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An Introduction to Vietnam

By: N/A

Price: NZ$52.50

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

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$45.00

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$75.00

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$90.00

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

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The Knox College Register 1909-1973

By: N/A

Price: NZ$60.00

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 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$30.00

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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Southern Africa [Map]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$45.00

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

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Ralph Hotere - Frances Hodgkins Fellow 1969

By: N/A

Price: NZ$40.50

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

The Complete Letter Writer for Ladies and Gentlemen

By: N/A

Price: NZ$25.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: 000189

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No date (c. 1890) . The Ladies Letter Writer - 95 pages. The Gentleman's Letter Writer - 95 pages. Orange-brown cloth covers. Quill pen illustration and "Routledge's Complete Letter Writer for Ladies and Gentleman" in black on front board. ; 12mo View more info

Toasts and Maxims: a Book of Humour to Pass the Time Collected from Various Sources

By: N/A

Price: NZ$70.50

Publisher: London, Greening & Co.:

Seller ID: 000230

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No date. Brown card covers with gilt illustration of a joker. String-bound. 119 pages. Covers rubbed and worn. Tears and chips to overhanging edges of covers. Internally . ; 8vo View more info

New Zealand Art & Antiques Yearbook 1977/78 Volume 1 Incorporating N. Z. Art Auction Records

By: N/A

Price: NZ$25.50

Publisher: Wellington, Newrick Associates: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000246

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo View more info

The Youth's Magazine or Evangelical Miscellany for the Year 1825. Vol. X. New Series.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: London, T. Hamilton: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001280

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


432 pages + (10) page index + frontispiece + extra illustrated title page + 19 illustrations (mostly full-page plates) . Front board detached. Internally good. The map of Judah and Israel is half missing. 1/2" corners missing on a couple of leaves. Paper number label attached to spine. ; 12mo View more info

The Biographical Magazine; Containing Portraits of Eminent and Ingenious Persons of Every Age and Nation, with Their Lives and Characters. 2 Volumes.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$330.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange; and Sherwood, Neely, & Jones, Paternoster Row: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001315

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Volume I published 1819. Volume II published 1820. Full leather bindings. Gilt borders. Leather spine labels. Pages unnumbered. 192 biographical sketches headed by engraved portraits. 1/4" missing at head of spine on Volume I. Edges of spine and boards rubbed. Small chips to leather spine labels. Mottling to endpapers and page edges. Front endpaper split on Volume I. 1/2" tear in front endpaper of Volume I. On Shakespeare: "Whether distress, or the natural bent of his mind, first led him to one of the numerous little theatres then abounding in the metropolis and its environs, is by... View more info

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Chuch of England [...]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$25.50

Publisher: London, G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode:

Seller ID: 001351

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


No date. Leather spine. Brass borders to boards and metal clasp. 396 pages. All edges gilt. No signatures. Front free endpaper detached. 2" split to spine at front hinge. Front board loose. Boards rubbed and chipped. ; 48mo View more info

Albert the Brave: King of the Belgians Submitted to and Read by the Adjutant to the Chief of the Late King's Cabinet in Belgium, to Which Have Been Added Two Chapters Giving a Description of the King's Tragic Death

By: N/A

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.:

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 001479

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


254 pages + colour frontis + 20 b&w plates. Ex-Library (Dunedin Returned Soldiers' Association) . Library stamps and bookplate on endpapers. Knocks, dents and staining to top page edges. 1" tears and chips at head of dustjacket spine. 1/2" chips along head edge of dustjacket. 1" price clipped from dustjacket spine. "'A Fine Man, a Great King, a Noble Citizen' - King Albert has left behind him a tradition and a challenge to the world. "; 8vo View more info

The New World a Catalogue of an Exhibition of Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Documents Held At Lambeth Palace Library [...] Together with Transcripts of Five Unpublished Documents in the Library Relating to the Early History of the American Continent

By: N/A

Price: NZ$34.50

Publisher: Westminster, S. W., The Church Information Board for Lambeth Palace Library: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001483

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


94 pages. No signatures. ; 8vo View more info

Lives of Good & Great Women

By: N/A

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: London, W & R Chambers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001502

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No date (c. 1904) . 288 pages + 32 pages advertisements. Pink cloth covers illustrated in yellow, black and gilt. Frontis portrait of Florence Nightingale. Prize label on front endpaper dated 1904.; 12mo View more info

Martin Cash, the Bushranger of Van Dieman's Land in 1843. a Personal Narrative of His Exploits in the Bush and His Experiences At Port Arthur and Norfolk Island.

By: N/A

Price: NZ$30.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: [1890?]

Seller ID: 001619

Condition: Fair


Early reprint. No date [1890?]. 183, (1) pages. Wrappers and paper spine missing. Last leaf has "Hazell, Watson & Viney Ld., Printers, London and Aylesbury". Foxing and some stains to title page. Some foxing to other leaves. Small 1/4" chips to margins of title page, 1/2" chip to lower corner of title page. [Reference:c.f. Ferguson 8003 & 8004]. ; 12mo View more info

The Podgy-Puppy Book [Series Title: the Nursery Zoo]

By: N/A

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: [c1920]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001757

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


No date [c. 1920]. 15 pages. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Colour illustrations. Text block is loose (nearly detached) from the spine and boards. Owner's signature. Spine and boards rubbed with 3" paper missing at tail of spine and 3/4" paper missing at edges of corners of boards. "I went out for a walk, and tried to have a game with the cat; but it was no go [...]"; 4to View more info

The Busy-Bunny Book

By: N/A

Price: NZ$36.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: [c1920]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001758

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No date [c. 1920]. 15 pages. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Colour illustrations. Prize label on front endpaper dated 1921. Spine worn. 4" tears and chips to tail of spine. 1/2" missing at head and tail of spine. Some soiling to covers. 1.5" surface chip in margin of page 5. 1" surface chip in margin of page 7. "Been looking for a place to start a new burrow. Found it, and am now hard at work. Come and see me in my new home, won't you?"; 4to View more info