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24/3/2020ev

ROBERTS J M 
The Mythology of the Secret Societies
revised edition
cover image of The Mythology of the Secret Societies revised edition, for sale in New Zealand

Investigates historical Freemasonry, Anti-masonry, Occult societies, Illuminati and Weishaupt, involvement in the French Revolution, involvement in Italian nationhood, and Napoleonic societies.
ISBN0586081437

VG softback, remainder stripe to bottom edge, light reading wear
$25 C/B
Paladin 1974 first paperback edition, 478pp.
[#1257/4351 ]



ROBERTSON Angus Cameron 
Salt Sea Tang
cover image of Salt Sea Tang by Angus Cameron Robertson, for sale in New Zealand

Author credited as "Extra master mariner, Hon. Bard Gaelic Society of New Zealand.
Assorted collected writings over the years by this chap who started life on the Isle of Skye as a herring fisher speaking only Gaelic.
Much to do with the sea, New Zealand people and places, with emphasis on Otago, his journeys in foreign parts etc.
Some of the poetry is in Gaelic

scottish, scottish diaspora, literature, celtic new zealand

VG cloth hardback, faint india ink writing to paste down, light foxing to closed edges.
$35 C/B
David M Lister 1927 first, 362pp.
[#4352 ]



STARTUP Bill & Neil Illingworth. 
The Kaikoura UFOs
cover image of The Kaikoura UFOs, for sale in New Zealand

Adetailed and rational account of the first encounter with UFOs recorded on film (still and moving) supported by visual and radar observation, as seen over Kaikoura in December 1978.
ISBN0340256893
extra terrestrial, close encounter, alien, new zealand

VG+ hardback in VG+ dust jacket.
$35 C/C
Hodder 1980 First Edition, 209pp +plates including in colour
[#4353 ]



OGILVIE Gordon 
The Riddle of Richard Pearse
cover image of The Riddle of Richard Pearse, for sale in New Zealand

Pearse was the first British aviator to leave the ground in a powered aircraft. But did he really fly?
Sometimes rumoured to have beaten even the Wright brothers he went on to complete many ingenious inventions.
A fascinating account of an aviation pioneer.
ISBN0589007947
new zealand transport, engineering, aviation, south canterbury

VG hardback in VG dust jacket, sunned spine.
$30 C/C
Reed 1973 First Edition, 251pp + plates, map end papers.
[#4354 ]



PETRA 
Beyond Belief
SHEET MUSIC
cover image of Petra Beyond Belief SHEET MUSIC, for sale in New Zealand

10 songs from Christian metal band, transcribed by Bryce Inman.
ISBN3010188498
heavy metal, christian rock

VG- softback with rubbed edges.
Bookseller label at foot of title page, middle 4pp photo section missing (pp47-50).
$20 B/B
Word Music 1990 stapled wraps, 95pp, 10 songs from Christian metal band.
[#4355 ]



PETRA 
On Fire
SHEET MUSIC
cover image of Petra On Fire SHEET MUSIC, for sale in New Zealand

10 songs from Christian metal band, transcribed by Bill Wolaver.
ISBN3010169493
heavy metal, christian rock

VG- softback with light rubbing to edges.
Bookseller label foot of title page.
$20 B/B
Word Music 1989 stapled wrappers, 87pp with photo section.
[#4356 ]



STREISAND Barbara 
Guilty
SHEET MUSIC
cover image of Barbara Streisand Guilty SHEET MUSIC, for sale in New Zealand

Musical notation for 9 songs
Guilty;Woman in Love; Run Wild; Promises; The Love Inside; What Kind of Fool; Life Story; Never Give Up; Make it Like a Memory.

G+ softback
The edges of wrappers taped with yellowed clear tape with tape residue offsetting to first and last pages.
$15 B/B
Chappell 1980, 63pp.
[#4357 ]



15/3/2020ev

MAHY Margaret  
The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance
cover image of The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance, for sale in New Zealand

The face in the mirror. From the moment she saw it, Laura Chant knew that something dreadful was going to happen. It wasn’t the first time she’d been forewarned. But never before had anything so terrible happened.
The horrifyingly evil Carmody Braque touched and branded her little brother – and now Jacko was very ill, getting steadily worse. There was only one way to save him.
Laura had to change over: had to release her supernatural powers. And that meant joining forces with the extraordinary and enigmatic Sorenson Carlisle…
A Carnegie medal-winning supernatural romance from Margaret Mahy, filmed in Christchurch in 2017 starring Timothy Spall and Melanie Lynskey
ISBN041652270X
new zealand, young adult fiction, first edition, supernatural

VG hardback in VG- dust jacket.
$45 C/C
Dent 1984 first edition, 214pp. [#2813/4344 ]



STRAUBEL C. R. edits 
The Whaling Journal of Captain W.B. Rhodes
cover image of The Whaling Journal of Captain W.B. Rhodes for sale in New Zealand

While engaged whaling on the Barque Australian of Sydney 1836-1838.
Rhodes whaling journeys ranged from Lyttelton to the Kermadec Islands, Tonga, New Caledonia and Sydney.
19th century, pacific, whaling, whaler, australian, new zealand, maori, lyttelton

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket with some edge chipping and minor loss
$35 C/B
Whitcombe and Tombs 1954 first edition, xxxviii 123pp + plates.
[#4345 ]



KINGSFORD A. R. 
Night Raiders of the Air
cover image of Night Raiders of the Air, for sale in New Zealand

Being the Experiences of a Night Flying Pilot, Who Raided Hunland on Many Dark Nights During the War.
An exciting memoir written by a Kiwi in the RFC.
Alfred Reginald Kingsford left New Zealand in 1914, joining the RFC in 1917 and learning to fly at Northolt.
He was posted to 33 Squadron at Lincoln, flying against Zeppelins on night bombing raids before joining 100 Squadron in France early in 1918.
Royal Flying Corps, ww1, wwi, aviation, anzac, vintage

VG- hardback with no dust jacket.
School prize plate at front awarded to Eric Newell by Templeton District School 1935.
$45 C/C
Hamilton 1934 second printing, 208pp + plates.
[#4346 ]



CAFFYN Paul 
The Dreamtime Voyage: Around Australia Kayak Odyssey
cover image of The Dreamtime Voyage: Around Australia Kayak Odyssey for sale in New Zealand

New Zealand West Coaster Paul Caffyn gives his own account of the first kayak circumnavigation of Australia.
Commencing in December 1981 it took him 360 days to complete the 9,420 mile journey.
First softcover printing of this rare book, complete with colour photos.
ISBN941679000259
exploration, kayak, canoe, australia, ocean kayak,

VG+ softback
$75 B/C
Kayak Dundee Press 1994 Second printing, 186pp.
[#4347 ]



POWNALL Glen 
New Zealand Shells And Shell Fish: Collecting, Eating
cover image of New Zealand Shells And Shell Fish: Collecting, Eating, for sale in New Zealand

Nice retro title on New Zealand shellfish.
Four sections: Collecting, Identifying, Finding and Preparing Edible shellfish, Recipes.
With colour photographs and taxonomy.
ISBN0854670122
molluscs, mollusca, foraging, survival, seafood, kai moana

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$20 B/C
Seven Seas publishing 1971 first edition, 87pp.
[#4348 ]



PRICE Mark 
Getting Away with Murder: The Jennifer Beard Inquiry
cover image of Getting Away with Murder: The Jennifer Beard Inquiry, for sale in New Zealand

In 1969 Jennifer Beard was murdered as she traveled a remote road near Haast Pass.
At the time, the Jennifer Beard inquiry was described as the biggest manhunt in new Zealand's history.
One suspect stood out, yet despite physical evidence and eyewitnesses connecting him to the murdered woman, Gordon Bray was never charged and the case remains unsolved.
ISBN9781877361081
new zealand, murder, true crime, cold case

VG softback
$15 C/B
Longacre Press 2005 first edition, 304pp + plates.
[#4349 ]



TAYLOR Ivan D. 
Let 'Em Go!
cover image of Let 'Em Go! : A History of Coaching and Horse-drawn Transport in the South Island of New Zealand, for sale in New Zealand

A History of Coaching and Horse-drawn Transport in the South Island of New Zealand
From the origins of coaching in the United States, its extension to the Australian goldfields, and the arrival of Charles Cole in Dunedin in 1861 to establish a Cobb and Co. service to Gabriels Gully and further afield.
Good information on Otago and Canterbury transport.
ISBN9780908708741
history, Hoyt, Chaplin, Cole, Newman, accommodation houses, coaching routes, carriages

VG softback, signed by the author
$65 B/C
Heritage Press 2008 first edition, 120pp.
[#4350 ]



10/3/2020ev

LEVINE Stephen 
A Standard for the People
cover image of A Standard for the People, Wellington Hebrew Congregation, for sale in New Zealand

The 150th Anniversary of the Wellington Hebrew Congregation, 1843-1993.
A history of the Jewish community in Wellington from the earliest Jewish immigrants, establishment of the Synagogue, creation of Jewish schools and associations etc.
Limited to 1250 copies.
ISBN0908790821
judaism, hebrew, jews in new zealand, jewish history

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$55 D/D
Hazard Press 1995 First Edition, 478pp.
[#4338 ]



WATERS Lance 
Mostly a Farmer, 80 Years of Living
cover image of Mostly a Farmer, 80 Years of Living in Marlborough, for sale in New Zealand

An autobiography by a farmer who has lived a long and interesting life, mainly in Marlborough.
He was there for the Murchison earthquake, and saw service overseas in WWI.
Good information on the social history of Murchison and surrounds.
ISBN0908561016
Awatere, Murchison, ww1

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$30 C/C
Cape Catley 1976 First Edition, 193pp.
[#4339 ]



BUSHBY Tony 
The Bible Fraud
cover image of The Bible Fraud for sale in New Zealand

The Untold Story of Jesus and His Twin Brother, Judas Khrestus.
The truth about Rabbi Jesus and his twin brother, their birth, marriages and deaths, as well as the bloodlines that have resulted from events of that time.
King Rabbi Jesus is claimed to be an initiate of the Ancient Mysteries, and part of the Ancient Royal Lineages of Europe.
ISBN0957900716
christianity, religion, ancient mysteries, khrestians, jews, judaism, bloodline of jesus,

VG softback
$25 C/C
Joshua Books 2001 First Ediion, 271pp.
[#4340 ]



BROWN Derek 
A Loco Man's Life 1950-1990
cover image of A Loco Man's Life 1950 - 1990, for sale in New Zealand

Derek recounts 40 years on the rails, mainly in the North Island.
A good mix of technical details and reminiscences and recollections.
Illustrated
steam, locomotives, railways, new zealand transport, hawera, wanganui, tiger country, stratford, taumaranui

VG softback, name to first page.
$30 C/B
Derek Brown, Otaki 2004 First Edition, 194pp.
[#4341 ]



O'REILLY Peter 
The Spirit of O'Reillys
The World At Our Feet
cover image of The Spirit of O'Reillys for sale in New Zealand

The O'Reilly family used axes and wagons to access the Lamington Plateau, building a remote Guest House in the mountains which still functions over 100 years later.
This family history shows how they have continued to contribute to the local and national community.
ISBN9780646496016
O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, australian family history, Lamington National Park, Queensland, McPherson Range

VG- softback, with author's gift inscription to first page.
$30 C/C
Peter O'Reilly 2008 First Edition, 269pp.
[#4342 ]



OVASON David 
Lost Symbols?
The Secrets of Washington D.C.
cover image of Lost Symbols? The Secrets of Washington D.C.,for sale in New Zealand

The intimate connections between the mysterious zodiacal symbols and the stellar lore of Washington, D.C. and the secret plan for the city.
There are over fifty complete zodiacs in Washington, D.C., Why did generations of architects and artists use this symbolism when designing this City of the Stars?
What or who drove them to create a city overflowing with such esoteric symbolism, and what is the meaning behind Washington, D.C.'s layout?
ISBN9780099548089
freemasonry, masonic, US history, secret societies, occult geography

VG paperback
$20 C/C
Arrow 2009 reissue of The Secret Zodiacs of Washingon D.C.. 635pp + photos.
[#4343 ]



7/3/2020ev

SMITH Sydney 
Mostly Murder
An Autobiography
cover image of Mostly Murder, An Autobiography, for sale in New Zealand

Sir Sydney Smith was a New Zealander who became famous as one of the Empires greatest pathologists.
With a new foreword by Professor Keith Simpson.
Includes Sidney Fox, Annie Hearn, Chrissie Gall, and the Ruxton cases, and the Auckland Arsenic Mystery of Mrs Wilson.
ISBN0880293063
true crime, criminology, pathology, forensic pathology, memoirs,

VG hardback with VG dust jacket.
$15 C/C
Dorset Press 1988 first thus after 1959 original, 318pp + photos.
[#4336 ]



McNEISH James 
The Sixth Man: The Extraordinary Life of Paddy Costello
cover image of The Sixth Man: The Extraordinary Life of Paddy Costello, for sale in New Zealand

General Freyberg's favourite Intelligence officer who held pre-war Communist views, was long rumoured to be a spy for the Soviets.
Philip Knightley's preface concludes; "This long overdue biography sets the record straight. It convincingly shows that the slim evidence for the traitor charge was invented, exaggerated and misinterpreted."
ISBN9781869418915
new zealand, biography, diplomacy, espionage, communism, cold war

VG softback
$20 C/C
Vintage 2007 first edition, 414 pp + photos.
[#4337 ]



2/3/2020ev

BRUNO Frank 
Maleesh George
cover image of Maleesh George for sale in New Zealand

Humorous peices on the life of the Kiwi Digger in the Middle East campaign during the Second World War.
With cartoon illustrations by the author Ex-8867 A.F. St. Bruno and W. P. Gibson Ex-7761
anzac, digger, ww2, wwii, Egypt, North Africa, humour

VG- softback with a little wear and former owner details in pen to title page.
$30 A/A
Wright and Jaques, First Edition, 96pp.
[#4332 ]



CHAMBERS W A 
Our Yesteryears 1840-1950
cover image of Our Yesteryears 1840-1950, being a short history of Methodism in Canterbury, New Zealand, for sale in New Zealand

A short history of Methodism in Canterbury, New Zealand, including the Wesleyan Maori Mission, the United Methodist Free Church, and more.
church history, colonial

VG softback with light mark top spine end and corner of covers to the wrappers only, internally clean.
$30 B/A
Willis & Aiken (1950) first edition, 70pp + plates.
[#4333 ]



ROBSON J L 
Sacred Cows and Rogue Elephants
Policy development in the New Zealand Justice Department.
cover image of Sacred Cows and Rogue Elephants, policy development in the New Zealand Justice Department, for sale in New Zealand

The author discusses his role in the Department, and an overview of it's history, with emphasis on the 1960s.
Includes discussion of Barnett, Findlay, Matthews, Dallard eras.
Penal Administration and Policy; Capital Punishment; Constitutional Questions.
ISBN0477013732
law, criminology, judiciary, crime

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
Ex library with stamps etc, jacket under plastic sleeve.
$25 C/C
Government Print 1987 first edition, xiv 296pp + plates.
[#4334 ]



25/2/2020ev

NEWMAN Lt. S D 
Vietnam Gunners
cover image of Vietnam Gunners, 161 Battery RNZA, South Vietnam, 1965-71, for sale in New Zealand

A detailed history of the tour of duty of 161 Battery RNZA, South Vietnam, 1965-71.
Includes personal accounts of service with the Battalion; Honours, Decorations and Awards; personnel list; and a bibliography.
A rare title.
ISBN0908705352
military history, kiwi, aussie, vietnam, fire support, artillery

VG softback
$95 B/C
Moana Press 1988 first edition, 152pp.
[#4328 ]



THOMAS W B (Sandy) 
Dare to be Free
cover image of Dare to be Free by Sandy Thomas for sale in New Zealand

'Sandy' Thomas was captured on Crete and became an habitual escaper from Axis P.O.W. camps.
He spent nearly a year amongst the crags of Greece's Mt Athos.
ISBN0473077728
ww2, anzac, kiwi, Crete, Greece, Mt Athos, POW

VG softback, signed by author
$40 C/B
Dryden Press 2001 new edition, 245pp.
[#4329 ]



CUTHBERTSON Ken 
Two Dogs and a Rifle
cover image of Two Dogs and a Rifle, for sale in New Zealand

Quintessential New Zealand pig hunting with bailing dogs in the bush, 40 years of stalking in the bush from the 1920s to the 1960s
New Zealand hunting, Stalking Game, Hunting, Ken Cuthbertson, Wild Pig, Wild Boar

VG- hardback with no dust jacket
$45 C/C
Reed 1968 First Edition, 180pp+ plates.
[#4331 ]



16/2/2020ev

PHILLIPS A. A. 
Always Ready
Christchurch Fire Brigade 1869-1985
cover image of Always Ready, Christchurch Fire Brigade 1869-1985, for sale in New Zealand

An excellent local history of the Christchurch City Fire Brigade, with details of the training, machinery and equipment, personnel and some notable fires attended to.
ISBN0959776303
firefighting, fire engines, fire brigade, public service, first responders, christchurch history

G+ softback, with former owner inscriptions at front pages, repaired split at head of spine.
$20 B/C
New Zealand Fire Service 1985, 96pp.
[#4322 ]



PATTERSON Rosemarie 
A bob both ways, Celebrating 100 years of Naylor Love
cover image of A bob both ways: Celebrating 100 years of Naylor Love, for sale in New Zealand

The centennial history publication of this construction company from the beginnings as two independent building companies in Dunedin in 1910, WH Naylor (Hugh Naylor born Clyde 1884)and Love Brothers Construction, formed by brothers JY, Bob and Bill Love in Port Chalmers.
In 1969, the Love Construction Company and WH Naylor merged to form Naylor Love.
ISBN9780473166809
company history, otago, construction, business, building

VG+ softback
$30 C/D
Advertising and Art 2010 first edition, 394pp.
[#4323 ]



AMODEO Colin editor 
Rescue
The Sumner community and its lifeboat service.
cover image of Rescue, The Sumner community and its lifeboat service., for sale in New Zealand

100 years of the relationship between the Sumner community and its lifeboat service, instrumental in making maritime commerce, recreation and transport about the coast that little bit safer.
ISBN0473051648
sumner volunteer lifeboat brigade, history, christchurch, SLBI, voluntary organisation, history

VG+ softback
$30 B/C
Sumner Lifeboat Institution Inc. 1998, 188pp.
[#4324 ]



LITTLE Paul 
Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years
cover image of Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years, for sale in New Zealand

From 1940-2015, full details of the business model and the technical side of the national civilian air carrier.
ISBN9780473302511
civil aviation, transport, TEAL, coral route, tourism, promotion

VG+ softback
$25 B/C
Bauer Media Group 2014, 242pp.
[#4325 ]



COLLINS & SON company 
A Century of Architecture, Collins and Son
cover image of A Century of Architecture, Collins and Son, for sale in New Zealand

The history of the Christchurch architectural firm.
Architect W B Armson took on JJ Collins in 1871.
R D Harman later joined the firm of Collins and Harman.
Includes appendices lsiting notable projects.
architect, canterbury, christchurch, new zealand, company history, architectural firm

VG- hardback with no dust jacket.
Tidy ex-library with only a stamp on the front and rear end-papers.
$30 B/B
The Caxton Press 1965 firsty edition, 29pp+ plates.
[#4326 ]



ROBERTS Betty and Norman 
Old Stone House 1870-1990
And the Cracroft Community Centre of Christchurch 1972 - 1990
cover image of Old Stone House 1870-1990 And the Cracroft Community Centre of Christchurch 1972 - 1990, for sale in New Zealand

The Cracroft Wilson Family and Old Stone House; The Student Christian Movement Years; Towards a Retreat and Conference Centre; The Fire; The Birth of a Community Centre; Dame Fortune Smiles on Restoration; Community Centre Programmes.
ISBN0473011417
christchurch history, community centre, cashmere

VG- softback with slight sun fade to spine and on to cover
$30 B/C
Te Waihora Press, for the Cracroft Community Centre 1991 first edition, 175pp.
[#2097/4327 ]



5/2/2020ev

HARKNESS Philip 
Reading the Riot Act
A 200 Year History of Justices of the Peace in New Zealand
cover image of Reading the Riot Act: A 200 Year History of Justices of the Peace in New Zealand, for sale in New Zealand

Based on British common law and the principles of the Magna Carta, the institution of the Justice of the Peace in colonial New Zealand evolved to meet the needs of the Maori custom of utu.
This history shows how JPs have had to balance both the British and the Maori sense of justice.
Includes the achievements of the early colonial JPs,from Thomas Kendall onwards, and the creating of Judicial Justices of the Peace.
ISBN9780473295967
public order, crime, justice, law, legal history

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
$30 C/C
Media Features Ltd 2015, 160pp.
[#4311 ]



GARNER Jean 
By His Own Merits
Sir John Hall-Pioneer, Pastoralist and Premier
cover image of By His Own Merits, Sir John Hall-Pioneer, Pastoralist & Premier, for sale in New Zealand

A biographical study of the man who becamse New Zealand's 12th Prime Minister.
Hall was a run-holder, City Councillor, and the first town council Chairman in Christchurch.
An M.P. at various times for Christchurch, Heathcote, Selwyn and Ellesmere.
Hall was the Premier of New Zealand at the time of the conflict between settlers and Maori at Parihaka, and also moved the Parliamentary Bill that gave women the vote in 1893.
ISBN047303543X
Sir John Hall KCMG (1824-1907), politics, suffrage, Hororata

VG hardback in VG dust jacket, with author's signed gift inscription on title page.
$35 C/C
Dryden Press 1995, 362pp.
[#4312 ]



CRUMP Barry 
The Adventures of Sam Cash
cover image of The Adventures of Sam Cash, for sale in New Zealand

Collects the two Sam cash stories; Hang on a Minute Mate and There and Back.
ISBN0908676506

VG softback
$15 C/C
Beckett 1985 first collected edition, 281pp.
[#4313 ]



MORRISON J P 
The Evolution of a City
cover image of The Evolution of a City The Story of the Growth of the City and Suburbs of Christchurch the Capital of Canterbury, for sale in New Zealand

The Story of the Growth of the City and Suburbs of Christchurch the Capital of Canterbury in the Years from 1850 to 1903
christchurch city council, history, municipal development

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$20 C/C
Christchurch City Council 1948 first edition, xvi 197pp + plates.
[#1390, 2022, 4315 ]



GEORGESON Dick with Anna Wilson 
The Leading Edge: An adventure story.
Revised edition.
cover image of The Leading Edge: An adventure story, for sale in New Zealand

Autobiography of S. H. (Dick) Georgeson, a record breaking glider pilot.
Recipient of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale Gold Medal, and the Lilienthal Medal.
Dick has been prominent in the sport for over 50 years.
Revised edition with an added index.
ISBN9780473117030
aviation, Irishman Creek, sailplanes, unpowered flight

VG- softback, front cover dog eared.
$35 C/C
Shoal Bay Press 2006 revised edition, 212pp + plates.
[#4316 ]



CRESSWELL D'Arcy selected by Helen Shaw 
The Letters of D'Arcy Cresswell
cover image of The Letters of D'Arcy Cresswell, for sale in New Zealand

Selected letters by Walter D'Arcy Cresswell (1896–1960) the New Zealand poet, journalist and writer, pertaining to the NZ literary scene of the time.
Cresswell blackmailed Charles Mackay, the Mayor of Wanganui, by threatening to expose his homosexuality, and Mackay shot and injured Cresswell. The mayor was convicted of attempted murder in 1920 and Cresswell moved to London.
He kept up a correspondence with Ursula Bethell, Frank Sargeson, Basil Dowling, Ormond Wilson, Roderick Finlayson, and also British figures.
new zealand writers, literature, criticism

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$25 C/C
University of Canterbury 1971 first edition, 256pp.
[#4317 ]



SINCLAIR Keith 
William Pember Reeves, New Zealand Fabian.
cover image of William Pember Reeves, New Zealand Fabian, for sale in New Zealand

A biography, focusing on Reeves political career, based in part on his unpublished memoirs.
Reeves became the principal intellectual ideologist of the Liberal party, elected to government in 1890.
He used his ministerial portfolios for education and justice, to enact sweeping labour reforms, becoming the first minister of labour in the British Empire.
These labour reforms formed the New Zealand society of today.
Reeves moved to London in 1896 and associated with Fabians such as George Bernard Shaw.
new zealand politics, socialism, unionism, biography, history

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with minor wear.
$30 C/C
Clarendon Press 1965 first edition, x 356pp + plates.
[#4318 ]



WOODFIELD Graeme and Joseph Romanos 
No Ordinary Man
The remarkable life of Arthur Porritt
cover image of No Ordinary Man: The remarkable life of Arthur Porritt, for sale in New Zealand

A biography of the first New Zealand born Governor-General, and a man of great achievements.
Soldier, surgeon, athlete, scholar and politician, Porritt was president of both the Royal College of Surgeons and the British Medical Associaion, a member of the International Olympic Committee and a member of the House of Lords.
He also served as the Surgeon to the Royal Family form 1936-1967.
Based on his unpublished memoirs.
ISBN9780958283953

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
$35 B/D
Trio Books 2009, 318pp.
[#3841, 4319 ]



READ Piers Paul 
The Templars
cover image of The Templars, for sale in New Zealand

A rational history of the Knights Templar, the first uniformed standing army in the Western world and pioneers of international banking.
Probably as a means of confiscating their wealth, they were purged and suppressed by Philip IV of France and Pope Clement V in the 14th Century.
ISBN9781842121429
gnosticism, secret society, crusades, medieval history, christian kingdoms

VG softback
$15 C/C
Phoenix Press 2001, 350pp + plates.
[#4320 ]



31/01/2020ev

PARKVILLE ASSOCIATION 
South Parkville
cover image of South Parkville Melbourne, for sale in New Zealand

A history of the historic Melbourne suburb of South Parkville and its predominantly Victorian architecture.
Details of the development and sale of the suburban lots, the builders, investors and buyers, and a special look at the decorative cast iron features.
Many photographs.
ISBN0959878609
Parkville suburb, architecture, historic buildings

VG hardback in VG- dustjacket with minor wear and edge tears.
$20 B/C
Parkville Association 1974 first edition, 103pp.
[#4307 ]



HAWORTH Archdeacon Dr. Geoffrey M. R. 
Marching as to War?
cover image of Marching as to War?, for sale in New Zealand

A history of the activities of the Anglican Church in New Zealand during World War II.
Church contributions at home and overseas in theatre of war, where many members were serving in the armed forces as troops and chaplains.
Researched from interviews with men and women with personal memories of the war, as well as from letters, reports, drawings, sermons, radio broadcasts and magazine articles from archives and private collections.
ISBN9780473129408
ww2, wwii, christian, soldiers, anglicans

VG softback
$25 B/C
Wily Publications 2008, 240pp.
[#4308 ]



TURNER Gwenda 
Gwenda Turner's Christchurch
cover image of Gwenda Turner's Christchurch, for sale in New Zealand

An illustrated journey through the garden city with art by Gwenda, mingled with photographs of the many landmarks, most of which were lost in the 2011 earthquakes.
ISBN9780143566236
christchurch, history, vintage, architecture, pre-quake, historic buildings

VG softback
$20 C/B
Penguin Books 2011 new edition, 101pp.
[#4309 ]



RAMAGE Nancy H. and Andrew 
Roman Art: Romulus to Constantine
cover image of Roman Art: Romulus to Constantine for sale in New Zealand

Introductory but still authoritative study of all forms of Roman art, illustrated with colour and black and white photographs.
Etruscan Forerunners 100-200 BC.; The Roman Republic 509-27 BC.; Augustus and the Imperial Idea 27 BC-AD 14; The Julio-Claudians AD 14-68; The Flavians: Savior to Despot AD 69-98; Trajan; Optimus Princeps AD 98-117; Hadrian and the Classical Revival AD 117-138; The Antonines AD 138-193; The Severans AD 193-235; The Soldier Emperors AD 235-284; The Tetrarchs AD 284-312; Constantine AD 307-337 and the Aftermath.
ISBN9780134407029
classical history, classical art, rome, european, culture

VG softback
$20 B/D
Prentice Hall 1996 Second edition, 320pp.
[#4310 ]



28/01/2020ev

TOD Frank 
The Making of a Madman, Lionel Terry
cover image of The Making of a Madman, Lionel Terry, a Biography, for sale in New Zealand

A biography, which includes verse and ballads written by Terry, a notorious chap who shot an old Chinaman to highlight the threat of non-white immigration in turn of the Twentieth Century New Zealand.
He became a bit of a celebrity, with many supporting him during his escapes from the Seacliff mental institution.
Hard to find title.
crime, murder, insanity, mental health, institutionalisation, xenophobia, Yellow Peril

Very Good hardback with Very Good dust jacket.
However it is ex-library with stamps and pockets, dust jacket under plastic sleeve.
$45 C/C
Otago Foundation Books 1977, First Edition, 222pp + plates.
[#4305 ]



GOODRICH Janet 
Natural Vision Improvement
cover image of Natural Vision Improvement, for sale in New Zealand

An holistic approach to natural vision treatment and cure. As well as some far out new-age type creative visualization methods, there are more 'orthodox' ones such as palming and eye exercises.
ISBN0909104905
eyesight, vision, optometry, nature cure, health

VG- large format softback, spine sunned, name stamp to first page.
$15 B/C
Greenhouse Publications 1985, 218pp.
[#4306 ]



21/01/2020ev

BAKER Carlos 
Ernest Hemingway, a life story.
cover image of Ernest Hemingway, a life story, for sale in New Zealand

Exhaustive biography of this man's man, war correspondent, big-game hunter, big-game fisherman, and exceptional author.
Large heavy book. Edition= A-3,69[C]
literature, american, novelist, twentieth century.

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
Name to free end paper, faint tape stain to endpapers.
$20 D/D
Charles Scribners 1969 cloth, 697pp + plates.
[#4297 ]



STEINER Rudolf Translated Vera Compton-Burnett 
Human Values in Education
cover image of Human Values in Educationfor sale in New Zealand

Ten lectures on education, given in Arnheim July 17-24 1924.
ISBN0854402500
anthroposophy, rudolf steiner

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
$30 C/B
Rudolf Steiner Press 1971 First Edition, 189 +2pp adverts
[#4298 ]



TOLKIEN J R R.
Illustrated by Pauline Baynes
 
Farmer Giles Of Ham
cover image of Farmer Giles Of Ham illustrated by Pauline Baynes, for sale in New Zealand

A humorous medieval themed fable about the encounters between Farmer Giles and the dragon named Chrysophylax, with wonderful Baynes illustrations and frontispiece.
ISBN0048230685
dragonslayer, giant, myth, modern myth, LOTR

VG hardback in VG dustjacket.
Hard to fault copy, dust jacket is price clipped with minor edge wear and small area of surface rubbing to rear panl, tiny chip bottom edge of front panel, bookplate and former owner name on the half-title page
$30 C/B
George Allen Unwin, 1972 first edition ninth impression. 80pp.
[#4300 ]



ALLINGHAM Margery 
The China Governess
cover image of The China Governess, for sale in New Zealand

The seventeenth novel in the Albert Campion series.
crime, thriller

G+ hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Book has some foxing to closed edges and a bit of a musty aroma.
The unclipped jacket has some edge wear and the rear panel has some minor surface insect damage.
$25 C/B
Chatto and Windus 1963 first edition, 254pp.
[#4301 ]



MILLER Rachel 
Wife and Baggage to Follow
cover image of Wife and Baggage to Follow, for sale in New Zealand

First hand stories of overseas postings in the words of Australian diplomats’ wives.
It offers an eye opening journey through the early decades of the diplomatic service, starting with the experiences of Australia’s first wife of a Head of Mission in Washington, and continuing to the likes of Beirut, Moscow, Rangoon, Cairo, Tokyo, Dili and Saigon.
Continuing to more recent times, it traces the evolution of a young foreign service as it became better organised and increasingly professional, and the evolving role of women within it.
Adventure, hardship, war, opportunity, these are the fish-out-of-water stories of intelligent, dedicated women raising families in far-flung corners of the globe.
Illustrated and indexed.
ISBN9781925043006
Jakarta, Malaysia, australian diplomacy

VG softback, with author's gift inscription inside front cover.
$55 C/C
Halstead Press 2013 first edition, 255pp.
[#4302 ]



JACKAMAN Rob 
Shaman and Charlatan
cover image of Shaman and Charlatan Poems since 1973, for sale in New Zealand

Poems since 1973.
ISBN0908599072
Cover design by Max Hailstone.

VG- stapled softback, small crease to corner of first few pages.
$20 C/A
Cicada Press 1981 first edition, 42pp.
[#4303 ]



GRECIAN Alex 
The Yard
Advanced Reading Copy
cover image of The Yard, Advanced Reading Copy, for sale in New Zealand

A meticulously researched thriller novel set in Victorian London, where multiple narratives converge in a heart-stopping climax.
Filled with period detail, and real historical figures, this showcases the depravity of the late Victorian city, and the advent of modern theories of criminology.
ISBN9780718159160
Jack the Ripper, Victorian policing, crime, fiction

VG softback.
$35 C/C
Penguin/ Michael Joseph 2012 first edition/ ARC, 523pp.
[#4304 ]



21/01/2020ev

HANLON A. C. 
Random Recollections, Notes on a Lifetime at the Bar
cover image of Random Recollections, Notes on a Lifetime at the Bar, for sale in New Zealand

Memoirs by, at the time, New Zealand's foremost barrister and judge.
Includes famous New Zealand criminal cases and the trials of Minnie Deans, Charles Clements, the Tapanui murder of Sing Tong, William Wogan and more.
criminology, trials, jurisprudence, law

VG hardback with no dust jacket. Minor rubbing wear to corners.
$45 C/B
Otago Daily Times 1939 First Edition, xii 332 + frontis portrait.
[#4290 ]



ASHTON-WARNER Sylvia 
"Teacher" in America
cover image of

Warner won international fame for her juvenile teaching methods based on psychoanalytical theory, and her novels based on these experiences.
This is her account of teaching in an experimental parent-funded school in Aspen, Colorado, where she spent a year.
ISBN0304293962
education, teaching, theory, USA

VG hardback with VG dust jacket.
$15 C/C
Cassell 1974 first UK issue, 224pp.
[#4291 ]



NORBU Thubten and Heinrich HARRER  
Tibet is my Country
cover image of Tibet is my Country, the autobiography of Thubten Norbu brother of the Dalai Lama, as told to Heinrich Harrer, for sale in New Zealand

The autobiography of Thubten Norbu brother of the Dalai Lama, as told to Heinrich Harrer, in English translation.
Includes his exile after the Communist Chinese invasion.
Tibet, Dalai Lama, biography, history, Himalaya

VG hardback in VG dust jacket with light edge wear.
Name to free end paper, minor scattered foxing to prelims.
$30 C/C
Hart Davis 1960 first edition, 264pp + colour plates.
[#4293 ]



JENNINGS Al 
Through the Shadows with O. Henry
cover image of Through the Shadows with O. Henry
, for sale in New Zealand

A biography of O.Henry by one of his prison cell mates from before he made his mark as an author.
Jennings was a small-time Oklahoma outlaw and friend of William S. Porter, aka O. Henry.
author, writer, prison diary

Good hardback with rubbed edges.
Rear hinge cracked and loosened, minor foxing, one plate loose, minor pencil notation, one page messy tear repaired with archival tape.
$15 C/C
H K Fly 1921 first edition decorated cloth, 320pp.
[#4294 ]



20/01/2020ev

RAMER Jesse E. 
Whats next - whats needed.
cover image of Whats next - whats needed, for sale in New Zealand

This unusual book predicts Armageddon in 1968...obviously incorrect!
Treats of many different theories of prophecy including psychometry, numerology, astrology, theology, divination and biblical prophecy.
He gives many prophecies for the late 1960s many based on astrological readings.
pyramids, gizeh, zodiac, bible

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket.
some wear and closed edge tears 6 line inscription to free end paper.
$10 C/B
Carlton Press 1962 First Edition, 139pp.
[#4285 ]



SCOTT Desmond 
One More Hour
cover image of One More Hour by Desmond Scott for sale in New Zealand

Desmond Scott recounts his career with the RAF including how he became the most decorated New Zealand pilot.
Commanding No 486 NZ Squadron, and later Nos. 164, 183, 198 and 609 Squadrons.
One of the youngest Group Captains in the RAF he commanded and flew Typhoons.
ISBN0099844400
ww2, wwii, raf, nz, typhoon pilot,

VG softback with sun faded spine.
$15 C/B
Arrow1991 first thus printing, 143pp.
[#4286 ]



LUDLAM H. 
A Biography of Dracula, the Life Story of Bram Stoker
cover image of A Biography of Dracula, the Life Story of Bram Stoker, for sale in New Zealand

An interesting biography of Bram Stoker, with much emphasis on the sucess that Dracula brought him, both as a novel and a stage act.
biography, horror, vampire, literature

VG hardback in G dust jacket.
Minor tape residue shows as vertical strip down middle of paste downs with light offset to free end papers.
A small pen price to free end paper.
Jacket is complete and unclipped but has tape rust residue to top and bottom edges and the edges of the fold in flaps, this shows as darkened area but is not sticky.
$15 C/B
Quality Book Club 1962 First thus Book Club Edition, 200pp.
[#4287 ]



WILKINSON V. F. 
Days and ways at Boys High.
cover image of Days and ways at Boys High. , for sale in New Zealand

A history of the Christchurch Boys' High School, with some emphasis on non-academic activities; sport, theatre, tramping.
ISBN090856807X
ChChBHS, education, school history, boys high

VG hardback in VG- dust jacket with small tear 10mm long at top corner, small chip at head of tail.
$20 C/C
Pegasus Press 1979 First Edition, 215pp + plates.
[#4288 ]



WILFORD John Russell 
Southern Cross and Evening Star
cover image of Southern Cross and Evening Star, for sale in New Zealand

Autobiographical memoir by a clergyman who came out from England to be the vicar at Waikari.
Canon Wilford also worked at Christ's College and the Christchurch Cathedral.
Between 1904 and 1933he was involved in church building at Waikari, the 1910 missions in Prebbleton, the redevelopment of College House and the building of St George's Hospital.
new zealand, religious, memoir, anglican, north canterbury

VG hardback in G dust jacket with edge wear and some soiling and loss.
$25 C/C
Martini Publications Ltd. 1949 first edition, 248pp
[#4289 ]



10/01/2020ev

DRURY Nevill. 
The Occult Experience
cover image of contents of The Occult Experience by Nevill Drury for sale in New Zealand cover image of The Occult Experience by Nevill Drury for sale in New Zealand

Gives some history to, and a good look into, then contemporary occult practices in the British Isles, USA and Australia.
ISBN0709029616
Magic, Metaphysics, Wicca, Witchcraft, Paganism, Voodoo, Temple of Set, Satanism, New Religious Movements

VG+ hardback in VG+ unclipped dust jacket.
$30 C/B
Robert Hale 1987 First Edition, xii 161pp+ plates.
[#4281 ]



6/01/2020ev

WILLIAMS Murray 
The Duckshooter's Bag
cover image of The Duckshooter's Bag, An Understanding of New Zealand's Wetland Gamebirds for sale in New Zealand

An Understanding of New Zealand's Wetland Gamebirds.
Gamebird hunting in New Zealand.
ISBN0959760903
keywords

VG- softback with worn wrappers.
$10 C/B
Wetland Press 1981 first edition, 123pp photo illustrations in text.
[#4279 ]

VG- softback with worn wrappers, scattered pencil annotation.
$10 C/B
Wetland Press 1981 first edition, 123pp photo illustrations in text.
[#240 ]



SAVEDOW Steve 
Goetic Evocation
The Magician's Workbook Volume 2.
cover image of Goetic Evocation, The Magician's Workbook Volume 2 for sale in New Zealand

This book is a never before attempted practical study of the Goetia.
It is a handbook of ceremonial magic, including methods of summoning to VISIBLE appearance the spirits from The Lesser Key of Solomon the King.
With transcripts from the author's own Goetic evocation workings.
Scarce first softcover edition, there was also a near simulatenous hardcover edition, limited to 100 copies
ISBN9781573531115
Occult Magic, Evocation, Kabbalah, Qabalistic, Theurgy, Demonology, Satanism, Lesser Key of Solomon the King, Grimoire, Crowley

VG softback, has clear tape at heel of spine (no reason for it to be there as there is no damage) and faint pencil to fep, pen name at head of contents page, iv 203pp, foot of final page has been neatly removed with no loss of text
$65 C/B
Eschaton 1996 First Edition, iv 203pp.
[#4280 ]



20/12/2019ev

CLEVELAND Les.(editor) 
The Iron Hand
cover image of New Zealand Soldiers Poems from World War Two, for sale in New Zealand

New Zealand Soldiers Poems from World War Two.
2NZEF war poetry, letterpress on nice paper.
Greece, Crete, Western Desert, North Italy

G softback.
Sewn wrappers with stiff card covers and jacket, spine library taped with shelf label, chipped at edges, both fold in flaps detached but present, lacks half title, title with WITHDRAWN and date stamp, call numbers etc on verso page.
$15 C/B
Wai-te-ata Press 1979 First Edition, 56pp.
[#4275 ]



EWING J L. 
The Development of the New Zealand Primary School Curriculum 1877-1970
cover image of The Development of the New Zealand Primary School Curriculum 1877-1970 for sale in New Zealand

Includes Hogben's New Syllabus, Proficiency Examinations, post war changes and new subjects.
education, children, teaching

VG hardback in VG- dust jacket.
$30 C/C
New Zealand Council for Educational Research 1970 First Edition, xviii 321pp+ plates
[#4276 ]



BARR John 
The City of Auckland New Zealand 1840-1920
cover image of The City of Auckland New Zealand 1840-1920 for sale in New Zealand

Preceeded By a Maori Histroy of the Auckland Isthmus By George Graham.

G hardback with no jacket.
Cloth rubbed and faded, ex Ministry of Works library with library marks etc., Auckland City Coat of Arms plate tipped to half title (as published), large folding map at rear with minor tear.
$25 C/C
Whitcombe and Tombs 1922 First Edition, 255pp + many plates.
[#4277 ]



4/12/2019ev

HARPER Barbara. 
The Harvest
History of the Catholic Church in Timaru 1869-1969
cover image of The Harvest, History of the Catholic Church in Timaru 1869-1969 for sale in New Zealand

Centennial publication history of the Catholic Chruch in Timaru.
south canterbury, catholic, regional history, local history

VG hardback in VG dustjacket.
Sewn sections with plain card boards with jacket pasted to these, as published.
Name to half title.
$30 C/B
The Catholic Presbytery 1969 First Edition, 151pp + plates
[#4265 ]



SPENDER Stephen 
Poems
cover image of Poems, by Stephen Spender, for sale in New Zealand

40 poems, nice printing.
twentieth century poetry, british

VG hardback in G+ dustjacket with chipped spine ends losing the P of POEMS at the head., small ink name on lower dust jacket panel.

$10 C/B
Faber 1952 reprint, 69pp.
[#4266 ]



PHILLIPS Tony 
With Great Foresight
cover image of  With Great Foresight,The Story of Christchurch International Airport, for sale in New Zealand

The Story of Christchurch International Airport.
ISBN9416479003298
aviation, aerodrome, canterbury

VG hardback with no dust jacket.
A pen gift inscription inside front cover.
$25 C/D
Christchurch International Airport 2006, 223pp.
[#4267 ]



OGILVIE Gordon 
Ballantynes, The Story Of Dunstable House 1854-2004
cover image of Ballantynes, The Story Of Dunstable House 1854-2004 for sale in New Zealand

A history of a business dynasty from its early beginnings in Colonial Canterbury.
With a detailed account of the 1947 fire which killed 41 people, and could have been the end of the firm.
ISBN0476005647
business, company, department store

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$55 D/D a large heavy book.
J Ballantyne & Co Ltd 2004, 264pp.
[#4268 ]



COOPER Michael with photography by Robin Morrison 
The wines and vineyards of New Zealand
cover image of The wines and vineyards of New Zealand for sale in New Zealand

A short history of wine production in New Zealand followed by a gazetter of notable wineries and winemakers.
With stunning photography by award winner Morrison, as well as a few by Marti Friedlander.
Covers both North and South Island producers.
ISBN9780340575703
viticulture, winery, primary produce, company history

VG hardback in VG dust jacket
$25 D/D
Hodder and Stoughton 1993 first printing of Fourth Edition, 184pp.
[#4269 ]



SINCLAIR Keith 
A History of the University of Auckland, 1883-1983
cover image of A History of the University of Auckland, 1883-1983, for sale in New Zealand

First envisaged as early as 1854, it was not until the late 1800s that the University was established.
An exhaustive account of the students, staff and curriculum through the years at Auckland University.
ISBN0196480213
education, tertiary, academia

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
Name to free end paper.
$35 B/D
Auckland University Press 1983, 364pp.
[#4270 ]



28/11/2019ev

CANNON Dolores 
Legacy from the Stars
cover image of Legacy from the Starsfor sale in New Zealand

Earth is not our only home, and we have lived many lives in unusual environments before deciding to journey here and learn the lessons of Earth.
Cannon believes the memories of these soul journeys are recorded in our subconscious and can be retrieved through regressive hypnosis.
ISBN9780963277695
UFO, past lives, survival, new age, aliens, metaphysics, regression

VG softback
$20 C/B
Ozark Mountain Publishers 2010, 320pp
[#4252 ]



WILKINS Brian 
Among Secret Beauties
A Memoir of Mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas.
cover image of Among Secret Beauties, a memoir of mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas, for sale in New Zealand

Brian Wilkins shares his experiences of climbing in the Southern Alps and the Himalayas.
During the New Zealand Alpine Club expedition to the Himalayas in 1954 Wilkins was closely associated with Sir Edmund Hillary, and was in a unique position to gauge his character and actions.
Wilkins achieved the first ascent of the northeast ridge of Mt Aspiring, a gripping drama of survival and human endurance and a test of the ethics of mountaineering.
In this account he also submits the writings of his contemporaries to robust criticism.
ISBN9781877578489
mountaineering, climbing, alpine, memoir, NZAC

VG softback
$30 C/C
Otago University Press 2013, 215pp
[#4253 ]



HUNT Graeme 
The Rich List 1820-2003
cover image of The Rich List 1820-2003, for sale in New Zealand

Wealth and Enterprise in New Zealand.
A history of the economic development of New Zealand and it's leaders, from the colonial runholders and industrialists, to stock market speculators and businessmen.
Includes list of those worth over $15 million dollar.
ISBN9780790009179
new edition, economics, biography,

VG softback
$15 C/C
Reed 2003 new edition, 333pp
[#4254 ]



JARDINE D G. 
Shadows on the Hill
The Remarkables Station, Queenstown.
cover image of Shadows on the Hill, the Remarkables Station, Queenstown.for sale in New Zealand

The Remarkables high country sheep station in southern New Zealand, with historical information on those who have run it as a business as well as the native wildlife and the landscape etc.
ISBN0589010093
otago, history, farms

VG hardback with VG dust jacket.
Small name and address to half-title page.
$35 C/C
Reed 1978, 190pp many black and white photos in text, map end papers.
[#4255 ]



KING Julie 
Flowers into Landscape
Margaret Stoddart 1865-1934
cover image of Flowers into Landscape, Margaret Stoddart 1865-1934 for sale in New Zealand

Best known as a landscape and flower painter, Stoddart moved from precisely observed studies to impressionism after eight years study in Europe.
A superb monograph of this Canterbury based woman artist.
ISBN9781877161131
art, painting, impressionist, women

VG softback
$20 B/C
Hazard Press Ltd 1997, 111 pp.
[#4256 ]



STORER Audrey 
Light and Life.
cover image of Light and Life, The Memorial stained glass and some Notable Graves of St Peter's, Upper Riccarton, for sale in New Zealand

The Memorial stained glass and some Notable Graves of St Peter's, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand, with colour photographs of the windows.
ISBN090871405X
architecture, arts and crafts, ecclesiastical art, christian

VG softback
$30 B/C
Te Waihora Press/ Parish of St Peter's 1990, 96pp.
[#4257 ]



STIRLING Eruera as told to Anne Salmond 
Eruera, The Teachings of a Maori Elder
cover image of Eruera, The Teachings of a Maori Elder for sale in New Zealand

Autobiography of an an elder of the Whanau-a-Apanui tribe in Auckland, with commentary by Anne Salmond.
Stirling passes on his traditional tribal knowledge and the deeper meanings of an ancestral way of life.
Discusses such traditional concepts as mana (spiritual power), matauranga (knowledge), and whakapapa (genealogy), and the customs of the rahui (reserve), taua (raiding party), and haka (war dance).
Also life in the Bay of Plenty in the era of whaling, maize-cropping, and kumara growing, and an account of his work with Sir Apirana Ngata.
ISBN0195580702
maori, maoritanga, history

VG softback with minor wear.
$50 B/C
Oxford University Press 1980, 288pp.
[#4258 ]



WRIGHT Matthew 
Wings Over New Zealand
A social history of New Zealand aviation
cover image of Wings Over New Zealand, A social history of New Zealand aviation for sale in New Zealand

Covers the early figures involved in the development of aviation in New Zealand.
Richard Pearse, Bertram Ogilvie, George Bolt, Kingsford Smith, Jean Batten etc.
Discusses the commercial airlines TEAL and Air New Zealand.
ISBN9781877327094
transport, commercial, airlines, flying

VG softback
$20 B/C
Whitcoulls 2002, 144pp.
[#4259 ]



WRIGHT Matthew 
New Zealand's Engineering Heritgae 1870-2000
cover image of New Zealand's Engineering Heritgae 1870-2000 for sale in New Zealand

An impressive record of engineering works large and small from across the length of the country.
Over 65 projects, spanning more than 130 years, feature in this record of engineering works that have contributed to the shape of New Zealand today.
ISBN9780790006901
buildings, roads, bridges, industrial engineering, ministry of works, colonial, power, hydroelectric

VG hardback in VG dustjacket.
$35 D/D
Reed Books 1999, 167pp.
[#4260 ]



WATSON James 
Along The Hills
A History of Heathcote 1864-1989
cover image of  Along The Hills, A History of Heathcote 1864-1989 for sale in New Zealand

A history of the Heathcote Road Board and the Heathcote County Council, from the early days of the Canterbury Settlement.
ISBN0473008513
christchurch, local body, regional

VG softback
$30 C/B
Heathcote County Council 1989, 274pp.
[#4261 ]



ROBERTSON Martin 
A Shorter History of Greek Art
cover image of A Shorter History of Greek Art for sale in New Zealand

First published in 1981, this is the shorter work of the two volume set A History of Greek Art, intended for a general readership.
The abbreviation has been achieved by the selection of fewer objects for discussion rather than by a more summary treatment and the particular qualities of the larger History have been preserved.
ISBN9780521280846
classical history, classical art, hellenismos, hellenic, european, culture

VG softback
$20 B/D
Cambridge University Press, 1989, 240pp.
[#4262 ]



27/11/2019ev

McINTYRE Peter 
Peter McIntyre's New Zealand
New Edition
cover image of Peter McIntyre's New Zealand, New Edition for sale in New Zealand

Reissue of the 1968 original book of McIntyres paintings of places around NZ.
An essay followed by 56 full page colour reproductions of his paintings.
ISBN0908676387
art, paintings, landscape

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
Jacket has some mild rubbing to spine ends.
$55 D/D
Large format book.
Beckett 1989 new edition.
[#4246 ]



TULLETT J. S 
Nairn Bus to Baghdad
cover image of Nairn Bus to Baghdad for sale in New Zealand

Gerald and Norman Nairn, who had served in the NZEF in the Middle East, seized on the demise of the Turkish Empire post WWI and set up a transport company which serviced a desert route between Beirut and Baghdad.
The company had success during WWII with their specially designed bus fleet.
Rare title.
new zealand business, transport, iraq, mesopotamia

VG hardback in VG dust jacket, but is MISSING the title page.
$45 C/B
Reed, 192pp + plates.
[#4247 ]



NIN Anais 
A Spy in the House of Love.
cover image of A Spy in the House of Love, for sale in New Zealand

An erotic literary work by this feminist icon.
fiction, literature, erotica

VG- hardback with no dust jacket.
A few pencil numbers to end paper, boards slighlty soiled by dust and handling.
A few page corners have been folded over.
$20 C/B
Spearman 1955 First Edition, 136pp.
[#4248 ]



WOOD Ernest 
The Seven Rays a Theosophical Handbook
cover image of The Seven Rays a Theosophical Handbook for sale in New Zealand cover image of The Seven Rays a Theosophical Handbook for sale in New Zealand

An important work on the nature of the Seven Rays, their source and the Great Use and Danger of the Knowledge of the Rays.
Includes discussions of Shiva and other Hindu concepts.
philosophy, hinduism, theosophy, new age, annie besant

Good hardback with no jacket.
Rubbed to extremities and lightly soiled.
Title page and contents page foxed and some foxing to page edges.
The rear end paper and paste down (only) are water stained and the glossary at rear is a bit foxed as well.
At the lower end of 'Good' condition but no real faults just overall a bit 'tired' etc.
$25 C/B
Theosophical Publishing House 1925 First Edition, 146pp.
[#4249 ]



BULLOCK-WEBSTER H. 
Memories of Sport and Travel Fifty Years Ago
From the Hudson's Bay Company to New Zealand.
cover image of Memories of Sport and Travel Fifty Years Ago, From the Hudson's Bay Company to New Zealand.  for sale in New Zealand

The author ventured to the Hudson's Bay Company in Canada in 1874, and later came out to New Zealand where he became Master of the Pakuranga Hounds.
Contains much on The Hunt with amusing sketches by the author, who seems to have travelled widely in the early days of New Zealand colonial settlement.
horse and hound, hunt, Waikato Hunt Club, Hudson's Bay Canada

VG hardback with no jacket.
Red cloth gilt titled upper board and spine, the spine has been sunned to a bone colour.
Ink name to end paper.
$65 C/C
Whitcombe and Tombs 1938 First Edition, 235pp +plates +adverts at rear.
[#4250 ]



22/11/2019ev

YSKA Redmer 
New Zealand Green
The Story of Marijuana in New Zealand
cover image of New Zealand Green: the Story of Marijuana in New Zealand, for sale in New Zealand

A social and criminal history of marijuana use in New Zealand.
Researched from Police, Customs and Health Department records, as well as media reports and other sources.
ISBN9781869530310
cannabis, hemp, drugs, narcotics, sociology

VG softback
$30 B/C
David Bateman 1990, 184pp.
[#4239 ]



KIRK Allan A. 
Express Steamers of Cook Strait
cover image of Express Steamers of Cook Strait for sale in New Zealand

History of the passenger steamer services between Wellington and the South Island from 1873 to the Wahine disaster of 1968.
transport, shipping, merchant marine

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
Inscription to first page.
$25 C/C
Reed 1968 first edition, 207pp.
[#4240 ]



BARNETT, GILPIN and METCALF  
A Garden Century
cover image of A Garden Century 1863-1963 for sale in New Zealand

The official record of the first hundred years of Christchurch Botanic Gardens, from 1863-1963.
botany, botanical gardens,

VG- hardback in VG dust jacket.
First page has some pen inscriptions.
$15 C/C
Christchurch City Council (1963), 182pp + plates and folding map at rear pocket.
[#4241 ]



FLETCHER R. S. 
Single Track
cover image of Single Track for sale in New Zealand

The construction of the North Island Main Trunk Railway.
ISBN0002169371
railways, locomotives, steam, nzr, new zealand rail

VG- hardback with VG dust jacket sunfaded to spine.
Pen gift inscription to title page.
$25 C/C
Collins 1978, 224pp.
[#4242 ]



CLARKE Robert B. 
An Order Outside Time
cover image of An Order Outside Time : A Jungian View of the Higher Self from Egypt to Christ for sale in New Zealand

A Jungian View of the Higher Self from Egypt to Christ.
Clarke reinterprets Western Spirituality, using Jungian symbolism, to show that the great stories of ancient Egypt and of the Old and New Testament are processes of what Jung called individuation.
This is the individual's journey from lowest to highest Self; from Osiris to Horus, from Moses to Joshua, from David to Solomon, from John the Baptist to Jesus Christ.
These pairings also reflect what Joseph Campbell calls the Hero's Journey, which may ultimately spiritualize the whole culture.
The ultimate example of individuation, Clarke says, is the Christ, who must now be further understood and developed.
ISBN9781571744227
psychology, C G Jung, mysticism, initiation, esoteric, gnosticism

VG softback, but has a few pages of pencil notation.
$20 C/C
Hampton Roads 2005, 453pp.
[#4243 ]



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ANDERSON Mollie 
50 Years
of the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand
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History of the Club published for the 50 year anniversary.
With some colour and black and white photographs.
ISBN0473036630
keywords

VG hardback in VG dust jacket under plastic sleeve. Name in marker to top of title page.
$40 B/D
Vintage Car Club of New Zealand Inc. 1996 viii 208pp.
[#4226 ]



BAKER Tim 
History of Aranui and Wainoni
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Assembled from research for a full history of the Christchurch suburbs of Aranui and Wainoni, this has a lot of intresting facts on some obscure residents and businesses in the area, with many photographs.
local history, Bickerton, Richard Pearse, Wainoni Park, Aranui School, Breezes Road, Amateur Speedway, Vennell murder, Littleover, Pine Avon Sanitorium

G+ comb bound laser printed sheets. Small area of staining bottom corner of first pages.
$25 B/B
Tim Baker (2005?) 53pp.
[#4227 ]



CONNELL Graeme  
Tide Cracks and Sastrugi
An Antarctic Summer in 1968-69
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Graeme Connell was a young, disillusioned small town newspaper journalist who went to Antarctica with the New Zealand Antarctic Research Program.
He recounts his professional, and personal, experiences during his stay on the ice.
ISBN9780987692207
Scott Base, Vanda Station, Operation Deep Freeze

VG softback
$30 B/C
Polished Publishing Group 2011, 290pp.
[#4228 ]



EDWARDS Colin, edited by David N. Thomas  
Dylan Remembered
Volume One 1914-1934
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Culled from archive tapes stored at the National Library of Wales following the death of Colin Edwards, who had interviewed everyone he could find with a Dylan Thomas connection as the groundwork for an intended biography.
David N. Thomas has edited the transcribed tapes, discovering startling new information about Thomas's life and writing.
Volume One covers Dylan's life to the age of twenty, when he left Swansea for what he hoped would be a bohemian life in London.
ISBN9781854113481
Wales, Welsh, Celtic, poetry, literature, biography

VG softback with gift inscription to first page.
$15 C/C
Seren / Poetry Wales Press 2003, 314pp.
[#4229 ]



KUEI Steven and Stephen Comee 
Beginning Qigong
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Introduction with exercises to the ancient Chinese system of breathing techniques and exercises that strengthen the mind, body and spirit as they balance and augment Qi, or life force.
Includes a table that describes the various exercises, lists their physical benefits and classifies them according to level of difficulty.
ISBN9780804817219
chinese yoga, tao, meditation, martial arts

VG softback
$15 B/B
Tuttle 1994, 120pp.
[#4230 ]



KENNARD Sheila and Harold MUSSON 
Sky Full of Stars
Penpals Across A Century
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A book of letters from, Harold Musson, who wrote almost daily to his wife from the trenches of France during The Great War.
Harold had chosen to leave his home in Argentina to take part in the war.
The letters and diaries reveal much more than his daily news and views to his wife, and with the help of modern technology Sheila discovered more about Harold, his circumstances and his friends, including Flurry, a New Zealander who also chose to serve in the British Army.
In the book Sheila "writes back to him", to tell him of his family and his friends, whilst preserving his letters as a historic document.
ISBN9780473407728
ww1, wwi,

VG softback
$35 B/C
The Copy Press, Nelson, 2017, 379pp.
[#4231 ]



PHILLIPS Roger, and Lyndsay Shearer, Derek Reid, Ronald Rayner. 
Mushrooms and Other Fungi of Great Britain and Europe
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The most comprehensively illustrated book on the subject at time of publication, with thousands of specimens in clear, colour photographs.
ISBN0330264419
mycology, fungi, mushrooms, toadstools, agaric, polypores, ascomycetes, foraging,

VG+ softback
$45 B/D
Pan MacMillan 1994, 288pp.
[#4232 ]



DAHL Roald 
The Minpins
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Pristine first edition in unclipped dust jacket of this posthumously published tale by Roald Dahl.
Illustrated by Patick Benson.
ISBN9780224028998
illustrated, childrens fiction

VG+ hardback in VG+ dust jacket.
$30 B/C
Jonathan Cape 1991 first edition, 48pp.
[#4233 ]



DAHL Roald 
Rhyme Stew
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Tidy first edition in unclipped dust jacket of these wicked rhymes by Roald Dahl.
Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
ISBN9780224026604
illustrated, childrens verse

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
$35 B/C
Jonathan Cape 1989 first edition, 80pp.
[#4234 ]



HANSON, V. T. and R. J. CARTER, R. J.  
Ashburton Garages: The First 100 Years
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A history of the garages servicing the motorists of Ashburton County, as well as ancilliary businesses.
With photographs.
ISBN9780473125844
canterbury, automotive, company history, motoring

VG- softback with minor label lift to cover.
$35 C/B
Ashburton Garages History Group (2005), 266pp.
[#4235 ]



CHARTERIS Leslie
KING Rufus, ELLISON Harlan, JAKES John, MERRIL Judith, WHIPPER Leighla.
 
Let Her Kill Herself
The Saint Mystery Library Number 11.
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With intro by Charteris plus 5 short stories.
Illustrated by Frank Kalin

VG- paperback with light wear to wrappers, aged paper stock.
$10 A/B
The Saint Mystery Library 1960 First Edition, 154pp.
[PB1633 ]



LONG Frank Belknap 
The Black Druid and Other Stories.
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11 horror tales in the vein of Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith.
The second volume in the British paperback edition of The Hounds of Tindalos collection.
ISBN0586041826
Rare

G+ paperback with light wear, a spine lean and some foxing mainly to closed edges.
Bookstore code label to inside rear cover.
$65 A/B
Panther 1975 First Edition, 174pp.
[PB1634 ]



YOGANANDA Paramahansa 
Autobiography of a Yogi
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The famous autobiography of the first great philosopher and guru from India to live in the West for an extended period.
He was sent to America in 1920 and introduced tens of thousands of Americans to yoga.
ISBN9780876120798
philosophy, hindu, indian, spirituality

VG- paperback
$10 A/B
Self Realization Fellowship 2005, 596pp.
[PB1635 ]



7/11/2019ev

WRIGHT Judith 
Fourth Quarter and Other Poems
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Poetry collection by a middle aged Australian woman living on her own, pondering life.
Original New Zealand printing.
ISBN0908562403
women's literature, poet, poets

VG hardback in VG dust jacket lightly rubbed to dust jacket edges.
$20 C/B
Caveman Press 1976 First Edition, 71pp.
[#4218 ]



CROUCH Ewan 
Nelson Lakes National Park Resource Manual
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A survey of the region with information on meteorology, hydrology, gology, soils, botany, biology and zoology.
Also the social history of human activity in the 19th and 20th centuries.
ISBN0477061044
Rotoiti lodge workshop september 1978, conservation, statistics, survey, Tasman, St Arnaud

VG- softback
$45 B/C
Department of Lands and Survey 1981, 227pp.
[#4219 ]



LOGAN Hugh 
Great Peaks of New Zealand
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Each of the sixteen chapters focuses on one of New Zealand's great alpine mountain peaks.
Also the North Island volcanic Mt.Taranaki / Mt Egmont.
With historic black and white, and modern colour, photographs, and details the classic mountaineering routes.
ISBN0868681253
Mt Cook, Mt Tasman, Mt Hicks, Mt Sefton, Malte Brun,
Mt Aspiring, Tapuae-o-Uenuku, Mt D'Archaic, Mt Earnslaw, Mt Arrowsmith,
Mt Tutoko, Mt Whitcombe, Mt Evans, Mt Rolleston, Mt Sabre.

VG softback
$25 B/C
John McIndoe 1990, 176pp.
[#4220 ]



POPE Diana and Jeremy 
Mobil New Zealand Travel Guide
South Island, Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands
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One of the best travel guides to New Zealand, with detailed historical information as well as current points of note. Valued by tour guides for the local history notes.
ISBN9780474001307

VG+ softback
$20 B/C
Reed 1986 4th edition fully revised, 422pp.
[#4221 ]






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