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Fungus Hunting in Otago, New Zealand

By: Dalrymple, H. K.

Price: NZ$44.95

Publisher: Dunedin, Coulls Somerville Wilkie: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6698

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Staples rusted. Pencil marginalia on one leaf. Owner's signature of "L B Moore" and ex-libris label of Dr CNS McLachlan. ; 29, [2] pages + 5 tipped-in colour plates. Page dimensions: 212 x 138mm. Colour illustration on front wrapper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Stray Leaves from the Early History of Canterbury. Published under the auspices of the Canterbury Caledonian Society

By: Hart, George R.

Price: NZ$101.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Printed at the Office of "The Press" Company Limited: [1886]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21514

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Rubbing and dust stains to title page. Some small chips to margins of title leaf, creasing to corners of first few leaves. ; Uncommon. This copy with ink inscription on page 5: "With the Author's Compts". 52 pages + 3 plates (1 folding). Rebound in plain card boards with brown cloth tape spine. Front board titled in pencil. Original wrappers not present. [References: Bagnall 2491 - "The foundation of Canterbury, its establishment and first years by a well-known settler; the 'Lyttelton Times'."; Johnstone, "Canterbury Books", p. 55 - "Incidents in the early history o... 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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The New Zealand Country Journal. A Record of Information Connected with Agricultural, Pastoral, and Horticultural Pursuits, and Rural Sports in New Zealand. Vol. III, No. 2 - March 1879.

By: [New Zealand Country Journal; (various contributors)]

Price: NZ$72.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Committee of the Canterbury Agricultural and Pastoral Association; Printed at the Office of the "Lyttelton Times": 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21515

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Rubbing to paper spine, with some chips along joints. "Duplicate / DuHo" annotation on front cover, and a couple of "Hocken Library" rubber stamps. ; Single issues, Volume 3, number 2, March 1879. [vi (advertisements)], (73)-136, [2], (viii)-xxxi (advertisements). Blue printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 214 x 138mm. Contents of this issue includes T. H. Potts article on the bell-bird, "A Chime of the Bell-Bird" in the series "Out in the Open"; Beet Root Culture; an extract from the Journal of Horticulture on "Winter Treatment of Bees"; "The Forming a... View more info