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$45.00
2d2a/15

Angels & Aristocrats: Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections


KISLER, MARY

Inscribed & signed by author, quarto, illus heavy card boards, ribbon bookmark, black eps, 400pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Godwit / Random House 2010

KEYWORDS: Mary Kisler New Zealand European art history public gallery collections history signed

$145.00
2f51/40

Easter Island Studies: Contributions to the History of Rapanui in Memory of William T Mulloy


Oxbow Monograph 32

FISCHER, STEVEN ROGER (Ed)

Folio, illus light card covers with white lettering to black spine, frontispiece, xiii + 247pp, illus, nr fine

PUBLISHER: Oxbow Books 1993

KEYWORDS: Easter Island Rapanui history archaeology anthropology natural history Rapanui language arts crafts academic papers articles

$190.00
2s1/3

Poyntzfield: The McKenzies of Lower Rangitikei


KNIGHT, ROB

Imperial octavo, brown boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece map, iii + 256pp, illus, VG (light foxing & tanning to page edges, owner's name & address in ink to fep) in d/w, VG- (heavy fading to spine & sides, light chaffing & creasing to edges & flap folds, some tanning to inside)

PUBLISHER: RJ Knight 1975

KEYWORDS: Rob Knight New Zealand history Poyntzfield McKenzie family history Rangitikei

$45.00
2s2/12

The Imperial Services Library Volume 2: The Uniforms & History of the Scottish Regiments: Britain-Canada-Australia- New Zealand-South Africa 1625 to the Present Day


BARNES, MAJOR R MONEY & ALLEN, C. KENNEDY

This volume only (complete in itself), imperial octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering in black panel to spine, upper page edges stained red, frontispiece, 351pp, illus, VG- (moderate staining to spine & front board, light bruising & fraying to spine extrems, light tanning to page edges, prelims & terminals)

PUBLISHER: Seeley Service & Co 1960

KEYWORDS: Major R Money Barnes C Kennedy Allen Scottish regiments Britain New Zealand Australia South Africa Canada military history uniforms regimental history weaponry decoration ornaments

$27.50
xxser93420

What's in the Name?, The Origin of the Street and Suburb Names of Invercargill, Bluff, Otatara


MCARTHUR, WENDY J.

Signed and Inscribed by the Author Octavo Softcover (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 costs.

PUBLISHER: Wendy J. McArthur 2006

KEYWORDS: specials Wendy J McArthur History New Zealand origin names Invercargill Bluff Otatara South Island History signed

$55.00
2s10/11

Riccarton Bush: Putaringamotu: Natural History and Management


MOLLOY, BRIAN (Ed)

Limited numbered edition, small quarto, illus glossy heavy card boards, frontispiece, xiv + 330pp, illus, VG+ (nick to spine base, owner's name & address stamped blacked out to fep)

PUBLISHER: Riccarton Bush Trust 1995

KEYWORDS: Brian Molloy New Zealand Christchurch Riccarton Bush Putaringamotu history environment natural history plants animals

$165.00
2s11/28

The History of Policing in New Zealand Volume Four: A Policeman's Paradise? Policing a Stable Society 1918-1945


DUNSTALL, GRAEME

This volume only, association copy dated, inscribed & signed by Graeme Dunstall and given to the Hon. Judith Tizard who launched the book, imperial octavo, blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, illus eps, xii + 528pp, illus, nr fine, in d/w, nr fine

PUBLISHER: The Dunmore Press / Dept of Internal Affairs 1999

KEYWORDS: Graeme Dunstall New Zealand Police FOrce history policing social history

$27.50
xxfkj95267

The War in Iraq: A Photo History


n/a

Quarto hardcover (VG+) 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: Regan Books/ Harper Collins 2003

KEYWORDS: war military history American British Iraqi invasion photography photographs photographic history Saddam Hussein

$25.00
xxsgo96835

Memoirs of the Indian Museum


RAY, H. C.

Slim, quarto softcover (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: Manager of publications 1956

KEYWORDS: history indian museum natural history

$28.50
xxksa97474

The Gib: Mount Gibraltar Southern Highlands


LEMANN, JANE & ELPHICK, MICHAEL ET AL (Eds)

large quarto hardcover (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: Mount Gibraltar Landcare / Wingecarribee SHire COuncil n/d

KEYWORDS: Australia New South Wales The Gib history Bowral Trachyte quarries natural history

$125.00
1w39/9

The Transvaal War Album: The British Forces in South Africa


ROBINSON, COMMANDER C. N. (Ed)

Folio, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board, gilt illus to front boards, a.e.g., patterned eps, illus title page, ii + 268pp, illus, VG- (heavy scuffing & chaffing to boards, some staining to boards, bruising & fraying to spine extrems and board edges & corners, 3cm closed tear/split to lower gutter edge of several pages)

PUBLISHER: Geo. Newnes Ltd (n/d)

KEYWORDS: Britain British military history South Africa Transvaal war pictorial photographic history

$60.00
1j43a/7

Macquarie Island


CUMPSTON, J. S.

Imperial octavo, green cloth boards with gilt lettering in darker green decorative panel to spine, illus eps, frontispiece, xii + 380pp, illus, VG (some tanning & foxing to page edges, light foxing to prelims & terminals, staining to rear board) in d/w, poor (back completely missing, rear flap loosely enclosed, spine front & front flap also present, sellotape-residue staining to spine side)

PUBLISHER: Antarctic Division Dept. of External Affairs 1968

KEYWORDS: New Zealand Macquarie Island subantarctic history ships shipwrecks naturical marine history

$32.50
xxfpf98671

The Origins of European Dissent


MOORE, R. I.

Octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them vable. 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 Lane Penguin 1977

KEYWORDS: Europe European history religion religious history

$15.00
xxfqc99118

English Colonization of North America


FOWLER, ELAINE W. & WRIGHT LOUIS B.

Ocatvo softcover (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: Edward Arnold Ltd 1968

KEYWORDS: history United States America History Colonial period

$25.00
xxshw100045

In Her Hand: letters of romantic-era British women writers in New Zealand collections


MCLEAN, THOMAS (ed) & ROGERS, CANDLER SHEFFIELD (ed)

octavo softcover (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: University of Otago English department 2013

KEYWORDS: language New Zealand history literature history

$16.50
xxsir101196

The Amazing World of James Hector


NATHAN, SIMON (Ed.) & VARNHAM, MARY (Ed.)

Octavo softcover (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: Awa Press 2008

KEYWORDS: explorer exploring geology natural history medicine biography James Hector new zealand history

$30.00
xxskk102824

The Playful Crowd: Pleasure Places in the Twentieth Century


CROSS, GARY S. & WALTON, JOHN K.

Square super octavo hardcover (Nr Fine) 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: Columbia University Press 2005

KEYWORDS: history culture twentieth century blackpool coney island england united kingdom america new york history of leisure

$38.50
xxskl102826

Desiring Arabs


MASSAD, JOSEPH A.

Imperial octavo hardcover (Nr Fine) 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: The University of Chicago Press 2007

KEYWORDS: arab muslim history western imperialism cultural academic history

$34.50
xxkun103901

Glimpses into Life in Malayan Lands


THOMSON, JOHN TURNBULL & HALL-JONES, JOHN (Intro)

Octavo softcover (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 keeps postage costs down.

PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press 1984

KEYWORDS: Malaysia Malaya history Straits Singapore Penang social history

$110.00
2e11a/46

The New Zealand Wars: A History of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period. Volume I 1845-64 and Volume II The Hauhau Wars 1864-72


COWAN, JAMES

2 volume set, octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board, patterened eps, frontispiece, xx + 471pp (vol 1), xx +560pp (vol 2), illus, VG+ (light soiling & foxing to page edges, owner's name to title page of both volumes) in d/w, VG (light foxing, light fading to spines, some creasing to edges)

PUBLISHER: R. E. Owen Government Printer 1955 (vol 1) / 1956 (vol 2)

KEYWORDS: New Zealand wars military history pioneering Maori history hauhau wars

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