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UNION AIRWAYS: A SHORT HISTORY OF UNION AIRWAYS OF NEW ZEALAND LTD 1936-1947
Written by J.W. Johnston.
Stock no. 2139846
Published by Aviation Historical Society Of New Zealand. Circa 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Compiled by Johnston. AHSNZ Publication No. 2. Some creasing. Light page edge browning.

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NAC: THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL AIRWAYS CORPORATION 1947-1978
Written by Richard Waugh; Peter Layne; Graeme McConnell.
Stock no. 1823820
Published by Craigs. 2008. Almost very good condition.

Revised edition. A photographic and social history of NAC from its inception in the late 1940s. Large oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780473120009. Front joint broken else a nice, clean copy.

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TAKING OFF: PIONEERING SMALL AIRLINES OF NEW ZEALAND 1945-1970
Written by Richard Waugh; Bruce Gavin; et al.
Stock no. 2139365
Published by The Kynaston Charitable Trust. Circa 2003. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photographs throughout. ISBN: 0473093669. Bumping to spine and corners. Pale page edge browning.

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CONQUERING ISOLATION: THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF AIR NEW ZEALAND
Written by Neil Rennie.
Stock no. 2139182
Published by Heinemann Reed. 1st NEW ZEALAND 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0790001209. Light bumping and wear to spine and a couple of corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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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.

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NEW ZEALAND
Written by William Pember Reeves. Illustrated by F. Wright; W. Wright.
Stock no. 2136993
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with a design based on Maori carvings printed in green, white and black to spine and front cover; gilt titles. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates and folding colour map. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; A few marks and scuffs to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked. Foxing throughout, but plates clean - only margin browning.

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RAILS TOWARD THE SKY - THE STORY OF DRIVING CREEK RAILWAY
Written by Barry Brickell.
Stock no. 1322304
Published by David Ling Publishing Limited. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. 227 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781877378478. SIGNED by the author to half title-page. Spine and corners bumped.

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AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND HEBES
Written by M.J. Bayly; A.V. Kellow; et al.
Stock no. 2135370
Published by Te Papa Press. 1st NEW ZEALAND 2006. Very good condition.

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.

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A FLOWER-HUNTER IN QUEENSLAND & NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mrs. Rowan.
Stock no. 2134444
Published by John Murray. 1898. Almost very good condition.

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.

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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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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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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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