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  • NATURAL HISTORY
Magnitude eight plus cover imageMagnitude eight plusNZ $25.00
New Zealand's biggest earthquake.
Rodney Gates

A good copy.


Victoria University Press, year: 2000, Softback, 208 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Gardens in the wind cover imageGardens in the windNZ $30.00
How to create beautiful gardens in exposed places.
Jacob De Ruiter

Large format. A Wellingtonian needless to say!


Government Printer, year: 1991, Softback, 100 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Orchid hunting in Otago cover imageOrchid hunting in OtagoNZ $50.00
H.K. Dalrymple

Plates tipped in. Mild spotting staples rusting but a very acceptable copy of a fragile item.


CSW, year: 1937, , 28 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Hawke's Bay Acclimatisation Society cover imageHawke's Bay Acclimatisation SocietyNZ $20.00
Centenary 1868-1968
J.M. Wellwood

Tidy copy.


H BAS, year: 1968, Hardback, 247 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Birds of Tutira cover imageBirds of TutiraNZ $40.00
H. Guthrie-Smith

In card box as issued. Woodcuts by John L. Moore.


Cape Catley, year: 1990, , 75 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Tuhua - Mayor Island cover imageTuhua - Mayor IslandNZ $45.00
G.K. Prebble

A good copy .


Ashford-Kent, year: 1971, Hardback, 228 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Fish category

More stories of Old Whanganui cover imageMore stories of Old WhanganuiNZ $30.00
Flora Spurdle

Vignettes of local history.


The author, year: 1963, Softback, 132 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

Taradale Town District cover imageTaradale Town DistrictNZ $15.00
Jubilee 1886-1936
Cttee

NOTE this is a facsimile.


Greenmeadows Rotary Club, year: 1986, Softback, 104 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

Geology and Hot Springs of Orakeikorako cover imageGeology and Hot Springs of OrakeikorakoNZ $60.00
NZ geological Survey Bull. 85
E.F. Lloyd

Quarto format. All 4 maps present in pocket.


NZGS, year: 1972, Softback, 164 pages. This book is in Natural History section

The geology of New Zealand cover imageThe geology of New ZealandNZ $60.00
R.P.suggate editor

A very good set, complete with maps, dustwrappers.


Government Printer, year: 1978, Hardback, 2 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

In search of ancient New Zealand cover imageIn search of ancient New ZealandNZ $35.00
Hamish Campbell & gerard Hutching

A good copy.


Penguin/ GNS, year: 2007, Softback, 239 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Inangahua earthquake May 1968 cover imageInangahua earthquake May 1968NZ $25.00
Preliminary report
Adams etc.

Large format, photographs.


NZDSIR, year: 1968, Softback, 39 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Floods in New Zealand 1920-53 cover imageFloods in New Zealand 1920-53NZ $35.00
Cttee

Ex library with small faults, but good, sound, complete.


Soil Conservation and Rivers Control, year: 1957, Hardback, 239 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Plants cover imagePlantsNZ $40.00
A scanning electron microscope survey
J. TRoughton, F.B. Sampson

Stunning black and white images.


John Wiley, year: 1973, . This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

The jubilee history of Nelson cover imageThe jubilee history of NelsonNZ $35.00
L.Broad

Facsimile of 1892 edition.


Capper Press, year: 1976, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

Geology of New Zealand cover imageGeology of New ZealandNZ $75.00
Ferdinand von Hochstetter
Trans. C.A. Fleming

Maps etc. Very good in d/w, signed by Charles Fleming on titlepage.


Government Printer, year: 1959, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Geology of Victoria land between the Mawson and Mulock Glaciers. cover imageGeology of Victoria land between the Mawson and Mulock Glaciers.NZ $65.00
B.M. Gunn, Guyon Warren

NZ Geological survey Bulletin n.s. 71. Maps in pocket.


NZGS, year: 1962, Softback, 157 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Gondwanaland and the distribution of early reptiles. cover imageGondwanaland and the distribution of early reptiles.NZ $25.00
S.H. Haughton

South African. Alex. L. du Toit Memorial Lectures No.3


Geological Society, year: 1953, Softback, 30 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

Utility poultry farming in New Zealand cover imageUtility poultry farming in New ZealandNZ $25.00
Geo. H. Ambler

A very good copy.


W&T Ltd, year: 1923, Hardback, 264 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Agriculture in New Zealand. Crops. cover imageAgriculture in New Zealand. Crops.NZ $20.00
Harold W. Hesse

Tidy copy.


A.DE. Willis, Wanganui, year: 1911, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

The Kea : a New Zealand problem cover imageThe Kea : a New Zealand problemNZ $95.00
George R. Marriner

Pictorial cloth lightly marked. Disgraceful. The Kea now endangered.


Marriner Bros. Christchurch, year: 1908, Hardback, 151 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Southern Beeches cover imageSouthern BeechesNZ $30.00
A.L. Poole

Presentation copy.


SIPC, year: 1987, Softback, 148 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

The Kiwifruit story cover imageThe Kiwifruit storyNZ $20.00
David Yerex Westbrook Haines

Good in wrappers.


APA, year: 1983, Softback, 96 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Growing fruit cover imageGrowing fruitNZ $20.00
Michael Crooks

A good copy.


Reed, year: 1981, Softback, 87 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

New Zealand's forests cover imageNew Zealand's forestsNZ $20.00
Harriet Fleet

Attempts to explain where the forests went.


Heinemann, year: 1984, Hardback, 175 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Deer farming in New Zealand cover imageDeer farming in New ZealandNZ $20.00
David yerex

Former head of Wildlife Dept.


APA, year: 1979, Hardback, 120 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

Forest vines to snow tussocks cover imageForest vines to snow tussocksNZ $40.00
The story of NZ plants
John Dawson

A very good copy.


Victoria University Press, year: 1988, Softback, 264 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Wild life in New Zealand cover imageWild life in New ZealandNZ $55.00
Part 1. Mammalia Part II Introduced birds and fishes
Geo. M. Thomson

A good set.


Govt. Printer, year: 1921, Hardback, 112 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

Wild orchids of the lower North Island cover imageWild orchids of the lower North IslandNZ $40.00
Field guide
Peter de Lange et al

A very good copy.


Dept. of Conservation, year: 2007, Softback, 194 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

New Zealand Lichens cover imageNew Zealand LichensNZ $20.00
William Martin John Child

Good in dustwrapper.


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

Botany of the Manawatu cover imageBotany of the ManawatuNZ $20.00
A.E. Esler

Map in pocket.


NZDSIR, year: 1978, Hardback, 206 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Ecology of Helminth parasites of the wild rabbit cover imageEcology of Helminth parasites of the wild rabbitNZ $20.00
Oryctolagus cuniculus (L) in NZ
P.C. Bull

Bulletin 158


NZDSIR, year: 1964, Softback, 147 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

Introductory class-book of botany cover imageIntroductory class-book of botanyNZ $20.00
for use in NZ schools
G.M. Thomson

A good copy, only light wear.


Govt. Printer, year: 1906, Softback, 169 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Edible tree nut in New Zealand cover imageEdible tree nut in New ZealandNZ $20.00
Bull Jackson Bedford

Useful.


Govt. Printer, year: 1985, Softback, 79 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Growing Eucalypt trees for milling cover imageGrowing Eucalypt trees for millingNZ $35.00
on NZ farms.
Neil Barr

A very good copy.


NZ Farm Forestry Assoc., year: 1996, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Immigrant killers cover imageImmigrant killersNZ $30.00
Introduced predators and the conservation of birds in NZ.
Carol King

 Major study.


Oxford, year: 1984, Softback, 224 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Wader studies in New Zealand cover imageWader studies in New ZealandNZ $25.00
A tribute to Richard B. sibson (1911-1994) and Barrie D. Heather (1931-1995)
ed Hugh A. Robertson

15 papers.


Notornis, year: 1999, Softback. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

The rockpool fishes of New Zealand cover imageThe rockpool fishes of New ZealandNZ $30.00
Te ika aaria o Aotearoa
Chris Paulin Clive Roberts

Large format, dustwrapper a bit worn.


Te Papa, year: 1992, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Fish category

A flying start cover imageA flying startNZ $25.00
Commemorating fifty years of the Ornothological Society of Nz 1940-1990
B.J. Gill B.D. Heather

History, reminiscences & reviews.


Random Century, year: 1990, Softback. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

field guide to the alpine plants of New Zealand cover imagefield guide to the alpine plants of New ZealandNZ $25.00
J.T. Salmon

Plastic sleeve as issued.


Reed, year: 1968, Hardback, 326 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Wild fare for wilderness foragers. cover imageWild fare for wilderness foragers.NZ $20.00
Sheila Natusch

Try at your own risk!


Collins, year: 1979, Softback, 80 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Kiwifruit growing. cover imageKiwifruit growing.NZ $25.00
P.R. Sale

Revised edition.


Govt. Printer, year: 1990, Softback, 84 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

The golden harvest cover imageThe golden harvestNZ $25.00
A history of tobacco growing in New Zealand
Patricia O'Shea

Review copy, stamp on title page.


Hazard Press, year: 1998, Softback, 224 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

The changing vegetation of Molesworth Station cover imageThe changing vegetation of Molesworth StationNZ $20.00
1944 to 1971
Lucy B. Moore

Bulletin 217


NZDSIR, Softback, 118 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Seventy years of forestry cover imageSeventy years of forestryNZ $75.00
Golden Downs Forest 1927-1997
John Ward, Don Cooper

Signed by both authors.


Forest History Trust, year: 1997, Softback, 182 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Wool and woolclassing cover imageWool and woolclassingNZ $20.00
A.E. Henderson

Good in d/w.


Reed, year: 1968, Hardback, 136 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

Bird life on island and shore cover imageBird life on island and shoreNZ $60.00
H. Guthrie-Smith

Edges spotted but a very good copy in lightly worn dustwrapper.


William Blackwood and Sons, year: 1925, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Birds, beasts & fishes cover imageBirds, beasts & fishesNZ $25.00
The first hundred years of the North Canterbury Acclimatisation Society
R.C. Lamb

Very good, possibly unread !


NCAS, year: 1964, Hardback, 184 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Wellington's heritage cover imageWellington's heritageNZ $40.00
plants, gardens, and landscape
Winsome Shepherd

Large format.


Te Papa, year: 2000, Softback. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

77 years among the Kowhais cover image77 years among the KowhaisNZ $45.00
Beyond Hunterville 1896-1973
Norman Leary

Dustwrapper a little worn.


The author, year: 1977, Hardback, 103 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

The cruise of the Cachalot cover imageThe cruise of the CachalotNZ $30.00
round the world after sperm whales.
Frank T. Bullen

Facsimile of 1906 edition. small owner's sticker on fly otherwise very good.


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

Nature study cover imageNature studyNZ $20.00
Plants and animals of New Zealand
W.R.B. Oliver

Hard to find in this good condition.


Reed, year: 1958, Softback, 62 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Rotorua New Zealand's  wonderland cover imageRotorua New Zealand's wonderlandNZ $40.00
38 photographs...
publisher

A nice copy. Classic views.


W. Beattie & Co., Softback, 28 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

Wild flower hunter cover imageWild flower hunterNZ $25.00
The story of Ellis Rowan
H.J. Samuel

Name on fly, a nice copy.


Constable, year: 1961, Hardback, 152 pages. This book is in Natural History section

A flower hunter in Queensland and New Zealand cover imageA flower hunter in Queensland and New ZealandNZ $70.00
Mrs. Rowan

A restored copy, label removed fron cover, new endpapers. Map present. Minor insect holing on final endpapers. Name on title-page. Sound and useable copy.


John Murray, year: 1898, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Theatre country cover imageTheatre countryNZ $30.00
Essays on landscape & whenua
Geoff Park

 Collected essays.


Victoria University Press, year: 2006, Softback, 286 pages. This book is in Natural History section

New Zealand freshwater fishes cover imageNew Zealand freshwater fishesNZ $30.00
a guide and natural history.
R.M. McDowall

Name on fly, a good copy.


Heinemann, year: 1978, Hardback, 230 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Whaling in Southern waters cover imageWhaling in Southern watersNZ $25.00
Frank Tod

Large format.


The author, year: 1982, Softback, 158 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands cover imageWhaling and sealing at the Chatham IslandsNZ $100.00
Rhys Richards

Classic account.


Roebuck, year: 1982, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section

The Wanganui River cover imageThe Wanganui RiverNZ $45.00
The Rhine of NZ
Charlotte E Warburton

Edeited by A.D. Mead. Reminiscences of the riverboat era.


Author ?, year: 1965, Hardback, 152 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

Bullers birds of New Zealand cover imageBullers birds of New ZealandNZ $120.00
Ed E.G. Turbott

Classic, tipped in plates, large format in slipcase.


Whitcombe &Tombs, year: 1967, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section

Exotic intruders cover imageExotic intrudersNZ $40.00
The introduction of plants and animals into NZ
Joan Druett

Light wear, a good copy.


Heinemann, year: 1983, Hardback, 291 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Animals category

New Zealand Beeches cover imageNew Zealand BeechesNZ $80.00
Ecology, utilisation and management
John Wardle

Name on fly. a very good copy.


NZ Forest Service, year: 1984, Hardback, 447 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

The curious world of Frank Buckland cover imageThe curious world of Frank BucklandNZ $20.00
G.H.O. Burgess

Dustwrapper. Introduced trout.


John Barker, year: 1967, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, Fish category

sorrows and joys of a New Zealand naturalist cover imagesorrows and joys of a New Zealand naturalistNZ $55.00
H. Guthrie-Smith

No. 872 of 1000copies, signed. Very good in dustwrapper soiled on spine and amall tears.


Reed, year: 1936, Hardback, 252 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Botanical explorers of New Zealand cover imageBotanical explorers of New ZealandNZ $20.00
Rewa Glenn

Good in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1950, Hardback, 176 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Courage and camp ovens cover imageCourage and camp ovensNZ $30.00
five generations at Golden Bay
Enga Washbourn

Inscription by author on half-title.


Reed, year: 1970, Hardback, 223 pages. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

And Captain of their souls cover imageAnd Captain of their soulsNZ $25.00
Cargill & the otago colonists
Tom Brooking

A good copy.


Otago Heritage, year: 1984, Hardback, 167 pages. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

Northern approaches cover imageNorthern approachesNZ $40.00
A history of Waitati, Waikouaiti........
C.W.S. Moore

Sound copy.


Otago Centennial, year: 1958, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

The face of Otago cover imageThe face of OtagoNZ $30.00
B.J. Garnier

Inscription on fly, good in dustwrapper.


Otago Centennial, year: 1948, Hardback, 82 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

Faith and toil cover imageFaith and toilNZ $35.00
The story of Tokomairiro
D.J. Sumpter & J.J. Lewis

Reprint of Otago Centennial pub. 1949.


Capper Press, year: 1978, Hardback, 194 pages. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

Out in the open cover imageOut in the openNZ $40.00
T.H. Potts

Facsimile reprint of 1882 edition. D/w.


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

New Plymouth Public Library cover imageNew Plymouth Public LibraryNZ $10.00
A history 1848 - 1960
Anon

Booklet, good condition.


, year: 1960, Softback, 43 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

Between the river and the hills cover imageBetween the river and the hillsNZ $35.00
Waikato County 1876-1976
David More

Good copy in dustwrapper.


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

Canvas and gold cover imageCanvas and goldNZ $85.00
A history of the Wakamarina goldfields and Lower Pelorus Valley
Norman Brayshaw

Corner clipped from fly and title leaves, not affecting text.


Author, year: 1964, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

Pyramid Valley cover imagePyramid ValleyNZ $30.00
The story of New Zealand's greatest Moa swamp
Roger Duff

Classic account.


Canterbury Museum, year: 1952, Softback, 48 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Birds category

Cockle Cove cover imageCockle CoveNZ $25.00
Marlborough Sounds Haven
Lorna Manson

Popular anchorage.


Cape Catley, year: 2000, Softback, 235 pages. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

Moving against the tide cover imageMoving against the tideNZ $15.00
the Brown's island drainage controversy
Graham Bush

Intriguing matter.


Dunmore Press, year: 1980, Softback, 192 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

Rorohara cover imageRoroharaNZ $25.00
Keith Davies

Very good hardback in dustwrapper.


David Ling, year: 2001, Hardback, 169 pages. This book is in Natural History section, North Island category

The new story of the kauri cover imageThe new story of the kauriNZ $75.00
A.H. Reed

Third edition revised with new illustrations. Very good in dustwrapper. Signed by A.H. Reed and photographer Tudor Collins.


Reed, year: 1964, Hardback, 363 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category

New Zealand - American Fiordland Expedition cover imageNew Zealand - American Fiordland ExpeditionNZ $30.00
A.L. Poole

Folding map, wrappers.


DSIR, year: 1951, Softback, 99 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Doubtful Harbour cover imageDoubtful HarbourNZ $50.00
John Hall-Jones

A good copy.


Craigs, year: 1984, Softback, 60 pages. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

Collected papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson cover imageCollected papers of Lord Rutherford of NelsonNZ $50.00
Volume Two
Rutherford

A good tidy copy in dustwrapper.


George Allen and Unwin, year: 1963, , 590 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Reef and beach life of New Zealand cover imageReef and beach life of New ZealandNZ $25.00
Michael Miller Gary Batt

A good copy in dustwrapper.


Collins, year: 1973, Hardback, 141 pages. This book is in Natural History section

Geology of New Zealand cover imageGeology of New ZealandNZ $50.00
Ferdinand von Hochstetter

Dustwrapper. Translated by C.A. Fleming.


Government Printer, year: 1959, Hardback. This book is in Natural History section

Golden Reefs cover imageGolden ReefsNZ $80.00
An account of the great days of Quartz mining
Darrell Latham

Reefton, waiuta and the Lyell. Good in dustwrapper. Second edition.


Nikau Press, year: 1992, Hardback, 462 pages. This book is in Natural History section, South Island category

The Royal Albatross cover imageThe Royal AlbatrossNZ $15.00
J.H. Sorensen

Cape Expedition, scientific results of NZ Sub-Antarctic Expedition, 1941-45.


DSIR, year: 1950, Softback, 39 pages. This book is in Natural History section

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

Invercargill  pioneers cover imageInvercargill pioneersNZ $50.00
F.G Hall-Jones

Nice tidy copy.


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

Blue Cliffs cover imageBlue CliffsNZ $20.00
The biography of a South Canterbury sheep station 1856-1970
A.E. Woodhouse

Good sound copy in dustwrapper.


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

New Zealand butterflies cover imageNew Zealand butterfliesNZ $100.00
Identification and natural history
George W. Gibbs

Nice copy in dustwrapper.


Collins, year: 1980, Hardback, 207 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Insects category

The book of the Huia cover imageThe book of the HuiaNZ $65.00
W.J. Phillipps

An excellent copy in dustwrapper.


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

Dancing leaves cover imageDancing leavesNZ $100.00
The story of New Zealand's cabbage tree, ti kouka
Philip Simpson

An excellent copy of a magnificent book.


Canterbury University Press, year: 2000, Softback, 324 pages. This book is in Natural History section, Earth category