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His Serene Miss Smith

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21338

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Some adhesive tapes stains to endpapers and dust-jacket flaps. Corner torn from rear flap of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price clipped. Spine and front panel of dust-jacket clean and bright. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 191, [1] pages. Red papered boards. Page dimensions: 182 x 120mm. Romance fiction, a novel. "Serena Smith's blonde good looks should have brought her nothing but success with the opposite sex - but in fact that was very far from being the case [. . .]" - from dust-jacket blurb. "The operator said: 'This is a person-to-p... View more info

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New Zealand Inheritance

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1957)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21339

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Spine faded. A few minor marks to front board.; 192 pages. Brown papered boards. Romance fiction, a novel. New Zealand author. "Roberta had thought it a pity when she had to leave the car in Oamaru for repairs, but now she was glad to be approaching the ancestral home on foot." - the opening sentence. View more info

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No Orchids By Request

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21340

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


No signatures. Small knock to top corner of front board. Fading to dust-jacket spine. 5mm and smaller chips and tears to ends of dust-jacket spine and corners of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 192 pages. Brown boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 185 x 119mm. "Is it possible to love a man you cannot trust? After her love affair with Stephen had gone wrong, Elizabeth Sterling did not feel particularly eager to get involved with any man for a long time - but her boss, Jeremy Foulkes, was very persistent [. . .]"... View more info

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A Place Called Paradise

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1967)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21341

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Some adhesive tape stains to endpapers and dust-jacket flaps. Creasing to front flap of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Spine and front panel of dust-jacket clean and bright. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 220, [3], [1 (blank)] pages. Yellow boards with black lettering and rule to spine, black border to front board. Page dimensions: 185 x 122mm. Romance fiction, a novel. "Annabel had been brought up in an orphanage, and like most orphans, had always longed for a family and a backgound of her own. At last the longing becaming too great... View more info

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Revolt and Virginia

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1969)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21342

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. 6mm chips at head and tail of dust-jacket spine and corners of dust-jacket. 40mm tear to dust-jacket at tail of rear joint. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 191, [1] pages. Red boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 183 x 122mm. Romance fiction, a novel. New Zealand author. "Virginia Fergusson's love life was, to say the least, both complicated and unsatisfactory. She couldn't take her boss, Les Warringston, seriously - and his mother didn't approve of Virginia at all! - while Leicester Gordon took it ... View more info

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I Follow the Wind

By: Sutherland, Louise

Price: NZ$36.25

Publisher: London, The Southern Cross Press: [c1972]

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21417

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Tail of spine worn with 40mm tear to rear joint and 20mm tear to front joint. Otherwise very good.; This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper "With all good wishes / Louise Sutherland / London 1972". 53, [1 (blank)] pages + 17 illustrations on 2 plate leaves. Illustrated papered boards. Page dimensions: 254 x 202mm. Text in double columns. Small in-text line drawings by Pat Andrew. Travel account of the author's travels around the world on a bicycle, 1949-1956. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Story of Printing Traced in Ancient and Modern Books - An Exhibition at The Alexander Turnbull Library August-October 1936

By: Taylor, C. R. H. [Clyde Romer Hughes]

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: Wellington, Government Printer: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21442

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some fading and foxing and rubbing to covers. ; 19, [1] pages. Green printed thin card covers. Page dimensions: 258 x 196mm. A 6 page essay "The Story of Printing", followed by a list of 84 titles in the exhibition. 2 illustrations - the first of a page of the Kelmscott Press edition of Chaucer's Works, and the second of a page from the 15th century "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili", "the most beautiful book of the fifteenth century". Series: Alexander Turnbull Library Bulletin No. 4. [Reference: Bagnall T160] View more info

Flaxbourne - Its People and Their Stories - A Collection of Stories Contributed by People with Connections to the Flaxbourne District

By: Taylor, Jack (ed.)

Price: NZ$49.00

Publisher: Ward, Marlborough, Flaxbourne Settlers' Association: (2000)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21518

ISBN: 0473066432

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


308 pages. Page dimensions: 240 x 165mm. Illustrated. New Zealand regional history. "Many of the stories give an insight into the growth of the flaxbourne community which began in 1905, and some come from the days of the Flaxbourne Run which was established in 1846. Mostly the book tells of people's lives from the earliest settlers in their tents and makeshift houses to homestead days." - from blurb on rear cover. View more info

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With the British on the Somme

By: Thomas, W. Beach

Price: NZ$195.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: (1917)

Seller ID: 21487

Condition: Fair in Good+ dust jacket


Extensive water damage to boards, with colour bleached out and staining along outer 50mm wide margin of front and rear boards. Heavy foxing to page edges. Internally good. Dust-jacket with some chips at ends of spine and corner of rear panel, no loss of text. Circular paper price label on dust-jacket spine. Blurb on dust-jacket spine. Colour illustration on front panel of dust-jacket. ; Scarce in dust-jacket. Second printing, April 1917 (the first printing was March 1917). viii, 285, [1] pages + 31, [1 (blank)] pages advertisements. Red boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Bind-... View more info

Cutting off the Serpent’s Head: Tightening Control in Tibet, 1994-1995

By: Tibet Information Network & Human Rights Watch / Asia

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: New York, Tibet Information Network & Human Rights Watch / Asia: (1996)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000090

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xv, 192 pages. Page dimensions: 228 x 151mm. View more info

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Moo-Wee the Musk-Ox

By: Tompkins, Jane

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Company: (1951)

Seller ID: 21355

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


No signatures. Some foxing. Dust-jacket with fading and foxing. Some small tears and chips to corners of dust-jacket and ends of dust-jacket spine. 25mm tear in front panel of dust-jacket. Contemporary New Zealand bookseller's label on front flap of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; UK edition. No date [1949]. xi, [3], 103, [3 (blank)] pages. Frontispiece within the pagination. In-text illustrations. Brown boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Small black illustration and black border on front board. Illustrated endpapers. Children's story. Animal sto... View more info

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A Journey to China or Things Which Are Seen

By: Toynbee, Arnold J.

Price: NZ$65.25

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17405

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Some rodent nibbling to edge of front board. 1" tear to cloth at tail of lower joint. Heavy knocks and bruising to upper corner of rear board. Rear hinge broken.; x, 345 pages + folding map at rear. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 223 x 139mm. "The essays and sketches collected in this book give some impressions of six months' travelling round the Old World between the 23rd July, 1929, and the 29th January, 1930. Almost all of them were written en voyage - on the train, on board ship, or on off-days when the veh... View more info

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My Early Days

By: Tripp, Ellen Shephard (1834-1916)

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: [Christchurch], Printed by Whitcombe and Tombs: [c1929]

Seller ID: 20879

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Some foxing and rubbing to covers.; 21, [1] pages + frontispiece + 17 plates. Printed card covers. Page dimensions: 212 x 136mm. "The following simple narrative of my childhood in England and experiences during the early days of the Canterbury Settlement in New Zealand, I have written at the request of my children, thinking that, in year to come, it may be of interest to them and to old friends." - page 1. [Bibliographical references: Bagnall T736; Johnstone "Canterbury Books" p. 150 - "A fine account of early days in Orari. This is a reprint of an edition printed by the 'S... View more info

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My Early Days

By: Tripp, Ellen Shephard (1834-1916)

Price: NZ$87.00

Publisher: [Christchurch], Printed by Whitcombe and Tombs: [c1929]

Seller ID: 21513

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Some foxing to covers. Previous owner's name and address.; 21, [1] pages + frontispiece + 17 plates. Printed card covers. Page dimensions: 212 x 138mm. "The following simple narrative of my childhood in England and experiences during the early days of the Canterbury Settlement in New Zealand, I have written at the request of my children, thinking that, in year to come, it may be of interest to them and to old friends." - page 1. [Bibliographical references: Bagnall T736; Johnstone "Canterbury Books" p. 150 - "A fine account of early days in Orari. This is a reprint of an ed... View more info

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Year of the Dog: Poems New and Selected

By: Tuwhare, Hone

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: Dunedin, John McIndoe: (1982)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13924

ISBN: 0868680508

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Spine rubbed, especially along the edges of the spine. Some dampstains to covers, not affecting internal leaves. ; 45 pages. Page dimensions: 212 x 138mm. Legendary, much loved New Zealand poet. "[. . .] contains several new poems which have not previously appeared in book form, along with a selection of others chosen from earlier books." - from blurb on rear wrapper. Cover photograph by the "Nelson Mail". 32 poems, including Snowfall; Heemi; Walker; A Death at Sea; Status Seeker; Song to a Herdsman's Son. View more info

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Voyages and Travels Round the World, by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Esq. Deputed from the London Missionary Society to visit their various stations in the South Sea Islands, Australia, China, India, Madagascar, and South Africa between the years 1821 and 1829

By: Tyerman, Daniel (Rev.) & George Bennet; compiled from the original documents by James Montgomery

Price: NZ$217.50

Publisher: London, John Snow: 1840

Seller ID: 21429

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Rebound in half calf binding with marbled papered boards. Later endpapers. Plates have heavy dampstains with tidemarks to corners and margins. Foxing to plates. ; Second edition, corrected. xvii, [1], 288 pages + 14 plates (including frontispiece) + 12 in-text wood engravings. Rebound in half calf binding with marbled papered boards. Later endpapers. Page dimensions: 232 x 151mm. Text in double columns. There are two portrait plates, and 12 plates showing views and scenes. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Tibet and the Right to Self-Determination

By: van Walts van Praag, M. C.

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Dharamsala, Information Office, Central Tibetan Secretariat: (1979)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21350

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


37, [1 (blank)] pages + folding map of Tibet. Printed blue-grey card covers. Page dimensions: 215 x 136mm. Contents: Introduction; I. The Status of the Principle of Self-Determination under International Law: A Philosophical Notion - An International Political Principle - A Right Incorporated into International Law - Conclusion; II. Does the Right to Self-Determination Extend to the Tibetan People?: Does the Right to Self-Determination Extend to the Tibetan People - Common Values and Disidentification; Stability of Expectations and Popular Support; Viability and Compatibility with Other Intere... View more info

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A Selection from Henry Vaughan

By: Vaughan, Henry; edited by Christopher Dixon

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: (1967)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21304

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xii, 163, [1 (blank)] pages. Illustrated papered boards. Page dimensions: 197 x 131mm. Poems selected from "Silex Scintillans", Parts I and II. Also with several poems from George Herbert's "The Temple", and a selection from each of James Shirley, Joseph Beaumont, and Peter Sterry. With Notes explanatory of the poems on pages 108-158. Series: Longmans' English Series. View more info

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Mountain Solitudes: Solo Journeys in the Southern Alps of New Zealand

By: Vervoorn, Aat

Price: NZ$39.00

Publisher: Nelson, Craig Potton Publishing: (2000)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21369

ISBN: 0908802641

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


No signatures. A nice copy of this title.; 171 pages + plates. Page dimensions: 221 x 152mm. Solo transalpine tramping, climbing and mountaineering in New Zealand's rugged Southern Alps. "Written as a follow-up to his first book, 'Beyond the Snowline', this volume covers 15 years of Aat Vervoorn's solo climbing and transalpine tramping in the rugged South Westland section of New Zealand's Southern Alps." View more info

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England [Map]

By: Walker, J. & C.

Price: NZ$43.50

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

Seller ID: 21461

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some foxing. 2 horizontal and 2 vertical folds. 120mm tear with neat paper tape repair on reverse, without loss. A couple of 30mm tears to margins. ; No date [c1849]. Dimensions: 485 x 362mm. Printed area: 388 x 325mm. This map is from James Bell, "A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific [. . .] Vol. II" (London: A. Fullarton and Co., 1849). View more info