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Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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Rocked and Ruptured

Geological Faults in New Zealand

Aitken, Jefley J

Reed, Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences

2004 Reprint edition (1999)

88

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps, drawings and illustrations, an investigation of NZ's main fault lines and the consequences of NZ's location on the boundary of two tectonic plates

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The New Zealand Company Secretary

 

Barton, John S

Author Pub

1909

xvi 269 Appendices 270-312 Folder attached inside back cover

8vo

Black cloth binding, gilt titles  Signature stamp FEP Near Fine

50

First edition of this foundation work, quite scarce in this condition

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32.000000

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Putting Our Town on the Map

Local claims to fame in NZ

Bell, Claudia ; Lyall, John

HarperCollins

1995

135

4to

P-B Slight coffee stain base  VG

30

An interesting sociological study of community enterprise in NZ, and how to create identity

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The Monopoly of Credit

 

Douglas, Maj Clifford Hugh

Chapman & Hall

1931

(2p) 128p

Small 8vo

D-J (chips, piece missing top, bottom spine, price-clipped middle spine, in archival plastic)  Light foxing FEs Signature FEP Gd

30

With obituary tipped-in FEP, the first UK edition of the author's 6th book, written at a time of world economic collapse whilst in over-production

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Geology of the Chatham Islands

 

Hay, RF (et al)

New Zealand Geological Survey, NZDSIR

1970

85p (1p) (map in end pocket)

4to

P-B Rubbing top spine, small piece missing  Slight water adhesion marks at beginning  Signature HTP VG

20

With maps and illustrations, a survey of the Chatham's geology, the structure and history

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Granite and Marble

a guide to building stones in New Zealand

Hayward, Bruce W

Geological Soc NZ

1987

56

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

30

GSNZ Guidebook No 8, a very useful guide to NZ building stones and various buildings in NZ using them

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Stratigraphy and Chronology of Late Quaternary Volcanic Ash in Taupo, Rotorua, and Gisborne Districts

 

Healy, J ; Vucetich, CG, Pullar, WA

NZDSIR

1964

87p (1p) (3 folding charts in pocket)

4to

Paper wraps  VG

50

In two parts, this study encompasses the dating of the younger volcanic eruptions of the Taupo region and the stratigraphy of Holocene ash in the Rotorua and Gisborne districts, with illustrations, diagrams, tables and charts

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Lotto, Long-Drops & Lolly Scrambles  the extra-ordinary anthropology of middle New Zealand

 

Howland, Peter

Steele Roberts

2004

136

Oblong 8vo

P-B Fine

25

With tipped-in illustrations, a look at current middle class New Zealand life, its ways and characteristics, good fun

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The Complete Book of Teddy Bear Artists in Australia and New Zealand

 

Laing, Jennifer

Sally Milner Publishing

1996

(1p) 81p

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a collection of the teddy bear artists/makers in Australia and New Zealand at the time of publishing, with then contact details

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33.000000

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Soil-Cement Brick House

 

Laybourn, Pam

Project Advisory Services

1980

24p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG

15

With illustrations, a guide to building with soil-cement bricks in New Zealand

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Handy Hints for Wicked Stepmothers  NZ Step-parenting in the 90s

 

Lynch-Reeves, Nicola

Govt Print

1993

93

8vo

P-B Inscription Inside Cover  VG

15

A frequently humorous, always practical book about the reality of step-parenting

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When the Dragon Stirs

Healing our wounded lives through fairy stories, myths and legends

MacGill, Victor

DragonStirs Enterprises

1995

190

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

Inscribed and signed by the author, illustrated by the author, recognising and overcoming the dragons that bear down on the individual

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Woodturning in New Zealand

the complete guide to timbers, materials and processes

Massey, Brian

Govt Print

1987

(3 leaves) 97p

4to

P-B VG

25

With drawings and illustrations, a great guide for turners, covering how to use the various woods available in New Zealand

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Woodworking with New Zealand Timbers

 

McDermott, Mike

Reed Methuen

1985

vii 135p

4to

P-B  VG

32

An introduction to the skills and techniques of making furniture, woodcarving and woodturning with NZ timbers, with illustrations and drawings

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Practical Irrigation

 

McKeague, John

Author Pub

1899

xv 409p

8vo

Patterned brown cloth binding, gilt titles, blind rules  Slight signature front paste-down  Patch browning EPs  VG - Near Fine

65

Written as a result of drought in New Zealand and the lack of knowledge of what to do, a study of irrigation systems and regulation in various parts of the world

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The Metcalfe Family Album

Six Generations of Traditions and Memories

Murphy, Sallyann J

Chronicle Books

1999

(256p)

Oblong 8vo

Decorated paper over boards, red cloth spine, gilt titles  Near Fine

50

A wonderful way to show a genealogical history, with writings, letters, photographs, a lovely idea

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The New Zealand Family Herb Doctor

 

Neil, James F

The Capper Press

1980

(frontis) 512p

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Slight shelf rubbing bottom boards Near Fine

60

The facsimile edition of this NZ book of recipes and treatments

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The Reed Dictionary of New Zealand English

 

Orsman, HW (ed) ; Wattie, Nelson (ed)

Reed

2001 3rd edition revised (1979)

xl 1345p

8vo

D-J Near Fine

75

The third, revised edition of this dictionary of the English used in NZ and guides to NZ pronunciation

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Riptide in the Pacific

Surveys of Social, Political and Economic Problems  A Symposium

Rhodes, H Winston (et al)

Auckland University College Labour Club

1948

68

8vo

P-B Signature TP VG

25

A collection of essays which discuss the Pacific region and its surrounds, including the social and economic problems of China and Japan (James Bertram)

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Reweaving the Web

A Shamanic Journey of Connection

Sparrowhawk (Jay Ray)

Author Pub

2008

278

8vo

P-B Fine

35

At its core, shamanism is about the Oneness of us all, each an integral part of the Web of Life.This book journeys through the separation from that web, the consequences, and how we can move back into harmony. Complete with practical journeying exercises.

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Colloquial and Everyday New Zealand English

in English - Korean

Tohill, Peter ; Young-Ja Kim

Author Pub

2001

viii 185p (1p)

8vo

Spiral bound  Soft covers  Fine

30

An A-Z of many idiomatic New Zealand English phrases and words rendered into Korean

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