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image of New Zealand Commonplace book of Thomas Donne, an early promoter of New Zealand

New Zealand Commonplace book of Thomas Donne, an early promoter of New Zealand

by Donne, Thomas Edward, CMG (1860-1945)

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Published
1914
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London, 1914. Hardcover. A Commonplace book of Thomas Donne, a New Zealand civil servant who rose to prominence as a promoter of New Zealand trade, tourism and Maori culture. Donne was born in Melbourne in 1859, and entered the New Zealand civil service in 1875 as a cadet in the Telegraph Department, Wellington. He was soon transferred to the… Read more
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Britain v New Zealand / After the Game/The Lion - Phew!!! Postcard

by Hiscocks, E. Frederick; N. Z. Graphic Series

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Published
1904
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First printing
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$275.00

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New Zealand: N. Z. Graphic Series, 1904. First printing. Ephemera. Very good condition. An early postcard satirically commemorating the Championship rugby match of 1904 between The Lions (Britain) and New Zealand. New Zealand won 9 to 3. The text goes "In the Rugby Foot=ball Match, played at Wellington on August 13th, between Britain and New Zealand, the Colony… Read more
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The Motorists' Comprehensive Road Guide for the North Island of New Zealand with Sectional Maps

by [New Zealand; Automobiles]

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Published
1913
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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Christchurch: Andrews, Baty & Co. Ltd., 1913. First edition. An early '...road guide compiled specially for the North Island of New Zealand .' With 13 sectional maps, route suggestions, hotels, directions and tips for drivers (use lower gear...), and many advertisements for tires, garages, tools, oil, cars, motobikes, etc. An index to tours and sectional maps showing Wellington, Palmerston,… Read more
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New Zealand Memories

by Guthrie, Brenda. Northcroft

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Published
1930
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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London: John Lane, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. "Christmas Greetings from Brenda Guthrie" on the ffep. A very nice copy in the original purple cloth, spine unfaded. Reminiscences of life in New Zealand from the arrival of the author's grandparents in about 1839. 8vo, xii, 304pp, 4pp adds, 45 pp illustrations. Orig. purple cloth covers, gilt title… Read more
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A Memoir of the Rev. John Keble, M.A. late vicar of Hursley

by Coleridge, J. T.

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Published
1869
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second edition, with Corrections and Additions
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$150.00

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New York: Pott & Amery, Cooper Union, Fourth Avenue, 1869. Second edition, with Corrections and Additions. Hardcover. Fine. 2 vols, sml. 8vo, with albumen frontispieces, one a portrait of Keble and the other Hursley Parsonage. Keble was a cousin of Bishop Patteson of Melanesia and New Zealand. Some of the correspondence is about the New Zealand… Read more
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image of Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe Exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829 sous le Commandement de J. Dumont d'Urville. Atlas Hydrographique

Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe Exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829 sous le Commandement de J. Dumont d'Urville. Atlas Hydrographique

by D'Urville, Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont

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Published
1833
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$27,500.00

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Paris: J. Tastu, 1833. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. The Hydrographic folio atlas volume only, the very rare atlas from the first edition of d'Urville's voyage in the Astrolabe. The first voyage of the Astrolabe (1826 to 1829) was a circumnavigation of the globe which would include Australia, King George Sound, Port Jackson, New Zealand, Fiji, New Guinea… Read more
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New Zealand, General Statistics. Folding Brochure with color map one side

by R. E. Owen

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Published
1952
Condition
Very good overall
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$225.00

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Wellington, NZ: Tourist and Publicity Department, 1952. Very good overall. A boldly colored map of New Zealand (on one side of a brochure) with an illustrated table, indicating population, land use, main exports for 1952, animal population, climate, and living standards; and incidental illustrations on the map. Key to symbols on the map at the lower right. … Read more
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Arnold, Cheney & Co. Albumen cabinet card company photograph

by [New Zealand] Hanna, John Robert

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Published
1885
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$175.00

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Auckland, 1885. A large oblong albumen image of an early American importer of kerosene oil, which was not readily available at the time, to New Zealand. The image depicts 2 large buildings fronting a major street corner. The two story building at the left advertises kerosene oil on the front facade, and the one story warehouse building… Read more
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image of Nlle. Hollande.  Cabanes du port du Roi Georges (3 pieds de haut) (with) Cabanes de la baie Jervis (6 pieds de haut.) with Nlle. Zelande.  Cabanes de l'anse de l'Astrolabe (3 pieds de haut.) (with) Cabanes de l'anse des torrens. (4 piedes de haut.).  Color lithograph

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Paris, 1833. First edition. Very good condition. An interesting lithograph comparing aboriginal habitations in Albany, Western Australia, Jervis Bay and New Zealand, from the official report of the voyage, "Voyage de la Corvette L'Astrolabe..." under the command of Jules Dumont D'Urville. The voyage had a particular focus on the aborigines and ethnography they encountered. Plate… Read more
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Polynesian Artifacts: The Oldman Collection Illustrated and Described

by Oldman

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Published
1953
Edition
Second edition
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$500.00

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Wellington NZ: Polynesian Society, 1953. Second edition. This is the second section of the catalogue of the famous Oldman collection, highly prized for its ethnographical content. Neatly dedicated at the top of the title page "To George Neilson, with Compliments from Ken Webster ~ May '56." Including Polynesian artifacts from Tahiti, Austral and Cook Groups, the preface… Read more
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image of ALS, Bishop Nevill, primate of New Zealand, to C. M. Yonge (possibly author Charlotte Mary Yonge)

ALS, Bishop Nevill, primate of New Zealand, to C. M. Yonge (possibly author Charlotte Mary Yonge)

by Nevill, Samuel Tarratt; [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

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Published
1876
Condition
Very good condition
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$125.00

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Dunedin: Bishop's Court, 1876. Very good condition. A four page letter from the Anglican Bishop addressed to a "Dear Miss Yonge", possibly Charlotte Mary Yonge, the noted Victorian novelist, concerning a task the Bishop has asked her to undertake. The work he has requested seems to involve Bishop Palleson (who died in 1871), as Bishop… Read more
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New Zealand. Papers & Reports relating to Minerals & Mining (&) Mines Statement

by New Zealand. Mines Department

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Published
1918
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$2,500.00

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Wellington: J. Mackay, 1918. A near complete run for the reports published in 1894;1897-98; 1900; 1902-04; 1906-12. Trove 26541132. Also "Mines Statement" for 1912-18. (See Trove 24738067). From the library of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, with infrequent stamps. Bound in original papered boards with cloth spine. Largely intact but marked. … Read more
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image of Cassell's Picturesque Australasia, With Original Illustrations. 4 volumes in 2

Cassell's Picturesque Australasia, With Original Illustrations. 4 volumes in 2

by Morris, E. E., ed

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Published
1890
Condition
Very good overall
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$300.00

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London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, 1890. Hardcover. Very good overall. Much important material on Australia contained in these 4 profusely illustrated volumes bound in two. Includes Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Gold, Adelaide, Ballarat, Eureka Stockade, Bush Life, explorers, Rockhampton, Western Australia, Aborigines, land explorations, and more. Also includes Fiji, New Guinea, and… Read more
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Australia; Travel in Australia. Brochure

by [Travel Dept., Head Office, Bank of New South Wales]

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Published
1935
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Otherwise very good condition
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Sydney: Bank of NSW, 1935. Paperback. Otherwise very good condition. An Australian travel guide issued by the Bank of New South Wales, including NSW, WA, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania & New Zealand with text and many b&w photos. Small 8vo, 104pp, paper wrappers, tite and decoratioin in black and gilt on front. Covers dusty, spine chipped at… Read more
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South Island, New Zealand (Dunedin). 14 Albumen photographs

by [New Zealand; Photography] Meluish, William; Frank A. Coxhead; John Richard Morris; Charles Campbell

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Published
1880
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Very good overall
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$750.00

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Dunedin, New Zealand, 1880. Very good overall. Large albumen photographs of early Dunedin, Lake Wakatipu, Mt. Pembroke, Milford Sound, Maori carvings, and Smith Sound, Mt. Peak, Dusky Sound and George Sound. The majority were taken by William Meluish in 1860 and 1861, noted Dunedin photographer, and reprinted by Frank A. Coxhead in the 1880s. The 2… Read more
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Moreton Bay release of 57th Regiment prisoners, article in 'The Courier' newspaper

by [New South Wales; New Zealand; Queensland; Convicts]

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Published
1829
Condition
Very good condition
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$125.00

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London: Printed by H. Warren, Published by D. Burton, 1829. Very good condition. News of New South Wales and New Zealand on the front page of a London newspaper, including an account of the taking and retaking of the brig "Hawies" in the Bay of Islands by New Zealanders, and the rescue of Atkins (second mate), and the… Read more
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Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography. Volumes I & II

by Cooke, George Alexander

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Published
1801
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Good -
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$750.00

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London: Printed for C. Cooke by J. Adlard, 1801. Hardcover. Good -. Two large thick volumes, the first volume with Book 1, pertaining to Captain Cook's voyages and including the folding map of Cook's Pacific voyages, and engravings, including of kangaroo ("A singular Animal called Kanguroo found on the Coast of New Holland", p236) and the Portrait of… Read more
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Les Pionniers De L'Antarctique, Au Pole Sud

by Troupliniere, Yves de la

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Published
1908
Condition
Very good condition
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$150.00

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Paris / Tournai: Casterman, 1908. Hardcover. Very good condition. Unusual juvenile work on the Antarctic explorers, covering expeditions up to the Charcot Expedition. Includes a long section on Captain Cook's explorations and the January 1773, first crossing of the Antarctic Circle by Cook (pp 88 -95). Intricate gilt and black stamped decorative cloth binding. Small… Read more
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"Mount Victoria" [with] "Govets Leap". Albumen photographs

by Caney, Ebenezer, Kate Caney; unidentified photographer

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Published
1880
Condition
Very good overall
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$250.00

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1880. Very good overall. Two views of Victoria, not recorded in Trove. The first is a panoramic of Mt. Victoria, titled in the print, "(Mount Victoria). 68 Caney Photo: Mt. Vic" showing two young couples in the middle ground, sitting along the deeply rutted cart track, the town and the elegant facade of the Imperial Hotel visible… Read more
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Curtis's Botanical Magazine, with 6 color engravings. Third Series, No. 81, Vol. VII

by Hooker, Sir W. J; John Smith

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Published
1851
Condition
Very good condition
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London: Reeve and Benham, 1851. Wraps. Very good condition. Complete single issue illustrated with 6 hand colored engraved plates, with 2 pages of descriptive text. Two noteworthy color plates are: Dr. Hooker's Chrysobactron, "detected on Lord Auckland's Islands", and recorded in 'Flora Antarctica' (Tab. 4602); and The Elegant Water Lily, discovered in New Mexico by… Read more
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