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$165.00
21909rh7

The Conquerors and Other Poems


HYDE,ROBIN

first edition 64pp VERY GOOD+ (in wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,spine sl.browned,sl.wear to extrems.,eps sl.foxed) scarce

PUBLISHER: macmillan london 1935

KEYWORDS: new zealand literature poetry robin hyde

$345.00
u8/20

Over My Dead Body


OPIE,JUNE

ASSOCIATION COPY first edition SIGNED by author 265pp [b/w frontis.portrait] VERY GOOD (green cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep,author's sign.to title page,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,sl.cocked) in VERY GOOD- dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled/foxed,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.,short splits to head/foot of hinges) association copy - June Opie was a New Zealander who courageously and famously battled polio - the ownership signature is that of NZ author Dennis McEldowney who wrote The World Regained based on his survival as a blue baby - NZ's two most highly respected and famous survivors

PUBLISHER: methuen london 1957

KEYWORDS: new zealand literature biography june opie dennis mceldowney signed medicine

$30.00
23909tj5

A Memorial Brass


JENNER,TED

first edition numbered/limited [/200] unpaginated NEAR FINE (in wrappers w.french flaps,sl.rubbed and soiled)

PUBLISHER: hawk press eastbourne 1980

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand poetry jenner

$45.00
24909jf17

The Adaptable Man


FRAME,JANET

first NZ edition 270pp VERY GOOD+ (black cloth,eps and content edges sl.foxed,ffep clipped at upper corner) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1965

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature janet frame new zealand

$15.00
u15/25

Young Emigrants: New Zealand Juvenile Fiction 1833-1919


RINGER,J.B.

first edition 45pp ills.[b/w] VERY GOOD+ (wrapper has detached from text block)

PUBLISHER: ringer hamilton 1980

KEYWORDS: literature new zealand fiction ringer

$35.00
u19/12

'e iti noa ana, na te aroha' Two Maori Legends and The Colony of New Zealand 1872


N/A

first edition numbered/limited [346/650] 29pp ills.[b/w] NEAR FINE (in wrappers,eps sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,spine browned,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: private print auckland 1972

KEYWORDS: new zealand maori history literature mythology

$30.00
51009jb14

Sheep Station, N.Z.


BARNS-GRAHAM,J.W.

first edition 181pp ills.[b/w] VERY GOOD (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,spine sunned,eps and content edges sl.foxed,owner's inscr.scuffed out on ffep surface) lacks dustwrapper

PUBLISHER: george ronald oxford 1950

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand barns-graham

$15.00
61009nh2

Send Somebody Nice


HILLIARD,NOEL

first edition 191pp NEAR FINE (blue cloth,content edges sl.soiled) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: robert hale london 1976

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand noel hilliard

$55.00
61009jf4

Scented Gardens for the Blind


FRAME,JANET

first NZ edition 192pp VERY GOOD (red cloth,mod.soiled,eps and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear to extrems.,chipping to head of spine)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature janet frame new zealand

$250.00
u22/27

A History of the Introduction and Spread of the International, Auxiliary Language, Esperanto in New Zealand


KING,WM.H.

first edition 332pp VERY GOOD+ (burgundy cloth,v.sl.soiled,owner's inscr.to ffep,eps andcontent edges sl.foxed) scarce

PUBLISHER: new zealand esperanto association wellington 1973

KEYWORDS: new zealand esperanto linguistics literature king

$55.00
91009js3

Whiteout and The Fenwick Affair


SUMMERS,JOHN

first edition numbered/limited [22/250] signed by author 111pp FINE (tan cloth,author's sign.to half-title) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled)

PUBLISHER: pisces print christchurch 1980

KEYWORDS: new zealand literature modern first edition summers signed

$27.50
121009md1

Summer in the Gravel Pit


DUGGAN,MAURICE

first edition 176pp VG+ (red cloth,sl.wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,content edges sl.foxed) in VG dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: blackwood & janet paul auckland 1965

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand maurice duggan

$20.00
121009jb3

The Labyrinth


BAXTER,JAMES K.

first paperback edition 76pp VERY GOOD+ (in wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled)

PUBLISHER: oxford university press wellington 1974

KEYWORDS: new zealand modern first edition literature poetry james baxter

$160.00
161009fs4

I for one


SARGESON,FRANK

first edition thus 58pp VERY GOOD+ (in card wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.uneven sunning,eps and content edges v.sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: caxton press christchurch 1954

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand frank sargeson

$750.00
211009sa1

Spinster


ASHTON-WARNER,SYLVIA

first edition inscribed by author to publisher G.W.Moore 242pp VERY GOOD+ (blue paper boards w.olive cloth spine,sl.wear to extrems.,owner's bookplate to front pastedown,author's dated inscr.to ffep - To Bill from Sylvie March 25.59 - content edges v.sl.foxed/browned) in VERY GOOD dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled/foxed,spine sunned,chipping and wear to extrems.) association copy - inscribed by author to publisher G.W.Moore

PUBLISHER: simon and schuster new york 1959

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand sylvia ashton-warner signed

$1000.00
211009swa2

Incense to Idols


ASHTON-WARNER,SYLVIA

first edition inscribed by author to NZ playwright Bruce Mason 312pp VERY GOOD+ (white paper boards w.cerise patterned cloth spine,sl.soiling to content edges,author's inscr.to ffep - To Bruce for coming to see me in spite of having read this book. Sylvia February 12.61. Tauranga - eps and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD- dustwrapper (mod.rubbed and soiled/foxed,browned spine,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.) from the library of NZ playwright Bruce Mason

PUBLISHER: simon and schuster new york 1960

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand signed sylvia ashton-warner bruce mason

$500.00
211009ar3

Rewi's Last Stand


REED,A.W.; HAYWARD,RUDALL C.

first edition signed by Rudall Hayward and Ramai Te Miha 175pp ills.[b/w] VERY GOOD (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,spine sl.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep [Isobel Andrews - playwright, author and wife of E.Stanhope Andrews, founding director of the National Film Unit],prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,sign.of Rudall Hayward [film maker, writer, and director] to half-title w.1971 date in ink below,sign of Ramai Te Miha [main star of film] to b/w frontis.portrait also w.1971 date in ink below,content edges sl.foxed) in GOOD dustwrapper (tatty,rubbed and soiled w.stain to front cover,3cm loss to head of spine w.3x2cm loss to foot,wear and chipping to extrems.w.creasing) unique association copy

PUBLISHER: reed dunedin 1939

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand film signed reed rudall hayward ramai te miha

$1600.00
211009jf4

Scented Gardens for the Blind


FRAME,JANET

first edition inscribed by author [Dorothy Neal White's copy] 192pp VERY GOOD+ (red cloth,sl.soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.and author's inscr.to ffep,eps and content edges sl.foxed) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: pegasus press christchurch 1963

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature new zealand janet frame signed

$18.50
211009bm1

Milky Way Bar


MANHIRE,BILL

first edition 71pp VERY GOOD+ (in wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,owner's sign.to prelim.)

PUBLISHER: victoria university press wellington 1991

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature poetry bill manhire new zealand

$14.50
281009wi2

The Matriarch


IHIMAERA,WITI

first edition 456pp NEAR FINE (black cloth,v.sl.wear to extrems.) in VERY GOOD+ dustwrapper (spine sl.sunned,sl.internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: heinemann london 1986

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature witi ihimaera new zealand

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