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KINGS OF THE IRON ROAD STEAM PASSENGER TRAINS OF NEW ZEALAND
Written by J.D. Mahoney.
Stock no. 2131472
Published by The Dunmore Press. 1ST 1982. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0908564902. Creasing to cover edges. small tear to bottom edge of front cover.

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OCEANA THE TEMPESTUOUS VOYAGE OF J.A. FROUDE, 1884 & 1885
Written by Geoffrey Blainey; J.A. Froude.
Stock no. 2127112
Published by Methuen Haynes. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Travellers' Tales of Early Australia & New Zealand. Originally published as 'Oceana: Or England and her Colonies by James Anthony Froude, 1886. This is the abridged edition. ISBN: 0454007329. Some light wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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GREATER BRITAIN
Written by Geoffrey Blainey.
Stock no. 1816342
Published by Methuen Haynes. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Travellers' Tales of Early Australia & New Zealand, Charles Dilke visits her new lands 1866& 1867. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0454007329. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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NEW ZEALAND BIRDS
Written by Oliver W.R.B..
Stock no. 1814266
Published by Fine Arts (n.Z.) Ltd.. 1st 1930. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth boards, title to spine. Green & white pictorial endpapers. 6 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Boards marked, worn at corners and split to spine edges. Rear board has a horizontal crease across lower half running right through the board so the board can be bent. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Pencil inscription to verso of frontis. Small tear to last couple of pages (no loss). Contents generally clean. Slight odour present.

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CAVALCADE 125
Written by Colin Barry; John Brouwer; Colin Dash; Peter Dickenson; Bruce Shalders.
Stock no. 1712027
Very good condition.

A booklet produced to celebrate 125 years of railway in New Zealand. Paperwraps. 40 pages. Colour and b/w photos. Corners creased.

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THE FLORA OF NEW ZEALAND
Written by W. Martin.
Stock no. 1809278
Published by Whitcombe and Tombs. Circa 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Third revised and enlarged edition of The New Zealand Nature Book Vol. II. Green cloth boards, black titles. B/w photos. xiii and 266 pages including index. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn at corners with loss especially to top of spine, grubby.

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RARE AND ENDANGERED PLANTS OF NEW ZEALAND
Written by David R. Given.
Stock no. 1809038
Published by Reed. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. vi and 154 pages including index. ISBN: 0589013688. Light bumping to top and tail of spine, light rubbing to edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is faded at spine and worn at top of spine.

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WHAT WAS THEIR LIFE? AO TEA ROA
Written by Raymond Fawcett.
Stock no. 1502649
Published by The Gawthorn Press Limited. Very good condition.

A book about the Maoris. Tan cloth spine with pictorial paper boards. B/w photos and illustrations. 51 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Contents very good.

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A CLIMBER IN NEW ZEALAND
Written by Malcolm Ross.
Stock no. 1205057
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. xvi + 316 pages. Free endpapers lightly browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents. Corners bumped but overall a bright copy.

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KEA, BIRD OF PARADOX
Written by Judy Diamond; Alan B. Bond.
Stock no. 1803373
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Evolution and Behaviour of a New Zealand Parrot. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. xiii and 230 pages including index. ISBN: 0520213394.

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BIRDS OF THE NEW ZEALAND SHORE
Written by Bernard Stonehouse. Illustrated by Felicity Cutten.
Stock no. 1803333
Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. 122 pages. Lower corner of boards bumped and therefore light creasing to lower corners of contents. Pictorial wrapper is edge rubbed and has a few small closed tears.

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A FLYING START
Written by B.J. Bill; B.D. Heather.
Stock no. 1803145
Published by Random Century. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Commemorating Fifty Years of the Ornithological Society of New Zealand 1940-1990. Yellow cardwraps. B/w photos. 217 pages. ISBN: 1869410807. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine.

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