Annual Registers For 1752 & 1826 or, A View of the History, Politics and Literature For the Years 1759, and 1826, half red morocco, ex General Assembly Library with stamps and crest to covers.
2 Barker, Lady
Station Amusements In New Zealand first edition, red cloth, also, Historical Records Of New Zealand, Vol 1, by Robert McNab. Twelve Years In Canterbury New Zealand, by Mrs Charles Thomson, 1867, FEP & frontis detached, 1954 N.Z. Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc Royal Meeting Official Programme and leather holder
No Image3 Binney, Judith
A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki, paperback edition, 1997, together with, An Illustrated History Of New Zealand 1820-1920, The People And The Land Te Tangata me Te Whenua, by Judith Binney, Judith Bassett and Erik Olssen, first ed, 1990, softcover.
No Image4 Bracken, Thomas
Musings In Maoriland
With An Historical Sketch by Sir Robert Stout and Preface by Sir George Grey, Arthur T Keirle, Dunedin, 1890, inscribed on the FEP by the publisher, half burgundy leather, cloth gilt, together with Captain Dumont D’Urville’s Visit to Tologa Bay by S Percy Smith, from Transactions of the New Zealand Institute, Volume XLI, 1908, John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1909, printed paper wraps with later burgundy cloth boards, also, Chapmans Centenary Memorial of Captain Cook’s Description Of New Zealand, 1870.
No Image5 Brereton, Lt. Col. Cyprian Bridge
No Roll Of Drums
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, 1947, brown cloth, together with, History Of The Nelson Institute by Lt. Col. C. B. Brereton, 1948. After Many Days Sketches In Australia And New Zealand by the late John Park Salisbury, London, 1907. Historical Southland by F. G. Hall-Jones, published by H & J Smith, Ltd, Invercargill, 1945, blue cloth, spine sunned.
6 Brookes, Edwin Stanley
Frontier Life, Taranaki, New Zealand With Maps And Sketches, printed and published by H Brett, Auckland, 1892, blue cloth gilt, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image7 Buick, Thomas Lindsay
Four Volumes By The Author
The Mystery Of The Moa New Zealand’s Avian Giant, Thomas Avery, New Plymouth, 1931. The French At Akaroa, 1928. The Treaty Of Waitangi, 1914. New Zealand’s First War, 1926.
8 Buller, Rev. James
Forty Years In New Zealand Including A Personal Narrative, An Account Of Maoridom and of the Christianization And Colonization Of The Country. Hodder And Stoughton, London, 1878, blue cloth gilt, new EP’s.
No Image9 Buller, Rev. James
New Zealand Past And Present
Hodder And Stoughton, London, 1880, folding frontis map, brown cloth, together with, Colonial Experiences or Incidents And Reminiscences of Thirty-Four Years In New Zealand by An Old Colonist, Chapman And Hall, London, 1877, orig blind stamped brown cloth. Sorrows And Joys of a New Zealand Naturalist by H Guthrie Smith, signed limited edition, 11/1000, 1936, green cloth, and Bird Life On Island And Shore by H Guthrie-Smith, 1925.
10 Carrick, RoEst $100 - 150
New Zealand’s Lone Lands
Being Brief Notes Of A Visit To The Outlying Islands Of The Colony. George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1892, with an illustrated sketch of The Auckland Islands, half tan calf, ex General Assembly Library, with stamp to TP and embossed crest to cover. Rare copy.
11 Cottrell, WilliamEst $100 - 150
Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era
An Illustrated History 1830-1900, Reed, 2006, navy blue cloth, DJ, a fine copy.
12 Cowan, James
A Trader In Cannibal Land The Life and Adventures of Captain Tapsell. A. H. & A. W. Reed, Dunedin, 1935, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library, spine cocked.
No Image13 Cowan, James
Official History of the New Zealand International Exhibition of Arts And Industries
Held at Christchurch, 1906-7, A Descriptive and Historical Account, John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1910, blue cloth gilt, together with the Official History of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, Wellington, 1939-40.Both ex General Assembly New Zealand Library.
No Image14 Downey, J. F.
Gold-Mines of the Hauraki District New Zealand
G. H. Loney, Government Printer, Wellington, 1935, green cloth, ex General Assembly Library, together with Quartz Reefs of the West Coast Mining District New Zealand by the same author, 1928.
15 Easdale, Nola
Kairuri The Measurer Of Land The Life Of The 19th Century Surveyor Pictured In His Art And Writings. Highgate/Price Milburn, 1998, blue cloth, DJ with clear platic outer.
No Image16Est $100 - 200
Facsimiles of the Declaration of Independence and the Treaty Of Waitangi
R. E. Owen, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1960, full maroon cloth.
No Image17 Furkert, F. W.
Early New Zealand Engineers
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, 1953, full maroon leather, spine sunned, together with 2 New Zealand forestry volumes, all ex General Assembly Library.
No Image18 Furkert, F. W.
Early New Zealand Engineers
first edition 1953, DJ, together with, Maratoto Gold by Ann Bale, and Gold Mining At Waihi by J. B. McAra.
19 George French Angas (After)Est $300 - 500
The New Zealanders Illustrated (7 Plates)
coloured lithographs by J Giles, together with 6 text pages, all unframed.
20 Gibbs, PhilipEst $150 - 250
Australasia; The Britains Of The South
Cassell And Company, Limited, London, first edition, 1903, decorative blue cloth, ex General Assembly Library. A very scarce volume.
21 Gudgeon, Thomas WaythEst $100 - 150
The Defenders Of New Zealand H Brett, Auckland, rebound half grey leather, red cloth gilt.
22 Hall-Jones, F. G.
Kelly of Inverkelly The Story Of Settlement In Southland 1824-1860, published by The Southland Historical Committee, 1944, printed by the Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, blue cloth.
23 Hayter, Henry HeylynEst $100 - 200
Illustrated Handbook Of Victoria Together with the Official Catalogue of Exhibits in the Victorian Court. New Zealand And South Seas International Exhibition, Dunedin, 1889-90, Robert S Brain, Govt Prtinter, Melbourne, 1889, with numerous folding plates and full page illustrations, quarter light blue cloth, printed boards. A very scarce volume.
24 Henry, J. D.Est $200 - 400
Oil Fields Of New Zealand
With Some Critical Notes On The Colonial Oil Situations Of Today, Oil Fields Of The Empire Series No 2, numerous maps and diagrams (specially drawn) and Reproductions of photographs. Printed by Bradbury, Agnew, & Co, Ltd, London, first edition, 1911, green cloth gilt with whare roof lintels and hei tiki motif embossed in black, ex General Assembly Library, spine sunned. Rare.
No Image25 “Hinemoa”Est $100 - 150
The Travels of a New Zealand Feather
and Other Tales, printed by J. B. Innes, Wellington, 1892, red cloth gilt, a very scarce copy.
No Image26 Hursthouse, Charles
An Account of the Settlement of New Plymouth.
Smith, Elder And Co, London, 1849, rebound green cloth with original covers laid down, also, The New Zealanders in Sinai and Palestine by Lieut-Col. C Guy Powles, and a 3 volume set of Reminisences Of A Veteran.
(-) The Imperial Album Of New Zealand Scenery (Vols I & II)
Published jointly by McKee & Gamble, Wellington, and Wheeler & Son, Christchurch, ND, c1899, dark green cloth, gilt embossed titles, oblong folio, bindings worn, spines poor, some detached pages and edge wear.
The Imperial Album of New Zealand Scenery (2 vols)
Vol 1 published by Gordon & Gotch, Vol 2 by McKee & Co and Wheeler & Son, ND c1900, red cloth, Vol 1 prelims missing, 1st extent page pp3, Vol 2, page 208 missing and part of 308, covers poor
No Image29 John Mackay, Govt PrinterEst $200 - 300
New Zealand Railway Maps, North & South Island
two linen backed folding maps bound in a burgundy leather binding, title and ex owners name embossed in gilt, together with an N.Z.R.1904 Engineering Book, a New Zealand Department Of Roads black morocco ledger, Bidders Tables, linen backed folding chart by George P Bidder, Civil Engineer, printed and published by Vacher & Sons, Lithographers & Printers, Westminster, c1870
30 Leys, Thomson, W. (Editor)Est $100 - 200
Brett’s Colonists Guide And Cyclopedia Of Useful Knowledge Being A Compendium Of Information By Practical Colonists, illustrated with 553 Plates. H Brett, General Printer And Publisher, Auckland, 1897, 1208pp, dec brown cloth gilt.
31Est $100 - 150
Maoriland Illustrated Handbook To New Zealand Issued by the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand (Limited). George Robertson And Co (Limited), Melbourne, first edition, 1884, illus including folding map, adverts etc, rebound brown cloth with original front cover laid down.
No Image32 McGeorge, J. H. W.
self published by the author, 1963, grey cloth, ex General Assembly Library. Rare.
No Image33 Mulgan, David
The Kiwi’s First Wings
The Story of the Walsh Brothers and the New Zealand Flying School 1910-1924, The Wingfield Press, Wellington, 1960, together with, 3 booklets on NZ Buses, and 3 on NZ Motorcycle heritage. Ex General Assembly Library.
No Image34 Musgrave, Captain ThomasEst $100 - 150
Castaway Of The Auckland Isles
A Narrative Of The Wreck Of The Grafton And Of The Escape Of The Crew After Twenty Months Suffering, Together With Some Account Of The Aucklands edited by John J Shillinglaw. Lockwood And Co, London, first edition, 1866, red cloth.
Two Nelson Directories
one for 1907, lacking front cover, with many hand written diary entries, together with a facsimile 1859 Nelson Directory, reprinted in 1969
Three New Zealand Centennial Exhibition Booklets Official Souvenir Catalogue, Special Souvenir, and 1840-1940 New Zealand Centennial booklet.
No Image37Est $100 - 150
Official Catalogue And Souvenir of the New Zealand International Exhibition 1906-1907 (3 copies)
Published by Authority By The Christchurch Press Co Limited, 2 bound in full tooled green morocco gilt, the other half morocco, one with original red printed card wrapper, all ex General Assembly New Zealand Library.
No Image38Est $100 - 150
New Zealand International Exhibition, 1906-7 (3 vols)
comprising, British Government Exhibit Official Catalogues, Section 1, Art and Section 2, Education, Social Economy, Naval And Military, Medals, Coins And Seals, Geography And Exploration, Meteorology, Photography, both half blue morocco, also, various British Government Commissioners reports from the exhibition, bound in half red morocco, all ex General Assembly New Zealand Library.
39Est $100 - 150
The New Zealand Pilot Including The Chatham Islands, The Off-Lying Islands Southward Of New Zealand, And Kermadec Islands, chiefly from surveys made by H. M. Ships Acheron And Pandora, Captain J Lort Stokes And Commander Byron Drury, 1848-55, seventh edition, purple cloth, ex Genenral Assembly Library.
New Zealand Tours And Excursions (Auckland District)
printed wrappers with later outer blue cloth, together with, Fifty Facts About Australasia by James Macgregor, with an authentic map, 1883, and The Australasian Bee Manual, 1886, all ex General Assembly Library.
No Image41 Paul, The Hon. J. T.
Some Dark Shadows and High Lights of Industrial History, A Souvenir of the Twenty-First Birthday of the Dunedin Tailoresses Union, printed at the Otago Daily Times Office, 1910, together with, Agriculture in New Zealand, 1906 and An Introduction To The Grasses Of New Zealand, 1936, ex General Assembly Library.
42 Pyke, Vincent
History of the Early Gold Discoveries In Otago first ed 1887, red cloth, lacks TP, spine taped, boards worn.
No Image43 Reid, R. C.Est $100 - 200
Rambles on The Golden Coast of The South Island of New Zealand
Reid & Co, Printers And Publishers, “West Coast Times”, Hokitika, first ed, 1884, illus with col litho frontis and 25 monochrome plates, pic cloth brds, spine poor. Rare copy.
Report on The Mining Industry of New Zealand
being papers paid before Parliament during the session of 1886. George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1887, with illus and folding tables, brown cloth with, The Handbook Of New Zealand Mines 1887, frontis map torn in half, brown cloth worn.
45 Rose, RichardEst $100 - 150
The Australian Guide and (The New Zealand Guide)
A Manual Of Practical Advice and Handbook of Useful Information for the Capitalist, Manufacture, Farmer, Storekeeper, Emigrant, And Consignee. Pub by E Rose, London, first ed 1880, also, New Zealand As A Tourist and Health Resort, The Hot Lakes etc, by Thos Cook & Son, c1905, and Adventures In Geyserland, first ed 1934.
No Image46 Richards, Captain G. H. & Evans, Mr F. J.Est $250 - 400
The New Zealand Pilot From Surveys Made In H. M. Ships Acheron And Pandora, Captain J Lort Stokes and Commander Byron Drury. Printed For The Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, London, 1856, half burgundy morocco, ex General Assembly Library, sig to TP.Rare.
No Image47 Richards, Captain G. H. & Evans, Mr F. J. Master, R. N.Est $150 - 300
The New Zealand Pilot
From Surveys Made In H. M. Ships Acheron And Pandora, Captain J Lort Stokes and Commander Byron Drury, second ed, 1859, blue cloth, new EP’s. Rare.
No Image48 Richards, Captain G. H. & Evans, Mr F. J. Master, R. N.Est $100 - 200
The New Zealand Pilot
From Surveys Made In H. M. Ships Acheron And Pandora, Captain J Lort Stokes And Commander Byron Drury, third ed 1864, full calf, brds detached, ex General Assembly Library. Rare
49 Richards, Captain G. H. & Evans, Mr F. J. Master, R.N.Est $100 - 200
The New Zealand Pilot From Surveys Made In H. M. Acheron & Pandora, Captain J Lort Stokes and Commander Byron Drury 1848-55 Also The Chatham Islands And The Off-Lying Islands Southward Of New Zealand, fourth ed 1875, rebound green cloth, ex General Assembly Library
No Image50 Richards, Captain G. H. & Evans, Mr F. J. Master R. N.Est $150 - 300
The New Zealand Pilot
From Surveys Made In H. M. Ships Acheron And Pandora, Captain J Lort Stokes and Commander Byron Drury, 1848-55, Including Also The Chatham Islands And The Off-Lying Islands Of Southward Of New Zealand, sixth ed 1891, purple cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
51 Siers, Judy
The Life and Times of James Walter Chapman-Taylor Millwood 2007, folio, brown cloth, DJ.
1937 Springboks NZ Tour Itinerary Booklet
Ticket & Programme From Last Athletic Park Test Match 26th June, 1999
No Image54 Thompson, G. E.
Official Record of the New Zealand and South Seas International Exhibition
Dunedin 1925-1926, light blue cloth, together with, The New Zealand Jurists Reports comprising Reports Of Cases in the Supreme Court of New Zealand and in the Court of Appeal of New Zealand, ed by G. B. Barton, New Series Vol I 1875-6, brown cloth with orig leather spine strip laid down. Official Volume Of Proceedings of the First New Zealand Town-Planning Conference And Exhibition, Wellington, 20th to 23rd May, 1919. All 3 ex General Assembly Library.
No Image55 Trollope, Anthony
Being A Portion Of The Work Entitled “Australia And New Zealand” By The Same Author. Chapman And Hall, London, 1874, large folding frontis map, half red morocco, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image56 Tucker, Miss
The Southern Cross and Southern Crown
or, The Gospel In New Zealand, third edition, James Nisbet And Co, London, 1856, full calf with embossed gilt building to the cover, inscriptions to FEP
No Image57 Vercoe, Graham
Historic Racing Cars Of New Zealand
Reed, 1991, beige cloth, no DJ, also Ford In New Zealand. Both ex General Assembly Library.
No Image58 von Haast, H. F.
The Life And Times of Sir Julius von Haast
Explorer, Geologist, Museum Builder, Wellington, 1948, blue cloth, DJ (torn along top edge), also, History of New Zealand 1642-1861 by Alfred Saunders, Whitcombe & Tombs, Wellington, 1896, green cloth. Handbook of New Zealand, with maps and plates (Fourth Ed, Revised) by James Hector, 1886, lacks spine strip, boards, FEP, TP detached.
Wellington Airport Official 1959 Opening Ephemera
including Official Souvenir Brochure, Enclosure Seating Ticket, Tram Ticket and letter.
60 Williams, William, (Archdeacon of Waiapu)Est $150 - 300
Sir George Greys Copy of Dictionary of the New Zealand Language
signed twice to the title page by Grey, second edition, Williams And Norgate, London, 1852, original blind stamped cloth, sunned.
No Image61Est $100 - 200
Five Antique Volumes on Surveying, Mining, Tables etc
Crockers Elements of Land Surveying, New Edition by T. G. Bunt, 1841, original blind stamped green cloth, . Mining And Engineering and Miners Guide by Henry A Gordon, , Samuel Costall, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1894, inscribed on the TP by the author, brown cloth. Practical Geodesy by J Butler Williams, John W Parker, London, 1846, quarter cloth, plain boards, spine split and sunned. Extracts From Spongs Dictionary Of Engineering, blue cloth. Table of Logarithms to Seven Places Of Decimals Of Numbers 1 to 108000, ND, full tan calf.
Five Historical Volumes
Old England and New Zealand by Alfred Simmons, Edward Stanford, London, 1879, green cloth, HT & TP uncut. Wandering On The Islands Of Wonders (New Zealand) by Bohumil Pospisil, 1935, blue cloth. Tales of a Pioneer, Episodes In The Life Of Alfred Saunders, selected and arranged by His Two Youngest Daughters, 1927, stiff boards. 2 volume set of The New Zealand Wars and the pioneering period by James Cowan, Capper Press reprint, 1983.
No Image63Est $100 - 150
Six New Zealand Historical Volumes
The Wonderland Of The Antipodes, Sketches of Travel in the Northern Island of New Zealand by J Ernest Tinne, first ed 1873, with authors inscription, blue cloth gilt. The Antecedents and Early Life of Valentine Savage, known as Taina recounted by G. M. Henderson. Station Amusements in New Zealand by Lady Barker, first ed 1873, (poor copy). Rambles In New Zealand 1839 by John Carne Bidwill, Ltd Ed of 350. Farthest North and Farthest East both by A. H. Reed.
Four NZ Mining/Engineering Volumes
The New Zealand Mining Handbook (with maps and illustrations) ed by P Galvin, Wellington, 1906, brown cloth. Proceedings, Papers, Remits, and Discussions of the Dominion Mining Conference held at Dunedin, New Zealand February 3rd to 6th, 1926, red cloth. New Zealand Water-Powers Etc, 1904, half morocco. Regulations Relating To The Examination of Engineers in the Mercantile Marine, John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1902, half blue morocco. All ex General Assembly Library.
Collection of NZ Political Booklets
All 20th century subject matter. Ex General Assembly Library.
Collection of NZ Political Booklets
All 20th century subject matter. Ex General Assembly Library.
Collection of NZ Railway Locomotive & Steam Booklets
All ex General Assembly Library.
Five NZ Railway Locomotives Volumes
All ex General Assembly Library.
Selection of NZ Cartoon Books Including, Look Pleasant by A S Paterson. Cartoons from Tomorrow by Kennaway. Peoples Voice Cartoons by Dromgoole, and 11 copies of Bogor by Burton.
70 Acland, L. G. D.
The Early Canterbury Runs Whitcombe And Tombs Limited, first series, 1930, brown cloth.
71 Auckland City CouncilEst $100- 150
Auckland Old and Recent Views 1852- 1910
The Brett Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd Auckland, 1910, oblong folio, full green morocco gilt, together with St Mary’s Bay, Auckland a collection of photographs by Kim Goldwater, both ex General Assembly Library.
72 Bagnall, A. G.
Wairarapa An Historical Excursion first ed with DJ, 1976.
Borough Of Palmerston North By-Law No 1 1920 Turnbull, Hickson & Gooder, Ltd, Printers, Jervois Quay, Wellington, 1920, quarter leather
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 2 Auckland Provincial District, published by The Cyclopedia Company, Limited, Christchurch, 1902, rebound in burgundy cloth.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 3 Canterbury Provincial District, printed by Horace J Weeks, Limited, 1903, rebound in burgundy cloth.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 4 Otago And Southland Provincial Districts, printed by Horace J Weeks,Limited, Christchurch, 1905, half morocco.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand Volume 5 Nelson, Marlborough, And Westland Provincila Districts, first edition, 1906, half morocco, sunned and split to leather lower spine, pages 129-144 detached.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 5 Nelson, Marlborough And Westland Provincial Districts, printed by Horace J Weeks,Limited, Christchurch, 1906, half morocco.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 5 Nelson, Marlborough And Westland Provincial Districts, printed by Horace J Weeks, Limited, Christchurch, 1906, rebound in burgundy cloth
No Image80 Gage, Maxwell
The Makara and Karori Valleys
and Their Bearing Upon the Physiographic History of Wellington, Transactions of the Royal Society of N.Z. Vol 69, c1940, plus other bound transaction pages, rebound in green cloth, together with, Highway Maintenance by A Tyndall, 1927, and The Timbering Of Metalliferous Mines, all ex General Assembly Library.
No Image81 Gifford, W. H. & Williams, H Bradney
A Centennial History Of Tauranga
ND, with laid in compliments slip from both authors, 8 early pages taped, green cloth, together with the 1976 Capper Press reprint volume of the same book in fine condition.
No Image82 Kappa (Ward, John)
New Zealand, Nelson The Latest Settlement Of The New Zealand Company.
Smith Elder And Co, London, first edition, 1842, 44pp, adverts at end rebound quarter blue cloth, together with, Marlborough A Provincial History, 1940.
83 McAllister, Campbell
Old Taranaki And Its Mountain Millwood Press, first edition, 1976, with DJ.
No Image84Est $100 - 200
New Zealand Tours & Excursions (5 Vols)
Wanganui, Rotorua, Buller, Egmont and The Sounds & Marlborough, printed pictorial wrappers.
No Image85 Struthers, John
signed copy, with DJ, 1975, ex-libris, together with Wellington Suburbs And City Guide Maps Of Streets Illustrated by Palmer & Mahood, Publishers, Wellington, printed wrappers.
The Wellington Almanack and Diary 1866 Printed And Published By T McKenzie, Sold By William Lyon, Lambton Quay, 1866, rebound red cloth.
Nine Booklets/Reviews On Whakatane
No Image88 Wigram, Henry F.Est $100 - 150
The Story Of Christchurch New Zealand
The Lyttelton Times Co, Ltd, 1916, green cloth, together with, Province Of Canterbury List Of Purchased Sections 1863, full leather, lacks spine strip and taped, and Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 3, poor binding, and 4 volume set of The Adventures Of Peregrine Pickle, 1784.
No Image89Est $100 - 150
Four North Island Regional Volumes
Old Manawatu or The Wild Days Of The West by T Lindsay Buick, Buick & Young, Palmerston North, 1903. The Kapiti Coast Maori History and Place Names by W. C. Karkeek, Capper Press reprint, 1977. Te Hekenga Reminiscences of Early Horowhenua by R. A. McDonald, ex-libris. Letters From New Plymouth 1843, reprint, 1968.
Four Otago/Marlborough Volumes
The History of Otago by McLintock. The Sparkling Waters Of Whakatipua. Marlborough Place Names by Insull. The Face Of Otago by B. J. Garnier.
Five South Island Volumes by John Hall-Jones
Bluff Harbour by John Hall-Jones, 1976. Stewart Island Explored by John Hall-Jones, 1994. Pioneers Of Te Anau by John Hall-Jones, 1983. Martins Bay by John Hall-Jones, 1987. The South Explored by John Hall-Jones, 1998, all with DJ.
Five Christchurch/Canterbury Volumes
Shadows on the Hill - The Remarkables Station Queenstown by D. G. Jardine. Rolleston Avenue and Park Terrace Christchurch by G. L. Clark.Canterbury at the Crossroads. Life in the Hinterland of the South Island by George Bruce. Peninsula And Plain The History and Geography of Banks Peninsula and the Canterbury Plains.
Four South Island Volumes
Old Coaching Days Otago and Southland by E. M. Lovell-Smith, 1931, stiff card wraps. Jacksons Bay A Centennial History by Irvine Roxburgh, 1976. Fortrose by Joan Macintosh, 1975. Akaroa And Banks Peninsula 1840-1940.
Acts Affecting Native Race
In English And Maori Passed By The General Assembly Session 1893, Samuel Costall, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1893, together with Moriori A People Rediscovered by Michael King, first edition, 1989.
No Image95 Andersen, Johannes
also Personal Names and Names of Colours, Weapons, and Natural Objects. Published by The Polynesian Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 1941, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
Auckland Sunday School Union
Nga Himene Hunga Tapu
c1917, full black morocco gilt, together with 3 Popular Maori Songs booklets, 1903, 1905, 1908
No Image97 Best, Elsdon
Games and Pastimes of the Maori
Dominion Museum Bulletin No 8, Whitcombe And Tombs Limited, Wellington, 1925, illus, red cloth, spine sunned, ex General Assembly Library.
98 Black, William George
Folk Medicine A Chapter In The History Of Culture Pub for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock, London, first ed 1883, brown cloth, ex General Assembly Library with gilt stamp to cover.
No Image99 Brailsford, Barry
Song Of The Old Tide
signed and numbered first ed, book number 187, 2004, together with, Te Tohunga Legends And Traditions Of The Maori by W Ditmer, with slipcase.
100 Chapman, Frederick R.
The Working Of Greenstone By The Maoris A Paper Read Before The Otago Institute, printed by George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1892, printed paper wraps with later red cloth covers
No Image101 Colenso, William
He Kupu Wakatupato
Na te Aroha Pono, Church Mission Press, Paihia, 1842, single A3 sheet folded into 4 making 8 pages. A service used by the Bishop of London for 3 priests from the Church of Rome.
102 Gill, Rev. William WyattEst $100 - 200
Historical Sketches of Savage Life In Polynesia with Illustrative Clan Songs. George Didsbury, Government Printer, Wellington, first ed, 1880, green cloth gilt.
103 Gudgeon, Thomas Wayth
The History And Doings of the Maoris From the Year 1820 to the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. Printed by H Brett, Auckland, 1885, rebound with original brown cloth front and back covers laid down.
104 Hambly, W. D.Est $250 - 350
The History of Tattooing And Its Significance
With Some Account Of Other Forms Of Corporal Marking. H. F. & G Witherby, London, 1925, illus, incl frontis of Moko Tattoo New Zealand, and has folding map as required, red cloth, ex General Assembly
105 Hamilton, AugustusEst $400 - 600
The Art Workmanship of the Maori Race In New Zealand
A Series Of Illustrations From Specially Taken Photographs With Descriptive Notes And Essays On The Canoes, Habitations, Weapons, Ornaments, And Dress Of The Maori, together with, Lists Of The Words In The Maori Language Used In Relation To The Subjects, Fergusson & Mitchell, Printers, Dunedin, first edition, 1896, half green morocco.
106 Hill, Jane and Bernie
Hey Boy Whitcombe And Tombs Limited, 4th imp, 1963, together with, Waiata o te Iwi Maori - Songs Of The Maori People.
107 Kelly, Leslie G (Te Putu)Est $100 - 150
The Story Of Hoturoa And His Descendants. The Polynesian Society (Inc), Wellington, first edition, 1949, illustrated including folding map, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library with cover stamp, a near fine copy. Also, Maori Artistry by W Page Rowe
No Image108 King, Michael
Moriori A People Rediscovered
Viking, first edition, 1989, green cloth, DJ, together with, Melanesians and Polynesians Their Life-Histories Described And Compared by George Brown, Macmillan & Co, London, first edition, 1910, ex owners name and address on TP, khaki cloth .
No Image109 King, Michael
Moriori A People Rediscovered (2 copies)
both 1989 first editions, with DJ.
110Est $300 - 500
Framed List of Seven of The 1863 Maori Touring Party To England with William Jenkins
The list of autographs of 7 Chiefs from the 14 Maori who toured England in 1863, all clearly written by William Jenkins the notorious organiser of the tour, along with his signature and title of Interpreter to the New Zealand Government. With a typed facsimile biography of the tour party, travel details, who the party met, including Queen Victoria etc, etc.
111 McLean, Mervyn & Orbell, Margaret
Traditional Songs Of The Maori (2 copies) A H & A W Reed, Wellington, both first edition, 1975, oblong folio, silver cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image112 Mead, MargaretEst $100 - 150
The Maoris And Their Art
The American Museum Of Natural History, Guide Leaflet Series, No 7, May 1928, 37 pages, with black and white photographs and line illustrations, printed wrappers, near fine copy.
No Image113 Mead, S. M.
How To Make Maori Belts And Other Useful Articles. A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, first edition, 1952, green cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
114 Oldman, W. O.Est $100 - 150
The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts
New Edition of Polynesian Society Memoir 15, The Polynesian Society, Auckland, 2004, softcover. A fine copy., ex General Assembly Library.
No Image115 Ollivant, Joseph Earle
Hine Moa The Maori Maiden
A. R. Mowbray & Co, London, ND, C1879, also a reprint of The Wahine Disaster.
116 Porter, Colonel T. W.
Legends of the Maori and Personal Reminiscences of the East Coast of New Zealand L M Isitt Ltd, Christchurch, first edition, 1925, quarter brown cloth and boards, cover with embossed hei tiki, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image117 Rickard, L. S.
Tamihana The Kingmaker
Reed, Wellington, first edition, 1963, together with, The Maori As He Was by Elsdon Best, 1934, printed wrappers. Kaikoura Coast Maori History, Traditions and Place-Names by W. J. Elvy. Maori Myths & Tribal Legends Retold By Antony Alpers, 1966.
118 Robley, Major-General H. G.Est $350 - 500
Pounamu Notes on New Zealand Greenstone
T J S Guildford, London, first edition, 1915, green cloth, with hei-tiki illustration to cover, ex General Assembly Library with stamps, and ex owners stamps.
119 Tregear, EdwardEst $100 - 200
The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary Lyon And Blair, Lambton Quay, Wellington, first edition, 1891, brown cloth.
No Image120 Westra, Ans
Washday at the Pa
A Bulletin For Schools, R. E. Owen, Govt Printer, 1964.
No Image121 Williams, Maunsell
Three New Zealand/Maori Language Volumes
A Dictionary of the Maori Language by Herbert W Williams, 1917, green cloth. A Dictionary of the New Zealand Language by the Right Rev. William Williams, 1915, and Grammar of the New Zealand Language by R Maunsell, 1882, all ex General Assembly Library.
No Image122 Wilson, John Alexander
The Story of Te Waharoa
And Sketches of Ancient Maori Life and History., Whitcombe And Tombs Limited, red cloth. Also, The Maori Race by Edward Tregear, 1926. The Life and Times of Patuone by C. O. Davis, Capper Press Reprint, 1974.
Five Large Folio Maori Volumes
Turi Of The Aotea Canoe, 1933. Tangi By Dennis Turner, first edition, 1963. The Maori In Picture, edited by Alan Mulgan. The Maori Heirs of Tane. Dedicated by Blood Whakautu ki te toto renaissance of Ta Moko.
Five Maori Volumes Tales Of The Maori Bush by James Cowan, ND, red cloth, DJ. The Maori As He Was A Brief Account of Maori Life as it was in Pre-European Days by Elsdon Best, 1924, green cloth. The Book of the Huia by W. J. Phillipps, 1963, green cloth, DJ. Maori Life and Customs by W. J. Phillipps, 3rd imp, 1973, DJ. Where The White Man Treads by W. B. Te Kuiti, 1905.
No Image125Est $100 - 200
Six Maori Art & Folklore Volumes
Maori Artistry by W Page Rowe, 1928. Maori Art & Design, Weaving, painting, carving and architecture by Julie Paama-Pengelly, 2010, softcovers. A Carved Cloak for Tahu by Mere Whaanga, 2004, softcovers. Maori Folk Art by Alan Taylor, 1988, softcovers. Maori Tales And Legends, collected and retold by Kate McCosh Clark, facsimile edition, 1995, black cloth. Te Manu Tukutuku A Study Of The Maori Kite by Bob Maysmor, 1990, softcovers, all volumes ex General Assembly Library.
No Image126Est $300 - 500
Journal of the Polynesian Society (17 Volumes)
complete from 1892 to 1908, printed for the society by Lyon And Blair, Lambton Quay, Wellington, uniformly bound in half burgundy morocco, ex General Assembly Library.
127Est $150 - 300
Map Of The Country Around Tarawera Volcano Eruption Of 10th June, 1886
framed, 34cm by 21cm, framed.
128 Austin, Lieut-Col. W. S.
The Official History of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade The Earl Of Liverpool’s Own, covering the period of service with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War from 1915 to 1919. L. T. Watkins Ltd, Wellington, 1924, green cloth.
129 Bates, P. W.
Supply Company Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1955, red cloth, DJ.
130 Borman, C. A.
Divisional Signals Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1954, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
131 Burdon, R. M.
24 Battalion Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-1945, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1953, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
132 Byrne, Lieut. A. E.Est $100 - 150
Official History of the Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F. in the Great War 1914-1918 with maps and illustrations, printed by J Wilkie & Co, Ltd, Dunedin, blue cloth, no DJ.
133 Cody, J. F.
21 Battalion Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-1945, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1953, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image134 Cody, J. F.
New Zealand Engineers Middle East
Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1961, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image135 Davin, D. M
War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1953, red cloth, together with, To Greece by W G McClymont, 1959, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image136 Ellis, Sir Albert
Mid Pacific Outposts
Brown And Stewart, Auckland, 1946, together with, The Coast Watchers by Feldt, 1946, and Headquarters - A Brief Outline Of The Activities Of Headquarters Of The Third Division And The 8th And 14th Brigades During Their Service In The Pacific. All cloth bound.
No Image137 Gillespie, Oliver A.
Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1952, red cloth, together with, Medical Services In New Zealand And The Pacific, in Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force and with Prisoners of War, by T Duncan M Stout, 1958, maroon cloth, both ex General Assembly Library.
138 Grote, GeorgeEst $400 - 700
A History Of Greece (8 Volumes)
A New Edition, John Murray, London, 1862, finely bound in full polished calf, 5 raised spine bands and gilt decorated compartments, title in red leather, marbled EP’s, BP of Hercules Rowley, with frontis ports, maps and palns. A fine clean set.
139 Henderson, Jim
RMT Official History of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies, 2 NZEF Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1954, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
140 Henderson, Jim
22 Battalion Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-1945, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1958, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
History Of The Sudan Campaign (Maps) 10 loose folding maps in original red cloth slipcase, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image142 Houghton, W/COM G. W.
The Siege of Bir Hakim
An Account of the fighting which took place between May and June 11th 1942. Published by R Schindler, Cairo, 1943, printed card, together with, Awards & Decorations of Vietnam, 2 Royal Engineers volumes and The Royal New Zealand Fencibles, all ex General Assembly Library.
143 Howard, R. G.Est $250 - 400
H.M.S. Suffolk “Nous Maintiendrons”
Printed by the Victoria Printing Press, Hong Kong, ND, first edition c1935, illus TP, numerous black and white photographs and cartoons throughout, dark blue morocco with embossed title in gilt. A record of the third commission of County Class heavy cruiser H.M.S. Suffolk of the Royal Navy to China Station, with visits to places such as Hong Kong, Bali, Darwin, Borneo, Manila, Nanking, Nankow, Singtao, Kobe etc. Rare copy.
144 Kay, Robin
27 (Machine Gun) Battalion Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45, War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1958, red cloth, DJ, torn spine and upper edge.
No Image145 Kay, Robin
27 (Machine Gun) Battalion
Official Hisotry of New Zealand in the Second World War, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1958, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
No Image146 Lewellyn, Peter
Journey Towards Christmas
Official History Of The 1st Ammunition Company, NZASC, 2nd NZEF, Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1949, red cloth, DJ.
No Image147 Loughnan, R. J. MEst $100 - 150
Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1963, with maps and illustrations, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library.
148 Mayo, John Horsley
Medals And Decorations Of The British Army & Navy (2 Volumes) Archibald Constable And Co, London, 1897, with numerous coloured plates and illustrations, red cloth, together with, Military Uniforms Of Britain & The Empire 1742 to the Present Time by Major R Money Barnes, and The Home Front, New Zealand In The Second World War, Vols I & II.
No Image149 McKinney, J. B.
Medical Units of 2 NZEF in Middle East and Italy
War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1952, red cloth, together with, Royal New Zealand Air Force by Squadron Leader J. M. S. Ross, 1955, and Documents Relating to New Zealand’s Participation in the Second World War 1939-45, Vol II, ex General Assembly Library.
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