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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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Radiata Logging, Truck and Truckers

 

Abbot, Gavin M

Author Pub

2015

124

4to

P-B Near Fine

42

With many illustrations, a history of the transport companies involved in the development and harvesting of the Kaingaroa Forest

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Urewera Trucks and Truckers

 

Abbot, Gavin M

Author Pub

2014

135

4to

P-B Near Fine

42

With many illustrations, a history of the transport companies that worked in the Ureweras, especially logging companies

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

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Mamaku West Trucks and Truckers

 

Abbot, Gavin M

Author Pub

2016

139

4to

P-B Near Fine

42

With many illustrations, the history of the trucking companies from the Taupo area across to Putaruru, and the loads they carried, especially logging

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

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32.000000

Opotiki Transport Co. Trucks and Truckers

 

Abbot, Gavin M

Author Pub

2018

88

4to

P-B Near Fine

38

With many illustrations, the history of the many parts that make up this carrier, begun in the 1920s

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A Baker's Tale  the life and times of Ernest Adams

 

Adams, Hugh

Hazard Press

2005

243p (1p)

8vo

P-B Ex-lib, laminated covers, rubber stamps EPs VG

22

With illustrations, 'tales' amongst the history of this New Zealand bakery, of the people and the development, a tidy ex-lib copy

5.500000

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The Taming of Distance  New Zealand's first international telecommunications

 

Airey, Elisabeth

Dunmore Publishing

2005

xi 187p

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the history of the undersea cable, New Zealand's connection with the telegraphic world, the control of the cable, and the people who worked with it in New Zealand

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The Settlement of Indigenous Peoples Claims to Natural Resources  The Sealords Deal

 

Aitken, Kristin P

Author Pub

1993

vii 90p (xxii appendices)

4to

Blue cloth binding, gilt titles  Near Fine

85

A thesis dealing with a New Zealand legal settlement over the 'ownership' of indigenous resources, here marine resources, detailing the background and the steps taken to bring the settlement to conclusion

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The Cultural Significance of Wetlands in Taranaki

Progress Report: Publications

Allen, Harry (et al)

The Royal Society of New Zealand

2004

37 leaves

4to

Spiral bound, soft card backing  Owner's stamp TP  Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of pieces from various journals dealing with New Zealand wetlands and artefacts found in them

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New Zealand in World Affairs 1990-2000

 

Alley, Roderic (ed)

Victoria University Press

2007

328

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays dealing with the position of New Zealand in its Pacific area and the wider world, politically, economically, environmentally

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Selling the Dream  classic New Zealand tourism posters

 

Alsop, Peter

New Holland

2016

159

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

30

With illustrations and reproductions, celebrating New Zealand as a scenic, and tourist, wonderland, from the 1920s to the 1960s, with a selection of posters

5.500000

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Promoting Prosperity  the art of early New Zealand advertising

 

Alsop, Peter ; Stewart, Gary

Craig Potton Publishing

2013

439p (1p)

4to

D-J (thin strip fading FE) Laminated boards Near Fine

110

With many illustrations, a collection of essays focusing on early New Zealand advertising art and its powers of persuasion

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Selling the Dream  the art of early New Zealand tourism

 

Alsop, Peter ; Stewart, Gary ; Bamford, Dave

Craig Potton Publishing

2013 reprint edition (2012)

408

4to

Laminated boards  Near Fine

90

With illustrations, the promotion of New Zealand through posters, brochures and other material, with essays

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Fifty Years  The Vintage Car Club of New Zealand

 

Anderson, Molly (ed)

The Vintage Car Club of New Zealand Inc

1996

viii 207p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Fine

40

With maps, illustrations and drawings, the first 50 years of this car club, including races out of New Zealand, an interesting creation

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No Other Home Than This

a history of European New Zealanders

Andrews, John

Craig Potton Publishing

2009

364

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

32

With maps, an account of the backgrounds, and hence the cultural values, of the European settlers of New Zealand, what they brought with them, and how these helped shape what became their new home

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New Zealand Statutes1904

 

Anon

Govt Print

1904

xiii 421p

4to

Maroon cloth binding, gilt titles, blind rules  Rubbing FE, patches of fading  VG

40

The Public and Private statutes passed in the 1904 year

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Wise's New Zealand Index  Every Place in New Zealand 9th Edition

 

Anon

H Wise & Co

1945

(4p ads) (frontis) (3p) (7p ads)  536p (map)

Small 8vo

D-J (chips, repairs, in protective plastic)  Light wear top spine cloth Owner's stamp verso frontis  Yates rubber stamp FEs  Small water stain top FE at rear Gd - VG

45

Stated as the 9th edition, but actually the 15th successive issue, with 12 plates, mostly of scenes from North to South

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Centennial of the Treaty of Waitangi 6 February 1940 

Souvenir Programme

Anon

Govt Print

1940

(2p plates) 24p (2p plates)

8vo

Thin card covers  Covers lightly marked  Light foxing FEs  Gd

75

A scarce copy of the Souvenir programme for the Centennial celebration, including the re-enactment in dramatic form of the debate and the signing of the Waitangi Treaty in February 1840, taken from contemporary sources

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The New Zealand Constitution Act

together with correspondence between the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Governor-in-Chief of New Zealand

Anon

R Stokes, printer

1853

127

8vo

Cloth binding, grease stain top spine which goes throughout text block  Title page cut at top  Light foxing on a number of pages Gd

175

The first Act to make New Zealand a separate British colony, including correspondence between England and New Zealand building up to 1853

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John Cawte Beaglehole  a bibliography

 

Anon

Alexander Turnbull Library, Victoria University of Wellington

1972

47p (1p)

Small 8vo

Wraps over card covers, title label front of wraps Small owners stamp HTP VG - Near Fine

20

With plate, a fairly complete bibliography, from 1919-1971, with his 'James Cook' to be published

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Regulations for Conducting the Survey of Land in New Zealand

 

Anon

Govt Print

1908

49p (folding charts)

8vo

Cloth over boards Water stain inside covers Owner's details TP Small coffee stain top some charts at rear Gd

60

With charts, the NZ regulations as of 1908, including those affecting mining surveys

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History of Wellington Post-office

 

Anon

Govt Print

1913

42p (1p)

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles, blind rules  VG

65

With illustrations, the various buildings used in Wellington in which the post office has worked

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Proceedings of the Seventh Pacific Science Congress Vol VII Anthropology

 

Anon

The Pegasus Press

1953

681p (1p)

4to

P-B Signature cover Light foxing FEs VG

50

With maps and tables, the papers from the 1949 Symposium, covering anthropology, publis health and nutrition, and social sciences in the Pacific

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New Zealand Statutes1918

 

Anon

Govt Print

1918

xiii 287p

4to

Maroon cloth binding, gilt titles, blind rules  Rubbing FE, patches of fading  VG

40

The Public and Private statutes passed in the 1918 year, including Acts dealing with the Armed Forces and War Legislation

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The New Zealand Parliamentary Record

 

Anon

Govt Print

1925 Revised edition

(frontis) 224p

8vo

Blue boards, slight rubbing top, bottom spine  Slight marks EPs  Signature FEP Slight corrections in text VG

35

The revised record of Parliament to 1925, with lists of Executive Councils, Legislative Councils, Parliaments, the Ministries and their Premiers,Speakers, MPs, Clerks, includes the Provincial Governments 1853-1876, with corrections written in

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The Statutes of New Zealand 1885

 

Anon

Govt Print

1885

viii 528p

4to

Beige cloth binding, wear on spine  Fore-corners bumped  Inside hinges cracked Mechanics Institute rubber stamp prelims, at end  Gd - VG

55

Statutes for NZ, including Amendments to Mining Acts and the Immigration and Public Works Appropriation

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Our World Heritage  a tentative list of New Zealand Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites

 

Anon

Dept of Conservation

2006

79

4to

Spiral bound, soft card covers  Fine

30

With illustrations and maps, cultural and natural sites from the North to South of New Zealand, some recommended for immediate world heritage listing, others for later inclusion

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Audacity of Faith  Sisters of Compassion Centennial 1892-1992

 

Anon

Home of Compassion

1992

168

4to

P-B Crease back cover VG

30

With illustrations, a hundred years of the work of Suzanne Aubert and her legacy, the Sisters of Compassion

5.500000

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Morrinsville Methodist Church Golden Jubilee 1903-1953

 

Anon

Morrinsville Methodist Church

1953

9 leaves

8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations and lists, the first 50 years of this Methodist Church

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New Zealanders As We See 'em cartoons and caricatures

 

Anon

New Zealand Caroonists' Assoc

1937

434

8vo

Black cloth binding, gilt titles Slight wear spine Signature FEP VG

42

The second annual, recording New Zealand business and other leaders in cartoon and caricature form, an A-Z

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Split Enz  the definitive collection Bk 1 1973-1979, Bk 2 1980-1984

 

Anon

Sasha Music Publishing

2008

86p (2p) ; 86p (2p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

45

In two volumes, all of Split Enz's songs, with quotes and memorabilia

5.500000

17.000000

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Thorndon Methodist Church 75th Anniversary Celebrations

 

Anon

Thorndon Methodist Church

1947

10

8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations and lists, a short history of this Wellington Methodist church

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New Zealand Statutes1906

 

Anon

Govt Print

1906

xviii 382p

4to

Maroon cloth binding, gilt titles, blind rules  Rubbing FE, patches of fading  VG

40

The Public and Private statutes passed in the 1906 year, including the first 'Motor Regulation'

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Wild Journeys

 

Ansley, Bruce

HarperCollins

2018

279

8vo

D-J  Paper over boards Near Fine

30

The author journeys through New Zealand's history - human and natural - and the people who helped create that history

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Toys of Early New Zealand

 

Armstrong, Peggy ; Jackson, Denise

Grantham House

1990

(frontis) (2p) 74p

4to

P-B Signature HTP VG

28

With illustrations, the toys and passtimes of colonial New Zealand, Maori and pakeha

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New Zealand's Burning  The settler's world in the mid 1880s

 

Arnold, Rollo

Victoria University Press

1994

319

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

48

The Summer of 1885-6 in Northern New Zealand, firing up at the end of a long drought, and the settler society coping with the great changes and emergencies as life became more 'settled'

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The Farthest Promised Land  English Villagers, New Zealand Immigrants of the 1870s

 

Arnold, Rollo

VUP

1981

xiii 408p

8vo

D-J (very slight rubbing extremities, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With illustrations and maps, a very important study of English immigrants into New Zealand in the 1870s and their impact on their new land

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The Northern Account of the Flagstaff War  Another Account

 

Ashcroft, Major KRR

Author Pub

ND

67 leaves

4to

Spiral bound  Copied on one side Plastic wraps VG

35

With illustrations, a discussion of the 'Flagstaff War' at Kororareka, the events and personalities leading up to it, and the consequences, and some rebuttal of James Belich's 'The New Zealand Wars'

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Telling Stories

indigenous history and memory in Australia and New Zealand

Attwood, Bain ; Magowan, Fiona (eds)

Bridget Williams Books

2001

xviii 269p

8vo

P-B Signature HTP Pen mark FE VG

22

With illustrations, the multiple forms of indigenous history in Australia and New Zealand, and their inter-reaction with the 'official' history

5.500000

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Out of the Shadow of War 

The German Connection with New Zealand in the 20th Century

Bade, James N (ed)

OUP

1998

viii 288p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

These essays trace the development of the relationship between NZ and Germany through the two World Wars and into peace, with close political, economic and cultural ties, with illustrations

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New Zealand National Bibliography to the year 1960

6 volumes in 5

Bagnall, AG (ed)

Govt Print

1969-1985

5 volumes

4to

Black cloth binding, red spine labels, gilt titles (Vols 1 & 4 fading) VG - Near Fine

140

With facsimiles of title pages, the indispensable guide to virtually all literature, Maori and European, published in New Zealand till 1960, a nice set

17.000000

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Archives are Fun  Twenty-six Years of Re-collecting and Re-searching

 

Baker, Marcia

Baker Family Publishing

2013

140

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a look at twenty-six years of working at the Methodist Archive in Christchurch, and how it can help others in their researches

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The Harbour Ferries of Auckland

 

Balderston, David

Grantham House

1986

98

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, over a hundred years of ferry traffic on Auckland harbour, with much about the boats and the characters of the service

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Webs of Empire

locating New Zealand's colonial past

Ballantyne, Tony

Bridget Williams Books

2012

374

8vo

P-B Near Fine

44

A collection of essays positioning New Zealand within the tangled colonial webs of cultural and economic networks

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Landscape/Communi ty   Perspectives from New Zealand

 

Ballantyne, Tony ; Bennett, Judith A (eds)

University of Otago Press

2005

190

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays that discuss variations on the theme of the effect of communities on their landscape, mostly in New Zealand, from conflict in colonial Bay of Plenty to protests against hydro-electric dams

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Disputed Histories

Imagining New Zealand's Pasts

Ballantyne, Tony ; Moloughney, Brian (eds)

Otago University Press

2006

283p (2p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Owner's label covered TP VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a collection of essays which ultimately discusses where to with the study of New Zealand history now?

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Proud to be white?  A survey of pakeha prejudice in New Zealand

 

Ballara, Angela

Heinemann

1986

x 205p

8vo

P-B Slight fading spine Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a study of past and contemporary pakeha attitudes towards people of other races and colours, still useful

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India in New Zealand  local identities, global relations

 

Bandyopadhyay, Sekhar (ed)

Otago University Press

2010

269p (1p)

8vo

P-B Owner's label covered HTP VG - Near Fine

28

A collection of essays looking at the southernmost Indian diaspora, the place of Indian first and succeeding generations in a multi-cultural New Zealand, and the Kiwi-Indian experience

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New Zealand  a short history

 

Barber, Laurie

Century Hutchinson

1989

252

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a description of New Zealand's history designed to help a present generation understand whence the nation has sprung, and perhaps see more clearly the future

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In the Paddock and On the Run

the language of rural New Zealand

Bardsley, Dianne

Otago University Press

2009

464

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, hundreds of words and expressions highlighting the individual nature of New Zealand countrysides, especially farming, including Maori expressions widely adopted

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New Zealand's First World War Heritage

 

Bargas, Imelda ; Shoebridge, Tim

Exisle

2015

287p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

38

With maps and illustrations, the New Zealand that the troops left behind, from the military training camps to the buildings that supplied them, from the farms and hospitals, to the memorials of their departure

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Bowling on  Hutt Bowling, Tennis and Croquet Club (Inc)

 

Barlow, Peter (et al)

Hutt Bowling Club

2003

63

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, the first 100 years of this New Zealand Bowling Club

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Maori Motorcycles and Century Cars

 

Barnett, Peter

Author Pub

2009

191

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

80

Limited first edition (101 copies), with illustrations, a biography of New Zealand designers  Albert Richard Bannister and Thomas George Johns, as well as a summary of grass track events at Park Racecourse in Gisborne

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Those were the Days 1930s

 

Barnett, Stephen (comp)

Moa

1987

175

Folio

D-J Fine

40

A photographic history of NZ during the 1930s, compiled from the pages of 'The Weekly News'

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New Zealand! New Zealand!  In praise of Kiwiana

 

Barnett, Stephen ; Wolfe, Richard

H&S

1989

161p (1p)

4to

P-B Light fading spine  VG

30

The first edition of this dipping-into New Zealand popular culture, food, ways of life, beliefs and advertising icons

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New Zealand! New Zealand! In praise of Kiwiana

 

Barnett, Stephen ; Wolfe, Richard

Penguin Books

2000

(5p) 161p (1p)

Oblong 4to

P-B  Near Fine

25

With many illustrations, a special edition to mark the 30th anniversary of Bonus Bonds, with extra pages and illustrations

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Bellingshausen  a visit to New Zealand 1820

 

Barratt, Glynn

The Dunmore Press

1979

xi (1p map) 183p (1p)

8vo

D-J (rubbing of colour extremities) Paper over boards VG

25

With map and illustrations, the accounts of a Russian expedition in 1820 in the Marlborough Sounds, and the Maori they met and traded with

5.500000

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Russophobia in New Zealand

1838-1908

Barratt, Glynn

Dunmore Press

1981

180

8vo

D-J Near Fine

25

From a Professor of Russian, a look at how New Zealand governments and people viewed expanding Russia in the 19th century

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Rulings of the Speakers of the House of Representatives 1867-1911  New Zealand

 

Barron, CCN ; Otterson, H (comps)

Govt Print

1912

vi 317p

Small 8vo

Leather binding, raised spine, gilt rules and titles  Wear top, bottom spine, fore-corners  VG

35

An A-Z of the rulings of the New Zealand parliamentary Speakers, up-to-date for 1911

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A Popular Vision  the arts and the left in New Zealand 1930-1950

 

Barrowman, Rachel

Victoria University Press

1991

(4p) 287p

8vo

P-B Slight signature HTP  VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a discussion of leftist philosophies and influences on the arts, especially publishing and theatre, before and after WW2, when New Zealand 'found its distinctive literary voice'

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The Turnbull   A Library and its World

 

Barrowman, Rachel

AUP

1995

viii 232p

8vo

P-B Fine

35

The history of the man and the Library that became so important to NZ archives

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The Turnbull a library and its world

 

Barrowman, Rachel

Auckland University Press, Historical Branch DIA

1995

viii 232p

8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

20

With illustrations, what began as a personal 'folly' became a bequest to the nation, and what has happened to the ATL since

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To Face the Daring Maoris Soldiers' impressions of the First Maori War 1845-47

 

Barthorp, Michael

H&S

1979

237

8vo

D-J (closed tear front, in archival plastic)  VG - Near Fine

40

With maps, drawings and illustrations, the story of the British regiment in New Zealand at the beginning of the New Zealand Wars, including the letters and diaries of a cross-section of the soldiers

5.500000

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The Colonist  A Work on the Past and Present Position of the Colony of New Zealand

 

Bateman, William

JT Smith

1881

486p

8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles front cover  Spine worn Signs of insect hole to page 11 at bottom of pages  Bottom corner of p15 torn off, with slight loss of text  Marks on FEs Fair to Good

90

The book was intended as a critical economic assessment of the Colony of NZ till that time, so that readers could gain benefit from a more thorough knowledge of the workings of Government and its resources. The author includes his papers on 'The Agricultu

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The Years Before Waitangi

a story of early Maori/European contact in New Zealand

Bawden, Patricia

Author Pub

2006 4th reprint (1987)

169

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

Signed by the author, a study of early-contact New Zealand, using material written by early European visitors, giving glimpses of the culture and lifestyles of the Maori prior to the Treaty

5.500000

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Always the Sound of the Sea

the daily lives of New Zealand's lighthouse keepers

Beaglehole, Helen

Craig Potton

2009

263

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Fine

38

A kind of sequel to the author's 'Lighting the Coast', this time concentrating on the men who lit the coasts, their families, and the experience of lighthouse keeping, with illustrations

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The Discovery of New Zealand

 

Beaglehole, JC

OUP

1961 2nd edition, revised

(frontis) xii 102p (folding map)

8vo

D-J (browning spine)  Slight foxing FE  Signature FEP  VG

20

With illustrations and maps, the revised edition of this study of the pre-cursors to Cook, and of Captain Cook

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The University of New Zealand an historical study

 

Beaglehole, JC

NZCER

1937

xiv (2p) 431p

8vo

D-J (chips, closed tear spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, paper label spine Foxing FE VG

25

A detailed discussion of the idea of the 'University' in New Zealand, Otago's first establishment, and the developments thereafter

5.500000

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The Discovery of New Zealand

 

Beaglehole, JC

DIA

1939

(frontis) xvi (2p) 160p (folding map)

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing)  Signature FEP  VG

25

With illustrations and maps, the first edition of this study of the pre-cursors to Cook, and of Captain Cook

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Home Away from Home

 

Beasley, AW

Central Institute of Technology, Grantham House

2000

158

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

40

With maps, illustrations and genealogical charts, the three families of the Homes, from the UK to New Zealand, and their surgical connections

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Fifty Years in the Field  Essays in honour and celebration of Richard Shutler Jr's archaeological career

 

Bedford, Stuart (et al, eds)

New Zealand Archaeological Association

2002

260

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations, maps and tables, a collection of pieces on the archaeology of the South Pacific, New Guinea, Micronesia, Melanesia

8.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Dusky Bay

 In the steps of Captain Cook

Begg, A Charles & Neil C

W&T

1966

240

8vo

D-J (in archival wrapper)  Inscription from author's family FEP  VG - Near Fine

70

The reconstruction of the history of the Dusky Bay - Sounds area, retracing the footsteps of Captain Cook, with many illustrations

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Port Preservation

the story of Preservation Inlet and the Solander Grounds

Begg, AC & NC

W&T

1973

398p (1p)

8vo

D-J (fading spine, tape repair top spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Light foxing top FE Signature FEP VG

70

With maps and illustrations, the story of Preservation Inlet and the Solander Grounds, from the Cook voyages to sealing and whaling and gold prospecting

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Dancing with the King

 

Belgrave, Michael

Auckland University Press

2017

viii 428p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, a study of the King Country 1864-1885

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

Making Peoples  A history of the New Zealanders from Polynesian settlement to the end of the nineteenth century

 

Belich, James

Allen Lane, Penguin

1996

497

8vo

D-J (light fading spine) Paper over boards Slight browning Fes Owner's small label FEP VG - Near Fine

30

The author's detailed discussion of what has made the two distinct founding peoples of New Zealand, Maori and pakeha, till the 1880s, continued in 'Paradise Reforged'

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Languages of New Zealand

 

Bell, Allan (et al, eds)

Victoria University Press

2005

376

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps, tables and illustrations, a collection of essays dealing with New Zealand's linguistic landscape

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Cultural Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand  Identity, Space and Place

 

Bell, Claudia ; Matthewman, Steve (eds)

Oxford University Press

2004

xiv 298p

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, a collection of pieces on what makes up the everyday in New Zealand, and what constitutes being a New Zealander

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

New Zealand between the Wars

 

Bell, Rachael (ed)

Massey University Press

2017

(frontis) 351p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With tables and illustrations, a collection of essays which underline the transformation of the New Zealand state, setting a blueprint for state intervention and asistance that remained largely unchallenged for the next 50 years

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

God of the Whenua  Rural Ministry in Aotearoa New Zealand

 

Bennett, Bill

Philip Garside Publishing

2005

vi 128p

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

25

With maps, a survey/discussion of where the rural 'church' is going in New Zealand, its pressures and problems, including amongst Maori rohe

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

'Rats and Revolutionaries'  the Labour movement in Australia and New Zealand 1890-1940

 

Bennett, James

University of Otago Press

2004

214p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the close connection in political Australia and New Zealand, especially in the rise of the labour movement and Labour Governments before WW2

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

St Paul's Lutheran Church 80th Anniversary July 2004

 

Bennett, Ron (et al)

St Pauls 80th Anniversary Cttee

2004

23

4to

Spiral binding  P-B Fine

20

With illustrations, a short history of the first 80 years of this Christchurch Lutheran Church

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Tribal Guns and Tribal Gunners

the story of Maori artillery in 19th century New Zealand

Bentley, Trevor

WillsonScott Publishing

2013

vi p7-175

4to

D-J Laminated boards  Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the story of how 19th century Maori acquired and deployed various cannon pieces, fascinating

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

A Man's tall Dream  the story of Eastwoodhill

 

Berry, John

The Eastwoodhill Trust Board

1997

xii 126p (folding maps)

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, the story of this hill farm of Ngatapa, inland from Gisborne, and the Eastwoodhill Arboretum

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Shell-Middens of the Porirua District, Wellington District (2 vols)

 

Best, Elsdon

NZ Journal of Science and Technology

1918

p212-217, p84-90

8vo

P-B VG

25

With maps, two studies of the earlier Maori occupation of the Wellington area

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Work ' n' Pastimes  150 years of pain and pleasure, labour and leisure: proceedings of the 1998 Conference of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists

 

Bethune, Norma J (ed)

NZSG 1998 Conference Cttee

1998

x 520p

8vo

P-B Fine

45

The papers presented to the NZSG conference, including on differing ethnic origins, 19th century women, business records, lifestyles, sport and leisure, early tourism, genealogical resources and reconstructing the past

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Stories Without End Essays 1975-2010

 

Binney, Judith

Bridget Williams Books

2010

424

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a collection of the author's essays, many arising or adding to her books about the Urewera and its people, others 'bringing people out of the shadows'

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

52.000000

The Shaping of History

 

Binney, Judith (ed)

Bridget Williams Books

2001

xvi 422p (2p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Fine

48

With illustrations and tables, a selection from the New Zealand Journal of History, from encountering Maori history to the writing of New Zealand history, a celebration of the NZJH and some of New Zealand's leading historians

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

The People and the Land  Te Tangata me te Whenua an illustrated history of New Zealand 1820-1920

 

Binney, Judith (et al)

Bridget Williams Books

1993 reprint edition (1990)

352

4to

P-B Light fading spine  Slight browning FEs  VG

30

With illustrations, a history of New Zealand covering the conflicting perceptions of the growing New Zealand from the Maori and Pakeha points of view

5.500000

22.000000

48.000000

52.000000

56.000000

The Yanks are coming  the American invasion of New Zealand 1942-44

 

Bioletti, Harry

Century Hutchinson

1989

ix (4p maps) 210p

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG

22

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, what happens when thousands of American troops alight on wartime New Zealand soil, filled with anecdotes from Enzeders and 'Yanks' alike

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

31.000000

34.000000

NZ Woman's Weekly  The First 60 Years

 

Blackwell, Janet (ed)

Moa Beckett, NZ Magazines Ltd

1992

207

4to

D-J  Near Fine

35

A nice copy of the review of this magazine which is also a selection of the stories which impacted on the nation

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Money, Medicine and the Masses

 

Blanc, Albert D G

Reed

1949 2nd impression

xii 193p

8vo

Red cloth binding VG

22

A discussion of social medicine and social security in New Zealand

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The Jet Boat   The making of a New Zealand legend

 

Bloxham, Anne and Les

Reed

1983

xii 242p

4to

D-J (chips, slight foxing inside, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  VG

45

With illustrations, a history of the development of the jet boat and its world-wide spread

5.000000

20.000000

41.000000

47.000000

52.000000

Links in the Chain field surveying in early New Zealand

 

Bogle, AH

The NZ Institute of Surveyors

1975

x 86p

4to

D-J (chips, light foxing inside) Cloth binding Marks covers VG

20

With maps and illustrations, the work of the author as a field surveyor in the North Island, opening the land for further development

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Climates of War New Zealand in Conflict 1859-69

 

Bohan, Edmund

Hazard Press

2005

288

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With illustrations, a study of New Zealand's internal conflicts of the 1860s in the wider context of Empire and world events

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

More Water On 1878-2003

 

Booth, Graeme D (et al)

United Fire Brigades' Association

2003

112

4to

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, including badges, the first 125 years of the United Fire Brigades' Association in New Zealand

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Child Poverty in New Zealand

 

Boston, Jonathan ; Chapple, Simon

Bridget Williams Books

2014

296

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A study of the threat of child poverty in New Zealand, identifying real options for reducing this form of poverty

5.500000

15.000000

32.000000

35.000000

38.000000

Good-Bye Maoriland  the songs and sounds of New Zealand's Great War

 

Bourke, Chris

Auckland University Press

2017

ix (3p) 294p (2p)

4to

Decorated soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

48

Wih illustrations and reproductions, another magnificently detailed discussion of the shades of music in the lives of New Zealanders during WW1, from patriotism to regret

5.500000

24.000000

50.000000

54.000000

58.000000

Kelburn, King Dick and the Kelly Gang

Richard Seddon and political patronage

Bourke, Kevin

Hit or Miss Publishing

2008

256

4to

P-B Fine

70

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a study of the links between Seddon's Liberal government and some West Coast business friends in the construction of the Wellington cablecar, the suburb of Kelburn and the location of Victoria University

5.000000

19.000000

33.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Golden Service  a history of 50 years of Lions in New Zealand and the South Pacific

 

Boyle, Vince

Lions New Zealand

2004

390

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, from the formation of the first Lions Club in 1955 in Auckland, fifty years of the people and the events of Lions in New Zealand

6.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

A History of the Garden in New Zealand

 

Bradbury, Matthew (ed)

Viking, Penguin Books

1995

(frontis) (3p) 208p

Oblong 4to

P-B Fading spine  Crease front cover  VG

25

With illustrations, a history of a national pastime, from Maori horticulture to European husbandry, as well as the evolution of garden design, both public and private

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

44.000000

48.000000

Woolscours of New Zealand

tales of the early industry

Bremner, Julie

NZ Woolscourers Assn

1985

136

4to

D-J (slight chips, small piece missing base front, in archival wrapper) Plasticised boards  VG - Near Fine

50

With illustrations and tables, the history of the scouring of wool in New Zealand, scarce

5.000000

19.000000

36.000000

41.000000

44.000000

Acknowledge no Frontier  the creation and demise of New Zealand's provinces 1853-76

 

Brett, Andre

Otago University Press

2016

343

8vo

P-B Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a study of the division of the pioneer New Zealand into self-governing sections, then the establishment from then on of a unitary government

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

37.000000

40.000000

White Wings  Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1840-1902

 

Brett, Henry ; Bradwell, Cyril R (ed)

Reed

1984

xi 225p

4to

D-J Near Fine

48

With illustrations, an edited edition of Breet's original 2 volumes, covering 113 of the first immigrant ships to New Zealand

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

White Wings  Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1840-1902

 

Brett, Henry ; Bradwell, Cyril R (ed)

Reed

1984

xi 225p

4to

D-J (small piece missing top spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards, small piece rubbed off top spine) VG

40

With illustrations, an edited edition of Breet's original 2 volumes, covering 113 of the first immigrant ships to New Zealand

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Boutique Wineries of New Zealand

 

Brimer, Richard ; McMillan, Michael

Random House

1993

vi (1p) 191p (1p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

25

With Richard Brimer's photographs, an evocative North to South study of 1990s wineries, including the rising Central Otago pinot noirs

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Celluloid Circus  the heyday of the New Zealand picture theatre 1925-1970

 

Brittenden, Wayne

Godwit, Random House

2008

304

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a celebration of a book, studying the buildings, the staff, the audiences and the motion pictures which made up going to the movies in New Zealand

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

The Penguin Eyewitness History of New Zealand

 

Brockie, Bob (ed)

Penguin

2002

293

8vo

P-B Near Fine

34

Moments from NZ's past, detailed as eye-witness reports, starting with Tasman sighting the NZ coast, with drawings

5.000000

16.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Women in History  Vol 2 Essays on Women in New Zealand

 

Brookes, Barbara (et al, eds)

Bridget Williams Books

1992

vi 321p

8vo

P-B Pages browning  Slight signature HTP VG

20

A collection of essays dealing with women's issues in New Zealand, from domestic work to rural women to delinquency and wartime work

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Communities of Women  historical perspectives

 

Brookes, Barbara ; Page, Dorothy

University of Otago Press

2002

229

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of 11 essays dealing with the underlying idea of what does community mean to women, from mediaeval Europe to 20th Century Australasia

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Milestones  Turning Points in New Zealand History

 

Brooking, Tom

Mills Pubs

1988

207

4to

D-J (laminated)  Sight signature FEP  VG - Near Fine

65

Author signed, a nice copy of the first edition of this useful reference to important moments in the history of NZ, with illustrations, drawings and maps

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Who owns the High Country  the controversial story of tenure review in New Zealand

 

Brower, Ann

Craig Potton Publishing

2008

199

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, an expose of the selling-off of South Island high-country land

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

New Zealand in World Affairs  Vol 3 1972-1990

 

Brown, Bruce (ed)

VUP, NZ Institute of International Affairs

1999

336

8vo

P-B Fine

20

The third volume in a series discussing New Zealand and its place in the evolving world situation, a collection of essays covering from NZ's role in the world economy to its relationships with its immediate neighbours

5.000000

16.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Vision & Reality  Christchurch's Cathedral in the Square

 

Brown, Colin

Christ Church Cathedral Chapter

2000

202

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the human and architectural history of this iconic Christchurch building, perhaps soon to be lost

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Shaping a Colonial Church

Bishop Harper and the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch 1856-1890

Brown, Colin (et al, eds)

Canterbury University Press

2006

315

8vo

P-B Fine

28

With illustrations, a collection of essays dealing with the job of setting up a branch of the Church of England in a brand new colony, and the models chosen

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

The Languages of the Pacific

 

Brown, J MacMillan

Bishop Museum Press

1920

29

4to

P-B Gd

45

An occasional paper of the Bishop Museum, a comparison of the world's major languages with Pacific forms

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Heartland Strong  how rural New Zealand can change and thrive

 

Brown, Margaret (et al, eds)

Massey University Press

2019

239

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays on how rural New Zealanders can build in resilience in their communities and economies

6.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Searches for Tradition essays on New Zealand music, past and present

 

Brown, Michael ; Owens, Samantha (eds)

Victoria University Press

2017

294

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, studies of New Zealand music history, Lilburn and the search for tradition, and what makes New Zealand music New Zealand

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Treaty of Waitangi

 

Buick, T Lindsay

The Capper Press

1976 Reprint edition (1914)

(frontis) xxiii 393p (1p)

8vo

D-J (fading spine)  Paper over boards  Slight bumping top, bottom spine  VG

45

With illustrations and folding copy of the Treaty of Waitangi, a study of the time leading up to the Treaty's signing and the signing itself

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Archaeology in North Taranaki

a study of field monuments in the Pukearuhe-Mimi-Urenui Area

Buist, AG

New Zealand Archaeological Assn

1964

102

4to

P-B VG

25

With illustrations and charts, a study of archaeological sites in Northern Taranaki, both pa and kainga

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Innocents in the Dry Valleys

an account of the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 1958-59

Bull, Colin (et al)

Victoria University Press

2009

267p (folding map)

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the first of the annual Summer Dry Valley visits by Victoria University personnel

5.000000

17.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

New Zealand's Motor Cycle Heritage Book One 1899-1931

 

Bull, Maureen A

Masterton Publishing House

1981

144

8vo

Paper over boards Light rubbing FEs, base spine Gd - VG

80

Signed by the author, with illustrations, motor cycles from the Vintage Period in New Zealand (pre-1931), their owners at the time of publication, details of the bikes themselves, and including those still in use

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Pioneers  an album from the past

 

Bullock, Ian

The Lodestar Press

1981

48

Oblong 8vo

P-B Signature inside front cover VG

15

An illustrated short study of the first European pioneers and their settling in New Zealand

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Historic Houses  a visitor's guide to 65 early New Zealand houses

 

Burgess, Linda

Random House

2008 Reprint edition (2007)

317

4to

Laminated soft card boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a useful guide for visitors to these New Zealand houses, from Northland to Otago, including New Zealand's 'Castle' in Dunedin, and the Treaty House in Waitangi

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

The Australia and New Zealand Nexus

 

Burnett, Alan & Robin

Australian, NZ Institute of International Affairs

1978

xiv 289p

8vo

P-B VG

35

A study of the complex working relationship which binds Australia and New Zealand, and thus a case-study of the network of these bilateral arrangements by the 1980s

5.000000

16.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Fatal Success  a history of the New Zealand Company

 

Burns, Patricia ; Richardson, Henry (ed)

HeinemannReed

1989

327

8vo

D-J (light fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the rise and demise of this colonising company, the Wakefields, and the effects on New Zealand

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Young New Zealand

 

Butchers, Arthur Gordon

Coulls Somerville Wilkie

1929

(frontis) xv (1p) 380p

8vo

Brown cloth binding  Bumped at spine, fore-corners  Signature FEP VG

85

A history of the early contact of Maori with the European immigrants, and of the establishment of a national system of education in NZ - an important introduction to NZ's education system

5.000000

16.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

More than Law and Order  Policing a changing society 1945-92

 

Butterworth, Susan

University of Otago Press

2005

348

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, volume 5 in the history of policing in New Zealand, the post-war period, covering the rapid changes in society and in the police force, a nice copy

8.000000

22.000000

44.000000

50.000000

54.000000

Chips off the Auld Rock  Shetlanders in New Zealander

 

Butterworth, Susan and Graham

Shetland Society of Wellington

1997

viii 251p (5p notes)

8vo

P-B HTP clipped top fore-corner VG

40

Signed by both authors, with map and illustrations, the emigration of Shetland Islanders to New Zealand since the 1870s and their contribution to their adopted country

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

A Century in New Zealand  a history of the Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance in New Zealand 1878-1978

 

Byrne, TB

Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance Co NZ Ltd

1978

xv (1p) 193p

4to

Laminated boards  Fine

20

With illustrations, the development of this Assurance Company built on the amalgamation of Guardian Assurance, Royal Exchange, China Traders', Manchester Fire and New Zealand Plate Glass, to form a national company, with lists

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Wool to Weta  transforming New Zealand's Culture and Economy

 

Callaghan, Paul

Auckland University Press

2009 Reprint edition (2009)

x 174p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A discussion with New Zealanders involved in science and business about changing New Zealand's future to one built upon science, technology and intellectual property, rather than the primary industries

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Rae Budding or Slums in New Zealand

 

Campbell, David Paton

Craig Printing Co

1934

79p (1p)

8vo

Yapp card covers, chips  VG

45

A collection of addresses dealing with the problems of slum living in New Zealand during and after the Depression

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

In Search of Ancient New Zealand

 

Campbell, Hamish ; Hutching, Gerard

Penguin, GNS Science

2007

239

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a study of the processes involved in bringing New Zealand to the shape it now has, including perhaps being totally submerged 23 million years ago

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

36.000000

39.000000

Changing Times  New Zealand since 1945

 

Carlyon, Jenny ; Morrow, Diana

Auckland University Press

2013

vii 520p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a history of the transformation of New Zealand life after WW2, from conformity to diversity, socially and politically

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

42.000000

46.000000

Policing in the Mountain Shadow

A history of the Taranaki Police

Carr, Margaret

Author, New Zealand Police Pub

1989

(frontis) x 163p

4to

D-J (chips extremities, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

35

With map and illustrations, a history of a police district that began as early as the 1840s, and developed through the New Zealand Wars period of Taranaki history, with lists and descriptions of the various stations

5.000000

17.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Boots and Bridles  50 Years of New Zealand Pony Club

 

Carson, Betty (comp)

New Zealand Pony Clubs Assn

1998

224

4to

P-B Short inscriptionHTP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a record of the movement's first 50 years, with both memories from the members  and the minutes

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Celebrating Women New Zealand Women and their Stories

 

Catley, Christine Cole (ed)

Cape Catley

1984

183

4to

P-B VG

30

Biographies and interviews with 50 NZ women, celebrating the diverse and special contributions women make to NZ society at all levels and in all fields, with illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

A Review of Archaeological Site Records for the Canterbury Region

 

Challis, Aidan J

Dept of Conservation

1992

(1p) 20p

4to

P-B, clipped together on spine Ex-lib  VG

20

With map and figures, a review of Canterbury's archaeological sites and building a comprehensive recording programme

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The New Zealand Portfolio

 

Chapman, Henry Samuel

Hocken Library

1969  (1843)

viii 136p (2p)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

25

Hocken Facsimile #9, a series of papers originally published for the 'information' of colonists, and those who would sponsor them

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Glory Days  from gumboots to platforms

 

Chapman, Ian (Dr Glam)

HarperCollins

2009

319p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG

25

Signed and inscribed by the author, the experience of the 1970s in  New Zealand via the rest of the world, both an historical and hysterical view, great fun

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Across a Hundred Years 1841-1941  Auckland Methodism

 

Chappell, Rev AB

Auckland Centenary Cttee

1941

63

8vo

P-B Trinity Methodist College stamp on cover, at beginning and end VG

25

With illustrations, the beginning and early progress of Methodism in New Zealand

5.000000

6.000000

17.000000

22.000000

19.000000

Across a Hundred Years 1841-1941

Methodism in Auckland

Chappell, Rev MA

Auckland Methodist Centenary Cttee

1941

63

8vo

Paper wraps  Rubber stamp covers, back EP  VG

25

With illustrations and lists, the first 100 years in the Methodist Church in Auckland

5.000000

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19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Terrain  Travels through a deep Landscape

 

Chapple, Geoff

Random House

2015

269

8vo

P-B  Slight dents in front cover Top fore-edge yellowed VG

20

With maps and illustrations, a walk down New Zealand with geologists and artisans who work the rock, discovering the turbulent forces that created New Zealand

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Without Fear or Favour  150 years of policing Auckland 1840-1990

 

Cherrett, Owen C

The New Zealand Police, L Patrick Hunter

1989

340

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

45

With many illustrations, policing in the Auckland district from the New Zealand Wars to the 1990s, including the development of services

5.000000

28.000000

60.000000

66.000000

71.000000

Candles and Canvas  A Danish Family in New Zealand

 

Christie, Poula Langkilde

New Women's Press

1987

(1p) (frontis) 169p (1p)

8vo

P-B Short inscription HTP VG

24

The author's family immigrated from a cultvated Denmark to NZ in 1907 and faced years of hard work to tame their area of the NZ bush, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Race Apart  Parliament and Race Separatism  The story

 

Christie, Walter

The Wyvern Press

1998

246

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

The sequel to the author's 'Treaty Issues', an alternative view of the meaning of the Waitangi Treaty and its importance in NZ history

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

New Zealand Lighthouses

 

Churchman, Geoffrey B

GP Books

1989

148

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a pictorial guide to the most significant NZ lighthouses, with a short history of the Service

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Holiday Seasons  Christmas, New Year and Easter in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand

 

Clarke, Alison

Auckland University Press

2007

viii 189p

Oblong 8vo

P-B Fine

25

With many illustrations, a study of the seasonal celebrations and the making of New Zealand culture

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Born to a Changing World

childbirth in nineteenth-century New Zealand

Clarke, Alison

Bridget Williams Books

2012

312

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the widely different experiences of New Zealand women giving birth in the 19th century, from rich to poor, and from European to Maori

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

St Luke's Lutheran Church Centennial 1882-1982

 

Clausen, Stuart (comp, ed)

St Luke's Centennial Cttee

1982

56

Oblong 8vo

P-B Fading spine  VG

25

Signed, inscribed by editor, the history of this Lutheran church in Palmerston North, with illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Temperance and Prohibition in New Zealand

 

Cocker, Rev J ; Murray, J Malton (eds)

Epworth Press

1930

(frontis) 276p

Small 8vo

Blue cloth binding, gilt titles spine  Blind titles, decoration front  Gd - VG

40

An historical as well as sociological study of the development of the prohibition movement in NZ, with illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of The Treaty of Waitangi

 

Colenso, William

The Capper Press

1971 Reprint edition (1890)

42p (1p map)

8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

35

With map, the author's on-the-spot recollections of the Treaty signing, February 5 and 6, 1840

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Our Motoring Heritage

 

Coleridge, TTN

Author Pub

1973

x 164

Large 8vo

D-J Near Fine

45

Author signed; NZ's past on the road

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

An Identity for New Zealand?

 

Collinge, John

Thesaurus Press

2010

(1p) 259p

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, seeing New Zealand European settlement through the various eyes of the settlers, and drawing conclusions on the creation of New Zealand identity

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Broadcasting Grave and Gay

 

Collins, Ken G

The Caxton Press

1967

196

8vo

D-J (rubbing, chips on extremities, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Gd - VG

30

With illustrations, forty years in New Zealand broadcasting, from radio 'uncle' to radio manager

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Standing in the Sunshine

a history of New Zealand women since they won the vote

Coney, Sandra

Viking, Penguin Books

1993

332

Folio

D-J (in archival plastic) Slight finger marks top FE  Slight cant to spine Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a Centennial history of New Zealand women, the experiences and their impact upon New Zealand history

12.000000

34.000000

57.000000

79.000000

83.000000

I Do 125 years of Weddings in New Zealand

 

Coney, Sandra

Hodder Moa Beckett

1995

103p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

20

An illustrated study of the social changes apparent over 125 years of marriage photographs

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Healing our History

the challenge of the Treaty of Waitangi

Consedine, Robert & Joanna

Penguin Books

2005 updated edition (2001)

329

8vo

P-B Fine

25

The authors update the issues current in the Treaty debate, including the foreshore and seabed debate, Maori access to political power and the growth of the Maori economy

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Fit to Fight  Compulsory Military Training and National Service in New Zealand 1949-72

 

Cooke, PDF

David Ling Publishing

2013

631

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With illustrations, the history of the post-war military training of arond 100,000 ordinary New Zealanders, initially with CMT, then National Service

6.000000

36.000000

79.000000

88.000000

95.000000

Portrait of a Profession  the centennial book of the New Zealand Law Society

 

Cooke, Robin QC

Reed

1969

(frontis) 439p

4to

D-J (slight chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Owner's small stamp FEP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the personalities and events that make up New Zealand's law practice

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Lives of Colonial Objects

 

Cooper, Annabel (et al, eds)

Otago University Press

2015

368

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a fascinating collection of Maori and European objects held in New Zealand museums

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

Learned in the Law  the Auckland Law School 1883-2008

 

Coote, Brian (et al)

Legal Research Foundation

2009

x 213p

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

25

With illustrations and some biographies, a history of the foundation and development of the northern part of New Zealand legal education

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era

an illustrated history 1830-1900

Cottrell, William

Reed

2006

591

Folio

D-J  Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

325

With many illustrations, a comprehensive study of imported and indigenous furniture in Settler New Zealand, a wonderful creation

14.000000

28.000000

86.000000

95.000000

107.000000

A Venture into Shipping 1912-1972 Geo. H Scales Ltd

 

Coveney, TC

Geo H Scales Ltd

1972

87p (4 leaves)

8vo

Cloth binding, yellow titles  Slight bumping top, bottom spine, fore-edges  Small owner's stamp FEP VG

25

With illustrations, a short history of this company which began by becoming intermediary between shipping companies and agriculturalists in New Zealand

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

The New Zealand Wars and the pioneering period  2 vols

 

Cowan, James

Govt Print

1983 reprint edition (1922)

Vol 1 (frontis map) xxviii 466p Vol 2 (frontis) xx 633p

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Plasticised boards Near Fine

140

With maps and illustrations, still a useful study of the New Zealand wars and the frontier life growing around them, a nice set

9.000000

30.000000

64.000000

74.000000

77.000000

Settlers and Pioneers

 

Cowan, James

DIA

1940

(frontis) xii (2p) 153p (1p)

8vo

D-J (faded, thin piece missing top, bottom spine)  Owner's inscription FEP Otherwise VG - Near Fine

35

Part of the NZ Centennial Surveys, the author takes a semi-personalised view of the European settlement and development of NZ

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Floods in New Zealand 1920-53  with notes on some earlier floods

 

Cowie, CA (comp)

The Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Council

1957

239p (folder of 17 maps)

4to

Paper-covered boards with cloth spine VG

40

With maps and illustrations, a record of the worst floods over the 17 regions of New Zealand between 1920 and 1953

5.000000

19.000000

38.000000

42.000000

46.000000

Public and Private Worlds

 Women in Contemporary New Zealand

Cox, Shelagh (ed)

A&U, Port Nicholson Press

1987

xii 235p

8vo

P-B Signature HTP, slight presentation TP VG

28

A collection of essays which discusses the various female experiences in terms of the artificial division between public and private worlds in NZ society

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

That First Antarctic Winter

 

Crawford, Janet

South Latitude Research Ltd, Peter J Skellerup

1998

270p (2 maps in rear pocket)

4to

D-J (slight chips) Paper over boards Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the story of the Southern Cross Expedition of 1898-1900as told in the diaries of Louis Charles Bernacchi

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

44.000000

48.000000

Antipodean Empire  the New Zealand and Australian Land Company in New Zealand

 

Crawford, Noel

Henry Elworthy Publishers

2018

424

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of one of New Zealand's largest land companies which established the frozen meat trade from New Zealand

5.500000

25.000000

53.000000

58.000000

63.000000

Genealogical Resources in the Hutt Valley

 

Crawford, Peggy (ed)

The Hutt Valley Group NZSG

1992

viii 114p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a still-useful genealogical guide to New Zealand and world sources, albeit pre-internet

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand (1820)

 

Cruise, Richard A

Capper Press

1974

(frontis) vi 327p

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Signature FEP  Near Fine

30

A facsimile edition of this small NZ classic of the relationships between the European interlopers and the Maori before the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Home Free

Housetrucking in New Zealand

Cunningham, Fiona ; Hoult, Chris

Random House

1994

121p (2p)

4to

P-B Fine

30

With illustrations, an insight into New Zealanders who have taken to an alternative, travelling lifestyle, through interviews and enthusiasm, a cult classic now, a nice copy

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

From Rust to Restoration

a century of shaping a new world with tractors 1889-1989

Cutt, John A

Southern Tractor Cent Cttee

1989

73p (15p)

8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp TP Near Fine

22

With illustrations, an historical celebration of tractors in the south of New Zealand, including advertisements

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Girls & Women, Men & Boys  gender in Taradale 1886-1930

 

Daley, Caroline

Auckland University Press

1999

viii 216p

8vo

P-B Fine

20

With illustrations, a study of a Hawke's Bay town in its first 50-odd years, relecting on the differences in social experience occasioned by gender in a pioneering society

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Going Public the changing face of New Zealand history

 

Dalley, Bronwyn ; Phillips, Jack (ed)

Auckland University Press

2001

226

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A collection of essays dealing with history writing and writers stepping out into public history and other ways of looking at the past

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

War and Politics in New Zealand 1855-1870

 

Dalton, BJ

Sydney University Press

1967

(frontis) xi 311p

8vo

D-J (price-clipped) Cloth binding, title block spine Slight tea stain base prelims VG - Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the author examines the political and social history of this formative period in New Zealand, including the causes, conduct and effects of the New Zealand Wars

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Shackleton Letters  behind the scenes of the Nimrod expedition

 

Daly, Regina W

The Erskine Press

2009

viii 360p

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

34

With illustrations, 165 letters and telegrams to, from, or concerning Ernest Shackleton and the Nimrod expedition to Antarctica

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Up From Under

 Women and Liberation in New Zealand 1970-1985

Dann, Christine

A&U, Port Nicholson Press

1985

vi 152p (1p)

8vo

P-B  Slight ink mark FE  VG

25

The coming of age of the women's liberation movement, and its effect on NZ's culture and society

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Pioneering Women of South Kaipara

 

Davies, Mary (et al)

Helensville and District Historical Society Inc

2000

iv 444p (4p index)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a compilation of short biographies amounting to a detailed history of this Northland area

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Pioneering Women of South Kaipara

 

Davies, Mary (et al)

Helensville and District Historical Society Inc

2000

iv 444p (4p index)

8vo

P-B Marks FES VG

48

Signed by all 6 authors, with illustrations, a compilation of short biographies amounting to a detailed history of this Northland area

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

History of S. John's College

 

Davis, John King

Author Pub

1911

(frontis) 117p (1p)

8vo

Cloth binding Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a history of St John's, from its beginnings in Waimate North to Tamaki, Auckland, including a list of those ordained

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

The New Zealand Woman

 

Dawson, Bee

Whitcoulls, New Zealand Magazines Ltd

2012

256

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, the impact of 'The New Zealand Woman's Weekly' over the female population of New Zealand since 1932, over 80 years

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

40.000000

44.000000

Staying in Tune  Chamber Music New Zealand at 60

 

Dawson, Jane

Chamber Music New Zealand

2010

288

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a celebration of the work of this New Zealand music federation, at all levels in New Zealand society

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Castlepoint

the story of life on an iconic New Zealand sheep and cattle station

Day, Lorain

HarperCollins

2011

250p (6p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

35

With map and illustrations, a history of this farm, first settled in 1847, and still stretching 12 kms on the Wairarapa coast

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Unearthly Landscapes  New Zealand's early cemeteries, churchyards and urupa

 

Deed, Stephen

Otago University Press

2015

237

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a collection of New Zealand's earliest European and Maori burial areas, from Larnach's 'tomb' to the first Maori King's 'cottage'

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Chariots for Fire  a pictorial history of the New Zealand fire engine

 

Denton, Brian

Reed

1995

200

4to

D-J Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the New Zealand fire brigades and their equipment, from the horse-drawn Tilley pump of 1846, including industrial brigades, fire parties and appliance restoration

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

57.000000

Kiwi Companeros  New Zealand and the Spanish Civil War

 

Derby, Mark (ed)

Canterbury University Press

2009

304

8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a series of personal biographies of New Zealanders who went to help and/or fight in the Spanish Civil War

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

The ultimate guide to New Zealand English

Deverson, Tony ; Kennedy, Graeme (eds)

Oxford University Press

2005

xix 1355p

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Fine

135

With thumb indices, the first full Oxford designed for New Zealand users, with over 100,000 general English words and meanings, and a further 10,000 New Zealandisms, building on Harry Orsman's Dictionary of New Zealand English, a great achievement

8.000000

34.000000

57.000000

78.000000

83.000000

The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

The ultimate guide to New Zealand English

Deverson, Tony ; Kennedy, Graeme (eds)

Oxford University Press

2005

xix 1355p

4to

Boxed  Full leather  AEG  Near Fine

185

The first full Oxford designed for New Zealand users, with over 100,000 general English words and meanings, and a further 10,000 New Zealandisms, a great achievement. This special, limited edition weighs over 3kg

8.000000

34.000000

57.000000

78.000000

83.000000

Dancing with Delight  Footprints of the Past  dance and dancers in early twentieth century Auckland

 

Devliotis, Cherie

Polygraphia Ltd

2005

355

4to

P-B Owner's small label TP VG

25

Signed by the author, a heavily-detailed study of the position and development of dance, dancers, and dancing schools in Auckland, and hence, New Zealand

6.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Savaged to Suit  Maori and Cartooning in New Zealand

 

Diamond, Paul

New Zealand Cartoon Archive

2018

201

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Slight lifting of laminate on front cover Near Fine

38

With illustrations, a history of how Maori are presented in cartoons, especially political cartoons, from the 1930s to the 1990s, an important book

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Voyages of the Clontarf

 

Diver, Marolyn

Dornie Publishing Co

2011

105

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the two voyages of this immigrant ship to New Zealand, including passenger lists for 1858-60
3

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Calling the Station Home  place and identity in New Zealand's High Country

 

Dominy, Michele D

Rowman & Littlefield

2001

xiii 306p (1p)

8vo

P-B Short crease front fore-corner  VG

30

With map, plans and illustrations, a study of high country living in New Zealand based around the experiences of family generations in the Rakaia Valley, Upper Canterbury

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

To All Parts of the Kingdom

Christian Brothers in New Zealand 1876-2001

Donaldson, Graeme

Author Pub

2001

32

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations, 125 years of the Christian Brothers in New Zealand, especially their schools, starting in Dunedin

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Open 7 Days

A celebration of the New Zealand General Store

Donovan, Don

Random Century

1991

82p (2p)

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

35

Author signed, with 37 watercolours, the author looks at a selection of mainly small town and country stores

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Religions of New Zealanders

 

Donovan, Peter (ed)

Dunmore Press

1990

272

8vo

P-B VG

40

With illustrations, a collection of essays which puts forward an across-the-board, A-Z introduction to the many faiths and spiritual paths in Aotearoa-New Zealand

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Religions of New Zealanders 2nd edition

 

Donovan, Peter (ed)

The Dunmore Press

1996 Up-dated edition

277

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

25

With illustrations, a collection of articles dealing with the now huge variety of faiths and spiritual paths in Aotearoa/New Zealand

5.500000

17.000000

35.000000

38.000000

41.000000

Ham Shacks, Brass Pounders & Rag Chewers  a history of Amateur Radio in New Zealand

 

Dougherty, Ian

New Zealand Assoc of Radio Transmitters, History Branch DIA

1997

298

4to

P-B Owner's stamp inside front cover VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a history that covers both the development of radio equipment and of the radio transmittimng community

5.000000

17.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Captain Marion

 

Dumas, Alexandre ; Reed, FW (trans)

The Caxton Press

1949

53

8vo

D-J (browning spine, slight chips spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding Signature FEP  VG

85

An edition of 400 copies, translating Dumas' narrative of the killing of Captain Marion du Fresne in 1772 by Northland Maori

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

New Zealand and the French

Two Centuries of Contact

Dunmore, John (ed)

Heritage Press

1997 2nd, updated edition  (1990)

213

4to

D-J Near Fine

58

The updated edition of this study of France's impact on New Zealand, from the earlest sightings down into the 20th century

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

The French and the Maori

 

Dunmore, John (ed)

The Heritage Press

1992

203

4to

D-J (fading spine)  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a collection of essays dealing with French contacts with Maori before and after the Treaty of Waitangi was signed

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

45.000000

49.000000

60 years ago  celebrating the anniversary of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and France

 

Dunmore, John (et al)

Alliance Francaise

2005

120

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a collection of pieces covering the period 1945 - 2005, from early French visitors and visions of colonial ownership, through Allied war contacts, the role of diplomats in France and New Zealand, and Ginette Delmas in New Zealand

5.000000

17.000000

30.000000

34.000000

35.000000

Drivers of Urban Change

 

Early, Lisa (et al, eds)

Steele Roberts

2015

272

4to

P-B Signature HTP Near Fine

35

With maps and tables, a report exploring the pressing issues of compact vs dispersed urban development in New Zealand, using the five cities of Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin as examples

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

kairuri  The Measurer of Land

The life of the 19th century surveyor

Easdale, Nola

Highgate, Price Milburn, NZ Institute of Surveyors

1988

175

4to

D-J VG - Near Fine

70

New Zealand through the eyes of the early surveyors, using their writings and illustrations

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Victoria's Daughters

NZ Women of the Thirties

Ebbett, Eve

Reed

1981

(1p) 165 (1p ads)

4to

D-J (in plastic)  Signature FEP VG - Near Fine

25

Filling a hole in the history of NZ, developing the role of women in NZ, with many photographs

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Women in Wartime

NZ Women Tell Their Story

Edmond, Lauris (ed)

Govt Print

1986

viii 278

4to

P-B Signature FEP VG

35

Oral histories  from NZ women about their experiences during both of the World Wars, with illustrative photographs

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Put Him in the Longboat

 

Edwards, Doug

GP Books

1989

80

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations and drawings, the naval and NZ career of Edward Main Chaffers, who sailed on the Beagle and became the first Harbour Master of Wellington under the aegis of the NZ Company

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Ready to Fly

The Story of New Zealand Rock Music

Eggleton, David

Craig Potton Pub

2003

199

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

45

With many illustrations, a pop overview of 50 years of popular, then rock, then other styles, New Zealand music

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

New Zealand's China Experience

 

Elder, Chris (ed)

Victoria University Press

2012

256

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a collection of source pieces, from written to painted, which unravel 'the genesis, triumphs, and occasional moments of less than complete success' of the relationship, official and unofficial, between New Zealand and China

5.000000

19.000000

39.000000

43.000000

47.000000

The History of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand 1840-1940

 

Elder, JR

Presbyterian Bookroom

1940

xv 463p (1p)

8vo

Hard covers Silver label spine  Slight rubbing top, bottom spine VG

25

With maps and illustrations, a centennial history of Presbyterianism in New Zealand, and its leading figures

5.500000

23.000000

48.000000

53.000000

58.000000

The Great Wrong War  New Zealand Society in WW1

 

Eldred-Grigg, Stevan

Random House

2010

488

8vo

Laminated boards  Near Fine
Laminated boards  Near Fine

35

With many illustrations, a study of the New Zealand that went into WW1 and what emerged from it, including the economic and social consequences

8.000000

23.000000

52.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Dominion Post 150 years of news

 

Elenio, Paul

The Dominion Post, Fairfax Media

2014

248p (4p)

4to

Soft card covers Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the founding and development of this Wellington newspaper

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

New Zealand Ghost Towns and Glimpses of the Past

 

Ell, Gordon

The Bush Press

1988

80

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a guide to the deserted, or largely deserted 'ghost towns' of a former New Zealand, with travel directions for visitors

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Gold Rush Country of New Zealand

 

Ell, Gordon

The Bush Press

1987

80

8vo

P-B  VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a survey of the gold towns  and the people, mining methods and relics

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Explorers, Whalers & Tatooed Sailors

 

Ell, Gordon & Sarah

Random House

2008

300p (4p)

Small 8vo

D-J Laminated boards Owner's label covered HTP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a reworking of the author's earlier 'Adventurous Times', tales of exploration of New Zealand, and experiences around its shores

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

A New Zealand Christmas

Three centuries of Kiwi Christmas celebrations

Ell, Sarah

Godwit, Random House

2008

208

4to

D-J (fading spine)  Laminated boards Owner's label covered HTP  VG - Near Fine

25

With many illustrations, a celebration of New Zealand Christmas celebrations from the 19th to the 21st centuries

9.000000

23.000000

51.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Adventurous Times in old New Zealand

first-hand accounts of the lawless days

Ell, Sarah and Gordon  (comps)

The Bush Press

1994

184

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a compilation of writings from the early days of European contact with New Zealand, from exploration to whaling to missionaries to contact with Maori

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Women Together

A history of women's organisations in New Zealand  Nga ropu wahine o te motu

Else, Anne (ed)

Historical Branch DIA, Daphne Brasell Assoc Press

1993

xiv 610p

8vo

P-B Signature TP VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, documenting 132 voluntary women's organisations in New Zealand, from welfare organisations to unions, and their influence on NZ society

6.000000

26.000000

52.000000

56.000000

60.000000

Churchman Militant

 George Augustus Selwyn, Bishop of NZ and Lichfield

Evans, John H

Allen&Unwin - Reed

1964

298

8vo

D-J VG

45

Describes and evaluates Selwyn's work, his impact on the church and society of his time, accompanied by his wife

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Changing Face of West Coast Mining

 

Evans, M (et al)

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy NZ Branch

1996

(7p) 513p

4to

Spiral bound Laminated card covers Fine

95

With maps, diagrams, tables and illustrations, the papers from the 1996 29th Annual Conference, covering from mining heritage (including gold and coal) to geology to future technology to land use factors (including land rehabilitation)

8.000000

33.000000

64.000000

74.000000

77.000000

The Ideal Society and its Enemies

the foundations of modern New Zealand society 1850-1900

Fairburn, Miles

Auckland University Press

1989

316

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG

35

With illustrations, a study of the settler society in New Zealand during its first 50-odd years, what were its characteristics and what kind of social organisation was created

5.000000

18.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Class, Gender and the Vote  historical perspectives from New Zealand

 

Fairburn, Miles ; Olssen, Erik (eds)

University of Otago Press

2005

288

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With tables and illustrations, a collection of essays dealing with a quantitative approach to studying New Zealand history, from social questions to ruling the state

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Living in Paradox  a history of Urban Design across kainga, towns and cities in New Zealand

 

Falconer, Garth

Blue Acres Press

2015

516

4to

Soft card covers Near Fine

60

With plans and illustrations, a history of New Zealand's past developments of town planning and a look forward to future options

5.500000

30.000000

68.000000

78.000000

82.000000

How We Remember  New Zealanders and the First World War

 

Ferrall, Charles ; Ricketts, Harry (eds)

Victoria University Press

2014

296

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a collection of writers reflect on the experiences, and truths, of the First World War and New Zealand

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Truth about New Zealand

 

Field, AN

Author Pub

1939

viii 189p (1p catalogue)

Small 8vo

P-B Past water adhesion on one page with some loss of text, and sign of silverfish damage Otherwise VG

20

The author's pre-War polemic about the dangers of New Zealandis capitalist system undergoing Socialist pressure

3.500000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

St Paul's Methodist Church 1865-1965

 

Fields, Ronald E

St Paul's Methodist Church

1965

12 leaves

8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations and lists, the first 100 years of this Hokitika Methodist church

5.000000

6.000000

17.000000

22.000000

19.000000

Home and Away

Images of New Zealanders in World War II

Filer, David

David Bateman

1990

144

Oblong 8vo

D-J (slight fading top) VG - Near Fine

35

NZers at home and at war, from Europe to the Pacific, in over 230 photographs

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Seddon's State Houses

The Workers' Dwellings Act 1905 & the Heretaunga Settlement

Fill, Barbara

New Zealand Historic Places Trust

1984

40

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

20

With plans and illustrations, the history of the 'State' houses in Patrick St, Petone

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Datus a chronology of New Zealand from the time of the moa

 

Finn, George

Author Pub, National Printing Co

1932 4th edition

(frontis) 237p

8vo

Cloth binding, short split in spine cloth base spine Covers faded VG

20

With illustrations, a record of New Zealand 'history', including lists of leaders, from Parliament to City Councils

4.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Split Enz  Songs from 'True Colours' and 'Corroboree'

 

Finn, Tim ; Finn, Neil ; Rayner, Eddie

Mushroom Publishing

1981

49p (2p) 49p

4to

P-B Fore-corners bent  VG

70

With illustrations of the group members and short group biography, the words and music to these two Split Enz releases, printed as a reversible book

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The First Hundred Years  Dominican Friars in Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea

 

Fitzgerald, Thomas P OP

Dominican Fathers SA Inc

1998

xv 192p

4to

P-B  VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a history of the Dominicans in the South Pacific, including the teaching institutions

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

No Place to Hide  Climate Change

 

Flynn, Jim

Potton & Burton

2016

vii 104p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations and figures, the author looks at the stresses and difficulties of climate change and then offers what might be achievable solutions

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Excavation of Site R11/1386 Maungamaungaroa, Howick

 

Foster, Russell

Dept of Conservation

1989

iii 23p

4to

P-B, stapled spine Owner's stamp front cover, TP  Near Fine

20

With map and plans, the description of a site above the Maungamaungaroa River, probably occupied by Ngai Tai before the 19th century

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

At the Front

A Story of Pluck and Heroism in the railway construction camps…

Foston, Herman

Arthur H Stockwell

1921

(frontis) vii (1p plate) 231p

Small 8vo

Red cloth binding, gilt titles front, spine  Spine faded  Slight wear top, bottom spine  Inside hinges beginning  Light browning FEs  Gd - VG

70

Now scarce, an NZ story about life on a construction gang on the Stratford-Taumarunui railway, with religious and temperance emphasis, illustrated

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

From Inkwells to E-mail  the story of Accounting in Hawke's Bay

 

Fowler, Michael B

Eastern Institute of Technology

2005

xii 148p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the development of accounting practices in Hawke's Bay, through earthquakes, World Wars and depressions

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Tiromoana pa, Te Awanga, Hawke's Bay Excavations 1974-5

 

Fox, Aileen

Dept of Anthropology, Otago University, New Zealand Archaeological Assn

1978

(addenda sheet tipped in) (2p) v 72p

4to

P-B, brown tape spine Owner's stamp TP Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a study which investigates earthwork fortifications on the East Coast, as well as showing a very early human settlement in New Zealand

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Symbolising New Zealand

 

Fox, Alistair (ed)

Centre for Research on National Identity

2011

126

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

A collections of symposium papers from 2010 examining the perceptions of New Zealand as a nation through its symbols and national myths, and the purposes and effects of such symbolisation

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

35.000000

38.000000

Cinematic Adaptation and the Articulation of New Zealand Identity

 

Fox, Alistair ; Hine, Gabrielle (eds)

Centre for Research on National Identity, University of Otago

2011

88

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays which attest to the importance of cinema in the construction and transmission of collective memory as a force inherent in social change, and the subsequent evolution of national identity

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Six Colonies of NZ

 

Fox, William

Hocken Facs #12

1971 (1851)

viii 168 (4p ads)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

25

A facsimile edition of this account of the setlement and development of the new country, New Zealand, up to 1851

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

A Long, Long Trail

 

Frances, Neil

Wairarapa Archive

2015 second printing

86

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, a record of those New Zealand troops who marched the long road over the Rimutaka Hill 1915-18 before they went overseas, and the re-enactment, 100 years later

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Labour  The New Zealand Labour Party 1916-2016

 

Franks, Peter ; McAloon, Jim

Victoria University Press

2016

335

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the first hundred years of the New Zealand Labour Party, the commitment to democracy, social justice and economic development

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Unions in Common Cause  the New Zealand Federation of Labour 1937-88

 

Franks, Peter ; Nolan, Melanie

Steele Roberts

2011

224

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a collection of pieces on the New Zealand FOL, and the organisation of the labour force in New Zealand

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

33.000000

The Enderby Settlement

 

Fraser, Conon

Otago University Press

2014

256

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, Britain's whaling venture on the Subantactic Auckland Islands 1849-52

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

39.000000

A Distant Shore

Irish Migration & New Zealand Settlement

Fraser, Lyndon (ed)

Otago University Press

2000

196

8vo

P-B Owner's label covered inside front cover  VG - Near Fine

28

With map and illustrations, a collection of essays telling the story of Irish migration to New Zealand in the 19th and early 20th century, including Irish on the Goldfields and the West Coast

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Shifting Centres  women and migration in New Zealand history

 

Fraser, Lyndon ; Pickles, Katie

University of Otago Press

2002

213p (2p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Fine

20

With map, illustrations and tables, a collection of essays detailing the various experiences of women migrants into New Zealand since the beginnings of human settlement

5.000000

17.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

New Zealand Official Year-Book 1912

 

Fraser, M (ed)

Govt Print

1912

(frontis) xv 957p

8vo

Brown cloth binding, gilt titles  Owner's label FEP Fore-corners bumped VG - Near Fine

50

With tables and graphs, a nice copy

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Living Space towards sustainable settlements in New Zealand

 

Freeman, Claire ; Thompson-Fawcett, Michelle (eds)

University of Otago Press

2003

240

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a collection of essays exploring the concept of sustainability and its application to New Zealand settlements, rural and urban

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Anthropology in the South Seas

 

Freeman, JH ; Geddes, WR (eds)

Thomas Avery

1959

(frontis) 267p (1p)

4to

D-J (closed chip base spine, internal browning)  VG

48

With maps, figures and illustrations, a collection of essays presented to HD Skinner covering the prehistory and contemporary life of the Maori of New Zealand and other Pacific peoples

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Out of the Silence

Methodist Women of Aotearoa 1822-1985

Fry, Ruth

Methodist Publishing

1987

242

8vo

P-B Presentation plate laid on inside front cover VG

25

A significant contribution to the study of NZ women's history and NZ social history, including a record of the overseas missions undertaken from NZ

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Early New Zealand Engineers

 

Furkert, Frederick William ; Newnham, WL (revised, ed)

Reed

1953

306p (3p diagrams)

8vo

D-J (slight chip) Cloth binding, black titles spine Light foxing Fes Inscription FEP  VG

125

With maps and illustrations, the history of pioneer engineering in New Zealand, with biographies of the early engineers and their work

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Prelude to Arbitration in 3 Movements  Ulster South Australia New Zealand 1890-1894

 

Gardner, W Jim

Author Pub

2009

174

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

The background and the history of the IC and A Act of 1894, with illustrations

6.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Climate of New Zealand

A geographical survey

Garnier, BJ

Edward Arnold

1958

191

4to

D-J (browning spine, small piece missing top spine, chips fore-corners, in protective plastic) Signature front paste-down, owner's small stamp base  VG

45

With maps, illustrations and figures, a study of the weather and climate of New Zealand, and the climatic regions, with a useful bibliography (till the date of publication)

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Dunedin City Transport Overseas Bulletin No 9 March 1944

 

Garrick, Oscar (ed)

DCT

1944

36

4to

Pink paper covers, staple spine  Rubbing spine, fading FEs  VG otherwise

40

With illustrations, a bulletin designed to be sent to members of the DCT who were serving overseas in various New Zealand Army battalions, with news, messages, and some history, now quite scarce in good condition

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Without Prejudice  Women in the Law

 

Gatfield, Gill

Brooker's Ltd

1996

xxii 549p

8vo

P-B Short crease front fore-corner VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations and tables, tracing the evidence of sex discrimination and gender bias in the practice of the law in New Zealand, and the implications for the wider debate on equal opportunity in New Zealand

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Heartlands

New Zealand historians write about where history happened

Gentry, Kynan ; McLean, Gavin (eds)

Penguin Books

2006

266

8vo

P-B Fine

32

With illustrations, a team of New Zealand historians write about their favourite historical places and what happened there, from the working classes of Dunedin to the New Zealanders at Gallipoli

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Raoul and the Kermadecs a history  New Zealand's northernmost islands

 

Gentry, Steven

Steele Roberts

2013

346

4to

D-J (fading front, spine) Paper over boards Near Fine

50

Signed by the author, a detailed human and natural history of these islands, from Raoul in he north to L'Esperance Rock in the south, included in New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone

5.500000

25.000000

55.000000

62.000000

66.000000

Strait of Adventure

 

Gerard, Stephen

Reed

1952 (1938)

151

8vo

D-J (in plastic, chips, repair)  Browning EPs General browning VG

45

Anecdotes and stories of the sailors and experiences of the Cook Strait area

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

With Hillary at Scott Base  a Kiwi among the penguins

 

Gerard, Vern

Bateson Publishing

2012

xvi 147p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

With illustrations, an account of the early days at the New Zealand Antarctic Base, Scott Base

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand

 

Ghosh, Gautam ; Leckie, Jacqueline (eds)

Otago University Press

2015

316

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

35

With tables and illustrations, a series of essays that discuss aspects of New Zealand's multi-culturalism and how this fits within a national state

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Leading Lights  lighthouses of New Zealand

 

Gibbons, Anna ; Sheehan, Grant

Hazard Press

1991

xx 124p

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With map and illustrations, a study of thirty New Zealand lighthouses which all had keepers living in their frequently forbidding landscapes

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

One Hundred Years of Turihaua Angus

with a Stock Agent's perspective

Gillies, Iain and John ; Gordon, Barrie

Turihaua Angus Stud

2006

viii 202p

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

45

With illustrations and portraits of the stud bulls, both a history of this Angus stud and of the Turihaua family

5.000000

21.000000

43.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Methodism in Auckland during the Maori Wars 1860-1864

 

Glen, Frank G

Wesley Historical Society

1957

36

8vo

P-B Slight foxing prelims One slight tear corner one page  VG

28

With map and illustrations, the 1957 Wesley Historical Society lecture, a discussion of the role the missionaries played in the first phases of the New Zealand Wars, in South Auckland and the Waikato

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Touching on Deaths  a medical history of early Auckland

 

Gluckman, Laurie

doppelganger

2000

358

8vo

P-B Fine

40

With maps and tables, the first 384 inquests in early Auckland, an important study of the causes of death in a settler society

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Tangiwai  a medical history of 19th century New Zealand

 

Gluckman, Laurie J

Author Pub

1976

271

8vo

D-J (chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Inscription FEP VG

40

Limited edition (#1355), covering the medical history of European medicine in New Zealand up till 1860

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

The History of the Jews in New Zealand

 

Goldman, Lazarus Morris

Reed

1958

272

4to

D-J (slight chips spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, gilt titles  VG - Near Fine

120

With illustrations, the history of the Jewish contribution to the social, commercial and cultural development of New Zealand, scarce

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Fletchers  a centennial history of Fletcher Building

 

Goldsmith, Paul

David Ling Publishing

2009

352

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a hundred years in the life of this construction company, from small beginnings in Dunedin to a multi-national company and the go-to for disaster building in Christchurch after its earthquakes

6.000000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

The Maori King

or the story of our quarrel with the natives of New Zealand

Gorst, John Eldon

The Capper Press

1974 Facsimile edition (1864)

(frontis) x (1p) (folding map) 409p (2p catalogue)

8vo

D-J (fading spine, slight chips)  VG - Near Fine

35

With map, the writer builds a case against the New Zealand Colonial Government's 'native policy', the reasons behind the King Movement, and the Waikato 'campaign'

5.000000

19.000000

34.000000

39.000000

41.000000

Sealers & Whalers in New Zealand Waters

 

Grady, Don

Reed Methuen

1986

307p (1p)

4to

D-J (light fading spine)  Near Fine

80

With many illustrations, a history of the sealing and whaling in southern waters, including much from ships' logs

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Frederick Weld

 

Graham, Jeanine

Auckland University Press, OUP

1983

(frontis) (5p) 225p

8vo

D-J (slight chip spine)  VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations and maps, the life of a pioneer NZ pastoralist who became Premier 1864-5, then Colonial Governor in Australian states and Straits Settlements

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Question of Faith  a history of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society

 

Grant, David

Philip Garside Publishing

2004

120

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a history of the CPS, established in 1936, its people, its beliefs, and what happened based on these beliefs, in peace and war

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Shear History  50 Years of Golden Shears in New Zealand

 

Grant, Ian F (et al, eds)

Fraser Books

2010

xii 443p

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With map, illustrations and lists, a detailed history of the New Zealand shearing competition, including the personalities, events, and records

6.000000

23.000000

50.000000

54.000000

58.000000

Magnitude Eight Plus  New Zealand's biggest earthquake

 

Grapes, Rodney

Victoria University Press

2000

208

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a detailed study of this earthquake in 1855, centred on Wellington and the Wairarapa, including settlers' memories and anecdotes

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Visitation  the earthquake of 1848 and the destruction of Wellington

 

Grapes, Rodney H

Victoria University Press

2011

191

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the cluster of devastating earthquakes that struck the fledgling settlement of Wellington in 1848

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Greytown Glimpses 1857-1967

 

Greathead, Mervyn J (et al, eds)

Greytown Methodist Church Book Cttee

1967

(frontis) (1p) 66p (2 folding charts)

8vo

P-B VG

30

With illustrations, 110 years of Methodism in this Wairarapa area, with lists and short biographies

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

British Capital, Antipodean Labour

Working the New Zealand Waterfront, 1915-1951

Green, Anna

University of Otago Press

2001

202

8vo

P-B Owner's small sticker covered over inside front cover  Near Fine

25

Based on oral histories, a study of the NZ waterfront and its politics, culminating in the nation-turning 1951 waterfront dispute

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A review of the prehistoric sequence in the Auckland province

 

Green, Roger C ; King & Shawcross (eds)

Auckland Archaeological Society, NZAA

1963

114 (errata slip tipped in)

4to

P-B with cloth strip spine  Signature TP Slight pen marks back cover, slight underlining one page  VG

30

With maps and tables, an important review of the archaeological evidence up till the 1960s of Maori occupation of New Zealand and Auckland specifically

5.000000

14.000000

23.000000

28.000000

28.000000

A review of the prehistoric sequence in the Auckland province

 

Green, Roger C ; Leach, BF (ed)

Auckland Archaeological Soc, NZAA

1970 2nd edition

xii 60p

8vo

P-B Pen underlining on some pages Gd

15

With maps and figures, archaeological evidence of the pre-history/pre-European occupation of the North of New Zealand

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Aotearoa and New Zealand

A historical geography

Grey, Alan

Canterbury University Press

1994

xix 476p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

A very useful way to look at the first hundred years of NZ as a nation, the development from a relative forest-clad wilderness to a highly pastoralised landscape, and the effects on NZers as a people

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

New Zealand, Her Commerce & Resources

 

Griffin, Gilderoy Wells

Govt Print

1884

178p (folding table, folding map)

8vo

Red cloth binding, black decorations, gilt titles Light fading spine Title written on spine  Owner's plate front paste-down  Slight bumping fore-corners  VG - Near Fine

48

A series of pieces written while the author was American Consul in New Zealand, including trade in minerals and farming goods, with up-to-date statistics from New Zealand government sources

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Book & Print in New Zealand  a guide to print culture in Aotearoa

 

Griffith, Penny (et al. eds)

Victoria University Press

1997

352

8vo

P-B Owner' s small stamp HTP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays which explores the impact of the book and other forms of print on New Zealand culture

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Cork of War

Ngati Toa and the British Mission  an historical narrative

Grover, Ray

John McIndoe

1982

371

4to

D-J (chips, fading top FE, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, a novelisation of a period of the New Zealand Wars, scarce

6.000000

25.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Dear is the Life

 Adventures, Memoirs of Arthur and Daisy Grundy

Grundy, AW

Author Pub

1981

96

4to

P-B Near Fine

20

The Grundy family history in New Zealand, especially the lives given to Missions

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Reminiscences of the War in New Zealand

 

Gudgeon, Thomas W

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington

1879

(frontis) xiii (1p) (folding map) 372p

8vo

Decorated red cloth binding, golden medallion front board  Repairs on spine, light wear top and bottom Front internal hinge cracked, but strong Owner's small label FEP Light foxing FEs Gd - VG

60

With portraits and map, a history of the 'war' in New Zealand between 1860 and 1870 from the British Army point of view, with a list of those killed

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

34.000000

38.000000

White Out!

 

Guy, Michael

Alister Taylor

1980

254

Small 8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the author's account of the Air New Zealand DC-10 crash on Mount Erebus 28/11/79

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

A Sequel to one of England's Little Wars

 

Hadfield, Octavius

Hocken Library

1967

16

8vo

P-B Fine

15

Hocken Library Facsimile reprint, an open letter to the English people (after it had been refused by 'The Times') which underlines the first letter's claims about the illegal operations of the Governor in Taranaki

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Rotary in New Zealand 1921-1971

 

Hall-Jones, FG

New Zealand Rotary

1971

312

8vo

D-J Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, the first fifty years of Rotary in New Zealand

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

34.000000

38.000000

Vegetation Management on Archaeological Sites

 

Hamel, Gillian Eileen ; Jones, Kevin Lewis

New Zealand Historic Places Trust

1982

28

4to

P-B Fine

20

With illustrations, a manual for archaeologists, with selected site examples

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Coming of Age New Zealand Methodism 1913-1972

 

Hames, EW

Wesley Historical Society of New Zealand

1974

157p (6p Index)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding VG

22

With illustrations, the Wesleyan Church in New Zealand over the two World Wars, from the union with the Primitive Methodists

5.500000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

33.000000

Out of the Common Way the European Church in the Colonial Era 1840-1913

 

Hames, EW

Wesley Historical Society of New Zealand

1972

(3p) 147p (5p Index)

8vo

D-J Plasticised boards VG

22

With illustrations, a history of the Wesleyan Church in New Zealand until WW2, beginning as the 'Maori Mission', detailing the developments in the various 'circuits'

5.500000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

33.000000

Bush Carpenters

Pioneer Homes in New Zealand  Images from the Alexander Turnbull Library

Hammond, Janny (selector)

John McIndoe

1979

80

4to

P-B Fading spine, FE  VG

30

Images of early rural New Zealand from the time of the arrival of the first European settlers to about 1900, with relevant selections from contemporary writings

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Life in a Young Colony

 

Hankin, Cherry (ed)

Whitcoulls

1981

287

8vo

D-J Near Fine

25

Selections from early NZ writing

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Fantasy & Folly

the lost world of New Zealand musicals 1880-1940

Harcourt, Peter ; Ashworth, Norma (ed)

Steele Roberts

2002

vi 170p

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Fine

38

A study of early New Zealand musical theatre, with illustrations and portraits, including costume designs

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

One Hundred Years

A history of Wellington Girls' College

Harding, Olga E

Wellington Girls' College Cent Cttee

1982

xv 192p

8vo

D-J (small piece missing fore-corner)  VG

22

With illustrations and lists, the story of this Wellington institution, its pupils and its administrators

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

New Zealand in the Mid-Victorian Era

an album of contemporary engravings

Hargreaves, RP ; Hearn, TJ

John McIndoe

1977

46 leaves

4to

P-B VG

20

With historical engravings from overseas and local newspapers, a graphic depiction of a developing settler New Zealand

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Colonial New Zealand

Engravings of the Victorian Period

Hargreaves, RP ; Hearn, TJ

Reed

1998 (1980)

95

4to

P-B Fine

22

Engravings of pre and early settlement of NZ, from a multitude of publications

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Reading the Riot Act  a 200 year history of Justices of the Peace in New Zealand

 

Harkness, Philip

Media Features Ltd

2015

160

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a history of the JP office and its JPs in New Zealand, no longer required to read the Riot Act to unruly mobs

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Cleansing the Colony  transporting convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land

 

Harman, Kristyn

Otago University Press

2017

247

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a study of those 110 people who were transported from New Zealand in the 19th century, reflecting on a philosophy of 'cleansing' by the governing class

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Peace is more than the absence of War

 

Harrex, Wendy (et al, eds)

New Women's Press

1986

115

4to

P-B Fading spine Fore-corners curling  VG

20

With photographs by Gil Hanly, a collection of pieces by women, including politicians and peace activists, to document the happenings in New Zealand in the UN International Year of Peace, including past blockading of US submarines

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

The NZ Files

UFOs in New Zealand

Hassall, Peter

David Bateman

1998

176

8vo

P-B VG

25

With drawings and illustrations, a short history of UFO sightings reported in New Zealand

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Respectable Lives  social standing in rural New Zealand

 

Hatch, Elvin

University of California Press

1992

vii 214p

8vo

D-J (closed short tear top spine) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

30

Signed and inscribed by the author, with illustrations, a study of what criteria New Zealand farmers use in judging social standing and worth, based on work done with a Canterbury farming community

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

36.000000

40.000000

Horsedrawn Vehicles of New Zealand

 

Hawke, Vera ; Scott, Amy

Dunmore Press

1980

180

Oblong 4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) VG - Near Fine

35

Includes many of the carts and buggies that were used by the various levels of society during early European settlement

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

45.000000

49.000000

Early Farm Machinery in New Zealand

 

Hawke, Vera ; Scott, Tiwi

Author Pub, Roydhouse Publishing

1985

(2p) 156p

Oblong 8vo

P-B Creases covers  VG

25

With many illustrations, an unusual approach to the study of New Zealand agricultural history, through farm equipment, from ploughs to harrows to chaff cutters to graders

6.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Applico 25 years

 

Hawkes, Colleen

Trends Publishing Int'l

2011

80

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

25

With many illustrations, the jubilee of a New Zealand appliance seller, from 'The Hood Centre' to 'Kitchen Things' to 'Applico', and the family driving it

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Swimming Upstream  how salmon farming developed in New Zealand

 

Haworth, Jennifer

Wily Publications

2010

303p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, the trials and tribulations of this innovative industry in New Zealand waters

5.000000

20.000000

41.000000

45.000000

49.000000

Road's the Mode  the story of New Zealand's road transport industry

 

Haworth, Jenny

Wily Publications

2013

350

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the development of the heavy-haulage industry in New Zealand, the debates, the protests, and the companies involved

5.000000

24.000000

48.000000

50.000000

52.000000

Local Government and the Treaty of Waitangi

 

Hayward, Janine (ed)

OUP

2003

xvi 200p

8vo

P-B Fine

48

Ten essays dealing with the role of local government in New Zealand in the workings of the Treaty of Waitangi

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

North Meets South

popular music in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Hayward, Philip (et al)

Perfect Beat Publications

1994

(1p) ii 125p

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, a study of popular music in New Zealand since the 1960s, its industrial and cultural contexts, including contemporary Maori music

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Narrative of a Residence in Various Parts of New Zealand

 

Heaphy, Charles

The Capper Press

1972

viii 142p (6p catalogue)

8vo

D-J Paper over Boards VG

25

The author's stay in New Zealand covered the foundation of the New Zealand Company's first settlements and he here discusses their prospects

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Handbook of New Zealand

 

Hector, James

Govt Print

1886 4th edition, revised (1879)

(2p)120p (5 leaves) (2 folding maps)

8vo

Cloth over boards, gilt titles  Faded spine, slight wear spine  Marks back board  VG

50

A general view of New Zealand in 1886, with short sections on History, the Native Race, Government, Farming, Fishing (including whaling), Natural history (including mining), Climate, Statistics and Economy

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

New Zealand's Last Gold Rush

 

Heinz, William F

Reed

1977

73p (1p)

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

28

With maps, plans and illustrations, the history of the Kumara Gold Rush on the West Coast

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Cracks in a Glass Ceiling  New Zealand Women 1975-2004

 

Herd, Joyce

New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women (Otago Branch)

2005

ix 118p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a study of where New Zealand women stood in 2004, 29 years after the first International Women's Year, in family, work, health, education, and the results of the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s

4.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

New Zealand's Favourite Brands  an insight into some of New Zealand's most iconic brands Vol 1

 

Higgins, Monica (ed)

Neil C Tanner, David A Higgins

2004

115

Folio

D-J Black cloth binding, silver titles, design  Fine

75

With illustrations, an A-Z of the bigger New Zealand companies and their brands, from the All Blacks to Wrightsons, covering most areas of NZ life, from business to food to travel to furniture and personal equipment

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Upper Clutha Valley  an archaeological study

 

Higham, CFW (et al)

University of Otago, Dept of Anthropology

1976

199p (70p plates)

4to

P-B Black book tape spine  VG

50

With maps, plates and illustrations, an archaeological survey of the area around Cromwell in Central Otago

8.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

In the Line of Duty  100 years of the New Zealand Police

 

Hill, Murray

Endeavour Press

1986

88

4to

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the development of the NZ Police force

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

State Authority, Indigenous Autonomy  Crown-Maori Relations in New Zealand/Aotearoa 1900-1950

 

Hill, Richard S

Victoria University Press

2004

317

8vo

P-B Fine

30

A discussion of the relations between the New Zealand Crown and Maori groupings over the first 50 years of the 20th century, of Maori attempts to have the Treaty clauses enacted and Crown concerns to contain them

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Policing the Colonial Frontier Volume One Part 1, 2

The Theory and Practice of Coercive Social and Racial Control in New Zealand 1767-1867

Hill, Richard S

Historical Publications Branch, DIA

1986

Part 1 xxi 409p Part 2 xiii (1p) p 413- 1141p (1p)

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing, in archival wrapper) Blue cloth binding VG - Near Fine

110

With maps and illustrations, a very detailed history of the early police in New Zealand and the uses to which they were put by governmental action. These are heavy volumes.

8.000000

30.000000

63.000000

75.000000

79.000000

The History of New Zealand Policing Vols 1-4

Vol 1 (2 parts) Policing the Colonial Frontier Vol 2 The Colonial Frontier Tamed Vol 3 The Iron Hand in the Velvet Glove Vol 4 A Policeman's Paradise?

Hill, Richard S ; Dunstall, Graeme

Reed, Dunmore Press

1986-1999

xxi 409p, xiii p413-1142 ; xiv 386p ; xii 532p ; xii 528p

8vo

D-J (volume 1 lightly rubbed)  Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

300

With illustrations, covering the New Zealand pioneering settlement period through to the end of WW2, landmark works on the history of New Zealand policing

20.000000

48.000000

116.000000

127.000000

145.000000

Indigenous Identity and Resistance   Researching the diversity of knowledge

 

Hokowhitu, Brendan (et al, eds)

Otago University Press

2010

255

8vo

P-B Fine

38

With maps and illustrations, a collection of essays from indigenous scholars that reflect upon what makes indigenous studies

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Shaping of New Zealand

 

Holcroft, Monte H

Paul Hamlyn

1974

159

4to

D-J (slight repair) VG

28

Heavily illustrated with contemporary images, detailing the roots of NZ society

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Tragic Story of the Waihi Strike

 

Holland, E (et al)

Hocken Library Reprint

1975

202

8vo

Paper over boards  Near Fine

25

Includes hist New Zealand Federation of Labour, Reefton Lockout, other Industrial events 1912

5.000000

17.000000

29.000000

33.000000

34.000000

Armageddon or Calvary

the conscientious objectors of New Zealand and 'The process of their conversion'

Holland, HE MP

Author Pub, The Maoriland Worker and Publishing Co

1919

183

8vo

P-B Front cover spine repaired, piece of tape by spine Signature TP Gd - VG

90

A discussion of conscription, conscientious objection, and a gathering of CO statements, including Archie Baxter, very scarce in its original form

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

On Zealand's Hills  where tigers steal along

Vignettes and memoirs from the exploration of New Zealand

Holm, Janet

Steele Roberts

2008

184

4to

D-J (fading spine) Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, early European settlers and explorers and 'personalities' in 19th century New Zealand, a nice creation

8.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Caught Mapping

The life and times of New Zealand's early surveyors

Holm, Janet

Hazard Press

2005

(frontis) 302p

8vo

P-B Fine

38

With illustrations, a study of some of New Zealand's early surveyors, what was achieved and the struggles that they went through

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Strangest War  the story of the Maori Wars in New Zealand 1860-1872

 

Holt, Edgar

Putnam

1962

(frontis) 280p

8vo

D-J (laminated, wear extremities, repaired inside) Paper over boards Slight foxing FE VG

25

With illustrations, a study of the figures and events in the New Zealand Wars

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Back in the Shed

 

Hopkins, Jim ; Riley, Julie

HarperCollins

2002

152

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With many illustrations, a further uncovering of what many New Zealand men and women do in their outside sheds

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The First New Zealanders

 

Houghton, Philip

H&S

1980

156

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing) Paper over boards, slight rubbing base Signature front paste-down  VG

45

With illustrations and figures, the author uses the archaeological evidence to describe the early life of New Zealand's earliest inhabitants

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The First New Zealanders

 

Houghton, Philip

H&S

1980

156

8vo

P-B Slight rubbing top spine VG

25

With illustrations and figures, the author uses the archaeological evidence to describe the early life of New Zealand's earliest inhabitants

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Quest for Origins

who first discovered and settled New Zealand and the Pacific Islands?

Howe, Kerry

Penguin

2008 Revised edition (2003)

239

8vo

P-B Owner's plate covered inside front cover VG - Near Fine

22

With maps and illustrations, a useful synthesis of the writings about the initial discovery and settlement of the Pacific, and a discussion of the 'new learning', the revised edition

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Zero Tolerance

 

Huata, Donna Awatere

ACT NZ

1998

128

8vo

P-B Fine

20

A political Programme for educational excellence, by the ACT education spokesman

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Bridges of New Zealand

 

Hudson, Patrick

IPL Books

1993

64

4to

P-B Slight fading spine  Near Fine

22

An illustrated history of a collection of New Zealand bridges from North to South

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Discharged in New Zealand

 

Hughes, Hugh & Lyn

New Zealand Society of Genealogists

1988

128

4to

P-B Ex-lib, stamps, including on the covers VG

35

P-B Ex-lib, stamps, including on the covers VG

5.500000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Otiwhiti Station

the story of a Hill Country Station and pioneering polio hospital

Hunt, Vera (et al)

Random House

2011

319

4to

Paper jacket over card covers Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the story of the Duncan family, its farming station and polio hospital

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Vantastic  a pictorial history of caravans in New Zealand

 

Hunter, Chris

HarperCollins

2005

143p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

45

An illustrated celebration of generations of New Zealanders going on holiday in their caravan

6.000000

19.000000

38.000000

41.000000

46.000000

Music and the Stage in New Zealand

the record of a century of entertainment 1840-1943

Hurst, Maurice

Charles Begg & Co

1944

112p (2p)

8vo

Paper over boards Small piece missing top spine Owner's small stamp FEP VG

20

Paper over boards Small piece missing top spine Owner's small stamp FEP VG

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Over the Wide and Trackless Sea

the pioneer women and girls of New Zealand

Hutching, Megan

HarperCollins

2008

304

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the stories of representative European immigrant women, pioneering lives of challenge and struggle, from the 'high' to the 'low'

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Leading the Way  how New Zealand women won the vote

 

Hutching, Megan

HarperCollins

2010

320

8vo

P-B Dent in middle of top  VG

25

With illustrations, a narrative, with biographies, of the bitter path to the women's vote in New Zealand

5.000000

15.000000

32.000000

35.000000

39.000000

The Swinging Sixties  when New Zealand changed forever

 

Hutchins, Graham

HarperCollins

2008

256

8vo

P-B Fine

40

With many illustrations, a journey through the 1960s in New Zealand, politically, socially, economically, showing how the country changed its face

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

The Ilott Story

 

Ilott, Jack

Mallinson Rendel

1993

(frontis) 64p

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a well-made New Zealand family history

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Dragons on the Long White Cloud

the making of Chinese New Zealanders

Ip, Manying

Tandem Press

1996

168

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, a study of the development of New Zealand's ethnic Chinese population through several generations, including the effects of the large influx of Chinese in the late 1980s and early 1990s

6.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Unfolding History, Evolving Identity

 The Chinese in New Zealand

Ip, Manying (ed)

Auckland University Press

2003

xvi 304p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

A collection of essays dealing with the experience of Chinese as immigrants and non-European New Zealanders, with illustrations

6.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Dragon & The Taniwha  Maori & Chinese in New Zealand

 

Ip, Manying (ed)

Auckland University Press

2009

x 374p

8vo

P-B Fine

38

With many tables, a collection of essays which discuss the historical context of Maori-Chinese interaction in New Zealand, the contemporary scene for both minorities within NZ, and their depictions in the media, both within and outside New Zealand

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Progress of New Zealand in the Century

 

Irvine, RF ; Alpers, OTJ

The Linscott Publishing Company, W&R Chambers

1902

xvii (1p) 460p (3p)

8vo

Green cloth binding, blind rules, gilt titles  Light bumping top, bottom spine Owner's small stamp HTP Sprinkling of foxing on some pages  Light foxing FEs VG

38

From the 'Nineteenth Century Series', a history of New Zealand from the beginning of the 20th century, in two parts, Discovery and Settlement, and Expansion and Experiment

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

41.000000

New Zealand's Lost Oilfields

 

Jackson, Brian

Tall Stories Publishing House

2006 3rd edition (2004)

140

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the author's portrayal of the oilfields found in the 1970s in the Southern Basin and then 'forgotten'

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

New Zealand's Lost Oilfields

 

Jackson, Brian

Tall Stories Publishing House

2005 2nd edition (2004)

120

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the second edition of the author's portrayal of the oilfields found in the 1970s in the Southern Basin and then 'forgotten'

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Churches & People in Australia and New Zealand 1860-1930

 

Jackson, Hugh R

A&U, Port Nicholson Press

1987

ix 210p

8vo

P-B EPs, FE browned  VG

20

With illustrations, an account of religious practice in the early European settlement stage of New Zealand and Australia

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Dance

The illustrated history of dance in New Zealand

Jahn-Werner, Tara

Random House

2008

312

Oblong 4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Slight bump top FE  Near Fine

60

With many illustrations, a delightful look at the development of dance, formal and informal, in New Zealand, examining choreographers, teachers, styles, visitors

5.000000

23.000000

53.000000

57.000000

60.000000

New Territory the transformation of New Zealand 1984-92

 

James, Colin

Bridget Williams Books

1992

(2p) 367p

8vo

P-B VG

20

A thorough discussion of the changes wrought in New Zealand politics, social policies, labour policies, economic policies, wrought by the Labour Government of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s, and the new country New Zealand has become

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Crescent Moon  the Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand

 

Jansen, Adrienne ; Westra, Ans

Asia New Zealand Foundation

2009

94p (1p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

30

With beautifully produced photographs by Ans Westra, a selection of Asian immigrants to New Zealand and their Islamic faith

12.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Midden Sorting  Some Considerations

 

Jenkins, AVC

Dept of Anthropology, Otago University

1972

33

4to

P-B, stapled spine  Ex-lib  VG

30

With tables and figures, a study of the sorting of the material left over in archaeological digs in order to sift out information about the economic and living activities of the people formerly using the site

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

A Great Indoors for the Great Outdoors  the story of Liteweight Caravans

 

Jessen, Don

Davod Bateman

2015

159

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

36

With illustrations, an icon of modern New Zealand, the caravan that allowed so many to live away from their fixed homes

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Auckland Ferry Building

 

Johnson, David

Remarkable View Ltd, Auckland Maritime Museum

1988

(1p) 59p

4to

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, the resurrection to a new life for an Auckland city building after it was first conceived as a solid, workaday structure in 1905, opened in 1912, then gradually succombed to the grit and grime of industrial usage

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Asia in the Making of New Zealand

 

Johnson, Henry ; Moloughney, Brian

Auckland University Press

2006

x 294p

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations, a collection of essays investigating New Zealand's connection with its Asian neighbours, historically and modern day, and the impact of Asia on New Zealand's multicultural society

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Archaeological Survey of the Vink Subdivisions, Takou Bay, Whangaroa

 

Johnson, Leigh

Dept of Conservation

1988

iii 26p

4to

P-B, stapled spine Owner's stamp front cover, TP  Near Fine

25

With illustrations and maps, a survey of a Northland site, probably used since late pre-history

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Southern Horizons 1996 NZSG

Proceedings of the 1996 conference NZ Soc Genealogists

Johnson, Peter (et al, eds)

NZSG

1996

(2p) 178p

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

The collected papers of this NZSG conference, dealing with local records and research, family history research,and European research

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Hochstetter's Nelson Diary 6 September - 2 October 1859 and Dun Mountain Report

 

Johnston, Mike (et al)

Geoscience Society of New Zealand

2012

68

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Signed by the editor, with maps and illustrations, the diary of the geological appraisals and travels Hochstetter made in Nelson province during his short stay in New Zealand in 1859

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Canterbury Books  1847-1955  A Bibliography

 

Johnstone, AH

Whitcombe & Tombs

1956

(1p) 195p

8vo

Cloth binding Marks front cover VG

30

A comprehensive list of books, pamphlets etc published in Canterbury, about Canterbury or by authors associated with Canterbury, compiled before Bagnall filled in the gaps

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

33.000000

'At School I've Got a Chance'  culture/privilege: Pacific Islands and pakeha girls at school

 

Jones, Alison

Dunmore Press

1991

198

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG

25

With illustrations, an insight into the politics of schooling in New Zealand

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Fighting Talk  boxing and the modern lexicon

 

Jones, Bob

Random House

2013

559

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, with illustrations, boxing metaphors and expressions and their role in modern language

5.500000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Gazeteer of New Zealand Place Names

 

Jones, EM (ed)

Dept of Lands and Survey

1968

xii (letter laid in) 575p (1p)

4to

Blue cloth binding, bumping top, bottom spine, fore-corners Ex-lib Accession number spine, Library plate front paste-down, rubber stamps etc prelims, BEP VG

60

A tidy ex-lib copy of the first Gazetteer, with maps, a large percentage of New Zealand's place names and their locations

5.000000

24.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Nga tohuwhenua mai te rangi  a New Zealand archaeology in aerial photographs

 

Jones, Kevin L

Victoria University Press

1994

(frontis) 294p

4to

P-B Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a study from North to South of New Zealand Maori and pakeha archaeological, historic and traditional sites as seen from the air, a great idea

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

46.000000

50.000000

Nurse to the Imagination  50 Years of the Robert Burns Fellowship

 

Jones, Lawrence (ed)

Otago University Press

2008

251p (1p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, short biographies and selections of work, the fellowship offered to writers of prose, verse, stage and screen in Dunedin, the first 50 years

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Doing Well and Doing Good  Ross & Glendining  Scottish Enterprise in New Zealand

 

Jones, SRH

Otago University Press

2010

422

8vo

P-B Fine

35

With maps, charts and illustrations, a firm begun during the gold rush of 1862 in Dunedin as importers and growing to investing in sheep runs, a woollen mill, other manufacturing, and even a coal mine

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Kai and culture: food stories from Aotearoa

 

Jonson, Emma (ed)

Freerange Press

2017

200

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a collection of pieces from New Zealand food cooks, food producers, food writers, and food academics which discuss the connection of food culture and people culture

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

The Anzus Pact and the Treaty of Peace with Japan

 

Kay, Robin (ed)

DIA Govt Print

1985

lxx 1268p

4to

D-J (fading spine) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

60

Volume 3 of these New Zealand Government documents covering the Anzus Pact and the NZ Government role in the treaty of peace with Japan

12.000000

24.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Australian New Zealand Agreement 1944

 

Kay, Robin (ed)

DIA Govt Print

1972

xxxvi 297p

4to

D-J (rubbing Fes, in archival wrappers) Cloth binding  VG - Near Fine

30

Volume 1 of Documents on New Zealand External Relations: the 'Canberra Pact' and the development of New Zealand's foreign policy

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

40.000000

44.000000

The Surrender and Occupation of Japan  Documents on New Zealand Extrenal Relations  Vol II

 

Kay, Robin (ed)

DIA Govt Print

1982

c 1782p

4to

D-J (fading spine) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

60

Volume 2 of these New Zealand Government documents covering from the Surrender of Japan to the International Military Tribunal for the Far East

12.000000

32.000000

68.000000

76.000000

82.000000

The Australian New Zealand Agreement 1944

 

Kay, Robin (ed)

DIA Govt Print

1972

xxxvi 297

Large 8vo

D-J (slight rubbing) VG

40

Vol 1 of Documents on NZ External Relations; the 'Canberra Pact'

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Tarawera the volcanic eruption of 10th June, 1886

 

Keam, RF

Author Pub

1988

xvi 472p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

200

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, an almost exhaustive study of the Tarawera eruption, the human and natural history

8.000000

37.000000

82.000000

92.000000

102.000000

Wars without End  the land wars in nineteenth-century New Zealand

 

Keenan, Danny

Penguin Books

2009 Revised edition

325p (5p catalogue)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the revised and expanded edition of this study of the New Zealand Wars from the Maori point of view

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Fire Economy  New Zealand's Reckoning

 

Kelsey, Jane

Bridget Williams Books, New Zealand Law Foundation

2015

344

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

A study of the FIRE economy - built on finance, insurance and real estate - embedded in New Zealand, the risks posed, and the barriers to change beyond it

5.500000

15.000000

32.000000

35.000000

38.000000

Maori Christianity in te waipounamu

a history

Kempthorne, Renatus

Te hui amorangi o te waipounamu

2000

294

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a detailed study of the impact of the Christian missionaries on Southern Maori, and the developments of the Maori churches

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Settlement in the South East Bay of Islands 1772

Studies in prehistoric anthropology Vol 3

Kennedy, Jean

Anthropology Dept, University of Otago

1969

(4p) 234p (3 leaves plates) (i-x bibliography)

4to

P-B Taped spine Type-script  Back cover marked  VG

40

With illustrations, maps and plans, a comparative study of the archaeology of this area, based on the French descriptions of 1772 and contemporary archaeological investigation

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Smell of Powder  a history of duelling in New Zealand

 

Kerr, Donald

Random House

2006

160

Small 8vo

P-B Fine

15

With illustrations, the stories of a number of duels held in New Zealand

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Campbell Island   A History

 

Kerr, Ian S

Reed

1976

xii 182p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities) Paper over boards Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the story of this sub-antarctic island, a nice copy

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Una Chiesa al Mare  A Church by the Sea

a history of San Antonio Parish Eastbourne, 1906-2006

Kerslake, Jocelyn M

Author Pub

2006

viii 144p

4to

P-B Fine

40

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the life, personalities and experiences of this parish in Wellington

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

37.000000

125 Years Education in the Warkworth District

 

Keys, HJ (ed)

Warkworth Education 125th Reunion Cttee

1987

56

Oblong 8vo

P-B Fine

22

With illustrations and lists, the celebration of Primary and Secondary education in this Northland area

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

To Find a Fortune  women of the Thames Goldfield 1867-1893

 

Killip, Rosemary

Women's Studies, VUW

1995