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The Arctic world: its plants, animals and natural phenomena : with a historical sketch of Arctic discovery down to the British Polar Expedition: 1875-76
London, T Nelson & Son. 1876, First Edition. Hard Cover, Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. [1876 BL] Green bds with bright gilt titles and encised decoration, Gilt to all edges, wear to spine ends and tips, pp viii 339 with 143 nice engraved illus. Light scattered foxing mostly at ends and edges, previous owners book plate mostly removed at front paste down, last page and rear ep creased. Bright text block. OVERWEIGHT. Good.
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Book number: 15350
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.25 | £UK 69 | JP¥ 9600]
Catalogue: Exploration

 
Austin Tune-Up Manual Road Test and Report (The Australian Motor Manual) For A30, A40, A50, A70, A90.
Melbourne, Australia, Keith Winsor. 1956, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Card wraps, 122 pages with photos and illus, monthly service chart inside front has not been used. Copy is bright and crisp with mildest handling signs. Good.
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Book number: 15116
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2667]

 
J.E. & H.S.
Be of Good Cheer
United Kingdom, Simpkin Marshall. 1915, First Edition. Quarto Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. An anthology of verse and poetry privately published to send out to the boys in the war to raise spirits. 10,000 copies. Soiled marbled bds with cream cloth binding, appears to have been used as a cup rest, possibly in the trenches, Decorative blue floral design on eps which have partial separation, Scarlet/Black decorative title page printed on India paper with handcut pages, pp190, sl foxing, book block tight interior bright. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6692
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2133]
Catalogue: Poetry

 
Berger's Superfine Colours for Coach, Carriage, and Motor Car Painting
Homerton, London, Lewis Berger & Sons. 1910, First Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Not Dated (c1910 from car illus). illustrates their Japan Colours. CONDITION Brown bds half bound with Green cloth spine and tips, 37 pages with illus, one showing factory with 12 pages of paint swatches. Mostly nice and clean copy with odd small marks to bds, newsprint eps present though separate due to brittle paper type, internally nice and very bright. Good.
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Book number: 15392
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8000]

 
The Cambden Miscellany, Volume the First : Abbey Aberconway; Rebelllion Lincolnshire 1470; Pope Innocent VIII on Henry VII & Elizabeth of York; Seige of Rouen 1591; Battle of Lutzen & Death of Gustavus Adophus; Edward Lake Tutor of Ps Mary & Anne 1677
London, Camden Society. 1867, First Edition. Original Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Camden Society founded in London in 1838 to publish early historical and literary materials, both unpublished manuscripts and new editions of rare printed books. CONDITION Green blind embossed cloth with bright gilt spine title (unworn, cnrs a little curved) pp 192 (paginated separately) includes a list of Camden Society members at rear. Very bright and crisp except light spotting to title page, some pages uncut. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15567
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8000]
Catalogue: History

 
Cooks Intertate Business Directory 1947
Melbourne, Australai, Cooks Australian Directories. 1947, First Edition Thus. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red papered bds with Red cloth spine, 823 pages with maps, advertising and photos. In almost new condition only small mark to leading edge and slightest waer to paper on edge of bds.Overweight. Fine.
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Book number: 15779
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 135.5 | £UK 122.5 | JP¥ 17067]

 
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The Fisherman's Bedside Book
London, United Kingdom, Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1955, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Watkins-Pitchford, Denys. "As well as brown trout in gin-clear chalk streams,sea trout in Norwegian torrents and salmon in gloomy Scottish lochs, this collection features the pursuit of bream in Black Country canals, carp in brooding ponds, barbel on the Thames, pike in unfished castle moats and many, many more. There are even some accounts of the pursuit, by British anglers of course, of foreign fish such as the mighty mahseer of the Middle East. Welcoming inns and pastoral idylls provide the setting." CONDITION Navy bds with Bright Gilt title and Gilt Trout decoration to front (fresh and unworn, sharp cnrs, small faded spot top rear) pp xxiii 575 with 19 nice woodblock illus throughout (bright clean copy, not inscribed, light foxed to eps only) Original DJ is fresh with foxed White areas, very minor edge wear, is price clipped. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 9271
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 38.25 | JP¥ 5333]
Keywords: Trout Fishing Angling Watkins-Pitchford, Denys

 
Gracious is the Time Sisters of Mercy Centenary 1950 - 1950
Auckland, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1952, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy in Dublin, Ireland in 1831. Sisters of Mercy were the first religious sisters to come to Aotearoa New Zealand arriving in Auckland from Ireland on 9 April 1850. They came at the request of the Maori women in Auckland wanting a wahine tapu. From 1850 to 1897 four Mercy Congregations were founded with the others being in Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. CONDITION Blue cloth (fresh and clean) pp [5] 223 with 23 illus covering the various places, convents schools, orphanages, hospitals etc set up by the sisters. Bright and crisp copy. DJ has some tears with loss bottom rear cnr. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14991
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4267]

 
Ko te hitoria Paipara tawhito me te Kawenata Hou a to tatou Ariki, a Hehu Kerito
Auckland, New Zealand, Georgius Michael. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated. Covers are faux embossed leather. Maori Bible taken from 1903 Turnhout edition. Red publishers stain to all edges, decorative eps, nice frontis illus, 405 pages. As new copy. Fine.
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Book number: 14938
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4267]

 
Ko e Uluaki Tohi Laukonga
Auckland, New Zealand, Leightons. 1943, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Tongan language primer. Thin card wraps stapled, 16 pages. Toned to edges, drip mark to front, a chipped at spine ends, internally clean. Very Good.
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Book number: 15710
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2133]

 
The Law of the Government of Tonga
Auckland, New Zealand, The Brett Printing Co. 1907, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pp 174 xiv (appendices). Copy is very bright and clean internally, card wraps are toned with damage to spine ends, name inside front. Very Good.
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Book number: 15193
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 211.5 | £UK 191.25 | JP¥ 26667]

 
New Zealand Book Design Exhibition in London 1953
New Zealand, New Zealand Library Assoc. 1955, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Books entered in the International Book Design Exhibition, London 1953. Printed for tha Auckland Festival 1955. Categorised under publishers, contains 50 entries and includes no of pages and illus. CONDITION Grey card wraps, 8 pages. Bright and clean copy with slight toning to spine edge. Very Good.
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Book number: 15327
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1067]
Catalogue: Books on Books

 
New Zealand Scenic Play Ground of the Pacific
Wellington, New Zealand, Dept of Industries, Commerce, Tourism & Publicity. 1934, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Expanded from the original, Brown card wraps with yapped covers, printed scene and tiki to front in 6 colour palette, pages whip stichted with brown cord tied at center, illustrated with 15 coloured photos, 17 half toned photos and a route map. Nice borders to illus and scenic imagery in blue to each page. Descriptive text and captions. CONDITION Covers a little crushed to edges with label residue to front. Internally very nice, printed on art paper. Very Good.
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Book number: 15414
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3200]
Catalogue: Travel & Places

 
Records of the Auckland Museum Volume 45 2008
Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Museum. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 0011749202) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Vol 45. Contents are The Military engagement and Katikara, 1863; Oxford man learned Maori craft'- the work of Thomas Aunrey Chappe Hall; Fossil record of the post-glacial marine breaching of Auckland's volcanic maar craters; New comatulid crinoids from the Meyers Pass Limestone member (Waitakiau(Chatrian)) of the Pentland Hills and Hurstlea, South Canterbury; & Identification of the grasses (Gramincae) of the Pacific Ocean region. CONDITION 168 pages with photos, maps and figural illus. Copy is unread. As New.
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Book number: 15586
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1600]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: 0011749202

 
The Story of an Undertaking : The Mersey Tunnell
Liverpool, United Kingdom, Town Clerks Office. 1965, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Describes the engineering that is the Queensway Tunnel one of three road tunnesl under the River Mersey, in the north west of England, between Liverpool and Birkenhead. With b/w photos, figural illus and tables. Dated from text. CONDITION Stapled card wraps, 64 pages printed on quality high gloss paper, clean and unworn. Fine.
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Book number: 15353
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 853]

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