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Waterfowl Hunting in Southern New Zealand

By: N/A

Price: NZ$25.50

Publisher: Southland Acclimatisation Society: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002893

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


68 pages. Illustrated. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Owner's signature and address. 1/4" and 3/8" chips and tears at head and tail of dust wrapper spine and at corners of dust wrapper. Contents: Foreword; Part 1: Habitat; Part II: Hunting and Shooting Skills - Hunting Areas, Pre-Season Preparation, Mai-Mai Building, Decoys, Hunting Skills, Dogs, Legal Matters, Game Species and Other Waterfowl, Conclusion. ; 8vo View more info

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The Complete Workings of Craft Freemasonry: being a Practical Guide to the Three Degrees in Blue Masonry, according to sound usage. Including the Lectures and Installation Ceremony complete with illustrations of the three tracing boards

By: N/A

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: London, Privately Printed for A. Lewis: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15779

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Binding poor, with hinges broken. Boards clean. Text block in good condition. Previous owner's signature. ; iv, 282 pages + double page frontispiece plate + plates + [2] pages advertisements. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 122 x 90mm. ; 32mo View more info

Jubilee History of South Canterbury

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$300.00

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001292

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xv, (1) , 775, (1) pages + frontis map + numerous illustrations, maps, and plans. Front free endpaper missing. Owner's signature on front pastedown. Ends of spine rubbed. 1/2" fraying to cloth at corners of boards. Some scuff marks on rear board. Bagnall A441: " A massively disconnected history of Mackenzie, Waimate, The Levels and Geraldine Counties giving much detail on station, towns and institutions under various broad headings. The chapter 'Town and country' includes a detailed record of ascents in the central Southern Alps. "; 4to View more info

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Place-Names of Banks Peninsula: A Topographical History

By: Andersen, Johannes C.

Price: NZ$51.00

Publisher: Wellington, W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19571

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper. Some bubbling and lifting to cloth on front board. Small 1/4" chip to cloth in front joint. The folding map at the rear has tears along the folds, and adhesive tape stains. ; 238 pages + large folding map of Banks Peninsula, with coastal outlines printed in blue. Green cloth boards with gilt title and black outline map of New Zealand on front board. Page dimensions: 213 x 133mm. "In the place-names of a country large parts of its history lie embalmed. Names, once accepted, have a vitality that even successive changes of occupation d... View more info

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One Hundred Years of Vincent County - A Centennial History of the Vincent County Council 1877-1977

By: Angus, John H.

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: [New Zealand], Vincent County Council: (1977)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20907

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Some fading to dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 203, [5 (blank)] pages + 16 plate leaves + 1 folding map. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 214 x 137mm. New Zealand regional history, Central Otago. ; Signed by View more info

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Wapiti in New Zealand: The Story of the Fiordland Herd

By: Banwell, D. Bruce

Price: NZ$210.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19870

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. A 1/2" tear at head of dust-jacket spine. Some foxing to dust-jacket and to top page edges. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 183 pages + plates. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 234 x 153mm. "He traces the history of the first importation of North American stock; the early build-up of the herd; and the fortunes, season by season, of those who have packed tents and rifles into the fastnesses of Fiordland with great trophies as their goal. His narrative abounds with humour and adventure, with stories of the great guides of the ear... View more info

New Zealand Cities: Dunedin

By: Bathgate, A.

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1918]

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 000963

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


"Souvenir Exhibition Edition" printed on front wrapper. No date [1918]. 60 pages + frontis + 28 illustrations. Illustrated card wraps. Edgewear to wrapper with 0.5" tears along edges. Internally . No signatures. Contents: The City of Dunedin; Historical; Walks and Drives; Public Buildings and Institutions; Industries. [Reference: Bagnall B375]. ; 12mo View more info

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Colonial Experiences; or Sketches of People and Places in the Province of Otago, New Zealand

By: Bathgate, Alexander

Price: NZ$82.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Capper Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6443

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


No signatures. A few 1/8" tears and chips along top edge of dust wrapper. Fading to dust wrapper spine. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; A fascimile reprint of the original edition of 1874, which was published in Glasgow by James Maclehose. vii, [1], 286 pages. Maroon papered boards. Contents: Colonial Experience; Dunedin; "Old Identitites"; What Induced You to Emigrate?; Local Industries; The Domestic Affliction; Up the Country; Life in the Gold-Fields; Diggers' Yarns; Up the Shotover; Bob the Hatter; Old Hand; The Chinese; Young New Zealand and his Education; Coc... View more info

European Place Names in Southern New Zealand

By: Beattie, H. [Herries]

Price: NZ$97.50

Publisher: Gore, Mataura Ensign: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003273

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


20 pages. Text in double columns. Subtitled: "An Essay read before the Gore Literary and Debating Society on May 6, 1912. With Additional District Nomenclature". Reprinted from Mataura Enisgn, September, 1912. Bound in modern blue cloth covers with paper label on front board. Original printed wrappers bound in. Reference: Bagnall B495]. Covers many place names throughout Otago and Southland. ; 8vo View more info

A History of Gore 1862-1962

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$82.50

Publisher: Gore, Gore Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002942

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No date (1962) . 131 pages + 10 illustrations on 5 leaves. Cover title: "A History of Gore and Surrounding Districts. Written for The Gore Centennial Committee by Herries Beattie". No signatures. Some rusting to staples. Some fading to wrappers. Contents: The Site of Gore; The Maoris and the Gore District; The Advent of the White Man; The Famous Long Ford; Gore's Beginning; The Earliest Buildings; Here and There a Little; The Impetus the Railway Gave; The Impetus the Land Sales Gave; East Gore: Gordon: East Gore; Years of Steady Growth; Attaining Local Government; Borough Activities; G... View more info

Majestic Manapouri

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Daily Times: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003563

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16 pages + 2 frontis plates + 8 plates on 4 leaves. Dimensions: 8 1/2" by 5 1/2. No signatures. Some browning to frontis plate and final plate leaf. Moderate rubbing to wrappers. 1/4" tear at tail of paper spine. Contents: Descriptive Remarks; Historic Connection; Maori Associations. [Reference: Bagnall B502]. ; 8vo View more info

A History of Gore 1862-1962

By: Beattie, Herries

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: Gore, Gore Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003564

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No date (1962) . 131 pages + 10 illustrations on 5 leaves. Cover title: "A History of Gore and Surrounding Districts. Written for The Gore Centennial Committee by Herries Beattie". White-out over owner's signature on title page. Some rusting to staples showing through on wrappers. Contents: The Site of Gore; The Maoris and the Gore District; The Advent of the White Man; The Famous Long Ford; Gore's Beginning; The Earliest Buildings; Here and There a Little; The Impetus the Railway Gave; The Impetus the Land Sales Gave; East Gore: Gordon: East Gore; Years of Steady Growth; Attaining Loc... View more info

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Immigration: Problems and Policies

By: Belshaw, H.

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: Wellington, Wright & Carman: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18763

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No signatures.; First separate publication, reprinted from "The New Zealand Financial Times." 32 pages. Printed card covers. Page dimensions: 183 x 121mm. "Schemes of assisted immigration may be said to have begun with organised settlement, and have been in existence throughout the greater part of New Zealand's history." - page 5. Dr. H. Belshaw was a Professor of Economics at Victoria University College, Wellington. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall B652] View more info

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Canvas and Gold - A History of the Wakamarina Goldfields and Lower Pelorus Valley

By: Brayshaw, Norman H.

Price: NZ$67.50

Publisher: Blenheim, N. H. Brayshaw: (1964)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21604

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


No signatures. A nice copy of this title. ; [iv], 253, [3 (blank)] pages. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 217 x 141mm. New Zealand regional history. View more info

India: The Land and the People

By: Caird, James (Sir)

Price: NZ$120.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17809

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Previous owner's signature "H R Steed". Folding map has some small paper reinforcements on reverse side of folds. Some rubbing and tiny 1/8" chips to cloth at ends of spine. Small 3/8" loss of cloth at edges of corners of boards. ; xii, 216 pages + [16] pages advertisements + folding frontispiece map ("India 1879"). Green pebble-grain cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 222 x 142mm. The author toured India as a member of the Famine Commission, after the great famine in India in 1876-7. "In traversing the country with the Members of the Commis... View more info

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India: The Land and the People

By: Caird, James (Sir)

Price: NZ$97.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19775

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


No signatures. A couple of 1" tears to the folding map. Some rubbing and dust stains to boards. Small 1/8" chip to cloth at tip of lower corner of front board. A little rubbing to cloth at ends of spine. Some foxing.; xii, 216 pages + [16] pages advertisements + folding frontispiece map ("India 1879"). Brown fine-ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 218 x 141mm. The author toured India as a member of the Famine Commission, after the great famine in India in 1876-7. "In traversing the country with the Members of the Commission, men eminent in t... View more info

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Rambles on Betsy's Island, Tasman's Peninsula, and Forestier's Peninsula in February 1848

By: Calder, James

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 16163

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


No signature. No tears to dustjacket.; An edition of 175 copies, this copy unnumbered. 51, [1] pages. Orange-brown cloth boards with printed paper label on front board. Page dimensions: 186 x 115mm. Australian history, 19th century. "These recollections were first published in the 'Tasmanian Tribune' in January and February 1876 [. . .]" Printed by the Nag's Head Press. Hand-set, and printed on laid paper. ; 8vo View more info

Opening the Manifest on Otago's Infant Years: Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Otago Harbour and Coast 1770-1860

By: Church, Ian N.

Price: NZ$27.00

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Heritage Books: (2001)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6662

ISBN: 0908774672

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


No signatures. ; 272 pages. "Unrivalled reference for researchers & geneaologists." - from blurb on rear wrapper. Number 11 in the "Southern Heritage 150" series.; 8vo View more info

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Town Growing Up [Papakura]

By: Clarke, Ernest

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: Papakura, Papakura and Districts Historical Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6543

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Some creasing to wrappers. Leaves a little wavy or cockle-shelled.; No date. (105) pages. Illustrated. Softcover. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 207 x 168mm. Inscribed by the author, dated 1985.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Story of Cheviot

By: Cresswell, Douglas

Price: NZ$60.00

Publisher: Cheviot, Cheviot County Council: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20878

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Small 1/4" tears at ends of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; An edition of 1,000 copies. 178 pages + plates + maps on endpapers. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 217 x 137mm. New Zealand regional history. View more info