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$195.00
1i48/40

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand: Volume 2 - Auckland Provincial District


Industrial, Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Facts, Figures, Illustrations

CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND

Original binding, quarto, blue cloth boards with leather corners and gilt embossed stamp to front board and black leather spine with gilt lettering, patterned eps, xxxii + 1024pp + I page errata, illustrated, VG- (heavy rubbing to spine and board edges, 4cm tear to upper front spine/board join, browning to eps, gutter cracked at front and rear but not broken, title page half-loose, foxing esp to page edges)

PUBLISHER: Cycopedia Company Ltd 1902

KEYWORDS: encyclopedia cyclopedia Auckland province history geography biographies politics government education military social history business industry

$225.00
1i48/42

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand: Volume 6 - Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, and Wellington Provincial Districts


Industrial, Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Facts, Figures, Illustrations

CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND

Very tidy copy in original binding, quarto, dark blue cloth boards with gilt embossed stamp to front board and leather corners and leather spine with gilt lettering, patterned eps, xxvi + 767pp, illustrated, VG (rubbing to boards and spine edges, fading & foxing to prelims, gutter cracked at front & rear but not broken, fading & foxing to rear few eps, browning to page edges)

PUBLISHER: Cycopedia Company Ltd 1908

KEYWORDS: encyclopedia cyclopedia Taranaki Hawke's Bay Wellington province history geography biographies politics government education military social history business industry

$275.00
1i48/44

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand: Volume 5 - Nelson, Marlborough, and Westland Provincial Districts


Industrial, Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Facts, Figures, Illustrations

CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND

Quarto, dark blue cloth boards with gilt embossed stamp to front board with leather corners and leather spine with gilt lettering, patterned eps, xxi + 615pp + 1page errata, illustrated, VG- (heavy rubbing & fading to spine and board corners, fading & foxing to front & rear eps, some cracking to rear gutter, browning to page edges)

PUBLISHER: Cycopedia Company Ltd 1906

KEYWORDS: encyclopedia cyclopedia Nelson, Marlborough Westland province history geography biographies politics government education military social history business industry

$450.00
1i48/24

Windows on a Chinese Past (four volume set)


How the Cantonese Goldseekers and their heirs settled in New Zealand

NG, JAMES

Four volume set, all four volumes signed by author, quarto, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, illus eps, frontispiece, vol I 397pp, vol 2 356pp, vol 3 472pp, vol 4 300pp, illus, VG+ (slight soiing to upper page edges) in fine d/w

PUBLISHER: Otago Heritage Books 1993-1999

KEYWORDS: James Ng New Zealand China Chinese history immigration settlers Southland Otago goldmining history signed

$9.00
xxefa44300

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism


TAWNEY, R. H

Paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: Pelican Books 1969

KEYWORDS: specials RH Tawney religion capitalism history middle ages to 18th century Luther Calvin Latimer Laud Puritans social history economics

$14.00
xxeha45175

Melville in the South Seas


ANDERSON, CHARLES ROBERTS

Ex library, super octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Dover Publications 1966

KEYWORDS: specials Charles Roberts Anderson Herman Melville biography whaling South Seas US Navy history literature history lit crit

$20.00
xxeha45219

The New History in an Old Museum: Creating the Past at Colonial Williamsburg


HANDLER, RICHARD & GABLE, ERIC

Super octavo paperback (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Duke University Press 1997

KEYWORDS: specials Richard Handler Eric Gable Williamsburg American history consumerism culture education museums entertainment patriotism revisionism social history

$25.00
xxegf45106

Tides of History: The Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century


HOWE, K. R & KISTE, ROBERT & LAL, BRIJ

Imperial octavo in light card covers (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Allen & Unwin 1994

KEYWORDS: specials Kerry Howe Robert Kiste Brij Lal Pacific Islands history geography economics politics colonial history

$50.00
1j39b/10

Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War: Battle For Egypt The Summer of 1942


SCOULLAR, Lieutenant-Colonel J.L.

octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule to spine, blind-stamped device to front board, frontispiece, xv + 401pp, illus including folding maps (VG+), VG+ (light wear, v light foxing to eps and page edges) in VG- d/w (wear to extremities including small chips and closed tears, large chip and closed tear to upper spine, hole in centre of spine, faded, large chip to rear upper edge)

PUBLISHER: War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs 1955

KEYWORDS: new zealand military history second world war world war two wwii lieutenant-colonel j.l. scoullar official history egypt

$72.50
1j39b/11

Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War: Bardia to Enfidaville


STEVENS, Major-General W.G.

octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule to spine, blind-stamped device to front board, frontispiece, xii + 417pp, illus including folding maps (VG+), VG+ (light wear, light discolouration to pages, v slight foxing to eps and page edges) in VG- d/w (wear to extremities, rear upper edge folded down, chips to corners, small closed tear to front upper edge, upper 5mm of spine missing, medium sized chip to rear lower edge, small chip and closed tears to lower spine, faded)

PUBLISHER: War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs 1962

KEYWORDS: new zealand military history second world war world war two wwii major-general w.g. stevens official history bardia enfidaville

$19.50
xxehf45541

15 Years on the Western Frontier 1866-1881


a true story as told by E.H.L. 2nd Lt. USA and Jack - Army Scout

KELVER, GERALD O. (ed)

softcover octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Robinson Press 1975

KEYWORDS: history western frontier american history gerald o. kelver specials

$295.00
1m44/36

Two Centuries of Soft-Hackled Flies: A Survey of the Literature Complete with Original Patterns 1747-Present


NEMES, SYLVESTER

First edition, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, xi + 173pp, illus in full colour, fine, in fine d/w

PUBLISHER: Stackpole Books 2004

KEYWORDS: Sylvester Nemes sport fishing outdoors history angling anglers wet fly dry fly soft hackle trout 220 years' fly fishing history

$19.50
xxeib45616

Plotting the Golden West: American Literature and the Rhetoric of the California Trail


FENDER, STEPHEN

Super octavo hardcover in d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press 1981

KEYWORDS: specials Stephen Fender America USA literature California Gold rush history 19th century american literary cultural history

$12.00
xxeic45758

Cochrane


THOMAS, DONALD

Paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Star Books 1978

KEYWORDS: specials Donald Thomas maritime adventure Admiral Lord Cochrane Sea-Wolf Napoleon biography history maritime history

$95.00
2c12a/20

Through the British Commonwealth


New Zealand, New Guineam, Papua, Hong Kong; The Lord Mayor's Show; Australia and Tasmania; The Opening of Parliament; India, Ceylonm, Burma & Singapore; Through Irak, Palestine to East Africa; Canada,

MEAD, STELLA & EULALIE (Illus)

12 parts (complete set), super octavo, illustrated stapled wrappers, approx 20pp per volume, illus, all vols VG (some rubbing & fading to boards, rust marks from staples, tanning & foxing)

PUBLISHER: Amex Company Letchworth (year?)

KEYWORDS: Stella Mead Eulalie children's literature Brtish Commonwealth history geography history travel

$25.00
xxcva46366

Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River


DIETRICH, WILLIAM

Softcover super octavo (nr fine); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: University of Washington Press 1996

KEYWORDS: specials William Dietrich Columbia River hydroelectricity exploration settlers irrigation fishermen farmer engineering industry history natural history politics

$12.00
xxchc46916

The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady


HOLDEN, EDITH

softcover super octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Webb & Bower 1989

KEYWORDS: natural history edwardian history edith holden arts english countryside specials

$14.00
xxcsa46975

The Glory of Montclair: Past and Present - The Ultimate Guide


CACIOPPO, RICHARD K.

paperback quarto (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Dream City Publishing Company

KEYWORDS: specials montclair new jersey new york history america travel history

$26.50
2f9b/16

The Bonanza West: The Story of the Western Mining Rushes 1848-1900


GREEVER, WILLIAM S

Super octavo, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering in black square to spine, brown top edges, xiv + 430pp, illus, nr fine (owner's name in pencil to fep) in VG+ d/w (slight bruising to lower spine & lower front edge, slight rubbing to rear)

PUBLISHER: University of Oklahoma Press 1968

KEYWORDS: William S Greever American history gold fields California Nevada Colorado Montana Idaho Klondike Yukon western history culture politics religion social culture

$18.50
xxcra47085

Seven Deadly Sins of Gardening and the Vices and Virtues of Gardeners


MUSGRAVE, TOBY & CALNAN, MIKE

Small octavo hardcover (VG+) in VG+ d/w; all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: The National Trust 2006

KEYWORDS: specials Toby Musgrave Mike Calnan National Trust gardening gardeners history stories natural history

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