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Image for The Knox College Register 1909-1973

The Knox College Register 1909-1973

By: N/A

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Knox College Association: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9236

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Slight rubbing to head of spine. ; 308 pages + plates + frontis. Grey papered boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 210mm x 134mm. "With the publication of this Register, Knox College records in permanent form its history and the achievements of Old-Knox Men. Knox College is young when compared with similar institutions in Australia and the United Kingdom, but nevertheless in its own way has achieved a worthy place among the residential Colleges and Halls of New Zealand." - from the foreword. ; 8vo View more info

Image for A Short Illustrated Guide to Mount Abu (Rajputana, India). The Famous Hill Station of Rajputana. 1913.

A Short Illustrated Guide to Mount Abu (Rajputana, India). The Famous Hill Station of Rajputana. 1913.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Adams Bros.: (1913)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21306

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers rubbed. Corners of leaves creased and worn.; Uncommon. 32 pages. Printed grey wrappers. Page dimensions: 223 x 143mm. Illustrated. Tourist guide. Contents includes: Rajuputana Hotel; Temples of Dilwara; Achalgarh Fort and Temples; Nakki (Gem) Lake; Guru Sikhar; Trevor Tal; Walks and Hill Paths, &c. View more info

Image for The Garden City: Being a Series of 31 Magnificent Panoramic Views of Ballarat and District, with Special Descriptive Article, "Ballarat Revisited."

The Garden City: Being a Series of 31 Magnificent Panoramic Views of Ballarat and District, with Special Descriptive Article, "Ballarat Revisited."

By: N/A

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: Ballarat, H. J. Summerscales: [1906]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21311

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Covers stained, with chips to corners. Title page with dust stains. Some creasing and curling to corners of leaves.; No date [1906]. [36] pages. Printed maroon covers. Page dimensions: oblong 360 x 144mm. Australian regional history, Ballarat, Victoria. View more info

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Classified Catalogue of the Library of the General Assembly of New Zealand

By: N/A

Price: NZ$87.00

Publisher: Wellington, George Didsbury, Government Printer: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21312

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Heavy fading and dampstains to cloth boards. Front free endpaper torn out. Otherwise very good internally.; [2 (title leaf)], [2 (recto - Rules for the Library, verso blank)], 204 pages + 17, [1 (blank)] pages Supplementary Catalogue. Maroon cloth boards. Page dimensions: 239 x 148mm. A catalogue of titles held by the New Zealand government's General Assembly Library, arranged according to subject. View more info

Image for Greetings from. . . One of the Boys in Khaki - From - Burnham Camp, Canterbury, N.Z.

Greetings from. . . One of the Boys in Khaki - From - Burnham Camp, Canterbury, N.Z.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Canterbury, N.Z., Burnham Camp: [c1916?]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21384

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


No owner's names.; Greeting card. Inside is an aerial photogaph of Burnham Camp, laid down on white card, with tissue guard. Photograph measures oblong 146 x 91mm. Card covers measure oblong 176 x 125mm. View more info

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An Introduction to Vietnam

By: N/A

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: Saigon, The Vietnam Council on Foreign Relations: [c1970]

Seller ID: 21445

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inscription on title page dated 1972.; No date [c1970]. 60 pages. Colour illustrated card covers. Page dimensions: oblong 221 x 147mm. Black and white illustrations. Rear covers has: "Reprinted for the Information Centre of the Republic of Vietnam in the South Pacific by Bryce Francis Limited." Contents: The Land; The People; A Glimpse of History; The Republic of Vietnam; Foreign Relations; The Economy; Education; Intellectual and Artistic Expression; Faiths and Worship. View more info

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Southern Africa [Map]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Archd. Fullarton & Co.: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21460

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Moderate foxing. 2 folds. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: oblong 280 x 220mm. This map is from James Bell, "A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific [. . .] Vol. II" (London: A. Fullarton and Co., 1849). View more info

Image for Ralph Hotere - Frances Hodgkins Fellow 1969

Ralph Hotere - Frances Hodgkins Fellow 1969

By: N/A

Price: NZ$39.00

Publisher: [Dunedin], [s.n.]: [1969]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21390

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


A few marks to covers.; Printed card covers, loose inside are 2 folded leaves listing 68 paintings, 7 graphics, 19 drawings and 2 sculptures by artist Ralph Hotere with dimensions and prices. Dimensions of covers: oblong 248 x 178mm. Dimensions of leaves: oblong 247 x 171mm. On the inside of the front cover is printed the poem "Hotere" by Hone Tuwhare, Centennial Burns Fellow. The poem begins: "When you offer only three / vertical lines precisely drawn / and set into a dark pool of lacquer / it is a visual kind of starvation:" The inside of the rear cover lists exhibitions of H... View more info

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High Snow

By: "Ganpat" (M. L. A. Gompertz)

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: (1963)

Seller ID: 21405

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some foxing. Spine faded. 14mm tears to lower ends of joints. ; No date [1927]. viii, 304 pages + [8] pages advertisements for "A Selection From Hodder and Stoughton's List of 2/- Net Novels". Red boards with blind-stamped pattern on front board. Black lettering and decoration on spine. Page dimensions: 176 x 110mm. A novel, set in Ladakh. "Here is the book now finished - written mostly at the end of the day's marches in the Ladakh valleys, under the high passes." - from the author's printed dedication to Nan Wiseman. "Were they not the first people on the ground, and the... View more info

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Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times

By: A Pakeha Maori [Maning, Frederick Edward]

Price: NZ$215.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: (1863)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21310

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Boards slightly warped. 3mm missing at tail of spine. Paper adhering to upper margins of boards. Dampstains to endpapers. Narrow split to gutter at front hinge. Internally near very good. Minor dampstain to title leaf.; First UK edition, published in the same year as the first two New Zealand editions. viii, 216 pages. Original blind-stamped brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Page dimensions: 197 x 124mm.Selected contents: First view of New Zealand; A Maori Chief's notions of trading in the Old Times; The Market Price of a Pakeha; Maori Mermaids; Maori Law; How I P... View more info

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Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman

By: Aitken, Alexander

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21325

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Ex-library. Library labels and markings. Gutters split at hinges. Adhesive tape stains to boards and dust-jacket. Dampstain to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; xi, [i], 177, [1] pages + 1 folding map. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and black panel on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 137mm. "Professor Aitken's account of a year in the life of a New Zealand infantryman, 1915-16, now first published nearly fifty years after the events which it describes, may be hailed with confidence as a classic contribution to the literature of the First World War." - from... View more info

Native Plants of Dunedin and its Environs

By: Allen, Ralph

Price: NZ$29.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Heritage Books: (1994)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7080

ISBN: 0908774028

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A revised edition of an earlier work by William Martin. 80 pages. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Number 3 in the publisher's "Southern Heritage 150" series. Contents: Introduction; Salient Features of the Vegetation; How the Plants Speak; Plants of the Sea Coast; Plants of Swamp and Marsh; Plants of Bogs and Peaty Soils; Herbaceous Plants of the Forest Floor; Climbers, Scramblers, Perchers and Parasites; The Shrubs; The Trees; The Ferns and Lycopods; References; Index.; 8vo View more info

Image for Colonial Experiences; or, Incidents and Reminiscences of Thirty-Four Years in New Zealand

Colonial Experiences; or, Incidents and Reminiscences of Thirty-Four Years in New Zealand

By: An Old Colonist [Pratt, William]

Price: NZ$116.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18663

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. Cloth boards moderately rubbed. Some wrinkles to cloth spine. Small 1/4" chips to cloth at tips of corners of boards. 1/4" loss of cloth at tail of spine. Gutters split at hinges. Rear free endpaper replaced in non-matching colour (original endpapers are coated blue-green, replacement rear free endpaper is coated brown. The folding map has a 4" tear and moderate foxing.; Uncommon. vi, [2], 288 pages + folding map of the South Island. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Blind-stamped decoration to boards. Blue-green coated endpapers. The folding map, "... View more info

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The East Coast Maori War

By: An Old Veteran [Isaac Kent]

Price: NZ$180.00

Publisher: Napier, Cooke & Co.: [1907]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21491

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Lacking the title leaf. Text block detached from covers. Ex-library. Rebound in card boards with cloth spine, original printed green paper wrappers laid down. 90mm chip to lower corner of front wrapper. 30mm tear at tail of spine. Staples rusted. Library rubber stamp and classification numbers on page 3. Final leaf detached with crease. ; Scarce. 55, [2], [1 (blank)] pages + 12 plates. Lacking title leaf. Rebound with original printed green paper wrappers laid down on card. Page dimensions: 200 x 137mm. The 12 plates are portraits with captions of: Sir Donald McLean; Colonel Frazer; Major Tuke... View more info

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Thoughts on "At the Feet of the Master"

By: Arundale, George S.

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Adyar, Madras, Theosophical Publishing House: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21352

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-Theosophical Society Library, Oamaru, New Zealand, with card pocket at rear. Front free endpaper cut out, and half-title page cut along half of inner margin. ; This copy with a "PRESENTATION COPY." rubber stamp on title page. vi, [2], 286, [2 (blank)] pages. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine, gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 184 x 118mm. "The following chapters are reprinted from a series of Correspondence Studies on 'At the Feet of the Master' which I have been writing for the last two years on behalf of the Order of the Servants of the Star." -... View more info

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A Census of Shakespeare Plays in Quarto 1594-1709

By: Bartlett, Henrietta C. & Alfred W. Pollard

Price: NZ$250.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1939

Seller ID: 21272

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's pencil signature. Newspaper clipping from 1867 pasted to rear endpaper. ; An edition of 500 copies. Revised and extended edition. The first edition of this title was published in 1939. This edition is revised and extended by one of the two original authors, Henrietta C. Bartlett. This edition gives details of additional copies. [2 (blank)], v, 165, [1], [2 (blank)] pages. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and publisher's emblem on spine. Page dimensions: 254 x 187mm (10" x 7 3/8"). For many of the early quarto editions of Shakespearian quartos, only half a dozen or... View more info

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Bathgate Expeditions - From New Zealand's Commercial Capital of the Sixties: Autobiographic Sketches by John Bathgate

By: Bathgate, John; edited by A. H. Reed

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed for the Dunedin Public Library Association: (1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21383

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's pencil signature "G J Griffiths / July 1971". Large 110mm tear to front panel of dust-jacket, with adhesive tape stains. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. Three newspaper clippings on John Bathgate loosely included, two are dated 1952, and the third 1954.; This copy is number 446 of the cloth-bound edition of 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor "A H Reed". 36 pages. Illustrated. Blue cloth boards with black title on front board. Page dimensions: 212 x 136mm. Dust-jacket title: "Bathgate Expeditions: Dunedin and New Zealand in the Sixties&... View more info

Forest Lore of the Maori: with Methods of Snaring, Trapping, and Preserving Birds and Rats, Uses of Berries, Roots, Fern-Root, and Forest Products, with Mythological Notes on Origins, Karakia Used Etc. [Polynesian Society Memoir No. 19]

By: Best, Elsdon

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: Wellington, The Polynesian Society in Collaboration With Dominion Mueseum: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Spine faded. Some creasing to spine. ; xi, [1], 503 pages + 8 plate leaves. 31 illustrations. Red moire cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Selected contents: Polynesian Plant Names; Trees and Ceremonial; Paths and Travelling; Food Supplies, etc., obtained from the Forest in former times - Hinau, Tawa, Karaka, Tutu, Miscellaneous Small Berries; Titoki; Titoki Oil; Various Oils and Gums; Masticatories; Pungapunga, Renga, Pua Rapo; Aruhe; Edible Herbs, Fungi, etc.; Flax; Bark and its Uses; The Rata Tree; Bird Lore - The Maori as a Fowler; Mythical Birds, et... View more info

Maori Storehouses and Kindred Structures. Houses, Platforms, Racks, and Pits Used for Storing Food Etc. [Dominion Museum Bulletin No. 5]

By: Best, Elsdon

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, John Mackay, Government Printer: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002324

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Viii, 107 pages. Illustrated. Original paper wrappers. 1.25" tear to wrapper at head of spine. Some creasing and rubbing to wrappers. Wrappers browning. No signatures. Staples rusting. Bagnall B745.; 4to View more info

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Forest Lore of the Maori: with Methods of Snaring, Trapping, and Preserving Birds and Rats, Uses of Berries, Roots, Fern-Root, and Forest Products, with Mythological Notes on Origins, Karakia Used Etc.

By: Best, Elsdon

Price: NZ$170.00

Publisher: Wellington, The Polynesian Society in Collaboration With Dominion Mueseum: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17871

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. Fading to spine. Some staining to lower corner of front board. Internally very good.; xi, [1], 503 pages + 8 plate leaves. 31 illustrations. Red moire cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 240 x 147mm. Selected contents: Polynesian Plant Names; Trees and Ceremonial; Paths and Travelling; Food Supplies, etc., obtained from the Forest in former times - Hinau, Tawa, Karaka, Tutu, Miscellaneous Small Berries; Titoki; Titoki Oil; Various Oils and Gums; Masticatories; Pungapunga, Renga, Pua Rapo; Aruhe; Edible Herbs, Fungi, etc.; Flax; Bark and i... View more info