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Einstein: Six Lectures by Alan E. Musgrave - Professor of Philosophy, University of Otago and John N. Dodd - Beverly Professor of Physics, University of Otago

By: Musgrave, Alan E. & John N. Dodd

Price: NZ$39.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago University Extension / University of Otago: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12606

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Some stains to top page edges. Price sticker on inside of rear wrapper. ; [iv], 94, [1], [1 (blank)] pages. Page dimensions: 197 x 127mm. Contents: Einstein's Life and Scientific Achievements; Einstein's Theories of Space and Time; Einstein's Influence on Philosophy. View more info

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Einstein: Six Lectures by Alan E. Musgrave - Professor of Philosophy, University of Otago and John N. Dodd - Beverly Professor of Physics, University of Otago

By: Musgrave, Alan E. & John N. Dodd

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago University Extension / University of Otago: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21373

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature on title page.; [iv], 94, [1], [1 (blank)] pages. Page dimensions: 197 x 128mm. Contents: Einstein's Life and Scientific Achievements; Einstein's Theories of Space and Time; Einstein's Influence on Philosophy. View more info

We Roam Again

By: Northcroft, Brenda Guthrie

Price: NZ$50.75

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1958)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5309

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


No signatures. Tape repairs to dust-jacket spine. 70mm tear along dust-jacket fold. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 239 pages + frontispiece + plates. Green boards. "In this new book we accompany the author on her travels in the Dolomites of the Tyrolean Alps, and on to Italy and Germany, after which we visit various parts of Scotland and England. We catch a glimpse of Brenda Guthrie as a welfare worker among soldiers of the first world war, during which, though she does not mention it, she was awarded the M.B.E. for her services.' - from dust-jacket. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Rambling Rhymes

By: P. D. L. [Dugald Louis Popplewell (1863-1929)]

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: [Mataura], Ensign Print: [1926]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21454

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some foxing and rubbing to covers. Staples rusted.; Uncommon. This copy inscribed by the author on inside of front cover: "To / Mrs Scott / with the author's compliments / D. L. P. / Feby 1927". [34] pages. Cover title. Page dimensions: 190 x 123mm. New Zealand poetry. Poems include: Rakiura; Sailing; Night; Rata; Bellbirds; Fantails. "O lovely land of glowing skies, / Where golden glories greet the eyes, / What magic charm is thine! / And, brilliant though thy rata flower, / Thy crimson clouds at sunset's hour / Are even more divine." - from the poem "Rakiura". [Refere... View more info

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Eastern Interlude - A Social History of the European Community in Calcutta

By: Pearson, R.

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink & Co.: (1954)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21313

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Binding poor, with rear hinge separated along most of its length. Otherwise very good.; [viii], 238 pages + [4] (Index) + colour frontispiece + 4 plates + 3 full page maps + Corrigenda slip at rear. Brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 134mm. Contents: Preface; Merchant Adventurers; The Early Settlement; Growth and Prosperity; The Rule of the Nabobs; Imperial Splendour; Merchant Princes; Victorian Calcutta; Index. View more info

Running Rowing - A Brief History of the Canterbury Rowing Association 1902-2002

By: Pearson, R.

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Christchurch, Canterbury Rowing Association: (2002)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21314

ISBN: 0473085771

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


168 pages. Page dimensions: 206 x 146mm. Illustrated. Sport, Rowing. View more info

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"It Happened in Otakou" - A Centennial Souvenir - 1840-1940

By: Pybus, T. A. [Thomas Arthur (1873-1957)]

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Dunedin, 'Star' Print: (1940)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21385

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Previous owner's signature dated 1943. Later owner's signature "G J Griffiths". Some rubbing and creasing to margins of covers.; Cover title. 24 pages. Light green covers with text printed in green on front cover. Maori carving illustrated on front cover. Map of "Otakou in the early [Eighteen] Forties" on rear cover. Page dimensions: 217 x 140mm. "A brief statement of the First Christian Mission in the South Island." View more info

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"Father Tom" of the Arctic

By: Renner, Louis L., S.J.

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binford & Mort Publishing: (1985)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21321

ISBN: 083230445X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; xi, [1], 163, [1 (blank)] pages. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 228 x 151mm. Illustrated. A biograph of Father Thomas Patrick Cunningham (1906-1959). Thomas Cunningham was born in New Zealand, his family having a dairy farm of about 100 acres near Mosgiel. "Cunnningham was deeply attached to his Eskimo practitioners, and inolved in their lives to the extent of learning the Eskimo language. [. . .] Cunningham was a world traveler and the most far-roaming northern missionary of his time. He se... View more info

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The Early Journals of Henry Williams: Senior Missionary in New Zealand of the Church Missionary Society 1826-40

By: Rogers, Lawrence M. (ed.); Henry Williams

Price: NZ$123.25

Publisher: Christchurch, Pegasus Press: (1961)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20307

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Fading and light creasing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy is number 101 of an edition of 600 copies. 525, [1] pages + frontispiece + 13 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 245 x 152mm. "This important source book of New Zealand history sheds fresh light on the dimly-lit years which preceded the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi" - from dust wrapper blurb. Selected contents: Brig captured by convicts; Wesleyans abandon Whangaroa; Hongi wounded; Interview betw... View more info

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Aureretanga: Groans of the Maoris

By: Rusden, G.W.

Price: NZ$180.00

Publisher: London, William Ridgway: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5469

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Loss to upper blank margin, pages 178-143, with paper repairs not affecting text. Some rubbing to edges of spine and corners of boards. Front wrapper strengthened along margins with paper tape.; v, [3], 178 pages. Brown cloth boards with original front paper wrapper bound in. Newspaper article titled 'An Old Story Retold: Maori Massacres and Christian Chastisement,' by the Hon. W.H. Suttor, loosely included. [References: Bagnall 4945 - "Strongly worded, well-documented indictment of N.Z. Government handling of Maori affairs, particularly land acquisition, conduct of military operations and... View more info

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Aureretanga: Groans of the Maoris

By: Rusden, G.W.

Price: NZ$215.00

Publisher: London, William Ridgway: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21444

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some foxing. Some early ink marginalia on pages v, 35, 54, 135, 148, and 163. Overall a nice copy of this title, but without the original paper wrappers. ; v, [3], 178 pages. Rebound in blue cloth boards with gilt title "AURERETANGA" on front board. Original wrappers not present. Page dimensions: 199 x 132mm. New Zealand history, [References: Bagnall 4945 - "Strongly worded, well-documented indictment of N.Z. Government handling of Maori affairs, particularly land acquisition, conduct of military operations and punitive treatment of prisoners. The first years to 1880 summarised, wi... View more info

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Hawaiki: the Original Home of the Maori; with a Sketch of Polynesian History

By: Smith, S. Percy

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1921

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 21399

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Title leaf is detached, with dampstain to corner. Otherwise very good. A 30mm tear to the folding chart of Rarotonga Genealogies. ; 288 pages + plates + 48 pages advertisements + folding frontispiece map + 19 illustrations + folding table of Rarotonga genealogies. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 182mm x 122mm. "A great deal of further information has been included in this fourth edition, for since the issue of the last much matter of a valuable nature has been secured, principally from the teaching of Te Matorohanga, one of the learned priests of the East ... View more info

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History and Traditions of the Maoris of the West Coast - North Island of New Zealand - Prior to 1840.

By: Smith, S. Percy

Price: NZ$500.00

Publisher: New Plymouth, Polynesian Society / Printed for the Society by Thomas Avery: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21447

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some fading and rubbing to spine. Some rubbing to corners of boards. Corner clipped from front free endpaper. Overall quite a nice copy of this scarce title.; Uncommon. [viii], 562, ix, [1] pages + 19 illustrations on 18 plate leaves + genealogical tables (some folding) + 9 maps (2 folding). Original red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on spine. Spine title: "Maori History of the Taranaki Coast". Page dimensions: 220 x 138mm. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall S1060 - "Edition of 300 copies. The Maori history of the coast and its hinterland from traditional and Eu... View more info

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Report Of The Department Of Lands And Survey, New Zealand, For The Year 1895-96

By: Smith, Stevenson Percy (Surveyor General)

Price: NZ$390.00

Publisher: Wellington, Government Printer: [1896]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7383

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Staining and marking to boards. 1/2" loss of cloth at top corner of front board. Some fading and wrinkling to spine cloth. 1 1/4" tear to cloth at head of spine joint. Some foxing to page edges. 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" chip missing at bottom of title page. 1 3/4" tear to margin of Tuhoe Land map. Creasing and 1" tear to North and Middle Island map, showing the state of public surveys. 3" tear to margin of map showing the roads to open Crown Lands for sale. 5" x 5 1/2" chip missing at bottom of pages187-188. 10" x 6" piece missing to the final folding leaf. ;... View more info

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Report Of The Department Of Lands And Survey, New Zealand, For The Year 1894-95

By: Smith, Stevenson Percy (Surveyor-General)

Price: NZ$435.00

Publisher: Wellington, Samuel Costall, Government Printer: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21439

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


6mm missing to cloth at tail of spine. Patchy foxing to title leaf. Some spots of foxing to other leaves.; Uncommon. [2], iii, [1], xv, [1], 182 pages + 11 plates + 22 colour maps (11 folding). Folding tables on leaves within the pagination. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and black decoration on front board. Page dimensions: 324mm x 207mm. This annual issue includes maps of: New Zealand; Little Barrier Island; Plan shewing Proposed Route from Hokitika via Whitcombe Pass to Canterbury District; Resolution Island; Cheviot Estate. The plate include illustrations of: Little Barrier Island; F... View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$79.75

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21296

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


No signatures. Edges of boards with heavy rubbing and abrasions. Dust-jacket has several 2" tears to margins. 1/2" missing at head and tail of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; [viii], 240 pages + frontispiece + plates. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216mm x 133mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$87.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21297

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Small 10mm tear and 5mm chips at head of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; First printing. [viii], 240 pages + frontispiece + plates. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216mm x 133mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$100.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21298

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. No tears to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. A nice copy of this title. ; [viii], 240 pages + frontispiece + plates. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216mm x 136mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$100.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21299

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription dated 1965 on front endpaper. Some rubbing to ends of dust-jacket spine. A couple of small 20mm tears to margins of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. A nice copy of this title; [viii], 240 pages + frontispiece + plates. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216mm x 135mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$115.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21300

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Some foxing to top page edges. No tears to dust-jacket. Some rubbing to edges of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. A nice copy of this title; [viii], 240 pages + frontispiece + plates. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216mm x 136mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. View more info