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A note about condition: Some of these older books have worn dustjackets. The photographs have been taken to display condition as clearly as possible, but the dustjackets are now protected by polyester covering. For more detail on the condition of any of these books, you can check the description on abebooks here.       […]

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, introduction by John Tyler Bonner and Robert M. May. Princeton University Press. Paperback   $16   The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, Definitive Edition with Introduction, Afterword, Commentaries by Paul Ekman. Oxford, 1998   $25   On Evolution, edited by Thomas F. Glick and […]

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163 Class F Locomotive  by R. B. and E. R.  Alexander. Steam Heritage, 1989   $20 A New Zealand Railway Album II: Images Of Yesteryear  by Geoffrey B. Churchman. IPL Books, 1990. ISBN 0908876726    $15 A New Zealand Railway Album III: Yesterday And Today  by Geoffrey B.  Churchman. IPL Books, 1993. ISBN 0908876777   $15 Sweet Thunder: A Farewell To Steam Album, […]

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    The Ocean Of Story Being C. H. Tawney’s Translation Of Somadeva’s Katha Sarit Sagara In Ten Volumes edited with Introduction, Fresh Explanatory Notes And Terminal Essay by N. M.  Penzer Chas J. Sawyer  1924   #326 Of An Edition Of 1500 Sets Privately Printed For Subscribers Only, 10 Volumes, Brown Decorative Cloth, Gilt […]

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The Conquest Of Fitzroy by M. A. Azema. Andre Deutsch , 1957, 1st Edition  $40   Rakaposhi by Mike Banks. Secker & Warburg, 1959, 1st Edition  $30   Tirich Mir: The Norwegian Himalaya Expedition translated by Solvi  and Richard Bateson. Hodder And Stoughton, 1952, 1st Edition  $45   To The Third Pole: The History Of The High […]

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Ancient Christian Gospels: Their History and Development by Helmut Koestler $25 The Gnostic Scriptures; A New Translation with annotations and introductions by Bentley Layton $35 The Other Bible: Ancient Alternative Scriptures, edited with Introductions by Willis Barnstone paperback $20 Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, edited by Everett Ferguson $55 The Historical Jesus: A Comprehensive Guide by […]

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A Roll of Book Collectors in New Zealand, Brochure No. 7.  The New Zealand Ex Libris and Booklovers Society, 1958 , Limited/Numbered Edition .  $30   Early Printing In New Zealand. The Federation Of Master Printers, 1950  $30   The Government Printing & Stationery Department New Zealand. Government Printer, 1960 $20   Freedom To Publish: Evidence In […]

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The First One Hundred And Fifty Years A History Of John Wiley And Sons 1807-1957 1957, $40       Literary Characters Jonathan Cape, Christmas 1954, $15       Bouverie Street To Bowling Green Lane Fifty-Five Years Of Specialized Publishing 1891-1946 by Arthur C. Armstrong, 1946, $30       A History of Book […]

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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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Maps Of Africa: An Illustrated And Annotated Carto-Bibliography by Oscar I. Norwich Johannesburg: Ad. Donker , 1983 ISBN 0868520284     #44 Of A Limited Numbered Edition Of 100 Copies, Signed By The Author, Half Blue Leather With Red Title, Marbled Boards, In Blue Slipcase With Marbled Edges, Colour & B/W Plates. Presentation Plate Pasted To […]

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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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