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The Truth About New Zealand cover imageThe Truth About New ZealandNZ $25.00
A.N. Field

Right wing politics. Very good copy.


The author, year: 1938, Softback, 189 pages. This book is in History section

Success through diversity cover imageSuccess through diversityNZ $35.00
A history of the Dominion Federation of NZ Chinese Commercial Growers.
Nigel Murphy.

Foolscap in card covers. Asnew.


, year: 2012, Softback, 168 pages. This book is in History section

Gentlemen of the Jury cover imageGentlemen of the JuryNZ $30.00
Doris C. Gordon and Francis bennett

Against illegal abortionists.


Avery, year: 1937, Hardback. This book is in History section

Chee Kung Tong cover imageChee Kung TongNZ $15.00
The Hung League in NZ
Alexander Turnbull Library

Pamphlet produced ror exhibition. Foolscap


ATL, Softback, 12 pages. This book is in History section

The Old Believers cover imageThe Old BelieversNZ $25.00
A New Zealand refugee programme
Ron O'Grady

A group of Russian Old Believers resettled near Invercargill.


National Council of Churches, year: 1972, Softback, 58 pages. This book is in History section

The Journal of Edward Ward 1850-151 cover imageThe Journal of Edward Ward 1850-151NZ $55.00
his account of the voyage to NZ in the Charlotte
Ward

Good in slightly rubbed dustwrapper.


Pegasus Press, year: 1951, Hardback, 222 pages. This book is in History section

History Of New Zealand cover imageHistory Of New ZealandNZ $250.00
G.W. Rusden

Mild wear, cloth lightly marked, a very satisfactory set. Material offensive to Bryce excluded from this edition. Author didcusses court case in Preface.


Melville, Mullen & Slade, year: 1985, Hardback, 3 pages. This book is in History section

The Farthest Promised Land cover imageThe Farthest Promised LandNZ $80.00
English villagers, NZ immigrants of the 1870s.
Rollo Arnold

Author links immigration of agricultural workers following the Revolt Of The Field in England to growth in land skills in NZ.


VUP, year: 1981, Hardback, 408 pages. This book is in History section

The West Coast Gold Rushes cover imageThe West Coast Gold RushesNZ $100.00
Philip Ross May

The revised edition. Dustwrapper and edges lightly toned, a good sound copy.


Pegasus Press, year: 1967, , 560 pages. This book is in History section

Awesome Aotearoa cover imageAwesome AotearoaNZ $50.00
Margaret Mahy's history of NZ
Margaret Mahy

Illustrated by Trace Hodgson. Large format. A nice copy.


AUT, year: 2009, Softback, 128 pages. This book is in History section

Land and Folk in Kiangsi cover imageLand and Folk in KiangsiNZ $20.00
achinese province in 1961
Rewi Alley

Good copy.


New World Press, 1962, year: 1962, Softback, 98 pages. This book is in History section

A highway, and an old doctor. cover imageA highway, and an old doctor.NZ $20.00
a story of travel through unoccupied China
Rewi Alley

Nice copy. War of Resistance, Chinese medicine.


Caxton Press, year: 1973, Softback, 101 pages. This book is in History section

Taiwan cover imageTaiwanNZ $20.00
Rewi Alley

A good copy.


NZ China Society, year: 1972, Softback, 46 pages. This book is in History section

Our seven - their five. cover imageOur seven - their five.NZ $20.00
A fragment from the story of Gung Ho.
Rewi Alley

Very good in dustwrapper.


New World Press, year: 1963, Hardback, 115 pages. This book is in History section

Spring in Vietnam cover imageSpring in VietnamNZ $30.00
a diary of a journal
Rewi Alley

Includes an acerbic note from Rewi Alley's brother Pip Alley to James Bertram re J B's writings.


Author ?, year: 1956, Softback, 44 pages. This book is in History section

Yo Banfa ! cover imageYo Banfa !NZ $20.00
Rewi Alley

Printed at the Pelorous Press.


NZ China Society, year: 1976, Softback, 224 pages. This book is in History section

Leaves from a Sandan notebook cover imageLeaves from a Sandan notebookNZ $20.00
Edited H. Winston Rhodes
Rewi Alley

James Bertram's good copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1950, Softback. This book is in History section

Struggle around the Central Plains cover imageStruggle around the Central PlainsNZ $20.00
A story of Honan Province
Rewi Alley

Signed by Rewi Alley.


New World Press, year: 1980, Hardback, 354 pages. This book is in History section

Prisoners cover imagePrisonersNZ $20.00
Shanghai 1936
Rewi Alley

A nice copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1973, Softback, 58 pages. This book is in History section

Refugees from Viet Nam in China cover imageRefugees from Viet Nam in ChinaNZ $20.00
Rewi Alley

Very good, pictorial boards.


New World Press, year: 1980, Hardback, 114 pages. This book is in History section

Chia's hinterland in the leap forward cover imageChia's hinterland in the leap forwardNZ $25.00
Rewi Alley

Signed presentation copy. dustwrapper torn.


New World Press, year: 1961, , 550 pages. This book is in History section

The people have strength cover imageThe people have strengthNZ $30.00
Sequel to "Yo Banfa".
Rewi Alley

Signed. Dustwrapper.


New World Press, year: 1954, Hardback, 283 pages. This book is in History section

The mask of sanity cover imageThe mask of sanityNZ $20.00
The Bain murders
James McNeish

A good copy.


David Ling, year: 1977, Softback, 281 pages. This book is in History section

Communism in New Zealand cover imageCommunism in New ZealandNZ $30.00
An illustrated history.
Socialist Unity Party

Large format. 65th anniversary of of the foundation of the Communist Party in NZ


SUP, year: 1986, Softback, 39 pages. This book is in History section

A history of goldmining in New Zealand cover imageA history of goldmining in New ZealandNZ $60.00
J.H.M. Salmon

Still an important book.


Govt. Printer, year: 1963, Hardback, 309 pages. This book is in History section

State experiments in Australia and New Zealand cover imageState experiments in Australia and New ZealandNZ $45.00
William Pember Reeves

2 substantial hardbacks in dustwrappers, reprint.


George Allen & Unwin, year: 1923, Hardback, 2 pages. This book is in History section

Recent economic changes in New Zealand cover imageRecent economic changes in New ZealandNZ $30.00
W.B. Sutch

Label removed from pastedown, otherwise good.


Institute of Pacfic Relations, year: 1936, Hardback, 164 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand and its colonisation cover imageNew Zealand and its colonisationNZ $140.00
With a map
William Swainson

Lacks fly leaf, clth is split along upper joint, but sound and useable. An important contribution to debate on early constitutional matter. Folding map.


Smith, Elder, year: 1859, Hardback, 416 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand Industrial Exhibition, 1886 Wellington cover imageNew Zealand Industrial Exhibition, 1886 WellingtonNZ $120.00
Official Record
Govt. Printer

Large folding plan of building, very attractive cloth binding with gold embossed medallions.


Govt. Printer, year: 1886, Hardback. This book is in History section

The Endeavour Journal cover imageThe Endeavour JournalNZ $275.00
of Joseph Banks
Joseph Banks ed J C Beaglehole

Signs of use and the odd light spotting, but a good useable set in d/ws.


Public Library NSW, year: 1963, Hardback, 2 pages. This book is in History section

The Journals of Captain James Cook cover imageThe Journals of Captain James CookNZ $500.00
Ed. J.C. Beaglehole

A complete and sound set, d/ws present. But a bit soiled by a pipe smoker plus time. A fully useable set at a good price.


Hakluyt Society, year: 1955, Hardback, 4 pages. This book is in History section

London journal cover imageLondon journalNZ $20.00
ed Joan Stevens
Edward Jerningham Wakefield

As new.


Alexander Turnbull Library, year: 1972, Hardback, 192 pages. This book is in History section

The S.I.S. cover imageThe S.I.S.NZ $30.00
the NZ security Intelligence Service
Michael Parker

Name on fly leaf.


Dunmore Press, year: 1979, Hardback. This book is in History section

Zero-Alpha cover imageZero-AlphaNZ $25.00
The NZ Police Armed Offenders Squad
Ray Van beynen

"From Armed Constabulary to anti terrorist commandos".


Howling At The Moon, year: 1998, Softback, 244 pages. This book is in History section

Hell and High Water cover imageHell and High WaterNZ $60.00
A German occupation of Chatham Islands
Sheila Natusch

Choice of binding material resulting in mild bowing of boards, still a good copy in d/w.


Pegasus Press, year: 1977, Hardback, 174 pages. This book is in History section

Heathen in Godzone cover imageHeathen in GodzoneNZ $25.00
Seventy years of Rationalism in NZ
Bill Cooke

Thorough and broad history. Interesting part of our intellectual history.


NZARH, year: 1998, Softback, 240 pages. This book is in History section

The red and the gold cover imageThe red and the goldNZ $30.00
An informal account of Waihi Strike 1912
Staley Roche

Corner cut from fly leaf, a good copy.


Oxford, year: 1982, Softback, 176 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand! New Zealand! cover imageNew Zealand! New Zealand!NZ $25.00
In praise of Kiwiana
S. Barnett & R. Wolfe

Large format illustrated.


Hodder and Stoughton, year: 1989, Softback, 162 pages. This book is in History section

Working lives. cover imageWorking lives.NZ $30.00
A photographic essay
Erik Olssen

As new.


Otago University Press, year: 2014, Softback, 167 pages. This book is in History section

The fateful voyage of the St Jean Baptiste cover imageThe fateful voyage of the St Jean BaptisteNZ $30.00
A true account of M.de Surville's expedition to Nz & the unknown south seas
John Dunmore

Good in protected dustwrapper.


Pegasus Press, year: 1969, Hardback, 127 pages. This book is in History section

Creating A National Spirit cover imageCreating A National SpiritNZ $30.00
Celebrating New Zealand's Centennial.
Ed William Renwick

Essays.


VUP, year: 2004, Softback, 294 pages. This book is in History section

Workers in the margins cover imageWorkers in the marginsNZ $30.00
Union Radicals in post-war New Zealand
Cybele Locke

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2012, Softback, 260 pages. This book is in History section

Stories without end cover imageStories without endNZ $30.00
Esays 1975-2010
Judith Binney

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2010, Softback, 424 pages. This book is in History section

Migrations cover imageMigrationsNZ $30.00
Journeys in time and space
Rod Edmond

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2013, Softback, 248 pages. This book is in History section

Born to a changing world cover imageBorn to a changing worldNZ $30.00
Childbirth in nineteenth-century New Zealand
Alison Clarke

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2012, Softback, 312 pages. This book is in History section

Webs of Empire cover imageWebs of EmpireNZ $30.00
Locating New Zealand's colonial past.
Tony Ballantyne

As new.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2012, Softback, 374 pages. This book is in History section

The early history of New Zealand cover imageThe early history of New ZealandNZ $50.00
being a series of lectures....
T.M. Hocken

A good sound copy, very minor blemishes in a few leaves.


Govt. Printer, year: 1914, Hardback. This book is in History section

Science, settlers and scholars cover imageScience, settlers and scholarsNZ $50.00
C.A. Fleming

Presentation copy, signed. Very good condition.


RSNZ, year: 1987, Softback. This book is in History section

Cancers and visionaries cover imageCancers and visionariesNZ $40.00
a history of wine in New Zealand
Keith Stewart

As new.


Godwit, year: 2010, Softback, 447 pages. This book is in History section

To face the daring Maoris cover imageTo face the daring MaorisNZ $30.00
Soldiers impressions of the first Maori war 1845-47
Michael Barthorp

Very good in d/w.


Hodder and Stoughton, year: 1979, Hardback, 237 pages. This book is in History section

Sealers and whalers in New Zealand waters cover imageSealers and whalers in New Zealand watersNZ $60.00
Don Grady

An excellent copy.


Reed Methuen, year: 1986, Hardback, 308 pages. This book is in History section

Opium and gold cover imageOpium and goldNZ $30.00
Peter Butler

Large format, Chinese goldminers in NZ.


Alister Taylor, year: 1977, Softback, 120 pages. This book is in History section

Gold trails of the West Coast cover imageGold trails of the West CoastNZ $30.00
Tony Nolan

Large format, a very good copy.


Reed, year: 1975, Softback, 88 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand, or, recollections of it. cover imageNew Zealand, or, recollections of it.NZ $35.00
Edward Markham

Quarto, d/w.


Govt. Printer, year: 1963, Hardback, 114 pages. This book is in History section

Maori and Pakeha cover imageMaori and PakehaNZ $35.00
A history of New zealand
Shrimpton and Mulgan

A tidy copy of the second edition.


W.&T., year: 1930, Hardback, 452 pages. This book is in History section

The old whaling days cover imageThe old whaling daysNZ $30.00
Robert McNab

Reprint of 1913 edition. D/w.


Golden Press, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in History section

Vanished Kingdoms cover imageVanished KingdomsNZ $60.00
Irish in australia and New Zealand
Patrick O'Farrell

A nice copy.


NSW University Press, year: 1990, Hardback. This book is in History section

Ramles in New Zealand cover imageRamles in New ZealandNZ $25.00
J.C. Bidwill

facsimile of 1841 edition.


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

The quest for origins cover imageThe quest for originsNZ $20.00
Who first discovered and settled NZ and Pacific Islands?
K.R. Howe

As new paperback.


Penguin, year: 2003, Softback, 235 pages. This book is in History section

Strangers in paradise cover imageStrangers in paradiseNZ $20.00
Nz through the eyes of.......
Ed. J.Eisen, K.J. Smith

Writings of visitors to NZ.


Vintage, year: 1991, Softback, 284 pages. This book is in History section

Five hundred horses cover imageFive hundred horsesNZ $20.00
Peter Newton

Great old stockman.


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

Tavern in the town. cover imageTavern in the town.NZ $20.00
James McNeish

Reprint, d/w.


Reed, year: 1966, Hardback, 269 pages. This book is in History section

The Von Luckner incident cover imageThe Von Luckner incidentNZ $30.00
Paul Titchener

Good booklet on intriguing subject.


Lodestar, year: 1978, Softback. This book is in History section

Under Scott's command cover imageUnder Scott's commandNZ $60.00
Lashly's Antarctic diaries
Ed. A.R. Ellis

Good in dustwrapper.


Gollancz, year: 1969, Hardback, 160 pages. This book is in History section

More notes from a backblock hospital cover imageMore notes from a backblock hospitalNZ $20.00
G.M. Smith

Wartime strictures on paper resulting in some browning and foxig, complete and sound.


Caxton Press, year: 1941, Softback, 175 pages. This book is in History section

New zealand and the United States 1840-1944 cover imageNew zealand and the United States 1840-1944NZ $25.00
M.P. Lissington

Based on Foreign Affairs archives.


Govt. Printer, year: 1972, Hardback. This book is in History section

Tree people cover imageTree peopleNZ $30.00
Forest Service memoirs
Halkett, Berg, Mackrell

A tidy copy.


Forestry, Softback, 156 pages. This book is in History section

Home cooking to takeaways cover imageHome cooking to takeawaysNZ $30.00
A history of NZ food eating 1880-1990
Ray Bailey, Mary earle

Scholarly and interesting.


Massey, year: 1993, Softback, 283 pages. This book is in History section

The story of Gate Pa cover imageThe story of Gate PaNZ $30.00
Gilbert Mair

Staples rusting but still a good sound copy.


Bay of Plenty Times, year: 1926, Softback, 50 pages. This book is in History section

The last episode of the Temuka Tournament cover imageThe last episode of the Temuka TournamentNZ $25.00
A reply to Protestantism Versus Romanism (No.3)3)
Theophilus Le Menant des Chesnais

Textblock loose. dust-up finally ? settled.


The Tablet, year: 1897, Hardback, 63 pages. This book is in History section

A letter from Sydney cover imageA letter from SydneyNZ $20.00
and other writings on colonization.
Edward Gibbon Wakefield

Dustwrapper torn.


Everyman's Library, year: 1929, Hardback. This book is in History section

Wild Will Enderby cover imageWild Will EnderbyNZ $35.00
A story of the New zealand gold fields
Vincent Pyke

Facsimile edition


Capper Press, year: 1974, Hardback, 154 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand soils. cover imageNew Zealand soils.NZ $25.00
An introduction
H.S. Gibbs

A ggod copy.


Oxford, year: 1980, Softback, 117 pages. This book is in History section, Earth category

The New Zealand Liberals cover imageThe New Zealand LiberalsNZ $60.00
The years of power 1891-1912.
David Hamer

A good copy in d/w.


AUP, year: 1988, Hardback, 418 pages. This book is in History section

Leisure & pleasure cover imageLeisure & pleasureNZ $25.00
Reshaping & revealing the NZ body 1900-1960
Caroline Daley

From Sandow to the bikini via nudism.


AUP, year: 2003, Softback. This book is in History section

Tasman's legacy cover imageTasman's legacyNZ $30.00
The NZ-Dutch connection
Hank Schouten

Extensive coverage of Dutch contribution inc Lockwood story, Suzy's.


NZ Netherlands Foundation, year: 1998, Softback, 264 pages. This book is in History section

The red and the gold cover imageThe red and the goldNZ $25.00
An informal account of the waihi Strike, 1912
Stanley Roche

A good copy.


Oxford, year: 1982, Softback, 176 pages. This book is in History section

The S.I.S. cover imageThe S.I.S.NZ $40.00
The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service
Michael Parker

Good in protected dustwrapper.


Dunmore Press, year: 1979, Hardback, 208 pages. This book is in History section

Royal Summer cover imageRoyal SummerNZ $15.00
The visit of Queen Elizabeth
Jock Phillips

I was there.


Dept. Internal Affairs, year: 1993, Softback, 96 pages. This book is in History section

Learning, service, achievement cover imageLearning, service, achievementNZ $30.00
Fifty years of engineering in New Zealand
W.L. Newnham

Generous illustration from photographs.


NZIE, year: 197, Hardback. This book is in History section

Modern Mothercraft cover imageModern MothercraftNZ $20.00
Official Handbook
Helen Deem & nora FitzGibbon

A good copy.


Royal Nz Society for Health (Plunket Society0, year: 1946, Softback, 232 pages. This book is in History section

From oak to kowhai cover imageFrom oak to kowhaiNZ $20.00
Father J.N. Pound

History of Mother Mary Potter and The Little Company of Mary.


Little Company of Mary, Softback, 76 pages. This book is in History section

The socialist trend in the Catholic Church cover imageThe socialist trend in the Catholic ChurchNZ $15.00
in Australia and NZ
Patrick Ford

Biographer of Cardinal Moran.


John XXIII, year: 1988, Softback, 235 pages. This book is in History section

Patched cover imagePatchedNZ $30.00
The history of gangs in New Zealand
Jarrod Gilbert

Based on a PhD thesis.


AUP, year: 2013, Softback. This book is in History section

Russophobia in New Zealand 1838-1908 cover imageRussophobia in New Zealand 1838-1908NZ $25.00
Glynn Barratt

The Russian threat !


Dunmore Press, year: 1981, Hardback, 180 pages. This book is in History section

Never a white  flag cover imageNever a white flagNZ $25.00
The memoirs of Jock Barnes, Waterfront leader
Ed Tom Bramble

Kiwi battler.


Victoria University Press, year: 1998, Softback, 256 pages. This book is in History section

The incoming tide cover imageThe incoming tideNZ $25.00
Sir William Sullivan and the 1951 Waterfront Dispute
Marcia Spencer

Minister of Labour.


The author, year: 1998, Softback, 304 pages. This book is in History section

Women in history cover imageWomen in historyNZ $20.00
Essays on European women in NZ
Ed Barbara Brookes, Charlotte Macdonald and Margaret Tennant

looks at 19th Century attitdes to sexuality, contagious diseases , feminist debates.....


Allen & Unwin, year: 1986, Softback. This book is in History section

Notes on Sir William Martin's pamphlet entitled the Taranaki Question cover imageNotes on Sir William Martin's pamphlet entitled the Taranaki QuestionNZ $25.00
Published for the NZ Government
Anon

Hocken Library Facsimile No. 8.


Hocken, year: 1968, Hardback. This book is in History section

Fragments cover imageFragmentsNZ $30.00
NZ social & cultural history
Ed Bronwyn Dalley & Bronwyn Labrum

10 articles on a variety of subjects.


AUP, year: 2000, Softback. This book is in History section

The New Zealand Liberals cover imageThe New Zealand LiberalsNZ $55.00
The years of power 1891-1912.
David Hamer

A good copy in d/w.


AUP, year: 1988, Hardback, 418 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand working people 1890-1990 cover imageNew Zealand working people 1890-1990NZ $30.00
Stevan Eldred-Grigg

Trade Union History Project. Large format.


Dunmore Press, year: 1990, Softback, 251 pages. This book is in History section

Fatal success cover imageFatal successNZ $25.00
A history of the New Zealand Company
Patricia Burns

A good copy in d/w.


Heinemann Reed, year: 1989, Hardback, 327 pages. This book is in History section

Octavius    Hadfield cover imageOctavius HadfieldNZ $25.00
Barbara Macmorran

A good tidy copy in d/w.


The author, year: 1971, Hardback, 203 pages. This book is in History section

Poverty & progress in New Zealand cover imagePoverty & progress in New ZealandNZ $40.00
W.B. Sutch

Printed at the Caxton Press.


Modern Books, year: 1941, Hardback, 153 pages. This book is in History section

Colonial Church Histories, Dioceses of New Zealand cover imageColonial Church Histories, Dioceses of New ZealandNZ $50.00
Henry Jacobs

Mild wear on upper board, a nice copy. Folding map.


SPCK, year: 1887, Hardback. This book is in History section

The New Zealand portfolio 1843 cover imageThe New Zealand portfolio 1843NZ $30.00
H.S. Chapman

Facsimile reprint.


Hocken, year: 1969, Hardback. This book is in History section

Remarks on New Zealand 1846 cover imageRemarks on New Zealand 1846NZ $30.00
Robert Fitzroy

Facsimile reprint.


Hocken, year: 1969, Hardback, 67 pages. This book is in History section

The six colonies of New Zealand cover imageThe six colonies of New ZealandNZ $35.00
William Fox

Facsimile reprint of 1851 edition. folding map.


Hocken, year: 1971, Hardback. This book is in History section

The women's parliament cover imageThe women's parliamentNZ $20.00
The National Council of the Women of NZ 1896-1920
Roberta Nicholls

Owners stamp.


Victoria University Press, year: 1996, Softback, 144 pages. This book is in History section

Women in Council cover imageWomen in CouncilNZ $20.00
A history of the National Council of Women of NZ 1896-1979
Betty Holt

Good & tidy.


NCW, NZ, year: 1980, Softback, 142 pages. This book is in History section

Tales of the Maori Coast cover imageTales of the Maori CoastNZ $30.00
J. Cowan

Facsimile reprint of 1930 edition, very good in d/w.


Capper Press, year: 1976, Hardback, 197 pages. This book is in History section

The New Zealand Company's Native Reserves cover imageThe New Zealand Company's Native ReservesNZ $60.00
Roland L. Jellicoe

Mildly foxed.


Govt. Printer, year: 1930, Hardback. This book is in History section

The  discovery of New Zealand cover imageThe discovery of New ZealandNZ $30.00
J.C. Beaglehole

Endleaves lightly foxed.


OUP, year: 1961, Hardback. This book is in History section

Indians in New Zealand cover imageIndians in New ZealandNZ $75.00
Ed Kapil N. Tiwari

A very good copy of a scarce title.


Price Milburn, year: 1980, Hardback. This book is in History section

The adventures of a surveyor in New Zealand and the Australian goldfields cover imageThe adventures of a surveyor in New Zealand and the Australian goldfieldsNZ $30.00
John Rochfort

Facsimile edition of 1853 ed.


Capper Press, year: 1974, Hardback, 73 pages. This book is in History section

New zealand : its political connection with Great Britain cover imageNew zealand : its political connection with Great BritainNZ $45.00
J.I. Hetherington

A good tidy set.


CSW, year: 1926, Hardback, 275 pages. This book is in History section

Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart cover imageSisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred HeartNZ $25.00
NZ story 1883-1983.
Sister Anne Marie Power

A tidy copy.


Sisters of St Joseph of Sacred Heart, year: 1983, Hardback, 356 pages. This book is in History section

A lucky landing cover imageA lucky landingNZ $30.00
The story of the Irish in New Zealand
Anna Rogers

Name on fly leaf. Large format.


Random House, year: 1996, Softback, 246 pages. This book is in History section

The tragic story of the Waihi Strike cover imageThe tragic story of the Waihi StrikeNZ $40.00
H.E. Holland

Hocken Library facsimile of 1913 edition. inscription on fly leaf.


Hocken, year: 1975, Hardback, 202 pages. This book is in History section

A dark chapter from New Zealand history cover imageA dark chapter from New Zealand historyNZ $25.00
James Hawthorne

facsimile reprint of 1869 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1974, , 41 pages. This book is in History section

One of England's little wars & 2 sequels cover imageOne of England's little wars & 2 sequelsNZ $25.00
Octavius Hadfield

Facsimiles inc. The second year of.....& A sequel to.......


Hocken, year: 1967, Softback, 3 pages. This book is in History section

The smell of powder cover imageThe smell of powderNZ $25.00
A history of duelling New Zealand
Donald Kerr

Last recorded duel 1935, in Auckland.


Random House, year: 2006, Hardback, 160 pages. This book is in History section

Whare Raupo the Reed Books story cover imageWhare Raupo the Reed Books storyNZ $30.00
Gavin McLean

Originally, 1907, a hobby business !


Reed, year: 2007, Hardback, 234 pages. This book is in History section

Who owns the High Country cover imageWho owns the High CountryNZ $20.00
The controversial story of tenure review in NZ
Ann Brower

Controversial expose by a Fulbright scholar from the USA.


Craig Potton, year: 2008, Softback, 199 pages. This book is in History section

Undiplomatic dialogue cover imageUndiplomatic dialogueNZ $40.00
Letters between Carl Berendsen & Alister McIntosh 1943-1952
Ed Ian McGibbon

two men at centre of early days of MFAT.


AUP, year: 1993, Softback. This book is in History section

New Zealand and the  French cover imageNew Zealand and the FrenchNZ $30.00
Two centuries of contact
Ed John Dunmore

A nice copy.


Heritage Press, year: 1990, Hardback, 213 pages. This book is in History section

Prophets in the wilderness cover imageProphets in the wildernessNZ $20.00
The Wesleyan Mission to NZ 1819-27
J.M.R. Owens

Standard history.


AUP, year: 1974, Softback, 192 pages. This book is in History section

The fern and the Tiki cover imageThe fern and the TikiNZ $20.00
An American view of NZ national character, social attitudes and race relations
David P. Ausubel

A good copy in dustwrapper.


Angus & Robertson, year: 1960, Hardback. This book is in History section

New Zealand traditions & folklore cover imageNew Zealand traditions & folkloreNZ $25.00
Gordon Ell

More than 700 Kiwi  traditions, folklore, myths, popular beliefs and allusions.


Bush Press, year: 1994, Softback, 239 pages. This book is in History section

Links in the chain cover imageLinks in the chainNZ $30.00
Field surveying in NZ
A.H. Bogle

Large format, tears in dustwrapper.


NZ Institute of Surveyors, year: 1975, Hardback. This book is in History section

Incidents of the Maori War cover imageIncidents of the Maori WarNZ $85.00
Sir William Sullivan and the 1951 Waterfront Dispute
Sir J.E. Alexander

Facsimile reprint of 1863 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in History section

Dragons on the Long White Cloud cover imageDragons on the Long White CloudNZ $25.00
The making of Chinese New zealanders
Manying Ip

Study of settlement old and recent.


Tandem, year: 1996, Softback, 168 pages. This book is in History section

The Empire. A series of letters published in the Daily News cover imageThe Empire. A series of letters published in the Daily NewsNZ $85.00
Goldwin Smith

Original cloth distressed with a Mudies Library sticker on upper board. Bagnall 5202. ...strong animadversions against the selfish rapacity of the NZ colonists...Author an academic who believed Britain should ditch the Empire!


Parker, year: 1863, Hardback. This book is in History section

New Zealand and the Antarctic cover imageNew Zealand and the AntarcticNZ $25.00
L.B. Quartermain

The standard history. Map in pocket.


Government Printer, year: 1971, Hardback. This book is in History section

South to the Pole cover imageSouth to the PoleNZ $90.00
the early history of the Ross Sea Sector
L.B. Quartermain

A very good copy.


Oxford, year: 1967, Hardback. This book is in History section

Christian action cover imageChristian actionNZ $15.00
Ormond Burton

Pamphlet, wrapper marked.


The author, year: 1970, Softback, 20 pages. This book is in History section

Bibliography of Captain James Cook cover imageBibliography of Captain James CookNZ $50.00
K.M. Beddie, ed.

Massive, very informative.


Public Library NSW, year: 1970, Hardback. This book is in History section

60s chicks hit  the nineties cover image60s chicks hit the ninetiesNZ $20.00
Ed jane Tolerton

As new !


Penguin, year: 1997, Softback, 208 pages. This book is in History section

The Spanish discovery of New Zealand in 1576 cover imageThe Spanish discovery of New Zealand in 1576NZ $40.00
Ross Wiseman

Oblong format.


Discovery Press, year: 1996, Softback, 116 pages. This book is in History section

Marion Dufresne at the Bay of Islands cover imageMarion Dufresne at the Bay of IslandsNZ $50.00
Leslie G Kelly

Standard account.


Reed, year: 1951, Hardback, 114 pages. This book is in History section

The long white cloud cover imageThe long white cloudNZ $40.00
Second edition
William Pember Reeves

Pictorial cloth.Folding map.


Horace Marshall, year: 1899, Hardback. This book is in History section

Replenishing the earth cover imageReplenishing the earthNZ $40.00
The settler revolution and the rise of the Anglo-world, 1783-1939
James Belich

A very good copy.


Oxford, year: 2009, Hardback. This book is in History section

Background to the ANZUS Pact cover imageBackground to the ANZUS PactNZ $90.00
Policy-making, strategy and diplomacy, 1945-55
W. David McIntyre

A few pencillings, some of interest in themselves.


St. Martins, Canterbury University, year: 1955, Hardback. This book is in History section

Remain to be seen cover imageRemain to be seenNZ $20.00
tracing Joe Hill's ashes in NZ
Jared Davidson

As new.


Rebel Press, year: 2011, Softback, 98 pages. This book is in History section, Earth category

The German connection cover imageThe German connectionNZ $40.00
NZ and German-speaking Europe in the Nineteenth Century
James N. Bade

Very good biographical entries.


Oxford, year: 1993, Softback. This book is in History section

New Zealand plants and their story cover imageNew Zealand plants and their storyNZ $15.00
L. Cockayne

A ggod copy.


Govt. Printer, year: 1910, Hardback. This book is in History section, Earth category

The British colonization of New Zealand cover imageThe British colonization of New ZealandNZ $175.00
being an account of the principles, objects and plans of the New Zealand Association.....
Edward Gibbon Wakefield, John Ward

Plates, maps. Neatly rebacked retaining cloth from original spine, new endpapers, frontis amateurishly coloured. Complete and clean internally.


John Parker London, year: 1837, Hardback. This book is in History section

New Zealand, scenic playground of the Pacific cover imageNew Zealand, scenic playground of the PacificNZ $25.00
Anon

Colour section by L.E. Mitchell. Nice copy.


Dept Tourist & Publicity, year: 1936, Softback, 36 pages. This book is in History section

Zimmermann's account of the third voyage of Captain Cook 1776-1780 cover imageZimmermann's account of the third voyage of Captain Cook 1776-1780NZ $50.00
Zimmermann

Very good copy of hardback.


Alexander Turnbull Library, year: 1926, Hardback, 49 pages. This book is in History section

Print & politics cover imagePrint & politicsNZ $25.00
A history of trade unions in the NZ printing industry
Peter Franks

A good copy.


VUP, year: 2005, Softback, 336 pages. This book is in History section

Seeda of distrust cover imageSeeda of distrustNZ $20.00
The story of a covert-up.
Nicky Hager

He got John Campbell into trouble with this !


Craig Potton, year: 2002, Softback, 156 pages. This book is in History section

A distant feast cover imageA distant feastNZ $25.00
The origins of New Zealand's cuisine
Tony Simpson

Very good, signed by author.


Godwit, year: 1999, Softback, 182 pages. This book is in History section

The book of the Huia cover imageThe book of the HuiaNZ $85.00
W.J. Phillips

An excellent copy in dustwrapper.


W&T, year: 1963, Hardback, 159 pages. This book is in History section, Birds category

Troubled times cover imageTroubled timesNZ $20.00
Academic freedom in New Zealand
Ed Rob Crozier

Heavy duty ananlysis.


Dunmore Press, year: 2000, Softback, 302 pages. This book is in History section

Travel in New  Zealand cover imageTravel in New ZealandNZ $30.00
Volume II South Isl;and
James Cowan

Pictorial boards as issued.


W&T, year: 1926, Hardback. This book is in History section

Yesterdays in Maoriland cover imageYesterdays in MaorilandNZ $20.00
New Zealand in the eighties
Andreas Reischek

Used but a good reading copy, d/w.


W&T, year: 1952, Hardback, 312 pages. This book is in History section

Beer cover imageBeerNZ $45.00
Arnold Wall

Nice pamphlet on beer. Illustrated by Edith Wall, a painter, early member of The Group.


W&T, year: 1922, Softback, 16 pages. This book is in History section

Travels in New Zealand cover imageTravels in New ZealandNZ $655.00
with contibutions to the geography, geology, botany, and natural history of that country.
Johann K.E. Dieffenbach

Frontispieces and 3 plates. Original cloth a little worn with small tears, lower board of volume 1 some stains, frontipieces browning, bookplates removed from pastedowns, overall a good original set. Much on Maori and travels from The Sounds  to Northland. 120 pages on fauna by J.E. Gray.


London, John Murray, year: 1843, Hardback. This book is in History section

New Zealand book values cover imageNew Zealand book valuesNZ $40.00
Glenn Haszard

The first two issues of this publication. Ringbound. Influential in the market at the time. Overshadowed of course by the internet.


Author, year: 1989, Softback. This book is in History section

Extracts from the journals of the ships Recherche Esperance and Coquille cover imageExtracts from the journals of the ships Recherche Esperance and CoquilleNZ $50.00
ed Isabel Ollivier

Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life : 3 and 4.


ATL, year: 1986, Hardback, 220 pages. This book is in History section

Duperry's visit to New Zealand in 1824 cover imageDuperry's visit to New Zealand in 1824NZ $30.00
Ed Andrew Sharp

Good in dustwrapper.


ATL, year: 1971, Hardback, 125 pages. This book is in History section

Captain Cattlin towards New Zealand cover imageCaptain Cattlin towards New ZealandNZ $25.00
Jocelyn Chisholm

From typescript.


Author, year: 1994, Softback, 95 pages. This book is in History section

Family business cover imageFamily businessNZ $25.00
An Italian - New Zealand story
Vincent Moleta

Much of interest Wellington, Palmerston North Italian families.


Canterbury University Press, year: 2012, , 311 pages. This book is in History section

Sketches in New Zealand cover imageSketches in New ZealandNZ $30.00
W. Tyrone Power

Facsimile reprint of 1849 edition. Dustwrapper.


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

Unfolding history, evolving identity cover imageUnfolding history, evolving identityNZ $30.00
The Chinese in NZ
ed Manying Ip

Essays, historical and political.


Auckland University Press, year: 2003, Softback, 304 pages. This book is in History section

Glimpses of New Zealand scenery cover imageGlimpses of New Zealand sceneryNZ $20.00
Blanche Edith baughan

Compilation from her booklets.


Whicobe & Tombs, Hardback, 323 pages. This book is in History section

The quest for security 1840 -1966 cover imageThe quest for security 1840 -1966NZ $25.00
W.B. Sutch

Tidy copy, pictorial card covers.


OUP, year: 1966, Softback. This book is in History section

The colonial New Zealand wars cover imageThe colonial New Zealand warsNZ $50.00
An illustrated history
T. Ryan, B. Parham

Revised edition.


Grantham House, year: 2002, Softback. This book is in History section

The gumdiggers cover imageThe gumdiggersNZ $20.00
the story of Kauri gum
A.H. Reed

A good copy.


Reed, year: 1972, Hardback, 193 pages. This book is in History section

Pirate von Luckner cover imagePirate von LucknerNZ $40.00
and the cruise of the Seeadler
not stated

A decent copy of one of the scarcer accounts of this character.


Geddis, year: 1919, , 47 pages. This book is in History section

Working for Wildlife cover imageWorking for WildlifeNZ $25.00
A history of the NZ Wildlife Service
Ross Galbreath

Very good copy.


Bridget Williams, year: 1993, Softback. This book is in History section

The New Zealand family herb doctor cover imageThe New Zealand family herb doctorNZ $30.00
James F. Neil

Facsimile reprint of 1889 edition. Very good in dustwrapper.


Caqpper Press, year: 1980, Hardback, 512 pages. This book is in History section

The first twelve months cover imageThe first twelve monthsNZ $100.00
a study of the achievements of the Third Labour Government in 1973
R.E. Jones

A hardback book with blank leaves, a political prank. Details on a sheet affixed to first leaf signed by Sir Robert Jones, Sir Robert Muldoon and publisher. 300 copies, this no. 124.


Newrick, year: 1973, Hardback. This book is in History section

Tea cover imageTeaNZ $40.00
a potted history of tea in NZ
Susette Goldsmith

A good copy.


Reed, year: 2006, Softback, 164 pages. This book is in History section

The journals of Captain James Cook cover imageThe journals of Captain James CookNZ $200.00
Volume II the voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775
Ed J.C. Beaglehole

Tidy copy in dustwrapper.


Hakluyt Society, year: 1961, Hardback. This book is in History section

The New Zealand Colonial Secretary's Office.. cover imageThe New Zealand Colonial Secretary's Office..NZ $10.00
Andrew Sharp

Original wrappers.


Govt Printer, year: 1966, Softback, 84 pages. This book is in History section

Oral culture, literacy & print in early NZ cover imageOral culture, literacy & print in early NZNZ $15.00
the Treaty of Waitangi
D.F. McKenzie

Good tidy copy.


VUP, year: 1985, Softback, 47 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The New Zealand Labour Party 1919-1966 cover imageThe New Zealand Labour Party 1919-1966NZ $15.00
a biblography
M.D. Coleman

Still useful.


NZ Library School, year: 1972, Softback, 75 pages. This book is in History section

It's different for daughters cover imageIt's different for daughtersNZ $20.00
A history of the curriculum for girls in NZ schools 1900-1975
Ruth Fry

Tidy copy.


NZCER, year: 1985, Softback. This book is in History section

 cover imageNZ $


, . This book is in History section

A surveyor in New Zealand 1857-1896 cover imageA surveyor in New Zealand 1857-1896NZ $100.00
Recollections of John Holland Baker
Ed Noeline Baker

A good sound copy in torn dustwrapper. Mainly South Island.


W&T, year: 1932, Hardback, 336 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand : its present condition, prospects and resources.... cover imageNew Zealand : its present condition, prospects and resources....NZ $120.00
for the information of intending emigrants
Edward Brown fitton

Map. Good copy in age-faded original cloth.


Edward Stanford, year: 1856, Hardback. This book is in History section

New Zealand as a tourist and health resort cover imageNew Zealand as a tourist and health resortNZ $75.00
Third edition
Anon.

Sewing a little weak, still a good copy.


Thos. Cook, year: 1899, Softback, 160 pages. This book is in History section

Zimmermann's account of the third voyage of Captain Cook cover imageZimmermann's account of the third voyage of Captain CookNZ $30.00
Ed Miss U. Tewsley

Plates, folding map.


Govt Printer, year: 1926, Softback, 490 pages. This book is in History section

British colonization and British commerce cover imageBritish colonization and British commerceNZ $15.00
Coleman Phillips

Marked in pen probably for intended reprint.


Edward Stanford, year: 1875, Softback, 32 pages. This book is in History section

Directions for testing traverse bearing...... cover imageDirections for testing traverse bearing......NZ $20.00
T. Hunphries

Folding star chart. well preserved in library cloth.


Government Printer, year: 1899, Hardback. This book is in History section

New Zealand's green and pleasant land cover imageNew Zealand's green and pleasant landNZ $10.00
An inaugural address
R.D. Arnold

Signed copy.


VUW, year: 1978, Softback, 23 pages. This book is in History section

The Marist Brothers seventy-five years in NZ cover imageThe Marist Brothers seventy-five years in NZNZ $15.00
1876-1951
Anon.

Double column.


Marist Old Boys, year: 1951, Softback, 30 pages. This book is in History section

Unusual newspapers of New Zealand and Australia cover imageUnusual newspapers of New Zealand and AustraliaNZ $30.00
Eugene C. Grayland

No. 41 of 315 handprinted copies.


Colenso Press, year: 1969, Softback, 28 pages. This book is in History section

New Zealand 1826-1827 cover imageNew Zealand 1826-1827NZ $45.00
from the French of Dumont D'Urville
Trans. Olive Wright

Tidy copy.


Olive Wright, year: 1950, Softback. This book is in History section