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Antiquarian Books & Militaria 13 February 2019


Antiquarian Book Militaria

13 FEBRUA RY 2 019 W ELLINGTON Wednesday 13 February Session One: Antiquarian Books & Maps - 10am Lot B1 - B339 Session Two: Militaria - 2pm Lot 1001 - 1515

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Illustration Front cover: 1089 - Distinguished Flying Cross dated 1944, attributed to F/O James Gavin Easson No.7 Squadron RCAF, in case of issue $2,000 - 2,500

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Session One Antiquarian Books & Maps

Wednesday 13 February 2019 10am start Lot B1 – B339


Antiquarian Book Auction Schedule New Zealand Historical Lot B1 - B63 Maori History & Folklore Lot B64 - B96 NZ Regional Lot B97 - B174 Travel & Exploration B156 - B174 Militaria Lot B175 - B181 Antiquarian Lot B182 - B206 Sporting Lot B207 - B225 Natural History Lot B226 - B240 Childrens & Illustrated Lot B241 - B255 Literature Lot B256 - B289 Transportation Lot B290 - B293 Art Lot B294 - B308 Maps, Prints & Documents Lot B309 - B333 General Lot B334 - B339

This sale includes the collection of the Late Meville Cedric Palmer (1907-1987) who for most of his working life was with Whitcombe & Tombs. His collection includes rare and early NZ Historical & Regional, Travel & Exploration as well as British literary volumes, publishers letters etc.

NOTE: Lots without an auction estimate are expected to realise a hammer price of $100 or less

Abbreviations BP Book Plate

FB Front Boards

ND No Date

BRDS Boards

FE Fore-edges

ORIG Original

COL Colour

FEP Front End Paper

RB Rebound

DEC Decorative

FX Foxing

RP Reprint

DJ Dust Jacket

G Good

PIC Pictorial

ED Edition

IMP Impression

PL Plate

ENG Engraving

INSC Inscription

PORT Portrait

EP End Paper

ILLUS Illustrated

PUB Published

F Fine

LITHO Lithograph

SIG Signature

FA Fair

MRBLD Marbled

TP Title Page

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NZ Historical B1 McNab, Robert Historical Record of New Zealand (2 Vols) John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, Vol I, 1908, Vol II, 1914, RP c1973, red buckram. $100 - 150 B2 Carrick, Robert New Zealand’s Lone Lands Being Brief Notes Of A Visit To The Outlying Islands Of The Colony, George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, first ED, 1892, with maps, half tan calf, ex General Assembly Library. $100 - 150 B3 Robert Carrick New Zealand’s Lone Lands Being Brief Notes On A Visit To The Outlying Islands Of The Colony, George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, first ED, 1892, half dark green morocco, ex General Assembly Library. $100 - 150 B4 Sheehan, Jack R. Four Volumes on New Zealand Murders Famous Murders In New Zealand, The Waverley Press, Ltd, Wellington, 1933. The Lora Gorge Mystery And Other Famous Trials, 1935, (cover & fly detached) The Kaiwarra Mystery And More Famous Trials, 1935, all quarter cloth, pictorial covered brds, and The Maungatapu Mountain Murders, 1909 RP, green cloth. All ex General Assembly Library. B5 Loughnan, R. A. Royalty In New Zealand The Visit Of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke And Duchess of Cornwall & York, June, 1901, A Descriptive Narrative, John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1902, red cloth gilt, spine sunned, together with, Exhibition Of Coronation Robes And Regalia 1953-54, and The Book Of The Coronation. All ex General Assembly Library. B6 Gudgeon, Thomas Wayth The Defenders Of New Zealand Being A Short Biography Of Colonists Who Distinguished Themselves In Upholding Her Majesty’s Supremacy In These Islands. H Brett, Printer & Publisher, Auckland, first ED 1887, orig half burgundy morocco, pic gilt cloth. $100 - 200

B7 Von Hochstetter, Dr Ferdinand New Zealand Its Physical Geography, Geology And Natural History With Special Reference To The Results Of Government Expeditions In The Provinces Of Auckland And Nelson. J. G. Gotta, Stuttgart, 1867, orig blind stamped green cloth with embossed gilt oval vignette. $300 - 500 B8 McNab, Robert Historical Records of New Zealand (2 Vols) John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington 1908, brown cloth. B9 McNab, Robert The Old Whaling Days A History Of Southern New Zealand From 1830 To 1840, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, first ED 1913, green cloth, together with, Old New Zealand A Tale Of The Good Old Times and A History Of The War In The North Against The Chief Heke In The Year 1845, by A Pakeha Maori (Frederick Maning), 1876. B10 Vogel, Julius The Official Handbook Of New Zealand A Collection Of Papers By Experienced Colonists, Wyman & Sons, London, 1875, together with, Old New Zealand A Tale Of The Good Old Days by A Pakeha Maori (F E Maning), 1863 (lacks covers) Reminiscences 1841-1930 by Arthur Dudley Dodson, second edition, Canterbury Old And New 1850-1900. B11 Craik, G. S. The New Zealanders The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Charles Knight, London, first ED 1830, with frontis map of New Zealand explored by Capt J Cook, 1769-77, later cloth binding, front brd detached, spine poor. B12 Hempleman, George The Piraki Log (E Pirangi Ahau Koe) or Diary Of Captain Hempleman, with introduction, glossary, illustrations and map. Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, London, ND (1910), folding frontis map, green cloth. Scarce. $100 - 150 B13 von Haast, H. F. The Life And Times Of Sir Julius von Haast Explorer, Geologist, Museum Builder. Wellington, first ED, 1948, blue cloth, no DJ, together with, Samuel Butler at Mesopotamia by Peter Bromley Maling. Tasman And New Zealand. Cruise’s Journal Ten Months Residence In New Zealand (1820), RP Ltd ed 630/ 650. Lost Treasures in Australia & New Zealand by Kenneth W Byron.

B14 Paul, Robert Bateman Letters From Canterbury, New Zealand With a map of the province. Rivingtons, London, first ED 1857, orig blind stamped red cloth, sunned, spine split. $100 - 150 B15 Rhodes, Captain W. B. The Whaling Journal of Captain W. B. Rhodes 1836-1838 Barque Australian of Sydney. Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, first ED 1954, DJ, together with five volumes, including, Back Country Tales by Lester Masters. The Convict Ships. Tavern In The Town. Old New Zealand, etc. B16 Buick, T Lindsay New Zealand’s First War or, The Rebellion Of Hone Heke, W. A. G. Skinner, Govt Printer, Wellington, first ED, 1926, DJ, also, An Old New Zealander or, Te Rauparaha, The Napoleon Of The South by T. Lindsay Buick, 1911. B17 Barber, Laurie Sketches From Early New Zealand Some Nineteenth Century Engravings, pub by David Bateman, together with, Petticoat Whalers, Whaling Wives at Sea 1820-1920. Pleasures of the Flesh Sex & Drugs In Colonial New Zealand 1840-1915 by Stevan Eldred-Grigg. The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume IV. B18 Cruise, Richard A. (Major In The 84th Regt. Foot) Journal Of A Ten Months Residence In New Zealand (1820) ed by A. G. Bagnall. The Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1957, ltd ed 413/650. Together with, Adventure In New Zealand by Edward Jerningham Wakefield. Crusoes Of Sunday Island by Elsie K Morton. Balloon Stacks & Sugar Cane. A Selection From The Writings & Speeches of John Robert Godley, first ED 1863. B19 Bracken, Thomas Musings In Maoriland Arthur T Keirle, Dunedin, first ED, 1890, blue cloth gilt, with a tipped in letter headed Aldworth, Haslemere, Surrey, (home of Alfred Lord Tennyson) insc Lord Tennyson begs to thank the author for his dedication of Musings in Maoriland, also with BP of Sir Cyril Ward Bt. $100 - 150

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B20 Musgrave, Captain Thomas Castaways of the Auckland Isles A Narrative Of The Wreck Of The Grafton And Of The Escape Of The Crew After Twenty Months Suffering, Together With Some Account Of The Aucklands, ed by John J Shillinglaw. Lockwood & Co, London, first ED 1866, red cloth. G. $100 - 150 B21 Petre, The Hon. Henry William An Account Of The Settlements of the New Zealand Company From Personal Observations During A Residence There. Smith, Elder & Co, London, first ED 1841, with large frontis folding map & two engraved pl as required, orig blind stamped blue cloth with title in gilt, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer, spine sunned and split, else G. B22 Wohlers, J. F. H. Memories Of The Life Of J. F. H. Wohlers Missionary At Ruapuke, New Zealand, translated from the German by John Houghton. Otago Daily Times & Witness Newspapers Company Limited, 1895, two copies, one green and one dark blue cloth, also, Old England and New Zealand by Alfred Simmons, first ED 1879, with a hand written poem & Christmas card by Samuel Gottlieb August of Invercargill & newspaper cuttings and obituary of the same. B23 Williams, The Right Rev William Christianity Among The New Zealanders with six colour illustrations, Seeley, Jackson,& Halliday, London, first ED 1867, blind stamped burgundy cloth, spine sunned. $100 - 150 B24 Bathgate, Alexander Colonial Experiences or, Sketches of People and Places in the Province of Otago, New Zealand. James Maclehose, Glasgow, first ED 1874, half burgundy calf, mrbld FE and EP, ex libris BP of William Macadam-Smith and M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150 B25 Carrick, Robert Historical Records of New Zealand South Prior To 1840 The Otago Times & Witness Newspapers Company Ltd, first ED 1903, dark blue cloth, spine sunned, sig to FP $100 - 150

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B26 Taylor, Rev. Richard Te Ika A Maui or, New Zealand And Its Inhabitants. William Macintosh, London, and H Ireson Jones, Wanganui, first ED, 1870, col frontis of New Zealand Flora And Fauna Past And Present $100 - 150 B27 Shortland, Edward Traditions And Superstitions of the New Zealanders with Illustrations Of Their Manners And Customs. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London, second ED, 1856, half dark green morocco, mrbld brds, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150 B28 Townshend, Rev. George A Memoir of the Rev. Henry Watson Fox, B.A. (Copy presented to Rev Richard Taylor) the front pastedown with a tipped in label Presented To Rev R Taylor, Wanganui Missionary Station by the Committee of the Church Missionary Society, March 18th 1850, orig blind stamped cloth, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. A Unique association copy $100 - 150 B29 Craig, William Memories Connected With The Early Gold Discoveries In Victoria New Zealand, 1897, with tipped in sepia photograph of the author sig beneath the images, numerous other sepia illustrations and insc to John Ward on the FEP, half dark blue morocco, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150 B30 Yates, Rev, William New Zealand lacking prelims and TP, opens at Chapter 1, with tipped in port of Rev Marsden, orig blind stamped cloth. B31 Cowan, James The New Zealand Wars (2 Volumes) RP, 1955, red cloth, DJ. B32 Grey, Zane The Vanishing American Harper & Brothers, New York, first ED 1925, sig on the back of the frontispiece as usual in purple by the author and by 8 of the 10 Navajo and Hopi Indians who were brought out in 1926/27 by Paramount Pictures to promote The Vanishing Race based on this book by Zane Grey, sig incl Chief Seumptewa (Blooming Flower), Nasjah the 11 year old Indian boy film star. The picture shown in Rotorua, Akl & Wgtn attracted large crowds. An exceptionally rare, possibly unique volume. $500 - 800

B33 Reeve, Alan Lions and Lambs of Wellington Well Known Citizens In Caricature. L. T. Watkins, 176-186 Cuba Street, Wellington, 1932, pic printed soft card wrappers. A very scarce copy. B34 Five New Zealand Historical Volumes They Came To New Zealand by Marjorie Appleton, Proof copy, Methuen 1958. An Old New Zealander Or, Te Rauparaha, The Napoleon Of The South by T Lindsay Buick, Whitcombe & Tomb Ltd, first ED 1911. New Zealand In The Making by J. B. Condliffe, first ED with sig pub compliments slip to the front, DJ. Yesterdays In Maoriland New Zealand In The Eighties by Andreas Reischek, Jonathan Cape, first ED, 1930. Early New Zealand Engineers by F. W. Furkert, first ED 1953, DJ. All with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B35 Four New Zealand Historical Volumes Old New Zealand A Tale Of The Good Old Times by A Pakeha Maori (F. E. Maning) first ED, 1906. Plume Of The Arawas by Frank O. V. Acheson, second (Popular) ED 1938, pic DJ. John Rutherford The White Chief A Story of Adventure in New Zealand, ed by James Drummond, ND. Datus A Chronology of New Zealand from the time of the Moa, 4th ED, DJ. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B36 Earp, G. Butler The Gold Colonies Of Australia Comprising their History, Territorial Divisions, Produce And Capabilities, How To Get To The Old Mines and Every Advice To Emigrants, with folding frontis map of Australia. George Routledge & Co, London, first ED 1852, halfv burgundy morocco, mrbld brds, EP’s & FE, BP of George Cavendish Taylor $150 - 200 B37 Fox, William The Six Colonies of New Zealand John W Parker & Son, London, first ED 1851, large folding frontis map, orig blind stamped brown cloth, lacking spine strip, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 200 B38 McKay, R. A. (Editor) A History Of Printing In New Zealand 1830-1940 Wellington Club of Printing House Craftsmen, half faux black morocco, comes with a letter from editor, & other ephemera including a booklet declaring it The Most Beautiul Book Ever Produced In This Country. $100 - 150


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B39 The Clipper Ship Crusader 1865-1910 Built 1865, Broken Up 1910. Memories And Records Of Over Fifty Years Pioneering With Special Reference To Voyages 1874-1879, Profusely Illustrated, c1928, dark green cloth, together with The Elingamite And Its Treasure by Wade Doak, uncorrected proof copy, 1969. B40 Reminiscences Of A Long Life In Scotland, New Zealand, Etc For Private Circulation. Jolly & Braik, Moray Place, Dunedin, 1904, insc to fly leaf reads, From Jeannie Campbell to Mrs James Small St Clair Nov 23/04, dark blue cloth gilt. The book is the reminiscences of Mr Robert Campbell, St Clair, Dunedin, as written down by a very intimate friend (L.B.M.) B41 Smith, Stephenson Percy, Surveyor General Department Of Lands And Survey Annual Report 1894-95 with numerous folding hand col maps and charts, dec red cloth gilt. John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington. $100 - 200 B42 Reports of the Department Of Lands New Zealand for the Year 1905-6 with numerous folding coloured maps and charts, John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, red cloth gilt. $100 - 200 B43 Reports of the Department Of Lands For The Year 1911-12 with numerous folding col maps and charts, John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, dark blue cloth gilt. $100 - 200 B44 Department Of Lands Report 1909 Report Of Royal Commission On Timber and Timber Building Industries New Zealand, with large folding col map, John Mackay Govt Printer, Wellington, green cloth, spine title in gilt. $100 - 200

B47 Three NZ Department Of Lands Surveys, 1895, 1900-1901, 1904-1905 All with folding colour maps and charts,together with, The Geology of the Mikonui Subdivision,1906 $100 - 200

B55 Carton of New Zealand Volumes including, Life In A Young Colony. New Zealand Shipwrecks. Early Fruitgrowing In Canterbury. Early Victorian New Zealand. The Advance Guard. New Zealand Ghost Towns. Rapaki Remembered, etc.

B48 Various Surveyor Generals Eight Reports Of The Department Of Lands & Survey NZ 1898-1914 with numerous folding col maps and charts, all finely RB in quarter black leather and burgundy cloth with titles and surveyors names in gilt. $100 - 200

B56 Carton of New Zealand Volumes including, Station Life In New Zealand. Station Amusement In New Zealand. High Endeavour. At Home In New Zealand. The Elingamite and its Treasure, etc.

B48a 136 Volumes Of The Annual Register, 1775-1891 Or A View of the History, Politics and Literature, half red morocco, ex General Assembly Library with gilt crest to covers. $500 - 1,000

B57 The Victoria Times Wellington 1841 No 1, Wednesday 15 September, 1841, first newspaper published at Wellington New Zealand. Four pages with p 3 a full page plan of The City of Wellington Port Nicholson, published by Thomas Bluett, The Terrace, Wellington. General FX, edge wear and small losses, otherwise exceptionally scarce. $300 - 500

B49 Four New Zealand Related Volumes New Zealand Official Year Book 1914. The New Zealand Wars and the Pioneering period by James Cowan, Volume II. Life And Work Of Samuel Marsden, and, From Tasman to Marsden.

B58 Shepherd, Winsome Gold & Silversmithing in Nineteenth & Twentieth Century New Zealand Te Papa Publishing, first ED, 1995, with DJ, together with English Goldsmiths And Their Marks by Sir Charles J Jackson.

B50 Scales, Sid Ten Volumes of Sid Scales Sketches Cartoons from the Otago Daily Times, ex General Assembly Library.

B59 Fourth Report on The Postal Service of New Zealand 1862-63 By The Acting Postmaster-General (Reader Wood) Printed at Auckland, 1863.

B51 Minhinnick Selection Of Minhinnick Cartoon Books c19402 and 50s, together with a small group of other NZ cartoon booklets including, Strike Notes by James Nairn

B60 Jackson, J. Howard Annals Of A New Zealand Family The Household of Gilbert Mair Early Pioneer. A. H. & A. W. Reed, Dunedin, 1935, sig ltd ed 177/400, blue cloth, DJ, ex libris BP of M C Palmer.

B52 Collection Of Vintage Cookery Books Including, Mrs Beetons Cookery Book, Mrs Beetons Cookery, Cooking In War-Time by Elizabeth Craig, The Daily Mail Cookery Book, The New Zealand Garden Dictionary by J. W. Matthews, etc.

B45 Thomson, John Turnbull The Surveys Of New Zealand 1877-1886 with numerous folding col maps and charts,half dark blue calf. $100 - 200

B53 von Haast, H. F. The Life & Times of Sir Julius von Haast A New Zealand Pioneer Explorer, Geologist, Museum Builder. Pub by the author, Wellington, 1948, blue cloth, DJ.

B46 Four NZ Department Of Lands Surveys 1907-1912 all with folding col maps and charts, finely RB in half leather. $100 - 200

B54 Carton of New Zealand Volumes including, Dusky Bay. Early New Zealand Families. The Tattooed Land. Bright Fine Gold. A River Rules My Life, etc.

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B61 Richter, John August (Late A Missionary Of The Berlin Mission, Queensland) The New Testament Printed by Bain & Co, Esk Street, Invercargill, 1877, RB in blue cloth, ex libris BP of M C Palmer. B62 Craik, George The New Zealanders The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Charles Knight, London 1830, with inserted facsimile prelims, TP etc, orig p begin at Chapter I, RB half dark blue leather.


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B63 Frank Sargeson Three Stories They Gave Her a Rise, Cowpats & Three Men. A unique hand written volume by Sargeson, with original watercolour and ink illustrations attributed to Trevor Moffitt, bound in quarter leather and hessian with dec EP. From the estate of the late New Zealand novelist, playwright and biographer Sir James McNeish. $1,500 - 3,000

B68 Taylor, W. A. Lore and History of the South Island Maori Bascands Limited, Christchurch, ND, DJ, together with RP copy of The Coming Of The Maori by Sir Peter Buck.

B74 Stafford, D. M. Te Arawa A History Of The Arawa People, A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, first ED, 1967, maroon cloth, pic DJ

B69 Johnston, Marguerite The Kingdom Of Tane Turnbull, Hickson & Gooder Ltd, Wellington, 29pp, plain soft card wrappers with ties, with pastedown cover illus. A very scarce copy.

Maori History & Folklore

B70 Dittmer, Wilhelm Te Tohunga Legends and Traditions of the Maoris, 1970 RP version, padded grey cloth, covers with old staining.

B75 Phillipps, W. J. Carved Maori Houses of Western and Northern Areas of New Zealand, Dominion Museum Monograph No 9, R. E. Owen, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1955, DJ, together with, Maori Artistry by W Page Rowe.

B64 Best, Elsdon Tuhoe The Children of the Mist, Volumes One & Two Published for the Polynesian Society by A.H. & A. W. Reed, RP 1973, DJ. $100 - 150 B65 Smith, S Percy Maori Wars of The Nineteenth Century Wars Of the Northern against the Southern Tribes of New Zealand in the Nineteenth Century. Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, Wellington, first ED 1904, green cloth, ex General Assembly Library. B66 Reed, A. H. & A. W. (Pub) The Gospels From The New Testament In Maori First Lilliput ED 1965. B67 White, John The Ancient History Of The Maori (Vols I, II,III & IV) George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1887, red cloth, with port to the FB, spines sunned, else G. $400 - 800

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B71 Cowan, James Tales of the Maori Coast Fine Arts (N.Z.) Ltd, Wellington, first ED, 1930, grey cloth, together with, He Konae Aronui, Maori Proverbs And Sayings. Guide Rangi Of Rotorua by Rangitiaria Dennan. B72 Gorst, John Eldon The Maori King Paul’s Book Arcade, Hamilton, 1959, together with two small copies of Polynesian Mythology by Sir George Grey. B73 Skilled Handwork Of The Maori Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described. Memoirs Of The Polynesian Scoiety, Volume 14, Second ED, The Polynesian Society, Wellington, 1946, printed pic card wrappers, lower left corner of cover torn off. $100 - 150

B76 Three Maori Art Reference Volumes Maori Paintings by Gottfried Lindauer From The Partridge Collection. Maori Wood Sculpture by T Barrow. Whaowhia Maori Art And Its Artists by Gilbert Archey, all with DJs B77 Hamilton, Augustus The Art Workmanship Of The Maori Race In New Zealand Fergusson & Mitchell, Dunedin, first ED, 1896, illus, red cloth gilt with embossed motif strip and title. Rare. $800 - 1,200 B77a 54 Volumes of The Journal of the Polynesian Society (1909 onwards) Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society, The Polynesian Society (Incorporated), half burgundy morocco, ex General Assembly Library with gilt crest to covers. $500 - 1,000


B78 Best, Elsdon The Maori (2 Volumes) Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Volume V, Harry H Tombs, Limited, Wellington, 1924, grey cloth. B79 Cowan, James The Adventures of Kimble Bent A Story Of Wild Life In The New Zealand Bush, with illustrations, Whitcombe And Tombs Ltd, first ED, 1911, a very good copy. $100 - 150 B80 Butler, Annie R. Glimpses of Maori Land The Religious Tract Society, London, first ED, 1886, insc to FEP, pic blue cloth gilt. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150 B81 Te Rangi Hiroa (Sir Peter Buck) The Coming of The Maori Maori Purposes Fund Board, Wellington, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, first ED, 1949, DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer B82 Duff, Roger The Moa-Hunter Period of Maori-Culture with a foreword by H. D. Skinner. Dept of Internal Affairs, Wellington, first ED, 1950, DJ. There is a tipped in typed two p. review of the book by C. R. H. Taylor of The Alexander Turnbull Library. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B83 Browne, C. R. Maori Witchery Native Life in New Zealand. J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, first ED 1929, burgundy cloth, together with, Early Maoriland Adventures told by J. W. Stack, with pic DJ. Marsden Of Maoriland Pioneer And Peacemaker by A. H. Reed, with pic DJ. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B84 Best, Elsdon The Maori As He Was A Brief Account of Maori Life as it was in Pre-European Days, first ED, 1924, green cloth, together with, Where The White Man Treads Across The Pathway Of The Maori by W. B. (William Bauske) of Otorohanga, second ED revised, 1928. Wanderings On The Islands Of Wonders (New Zealand) by Boumil Pospisil, sig on TP by the author, first ED, 1935. The Toll Of The Bush by William Satchell, Macmillan’s Colonial Library, first ED, 1905. All with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer.

B85 The Late Colonel Porter, C .B. Legends of the Maori And Personal Reminiscences of the East Coast of New Zealand. L. M. Isitt Ltd, Christchurch, 1925, frontis port of the author, quarter tan cloth, orange brds. $100 - 150 B86 Jones, Pei Te Hurinui Puhiwahine Maori Poetess Printed at The Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1961, first imprint 250 copies, 32pp, printed soft card wrappers. Very scarce copy. $100 - 200 B87 Mair, Captain Gilbert The Story of Gate Pa April 29th 1864 Printed and Published by The Bay of Plenty Times Ltd, 1937, printed wrappers, together with, Tales Of Tamati by Ian Mackay, with authors insc in Maori to FEP. Fifty Years In Maoriland by James T Pinfold, first ED, 1930, all with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B88 Taylor, W. A. Lore and History of the South Island Maori Bascands Ltd, ND, first ED (1950), brown cloth, DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer, together with two Maori related booklets. B89 Menzies, J. H. Maori Patterns Painted and Carved Deluxe facsimile ED 1975, no 191/750, oblong folio with pl bound in from the orig 1904 ED following pl 28, with pic brds and slipcase, a near fine copy. $600 - 800 B90 Westra, Ans Washday At The Pa The Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1964, with orig 8 page publishers note, printed pic wrappers $100 - 150 B91 Duff, Roger The Moa-Hunter Period of Maori Culture with a foreword by H. D. Skinner, R. E. Owen, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1956, together with, The Moa When Did It Become Extinct? Maori Traditions And Pakeha Conjectures Four Main Schools of Thought One Hundred Opinions of Maori and Pakeha collected by Herries Beattie, and The Maori by Elsdon Best, Volume One, 1924. B92 Beattie, Herries The Maoris and Fiordland Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, 1949, blue cloth, together with, Our Southernmost Maoris by Herries Beattie, 1954.

B93 Beattie, Herries Our Southernmost Maoris Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, Dunedin, 1954, printed wrappers, together with, Maori Place-Names of Canterbury by Herries Beattie, 1945, and South Island Maoris A Sketch Of Their History and Legendary Lore by Canon Stack, 1898. B94 Hamilton, Augustus The Art Workmanship of the Maori Race In New Zealand Fergusson & Mitchell, Dunedin, first ED 1896, 267pp, plus 2 further illus pl, half dark green morocco $150 - 300 B95 William Jenkins Autographs of New Zealand Chiefs Framed list of seven of the 1863 Maori Touring Party to England with William Jenkins, all clearly written/signed by Jenkins the notorious organiser of the trip, in an ornate gilt frame. $100 - 200 B96 Newman, Alfred K Who are the Maoris Whitcombe And Tombs Ltd, ND, red cloth, together with, Lays Of The Land Of The Maori And Moa by Thomas Bracken, 1884. The Story Of Aotea by Rev. T. G. Hammond, 1924, and Kei Puta te Wairau A History Of Marlborough In Maori Times by W. J. Elvy, 1957.

NZ Regional B97 Five South Island Topographical Books Hokitika Goldfields Capital by Philip Ross May. Kei Puta te Wairau A History Of Marlborough In Maori Times by W. J. Elvy. The Trial Of The Maungatapu Murderers In Nelson In 1866. Quail Island A Link With The Past. From The Banks of the Avon The Story of a River by Robert C Lamb. B98 Sorrell, Paul, (Editor) The Cyclopedia of Otago & Southland (2 Volumes) Dunedin City Council, 1999, navy blue cloth with slipcase, together with six Early Settlers & Historical Association of Wellington booklets. B99 Chilton, Charles The Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand (2 Volumes) John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, first ED 1909, navy blue cloth gilt. Vol I cover with old stain else G $150 - 300

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B100 Anderson, Johannes Place-Names of Banks Peninsula A Topographical History, New Zealand Board Of Science And Art Manual No 6, W. A. G. Skinner, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1927, together with, Tales Of Banks Peninsula by H. C. Jacobson, some pages detaches, and Earliest Canterbury by James Hay, 1915. B101 Sherrard, J. M. Kaikoura A History Of The District first ED 1966, DJ. Together with four other modern South Island regional volumes. B102 Hay, James Reminiscences of Earliest Canterbury (Principally Banks Peninsula) And Its Settlers. The Christchurch Press Company Limited, 1915, navy blue cloth, spine sunned, together with, Harry Ell And His Summit Road, A History Of The Canterbury Frozen Meat Company Limited, Street Corner A study to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the Caxton Press. B103 Smith, A. A. Printing In Canterbury A History of Newspapers And Printing Houses Of The Province From The Earliest Times, Christchurch Club Of Printing House Craftsmen, 1953, DJ, together with, History And Bibliography, Vols 1, 2, & 3, 1948, printed wrappers, and Street Corner A study to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of The Caxton Press by R. C. Lamb. B104 Ward, Louis E. Early Wellington prefaced by The Right Hon. Sir Robert Stout. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, Auckland, ND, 1928, green cloth. B105 Howard, Basil Rakiura A History Of Stewart Island New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed, Dunedin, 1940, black cloth, no DJ, spine sunned. $100 - 150 B106 Swainson, William Auckland The Capital of New Zealand And The Country Adjacent, Including Some Account Of The Gold Discovery In New Zealand. Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1853, orig blind stamped green cloth, sunned, spine ends bumped, lacking map. $100 - 150

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B107 Four Canterbury Related Volumes They Made Their Own Money The Story of Early Canterbury Traders & Their Tokens. Early Christchurch by R. C. Lamb. The Devil’s Own Brigade A History of the Lyttelton Gaol 1860-1920 by David Gee. The Evolution Of A City by J. P. Morrison.

B114 Miller, F. W. G. West to the Fiords The History of Western Southland, first edition, 1954, DJ, together with, 7 other volumes including, Mr Explorer Douglas by John Pascoe. Unquiet Earth by Margaret Alington. The Old Frontier Te Awamutu etc.

B108 Richards, E. C. The Chatham Islands Their Plants, Birds and People, Simpson and Williams Ltd, Christchurch 1952, DJ, together with, Forgotten Island of The South Pacific The Story of New Zealand’s Southern Islands by Rosaline Redwood, first ED, 1950, red cloth.

B115 Selection South Island Topographical Volumes including, Marlborough Place Names. Early Christchurch. Birds, Beasts And Fishes. Some Canterbury Churches. Mesopotamia Station. Te Raka Land Of Happy Sunshine, etc, etc (12)

B109 Six Canterbury Related Volumes The Early Days of Canterbury compiled by A Selwyn Bruce. Pioneers On Port Cooper Plains The Deans Family of Riccarton by John Deans. John Robert Godley Of Canterbury by C. E. Carrington. Old Christchurch by Johannes C Andersen. The Story Of Christchurch New Zealand. Oxford The First Hundred Years by O. A. Gillespie. B110 Buick, T. Lindsay The French At Akaroa An Adventure In Colonization, New Zealand Book Depot, Wellington, 1928, DJ, together with, Place-Names Of Banks Peninsula by Johannes C Andersen, 1927, and, Akaroa And Banks Peninsula 1840-1940, Story Of French Colonising Venture And Early Whaling Activities. B111 Seven Canterbury Related Volumes Purau by Elisabeth Ogilvie, Caxton Press, 1970. John Grigg Of Longbeach by P. G. Stevens. Burton Shipley A Canterbury Settler. By Tram To Papanui. Mount Peel Is A Hundred The Story Of The First High Country Station In Canterbury. Old Christchurch by Johannes C Andersen. The Torless Papers 1848-51. B112 Scotter, W. H. A History of Port Lyttelton first ED, 1968, DJ, together with, Hospital On The Avon. Ex Cathedral A History of the Cathedral School Christchurch 1881-1981. All Aboard Iron Horses To Wakatipu & Shipping On The Lake. B113 Miller, F. W. G. West to the Fiords The History of Western Southland, first ED, 1954, green cloth, DJ, together with, A Pastoral Kingdom Divided Cheviot, 1888-94. The Mair Family by J. C. Andersen and G. C. Petersen.

B116 Menzies, Ian H. The Story of Menzies Bay Banks Peninsula Pegasus, first ED, 1970, together with, Jack’s Hut A Book of Arthur’s Pass by Grace Adams. Daybreak In Geraldine County 1877-1952 by A. J. Davey. Early Timaru by F. G. Hall-Jones. B117 Various New Zealand Regional Volumes including, Timaru 100 Years Of Postal Services. New Zealand’s First Railway Dun Mountain Railway, Nelson. Blackboards And Ships Masts A History Of The Lyttelton Main Schools First Century. Akaroa Canterbury’s Premier Seaside Resort. Puhoi Remembers. Tails Of The Mails Hawkes Bay Centennial Year, 1959. B118 Wilson, James G. Early Rangitikei Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, first ED 1914, DJ. (worn) $100 - 150 B119 Interesting Chapters From The Early History Of Wanganui And Wanganui In 1856. A. D. Willis, Wanganui, first ED, 1902, illus, pic wrappers. B120 Chapple, L. J. B. & Barton, Cranleigh Early Missionary Work In Whanganui (1840–1850) H. I. Jones & Son Ltd, Wanganui, 1930, sig and insc by Chapple to FEP, and with a letter from him also. Scarce signed copy. $100 - 150 B121 Downes, T. W. Old Whanganui W. A. Parkinson & Co, Ltd, Hawera, first ED, 1915, pic dark green cloth. B122 Thomas, M. C. Yeomen of the South Printed by the Southland News Co Ltd, Invercargill, first ED, 1940, pic soft card wrappers. A very scarce copy. $100 - 150


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B123 Richards, E. C. The Chatham Islands their Plants, Birds, and People. Simpson And Williams Ltd, Christchurch, first ED 1952, DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer, a near fine copy. B124 Five Otago Related Volumes Golden Days Of Lake County The History of Lake County and the Boroughs of Queenstown and Arrowtown by F. W. G. Miller, 1949. Mackenzie The Sheep Stealer Fresh Information Considered by Herries Beattie, 1959. The Book Of The Pioneers Otama, Knapdale, Chatton. 1936. Yesterday And Today In Otago 1840-1940 commemorative booklet. The Port Of Otago by A. H. McLintock, 1951. $100 - 150 B125 Selection of Nelson Related Volumes & Booklets Including, The Trial of the Maungatapu Murderers In Nelson In 1866, R. W. Stiles, 1924. Footprints The Story of the settlement and development of the Nelson back country districts by J. N. W. Newport. History of the Nelson Institute by C. R. Brereton. Nelson Province 1642-1842 by A. N. Field. Leather bound Nelson-College prize book, and five other booklets. B126 Four Otago Related Volumes Teviot Tapestry A History of the RoxburghMillers Flat District by A. H. H. Webster, 1948. The Pioneers Explore Otago by Herries Beattie, 1947. Old Coaching Days Otago And Southland by E Lovell-Smith, 1931, and, In Search Of Central Otago by G Hugh Sumpter. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B127 Seven Canterbury Related Volumes Pioneers Of Canterbury Deans Letters 1840-1854, foreword by Major L. G .D. Acland, with DJ. Te Waimate Early Station Life in New Zealand by E. C. Studholme, 2nd ED, 1954, DJ. Old Westland A Thrilling Story Of The Golden West Coast Of The South Island Of New Zealand Known to the Maori as Te Wai Pounamu by E Iveagh Lord, 1939, DJ. Musterer On Molesworth by Bruce Stronach, 1953, DJ. Pioneers of Martins Bay by Alice McKenzie, new revised edition, 1953. The Story Of Christchurch New Zealand by Henry F Wigram, sig on fly leaf by noted NZ economist J. B. Condliffe. Pyramid Valley The Story of New Zealand’s Greatest Moa Swamp. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150

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B128 Guthrie-Smith, H Tutira The Story of a New Zealand Sheep Station William Blackwood & Sons Ltd, Edinburgh, third ED 1953, blue cloth, DJ. Together with, Tales Of The Mails Hawkes Bay Centennial Year, 1959 by Lester Masters, and Armed Settlers 1864-1874 The Story of the Founding of Hamilton by H. C. M. Norris, signed copy. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B129 Six Wellington Related Volumes The Merchants Paved The Way by J Halket Millar. The Streets Of My City Wellington New Zealabd by F. L. Irvine-Smith. Strait Of Adventure by Stephen Gerard. The City Of The Strait Wellington And Its Province A Centennial History by Alan Mulgan. Old Wellington Days by Pat Lawlor.More Wellington Days by Pat Lawlor. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B130 Four New Zealand Regional Volumes Auckland City Of The Seas An Illustrated Account of the Founding and Development of the City of Auckland and its Suburbs by A. W. Reed, sig and insc to M. C. Palmer from the author, September 1955, maroon cloth, DJ. Old Christchurch by Johannes C Andersen, first ED, 1939, DJ. Natural History of Canterbury, R Speight, Arnold Wall and R. M. Laing, Honorary Editors, first ED, 1927. Medical Practice in Otago the Early Days by Robert Valpy Fulton, first ED 1922., all with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B131 Acland, L. G. D. The Early Canterbury Runs Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, first ED, 1930, brown cloth, together with, Peninsula & Plain The History And Geography Of Banks Peninsula And The Canterbury Plains, revised enlarged ED 1966, DJ. Christchurch Sketchbook, drawings by Unk White, text by M. H. Holcroft, first ED 1968. A Spring In The Canterbury Settlement by C Warren Adams, Capper Press RP 1971. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer B132 Pyke, Vincent History of the Early Gold Discoveries In Otago Otago Daily Times & Witness Newspapers Co Ltd, first ED 1887, purple cloth gilt, spine sunned, tipped in newspaper cuttings, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150

B133 Ross, C Stuart Early Otago And Some of its Notable Men J Wilkie & Co, Ltd, Dunedin, first edition, 1907, blue cloth. Pioneering In Otago The Recollections Of William Ayson, sig ltd ed 400/500, c1937. Early Days In Central Otago by Robert Gilkison, 1930. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B134 Hall-Jones, F. G. Historical Southland Printed by the Otago Daily Times & Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, 1945, blue cloth, together with, Pure Gold And Rough Diamonds Gems from the Scrapbook of a travelling Watchmaker & Jeweller in Otago & Southland by J. B. Hislop, sig by the author. Littledene A New Zealand Rural Community by H.C.D.Somerset, 1938. Pioneers Of Martins Bay by Mrs Peter McKenzie, Queenstown, 1947. All with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer B135 Beattie, Herries Mackenzie Of The Mackenzie Country Story Of The Famous Sheep-Lifter Pioneer-Explorer-Sheeplifter, Story Of A Remarkable Man, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers, Co, Ltd, first ED 1946, brown cloth, fine copy, together with, Annandale Past And Present 1839-1900 by H. L. Guthrie Gray, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, 1901, and Sutherlands of Ngaipu by Alex Sutherland, first ED 1947, red cloth, DJ. All with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B136 Gilkison, Robert Early Days In Dunedin Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, 1938, blue cloth, DJ, together with, The Story Of Early Dunedin by A. H. Reed, insc by the author to M. C. Palmer on the fly leaf and TP, blue cloth, DJ, with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B137 Bishop, Walter Guide to Wellington & District with Complete Map Of The City Printed by Robert Burett, 1882, together with, Alla Fine Del Mondo To The Ends Of The Earth A History of Italian migration to the Wellington Region. Guide to the Oratory South Kensington, 1893 B138 Gillespie, Oliver A. South Canterbury A Record Of Settlement Published by The South Canterbury Centennial History Committee 1958, blue cloth, DJ.


B139 Seven New Zealand Related Volumes Homes Of The Pioneers Pen & Wash Drawings By A. J. Mair. West Of The Manulau by Ben Westhead. Tawa Flat and the Old Porirua Road 1840-1955 by Arthur H Carman, ltd ed. Yesterdays in Golden Buller by Ella Matthews. The Wellington Watersiders The Story of Their Industrial Organisation by P. N. Pettit. Masterton’s First Hundred Years 1854-1954 by A. G. Bagnall. The Story of New Zealand Place Names by A. W. Reed, with a sig insc by the author to Melville Palmer on the fly leaf. B140 Guthrie-Smith, H Tutira The Story of a New Zealand Sheep Station A. H. & A. W. Reed, fourth ED, 1969, cloth gilt DJ, also, Waterton’s Wanderings In South America The North-West Of The United States And The Antilles In The Years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824, Macmillan & Co, 1893. B141 Beattie, Herries Mackenzie of the Mackenzie Country Pioneer-Explorer-Sheeplifter Story Of A Remarkable Man, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, 1946, together with, Otago Place Names As Bestowed by the Pakeha and Jotted down by Herries Beattie, 1948. Early Runholding In Otago, 1947. All with printed wrappers. B142 Beattie, Herries The Pioneers Explore Otago A Record of Explorers, Travellers, Surveyors, Bushmen, Seekers of Pastoral Country, Inland Voyagers, and Wayfaring Men, Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, Dunedin, 1947, together with, Doubtful Sound by Herries Beattie, 1955. A History of Gore And Surrounding Districts by Herries Beattie, 1962 B143 Beattie, Herries Mackenzie of the Mackenzie Country Story of the Famous Sheeplifter, 1946, together with, Mackenzie The Sheep Stealer Fresh Information Considered, 1959. The Attractions Of Te Anau, 1955, and Pioneer Recollections Mainly of the Gore District , 1956, and Doubtful Sounds, 1955, all by Herries Beattie, all printed wrappers. B144 Beattie, Herries Far Famed Fiordland Historic and Descriptive European Explorers, White Whalers, Seamen and Surveyors, Travellers and Tourists, and Pakeha PlaceNames. Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Co, Ltd, 1950, blue cloth, together with Early Runholding In Otago by Herries Beattie, 1947, and Tikao Talks Traditions Told By Teone Taare Tikao, 1939.

B145 Adams, C Warren A Spring In The Canterbury Settlement With Engravings, Longman, Brown, Green, London 1853, with map (detached), blue cloth, spine worn, cocked, together with, Crusts A Settler’s Fare by Laurence J Kennaway, 1874, The NZ Index 1905 B146 Roxburgh, Irvine Wanaka Story A History of the Wanaka, Hawea, Tarras and Surrounding Districts, Otago Centennial Historical Publications 1957, blue cloth, DJ, together with, The Story of Maungakiekie the ancient Maori Fortress and Now One Tree Hill. The Stewart Islanders by Olga Sansom. A History of Canterbury, 3 volumes. B147 The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 3 Canterbury Provincia District, printed by Horace J Weeks, Ltd, Christchurch, 1903, RB burgundy cloth. B148 The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 2 Auckland Provincial District, Published By The Cyclopedia Company Ltd, Christchurch, 1902, RB burgundy cloth. B149 The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Volume 5 Nelson, Marlborough, And Westland Provincial Districts, printed by Horace J Weeks, Christchurch 1906, RB burgundy cloth. B150 Napier New Zealand The City Beautiful together with, Wairakei The Unique Wonderland Of Thermal Grandeur, 1938, with later green cloth outer cover. Ex General Assembly Library. B151 Five Regional & Historical NZ Volumes Beyond The Waimakariri A Regional History by D. N. Watkins. Kei Puta te Wairau A History Of Marlborough In Maori Times by W. J. Elvy. Homes Of The Pioneers Pen & Wash Drawings By A. J. Mair. Lake Ellesmere To Te Pirita by Sarah E. W. Penney, and Fire & Decay The Destruction of The Large New Zealand House by Terence E. R. Hodgson. B152 Howard, Basil Rakiura A History of Stewart Island. A. H. & A. W. Reed, Dunedin, ND, black cloth, pic DJ. $100 - 150 B153 Reid, R. C. Rambles on The Golden Coast of The South Island of New Zealand Reid & Co, Printers& Publishers, West Coast Times, Hokitika, first ED 1884, col litho frontis, dec red and black cloth gilt.

B154 Six Volumes On NZ Mountains Etc Tararua the story of a mountain range by Chris Maclean. Tongariro A Sacred Gift, written and photographed by Craig Potton. Glacier Country My Years At Franz Josef by Ralph Warburton. Old Taranaki And Its Mountain. A Land Apart The Mount Cook Alpine Region. Titi Heritage The Story of the Muttonbird Islands. Etc. B155 Ward, Louis E. Early Wellington Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, 1928, blue cloth, together with the 1975 RP $100 - 150

Travel & Exploration B156 Markham, Sir Clements The First Years Work Of The National Antarctic Expedition From The Smithsonian Report For 1903, Pages 459-465 (with pl I), Govt Printing Office, Washington, 1904, quarter orange cloth, plain brds, together with, The Swedish Antarctic Expedition, and The B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research 1929-1931 Expedition B157 Collection of Everest Press Photographs c1950’s from the Himalayan Committee Of Royal Geographical Society And Alpine Club, including, various images of Hillary & Tenzing together, a group shot of the expedition team, views of Everest from different camps, John Hunt mapping out plans, a crevice ladder crossing, Tenzing on the summit, and on a ridge at 20,000 feet, Hillary & Tenzing coming up the East ridge, Hillary being congratulated by the Sherpas after the descent from the summit to Camp 4, porters on the way to Base Camp, Hillary after the ascent, etc. All unframed $100 - 200 B158 McFarland, Alfred Mutiny In The Bounty And Story Of The Pitcairn Islanders, J. J. Moore, Sydney, ND (c1884), sig and insc on FEP by Alfred H Adams, a Bounty descendant, pict red cloth gilt. B159 Palmer, Captain George Kidnapping In The South Seas Being A Narrative Of A Three Months Cruise of H. M. Ship Rosario. Edmonston And Douglas, Edinburgh, first ED 1871, brown cloth, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150

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B160 Scott, Captain Robert Falcon, R. N., C. V. O. Scott’s Last Expedition (2 Volumes) Arranged by Leonard Huxley, preface by Sir Clements R Markham. Illus, Elder & Co, London, fourth ED 1914, blue cloth, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 200 B161 Peyrouse, M. De La Voyage Round The World Which was performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788. Printed by J Moir for T Brown, Edinburgh, 1798, folding frontis map, pl and tables as required, ex owners insc and name to top of TP. Full tree calf, spine title in red, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. A good clean and tight copy. $500 - 1,000 B162 Murray, Rev. Thomas Boyle Pitcairn The Island, The People, And Their Pastor, With A Short Account Of The Mutiny On The Bounty. Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1853, , illus orig light blue blind stamped cloth, with enbossed gilt ship to front boards $100 - 200 B163 Ainsworth, W. F. All Round The World An Illustrated Record Voyages, Travels And Adventures In All Parts Of The Globe, Second Series, William Collins, London, half morocco, together with two vols of the English Cyclopedia Of Natural History, half calf, mrbld brds, and two other minor volumes. B164 Young, John Russell Around The World with General Grant (2 Volumes) Subscription Book Department, The American News Company, New York, 1879, brown cloth. B165 Hartwig, Dr G. The Polar World A Popular Description Of Man And Nature in the Arctic And Antarctic Regions Of The Globe. Longmans, Green And Co, London, New ED 1892, full blue calf, raised spine bands, dec gilt cmpts, cover embossed School Ship “Conway”

B166 Six Samoa Related Volumes Samoa And Its Story by James Cowan, 1914, printed wrappers. With Stevenson In Samoa by H. J. Moors, 1911. History of Samoa by R. M. Watson, 1918, silverfish nibbles to prelims. Handbook Of Western Samoa, 1925. Modern Samoa Its Government And Changing Life by Felix M Keesing, 1934, and Western Samoa Land, Life and Agriculture in Tropical Polynesia, ED by James W Fox, and Kenneth B Cumberland. 1962. B167 Campbell, John Francis Frost And Fire (2 Volumes) Natural Engines, Tool-Marks And Chips with Sketches Taken At Home And Abroad By A Traveller. Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh, 1865, blue cloth, together with Ogilvies Encyclopedia of Useful Information and Worlds Atlas. B168 Six Pacific Island Related Volumes A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands by John Williams, John Snow, London, 1840, rebacked half calf, mrbld brds. The Story of the Pacific by Hendrik Van Loon, RP 1949. A True Tale of Love In Tonga told in 23 eng and 337 words by Robert Gibbings, 1954. The Pacific Islands A Handbook by McCarron Stewart And Co, Ltd, 1918. Savage Island An Account Of A Sojourn In Niue And Tonga by Basil C Thomson, 1902. Daughters Of The Islands by Evelyn R Downs, 1944. Also, The Land Of The Chinese People, and Climbing & Exploration In The Bolivian Andes. B169 Livingstone, David The Life & Explorations of David Livingstone Carefully Compiled From Reliable Sources. John G Murdoch, London, ND, col litho frontis (torn corner) and TP by Adam & Co, full tooled black morocco gilt. B170 Knight, E. F. Where Three Empires Meet Longmans Colonial Library, new imp (1903) Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1904, together with, The Sacred Baboons Of Lomondo by C. L. Harries, 1929, and a group of assorted ordanance survey maps, illus guide books etc. B171 Livingstone, David The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone Carefully compiled from reliable sources. Walter Scott, London, ND, red cloth gilt B172 Japanese Postcard Album c1920 incl hand col studio posed groups of geishas, silhouette landscape views include Mount Fuji, cityscapes, etc, black lacquered binding $150 - 300

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B173 Ellis, Albert F. Ocean Island And Nauru Their Story Angus & Robertson Ltd, Sydney, first ED 1935, green cloth, insc from the author to A. S. Paterson, Auckland 1935, spine sunned, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer, together with, Mutiny of the Bounty and Story of Pitcairn Island 1790-1894 by Rosalind Amelia Young A Native Daughter, eighth printing, pub by Pastor David Nield, 14 Tasman Street, Wellington, printed by Dawson Printing Company, Auckland, 1924, red cloth. B174 Grant, James Cassell’s Illustrated History Of India Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, ND, dec red cloth gilt, together with, 3 volume set of British Battles on Land and Sea, and 4 volume set of The Seas.

Military & War B175 Llewellyn, S. P. Journey Towards Christmas Official History of the 1st Ammunition Company Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1939-45. War History Branch, D.I.A.Wellington, 1949, red cloth, DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. Together with, Shell-Shocks New Zealanders in France, private edition for the New Zealand Division, published by Jarrold & Sons, London, c1916, and The Bystanders Fragments from France By Capt Bruce Bairnsfather. B176 Gillespie, Oliver A. The Pacific Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, War History Branch, DIA, Wellington, 1952, illus incl maps, red cloth, no DJ, together with, Medical Services In New Zealand And The Pacific by T Duncan M Stout, 1958,and Australasia The Britains Of The South, 1903, all ex General Assembly Library. B177 Five WWI & WWII Soldiers Poetry Volumes Sing As We Go The Story Of The Kiwi Concert Party, 1941-43 (2 copies). A Soldiers Spare-time Soliloquy by W. E. Wagener, 1942. Land of the Fern Verses Grave and Gay by Lieutenant Charles Stanley Brown, and Memories Of A Soldier. All ex General Assembly Library. B178 Taylerson, A. W. F. The Revolver 1899-1914 together with, New Zealand Cavalcade of Antique Arms. Ex General Assembly Library.


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B179 Collection Of WWII Booklets including, The Tiger Kills The Story of British And Indian Troops With The 8th Army In North Africa. Roof Over Britain The Official Story Of The A.A.Defences, 1939-1942. His Majestys Minesweepers. The Battle Of Britain. The Eighth Army. The Mediterranean Fleet, etc. B180 Thompson. H. K. Jr, & Strutz, Henry (Ed) Doenitz At Nuremberg A Re-Appraisal (Signed copy) War Crimes & the Military Professional. Amber Publishing Corp. New York City. ltd ed 212/350, sig by Doenitz, blue cloth, DJ, slipcase. $300 - 400 B181 Stewart, Col. H. The New Zealand Division 1916-1919 A Popular History Based on Official Records, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd 1921, khaki cloth.

Antiquarian B182 Armstrong, John The Art of Preserving Health To Which Is Added, A Critical Essay On The Poem by J Aikin, M.D. Printed For T Cadell, Jun and W Davies, London, 1795, illus with eng pl, half tan calf, mrbld brds, ex owners insc to FEP B183 Ricdum Funnidos The Comic Almanack For 1835 & 1839 (2) An Ephemeris In Jest And Earnest, Adorned With A Dozen Of “Right Merrie” Cuts Pertaining To The Months Sketched And Etched By George Cruikshank. Imprinted For Charles Tilt, London, each TP with 12 vignettes, half calf, 4 raised spine bands, and ex owners name of Harriet Skene on FEP of both, dated 1838 & 1843. $100 - 150 B184 The Arabian Nights (3 Volumes) Consisting Of One Thousand And One Stories, printed for F. C. and J Rivington, J Nunn, Cadell and Davies and others, London, 1821, quarter green calf, mrbld brds, spine ends frayed. B185 Baines, Edward The History of The County Palatine And Duchy of Lancaster (5 Volumes) The Biographical Department By W. R. Whatton. Fisher, Son, & Co, London, 1836, illus, including numerous folding hand-col maps, genealogical pl etc, half calf, mrbld brds. A very good rare and complete set. $500 - 800

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B186 Circa 1660s Book of Common Prayer composed book of common prayer, lacks prelims and TP, numerous large decorative capitals, The Kalendar printed in red and black. To the rear The Whole Book of Psalmes Collected into English Meeter by Thomas Sternbold, John Hopkins, and others, printed by S. G. for the Company of Stationers, 1661, fully eng page, later half morocco, spine with part of orig spine strip laid down. Also, The Cyclopedia of New Zealand , Volume 5, very poor binding. $200 - 400

B193 Knight, Charles (Editor) Old England (2 Volumes) A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Municipal, Baronial and Popular Antiquities. Sangster And Fletcher, London, 1854. half calf, spine joint split top of Vol II.

B187 Farren, R. The Granta And The Cam from Byron’s Pool To Ely, Drawn And Etched By R Farren. Macmillan & Co, London, 1880, large folio, quarter burgundy morocco, green cloth gilt $150 - 300

B195 Clarke, Charles (Trans) The Whole Works of Flavius Josephus Printed For The Proprietors And Sold by J Walker and others, London, 1785, rebacked half leather, TP ND Preface with edge restoration. $100 - 200

B188 Anderson, William The Works of Lord Byron (2 Volumes) With A Life And Illustrative Notes. A Fullarton & Co, Edinburgh, ND, finely bound in full tooled burgundy calf, with 5 raised spine bands and gilt dec compartments, mrbld FE & EPs. A very fine set. 100 - 200

B196 Middleton, Charles Theodore A New and Complete System of Geography (2 Vols) Printed by J Cooke, London, 1777, illus with numerous eng pl and maps, incl folding, full orig calf, raised spine bands, TP in red and black ink, full page hand written notes on EP of Vol I. $300 - 500

B189 Aelianus Claudius De Animalium Natura Libris XVII Petro Gillio Gallo & Conrado Gesnero (translators). (Geneve) , Apud Ioann Tornassium, 1611, 396pp, full contemporary calf, gilt lines, 4 raised spine bands. A scarce copy. $600 - 1,000 B190 Williams, D. E. The Life and Correspondence of Sir Thomas Lawrence (2 Volumes) Henry Colburn And Richard Bentley, London, 1831, half calf, mrbld brds, lacking spine strips and brds detached, together with Thaddeus Of Warsaw by Miss Jane Porter, London, 1845, half calf, and Pilgrims Progress finely tooled black and gilt morocco binding. B191 Porter, Miss Jane The Scottish Chiefs (2 Volumes) George Virtue, London, ND, half burgundy calf. B192 Hume, David & Smollett, T The History Of England (4) From The Invasion Of Julius Caesar to The Revolution In 1688, Royal Octavo Ed, Printed for C Taylor, Christie & Son, Sharpe & Son, and others, London 1820, finely bound in full tan calf, gilt line, raised spine bands, mrbld FE & EPs. $200 - 400

B194 Redhead, Thomas W (Trans) The Historical Works of M. Adolphe Thiers (4 Volumes) A Fullarton & Co, London, 1845, half navy blue calf.

B197 A Gazetteer Of The World (7 Volumes) or A Dictionary Of Geographical Knowledge. A Fullarton & Co, Edinburgh, 1856, finely bound full red morocco, gilt line, 5 raised spine bands and gilt dec compartments, mrbld FE & EPs. $150 - 300 B198 Brown, The Rev. John The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments with Notes and Practical Observations by The Rev. John Brown, Late Minister Of The Gospel At Haddington. F. M. Gowan & Son, London, ND, full calf, mrbld FE & EPs, red and gilt embossed leather owners label to front pastedown of W & J Hickson 1843, family geneaology written on FEP. $150 - 300 B199 A Form Of Prayer Printed by George Eyre & Andrew Strahan, London, 1799, 15pp, unbound with string ties, contemporary ink inscription to top of title. Rare $100 - 200


B200 B203 B200 Memoires Pour Servir A L’Histoire Naturelle Des Animaux Ouvrages Adoptez par L’Academie Roiale Des Sciences, Avant fon Renouvellement en 1699. Chez P Gosse & J Neaulme, A La Haie, 1729, with eng folding pl, finely RB full tooled calf. Rare. $300 - 500 B201 Cooke, G. A. Topographical And Statistical Description Of The Principality Of Wales Part I North Wales, with folding frontis map of the principality. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, And Jones, London, ND, c1800, 231pp, plus index pages, half calf. $100 - 150 B202 Burns, Robert The Burns Birthday Book Arthur Guthrie, Ardrossan, ND in a Mauchline Ware treen binding, the front cover with a sepia view of Princes St Edinburgh and rear cover with Scotts Monument. B203 Jewel, John (Bishop of Sarisbury) A Defence of the Apologie of the Churche of Englande Conteininge an Answeare to a certaine Booke lately set foorthe by M Harding, and Entituled, A Confutation etc. Imprinted at London in Fleetestreate, at the Signe of the Elephante, by Henry Vvykes, 1571, large woodcut device on TP, 764pp, plus six pages to M Hardinge, with old burn marks and small holes, TP and DED with top edge nibbles and small silverfish holes, bound in full contemporary tooled calf, embossed central lozenge stamped with HR, fleur de lys etc. $600 - 1,000

B204 Baker, David Erskine, Reed, Isaac, & Jones, Stephen Biographia Dramatica (3 Volumes) or, A Companion To The Playhouse containing Historical and critical Memoirs, and original Anecdotes of British And Irish Dramatic Writers, etc, etc. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, T Payne and others, London 1812, half green calf, mrbld brds. $100 - 200 B205 Helvetius Le Bonheur, Poeme, En Six Chants Avec des Fragments de quelques Epitres. A Londres, 1772, TP in red and black, full original mottled calf, gilt dec spine. B206 Two Part Sets C18th Antiquarian Volumes comprising, five volumes of The Spectator, 1807 and three volumes of The Dramatick Works Of John Dryden, 1762, all full calf, some brds detached.

Sporting B207 Latymer, Lord Stalking In Scotland and New Zealand with illustrations and maps. William Blackwood & Sons Ltd, Edinburgh, first ED 1935, blue cloth, ex General Assembly Library. A scarce volume. Also, Angling in New Zealand. By F Carr Rollett $100 - 150 B208 Masters, Read With The All Blacks in Great Britain, France, Canada And Australia 1924-25 Christchurch Press Company Ltd, Christchurch, 1928, red cloth, ex General Assembly Library. $100 - 150

B209 Baskerville, A. H. Modern Rugby Football New Zealand Methods, Points for The Beginner, The Player, The Spectator. Gordon & Gotch, London, ND, (1907), red cloth, EX General Assembly Library. Also New Zealand Rugby Football Some Hints and Criticisms by Irwin Hunter. $100 - 150 B210 Evans, W. R. North Island Hunter Printed by Swiftcopy Centre Limited, Palmerston North, 1976, brown cloth with DJ pasted in at the rear, ex libris BP, A very scarce copy of this self published hunting volume. $100 -150 B211 Turner, Samuel The Conquest Of The New Zealand Alps T Fisher Unwin Ltd, London, first ED 1922, turquoise cloth., ex General Assembly Library. B212 Wilson, Major R. A. My Stalking Memories Pegasus Press, second (enlarged) ED, Christchurch, 1963, green cloth, DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B213 Thomson, Joff A. Deer Hunter The Experiences of a New Zealand Stalker, with 72 illustrations from photographs. A. H. & A. W. Reed, first ED, 1952, DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. Also. Peaks, Packs, and Mountain Tracks by W Scott Gilkison, sig first ED 1940, light blue cloth

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B214 Brookes, Wilfred H. Wisden Cricketers Almanack 1939 76th ED, spine sunned and poor. B215 Holden, Philip Four Hunting Books The Deer Hunters. On Target. The Wild Pig In New Zealand. The Way Of A Hunter. Also, The Venison Hunters by Mike Bennett. B216 Fanning, Leo Players and Slayers Gordon & Gotch, Wellington, ND, c1910, purple cloth, together with, Otago University Rugby Football Club 1886-1969. With The All Blacks in Springbokland in 1928 by M. F. Nicholls, orig printed wrappers with later red cloth outer. Haka - The Maori Rugby Story by Winston McCarthy and Bob Howitt.

B222 Ross, Malcolm A Climber In New Zealand Illustrated From Photographs By The Author. Edward Arnold, London, first ED 1914, green cloth gilt. $100 - 150 B223 Turner, Samuel The Conquest Of The New Zealand Alps T Fisher Unwin, Ltd, London, first ED 1922, blue cloth, together with, My Climbing Adventures In Four Continents by Samuel Turner, second imp 1913, frontis detached, and Siberia A Record Of Travel, Climbing, & Exploration by Samuel Turner, second ED 1911.

B217 Pemberton, Max The Amateur Motorist with 68 illustrations mostly from photographs. Hutchinson And Co, London, first ED, 1907, red cloth, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer.

B224 Ten New Zealand Mountaineering Volumes Including, Unclimbed New Zealand by John Pascoe, 3rd imp. Peter Graham Mountain An Autobiography. Aorangi The Story of Mount Cook. Memories of Mountains and Men by Arthur P Harper. Ebenezer Teichelmann by Bob McKerrow. Caught Mapping The Life and Times of New Zealand’s Early Surveyors, etc.

B218 Fitzgerald, A. E. Climbs in the New Zealand Alps Being An Account of Travel and Discovery. T Fisher Unwin, London, first ED 1896, illus, yellow cloth.ex libris, BP of Robert Ellis Cunliffe (1858-1927), Solicitor and chairman of the Kensington and Fulham General Hospital. $100 - 150

B225 Harper, Arthur P. Pioneer Work In The Alps Of New Zealand A Record Of The First Exploration Of The Chief Glaciers And Ranges Of The Southern Alps, with maps and illus. T Fisher Unwin, London, first ED 1896, blue cloth with laid down title strip, spine strip RB. $100 - 150

B219 Mannering, George Edward With Axe And Rope In The New Zealand Alps with illustrations including a frontis of G E Mannering, Mr J Dixon and P. H. Johnson Climbing Party On The Tasman Glacier, and with an interesting letter from the author to the New Zealand Alpine Club mentioning his handing over as editor to Mr Malcolm Ross of Dunedin. Longmans, Green, And Co, London, first ED 1891, burgundy cloth with title, ice axe and rope in gilt, upper spine edges frayed, otherwise G $200 - 300

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B220 Whymper, Edward Scrambles Amongst The Alps In The Years 1860-69 With over 100 illustrations. J. B. Lippincott & Co, Philadelphia, first ED 1873, decorative brown cloth with gilt titled spine. B221 Du Faur, Freda The Conquest Of Mount Cook And Other Climbs An Account of Four Seasons Mountaineering on the Southern Alps of New Zealand. George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, first ED 1915, illus, brown cloth, BP. $200 - 300 21

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B226 Harris, Emily C. New Zealand Flowers, Berries & Ferns (3 Volumes) Published by H. D. Jackson, Nelson, ND, c1890, litho pl, printed sepia card wrappers, ex owners sig to covers. $100 - 200 B227 Buller, Sir Walter Lawry Buller’s Birds Of New Zealand A New Edition, edited by E. G. Turbott, published by Macdonald, London, 1967, folio, with DJ and slipcase. B228 Buller, Sir Walter Lawry Manual Of Birds Of The New Zealand George Didsbury, Govt Printer, Wellington, 1882, green cloth gilt, spine joint loose, else G $300 - 500

B229 Beck, Russell J. New Zealand Jade The Story Of Greenstone together with The Animals of New Zealand by Hutton and Drummond. Garden Pests In New Zealand B230 Williams, E. Gordon Molluscs From the Bay of Plenty drawings and notes from a collection, ltd ed 1/500 by Whitcombe & Tombs, Ltd, sig by ED Grimmond, fine copy, together with, Birds by R. A. Falla, illus by E Mervyn Taylor. The Story Of The Kauri by A. H. Reed, with sig personal insc by the author on the TP, Dunedin Nov 18, 1953, & tipped in B & W photo of A. W. (Cliff) Reed & A. H. Reed to the front, green cloth, DJ. The Tuatara Lizards of New Zealand by Richard Sharell. B231 Andersen, Johannes C. Bird-Song: and New Zealand Song Birds Subscribers Copy No. 320, sig by the author on HT, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, 1926, red cloth, no DJ, together with, Animals of New Zealand by Hutton and Drummond, 1905, red cloth gilt. New Zealand Birds by W. R. B. Oliver, Revised And Enlarged ED, second ED, 1955, green cloth, DJ. All with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B232 Chilton, Charles The Subantarctic Islands Of New Zealand (2 Volumes) John Mackay, Govt Printer, Wellington, first ED 1909, blue cloth gilt. Ex owners name TP $100 - 200 B233 Four New Zealand Bird Volumes Bird Song and New Zealand Song Birds by Johannes C Andersen, sig sub copy No. 28, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, 1926. The Book of the Huia by W. J. Phillipps, first ED, 1963, DJ. New Zealand Bird Portraits, by M. F. Soper, RP 1963, & More New Zealand Bird Portraits, first ED, 1965. B234 Five Volumes on NZ Birds & Albatrosses The Life Histories of New Zealand Birds by Edgar F Stead, first ED, 1932. New Zealand Birds by W. R. B. Oliver, second ED 1965. New Zealand Birds by W. R. B. Oliver, 1930. Photographs of the Royal Albatross No 9, by L. E. Richdale, booklet with printed wrappers. Post-egg Period in Albatrosses by L. E. Richdale, printed wrappers. B235 Guthrie-Smith, H. Bird Life On Island And Shore William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1925. Together with Sorrows And Joys of a New Zealand Naturalist, sig ltd ed 884/1000, with letter to A. W. Reed. From W. P. Clifford, with his BP. Birds of the Water Wood & Waste, 1927.


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B236 Guthrie-Smith, H. Mutton Birds and Other Birds Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, first ED 1914, also first ED of Bird Life on Island and Shore, and Sorrows And Joys Of A Naturalist by the same author.

B244 Hawthorne, Nathaniel A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales For Girls And Boys with pictures by Maxfield Parrish. Duffield & Company, New York, 1914, together with Vols VI & VII of The Yachtsman

B237 Newman, Edward The Natural History of British Butterflies & Moths W. H. Allen & Co, London, first ED, 1885, illus, blue cloth gilt, together with, British Fresh Water Fishes by Rev. W Houghton.

B245 Carter, Vivian Bairnsfather A Few Fragments from His Life Collected By A Friend. Published for “The Bystander”, Hodder And Stoughton, London, yellow cloth. Together with, Odyssey of Homer, Illustrated With Twenty Colour Plates by Sir W. Russell Flint, R. A. , Translated by S. H. Butcher & Andrew Lang, The Medici Society, reprinted 1949. W Heath Robinson by A. E. Johnson, 1913. All with ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer.

B238 Hudson, G. V. New Zealand Beetles And Their Larvae Ferguson & Osborn Ltd, Wellington, first ED 1934, blue cloth, together with, New Zealand Neuroptera by Hudson, 1904, and, An Elementary Manual of New Zealand Entomology, 1892. B239 Schneider, George The Book Of Choice Ferns (3 Volumes) For The Garden, Conservatory, And Stove, etc, etc. L Upcott Gill, London, Charles Scribner’s New York, illus incl col litho frontis, pic green cloth, together with Volumes 11 & 12 of Sowerbys English Botany, 1886. B240 Hudson, G. V. The Butterflies and Moths of New Zealand with 62 pl, Ferguson & Osborn, Ltd, Wellington, first ED, 1928, half red morocco, with 1939 supplement, with 10 col pl. $200 - 300

Childrens & Illustrated B241 Low, David Caricatures by Low Collected from the Sydney “Bulletin” and other sources. Tyrell’s Limited, Sydney, first ED 1915, folio, quarter cloth, ex General Assembly Library. B242 King, Jessie Marion How Cinderella Was Able To Go To The Ball A Brochure Written And Illustrated In Colour by Jessie M King. Published by G. T. Foulis & Company Ltd, ND, c1921, tipped in col pl & pic brds. Rare. $100 - 150 B243 Kelley, Thomas P. The Face That Launched A Thousand Ships “A complete novel of the weird “Handy Library Book No 1, paperback by Adam Publishing, first printing October 1941, 125pp, rubbing on spine, pages yellowed with age. Rare.

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B246 Fitzgerald, Edward Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Hodder And Stoughton, ND, red cloth gilt, spine sunned, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150 B247 Goldsmith, Oliver The Vicar Of Wakefield Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, George G Harrap Limited, London, ND, c1929, dark blue cloth gilt, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B248 Matz, B. W. (Compiler) Character Sketches from Dickens With Introduction By Kate Perugini, illustrated by Harold Copping. Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, London, first ED 1924, red cloth, embossed gilt title and orig pub card box, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B249 Fitzgerald, Edward (translator) The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Illustrated & Decorated By E. A. Cox, R. B. A. Published by F Lewis Limited, The Tithe House, Leigh On Sea, first ED 1944, ltd ed 1000/1000, dec cloth, pic DJ, together with Visions of the Daughters of Albion by William Blake, with an essay by John Middleton Murry, first edition, 1932, mustard cloth, DJ. B250 Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens With Drawings by Arthur Rackham, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1907, red cloth gilt, names, inscription and date to HT, frontis and HT detached, FX, general spine and edge wear.

B251 Theaker, Harry G. Grimm’s Fairy Tales from The Sunshine Series, with 16 colour plates by Harry GT Theaker, Ward, Lock & Co, London, first ED, ND, pic brds and DJ, red cloth spine, tears to jacket edges, otherwise a clean copy. $100 - 200 B252 Lear, Edward The Book Of Nonsense Thirty Fifth ED, Frederick Warne & Co, London 1901, oblong folio, dec cloth gilt. B253 Low, David Two Cartoon Volumes Lions and Lambs, second imp, 1928. Lows Company Fifty Portraits, first ED 1952, together with, 3 volumes of New Zealanders As We See Them, 1934-35, 36-37, and 38-39. All ex General Assembly Library. B254 Mrs Beeton Mrs Beeton’s Book Of Household Management New ED, Ward, Lock & Co, Ltd 1915, preface page loose, rear advert detached, leather spine rebacked on green cloth. B255 Six Childrens Books Including The Babys Bouquet arranged and decorated by Walter Crane. The Book Of Nonsense by Edward Lear, 1893. The English Struwwelpelter. The Wallypug of Why by G. E. Farrow. The Adventures of Sir Toady Lion by S. R. Crockett. Nonsense Songs & Stories Illustrated by Edward Lear.

Literature B256 Hyde, Robin The Conquerors And Other Poems Macmillan And Co, Limited, London, 1935, rebound red cloth, ex General Assembly Library. B257 Kipling, Rudyard Kim, (with hand written note by Kipling on rear EP) Macmillan And Co, Limited, London, 1901, red cloth. The rear endpaper has a full page hand written note signed by Kipling which begins 30th April Hobson-Jobson, and related to the Festival kept by Hindu sailors on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Hassan & Hussein the grandsons of the prophet Mohammed. A rare first edition with this handwritten passage by the author, and possibly even his copy? $2,000 - 3,000


B257 B258 Fairburn, A. R. D. & Glover, Denis Poetry Harbinger The Pilgrim Press, Auckland, September, 1958, a near fine copy, together with, The Lure of New Zealand Book Collecting by Johannes Andersen, first ED 1936. From a Garden in the Antipodes by Evelyn Hayes, first ED, 1929, and Songs and Poems from ‘AOTEAROA” by C. W. Grace, first ED 1924. B259 Joyce, James Chamber Music Elkin Mathews, London, second ED 1918, together with, Pomes Penyeach, Faber & Faber, London, 1933, and Introducing James Joyce a selection of prose with an introduction by T. S. Eliot., Anna Livia Plurabelle, Criterion Miscellany No 15, Faber & Faber, third imp, June 1933. B260 Six Various Literary Volumes On English Poetry by Robert Graves, William Heinemann, 1922. Feeding The Mind by Lewis Carroll, Chatto & Windus, 1907. From The Eastern Sea by Yone Noguchi, Elkin Mathews, 1910. The Winter Solstice by Harold Monro, ltd ed 319/500 sig by the author, Ariel Poems Number 13. Troy by Humbert Wolfe, drawings by Charles Ricketts, Faber & Gwyer Ltd, London 1928, ltd ed, sig by the author, 435/500, Ariel Press no 12. Inscription On A Fountain-Head by Peter Quennell, drawings by Albert Rutherston, Faber & Faber Ltd, 1929, sig by the author, ltd ed 270/300, Ariel Poems number 24 $100 - 200

B261 Poe, Edgar Allen The Centenary Poe Tales, Poems, Criticism, Marginalia and Eureka. Ltd de Luxe ed 151/400, John Lane The Bodley Head, first ED 1949, with full black leather de luxe binding by G. A. Cramp & Sons Ltd, Surrey. Also, Tales of Mystery & Imagination, The Heritage Press, 1941. B262 Seven Various Literary Volumes Meaning No Offense being some of The Life, Adventures and Opinions of Trader Riddell, an Old Book Reviewer, fifth printing, 1929. Papers From Lilliput by J. B. Priestley, first ED 1922. Sweeney Agonistes Fragments Of An Aristophanic Melodrama by T. S. Eliot, first ED 1932, Rawhedia by C Harold Smith, first ED 1925. Books written by Murray McCain, drawings by John Alcorn. A Childs Garden Of Verses by R. L. Stevenson, New ED 1912. Creative Effort An Essay In Affirmation by Norman Lindsay, first ED 1924. Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B263 Holcroft, M. H. The Deepening Stream Cultural Influences in New Zealand, The Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1940, sig & dated on the fly leaf by the author, red paper covered brds, DJ. Also, Timeless World A Collection of Essays, 1945, with two tipped letters, one hand written & one typed by the author to M. C. Palmer on headed Southland Times editorial department paper. Encircling Seas An Essay, The Caxton Press, 1946.

B264 Lawlor, Pat The Mystery of Maata A Katherine Mansfield Novel, with an introduction by G. H. Scholefield. The Beltane Book Bureau, Wellington, first ED 1946. Special sig copy, ltd ed 169/250, together with an inscribed label from the author to M. C. Palmer, a fine copy. Also, New Zealand Book-Plates Illustrated History & Bibliography by “Shibli Bagarag (Pat Lawlor) N.Z.Collectors Monographs No 4, The Beltane Book Bureau, Wellington, 1948, special sig ltd ed 36/50 also with insc in front to Sam Melville signed Shibli Bagarag, Christmas, 1954, printed wrappers. $100 - 150 B265 Hyde, Robin Check To Your King Hurst & Blackett, Ltd, London, 2nd imp, purple cloth, spine sunned, together with, Journalese, first ED 1934, blue cloth. New Zealand Farm And Station Verse 18501950 by A. E. Woodhouse. Lend Me Your Ears by F Sinclaire, RP 1943. My Wilderness Blossomed by Rosaline Redwood, proof copy, 1964. The Beginnings Of The W.E.A. by J. B. Condliffe, Arnold Hely Memorial Papers No 1, with two letters by C.R.H.Taylor of the Alexander Turnbull Library, all to M. C. Palmer. The Fascinating Folly Dr. Hocken And His Fellow Collectors by E. H. McCormick, University Of Otago Press, 1961. The Literature Relating To New Zealand A Bibliography, 1889. New Zealand Library Resources by Andrew D Osborn, 1960. ANT IQUARIAN BO O K

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B266 Nash, Paul Outline An Autobiography and Other Writings, Faber & Faber Ltd, first ED 1949, green cloth, no DJ, together with, Room And Book by Paul Nash, The Soncino Press Ltd, London, first ED, 1932, beige cloth, no DJ, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B267 Starrett, Vincent Penny Wise and Book Foolish Covici Friede Publishers, New York, 1929, sig ltd ed 131/300, dec gilt cloth with slipcase, (poor), ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B268 Koch, Theodore Wesley Reading A Vice Or Virtue Notes and Adaptions, with a Preface by Kenyon L Butterfield, Michigan State College, East Lansing, Michigan, 1926, a Souvenir of The Completion of The New Library Building Michigan State Building, printed soft covers with orig card envelope with string tie. Also, A Prose Fancy; Confessio Amantis A Sonnet by Richard Le Gallienne, 1893. The Book-Bills Of Narcissus 1891, and Gustave Flaubert Bibliomania A Tale translated by Theodore Wesley Koch, Illinois, 1919. B269 Carter, John & Pollard, Graham An Enquiry Into The Nature Of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets with four plates, Constable & Co Ltd, London, 1934, burgundy cloth, with two related booklets. The Carter-Pollard Disclosures by Gabriel Wells, 1934, and The Firm Of Charles Ottley, Landon & Co, Footnote To An Enquiry, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1948. With related newspaper cuttings, ex libris BP M. C. Palmer. B270 Growoll, A. The Profession of Bookselling (3 Parts) A Handbook Of Practical Hints For The Apprentice And Bookseller, The Office Of The Publishers Weekly, New York, 1893, 1895, and 1913, plain brds with brown paper jackets, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. A Rare complete set. $100 - 150

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B271 Johnstone, A. H. Canterbury Books 1847-1955 A Bibliography Duplicated and Published by Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, 1956, green cloth, together with, Printing In Canterbury A History Of Newspapers And Printing Houses Of The Province From The Earliest Times by A. A. Smith, Christchurch Club Of Printing House Craftsmen, frontis port of B. E. H. Whitcombe and also insc to M. C. Palmer from B. E. H. Whitcombe on the fly leaf, fine copy with DJ. Supplement To Hocken’s Bibliography of New Zealand Literature compiled by A. H. Johnstone, 1927. Also two volumes on ceramics & the English Counties B272 Six New Zealand Literary/Poetic Books Recent Poems by Allen Curnow, A. R. D. Fairburn, Denis Glover, R. A. K. Mason, The Caxton Press Christchurch, 1941. New Zealand Notables Series 3 by R. M. Burdon, The Caxton Press, 1950. Notable New Zealand Statesmen Twelve Prime Ministers by G. H. Scholefield. A Bibliographical Brochure by L. J. B. Chapple, sig ltd ed 24/500, 1938. New Zealand Now by Oliver Duff, 1941. The Exploration of New Zealand by W. G. McClymont, 1940.Ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. B273 Marsh, Ngaio Five Crime Club Novels Swing Brother Swing. Final Curtain. Surfeit Of Lampreys. Died In The Wool. Colour Scheme. B274 Marsh, Ngaio Death In A White Tie Geoffrey Bles, London, first ED, 1938, together with, The Nursing Home Murder, 1935, both red cloth, no DJ, ex General Assembly Library. Both scarce copies. $100 - 150

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B276 Marsh, Ngaio Death In Ecstasy Geoffrey Bles, London, first ED 1936, red cloth, no DJ, ex General Assembly Library. Scarce. $100 - 150 B277 Marsh, Ngaio Ten Crime Club Novels No DJ, ex General Assembly Library. B278 Marsh, Ngaio Vintage Murder Geoffrey Bles, London, first ED 1937, together with, Artists In Crime, 1938, red cloth, no DJ, ex General Assembly Library. $100 - 150 B279 Twelve Books on Bookbindings, Book-Plates including, German Book-Plates. Victoria And Albert Museum Bookbindings. Book Lore. The Art Of The Book And Its Illustration. Book-Lovers Biblio-Maniacs. Two booklets on Rare Books Manuscripts And Autograph Letters, etc. B280 Thomson, James The Seasons With Five Pictures By Jacquier And An Introduction By John Beresford. The Nonesuch Press, London, first ED, 1927, ltd ed 1352/1500, text by The Kynoch Press, the pictures by A Alexander and Sons, the copper pl eng by C Sigrist, and the prints water col through stencils by The Curwen Press, mrbld brds, BP of Ralph Woodford Saint Hill. $100 - 200

B275 Marsh, Ngaio A Man Lay Dead Geoffrey Bles, London, first ED 1934, together with, Enter A Murderer, 1935, both red cloth, no DJ, ex General Assembly Library, both scarce copies. $100 - 150 ANT IQUARIAN BO O K

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B280a Frame, Janet Original Manuscript For The Edge of the Alphabet c1962 Typed manuscript in soft green card wrappers bound with ties, hand written title to the cover, the first page inscribed to the lower edge No of words 82,000 and Janet Frame c/o Bank of N.S.W. Berkeley Sq London W.1. dedication reads To R.H.C. There is also a letter from Carl D Brandt of Brandt & Brandt, 101 Park Avenue New York to Albion Wright of the Pegasus Press in Christchurch which reads ‘Dear Mr Wright, I am sending you herewith Janet Frame’s novel THE EDGE OF THE ALPHABET, which was sent to us from the Heath office by mistake, dated January 2, 1962’, also a critics note on the book. $10,000 - 20,000 Provenance Janet Frame gave two original manuscripts to Albion Wright of The Pegasus Press, one is now in Otago University collection. This & the other manuscript were passed down through Albions family, laterally in the possession of Mr Trevor Swainson. An exceptionally rare and unique piece of New Zealand literary history.

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B281 Rutter, Owen The First Fleet The Record Of The Foundation Of Australia From Its Conception To The Settlement At Sydney Cove with Five Engravings By Peter Barker-Mill, The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937, ltd ed 156/375 blue cloth with dec gilt insert. $300 - 400

B288 Eliot, T. S. Animula Wood Engravings by Gertrude Hermes, Faber & Faber Ltd, London 1929, Ariel Poems No 25, sig ltd ed 386/400, yellow stiff boards, ex libris BP of M C Palmer, a fine and scarce copy. $200 - 300

B282 De Lamartine, A. Graziella Translated by Ralph Wright, with 30 illustrations by Jacquier, The Nonesuch Press, London, 1929, ltd ed 496/1600, dec col brds, together with, Sirenica by W Compton Leith, printed for Thomas Bird Mosher, Portland Maine, 1915. ed of 450, blue paper covered brds with dec gilt roundels.

B289 Eliot, T. S. A Song For Simeon Drawings By E. McKnight Kauffer, Faber & Faber Ltd, London 1928, Ariel Poems No 16, sig ltd ed 263/500, plain stiff boards, ex libris BP of M C Palmer, a fine and scarce copy. $200 - 300

B283 Frame, Janet Five Novels An Angel at My Table, To the Is-land, The Envoy From Mirror City, Living in the Maniototo, You Are Now Entering the Human Heart. B284 De Heriz, Patrick La Belle O’Morphi With Illustrations by Francois Boucher. The Golden Cockerel Press, designed, produced and published by Christopher Sandford, ltd ed 354/750, red and blue cloth with GCP gilt logo to cover. A fine copy. B285 Lawlor, Pat The Loneliness of Katherine Mansfield Beltane Book Bureau, Wellington, 1950, 250 copies only, 50 sig, this volume inscribed to M C Palmer from the author, yellow soft card wrappers, together with, Reviewing With a Note by Leonard Woolf, Hogarth Sixpenny Pamphlets Number Four, 1939, and Revolution In Writing by C Day Lewis, Day To Day Pamphlets No 29, The Hogarth Press, 2nd ed, 1938, all 3 with BP of M. C. Palmer. B286 Blunden, Edmund Winter Nights A Reminiscence With Drawings By Albert Rutherston. Faber & Gwyer Ltd, London 1928, The Ariel Poems No 17, large paper ED ltd ed 169/500, together with, Self To Self by Walter De La Mare, Ariel Poems No 11, sig ltd ed 462/500, 1928. Both fine copies, ex libris BP of M C Palmer. B287 Campbell, Roy Choosing A Mast Drawings by Barnett Freedman. Faber & Faber Ltd, London, 1931, The Ariel Poems No 38, sig ltd ed on large paper edition 240/300, together with, The Chanty Of The Nona by Hilaire Belloc, Faber & Gwyer, London 1928, Ariel Poems No 9, sig ltd ed 244/500. Both fine copies, ex libris BP of M C Palmer.

Transportation B290 Group of Booklets on Locomotives, Railways together with Farm Tractors in New Zealand by Richard H Robinson, and Whites Pictorial Reference of Southland. All ex General Assembly Library. B291 Cassells, K. R. The Sanson Tramway The New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society, Inc, Wellington, 1962, DJ. Also, Canterbury Provincial Railways by W. A. Pierre. B292 White, Leo Wingspread The Pioneering Of Aviation In New Zealand Signed by the author on TP, Published by Whites Aviation Limited, Auckland, The Unity Press Ltd, Auckland, 1945, green cloth. B293 Collection of NZ Railway Books & Booklets including, Engine Pass New Zealand Railways by D. B. Leitch, booklets on trams, steam, locomotives, Kingston Flyer, Rimutaka Incline, etc

Art B294 Mervyn Taylor, E. Wood Engravings The Caxton Press, first ED 1946, signed & dated by the author, with Engravings On Wood by The Mermaid Press, first ED 1957. B295 Wakefield, Edward Jerningham Illustrations to Adventure In New Zealand facsimile copy of the 1845 first ED, elephant folio, half dark green morocco, light green cloth, ltd ed 101/500, 1968. $100 - 150

B296 Mansfield, Edgar Modern Design In Bookbinding The Work of Edgar Mansfield Historical Introduction by Howard M Nixon, Deputy Keeper of Books British Museum. Peter Owen Ltd, London, 1966, red cloth, DJ. B297 Buckmaster, Ernest The Art Of Ernest Buckmaster Lothian Publishing Co. Ltd, Melbourne, first ED 1951, blue cloth, pictorial slipcase, together with three Australian art volumes. $100 - 150 B298 Bensemann, Leo A Second Book of Leo Bensemann’s Work Exemplified In Twenty Drawings in Pen & Pencil, Together With Six Engravings on Wood and Specimens of Calligraphy and Typography, With a grand piece of German text, and other select pieces,never before engraved. Printed By The Artist At The Caxton Press, Christchurch, quarter white cloth, pink paper covered brds, DJ with nibbles to FE, ex libris BP of M. C. Palmer. $100 - 150 B299 Five New Zealand Arts Year Books 1945, 46, 47, 48, & 51 B300 Selection Of Art Reference Volumes Twelve Portraits by William Rothenstein, Faber & Faber, first ED 1929. Twenty Four Portraits by William Rothenstein, ltd ed of 2000, 1920. Low’s Company Fifty Portraits by David Low, first ED 1952. Modern Book Illustration In Great Britain And America, The Studio, 1931. Foundations Of Modern Art by Ozenfant. The Horses Mouth by Joyce Cary . Prayers Written At Vailima by Robert Louis Stevenson. Also a small group of magazines and booklets including Modern BookBindings & Their Designers Winter Number of The Studio 1899-1900, etc. B301 Friedlander, Marti & McNeish, James Larks in a Paradise New Zealand Portraits, together with five other NZ art volumes including, Paintings Of Canterbury 1840-1890. Whites Pictorial Reference of New Zealand. Prints And Printmakers In New Zealand. Pictures By Austen Deans. Historic Sheep Stations Of The South Island by Colin Wheeler. B302 McIntyre, Peter The Painted Years sig by the author to TP A. H. & A. W. REED, Wellington,RP 1963, DJ, ex libris BP M. C. Palmer.

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B303 Selection Of NZ Art Reference Volumes Comprising, New Zealand’s Romantic Landscape Paintings by John Gully. Jonathan White’s New Zealand. Images of Early New Zealand. New Zealand Photographs by Scott Freeman. The Art Of Raymond Ching. 100 New Zealand Paintings by Warwick Brown. The Fold Of The Land, and McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art.

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B308 George French Angas South Australia London Published For The Proprietor By Thomas McLean 1846, this facsimile ed1967, ltd ed 901/1000, elephant folio, half burgundy leather and mrbld brds, a fine copy $150 - 300

Maps, Prints & Documents

B304 Five Australian Art Reference Volumes The Art Of Hans Heysen, 1920. Society Of Artists Pictures Special Number Of Art In Australia, 1920. Modern Masters Of Etching No 10 Edmund Blampied, published by The Studio, 1926 (one pl missing). Twenty-Four Portraits Second Series by William Rothenstein, ltd ed of 1500, 1923. Off With Their Heads by Peggy Bacon.

B309 Sydenham Edwards (after) Pair Geo III Botanical Bookplates by F Sansom No’s 580 & 586, pub by T Curtis 1802.

B305 Gully, John Sidney New Zealand’s Romantic Landscape Paintings by John Gully Compiled and written by the artists great grandson. Millwood Press, Wellington 1984, oblong folio, sig & insc by the author on HT, blue cloth, DJ.

B311 S. Begg and Cyril C. Pyke (after) On The Edge Of The Empire: Curious Customs In British North Borneo hand col print, framed.

B306 George French Angas South Australia London Published For The Proprietor By Thomas McLean, London, 1846, this facsimile edition, 1967, ltd ed 319/1000, half burgundy leather. mrbld brds, elephany folio, fine copy $150 - 300 B307 R. A. Oliver Sketches In New Zealand facsimile ltd ed 77/500, elephant folio1977, half dark green leather mrbld brds

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B310 Johannes van Keulen (after) Ooost Indien RP col map of Far East Asia, Australia by van Keulen.

B312 Charles Heaphy (after) Part Of Lambton Harbour, In Port Nicholson, New Zealand col engraving, c1841 by Thomas Allom, framed. $150 - 250 B313 John Cary A New Map Of Surry, 1801 Divided Into Hundreds, Exhibiting Its Roads, Rivers, Parks, etc, hand col, pub by J Cary, Engraver & Map-seller, No 181 Strand , Sept 28, 1801, oak frame. $200 - 300

B314 Louis Auguste De Sainson 1800-1877 (after) Natai, c1836 Ein Hauptling aus der Breams Bay (NeuSeeland) litho by J Brodtmann. De Sainson was the artist on the Astrolabe under the command of Dumont D’Urville which explored and visited the Pacific, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. $100 - 200 B315 Jean Baptiste Tardieu (after) Grand Ocean Mer du Sud ou Ocean Pacifique, c1812 hand col map by Giraldon, vignette lower right corner showing outrigger and other small boats, framed. B316 Louis Auguste De Sainson (after) Dorf An Der Astrolabs-Bucht (Neu-Seeland) lithograph by J Brodtmann, together with a German published 1869 BP of Maori. B317 Danvin (after) Les Chefs Tongui et Touai L’un en Costume Nationale, engraved by Laseuer, c1837, together with a small framed eng of Settlers House at Waikato. B318 Cook, Captain James Sketch Of Dusky Bay in New Zealand 1773 hand col copper eng map with vignette of Pickersgill Harbour, pub Feb 1777 by Wm Strahan, Strand, London, framed. $300 - 500


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B319 Cook, Captain James Carte Du Detroit de Cook Dans La Nle Zelande monochrome map by Robert Benard of Cook Strait from the first French ed of the official account of Cook’s Voyage to the South Pacific, Tome III, Pl 11, framed, pencil notation lower right corner. $300 - 500 B320 E. H. Wilmot, Surveyor-General 1915 Roller Map Of Wellington And Environs $100 - 200 B321 Blaeu, Johannes Nortfolcia (Norfolke) Mid C17th hand col copper eng map with latin text verso & vertical central fold as issued, 39cm by 53cm. $300 - 400 B322 Collection English Topographical Bookplates C18th & C19th incl Surrey (2), Norfolk (4), Cumberland (3), Suffolk (10), Oxfordshire (8) and Kings Lynn, Norfolk (4) $100 - 200 B323 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Original 1900 Watercolour Plan Drawings For Messrs A Given and Co Warehouse and Offices Jervois Quay Wellington comprising 3 elevation and transverse section views, unframed, 52.5cm by 66cm. $150 - 300 B324 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Original 1914 Watercolour Plan Drawing of the Roman Catholic Church Featherston comprising 8 section and elevation views, unframed, 56cm by 64cm. $100 - 200 B325 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Original 1905 Watercolour Plan Drawing for the Bank of Australasia Levin comprising 7 elevation and section views, unframed, 48cm by 66cm $150 - 300 B326 Crichton & McKay, Architects Wellington Original Watercolour Plan Drawing For the Grand Stand Wellington Racing Club comprising 3 section and elevation views, unframed, 61cm by 45.5cm. $150 - 300

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B327 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Original 1894 Watercolour Plan Drawing for Cottage Wellesley Block Wellington for Mr H Mason, comprising 4 elevation and section views, unframed, 48cm by 65cm, old water staining to edges and small tear to lower right corner. $100 - 150 B328 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Original 1905 Wellington Watercolour Plan Drawing For Residence and Offices Corner of Wellington Terrace And Woodward Street for Mr H P Rawson Esq, comprising, 4 elevation views, unframed, 47.5cm 67.5cm. $150 - 300 B329 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Original 1906 Watercolour Plan Drawing for the Bank Of Australasia Dunedin comprising 3 elevation views, unframed, 63cm by 49cm. $200 - 300 B330 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Four Original Watercolour Plan Drawings for Palmerston North Court House all unframed. $200 - 400 B331 Crichton & McKay Architects Wellington Two Original 1895 Watercolour Plan Drawings for Shop & Dwelling Jackson St Petone for M Cargill Esq, both unframed, 48cm by 64cm. $200 - 400 B332 Morden, Robert Set of 36 Late C17thEnglish County Maps c1695 Sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham & John Churchill, unframed including two hand coloured examples (one framed), all with strapwork cartouche titles. $2,000 - 3,000 B333 Pretre (after) Philedon De Dumeril (NZ Bell Birds) hand col litho pl No 21 from the Voyage de la Coquille, together with a smaller print of the Southern Nestor after Edward Lear and a larger French col print with 3 rows of figural characters including La Lune, Temperance, Justice, Le Pape etc $200 - 400

General B334 Carton Of Various Books including, Gallant Adventure Toc H Annual 1928, The Warden by Anthony Trollope, Te Wai Pounamu The greenstone Island, Lions & Lambs by Low & Lynx, etc ,etc B335 Carton Of Various Books including, an E Mervyn Taylor 1955 Exhibition programme of works, The Ross sea Party 1914-1917, Scott Polar Research Institute Special Publication Number 2, Tahiti Days by Hector Mac Quarrie, Fifty Heads by Powys Evans etc, etc. B336 Carton Of Various Books including a 2 volume set of The Palmer Connection, Penguin related books x4, Courage by J M Barrie, Old Books, Old Friends & Old Sydney, etc, etc. B337 Carton Of Various Books including, The Life Of Samuel Johnson, 2 volumes, Tales Of Hoffmann, The Dreamtime Australian Aboriginal Myths, The Art of Illuminating, etc, etc. B338 46 Volumes of Janes Fighting Ships $400 - 700 B339 Churchill, Sir Winston The Collected Works Of Sir Winston Churchill (32 Volumes) Centenary Ltd Ed, Library of Imperial History In Association With The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, 1975, bound in full vellum, with slipcases, $250 - 500


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Conditions of Sale

1. The highest Bidder is deemed to be the Buyer, and if during the Auction the Auctioneer considers that a dispute has arisen, the Lot in dispute shall be immediately put up again for sale. 2.  he Auctioneer has the right to refuse T any bid and to advance the bidding at his absolute discretion. 3. The Seller shall be entitled to place a reserve on any Lot and the Auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the Seller for any Lot on which a reserve has been placed. Dunbar Sloane Ltd have the right to withdraw or divide any Lot or to combine any two or more Lots at their sole discretion. 4. The Buyer shall forthwith upon the purchase give in his/her name and permanent address. The Buyer may be required to pay down forthwith the whole or any part of the Purchase Money, and if he/she fails to do so,the Lot may at the Auctioneers absolute discretion be put up again and resold.  he Buyer shall pay to Dunbar Sloane T Ltd a premium of 17% on the hammer price together with GST at the standard rate on the premium, and agrees that Dunbar Sloane, when acting as agent for the Seller, may also receive commission from the Seller. 5.  ach Lot sold by the Seller thereof with E all faults and defects therein and with all errors of description and is to be

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taken and paid for whether genuine and authentic or not and no compensation shall be paid for the same.

deliberate forgery then the sale of the Lot will be rescinded and the purchase price of the same refunded.

Dunbar Sloane Ltd act as agents only and neither they nor the Seller are responsible for any faults or defects in any Lot or the correctness of any statement as the authorship, origin, date, age, attribution, genuineness, provenance or condition of any Lot.

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 ll statements in the Catalogues, A Advertisements or Brochures of forthcoming sales as to any of the matters specified in (b) above are statements of opinion, and are not to be relied upon as statements of representations of fact, and intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to all of the matters specified in (b) above, as to the physical description of any Lot, and as to whether or not any Lot has been repaired. The Seller and Dunbar Sloane Ltd do not make or give, nor has any person in the employment of Dunbar Sloane Ltd any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty. In any event neither the Seller nor Dunbar Sloane Ltd are responsible for any representation or warranty, or for any statement in the Catalogues, Advertisements or Brochures of forthcoming sales. 6. Not withstanding any other terms of these conditions, if within 7 days after the sale Dunbar Sloane Ltd have received from the Buyer of any Lot notice in writing that in his view the Lot is deliberate forgery and within 9 days after such notification, the Buyer returns the same to Dunbar Sloane Ltd in the same condition as at the time of sale and satisfies Dunbar Sloane Ltd had considered in the light of the entry in the Catalogue the Lot is a

To prevent inaccuracy in delivery, and inconvenience in settlement of Purchase, no Lot can be taken away during the times of sale, nor can any Lot be taken away unless it has been paid for in full. All lots are to be paid for and taken away at the Buyer’s expense within two working days from the sale. Purchases, whilst in our care, will be insured for this period (subject to terms and conditions). 8.  n failure of a Buyer to take away O and pay for any Lot in accordance with Condition 7, Dunbar Sloane Ltd reserves any other right or remedies.  o resell the Lot or cause it to be resold T by public sale, any money paid in part payment being forfeited, any deficiency attending such resale after deducting all costs incurred in connection with the Lot to be made good by the defaulting Buyer, and any surplus to be the Seller's or: To store the Lot or cause it to be stored whether at their own premises or elsewhere at the sole expense of the Buyer, and to release the Lot only after payment in full of the purchase price together with interest there on of 5% above Bank minimum lending rate, the accrued cost of removal, storage and insurance (if any) and all other costs incurred in connection with the Lot. If the Lot has been in store pursuant to (ii) for more than 6 months, to remove the Lot from store and to exercise the right set out in (i).


entries currently invited

Fine & Estate Jewellery March 2019 Enquiries Bettina Frith +64 4 472 1367 info@dunbarsloane.co.nz Dunbar M Sloane (09) 377 5820 dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nz

entries currently invited

Pacific & Maori Artefacts Early 2019

Enquiries Dunbar M Sloane (09) 377 5820 dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nz


entries currently invited

Antique & Decorative Arts March 2019

Enquiries Anthony Gallagher +64 4 472 1367 antiques@dunbarsloane.co.nz Dunbar M Sloane (09) 377 5820 dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nz

entries currently invited

Fine & Applied Art Early April 2019

Enquiries Helena Walker +64 4 472 1367 art@dunbarsloane.co.nz Dunbar M Sloane (09) 377 5820 dunbar.akl@xtra.co.nz

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Absentee Bidding Form

7 Maginnity Street, Wellington PO Box 224, Wellington 6140, New Zealand P +64 4 472 1367 F +64 475 7389 E info@dunbarsloane.co.nz

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Please bid on my behalf at the above sale for the following lots. These bids are to be executed as low as permitted by other bids or reserves. I agree to comply with the Conditions of Sale as printed in the Catalogue. Full name Address Phone

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Overseas bidders must complete this section Please also provide photographic proof of id – passport or drivers licence together with proof of address – utility bill, bank or credit card statement etc. Failure to provide this may result in your bids not being processed. For higher value lots you may also be asked to provide a bank reference. Please provide your credit card details. Alternative methods of payment can be arranged if successful, however we still require this information. NOTE Individual bids registered by overseas bidders must be over $500 in individual value.

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Please double check your bids and read terms below Please submit your bid as early as possible. In the event of identical bids, the earliest will take precedence. 'Buy' bids are not accepted. The limit you leave should be the amount to which you would bid if you were to attend the Sale. Alternative bids can be placed by using the word 'OR' between Lot Numbers. Buyers are reminded that there is a 17% buyer’s premium on the hammer price plus GST on the premium. See conditions of sale.


Buyers Guide If you have not bought from Dunbar Sloane before, please read the following notes. They are set out in the order you are likely to come across them in the process of buying at auction. Staff will be pleased to answer any questions you may have. Before the auction The terms and conditions under which the buyer acts at a sale are detailed at the back of this catalogue. We recommend that you read and understand these conditions of business before registering to bid at an auction. This sale is subject to the conditions of business printed in this catalogue and to the reserves.

Viewing All lots are available for inspection prior to the sale. Although staff will endeavour to answer your enquiries, and give advice, the final decision to bid, is at your discretion and liability.

Pre-Sale Estimates The estimated prices printed below the catalogue descriptions are in New Zealand dollars and are the approximate prices expected to be realised, excluding buyers premium. They are not definitive, they are prepared well in advance of the sale and they are subject to revision.

Condition reports Dunbar Sloane Ltd will provide a verbal condition report if you would like an opinion on any particular lot prior to purchasing. All goods are sold “as is” and it is up to the buyer to satisfy themselves as to the condition of an item before the auction.

The auction R e gistration To bid at the auction you will need to register for a bidding number at the front desk either during the viewing or prior to the auction.

B uy i n g at t h e A u c t i o n Please bid clearly and promptly using your bidding number. When you successfully purchase a lot the auctioneer will ask you for your number, and this will show on your invoice. A p p r ox i m at e S e l l i n g R at e Auctions are generally conducted at the rate of about 100 lots per hour. However, this can vary. Ab sen tee Bi d d i n g If you are unable to attend the auction, Dunbar Sloane Ltd can bid on your behalf according to your written instructions. This is a free service for intended buyers. Please complete clearly the form at the back of this catalogue and submit it to Dunbar Sloane Ltd at least 24 hours before the sale to ensure it is safely received. Lots will be purchased for you as reasonably as possible, subject to other bids in the room and to reserves.

Telephone Bidding If you are unable to attend the auction, you can elect to bid by telephone (subject to availability). Telephone bidding must be arranged with Dunbar Sloane Ltd prior to the sale and is subject to a minimum lot estimate of $1,000 or greater. Please note that the auctioneer determines the increments in bidding, not the telephone bidder. We accept no responsibility if for whatever reason we are unable to contact you and as such recommend leaving a covering bid.

Buyers Premium The buyer shall pay to Dunbar Sloane Ltd a premium of 17% of the hammer price plus GST on the premium only–effectively adding 19.55% to the hammer price.

After the auction Pay m e n t Payment for purchase is due in New Zealand dollars within 48 hours from the date of sale by cash, cheque or eftpos. Alternatively payment can be made by telegraphic transfer direct to our bank: (Please add $25NZ to cover New Zealand bank charges) ANZ 06 0501 0524945 00 Swift Code ANZBNZ22 Dunbar Sloane Ltd Please include details of sale date and lot numbers with all payments.

Collection of Purchases Property purchased can be collected as soon as full payment has been received. Any items not collected within seven days of the auction may be subject to a storage and fee. Insurance (subject to terms and conditions) applies for up to two working days from the date of the sale whilst items are in our care. Purchases are insured for a period of 48 hours after the auction day. Items must be paid for straight away and a second account for courier/freight charges will follow approximately 6 days later when we have had time to confirm courier charges.

Packaging and Transportation We advise buyers to arrange transport and insurance with their preferred provider/s. We accept no responsibility for loss or damage in transit. For smaller items able to be couriered, Dunbar Sloane Ltd can pack and courier for a fee. This is to be paid before the goods leave our premises. We pack with care, however we take no responsibility for damage once your goods leave our premises. It is up to the buyer to arrange insurance to cover any damage or loss in transit.

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