Travel/Exploration

All Prices are in NZ$

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Sub-title

Author

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Europe Post

Rest of World Post

New Zealand Paradise of the Pacific

 

Anon

NZ Govt Publicity Office

1928 Reprint edition (1927)

31

8vo

Decorated thick paper covers, string binding   VG - Near Fine

40

A nice copy of this folder of NZ scenes designed for tourists, with colour and B-W photographs and paintings by contemporary NZ artists, such as Will Burrell and Allen Bollard

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Rambles in New Zealand

 

Bidwill, John Carne

Capper Press

1974

(frontis map) viii 104p

8vo

D-J (slight chip)  Owner's stamp FEP, HTP, verso map  VG - Near Fine

25

With map, the record of the author's tramping across the top of the North Island in 1839

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Rambles in New Zealand 1839

 

Bidwill, John Carne ; Taylor, CRH ; Allan, HH

The Pegasus Press

1952

127p (1p)

8vo

D-J (light browning spine)  Blue cloth binding, title labels Slight fading spine  Slight foxing top FE VG - Near Fine

80

With map, two woodcuts by E Mervyn Taylor, a loose Index, and a piece on Bidwill as Botanist, the author's travels and experiences in New Zealand, and his observations, inter alia, of Maori language and ways of living, an edition of 350 copies

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Constance Astley's trip to New Zealand 1897-1898

 

De Fresnes, Jill (ed)

Victoria University Press

1997

160

8vo

P-B Bump top of spine Near Fine

35

With illustrations and water-colours, the diary of a full-length trip of New Zealand just before the end of the 19th century

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The Pioneer Explorers of New Zealand

 

Elder, John Rawson

Blackie

1929

(frontis) iv (2p) 121p

Small 8vo

Decorated blue cloth over boards, grey cloth spine  Yellow titles front, black titles spine  Slight foxing prelims, FEs VG

40

Explorers and travellers in early NZ, from Whalers and Sealers to Surveyors and Mountaineers

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Great Journeys in old New Zealand

Travel and exploration in a new land

Ell, Gordon & Sarah

Bush Press

1995

184

4to

P-B Signature inside front cover VG

25

With illustrations and maps, a collection of writings of early New Zealand European travellers, including Marsden, Colenso, Reischek, Shortland, Brunner

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Our New Zealand Cousins

 

Inglis, James ('Maori')

Sampson Low

1887

xii 311p (32p ads)

8vo

Brick-red cloth binding, gilt titles and decorations  EPs chipped, slight repair verso FEP  VG

55

Impressions of NZ of 1885 by one who had visited the colony 20 years earlier, from Auckland to Bluff, with candid, often shrewd comment

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Overland from Auckland to Wellington in 1853

being notes of travel

Mackenzie, Francis Wallace

J Wilkie

1893

(2p) 82p

Small 8vo

Green cloth binding, gilt titles  Remains of picture of Prime Minister Ward on rear cover  Internal hinge papers cracked  Water mark around extremities of EPs, and TP and p82  Gd

450

A scarce diary of travel through mid-century North Island, and including the north half of the South Island, recording, as a keen observer, the progress of the young 'colony'

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The Great Kiwi Motorhome Guide  exploring New Zealand by campervan or motorhome

 

Malcolm, Jill ; Savidon, Bill

Random House

2011

254p (2p)

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, both a guide to purchasing and preparing a campervan as well as where to go, from Cape Reinga to the Bluff

5.500000

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Detours  a journey through small-town New Zealand (a generation on)

 

Peat, Neville

Otago University Press

2007

272

8vo

P-B Inscription FEP covered over VG

28

Signed by the author, his rejuvenation of a New Zealand bike tour, with extension to Antarctica

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Detours

A journey through small-town New Zealand

Peat, Neville

Whitcoulls

1982

(frontis map) 250p (1p)

8vo

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

25

Author signed and inscribed, a bicycle trip through the backblocks of New Zealand, from top to bottom, with drawings by Sarah Marston

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Wandering on the Islands of Wonders

 

Pospisil, Bohumil

CSW

1935

304

8vo

Blue cloth binding, black titles Slight marks covers Slight foxing FEs VG

20

Author signed; adventures, impressions and comparative criticisms of NZ, first written in Czech

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Lion of Scotland

 

Robinson, Neil

H&S

1952

(frontis) 155p

8vo

D-J (chips, slight stains) Slight foxing FEs, EPs  VG

28

An account of Norman McLeod and his people leaving persecution in the Western Highlands, to Nova Scotia, to Australia, and finally to Waipu in NZ

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New Zealand Explorers

Great Journeys of Discovery

Temple, Philip

Whitcoulls

1985

192

4to

D-J  VG - Near Fine

30

A nice copy of this study of European explorers in NZ, from Dieffenbach in the North to Chalmers in the South, with many illustrations

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Model A Motorhome

South Island Journey in a Model A Ford Motor Car

Wilkinson, Tom ; Wilkinson, Jim (ed)

Editor Pub

2006

iii 134p

8vo

Spiral bound, light card covers   Near Fine

35

With illustrations, early car travel in the South Island, down the West Coast and holidaying in the Mackenzie Country

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In the Land of the Tui  my journal in New Zealand

 

Wilson, Mrs Robert

Sampson Low, Marston & Co

1894

(frontis) xviii (2p) 322p (folding map)

8vo

Grey blue cloth binding, gilt titles, decoration  Slight bumping top, bottom spine  Slight marks cloth  VG - Near Fine

95

With map and illustrations, a tour of New Zealand during 1889-1890, a nice copy

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