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Prohibition. Destructive of Temperance
New Zealand, John McIndoe. 1905, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated [1908 NZNB P1028] Produced for the 1905 general election to instruct voters. CONDITION Stapled wraps, 8 pages in pristine condition. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15621
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3272]

 
BERTRAM, JAMES
Return to China
London, Heinemann. 1957, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. James Munro Bertram was a New Zealand Rhodes scholar who worked as a foreign correspondent in Beijing from 1930s he got captured at the fall of Hong Kong ending up as a Japanese prisoner of war. This book covers his return to China in 1946 with a NZ cultural group and his meetings with old room mate, now Deputy Foreign Minister, Huang Hua, and Rewi Alley, senior leaders of the regime including Mao Zedong, He Long, Zhu De, Peng Dehuai and Liu Shaoqi. CONDITION Red cloth (clean and unworn) pp x 251 with b/w photo plates. Copy is very bright and crisp, bottom cnr of one page folded, 2 names to half title and title page. DJ has short tears to spine heel and top front tip. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15294
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BRADDON, RUSSELL
Suez, Splitting of a Nation
London, United Kingdom, Collins. 1973, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002117886) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. @, The brief military operation between Britain, France and Israel carried out against Egypt in 1956. This discusses the long term pros and cons from the British position, the immediate result and the long term consequences of Suez, 1956. CONDITION Black bds (unworn) 253 pages, bright and crisp with light edge spotting. DJ has faded spine with 3 tears to rear. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 13904
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1309]
Keywords: 0002117886

 
BROWN, BRUCE
The Rise of the New Zealand Labour Party : a History from 1916 to 1940
Wellington, New Zealand, Price Milburn. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The New Zealand Labour Party was established 1916 in Wellington, bringing together socialist groups advocating proportional representation, as well as the nationalisation of production and of exchange. Despite its Wellington origins, the West Coast town of Blackball is often regarded as the birthplace of the party. CONDITION Grey bds (unworn) pp x 244 with photo and cartoon illus. Very bright and crisp copy. DJ is in archival cover, spine a little faded with very faint edge wear. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 15503
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3272]

 
CARR, CLYDE
Politicalities
Wellington, New Zealand, National Magazines Ltd. 1936, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Character Sketches of Prominent New Zealand Politicians in the 1930s included are Joseph Coates, Peter Fraser, John A Lee, Walter Nash, Apirana Ngata, MichaelJoseph Savage, Robert Semple and many others. Written by Clyde Carr 1886 - 1962 minister, labour politician, editor, writer. Noted for his humour. CONDITION Blue embossed rexine over heavy card bds, 125 pages. Crisp and clean with toning to ends and edges. Original DJ is toned to spine and edges, lightly rubbed to edges, short tear top rear. #New Zealand History#. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14362
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3817]
Keywords: Nz Politics

 
DAVIES, SONJA
Marching on : Her Story Continues
New Zealand, Random House. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 1869412966) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "In this second autobiography, Sonja Davies continues the story of her life. In this volume she traces her election as the first woman vice-president of the FOL and as Labour MP for Pencarrow as well as providing an insight into the events in her personal life." CONDITION Pp viii 232 with photo illus. Unworn, bright and crisp as new apart from little crease top front cnr. #New Zealand Biography#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14211
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1091]
Keywords: 1869412966

 
FARAGO, LADISLAS
Palestine on the Eve
London, Putnam. 1936, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Discusses the Palestine-Israeli situation from an unbiased perspective. CONDITION Red bds (unworn, bumped front bottom cnr) map eps, pp x 286 with half tone photo plates, crisp copy with light foxing to ends and edges, Price clipped at top of half title, note in hebrew at front. DJ is toned with moderate waer to spine ends. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15238
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6544]

 
FIELD, MICHAEL J
Mau : Samoa's struggle against New Zealand Oppression
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 0589014927) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. In protest against the New Zealand administration, on 28 December 1929, the newly elected leader, High Chief Tupua Tamasese Lealofi, led his fellow uniformed Mau in a peaceful demonstration in downtown Apia. Chief Tamasese and others were killed that day became known in Samoa as Black Saturday. The Mau grew, remaining non-violent, and after repeated efforts by the Samoan people, Western Samoa gained independence in 1962 becoming the first country in the Pacific to become independent. CONDITION Purple bds, 262 pages with photo illus, signed by author to title page. DJ in archival cover. Only faults are name to front paste down and light wear to bottom edge. Near Fine/Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 15678
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.5 | £UK 56 | JP¥ 7635]
Keywords: 0589014927

 
FORSTER, JOHN
The Debates on the Grand Remonstrance, November and December, 1641, with an Introductory Essay on English Freedom Under Plantagenet and Tudor Sovereigns
London, United Kingdom, John Murray. 1860, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Embossed cloth with bright Gilt title, of Sir Simonds D'Ewes's journal of Parliament begun November 1860 double sided. pp xxvii 463 with erata page to rear with stamp colophon, publishers list to rear. Internally bright and crisp, cloth is faded with wear to spine head and some white spots to front, ex-libris plate to front paste down and name of the same person top of title page. Gutter split to paper of eps, mull in tact. OVERWEIGHT. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14692
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36 | JP¥ 4908]

 
HANHAM, H J
Scottish Nationalism
London, United Kingdom, Faber & Faber. 1969, First Edition. (ISBN: 057109080x) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "The rise and spectacular growth of Nationalist movements in Scotland and Wales has transformed the British political scene. Professor Hanham's lively, sympathetic and very well informed account of Scottish Nationalism, as he points out, Scotland is a state within a state. With a national church, a distinctive legal system, the Scottish banks, a separate administration and a peculiarly Scottish system of local government, Scotland stands apart from England and has done so since the Union of 1707. The majority of Scots and Scottish M.P.s supported Home Rule for Scotland from 1892 down to the First World War and for some time afterwards; and when Home Rule did not come, a nationalist movement developed, which has had a continuous existence since 1918. And there have been three nationalist 'revivals' at the beginning of the 1930s, at the beginning of the 1950s, and since 1966. The first Scottish National Party M.P. was elected in 1945, the second in 1967." CONDITION Blue cloth with bright Gilt title (clean and unworn) 250 pages, bright and crisp with gift note to ffep. DJ has faded spine and small tear top front tip. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 13930
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2181]
Keywords: 057109080x

 
HINTZ, O.S. (ED)
Lord Cobham's Speeches : A Selection from the Speeches Made By the Rt. Hon. The Viscount Cobham During His Term of Office as Govenor-General of New Zealand 1957 - 1962
Auckland, New Zealand, Wilson & Horton. 1963, First Edition. Full-Leather, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Special presentation copy bound in Full Red leathers with Cobhams Crest in bright Gilt to front (not issued with DJ) SIGNED to ffep "Yours sincerely, Cobham". 216 pages with 5 illus plates. Tight and clean with mild wear to cover, has water splash top edge effecting end pages causing iscription to run a little, mostly bright and crisp. Very Good/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 15617
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3272]
Keywords: Cricket

 
HIRO, DILIP
Between Marx and Muhammad: The Changing Face of Central Asia
London, United Kingdom, HarperCollins. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 000638367x) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. @, "As each of the newly-independent Muslim-majority states of Central Asia struggles to find an identity, ethnic tensions have frequently given rise to political turbulence and civil strife. The author discusses to what extent Turkey's model of secular democracy will prevail over the fundamentalist regimes of Iran and Afghanistan; what role Russia will play in the area; and what chance the free market and multi-party democracy will have in these conditions." CONDITION Pp xxviii 404 with numerous maps and b/w photo illus. Moderate handling signs with toning, remainder stripe bottom edge. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13905
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1091]
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KAY, ROBIN
The Anzus Pact and the Treaty of Peace with Japan
Wellington, New Zealand, Department of Internal Affairs. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 047701254x) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Documents on New Zealand External Relations; volume 3. Covering NZ foreign relations from 1945 including Japan and the Anzus Pacts from 1951. CONDITION Pp lxx 1268.Blue waxed cloth (unworn) name inside front, DJ has slightly faded spine. Damp stain effecting inside of DJ edges, leading edge and bottom of paste downs o/w bright and clean copy. Overweight #New Zealand History#. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14229
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40 | JP¥ 5453]
Keywords: 047701254x

 
LEIBOWITZ, ARNOLD H
Embattled Island: Palau's Struggle for Independence
U S A, Praeger. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0275953904) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. American Samoa, an territory of the USA after WW2 struggle to gain independence with a Nuclear Free policy. CONDITION As New in archival cover, pp xxiv 230. Overweight. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 15554
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.75 | £UK 76 | JP¥ 10362]
Keywords: South Pacific Palau 0275953904

 
LOCKE, ELSIE
The Shepherd and the Scullery Maid, Canterbury Without Laurels 1850-1950
Christchurch, New Zealand, New Zealand Communist Party. 1950, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Lockes first published work. Political history of Canterbury. Pamphlet, 36 pages illustrated is crisp and unworn, has been in library binding at some stage (neatly cut away with spine paper still present) with tidy library numbers inside front o/w unmarked. Very Good.
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Book number: 15198
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58 | £UK 52 | JP¥ 7089]

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