Maud's Journal

  Now on display in the store: An Alice in Wonderland collection which includes over 100 editions of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books including:   Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Charles Blackman, edited by Nadine Amadio. A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1982. ISBN 058950388X    $95         Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland designed […]

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    Early Auden by Edward Mendelson. Harvard University Press, 1983. ISBN 0674219864. Paperback   $16   Later Auden by Edward Mendelson. Farrar Strauss Giroux, New York, 1999. ISBN 9780374184087   $30     John Betjeman: New Fame New Love by Bevis Hillier. John Murray, 2002. ISBN 9780719550027   $35   John Betjeman: The Bonus of Laughter by […]

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Djuna Barnes: Creatures in an Alphabet. The Dial Press, 1982   $14 John Berger: The Shape of a Pocket. Bloomsbury, 2001   $16 Hans Fallada: A Stranger in my own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary, translated by Allan Blunden. Polity, 2015   $25 Andre Gide: Urien’s Voyage, translated by Wade Baskin. Peter Owen, 1964. Some faults   $15 Horace: […]

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The Icelandic Sagas, 2 volumes in slipcases, edited by Magnus Magnusson and illustrated by Simon Noyes, 1999             $120      Milton: Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, with a preface by Peter Ackroyd, an introduction by John Wain and illustrations by William Blake. A reproduction of the Cambridge 1903 edition , printed on Caxton […]

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An extensive selection of classic New Zealand Poetry newly arrived in store     New Zealand Best Poems of 1933, 1936 & 1941 edited by C. A. Marris. Harry H. Tombs. Card covers   $20 each   Fleur Adcock: The Virgin & The Nightingale: Medieval Latin Poems. Bloodaxe Books, 1983. ISBN 0906427568. Paperback   $25   The […]

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The Oxford Companion to the Book edited by Michael J. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen Oxford University Press, 2010 ISBN 9780198606536 2 Volumes, half-leather, in slipcase 1327pp, B/W illustrations A selection of essays covering the histories of particular book types and geographical histories, followed by an A-Z encyclopedia of book history $350

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Patrick O’Brian: The Aubrey-Maturin Novels The Folio Society 2008-2013 20 volumes, bound in buckram, blocked with a design by Neil Gower colour & B/W plates, maps, battle plans in fine condition $750        

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The Land Without a Name: Alain-Fournier and his World by Robert Gibson. St Martins Press, 1975.   $18 William S. Burroughs: The Burroughs File. City Lights, 1984, paperback   $14 Miguel Cervantes: The History Of Don Quixote Of The Mancha Translated From The Spanish Of Miguel De Cervantes By Thomas Shelton In Two Volumes. The Navarre Society, […]

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Fleur Adcock: The Scenic Route. Oxford University Press, 1974. ISBN 0192118439.Paperback, worn   $12   Looking Back. Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN 0192880683. Paperback   $15   Time Zones. Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN 0192828312. Paperback    $15   James K. Baxter: Jerusalem Daybook. Price Milburn, 1971, 1st Edition. ISBN 0705503437. Paperback   $25   The Holy Life and Death of […]

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  Dante: Purgatorio translated by Henry Francis Cary illustrations by Salvador Dali Printed by Les Heures Claires, Paris, on Lessebo paper and bound at Hunter & Foulis, Haddington in quarter leather with moire silk sides. Limited Edition The Folio Society, 2007 $200

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Phantom Fleet: The Scows and Scowmen of Auckland by Ted Ashby. A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1975. ISBN 0790002957. wear to dustjacket   $65

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Gunnar Asplund Architect 1885-1940 Plans, Sketches and Photographs edited by Gustav Holmdahl et al. Ab Tidsskriften Byggmastaren, 1950   $165

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New Zealand Regional History

Woodville 1875-1975 edited by Houghton D. Bartley et al. Woodville Centennial Committtee, 1982   $125

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