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Photograph of Cargill Monument - The Exchange, Dunedin

By: N/A

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: Dunedin,

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5399

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Faded. The monument is clear but some of the faces are not clearly focussed. Some foxing to margins. ; Black and white photograph of Cargill Monument showing the Exchange, Dunedin. No date (c. 1900). A group of men and boys are posing in front of the monument. Three other men are loitering on a street corner. The named "Bing Harris & Co" building is also shown. Two horses are waiting patiently. Dimensions: 270 x 149mm. ; 8vo View more info

Gentleman and Lady's Key to Polite Literature or A Compendius Dictionary of Fabulous History

By: N/A

Price: NZ$225.00

Publisher: London, T. Carnan: 1788

Seller ID: 5401

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Leather split along entire length of front joint. Spine leather deteriorating. Splits and chips to leather along rear joint. 1/2" chips to leather on rear board. Text block in good condition. ; Title continues: Containing the characters, and prinicpal actions, ascribed to the Heathen Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, &c. and the manner in which the Ancients represented the Deities & Heroes, Virtues and Vices, in their Paintings, Statues and Gems: Together with some account of their Poets, and References to the Principal Places mentioned in their works. Unpaginated. Full calf boards. An alphabetical... View more info

The Genuine Account of the Life and Trial of Eugene Aram

By: N/A

Price: NZ$112.50

Publisher: London, J. Clements: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5426

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1/8" missing at head of leather spine. Some loss to paper at edges of boards. 1/4" chip to top corner of rear board. Moderate staining and foxing to title page. Some patches of foxing throughout. ; 71 pages. Half xalf binding with marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Automobile Year: Number 7 1959-1960

By: N/A

Price: NZ$120.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Edita S. A:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5436

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


No signatures. One leaf detached (pp. 141-142). 1/2" x 1" chip missing at head of dust wrapper spine. 3/4" tear at bottom of dust wrapper spine. 1/4" chips to dust wrapper at top corners. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; (232) + advertisements (2 leaves of advertisements missing). Green papered boards. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

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New Zealand Home Guard Companion 1941

By: N/A

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: Hastings, Headquarters No.7 Area, Home Guard, Napier: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5464

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Slight foxing to endpapers. Staples rusted. 3/8" fraying to top corner of rear board. ; 227, [2], pages. Diagrams including one folding. Handwritten letter dated 13.05.41 loosely included: "Dear Fred, Complimentary copy from Home Guard. The prurchase of a supply of these was made possible by a generous anonymous donation, GMS."; 8vo View more info

Image for The Famous Parks And Gardens Of The World: Described And Illustrated

The Famous Parks And Gardens Of The World: Described And Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: NZ$142.50

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5514

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


1 1/4" open tear to cloth at bottom of front spine joint. 3/8" missing at tail of spine. 1 1/4" tear to cloth at head of spine. Some loss of cloth and splitting to cloth at head of spine. 1/4" chip to cloth of spine. Edges and corners of boards rubbed and worn. 1/2" chips to corners of boards. 3/4" chip to top edge of front board. Front hinge split. Some spotting to page edges and preliminary leaves. Page 59 spotted with shreds of foil wrappers.; x, 230 pages. Illustrated. Green cloth boards with gilt illustrations. Gilt page edges. The frontispiece illustration is of t... View more info

Image for [Masonic Illustrations: The Entered Apprentice; The Fellow Craft; The Master Mason]

[Masonic Illustrations: The Entered Apprentice; The Fellow Craft; The Master Mason]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$67.50

Seller ID: 5731

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Masonic rubber stamp on title page. Bookstore's rubber stamp on title page. Creasing to wrappers and top corners of leaves throughout.; No date [c. 1950's]. Three illustrations in a folding blue cloth folder. Unfolded dimensions: 14" by 6 1/2". Folded dimensions: 6 1/2" by 4 3/4".; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

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Zerubbabel and His Followers: A Valuable Aid to the Memory

By: N/A

Price: NZ$120.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Charles T. Powner Co.: (1945)

Seller ID: 5732

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Masonic rubber stamp on front endpaper. ; "Completely revised 1945" (the first edition was in 1916). 107 pages. "49" printed at top of title page.A label for "The Charles T. Powner Co." has been pasted over the original publisher's name on the title page, which was the "Allen Publishing Company" (New York). The Powner label has been partly removed and lacks the letters after "Pown" in "Powner Co." Page dimensions: 130 x 86mm. All page edges gilt. Housed in a black leather wallet like binding. The text is written in a shorthand style, and includes... View more info

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$135.00

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$750.00

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$750.00

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$90.00

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$375.00

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$75.00

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$450.00

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$1,312.50

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$2,700.00

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$825.00

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$225.00

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$412.50

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