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THE ART OF A. LOIS WHITE: By The Waters of Babylon
New Book

THE ART OF A. LOIS WHITE: By The Waters of Babylon

ISBN# 1869531469
$49.95NZD

1993. Published in association with the Auckland City Art Gallery, the book was designed to complement the exhibition of A. Lois White's work held in 1994.

LEGEND: From Electric Fences To Global Success

LEGEND: From Electric Fences To Global Success

ISBN# 9781775533368
$49.95NZD

2013. Biography of New Zealand's most successful exporter and its head, Bill Gallagher.

The Airbnb Story : How to disrupt an industry, make billions of dollars and plenty of enemies
New Book

The Airbnb Story : How to disrupt an industry, make billions of dollars and plenty of enemies

ISBN# 9780753545591
$24.95NZD

2018. First definitive book to tell the remarkable story of Airbnb and its leader, Bria Chesky.

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

$29.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. The author takes a leisurely walk across the widest part of New Zealand.

Fill It Up Again

Fill It Up Again

$29.95NZD

Vintage NZ title of anecdotes by the caricature of Hori, a New Zealand Maori

Bay of Plenty Rotorua Walks

Bay of Plenty Rotorua Walks

ISBN# 0868640662
$49.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. Vintage book on New Zealand regional history.

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

ISBN# 9780143566854
$299.95NZD

2007. A magnificently illustrated book is the closest there has ever been to a complete book on moko. Increasingly scarce worldwide.

AKU-AKU: The Secret of Easter Island

AKU-AKU: The Secret of Easter Island

$39.95NZD

1958. Thor Heyerdahl's research at Rano Raraku & Anakena on their many giant stone statues.

Otago Museum: Collected Stories
New Book

Otago Museum: Collected Stories

ISBN# 0476004640
$29.95NZD

2004. Neville Peat focuses on the natural history of southern New Zealand and New Zealand's sub Antarctic islands.

BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND and Outlying Islands

BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND and Outlying Islands

ISBN# 0723307245
$39.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. Vintage book describing all 295 living and 10 recently extinct birds recorded on New Zealand's main and offshore islands.

The Marine Life of Ningaloo Marine Park & Coral Bay
THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND ROBBERY

THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND ROBBERY

ISBN# 9781877505768
$19.95NZD

2017. The extraordinary true story of how gangsters pulled off our most audacious heist in New Zealand.

Thirty Pieces of Silver

Thirty Pieces of Silver

ISBN# 0958371717
$24.95NZD

1998. Contains some of the gravest legal allegations ever made in a NZ book.

New Zealand Film 1912 - 1996
New Book

New Zealand Film 1912 - 1996

ISBN# 0195583361
$99.95NZD

1997. 1st edition. Comprehensive reference book surveys every feature film theatrically released in the period 1912-1995.

THE GREAT ESCAPER: The Life and Death of Roger Bushell
New Book

THE GREAT ESCAPER: The Life and Death of Roger Bushell

ISBN# 9781444760644
$29.95NZD

2013. Roger Bushell was 'Big X', mastermind of the mass breakout from Stalag Luft III in March 1944, immortalised in the Hollywood film The Great Escape.

SALVAGE OPERATIONS

SALVAGE OPERATIONS

ISBN# 0540073784
$59.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. History and principle of marine salvage, salvage companies, wartime salvage tugs.

ESCAPE ARTIST: The Incredible Second World War of Johnny Peck

ESCAPE ARTIST: The Incredible Second World War of Johnny Peck

ISBN# 9781742235509
$29.95NZD

2017. Historian Peter Monteath reveals the action-packed tale of one young Australian soldier and his remarkable war.

HIGH TIME: A Family Trek In The Land of Sherpas

HIGH TIME: A Family Trek In The Land of Sherpas

ISBN# 0340158786
$29.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. Wife of Sir Edmund Hillary, and tells the story of the family's travels in Nepal including visits to various Hillary aid projects in the Everest region.

TANGI

TANGI

$59.95NZD

1963. Death, mourning and burial in a lonely Maori settlement.

FLYBOYS: The Final Secret of The Air War In The Pacific

FLYBOYS: The Final Secret of The Air War In The Pacific

ISBN# 184513060X
$24.95NZD

2003. Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers-Navy and Marine pilots sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there-were shot down.

Whitebait and Wetlands: Tales of The West Coast
New Book

Whitebait and Wetlands: Tales of The West Coast

ISBN# 9781869533946
$24.95NZD

2017. The West Coast of the South Island holds a special place in the mythology of New Zealand culture.

The Prehistory of THE FAR SIDE: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit

The Prehistory of THE FAR SIDE: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit

ISBN# 0708849822
$24.95NZD

2008. 1st edition. A chronicle of The Far Side's birth and evolution complete with various mutations and annotations from readers and the author.

I FLEW FOR THE FUHRER: The Story of A German Airman

I FLEW FOR THE FUHRER: The Story of A German Airman

$44.95NZD

1953. Autobiography of Heinz Knoke, a German fighter pilot in World War II.

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF Storms, Shipwrecks and Sea Disasters
New Book

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF Storms, Shipwrecks and Sea Disasters

ISBN# 9781841198194
$34.95NZD

2000. Over 60 eyewitness accounts of tragedy, error and survival on the high seas.

A LAND APART: The Chatham Islands of New Zealand

A LAND APART: The Chatham Islands of New Zealand

ISBN# 1869410734
$49.95NZD

1990. 1st edition. Michael King provides a comprehensive history of the Chatham Islands, a great collaboration of text and illustration.

Living In Kaiparoro: Stories of A Tararua Community and ANZAC Memorial Bridge

Living In Kaiparoro: Stories of A Tararua Community and ANZAC Memorial Bridge

ISBN# 9780473132705
$59.95NZD

2008. 1st edition. Life in this Wairarapa community in the lee of the Tararuas, and its ANZAC memorial bridge.

MINNIE DEAN: Her Life and Crimes

MINNIE DEAN: Her Life and Crimes

ISBN# 9780140167634
$39.95NZD

1994. 1st edition. In 1895 Minnie Dean became the only woman hanged as a criminal in New Zealand. Her crime was child murder.

DIVE SCAPA FLOW

DIVE SCAPA FLOW

ISBN# 185158241X
$39.95NZD

1990. A guide to diving Scapa Flow, the site of the scuttling of the German fleet at the end of World War I.

AD AUGUSTA: Centennial History of Auckland Grammar School 1869-1969

AD AUGUSTA: Centennial History of Auckland Grammar School 1869-1969

$69.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. The school's development, against the background of the social, political and cultural influences at work in the community during this 100 years.

Cover of Darkness

Cover of Darkness

$39.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. Memoir of Roderick Chisholm CBE., DSO., DFC. Night fighter ace during WW2.

KEEP CALM IF YOU CAN: Round The World with The Hillary Family

KEEP CALM IF YOU CAN: Round The World with The Hillary Family

$39.95NZD

1964. Sir Edmund and Lady Hillary take their three children on a camping trip from Chicago through the West and Northwest to Alaska.

THE BOOKSHOP BOOK
New Book

THE BOOKSHOP BOOK

ISBN# 9781472116666
$37.95NZD

2014. Examines the history of books, talks to authors about their favourite places, and looks at over two hundred weirdly wonderful bookshops.

Modern Maori: A Language Course BOOK 1

Modern Maori: A Language Course BOOK 1

ISBN# 0868635669
$49.95NZD

1978. A Maori language course for students.

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

ISBN# 0752800884
$49.95NZD

2000. The first full-length biography of the brilliantly funny British actor.

From The Mainland: An Anthology of South Island Writing

From The Mainland: An Anthology of South Island Writing

ISBN# 0908877501
$19.95NZD

1995. Anthology of recent writing.

Royal Family Visit To New Zealand 1970: Itinerary & Programme

Royal Family Visit To New Zealand 1970: Itinerary & Programme

$29.95NZD

1970. Royal itinerary & programme.

CHINESE PROVERBS: Part One

CHINESE PROVERBS: Part One

$49.95NZD

1950. In Romanised Mandarin and Cantonese with English Literal Translation.

DICTATORLAND: The Men Who Stole Africa
New Book

DICTATORLAND: The Men Who Stole Africa

ISBN# 9781784972141
$24.95NZD

2019. 1st edition. These incredible stories of violence and excess.

Basic Needlework

Basic Needlework

$74.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. A rare guide to needlework.

The FAITH OF MILLIONS: The Credentials of The Catholic Church. 9th Edition

The FAITH OF MILLIONS: The Credentials of The Catholic Church. 9th Edition

$48.95NZD

1938. A treatise on the Catholic religion and its teachings.

CHANGING TIMES: The Story of A New Zealand Country Newspaper

CHANGING TIMES: The Story of A New Zealand Country Newspaper

ISBN# 9780476000834
$49.95NZD

2009. History of the Rodney Times newspaper.

EXPLORING THE EAST COAST BAYS

EXPLORING THE EAST COAST BAYS

$39.95NZD

1985. Local history history of the Auckland's north shore beaches.

BIRKENHEAD: The Kauri Suburb

BIRKENHEAD: The Kauri Suburb

$59.95NZD

1969. Local history of this area.

NET MAKING

NET MAKING

$39.95NZD

1941. Vintage book on fishing nets.

VEGETABLE GROWING In New Zealand

VEGETABLE GROWING In New Zealand

$59.95NZD

1950. Vintage technical and reference book on gardening.

By A Person Or Persons Unknown: Unsolved Murders In New Zealand

By A Person Or Persons Unknown: Unsolved Murders In New Zealand

ISBN# 0455205469
$42.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. An examination of police files and other evidence relating to these and other unsolved murders.

IN SEARCH OF BIRDS In New Zealand: How and Where To Find Them

IN SEARCH OF BIRDS In New Zealand: How and Where To Find Them

ISBN# 0589004433
$39.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. Vintage book that was the first to give a detailed description of all the wild birds to be found in every district in the country.

BIRDS OF AUCKLAND

BIRDS OF AUCKLAND

ISBN# 086864045X
$39.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. Vintage book on birds.

KILLING KENNEDY: The End of Camelot
New Book

KILLING KENNEDY: The End of Camelot

ISBN# 9781250136145
$29.95NZD

2017. The iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts in gripping detail the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

ALL THINGS HERBAL: Wellington Herb Society

ALL THINGS HERBAL: Wellington Herb Society

ISBN# 0959764704
$24.95NZD

1982. Vintage recipe book.