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  • DOWRICK, Stephanie
    RUNNING BACKWARDS OVER SAND

    Edition: First UK edition

    Harmondsworth, England: Viking, 1985. Tall octavo, green boards. Thee small tan spots to fore edges, else fine. Jacket has lower corner of front flap clipped, with printed price of GBP 9.95 above the clip. A first novel by this New Zealander who co-founded in London The Women's Press.

    Book ID: 30381
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  • ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia
    SPINSTER: A Novel

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1960. 5th UK printing. Octavo, maroon boards. Bookstore rubber stamp to lower inner corner of front free endpaper. Yellowing to page edges, else VG in VG slightly yellowed jacket.

    Book ID: 31672
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  • THE FERRYMEAD RAILWAY

    Christchurch, New Zealand: Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society, 1973. Squarish octavo, pp 8, stapled in paper covers. Photos. Soft creases, VG otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 43463
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  • BRATHWAITE, Errol
    THE FLYING FISH

    Edition: First printing

    London: Collins, 1964. Uncorrected proof in red paper covers with cover label. Spine a bit sunned; page edges yellowed; soft corner crease to rear cover and last few leaves. A novel of the Maori Wars in the 1860s by a New Zealand author.

    Book ID: 34097
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  • SATCHELL, William
    THE GREENSTONE DOOR

    Auckland, New Zealand: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1957. 3rd printing (first was in 1914). Green boards. pp viii, 400. 1960 ink gift inscription and small paperclip stain on front free endpaper; covers have mild sunning, paperclip stain on front cover top; else a VG clean, tight & unworn copy in a chipped and torn jacket. Historicall novel of New Zealand by a noted NZ author. Maori, cannibalism.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29875
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  • BACON, R.L.
    THE HOUSE OF THE PEOPLE

    Edition: First printing

    Auckland & London: Collins, 1977. Quarto, glossy pictorial boards. [31] pp, colour illustrations throughout. Fine in fine jacket, no owner names, a very nice copy indeed. A story of the Maori, it won the Russell Clark Award for illustration. New Zealand author and illustrator. 0001850903

    Book ID: 24451
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  • TROLLOPE, Anthony
    THE NEW ZEALANDER

    London: Trollope Society, 1995. Octavo, decorated cloth. xli,226pp + 10 plates. Index. Fine without jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 46014
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  • FRAME, Janet
    THE POCKET MIRROR: Poems

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Braziller, 1967. Octavo, 120 pp. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket a bit rubbed and lightly soiled, with a short tear to front panel, VG otherwise. Precedes the UK edition.

    Book ID: 29844
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  • HULME, Keri
    THE WINDEATER : Te Kaihau

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1987. Black boards, spine gilt lettered. Octavo, 240 pp. Small, shallow bumps to fore edges of covers; yellowing to page edges and margins of text; else fine, no owner names, in fine dust jacket, flap price intact. First book of short stories from this New Zealand author, who won the 1985 Booker Prize for THE BONE PEOPLE. 0340401745

    Book ID: 28925
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  • HULME, Keri
    THE WINDEATER : Te Kaihau

    London: Hodder & Stoughton. Second UK impression, March 1987, same year as first. Black boards, gilt spine title. Octavo. 240 pp. Text paper toned, as always, else fine, no owner names. Black price-clipped jacket has light rubbing to the surface gloss, near fine. 0340401745

    Book ID: 28926
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  • GROSS, Richard O.
    VERSES. [by] R.O.G.

    Edition: First Edition

    No place (Auckland, New Zealand): Author, 1951. Octavo, (4) pp, sewn, in paper covers. Soft creases at fore margin, VG clean copy otherwise. Inscribed by the author at rear in pencil "To Alice A.A.A. with love from Dick 1951 5". Laid in is an A4 autograph letter (not signed) dated Auckland, 01 April, 1954. Folded twice. Fine. Author writes Alice and Roger. "Here we are again - not much to tell only that in N.A. ¼ of 1954 has gone - which means that once more with much travail and strangulation of the spirit, the years (sic) income tax returns are coming due: and one wonders what is left worth struggling for in order to provide funds to the…

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    No place (Auckland, New Zealand): Author, 1951. Octavo, (4) pp, sewn, in paper covers. Soft creases at fore margin, VG clean copy otherwise. Inscribed by the author at rear in pencil "To Alice A.A.A. with love from Dick 1951 5". Laid in is an A4 autograph letter (not signed) dated Auckland, 01 April, 1954. Folded twice. Fine. Author writes Alice and Roger. "Here we are again - not much to tell only that in N.A. ¼ of 1954 has gone - which means that once more with much travail and strangulation of the spirit, the years (sic) income tax returns are coming due: and one wonders what is left worth struggling for in order to provide funds to the Govt. to misspend." He talks about turning down job offers, meeting with a leader of the political opposition, and South African affairs. On the reverse side he copies out two "Gaelic Poems" (in English) sent him by an unnamed Gaelic friend in South Africa.; Signed by Author

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    Book ID: 32283
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  • McPHERSON, Flora
    WATCHMAN AGAINST THE WORLD: The Story of Norman McLeod and His People

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1962. Octavo, black boards. pp 189, (3) + plates; 3 maps in text. Tidy ink owner name at front, else a VG+ copy in poor dust jacket (large chips and tears). Story of a community of Scottish immigrants who settled around the bay of St. Ann's on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. After 30 years they came under the spell of tyrant, magistrate, landowner, teacher and clergyman Norman McLeod, who lead them in six locallly built ships to settle at Waipu, New Zealand.

    Book ID: 30839
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