpine: Publié par le Club alpin allemand et autrichien. [5 plate volumes + 1 text volume]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$725.00

Publisher: Geneve & Bale, Librairie Georg & Co: 1899

Seller ID: 5765

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Cloth split along entire length of rear joint on Volume V. Otherwise good.; 5 volumes each with 100 colour plates (chromolithographs)+ 1 text volume. Pagination of text volume: vii, (5), 193 pages + (3) pages advertisements. Green cloth boards. Silver titles and black illustration on front board of each volume.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for Sugar Industry. Ministerial Statement Setting Out The Policy Of The Government With Regard To The Australian Sugar Industry.

Sugar Industry. Ministerial Statement Setting Out The Policy Of The Government With Regard To The Australian Sugar Industry.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$87.00

Publisher: Canberra, Printed and Published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia By H. J. Green.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5808

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Ex-Library. Front board detached. Preliminary leaves browned. ; vi, 186 pages. Grey card boards. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

Image for The Otago Rugby Football Union Annual. 1913.

The Otago Rugby Football Union Annual. 1913.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$362.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5831

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Old adhesive tape stains to paper spine. Numerous tears and chips to front wrapper. Rear wrapper detached and reattached with archival paper tape. Heavy rubbing to rear wrapper. Internally good.; 216 pages. Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 121 x 90mm.; 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

Image for Handbook of Domestic Cookery

Handbook of Domestic Cookery

By: N/A

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: William Collins:

Seller ID: 5928

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Title page missing. One colour plate missing? Heavy rubbing, staining and fading to boards. 1/2" chips to cloth at corners of boards. 1/4" chips to cloth at ends of spine. Gutters broken at endpapers. Binding shaky. A rough, used copy.; No date (title page missing), [c. 1880's]. Red cloth boards with decoration in black and gilt. Page dimensions: 186 x 122mm. 7 [of 8?] colour lithographed plates. The plates are numbered from I to VII, but are bound in a different order. Last text leaf has "William Collins and Company, Printers, Glasgow".; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Akaroa and Banks Peninsula 1840-1940 Story of French Colonising Venture and Early Whaling Activities; The First Settlement of Canterbury

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula 1840-1940 Story of French Colonising Venture and Early Whaling Activities; The First Settlement of Canterbury

By: N/A

Price: NZ$435.00

Publisher: Akaroa, Akaroa Mail Co.: (1940)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine faded. Tiny 1/8" surface chip to leather at head of spine. Light rubbing to boards.; [iv], 396 pages + frontis + plates. Presentation binding of full blue calf. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Page dimensions: 215 x 136mm. Presentation inscription to W. S. Wanchop, signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Akaroa Centennial Committee, dated 1940. Contents: Maori History; Captain George Hempleman; French Colonisation at Akaroa; Hoisting Union Jack at Akaroa; Land Claims and Crown Grants; Whaling - The First Important Industry; Arrival of the "Monarch"; Cultivating the ... View more info

Image for A General Collection of Voyages: Undertaken either for Discovery, Conquest, Settlement, or The Opening of Trade, from the Commencement of the Portugese Discoveries, to the Present Time. Vol. I.

A General Collection of Voyages: Undertaken either for Discovery, Conquest, Settlement, or The Opening of Trade, from the Commencement of the Portugese Discoveries, to the Present Time. Vol. I.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$1,268.75

Publisher: London, W. Richardson; J. Bew; T. Hookham; J. and T. Egerton; C. Stalker: [1789]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6343

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Uncommon. v, [1], (7)-518 pages + iv pages of contents at rear + 4 of 5 maps (all folding, the fifth map, of the West Indies, was possibly never issued) + two views (of Madeira and of Teneriffe). Lacking the Map of the West Indies and the two portrait plates of Prince Henry and Albuqueque. Page dimensions: 260 x 205mm. Contemporary owner's signature of "John Polloc[k?]"on front pastedown. Preliminary leaves very worn and chipped at margins. All leaves up to page 10 detached. Spine missing. Front board attached with old cloth. Contemporary papered boards very worn. Heavy dust stains and... View more info

Image for The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes VIII-XV, XVIII-XXI. January 1863 - December 1866, January 1868 - December 1869.

The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes VIII-XV, XVIII-XXI. January 1863 - December 1866, January 1868 - December 1869.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$2,610.00

Publisher: London, Published for the Proprietor, Bro. Wm. Smith: 1863-1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6352

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Four of the six bound volumes have a moderate degree of old mould stains at the endpapers and to the margins of the first few and last few leaves. The text is still completely readable, and it is still overall a good set for all except those with a particular antipathy to any sign of mould. Gutters broken at rear hinges on two volumes. The leather is still strong and supple. A few 3/8" superficial chips and scrapes to leather spines. Moderate rubbing and some small losses to marbled paper on boards of some volumes.; Twelve volumes bound in six. An almost complete run from 1863 to 1869, lac... View more info

Image for The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes I-III. June 1859 to December 1860.

The Freemasons Magazine and Masonic Mirror. New Series. Volumes I-III. June 1859 to December 1860.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$797.50

Publisher: London, Published By Bro. Henry George Warren: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6353

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Volumes I and II are in good condition. Volume III is in fair condition only, with quite heavy old black mould stains to the rear endpaper and the margins of the lower corners of the final 27 leaves. The text is still complete and readable. Volume III also has dampstains and brown tide-marks to the lower quarter of the last 20 leaves, and damp stains and chipping to the marbled paper on the rear board. Volume III has the wrong title page, it has another copy of the title page that was issued for Volume II instead of the proper title page for Volume III. Volume I has damage to the blank margin ... View more info

Image for Freemasonry in Europe during the past century. With a list of Continental Lodges. Extracted (by permission) from The Freemasons' Quarterly Review.

Freemasonry in Europe during the past century. With a list of Continental Lodges. Extracted (by permission) from The Freemasons' Quarterly Review.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$217.50

Publisher: London, Richard Spencer: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6358

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Corners of several leaves creased and a moderately dog-eared. Paper spine very worn with joints torn along most of their length. 1" missing at head of paper spine. Owner's signature of R B Willis [Robert Bruce] on title page.; An offprint from The Freemasons' Quarterly Review. Uncommon in this form. 34, [2 (advertisements)] pages. Blue printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 213 x 135mm. "The alterations herein made [to this reprint] are more of the nature of verbal corrections, and slight additions, that have become necessary since its first appearance" - from the preliminary address.;... View more info

Image for The Masonic Mirror; A Journal of Freemasonry, Devoted to the Proceedings at Masonic Lodges, the Welfare of the Order, the Interests of its Charities, Literature and News. Vol. I.

The Masonic Mirror; A Journal of Freemasonry, Devoted to the Proceedings at Masonic Lodges, the Welfare of the Order, the Interests of its Charities, Literature and News. Vol. I.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$398.75

Publisher: London, Br. Henry George Warren: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6364

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some chipping to marbled paper along tail edges of boards. Some light foxing.; An uncommon periodical. Monthly issues from November 1854 to November 1855. vii, [1], 740 pages. Printed by Ford & Tilt. Half-calf and marbled boards. Gilt rule on spine. Page dimensions: 204 x 133mm. "We have observed that it has been long a subject of regret amongst the brethren of the square and compass, that they have no literary organ conducted on such a principle as to admit of its doing greater justice to masonic intelligence than it were reasonable to expected from weekly newspapers, whose mission is for... View more info

Image for Oliver and Boyd's Handy Atlas of the World

Oliver and Boyd's Handy Atlas of the World

By: N/A

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1881

Seller ID: 6374

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Spine very worn. 1" chip to cloth in middle of spine. Joints split along entire length. Front free endpaper and half-title page missing. Maps in good condition, with occasional small foxing marks. Several maps have a 1" to 1 3/8" tear at the tail end of the centre fold.; [iv] pages + 32 double page maps. Red cloth boards with gilt title on front board. The maps are all mounted at the centre fold on guards. The printed area of the maps is 193 x 158mm.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for The Writer's Clerk; or, the Humours of the Scottish Metropolis.

The Writer's Clerk; or, the Humours of the Scottish Metropolis.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$435.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. B. Whittaker: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6380

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


1" chip to marbled paper on front board. Marbled paper worn away from edges of boards. Leather joints rubbed but strong. 1" tear to lower margin of title leaf in Volume I. Split to gutter following title leaf of Volume I. One leaf (pp.3-4 in Volume I), has had a 4" corner torn away and reattached with archival mending tissue, with no loss of text. The tear also has stains from an earlier old sellotape repair. The title page to Volume III has a 3/8" tear and some creasing to the inner margin.; A novel by an anonymous author. Three voumes in one. Contemporary half-calf and marble... View more info

Image for The West Ealing Baptist Church History. 1864-1914. Jubilee Year 1914.

The West Ealing Baptist Church History. 1864-1914. Jubilee Year 1914.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$94.25

Publisher: Ealing, Printed By John King, "gazette" Office: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6453

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


4 illustrations missing. Spine faded. Some dampstains to spine cloth. Foxing to page edges. ; vii, [1], 120 pages + 4 only of 8 illustrations. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 122mm. Contains some references to C. H. Spurgeon and to Thomas Spurgeon.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for Boxing: A Guide to the Manly Art of Self Defense, giving accurate instructions for becoming proficient in the Science of Boxing. Spalding's Athletic Library No. 25B.

Boxing: A Guide to the Manly Art of Self Defense, giving accurate instructions for becoming proficient in the Science of Boxing. Spalding's Athletic Library No. 25B.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: New York, American Sports Publishing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 6462

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Hinges neatly reinforced with cloth tape. Moderate rubbing to joints of paper spine and to edges of wrappers. 1/2" chip to corner of final advertising leaf. Some creasing to rear wrapper.; "New and Revised Edition". 161 pages + advertisements. Numerous illustrations. Pictorial paper wrappers.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Image for Spalding's Boxing Guide: An Accurate Instructor of the Science of Self Defense. Rules of Boxing. Spalding's Athletic Library No. 6

Spalding's Boxing Guide: An Accurate Instructor of the Science of Self Defense. Rules of Boxing. Spalding's Athletic Library No. 6

By: N/A

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, British Sports Publishing Company: [1912]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6463

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Corners of many leaves creased and dog-eared. Lacking original wrappers. Modern paper wrappers with facsimile of the title page as label on front wrapper.; No date [c. 1912 from dated advertisement]. 140 pages + [20] pages advertisements. Numerous illustrations. Page dimensions: 171 x 129mm.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Image for The Life of Madam de Maintenon. [First part].

The Life of Madam de Maintenon. [First part].

By: N/A

Price: NZ$116.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Robinson: 1753

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6466

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Leather deteriorating. Several 1/2" splits to leather along rear joint. Hinges broken. Some chipping to leather spine label. 1/4" chips to leather at corners of boards. 2/3" chips to blank margins of a couple of leaves.; Part One only. x, 263 pages. Contemporary full calf binding. Red leather spine label. Gilt borders to boards. Page edges speckled. Page dimensions: 173 x 100mm. Owner's inscription: "Miss Baker the gift of Mrs Higginbottom".; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Image for The Little Wooden Whistle Wouldn't Whistle: A Favourite Fox-Trot for Dancing

The Little Wooden Whistle Wouldn't Whistle: A Favourite Fox-Trot for Dancing

By: N/A

Price: NZ$31.90

Publisher: Sydney, J. Albert & Son: (1923)

Seller ID: 6536

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Spine tape. Covers rubbed and worn with small tears.; Sheet Music. No date (copyright 1923). (6) pages, including covers. Small illustration of actress Nell Fleming on front cover. Dimensions: 12 1/2" by 9 1/2".; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

Image for The New Zealand Craftsman. No. 1. Dunedin, November 1, 1889.

The New Zealand Craftsman. No. 1. Dunedin, November 1, 1889.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$217.50

Publisher: Dunedin, T. G. De Renzy and Rev. W. Ronaldson: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6549

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Folded in half. There is a 11/4" tear and smaller tears at ends of the folds. Some creasing. No signatures.; Masonic newspaper. 8 pages. Dimensions: 15" x 10". "The New Zealand Craftsman" was published after the earlier "N.Z. Masonic Journal" ceased to be published. "From the few anti-progressionists who believe Masonic journals are unnecessary we expect nothing"; "The price of the Craftsman will be 7s. 6d. per annum [. . .] A copy has been sent to each of the subscribers of the defunct journal".; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info