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WORLD TIMBERS VOLUME THREE: ASIA & AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Written by B.J. Rendle.
Stock no. 1826759
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive work containing some of the better known world timbers illustrated in colour and concisely described with the minimum of technical terms. The information is presented in a form designed to appeal to those who are interested in timber but are not specialists in wood technology. Intended primarily for use by architects and their clients, the timber trade, and timber-using industries. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0802017185. Previous owner's bookplate to front and rear pastedown. Text block and page edges lightly browned. Black dustwrapper with green spine is lightly rubbed at edges and lightly scuffed.
Ecology and Conservation of New Zealand's frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals. Once home to the mighty moa, New Zealand is the only place in the world where tuatara, Jurassic-style frogs and other bizarre creatures such as kiwi and kakapo still survive. This book presents a history of faunal change in New Zealand and a review of the ecology and conservation of those animals. Pictorial cardwraps. A few colour photos. ISBN: 0908812523. Messy mark from a label removal to rear cover. Spine lightly faded. Tiny nick to front vertical edge of cover. Contents clean.
In 1979 Graeme Crosby arrived in Britain with his worldly possessions in a carry-bag. Four years later 'Croz' as he is affectionately known to millions of fans, walked away from the glamour world of world championship Grand Prix racing, taking with him a bag full of trophies and his ever-present sense of humour... Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781869508579. Reprint.Covers lightly creased and edge-worn. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.
Edited by John Morton. Oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 186953140X. SIGNED by author and artist to title page (no dedication). Light fading to lower edge of boards, light rubbing to board corners, top front corner lightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to front panel at spine edge, lightly scuffed.
THE COLEMANS: KIWIS ON THE GRASS IN NEW ZEALAND - ON THE ROAD IN EUROPE
Written by Rod Coleman.
Stock no. 1823533
Published by Rod Coleman. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Colemans of motor cycle racing. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0473049562. SIGNED by Rod Coleman to front endpaper (Best wishes John). Text block just slightly grubby. Spine is faded to blue. Otherwise contents fine.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Introductory chapters by various authors. Photography by W.M. Malcolm. ISBN: 9780909010126. Chipping to top of spine and a couple of corners. Joint/hinge next to title page is partially pulled (so can see some webbing). Rest of contents are still lovely - nice and bright. Label stuck to rear cover.
Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.
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.
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.
A booklet produced to celebrate 125 years of railway in New Zealand. Paperwraps. 40 pages. Colour and b/w photos. Corners creased.
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.
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.