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The Priests of Ferris
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The Priests of Ferris

By GEE Maurice

Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1984 unclipped sunned to spine, otherwise tidy copy, first edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$24.15

The Garden Party and other Stories. With coloured lithographs by Marie Laurencin
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The Garden Party and other Stories. With coloured lithographs by Marie Laurencin

By MANSFIELD Katherine

London: The Verona Press, 1939 (2 kg rate, excess shipping required) Limited edition of 1200 copies, this numbered 842, green decorative cloth, dust jacket has some handling soiling and minor insect damage to one corner, one small tear has a tape repair on the reverse side of the dust jacket in an inconspicuous location, head and tail with minor chips, small pale blue ink gift incription to paste down dated (19)51, this book was originally planned for publication in 1939 but the war delayed actual release until 1947, coloured lithographs within the text, xii 316+2pp, tipped-in publisher's note. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Marie Laurencin. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall. limited edition.

$1116.75

Ashcans and Wormwood (poems)

By MEHLHOPT Raymond

Scarborough Beach: Raymond Mehlhopt, 1983 (cheaper shipping rate available please enquire) Printed and bound by the author Scarborough Beach, Sumner,1983 photographic card wrappers, 58pp letterpress, minor soiling to wrappers. First Edition. Printer Wrapper. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$14.49

Scented Gardens for the Blind
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Scented Gardens for the Blind

By FRAME Janet

Christchurch: Pegasus, 1963 near fine book and wrapper, light surface rubbing to edges of unclipped DW, scattered foxing to closed edges and on to some margins, New Zealand's most well regarded author, outshines Mansfield . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$114.69

The Adaptable Man
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The Adaptable Man

By FRAME Janet

Christchurch: Pegasus, 1965 tidy copy iwth minor handling soiling to closed edges, unclipped DW has edge wear with minor splits or chips at spine ends and corners, surface rubbing and mild handling soiling, reverse of DW has tape at head and tail of spine, plastic scotch tape not the ugly yellowing cellulose type, New Zealand's most well regarded author, outshines Mansfield . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$78.47

One of Us

By CRUMP Barry

Wellington: Reed, 1962 excellent copy in same unclipped dust jacket with minor wear to corner tips and edges, first edition, Classic Kiwi humour. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Dennis Turner. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$48.29

Poems By An Ayrshire Scot (presentation copy)

By SMITH Hugh

Dunedin: Coulls Somerville Wilkie, 1923 (500 gram rate) blue cloth with some fading to spine and boards, gilt decoarted and titled, "Hugh Smith, Author, Dunedin Exhibition" in copperplate to fep, blank fly has "J Brown, Sutherland" in pencil, vii 187pp + port. fronti., laid paper, poetry by the Scottish Born "Bard of of Inangahua", title page notes the author is of Reefton, West Coast of New Zealand. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$60.37

A Day's Journey, Poems
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A Day's Journey, Poems

By DOWLING Basil

Christchurch: The Caxton Press, 1941 (500 gram rate) unclipped paper DW has some handling soiling, some edge tears, and is splitting along the spine fold, but is generally complete and intact, book boards lsightly sunned, "G W Tait" in ink to fep corner, 39pp, nice laid paper. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$54.33

Houses By the Sea and the Later Poems of Robin Hyde
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Houses By the Sea and the Later Poems of Robin Hyde

By HYDE Robin

Christchurch: Caxton Press, 1952 unclipped dust jacket has some edge wear with minor chippin loss, some foxing or handling soiling, name in pen to paste down and fep 'J M Gresson', 163pp, introduction by Gloria Rawlinson. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$90.55

Husk (presentation copy)
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Husk (presentation copy)

By PRICE Chris

Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2002 (500 gram rate) perfect bound soft covers, light crease to front cover, presentation copy from author, "For Paul & Julie, hope you will find something to enjoy, Chris Price" 64pp, poetry. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$24.15

Over the Horizon, Poems (signed by author)

By BAYSTING Arthur

Auckland: Hurricane House, 1972 (500 gram rate) cream papered boards with mustard paper dustwrapper with image of a vintage glider with hanging pilot, free fly (after fep) has green pen inscription "Broadie, regards Arthur 1/7/72", handset in Garamond, quality paper, thick papaer DW with slight rubbing to spine, book boards have very faint foxing to edges, book closed edges soiled to top edge, 62pp. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Private Press.

$36.22

No Ordinary Sun

By TUWHARE Hone

Auckland: Longman Paul, 1973 (500 gram rate) reissue of scarce title, unclipped DW has sun fade to the backstrip only, quite nice condition, gift inscription to fep dated 1973 otherwise near fine copy in pictorial boards replicating the DW design. reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Para Matchitt. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$54.33

Tussock Land: A Romance of New Zealand and the Commonwealth

By ADAMS Arthur Henry

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1904 red cloth, faded spine, gilt titled spine, some soiling or wear, lower joint frayed in places, copperplate ink to paste down "A. Anderson, Charteris Bay" this is repaeated at the head of the first page of the story, slipped in a piece of newsprint with typed 'Captain. A.Anderson, Charteris Bay" some foxing, heavier at prelims, 311pp + 8pp adverts for Unwin's Colonial List. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$114.69

Lines, Scenes and Passages from Verse Dramas with a Valedictory Sequence for Colin McCahon
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Lines, Scenes and Passages from Verse Dramas with a Valedictory Sequence for Colin McCahon

By CASELBERG John

Christchurch: Nags Head Press, 1989 (500 gram rate) unclipped DW with light handling soiling, a few minor edge tears, book clean, limited to 170 copies, private hand printing, 72pp. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. limited edition.

$90.55

Ode to Auckland and Other Poems
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Ode to Auckland and Other Poems

By BAXTER James K.

Dunedin: Caveman Press, 1973 (200 gram rate) folded sheets and card wrapper stapled through spine, 19pp, first reprint in February after the January first impression, name in red pen at head of title page. reprint. Stapled Sheets. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$24.15

The Garden Party and other Stories

By MANSFIELD Katherine

London: Constable, 1930 (500 gram rate) blue cloth with gilt to spine, price clipped dust jacket with some minor edge wear and a few insect holes to joints, short tear to bottom of upper joint, 276+4pp adverts, 15 short stories by New Zealands best known author, No 5 in the Constable's Miscellany. reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$30.18

A State of Siege

By FRAME Janet

Christchurch: Pegasus, 1967 near fine book and wrapper, small area of ballpen cossing out a name to fep (20 x 5 mm), excellent copy, New Zealand's most well regarded author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$90.55

Hawks
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Hawks

By GRANT Andrew

Christchurch: Shoal Bay Press, 1998 (500 gram rate) VG used copy, 280pp, first reprint in same year as first, thriller set during the South Westland 'Deer Wars' between rival helicopter hunters. reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$18.11

New Selected Poems
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New Selected Poems

By MILLAR Paul Edits James K. Baxter

Auckland: Oxford University Press, 2001 near fine, hardly read, xviii 294pp. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$36.22

Poetry Harbinger

By FAIRBURN A. R. D. & Denis Glover

Auckland: The Pilgrim Press, 1958 (200 gram rate) perfect bound in stiff card boards with illustrated DW drawn over spine, some chipping to spine, handlin soiling, small name to fep, collects works by Fairburn and Glover, 52pp. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Dennis Turner. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$42.26

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