Unicorn Bookshop

Browse our full range of books in Unicorn Bookshop

Book Search

Browse By Category

Latest Books

1000s of books in stock – Showing the latest 200 books below. Please use the search section at the top of the page or select a category.

Introduction to Animal Parasitology

Introduction to Animal Parasitology

$24.95NZD

1962. Vintage text book

Marks & Monograms: The Decorative Arts 1880-1960
New Book

Marks & Monograms: The Decorative Arts 1880-1960

ISBN# 1855850249
$79.95NZD

1995. A revised and enlarged edition of illustrating the marks of 2,000 makers and designers from Britain, Europe, and North America.

Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier

$23.95NZD

1955. 1st Edition. A fascinating biography of Kathleen Ferrier, a great and well-loved singer.

Asia: The Monsoon Lands

Asia: The Monsoon Lands

$32.95NZD

1967. Vintage history of Asia. Collectable.

The Framework of German

The Framework of German

ISBN# 0723300054
$18.95NZD

1970. Vintage textbook for Schools and Universities.

German Grammar Simplified

German Grammar Simplified

ISBN# 9780774025836
$18.95NZD

1970. Vintage language textbook.

Tapestry of Turf

Tapestry of Turf

ISBN# 1869470311
$58.95NZD

1988. 1st Edition. The History of New Zealand Racing.

How We Saw the War

How We Saw the War

ISBN# 9781869711559
$47.99NZD

2009. New Zealanders and what they were doing during World War II.

Exploring the Ultra-Perceptive Faculty

Exploring the Ultra-Perceptive Faculty

ISBN# 9781135706388
$42.95NZD

1941. Recounting a remarkable series of experiments in telepathy which gave astonishing and positive results.

Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing

ISBN# B0014M3BXQ
$15.95NZD

1965. Vintage textbook.

Basic Electricity

Basic Electricity

ISBN# 9780486209739
$15.95NZD

1970. The basic theory of electricity and its applications. Vintage textbook.

Sea in my Blood

Sea in my Blood

ISBN# 0473063905
$19.95NZD

1999. Signed by Author. Harry Julian was for decades one of the Auckland's harbour's most notable characters.

Red Alert

Red Alert

ISBN# 9781455503643
$24.95NZD

2011. How China's growing prosperity will strangle world growth.

The Rise and Fall of The Poster

The Rise and Fall of The Poster

ISBN# 0715353152
$29.95NZD

1971. Illustrated throughout both in colour and in black and white. Collectable.

For Love and a Beetle

For Love and a Beetle

ISBN# 1864365587
$14.95NZD

2000. A tale of two journeys, a loving marriage and an adventurous couple expanding their horizons in a VW.

Hannah: The Complete Story

Hannah: The Complete Story

$32.95NZD

1991. 1st Edition. As new. The story of the solitary woman farmer living a life of hardship on a remote Pennine farm, without electricity or running water.

The Fire-Tried Stone

The Fire-Tried Stone

ISBN# 9780900880087
$79.95NZD

1967. 1st Edition. An enquiry into the development of a symbol.

Winds, Waves and Maritime Structures

Winds, Waves and Maritime Structures

ISBN# 9780852640913
$34.95NZD

1950. Studies in harbour making and in protection of coasts

Property In Mauritius

Property In Mauritius

ISBN# 9789990322309
$27.95NZD

2009. Acquisition, Inheritance and Taxation in Mauritius

An Introduction to the Freshwater Crustacea of New Zealand

An Introduction to the Freshwater Crustacea of New Zealand

ISBN# 0002169053
$37.95NZD

1976. A chapter on each group of organisms in which their structure and biology are described, followed by a guide to the New Zealand species.

How To Make Model Soldiers

How To Make Model Soldiers

ISBN# 9780668034463
$19.95NZD

1974. A how-to book that includes a history, production, display, and care of miniature soldiers.

Fun With Scientific Experiments

Fun With Scientific Experiments

$47.95NZD

1964. Vintage technical and reference. Collectable.

Working With Leather

Working With Leather

ISBN# 684136864
$27.95NZD

1972. Vintage technical and reference

Famous Scientists

Famous Scientists

$23.95NZD

1964. The how and why wonder book. Collectable.

Teeline

Teeline

ISBN# 0435453297
$22.95NZD

1977. A blend of basic and advanced Teeline.

PADI Rescue Diver Manual

PADI Rescue Diver Manual

$12.95NZD

1986. Rescue Diver Manual.

Canoeing: A Trailside Guide
New Book

Canoeing: A Trailside Guide

ISBN# 0393314898
$24.95NZD

1997. More than 100 color photographs and dozens of informative, full-color technical illustrations.

A Sacrificial Pawn
New Book

A Sacrificial Pawn

ISBN# 9780958292399
$23.93NZD

2011. A memoir that tells the amazing story of Peter's experiences in World War II, when he was captured by the Japanese.

For God, Country and Coca-Cola

For God, Country and Coca-Cola

ISBN# 0020360355
$18.95NZD

1993. The unauthorized history of the great American soft drink and the company that makes it.

Physics

Physics

$17.95NZD

1959. A digest of the first year college course.

Say It In Fijian; An entertaining introduction to the language of Fiji

Say It In Fijian; An entertaining introduction to the language of Fiji

ISBN# 9781862730380
$28.95NZD

1979. An entertaining introduction to the language of Fiji

Pierre or, the Ambiguities
New Book

Pierre or, the Ambiguities

ISBN# 9780140434842
$64.99NZD

2012. Controversial masterpiece of American literature.

The House of Reed, 50 Years of Publishing in New Zealand

The House of Reed, 50 Years of Publishing in New Zealand

$29.95NZD

1957. The history of New Zealand/Australian publishers and booksellers, A. H. & A. W. Reed, on their 60th anniversary. 

The Tip of the Iceberg

The Tip of the Iceberg

ISBN# 0473032333
$84.95NZD

1995. Signed by Author. A collection of yarns and ditties on New Zealanders in Antarctica. Rare and collectable.

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

ISBN# 090862008X
$44.95 $29.95NZD

1984. Autobiography of a New Zealand Labour Party activist. Collectable.

British Cars 1896-1914

British Cars 1896-1914

$24.95NZD

1963. Veteran & vintage series

Wolseley Motor Manual 15/60 & 16/60 Saloons from 1958

Wolseley Motor Manual 15/60 & 16/60 Saloons from 1958

$23.95NZD

1962. Vintage motor manual.

Fishermen's Tales
New Book

Fishermen's Tales

ISBN# 9780986452253
$14.95NZD

2010. Incredible stories from New Zealand and the world of fishing.

Out With Romany Once More

Out With Romany Once More

$13.95NZD

1942. Romany of the B.B.C. Romany is back on the trail in another collection of tales from the countryside.

Ron Bisman's Harness Heroes; Auckland Trotting Club
New Book

Ron Bisman's Harness Heroes; Auckland Trotting Club

$46.95NZD

1989. Celebrating Auckland Trotting Club (Inc) 100 years of trotting. Nice sports history collectors book.

The Wonder Book of Ships

The Wonder Book of Ships

$58.95NZD

1944. A treasure trove of early maritime history with 300 illustrations. Nice maritime collectors book.

Auckland & Northland: Pictures from the Past

Auckland & Northland: Pictures from the Past

ISBN# 187732700X
$19.95NZD

2002. A fascinating collection of photographs for a lively look back at Auckland and Northland.

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

ISBN# 0908561199
$37.95NZD

1984. Biographies of 50 women recipients of the Mediawomen's Awards. Collectable.

Admiralty Manual of Navigation 1964

Admiralty Manual of Navigation 1964

ISBN# B008C469DI
$47.95NZD

1964. Admiralty Manual of Navigation - Volume I - BR 45 (1). Rare and collectable.

Schotts Food & Drink Miscellany

Schotts Food & Drink Miscellany

ISBN# 0747566542
$24.95 $13.95NZD

2003. A collection of vital irrelevance and uncommon knowledge surrounding the worlds of food and drink.

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

$24.95NZD

1991. Local NZ history.

The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson

ISBN# 7235 1226 4
$28.95NZD

1962. Vintage children's classic.

Hillary of Everest : The Years After

Hillary of Everest : The Years After

$48.95NZD

1973. The life and times of Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand's famous mountaineer. Collectable

 Soviet Writings on Earth Satellites and Space Travel

Soviet Writings on Earth Satellites and Space Travel

$64.95NZD

1959. 1st Edition. The authoritative post-Sputnik picture of Space Science in the U.S.S.R.

A Sense of Liberty: The History of the Liberal International 1947-1997
New Book

A Sense of Liberty: The History of the Liberal International 1947-1997

ISBN# 0950357561
$43.95NZD

1997. History of the Liberal International 1947-1997

Small Land Animals of New Zealand

Small Land Animals of New Zealand

ISBN# 0908565577
$22.95NZD

1974. New Zealand's small land fauna. Vintage reference book.

The Analysis of Engineering Structures

The Analysis of Engineering Structures

$26.95NZD

1948. A general outline of the theories upon which the design of structures is based.

Steam on the Waitemata

Steam on the Waitemata

ISBN# 058900719X
$27.95NZD

1972. A description of the long line of steam ferries and the role they played in the history of Auckland.

Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

$54.95NZD

1956. Vintage Children's classic.

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm

$54.95NZD

1949. 1 of 2 Series. 1st Edition. One of the most fascinating works of history ever written, Winston Churchill's monumental book.

Jack Glengarry's Racing Miscellany: from 100 Years of New Zealand Racing

Jack Glengarry's Racing Miscellany: from 100 Years of New Zealand Racing

ISBN# 0908610742
$24.95NZD

1987. 1st Edition. Jack Glengarry's stories and favourite anecdotes from 100 years of NZ horse racing.

The Rugby Almanack of New Zealand 1980

The Rugby Almanack of New Zealand 1980

$17.95NZD

1980. 1st Edition. Nice sports collectors book.

Diesel Engine Manual

Diesel Engine Manual

$28.95NZD

1955. Vintage technical and reference.

Fiordland Muster

Fiordland Muster

$74.95NZD

1966. 1st Edition. Rare and collecable. Account of what Americans would call a cattle roundup in remote southwest New Zealand.

 The Line That Dared: A History of the Union Steam Ship Company. A Centenary

The Line That Dared: A History of the Union Steam Ship Company. A Centenary

$49.95NZD

1987. 1st Edition. The history of the Union Steam Ship Company, founded in Dunedin in 1875.

Ski Lore and Disorder

Ski Lore and Disorder

$12.95NZD

1962. Skiiing humour.

Their Finest Hour

Their Finest Hour

$54.95NZD

1949. 1 of 2 Series. 1st Edition. One of the most fascinating works of history ever written, Winston Churchill's monumental book.

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

$23.95NZD

1951. How three British officers effected one of the most celebrated POW escapes of the Second World War.

Tapa of the Pacific
New Book

Tapa of the Pacific

ISBN# 1869534646
$59.95 $49.95NZD

2005. Tapa cloth from around the Pacific is one of the most extensive in the world and it forms the basis of this comprehensive survey. Includes original Tapa cloth bookmark.

Waimarino County & Other Excursions
New Book

Waimarino County & Other Excursions

ISBN# 9781869403911
$23.95NZD

2008. Explores memories of a small-town childhood.

War in the Tussock

War in the Tussock

$32.95NZD

1961. An account of the last battle of the Maori Wars, including Te Kooti Rikirangi's background, the campaign, the action, and the archaeology of the site.

The Wahine Disaster

The Wahine Disaster

$14.95NZD

1974. New Zealand's greatest maritime disaster.

The Lost World of the Kalahari

The Lost World of the Kalahari

$23.95NZD

1958. Describes anthropological travel by Van der Post among our most important surviving ancestral tribal groups in Africa.

Ad Lucem: Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

Ad Lucem: Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

$32.95NZD

1984. History of Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984.

Report on the Fisheries of Fiji

Report on the Fisheries of Fiji

$67.95NZD

1940. Vintage reference book. Collectable.

The Perfect Team

The Perfect Team

$27.95NZD

1959. 1st Edition. Looks at police dogs in Liverpool and London and dogs used by the Air Force, British Transport Police etc.

How to Maintain Electric Equipment in Industry

How to Maintain Electric Equipment in Industry

$64.95 $37.95NZD

1943. Vintage technical and reference.

Takapuna Jubilee 1913-1973

Takapuna Jubilee 1913-1973

$23.95NZD

1973. 1st Edition. The illustrated jubilee history of Takapuna 1913-1973, its beginnings, its development, its aspirations and its natural history.

New Zealand Birds and How to Identify Them

New Zealand Birds and How to Identify Them

$18.95NZD

1957. Vintage practical guide to New Zealand birds.

The Ascent of Everest

The Ascent of Everest

$22.95NZD

1953. A detailed account of the 1953 ascent to the Everest summit.

A Centennial History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Zealand 1892-1992
New Book

A Centennial History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Zealand 1892-1992

ISBN# 0473013401
$24.95NZD

1992. History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Zealand 1892-1992.

Yeah Right
New Book

Yeah Right

ISBN# 1869710460
$14.95NZD

2005. A compilation of the enormously popular Tui 'Yeah Right' billboards, endorsed by the Ministry of Culture for New Zealand

We Will Remember Them: Tales of the Kiwis Old and New

We Will Remember Them: Tales of the Kiwis Old and New

$28.95NZD

Circa 1940s. Verse and prose sketches of ANZAC military life in the Second World War.

Black Record: Germans Past and Present

Black Record: Germans Past and Present

$42.95NZD

1941. Rare and collectable.

Not Understood And Other Poems

Not Understood And Other Poems

$38.95NZD

1914 (105 years old). Rare and collectable book on poetry.

The First Fleet of Auckland

The First Fleet of Auckland

ISBN# 0473000105
$24.95NZD

1978. Details the ships which came to Auckland before 1850, the people who sailed in them and the lives they led when they disembarked. Contains the names of 1800 people.

South Pacific Enterprise; The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd

South Pacific Enterprise; The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd

$57.95NZD

1956. The story of a large industrial organisation against a background of the varied and colourful sugar industry.

The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant

The Carpenter and Joiner's Assistant

$197.95 $129.95NZD

1815. (205 years old) Rare and collectable.

Grimms Kinder - und Hausmärchen

Grimms Kinder - und Hausmärchen

$87.95NZD

1922. 1st Edition. Children's & Household Tales by The Brothers Grimm. German text.

Live Stock and Complete Stock Doctor. A Cyclopedia

Live Stock and Complete Stock Doctor. A Cyclopedia

$127.95NZD

1920. A cyclopedia for the farmer and stock owner. Rare & Collectable.

Farm Live Stock of Great Britain

Farm Live Stock of Great Britain

$127.95NZD

1923. 5th Edition. Collectable farming reference book.

A Dictionary of Trout Flies

A Dictionary of Trout Flies

$46.95 $37.95NZD

1949. Flies for sea-trout & grayling. Collectable.

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

ISBN# 0908676107
$12.95NZD

1984. A humorous book for those who think they've seen everything.

The New Zealand Index

The New Zealand Index

$69.95 $39.95NZD

1915. A valuable handbook to everyplace in New Zealand. Rare & Collectable.

Batsford Chess Openings

Batsford Chess Openings

ISBN# 0713421142
$16.95NZD

1982. A guide to contemporary openings giving the strategic ideas and historical background.

1001 Brilliant Chess Sacrifices and Combinations

1001 Brilliant Chess Sacrifices and Combinations

$44.95 $26.95NZD

1955. Out of print extremely rare first American hardcover edition.

Cricketers' Cricket

Cricketers' Cricket

$23.95NZD

1949. 1st Edition. Covers every phase of the technique of cricket.

Tussock Fever

Tussock Fever

$13.99NZD

1973. 1st Edition. This is a tale of the High Country of the North Island - the hinterland of Hawkes Bay.

Rug Making

Rug Making

$22.95NZD

1946. Pitman's craft for all series. Collectable.

Bretts Gardening Guide

Bretts Gardening Guide

$24.95NZD

1959. Vintage collectors book.

Sound Reproduction

Sound Reproduction

$27.95NZD

1950. 1st Edition. A vintage hard cover book on the science of the reproduction of sound. Collectable.

The Peace Recipe Book

The Peace Recipe Book

$37.95NZD

1914. Rare and collectable cook book. An effort of a returned soldiers wife.

Christians in Khaki

Christians in Khaki

$37.95NZD

1900. Collectable. Cameos of Christian work among the Soldiers, fresh from the front.

Contract Bridge for Beginners

Contract Bridge for Beginners

$18.95NZD

1959. Vintage instructions for playing bridge.

The Book of the Home

The Book of the Home

$47.95NZD

1925. An interesting vintage practical guide for the modern household. Collectable.