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  • LITERATURE
Postcards From Paradise cover imagePostcards From ParadiseNZ $25.00
Rupert Glover, Stephen Chan, Merlene Young

Photo illustrations, period piece.


kosmick, year: 1971, Softback, 528 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Footfall cover imageFootfallNZ $30.00
Brian Turner

Te Mata Poet Laureate series. No. 957 of 2000copies. Very good in dustwrapper.


Godwit, year: 2005, Hardback, 112 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Mirabil $ Dictu cover imageMirabil $ DictuNZ $25.00
Michele Leggott

As new.


Auckland University Press, year: 2009, Softback, 154 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

just this cover imagejust thisNZ $20.00
poems
Brian Turner

As new.


Victoria University, year: 2009, Softback, 111 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

A Popular Vision cover imageA Popular VisionNZ $35.00
The arts and the left in NZ 1930 - 1950
Rachel Barrowman

Mainly literary, accounts of Progressive Publishing, Tomorrow and theatre groups


Victoria University, year: 1991, Softback, 287 pages. This book is in Literature section

Autumn Testament cover imageAutumn TestamentNZ $30.00
James K. Baxter.

First edition. Owners name on fly.


Price Milburn, year: 1972, Softback, 54 pages. This book is in Literature section

To friends in Russia. cover imageTo friends in Russia.NZ $60.00
Denis Glover

Very good in dustwrapper, prospectus loosely enclosed. Edition of 300 copies.


Nag's Head Press, year: 1979, Hardback, 436 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Ode to Auckland cover imageOde to AucklandNZ $25.00
Stonegut sugar works, etc
James K. Baxter

A very good copy of the second printing.


Caveman Press, year: 1973, Softback, 19 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Ursula Bethell cover imageUrsula BethellNZ $40.00
Collected Poems
Ursula Bethell

Very good condition.


Victoria University Press, year: 1997, Softback, 112 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

W.H. Oliver Collected Poems cover imageW.H. Oliver Collected PoemsNZ $30.00
1946-2005
W.H. Oliver

Very good condition.


Victoria University Press, year: 2005, Softback, 150 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Faces In The Water cover imageFaces In The WaterNZ $40.00
Janet Frame

Tiny tear in dustwrapper.


Pegasus Press, year: 1961, Hardback, 219 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Autobiography, Autiobiography 2 cover imageAutobiography, Autiobiography 2NZ $400.00
To the is-land & An angel at my table
Janet Frame

The first two volumes of three, both inscribed , dated and signed by Janet Frame , in London. Mild browning of outer edges of endpapers only in To the is-land. A very nice pair.


New Women's Press, year: 1983, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Mr Huckster of 1958 cover imageMr Huckster of 1958NZ $30.00
another and still happier little POEM...
Allen Curnow

A fine copy. Broadsheet attack on Auckland City Council.


Pligrim Press, year: 1958, Softback, 4 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Canterbury and other poems. cover imageCanterbury and other poems.NZ $40.00
Basil Downing

Tidy name on fly leaf, small tear in dustwrapper, a nice copy. The Caxton Poets no. 6.


Caxton Press, year: 1949, Hardback, 32 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Forty Thousand Beers Ago cover imageForty Thousand Beers AgoNZ $50.00
Ten stories
John yelash

Illustrated by Anthony Stones. Wrappered boards. Helen Clark famously misdescribed the author as a murderer. An overlooked item, very nice illustrations.


Pilgrim Press, year: 1957, Hardback, 31 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Dear Mondrian cover imageDear MondrianNZ $150.00
Alan Loney

Edition of 300 copies. Only a few Hawk Press titles wre printed in this large format. Covers lighly age toned.


Hawk Press, year: 1976, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The Loop  In Lone Kauri Road cover imageThe Loop In Lone Kauri RoadNZ $40.00
poems 1983-5
Allen Curnow

Very good copy.


AUP/OUP, year: 1986, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

You Will Know When You Get There cover imageYou Will Know When You Get ThereNZ $35.00
Poems 1979-81
Allen Curnow

A very good copy.


AUP/Oup, year: 1982, , 63 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

An Incorrigible Music cover imageAn Incorrigible MusicNZ $30.00
A sequence of poems.
Allen Curnow

A very good copy.


AUP/OUP, , 52 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Continuum cover imageContinuumNZ $25.00
New & later poems 1972-1988.
Allen Curnow

Very good in dustwrapper.


AUP, year: 1988, Hardback, 227 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Seasons and creatures cover imageSeasons and creaturesNZ $20.00
Lauris Edmond

Signed presentation copy.


OUP, year: 1986, Softback, 56 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Denis Glover selected poems cover imageDenis Glover selected poemsNZ $40.00
Edited by Bill Manhire

Inscribed and signed by editor.


VUP, year: 1995, Softback, 144 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

What is sin? cover imageWhat is sin?NZ $15.00
Poems
Rewi Alley

Mild damp stains.


Caxton Press, year: 1967, Softback, 25 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Winds of change. cover imageWinds of change.NZ $20.00
Poems
Rewi Alley

A nice copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1972, Softback, 126 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The mistake. cover imageThe mistake.NZ $15.00
Poems
Rewi Alley

A nice copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1965, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Today & tomorrow. cover imageToday & tomorrow.NZ $20.00
Poems
Rewi Alley

Very good copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1975, Softback, 148 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Gung ho cover imageGung hoNZ $20.00
poems
Rewi Alley

James Bertram's copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1948, Softback, 67 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

slations from the poets of China cover imageslations from the poets of ChinaNZ $20.00
Rewi Alley translator

A very good copy.


The author, year: 1954, Softback, 205 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Over china's hills of blue cover imageOver china's hills of blueNZ $20.00
Unpublished poems and new poems.
Rewi Alley

Title page nicely printed in blue and black.


Caxton Press, year: 1974, Softback, 131 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The adaptable man cover imageThe adaptable manNZ $35.00
A new novel
Janet Frame

A good tidy copy.


W H Allen, year: 1965, Hardback, 270 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The rainbirds. cover imageThe rainbirds.NZ $45.00
Her new novel
Janet Frame

A very good copy in dustwrapper.


Pegasus, year: 1969, Hardback, 206 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The lagoon cover imageThe lagoonNZ $75.00
and other stories
Janet Frame

A good tidy copy of the first reprint of this classic collection.


The Caxton Press, year: 1961, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The reservoir cover imageThe reservoirNZ $25.00
stories and sketches
Janet Frame

Light foxing, sound.


Braziller, year: 1963, Hardback, 182 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Scented gardens for the blind. cover imageScented gardens for the blind.NZ $30.00
Janet Frame

Some foxing, sound in dustwrapper.


Pegasus Press, year: 1963, Hardback, 192 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Faces in the water cover imageFaces in the waterNZ $35.00
Janet Frame

Light foxing, good in dustwrapper.


Pegasus, year: 1961, Hardback, 219 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Coal Flat cover imageCoal FlatNZ $40.00
Bill Pearson

Nice copy in McCahon dustwrapper.


Paul, year: 1963, Hardback, 421 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

John Cawte Beaglehole cover imageJohn Cawte BeagleholeNZ $10.00
A bibliograhy
ATL Staff

Good condition.


ATL/VUW, year: 1972, Softback, 48 pages. This book is in Literature section

The League of Brownskirts cover imageThe League of BrownskirtsNZ $20.00
Gilbert Ward

Worn but complete and useable, mildly ex library.


The author, year: 1944, Softback, 140 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Dad's takeaway cover imageDad's takeawayNZ $35.00
Illustrated by Christopher White
Melanie Drewery

In fact 2 copies. One in Maori, one in English. Large format in pictorial boards.


Mallinson Rendell, year: 2007, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Kapiti cover imageKapitiNZ $25.00
Selected poems
Alistair Campbell

Signed by the poet.


Pegasus Press, year: 1973, Softback, 88 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The beggar cover imageThe beggarNZ $350.00
R.A.K. Mason

Staples rusted with innermost fold loose, but paper and wrappers in nice condition. Rare.


The author, year: 1924, Softback, 25 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

On the origin of stories. cover imageOn the origin of stories.NZ $30.00
Evolution, cognition, and fiction.
Brian Boyd

NZ academic, world authority on Nabokov. Signed presentation copy.


Belknap Harvard, year: 2009, Softback, 540 pages. This book is in Literature section

The woman problem cover imageThe woman problemNZ $20.00
and other prose
A.R.D. Fairburn

Very good in dustwrapper.


Paul, year: 1967, Hardback, 188 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Poetry harbinger cover imagePoetry harbingerNZ $40.00
A R D Fairburn & Denis Glover

Mild foxing but a good copy.


Pligrim Press, year: 1958, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

An autobiography cover imageAn autobiographyNZ $25.00
Janet Frame

As new reprint, 3 volumes combined.


Vintage, year: 2004, Softback, 437 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The snake-haired muse cover imageThe snake-haired museNZ $30.00
James K baxter and classical myth
G Miles, J Davidson, P Millar

As new.


Victoria University Press, year: 2011, Softback, 380 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Sydney Bridge upside down cover imageSydney Bridge upside downNZ $20.00
David Ballantyne

Introduced by Kate De Goldi


textpublishing, year: 2010, Softback, 278 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

scented gardens for the blind cover imagescented gardens for the blindNZ $75.00
Janet Frame

Near fine in protected dustwrapper.


Braziller, year: 1964, Hardback, 252 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The edge of the alphabet cover imageThe edge of the alphabetNZ $50.00
Janet Frame

Small tears and a little edgewear of dustwrapper.


Pegasus Press, year: 1962, Hardback, 224 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

You are now entering the human heart cover imageYou are now entering the human heartNZ $100.00
stories
Janet Frame

An excellent copy of the scarce hardbound issue. Cover art & design by Joanna Paul.


Victoria University Press, year: 1983, Hardback, 203 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The Carpathians cover imageThe CarpathiansNZ $50.00
Janet Frame

A very good copy.


Century Hutchinson, year: 1988, Hardback, 196 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Living in the Maniototo cover imageLiving in the ManiototoNZ $70.00
Janet Frame

Small tear in dustwrapper otherwise very good.


George Braziller, year: 1979, Hardback, 240 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The Pocket Mirror cover imageThe Pocket MirrorNZ $50.00
Poems
Janet Frame

A nice copy.


Pegasus Press, year: 1968, Hardback, 121 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Intensive care, a novel cover imageIntensive care, a novelNZ $65.00
Janet Frame

Light signs of use but a very good copy.


Reed, year: 1970, Hardback, 342 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Swing brother swing cover imageSwing brother swingNZ $60.00
Ngaio Marsh

Edges spotted, d/w small tears and minor wear, a nice vintage item.


The Crime Club, year: 1949, Hardback, 288 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Owls do cry. cover imageOwls do cry.NZ $285.00
Janet Frame

The dustwrapper is chipped and torn at the head and foot of spine, some not too bad browning of end leaves and edges, first edition. But a hard book to find an ideal copy of. Iconic cover by Denis Beytah .


Pegasus Press, year: 1957, Hardback, 211 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Flotsam and jetsam cover imageFlotsam and jetsamNZ $50.00
Rhymes old and new.
Alfred Domett

Original decorated cloth.


Smith, Elder, London, year: 1877, . This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Collected stories cover imageCollected storiesNZ $20.00
Frank Sargeson

A tidy copy in d/w.


Paul, year: 1964, Hardback, 304 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

One of us cover imageOne of usNZ $20.00
Barry Crump

A good copy of reprint.


Reed, year: 1962, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The butcher shop. cover imageThe butcher shop.NZ $15.00
Jean Devanny

Reprint.


AUP, year: 1988, Softback, 241 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

BOOK cover imageBOOKNZ $30.00
A miscellany
Various

Good copies of numbers 3,4,6,7,8,9. Each $30.


Caxton Press, year: 1941, Softback. This book is in Literature section

Glimpses of New Zealand scenery. cover imageGlimpses of New Zealand scenery.NZ $30.00
Blanche Baughan

Combines seven of her regional booklets plus Akaroa.


W.&T., year: 1922, Hardback, 323 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

A man and his wife. cover imageA man and his wife.NZ $45.00
Frank Sargeson

Card cover has some shelf darkening, a very good copy of a fragile book. "New cheap edition".


Progressive Publg., year: 1944, Softback, 96 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

School text books published in New Zealand to 1960 cover imageSchool text books published in New Zealand to 1960NZ $30.00
Hugh Price

Serious bibliography.


Dunmore Press, year: 1992, Softback, 244 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Station days in Maoriland cover imageStation days in MaorilandNZ $30.00
And other verse
George Meek

Presentation copy, signed and dated.


Oamaru Mail, year: 1952, Softback, 111 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The schooner came to Atia cover imageThe schooner came to AtiaNZ $30.00
Roderick Finlayson

Papered boards some marks, but good.


The Griffin Press, year: 1952, Hardback, 144 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The Urewera notebook cover imageThe Urewera notebookNZ $20.00
Katherine Mansfield

Wrappers a bit rubbed.


Oxford, year: 1978, Softback, 107 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Springtime in Taranaki cover imageSpringtime in TaranakiNZ $20.00
An autobiography of youth
Douglas Stewart

NZ born poet, edited the Bulletin.


Angus & Robertson, year: 1983, , 256 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

New worlds for old cover imageNew worlds for oldNZ $20.00
poems
Louis Johnson

Wrappers sunned at edges.


Capricorn Press, year: 1957, Softback, 56 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Spells for coming out cover imageSpells for coming outNZ $20.00
Ian Wedde

Good, slightly faded on spine.


AUP/OUP, year: 1977, Softback, 57 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The new land cover imageThe new landNZ $25.00
A picture book
Bill Manhire

A very good copy.


Pacific Writers, year: 1990, Softback, 120 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Approaches to Paremata cover imageApproaches to ParemataNZ $15.00
Sam Hunt

Slight crease in wrapper.


Penguin, year: 1985, Softback, 69 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Realia cover imageRealiaNZ $15.00
Kate Camp

Poet's second collection.


Victoria University Press, year: 2001, Softback, 63 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The back-to-front runner poems cover imageThe back-to-front runner poemsNZ $20.00
Daryl McLaren

Wrappers and illustrations by Joanna Harris (Paul).


Wai-te-ata Press, year: 1974, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The plume of the Arawas cover imageThe plume of the ArawasNZ $30.00
F.O.V. Acheson

A tidy copy.


J.M. Dent, year: 1930, Hardback, 308 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The fifth child cover imageThe fifth childNZ $45.00
James Courage

Dustwrapper torn with lower third of spine panel missing.


Constable, year: 1948, Hardback, 216 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Tidal Creek cover imageTidal CreekNZ $40.00
Roderick Finlayson

Mild spotting of edges, split in dustwrapper. A good copy.


Angus & Robertson, year: 1948, Hardback, 224 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Tidal Creek cover imageTidal CreekNZ $40.00
Roderick Finlayson

Mild spotting of edges, split in dustwrapper. A good copy.


Angus & Robertson, year: 1948, Hardback, 224 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Dancing to my tune cover imageDancing to my tuneNZ $25.00
Denis Glover

Inscription on fly.


Catspaw Press, year: 1974, Softback, 80 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Wellington Harbour cover imageWellington HarbourNZ $25.00
Denis Glover

Small split in wrapper. Photographs by Chris Black.


Catspaw Press, year: 1974, Softback, 69 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The commonplace odes. cover imageThe commonplace odes.NZ $20.00
Ian Wedde

Discreet name on fly


AUP, year: 2001, Softback, 52 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Made over. cover imageMade over.NZ $20.00
Ian Wedde

Illustrations by David Armitage.


stephen Chan, year: 1974, Softback, 79 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Georgicon cover imageGeorgiconNZ $20.00
Ian Wedde

Lightly used.


Victoria University Press, year: 1984, Softback, 49 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The drummer. cover imageThe drummer.NZ $20.00
Ian Wedde

A very good copy.


AUP, year: 1993, Softback, 40 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Castaly. cover imageCastaly.NZ $20.00
Ian Wedde

Name on fly.


AUP/OUP, year: 1980, Softback, 79 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Doubtful Sounds cover imageDoubtful SoundsNZ $25.00
Essays and interviews.
Bill Manhire

A good copy.


Victoria University Press, year: 2000, Softback, 295 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Anno Domino 2000, or, Woman's destiny. cover imageAnno Domino 2000, or, Woman's destiny.NZ $20.00
Julius Vogel

With intro by Roger Robinson.


Exisle, year: 2000, Softback, 184 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Anno Domino 2000, or, Woman's destiny. cover imageAnno Domino 2000, or, Woman's destiny.NZ $65.00
Julius Vogel

Colonial edition.Half title leaf has been stuck to the back of the frontis leaf orobably to hide an inscription. Decorated cloth, sound.


Hutchinson, year: 1889, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Letters from London at Coronation time cover imageLetters from London at Coronation timeNZ $30.00
Helen Bateman

Exqisitely produced, author was the printer's wife.


Nag's Head Press, year: 1987, Hardback, 80 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Songs unsung. cover imageSongs unsung.NZ $25.00
Johannes Carl Andersen

Frontis portrait. Small split in cloth.


W.&T., year: 1903, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Patchwork cover imagePatchworkNZ $70.00
Poems by Murray Edmond, monoprints by Janet Paul
Edmond , Paul

No. 126 of 300 copies. Cover sunfaded along spine, lightly worn.


Hawk Press, year: 1978, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

On the faultline and other poems cover imageOn the faultline and other poemsNZ $30.00
Russell Haley

No. 196 of 300 copies. Sunfaded along spine.


Hawk Press, year: 1977, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Poems for Moira cover imagePoems for MoiraNZ $40.00
Bob Orr

No.157 of 200 copies.


Hawk Press, year: 1979, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

A memorial brass cover imageA memorial brassNZ $30.00
Ted Jenner

No.76 of 200 copies.


Hawk Press, year: 1980, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Appearance & event cover imageAppearance & eventNZ $30.00
16 poems : 1976
David Miller

No. 201 of 300 copies.


Hawk Press, year: 1977, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The fire and the anvil cover imageThe fire and the anvilNZ $20.00
notes on modern poetry
James K. Baxter

Some foxing.


NZ University Press, year: 1955, Softback, 78 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Maori is my name cover imageMaori is my nameNZ $25.00
Historical Maori writings in translation
Ed John Caselberg.

Cover a bit worn.


John McIndoe, year: 1975, Softback, 152 pages. This book is in Literature section, Politics and history category

A first year in the Canterbury Settlement cover imageA first year in the Canterbury SettlementNZ $60.00
and other early essays
Samuel Butler

Volume one of the Shrewsbury Edition, No.463.top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Quarter vellum, buckram boards just aged at foredge.


Jonathan Cape, year: 1923, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Te kohititanga marama cover imageTe kohititanga maramaNZ $30.00
new moon, new world
Bronwyn Elsmore

Wairoa area religious movement.


Reed, year: 1998, Softback, 103 pages. This book is in Literature section, Art & culture category

Customs and habits of the New Zealanders 1838-42 cover imageCustoms and habits of the New Zealanders 1838-42NZ $35.00
Father C. Servant

Edited D.R. Simmons. Marist missionary in the Hokianga.


Reed, year: 1973, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Art & culture category

Tarzan Presley cover imageTarzan PresleyNZ $40.00
Nigel Cox

As new. Withdrawn from sale when confronted by the Burroughs estate.


Victoria University Press, year: 2004, Softback, 463 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The loners cover imageThe lonersNZ $20.00
O.E. Middleton

Illustrations by Ralph Hotere.


Square & Circle, year: 1972, Softback, 112 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The library and the Cosmos cover imageThe library and the CosmosNZ $20.00
Jubilee address
J.C. Beaglehole

Address given Alexander Turnbull Library Tuesday, 30 June 1970.


Alexander Turnbull Library, year: 1970, Softback, 15 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Manifest duty, the Polynesian Society over 100 years cover imageManifest duty, the Polynesian Society over 100 yearsNZ $25.00
M.P.K. sorrenson

From amateur to professional. Huge change.


The Polynesian Society, year: 1992, Softback, 160 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Day and night, poems  1924-1934 cover imageDay and night, poems 1924-1934NZ $135.00
by the author of 'Time and Place'
Ursula Bethell

An interesting copy with inscription from professor Frederick Sinclaire to Miss M. A. Innes, 1939. With a typed copy of an article on the poet by J.R. Hervey (1945).


Caxton Press, year: 1939, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

We don't want your sort here cover imageWe don't want your sort hereNZ $20.00
A collection of songs, parodies and sketches
Bruce Mason

A very good copy. Printed at Caxton Press, illustrations by David Kennedy.


Paul's Book Arcade, year: 1963, Softback, 67 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Selected stories cover imageSelected storiesNZ $20.00
Dan Davin

A good copy.


Victoria University Press, year: 1991, Softback, 319 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The expressive forest cover imageThe expressive forestNZ $25.00
Essays on the arts and ecology in Oceania
Denys Trussell

A good copy.


Brick Row, year: 2008, Softback, 284 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Resistance, poems cover imageResistance, poemsNZ $15.00
Meg Campbell

As new.


ESAW, year: 2005, Softback, 43 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Letters of Thomas Arnold the younger 1850-1900 cover imageLetters of Thomas Arnold the younger 1850-1900NZ $25.00
Ed James Bertram

Second son of Arnold of Rugby, came to NZ & Australia.


AUP/OUP, year: 1980, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Prophetic histories cover imageProphetic historiesNZ $55.00
The people of the Maramatanga
Karen Sinclair

Study by American anthropologist over 30 years.


Bridget Williams Books, year: 2002, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Art & culture category

No remittance cover imageNo remittanceNZ $200.00
Dan Davin

Minor faults. Dustwrapper.


Michael Joseph, year: 1959, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Chosen poems 1958 cover imageChosen poems 1958NZ $135.00
James K. Baxter

Booklet, covers lightly spotted.


Konkan Institute of Arts & Sciences, year: 1958, Softback, 16 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Something nothing cover imageSomething nothingNZ $60.00
Hone Tuwhare

Graphics by Robin White. Name on fly, wrappers just lightly soiled.


Caveman Press, year: 1974, Softback, 47 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Blood cover imageBloodNZ $20.00
a novel
Geoff Cochrane

Name on fly.


Victoria University Press, year: 1997, Softback, 191 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Brides of price cover imageBrides of priceNZ $30.00
Dan Davin

Inscription on fly. Dustwrapper.


Whitcombe &Tombs, year: 1972, Hardback, 254 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Cancer daybook cover imageCancer daybookNZ $25.00
Wystan Curnow

Inscribed and signed by the poet.


Van Guard Press, year: 1989, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The disadvantages of being dead. cover imageThe disadvantages of being dead.NZ $75.00
A R D Fairburn

A very good copy.


The Mermaid Press, year: 1958, Softback, 45 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The iron breadboard cover imageThe iron breadboardNZ $55.00
studies in NZ writing
James K. Baxter

Satirises his contemporaries.


The Mermaid Press, year: 1957, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Since then cover imageSince thenNZ $50.00
Denis Glover

Verse, good condition.


The Mermaid Press, year: 1957, Softback, 46 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Signs and wonders cover imageSigns and wondersNZ $20.00
Basil Dowling

Papered boards marked.


Caxton Press, year: 1944, Hardback, 34 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Disputed ground cover imageDisputed groundNZ $45.00
poems 1939-45
Charles Brasch

A very good copy in dustwrapper.


Caxton Press, year: 1948, Hardback. This book is in section

The bright sea cover imageThe bright seaNZ $30.00
Pat Wilson

A promising start........


Pegasus Press, year: 1950, Softback, 31 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Christopher Columbus cover imageChristopher ColumbusNZ $30.00
a sequence of poems
William Hart-Smith

A good copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1948, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Summer flowers cover imageSummer flowersNZ $90.00
Denis Glover.

A very good copy of a fragile item


Caxton Press, year: 1946, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

At dead low water & sonnets cover imageAt dead low water & sonnetsNZ $150.00
Allen Curnow

Dustwrapper of coarse paper stock with inevitable wear at edges, overall a very good copy.


Caxton Press, year: 1949, Hardback, 40 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Creative problems in New Zealand cover imageCreative problems in New ZealandNZ $15.00
M.H. Holcroft

Booklet.


The Caxton Press, year: 1948, Softback, 36 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Timeless worlds, essays. cover imageTimeless worlds, essays.NZ $25.00
M.H. Holcroft

Wrappered boards.


The Caxton Press, year: 1945, Softback, 141 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Nights in the gardens of Spain cover imageNights in the gardens of SpainNZ $25.00
Witi Ihimaera

Novel. Nice copy in dustwrapper.


Secker and Warburg, year: 1995, Hardback, 304 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Mansfieldiana cover imageMansfieldianaNZ $20.00
A brief Katherine Mansfield bibliography
G.N. Morris

Booklet printed by Ron Holloway.


Beltane Book Bureau, year: 1948, Softback, 9 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Strange meetings cover imageStrange meetingsNZ $20.00
The lives of the poets of the Great War.
Harry Ricketts

NZ scholar's major work on the British War Poets.


Pimlico, year: 2012, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Pounamu pounamu cover imagePounamu pounamuNZ $15.00
Witi Ihimaera

Reprint.


Heinemann, year: 1974, Softback, 132 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The stirring times of Te Rauparaha cover imageThe stirring times of Te RauparahaNZ $50.00
Travers & Stack

Includes The sacking of Kaiapohia by J.W. Stack. Red cloth with portrait of Te Rauparaha.


W&T, year: 1906, Hardback, 225 pages. This book is in Literature section, Politics and history category

Maori art cover imageMaori artNZ $1400.00
Augustus Hamilton

Surely one of NZ's most important books. A very good copy. Green cloth boards, black calf spine decorated in attractive arts & crafts style.


NZ Institute, year: 1901, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Art & culture category

Hutu and Kawa meet Tuatara cover imageHutu and Kawa meet TuataraNZ $20.00
Avis Acres

A very good copy.


Reed, year: 1956, Softback. This book is in Literature section

Heather's gold cover imageHeather's goldNZ $20.00
A story of a pioneer family in the Otago Gold Fields
Donald Offwood

Novel, signed by author.


Caxton Press, year: 2005, Softback, 328 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Distant homes cover imageDistant homesNZ $60.00
The Graham family in NZ
Isabella E. Aylmer

This edition 188? Some faults but complete and sound. Swiss Family Robinson type fiction based on letters from Rev. W.J. Aylmer of Akaroa.


Griffith & Farran, Hardback, 183 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The back-to-front runner poems cover imageThe back-to-front runner poemsNZ $30.00
Daryl Mclaren

Illustrated by Joanna Paul. Hand printed.


Wai-te-ata Press, year: 1974, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The two Baxters cover imageThe two BaxtersNZ $20.00
Diary notes
Pat Lawlor

Interesting account of JKB by one who knew him.


Millwood Press, year: 1979, Softback, 87 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Passionate pilgrimage, a love affair in letters cover imagePassionate pilgrimage, a love affair in lettersNZ $20.00
Katherine Mansfield's letters to John Middleton Murry
Ed Helen McNeish

Good in dustwrapper.


Hodder & Stoughton, year: 1976, Hardback, 143 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Big weather cover imageBig weatherNZ $20.00
Poems of Wellington
Ed gregory O'Brien & Louise White

An inspired selection.


Mallinson Rendel, year: 2001, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Maori tattoo cover imageMaori tattooNZ $30.00
Ko Te Riria David Simmons

Useful introduction.


Bush Press, year: 1989, Softback, 95 pages. This book is in Literature section, Art & culture category

Sunset village cover imageSunset villageNZ $15.00
Frank Sargeson

Very good in dustwrapper.


Reed, year: 1976, Hardback, 91 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The fair haven cover imageThe fair havenNZ $35.00
Samuel Butler

Second edition. Bevelled boards, cloth badly worn on upper panel.


Trubner & Co., year: 1873, Hardback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Steal away cover imageSteal awayNZ $20.00
David Mitchell

Edited by Martin Edmod and Nigel Roberts.


Auckland University Press, year: 2010, Softback, 256 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The scarecrow cover imageThe scarecrowNZ $20.00
Ronald Hugh Morrieson

Good in dustwrapper.


Heinemann, year: 1976, Hardback, 181 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Whited sepulchres cover imageWhited sepulchresNZ $25.00
prospectus
Geoffrey de Montalk

Hand printed, bold device of a tiki on upper panel.


Author, , 4 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Something nothing cover imageSomething nothingNZ $60.00
Hone Tuwhare

A nice copy, just very mild cease on upper wrapper. Robin White illustrations.


Caveman Press, year: 1974, Softback, 47 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Year of the dog cover imageYear of the dogNZ $60.00
Poems new and selected
Hone Tuwhare

A nice copy.


John McIndoe, year: 1982, Softback, 45 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Making a fist of it cover imageMaking a fist of itNZ $75.00
Hone Tuwhare

Cover portrait by Joanna Paul


Jackstraw Press, year: 1978, Softback, 52 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

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 novels of James Joyce cover imageThe novels of James JoyceNZ $20.00
Philip Waldron

The first publication by the Press, hand printed. With slip announcing the birth of the Press.


Wai-te-ata Press, year: 1962, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Prose 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

Maori string games fifth series cover imageMaori string games fifth seriesNZ $12.00
Johannes C. Andersen

Offprint from Journal Science and Technology Vol. VIII, No.4, pp 243-53


Government Printer, year: 1926, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Art & culture category

A dream of fair cows and other tales pof the twenties cover imageA dream of fair cows and other tales pof the twentiesNZ $15.00
John bell Thomson

Stories reprinted from newspapers, magazines etc.


Jocelyn Chisholm, year: 1981, Softback, 64 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The old fashioned printer cover imageThe old fashioned printerNZ $30.00
Mark twain

Hand printed in Diamond Harbour.


Green Leaf Press, year: 1968, Softback, 12 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

Come rain hail cover imageCome rain hailNZ $20.00
Hone Tuwhare

Purple wrappers by Hotere rubbed at edges.


Caveman Press, year: 1974, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

sap-wood & milk cover imagesap-wood & milkNZ $30.00
Hone Tuwhare

Hotere dustwrapper small tear without loss. Reprint.


Caveman Press, year: 1973, Hardback, 42 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Shape-shifter cover imageShape-shifterNZ $15.00
Hone Tuwhare

Second edition, very good copy.


Steele Roberts, year: 1999, Softback, 120 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

The sounds of now cover imageThe sounds of nowNZ $10.00
two poems in a new movement
Frederick C. Parmee

Single sheet folded, broadsheet.


Poet, year: 1971, Softback, 4 pages. This book is in Literature section, Verse category

Janet Frame cover imageJanet FrameNZ $15.00
Subversive fictions
Gina Mercer

Author completed PhD on Janet Frame.


Otago University Press., year: 1994, Softback. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

The ring of fire cover imageThe ring of fireNZ $15.00
Essays on Janet Frame
Ed Jeanne Delbeare

NZ, Australian and European conributors.


Dangaroo Press, year: 1992, Softback, 339 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category

You are now entering the human heart cover imageYou are now entering the human heartNZ $15.00
Janet Frame

A very good copy. Cover design by Joanna Paul.


VUP, year: 1983, Softback, 203 pages. This book is in Literature section, Prose category