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Image for The Falcon Mask.

The Falcon Mask.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Pegasus Press: n.d. [1951]

Seller ID: 31941


Pegasus New Zealand Poets No.2. 32pp. Stapled in stiff card covers (the staples showing a little rust in the central gutter) with dustwrapper (a little yellowing along spine, some trifling dusty soiling). Small owner's name on half-title. Good to very good. View more info

Image for Old New Zealand : a tale of the good old times; and, A History of the war in the North against the chief Heke, in the year 1845, told by an old chief of the Ngapuhi tribe.

Old New Zealand : a tale of the good old times; and, A History of the war in the North against the chief Heke, in the year 1845, told by an old chief of the Ngapuhi tribe.

By: A Pakeha Maori [F.E. Maning].

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1900

Seller ID: 34429


With an Introduction by the late Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery. (Macmillan's Colonial Library, no 418.) xxii, 362pp, 8pp publisher's adverts. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, extremities slightly rubbed. Fore- and foot edges uncut. The endpapers and adjacent leaves are quite spotted, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. Gift inscription. View more info

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A Book to commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the founding of the Auckland University College.

By: Auckland University College:

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, University College Students' Association: May1933

Seller ID: 31626


Small 4to. [vi], 93pp, duotone frontispiece, line illustrations. Soft covers (very minor rubbing and creasing, a couple of short superficial splits in paper on spine). Spotting on inside back cover. Ten pages with minor creasing on lower corners at rear. Very good. ***Cover title: The Golden Jubilee Book of the Auckland University College 1883 - 1933. View more info

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Masterton's First Hundred Years.

By: BAGNALL, A.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Masterton, NZ, Masterton Centennial Committee: 1954

Seller ID: 31632


Small 4to. [viii], coloured frontispiece, 108pp, black and white photographs, coloured illustration of Coat of Arms of the Masterton Trust Lands Trust, maps on paste-down endpapers. Original green cloth with gilt titling and arms on top board, gilt spine titling (some trifling siverfish nibbles inside front tail edge) with dustwrapper (tiny chips from lower corners). Narrow areas of offsetting on front free endpaper, offsetting on rear free endpaper. List of pre-publica... View more info

Station Life in New Zealand.

By: BARKER, Lady.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auckland and Christchurch, Golden Press/Whitcombe and Tombs: 1973

Seller ID: 19580


(New Zealand Classics.) 238pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine very slightly faded). Very good+. ISBN 0855582537 ***First published in 1883. A series of letters recording 'the expeditions, adventures and emergencies diversifying the daily life of the wife of a New Zealand sheep-farmer' in the 1860s. View more info

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The Young New Zealand Poets.

By: BAYSTING, Arthur (edited by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Heinemann Educational: 1973

Seller ID: 31805


viii, 200pp. Cloth-textured papered boards ( a little rubbing on head and tail edges) with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for Otago Place Names : as bestowed by the Pakeha and jotted down by Herries Beattie.

Otago Place Names : as bestowed by the Pakeha and jotted down by Herries Beattie.

By: BEATTIE, Herries.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dunedin, NZ, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers: 1948

Seller ID: 31684


120pp. Soft covers. Edges very slightly yellowed. Interior clean and fresh. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Present Company. Reflections on the Arts.

Present Company. Reflections on the Arts.

By: BRASCH, Charles.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Blackwood & Janet Paul Ltd, for the Auckland Gallery Associates: 1966

Seller ID: 31937


38pp. Stiff card covers with dustwrapper (light wrinkling across head edge). Very good. View more info

Image for The Predestined Choice. Samuel Butler in Canterbury.

The Predestined Choice. Samuel Butler in Canterbury.

By: BRASSINGTON, A.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Pegasus Press: 1972

Seller ID: 31936


Limited edition of 500 copies, 450 for sale, of which this is number 167. 32pp, sepia frontispiece portrait tipped in. Stiff card covers with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for Dominion Ditties. Patriotic, Pathetic and Pungent.

Dominion Ditties. Patriotic, Pathetic and Pungent.

By: BULL, F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, Cassell & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 31858


x, 96pp. Gilt decorated pea green cloth (lower corners very lightly bumped, trifling rubbing on extremities). Light spotting and offsetting on endpapers, title page and last page with heavy offsetting and spotting, spotting on first and last couple of pages, interior clean. Edges yellowed. A couple of gutters showing wear but binding firm. Bookplate tipped in on on front paste-down endpaper. Good+. View more info

Image for The Sound of the Morning : poems.

The Sound of the Morning : poems.

By: CASELBERG, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Pegasus Press: 1954

Seller ID: 31940


(Pegasus New Zealand Poets no 7.) 32pp. Stapled in stiff card covers with dustwrapper (the staples showing a little rust at the central gutter). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The New Zealand Portfolio : embracing a series of papers on subjects of importance to the colonists.

The New Zealand Portfolio : embracing a series of papers on subjects of importance to the colonists.

By: CHAPMAN, H.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dunedin, NZ, Hocken Library, University of Otago: 1969

Seller ID: 31699


(Hocken Library Facsimile no 9.) Small 8vo. viii, 136, 2pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine and head of front sunned). A very good clean copy. ***Originally published by Smith, Elder & Co: London, 1843. View more info

Image for The Silent Land. A Pictorial Record of the West Coast of the South Island Of New Zealand.

The Silent Land. A Pictorial Record of the West Coast of the South Island Of New Zealand.

By: CLEVELAND, Les.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Caxton Press: 1966

Seller ID: 31849


4to. 88pp, black & white photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards (front lower corner lightly bumped) with dustwrapper (a little rubbing and a couple of tiny chips on extremities). Very good. View more info

Pictures of Southern New Zealand.

By: COLLINS, Roger.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dunedin, NZ, John McIndoe: 1979

Seller ID: 25511


96pp, colour frontispiece, 77 black and white and colour illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Index. Original linen with dustwrapper (extremities lightly rubbed). Very good. ISBN 0908565941 View more info

Image for Our Last Year in New Zealand, 1887.

Our Last Year in New Zealand, 1887.

By: COWIE, William Garden.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 31857


403pp. Original cloth (rubbed and stained, spine faded, corners bumped and worn). Very light spotting on first and last couple of leaves, and very occasionally in text, but interior generally clean and fresh. Edges discoloured and lightly spotted. Owner's name on front free endpaper, subsequent owner's name stamp and wandwritten date on title page and first page of text. A few gutters showing minor wear, but binding solid. Good. ***The author was bishop of Auckland. View more info

Image for The Voyage of the Hurunui : a ballad.

The Voyage of the Hurunui : a ballad.

By: CRESSWELL, D'Arcy.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Caxton Press: 1956

Seller ID: 31621


Tall 8vo. 66pp, colophon. Quarter-bound in contrasting cloth with dustwrapper (spine faintly yellowed, light dusty soiling on the back). Heavy bump at head of spine; areas of offsetting on free endpapers, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club : one hundred years 1883-1983.

The Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club : one hundred years 1883-1983.

By: CRONIN, J.B. (ed).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, The Club: 1983

Seller ID: 32962


Oblong 4to. 80pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

Image for An Abominable Temper & other poems.

An Abominable Temper & other poems.

By: CURNOW, Allen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, The Catspaw Press: 1973

Seller ID: 31766


300 copies only. Printed at the Nag's Head Press, Christchurch. Small 8vo. 36pp. Stiff boards with dustwrapper (tiny break at top edge). Very good clean copy. View more info

Image for An Abominable Temper & other poems.

An Abominable Temper & other poems.

By: CURNOW, Allen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, The Catspaw Press: 1973

Seller ID: 31765


300 copies only. Printed at the Nag's Head Press, Christchurch. Small 8vo. 36pp. Stiff boards with dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

Crown and Subject. A Treatise on the Rights and Legal Relationship of the Crown and the People of New Zealand as set out in the Crown Proceedings Act, 1950.

By: CURRIE, A.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, Legal Publications: 1953

Seller ID: 31713


xxxv, 220pp. Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, publisher's device on the upper board. Light offsetting on endpapers, edges a trifle yellowed. A very good clean copy. View more info