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  • LOCAL HISTORY
In The Shadow of Te Waka cover imageIn The Shadow of Te WakaNZ $100.00
the history of the Te Pohue district
Patrick Parsons

Very good condition.


Te Pohue Hist., year: 1997, Hardback, 248 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Historical Chronicles of the Auckland Agricultural and Pastoral Assn cover imageHistorical Chronicles of the Auckland Agricultural and Pastoral AssnNZ $20.00
and early days of the Auckland province.
J.P. Kalaugher

good agricultural material.


The author, year: 1925, Softback, 73 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Chatham Islands cover imageThe Chatham IslandsNZ $90.00
plants, birds, and people
Eva C. Richards

More than half the text is history, with a section on Chatham biographies.


The author, year: 1952, Hardback. This book is in Local History section

Wellington Napier Tour cover imageWellington Napier TourNZ $45.00
Govt. Printer

One of a series of guides for travellers issued by the Government. Maps included. Wrappers a bit chipped, but all present.


Govt. Printer, year: 1898, Softback, 102 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Theatre Royal Christchurch cover imageThe Theatre Royal ChristchurchNZ $50.00
an illustrated history.
Various

Esays by a variety of experts, including one on the famous book fairs. Lots of historic photos etc.

large format.


Clerestory Press, year: 2008, Softback, 200 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

From disaster to recovery : cover imageFrom disaster to recovery :NZ $50.00
The Hastings CBD 1931-35
Michael Fowler.

500 copies only. Author is a local accountant.


The author, year: 2007, Softback, 238 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Jacksons of Te Awaiti cover imageJacksons of Te AwaitiNZ $60.00
Carol Dawber

CD in pocket at rear.


River Press, year: 2001, Hardback, 296 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Tall Spars, Steamers & Gum cover imageTall Spars, Steamers & GumNZ $30.00
A history of thea from early European settlement 1854-1947
Wayne Ryburn

Based on his Masters thesis.


Kaipara, year: 2000, Softback, 248 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Grand old man of the river Caesar Roose. cover imageGrand old man of the river Caesar Roose.NZ $25.00
Margaret Stuart Jeanette Thomas

Mainly Waikato River


Author, year: 1986, Softback, 44 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Miranui cover imageMiranuiNZ $20.00
The story of New Zealand's largest flax mill
Bob Ayson

Manawatu


Southern Press, year: 1977, Softback, 24 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Tidal Travellers cover imageThe Tidal TravellersNZ $35.00
the small ships of Canterbury
Les Dew

Nice condition.


Tramway Historical Soc., year: 1991, Softback, 103 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Stewart Island's Kaipipi Shipyard and the Ross Sea Whalers cover imageStewart Island's Kaipipi Shipyard and the Ross Sea WhalersNZ $100.00
J.P.C. Watt

Maps on endpapers. Very good in dustwrapper.


The author, year: 1989, Hardback, 272 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Diary of Zaccheus William Wells 1st Jan., 1861 to 31st December, 1864 cover imageDiary of Zaccheus William Wells 1st Jan., 1861 to 31st December, 1864NZ $30.00
Mangorei and New Plymouth
Herbert D. Mullon

From typescript, stapled into wrappers. Second edition.


Family, year: 1971, Softback, 83 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Wing of the Manukau cover imageWing of the ManukauNZ $70.00
Capt. Thomas wing, his life and harbour 1810-1888
T.B. Byrne

A fine copy.


The author, year: 1991, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A history of Canterbury cover imageA history of CanterburyNZ $100.00
Hight & Straubel, editors

A good sound set.


W&T Ltd, year: 1957, , 3 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Perano Whalers cover imageThe Perano WhalersNZ $175.00
Cook Strat 1911-1964
Don Grady

A very good copy.


Reed, year: 1982, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Invercargill Pioneers cover imageInvercargill PioneersNZ $50.00
F.G. hall-Jones

Old inscription on fly, a very good copy.


Otago daily Times, year: 1946, Hardback, 184 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Wellington Harbour cover imageWellington HarbourNZ $55.00
A heritage of Tara
D.R. Neilson

An excellent copy in slipcase. Old enough now for the paintings to have a vintage feel.


Reed, year: 1970, Hardback, 119 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Seddon's State Houses cover imageSeddon's State HousesNZ $25.00
Workers Dwellings Act & Heretaunga
Barbara Fill

Very good condition.


NZ Historic Places Trust, year: 1984, Softback, 240 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula 1841-1940 cover imageAkaroa and Banks Peninsula 1841-1940NZ $75.00
Story French colonising, early whaling....
W.E. Jacobson

Good sound copy.


Akaroa, year: 1940, Hardback, 396 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Lodge Karori No. 247 cover imageLodge Karori No. 247NZ $10.00
Golden Jubilee 1923-1973
Anon

Local


Masonic Lodge, Softback, 23 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Linton 1889-1989 cover imageLinton 1889-1989NZ $30.00
A school and district Centennial history
W.J. Lauridsen

A very good copy.


Local, year: 1989, Hardback, 240 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Tales Of Banks Peninsula cover imageTales Of Banks PeninsulaNZ $120.00
H.C. Jacobson & J.W. Stack

Bagnall J31 states no title-page. This copy has a title-page which gives both authors. The early leaves are pulling away at gutter, due to the primitive stitching, but a very good copy. Scarce. Much enlarged on earlier editions.


Akaroa Mail , year: 1917, Hardback, 396 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The French At Akaroa. cover imageThe French At Akaroa.NZ $60.00
An adventure in coloisation.
T. Lindsay Buick

Very good in dustwrapper. Folding map at rear.


NZ Book Depot, year: 1928, Hardback, 420 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

trade hunting in the backblocks in the early seventies cover imagetrade hunting in the backblocks in the early seventiesNZ $60.00
a yarn as yarned by James Beattie
James Beattie

A fascinating pamphlet, early adventures as travelling draper & history of Thomson & Beattie.


Southland Times, year: 1913, Softback, 22 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

I visit Te Anau cover imageI visit Te AnauNZ $25.00
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1949, Softback, 18 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

I visit Manapouri cover imageI visit ManapouriNZ $20.00
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1949, Softback, 14 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Doubtful Sound cover imageDoubtful SoundNZ $25.00
Its scenic beauties...
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1955, Softback, 18 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Majestic Manapouri cover imageMajestic ManapouriNZ $20.00
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1955, Softback, 18 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Early runholding in Otago cover imageEarly runholding in OtagoNZ $40.00
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1947, Hardback, 158 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

European place-names in Southern New Zealand cover imageEuropean place-names in Southern New ZealandNZ $30.00
An essay read before Gore
J Herries Beattie

Staple rust otherwise very good.


Mataura Ensign, year: 1912, Softback, 20 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Mackenzie of the Mackenzie Country cover imageMackenzie of the Mackenzie CountryNZ $95.00
pioneer - Explorer - Sheeplifter
J Herries Beattie

3 items together. Includes Mackenzie the sheep stealer, 1959, and one page letter to Mrs T. Moses of Waimate from author concerning these publications.


ODT, Hardback, 113 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

THe attractions of Te Anau cover imageTHe attractions of Te AnauNZ $30.00
J Herries Beattie

Very good copy.


ODT, year: 1955, Softback, 18 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

More about the Southern Runs cover imageMore about the Southern RunsNZ $25.00
J Herries Beattie

Reprint of scarce 1939 edition.


Gore Publishing, year: 1983, Softback, 91 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Gore and surrounding districts cover imageGore and surrounding districtsNZ $60.00
J Herries Beattie

Very good copy.


Gore Centennial Cttee, year: 1962, Softback, 131 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The pioneers explore Otago cover imageThe pioneers explore OtagoNZ $30.00
A record of Explores, travellers....
J Herries Beattie

A very good copy.


ODT, year: 1947, Hardback, 160 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Otago place names cover imageOtago place namesNZ $35.00
J Herries Beattie

Hardback, very good.


ODT, year: 1948, Hardback, 120 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Pioneer recollections cover imagePioneer recollectionsNZ $125.00
Chiefly of the Mataura Valley
J Herries Beattie

Good sound copy, presented to family, signed and dated 1909 by author,


Mataura Times, year: 1909, Hardback, 139 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Pioneer recollections cover imagePioneer recollectionsNZ $400.00
J Herries Beattie

A complete set of the 4 volumes, rarely offered. Fourth series is a papergack, others hardbacks. Each signed and dated for family, by the author.


Mataura Ensign, Gore Publishing, year: 1909, Hardback, 4 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Mahurangi cover imageMahurangiNZ $40.00
The story of Warkworth
H.J. Keys

A good copy.


Cameo Press, year: 1953, Softback, 246 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Frontier town cover imageFrontier townNZ $25.00
A history of Te Awamutu 1884-1984
Laurie Barber

Reviewers copy with notes, a bit worn.


Te Awamutu Borough Council, year: 1984, Hardback, 205 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A bakery grows in Southland cover imageA bakery grows in SouthlandNZ $20.00
The story of the Millar family
Millar

Good copy.


The author, year: 1973, Softback, 47 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The rock and the sky cover imageThe rock and the skyNZ $250.00
The story of Rodney County
H. Mabbett

Signs of use. No dustwrapper. But sound and complete.


Wilson & Horton, year: 1977, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Raglan County hills and sea cover imageRaglan County hills and seaNZ $25.00
A centennial history 1876-1976
C.W. Vennell & Susan Williams

Slightly used, but complete and sound.


Wilson & Horton, year: 1976, Hardback, 342 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Coromandel cover imageThe CoromandelNZ $25.00
Photographs by Robin Morrison
Michael King

Good in dustwrapper.


Tandem, year: 1993, Hardback, 166 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Antarctica cover imageAntarcticaNZ $25.00
The story of the NZ Party of the Trans-antarctic Expedition
A.S. Helm & J.H. Miller

A good copy.


Government Printer, year: 1964, Hardback, 435 pages. This book is in Local History section

Light and life cover imageLight and lifeNZ $30.00
The memorial stained glass and some notable graves of St. Peter's, Upper Riccarton
Audrey Storer

A fine local history, family history.


Waihora Press, year: 1990, Softback, 96 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

helicopter hunters cover imagehelicopter huntersNZ $35.00
Rex Forrester

Follow up to The Chopper Boys.


Whitcoulls, year: 1987, Softback, 185 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The canoes of Kupe cover imageThe canoes of KupeNZ $40.00
A history of Martinborough District
Roberta McIntyre

As new.


Wairarapa Archive, year: 2012, Softback, 344 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Lost gold cover imageLost goldNZ $30.00
The 100 year search for the gold reef of Northwest Nelson.
Paul Bensemann

As new.


Craig Potton, year: 2013, Softback, 243 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Horowhenua cover imageHorowhenuaNZ $120.00
its Maori place-names ......
G. Leslie Adkin

Dustwrapper and edges tanned. A sound and good copy.


Dept. Internal Affairs, year: 1948, . This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The otago Jubilee Industrial Exhibition 1898 cover imageThe otago Jubilee Industrial Exhibition 1898NZ $50.00
Official Record
cttee

Papered boards worn and some discolouration. Complete and holding together well. Includes Adverts for local businesses.


Committee, year: 1898, Hardback, 182 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Pioneers of Martins Bay cover imagePioneers of Martins BayNZ $25.00
Alice McKenzie

Inscription on fly, dustwrapper lightly rubbed.


W&T Ltd, year: 1963, Hardback, 129 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

okiwi cover imageokiwiNZ $90.00
European occupation of the Eastern bays of Port Nicholson
A.G. Bagnall

Folding map.Apart from its great reputation as a local history, this stands as a great achievement of hand printing. Light spotting, dustwrapper darkened on spine.


Mahina Press, year: 1972, Hardback, 154 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A labyrinthe of waterways cover imageA labyrinthe of waterwaysNZ $125.00
The forgotten story of NZ's Marlborough Sounds
W. Frank Ponder

Numbered signed edition. Folio size. An excellent copy in d/w.


Wenlock House, year: 1986, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Old Whanganui cover imageOld WhanganuiNZ $120.00
T.W. Downes

A good copy. Note the spelling.


W.A. Parkinson, Hawera., year: 1915, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Botanic Garden Wellington cover imageThe Botanic Garden WellingtonNZ $40.00
A NZ history 1840-1987
Winsome Shepherd & W. Cook

Profusely illustrated.


Millwood Press, year: 1988, , 396 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

First families of Cambridge cover imageFirst families of CambridgeNZ $35.00
Industrial development of Carter's Flat
Ruth Wilkinson

Much biographical information.


Cambridge Historical Soc., year: 1972, Hardback, 168 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Manganui. cover imageManganui.NZ $35.00
A history of the Stratford Mountain Club
Bob & Nancie Stokes

Large format.


Stratford Mountain Club, year: 2001, Softback, 240 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Jackson's Bay cover imageJackson's BayNZ $55.00
A Centennial history.
Irvine roxburgh

Angus Ross's very good copy in d/w.


Reed, year: 1976, Hardback, 198 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Women of the North cover imageWomen of the NorthNZ $30.00
Jane Wordsworth

44 biographies !


Collins, year: 1981, Hardback, 207 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

New stories of Old Whanganui cover imageNew stories of Old WhanganuiNZ $30.00
Flora Spurdle

Interesting bites of local colour.


H.P. Willemsen, year: 196, Softback, 118 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Flemington 1845 , 1986 cover imageFlemington 1845 , 1986NZ $15.00
Cttee

School & district.


Local, year: 1986, Softback, 47 pages. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

History of the County of hawke's Bay cover imageHistory of the County of hawke's BayNZ $140.00
Kay Mooney

Very extensive, maps etc. From cyclostyled material. Good sound set bound into boards.


Napier Concil, year: 1973, Hardback, 4 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The butler House, mangonui 1847-1990 cover imageThe butler House, mangonui 1847-1990NZ $20.00
Janice C. Mogford.

Lightly used.


Privately, year: 1992, Softback, 93 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Palmerston North cover imagePalmerston NorthNZ $30.00
A centennial history.
G.C. Petersen

Good solid copy in d/w.


Reed, year: 1973, Hardback, 254 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Petone's first hundred years cover imagePetone's first hundred yearsNZ $100.00
a historical record of Petone's progress .....
Cttee

A nice copy. Extensive coverage of local history, organisations etc.


Petone Borough Council, year: 1940, Hardback, 272 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Island of secrets cover imageIsland of secretsNZ $40.00
Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour
David McGill

Tiny island with large history.


steele roberts, year: 2001, Softback, 160 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Some schools and schoolmasters of early Wellington cover imageSome schools and schoolmasters of early WellingtonNZ $100.00
George MacMorran

Lower board cleanly detached.


S.&W. MacKay, year: 1900, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Miramar Peninsula cover imageMiramar PeninsulaNZ $60.00
John Struthers

Signed by author, errata slip tipped in.


The author, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The early history of Wellington College cover imageThe early history of Wellington CollegeNZ $25.00
Frank M. Leckie

Includes register. Covers 1867 to 1883.


W.&T., year: 1934, Hardback, 324 pages. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

Campbell Island a history. cover imageCampbell Island a history.NZ $35.00
I.S. Kerr

A good copy in d/w.


Reed, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Shadows on the hills cover imageShadows on the hillsNZ $20.00
The Remarkable Station Queenstown
D.G. Jardine

A very good copy.


Reed, year: 1978, Hardback, 190 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Landfall Nelson cover imageLandfall NelsonNZ $30.00
by sailing ship 1642-1842
June E. Neale

Dustwrapper a bit worn.


The author, year: 1978, Hardback, 152 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Moonshine country cover imageMoonshine countryNZ $25.00
The story of waitohi
Gordon Ogilvie

Dustwrapper faded on spine otherwise good.


Caxton Press, year: 1971, Hardback, 208 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Golden days of Lake County cover imageGolden days of Lake CountyNZ $25.00
F.W.G. Miller

Good copy of 5th edition.


W.&T., year: 1973, Hardback, 368 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

A night of terror cover imageA night of terrorNZ $20.00
Wairarapa's 1942 earthquake.
Jan McLaren

Well illustrated. Big shock!


Wairarapa Archive, year: 2002, Softback, 98 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Matiatia cover imageMatiatiaNZ $30.00
Gateway to Waiheke
Paul Monin

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2012, Softback, 134 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Petone a history cover imagePetone a historyNZ $35.00
Susan Butterworth

Good in d/w.


Petone Borough Council, year: 1988, Hardback, 270 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Government Gardens cover imageThe Government GardensNZ $15.00
With a section on the Arawa Soldier's Memorial by Roger Steele
Paula Savage

Booklet.


Rotorua District Council, year: 1980, Softback, 32 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Spanish Mission Hastings cover imageSpanish Mission HastingsNZ $25.00
styles of five decades
P. shaw and P. Hallett

Oblong in card covers.


Cosmos, year: 1991, Softback, 80 pages. This book is in Local History section

New Zealand's last gold rush cover imageNew Zealand's last gold rushNZ $40.00
William F. Heinz

Kumara gold rush. large format in card covers, very good.


Reed, year: 1977, Softback, 74 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The old frontier cover imageThe old frontierNZ $35.00
Te Awamutu
James Cowan

Mild foxing, sewing a bit weak but holding. Cloth split on spine.


Waipa Post, year: 1922, Hardback, 104 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Experience of thirty years in the provincial district of Wellington cover imageExperience of thirty years in the provincial district of WellingtonNZ $185.00
John Hall of Greytown

Bagnall 2427 records this as the re-issue of 1884 edition, with different printer's address the only change. "The tribulations and difficulties of a greytown pioneer in significant detail". Rare.


Printed Robert Burrett, year: 1885, Softback, 29 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A bibliography of the Manawatu cover imageA bibliography of the ManawatuNZ $20.00
with supplement to 1982
Library

Useful tool for researchers.


Public Library, year: 1979, Softback, 134 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

History and natural history of the Boulder Bank, Nelson Haven cover imageHistory and natural history of the Boulder Bank, Nelson HavenNZ $20.00
Cawthron

Illustrations etc.


Cawthron Institute, year: 1976, Softback, 39 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The story of Hinakura cover imageThe story of HinakuraNZ $25.00
Pupils Hinakura School

Original won first prize at the Centennial Exhibition,


Reed, year: 1940, Hardback, 40 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Sixty thousand on the hoof cover imageSixty thousand on the hoofNZ $40.00
Big country of the Rangitata
Peter Newton

Good in d/w.


Reed, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The French at akaroa cover imageThe French at akaroaNZ $40.00
T. Lindsay Buick

Folding map, d/w.


Capper Press, year: 1980, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Martinborough School Centennial cover imageMartinborough School CentennialNZ $30.00
Cttee

With programme andcyclostyled lists of former students.


School, year: 1972, Softback, 48 pages. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

Martinborough School Centennial cover imageMartinborough School CentennialNZ $30.00
Cttee

With programme andcyclostyled lists of former students.


School, year: 1972, Softback, 48 pages. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

Martinborough cover imageMartinboroughNZ $30.00
centennial booklet
Cttee

Local history. Oblong format.


Cttee, year: 1981, Softback, 65 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Economic survey of Wairarapa cover imageEconomic survey of WairarapaNZ $25.00
Several

From typescript. Quarto.


Dept Industries & Commerce, year: 1968, Softback, 314 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A complete guide to the scenic beauties of Lake Wakatipu cover imageA complete guide to the scenic beauties of Lake WakatipuNZ $75.00
the Switzerland of the Southern Hemisphere
George H. Davies

Staples rusting but still sound. A good copy.


Tourit Depot Queenstown, year: 1922, Softback, 62 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Gold Town cover imageGold TownNZ $50.00
Ross Westland
Philip Ross May

Quarto in d/w.


Pegasus Press, year: 1970, Hardback, 104 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Footprints Farewell cover imageFootprints FarewellNZ $20.00
Jeff Newport

Edges marked.


Nikau, year: 1990, Hardback, 236 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The early Canterbury runs cover imageThe early Canterbury runsNZ $60.00
Fourth edition
L.G.D. Acland, revised W.H. Scotter

Dustwrapper defects, sound otherwise.


Whitcoulls, year: 1975, Hardback, 417 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Old Manawatu cover imageOld ManawatuNZ $35.00
T.L. Buick

Facsimile of 1903 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1975, Hardback, 407 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Reminiscences of a taranaki surveyor cover imageReminiscences of a taranaki surveyorNZ $35.00
W.H. Skinner

Facsimile of 1946 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1984, Hardback, 122 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

High hopes cover imageHigh hopesNZ $50.00
The history of the Nelson Mineral Belt and New Zealand's first railway
Mike Johnston

Large format in card covers.


Nikau Press, year: 1987, Softback, 152 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Colonial Capital cover imageColonial CapitalNZ $25.00
Wellington 1865-1910
Terence Hodgson

Superb local history.


Random Century, year: 1990, Softback, 182 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Tales of Banks Peninsla cover imageTales of Banks PeninslaNZ $55.00
Second edition.
H.C. Jacobson

A worn copy, but holding together OK.


Akaroa Mail, year: 1893, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Turnbull a library and its world cover imageThe Turnbull a library and its worldNZ $20.00
Rachel Barrowman

As new.


AUP, year: 1995, Softback, 232 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Big country of the west and north cover imageBig country of the west and northNZ $45.00
in the wake of the axe
Peter Newton

Dustwrapper rubbed at edges.


Reed, year: 1972, Hardback, 224 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Yesterday (Inanahi) cover imageYesterday (Inanahi)NZ $20.00
D.A. Bathgate

Lively range of topics.


The author, year: 1970, Hardback, 247 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Turners of Huia cover imageThe Turners of HuiaNZ $25.00
Allan Kirk and Harvey Turner

Sunfading of d/w . Signed presentation to Sir John Marshall.


Authors, year: 1966, Hardback, 124 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

An Ulster plantation cover imageAn Ulster plantationNZ $25.00
The story of the Katikati Settlement
Arthur J. Gray

Special edition for Katikati Centennial.


Reed, year: 1975, Softback, 153 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Ngamatea cover imageNgamateaNZ $30.00
The land and the people
Hazel riseborough

Good condition.


AUP, year: 2006, Softback, 304 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Albertland cover imageAlbertlandNZ $30.00
J.L. Borrows

A tidy copy.


Reed, year: 1969, Hardback, 218 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

From Tamaki-Makau-Rau to Auckland cover imageFrom Tamaki-Makau-Rau to AucklandNZ $35.00
R.C.J. Stone

A good copy.


AUP, year: 2001, Softback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Historic Poverty Bay and the East Coast cover imageHistoric Poverty Bay and the East CoastNZ $60.00
Joseph Angus Mackay

Fourth impression, good in d/w.


Author, year: 1982, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Pioneering the pumice cover imagePioneering the pumiceNZ $50.00
E. Earle Vale

Some interesting clippings pasted in.


W.&T., year: 1939, Hardback, 304 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The story of Menzies Bay cover imageThe story of Menzies BayNZ $50.00
Ian H. Menzies

Good copy in protected dustwrapper.


Pegasus Press, year: 1970, Hardback, 222 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

French Akaroa cover imageFrench AkaroaNZ $40.00
Peter Tremewan

A very good copy.


University of Canterbury Press, year: 1990, Softback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Parish of Tinui cover imageParish of TinuiNZ $30.00
The Church of the Good Shepherd 1902-2001
Paulene Stilborn

Wairarapa history.


Tinui Parish, year: 2001, Softback, 217 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Terawhiti and the goldfields. cover imageTerawhiti and the goldfields.NZ $40.00
James Brodie

An interesting facet of Wellington's history.


Karori Historical Assn., year: 1986, Softback, 328 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The river, the story of the Waikato cover imageThe river, the story of the WaikatoNZ $25.00
Sue Miles

Photographs by Geoff Moon. Large format.


Heinemann, year: 1984, Hardback, 128 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Selwyn's legacy cover imageSelwyn's legacyNZ $50.00
The College of St John the Evangelist Te waimate and Auckland 1843-1992
Allan K Davidson

Solid !


College St John, year: 1993, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Forest on sand cover imageForest on sandNZ $45.00
The story of Aupouri State Forest
E.V. Sale

Northland.


NZ Forest Service, year: 1985, Softback, 79 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Letters from the Bay of Island cover imageLetters from the Bay of IslandNZ $25.00
The story of Marianne Williams
Ed Caroline Fitzgerald

Paper a bit age toned.


Penguin, year: 2004, Softback, 270 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Settler Kaponga 1881-1914 cover imageSettler Kaponga 1881-1914NZ $40.00
A frntier fragment of the Western world
Rollo Arnold

Assisted by Betty Arnold.


Victoria University Press, year: 1997, Softback, 383 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A farm on the Wanganui River cover imageA farm on the Wanganui RiverNZ $25.00
(Fools' Paradise)
Elizabeth Allen

Personal account of struggling farmers above Pipiriki.


Wanganui Newspapers., year: 1980, Softback, 79 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The legacy of Turi cover imageThe legacy of TuriNZ $35.00
An historical geography of Patea County
K.W. Thomson

Very good in d/w.


Dunmore Press, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Cricklewood cover imageCricklewoodNZ $25.00
Tales of the Connor " breed"
Doreen Lange

Family & local history.


Craigs, year: 1982, Hardback, 96 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Road to Routeburn cover imageRoad to RouteburnNZ $25.00
The story of Kinloch, Lake wakatipu
Doreen McKenzie

Bryant family & local history.


John McIndoe, year: 1973, Hardback, 128 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Two apricots, two peaches and a plum cover imageTwo apricots, two peaches and a plumNZ $25.00
People and places of the Clutha Valley
Kathleen Healey and Elizabeth Kerr

"warm and nostalgic".


John McIndoe, year: 1980, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Chatham Islands in perspective cover imageThe Chatham Islands in perspectiveNZ $25.00
G.A. Arbuckle

Social anthropology. Folding map.


Hicks Smith and Sons, year: 1971, Softback, 113 pages. This book is in Local History section

Waimakariri cover imageWaimakaririNZ $100.00
The story of Canterbury's "River of cold rushing water"
Robert Logan

Very large format, nice copy in d/w.


The author, year: 1987, Hardback, 188 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Napier Boys' High School Centennial Historical Survey 1872-1972 cover imageNapier Boys' High School Centennial Historical Survey 1872-1972NZ $20.00
Denis G. Revell

Very good in dustwrapper.


Daily Telegraph, year: 1976, Hardback, 192 pages. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

Havelock North cover imageHavelock NorthNZ $40.00
The history of a village.
Matthew Wright

A very good copy.


Hastings District Council, year: 1996, Softback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Catholic missionary work in Hawkes Bay cover imageCatholic missionary work in Hawkes BayNZ $25.00
from its outset in 1841
Rev. Jas. Hickson

Library number on spine, singe cancelled stamp on title.


W.&T., year: 1924, Hardback, 96 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Miners & militants cover imageMiners & militantsNZ $30.00
Politics in Westland
Ed Philip Ross May

Light wear.


Whitcoulls, year: 1975, Hardback, 174 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Rolling thunder, the spirit of karekare cover imageRolling thunder, the spirit of karekareNZ $30.00
Bob Harvey

A very good copy.


Exisle, year: 2001, Softback, 240 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Selwyn churches of Auckland cover imageThe Selwyn churches of AucklandNZ $20.00
C.R. Knight

Covers lightly rubbed. Large format.


Reed, year: 1972, Softback, 88 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Blue Cliffs cover imageBlue CliffsNZ $30.00
The biography of a South Canterbury sheep station 1856-1970.
A.E. Woodhouse

Small piece missing from front panel of dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1982, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The first fifty years takapuna Grammar School 1927-1977 cover imageThe first fifty years takapuna Grammar School 1927-1977NZ $20.00
Minogue, Hutton, Armstrong, Titchener

Dustwrapper ligthtly worn.


Takapuna Grammar, year: 1977, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

The Dunstan cover imageThe DunstanNZ $40.00
A history of the Alexandra-clyde District
C.W.S. Moore

Very good in dustwrapper. Original edition.


Otago Centennial, year: 1953, Hardback, 124 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Costly gold cover imageCostly goldNZ $25.00
Clutha riches and their human toil
J.S. & R.W. Murray

A good copy.


Reed, year: 1978, Softback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Shaping up, and shipping out cover imageShaping up, and shipping outNZ $30.00
The last years of the Nelson Harbour Board
Bill Moore

Dustwrapper torn at head of spine, stamp on fly, a good copy.


Port Nelson Ltd, year: 1990, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Pioneering in Poverty Bay cover imagePioneering in Poverty BayNZ $30.00
Philip T. Kenway

Cloth spotted with paint? blood?


John Murray, year: 1928, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The history of the Orongoronga Valley and environs cover imageThe history of the Orongoronga Valley and environsNZ $30.00
Joanna Lane-Taylor

Local history, scarce.


E. Hambleton, year: 1970, Softback, 56 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

orongorongo Valley Field station cover imageorongorongo Valley Field stationNZ $20.00
Ecology Division

3rd edition, Booklet from typescript, stapled.


DSIR, year: 1973, Softback, 32 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A Clinton couple cover imageA Clinton coupleNZ $60.00
Letters from the early days in South Otago
Ed by Lesleigh Salinger

No. 88 of 140 copies.


The Nag's Head Press, year: 1993, Hardback, 62 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Hawera District Centenary cover imageHawera District CentenaryNZ $30.00
A.P.C. Bromley

With errata laid in.


Hawera District Council, year: 1981, Hardback, 272 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Challenge and response cover imageChallenge and responseNZ $40.00
A study of development of the East Coast region.
W.H. Oliver

A significant history, and thoughtful...argumentative examination.


East Coast Development Research Assn., year: 1971, Hardback, 251 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Haast is in South Westland cover imageThe Haast is in South WestlandNZ $30.00
John Pascoe

Dustwrapper just a bit worn at tip of spine, a nice copy.


Reed, year: 1968, Hardback, 116 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Baskets away cover imageBaskets awayNZ $30.00
The formative years of Gisborne and district
Iain Gillies

Large format. Index sheet loosely enclosed.


Gisborne City Council, year: 1976, Hardback, 96 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Rapaura the growing heart of Marlborough cover imageRapaura the growing heart of MarlboroughNZ $70.00
A district history
Nevil and Prue Matthews

Detailed local history.


Cape Catley, year: 1995, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Scrutiny on the County cover imageScrutiny on the CountyNZ $30.00
Ken Berry

A readable and interesting local history.


Marlborough County Council, year: 1986, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

An account of the settlement of New Plymouth cover imageAn account of the settlement of New PlymouthNZ $35.00
Charles Hursthouse

Facsimile of 1849 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Crusts, a settlers fare due South cover imageCrusts, a settlers fare due SouthNZ $25.00
Laurence J. Kennaway

Facsimile of 1874 edition. Endpapers a bit spotted.


Capper Press, year: 1970, Hardback, 234 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Working the Kauri cover imageWorking the KauriNZ $40.00
A social and photographic history of NZ's pioneer Kauri bushmen
Duncan Mackay

Owners name on half title.


Random Century, year: 1991, Softback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Chatham Islands cover imageThe Chatham IslandsNZ $25.00
Heritage and conservation
Various

Very nice photo illustration.


Canterbury University Press, year: 1996, Hardback, 136 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Earnslaw cover imageEarnslawNZ $40.00
W. Scott Gilkison

A nice copy.


Whitcombe &Tombs, year: 1957, Softback, 96 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

A radical tradition cover imageA radical traditionNZ $25.00
A history of Victoria University Students Association 1899-1999
Stephen Hamilton

A hotbed!


VUW Students Assn., year: 2002, Softback, 234 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

One hundred not out, history of Huntley School cover imageOne hundred not out, history of Huntley SchoolNZ $35.00
Peter Harcourt

Wellington. In card case.


No details given., year: 1996, Softback. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

The church on the hill cover imageThe church on the hillNZ $15.00
All Saints Ngaio
Dick Barber

Local history.


Vestry, year: 1978, Softback, 60 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Ngaio School Golden Jubilee cover imageNgaio School Golden JubileeNZ $15.00
1908-1958
A.H. Carman

Local history.


Cttee, year: 1958, Softback. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

I remember Tawa cover imageI remember TawaNZ $20.00
A collection of memories
Barbara Adams

Illustrations.


Brasenose Press, year: 2002, Softback, 120 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Muritai School 75th Jubilee cover imageMuritai School 75th JubileeNZ $15.00
Cttee

Local history.


Cttee, year: 1972, Softback, 24 pages. This book is in Local History section, Schools category

Tawa enterprise and endeavour cover imageTawa enterprise and endeavourNZ $30.00
K.R. Cassells

Name on fly.


Tawa Borough Council, year: 1988, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Pioneers of Port Nicholson cover imagePioneers of Port NicholsonNZ $30.00
David McGill

Oblong format.


Reed, year: 1984, Hardback, 194 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Eastbourne a history of the Eastern Bays of Wellington Harbour cover imageEastbourne a history of the Eastern Bays of Wellington HarbourNZ $60.00
Ann Beaglehole, Alison carew

A very good copy with errata and index of names enclosed.


Historical Society, year: 2001, Softback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Marlborough place names cover imageMarlborough place namesNZ $30.00
H.A.H. Insull

Tidy copy.


Reed, year: 1952, Hardback, 73 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Eastbourne ; 100 years cover imageEastbourne ; 100 yearsNZ $25.00
Alison Carew and Mary McCallum

A good copy.


Pencarrow Press, year: 2006, Softback, 83 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Looking back cover imageLooking backNZ $75.00
Glenshee to Otago 1853-56 to 1953-56
William Douglas Ayson

A little creased but still a good copy.


Clan Ayson Society, year: 1956, Softback, 142 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Nothing but grass and wind cover imageNothing but grass and windNZ $50.00
the Rutherfords of Canterbury
Janet Holm

Very good in dustwrapper,.


Hazard Press, year: 1992, Hardback, 279 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Golden Jubilee Holy Cross College Mosgiel cover imageGolden Jubilee Holy Cross College MosgielNZ $20.00
Rev. B. Mannes

A good copy.


Holy Cross, year: 1950, Hardback, 175 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The celebration of the Kapiti district cover imageThe celebration of the Kapiti districtNZ $50.00
100 years plus
Olive Baldwin

Foolscap, dustwrapper small tears.


Kapiti Borough Council, year: 1988, Hardback, 292 pages. This book is in section

The Canterbury Church Property cover imageThe Canterbury Church PropertyNZ $30.00
Very Rev. Henry Jacobs

Flexible pebbled cloth.


CSW, year: 1930, Hardback, 173 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Island of secrets cover imageIsland of secretsNZ $30.00
Matiu / Somes Island
David McGill

Many intiguing stories, almost unbelievable.


Steele Roberts, year: 2001, Softback, 160 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A pictorial history of the Wanganui River cover imageA pictorial history of the Wanganui RiverNZ $30.00
Arthur P. Bates

Reprint.


Wanganui Newspaper, year: 1990, Hardback, 208 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Full circle cover imageFull circleNZ $30.00
One hundred years Owaki to Owaka
Various

1875-1975. Catlins schools.


Cttee, year: 1975, Softback, 168 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The romance of Westland cover imageThe romance of WestlandNZ $50.00
The story of NZ's Golden Coast
A.J. Harrop

A decent copy.


W&T, year: 1923, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Auckland's south Eastern Bulwark cover imageAuckland's south Eastern BulwarkNZ $30.00
a history of the Hunua Ranges
Ian Barton

A good copy.


Author, year: 1978, Softback, 107 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

River punts and ferries of Southern NZ cover imageRiver punts and ferries of Southern NZNZ $40.00
A.R. Tyrrell

As new.


Otago Heritage, year: 1996, Softback, 200 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Mokoreta 1859 - 1959 cover imageMokoreta 1859 - 1959NZ $30.00
Various

Oblong large format. Amateurish but charming.


Cttee, year: 1960, Softback, 11 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Fendalton's legacy cover imageFendalton's legacyNZ $25.00
A history of Fendalton and North-West Christchurch
Frieda Looser

Nice copy.


CUP, year: 2002, Softback, 227 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Reefton School of Mines cover imageReefton School of MinesNZ $70.00
Stories of Jim Bolitho
Elaine Bolitho

Oblong format, as new.


Craigs, year: 1999, Softback, 164 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Jubilee of the Civic Government cover imageJubilee of the Civic GovernmentNZ $40.00
Borough of Gisborne and County of Cook
Various

A decent copy, yapp style wrappers.


Herald, year: 1927, Softback, 111 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The pioneers explore Otago cover imageThe pioneers explore OtagoNZ $35.00
Herries Beattie

Mildly used.


ODT, year: 1947, Softback, 160 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Estuary of CXhristchurch cover imageThe Estuary of CXhristchurchNZ $50.00
Sarah E.w. Penney

Name on fly, a good copy in d/w.


Author, year: 1982, Hardback, 296 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Beyond the City cover imageBeyond the CityNZ $50.00
The land and its people, riccarton, Waimairi, Paparua
Sarah E.W. Penney

A good copy in dustwrapper.


Author, year: 1977, Hardback, 239 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Blue Cliffs cover imageBlue CliffsNZ $30.00
The biography of a South Canterbury sheep station 1856 - 1970
A.E. Woodhouse

A good copy. Dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1982, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Settlers in depression cover imageSettlers in depressionNZ $35.00
A hodtory of Hamilton1875-1894
H.C.M. Norris

Very good in dustwrapper.


Pauls Book Arcade, year: 1964, Hardback, 246 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

In the wake of the axe cover imageIn the wake of the axeNZ $30.00
Big country of the West and North
Peter Newton

Inscription on fly otherwise good in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1972, Hardback, 224 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

As high as the hills cover imageAs high as the hillsNZ $30.00
the centennial history of Picton
Henry D. Kelly

Inscription on fly otherwise good in dustwrapper.


Cape Catley, year: 1976, Hardback, 262 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

he Kilmog and environs cover imagehe Kilmog and environsNZ $50.00
a history of Evansdale, Warrington, Merton
Frank Tod

Revised, updated edition.


Tablet, year: 1982, Softback, 124 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

West to the fiords cover imageWest to the fiordsNZ $35.00
The history of Western Southland
F.W.G. Miller

Good in dustwrapper.


Western Southland Historical Cttee., year: 1954, Hardback, 211 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Taihape be happy die happy cover imageTaihape be happy die happyNZ $25.00
Ralph lowry

Great title!


Author, Softback, 83 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Big country of the North Island cover imageBig country of the North IslandNZ $40.00
Peter Newton

Dustwrapper sunned on spine, a good copy.


Reed, year: 1973, Hardback, 247 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Otago of our mothers cover imageThe Otago of our mothersNZ $25.00
E.L. Soper

Originally published Otago Centennial series 1948. Very good in d/w.


Caqpper Press, year: 1978, Hardback, 100 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Old Whanganui cover imageOld WhanganuiNZ $120.00
T.W. Downes

A very good copy.


W.A. Parkinson, year: 1915, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Alexander Turnbull Library of Wellington cover imageThe Alexander Turnbull Library of WellingtonNZ $10.00
Its origin, & purpose, a brief introduction
Anon

An early pamphlet, lists all 9 staff.


ATL, year: 1938, Softback, 4 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Early Wellington cover imageEarly WellingtonNZ $185.00
Louis Ward

A very good copy, map in back pocket.


W&T, year: 1928, Hardback, 544 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Letters from Otago cover imageLetters from OtagoNZ $30.00
Various

Compilation of early letters.


Hocken Library, year: 1978, Softback, 45 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Hearts and voices cover imageHearts and voicesNZ $20.00
St marys Anglican Church Geraldine
Eulla Williamson

A very good copy.


Timaru Herald, year: 1978, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Daybreak in Geraldine County cover imageDaybreak in Geraldine CountyNZ $25.00
1877, 1952
A.J. Davey

A good copy.


Timaru Herald, year: 1952, Hardback, 198 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

A centennial history of Tauranga cover imageA centennial history of TaurangaNZ $45.00
W.H. Gifford, H. Bradney Williams

A good sound copy.


Cttee/ Reed, year: 1940, Hardback, 351 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Centennial history of the Matamata Plains cover imageCentennial history of the Matamata PlainsNZ $30.00
Cttee

A good sopund copy.


Matamata County Council, year: 1951, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Beyond the marble mountain cover imageBeyond the marble mountainNZ $60.00
tales of early Golden Bay, Motueka and Nelson
J. Halket Millar

A good sound copy. No dustwrapper.


Lucas, year: 1948, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The precious years cover imageThe precious yearsNZ $25.00
further stories of the pioneering days of Palmerston North....
A.G.S. Bradfield

Good in dustwrapper.


Author, year: 1962, Hardback, 111 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Further reminiscences of early days cover imageFurther reminiscences of early daysNZ $40.00
H.P. Washbourn

Nice copy of this scarce booklet.


Author, year: 1937, Softback, 68 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The siren's call cover imageThe siren's callNZ $20.00
John McCraw

Alexandra Fire Brigade.


Silverdale, year: 1991, Softback, 157 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Hokitika goldfields capital cover imageHokitika goldfields capitalNZ $50.00
Philip Ross May

A good copy.


Pegasus Press, year: 1964, Softback, 48 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Papakowhai Colonial Homestead cover imagePapakowhai Colonial HomesteadNZ $15.00
Cttee

Booklet.


Cttee, year: 1965, Softback, 20 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Miramar Island and its history cover imageMiramar Island and its historyNZ $25.00
Elsdon Best

Offprint from Transactions of NZ vol. 54 pp 779 - 791.


Transactions, year: 1923, Softback, 12 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Turners of Huia cover imageThe Turners of HuiaNZ $25.00
Alan Kirk & Harvey Turner

Good in dustwrapper.


Author, year: 1966, Hardback, 124 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The mountains of Erewhon cover imageThe mountains of ErewhonNZ $30.00
T.N. Beckett

Very good in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1978, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Diary of the Kirk years cover imageDiary of the Kirk yearsNZ $25.00
Margaret Hayward

Sound in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1981, . This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Waitaki cover imageWaitakiNZ $25.00
The River and its lakes
Arnold Nordmeyer

Vey good in dustwrapper.


Waitaki Lakes Cttee, year: 1981, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Duder family in New zealand cover imageThe Duder family in New zealandNZ $50.00
Marianne Philson

Mainly Auckland area.


Bush Press, year: 1990, Hardback, 144 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Palmerston North cover imagePalmerston NorthNZ $30.00
A centennial history
G.C. Petersen

Very good in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1973, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Wanaka story cover imageWanaka storyNZ $35.00
Wanaka, Hawea, Tarras
Irvine Roxburgh

Facsimile reprint of 1957 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1977, Hardback, 274 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Difficult country cover imageDifficult countryNZ $100.00
An informal history of Murchison
Margaret C. Brown

A good copy in dustwrapper.


Author, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Raglan County hills and sea cover imageRaglan County hills and seaNZ $35.00
A centennial history 1876-1976
C.W. Vennell and Susan Williams

A good copy in dustwrapper.


Wilson and Horton, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Church in Taranaki cover imageThe Church in TaranakiNZ $65.00
hawera Parish
P.J. Power

Covers a little marked, but sound.


Hawera Parish, year: 1925, Hardback, 70 pages. This book is in Local History section, Churches category

Tutira cover imageTutiraNZ $50.00
The story of a New Zealand sheep station
H. Guthrie-Smith

Top of fly leaf cut off, a sound copy. Maps etc.


William Blackwood, year: 1953, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Township of Rawene cover imageTownship of RaweneNZ $50.00
Jean Irvine

A scarce local history, good condition.


Author, year: 1976, Softback, 119 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The farthest Jerusalem cover imageThe farthest JerusalemNZ $20.00
four lectures on the origins of Christianity in Otago
Four contibutors

Good copy.


Hocken Library, year: 1993, Softback, 64 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Selwyn churches of Auckland cover imageThe Selwyn churches of AucklandNZ $25.00
C.R. Knight

Large format in card covers.


Reed, year: 1972, Softback, 88 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Opo the Hokianga dolphin cover imageOpo the Hokianga dolphinNZ $20.00
Eric and Elizabeth Lee-Johnson

Reprint.


David Ling, year: 2005, Softback, 47 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

White stone country cover imageWhite stone countryNZ $80.00
The story of North Otago
K.C. McDonald

Half green leather binding, very good condition, in dustwrapper.


North Otago Centennial Cttee, year: 1962, Hardback, 304 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The Gael fares forth cover imageThe Gael fares forthNZ $140.00
The romantic story of waipu and her sister settlements
N.R. McKenzie

Ink name on fly leaf, minor tears in dustwrapper, a nice copy.


W&T, year: 1942, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Tongariro National Park cover imageThe Tongariro National ParkNZ $45.00
Its topography, geology, alpine and volcanic features, history and Maori folk-lore.
James Cowan

Folding map at rear. Most of the dustwrapper present.


Tongariro National Park Board, year: 1927, Hardback, 158 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Te Waimate cover imageTe WaimateNZ $35.00
Early station life in NZ
E.C. Studholme

Dustwrapper lightly marked.


Reed, year: 1954, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Reminiscences of an old settler in Australia and New Zealand cover imageReminiscences of an old settler in Australia and New ZealandNZ $30.00
John Webster

Ended up in Hokianga. Facsimile reprint.


Southern Reprints, Hardback, 294 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Mount Eden's first hundred years cover imageMount Eden's first hundred yearsNZ $15.00
E.C. Franklin

A good sound copy.


Author, year: 1956, Softback, 144 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Kauri cameraman cover imageKauri cameramanNZ $25.00
Tudor Washington Collins 1898-1970
Paul Campbell

Large format, oblong format.


Configureation, year: 20, Softback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Wellsford cover imageWellsfordNZ $30.00
Tidal creek to gum ridge
H. Mabbett

As new.


Bush Press, year: 2012, Softback, 432 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Newmarket lost and found cover imageNewmarket lost and foundNZ $25.00
Dinah Holman

As new, revised edition.


Bush Press, year: 2010, Hardback, 304 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Onehunga heritage cover imageThe Onehunga heritageNZ $30.00
Janice C. Mogford

A very good copy in d/w.


Onehunga Borough Council, year: 1989, Hardback, 156 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A most notable anchorage cover imageA most notable anchorageNZ $35.00
Russell and the Bay of Islands
Marie King

Large size, laminated boards.


NHPS, year: 1992, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Urban village cover imageUrban villageNZ $25.00
The story of Ponsonby, freeman's Bay and St. Mary's Bay.
Jenny Carlyon, Diana Morrow

Large format in flexible covers.


Random House, year: 2008, Softback, 447 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Maungarei cover imageMaungareiNZ $25.00
An outline history of Mt. Wellington, Panmure and Tamaki districts
K.M. Holloway

Nice copy in d/w.


MWBC, year: 1962, Hardback, 280 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Puketutu and its people cover imagePuketutu and its peopleNZ $30.00
Paul Goldsmith and Michael Bassett

As new in dustwrapper.


David Ling, year: 2008, Hardback, 116 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Pride of the lion cover imagePride of the lionNZ $45.00
Waipu ; the people and the place 1939-2000.
ed W Haysmith etc.

A massive compilation.


Waipu 150 Trust, year: 2002, Softback, 471 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Albertland cover imageAlbertlandNZ $25.00
the first 100 years 1862-1962
Ivy Elizabeth Farr

Illustrated, reissue of 1962 title.


Bush Press, year: 2012, Softback, 208 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

paparoa - Matakohe 1862-1962 cover imagepaparoa - Matakohe 1862-1962NZ $20.00
Various

Clippings loosely enclosed.


Not given, year: 1962, Softback, 132 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Albertlanders cover imageThe AlbertlandersNZ $40.00
Brave pioneers of the 1860s
Sir Henry Brett Henry Hook

Nice new issue of this classic, hardback in dustwrapper.


Bush Press, year: 2003, Hardback, 456 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Woburn (Te Umumamaku) cover imageWoburn (Te Umumamaku)NZ $30.00
Warwick Johnston

Solid local history.


Hutt City Library, year: 2002, Softback, 102 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The Porirua story cover imageThe Porirua storyNZ $30.00
R.G. Walsh

Compiled by Town Clerk, circa 1965. From typescript.


Porirua City Council, Softback, 50 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Old Thorndon cover imageOld ThorndonNZ $10.00
Dinah Priestly

Still a useful local guide.


Anchorage Press, Softback, 46 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

From bush to suburb cover imageFrom bush to suburbNZ $25.00
Karori 1840-1980
Margaret Patrick

Solid history of the largest suburb.


Karori Historical Cttee, year: 1990, Softback, 72 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Bank of New Zealand Te Aro Branch cover imageBank of New Zealand Te Aro BranchNZ $10.00
A century of service
Peter T. Murphy

One of a useful series from the BNZ archives.


BNZ, year: 1976, Softback, 36 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Miramar Peninsula cover imageMiramar PeninsulaNZ $55.00
John Struthers

Nice copy, signed, errata slip.


Author, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

West of the Tararuas cover imageWest of the TararuasNZ $25.00
An illustrated history of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Co
Douglas Hoy

Very good in dustwrapper.


Southern Press, year: 1972, Hardback, 136 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Old Wellington days cover imageOld Wellington daysNZ $30.00
Pat Lawlor

Cloth faded on spine otherwise a good clean sound copy.


W&T, year: 1959, Hardback, 223 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Unity Theatre presents cover imageUnity Theatre presentsNZ $15.00
Julia Mason Jan Staffan

Celebrating 25 years.


Unity, year: 1966, Softback, 40 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Tawa cover imageTawaNZ $25.00
Enterprise and endeavour
K.R. Cassells

Very good in dustwrapper.


Tawa Borough Council, year: 1988, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Early sketches and maps of Banks Peninsula 1770-1850 cover imageEarly sketches and maps of Banks Peninsula 1770-1850NZ $285.00
Peter Bromley Maling

Large folio, one third calf binding. Box has faded, book as new.  No.4 of 12 presentation copies additional to the main 500.


Reed, year: 1981, Hardback, 104 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Antarctica, the Ross Sea region cover imageAntarctica, the Ross Sea regionNZ $100.00
Ed Trevor Hatherton

Quarto, in slipcase, very good.


DSIR, year: 1990, Hardback, 287 pages. This book is in Local History section

Quest for the kauri cover imageQuest for the kauriNZ $25.00
forest giants and where to find them
E.V. Sale

Very good in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1978, Hardback. This book is in Local History section

Station amusements in New Zealand cover imageStation amusements in New ZealandNZ $100.00
Lady Barker

Inside hinge split and parted at front. Cloth good, textblock sound.


William Hunt, year: 1873, Hardback, 278 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

A little bit of Auckland cover imageA little bit of AucklandNZ $30.00
Alfred G. Coghlan

* prnted sketches of structures in Auckland, in covers. Signed.


Author ?, year: 1930, Softback, 8 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Diamond Jubilee souvenir Thames goldfields cover imageDiamond Jubilee souvenir Thames goldfieldsNZ $65.00
Fred. W. Weston

Corner torn from lower wrapper, a good sound copy.


Thames Star, year: 1927, Softback, 272 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Eketahuna cover imageEketahunaNZ $20.00
stories from small town NZ
Peter Best

A good copy.


Wairarapa Archive, year: 2001, Softback, 80 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The look of Greytown cover imageThe look of GreytownNZ $25.00
New Zealand's first planned inland town 1854-2004.
Chris Slater, Ian Grant

A good copy.


Wairarapa Archive, year: 2004, Softback, 99 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Jade River, cover imageJade River,NZ $150.00
a history of the Mahurangi
R.H. Locker

Nice copy in dustwrapper.


Friends of the Mahurangi, year: 2001, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

A centennial history of Tauranga cover imageA centennial history of TaurangaNZ $40.00
W.H. Gifford & H.B. Williams

Good in d/w/ Facsimile of 1940 edition. Folding map.


Capper Press, year: 1976, Hardback, 351 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The story of old Wairoa and the East Coast cover imageThe story of old Wairoa and the East CoastNZ $65.00
T. Lambert

Nice copy in d/w. Has a useful index.


Reed, year: 1988, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Pioneers of the Plains cover imagePioneers of the PlainsNZ $60.00
The Deans of Canterbury
Gordon Ogilvie

A very good copy in dustwrapper.


Shoal Bay Press, year: 1996, Hardback, 296 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The University on trial cover imageThe University on trialNZ $15.00
a symposium...
Various

Original wrappers.


Canterbury University Press, year: 1973, Softback, 74 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Martin's Bay cover imageMartin's BayNZ $65.00
John Hall-Jones

Good in dustwrapper.


National Parks, year: 187, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

High hopes cover imageHigh hopesNZ $45.00
The history of the Nelson Mineral Belt
Mike Johnston

Large format, wrappers.


Nikau Press, year: 1987, Softback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The journal of Henry Sewell cover imageThe journal of Henry SewellNZ $30.00
2 volumes
Ed W. David McIntyre

A good set in dustwrappers. 2 volumes.


Whitcoulls, year: 1980, Hardback. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

Canterbury Association pamphlets, 1848-1852 cover imageCanterbury Association pamphlets, 1848-1852NZ $15.00
A brief bibliography with a note on maps
C.R. Srtaubel

By noted local historian.


Author, year: 1950, Softback, 15 pages. This book is in Local History section, South Island category

The geology and mines of the Waihi District, Hauraki Goldfield cover imageThe geology and mines of the Waihi District, Hauraki GoldfieldNZ $50.00
P.G. Morgan

Quarto, wrappers worn, complete with plates and plans etc.


Geological Survey, year: 1924, Softback, 218 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Otatara Pa : an archaeology and Maori tradition in Hawke's Bay cover imageOtatara Pa : an archaeology and Maori tradition in Hawke's BayNZ $15.00
Aileen Fox

Offprint .


NZ Archaeological Assn Newsletter, year: 1980, Softback, 10 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

Linton 1889 - 1989 cover imageLinton 1889 - 1989NZ $25.00
A school and District Centennial History
W.J. Lauridsen

As new in dustwrapper.


Author, year: 1989, Hardback, 240 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The King Country cover imageThe King CountryNZ $30.00
J. Kerry-Nicholls

Facsimile of 1884 edition. Very good in dustwrapper. Folding map.


Capper Press, year: 1974, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

Levin cover imageLevinNZ $45.00
The making of a town
Anthony Dreaver

Nice copy.


Horowhenua Council, year: 2006, Softback, 385 pages. This book is in Local History section, North Island category

The riddle of the Kaipara cover imageThe riddle of the KaiparaNZ $60.00
T.B. Byrne

Very good in dustwrapper.


Author, year: 1986, Hardback. This book is in Art section, Prose category