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Review of World Affairs. Volume VI

By: de Courcy, Kenneth

Price: NZ$32.50

Publisher: London, Kenneth de Courcy in collaboration with an advisory committee: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21391

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine rubbed, with some loss at head and tail. 35mm tear at head of spine. ; Stated "First Edition March 1945" on title page. [iv], 205 pages. Leather boards. Page dimensions: 202 x 135mm. This volume covers events in the year 1944. View more info

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The Drama of Atheist Humanism

By: de Lubac, Henri (S.J.)

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Sheed & Ward: (1949)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21301

Condition: Good in Fair 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; x, 253, [1 (blank)] pages. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Text in English, translated from the French by Edith M. Riley. Philosophy. A study and comparison of Feuerbach, NIetzsche, Kierkegaard; Auguste Comte; and Dostoevsky. Henri de Lubac S.J. was "a French Jesuit priest who became a cardinal of the Catholic Church and is considered one of the most influential th... View more info

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The Tower Treasure

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, Harold Hill & Son: (1951)

Seller ID: 21354

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Pink tick marks beside the list of futher titles. Previous owner's name and address. Moderate rubbing and dust-stains to cloth boards. Fading to dye on top page edges. Lacking the dust-jacket; First UK edition. 224 pages. Blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine and front board, silhouette illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 122mm. Red illustrated endpapers. Top page edges blue. 28 titles listed in "Further Titles In This Series". Copyright page has "FIRST PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN 1951". Series: Hardy Boys Mystery Stories. View more info

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The Brothers Karamazoff

By: Dostoievsky, Fyodor; translated by Jenny Covan [Dostoevsky]

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Brentano's: (1924)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21317

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Some dust stains to page edges. Rubbing and dust-stains to dust-jacket. 15mm tears at head of dust-jacket.; 85, [3 (blank)] pages + portrait frontispiece (Vassily Luzhsky & Lyoff Bulgakoff). Papered boards, red and black lettering and decoration on front board. Page dimensions: 192 x 127mm. Top page edges dyed red. A dramatic sequence adapted from Dostoevsky's novel. English translation by Jenny Covan. Rear panel of dust-jacket lists 10 other titles in the Moscow Art Theatre Series. Series editor: Oliver M. Sayler. View more info

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Unwanted Witness

By: Douglas, George

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: (1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21329

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Rubbing to edges of dust-jacket spine. 6mm tears at ends of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 189, [3 (blank)] pages. Black boards with silver lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 120mm. Crime fiction, a novel. "Edmund Bradley, archivist of the Department of Regional History at the University of Deniston, is found murdered in his office." - from dust-jacket blurb. "The two police cars swung out of the main traffic rush into the quieter confines of Archer Row." - the opening sentence. View more info

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South Italy [Map]

By: Dower, J.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Orr & Company: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21456

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some foxing. 2 folds. Imprint heavily cropped in lower margin, the full imprint is: "London, Published by Orr & Compy. Amen Corner, Paternoster Row." ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: oblong 280 x 220mm. Sardinia, Sicily, Naples. Drawn and engraved by J. Dower. 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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North Italy [Map]

By: Dower, J.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Orr & Company: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21457

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some foxing. 2 folds. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: oblong 279 x 217mm. Corsica, North Italy. Drawn and engraved by I. Dower. 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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Southern Germany [Map]

By: Dower, J.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Orr & Company: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21458

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some foxing. 2 folds. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: oblong 279 x 220mm. Drawn and engraved by J. Dower. 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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Northern Germany [Map]

By: Dower, J.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Orr & Company: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21459

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some foxing. 2 folds. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: oblong 279 x 220mm. Drawn and engraved by I. Dower. 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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France [Map]

By: Dower, J.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Orr & Company: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21462

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Moderate foxing. 2 folds. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: oblong 272 x 220mm. Drawn and engraved by I. Dower. 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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Sweden and Norway [Map]

By: Dower, J.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Orr & Company: [c1849]

Seller ID: 21463

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some foxing. 2 folds. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: 281 x 220mm. Drawn and engraved by J. Dower. 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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Records Of Early Days Some Beginnings In Dunedin And Otago

By: Eccles, Alfred

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Otago, Otago Early Settlers' Association: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7069

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Stitched into later paper wrappers, still with original wrappers. Some underlining.; 16 pages. Brown paper wrappers. Inscribed by the author, dated 1932. Page dimensions: 213mm x 139mm. [Reference: Bagnall E57]; 8vo; Signed by Author View more info

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In Georgina's Shady Garden and Other Stories

By: Finlayson, Roderick

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: Auckland, The Griffin Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21406

ISBN: 0959765395

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Small 12mm tear to margin of half-title leaf. Some dust stains to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 79, [1] pages. Brown cloth boards with printed paper title label on spine. Page dimensions: 202 x 138mm. New Zealand author. Short story collection. 10 short stories, originally written from 1947 to 1988. Printed by John Denny at the Puriri Press for The Griffin Press. Title page fleuron by Vanya Lowry. View more info

The World of Odysseus

By: Finley, M. I.; with a Foreword by Sir Maurice Bowra

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1956

Seller ID: 21324

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Stain and 15mm missing at head of dust-jacket spine. 30mm tears at tail of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 1956 revised edition (the first edition was published in 1954 in the USA). 192 pages. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 218 x 138mm. Contents: Preface by the Author; Foreword by Sir Maurice Bowra; Homer and the Greeks; Bards and Heroes; Wealth and Labour; Household, Kin, and Community; Morals and Values: Appendix: A Note on Homer and the Mycenaean Tablets; Bibliographical Essay; Source References... View more info

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Little Brown Piccaninnies of Tasmania

By: Fletcher, Jane Ada

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Sands: [1950]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21443

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some foxing and rubbing to covers. A previous owner's name in pen on inside of front cover, and a previous owner's inscription dated 1957 in pencil on first leaf. ; [2], 39, [2], [1 (blank)] pages. Illustrated papered boards. Page dimensions: 243 x 181mm. Illustrated. Australian children's book. [Reference: Muir 2571] View more info

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Resurrection: A Symbol Of Hope

By: Geering, Lloyd

Price: NZ$39.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: (1971)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9639

ISBN: 0340125365

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


No signatures. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Laminate peeling from dust wrapper. Rubbing to ends of spine. 1/2" tear at head of front spine joint of dust wrapper. 1/4" tear at head of dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 256 pages. Maroon papered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215mm x 130mm. "Did Christ rise from the dead? Do men have immortal souls? Because of his answers to these and similar questions Professor Lloyd Geering, once described as the most misunderstood theologian, was tried for heresy." - from the dust wra... View more info

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Resurrection: A Symbol Of Hope

By: Geering, Lloyd

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: (1971)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21371

ISBN: 0340125365

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. No tears to dust-jacket. Some foxing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 256 pages. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 217mm x 138mm. "Did Christ rise from the dead? Do men have immortal souls? Because of his answers to these and similar questions Professor Lloyd Geering, once described as the most misunderstood theologian, was tried for heresy." - from the dust-jacket blurb. View more info

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Great Waterfalls, Cataracts, and Geysers, Described and Illustrated

By: Gibson, John

Price: NZ$180.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21376

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Spine faded. Narrow split to gutter at title page.; x, (11)-288 pages. 32 illustrations (31 full page, including frontispiece; 1 vignette on the illustrated title page). 1 full page map, Yosemite Valley. The frontispiece, map and illustrations are all included within the pagination. Red cloth boards with gilt and black lettering lettering and illustration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 182 x 121mm. Patterned endpapers. The illustrations are all wood-cuts. Contents: Introductory; Falls of Niagara; Falls of Yosemite Valley; Falls of the Yellowstone Region; Kaieteur Fall; Fall of Tequ... View more info

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Poems

By: Giles, J. [Joseph]

Price: NZ$79.00

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe and Tombs: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21372

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Label on front endpaper "The Library of Harwicke Knight [New Zealand Collection]". Owner's signature dated [19]10 on front endpaper. ; 166, [1], [1 (blank)] pages + errata slip. Green cloth boards with gilt swallows decorating spine and front board. Page dimensions: 174 x 107mm. New Zealand poetry. Giles (1832-1930) was a Resident Magistrate for Auckland. His only other publication is "A critic of the single tax criticised." [Reference: Bagnall G247] View more info

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Linnets and Valerians

By: Goudge, Elizabeth

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: (1964)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21349

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's name. 10mm and smaller chips and tears to margins of dust-jacket. Quite heavy foxing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 232 pages. Green boards with gilt panel and rule along spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 140mm. Illustrated by Ian Ribbons. Children's novel. "Life was dreary for the four Linnet children until they found themselves, through a curious set of circumstances, under the guardianship of their uncle. To Nan, the elder sister, falls the task of looking after the others, and it is she who is the closest involved in the children's relation... View more info