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RAILS TOWARD THE SKY - THE STORY OF DRIVING CREEK RAILWAY
Written by Barry Brickell.
Stock no. 1327212
Published by David Ling Publishing Limited. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. 227 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781877378478. SIGNED by the author to half title-page. Corners bumped.

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WORLD TIMBERS VOLUME THREE: ASIA & AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Written by B.J. Rendle.
Stock no. 1826759
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive work containing some of the better known world timbers illustrated in colour and concisely described with the minimum of technical terms. The information is presented in a form designed to appeal to those who are interested in timber but are not specialists in wood technology. Intended primarily for use by architects and their clients, the timber trade, and timber-using industries. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0802017185. Previous owner's bookplate to front and rear pastedown. Text block and page edges lightly browned. Black dustwrapper with green spine is lightly rubbed at edges and lightly scuffed.

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FLIGHT OF THE HUIA
Written by Kerry-Jane Wilson.
Stock no. 1826641
Published by Canterbury University Press. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

Ecology and Conservation of New Zealand's frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals. Once home to the mighty moa, New Zealand is the only place in the world where tuatara, Jurassic-style frogs and other bizarre creatures such as kiwi and kakapo still survive. This book presents a history of faunal change in New Zealand and a review of the ecology and conservation of those animals. Pictorial cardwraps. A few colour photos. ISBN: 0908812523. Messy mark from a label removal to rear cover. Spine lightly faded. Tiny nick to front vertical edge of cover. Contents clean.

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CROZ: LARRIKIN BIKER
Written by Graeme Crosby.
Stock no. 1826573
Published by HarperCollinsPublishers (New Zealand) Ltd. 2011. Very good condition.

In 1979 Graeme Crosby arrived in Britain with his worldly possessions in a carry-bag. Four years later 'Croz' as he is affectionately known to millions of fans, walked away from the glamour world of world championship Grand Prix racing, taking with him a bag full of trophies and his ever-present sense of humour... Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781869508579. Reprint.Covers lightly creased and edge-worn. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF AUCKLAND
Written by John Morton. Illustrated by Ron Cometti.
Stock no. 1824940
Published by David Bateman. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited by John Morton. Oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 186953140X. SIGNED by author and artist to title page (no dedication). Light fading to lower edge of boards, light rubbing to board corners, top front corner lightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to front panel at spine edge, lightly scuffed.

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THE COLEMANS: KIWIS ON THE GRASS IN NEW ZEALAND - ON THE ROAD IN EUROPE
Written by Rod Coleman.
Stock no. 1823533
Published by Rod Coleman. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Colemans of motor cycle racing. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0473049562. SIGNED by Rod Coleman to front endpaper (Best wishes John). Text block just slightly grubby. Spine is faded to blue. Otherwise contents fine.

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A FLOWER-HUNTER IN QUEENSLAND & NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mrs. Rowan.
Stock no. 2134444
Published by John Murray. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.

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KINGS OF THE IRON ROAD STEAM PASSENGER TRAINS OF NEW ZEALAND
Written by J.D. Mahoney.
Stock no. 2131472
Published by The Dunmore Press. 1ST 1982. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0908564902. Creasing to cover edges. small tear to bottom edge of front cover.

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CAVALCADE 125
Written by Colin Barry; John Brouwer; Colin Dash; Peter Dickenson; Bruce Shalders.
Stock no. 1712027
Very good condition.

A booklet produced to celebrate 125 years of railway in New Zealand. Paperwraps. 40 pages. Colour and b/w photos. Corners creased.

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THE FLORA OF NEW ZEALAND
Written by W. Martin.
Stock no. 1809278
Published by Whitcombe and Tombs. Circa 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Third revised and enlarged edition of The New Zealand Nature Book Vol. II. Green cloth boards, black titles. B/w photos. xiii and 266 pages including index. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn at corners with loss especially to top of spine, grubby.

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WHAT WAS THEIR LIFE? AO TEA ROA
Written by Raymond Fawcett.
Stock no. 1502649
Published by The Gawthorn Press Limited. Very good condition.

A book about the Maoris. Tan cloth spine with pictorial paper boards. B/w photos and illustrations. 51 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Contents very good.

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A CLIMBER IN NEW ZEALAND
Written by Malcolm Ross.
Stock no. 1205057
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1914. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. xvi + 316 pages. Free endpapers lightly browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents. Corners bumped but overall a bright copy.

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