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007 James Bond in Focus
UK: Ltd, 1964. First Edition. Original Wraps. No date (copyright 1964) . Pages unnumbered. Numerous illustrations, including some colour sections. Dimensions: 10 3/4" by 8 3/8". No signatures or stamps. Moderate superficial staining to corner of front wrapper 4 1/2" by 1 1/2". Minor creasing and rubbing to wrappers. ; 4to. Very Good- with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 003437
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2667]
Keywords: Movies James Bond Ian Fleming Sean Connery

 
1396 A Literary Calendar
Wellington: Wai Te Ata Press. First Edition. Spiral bound. No signatures. Some surface chips to last leaf with loss of a few letters of text. ; Unpaginated. 14 leaves. 13 works hand-set & hand-printed by 13 participants in Bill Manhire's 1996 Original Composition Class at Victoria University of Wellington. Includes a poem by Sarah Quigley. No 17 of an edition of 150 copies. ; 8vo. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 9728
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.75 | £UK 48.5 | JP¥ 6668]

 
Abbot's Illustrated Counties Dorsetshire Its History, Antiquities Places Of Interest, Etc A Complete, Concise And Exhaustive Story Of Dorset From The Earliest Times To Present Day
Southampton: The Guide Printing & Publishing Company, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. No signatures. Ex-libris Bookplate, "Leonard William Harrington Hutchings," to front pastedown. Some foxing to folding map. Rubbing to ends of spine. 1/2" split to cloth at head of rear spine joint. 1/4" tear to cloth at head of front spine joint. 1/4" tear along front spine joint. 3/8" tear at tail of front spine joint. Some rubbing to corners of boards with up to 1/8 " loss of cloth.; 130 pages + folding map. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page edges gilt. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 278mm x 215mm. "Profusely Illustrated With One Hundred And Twenty-Five Specially Prepared Photographic Process Views." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 8034
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 65 | £UK 56.5 | JP¥ 7779]

 
About Fairies Old And New
London: "The Children's Companion". First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Robinson, H. K. A. No signatures. Spotting to page edges. Some spotting throughout. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Rubbing and up to 1" loss of outer paper at corners of boards. ; Unpaginated. 98 pages + colour frontis + 3 colour plates. Illustrated card wrappers with cloth spine. Illustrated. No date [c. 1920's]. Page dimensions: 244mm x 179mm. Stories include: The Smile Of The Sea Princess; The Fairy Of Simple Joy; The Magic Knitting; The Little Mermaid; The Brave Tin Soldier. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 8330
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.5 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8335]

 
[BURNET, GILBERT]
An Abridgement of Bishop Burnet's History of the Reformation of the Church of England
London: Printed for J. G. & F. Rivington, 1833. Hardcover. Volume One is in good condition. Volume Two binding is fair only with chips to the leather spine. Both volumes good internally. Hinges intact. Moderate foxing to endpapers. Ink numbers on front endpapers. Previous owner's signature in Volume One. "Robt H Blair". ; "New Edition". Two volumes (complete abridged edition). Volume One: viii, 429 pages. Volume Two: xi, [1], 413 pages. Both volumes: Full leather bindings. "Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge" blindstamps on front boards. Page dimensions: 174 x 100mm. Contemporar bookseller's tickets "Newbold's Bookshop Ltd [.] Dunedin". Burnet (1643-1715) was a Scottish theologian and historian.; 12mo. Fair with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 12590
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 92.75 | £UK 80.75 | JP¥ 11113]

 
Achilles
Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, [1946]. First Edition. Softcover. Pencil owner's signatrue of "[H E?] Fowler A. B. N.Z. 2751 H.M.N.Z.S. Achilles. Nelson June 1946". Ex libris Frank G. Glen, rubber stamps of "Glen Historic Collection". Tears and chips to margins of paper jacket. ; 64 pages. Card boards with paper jacket attached at spine. Page dimensions: 240 x 173mm. Military history, World War Two. New Zealand naval vessel Achilles. A record of the involvement of the ship and her crew in World War Two. "What follows, then, is in the main the story of our commission told in an unsophisticated manner by the ship's officers and men.". Good+ with No dust jacket as issued .
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Book number: 18597
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3334]

 
[VOSSELER, FREDERICK WILLIAM]
Across the Tararuas and Beautiful Otaki
Otaki: Frank Penn, 1920. First Edition. Softcover. Owner's rubber stamp on front wrapper and title page. Moderate rubbing and foxing to wrappers. Some rusting to staples. Map in centre of booklet detached from lower staple. ; 35 pages + [5] pages advertisements. Illustrated. 1 double page map. Dimensions: 185 x 126mm. This booklet was also issued with the differing title "Otaki and Across the Tararuas". [Reference: Bagnal V222]. "That imposing range of snowclad mountains called the Tararua Range, which lies at the head of the Hutt and Otaki valleys, and which adds so greatly to the picturesqueness of the Wellington Province, is part of a large forest reservce, and is likely to remain a scenic spot and an enduring sanctuary for bird, animal and plant life. Under certain conditions all are free to roam here, but not at liberty to shoot, light fires indiscriminately or destroy trees - they must regard the whole as a park and respect it accordingly." - page 5. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 4931
USD 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 39 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4668]

 
Acta Et Decreta Concilii Plenarii Australasiae, Habiti Apud Syndey A.D. 1885, A Sancta Sede Recognita.
Sydney: F. Cunninghame & Co, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. No signatures. A nice copy of this title.; xl, 184 pages. Green cloth boards with gilt titles on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 217 x 136mm.Title on spine and front board: "Concilium Plenarium Sydneyense, A.D. 1885.". Very Good+ with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 17674
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 26 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3112]

 
E. J. S. (A MINISTER'S WIFE)
Ada; Or, Life And Light
Nottingham: J. Armstrong. Second Edition. Softcover. No signatures. Front hinge broken. Spine faded. Staining and marking to wrappers. Water damage to cloth boards. ; xi, [1], 33 pages. Lymp cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 130mm x 101mm. Second edition. No date [c.1876]. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall. Fair with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 10279
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2778]

 
Addition To The Constitution And Laws Of Antient, Free And Accepted Masons Of New Zealand To Be Read And Construed With The 1913 Edition
Dunedin: J. Wilkie & Co, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. No signatures. Moderate rubbing and bumping to ends of spine. Moderate spotting to page edges and preliminary leaves. ; [iv], 159 apges. Blue cloth boards with gilt emblem. Page Dimensions: 152mm x 100mm. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall. Very Good- with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 7035
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.75 | £UK 48.5 | JP¥ 6668]

 
(LE SAGE, ALAIN RENE; TRANSLATED BY TOBIAS SMOLLETT)
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. A New Translation, by the Author of Roderick Random. Adorned with Thirty-three Cuts, neatly engraved. In Four Volumes.
London: Printed for T. Osborne (Et. Al. ), 1766. Third Edition. Hardcover. Moderate wear and rubbing to edges of spine and boards. Chips between 1/8" and 3/8" in size to leather at corners of boards. 1/8" missing to leather at head of spine on Volume 2 and 4. Light to moderate vertical creases to spine leather. 2 1/2" split to tail of upper joint on Volume III, otherwise joints rubbed but still strong. Hinges cracked at endpapers on all volumes. Small chip and stain to spine label on Volume I. A few leaves protuding from text block in Volumes I and II, with worn margins. ; Four volumes. Contemporary full calf binding with gilt rule to spine and simple gilt border to boards.. Red spine labels. Pagination: xii, 312; iv, 263; vii, [1], 292; viii, 276 + frontispiece to each volume + plates. Page dimensions: 165 x 100mm.; 12mo. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 6052
USD 375.00 [Appr.: EURO 347 | £UK 302.5 | JP¥ 41674]

 
The Adventures of Hurricane Hawk. No. 6. Published by "The New Idea".
Melbourne: Fitchett Brothers, [1939]. First Edition. Softcover. Lacking the wrappers. Some tears to outer leaves.; No date. 64 pages. Page dimensions: 272 x 215mm. "Hurricane Hawk, a daring pilot, and his young pal, Jerry, fly across America to join a flying circus, but while crossing the Black Pine Mountains, they have a crash, smashing their 'plane, and barely escaping with their lives." - from the Foreword. Final page advertises Hurricane Hawk No. 7 "expected to be on sale about the middle of February". Comic book. The "Hurricane Hawk" series is a reprint of the American newspaper strip "Skyroads".; 4to. Fair with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 13375
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26 | JP¥ 3556]

 
The Agora (16 issues)
Weston, A.C.T: G. Slater, 1999. First Edition. Spiral bound. No signatures. One issue without any plastic binding. ; 16 issues. Spiral bound with paper wrappers. An informative periodical for collectors of Clarice Cliff Pottery. Tipped-in real photographs. Page dimensions: 297mm x 202mm. Various pagination. Volume 3 - Numbers 3, 5 and 6. Volume 4 - Numbers 1-6. Volume 5 - Numbers 1 - 4. Volume 6 - Numbers 1 - 4. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 10313
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 148.25 | £UK 129.25 | JP¥ 17781]

 
Airwear Everywhere: A guide to climate and clothing for international travellers
Westerham: British Airways, (1974). First Edition. Softcover. No signatures.; 128 pages. Page dimensions: 179 x 114mm. Small in-text illustrations. Cover title: "Air Wear Everywear". This small book includes information on the climate in various countries around the world, and what the appropriate clothing for the traveller is in various cities around the world. The cities featured include Baghdad, Iraq; Freeport, Bahamas; Rangoon, Burma - "Strong shoes are useful in country districts during the rainy season. Raincoats are generally too clammy for comfort, but an umbrella is essential between May and November."; Teheran, Iran - "Iranians, particularly the women, dress with decorum and elegance [.] Evening dress is fairly frequently worn for evening parties and dinners." ; 12mo. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 12332
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3334]

 
Akaroa and Banks Peninsula 1840-1940 Story of French Colonising Venture and Early Whaling Activities; The First Settlement of Canterbury
Akaroa: Akaroa Mail Co, (1940). First Edition. Hardcover. Spine faded. Tiny 1/8" surface chip to leather at head of spine. Light rubbing to boards.; [iv], 396 pages + frontis + plates. Presentation binding of full blue calf. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Page dimensions: 215 x 136mm. Presentation inscription to W. S. Wanchop, signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Akaroa Centennial Committee, dated 1940. Contents: Maori History; Captain George Hempleman; French Colonisation at Akaroa; Hoisting Union Jack at Akaroa; Land Claims and Crown Grants; Whaling - The First Important Industry; Arrival of the "Monarch"; Cultivating the Land; Pigeon Bay Settlement; Akaroa from 1843-1852; Prominent Personalities of Last Century; The Sawmilling Industry; Development of Little River District; Sawmilling at Pigeon Bay; The Settlement of the Bays; History of Church Work; The Peninsula's Local Administration; Akaroa Resident Magistrates; Bank and Post Office; Passenger and Mail Services; Education and First Schools; Freemasonry at Akaroa; Oddfellowship from 1860; Banks Peninsula War Memorial; Some Notable Happenings; Maori People of Banks Peninsula; Some Akaroa Families; Author of "Tales of Banks Peninsula"; Agricultural Survey; Parliamentary Representation; Geological Story of Banks Peninsula. "To the late H. C. Jacobson, and those many pioneers of the early days for whom he was the scribe, the compilation of this very complete history is mainly due. He began his work of compiling the history of the District as early as 1881 when some of the original pioneers were able to tell their own stories." - from the introduction.; 8vo. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 6274
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 277.75 | £UK 242 | JP¥ 33339]
Keywords: New Zealand

 
Albany (Western Australia) Illustrated
Albany: Norman Bros. First Edition. . No date (c. 1920's) . Card covers tied with blue cord. 16 b&w illustrations. No signatures. Oblong 7 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. ; 12mo. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 000684
USD 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 1889]
Keywords: Albany Western Australia

 
Albert the Brave: King of the Belgians Submitted to and Read by the Adjutant to the Chief of the Late King's Cabinet in Belgium, to Which Have Been Added Two Chapters Giving a Description of the King's Tragic Death
London: Hutchinson & Co. Revised Edition. Original Cloth. 254 pages + colour frontis + 20 b&w plates. Ex-Library (Dunedin Returned Soldiers' Association) . Library stamps and bookplate on endpapers. Knocks, dents and staining to top page edges. 1" tears and chips at head of dustjacket spine. 1/2" chips along head edge of dustjacket. 1" price clipped from dustjacket spine. "'A Fine Man, a Great King, a Noble Citizen' - King Albert has left behind him a tradition and a challenge to the world. "; 8vo. Good in Fair dust jacket .
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Book number: 001479
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3890]
Keywords: Albert Brave King Belgians Belgium

 
Album [Autograph Poetry]
New York: J. C. Riker, [1851]. First Edition. Hardcover. An autograph album published by J. C. Riker of New York. Blank leaves interspersed with engraved illustrations. This album has been used as an autograph album, with 31 poems or verses signed by different hands. Some are signed with the placename Philadelphia and a date between 1851 and 1855. One of the poems "The Endless Knot" is in the shape of a Celtic-like endless knot. The album is inscribed on the front endpaper "Margaret Foeller from her Friend Anne / Christmas 1851". The first poem is also dedicated to Mag from Annie. Other poems are signed with the following names: Sophia; C. R. E.; Addy; Fannie; Sallie; Charles; Maria; C. N. Cadwallader; Phil; Maggie; Sara; E. A. M.; Sue; Sigismond Huget Morison. Full leather binding with gilt and blind-stamped decoration. Page dimensions: 231 x 181mm. All page edges gilt. Leather spine missing, and chips and loss of leather to margins of boards. Boards heavily rubbed. Internally good. Some poems faint and faded. ; 8vo. Fair with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 11333
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 148.25 | £UK 129.25 | JP¥ 17781]
Keywords: Victorian Handwriting Americana

 
Alcoa Portland Aluminium Smelter: Environment Effects Statement and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Melbourne: Alcoa of Australia Limited, 1980. Original Wraps. Second printing. [xiv], 224, 31 pages. Dimensions: 11 3/4" by 8 1/4" by 7/8". Weight: 1.15 kg. Numerous illustrations including folding plans in colour and b&w. No signatures. Rubber date stamp on first leaf. Sticker partly removed from tail of spine. Some creasing and rubbing to wrappers. ; 4to. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 003512
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 51 | £UK 44.5 | JP¥ 6112]
Keywords: Aluminum

 
Alcoholics Anonymous Comes Of Age A Brief History Of A.A.
New York: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, (1957). First Edition. Hardcover. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Rubbing to corners of boards, with up to 3/8" loss of outer paper. Rubbing along edges of boards. 3 1/4" x 3" chip missing at head of dust wrapper. 1 1/4" x 2" chip missing at tail of dust wrapper spine. A couple of 1" tears at head of front fold of dust wrapper. Some staining and marking to dust wrapper. ; ix, [5], 335 pages + plates. Blue papered boards. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 211mm x 140mm. Approximately 79 signatures and addresses on endpapers, from Hamner Springs, Taura, Tauranga, Ashburton, Invercargill, Greymouth, Wellington, Geraldine, Taihape, Motueka, Napier, Balclutha and Hamilton among others. ; 8vo. Good+ in Fair dust jacket .
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Book number: 8227
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 277.75 | £UK 242 | JP¥ 33339]

 
The All Blacks in England, Ireland and Wales 1924-1925: An interesting account of all matches played; English comments and criticism; Photographs of Team and Players. Welsh Memories of 1905; with a History of the Game in New Zealand
Wellington: L. T. Watkins, 1925. First Edition. Softcover. Moderate foxing to wrappers. Previous owner's signature and inscription on title page in pencil. A 2/3" tear at tail of paper spine. Some pencil marks on front wrapper. ; 176 pages. Printed paper wrappers. Illustrated. Includes advertisements. Page dimensions: 213 x 134mm. Rugby football. ; 8vo. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 11797
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 129.75 | £UK 113 | JP¥ 15558]

 
Along The Hilltops The Story Of The Summit Road
Christchurch: J. Ilott Advertising. First Edition. Softcover. Owner's signature at head of front wrapper. Slight rubbing at tail of spine. 1/8" tear to edge of front wrapper. Some marking to front wrapper.; Unpaginated (13 pages). No date (c. 1050). Pictorial paper wrappers. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 274mm x 218mm. A series of photographs and commentaries of places along the Summit Road. "The Summit Road to-day stands as a fulfilment of one man's dream ... and a challenge to us, the inheritors, to see that its beauty is maintained and where possible enhanced." - from the introduction.; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Very Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 7217
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3334]

 
Along the Line in Tasmania: Book 3 - The West Coast
St. JAmes, N.S.W.: Australian Railway Historical Society - New South Wales Division, 1986. First Edition. Softcover. ISBN: 0909650225. Previous owner's rubber name stamp.; 56 pages (inside of rear cover is also paginated as "57"). Page dimensions: 251 x 183mm. Illustrated. Australian railway history.. Very Good- with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 18184
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26 | JP¥ 3556]
Keywords: 0909650225

 
[MR ROOKLYN]
The Amazing Mr Rooklyn from London. Watch his Fingers
London: Wright & Jaques. First Edition. Softcover. Moderate foxing to wrappers and leaves. No signatures. 3/8" tear to margin of final leaf.; No date (c. 1940's). 35 pages. Illustrated card wrappers. Illustrated. Dimensions: 7 1/8" by 4 7/8". "There was magic in the world. There was the magic of day and night, or springtime and winter, of buds creaming into bloom, of first grains cleaving their green shoots through the unviolated earth, and of rivers flowing down to the sea." This booklet reveals the secrets of how to perform several magic tricks. ; 12mo. Good with no dust jacket .
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Book number: 4540
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3334]
Keywords: Magic History 20th Century

 
[AMERICAN POULTRY ASSOCIATION]
The American Standard of Perfection Illustrated: A Complete Description of All Recognized Varieties of Fowls
Davenport, Iowa: The American Poultry Association, 1947. Hardcover. Previous owner's signature. Spine faded. Slight bump to lower corner of rear board. ; Revised edition, latest revision form 1947 at the seventy-fourth convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 492 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt and black on front board. Page dimensions: 194 x 134mm. B&w illustrations from paintings of the different poultry breeds.. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued .
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Book number: 17678
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26 | JP¥ 3556]

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