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Falcon's Crag

By: Stewart, A. C.

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: (1969)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21343

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signature. Some foxing. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; [iv], 227, [1 (blank)] pages. Green boards with silver lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 204 x 132mm. Children's novel, set in the Highlands of Scotland. "'Falcon's Crag' is the story, set in the Highlands of Scotland, of how Biddy Grant and her brother Davie for the first time visit their uncle at Craigengill and discover that he is faced with having to sell the house and its lands, which have been in their family for centuries." - from dust-jacket blurb. "It would be dark l... View more info

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South to Forget

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$34.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1963)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21330

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Fading to spine. Previous owner's signature and short inscription on front endpaper.; 189, [3] pages. Brown papered boards. Page dimensions: 185 x 121mm. Romance novel. "The patient's voice had a hint of amusement in it, and a challenge." - the opening sentence. View more info

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A Touch of Magic

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21331

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's signature, Knock to lower corner of front board. Some bruising to corners of boards. 30mm and shorter tears to dust-jacket at ends of spine and corners. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 192 pages. Red boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 122mm. Romance fiction, a novel. New Zealand rural setting. "'Farmer Giles', Lucinda had called Giles Logie of Drumlogie sheep station, the local big shot, at their first meeting when there had been that contretemps over the hare." - from dust-jacket blurb. Dust-jacket with printed price of "... View more info

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Meet On My Ground

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1968)

Seller ID: 21332

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No signatures. Heavy rubbing along front joint, with 40mm tear along joint. Otherwise very good.; Paperback reprint. 190 pages + [2] pages advertisements. Page dimensions: 171 x 106mm. Romance fiction novel. "Sarah Macdonald needed this position and she was practically certain she would get it." - the opening sentence. "They were, after all, boss and secretary, and she very much preferred to keep the whole affair on a purely business footing." - from blurb on rear cover. View more info

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Come Blossom-Time, My Love

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$50.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1970)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21333

ISBN: 0263711404

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Spine faed. Some creasing to spine.; Paperback reprint. This copy inscribed by the author on the half-title page "Regards / Essie Summers". 192 pages. Page dimensions: 171 x 107mm. "It was a glad golden and blue morning in New Zealand, but Jeannie Fraser, sitting staring out of the bus window at the breathtaking beauty of Auckland Harbour, might just as well have been looking out on some bleak, grim landscape." - the opening sentence. Mills & Boon #488.; Signed by Author View more info

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Rosalind Comes Home

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$40.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1968)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21334

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Lacking the dust-jacket.; (192) pages. Red boards with black lettering on spine, black border on front board. Page dimensions: 186 x 122mm. Romance fiction, a novel. "As Rosalind began to cross the bridge over the Waitaki River separating Canterbury from Otago, she knew a leap of the heart." - the opening sentence. View more info

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MacBride of Tordarroch

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$39.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1986)

Seller ID: 21335

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures.; Australian printing. Paperback reprint. 192 pages. Page dimensions: 170 x 107mm. Romance fiction, a novel. "Veronica's job was antiques, and when she received a letter from two old ladies somewhere up in the hills of New Zealand's South Island, saying they had some for sale, she felt there might be some treasure trove, and off she went." - from blurb on rear cover. Series: Mills & Boon #2478. View more info

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Heir to Windrush Hill

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1977)

Seller ID: 21336

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


13mm tear at tail of front joint. Corner clipped from first leaf.; Paperback reprint. 187 pages + [5] pages advertisements. Page dimensions: 178mm x 108mm. "Janet MacGregor clenched her hands, glared at the letter and said: "Over my dead body!" Then she bit her lip, opened her hands in a despairing gesture and found the lines on the letter on the table had blurred." - the opening sentences. Series: Mills & Boon Classics, # C106. View more info

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Heir to Windrush Hill

By: Summers, Essie

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: (1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21337

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Adhesive tape stains to endpapers and dust-jacket flaps. Some abrasions to endpapers. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Spine and front panel of dust-jacket clean and bright. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 223, [1] pages. Brown boards with black lettering and rule and decorative "R" on spine, black border and publisher's initials on front board. Page dimensions: 185mm x 123mm. "Janet MacGregor clenched her hands, glared at the letter and said: "Over my dead body!" Then she bit her lip, opened her hands in a despairing gesture and fou... View more info

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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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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

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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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Christina Alberta's Father

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: NZ$65.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: (1925)

Seller ID: 21322

ISBN: 083230445X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. Some foxing to page edges. Small chip at head of dust-jacket spine. Foxing to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Second printing, in the same year as the first edition. "Second Impression" stated on dust-jacket. 410, [4 (blank)] pages. Red cloth boards with black lettering and rule on spine, black border to front board. Page dimensions: 190 x 124mm. A novel. "This is the story of a certain Mr. Preemby, a retired laundryman and widower, who abandoned his active interest in the Limpid Stream Laundry, in the Parish... View more info

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They Spied On England: Based on the German Secret Service War Diary of General Von Lahousen

By: Wighton, Charles & Gunter Peis

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: (1958)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21308

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Some foxing. A 30mm tear and creasing at head of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 320 pages + frontispiece + 17 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 209 x 134mm. Military history, World War Two. "Here, for the first time, is revealed the story of the German Secret Service operations inside the United Kingdom; the collaboration by members of the I.R.A.; the abortive German spy 'invasions' of the United States, the methods by which the Germans were tipped off about convoys leaving our ports, secrets... View more info

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A House of Pomegranates together with The Happy Prince and Other Tales

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, The Unicorn Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21320

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Joints rubbed, with some small 4mm chips to cloth on front joint. Moderate rubbing and some foxing to boards. No signatures.; 302, [1], [1 (blank)] pages. Pale grey cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 192 x 125mm. This volume contains these 9 stories: The Young King; The Birthday of the Infanta; The Fisherman and His Soul; The Star-Child; The Happy Prince; The Nightingale and the Rose; The Selfish Giant; The Devoted Friend; The Remarkable Rocket. View more info