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English Freemasonry in Canterbury 1859-1959
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English Freemasonry in Canterbury 1859-1959

By HEWLAND J. L.

Christchurch: District Grand Lodge of Canterbury, 1959 A Short History of the District Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of Canterbury New Zealand Under the United grand Lodge of England Constituted 19th July, 1859, blue cloth with some surface discolouration, top of fep torn off, x 89pp + plates. (500 gram rate). First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$57.86

The New Zealand Wars and the pioneering Period, Volume 2 Only
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The New Zealand Wars and the pioneering Period, Volume 2 Only

By COWAN James

Wellington: Government Printer, 1983 single volume 2 (of 2) only, some ageing to the jacket, vol 2 Hauhau wars 1864-72 this edition has new foreword by Michael King and a revised index. xx + 633. Cowan was commissioned by the governement to write this history of the formative period of maori- european interaction. The standard work on the subject.. reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$86.78

Christ's College, a Photographic Study
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Christ's College, a Photographic Study

By EASTCOTT John

Christchurch: Christ's College Old boys' Association (500 gram rate) 64pp, stapled stiff paper wrapper, b&w photography throughout with no text, no publisher or date, looks to be mid to late 1960s vintage, Christ's College in Christchurch, New Zealand. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Eastcott. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$52.07

Early Runholding in Otago, Signed Presentation Copy

By BEATTIE Herries

Dunedin: Otago Daily Times, 1947 green cloth with light rubbing wear to joints and corners, ink presentation inscription from Herries Beattie to Mrs and Miss Gunn thanking them for the photographs used on pp 89 and 112, signed and dated 10-11-47, 158pp + plates. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$144.64

Golden Days of Lake County
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Golden Days of Lake County

By MILLER F W G

Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1966 dust jacket has some minor wear, tape stains to inside flap, small gift inscripiton at foot of fendpaper, 368pp plus plates, Central Otago regional history. Fourth Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$23.14

Hearts, Hands and Voices Centenary of St Mary's Anglican Church, Geraldine

By WILLIAMSON Eulla

Geraldine: St Mary's Anglican Church, 1978 (500 gram rate) illustrated wrapper over card boards, Centennial Committee 1978 first edition, 126pp + plates. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$23.14

A Physician in Peace and War

By HAND-NEWTON C.T.

Christchurch: N. M. Peryer, 1967 (500 gram rate) first (only) edition in an edition that was limited to 381 copies ( as per a letter I have seen from the publisher), DW is sunned to spine, lacks fep, otherwise VG book and wrapper, ANZAC memories of Gallipoli, Suvla Bay, Palestine, France etc, also memories of Ernest Rutherford, 73pp + plates . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$57.86

Lend Me Your Ears, Essays By F. Sinclaire

By SINCLAIRE F.

Christchurch: The Caxton Press, 1942 quarter cloth with papered boards and paper title label to spine, minor handling soilin to boards, closed edges slightly dust soiled or foxed, 161pp on laid paper, endpapers toned, small pencil name to fep "Porter", essays previously published in the Christchurch Press newspaper. First Edition. Quarter cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$52.07

A Labyrinth of Waterways, The Forgotten Story of New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds (limited first edition)

By PONDER W.Frank

Marlborough: Wenlock House, 1986 limited edition numbered 853 of 1500 signed copies ( stated limitation), unclipped dust wrapper under plastic sleeve, spine very faintly faded, papered boards, map endpapers, faint atmospheric damp ripple to bottom of first few pages barely noticeable at all, near fine book and wrapper, rubber name and address stamp to half title top corner, vii 168pp + colour plates, excellent history and survey of Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall. limited edition.

$144.64

Te Maori - Te Hokinga Mai, the Return Home Resource Kit 1986/87

By Department of Maori Studies

Auckland: Auckland City Art Gallery, 1986 colour photographic pictorial envelope with assorted A4 sheets as well as an A4 bound booklet of 20pp with covers produced by the Dunedin Educational Committee for a southern perspective on Te Maori exhibition, 24 broadsheets (in English and duplicated in Maori ) plus a full colour exhibition poster which olds out to A1 size. First Edition. Broadsheet. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Brian Brake. 4to. Broadsheet.

$23.14

Turn Back the Clock

By HOSKEN Evelyn

Wellington: Reed Methuen, 1968 slight hadnling wear and foxing to DW, map endpapers, 164pp + plates. Author's childhood memories of early Twentieth Century South Canterbury, New Zealand. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$17.36

The House, New Zealand's House of Representatives 1854-2004

By MARTIN John E.

Palmerston North: Dunmore Press, 2004 (2kg rate, double standard shipping outside of New Zealand) fine copy in same DW, marker ribbon, 390pp, includes colour and b&w illustrations, sized paper, a heavy large quarto. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.

$46.28

Wandering on the Islands of Wonder (signed By author)

By POSPISIL Bohumil

Dunedin: Coulls Somerville Wilkie, 1935 blue cloth titled in black, closed edges slightly foxed, small india ink name to fep, signed and dated by author to title page 'B Pospisil, Dunedin, 28 July, 1935', 304pp + plates, interetsing account of author's travels about the whole of New Zealand. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$28.93

A Physician in Peace and War
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A Physician in Peace and War

By HAND-NEWTON C.T.

Christchurch: N. M. Peryer, 1967 (500 gram rate) first (only) edition in an edition that was limited to 381 copies ( as per a letter I have seen from the publisher), DW is sunned to spine otherwise VG book and wrapper, name in pen to fep, ANZAC memories of Gallipoli, Suvla Bay, Palestine, France etc, also memories of Ernest Rutherford, 73pp + plates .. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$57.86

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Maori Myth and Legend

By ORBELL Margaret

Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 1995 (1500 gram rate) unclipped DW slight fade to spine, small split top corner, small pen initial top corner of half title, uncommon hard bound first edition, 274pp+ colour plates, photos in text. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$40.50

John Robert Godley of Canterbury

By CARRINGTON C E

Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1950 DW shows some age fading and minor wear to edges etc, 251pp + plates, biography of one of the founding fathers of New Zealand's Canterbury settlement.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$17.36

The Amazing Career of Edward Gibbon Wakefield ( Limited Autographed edition)

By HARROP A.J.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1928 blue cloth, excellent copy #242, limited edition for subscribers, signed A J Harrop under limitation, 253pp + frontis. Port.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. limited edition.

$69.43

History and Bibliography No. 3 December 1948

By anon

Christchurch: Willis & Aiken, 1948 (200 gram rate) printed paper wrappers handling soiled with some foxing , small tear at bottom with tape rust on verso, internally clean, third and final issue ( of only three issued) pp181-281, frontis. port. of Mary Ursula Bethell, various book related articles, includes review of a Bethunes book auction, Katherine Mansfield, the NZ Ex-Libris society etc. First Edition. Printer Wrapper. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$23.14

The School List of Christs College from 1850 to 1950 Sixth Edition

By FLOWER STEWART ROBINSON DOBSON SOLOMON DAVIS GODFREY WILLIAMS

Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1950 book excellent, DW heavily chipped to edges at head and corners, with some loss, 769pp+ 87pp supplement dated 1957 bound at rear, with frontis of College heraldic arms with tissue guard, 44pp of plates of the grounds and old boys and masters, including full page black and white reproduction of a portrait of Captain Charles Upham VC and Bar by A F Nicoll, which is held by the College. Sixth. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$34.71

First Lessons in Maori

By WILLIAMS W L

Auckland: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1940 (500 gram rate) red cloth with black title and tiki design, this is the tenth edition of a work first published in 1862 by the Bishop of Waiapu, this has been revised by H W Williams also a Bishop of Waiapu. this new edition includes loan woirds taken on by the maori since the earlier editions were published, 141pp includes a grammar and glossary as well as exercises, clean copy. Tenth Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$23.14

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