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Radical Students: The Old Left at Sydney University

By: Barcan, Alan

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16380

ISBN: 0522850170

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


No signatures. No tears to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xv, [1], 392 pages. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 236 x 154mm. Illustrated. View more info

Image for A Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language: Comprehending the Explanation, Pronunciation, Origin and Synonymes of Each Word; An Epitome of History, Biography, and the Useful Sciences; A Description of the Counties, Cities, and Market Towns of Great Britain, and of the Kingdoms, States, Provinces, and Cities in the Known World, with a variety of other useful information

A Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language: Comprehending the Explanation, Pronunciation, Origin and Synonymes of Each Word; An Epitome of History, Biography, and the Useful Sciences; A Description of the Counties, Cities, and Market Towns of Great Britain, and of the Kingdoms, States, Provinces, and Cities in the Known World, with a variety of other useful information

By: Barclay, James (Rev.); revised by B. B. Woodward

Price: NZ$375.00

Publisher: London, James S. Virtue: [1848]

Seller ID: 18838

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Leather rubbed and worn at corners, joints, and ends of spine. Some foxing. Plates generally very good, a few with dampstains and tidemarks to the lower margin. A few leaves a little loosened and protruding from text block.; viii, 984 pages + engraved frontispiece (Victoria Rg) + extra engraved title leaf (The horse-shoe falls) + 34 engraved portait plates (of past English monarchs). There are no maps in this volume. Half leather binding. Page dimensions: 274 x 212mm. This "dictionary" is also part-encyclopaedia and as it has length entries on certain subjects, such as "canals"... View more info

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Constantinople: Ses Cites Franques et Levantines (Pera - Galata - Banlieue)

By: Bareilles, Bertrand

Price: NZ$187.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions Bossard: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15431

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Front board extensively water damaged. Dampstains to endpapers. Internally good. Some foxing and slight dampstains to margins of preliminary leaves. Ex-libris bookplate of Hardwicke Knight on front endpaper. ; 405, [1] pages + frontispiece. 1 full page plan. Brown cloth boards. Page dimensions: 224 x 140mm. Top page edges gilt. Text in French. Small vignette illustrations at the beginning of each chapter. [Seller Ref: KnightCol] ; 8vo View more info

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Yorkshire Oddities: Incidents and Strange Events

By: Baring-Gould, S.

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 17584

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Rebound in grey leather by amateur binder. Titles from original cloth binding laid down as portions on the new binding. Later endpapers. Pink dampstains to lower margins of preliminary leaves.; "New and Revised Edition". vi, 424 pages. Rebound. Page dimensions: 191 x 126mm. Chapters include: The Ghost of Trinity Church, York; Blind Jack of Knaresborough; A Yorkshire Butcher; The One-Pound Note; Job Senior, the Hermit of Rumbold's Moor; The Wooden Bell of Ripon; Mary Bateman, Witch and Murderess. ; 8vo View more info

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The Devil Fish

By: Barlow, Brigit

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15908

ISBN: 0701116234

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


No signatures. Some ripples to front free endpaper. Foxing to dustjacket. A few short tears to margins of dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 221 pages. Orange boards with gilt lettering on spine. A novel. "Every time her husband wasn't looking Victoria stretched up an arm and stole a sprig of mimosa from somebody's garden." - the opening sentence. ; 8vo View more info

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Tramping in New Zealand: 40 great New Zealand tramping trips

By: Barnett, Shaun

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: Nelson, Craig Potton: (2006)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11114

ISBN: 1877333514

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Small knock and 1/4" chip to tail of spine. ; 143 pages. Page dimensions: 230 x 205mm. Numerous colour photographic illustrations. Bird-eyes view maps of each of the tramping routes. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Poems and Songs, Descriptive and Satirical

By: Barr, John

Price: NZ$262.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Greig & Son: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18948

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An uncommonly well preserved copy of this scarce title. A little rubbing and staining to the cloth. Joints and hinges strong. A few spots of foxing. No signatures. ; A very early volume of New Zealand poetry. [xii], 254, [1] pages. Orange-brown blind-stamped cloth boards. Page dimensions: 170 x 104mm. "The author of the following Poems, a native of Paisley, emigrated to the thriving colony of Otago, New Zealand, in the year 1852. For some years previously he had been at the head of one of the first engineering establishments in Scotland. Misfortunes, however, overtook him, as they have don... View more info

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Bellingshausen - A Visit To New Zealand: 1820

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: Palmerston North, Dunmore Press: (1979)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18285

ISBN: 0908564333

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. A 30mm tear in front panel of dust-jacket. Some rubbing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; xi, [1], 183, [1] pages + plates. Brown papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 204 x 147mm. "Bellingshausen's voyage of 1819-1821 was aimed primarily at exploring areas of the Antarctic left in some doubt by James Cook's great voyage of exploration. Bellingshausen followed Cook to New Zealand, dropping anchor in the Sounds close to where the Englishman had refitted his ship and rested his men. There, the ... View more info

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English Glamor Models.

By: Barreaux, Adolphe (ed.); George Tilton (executive editor); Ed Alexander (photographer)

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: Greenwich, CT., Whitestone: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16043

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


No signatures. Small pen mark underlining date on copyright page.; 112 pages. Numerous b&w photographic illustrations. Page dimensions: 235 x 165mm. ; A Whitestone Book. No. 72. View more info

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The Australian Bloodhorse

By: Barrie, Douglas M.

Price: NZ$187.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1956)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19778

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's signauture. 1" and smaller chips and tears to margins of dust-jacket. Some small adhesive tape repairs on reverse side of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xiv, 503 pages + 8 colour plates (including frontispiece) + 64 black-and-white plates. Grey boards with red panels on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 248 x 187mm. "Douglas M. Barrie's 'The Australian Bloodhorse' is a detailed and exhaustive study of the origins and history of the Australian racehorse. [. . .] It provides an accurate and interesting guide to thousands of our pure-b... View more info

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My Lady Nicotine

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11100

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Gutter split at front hinge. Rubbing to boards. No signatures. Some foxing. ; First printing. [ii], 265, [1] pages + [6] pages advertisements. Dark blue cloth boards with bevelled edges. Dark green endpapers. Page dimensions: 191 x 126mm. Top page edges gilt, deckle lower and fore edges. A novel by the author of "Peter Pan".; 8vo View more info

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

By: Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Price: NZ$2,250.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: [1912]

Seller ID: 18366

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


No signatures. Binding lacking the silk ties. Moderate rubbing, discolouration, and scattered spotting and marks to the boards. Rear pastedown endpaper bubbling up somewhat at margins. Light to moderate scattered spots of foxing to text leaves. Plates clean. Captioned tissue guards to plates all present, some tissue guards with a couple of spots of foxing. ; 1912 deluxe edition. The deluxe edition has a full vellum binding and illustrated endpapers (design with fairies, flowers, and butterflies, dated 1912). [xii], 123, [1] pages + 50 tipped-in colour plates (including frontispiece). Also with... View more info

Image for Up and Down; Or, Fifty Years' Colonial Experiences In Australia, California, New Zealand, India, China, and the South Pacific; Being the Life History of Capt. W. J. Barry. Written by Himself, 1878.

Up and Down; Or, Fifty Years' Colonial Experiences In Australia, California, New Zealand, India, China, and the South Pacific; Being the Life History of Capt. W. J. Barry. Written by Himself, 1878.

By: Barry, W. J. (Capt.) [William Jackson Barry (1819-1907)]

Price: NZ$135.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21529

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Lacking 1 plate. Spine much battered (bruised), with creasing to spine cloth. Cloth torn along most of rear joint. Small losses to cloth at head and tail of spine and corners of boards. Rough glue "repairs" at hinges. Split to gutter at frontispiece. A rough working or reading copy. ; Scarce. xii, [2], 307, [1] pages + frontispiece + 3 of 4 plates (lacking the plate "Escape from the Island of St. Christopher, New Hebrides, facing page 65) + 32 pages advertisements. 6 in-text illustrations. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration on spine and front board (gilt very... View more info

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Miniature Atlas and Gazetteer of the World

By: Bartholomew, J. G.

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: London, John Walker & Co.: [c1892]

Seller ID: 20680

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lacking half-title leaf and rear free endpapers. Hinges broken. Binding shaken. Tears to cloth along joints. Fraying to cloth at ends of spine. Maps clean. ; No date [c1892] (Population figures given for 1891.) [6], xxiv, 128, 160 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 132 x 87mm. All page edges gilt. 128 pages of colour maps. View more info

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The Suffolk and South-Suffolk

By: Barton, R. A.

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: [New Zealand], Suffolk and South-Suffolk Sheep Society: 1963

Seller ID: 21145

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Some rubbing to covers. Dampstain to rear cover.; 82 pages. Illustrated card covers. Page dimensions: 220 x 137mm. Illustrated. Contents includes: History of the Sussex Breed; The South-Suffolk Breed; Lamp Production Trends in New Zealand; George Gould (1864-1941); Suffolk: Official Breed Type Description and Scale of Points. View more info

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Modern Rugby Football: New Zealand Methods. Points for the Beginner, the Player, the Spectator

By: Baskerville, A. H.

Price: NZ$142.50

Publisher: London, Gordon & Gotch: [1907]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21104

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Cloth torn along nearly all of rear joint, with a couple of pieces of adhesive tape on spine. Cloth torn along half of front joint. Dampstains to margins of boards. Puncture hole to front board at upper left corner, with 1/2" chip to cloth. Split to gutter at front hinge. Internally good. ; No date [1907]. 128 pages. Advertisement on front free endpaper, facing the half-title page. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Yellow rugby ball illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 121mm. Illustrated. [Reference: Bagnall B315 - "Name probably a misspelli... View more info

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Life After Gold: Twentieth-Century Ballarat

By: Bate, Weston

Price: NZ$165.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16551

ISBN: 0522844758

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


No tears to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 237 pages. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 240 x 236mm. Australian history. Numerous b&w photographic illustrations. A successor volume to "Lucky City". "[. . .] he evokes brilliantly the ghosts of all the people who sustained the city in tough times and handed on their belief in it as the Golden City, or the City of Gardens, as it is sometimes known" - from dustjacket blurb. View more info

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Archie's Italian Adventure

By: Bateman, Robert

Price: NZ$42.00

Publisher: London, Constable Young Books: (1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17470

Condition: Fair in Good+ dust jacket


Large abrasion to page 145 with loss of text. The missing letters on this page written in with ink. Foxing to dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 158 pages. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 195 x 128mm. Children's novel. View more info

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Supply Company [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

By: Bates, P. W.

Price: NZ$97.50

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20740

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Chips to dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket in clear plastic cover, taped to boards with small pieces of tape.; xv, [1 (blank)], 371, [1] pages + frontispiece + plates + 6 folding colour maps. 8 in-text maps. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 214 x 134mm. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Mobilisation and Despatch to Egypt; Wavell's Campaign; Second and Third Echelons; With the Division in Greece; Evacuation; Crete; Advance into Libya; From Libya to Syria; Recall to the Desert; The Pursuit; Tunisia; Arrival in Italy; Sangro and Cass... View more info

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Pioneers of the Royal Australian Navy

By: Batt, Lofty

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: Gosford, Central Coast Printery: (1967)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20140

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Covers rubbed and stained with some pen marks. Spine rubbed. 1/2" tear and 3/8" chip at tail of spine.T ; This copy inscribed and signed by the author on title page - "With the Author's compliments / Harold Batt". 108 pages. Green illustrated wrappers. Page dimensions: 214 x 139mm. Illustrated. "Humorous authentic stories of men, from Rear Admiral Sir Geo. Patey to Ordinary Seaman Dinkum Minogue, who manned the ships of an infant Navy in peace and war." - from title page.; Signed by Author View more info