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Rambles on the Golden Coast of the South Island of New Zealand

Rambles on the Golden Coast of the South Island of New Zealand

by Reid, J C (John Caldwell)

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2nd Edition
Published
1886
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Hardcover
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9781111111113
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London, United Kingdom: The Colonial Printing and Publishing Company , 1886. Author was a West Coast goldminer, journalist & politician. Scarce item has had illustration plates removed. CONDITION Brown illustrated cloth bds with gilt titling and detail. Gilt to all edges, green decorated eps. Cloth has wear to edges with minor loss, light damp mottling to leading edge of both… Read more about this item
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The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss

The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss

by Voss, Captain J C (John Claus), Martyr, Weston (intro)

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2nd Edition
Published
1926
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Hardcover
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9781111111113
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London, United Kingdom: Martin Hopkinson & Co, 1926. Originally published in Japan 1913. A German-Canadian sailor best known for sailing around the world in a modified dug-out canoe he named Tilikum. His voyage was undertaken between 1901 and 1904 , his experiences on the New Zealand Coast and in Invercargill, Lyttelton, Christchurch, Wellington, Wanganui, New Plymouth, Nelson, Napier, Gisbourne, Auckland… Read more about this item
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The Territory

The Territory

by Ernstine, Hill

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First Edition
Published
1951
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Hardcover
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9781111111113
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Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1951. Story of the first hundred years of white exploration, pioneering, and settlement in Australian tropic north. Cattle-droving over unknown wildernesses, tragic encounters with Aborigines, the efforts to establish settlements that were cut off from the world and inevitably covered by the relentless growth of vegetation, the first crossing if the continent, the building of… Read more about this item
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James Cook : The Voyages

James Cook : The Voyages

by Frame, William; Walker, Laura

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First Edition
Published
2018
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Paperback
ISBN
9781869539870
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Auckland, New Zealand: David Bateman, 2018. Examines the British Library collections relating to Captain James Cook on the 250th anniversary of his Endeavour voyage. Written by leading experts with full colour illustrations throughout. Themes of cultural encounter and scientific discovery are interwoven with the personal stories of the key protagonists, including James Cook and Joseph Banks. The illustrations include drawings… Read more about this item
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Pathway of the Birds : The Voyaging Achievements of Maori and their Polynesian Ancestors

Pathway of the Birds : The Voyaging Achievements of Maori and their Polynesian Ancestors

by Crowe, Andrew

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First Edition
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2018
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Paperback
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9781869539610
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Auckland, New Zealand: David Bateman, 2018. Large format softcover, 288 pages with over 400 illus. Unread only fault is short tear at top front spine of DJ. OVERSIZED. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Tears of Rangi : Experiments Across Worlds

Tears of Rangi : Experiments Across Worlds

by Salmond, Anne

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2nd Impression
Published
2017
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Hardcover
ISBN
9781869408657
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Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press, 2017. Early Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand where they rapidly adapted to new plants, animals, landscapes and climatic conditions. Four centuries later, European explorers arrived with maps and clocks, grids and fences, and they too adapted… Read more about this item
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Light in Dark Isles : A Jubilee Record of the New Hebrides Mission of the Prebyterian Church of New Zealand

Light in Dark Isles : A Jubilee Record of the New Hebrides Mission of the Prebyterian Church of New Zealand

by Don, Alexander (Compiler)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1918
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Paperback
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Dunedin, New Zealand: Foreign Missions Committee PCNZ, 1918. History of the Presbyterian missionary to the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) which included Tonga. Written to mark 50 years of Missionary work in the islands.CONDITION Brown card wraps with Black titles, Pp 195 v with numerous half tone photo illus of islanders and missionaries, 5 maps and some tradional musical scores. Copy is… Read more about this item
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Bush Life in Australia and New Zealand

Bush Life in Australia and New Zealand

by Fergusson, Dugald (Ferguson)

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2nd Edition
Published
1892
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Swan Sonnenschein & Co, 1892. Originally published in 1891 with the inclusion of "His Vissitudes of" prefixed to title in this 2nd cheaper edition with erratta in the Authors last name. with additional text. CONDITION Red bds with Black letteing and illustrated front, gilt spine title, Lemon eps, Pp iv [2] 366. Spine darkened, light staining to… Read more about this item
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Typee; or, a Narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life

Typee; or, a Narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life

by Melville, Herman

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Edition
2nd Edition
Published
1847
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1847. 2nd British Edition, shows spelling of "Pomare" correctly on page 19. CONDITION Rebound in Tan Buckram cloth with title flag to spine and new liners (unworn) map frontis, Pp ivi 285. Copy is mostly bright and clean, with 2 stamps for the Nelson Istitute to half title and verso of map which also has "The… Read more about this item
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The Fateful Voyage of St Jean Baptiste : A True Account of m De Surville's Expedition to New Zealand and the Unknown South Seas 1769-70

The Fateful Voyage of St Jean Baptiste : A True Account of m De Surville's Expedition to New Zealand and the Unknown South Seas 1769-70

by Dunmore, John

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First Edition
Published
1969
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Hardcover
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New Zealand: Pegasus Press, 1969. An account of the remarkable expedition of French navigator M. de Surville's voyage of Pacific exploration that saw him off the coast of Northland in 1769 at the same moment as Cook, though the two ships passed out of sight of each other. Noted New Zealand historian this was published just before he set up… Read more about this item
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Sir Richard Grenville of the Revenge an Elizabethan Hero

Sir Richard Grenville of the Revenge an Elizabethan Hero

by Rowse, A L

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1937
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Hardcover
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. Grenville (1542 - 1591), was lord of the manors in Cornwall and Devon, a soldier, sailor, colonizer, and explorer. He took part in the early English attempts to settle the New World, and also participated in the fight against the Spanish Armada. CONDITION Claret coloured cloth with bright gilt title and crest (cnrs a little curved… Read more about this item
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Among the Mongols

Among the Mongols

by Gilmour, James

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First Edition
Published
1882
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Hardcover
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London: London Missionary Society, 1882. Author was a Scottish Protestant Christian missionary in China and Mongolia. He served with the London Missionary Society not dated was published on his 1882 trip back to London. His trek across Mongolia at the time Gilmour went to the field in 1870, Mongolia embraced that vast territory between China proper and Siberia, stretching from… Read more about this item
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From the Ocean to the Sky UNCORRECTED PROOF

From the Ocean to the Sky UNCORRECTED PROOF

by Hillary, Edmund

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1979
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Paperback
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New Zealand: Hodder & Stoughton, 1979. 1977 jetboat expedition from the mouth of the Ganges River to its source. Uncorrected proof printed prior to layout being complete with no appendices or index, illus present though yet to be assigned eventual placement. Dated for release April 1979, assume this copy is actually late 1978. CONDITION Card wrap unworn (faded to edges… Read more about this item
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Arabian Sands

Arabian Sands

by Thesiger, Wilfred

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First Edition
Published
1959
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Hardcover
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New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton & Co , 1959. First American edition. His travels in the Empty Quarter of Arabia between 1945 and 1950 and describes the vanishing way of life of the Bedu. CONDITION Blue papered bds with cloth spine, White and bright Gilt decoration and title (clean and unworn, bottom cnrs bumped) pp xvi 326 with 68… Read more about this item
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Lightening Ridge : The Land of Black Opals

Lightening Ridge : The Land of Black Opals

by Idriess, Ion L

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First Edition
Published
1944
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Hardcover
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Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1944. Blue bds with silver title, pp vii 224 with 18 illus plates, bright and crisp copy, 2 cnrs slightly bumped, name inside front.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Laplace in New Zealand, 1831

Laplace in New Zealand, 1831

by Cyrille Pierre Theodore; Dunmore, John; Sinclair, Keith Val; Laplace

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1998
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780908708451
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New Zealand: Heritage Press, 1998. During the course of an expedition around the world in the corvette "Favorite", Captain Cyrille-Pierre-Theodore Laplace visited the Bay of Islands, where he and his officers carried out detailed scientific work. Their observations of the land and its native inhabitants. CONDITION Card wraps, 155 pages with illus of early contact. Unread copy. . First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Omai, Pacific Envoy

Omai, Pacific Envoy

by McCormick, Eric H

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780196479521
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Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press, 1977. Omai met Samuel Wallis in 1767 and Captain James Cook in 1769 in Tahiti.[1] In August 1773 he embarked from Huahine on the British ship HMS Adventure , commanded by Tobias Furneaux becoming the second Pacific Islander to visit Europe, after Ahu-toru who was brought to Paris by Bougainville in 1768. CONDITION Red… Read more about this item
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New Guinea Headhunt

New Guinea Headhunt

by Mytinger, Caroline

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Edition
2nd Edition
Published
1947
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Hardcover
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New York, U.S.A.: The Macmillan Company , 1947. Author and artist in 1926 she traveled to the Solomon Islands and Papua-New Guinea with her friend. CONDITION Black bds, map to front ep, pp x 441 with wood block illus and photo plates. Copy is mostly bright with odd mark and slight foxing to ends. Has paper tape reinforcing to hinges… Read more about this item
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The Arctic world: its plants, animals and natural phenomena : with a historical sketch of Arctic discovery down to the British Polar Expedition: 1875-76

The Arctic world: its plants, animals and natural phenomena : with a historical sketch of Arctic discovery down to the British Polar Expedition: 1875-76

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First Edition
Published
1876
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London: T Nelson & Son, 1876. [1876 BL] Green bds with bright gilt titles and encised decoration, Gilt to all edges, wear to spine ends and tips, pp viii 339 with 143 nice engraved illus. Light scattered foxing mostly at ends and edges, previous owners book plate mostly removed at front paste down, last page and rear ep creased. Bright… Read more about this item
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Iceland; Its Volcanoes, Geyers and Glaciers

Iceland; Its Volcanoes, Geyers and Glaciers

by Forbes, Charles S

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Published
1860
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1860. Purple cloth, gilt spine title and geyser decoration to front, pp x 335 with nice engravings and fold out map to rea. CONDITION Cloth worn to spine ends with splits at head, split to front hinge with old amateur repair using cloth, o'w copy motly bright, fold out map to rear foxed, large publishers cat bound… Read more about this item
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