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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

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A Short History of The Society of Mary (Marist Fathers and Brothers) (1854 to 1993)

By: Graystone, Philip S.M.

Price: NZ$79.75

Publisher: Rome, Scuola Tipographica S. Pio X: (1998)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21319

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Some wear with small loss to lower corner of rear cover and last few leaves.; viii, 179, [4], [1 (blank)] pages. Green card covers with colour illustration on front cover. Page dimensions: 240 x 170mm. Black-and-white illustrations. "Jean Coste's 'Lectures on Society of Mary History,' published in 1965, were originally planned to cover the history of the Society up to 1961, but they stopped at 1854. The need for an overall survey of the Society's history has long been felt and is now filled by Father Philip Graystone, former provincial of England." - from re... View more info

Return Home

By: Haskell, C. W. [Charles William

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: [Waikanae], [C. W. Haskell]: [1981]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21315

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some smudging and staining to covers.; This copy with a short manuscript note from the author loosely included: "Dear Paul, I hope you will kindly accept this. I apologize for the cover - I did not see it till the book was printed / Best wishes Charles". [2], 200, [2 (blank)] page. Printed card covers. Page dimensions: 210 x 154mm. Autobiography. C. W. Haskell wrote an earlier volume "A Sinner in Sind" (1957) about his time as an Anglican missionary in Karachi. "Return Home" covers the period of his life after his return from Pakistan. "Within a few days of returnin... View more info

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"The Shield of India" - A Study on India and the Punjab Mission of The Presbyterian Church of New Zealand

By: Henderson, Alice E.

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Auckland, Foreign Missions Committee, Presbyterian Church of New Zealand: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21316

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Lacking paper spine and rear wrapper. 20mm chip to upper corner of front wrapper.72 pages + frontispiece. Loosely included is a [4] page "The Shield of India" Study Programme to accompany this title. Printed card wrappers (lacking spine and rear wrapper). Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. Illustrated. [Reference: Bagnall H641]; 72 pages + frontispiece. Loosely included is a [4] page "The Shield of India" Study Programme to accompany this title. Printed card wrappers (lacking spine and rear wrapper). Page dimensions: 216 x 138mm. Illustrated. [Reference: Bagnall H641] View more info

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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. Comprising Notices of Eminent Colonists - From the Inauguration of Responsible Government Down to the Present Time. [1855-1892]

By: Mennell, Philip

Price: NZ$49.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21494

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Binding poor. Leather split along length of front joint and some of rear joint. 60mm vertical tear to spine leather at tail of spine. Losses at ends of spine. Internally good. Previous owner's pencil signature on front endpaper. ; viii, 542 pages + 18 pages advertisements. Green cloth boards with green leather spine. Gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 191 x 129mm. Text in double columns. View more info

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The History of British India - Volume II [Volume Two only]

By: Mill, James; with Notes by Horace Hayman Wilson

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: London, James Madden: 1858

Seller ID: 21318

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


6mm missing to cloth at head and tail of spine. Some leaves opened roughly, cutting into the margins. Some leaves unopened.; Volume II only of a ten volume set (The first six volumes by James Mill, with a continuation of the history in a further three volumes by Horace Hayman Wilson.) This volume contains Chapters VIII to X of "Book II" of Mill's history, and Chapters I to V of "Book III". Chapters VIII to X of Book II cover the Arts, Literature, and General Reflections on the Hindus. Book III is on The Mohammedans. Chapter I is "From the First Invasion of India by the Nati... View more info

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The Book of the Guard

By: Mitchell, L. C.; Foreword by Captain T. E. Y. Seddon

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: Wellington, Coulls Somerville Wilkie: (1944)

Seller ID: 21493

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Foxing and rubbing to covers. Previous owner's inscription on inside of front cover. One leaf with 60mm corner missing, with loss of a couple of words of text and the corner of one cartoon. ; Second edition. [36] pages. Page dimensions: oblong 213 x 135mm. Humorous cartoons about New Zealand's Home Guard during World War Two. Most of the cartoons are by L. C. Mitchell. Contents also includes: Drawgins of 'Bivvies' by Corporal R. Hipkins; Photographs by Lieut. D. M. Mackersey, Sergt. M. L. G. Leask, Cpl. C. E. Symes, Cpl. J. T. Gasson; Doggerel and Jingle by Guardsman Ian Mackay; Foreword by Ca... View more info

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The Last Struggle with the Mafia

By: Mori, Cesare

Price: NZ$85.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: (1933)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21363

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some minor marks to boards. One leaf has a 70mm tear (pp. 3-4). Spots of foxing to page edges. Lacking the dust-jacket. ; x, [2], 240 pages + 16 plates (including frontispiece). Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 137mm. Text in English, translated from Italian by Orlo Williams.The Italian edition was first published in 1932, with title "Con La Maria Ai Ferri Corti". Contents: Part I - The Mafia and the Police in Pre-Fascist Days; Part II - From May 1944 Onwards: The Last Struggle with the Mafia. Illustrations: Cesare More; The bandit Pietro Albanese... View more info

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The Collected Works of William Morris - Volume XIV - The House of the Wolfings - The Story of the Glittering Plain

By: Morris, William; with Introductions by May Morris

Price: NZ$135.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Company: 1912

Seller ID: 21323

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex-library, Dunedin Public Library, Reference Department. Split to gutter at front hinge. Moderate rubbing and marks to spine and boards. Spine label rubbed with chip at corner.; Volume 14 only of a 24 volume set. This copy is number 532 of an edition of 1,050 copies (1,000 for sale). xxxi, [1], 324, [2], [4 (blank)] pages + frontispiece + 1 plate. Light blue papered boards with cloth spine. Printed paper title label on spine, with a duplicate title label tipped in at front endpaper. Page dimesions: 231 x 153mm. 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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"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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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

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$130.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21302

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This copy signed by the author in blue ink on the title page. No other signatures. No tears to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; [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. ; Signed by Author View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$145.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21303

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This copy signed by the author in black ink on the title page. No other signatures. No tears to dust-jacket. Some rubbing to head 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 135mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. ; Signed by Author View more info

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No Bugles No Drums

By: Snell, Peter & Garth Gilmour

Price: NZ$120.00

Publisher: Auckland, Minerva: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21362

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This copy signed by the author in black ink on the title page. No other signatures. Dampstain to upper margin of dust-jacket, mainly visible on the reverse side. Small 5mm chip at corner of dust-jacket. Some rubbing to head 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 136mm. An account of the New Zealand runner Peter Snell. ; Signed by Author 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: 21486

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's rubber name stamp on front endpaper. Small 6mm chips at ends of dust-jacket spine. 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