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1 ANNABELL, N. (foreword) OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE NEW ZEALAND ENGINEERS DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
Wanganui Evans, Cobb & Sharpe, Ltd. 1927 Hard Cover 
Octavo, light brown cloth lettered and decorated in black, [9], 314pp., mono. photo. illustrations, nine full-page maps ("under separate cover" map not available). Text block tanned, edges a little more remarkably browned, but little internal foxing; large (fairly ungainly) signature in coloured pencil at fly-leaf; very minor soiling at binding, and minimal wear. A sound square, reasonably presentable copy. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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2 BLAIKLOCK, E.M. (Grammaticus) BETWEEN THE FOOTHILLS AND THE RIDGE: A TALE OF TWO CLIMBERS
Palmerston North The Dunmore Press 1981 0908564724 / 9780908564729 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 104pp. Just a touch of foxing at fore-edge, minimal wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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3 BORMAN, C.A. DIVISIONAL SIGNALS (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945)
Wellington War History Branch/Dept. of Internal Affairs 1954 First Edition Hard Cover 
Large octavo, red cloth, gilt title at spine, mono. photo. fronts., xvii + 540pp.mono. photo. illustrations, maps and diagrams (7 folding). No dustwrapper, volume shaken (some play in joints but no detachments), text edges browned, some foxing/browning at outer margins. Cloth very good. A good, usable copy, with 2 N.Z.E.F. presentation label at front paste-down endpaper. (L/Cpl. J.A.F. Ball, Div. Signals, Middle East) 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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4 BULLOCK, Margaret THE WANGANUI RIVER: SKETCH AND STORY
Wanganui A.D. Willis Soft Cover David Clarke 
Small, square quarto, publisher's illustrated wraps bound with fine cord tie, unpaginated [pp.24], 12 litho illustrations. Minor soiling at wraps, very slight internal foxing, scarcely remarkable except for inner margins at centrefold, very slight wear only. Very good, sound. A nice copy. Not dated [1897]. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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5 CAMPBELL, John Logan POENAMO: SKETCHES OF EARLY DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND: ROMANCE AND REALITY OF ANTIPODEAN LIFE IN THE INFANCY OF A NEW COLONY
Christchurch Whitcombe and Tombs 1953 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, mono. portrait fronts., xvii + 239pp., mono. illustrations, folding map. Light foxing at edges and endpapers, unclipped dustwrapper with some minor foxing and soiling, and minor edge-wear. A very good, sound copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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6 CHAPPLE, L.J.B., and BARTON, Cranleigh EARLY MISSIONARY WORK IN WHANGANUI (1840-1850)
Wanganui H.I. Jones & Son Limited 1930 Hard Cover Poor 
Octavo, grey printed paper over boards, mono. fronts., 119pp., mono. portrait illustration. Dustwrapper browned, and with tears and repairs, chiefly at spine; loss not very extensive. Light foxing at early leaves, overall a little tanned. Book good, sound. Clear protective wrap. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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7 ELLIOTT, Sir James FIRTH OF WELLINGTON
Auckland Whitcombe & Tombs Limited 1937 First Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, black composite, gilt, mono. portrait fronts., 228pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No dustwrapper, gilt at spine dulled, text edges browned/foxed, much less foxing internally. No significant wear. A good, sound copy. Birthday gift inscription at fly-leaf. (1938) 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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8 FALLA, Molly A KEA ON MY BED
Auckland Collins 1975 Reprint Hard Cover Good 
Quarto, illustrated endpapers, 40pp., profusely illustrated in colour and mono. Dustwrapper with a couple of closed marginal tears, and very minor soiling. A good, sound copy, with prize bookplate at half-title (Waitahinga School). 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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9 GRAINER, John THE AUCKLAND STORY: NEW ZEALAND'S QUEEN CITY AND ITS CITIZENS THROUGH THE YEARS
Wellington A.H. & A.W. Reed 1953 First Edition Soft Cover 
Quarto, line portrait fronts., 104pp., mono. illustrations. Creasing at spine, slight spine lean, minor edge wear, no major defects. A clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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10 GRANT, A.K. THE PAUA AND THE GLORY
Auckland George Allen & Unwin 1982 0868610135 / 9780868610139 First Edition Soft Cover Tom Scott 
Quarto, map endpapers, 112pp., cartoon illustrations. Small soil at fore-edge, minor wear at wraps. A good, sound copy. Christmas gift inscription at half-title. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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11 GREFFITHS, George THE GREAT FLOOD OF '78: AN ILLUSTRATED COMMEMORATIVE
John McIndoe 1978 0908565887 / 9780908565887 First Edition Soft Cover 
Small quarto pamphlet, stiff pictorial wraps, 32pp., profusely illustrated in mono. Wraps partially browned, and with very slight foxing. No significant wear. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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12 HAYES, Hanafi HAYES OVER NEW ZEALAND
Auckland Methues 1981 045602820X / 9780456028209 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, photo-illustrated endpapers, 232pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Dustwrapper with a little marginal wear, and slightly discolored; book with minor edge-soiling. No major defects. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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13 HENDERSON, Jim OFFICIAL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45: 22 BATTALION
Wellington War History Branch/Dept. of Internal Affairs 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Poor 
Octavo, red cloth, gilt title at spine, xvi + 187pp., mono. photo. illustrations, maps in text, and seven folding maps in colour, or coloured in outline. A little shaken, with some space behind headband, but still square and sound; text block edges tanned and with very minor soiling, fly-leaf clipped at corner, and with small mark in pen. Pictorial dustwrapper torn, browned and stained, with crude repairs, but near complete, and now in clear protective wrap. Maps with some creasing at edges, but generally sharp, clean and sound. 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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14 HOLLAND, Martin, and BOSTON, Jonathan (eds.) THE FOURTH LABOUR GOVERNMENT: POLITICS AND POLICY IN NEW ZEALAND
Auckland Oxford University Press 1990 0195582136 / 9780195582130 Second Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, publsiher's printed white wraps, viii + 296pp. Very minor bump at bottom corner, negligible wear. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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15 LEYS, Thomson W. A WEIRD REGION: NEW ZEALAND LAKES, TERRACES, GEYSERS, AND VOLCANOES
Auckland H. Brett 1887 New Edition, Completely Revised Soft Cover 
Quarto, publisher's dark pictorial wraps, double-page colour fronts., 68pp., 16 further full-page colour illustrations, 3 mono. illustrations, double-page map. Wraps detached and extremely worn with some loss, contents browned at edges and with some corner creasing; double page colour a little worn, partially split at centrefold, and with marginal browning/foxing; remainder of contents reasonably good, with some marginal foxing, neither terribly heavy nor extensive. A binding copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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16 LEYS, Thomson W. A WEIRD REGION: NEW ZEALAND LAKES, TERRACES, GEYSERS, AND VOLCANOES, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE ERUPTION OF TARAWERA
New Zealand Newspapers, Ltd. 1941 New Edition, Completely Revised Soft Cover 
Quarto, textured violet printed pictorial wraps, 57pp., printed in double-column, mono. illustrations, double-page map. Mild soiling at wraps, small bump with creasing at top corner, no significant defects. A sound, reasonably presentable copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 McLINTOCK, A.H. THE HISTORY OF OTAGO: THE ORIGINS AND GROWTH OF A WAKEFIELD CLASS SETTLEMENT
Christchurch Capper Press 1975 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
Thick, large octavo, folding map fonts., xxiii + 829pp., mono. illustrations. A little shaken, with some cosmetic creasing at spine, minor edge-wear, edges a little tanned; a few notes in pen at rear free endpaper, pen line under erratum note (preceding main text). A good, presentable copy in dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. Heavy. Please ask about shipping rates if outside the U.K. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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18 MILLAR, J. Halket ACROSS THE MARBLE MOUNTAIN RADIANT GOLDEN BAY BECKONS TO A PARADISE OF RESTFULNESS
N.P. R. Lucas & Son Soft Cover A.F.S. Lewis and D. Martin 
Landscape octavo pamphlet, publisher's printed wraps, 16pp., all with photo. illustrations, folding map at rear. Very minor soiling and a little discoloration at wraps, map with bookseller's stamp at reverse, and with a bit of marginal creasing. Very good, sound. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 MILLER, F.W.G. THE WAKATIPU CENTENNIAL STORY OR THE BEARDED MEN
Queenstown Queenstown and District Centennial Committee 1965 Soft Cover 
Quarto, stiff pictorial wraps, 79pp., profusely illustrated in mono., and with map. Light soiling/rubbing at rear wrap, light wear only. Related pencil notes at title. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 MUNRO, J.R. GABRIEL'S GULLY CENTENNIAL
Otago Daily Times 1961 First Edition Soft Cover 
Quarto, dark yellow pictorial wraps, 47pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Some very minor soiling, and minimal wear. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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