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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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A Goodly Heritage  Eketahuna and Districts 100 Years 1873-1973

 

Adcock, Irene

Eketahuna Borough and County Councils

1973

xiv 354p

8vo

D-J (slight chips, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards Slight foxing FEs Light browning FEs  VG

38

A thorough study of this district north of Masterton where immigrant Scandinavians came to settle, illustrated

5.500000

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32.000000

34.000000

From Fibre to Food  Opiki the district and its development

 

Akers, Molly J (comp)

Opiki Jubilee Book Cttee

1978

(1p) 90p

4to

D-J (chips, strips of fading, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG

60

With maps and illustrations, a history of this district in Horowhenua, its school, its swamp, and its farms

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Ko Te Tangata a history of the University of Waikato the first fifty years

 

Alcorn, Noeline

Steele Roberts

2014

334

4to

D-J Laminated boards Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a history of this New Zealand university, its development, its people, its achievements

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

Holy Trinity New Plymouth 1845-1970

 

Alexander, Ada C

Author Pub

1970

23p (1p)

8vo

P-B Water stain bottom fore-corner VG

12

With map and illustration, the churches of this New Plymouth parish, after 125 years

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Glen Murray's Incredible Pioneers  Over 100 years of amazing history

 

Alexander, Ernie

Glen Murray School and District Centennial Cttee

1996

108

4to

P-B  Slight bump base spine  VG - Near Fine

50

With illustrations, a detailed history of this school and district in the Waikato

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34.000000

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Goodly Stones and Timbers

 

Alington, Margaret

St Mary's Church

1988

x 210 (1p)

Large 8vo

D-J Near Fine

30

A history of St Mary's Church, New Plymouth, including the people who served it

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32.000000

34.000000

In the Hills of the Waimarino   the human story of the development of the district

 

Allen, Elizabeth C

Wanganui Newspapers Ltd

1984

(7p) (map) 229p

4to

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

60

With maps and illustrations, the developing story of this district in the shadow of the Tongariro National Park, with family biographies and many memories

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Vanishing Auckland

 

Altman, Hilda

Macmillan

1980

48

Oblong 8vo

D-J slight chip VG - Near Fine

32

The author painted the buildings of Auckland as a way of preserving them for posterity, with colour paintings and B-W photographs

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18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

From Swamp to City  a history of Hastings, New Zealand

 

Ammundsen, R (ed)

Heretaunga Intermediate School

1961

112

8vo

P-B Small piece missing top back cover  VG

20

With illustrations, a history of this East Coast city, with Chronology and street names

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Norsewood 

the Centennial History

Andersen, AL

Author Pub

1972

182

8vo

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

65

Author signed; the history of a town and area whose first European settlers came from Scandinavia

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Throughout the East Coast the story of Williams & Kettle Ltd

 

Anderson, Len

Pictorial Publications Ltd

1974

175

4to

D-J (chips) Paper over boards Owner's small stamp FEP VG

20

With illustrations and lists, a history of this stock and station agency and mercantile firm since the 1880s

5.500000

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32.000000

34.000000

Mangatainoka Memories

 

Angelini, Henry J

Author Pub

1981

140

8vo

P-B Light fading covers VG

50

Signed and inscribed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a history of this Hawkes Bay town and its area

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Hot Water Country    

Life and Leisure in NZ's volcanic wonderland

Annabel, Ross

Reed

1977

192 (1p ads)

8vo

D-J Near Fine

25

Some history, some geography, some travelogue

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Glimpses from Whakatane's Past

 

Anon

Whakatane and District  Historical Soc

1992 Reprint edition (1988)

102

Oblong 8vo

P-B, blue tape spine Slight bend fore-corner VG

25

With many historic photographs, a collection of people and events from Whakatane's past, a useful resource

5.500000

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Views of the Hot Lake District Rotorua New Zealand

 

Anon

A Boyd

1930

32

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

25

Fifty-four views of Rotorua and its area, a mix of people and sights-sites

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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand Vol 6 Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Wellington Provincial Districts

 

Anon

The Cyclopedia Company

1908

xxvi 767p

4to

Three-quarter leather binding, cloth over boards Repair to spine Leather rubbed on FEs Text clean Gd - VG

140

With illustrations, the lower North Island as it was around the turn of the century according to the subscibers, now a rich source of detail for later generations

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39.000000

86.000000

98.000000

108.000000

Taradale Town District Jubilee 1886-1936

 

Anon

Taradale Jubilee Cttee, Greenmeadows Rotary Club

1986

103p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations and advertisements, the facsimile reproduction of this early history of a Napier district, including biographical information

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Thames High School  1880-1980

 

Anon

Thames High School Cent Cttee

1980

158p (2p)

8vo

P-B VG

30

With illustrations and lists, the first hundred years of this Coromandel High School

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32.000000

Historic Waipu

 

Anon

Museum Domain Board

1964

44

8vo

P-B VG

22

With illustrations and contemporary advertisements, a collection of pieces, original and drawn from previous publications, about this Northland township and district with a special past

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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand Vol 2 Auckland and District

 

Anon

The Cyclopedia Company

1902

xxxii 1024p (1p errata)

4to

Three-quarter leather binding, cloth over boards Repair to spine Leather rubbed on FEs Slight worm damage FEP Text tidy and clean VG

240

With illustrations, Auckland as it was around the turn of the century according to the subscibers, now a rich source of detail for later generations

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49.000000

110.000000

128.000000

140.000000

Alexandra 1864 Pirongia 1964 district centenary

 

Anon

Pirongia Centennial Cttee

1964

16

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a short history of this Waikato district

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Historic Kelburn

 

Anon

The Kelburn Playcentre

1975

13 leaves

Oblong 8vo

P-B Linen tape spine  VG

15

Reproductions of historic Karori moments, from 1896 to the 1930s, from cable cars to streets and houses

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Waikato Coromandel King Country Region 

National Resources Survey  Part VIII

Anon

MOW, Govt Print

1973

(frontis) 214p (1p) (5 maps in end pocket)

4to

Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

50

Part of the Regional Surveys by the Ministry of Works intended to identify and analyse changes in NZ regions and give not only an assessment of the development potential of each region, but also an outline of the possible forms development could take, wit

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41.000000

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St Paul's Anglican Memorial Church  Putiki Wanganui New Zealand

 

Anon

Meteor Print

1976

14

8vo

P-B VG

15

With illustrations, an historical account of the various churches, pastors and Maori connection

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Old Buildings of the Porirua District

 

Anon

Porirua Museum

ND

26

8vo

P-B Fine

15

A collection of 24 photographs depicting some of the old buildings from Porirua's past, designed in the shape of a building

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Golden Jubilee Rotorua Grammar School Rotorua Boys' High Scholl 1927-1977

 

Anon

Rotorua Boys' High School Jubilee Cttee

1977

56

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With lists and illustrations, the first 50 years of this Rotorua boys' school

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Otahuhu District School

Centennial 1858-1958

Anon

Otahuhu District School Centennial Cttee

1958

33p (2p)

4to

P-B  Fore-corners curled  VG

25

With illustrations,  many historic, a brief history of this Auckland district school

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Upper Hutt School Centenary 1864-1964 'Play the Game'

 

Anon

Upper Hutt School Centennial Cttee

1964

79

8vo

P-B Light foxing rear end-paper VG

25

With illustrations, lists, and contemporary advertising, the first century of this Wellington school

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Memories of Old Wanganui

a picture book of earlier times

Anon

Hanton & Anderson

1995

39 leaves

Oblong 8vo

P-B Bump base spine Small inscription FEP VG

20

An illustrated snapshot of the Wanganui area from the 1870s to the 1980s

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Cambridge High School Centennial 1883-1983

 

Anthony, Lionel

Cambridge High School Cent Cttee

1983

111

4to

P-B VG

28

With illustrations, a hundred years in the making for this Waikato High School, with lists

5.500000

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Waiouru Land of the Tussock 1935-40

 

Arthur, Phyllis

Author Pub

1984

67

8vo

P-B Fine

20

With illustrations, excerpts from letters written to the author between 1935 and 1940 from the Waiouru area

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The Iron-Bound Coast  Karekare in the early years

 

Badham, Wallace ; Harvey, Bob (ed)

Libro International, Oratia Media

2009

200

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the author's diaries of the between-war years on the rugged West Coast of Auckland and the isolated settlements of Karekare and Whatipu

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37.000000

41.000000

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Masterton's First Hundred Years

1854-1954

Bagnall, Austin Graham

Masterton Cent Cttee

1954

(4p) (1p illustration) 108p

8vo

D-J (slight chip, in archival wrapper) Card covers  VG

40

With maps and illustrations, the centennial history of the biggest town in the Wairarapa

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Masterton's First Hundred Years

1854-1954

Bagnall, Austin Graham

Masterton Cent Cttee

1954

(4p) (1p illustration) 108p

8vo

D-J (tattered on spine, in archival wrapper) Green cloth binding  VG

50

With maps and illustrations, the centennial history of the biggest town in the Wairarapa, the subscribers' edition

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32.000000

36.000000

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A History of Carterton

 

Bagnall, Austin Graham

The Carterton Borough Council

1957

(frontis) (7p) 101p

8vo

D-J (pieces missing extremities, in archival wrapper)  Short owner's details front paste-down  Strip of light browning EPs Slight scattered spots on illustrations, as usual  VG

100

With illustrations, the story of the first 100 years of the settlement of Carterton and its district in the Wairarapa

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Kapiti Coast  history of New Zealand's Pararparaumu Beach, Paraparaumu Airport and Kapiti Island

 

Baldwin, Olive

Fields Publishing House

1993

59p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

22

With map and illustrations, a history of this stretch of Wellington coastline

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Patumahoe School Centennial 1866-1966

 

Ball, GR (et al, comps)

Patumahoe School Cent Cttee

1966

56

8vo

P-B Tape repairs spine VG

25

With illustrations, 100 years in the life of this Auckland district school

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Frontier town  a history of Te Awamutu  1884-1984

 

Barber, Laurie

Ray Richards, Te Awamutu Borough Council

1984

205

4to

D-J (slight fading spine)  Paper over boards Slight foxing FE  VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a history of this Waikato town and its civil governance

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35.000000

41.000000

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East of Maungamangero

the pioneering story of Waitanguru, Mangaotaki, Ngapaenga, Mairoa

Barrett, Gladys (comp)

Waitanguru Jubilee Booklet Cttee

1972

71

4to

P-B Light foxing covers VG

30

With maps and illustrations, a history of this area in the King Country

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

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26.000000

A Good Man's Legacy  Church of the Immaculate Conception Ellerslie

 

Bartley, Patricia

Heritage Press

2004

117p (2p)

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story behind this Catholic Church in Auckland and the personalities who built it up

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Auckland's South Eastern Bulwark  a history of the Hunua Ranges

 

Barton, Ian

Author Pub

1978

107

8vo

P-B Near Fine

27

With maps and illustrations, the historical and natural history of this area around Auckland

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Focus on Wanganui

 

Bates, Arthur P

Wanganui Newspapers

1984

95p (1p)

4to

P-B VG

24

With illustrations, snippets from Wanganui's history, citizens, and landmarks

4.000000

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28.000000

A Pictorial of the Wanganui River

 

Bates, Arthur P

Wanganui Newspapers Ltd

1986 2nd edition (1985)

208

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the Wanganui River's history through its boats, its people and its places

5.000000

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32.000000

34.000000

Takapau - The Sovereign Years 1876-1976

 

Bayliss, Warren

Author Pub

1975

180

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, with map and illustrations, the centennial history of this Hawke's Bay town and district

5.000000

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Takapau - the sovereign years 1876-1976

 

Bayliss, Warren

Author Pub

1975

180

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Owner's name covered over front jacket, FEP  VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a history of this Hawkes Bay area

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14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

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Eastbourne a history of the Eastern Bays of Wellington Harbour

 

Beaglehole, Anne ; Carew, Alison

The Historical Society of Eastbourne

2001

ix (1p) 318p

4to

P-B Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of the Eastern side of Wellington Harbour, from Maori and European settlement to modern developments

5.000000

23.000000

51.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Hobson County Centenary 1876-1976

 

Beardsall, Nanette E

Hobson County Council

1976

176

8vo

Cloth strip spine Soft card covers VG

24

With illustrations, a history of local government in Northland

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The Light Accepted  125 years of Wellington College

 

Beasley, AW

Board of Trustees of Wellington College

1992

x 285p

4to

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

25

With illustrations, the tumultuous history of this Wellington school

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

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38.000000

The Upper Thames Circuit 1881-1916   early Methodism in the Upper Thames Valley

 

Beeche, John B

The Wesley Historical Society

1961

39p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

18

With illustrations, a record of the early preaching and preachers in Waihi, Te Aroha, Paeroa and as far south as Matamata

3.000000

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All Saints' Hataitai-Kilbirnie  Jubilee History

 

Bell, FD

All Saints' Parish Council

1977

84

4to

P-B Fine

15

An historical as well as a church history of All Saints in Wellington

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Historical Review  Bay of Plenty Journal of History  Vol 33 No 1

 

Bellamy, AC (et al eds)

Whakatane and District Historical Society

1985

62

4to

P-B Stamp front page VG

12

Articles covering history in the area, including the Freezing Industry, the Eiffel Tower Brewery, Te Puke's Horse Fair

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Tairua

 

Bennett, Francis

Arrow Press

1989 Reprint edition (1986)

218

4to

P-B Owner's details HTP VG

35

With maps and illustrations, a history of this area on the Coromandel Peninsula

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

History of Rongotea

and Rongotea School Centenary 1881-1981

Benson, Pamela

Rongotea School Centennial Cttee

1981

x 125p

8vo

D-J (chips, in archival wrapper)  Plasticised boards VG - Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, a detailed history of this Manawatu area, with illustrations

5.500000

20.000000

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42.000000

44.000000

Lunesdale  a bush farm community from 1871

 

Bibby, ES & Claire

Author Pub

1990

96p (folding chart)

4to

P-B  Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a history of a farm, family, and growing community in the Hawkes Bay

3.000000

16.000000

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34.000000

34.000000

Old St. Paul's  an  illustrated essay

 

Bircham, Deric N

Reed

1981

(4p) 88p

4to

Boxed Plasticised boards Near Fine

40

Limited edition, with plns and illuminating illustrations, a nice copy of this study of St Paul's Church in Wellington, lovingly restored

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

37.000000

42.000000

Wellington Cathedral of S Paul  a history 1840-2001

 

Blain, Michael

Victoria University Press

2002

125p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With map and illustrations, the long journey of S Pauls around Wellington, until its final consecration in 2001

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Taranaki's Cathedral bringing it to birth

 

Bluck, John

Anglican Taonga Publications

2011

56

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the birth and building of the Cathedral in New Plymouth, after 180 years of transition

3.000000

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Albertland

 

Borrows, James

Reed

1969

218

8vo

D-J  Paper over boards Light foxing FEs  VG

28

With maps and illustrations, New Zealand's last organised European immigrant settlement on the Kaipara Harbour

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

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36.000000

City of the Plains  A History of Hastings

 

Boyd, Mary B

Victoria University Press, The Hastings City Council

1984

xx 464p

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of the many aspects that make up this Hawkes Bay city till 1984, a nice copy

5.000000

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41.000000

46.000000

50.000000

Forgotten Days

 

Bradfield, AGS

Author Pub

1956

178

8vo

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

45

Signed by the author, with illustrations, pioneering experiences of the early settlers in Palmerston North and district

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34.000000

The Precious Years

 

Bradfield, AGS

Author Pub

1962

110p (1p)

8vo

D-J (short chips, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, with illustrations, a further collection of stories from the pioneering days of Palmerston North and districts in the Manawatu

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

32.000000

The Great Northern Wairoa

 

Bradley, EK

Author Pub

1973 2nd edition

194

8vo

Cloth binding, gilt titles spine  VG - Near Fine

105

With illustrations, the story of the pioneers and their activities in the North of Auckland, in the area of the Wairoa River

5.000000

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33.000000

36.000000

Wellington's Northern Suburbs 1919-1945

 

Bremner, Julie (comp)

Onslow Historical Society

1987

(frontis) 128p

4to

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards  VG

38

With advertisements and illustrations, the social and historical development of Northern Wellington, using a large number of the inhabitants' snapshots, with some people underlined, and names added to captions

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32.000000

36.000000

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The Story of Driving Creek

 

Brickell, Barry

Author Pub

2001 5th edition

40

8vo

P-B VG

15

With plans and illustrations, the author's developments on the Coromandel, potteries, railway, brickworks, with a brief history of Coromandel

3.000000

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22.000000

Hawke's Bay portrait of a province

 

Brimer, Richard

Creative Design & Marketing Ltd

2013

159p (1p)

4to

D-J (slight rubbing FE) Cloth binding Near Fine

35

A photographic journey through Hawke's Bay, the people and the places

5.000000

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40.000000

42.000000

44.000000

Terawhiti and the Goldfields

 

Brodie, James

Karori Historical Society

1986

(frontis) 328p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of the goldfields found to the west of Wellington city

5.000000

19.000000

39.000000

43.000000

48.000000

Terawhiti and the Goldfields

 

Brodie, James

Karori Historical Society

2000 Reprint edition (1986)

(frontis) 328p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

Inscribed by the author, the reprint edition of this detailed history of the goldfields found to the west of Wellington city

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Hawera District Centenary

 

Bromley, APC

Cent Cttee Hawera District Council

1981

272p (errata slip)

8vo

D-J (slight chip) Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a history of this town and its district in Taranaki

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

How Green Was Our Valley

collected memories of Uruti

Brooks, Glenwyss (comp)

Aries Print Ltd

1994

182

4to

P-B VG

70

With maps and illustrations, a detailed record of this Taranaki district, with biographies

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

42.000000

47.000000

Tiri Magic

 

Brown, Annette

Author Pub

2007

176

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the human history of this island in Auckland Harbour, including the lighthouse keepers

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Te Moa  100 Years history of Inglewood 1875-1975

 

Brown, Robert Watson

Author Pub

1975

302p (2p)

4to

Glasene wrapper  Paper over boards Light foxing FE VG

45

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this Taranaki town, and its area, as well as its local government

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

41.000000

44.000000

Connections stories of Taranaki from the Puke Ariki collection

 

Brown, Sarah (ed)

Puke Ariki and District Libraries

2004

51 leaves

Oblong 8vo

D-J Laminated boards Near Fine

25

Using objects from the Puke Ariki holdings, different Taranaki characters, from sportsmen to businessmen to writers, Maori and Pakeha, tell the province's past stories

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Bohemian Journey  a musical heritage in colonial New Zealand

 

Buckton, Roger

Steele Roberts

2013

184

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the arrival of settlers from Bohemia - Czechoslovakia - in Puhoi, north of Auckland, and the pioneering spirit, and music, they raised

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Te Papa CMS Mission Station 1835-1883

 

Bull, Stanley

The Elms Foundation

1999 3rd edition

39p (1p)

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

20

With illustrations, 'The Elms', missionary work in the Bay of Plenty, and Gate Pa

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Karori & its people

 

Burch, Judith ; Heynes, Jan (eds)

Karori Historical Society, Steele Roberts

2011

367p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With many illustrations, a detailed history of the Wellington suburb that became known as Karori

9.000000

21.000000

59.000000

68.000000

72.000000

Karori and its people

 

Burch, Judith ; Heynes, Jan (eds)

Karori Historical Society, Steele Roberts

2011

367p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

50

With illustrations and maps, a very detailed history of this Wellington suburb

5.500000

26.000000

56.000000

62.000000

66.000000

This Valley in the Hills

The story of Maungaturoto, Brynderwyn, Bickerstaffe, Batley, Marohemo, Whakapirau

Butler, Dick (comp)

Maungaturoto Cent Assoc

1963

(7p) 383p

8vo

P-B Owner details TP Silverfish holes in fore-corners last page VG

50

With map and illustrations, the detailed history of the pioneering period of this North Auckland area

5.000000

19.000000

39.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Early Days, Taranaki

 

Butler, Fred B

Author Pub, Taranaki Herald

1942

(corrections sheet) 122p (5p index)

8vo

D-J (affixed to card covers, flaps semi-detached) Card covers Library plate on extra EP Library details verso TP, library stamp last page  Gd - VG

30

Limited edition, with illustrations, a collection of articles on early New Plymouth and the Taranaki area, including 'the Maori feudal history'. Includes a letter from the author

5.500000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

A Poem in Stone  St Mary's Church, New Plymouth 1846-1971

 

Butt, GA

St Mary's Anglican Church

1971 (up-dated edition)

76

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the history of a parish church, those who ministered to it, and those who worshipped in it

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Te Rehunga  1905-2005  pioneers, pastures and prosperity

 

Cameron, Catherine

Te Rehunga District Cent Cttee

2008

324

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this Manawatu farming district

6.000000

25.000000

50.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Story of Napier 1874-1974 (Footprints along the shore)

 

Campbell, Dr MDN

Napier City Council

1975

xv 252p

8vo

D-J (chips, in archival wrapper)  Plasticised boards VG

35

With maps and illustrations, a history of Napier's first hundred years as a municipality, including coverage of the 1931 earthquake

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Images from Albertland

Harold Marsh 1876-1948

Campbell, Paul

Echo Publishing

2011

141p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

45

With illustrations, beautifully reproduced photographs of the Kaipara, the people, places and occasions captured by William Harold Marsh, second generation in Albertland

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

44.000000

Forty Mile Bush  a tribute to the Pioneers

 

Carle, CJ

North Wairarapa News Co

1980

(4p) 280p

8vo

Plasticised boards Near Fine

90

With illustrations, the detailed centennial of Pahiatua in the Forty Mile Bush, its people and its settlement, a nice copy

5.000000

17.000000

35.000000

38.000000

41.000000

Wairarapa  The first one hundred years of development of a great district

 

Carle, Cyril Jordan

Author Pub

1946

(folding map) (2p) 236p

4to

Card covers, bumps spine, fore-corner  Light foxing FE  VG

140

With maps and illustrations, a scarce descriptive history of this area north of Wellington, with some advertising material

8.000000

22.000000

46.000000

50.000000

54.000000

Wairarapa  The first one hundred years of development of a great district

 

Carle, Cyril Jordan

Author Pub

1946

(folding map) (2p) 236p

4to

Card covers, slight chips spine  Browning FEs  VG

215

Inscribed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a scarce descriptive history of this area north of Wellington, with some advertising material

8.000000

22.000000

46.000000

50.000000

54.000000

Cape Country

 

Carlyon, Jenny ; Morrow, Diana

Random House

2016

304

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, the Gordon family at Clifton, Cape Kidnappers, and the seven generations on this farm

6.000000

24.000000

48.000000

52.000000

56.000000

A Fine Prospect a history of Remuera, Meadowbank and St Johns

 

Carlyon, Jenny ; Morrow, Diana

RandomHouse

2011

416

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

45

With maps, a heavily-illustrated history of this Auckland district, its people, its social groupings and organisations, and its events

8.000000

26.000000

57.000000

65.000000

69.000000

Tawa Flat  and the Old Porirua Road 1840-1970

 

Carman, Arthur H

Author Pub

1970 Revised edition (1956)

vii (3p) 260p

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards  Owner's signature FEP VG - Near Fine

52

With maps and illustrations, a history of this area of northern Wellington, important from early settler times, and its development into a township

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

35.000000

Tawa  Enterprise and Endeavour

 

Cassells, KR

Govt Print

1988

viii 209p (1p)

4to

D-J (chips extremities, fading spine, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards VG

38

With maps and illustrations, a history of this Wellington suburb, rural and urban

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

41.000000

46.000000

Springboard for Women  New Plymouth Girls' High School 1885-1985

 

Catley, Christine Cole

Cape Catley Ltd, Cent Cttee of New Plymouth Girls' High School

1985

(5p) 283p (1p)

4to

P-B VG

35

With illustrations, a history of NPGHS, with biographies of the more notable past pupils

6.000000

20.000000

40.000000

42.000000

44.000000

Sam Chapman's Coromandel  in the 'Golden' Days

 

Chapman, Sam

Author Pub

ND

47p (folding panorama)

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, memories of the gold rushes and events on the Coromandel Peninsula

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Karori Streets 1841 to 1991

 

Chapman, William G ; Wood, Katherine M

The Karori Historical Soc

1991

(frontis) 105p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With maps and illustrations, a useful backgrounder to this Wellington area

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Early Days in Whanganui (1840-1850)

 

Chapple, LJB ; Barton, Cranleigh

HI Jones & Son

1930

119

Small 8vo

Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

55

The first decade of the Christian Church in the Whanganui area, especially through the life of the Rev Richard Taylor

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

A History of Matakohe Limestone Island More than just a little island

 

Clark, GM (Tim)

Friends of Matakohe-Limestone Island Society

2001

120

4to

P-B Fading spine  Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a history of this island in Whangarei Harbour

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Karangahake 1889-1969

 

Climie, Nellie Scott (ed)

Karangahake Jubilee Cttee

1969

96p (2p)

8vo

P-B VG

35

With many illustrations, a collection of historical and personal stories of this Coromandel town, the gold mines and the community activities, including the school

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

The Omamari Story

 

Coates, AA

Author Pub

1993

(6p) 100p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With map and illustrations, the story of a Northland farm settlement, originally developed  for the re-habilitation of returned WW2 servicemen

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Maoribank and the Old Brown Owl

a local history

Collins, Judith A

Upper Hutt City Council

1981

60

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, a short history of this area in the Wellington district, with drawings by Stephen Shadwell

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Rotowaro  the last days of a Waikato coal-mining township

 

Cook, David

Waikato Museum of Art and History

1985

40

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

22

With photographs by David Cook, the exhibition 'catalogue' about the life and death of this town centred on the local coal mines

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Memories of Tirau  a history of Tirau

 

Cummins, Peg (comp)

Tirau Historical Society

2006

ii 312p

4to

P-B Fine

60

Signed by the compiler, a very detailed history of this area, its people, its organisations, with illustrations and maps and many personal memories

8.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

Pioneering to Prosperity 1874-1974

a centennial history of the Manchester Block

Davies, DA ; Clevely, RE

Feilding Borough Council, Oroua County Council

1981

(5p) 179p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities)  Plasticised boards Name whited over FEP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the first hundred years of this district around Feilding, its developments and its people

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Three score and fifteen  the cathedral Church of St Peter, Hamilton 1915-1990

 

Day, Paul and Gabrielle

The Lesser Chapter, St Peter's Cathedral

1990

48

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the story of the building of St Peters out of ferro-concrete, and the development over the next 75 years

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

A Short History of the Parochial District of All Saints Palmerston North

 

Dent, Rev George W

Dent

1928

64

Small 8vo

D-J (slight chips spine)  Small signature, number FEP Slight foxing FEs Otherwise VG

35

Both a church history and a local history, with biographies and plates of the ministers

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Once - The Wilderness 2nd edition, revised

 

Diamond, John T

VH Wilkinson

1966 (1953)

224

8vo

P-B Owner's signature top cover  VG

25

The reprint edition of this collection of pre- and settlement tales from the Auckland area, with illustrations and map, including Maori traditions

4.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Horowhenua County and its People

a centennial history

Dreaver, Anthony J

Dunmore Press, Horowhenua County Council

1984

316

4to

D-J  Paper over boards Slight rubbing base Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the development of this area north of Wellington, stretching from the Tasman Sea to the Tararuas, a nice copy

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Exhibition Drive  100 years of making the grade

 

Drummond, Fiona

Friends of Arataki and Waitakere Ranges Regional Parkland Inc

2016

215

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the development of Exhibition Drive as the scenic highlight of the Waitakere Rangers

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Waiheke Island  a world of wine  The People behind the Labels

 

Dunleavy, Clare ; Friedlander, Marti

Beatnik Publishing

2017

199p (1p)

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

40

With portraits by Marti Friedlander, biographies of the winemakers on Waiheke Island

5.500000

21.000000

42.000000

44.000000

46.000000

Greenhithe Today and Yesterday

 

Dunmoore, John

Heritage Press Ltd

2001

48

8vo

P-B VG

25

With maps and illustrations, a short history of this Auckland area, with advertisements

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Road Transport in the North Wairarapa  60 Years of Eric Gleeson and Sons

 

Eddie, Jean (comp) ;Gleeson, Maurice (et al)

Author Pub

1993 2nd edition (1992)

v (1p) 190p

8vo

P-B Fading Spine VG

45

With illustrations, the second edition, with supplement, of the history of this New Zealand transport company

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

31.000000

33.000000

King Kauri  tales and traditions of the Kauri Country

 

Ell, Gordon

The Bush Press

1996

144

8vo

P-B Fading spine  VG

20

With map and illustrations, stories that fall with the kauri trees, human, historical, natural, from Maori relationships, to exploration, to felling and dams

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Island on the Skyline

Great Barrier Island

Elliot, Molly G

Reed

1971

234

8vo

D-J (slight chip bottom spine)  Near Fine

35

A nice copy of this historical and sociological study of this Auckland island, with many illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Guardian of the Valley  Christ Church the story of Wellington's oldest church

 

Erwin, Miles

Steele Roberts

2004

119

Oblong 8vo

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

30

With plans and illustrations, a hundred years in the life of this little Anglican church in Taita, Wellington, including the preservation society

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Mount Camel Calling

 

Evans, Alice

H&S

1981

192

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Fine

32

The author was born a Wagener, related to the first European settlers in the far north of NZ, and relates the 'story' of this area, with historical illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Rawhitiroa

Collections and Recollections of a Pioneer's Daughter

Every, Phyllis E

Author Pub

1974

66

8vo

P-B VG

35

An illustrated collection of memories of this area in Taranaki, from the Land Wars, then from 1895 with the settlement of the author's family

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Munch it, crunch it, ask for more....  one hundred years of memories from Lyall Bay School 1909-2009

 

Fahy, Margueritte

Lyall Bay School

2009

94

Small 8vo

Soft card covers, cloth strip spine  Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, the history of this Wellington seaside suburb and its school

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

St Patrick's College Wellington 1885-1985

 

Fama, Ron (ed)

St Patrick's College Centenary Cttee

1985

(frontis) 164p (48p lists)

4to

Decorated paper over boards  Top, bottom spine, fore-corners bumped  Slight rubbing FEs  VG - Near Fine

45

A hundred years of education and life at the Wellington Catholic College, with illustrations and full lists

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Omata 150 years 1853-2003 School and Community

 

Ferens, Kim

Omata Primary School

2003

(3p) 74p

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

32

With illustrations, a history of this Taranaki school and district, including its role in the New Zealand Wars

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Nga Tawa 1891-1916

 

Fish, R Jocelyn

Nga Tawa Old Girls' Assoc Inc

1958

(frontis) 44p

8vo

Paper over boards VG

35

With illustrations, a short history, with recollections, of the first 25 years of this Wellington Diocesan school for girls, scarce

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Living in Kaiparoro

stories of a Tararua Community

Flavell, Kay

New Pacific Studio, Kaiparoro Historic House Museum

2008

viii 149p (2p)

8vo

P-B Fine

45

With illustrations, life in this Wairarapa community, in the lee of the Tararuas, and its ANZAC memorial bridge, with short biographies of the fallen

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

North of the Forest

 

Foster, Jane

Kaitaia Borough Council

1984

32

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations, 150 years of European settlement in the Far North of New Zealand, from Kaitaia to Cape Maria van Diemen

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Michael Fowler's University of Auckland

 

Fowler, Michael

Mallinson Rendel

1993

96

4to

D-J Near Fine

40

The development of the Auckland University in picture and text, by an architect, artist, and ex-Mayor

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Mount Eden's first hundred years  Borough Jubilee 1906-1956

 

Franklin, EC

Mount Eden Borough Council

1956

144

8vo

P-B Signature front cover  Crease back cover Small piece missing top spine VG

20

With maps and illustrations, the first 100 century of this Auckland borough overlooking Waitemata Harbour

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Waitangaru  the great transformation

 

Frederickson, Stan (comp)

C&S Publications, Waitangaru Jubilee Cttee

1990

207p (1p)

4to

D-J (bumped top, bottom spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding   VG - Near Fine

65

With maps and illustrations, a compilation of details of this King Country district, with lists

5.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

Hawera's on Fire

 

Fryer, Arthur

The Hawera Historical Society

1995

26

4to

P-B Near Fine

20

With maps and illustrations, a description of fires, and the fire service, in Hawera, especially the great fire of 1895

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Mangonui County 1877-1977  a century of progress

 

Gallagher, M (et al)

Mangonui County Council

1977

12 leaves

4to

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, a short history of this Northland county and its century of local government

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Taranaki Archdeaconry

Its History and Associations

Gavin, Gordon Hay (et al)

Author Pub

1955

(2p) viii 45p

8vo

Card covers Slight remains owner's plate inside front cover, slight sign owner's rubber stamp inside back cover  VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the history of the Anglican Archdeaconry in Taranaki, including a section on 'Maori Martyrs'

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Apiti! Where's That?"  centennial edition 1886-1986

 

George, Ivan

Author Pub

1986

(3p) 192p (folding map)

4to

D-J (chips, slight thinning where sticker removed, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Owner's details covered front paste-down Author's signature blacked out  VG

60

With maps and illustrations, the revised edition of this Manawatu history, with lists and chronology

5.000000

14.000000

29.000000

31.000000

34.000000

Astride the River  a history of Hamilton

 

Gibbons, PJ

The Hamilton City Council, Whitcoulls

1977

381

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations and maps, a history ofthe development of Hamilton and its local government, including its early military occupation during the New Zealand Wars

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Cook  The County and its People

 

Gillies, Iain, John, Angus

Author Pub

1989

vi 234p

4to

D-J Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a history of this County in Poverty Bay, using the news articles of the times

5.500000

23.000000

46.000000

50.000000

54.000000

Auckland Fire Brigade Centenary 1874-1974

 

Glen, NC (comp)

Auckland Metropolitan Fire Board

1974

95p (1p)

4to

P-B Owner's small stamp TP Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a century of fire-fighting in the Auckland area

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Putararu Volunteer Fire Brigade 50th Jubilee 1943-1993

 

Golding, JS (et al)

Putararu VFB

1993

64

4to

P-B VG

20

With illustrations and advertisements, a year-by-year history of the Putararu service, and a call-out log from the beginning

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Puketutu and its People

 

Goldsmith, Paul ; Bassett, Michael

David Ling

2008

116

Oblong 4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

42

With maps and illustrations, a colourful history of this island in Manukau Harbour

5.000000

21.000000

40.000000

45.000000

48.000000

Havelock North

from Village to Borough 1860-1952

Grant, SW

Hawkes Bay Newspapers Ltd

1978

(frontis) 135p (1p)

8vo

D-J (chip spine, spine fading, in archival plastic)  VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations and plans (3 folding), the development of Havelock North as a place to live and the growth to a Borough

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Four Strong Winds

a history of schooling at View Road, Waiuku

Hamilton, Clyde and Jean

Author Pub

1991

120

8vo

P-B Inscription verso TP  VG

35

With illustrations and lists, a jubilee history of the four schools that have occupied the same site in Waiuku

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Ghost South Road

 

Hamilton, Scott

Atuanui Press

2018

335

8vo

P-B Near Fine

38

With map and illustrations, a trip down the Great Southern Highway in time and distance, including its importance during the New Zealand Wars

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

44.000000

48.000000

Remember the Hokianga  Stories of our Pioneers

 

Harris, Olive ; Lancaster, Chris (ed)

Author Pub

2006

368

4to

P-B Slight marks FE  VG - Near Fine

80

With map and illustrations,  the Te Karae Block in the Magamuka survey district of the North Hokianga area of Northland, a compilation of personal histories and diaries

5.000000

20.000000

43.000000

48.000000

53.000000

Otairi 1881-1981

 

Harris, Rusk

The Dunmore Press, Otairi Station

1986

(frontis) 218p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

58

With maps, illustrations and family trees, a history of the Duncan family, Otairi Station and its district, inland from Wanganui

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Honikiwi district centennial  celebrating 100 years 4-5 November 2000

 

Harty, Sharon ; Sklenars, Tim

Honikiwi District Cent Cttee

2006

194

8vo

P-B Slight crease front cover Near Fine

38

With illustrations and advertisements, a history of this area west of Otorohonga

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

When all the Saints  celebrating 150 years of All Saints' Church - Howick

 

Hattaway, Robert ; Willis, Margaret

Howick Parish

1997

160

Oblong 4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a record of the building years of this Auckland Anglican church and its diocese, including the period of the New Zealand Wars

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

33.000000

36.000000

Waiaua to Kauri Cliffs

the story of a Northland sheep station 1833-2003

Hayes, Lorelei

Author Pub

2004

254

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

40

With illustrations and lists, the story of this Far North sheep station, its families and the development of New Zealand China Clays

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Pride of the Lion  Waipu the people and the place

 

Haysmith, Wynne (et al, eds)

Waipu 150 Trust

2002

471

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Light fading spine  Near Fine

68

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this community first begun by Scottish-born Nova Scotians under the leadership of Rev Norman McLeod

9.000000

26.000000

57.000000

65.000000

69.000000

The Centennial History of Wellington College

 

Heron, HA

Wellington College Centennial Cttee

1967

163

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine, slight rubbing top, bottom spine, in archival wrapper) Black cloth binding, gilt titles and crest Light foxing top FE Short gift inscription FEP VG - Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the first 100 years of this distinguished Wellington Boys' College, telling the history based around the tenures of the various headmasters

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Early Wairarapa  an account of the nature and development of the Wairarapa district of New Zealand from the advent of the white man to the year 1860

 

Heron, HA ; Clemas, A ; Fieldhouse, JH

The Masterton Printing Co

1946 2nd issue (1929)

53p (1p map)

8vo

Paper wrappers  Stapled spine  Water marks covers  Water mark Title page, last page Gd - VG

95

With map, a scarce study of the founding of the European settlement of this district north of Wellington

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Wilderness Conquered the history of the Reporoa District

 

Hickey, FW (et al)

Reporoa Community

1983

205

8vo

P-B Paper ripple base VG

30

With illustrations and memories, a history of this area in the Bay of Plenty

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Early Manukau  secrets of yesterday

 

Higham, George

Author Pub

1991 reprint edition (1990)

64

8vo

P-B Signature TP VG - Near Fine

22

Signed by the author, with illustrations, reminiscences and stories of the Manukau Harbour area in the 19th and early 20th centuries

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Between the Rivers

 

Hill, Elizabeth

Author Pub

1990

244

4to

D-J(fading spine) Cloth boards Signature crossed out FEP VG - Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a history of part of Hawkes Bay, with many reminiscences

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Story of Catholic Education in the Wairarapa

 

Hills, Claire (ed)

St Joseph's Golden Jubilee Reunion Cttee

1995

154p (2p)

4to

P-B Slight fading spine  Near Fine

35

With illustrations and lists, the 50th Jubilee of St Joseph's College and Chanel College in Masterton

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Line of the Road  a history of Manawatu County 1876-1976

 

Holcroft, MH

Manawatu County Council

1977

xi (1p) 216p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, the first hundred years of local government in this area north of Wellington, including its light railway

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Beauty of the Bay  St Mary's Bay and Westhaven

 

Hopkinson, Glenys

Media Bureau

2001

24

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

An illustrated scattering of pieces human and architectural about these western suburbs of Auckland

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Beauty of the Bay  Vol 2 Freeman's Bay and Ponsonby

 

Hopkinson, Glenys

Media Bureau

2004

(2p) 26p

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

An illustrated scattering of pieces human and architectural about these western suburbs of Auckland

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Coming of the Pakeha to Auckland Province

 

Horsman, John

Hicks Smith & Sons

1971

x (1p) 231p

8vo

D-J (chips, fading) Paper over boards Inscription FEP VG

20

With illustrations, tracing the development of pakeha settlement in the wider Auckland area, from the origins to the later organised immigration, and into the 20th century

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Ring around the City Wellington's new suburbs 1900-1930

 

Humphris, Adrian ; Mew, Geoff

Steele Roberts

2009

200

Oblong 8vo

Laminated boards Top forecorners slightly bumped Near Fine

40

With maps, plans and illustrations, a study into how and why Wellington as a city grew outwards and upwards, concentrating on Kilburnie and Kelburn, from 'greenfield' in 1900 to built-up in 1930

5.500000

23.000000

46.000000

48.000000

50.000000

History of 'The River Thames'

 

Isdale, Alistair M

Author Pub

1967

76

8vo

P-B VG

25

Signed by the author, the story of this Coromandel town, with sections on gold, mines and hotels, illustrated, with maps

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Glendowie  Delving into the past of Auckland's Eastern suburbs Part 7 (Reprint)

 

Jackson, Elizabeth T

Beatrice Sullivan

 

76p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a limited reprint of the original 1978 study of this Auckland suburb

5.500000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Early Castlepoint First years in a pioneer settlement  1848-1948

 

James, Andrew (et al)

The Castlewood Historical Committee

1948

58p (folding map)

4to

Paper over card, small piece missing top, bottom spine  Signature FEP VG

70

With map and illustrations, a history of the people and events in this Wairarapa community

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Mamaku 100 Years

 

Jennings, Shona (ed)

The Mamaku Centennial Cttee

1994

82

4to

P-B VG

35

With illustrations in B/W, the centennial of this village in the Central North Island, beginning with the cutting of the timber and the clearing of the land

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Auckland by the Sea 100 years of work and play

 

Johnson, David

David Bateman

1988

(1p) 184p

4to

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

25

A collection of historical illustrations, with descriptors, of an Auckland growing up beside and around its many harbours, jetties, and sea-side communities

5.000000

20.000000

40.000000

44.000000

48.000000

Auckland City Life

A celebration of Yesteryear

Johnson, David

David Bateman

1991

128

4to

D-J (fading spine)  Near Fine

35

With many illustrations, a nice copy of this picture study of Auckland, at home, at work and in-between

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

St Patrick's College Wellington, NZ 1885-1935

 

Kavanagh, James Paul

St Patrick's College Old Boys Association

1935

(frontis tipped in) viii 260p

4to

Dark blue leather binding, gilt titles, devices, rules  Slight rubbing top, bottom spine, fore-corners bumped  Short length rubbing base  Short inscription HTP Slight foxing FE  VG

125

Limited edition of 250 numbered copies (#55), with engravings and illustrations tipped in, the first 50 years of this Wellington Private School

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Pages From Our Past

 

Kaye, George

The Hutt City Council

1999

180p (4p for notes)

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, a collection of recollections of people and places in Lower Hutt, with illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Upper Hutt  the history

 

Kelleher, JA

Cape Catley, Upper Hutt City Council

1991

350

4to

Soft card jacket over card covers  Near Fine

50

With illustrations, a detailed history of this Council, its town and district, its people, its institutions

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

38.000000

42.000000

Thames: the first 100 years

 

Kelly, William A ; Hays, RB (ed)

The Thames 'Star'

1968

190p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers, cloth spine Slight staple rust through spine cloth  VG

55

With illustrations and lists, a history of this Coromandel town and its district, with much detail on the gold and goldmining

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Past Days in Lower Hutt and Petone

 

Kenneally, JM & BM

Colonial Associates

1983

112

4to

P-B VG

20

With illustrations and lists, a pictorial history of two Wellington suburbs

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Wainuiomata

These passing years

Kenneally, JM & BM

Colonial Associates

1982

41p (1p)

4to

P-B VG

30

With maps and illustrates, a pictorial and social history of this Wellington district and its people

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

On the Edge of our City

 

Kenneally, JM & BM

Colonial Associates

1984

60

4to

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, a pictorial history of Wellington suburbs, from Island Bay to Melrose

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Johnsonville Yesterday

an album from the past

Kenneally, Joseph and Betty

Colonial Associates

1981

44

Oblong 8vo

P-B Short inscription cover, TP Fading covers  Description for photograph written on back cover  Good

20

A collection of historical photographs and descriptions of Johnsonville, Newlands, Ohariu Valley and Ngauranga, Wellington

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Karori Then

 

Kenneally, Joseph and Betty (comps)

Colonial Associates

1980

20 leaves

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, past images and recollections from this Wellington suburb in the early 20th century

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Otaki Railway  a station and its people since1886

 

Kerr, Rex

Otaki Railway Station Community Trust

2001

111

8vo

P-B Slight fading spine Near Fine

35

Signed by the author, with illustrations and maps, both a railway and people history of this town, and the restoration of the station

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Chilton Saint James

 

Kerslake, Jocelyn

Chilton Historical Trust

1993

viii 184p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

38

With illustrations, the people and history of this girls' school in Wellington

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Military Heritage of Streets of Napier New Zealand

 

Kieran, Dr Brian L

Author Pub

2010

viii 188p

4to

P-B Near Fine

80

With illustrations, the stories behind the streets of Napier which have military origins, from military personnel to military sites

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

A Thing of Beauty  All Saints Church Palmerston North

 

King, Betty ; Wright, Eileen Revere

All Saints Church

1975

93p (1p)

Oblong 8vo

Red rexine binding, gilt titles and decoration  Inscription front paste-down  Slight foxing FEs  VG - Near Fine

75

Signed by writer and illustrator, limited edition, #512 of 1,000, with B-W drawings by Eileen Wright, the treasures of the parish church of All Saints Church in Palmerston North

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Te Putere

 

King, Clifford (et al)

Putere School Jubilee Magazine Cttee

1975

30 leaves

8vo

P-B VG

35

With maps (one folding), a history of this Hawkes Bay area, the stations (Putere, Otoi, Maungataniwha, Waireka, Woodlands), and the Putere school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

A Most Noble Anchorage

 

King, Marie

Northland Historical Publications Soc

1992

xiv 210p

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

38

With illustrations, a story of Russell and the Bay of Islands, from the explorers, whalers and traders, and wars, till the present, and its tourism

5.000000

19.000000

39.000000

42.000000

47.000000

Port in the North

a short history of Russell

King, Marie M

Russell Centennial Historical Cttee

1949

204

8vo

Green cloth binding Slight rubbing top board Signature FEP  VG

20

With illustrations, a history of Kororareka then Russell, the Bay of Islands around it, with a guide for contemporary visitors of places of interest

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

29.000000

30.000000

This is Te Aroha

 

Kingsley-Smith, C ; Nicholson, RJ (ed)

Te Aroha Borough Council

1980

125

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Cloth over spine Near Fine

50

With map, an illustrated story of the founding of Te Aroha and the settling of its adjoining district 1880-1980

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Ravaged Beauty  an environmental history of the Manawatu

 

Knight, Catherine

Dunmore Publishing

2014

312

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Bump base spine  VG - Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a study of the Manawatu and its environmental evolution due to the pressures of immigrant settlement plans and practices, and the challenges posed for the future

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

First Impressions  History of Printing in Hawke's Bay

 

Knight, Laraine

Print Hawke's Bay inc

2003

xiv 399p

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

55

With illustrations, Hawke's Bay printers from Willam Colenso to Newspapers to Artists to the commercial printing companies, includes a piece on the history of printer's ink in New Zealand

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

37.000000

40.000000

The Book of Howick 1847-1947

 

Knowles, G Hinton (ed)

Howick Centennial Assoc

1947

(frontis) 57p

8vo

Paper wrappers over card covers VG - Near Fine

38

With illustrations, the first hundred years of European settlement in this district of Auckland

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

An introduction to the Howick Historical Village

 

La Roche, Alan

Howick and Districts Historical Society

1997

64

4to

P-B Fading spine  Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the  history and early person alities of this Auckland historic  village

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Evolving Auckland  the city's engineering heritage

 

La Roche, John (ed)

Wily Publications

2011

335

4to

P-B Near Fine

42

With maps, plans and illustrations, important engineering projects in the history of Auckland, including the public services, and their defence, with the Stony Batter disappearing gun

5.500000

25.000000

48.000000

52.000000

56.000000

The Settlement of the Huia

 

Laing, Norman

Author Pub

1985

67

4to

P-B Light foxing covers Signature TP VG

30

With maps and illustrations, a history of an area of the Maukau Harbour, including the milling industry

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

125 Years of Education   Maungakaramea Primary school 1875-2000

 

Lamb, Judy

Maungakaramea Primary School Reunion Cttee

2000

xiv 65p

4to

Spiral bound, card covers  Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the history of this school and its area in Northland

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Taranaki  an illustrated history

 

Lambert, Ron ; Henry, Gail

Reed

2000 reprint edition (1983)

220

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With maps and many historical illustrations, an informative and lively 'history' of this area, from Maori occupation into the 2000s

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Submerged Histories  stories underlying the formation of Lake Karapiro

 

Lambert, Stephanie (et al)

Te Awamutu Museum

2010

29

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

An exhibition of the land and people involved in the formation of Lake Karapiro

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The History of the Orongoronga Valley and Environs

 

Lane-Taylor, Joanna

E Hambleton

1970

56

8vo

P-B  Slight spot of paper loss front cover  VG

25

With illustrations, a history of this Wellington river region, its tramping tracks and 'colonisation'

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The History of the Orongoronga Valley and Environs

 

Lane-Taylor, Joanna

E Hambleton

1970

56

8vo

P-B VG

32

With illustrations, the history of this valley on the edge of the Rimutakas

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Eighty Turbulent Years  the Paramount Theatre Wellington 1917-1997

 

Lascelles, David

Millwood Press

1997

(frontis) (6p) 90p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the colourful history of this Wellington theatre and cinema

5.000000

12.000000

25.000000

28.000000

31.000000

Rangitikei  the day of striding out

 

Laurenson, Stan G

Dunmore Press

1979

(xi) (1p map) 225p

4to

D-J (chips, small pieces missing spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  VG

32

With maps and illustrations, a history of the development of this area and its local government

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

From Bush & Swamp  The Centenary of Shannon 1887-1987

 

Law, Marjorie D

The Dunmore Press

1987

255p (EPs plans)

8vo

P-B  VG - Near Fine

58

An illustrated history of the town and its people over its first 100 years

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Merivale Tauranga  Proud of it

 

Leckie, Belinda (comp)

Merivale Community Inc

2000

120

4to

P-B Near Fine

38

With illustrations, a fairly detailed history of this suburb of Tauranga and its people

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Whitianga  Auckland Province

 

Lee, Alfred Lupton

Abel, Dykes Ltd

1950 4th edition

64p (1p tipped in)

Small 8vo

P-B Fading spine  Near Fine

35

With map and illustrations, the fourth extended edition of this historical booklet, a nice copy

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Patea: A Centennial History

 

Leslie, Margaret ; Baker, Livingston ; Church, Ian

The Patea Borough Council

1981

163

8vo

P-B (slight fading spine) VG - Near Fine

48

With illustrations and map, a history of Patea and the Borough Council 1881-1981

5.500000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

A History of the Titahi Bay Little Theatre Society, Porirua-Titahi Bay Little Theatre Soc, Porirua Little Theatre Soc and Porirua Little Theatre

 

Lewis, Annette ; Stuart, Margot (comp)

Author Pub

1998

96

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

20

A year-by-year record of the Drama Societies in Titahi Bay and Porirua, from 1950 to 1998, with lists

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Ventures of Faith and Community the development of churches on the North Shore, Auckland

 

Lineham, Peter

The Wesley Historical Society, Anglican Historical Society

2014

96

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, using the rich mix of rural and urban socieities on the North Shore to discuss the place of religion in colonial and modern society

4.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

The St George's Story

 

London, Peter

Wanganui College Board of Trustees

1994

272

4to

D-J Paper over boards Slight name FEP Near Fine

38

With illustrations, the story of the prep school for Wanganui College, its people and its events

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Auckland 1900 a pictorial entertainment

 

Lowe, David (comp)

The Lodestar Press

ND

47p (1p)

8vo

P-B Small water stain front cover fore-corner  VG

20

With illustrations and contemporary ads, pictures from the first 50-odd years of Auckland

3.000000

10.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Wellsford  Tidal Creek to Gum Ridge

 

Mabbett, H

Lower North Weekly News

1968

325

4to

P-B VG

45

Inscribed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this Auckland district, with lists and biographies

5.000000

15.000000

31.000000

34.000000

37.000000

The Rock and the Sky  the story of Rodney County

 

Mabbett, H

Wilson & Horton, The Rodney County Council

1977

490p (6p notes)

4to

D-J (chips, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding  VG - Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a history of this area north of Auckland

5.000000

22.000000

50.000000

56.000000

60.000000

Pioneer Trails of Hawke's Bay

 

Macgregor, Miriam

Reed

1975

95p (1p catalogue)

4to

P-B VG

22

With map and illustrations, the pioneer routes, trails and trading paths of Hawke's Bay

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Early Stations of Hawke's Bay

 

Macgregor, Miriam

Reed

1970

312p (8p)

4to

D-J (in archical wrapper) Paper over boards  Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a comprehensive study of early agriculture on the East Coast

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Early Stations of Hawke's Bay

 

Macgregor, Miriam

Reed

1973 reprint edition (1970)

312p (8p)

4to

D-J (slight rubbing extremities, small water mark inside base spine, in archical wrapper) Paper over boards  Owner's stamp FEP  VG

55

Signed by the author, a comprehensive study of early agriculture on the East Coast, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Aramaho Primary School Wanganui 125th Jubilee

1873-1998

Mackintosh, Damaris (et al)

Aramaho Primary School Jubilee Cttee

1998

64

8vo

P-B Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, the story of this Wanganui school

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Wellington  Telling tales

 

Maclean, Chris

The Whitcombe Press

2005

232

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Fine

38

Signed by the author, the passing history of Wellington in the 20th Century through a series of illustrated vignettes

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Wellington  Telling tales

 

Maclean, Chris

The Whitcombe Press

2005

232

Oblong 8vo

P-B Slight fading spine  VG - Near Fine

30

Inscribed by the author, a heavily-illustrated 'history' of New Zealand's capital city through the years, starting in 1900

8.000000

21.000000

40.000000

46.000000

49.000000

Kapiti

 

Maclean, Chris ; Rogers, Anna (ed)

The Whitcombe Press

1999

303

4to

D-J Near Fine

60

Signed by the author, the detailed human and natural history of this Wellington area, with illustrations and maps, a lovely copy

9.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

Waikanae  past & present

 

Maclean, Chris and Joan

The Whitcombe Press

1988

248

4to

D-J Paper over boards Slight rubbing base  Near Fine

75

With many illustrations, a detailed history, human and natural, of this town on the Kapiti Coast

5.000000

26.000000

56.000000

62.000000

66.000000

Wanganui Collegiate School Register

from 1854 to 1963 (April)

Maclean, CN (ed)

The Wanganui Collegiate School Old Boys' Association

1964

544

8vo

Blue cloth binding, silver titles  Fading spine  Owner's name-plate HTP  VG

35

With lists, thumb-nail sketches of the Wanganui Collegiate old boys in the first 109 years

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Wellington Album

 

Main, William

Grantham House

1998

96

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

24

A collection of photographs depicting Wellington from nearly its earliest days, celebrating the photograhers who took them and the growing Wllington they detailed

3.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Tales of Yesterday  including oral histories of Northland

 

Malcolm, Madge

Kororareka Press

1994

xiii 204p

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, a 'people's history' of the North of New Zealand, with short biographies based on interviews

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Tides of Hokianga

 

Manson, Cecil & Celia

The Wingfield Press

1956

116p (1p)

8vo

Paper over boards, fading spine, boards  Some browning on Eps VG

25

With illustrations, Rawene on the Hokianga, historically, and as the writers travelled through

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

75 Years at Takapuna Grammar

 

Martin, Helen (ed)

Takapuna Grammar School

2002

108

4to

P-B VG

25

With illustrations and lists, the first 75 years of this Auckland school

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Rongotai 'Sound of the Sea' a history of Rongotai College 1928-2003

 

Martin, John R

Rongotai College Old Boys' Association

2003

253

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With illustrations and lists, the first 75 years of this Wellington Boys' High School, with letter from the author

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Tales of the Mails  Hawke's Bay Centennial Year 1959

 

Masters, Lester

Author Pub

1959

162p (folding map)

Small 8vo

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

50

With map and illustrations, stories of the mailmen, coaches, bullock wagons and horseback riders from the early days of Hawke's Bay

6.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Old Taranaki and its Mountain

 

McAllister, Campbell

Millwood House

1975

(1p) 193p

4to

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards, light rubbing base VG

30

With maps and many historic illustrations, pioneering life (especially European) in Taranaki, including on Mt Egmont (Mt Taranaki)

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Tui Country  a history of Pahiatua County

 

McCallum, Angus

The Pahiatua County Council

1988

xiii (1p) 384p

4to

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

75

With illustrations, the first century of this local government area, north of Wellington, including the dairy industry's development and the Brewery

5.000000

26.000000

52.000000

54.000000

56.000000

Forest Gateway  Kopuaranga  the place and people 1860-1985

 

McCallum, Angus (ed)

Kopuaranga Cent Cttee

1985

88

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the first 100 years of this Wairarapa area, with Scandanavian settlers from 1872, including the golden jubilee of the local CWI

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Dalefield School the first century 1885-1985

 

McCarthy, Kevin

Dalefield School 1985 Jubilee Cttee

1985

52

8vo

P-B Slight signature p1 VG

22

With illustrations and lists, he first hundred years of the school and district in the Carterton area

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Ayrlies

 

McConnell, Beverley

Ayrlies Gardens and Wetlands Trust

2012

280

4to

Cloth binding Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the background to the author's family, and the wonderful garden that grew up around them

5.500000

24.000000

48.000000

52.000000

56.000000

'They Chose This Valley'

Ararimu Centennial 1867-1967

McDonald, George

Ararimu Centennial Cttee

1967

204

8vo

P-B  Signature TP  VG

40

The first century of European settlement in this area south of Auckland, with lists, farm and family histories, and many illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

They Chose This Valley

Ararimu 1867-1992

McDonald, George (et al)

Ararimu Residents and Ratepayers' Assn

1992

260

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

40

The first 125 years of European settlement in this area south of Auckland, with lists, farm and family histories, and many illustrations, an up-dating of the Centennial Publication (1967)

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Te Hekenga

Reminiscences of Early Horowhenua

McDonald, Rod A ; O'Donnell, E (comp)

GH Bennett

1929

(frontis) (5p) 207p

8vo

Brick-red cloth binding, gilt titles  Fading spine, top FE front board Wear top spine, rubbing bottom spine Fore-corners bumped and worn on tips Slight signature FEP  VG

70

With map and illustrations, memories of early life in this area north of Wellington

5.000000

14.000000

29.000000

32.000000

35.000000

Lower Hutt  the first garden city

 

McGill, David

The Lower Hutt City Council

1991

(4p) 235p

4to

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, 100 years of the history of the Hutt Valley and its city council

8.000000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Wellington  a capital century

 

McGill, David

Transpress

2003

325

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

A heavily-illustrated history of New Zealand's capital city, the events, the people, and the leaders

5.500000

26.000000

59.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Wellington, a capital century

 

McGill, David

Transpress

2003

325

4to

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

30

With maps and illustrations, the twentieth century in Wellington

5.500000

26.000000

56.000000

62.000000

66.000000

Fruits of Toil  a history of the Catholic Church in the district of the Wairarapa 1845-1956

 

McGlone, Vincent J

Author Pub

1957

(folding map) xvii (1p) 248p

8vo

Plasticised boards Signature FEP Near Fine

30

No 529 of 750 copies, with map and illustrations, and lists of the priests, nuns, and staff in the various Wairarapa towns

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The New Napier  the Art Deco city in the 1930s

 

McGregor, Robert

Art Deco Trust

2003 second edition (1999)

55p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a photo appreciation of the growth of Napier after the Earthquake of 1931

4.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Canoes of Kupe  a history of Martinborough District

 

McIntyre, Roberta

Wairarapa Archive, Fraser Books

2012 New edition (2002)

344

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, a history of this Wairarapa town and district, including its growing wine industry

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Men and the River

The Waikato Valley Authority

McKenzie, Jim

Waikato Valley Authority

1980

56

4to

P-B VG

28

With maps and illustrations, the first 21 years of this authority and its control of the Waikato River, including conservation works

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

A Night of Terror Wairarapa's 1942 earthquake

 

McLaren, Jan

Wairarapa Archive

2002

iv 99p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, June 24, 1942, the earthquake and the after-effects in the Wairarapa

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Wellington  The first years of European settlement 1840-1850

 

McLean, Gavin

Penguin

2000

96

4to

P-B Owner's small stamp TP  Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the first ten years of 'Wellington' as the premier European organised settlement

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Glimpses into early Normandale

 

McLennan, Rosemary

Normandale Progressive Association

1993

vi 155p (1p)

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a history of this Wellington suburb

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Wellington Prospect 1840-1970

 

McLeod, NL (et al)

Hick Smith

1970

231

8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

20

Wellington as a developing city and capital; illustrated with period photographs

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Memories of Ruawai, Tokatoka & Rehia

 

McLeod, Violet (comp)

McLeod Family

2012

342

8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With map and illustrations, the revised reprint of this history of the Kaipara District

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Glen Orua  School and Community

 

McMillan, Hector T

Glen Oroua Jubilee Cttee

1979

152

8vo

Blue plasticised boards  Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, the history and cevelopment of this Rangitikei district and its school, with lists and short biographies

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Roskill

 

McNeal, Heather (et al)

Mount Roskill Borough Council

1984

63

4to

P-B VG

24

With maps and illustrations, the illustrated history of New Zealand's largest borough

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Great Barrier Calls

 

Medland, Grace

Author Pub

1971 revised edition (1969)

(frontis) xvi 119p

8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, the author's growing years and a history of Great Barrier Island

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Great Barrier Calls

 

Medland, Grace

Author Pub

1969

(frontis) xvi (4p plates) 104p

8vo

P-B VG

25

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the author's growing years and history of Great Barrier Island

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Bush, People and Pasture

the story of the Waitotara County 1884-1984

Melody, Paul (ed)

Waitotara County Cent Cttee

1983

(12p) 420p

4to

D-J (fading spine, slight rubbing extremities, slight repair front, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG

65

With map and illustrations, a detailed history of this county just north of Whanganui, its people and its organisations

5.000000

22.000000

46.000000

51.000000

55.000000

Ohuka  a history of the district  and the school1929-1999

 

Metz, Antonia (comp)

Author Pub

1999

247p (13p) (folding map in pocket)

4to

P-B Owner's stamp covered Foreward page  Near Fine

80

With illustrations and lists, a history of this Hawkes Bay school and district

9.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Kairanga  more than one hundred years

 

Mildon, Richard G

The Heritage Press

1989

319

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

80

Signed by the authority, with maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this area of the Manawatu

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

The Merchants Paved the Way

 

Millar, J Halket

Reed

1956

228

8vo

D-J (slight chips) VG

30

The Merchants of early Wellington, the creation of the Chamber of Commerce, and their influence on the development of Wellington and its district

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Kirkaldie & Stains  a Wellington story

 

Millen, Julia

Bridget Williams Books

2000

viii 240p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the history of a New Zealand institution, the people and the building

5.000000

25.000000

50.000000

53.000000

58.000000

The First Fifty Years Takapuna Grammar School 1927-1977

 

Minogue, WJD (et al)

Takapuna Grammar School Jubilee Yearbook Cttee

1977

x (4p illustrations) 290p (1p)

8vo

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

40

With illustrations and many lists, a record of the first fifty years of this Auckland school

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

38.000000

42.000000

The North

 

Mitcalfe, Barry

Coromandel Press

1981

127

4to

P-B Fore-corners creased VG

25

With illustrations, a pictorial and historical journey into the top of New Zealand

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Flashback  Tales and Treasures of Taranaki

 

Moffat, Andrew

Huia Publishers

2012

xiv 321p

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  VG

35

With many illustrations, a showcase of the items of Taranaki's history held in the Puke Ariki collections, including Maori material culture, famous people, and historical happenings and places

5.500000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

Matiatia  Gateway to Waiheke

 

Monin, Paul

Bridget Williams Books

2012

ix (1p) 134p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

33

With maps and illustrations, a background history to this Bay at the Ferry entrance to Waiheke Island to help with subsequent planning for the area

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

From the Heart of Europe to the Land of the Southern Cross  a story of Puhoi 1863-1963

 

Mooney, K

Puhoi Cent Pubs Cttee

1963

76

8vo

P-B Water stain spine VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the story of the people and development of Puhoi

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Colonial Tales of Old New Plymouth

 

Moorhead, Murray

Zenith Publishing

2005

(2p) 171p

4to

P-B Slight fading spine  Owner's small plate covered TP VG - Near Fine

38

With illustrations, 30 selected stories of pioneer New Plymouth, from early drinking houses to churches, from burials to harbours

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Between the River and the Hills  Waikato County 1875-1976

 

More, David

Wilson & Horton

1976

(frontis) 383p

8vo

D-J (repaired tear, slight chips extremities, in archival plastic)  Inscription HTP  VG

25

With illustrations, a history of the Waikato district and its people

5.500000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Nga Maharatanga o Wairarapa

the past around us

Morrison, Catherine (ed)

Masterton District Library

1991

213

Oblong 8vo

P-B   VG - Near Fine

35

An illustrated account of the 'monuments' of the Wairarapa, farming, townships, mountains, Maori, with rolls of honour

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Wellington Club its earlier years

 

Morrison, John Cruickshank (comp)

Kapi-Mana News, Cttee of the Wellington Club

1960

(3p) (frontis) 55p

8vo

Red plasticised boards Gilt titles, device Signature FEP VG

35

With illustrations, the formation and development of this long-standing 'gentleman's club' in Wellington, New Zealand

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The City of the Strait  a centennial history  Wellington and its Province

 

Mulgan, Alan

The Wellington Provincial Centennial Council, Reed

1939

(frontis) (5p) 349p

8vo

D-J (browning spine) Green cloth binding  VG - Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the Maori background and the founding of European settlement at the bottom of the North Island, from the New Zealand Company to development in peace and war

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

46.000000

50.000000

These Hundred Acres (New Plymouth)

 

Mullon, HD

Author Pub

1969

31

8vo

P-B VG

25

A brief history of the development of a New Plymouth suburb

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Voices of Belonging 2 volumes

 

Munro, Jesse

Steele Roberts, Clevedon & Districts Historical Society

2016

437p (1p), 447-826 (1p)

8vo

Boxed Laminated boards Near Fine

95

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of the Clevedon-Te Wairoa area, in the Thames district, including the earliest Maori settlement and the growth of European pioneer settlers. A significant achievement in local historiography

12.000000

32.000000

71.000000

80.000000

86.000000

Big Country of the West and North In the Wake of the Axe

 

Newton, Peter

Reed

1972

(frontis map)  (4p) 224p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing around extremities)  VG - Near Fine

45

The author's journey around the big stations of the western districts of the North Island, all of which had been hewn from their original forest coverings, with many illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Big Country of the North Island

 

Newton, Peter

Reed

1969

247p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities) VG - Near Fine

25

The author makes a survey of 45 prominent stations in the eastern North Island, with many illustrations

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Petone (Pit-one) First 100 years Progress and Prosperity  History and Traditions from Farms to Factories 1840-1940

 

Nicholson, WB (ed)

LT Watkins

1940

272

8vo

Yapp covers, slight bumping extremities  Short inscription verso HTP VG - Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, a detailed centennial 'souvenir' of this Auckland suburb, scarce

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Armed Settlers 1864-1874

the story of the founding of Hamilton

Norris, HCM

Paul's Book Arcade

1963 2nd edition with corrections  (1956)

vi (2p) 229p

8vo

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

25

With maps and illustrations, the story of the founding of this New Zealand city, by military settlers at the end of the New Zealand Wars

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Settlers in Depression  A history of Hamilton 1875-1894

 

Norris, HCM

Paul's Book Arcade

1964

(3p) 246p

8vo

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

30

Signed by the author, limited edition, with map and illustrations, the culmination of the first thirty years of this Waikato town, its development through poverty and the relationships with the neighbouring Maori

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

West Auckland Remembers

 

Northcote-Bade, James (ed)

West Auckland Historical Society

1990

112

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a collection of essays about personalities and events in West Auckland, from Maori placenames to the Sandford-Miller biplane

5.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Auckland Girls Grammar School

the first hundred years 1888 - 1988

Northey, Heather ; Asher, JA and M

Auckland Grammar School Old Girls' Assoc

1988

286

8vo

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

20

With illustrations and lists, a detailed summary of this Auckland girls' high school

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

35.000000

38.000000

The Challenge of the Whau

A History of Avondale 1750-1990

Oates, Ron

Avondale History Group

1994

128p (13p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, an informative guide to the human history of this Auckland suburb

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Oeo through the Years

 

O'Brien, Diana (comp)

Oeo Jubilee Cttee

1985

60

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story of a small Taranaki district, including its school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

These Unfolding Years a 50th Jubilee History of the Rotuna Methodist Church Hamilton East Circuit 1907-1957

 

Oldfield, CB

Rotuna Methodist Church

1957

6 leaves

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

With illustrations and lists, 50 years of this rural Waikato Methodist church

5.000000

6.000000

17.000000

22.000000

19.000000

Thames Borough Centenary 1973

 

O'Neill, LP

Thames Star

1973

176

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations and contemporary advertising, from the development of the goldfields to the spreading of agriculture and tourism

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Kaitaia  Portraits from the Past 1900-1939

 

Parker, Keith

Bridgewater Pubs

1999

256

4to

P-B Fine

40

Signed by the author, an illustrated history of this 'far north' settlement in the in-between time of the first half of the 20th century

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

Kaitaia's Switzer Home  and growing old in the Far North

 

Parker, Keith

Bridgewater Pubs

2004

96

4to

P-B Fine

28

Signed by the author, commemorating the achievements of the Claud Switzer Memorial Home over 50 years of caring for the elderly and disabled, with illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Cambridge  an illustrated history 1886-1986

 

Parker, Sally K

Cambridge Borough Council

1986

(3p) 181p

4to

D-J (faded) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, the centenary of local government in this Waikato town

5.000000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

In the Wake of the Riverboats

 

Parnell, Jim (comp)

Author Pub

2005

xx 107p

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

45

Signed by the compiler, the Wanganui River memories of riverboat pioneers Joshua Harris and his sons, with many illustrations

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Celebrating Mangere Bridge

 

Payne, Val (comp)

Mangere Historical Society

2005

132

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

Inscribed by the author, a history of this Auckland suburb, with illustrations

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Story of the Hauraki Gulf  discovery transformation restoration

 

Peart, Raewyn

Bateman, Environmental Defence Society

2016

368

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, an environmental and people history of the Gulf, with many memories

6.000000

35.000000

75.000000

85.000000

92.000000

Palmerston North  a centennial history

 

Petersen, GC

Reed

1973

viii 254p

4to

D-J (chips, fading spine) Paper over boards VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the settlement and development of the Manawatu, and  its local government

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Pioneering Days of Palmerston North

 

Petersen, George Conrad

Author Pub

1952

(folding frontis) 101p (1p)

8vo

D-J (taper repair top spine, marks, slight loss of surface paper on front through removal of sticker) over card covers    VG

45

With illustrations, the first 40 years in the European life of this Manawatu city

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Story of Paihia

 

Pickmere, Nancy

Author Pub

2000

(2p) 82p

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

30

With map and illustrations, a short history of this Bay of Islands settlement and a look at its prospects, a nice copy

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Kerikeri Heritage of Dreams

 

Pickmere, Nancy

Calders Design and Print

2008 2nd edition (1994)

x 177p

4to

P-B Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the historic and contemporary history of this Bay of Islands settlement, the pre-Treaty happenings, the work of the CMS, and, with George Alderton, the development of a modern town

8.000000

20.000000

37.000000

41.000000

44.000000

A Lamp Shines in Kerikeri

the story of Kerikeri 1819-1939

Pickmere, Nancy Preece

Author Pub

1969

112p (errata slip tipped in back hinge)

4to

P-B, illustration laid on front cover  Slight marks covers  VG

28

Signed and inscribed by author, the first century of this Bay of Islands town, from early contact with Europeans, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Below Tutamoe along the Awakino River

Stories of Kairara and Waihue

Pinny, Margaret (comp)

Waihue Settlers Hall Society

2002

(3p) 218p

4to

P-B Fading spine  Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a collection of history and personal memories from people along the Awakino River, from pioneering to the soldiers returning from WW2, including the logging of the kauri forests

9.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Lively Capital  Auckland 1840-1865

 

Platts, Una

Avon Fine Prints

1975

(frontis) 271p

4to

D-J (slight chip, slight fading spine, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

55

With illustrations, the 25 years Auckland was the capital of New Zealand, through the diaries, newspaper articles and letters of the settlers

5.000000

23.000000

51.000000

53.000000

57.000000

The Story of Scots

Scots College Wellington 1916-1966

Plimmer, LI

Scots College, Author Pub

1966

(2p) (frontis) 140p

8vo

D-J (slight chips extremities)  Signature front paste-down  VG

30

The first fifty years of life and education at this Wellington Boy's School, with many illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Holy Trinity Church  Tauranga

Centennial Celebrations 1875-1975

Poole, Rev Wynnton (et al, comps)

Parish of Holy Trinity

1975

48

8vo

P-B VG

22

With illustrations, a history of this church and its parish, with short biographies

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Pongakawa Pioneers from Patiti to Equine  1910-1994

 

Potter, Phyllis

H Ulmke

1995

67

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, memories of happenings and families in the Pongakawa Valley in the Bay of Plenty

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

The Green Hills and the Gold

 

Rawle, Henry

Author Pub

1981

48

8vo

P-B Signature TP VG

20

With map and illustrations, a journey through the pioneering country of Ohinemuri, with accompanying history

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Restless Mountain

tales of old Taranaki

Rawson, DH

Author Pub

1981

87

8vo

P-B Name stamp covered TP Small owner's stamp TP VG

30

Signed and inscribed by the author, with illustrations, stories of Mt Egmont and its surrounds, both Maori and European immigrant, including the New Zealand Wars

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The Gumdiggers

the story of kauri gum

Reed, A H

Reed

1978 reprint edition (1972)

193

8vo

D-J (patches of fading, fading spine) Slight foxing FEs Paper over boards VG

22

With illustrations, a reprint edition of this history of the gumfields in Northland, the gum and the diggers

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Great Barrier  Isle of Enchantment

 

Reed, AH

Reed

1946

56p (7p)

8vo

Paper over boards Owner's small stamp FEP VG

15

With map and illustrations, bothan historical and tourist guide to this island in the Hauraki Gulf

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Story of Northland

 

Reed, AH

Reed

1975

(frontis) 395p

8vo

D-J Fine

28

With illustrations, the facsimile edition of this history of the Far North, from the coming of the Maori, the Pakeha settlers, the wars, the development

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Paddle Wheels on the Wanganui

 

Reid, Alec and David

Paul

1967

xi 118

8vo

D-J (fading spine, chips, in archival plastic) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

25

A fascinating account of the early paddle steamers on the Wanganui River, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Time & Tide

 

Richardson, Jeanette

Heritage Press

1990

(errata slip tipped in) 148p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a history of the Far North of New Zealand, and its local government

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Saltspray & Sawdust

 

Riddle, Janet

Gumtown Publishers

1996

256

4to

Laminated boards Fading spine Short inscription FEP VG -  Near Fine

70

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a thousand years of history in Mercury Bay, Te Whanganui a hei, Coromandel Peninsula

5.500000

22.000000

47.000000

52.000000

56.000000

A history of the Northland Sheep Dog Trial Movement

 

Ries, Rex (comp)

Northland SDTA

1996

86p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG

20

With map and illustrations, histories of the various clubs which made up the Northland STD clubs in 1996

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

History of the County of Patea

 

Roberts, CJ

Patea County Council

1937

96p (folding map rear)

8vo

Cloth binding Fading spine Light wear top spine Signature FEP VG

40

With map, the first 75 years of the local government of this area above Whanganui

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Centennial History of Hawera and the Waimate Plains

 

Roberts, Cyril John (comp)

Hawera County Council et al

1940

(8p) 395p

4to

Green cloth binding, gilt titles  Spine fading  Slight worm marks by front, rear inside hinge  VG - Near Fine

70

With illustrations, a detailed history of the Waimate Plains area as a 'memorial to the  pioneers of South Taranaki', including a section on the Maori

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

100 years of Rotorua

 

Rockel, Ian (ed)

Braynart Group

1979

96

8vo

P-B VG

20

A fascinating collection of 100 years of Rotorua and district history, from growth and tourism to the church

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Rangiatea ko ahau te huarahi te pono me te ora

 

Royal, te Ahukaramu Charles (et al)

National Library of New Zealand, te Ropu Whakahaereo Rangiatea

1997

69

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations and text in English and Maori, the exhibition publication of this celebration of Rangatea church

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Tall Spars, Steamers & Gum

a history of the Kaipara from early European settlement 1854-1947

Ryburn, Wayne

Kaipara Publications

2000 reprint edition (1991)

248

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Slight fading spine  Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this area, its timber and gum trade, and the people involved

5.000000

20.000000

36.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Manawatu and its Neighbours

 

Saunders, BGR (ed)

Massey University

1987

169

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a multi-faceted approach to the human and natural history of the Lower North Island

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

Port Taranaki  115 Years of Elected Control

 

Scanlan, Brian

Westgate Transport Ltd

1991

(frontis) 199p (1)

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the first 125 years of New Plymouth's port, its boats and its people

5.000000

19.000000

34.000000

39.000000

42.000000

A Changing Land  Sir Donald McLean's Maraekakaho 1857 to today

 

Scarfe, Alan

Fraser Books

2013

xii 595p

8vo

Soft card cover with flaps  Near Fine

48

With maps and illustrations, the story of the farm station Sir Donald McLean bought inland from Napier, and its on-going life

9.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

Wellington's Heritage

plants, gardens, and landscape

Shepherd, Winsome

Te Papa Press

2000

viii 256p

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Slight fading spine VG - Near Fine

60

With maps, drawings and illustrations, a handsome volume dealing with Wellington's landscape, the native and the introduced

5.000000

21.000000

43.000000

47.000000

52.000000

Drury Reflections 1950-2000

 

Simms, Anne

Author Pub

1999

84

8vo

P-B VG

28

Signed by the author, a collection of contemporary and historical pieces about this South Auckland district

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

In the Shadows of Moehau   a history of the Colville region

 

Simons, Wendy (ed)

Colville Historical Cttee

1990

144

4to

P-B Slight fading spine Near Fine

25

With map, illustrations and lists, a history of the northern area of the Coromandel Peninsula

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Capital Opera  Wellington's Opera Company 1982-1999

 

Simpson, Adrienne

The National Opera of Wellington

2000

152

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing top FE) over light card covers  VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, and introduction by Dame Malvina Major, a historical study of the Wellington Opera and its importance in the survival of opera in New Zealand

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Tokanui Crossroads and Ngahape Districts

 

Smart, Joyce

Author Pub

2003

39 leaves

4to

Spiral bound, plastic covers  Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, a compilation of local material about this area, with school and farm ownership lists

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Homewood and its Families

 

Smedley, Beryl

Mallinson Rendel

1980

xii 163

8vo

D-J (fading spine)  Near Fine

28

An early settler Wellington house and the families who took it on

5.000000

12.000000

25.000000

28.000000

31.000000

One Hundred Years  1865-1965

a Family History of Murdoch McLeod and his Descendants

Smyth, Jean

Author Pub

1965

40

8vo

P-B  Family notes written inside covers, on a few pages  VG

40

The arrival in NZ from the Inner Hebrides in 1865 of the McLeod brothers and their families and their dissemination through the country, with illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Pakeha Rambles through Maori Lands

 

St John, John Henry Herbert

Robert Burrett, (Printer)

1873

(frontis map) (errata slipped tipped in p4) 212p

Small 8vo

Rebound in plum half-calf and grey cloth, new EPs Slight strip water stain top, bottom FEs VG

450

Nicely rebound, a book in two parts, Pt I (by Charles Marshall, a trader who had arrived on the Waikato River in 1830) recounting inter-tribal fighting and the happenings of the 40s in the Waikato-Thames areas, Pt II giving some of St John's war experienc

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Founding Years in Rotorua a history of events to 1900

 

Stafford, Don M

Ray Richards Publisher, Rotorua District Council

1986

448

4to

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

45

Signed and inscribed by the author, with illustrations, the foundation of this Central North Island district till 1900

8.000000

21.000000

58.000000

66.000000

70.000000

Eltham One Hundred Years

 

Standish, Russell (comp)

Eltham District Cent Cttee

1984

167

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the first centenary of this Taranaki town, the people, the organisations they belonged to, the events that shaped the district

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Te Komiti Tinopai 1897-1991

 

Sterling, MD (comp)

Otamatea Kauri and Pioneer Museum Trust

1991

56

4to

P-B Signature TP Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a history of this area on the Kaipara Harbour

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Kaukapakapa across the years 1860-1956 a history of the district

 

Stevens, TGR

Kaukapakapa Reunion Cttee

1956

63

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a history of this town and its district north of Auckland

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Pihama School and District 1887-1987

 

Stevenson, IP

Pihama School Jubilee Cttee

1987

68 leaves

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, a history of this Taranaki school and district

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Wellington  Portrait of a Region

 

Stewart, Graham

Grantham House

2005 Reprint edition (2005)

240

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

25

With many illustrations, yesterday and today at the bottom of the North Island, emphasising change through time

8.000000

23.000000

48.000000

52.000000

58.000000

Napier  Portrait of an Art Deco City

 

Stewart, Graham

Grantham House

2009

24 leaves

4to

P-B Fine

20

With many illustrations, before and after photos of the 1931 earthquake, and the buildings that replaced the fallen

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Auckland before the Bridge

 

Stewart, Graham

Grantham House

2002

180

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

40

Inscribed by the author, an illustrated history of Auckland city to the 1950s by contrasting scenes over various times

8.000000

20.000000

36.000000

42.000000

45.000000

A History of Tauranga County

 

Stokes, Evelyn

Dunmore Press

1980

489

8vo

D-J (small chip front, fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

35

An historical geography of Tauranga County, covering an area that has been populated for over 7 centuries; also written to mark the centenary of the Tauranga County Council

5.500000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Logan Campbell's Auckland

Tales from the early years

Stone, RCJ

Auckland University Press

2007

ix (1p) 245p

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Fine

30

With illustrations, a study of the early development of Auckland, especially the years 1840-1912

5.000000

18.000000

34.000000

39.000000

42.000000

Waipa Home of Champions celebrating 150 years

 

Stowers, Richard ; Field, Kingsley

Waipa Community Charitable Trust

2014

294

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

With map and illustrations, the history of this Central North Island district, including the New Zealand Wars

5.500000

25.000000

53.000000

59.000000

64.000000

Miramar Peninsula

 

Struthers, John

Author Pub

1975

viii 243p

8vo

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

48

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the development of this peninsula into Wellington harbour

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Green and Golden Island

and  A Lighthouse Dog Named Prince

Sutherland, JH ; Miller, EDN

Author Pub

1979

125

Small 8vo

D-J Near Fine

40

A nice copy of this series of recollections of life on isolated lighthouses around NZ

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Spire on the Hill  a history of St Andrew's Church in the Epsom district 1846-1996

 

Sweetman, Rory

Vicar, Churchwardens and Vestry St Andrew's Church

1996

208

4to

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, a hundred and fifty years in this Auckland suburb, and its Anglican church, with map, plans and illustrations

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

A History of Rotorua

A brief survey of the settlement of Rotorua and environs by our pioneers, Maori and Pakeha

Tapsell, Enid

Author Pub

1972

x 152p

4to

D-J Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a record of the history of Rotorua's beginnings

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Historic Maketu  Hui Hui Mai!

 

Tapsell, Enid

Author Pub

1940

74p (1p)

4to

Red cloth binding, gilt titles, decoration  Light bubbling of cloth on covers VG

90

Signed by the author, the special limited edition of this history, from pre-European to European settlement times, illustrated by Harry Dansey

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Upright and Loyal for 125 Years 1882-2007

Fenton Street School 1882-1897 Stratford District High School 1897-1921 Stratford Primary School 1922-20007

Taylor, Alan G (comp)

Taylormade Pubs

2007

178

4to

P-B Slight crease front cover Near Fine

30

With illustrations and lists, a history of the series of schools that brought primary education to the children of Stratford, Taranaki

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

The Kio Kio Story

 

Thomson, Keith (et al)

Kio Kio School History Book Cttee

2005

132

4to

P-B Near Fine

42

With map and illustrations, memories of this King Country area and its school

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Church Standing Tall a people's history of St John's in the City 1853-2003

 

Thomson, Scott

Steele Roberts

2003

200

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a detailed 150 years of this church in Wellington and its people and district

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Waiorongomai: The Land and the People

 

Thornton, Linda

Fraser Books

2011

(frontis) viii 382p

8vo

P-B Owner's details blacked out HTP VG - Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a very detailed study of this farming area in the Wairarapa, and the Matthews family at its basis

5.500000

20.000000

33.000000

38.000000

42.000000

A Farm named Tiro Roa

 

Torrie, Arthur

The Jungle Press

1997

80

4to

P-B Owner's stamp FEP Fine

35

With illustrations and drawings, a history of this farmstead in Poverty Bay in the 1920s and 1930s, the Torrie family, and many verses of reminiscence

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Totara North  the second seventy years 1900-1970

 

Trear, Gwenyth (comp)

Author Pub

1996

219p (7p)

4to

Spiral bound soft cover Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a detailed family and local history of this district north of the Bay of Islands

5.000000

19.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Remembrance of Things Past  Solway College Golden Jubilee 1966

 

Tregurtha, Anne (ed)

Solway College Board of Governors, Solway Old Girls' Assn

1966

178

8vo

Paper over boards Fading spine Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, the first fifty years of this girls' school in Masterton

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Hauraki Plains Story

 

Tye, Rufus E (comp)

Thames Valley News Ltd

1974

183

4to

D-J Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

60

With map and illustrations, a history of the transforming of the forests and swamps of the Huraki Plains into farmlands

5.000000

15.000000

31.000000

34.000000

37.000000

A 150 year Pilgrimage  St Luke's Church, Masterton and the people of Knox and Wesley

 

Vallance, Alison (et al)

St Luke's Union Church

2005

vi 158p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the first 150 years in the life of this Masterton Methodist church, its parishioners and its leaders, and Solway College

5.500000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

In Those Days  an oral history of Glen Eden

 

Vela, Pauline (ed)

Glen Eden Borough Council

1989

95

4to

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, memories of the early settlers of this Auckland district

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

In the Steps of the Roasted Saint  a history of the Aramaho parochial district

 

Venimore, Colin

Christ Church Parish

1991

369

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a history of this church district around Whanganui up until its absorption into a wider parish

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Centennial History of the Matamata Plains

 

Vennell, CW (et al, comps)

The Matamata County Council

1951

xvi 318p (1p) (folding map)

8vo

D-J  Cloth binding  Near Fine

30

With map and illustrations, the development of this area from forest to pasture, its events and personalities

5.000000

19.000000

34.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Centennial History of Matamata Plains

 

Vennell, CW (et al, comps)

The Matamata County Council

1951

xvi 318p (folding map)

8vo

Blue cloth binding, black titles  VG

25

With map and illustrations, a history of this North Island district from 1777 to 1950

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Raglan County Hills and Sea  a centennial history 1876-1976

 

Vennell, CW ; Williams, Susan

Wilson & Horton, The Raglan County Council

1976

342

8vo

D-J Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, a history of the first 100 years of local government in this Wakato area, including the development of the people and the land

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Te Mata  Te Hutewai  The early days

 

Vernon, RT

Author Pub

1999 Reprint edition (1972)

95

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the reprint edition of this history of an area in the Raglan district

5.500000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Early Brooklyn

 

Vickers, Joy

Millwood Press

1983

48

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the early development of this Wellington suburb

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

The 'Desart' Shore

 

Wagener, Roy

Author Pub

1988

(4p) 106p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, both a Far-North family history and the ending of a gum industry

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Generation Gap  unimportant people and the Parapara

 

Wallace, Doris

Author Pub

1973

324p (1p)

Small 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, a novelisation of the pioneering of this area of mountainous country north of Wanganui

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Stratford  Shakespearean town under the mountain

 

Walter, David

Dunmore Publishing

2005

xvi 285p

4to

P-B Near Fine

65

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this town and its area in Taranaki, under the shadow of Mt Taranaki/Egmont

5.000000

23.000000

46.000000

50.000000

54.000000

Changing Days and Changing Ways

 

Warburton, Charlotte E

Author Pub

1954

151

8vo

D-J (chips) VG

30

Collections and Recollections of Palmerston North and the Manawatu District 1880-1890s

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Threads in a Fabric

Oral Histories from Havelock North

Watt, Jim (ed)

Board of Managers, St Columba's Presbyterian Church

1996

viii 198p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a collection of memories,anecdotes and personal experiences reaching back to the early 1900s in the Hawke's Bay

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

35.000000

38.000000

A New Church for a New Century  East City Wesleyan's Early Story

 

Waugh, Richard

East City Wesleyan Church

2010

160

Small 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

The heavily-illustrated story of this Auckland church, especially the 2000s and its growth

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

St George's Church  Ranfurly Road East, Epsom  Golden Jubilee 1915-1965

 

Waymouth, PJ (et al, comps)

St George's Church Jubilee Cttee

1965

24

8vo

P-B Near Fine

12

With illustrations, the first 50 years of this Auckland Anglican church

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Anglican Church in the Hot Lakes District

 

Webb, RG

Author Pub

1949

82

Small 8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, a survey of the work of the Anglican church in developing Christian teachings in the Rotorua District

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The History of Taranaki

a standard work on the history of the province

Wells, Benjamin

Edmondson and Avery

1878

(frontis) (2p) vii 311p

8vo

Contemporary half-morocco and maroon cloth binding, rebacked with original spine laid on, new EPs  View of 'Mt Egmont' laid down as frontis VG

450

The author, an early NZ journalist, gives a chronological account of the formation and development of Taranaki, including coverage of the wars in the area, with reprinted letters of the Resident Agent and others

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

A History of Helensville and Kaipara

 

West, Charles Staniland

Author Pub

1952

52

8vo

Red paper over boards Tape residue Eps from plastic cover  Signature FEP VG

40

Signed by the author, with illustrations, a collection of pieces on the early pioneer settlers in this northern Auckland district, especially the kauri milling industry

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Centennial History of the New Zealand Pacific Lodge No 2 1842-1942

 

Weston, RCG

NZ Pacific Lodge No 2 Cent Cttee

1942

(frontis) 330p

8vo

Cloth binding, fading spine  VG

40

With illustrations and portraits, both a history of this New Zealand Lodge and of Freemasonry in New Zealand, scarce

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

33.000000

36.000000

Mihi School 25th Jubilee

 

White, Mary (et al)

Mihi School Jubilee Cttee

1981

62

8vo

P-B Fading covers VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the first 25 years of this school in the Rotorua district

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

'First Families of Cambridge' 1864-1899, Cambridge - Inside 1971, The Industrial Development of Carter's Flat

 

Wilkinson, Ruth

The Cambridge Independent

1972

167p (1p)

8vo

D-J (slight chips top FE)  VG - Near Fine

70

Author signed, a compilation of 3 studies on the foundation and people of Cambridge, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Life Was Like That

 

Wilkinson, Ruth (comp) ; Walsh, Kay

The Cambridge Independent

1974

32

4to

P-B  VG

25

Memories and anecdotes from around Cambridge, in the Waikato, with illustrations by Kay Walsh, signed and inscribed by the artist

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Te Kowhai Track Poverty Bay Bay of Plenty 1840-1992 Third Edition

 

Williams, Harold C

Author Pub

1992 3rd up-date edition (1992)

29

4to

P-B with plastic sleeve VG

25

With maps, a study of the track that cut across from Poverty Bay to the Bay of Plenty

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Puhoi Remembers

 

Williams, JR

Author Pub

1981

56

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, 1863-1981, church, school and social life in a Bohemian village, with lists

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Skiing on the Volcano  historical images of skiing on Mount Ruapehu

 

Williams, Karen ; Bamford, Dave

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts, Tourism Resource Consultants

1987

48

Oblong 8vo

P-B Fading covers VG

22

With map and illustrations, fifty years of skiing on Ruapehu, the site of New Zealand's first chairlift

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Out of Mind, Out of Sight

 

Williams, Wendy Hunter

Porirua Hospital

1987

ix 358

8vo

P-B Fading spine Slight stain TP Otherwise VG

32

Author inscribed, the story of Porirua Hospital, from Lunatic Asylum to General Hospital

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Thames and the Coromandel Peninsula 2000 Years

 

Williams, Zelma and John

Williams Publishers

1994

(frontis) 262p

4to

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

60

With illustrations, the pre- and post-European settlement of this peninsula to the East of Auckland, including the bonanzas of the Thames goldfield

5.000000

21.000000

40.000000

47.000000

51.000000

A Record of St Andrew's Church and Parish from its beginning in 1843

 

Willis, Rev Francis Petrie de Laval

Author Pub

1946

(frontis) (3p) 120p

4to

Paper over card covers, blue cloth spine Bottom front fore-corner bumped Slight rubbing top, bottom spine  Slight foxing FE VG

45

A nice copy of a nice creation, the history of the first church in NZ founded by Bishop Selwyn

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Story of Te Waharoa

and sketches of ancient Maori life and history

Wilson, John Alexander

The Capper Press

1984 (1907)

 xv (1p) 255p (1p) (18p plates)

8vo

Paper over boards  Owner's plate front paste-down  Slight tape stain paste-downs VG - Near Fine

50

With illustrations, a combination of the author's earlier two publications, his observations on Maori history, and personalities

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Two Men of Mana and other stories  a celebration of Wairarapa's early days

 

Winter, Gareth

Wairarapa Archive, Fraser Books

2010

v (1p map) 150p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With map and illustrations, a collection of tales of the early pioneers of the Wairarapa, the places and the events

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Street Stories  how Masterton's streets got their names

 

Winter, Gareth

Wairarapa Archive

1999 3rd Impression (1998)

vi 98p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, detailed sources of Masterton's streetscape, from Maori to settler homelands to identities to happenings

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Street Wise  how the streets of Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough got their names

 

Winter, Gareth

Wairarapa Archive

1999

99

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, detailed sources of the Wairarapa streetscape, from Maori to settler homelands to identities to happenings

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Inter-View the contribution of Urban Design panels to Auckland's urban story

 

Wood, Anna (ed)

Beatnik Pub

2014

172

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations and drawings, a recording of the views of Auckland developers, planners and designers about its urban planning

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Landscape of my Heart

the Bethells and their Neighbours

Woodward, Mary D

Author Pub

2004

183

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Signed and inscribed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a more-than-family history of the people who 'settled' the Bethells Beach area, between Piha and Muriwai, a nice creation

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Historic Hawke's Bay & East Coast

 

Wright, Matthew

David Bateman

2010

160

Oblong 4to

D-J Paper over boards Fine

30

With many illustrations, a photographic 'history' of Hawke's Bay and area from  about 1850 to the early 2000s

9.000000

23.000000

50.000000

54.000000

58.000000

Clifton  a centennial history of Clifton County

 

Wright, Shona

Clifton County Council

1989

213

8vo

D-J (fading spine, light foxing inside, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards, light rubbing base  Slight foxing top FE  VG

35

Signed and inscribed by the author, 100 years of local government, of the people and the land,  in this Taranaki district, completed as the Council learnt they were to be amalgamated

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

31.000000

34.000000

In Search of the Rainbow  the Coromandel Story

 

Wright, Sue (et al)

Coromandel Town History Research Group

2002

276

4to

P-B Fine

60

With map and illustrations, a history covering all facets of the history of the area from Te Kouma to Koputauaki on  the Coromandel Peninsula

5.000000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

Between Coasts from Kaipara to Kawau

 

Yarwood, Vaughan

David Bateman

2000

144

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, an historical guide to this area just north of Auckland, a mix of human playground and natural history sites

5.000000

20.000000

38.000000

44.000000

47.000000

They Came to Wydrop

The Beetham and Williams Families

Yerex, David

GP Print, Hugh Beetham, Tom Williams

1991

xi 198p

8vo

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

45

Signed by the two publishers, Hugh Beetham and Tom Williams, with illustrations, covering the years 1856-1990, the pioneering Beetham and Williams families of Brancepeth and Te Parae, Wairarapa

5.000000

14.000000

29.000000

32.000000

35.000000

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