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  • Ward, Alan
    A Show of Justice: Racial `Amalgamation' in Nineteenth Century New Zealand

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1974. Tan cloth. (xvi), (383) pp + plates; indexed. Very nearly fine in like jacket, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25591
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  • ALBUM OF NEW ZEALAND VIEWS (cover title)

    No place: No publisher, no date. Late 19th century? Squarish octavo, 18 cm, red decorated cloth stamped in black and gilt. Long folding sheet (20 sepia glazed lithographic views on 10 panels). One fold split neatly repaired on blank side; spine very lightly spotted; light spotting to front cover; VG+ bright and clean otherwise, no owner names. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33863
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  • Curnow, Allen
    An incorrigible music : a sequence of poems

    Edition: First edition.

    Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland Press / Oxford University Press, 1979. Card covers with attached printed jacket. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30148
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  • JOHNSON, Olive (A.R.D. Fairburn)
    A.R.D. FAIRBURN 1904-1957: a bibliography of his published work

    Edition: First Edition

    (Auckland, New Zealand): The University of Auckland, 1958. Octavo, tan cloth. pp 117, (3) + frontispiece portrait. Damp stain to front cover, else a VG clean and unworn copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 36699
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  • ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia
    BELL CALL

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964. Octavo, cloth & boards. Fine in VG jacket, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 39654
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  • GUTHRIE-SMITH, H.
    BIRDS OF THE WATER. WOOD & WASTE.

    Wellington, New Zealand: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1927. Second edition, original text with some new notes in the new author preface. Green pictorial buckram gilt. (viii), 207 pp + 77 photo plates. Very slight spine darkening, small ink inscription to front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; else a fine copy of this nicely made book about New Zealand birds, specifically ones seen on a New Zealand sheep station.

    Condition: Book: Near Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7362
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  • BAXTER, James K.
    COLLECTED PLAYS. Edited by Howard McNaughton

    Edition: First edition.

    Auckland, London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. Blue boards. pp xvi, 336. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a few tiny nicks, else fine and unfaded.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29817
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  • WEDDE, Ian
    DICK SEDDON'S GREAT DIVE: A Novel

    Edition: First edition

    Auckland, New Zealand: Robin Dudding, 1976. Comprising the whole issue of Islands 16, Vol. 9, No. 2. Card covers. Octavo, (113)-216 pp. Rubbed covers, lightly sunned edges, VG+ copy. Author's first novel.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 28959
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  • New, W.H.
    Dreams of Speech and Violence: The Art of the Short Story in Canada and New Zealand

    Edition: First printing

    University of Toronto Press, 1987. Green boards. pp 302. Notes, index. Fine in fine jacket (crease to rear flap), with review slip laid in.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49140
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  • McLEOD, Catherine
    FORTUNATELY THERE WAS A HAYSTACK

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: W.H. Allen, 1970. Green boards. Light sunning to margins of boards, small ink name at front, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has creases to front flap; nicks, scratch, minor rubbing, to front panel; VG otherwise. Set in Auckland, New Zealand, New Zealand author's first novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 30331
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  • REID, J.C. (Francis Thompson)
    FRANCIS THOMPSON. Man and Poet

    Edition: First American issue

    Westminster, Maryland: The Newman Press, 1960. Octavo, xi, 232 pp (includes Select Bibliography and Index) + frontispiece portrait. Maroon boards. White spots to front and rear cover (paper residue from inner jacket, damp; private owner's name rubber stamped on title page; a VG clean and tight copy otherwise. Thin yellow dust jacket has a bit frayed at spine tips and outer corners, VG otherwise, flap price intact. A study of the English poet by a New Zealand professor. Made from UK sheets. UK ed. was in 1959.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28875
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  • KALMAN, Yvonne
    GREENSTONE LAND

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Macdonald, 1981. Uncorrected proof in light blue non-pictorial card covers. Octavo, 475 pp. Spine a little sunned, soft vertical crease to front cover and first third of book, VG copy otherwise. Scarce advance issue of this New Zealand novel.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 28816
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  • PAGE, Alfred William (1899-1930)
    "HE’S FOR THE MORNING". Alfred William Page, His Journal. Also Some Recollections of his Life by his Aunts Ellen & Ann Saunders

    Edition: First edition.

    Christchurch, New Zealand: Alex Wildey, 1939. ctavo, green cloth. Pp x, (135) + portrait. + 2 (of 3) called-for plates. No plate at p. 31 (a specimen of his flower photography), and I don’t see any evidence that this copy ever had that plate. Light endpaper yellowing, minor rubbing to spine tips, else fine, no owner names. A memoir of this New Zealand socialist and pacifist (No More War movement) who died young.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32404
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  • FRANCE, Ruth
    ICE COLD RIVER

    Edition: First edition.

    London & Hamilton, New Zealand: Constable / Paul's Book Arcade, 1961. Octavo, (viii), 257 pp; red cloth, spine stamped in silver. Yellowing to page edges, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has sizeable chips to fore corners of front panel, a few tears, some rubbing, just good. New Zealand author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29026
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  • POPE, Quentin, selector and editor
    KOWHAI GOLD: An Anthology of Contemporary New Zealand Verse

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Dent. 12mo, cloth and decorated boards. Nov. 1930 ink gift inscription and Auckland bookseller's ticket on front free endpaper, white spine lightly darkened, else a VG jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30260
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  • Harper, Glyn
    Massacre at Passchendaele: the New Zealand Story

    Aukland, New Zealand: HarperCollins, 2000. Card covers, pp 205, index, notes, list of all New Zealanders who died at Passchendaele. Corner crease to front cover, ink owner name, else fine. The Kiwis lost 1000 dead and 2000 wounded in just a few short hours during their second attack on the German front lines.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47949
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  • ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia
    MYSELF

    Edition: First printing

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1968. Red boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else a fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a very small chip to top edge of front panel, very slight sunning to red spine lettering, else fine. Autobiographical writings about her youth.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40076
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  • (MANING, Frederick Edward)
    Old New Zealand: A Tale of the Good Old Times and a History of the War in the North Against Chief Heke, in the Year 1845, Told By an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe Also Maori Traditions. By a Paheka Maori. With an Introduction by Dr. Hocken

    Auckland: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1930. Later printing. Octavo, green cloth lettered in black. pp xxviii, 386, (2, ads) + 18 plates. Cloth nicks at head of spine, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33859
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  • HYDE, Robin (pseud. of Iris Guiver Wilkinson, 1906-39)
    PERSEPHONE IN WINTER. Poems

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Hurst & Blackett, 1937. Quarter bound in black cloth and pink boards. pp (127). Foot of spine has mild wear, short cloth split to bottom of front gutter; very shallow bruise to lower edges of boards; slight yellowing to endpapers and page edges; VG clean & tight copy otherwise, no owner names. Pink dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip at foot of lightly darkened spine, with loss of most of publisher's imprint; rubbing at head of spine with loss of some letters of the title; short tears to panels; generally VG otherwise. Probably a copy for review, as lightly in pencil on front free endpaper is "Sep 30 3/6". Tragic New Zealand poet, novelist, journalist, socialist, feminist -…

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    London: Hurst & Blackett, 1937. Quarter bound in black cloth and pink boards. pp (127). Foot of spine has mild wear, short cloth split to bottom of front gutter; very shallow bruise to lower edges of boards; slight yellowing to endpapers and page edges; VG clean & tight copy otherwise, no owner names. Pink dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip at foot of lightly darkened spine, with loss of most of publisher's imprint; rubbing at head of spine with loss of some letters of the title; short tears to panels; generally VG otherwise. Probably a copy for review, as lightly in pencil on front free endpaper is "Sep 30 3/6". Tragic New Zealand poet, novelist, journalist, socialist, feminist - and pauper. She was a suicide (o/d on benzedrine, an opiate user since a knee operation at age 18). A scarce book.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 28068
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  • MAHY, Margaret
    PILLYCOCK'S SHOP

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1969. Quarto, colour illustrated yellow cloth. Fine copy. Dust jacket has chips and creased tears along top edges, and spine ends, just good. New Zealand author, twice a winner of the Carnegie Medal.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41806
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