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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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The Early Canterbury Runs

 

Acland, LGD

Whitcombe & Tombs

1951 Complete edition

427p (folding map)

8vo

Cloth binding VG

35

With maps and illustrations, the first complete edition of the first two series of this history of the pastoral runs in Canterbury between the Hurunui and Waitaki rivers, with a glossary of station words

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

The Early Canterbury Runs

 

Acland, LGD ; Scotter, WH ; Macdonald, GR

Whitcoulls

1975 4th Edition (Revised)

417

8vo

D-J (fading spine, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the fourth, revised edition of this history of the pastoral runs in Canterbury between the Hurunui and Waitaki rivers

5.000000

20.000000

36.000000

41.000000

43.000000

The Hill

The story of Denniston

Adams, Cecilia

J W Baty

1971

(3p) 168p

8vo

D-J (chips, slight repair top spine, fading spine, in archival wrapper)  VG - Near Fine

55

With illustrations, the story of the town in the clouds, Denniston, its coal mines and its incline

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

The Hill

The story of Denniston

Adams, Cecilia

J W Baty

1971

(3p) 168p

8vo

D-J (chips, small piece missing bottom front, fading spine, in archival wrapper) Small water spot front board  VG

68

Signed by the author, the story of the town in the clouds, Denniston, its coal mines and its incline

3.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The history of Port Nelson

 

Allan, Ruth

W&T

1954

xv (1p) 154p (1 leaf) (10 leaves illustrations)

8vo

D-J (pieces missing top, bottom spine. in archival wrapper) Cloth binding  Small bookseler's stamp FEP Slight foxing FEs VG

30

With illustrations, the history of Nelson's port and its vessels, with lists and vessel biographies, including shipwrecks

5.000000

17.000000

31.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Nelson  A history of early settlement

 

Allan, Ruth M

Reed

1965

(frontis)  xxvii (1p)  458p

8vo

D-J  Signature FEP VG - Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, the detailed history of the Nelson area, from pre-European through to close settlement and organised immigration, a nice copy

5.500000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

40.000000

An Akaroa Precinct

 

Allison, Barbara L

Author Pub

1990

73

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations and drawings, an artistic walk around the older houses in Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, with much history

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Tracking Captain Thomas  a journey in search of the unacknowledged founder of Canterbury

 

Amodeo, Colin

The Caxton Press

2017

288

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a new study of the foundations of Canterbury and Christchurch, and the role played by the surveyors and pre-settlement workers

5.500000

22.000000

45.000000

50.000000

55.000000

'On Parade!'  Shirley Boys High School the first 50 years

 

Amodeo, Colin (comp)

Shirley Boys High School Old Boys' Assoc

2007

308

4to

D-J (slight fading) Plasticised boards VG - Near Fine

38

With illustrations, the first 50 years of this boys' school in Christchurch, now much changed by the earthquakes

9.000000

28.000000

59.000000

67.000000

72.000000

Rescue  The Sumner community and its lifeboat service

 

Amodeo, Colin (ed)

Sumner Lifeboat Institution Inc

1998

xi (1p) 189p

4to

Paper over boards  Gilt titles  Fine

30

With maps, illustrations and lists, a record of the hundred-and-more years of this Canterbury lifeboat service, its development, its people and its rescues

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The Mosquito Fleet of Canterbury

an impression of the years 1830-1870

Amodeo, Colin ; Huntley, Bill

The Caxton Press

2005

306p (1p)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a record of the role of sea transport in the development of Canterbury province

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Place-names of Banks Peninsula  a topographical history

 

Andersen, Johannes C

Govt Print

1927

238p (folding chart)

8vo

Cloth binding, gilt titles Near Fine

68

With map, a detailed A-Z of Maori and European place-names, with much historical discussion

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Addington the Prison

 

Andrews, Mike ; van Zoggel, Peter

The Purple Barn Conspiracy

2001

119

8vo

P-B Library stamps beginning, end, top Short inscription TP  VG

20

With illustrations, a tidy ex-library copy of this New Zealand prison history

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Lyalldale YFC 1937-2007

 

Annett, Alan (et al, eds)

Lyalldale YFC 70th Cttee

2007

60

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations and lists, 70 years in the life of this South Canterbury Young Farmers' Club

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

50 Years of Electricity in South Canterbury

 

Anon

South Canterbury Electric Power Board

1971

14 leaves

4to

P-B VG

25

With maps, illustrations and tables, a history of this Power Board and its people, which covered an area from Glenavy all the way over to Mount Cook

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Strait and the Narrow

a history of Policing in Marlborough

Anon

Marlborough Police History Cttee

1998

140

4to

P-B Slight bump top spine  VG

40

Signed by the History Committee, with maps and illustrations, a history of policing at the top of the South Island, beginning with James Cook in 1770

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Cambridge Terrace Methodist Church Christchurch Seventy-Fifth Anniversary 1873-1948

 

Anon

Cambridge Terrace Methodist Church

1948

15p (1p)

8vo

P- B Stamp Foreword page  VG

12

With illustrations, a brief record of this Christchurch Methodist Church

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Beginnings  Catholic Centennial Christchurch 1850-1950

 

Anon

Author Pub

1950

59p (1p) (26p advertisements)

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations and contemporary ads, a short history of the Catholic Church in Canterbury in its centenary year

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Port Levy School 1877-1977

 

Anon

Port Levy School Cent Cttee

1977

16

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

With illustrations, the reunion booklet for this school on Banks Peninsula which had been closed in 1972

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand Vol 3 Canterbury Provincial District

 

Anon

The Cyclopedia Company

1903

xxxi (2p plates) 1116p (1p) (1p errata)

4to

Three-quarter leather binding, cloth over boards Leather rubbed on FEs Text clean  VG

240

With illustrations, the Canterbury district as it was around the turn of the century according to the subscibers, now a rich source of detail for later generations

14.000000

51.000000

117.000000

130.000000

146.000000

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand Vol 5 Nelson, Marlborough and Westland Provincial Districts

 

Anon

The Cyclopedia Company

1906

xxi (3p) 615p

4to

Three-quarter leather binding, cloth over boards Leather rubbed on FEs Strips of fading to cloth Text clean Half of Westland Harbour map missing  VG

180

With illustrations, the West and top of the South Island as it was around the turn of the century according to the subscibers, now a rich source of detail for later generations

5.000000

37.000000

80.000000

90.000000

99.000000

Te Wahipounamu South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area

 

Apse, Andris

Craig Potton Publishing

2004 Reprint edition (1997)

120

Oblong 8vo

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, with map and illustrations, the West Coast national parks, from Mount Cook to Fiordland

7.000000

21.000000

44.000000

49.000000

53.000000

Centennial history of All Saints' Parish Nelson

 

Ault, Harold Frank

The Vestry of All Saints' Parish

1962

(frontis) (9p) 204p

8vo

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

25

Signed by the author and the Church dignitaries in a limited edition, with illustrations, a hundred years of the Nelson parish, its happenings and its personalities, with lists

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Nelson Narrative  the story of the Church of England in the Diocese of Nelson 1858-1958

 

Ault, HF

The Standing Cttee of the Diocese of Neson

1958

(frontis) xvi (2p) 384p

8vo

D-J (chips, small piece missing base front) Cloth binding VG

20

With map and illustrations, a centennial history of the Church of England in Nelson Province, along with the events and personalities that drove it

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Professor Bickerton's Wainoni

 

Baker, Tim

Author Pub

2004

83

4to

P-B  Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a history of the beginnings of this Christchurch suburb, its animal park and the Bickerton family

5.000000

15.000000

27.000000

31.000000

34.000000

Hinds and surrounding areas

History, Heritage and Highlights

Baughan, Lorraine (comp)

Hinds History Group

2005

320

4to

P-B Near Fine

70

Limited edition, with maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this South Canterbury town and area, its base in the land, the services and the organisations

5.000000

25.000000

54.000000

60.000000

64.000000

Clear Horizons  A History of the Lowcliffe & Coldstream Districts

 

Baughan, Lorraine (ed)

The Lowcliffe-Coldstream History Group

1993

213

8vo

P-B  VG

30

A detailed, illustrated history of this Mid-Canterbury district

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

A History of Rangi-Ruru School

 

Belcher, Margaret

Rangi-Ruru Presbyterian Girls' School

1964

96

8vo

D-J (small chip spine)  Thin strip browning EPs Otherwise Near Fine

30

A nice copy of this history, published on the 75th anniversary of the Christchurch school, with illustrations of teachers and pupils

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Living with the Past  historical buildings of the Waimairi district

 

Bennett, Pauline (et al)

Waimairi District Council

1982

88

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

40

With maps and illustrations, a photographic record of many of the buildings of historical importance in Waimairi County, around the north of Christchurch, many of which now exist only in photographs

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The First Hundred  Borough of Blenheim 1869-1969

 

Beverley, A

Blenheim Borough Council

1969

210

8vo

Card covers Insc FEP VG

32

With biographies-lists  of community leaders, events in history

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Life and Work at Canterbury Agricultural College  the first seventy-five years

 

Blair, ID (comp)

Author Pub, Caxton Press

1956

448

8vo

Cloth binding, gilt titles VG

20

With illustrations, the first 75 years of Lincoln College

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Braeburn Settlers and those who came after

 

Blakemore, Nicola

Author Pub

2008

(4p) 163p

4to

P-B Short crease fore-corner  VG - Near Fine

48

With many illustrations, a hundred or so years in this settlement in the Murchison area

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

33.000000

36.000000

The Ballads of a Coaster

 

Blanchfield, Paddy

New Zealand Books

1971

33 leaves

8vo

P-B Fading spine Short inscription HTP  VG

30

A collection of the West Coast MP author's 'ballads' dealing with people and events on the Coast, now scarce

4.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

27.000000

A House not made with Hands

The Durham Street Methodist Church Christchurch

Blight, Rev William T (comp)

The Trustees  of the Durham Street Methodist Church

1964

119

8vo

D-J (chips)  Signature FEP  VG

20

With illustrations, 100 years to 1964 in the life of this church, now much changed by the Christchurch earthquakes

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

In a Southern Churchyard

 

Bowman, Glenys ; Wells, Rodney

The Caxton Press

1997

52 leaves

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

40

Limited edition (26/750) evocation of churches and churchyards around Southern New Zealand, words by Glenys Bowman, drawings by Rodney Wells

6.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Amberley 1884-1984

 

Boyce, NM (et al, comps)

Author Pub

1984

15 leaves

8vo

P-B Signs of silverfish back cover  Bend bottom fore-corner VG

20

With illustrations, pieces about the birth and development of this North Canterbury town

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Far Downers  The people and history of Haast and Jackson Bay

 

Bradshaw, Julia

University of Otago Press

2010 Reprint edition (2001)

152

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, earlier life in South Westland, at the end of the road on New Zealand's south-west coast

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Redwoodtown School Jubilee 1912-1962

 

Brayshaw, NH (comp)

Express Printing Works, Author Pub

1962

28

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, the first half-century of this Marlborough school, including some history of its district

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Redwoodtown School Jubilee 1912-1962

 

Brayshaw, NH (comp)

Author Pub

1962

28

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the first 50 years of this Marlborough Primary School

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Lyttelton Time-Ball Station

 

Bremner, Julie

New Zealand Historic Places Trust

1979

59p (5p)

8vo

P-B VG

15

With illustrations, an account of the history, operation and restoration of this Canterbury building demolished in the earthquakes

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Vanguard of the South   Nelson, New Zealand

 

Brereton, Lt-Col Cyprian Bridge

Reed

1952

(frontis) 255p

8vo

D-J (chips, wear around top, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, slight fading top, bottom spine Slight foxing FE  VG

40

With maps and illustrations, a 'social record.. of the growth of the Nelson district and the life of the people

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

31.000000

34.000000

Between the Wind and the Water  Ashburton County Council 1876-1989

 

Britten, Rosemary

Ashburton District Council

1991

203p (folding map rear)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a detailed record of this South Canterbury district and its local government

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Rangi Ruru

 

Britten, Rosemary

Te Waihora Press

1988

176

4to

P-B VG

26

With illustrations, the first hundred years of this Christchurch girls' school

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

30.000000

34.000000

Difficult Country  an informal history of Murchison

 

Brown, Margaret C

Murchison Historical and Museum Society

1976

(frontis) xvi 262p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Slight foxing FE Near Fine

35

Signed by the author, with illustrations, a history of the Murchison district, the goldmining and the agriculture that followed, a nice copy

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

More than Water  the story of Lake Hood

 

Brown, Nathalie

Waterside Publishing

2012

248p (2 leaves)

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the saga of the creation of a lake at Ashburton, in South Canterbury

5.000000

19.000000

39.000000

42.000000

45.000000

LIfe in the Hinterland of the South Island

 

Bruce, George

Author Pub

1977

158

8vo

D-J (chips, fading spine) Paper over boards  Owner's small stamp FEP  VG - Near Fine

65

With illustrations, life in farming inland from Oxford in the first half of the 20th century, scarce

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Coast and the Coasters

 

Burtford, John

Whitcoulls

1981

78p (2p)

4to

D-J Cloth over boards  Fine

25

An illustrated introduction to the West Coast of the South Island, the natural world and the human world, a work done with love for the 'Coast'

5.000000

17.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

The Suter  One hundred years in Nelson

 

Butterworth, Susan

Nikau Press

1999

200

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

50

Signed by the author, a hundred years in the life of this Art Gallery in Nelson, and its collection

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

40.000000

Love and Faithfulness  stories of St Mary's Timaru 1860-2010

 

Button, John

St Mary's Editorial Cttee

2010

368

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the service and history of this Timaru church in its first 150 years

5.000000

28.000000

61.000000

69.000000

74.000000

South of the Burn  the Southburn story 1892-1992

 

Button, John

Southburn Historical Publication Cttee

1992

(6p) 196p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Signature FEP  Near Fine

60

With map and illustrations, the first hundred settlement years of this South Canterbury area, starting with the Pareora Run, with biographies and lists

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Lyalldale  a vision realised

 

Button, John

Lyalldale Historical Group

2000

304

4to

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

85

Limited edition, with illustrations and drawings, the centenary history of this South Canterbury area, beginning with the farming settlement and the early Irish settlers, with family biographies

6.000000

28.000000

60.000000

68.000000

75.000000

Easter Monday in the High Lands a century of Mackenzie Highland Sows 1899-1998

 

Button, John ; Leslie, Ray

Mackenzie A&P Society

1998

(9p) 344p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

45

Signed by both writers, with illustrations, the many magic moments of this Mackenzie Country event, with biographies

5.500000

25.000000

55.000000

62.000000

66.000000

Golden Jubilee of Saint Christopher's Sunday School Redwoodtown Blenheim 1909-1959

 

Bythell, Joan M

The Vestry of the Parochial District of Blenheim

1959

76

8vo

P-B VG

20

Signed, limited edition, with illustrations and lists, a history of the Sunday School, its leaders and its learners

3.000000

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22.000000

24.000000

The Years Between  Christchurch Boys' High School 1881-1981

 

Campbell, AT (et al, eds)

Christchurch High School Old Boys' Association

1981

(frontis) 771p

8vo

P-B Creases cover, spine Small piece missing top fore-corner  First few pages dog-eared  VG

25

With illustrations and lists, a hundred years in the life and development of this New Zealand Boys' High School

5.500000

23.000000

46.000000

49.000000

52.000000

A Glance Over My Shoulder  the story of St Stephen's Church Russley

 

Chambers, Rev WA

St Stephen's Church

1971

12

4to

P-B Taped spine VG

10

An illustrated 'history' of this Christchurch Methodist Church, the third to be established in Canterbury

3.000000

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22.000000

24.000000

Our Yesteryears 1840-1950 a history of Methodism in Canterbury

 

Chambers, Wesley Albert

Author Pub

1950

(3p) 61p (9p)

8vo

P-B VG

28

With illustrations, a short history of the various Methodist churches in Canterbury, and a listing of all the churches built

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

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22.000000

Cheerful Yesterdays  a centennial history of the Gleniti (Wai-iti) School 1879-1979

 

Charteris, WC (Bill)

The Gleniti School Centennial Cttee

1979

(3p) 83p

8vo

P-B Covers laminated  VG

28

With illustrations and portraits, the first 100 years of this Timaru school

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

they left their mark

 

Clarkson, Paul

Christchurch Old Boys Association

1974

40

8vo

P-B VG

24

Published as a fund-raiser, drawings of various pupils and staff from the Christchurch Boys' High

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Silent Land

a pictorial record of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand

Cleveland, Les

The Caxton Press

1966

87p (1p)

4to

D-J (waves in paper, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG

38

A photographic survey and description of the West Coast, both natural and man-made, people at work, or play, their buildings run-down, or swept-up

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

33.000000

36.000000

A Picture Book of Old Canterbury

 

Coates, Ken ; Ogonowska-Coates, Halina

Benton Ross

1985

142

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

22

With many historical illustrations, a depiction of Canterbury from early European settler days to the 1920s

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Jubilee Waimate High School 1883-1979

 

Collett, Elaine (et al)

Waimate High School Jubilee Cttee

1979

40 leaves

8vo

P-B VG

28

With illustrations and lists, a record of the jubilee proceedings of the school, and a summary of events, with many recollections

4.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Upper Riccarton Methodist Church

a centennial retrospect 1886-1986

Cookson, JE

Upper Riccarton Methodist Church

1986

(frontis) (2p) 48p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a hundred years in the life of this Canterbury Methodist Church

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Rapaki Remembered

 

Couch, Arthur (Hiwi)

Te Waihora Press, The Canterbury Maori Studies Assn

1987

96

4to

P-B  Signature HTP VG

32

With map and illustrations, a history of this small Maori settlement on the shores of Lyttelton Harbour, its people and its traditions

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The View from the Saddle Horse Trekking on Banks Peninsula

 

Craw, Caroline

Author Pub

1990

90

8vo

P-B VG

20

With map and illustrations, Overleigh Horse Treks, the people, the horses, the experiences

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Yaldhurst Primary School Centennial Celebrations 1876-1976

 

Crawford, EA (et al, comps)

Yaldhurst Primary School Cent Cttee

1976

44

8vo

P-B VG

20

With illustrations, lists and reminiscences, the first hundred years of this Christchurch district school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Press First With the News an illustrated history

 

Crean, Mike

Random House

2011

174p (2p)

4to

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

22

With illustrations, 150 years in Christchurch newspaper publishing, including the 2010, 2011 earthquakes

5.000000

17.000000

33.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Eight Christchurch Schools

 

Cresswell, Douglas

The Pegasus Press

1956

40

8vo

Paper wrappers over soft card  Light fading spine   VG

25

With drawings by Fanny Buss, the author's wife, the early history and life of eight foundation boys' and girls' schools in Christchurch, both 'state' and 'church'

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Story of Cheviot

 

Cresswell, Douglas

The Cheviot County Council

1951

178

8vo

D-J (slight tape stain on back) Cloth binding  VG - Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the story of this Canterbury area, its County Council, and 'Ready Money' Robinson

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Fire and Flood  Pleasant Point Volunteer Fire Brigade 1944-1994

 

Cross, DJ (comp)

Author Pub

1994

90

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the first 50 years of this South Canterbury Volunteer Fire Brigade, its people and their experiences

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Daybreak in Geraldine County 1877-1952

 

Davey, AJ

Geraldine County Council

1952

198

8vo

D-J (slight chips, browning spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding  Thin strip browning EPs  VG - Near Fine

30

With map and illustrations, seventy-five years of local government in rural Canterbury

6.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Bainham  a history

 

Dawber, Carol

River Press, Bainham Reunion Cttee

1997

286

8vo

P-B Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this area in south west Nelson, the gold, the forestry, the farm development

5.000000

14.000000

29.000000

33.000000

36.000000

Whitebait and Wetlands

Tales of the West Coast

Dawson, John ; Henshaw, David

David Bateman

1998

96

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

22

The delightful colour and B-W cartoons and illustrations of David Henshaw add to the humour of these anecdotes and stories which are reliably reported from the West Coast

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Time and Tide  the story of the Pelorus Mail Boat

 

Day, Lorain

David Bateman

2017

240

8vo

Pictorial Boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, a social and postal history of the Marlborough Sounds

5.500000

22.000000

44.000000

46.000000

48.000000

Pioneers on Port Cooper Plains

The Deans family of Riccarton

Deans, John

Simpson & Williams

1964

(frontis) (8p) 178p (folding genealogical  chart)

8vo

D-J (price-clipped) Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the history of the first European settlers in Canterbury before the NZ Company settlement, a nice copy

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Pioneers on Port Cooper Plains

The Deans Family of Riccarton and Homebush

Deans, John

Cadsonbury Pubs

1998 (1964)

(frontis) xiii 178p (3p)

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

35

The facsimile reprint of this history of one of the earliest Canterbury families, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Restoring the Old Homebush Whare

 

Deans, Louise

Homebush Press

2008

192

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations and plans, the history and restoration of a dilapidated 1850s wood and clay cottage in Canterbury

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Images from a Limestone Landscape

 

Dennis, Andy ; Craig Potton

Craig Potton Pub

1987

118

Oblong 4to

D-J (slight wear top spine) Laminated boards VG - Near Fine

35

With map and wonderful illustrations, the limestone country of Paparoa National Park in Westland

8.000000

23.000000

51.000000

55.000000

59.000000

Images from a Limestone Landscape

 

Dennis, Andy ; Craig Potton

Craig Potton Pub

1997 (1987)

118

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

30

With map and wonderful illustrations, the limestone country of Paparoa National Park in Westland

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Street Names of Nelson  some notes on their origins

 

Dickinson, BE

Journal of the Nelson Historical Society

1966

30

8vo

P-B Small piece missing top p30 VG

15

Notes on the naming of some of Nelson's earliest streets

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Nelson College Images of an Era

 

Dodson, Marilyn (et al)

Nelson College Old Boys' Assn

2006

144

Oblong 8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp TP Near Fine

35

150 years told in well-restored photographs, the staff, the pupils, the activities

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Ashburton Borough School 125th Jubilee 1872-1997

 

Driscoll, Alison (comp)

Ashburton Borough School 125 Jubilee Cttee

1997

40

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the jubilee of the oldest primary school in the Ashburton area

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Waiau Families and Other Stories

 

Dunbar, Graham A (ed)

The Waiau Reunion Association

1998 revised edition

(frontis) x 180p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

34

With map and illustrations, a collection of biographical pieces about the earlier and later families to settle in the Waiau township, and on the farms in the district

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Rotoiti Recollections 2nd edition, expanded

 

Dungan, Dan (ed)

St Arnaud Community Association

1999 (1992)

176

8vo

P-B VG

35

With illustrations, the expanded edition of this collection of pieces on this area in the Nelson province, includes profiles

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Middleton Grange Story

 

Dunlop, Eric

25th  Celebration Cttee Middleton grange School

1989

154

8vo

P-B Fading spine VG

20

With illustrations and lists, the first 25 years of this co-educational school in Christchurch

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The Folk down South"

A Tale of South Westland

Eastwood, Oswald W

Author Pub

1964

32

Small 8to

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

Author's presentation copy, a collection of verses about the South Westland area

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Echoes from the Past  Hakataramea Valley School 1884-1984

 

Ellis, Rosalie (comp)

Hakataramea Valley School Cttee

1984

138p (xvi)

8vo

P-B Slight marks covers VG

38

With maps, illustrations, lists and advertisements, a history of this school and its district

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Silver Tussock

 

Evans, Allister

Author Pub

1975

(5p) 235p

8vo

D-J (slight chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  Near Fine

75

With maps and illustrations, a history of this South Canterbury farming area, Holme Station,  Craigmore, Maungati, Cannington, Craigmore Downs, Motukaika, Upper Pareora and Alpine, a lovely copy

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Suburban & Rural a church on the move a short history of the parochial district of Atawhai-Hira 1861-1981

 

Evans, Rev JH

Author Pub

1981

24

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

With illustrations and lists, a hundred and twenty years of this church in the Nelson area

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Runanga Home of Champions

 

Ewen, Jack ; Flood, John

100th Jubilee Cttee  of the Dunollie-Runanga District

2005

216

4to

P-B Near Fine

48

With many illustrations, a hundred years plus of this West Coast district, with biographies of the more famous locals

5.500000

19.000000

40.000000

43.000000

46.000000

Travelling River

 

Fell, Cliff (et al)

Mountains-to-the-Sea Project

2004

56

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a Suter Gallery exhibition book, a collaboration of artists, scientists, and the people of the Motueka River catchment

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

St Paul's Methodist Church (Hokitika)  Centennial 1865-1965

 

Fields, Ronald E

St Paul's Methodist Church

1965

12 leaves

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a hundred years in the Methodist Church on the West Coast

5.000000

6.000000

17.000000

22.000000

19.000000

Blenheim School Jubilee 1984 125 years

 

Finnie, John

Blenheim School 125th Jubilee Cttee

1984

39p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a review of the people, places and events in the history of this Marlborough school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Of Grace and Majesty St Patrick's Basilica Waimate 1909-2009

 

Foley, John

Author Pub

2009

155

8vo

P-B Fine

28

With illustrations, the first century of this South Canterbury Catholic basilica and its people

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Straight off the Tussock

 

Fulton, Tim

Fraser Books

2005

xiii (frontis map) 191p

8vo

Soft cards covers with flaps  Fine

35

The story of a Canterbury farm family, including surviving the Wahine

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

A Century of Worship 1878-1978 St Mary's Church Blenheim

 

Furness, JG

St Mary's Church

1978

32

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

With illustrations and lists, a century of this church, its history and its people

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

A History of the University of Canterbury 1873-1973

 

Gardner, WJ (et al)

University of Canterbury

1973

530

8vo

D-J (repair base, chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG

25

With map, illustrations and tables, a hundred years of university education in Canterbury, New Zealand

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

South Canterbury  A record of settlement

 

Gillespie, Oliver A

The South Canterbury Centennial History Cttee

1958

(frontis) xxiv (plate) 507p (folding map back paste-down)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Slight foxing FEs VG - Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this South Island area, its pioneers and settlers, its flora and fauna, and the social forces which affected them all

5.000000

23.000000

48.000000

52.000000

58.000000

A Holiday Idyll

 

Glenn, Rewa

Pegasus

1964

(frontis) 78p

8vo

P-B Fine

45

With woodcuts by Elizabeth Johnston, a nice copy of these 'adventures' in the Marlborough Sounds

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

From Slate to Computer  one hundred years at Springlands School

 

Gosling, Les

Cent Cttee of the Springlands School

1986

(6p) 76p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, the first century of this Marlborough school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The History of Mrs Pope Ltd

 

Gosset, Robyn

Mrs Pope Ltd

1979

58

8vo

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

30

Signed by the two firm managers, a limited edition history of this Canterbury firm, with lists

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Boyangs n' Bandannas  West of the Southern Alps

 

Graham, Frank

Author Pub

2001

196

8vo

P-B Fine

48

Signed by the author, the Kokatahi Band on the West Coast, and West Coast things, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Selwyn

From the Hills to the Sea

Grayburn, Arthur (et al, ed)

Ellesmere Camera Club

1997

(4p) 279p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With many illustrations, a depiction in A-Z form of an area in South Canterbury in word and photograph (many historic) in some detail, from Arthur's Pass to Windwhistle

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

The Big Chill of June 2006

 

Grigor, Jeff

Penguin Group

2006

34 leaves

Oblong 8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp TP Near Fine

15

With illustrations, the results of the biggest snowfall in Canterbury and surrounding areas for half a century, recording the rise of the community to help itself

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Early Timaru

 

Hall-Jones, FG

The Southland Historical Cttee

1956

64

8vo

D-J over soft card covers (slight chips top spine) VG

30

With maps and illustrations, historical records of Timaru's pre-settlement period, annotated and analysed

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Streets of Timaru

 

Hamilton, JB

The South Canterbury Historical Society

1975

79p (1p Index) (folding map inside rear cover)

8vo

D-J over card covers VG - Near Fine

30

With a short history, an explanation of where many of Timaru's street names came from

5.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Timaru South School Centennary 1881-1981

 

Hannam, Mary

Timaru South School Centennial Cttee

1981

54p (2p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, a hundred years in the life of this South Canterbury school

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The Warm Wind of Faith

 

Hanrahan, MJ

Asburton Parish Cent Cttee

1981

95p (1p)

8vo

P-B Signature TP VG

22

With illustrations, a hundred years of Catholicism in South Canterbury, with short biographies

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

To the Back and Beyond  a Karamea story

 

Hargreaves, Jim

Author Pub

2000

216

8vo

P-B FEs yellowed  VG

30

P-B FEs yellowed  VG

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Karamea - a story of success

 

Harmon, Dulcie (comp)

Karamea District Cent Cttee

1975

(2p) 92p (2p)

8vo

P-B VG

35

With illustrations, the story of the district at the end of the West Coast Road and its school, scarce

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Wind in the Tussocks  the story of the Rangitata Plains

 

Harper, Barbara

John McIndoe

1972

144

8vo

D-J (fading spine, chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards VG

25

Signed by the author, with map and illustrations, the story of the peopling, the settlement and taming of this area south of Christchurch

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Kettle on the Fuchsia

The story of Orari Gorge

Harper, Barbara

Reed

1967

172

8vo

D-J (repairs, small pieces missing) VG

28

A Station in South Canterbury, inland from Geraldine; the Tripp family and their work

5.500000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Tohora

The story of Fyffe House, Kai Koura

Harris, Jan

NZ Historic Places Trust

1994

56

4to

P-B Fine

24

Dwelling first on the archaic inhabitants, the book expands onto the European past of the area, and the whaling station founded in 1842

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

A Place to Live  The Tasman District, a community profile

 

Harris, Jill

Dry Crust Communications, Tasman District Council

2005 2nd print

76

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a combination history and guide to the people and places of this Nelson area

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Faces and Forces shaping the Tasman District

 

Harris, Jill

Dry Crust Communications, Tasman District Council

2003

78

Oblong 8vo

Spiral bound, soft card covers VG

25

With illustrations, a collection of the driving forces, and the people creating and changing Nelson's Tasman District

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Beyond the Waimakariri

A regional history

Hawkins, Donald N

Capper Press

1978 (1957)

viii (6p) 465p

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine)Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a reprint edition of this detailed history of the area north of Christchurch, including covering early agriculture and social activities

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

40.000000

44.000000

Beyond the Waimakariri

A regional history

Hawkins, Donald N

Whitcombe&Tombs

1957

viii (6p) 465p

8vo

D-J (chips, small piece missing spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding, slight speckling  Owner's details FEP VG

50

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of the area north of Christchurch, including covering early agriculture and social activities

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

40.000000

44.000000

Mountain Farm Bush Farm

 

Henderson, Jim (comp, ed)

Radio Pacific Publishing

2000

96

8vo

P-B Owner's details HTP VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the generations on Kairiru farm, at the top of the West Coast

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Styx Story  a study of a Christchurch River

 

Hills, Dennis

The Styx History Group

2002

vi 98p

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a human and natural history of this river and its district

5.000000

17.000000

31.000000

36.000000

38.000000

A Community Built on a Station Divided  Culverden Settlement Farms 1908-2008

 

Hoban, James KW

Author Pub

2008 2nd edition

144

4to

P-B Short crease cover front fore-corner  VG

40

With maps and illustrations, a history of this Canterbury area, its people and its farms

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

We Remember

(Reminiscences of JE Strachan, Rangiora High School)

Hollow, P ; Allardyce, T

Author pub

1965

(2p) 52

8vo

P-B VG

15

A collection of reminiscences of JE Strachan and the school

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Hokitika Handmade

 

Hulme, Keri (et al)

Hokitika Craft Gallery Co-Operative Society

1999

52

Oblong 8vo

Spiral bound, soft card covers  Fine

40

Text by Keri Hulme, photographs by Julia Brooke-White, 19 West Coast artists with short biographies and examples of their work, scarce

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

17.000000

Homeplaces

Three Coasts of the South Island of New Zealand

Hulme, Keri ; Morrison, Robin

H&S

1989

(frontis map) 131p

Oblong 8vo

D-J  Paper over boards, very slight rubbing top, bottom spine  Near Fine

90

Signed by Robin Morrison, Keri Hulme's three 'homes' in the South Island, West Coast, East Coast and Rakiura, photographed by Robin Morrison

5.500000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

Homeplaces

Three Coasts of the South Island of New Zealand

Hulme, Keri ; Morrison, Robin

H&S

1989

(frontis map) 131p

Oblong 8vo

D-J (slight fade spine) Paper over boards  Near Fine

55

Keri Hulme's three 'homes' in the South Island, West Coast, East Coast and Rakiura, photographed by Robin Morrison

5.500000

21.000000

41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

A City of Bridges

 

Ince, John A

Christchurch City Council

1998

188

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

50

With illustrations, the pre-Earthquake bridges of Christchurch

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Marlborough Place Names

 

Insull, Herbert Alexander Horace

Reed

1952

71p (2p)

8vo

D-J (fading spine, slight rubbing extremities)  Paper over boards VG

40

With maps and illustrations, a useful guide to the Maori and early European names of the top of the South Island

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Quail Island a link with the past

 

Jackson, Peter

Dept of Conservation

1990

viii p9-112

8vo

P-B Owner's name covered TP VG

24

With map and illustrations, the history of this island in the middle of Lyttelton Harbour, once base to a Shackleton expedition

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Tales of Banks Peninsula

 

Jacobson, HC

Author Pub

1893 2nd, expended edition

viii 307p

Small 8vo

Cloth binding Ex-lib, number spine, card pocket, number rear paste-down  Owner's details front paste-down  Gd - VG

28

Early stories of the Banks Peninsula area, from land to sea, Maori to English to French, the Maori section by the Rev JW Stack

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula 1840-1940

 

Jacobson, HC (comp)

Akaroa Mail

1940

(frontis) (2p) 396p

8vo

D-J (pieces missing, in archival wrapper) Blue cloth binding  Slight bumping top, bottom spine  VG - Near Fine

125

With illustrations, the history of the foundation of this Canterbury district, the Maori, the French, the Whaling, and the European immigrants

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula 1840-1940

 

Jacobson, William Edward Moxhay

Author Pub

1940

(frontis) (2p) 396p

8vo

Blue cloth binding, browning spine Bumping top, bottom spine Signature FEP VG

50

With illustrations, the Maori history of the Banks Peninsula, and the European settlement, the French, the Whalers, the English farmers

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

34.000000

38.000000

The Story of Lyttelton 1849-1949

 

Johnson, John

The Lyttelton Borough Council

1952

243

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Thin strip browning EPs  Slight foxing FEs VG - Near Fine

50

With map and illustrations, a history of Canterbury's port and its local government, with lists of those who fell at war

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Gold in a Tin Dish  The Search for Gold in Marlborough & Eastern Nelson 2 Vols The History of the Wakamarina Goldfield, THe History of the Eastern Marlborough Goldfields

 

Johnston, Mike

Nikau Press

1992-3

(frontis) 600p, (frontis) 456p

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards Signature FEP Vol 1 Near Fine

140

Vol 2 signed and inscribed, with maps and llustrations, a detailed history of the goldmining at the top of the South Island

9.000000

39.000000

86.000000

97.000000

107.000000

High Hopes  the history of the Nelson mineral belt and New Zealand's first railway

 

Johnston, Mike

Nikau Press

1987

152

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, the distinctive mineral belt in Eastern Nelson and the railway constructed to service it

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Women of Westland and Their Families  Vol III

 

Jones, R (et al)

National Council of Women, Westland Branch

1990

(map) 118p (1p)

8vo

P-B Inscription HTP  VG

25

The third volume in this excellent series describing the Westland experiences of women iof various ages, with illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

As High as the Hills  the centennial history of Picton

 

Kelly, Henry D

Cape Catley, Picton Borough Council

1976

x 262p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a history of the Marborough Sounds and its local government

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Marist Memories 100 1892-1992

 

Kerridge, Peter (comp)

The Marist Brothers Centennial Celebrations Cttee

1992

140

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a 100 years of Marist Brothers in Greymouth, the schools, the pupils and their community

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Glimpses of Greymouth and District 1868-1993

 

Kerridge, Peter (comp)

125th Jubilee Cttee Grey District Council

1993

160

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, 125 years of development of Greymouth and the West Coast districts around it, the people and the activities

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The Geology of the Lower Awatere District Marlborough, New Zealand

 

King, Lester Charles

NZDSIR

1934

49p (plate) (folding map)

4to

P-B Slight paper disturbance first 6 pages  Small piece missing top, bottom spine paper  VG

55

The DSIR geological memoir No 2, with plates, charts and tables

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Picks & Bricks  Tales of South Malvern

 

Knowles, Margaret E

Author Pub

1990

116

8vo

P-B VG

32

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a collection of stories about the people and happenings in this South Canterbury district

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Natural History of Canterbury

 

Knox, GA (ed)

Reed

1969

620

4to

D-J (rubbing on flap, in archival plastic)  VG - Near Fine

50

With maps, illustrations, diagrams and tables, the revised and much enlarged edition of this study of 36 natural history subjects, from geology to flora and fauna

5.000000

23.000000

48.000000

50.000000

53.000000

The Canterbury Club 1872-1972  Centennial Notes

 

Lamb, RC

The Canterbury Club

1972

(frontis) 79p (1p)

8vo

Blue cloth binding, gilt titles, device  Near Fine

28

With illustrations and lists, a history of this gentlemen's club in Christchurch

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Cricklewood

Tales of the Connor 'Breed'

Lange, Doreen (comp)

Author Pub

1982

(frontis) 96p

8vo

D-J VG

30

Inscribed and signed by the author, the story of the Connor family in South Canterbury, with illustrations

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Lively Retrospect  Timaru Girls High School 1880-1980

 

Lawrence, Averille

Centennial Cttee THS Old Girls' Assoc

1980

(errata slip tipped in) (7p) 215p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, a detailed history of the school, its staff and its pupils

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Millenial Moments in Okiwi Bay

 

Loffhagen, Shirley (comp)

Author Pub

1999

40

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and drawings, a collection of memories of this Nelson area

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Millenial Moments in Okiwi Bay

 

Loffhagen, Shirley (comp)

Author Pub

1999

40

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a compilation of memories and history of this bay within the Marlborough Sounds

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Fendall's Legacy

A History of Fendalton and North-West Christchurch

Looser, Frieda

Canterbury University Press

2002

(frontis) 227p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

38

With maps and illustrations, a study of this suburb of Christchurch, beginning with English immigrant Walpole Fendall, and going from farmland to wealthy residential area

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Hurunui Heritage  the development of a district 1950-2000

 

Lovell-Smith, Margaret

Hurunui District Council

2000

280

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

55

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the development of local government, and local organisations, in this North Canterbury area

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

51.000000

Pay Dirt   The Westland Goldfields from the diary of William Smart

 

Low, Hilary

Canterbury University Press

2016

157

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, early life on the Westland goldfields before the rushes of the 1860s through the pen and drawings of William Smart, who started searching in 1862

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

Schoolroom and Playing Field 1880-1980

a centennial history of Timaru Boys High School

Macaulay, GA (comp)

Timaru BHS Centennial Cttee

1980

40

4to

P-B Slight rust staples  VG

20

With illustrations, a brief history of this boys' high school, with lists and short biographies

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

25.000000

Westport  Struggle for Survival

 

Macdonald, Bruce

Westport Borough Council

1973

80

4to

P-B VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the first 100 years of the Westport Borough Council, the mining - gold and coal - and the Buller River

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Pages from the Past  some chapters in the history of Marlborough

 

MacDonald, Colin Arthur

H Duckworth (EH Penny & Co)

1933

(2p) 321p

8vo

Cloth binding, bumping with slight chips top, bottom spine  Signature of K C McDonald  VG

100

With illustrations, a series of articles dealing chiefly with the pre-provincial period of Marlborough, scarce

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Picton Memories 2

 

MacDonald, Jenny

Picton Seaport News

2005

122

Oblong 8vo

P-B Inscription FEP VG

30

A further series of illustrations used to bring out memories of the early days of Picton, in the Marlborough Sounds

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Picton Memories

 

MacDonald, Jenny

Picton Seaport News

2003

119

Oblong 8vo

P-B Signature FEP  VG

35

Signed by the author, a series of illustrations are used to bring out memories of the early days of Picton, in the Marlborough Sounds

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Amuri

The County - Old Times and Old People

MacFarlane, LRC

Author Pub, W&T

1946

(1p) 133p (map) (3p)

8vo

Green cloth binding, black titles  Slight bumps extremities  Light browning FEs  Ex-Lib (stamp FEP, pocket back paste-down) VG

40

A very tidy copy of this history of an area in North Canterbury, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Te Raka

Land of Happy Sunshine

MacFarlane, LRC

Author Pub, W&T

1954

(5p) 139p (2p)

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities) VG - Near Fine

25

Farming in North Canterbury, told philosophically and with love

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Eighty Years with Horses

 

Macfarlane, LRC

Reed

1973

(3p) 105

8vo

D-J Fine

30

With cartoons and illustrations, experiences with animals and teams in rural Amuri, north of Christchurch, in the first half of the 20th century

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Aporo  A taste of Tasman

 

Mackay, Deirdre

Tasman Area Community Assoc

2008

ix (1p) p11-205 (3p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps and illustrations, a century and more in this Nelson area, from the Maori and early European settlement and industry, to today's vineyards

5.500000

14.000000

29.000000

32.000000

35.000000

South of the Selwyn  A Centennial Digest

Dunsandel, Selwyn, Mead, Fyvie

Mackie, Jack

Dunsandel School Cent Cttee

1979

174

8vo

P-B Marks on covers, small spot of thinning top front cover where price label has been removed VG

30

With illustrations and lists, a history of this South Canterbury area, its people, oraganisations and places

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

By - Ways of History & Medicine

(with special reference to Canterbury, New Zealand)

MacMillan, David

NM Peryer Ltd

1946

419

4to

D-J (faded, chips extremities, in protective plastic) Slight signature FEP VG

225

No 63 in an edition of 200, with illustrations, the author covers Canterbury medical 'history' and its practitioners, the South Island Maori and miscellaneous Canterbury history, in some detail, scarce

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

The Torlesse Papers 1848-51

 

Maling, Peter Bromley

The Pegasus Press

1958

238

8vo

D-J (rubbing around extremities, in protective plastic)  Paper over boards, blue cloth spine, gilt titles  VG

85

Limited edition, journals and letters concerning the foundation of the Canterbury Settlement in New Zealand, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Cockle Cove

Marlborough Sounds haven for four generations

Manson, Lorna

Cape Catley Ltd

2000

235

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and maps, a family and area history of this Cove in Queen Charlotte Sound

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Yesterdays in Golden Buller

 

Matthews, Ella

Author Pub

1957

(errata slip tipped in p14) 215p (1p)

8vo

D-J (slight chips, in archival wrapper)  Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

210

With illustrations, and much detail from contemporary sources, a history of the settlement and happenings of this area of the West Coast

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Rapaura  the growing heart of Marlborough

A District History

Matthews, Nevil and Prue

Cape Catley

1995

x 231p

4to

D-J (slight fading spine)  Plasticised boards Small gift inscription TP Near Fine

42

Signed by the authors, a nice copy of this Marlborough history, with the school history and lists, some biographies, and the wine industry

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Coal and the Coast  a reflection on the Pike River Disaster

 

Maunder, Paul

Canterbury University Press

2012

112p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With map and illustrations, the Pike River disaster, the West Coast and coal, and successive governments' treatments of the Coast

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Hokitika Goldfields Capital

 

May, Philip Ross

Hokitika Centennial Cttee, Pegasus Press

1964

48

8vo

Soft card wrappers with flaps over card  Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, a history of the beginnings of the West Coast gold rushes, and the development of Hokitika

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Gold Town

 

May, Philip Ross

Pegasus

1969

100p (4p)

4to

D-J (chip spine, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards   VG - Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the life and times of the development of Ross, on the West Coast, including the gold

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

40.000000

46.000000

Miners & Militants  Politics in Westland 1865-1918

 

May, Philip Ross (ed)

University of Canterbury, Whitcoulls

1975

xi 174p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities) Signature front paste-down VG - Near Fine

28

Six essays all written by former Coasters, dealing with key episodes in the political life of Westland from the gold-rush days  through to 1918

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Marlborough

A Provincial History

McIntosh, AD

Capper Press

1977

xiv 431

8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

48

Facsimile edition; history of the events and the people

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

30.000000

29.000000

The Nelson College Old Boys' Register 1856-1956 4th Edition

 

McKay, JG ; Allan, HF (comps)

The Nelson College Old Boys' Assn

1956

671p (1p)

8vo

Cloth spine, label Paper over boards, gilt crest Owner's inscription FEP, back paste-down Owner's small stamp FEP  VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the pupils and staff of the college from foundation to 1956, including the sports teams and the school institutions

5.000000

20.000000

40.000000

46.000000

51.000000

History of Wharenui School  Golden Jubilee 1907-1957

 

McLean, Annie A

Wharenui School Jubilee Cttee

1957

38p (2p)

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations, the first fifty years of this Christchurch school

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Glens of Tekoa

 

McRae, Shona

Author Pub

1968

118

8vo

P-B  Two signatures TP  VG

32

A family and local station history from North Canterbury, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The Sons & Daughters

Tales of the Macfarlanes, farmers of North Canterbury

McRae, Shona

Author Pub

1991

79

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards near Fine

40

Signed by the author, the farming lives of this family in North Canterbury, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Gone For Good

 

McRae, Shona

Author Pub

1985

(7p) (111) unpaginated

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, with illustrations and maps, the family story of the McRaes in New Zealand, covering North Canterbury, Nelson and Malborough, an edition of 1500, a nice copy

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Hurunui    Source to Sea

 

McRae, Shona

Hurunui Press

1993

102p (1p)

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Near Fine

55

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a history of the people and places along the Hurunui River in North Canterbury

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Amuri Presbyterian Church

 A centennial history

McRae, WD (et al)

Presbyterian Bookroom

1964

38p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG

24

With maps and illustrations, the history of this North Canterbury Presbyterian church and its people

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Coaling from the Clouds

the Mount Rochfort Railway and the Denniston Incline

Meyer, RJ

NZRLS

1989 2nd edition revised

40

8vo

P-B Light fading covers VG

25

With illustrations, the story of the West Coast's Mt Rochfort Railway, the Denniston Incline, the mining and the communities

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Coaling from the Clouds

the Mount Rochfort Railway and the Denniston Incline

Meyer, RJ

NZRLS

1977 Reprint edition (1971)

(frontis) 67p

8vo

P-B Slight fading spine VG

25

With illustrations, the story of the West Coast's Mt Rochfort Railway, the Denniston Incline, the mining and the communities

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Coaling from the Clouds

the Mount Rochfort Railway and the Denniston Incline

Meyer, RJ

NZRLS

1971

(frontis) 64p

8vo

P-B Slight fading spine Owner's details HTP VG

30

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the first edition of this story of the West Coast's Mt Rochfort Railway, the Denniston Incline, the mining and the communities

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Remember Cobden

 

Minehan, Jack

Author Pub

1986

98

4to

D-J (chips, rubbing, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards SignatureTP VG

40

Signed by the author, with illustrations, a history of this part of Greymouth

5.500000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

75th Jubilee of All Saints Church Hokitika 1936-2011

 

Moore,Lynette (et al)

All Saints Hokitika 75th Jubilee Cttee

2011

12 leaves

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the history of this West Coast church, including a booklet on the church and its Hobday pipe organ

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Through South Westland

a journey to the Haast and Mount Aspiring New Zealand

Moreland, A Maud

Whitcombe&Tombs

1916 2nd Edition

(frontis) xviii 219p (2p)

8vo

Cloth binding Slight wear top, bottom spine, fore-corners Light foxing FEs  VG

75

With maps and illustrations, the record of an early trip up the West Coast and into the Mount Aspiring region, including the first ascent

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Waiuta 1906-1951

The Gold Mine The Town The People

Morris, Gerard (comp, ed)

Friends of Waiuta

1986

(3p) 135p (2p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With maps, illustrations and lists, a detailed history of this gold mining town and its people

5.000000

17.000000

31.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Glimpses of Geraldine through the years

 

Morrison, Ian and John (comps)

Author Pub

2007

140

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With map and illustrations, the first collection of these memories and notes about this South Canterbury area and its people

3.000000

10.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Glimpses of Geraldine through the years II

 

Morrison, Ian and John (comps)

Author Pub

2009

184

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the second collection of these memories and notes about this South Canterbury area and its people

3.000000

11.000000

23.000000

25.000000

27.000000

Maronan a short history of the district

 

Mulligan, Felix

Author Pub

1980

79p (1p)

8vo

Faux-leather binding, gilt title Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a history of this South Canterbury area, its farms and its people

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Back then... threads from Motueka's past

 

Munro, Ian (ed)

Motueka High School

1999

120

4to

P-B Fading spine VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a collection of stories of Motueka's pioneers and organisations

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Evolution of Political Space in The Amuri, Cheviot and Hurunui Counties 1876-1985

 

Murray, Robert E

Author Pub

1985

xv 254p (folding sheet in rear pocket)

4to

Plasticised boards Bumping bottom spine Ex-County Council, with stamps Lacks some sheets in rear pocket  VG - Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, an MA thesis dealing with the political geography of this North Canterbury area, with much local history

6.000000

33.000000

72.000000

80.000000

86.000000

West of Windwhistle  stories of the Lake Coleridge Area

 

Nell, Lyn (et al, eds)

The Lake Coleridge Tourism Group

2005

216

4to

P-B Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, the post-WW2 stories of the settlers and the land of this area inland from Christchurch in the foothills of the Southern Alps

5.000000

19.000000

38.000000

42.000000

45.000000

William Ricarby Campbell '

The Apostle of the North'

Newlands, John

Author Pub

1926

33

8vo

Paper wraps, rubbed around extremities  Slight rust on staples  VG

30

A memoir of the first settled minister in the Amuri, North Canterbury, with many illustrations

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

18.000000

Canterbury Women Since 1893

 

Newman, Corallyn (ed)

Regional Women's Decade Cttee, Pegasus

1979

157p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

40

An illustrated, very detailed study of important women in Canterbury since Women's Suffrage in 1893

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

18.000000

Sovereign Butter 1902-1977

Seventy-Five Years of Dairying in Golden Bay

Newport  JNW

The Golden Bay Dairy Factory Company Ltd

1977

84

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards VG

40

Signed by the author, with map and illustrations, dairying in the Nelson area

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Golden Bay

 

Newport, JNW

Golden Bay County Council

1975

256

8vo

Green paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

One hundred years of local government at the top of the South Island, with maps and illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Rockville Schools Centenary 1879-1979

 

Newport, JNW (comp)

Rockville School Cent cttee

1979

80

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With maps and illustrations, a history of the first 100 years of this collection of Nelson schools, with additions written in

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

St Cuthbert's Church Collingwood 1873-1973

 

Newport, JNW ; Taylor, Rev PJ

St Cuthbert's Church Collingwood

1973

40

8vo

P-B VG

20

Signed by the author, with illustrations, a hundred years of this church and its district

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Boss's Story

 

Newton, Peter

Reed

1966

191

8vo

D-J VG

30

Managing a High Country run

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Big Country of the South Island

North of the Rangitata

Newton, Peter

Reed

1977 Rep ed (1973)

(map) x 260p (1p ads)

4to

D-J (very slight rubbing extremities) VG - Near Fine

45

Farming on the large South Island stations, from the Rangitata up to the tips of Nelson, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Historic Gold Trails of Nelson and Marlborough

 

Nolan, Tony

Reed

1976

(frontis) 95p (1p)

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

25

With maps and illustrations, a pictorial history of the goldfields of the north of the South Island

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Gold Trails of the West Coast

 

Nolan, Tony

Reed

1976 Reprint edition (1975)

88

4to

P-B Fading spine  VG

25

With maps and illustrations, tracing the various goldfields down the West Coast

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

The Braeburn Settlement and the Tutaki School Golden Jubilee

 

O'Connor, Myles

Author Pub

1962

48

8vo

P-B VG

40

With illustrations and lists, a scarce history of this south Nelson district and its school

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Appleby School Nelson  Centennial History 1859-1959

 

O'Connor, Myles

Appleby School Centennial Cttee

1959

39p (1p)

8vo

P-B VG

35

With illustrations and lists, a short history of this Nelson area and its school

3.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Banks Peninsula  Cradle of Canterbury

 

Ogilvie, Gordon

GP Books

1994 2nd edition (1990)

vii (1p) 283p

4to

D-J (chip back, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards  VG

125

Inscribed and signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the second edition of this detailed study, marking 150 years of oraganised European settlement, and long-term Maori occupation

9.000000

26.000000

57.000000

65.000000

69.000000

Banks Peninsula  Cradle of Canterbury

 

Ogilvie, Gordon

GP Books

1990

vii (1p) 283p

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards  VG

110

With maps and illustrations, the first edition of this detailed study, marking 150 years of oraganised European settlement, and long-term Maori occupation

6.000000

23.000000

51.000000

54.000000

59.000000

The Port Hills of Christchurch

 

Ogilvie, Gordon

Reed

1978

xv 246p (1p catalogue)

4to

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

Signed and inscribed by the author, the first edition of this history of the the hills that dominate the east of Christchurch, their people and their places

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

44.000000

48.000000

Banks Peninsula  Cradle of Canterbury

 

Ogilvie, Gordon

Phillips & King

2007 3rd edition (1990)

vii (1p) 284p

4to

D-J Near Fine

65

With maps and illustrations, the third edition with changes and up-dates of this detailed study, covering over 150 years of organised European settlement, and long-term Maori occupation

5.000000

22.000000

46.000000

51.000000

53.000000

High Flies the Cross

The 75th Jubilee History  of St Andrew's College 1917-1992

Ogilvie, Gordon

St Andrew's Presbyterian College Board of Governors

1992

267p (1p)

4to

D-J  Cloth over boards  VG - Near Fine

55

With illustrations, a detailed social and educational history of this Christchurch school

8.000000

22.000000

40.000000

46.000000

49.000000

The Port Hills of Christchurch Fully revised & updated

 

Ogilvie, Gordon

Phillips and King

2009

343p (1p catalogue)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Fine

75

Signed and inscribed by the author, a new revised edition of this Canterbury history, with new material and illustrations, a lovely copy

5.000000

28.000000

60.000000

69.000000

73.000000

Banks Peninsula  Cradle of Canterbury

 

Ogilvie, Gordon

GP Books

1990

vii (1p) 283p

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards  Ex-lib, stamps at beginning VG

30

With maps and illustrations, the first edition of this detailed study, marking 150 years of oraganised European settlement, and long-term Maori occupation

5.500000

23.000000

51.000000

54.000000

59.000000

Pleasant Point

 A History

Oliver, OP ; Smith, Beattie

Pleasant Point Historical Society

1990

132

8vo

P-B VG

35

The history of this town in South Canterbury, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

The Press 1861-1961

 

O'Neill, RB (comp)

Christchurch Press Co

1963

viii (1p) 297p (1p)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Owner's small stamp FEP VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations, the first 100 years of this Christchurch Newspaper and Printing company

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Two Visions Fulfilled  Rolleston from 1866

 

Palmer, David

Author Pub

1988

76

8vo

P-B Slight stain back cover VG

25

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the story of Rolleston until 1988

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

St Michael's Anglican Church Waimea West Nelson 1843-1968

 

Palmer, LA (et al)

St Michael's Vestry

1968

60

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations , 125 years in this Nelson church history, includes the Centennial booklet reprinted

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

St Paul's Methodist Church Greymouth

 

Panckhurst, WD (comp)

St Paul's Centennial Cttee

1965

24

8vo

P-B Near Fine

12

With illustrations, a century of service in this Greymouth church

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Haast is in South Westland

 

Pascoe, John

Reed

1968 2nd edition (1966)

116

4to

D-J (chips, rubbing, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Gd - VG

25

With many illustrations, the human and natural sides to this South Westland area, as well as celebrating the completion of the Haast-Wanaka road

6.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Schooled under the Nor'west Arch

 

Paterson, Ena

Author Pub

1974

174

8vo

P-B Slight water stain to base rear pages VG

25

With illustrations and lists, a hundred years in the society and schools around Sheffield in South Canterbury

6.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

Old Renwicktown

Library and Museum

Pattie, M ; Prosser, P

Friends of the Renwick Museum

1991

32

4to

Card-covered VG - Near Fine

18

Authors signed; Ltd edition; No 68-600; the Olga Watson Memorial Library and the Renwick Museum; sketches and photographs of early buildings and people, Blenheim

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

18.000000

Cascade on the Run

A season with the whitebaiters of South Westland

Peat, Neville

Whitcoulls

1979

126

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper)  VG - Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, a whitebait season with the author's relatives on the Cascade River in South Westland

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Beyond the City

the land and its people Riccarton Waimairi Paparua

Penney, Sarah EW

Penny Ash Pubs

1977

(3p) 239p

4to

D-J (fading spine, in archival wrapper) Slight paper wrinkle EPs VG - Near Fine

55

A detailed history of the people and places of these now-Christchurch suburbs, with maps, illustrations and drawings

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

Heart of the Mackenzie  the Glenmore Station story

 

Philp, Matt

Random House

2014

299p (5p)

4to

D-J over soft-card covers Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the story of Glenmore, beside Lake Tekapo in the Mackenzie Country, the Murray family, and the Merino stud

5.000000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

The southern journey

 

Pickering, Mark

Author Pub

1993

113

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a history of the travelling routes along the coast of Westland, including the personalities who walked them

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

The Southern Journey

 

Pickering, Mark

Author Pub

1993

113

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, an historical journey from Farewell Spit to Milford Sound down the South Island's West Coast, with some biographies of the personalities involved

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Pleasant Days  a history of Public Education in the Pleasant Point District

 

Pike, AJ

Herald Communications

1993

122

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

38

With illustrations, a history of the 15 schools in the Pleasant Point district, including the High School

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

New Pathways

A History of Pleasant Point High School 1970-2004

Pike, Alistair J

Author Pub

2004

144p (12p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations and lists, a detailed history of this South Canterbury school

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Early South Canterbury Runs

 

Pinney, Robert

Reed

1971

(frontis) 330p (1p catalogue)

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Cloth binding  Slight browning FEs VG - Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, a detailed account of the early history of the forty pastoral runs between the Rangitata and Waitaki Rivers, stretching from the Divide, and Mount Cook, through to the East Coast

5.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

No Ordinary Place  The Chatham Islands

 

Pirika, Sharon

Cosmos Publications

1999

95

Oblong 8vo

D-J Plasrticised boards  Fine

50

Signed and inscribed by the author/photographe r, a lovely evocation of the author's homeplace

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Lake Tekapo  Mackenzie Country

 

Price, Felicity ; Mason, Geoff

Lake Tekapo Enterprises Ltd

2005

76

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Signed by the author and photographer, an illustrated guide to this area in the South Island

6.000000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

The School on the Hill  Nelson College for Girls 1883-2007

 

Price, Karen

Nelson College for Girls

2008

144

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a 'record' of the first 125 years of this New Zealand Girls' College

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Story of Canterbury

 

Reed, AH

Reed

1949

(frontis) 326p (2p catalogue)

8vo

D-J (pieces missing, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding Gd - VG

20

With maps and illustraions, a history of Canterbury as a Wakefield settlement in New Zealand, from pre-settlement days until the close of the provincial era, including the conquering of Mount Cook

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

From Tussocks to Tourists  the story of the Central Canterbury high country

 

Relph, David

Canterbury University Press

2007

167

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the natural and human history of this Canterbury area, including the shep stations which played a huge part in shaping the landscape

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

All Fall Down  Christchurch's Lost Chimneys

 

Rice, Geoff

Canterbury University Press

2011

119

4to

P-B Small owner's stamp HTP Near Fine

25

With many illustrations, the fragility of the built environment when faced with earthquake - Christchurch 2011

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Christchurch Changing

an illustrated history

Rice, Geoffrey W

CUP

1999

(frontis) 172p

4to

P-B  Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, the tale of what it was like to live in Christchurch over the past 150 years and what makes Christchurch distinctive

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Christchurch Crimes 1850-75

 

Rice, Geoffrey W

Canterbury University Press

2012

232

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a study of the early crime and punishment in the first 25 years of the Canterbury settlement

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Ashburton Borough  The final fifty years 1939-1989

 

Richardson, HC

Ashburton District Council

1993

ix 338p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the development of local government in this South Canterbury district, and the accompanying growth of Ashburton

5.000000

20.000000

43.000000

48.000000

52.000000

Provincial Perspectives

Essays in Honour of WJ Gardner

Richardson, Len ; McIntyre, W David (eds)

University of Canterbury, Whitcoulls

1980

149

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine)  Signature front paste-down  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a collection of essays dealing with the early foundations of the state of New Zealand, especially the province of Canterbury, including PR May on a comparative survey of the gold rushes around the Pacific

5.000000

14.000000

22.000000

26.000000

18.000000

Christ's College School List 1850-1995

 

Rickard, LS (ed)

Christ's College Old Boys' Assoc

1997

(frontis) 560p

8vo

D-J (chips) Paper over boards VG

25

A numerical listing of pupils at Christ's College, building on earlier editions

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Nelson Province

 

Ristori, B

Betts

1961

(2p) 79

8vo

P-B VG

18

History plus almanac-travelogue

5.000000

5.000000

16.000000

10.000000

17.000000

A Century at Waitangi Station

The centennial story of the Sutton family at Waitangi Station

Robertson, Brian T

Author Pub

1986

84

8vo

Paper over boards  Signature FEP Near Fine

80

Limited edition (#292/350), with illustrations and maps, a hundred years of one family on this South Canterbury farm, a nice copy, scarce

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

A Shepherd Tells his Tale

Farming the Low and High Country of the South Island

Robertson, HA (Bert)

Author Pub

1971

48

8vo

D-J over soft card covers  Fine

20

A tale that spans the South Island, as the author progressed from farm hand to farm owner, then owner of a pastoral run,Blackmount Station, in Western Southland,  with illustrations, a very interesting recollection

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

McGinty Musters "Erewhon"

 

Robinson, Tony

Author Pub

2001

270

8vo

P-B Near Fine

35

Inscribed by the author, the mustering days of the 1960s in a South Island high country farm and the high country folk

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Illustrated History of Canterbury

 

Rogers, Anna

Reed

2007

180

4to

P-B Near-Fine

25

With illustrations, Canterbury history from geological formation through Maori settlement and European arrival and the rise of the farmers, and beyond

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Hanmer Springs 1883-1933

50 Years of Progress

Round, LF (et al)

Hanmer Springs Centennial Steering Cttee

1975 Reprint edition (1933)

79p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the reproduction of a scarce Canterbury souvenir book, complete with contemporary advertisements

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Jacksons Bay

A Centennial History

Roxburgh, Irvine

Reed

1976

(4p) 198p

8vo

D-J (light fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  Slight rubbing base  VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations and maps, 100 years in the isolated history of Westland

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Victoria Water a celebration of the Christchurch Model Yacht Club

 

Sarginson, Euan ; Hobden, Hugh

Euan Sarginson Photography Ltd, Christchurch Model Yacht Club

2002

84

Oblong 8vo

D-J Plasticised boards  Near Fine

45

Established in 1898, the Christchurch Model Yacht Club has had a model century on Victoria Lake, nicely photographed

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Temuka Through the Years

an informal history

Scarsbrook, Colin (et al)

Temuka History Book Cttee

2009

512

4to

Plasticised boards Near Fine

110

Limited edition, with illustrations, a detailed history of this South Canterbury town and area, its people and organisations

6.000000

37.000000

79.000000

88.000000

96.000000

Hampstead School Ashburton East 125th Jubilee 1886-2011

 

Silverwood, B

Hampstead School 125 Jubilee Cttee

2011

48

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, incorporating the Centennial booklet, a record of this Ashburton school's jubilee, from Ashburton East to Hampstead School

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Ashburton Borough Centenary Our heritage 1878-1978

 

Silverwood,Beatrice ; Tarbotton, ER (ed)

Ashburton Borough Council

1978

104

4to

P-B VG

30

With illustrations, a century of the Ashburton area and its local government

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

The Story of Rolleston House 1919-74

 

Slatter, Gordon

The Pegasus Press, The Rolleston House Alumni

1977

156p (1p)

8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

48

Illustrated, and with lists, the history of this men's hostel for Canterbury University, Christchurch

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Miles of Tiles

a journey through Longbeach and surrounding districts history

Small, John ; Blee, Gilmour

The Longbeach and Districts Historical Cttee

1998

200

4to

D-J (slight chip) Paper over boards Near Fine

60

Signed by the co-author, with maps and illustrations, a history of this South Canterbury area, its drainage from swamp, and the development of its community

5.000000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

Rokeby School and District Centennial 1892-1992

 

Smart, C ; Knight, J (comps)

Rokeby School and District Cent Cttee

1992

22 leaves

8vo

Spiral bound, laminated covers  VG

20

With illustrations, a century of life in this South Canterbury area, with lists

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Our School Grows Up

 A short history of Kaikoura Town School

Spence, JR

The Kaikoura HDS Anniversary Celebrations Assoc

1958

(frontis) 72p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, a history of this Marlborough school and its district

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Kapua - The Years Between

 

Stace, JC (et al)

Arno-Kapua Centenary Cttee

1994

(4p) 102

4to

P-B Near Fine

42

An informative local history of the South Canterbury region, covering the Kapua settlement  1894-1994 and the Arno district, and including the finding of moa bones, with illustrations and lists

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

The School by the Sands a century of Tahunanui School Nelson 1908-2008

 

Stade, Karen

Tahunanui School

2008

212

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With illutrations and many reminiscences, an excellent school history of this Nelson school

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

30.000000

33.000000

Wanderings in Westland  trips down memory lane

 

Stapleton, Doug

Author Pub

2007

143

8vo

P-B  Slight crease fore-corners  VG

30

Wth illustrations, drawn from the 'Musings' column in the 'West Coast Times', memories and pieces on the West Coast, its people and places

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Memories of Mendip Hills

 

Steele, Audrey

Author Pub

1974

66p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

32

With illustrations, life on a North Canterbury sheep station in the first half of the 20th century, along with the Rutherford family

5.000000

5.000000

15.000000

9.000000

18.000000

The Awatere Valley   today and yesterday

 

Stevenson, Mary W

Awatere Valley Women's Division Federated Farmers

1988 2nd edition Revised, enlarged (1966)

276

4to

P-B Title written on spine Short inscription written verso TP VG

45

With illustrations, a detailed history of the people, farms and events of this valley which includes Molesworth Station

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Now and Then  Ti Kouka

 

Stewart, Lee

Author Pub

2002

191

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With illustrations, 150 years in the life of the Barker/Eder/Stewart families in Canterbury

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Light and Life

The memorial stained glass and some notable graves of St Peter's

Storer, Audrey

Te Waihora Press, The Parish of St Peter's

1990

96

4to

P-B  VG - Near Fine

45

Beginning with the church stained glass windows and some notable graves, the author weaves a tapestry of early Christchurch-Canterbury life, with illustrations and biographies

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Many Hearts Make a School  A history of Halswell School 1864-1989

 

Strange, Glyn (comp)

Halswell School 125th Jubilee Cttee

1989

108

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations and lists, a detailed history of the first 125 years of this Christchurch district school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

St Nicholas Church Barrington Street, Christchurch Golden Jubilee 1926-1976

 

Street, Gordon ; Greenslade, John (comps)

St Nicholas Church Jubilee Cttee

1976

25p (1p)

Small 8vo

P-B Oblong format VG

15

With illustrations, the first 50 years of this Christchurch church

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

150 years of Wakefield Schooldays 1843-1993

 

Stringer, Marion J

Wakefield School 150th Anniversary Cttee

1993

viii 128p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With map and illustrations, a history of this Nelson school and its district

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

From River to Range

 

Stringer, Marion J (ed)

Waimea South Historical Society

1991

(4p) 118p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a  Nelson area history, with short biographies of the early settlers

4.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Richmond Public School 125th Jubilee

 

Sutton, Jean S

Richmond Public School Jubilee Cttee

1981

71

8vo

P-B VG

25

With illustrations and lists, the first 125 years of this Nelson school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

from the Dales to the Downs

 

Taylor, CM

Author Pub

1976

176

8vo

D-J Near Fine

15

Settlement in Geraldine, Sth Canterbury

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Flaxbourne Settlement Centennial 1905-2005  a pictorial record

 

Taylor, Jack (et al)

The Flaxbourne Settlers Assn

2005

76

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, some background history and a centennial record of this community which began on a large Marlborough pastoral station

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Bank's Peninsula

picturesque and historic

Taylor, WA

Bascands

1937

25 leaves

8vo

P-B Slight marks covers  Slight foxing EPs  VG-Near Fine

30

With illustrations, an early guide to Bank's Peninsula, scarce in this condition

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Bank's Peninsula

picturesque and historic

Taylor, WA

Bascands

1956 reprint (1937)

25 leaves

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

20

With illustrations, a reprint edition of this early guide to Bank's Peninsula, scarce in this condition

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Lyalldale Waltz

 

Thompson, Isaac M

Author Pub

1975

(5p) 219p

8vo

D-J (fading spine, in archival wrapper)  Near Fine

35

Author inscribed, the author's collection of memories and stories of 1900s South Canterbury, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

22.000000

25.000000

28.000000

The Sumner School History 1876-1976

 

Thorpe, Marianne (et al)

Sumner School Cent Cttee

1977

100

8vo

P-B Slight mark front cover  VG

25

A detailed history of this Christchurch school, with illustrations, lists

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

Seasons of the Grey

 

Toms, Christine

Lighthouse Media Ltd

2006

34

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a pictorial study of the Greymouth area, its people, its places, and its seasons

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

West Coast Yesterdays

 

Tracy, Mona

Reed

1960

208

8vo

D-J (slight chips, browning, small water stains)  Browning FEs  Gd - VG

25

A record of what the author saw and heard in her travels over the West Coast in the early 20th century, illustrated by Dennis Turner

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

From Pasture to Paradise  the story of Trotts Garden

 

Trott, Alan

Trotts Garden Publishing

2012

160

4to

D-J (strip fading FE)  Cloth binding Near Fine

30

With illustrations, the history and development of this South Canterbury garden

5.500000

19.000000

40.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Akaroa Banks Peninsula

 

Turner, Gwenda

John McIndoe

1977

95p (1p)

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards  Near Fine

28

Signed by the author, text and drawings illuminate the history of the French and English settlers who developed this part of Banks Peninsula

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Gwenda Turner's Christchurch

an enchanted journey through the Garden City

Turner, Gwenda

Penguin

2011 (1999)

101p (3p)

Small 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Slight paper disturbance FFEP from removal of owner's plate  VG

22

With many illustrations, the 'earthquake relief' edition of this charming little book, with descriptions of many aspects of Christchurch now gone

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Buildings and Bridges of Christchurch New Zealand

 

Turner, Gwenda

John McIndoe

1981

112

4to

D-J (slide fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  Near Fine

35

Now scarce, the author's record in drawing and photograph of these historic structures in Christchurch, many now victims of the earthquakes

5.000000

16.000000

33.000000

37.000000

39.000000

New Zealand South

 

van Reenen, Gilbert

Clean Green Press

2005

80

Oblong 8vo

Boxed D-J Fine

30

A series of luminous photographs of the South Island's natural environment, from tall mountain to rocky shore

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

High Endeavour  the story of the Mackenzie Country

 

Vance, William

Author Pub

1965

(12p) 275p (folding chart)

8vo

D-J (slight chips, slight rubbing extremities, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards FEP cut at top fore-corner VG

35

Signed by the author, the history of the area between Lake Ohau in the West and Mount Peel in the East, an area of high country sheep runs, includes folding runs schedule 1889-1946

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Bush, Bullocks & Boulders

the story of the Upper Ashburton

Vance, William

Author Pub

1976

(8p) 257p (3p)

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

40

With drawings and illustrations, the story of the people and the land of this South Canterbury area, includes chapters by Oliver Duff on early Maori usage and Tom Campbell on geology

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

High Endeavour  the story of the Mackenzie Country

 

Vance, William

Reed

1980 revised edition (1965)

xi 275p

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the revised edition of this history of the area between Lake Ohau in the West and Mount Peel in the East, an area of high country sheep runs

5.000000

19.000000

35.000000

40.000000

43.000000

Riverlands School 75th Jubilee 1906-1981

 

Wadsworth, HR

Riverlands School Jubilee Cttee

1981

20

8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations and lists, a brief history of the first 75 years of this Marlborough school (includes the 50 year Jubilee booklet)

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Rolling Stones  Nelson's Boulder Bank

 

Warren, Karen

Nikau Press

2009

320

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the history of this area of Nelson, and a study of human effects on this natural environment

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

42.000000

Chalkdust and Coal  Blackball School Centennial 1895-1995

 

Wells, Jane (comp)

Blackball School Cent Cttee

1995

60

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, 100 years of this West Coast school and its district

3.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Windows on the Past

 

White, Jeanie ; Edwards, Phillip

South Street

1995

71

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With plans, sketches and illustrations, the illustrated history of this Nelson street, a neat idea

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

St Michael and All Angels Christchurch commemorating 150 years church and school 1851-2001

 

Williams, Peter (et al)

The Churchwardens of the Parish of Christchurch

2001

41p (1p)

4to

P-B VG

15

A heavily-illustrated history of this Christchurch church and its associated school

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Hearts, Hands and Voices

 

Williamson, Eulla

St Mary's Anglican Church, Geraldine

1978

(6p) 126p

8vo

D-J (fading spine) over card covers  Owner's small sticker front paste-down, FEP  VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the history of this Anglican Church in Geraldine, South Canterbury

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

One Hundred Years of Worship at St Luke's Church, Hinds 1908-2008

 

Wilson, Jocelyn

Hinds Co-operating Parish

2008

191

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a century in the life of the longest serving church in this South Canterbury district, with many reminiscences

3.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Waikakahi  fulfilling the promise

 

Wilson, John

The Waikakahi 1999 Centennial Cttee

1999

355p (folding map)

4to

D-J (in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, a detailed history of this area in South Canterbury, along the Waitaki River, marking the hundred years since the subdivision of the Waikakahi Estate, following on from William Vance's 'Land of Promise' 1957

5.000000

24.000000

53.000000

55.000000

58.000000

Cheviot  Kingdom to County

 

Wilson, John

Cheviot Historical Society Book Cttee

1993

viii 328p

4to

D-J (short closed repair front) Paper over boards  Bumping top, bottom  VG - Near Fine

80

With maps and illustrations, the history of 'Cheviot Hills' and how it became a county

5.000000

25.000000

55.000000

60.000000

65.000000

Blue Cliffs   The Biography of a South Canterbury Sheep Station 1856-1970

 

Woodhouse, AE

Reed

1982

xiv 290

Small 4to

D-J  Near Fine

40

A detailed, illustrated history of this large sheep run in South Canterbury, with jacket by Colin Wheeler

5.000000

16.000000

31.000000

35.000000

35.000000

Crumbs of Leithfield

 

Woodward, SJ

Leithfield Public Library

2002 4th up-dated printing

304

4to

P-B VG

45

With illustrations and lists, including the cemetery, an up-dated edition of the history of this Canterbury town and area

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

Brighton Nelson South-West Gold Field Its Boom & Bust

 

Wright, Les

Friends of Fox River and Bridge

2010

144

8vo

P-B Near Fine

42

With maps and illustrations, the story of this West Coast gold town that lasted barely three years

4.000000

11.000000

22.000000

24.000000

26.000000

Big River Quartz Mine 1882-1942  a worthwhile speculation

 

Wright, Les

Friends of Waiuta

1993

144

Oblong 8vo

P-B Strip of fading covers  Near Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, a history of this mine on the West Coast, one of the richest in its 60 years of operations in terms of returns to shareholders

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Brighton  Nelson South-West Gold Field  its boom and bust

 

Wright, Les

Friends of Fox River and Bridge Inc

2010

144

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the story of a West Coast town's rapid demise from goldtown to scenic stop

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Siberia to the Sea

Memories of Rewanui Settlement, the Liverpool Coal Mines and the Rewanui Incline

Wright, Les

The Rewanui Preservation Society 2000

2000

156p (2 plans in rear pocket)

4to

P-B Near Fine

60

Author signed, with maps and illustrations, a history of this mining area on the West Coast

5.000000

14.000000

29.000000

31.000000

34.000000

Nelson Cathedral the story of the Church on the Hill

 

Young, FJL (et al)

The Dean and Vestry of Nelson Cathedral

2000

28

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

With plan and illustrations, a history, and guide to Christ Church Cathedral in Nelson

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

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