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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 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4329]

 
New Zealand Centennial Exhibition 1939-40 Official Souvenir Catalogue
Wellington, New Zealand, Government Printer. 1939, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Official Souvenir Catalogue. Has some interesting advertising including colour ones for the latest Champion Stoves, Shaw Savill line, Blue Star Line, Port Line et al. CONDITION Staples rusting, front detached o/w very nice internally, 205 pages. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14993
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]

 
Te Rongo Pai (College)
New Zealand, Church College of NZ. 1960. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Yearbook for Hamilton College. Folio size unpaginated with numerous photos include individual ones for each student. 10 pages of local advertising to rear. Some insect abrasion to first blank and toning to ends. Bds not worn to edges light shelf marks. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 15153
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]

 
University of New Zealand Alphabetical Roll of Graduates 1870-1948
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1948, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains sections for Honorary Graduates, Graduates 1870-1938, Graduates 1939-1948. CONDITION Blue cloth back card wraps, 235 pages bright and very crisp copy with pencil name inside front. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14964
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]

 
ALLAN, ANN
See Our Island
New Zealand, Self Published. 1981, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Diary of every day life and sights of New Zealands Stewart Island. Yellow card wraps (sl sunned to spine) pp 95 with a map and photographs by author in b/w. Very clean with gift inscription.#Kiwiana#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11716
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3247]
Keywords: New Zealand Stewart Island

 
ANDERSEN, JOHANNES C
Old Christchurch
Christchurch, New Zealand, Simpson & Williams. 1949, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Extensive history with many historic photo illus. CONDITION Cream cloth (small nick to spine cloth, wear to tips, marks) Presentation plate from the Christchurch Council pasted inside front, pp xii 499 with 264 photo illus. Mostly bright and crisp internally, slight damage to rear pastedown. OVERWEIGHT. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15415
USD 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.5 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4546]

 
ANDERSON, LEN
Throughout the East Coast : The Story of Williams & Kettle
Hastings, New Zealand, Pictorial Publications. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 00000000000) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. The backbone of the livestock farming and meat industry development of the East Coast, North Island of New Zealand was to a large extent due to the stock and station firm of Williams and Kettle Ltd, begun by Federick Williams and Nathaniel Kettle that served Hawkes Bay and Poverty Bay. End papers are reproduced company prospectus dated 1891. 176 pages with b/w photos. CONDITION Unworn, some atmospheric toning to pages near ends, DJ a little worn to edges though mostly very good. #New Zealand History#. Good/Good.
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Book number: 14291
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Keywords: 00000000000

 
AULT, H F
The Nelson Narrative The Story of the Church of England in the Diocese of Nelson New Zealand 1858 to 1958 with an Account of the Years 1842 to 1857
Nelson, New Zealand, R W Stiles for the Church of England. 1958, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Centennial account of the Church of England's Nelson Diocese, includes earlier accounts of the Nelson area from 1842, when the first organised settlers from England arrived to form what was the third of the NZ Company's settlements. Contains detailed discriptions of pioneering in New Zealand. CONDITION pp xvii 384 with b/w photo plates and maps. Blue cloth with bright Gilt title (unworn) thin paper DJ nice and clean for this particular title, old repairs with archival tape to spine and tips. Overweight. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 14545
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]

 
BARR, JAMES
The Old Identities being Sketches and Reminiscences during the first decade of the Province of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand, Mills, Dick & Co. 1879, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue decorative cloth, wear to spine ends and a little marked, pp iv 395 with 12 illus plates. Pages are clean, copy a little shaken. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15168
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8117]

 
BARTLETT, JEAN
Takapuna People and Places
Auckland, New Zealand, North Shore Historical Society. 2001, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 0473078775) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Reissue with added illustrations. Covers history of the area from pre European times, the establishment and land purchases, various decades and noted literary residents. Personal reminiscences. CONDITION Laminated wraps, 159 pages with numerous historical photos and maps. Faded to spine edge o/w unmarked. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15490
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2814]
Keywords: 0473078775

 
BATHGATE, ALEX (ED)
Picturesque Dunedin, or Dunedin and its Neighbourhood in 1890 With a Short Historical Account of the City and its Principal Institutions
Dunedin, New Zealand, Mills, Dick & Co. 1890, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. With a Short Historical Account of the City and its Principal Institutions. Deluxe edition in Black Leather with blind tooled decorative border and bright gilt tooled titles. CONDITION Spine has been professionally rebacked in Black Leather with original Gilt title laid on and new eps, wear to edges, 300 pages, 11 early photo plates with snowy tissue guards apart from frontis tissue which is toned, 22 pages of early advertising to rear many with nice engraved scenes. Copy is very bright and clean. OVERWEIGHT. Very Good.
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Book number: 15407
USD 96.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 | £UK 77.5 | JP¥ 10390]

 
BAUKE, WILLIAM (W.B)
Where the White Man Treads : Across the Pathway of the Maori
Auckland, New Zealand, Wilson & Horton. 1905, First Edition. Decorative Cloth, Large 8vo. Selected from a series of articles published in the NZ Herald and the Auckland Weekly News, recording Maori folk lore and traditions collected from the older generation of the time lest they be lost. CONDITION NZNB B397 Navy bds with Gilt title and decoration (wear to cloth at spine head, 2 small splits to cloth on spine due to shelf wear, some fading to cloth) pp 307 intenally clean, named to title page twice and stamped with name to first blankm dedication page and title page, else nice bright copy internally. Overweight. Very Good/Not Issued.
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Book number: 14959
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]
Keywords: New Zealand Maori

 
BAUKE, WILLIAM (W.B)
Where the White Man Treads : Across the Pathway of the Maori
Auckland, New Zealand, Wilson & Horton. 1928, 2nd Edition. Decorative Cloth, Large 8vo. 2nd revised edition. Selected from a series of articles published in the NZ Herald and the Auckland Weekly News, recording Maori folk lore and traditions collected from the older generation of the time lest they be lost. Additional articles include one on stone axes. CONDITION Green bds with Gilt title and decoration (two top cnrs slightly crushed o/w clean and unworn) pp [3] 313 very bright and clean, name to first blank which is also a little toned. Overweight. Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 15418
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]
Keywords: New Zealand Maori

 
BEATTIE, HERRIES
Early Runholding in Otago
New Zealand, Otago Daily Times. 1947, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Describes the establishment of the major Otago runs, horses, cattle and sheep on the runs, floods, fatalities, Puketoi Station, gold-diggers, station-hands, pastoralism in Otago. CONDITION Card wraps, 158 pages with 15 half tone photo illus. Internally nice, covers silverfished to edges, name inside front cover. Good.
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Book number: 15164
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]

 
BEAVIS, DOROTHY; BLAKE, NELSON; COLLINS, DEE
Howick
Auckland, New Zealand, Howick Historical Association. 1967, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stapled card wraps, 20 pages with historic photos and 1857 map of the area. Bright and crisp as new apart from slightest age toning to front cover. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15259
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]

 
BLAYMIRES, J N
Early Pongakawa
New Zealand, Last Stop Printing. 1993, Re-Issue. (ISBN: 0473017921) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Originally written in 1952 for the school jubilee this is a 1993 reprint. Stapled wraps, 50 pages. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15272
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1515]
Keywords: 0473017921

 
BLOXHAM, V BEN
Key to the Parochial Registers of Scotland from the earliest times to 1854
Utah, USA, Brigham Young University. 1979, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Gives the call numbers for the parish registers for geological research. CONDITION Blue thin card wraps, pp vi 212. Name to front cover, mild handling signs, the odd tidy note internally. Overweight. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14520
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4870]

 
BORRELL, MARION
Old Buildings Lake District Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand, Otago Daily Times. 1970, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated 1970s. Local history of the architecture and its inhabitants with detailed illustrations by Audrey Bascand. Map and key to building locations on three maps to rear, being Arrowtown, Queenstown, and the district inbetween. CONDITION Card wraps, 52 pages. Very nice clean copy. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14681
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1299]

 
BRADFIELD, A G S
The Precious Years Stories of Palmerston North and Districts in the Manawatu
New Zealand, Self Published. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Sequel to his earlier book "Forgotten Days" this is further Pioneering stories of the area. CONDITION Red cloth bds, clean and unworn, 110 pages with historic photo plates. Gift inscription inside front o/w bright and crisp as new. DJ has wear to spine head and 2 tears top front. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 15587
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]

 
BRERETON, C B (CYPRIAN BRIDGE)
History of the Nelson Institute
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1948, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The establishment of New Zealands first Museum and Library inaugurated on the New Zealand Company’s ship Whitby in 1841. Regional history and events. CONDITION Red cloth (clean and unworn) 111 pages with 13 half tone photo plates, includes lists of members and some short biographies. Has some atmospheric toning to edges and DJ which is otherwise unworn. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14965
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4870]

 
BROADHURST, J (ED)
Directory Auckland Co-Operative Taxi Society 1953
Auckland, New Zealand, Wright & Jacques. 1953, 3rd Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Quick reference directory to Auckland streets, with location of: hospitals, hotels, churches, clubs, parks, Post & Telegraph Offices, theatres, flats, etc. for taxi drivers. CONDITION Heavy card covers papered with Brown cloth spine, 15 pages with advertising inside, mostly bright and crisp with soiled covers, damp stain spine heel showing to first few pages either end, front ep removed, silver fished at bottom of title page and first index page not effecting contents. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14967
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]

 
MARIST BROTHERS
The Chronicle of St Peter’s Maori College Northcote 1970
Auckland, New Zealand, Marist Brothers. 1970, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. School magazine for end of year 1970. Stapled wraps, 80 pages with photos and advertising. short tear to edge of 2 pages with no loss, covers slightly marked. Contains photos and lists. Good.
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Book number: 15668
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1082]

 
BROWN, JOHN
Ashburton New Zealand : Its Pioneers and its History 1853 - 1939
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1940, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This superb work of local history by John Brown of Lowcliffe was published as a Centennial Memorial for the Ashburton County and Borough Councils 1940. CONDITION Red bds, Pp xii 766 with numerous half tone photo illus through text, gives histories of many prominent settlers in the area, plus 2 page publishers list to rear. Copy is very bright and crisp, Red bds are faded with some marks, name stamp to rear of front blank, fold at top of first two blanks o/w very bright and crisp. OVERWEIGHT. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15337
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.5 | £UK 56.5 | JP¥ 7576]

 
BROWN, A N
Brief Memorials of an Only Son
New Zealand, Bay of Plenty Times. 1964, 3rd Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Originally published in 1845. Contains additional information from earlier editions. Alfred Nesbit Brown was as a Church Missionary Society missionary who served in New Zealand from 1829 to 1884. He wrote this, his only printed work, as a response to the death of his only son, Alfred Marsh, who died at age 14. He also founded a scholarship in his memory at St John's College in Auckland. CONDITION Stapled wraps, 39 pages with 12 pages of half tone illus, many photo’s of the Taurange Mission House the Elms. Copy is as new apart from name inside front. #New Zealand History#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14375
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1623]

 
BROWN, MARGARET
Difficult Country : An Informal History of Murchison
New Zealand, Murchison Historical Society. 1976, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library, Covers gold mining, exploration, track cutting and surveying, run holding, town development and its people. CONDITION Ex Library copy with usual markings. Pp xvi 262 with photo and a maps, DJ has tear across back that has been tape repaired and scuff to front. Good/Good.
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Book number: 15707
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1299]

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