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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       The Medley of Mast and Sail: A Camera Record, Volumes 1 and 2 by Frank G. G. Carr et al. Teredo Books, 1976. ISBN 0903662035   $100 […]

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20% off Hakluyt Society Publications I have received some new collections of publications of The Hakluyt Society The complete list of titles in stock can be viewed here. For further details, descriptions, pictures, check out the titles on the Jason Books catalogue at abebooks These titles are available at 20% discount on listed price until […]

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I have recently acquired some new collections of Hakluyt Society Publications. Here is a list Hakluyt Society titles in stock June 2016 For pictures or further information on condition, search for the title on our catalogue   Item ID Title Year ISBN Price 22608 Richard Hakluyt and His Successors a Volume Issued to Commemorate the […]

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The Journals Of Captain James Cook With Portfolio Of Charts & Views edited by J. C. Beaglehole  The Hakluyt Society, 1955-1974 First Edition 5 Volumes Plus Portfolio Of Charts And Views  Volume I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771, 1955, colour frontis., cclxxxiv, 684pp, 45 b/w plates & maps, 12pp addenda & corrigenda Volume II: The Voyage […]

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Big Cars In New Zealand: English, European  American, Australian And Japanese by Tim Chadwick. Grantham House Publishing, 2002. ISBN 9781869340872. paperback   $25   Mighty Moves: Heavy Haulage and House Moving In New Zealand by Bee Dawson. Wairau Press, 2012. ISBN 9781927158050   $45   New Zealand Shipwrecks: Over Two Hundred Years of Disaster at Sea by Lynton Diggle,  […]

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Historic Charts & Maps of New Zealand 1642-1875 by Peter B. Maling Reed Books, Auckland, 1996 ISBN 0790003384 #41 Of An Edition Of 400 Numbered Copies Author’s Signed Slip Enclosed Loose Plate Of Cassini Map Also 141 Full-Page Colour Plates Blue Cloth, Half Maroon Leather, Gilt Titles On Spine, Map To Front, In Slipcase Design And […]

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  The Unknown Kaipara: Five Aspects Of Its History 1250-1875 by T. B. Byrne T. B. Byrne, Auckland, 2002 #482 Of An Edition Of 500 Copies, Signed, Casebound, xviii, 562 pp. Over 300 Illustrations, 6 Colour Plates, 40 Tables, Maps, Bibliography, Index. The History Of Kaipara From 1250-1875 Covering Conquest And Occupation; Early European Travel; […]

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Jason Books is proud to present this catalogue of rare and important books, chiefly concerning New Zealand. Highlights include handsome copies of Angas’s The New Zealanders Illustrated (1847), Hochstetter’s New Zealand: Its Physical Geography, Geology and Natural History (1867), Colenso’s Fiat Justitia (1871), FitzGerald’s Climbs in the New Zealand Alps (1896), and a very rare set of Flinders’s A Voyage to […]

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 The Parsons Collection: Rare Pacific Voyage Books From The Collection Of David Parsons. Part I: Dampier To Cook And Part II; la Perouse To Wilkes. Hordern House Catalogue, 2005, 1st edition, 2 volumes, cloth with dustjackets. ISBN 1875567461  $75     Alexander, Caroline: The Bounty: The True Story Of The Mutiny On The Bounty. Viking, […]

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The first of 3 lists on Pacific History and Exploration   Captain James Cook and His Pacific Legacy. Hordern House Catalogue, 2007 $40 Captain James Cook The Greatest Discoverer, Hordern House Catalogue, cloth, 2008 $45 Captain Cook and the South Pacific. The British Museum Yearbook 3, 1979. ISBN 0714100889 $25 Badger, G. M. (ed.): Captain […]

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NZ Regional History

A Hundred Years in Herne Bay: Memories of a Unique Corner of Auckland by Marjory F. E. Adams,     Marjory F. E. Adams, 2001. ISBN 0473081504. Paperback   $35

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Between the Tides: New Zealand Shore and Estuary Life by Mike Bradstock. Reed Methuen, 1985. ISBN  0474000117   $25

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