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PILOT ON THE RUN: The Epic Escape of RNZAF Flight Sergeant

PILOT ON THE RUN: The Epic Escape of RNZAF Flight Sergeant

ISBN# 0091651514
$59.95NZD

1986. 1st edition. The incredible story of 485 (NZ) Squadron Spitfire pilot Les 'Chalky' White.

IMPACT EREBUS

IMPACT EREBUS

ISBN# 0340320109
$43.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. Gordon Vette, a fellow pilot of Jim Collins, the man in command, could not accept the pilot error verdict, and began his own study and investigation.

White Out!

White Out!

ISBN# 0908578261
$49.95NZD

1980. Michael Guy's true account of Air New Zealand's DC-10 Crash on Mount Erebus in Antarctica in 1979.

VERDICT ON A LOST FLYER: The Story of Bill Lancaster & Chubbie Miller

VERDICT ON A LOST FLYER: The Story of Bill Lancaster & Chubbie Miller

ISBN# 0006369065
$24.95NZD

1969. Captain 'Bill' Lancaster, pioneer flyer of the twenties and thirties

For Love of Flying: True flying experiences of a private pilot
New Book

For Love of Flying: True flying experiences of a private pilot

ISBN# 9780958299312
$79.95NZD

2009. Signed by Author. An authentic story that captures the diverse journey of a conventional individual who, at age 55, takes on the personal challenge of learning to fly small aircraft.

RUGBY IN AUCKLAND 1883-1967: Official History of the Auckland RFC
Snow On the Lindis
New Book

Snow On the Lindis

ISBN# 9781775537922
$39.95NZD

2015. Madge Snow's story of living at Morven Hills Station on the Lindis Pass.

THE MILFORD TRACK: A Walkers Guide and Souvenir

THE MILFORD TRACK: A Walkers Guide and Souvenir

ISBN# 0473003015
$44.95NZD

1985. SCARCE. A vintage tourist guide to Milford Track, New Zealand.

FLAMES IN THE SKY

FLAMES IN THE SKY

$39.95NZD

1952. 1st edition. Another classic, this one mainly concerned with the French-piloted Mosquitoes of the RAF.

Fill It Up Again

Fill It Up Again

$24.95NZD

circa 1960. Vintage NZ title of anecdotes by the caricature of Hori, a New Zealand Maori

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

$29.95NZD

1977. A3 size double sided poster ready to frame.

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

$29.95NZD

1977. A3 size double sided poster ready to frame.

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

$29.95NZD

1977. A3 size double sided poster ready to frame.

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

$29.95NZD

1977. A3 size double sided poster ready to frame.

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

VINTAGE POSTER: New Zealand Advertising 1830-1940

$29.95NZD

1977. A3 size double sided poster ready to frame.

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.

RESCUE PILOT: The daring adventures of a New Zealand Search and Rescue Pilot

RESCUE PILOT: The daring adventures of a New Zealand Search and Rescue Pilot

ISBN# 9781775538493
$29.95NZD

2016. John Funnell is one of New Zealand’s longest serving and most respected search and rescue pilots, having clocked an incredible 19,000 hours of flying time.

ROADS TO ROME: The Second New Zealand Division in Action

ROADS TO ROME: The Second New Zealand Division in Action

$44.95NZD

1946. With the Second New Zealand Division from Maadi to Florence.

HISTORIC WAITANGI

HISTORIC WAITANGI

$43.95NZD

1960. Pictorial record of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

THE DUKERIES AND SHERWOOD FOREST

THE DUKERIES AND SHERWOOD FOREST

$28.95NZD

1984. Vintage guide book to the area.

Christian Cullen Life on the Run

Christian Cullen Life on the Run

ISBN# 1869589394
$39.95NZD

2003. Biography of one of New Zealand's greatest rugby players. Christian Cullen, aka the Paekakariki Express.

PARLIAMENT: The Land and the Buildings from 1840
New Book

PARLIAMENT: The Land and the Buildings from 1840

ISBN# 0478040008
$24.95NZD

1988. A brief history of the building on Parliament Grounds.

THE SPHERE The Empire's Illustrated Weekly. June 29,1946. No. 2423

THE SPHERE The Empire's Illustrated Weekly. June 29,1946. No. 2423

$74.95NZD

1946. Vintage British newspaper of the post-war years.

OUTRE-MER AND DRIFT WOOD

OUTRE-MER AND DRIFT WOOD

$79.95NZD

1886. Originally published in 1846, this is an edition of Longfellow's Prose Works I.

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

ISBN# 0908676107
$24.95NZD

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

The Gardener's Golden Treasury

The Gardener's Golden Treasury

$74.95NZD

Circa 1960. Vintage reference gardening encyclopedia

Speaking for Ourselves

Speaking for Ourselves

ISBN# 0140078185
$22.95NZD

1986. Echoes from New Zealand's Past form the Award-Winning 'Spectrum' Radio Series

THE FLYING REFERENCE BOOK

THE FLYING REFERENCE BOOK

$59.95NZD

1939. 1st edition. Vintage flying guide to the history and development of all types of aircraft and the principles of flight.

Little Ships

Little Ships

$28.95NZD

1940. 1st edition. Details New Zealand’s yachting fleet from the earliest recorded events to the year 1940.

Auckland
New Book

Auckland

ISBN# 000217569X
$24.95NZD

1985. Photo book of Auckland City.

New Zealand Natural History

New Zealand Natural History

ISBN# 9780790011875
$19.95NZD

1996. An informative pocket guide to Auckland Museum.

Images of the Hauraki Gulf

Images of the Hauraki Gulf

ISBN# 0340519649
$24.95NZD

1990.

If Cows Could Fly: Tales of Waimana

If Cows Could Fly: Tales of Waimana

ISBN# 047310279X
$29.95NZD

2005.

This Mrs Kingi

This Mrs Kingi

$19.95NZD

1971. Set in the Bay of Islands Mrs Kingi longs for her long dead husband; worries where her family are heading.

The Story of New Zealand

The Story of New Zealand

$19.95NZD

1974. All the important facts of history, relates the romantic progress of New Zealand from prehistoric times to the coming of the Maori, and of Captain Cook.

Matriarchs

Matriarchs

ISBN# 9780140116694
$24.95NZD

1990. A Generation of New Zealand Women Talk to Judith Fyfe.

Gold And Greenstone

Gold And Greenstone

ISBN# 0908968000
$24.95NZD

1993. A continuation of Barry Crump's country humour and classic tales.

Encyclopedia of Yachting
New Book

Encyclopedia of Yachting

ISBN# 0207163286
$24.95NZD

1989. A detailed reference book covers all aspects of yachting, from the history of the sport to the contemporary classes of yacht and dinghy.

NEW ZEALAND: The Small Utopia

NEW ZEALAND: The Small Utopia

$49.95NZD

1962. New Zealand - The small utopia

The History of Pendennis

The History of Pendennis

$99.95NZD

1890. (129 years old) Thackeray's Works 2 from. His fortunes and misfortunes, his friends and his greatest enemy.

Bullock Creek

Bullock Creek

ISBN# 0959789715
$12.95NZD

1996. A continuation of Barry Crump's country humour and classic tales.

The Fraser Canyon : Valley of Death

The Fraser Canyon : Valley of Death

$39.95NZD

1968. Frontier Book No. 13. A guide to the canyon which stretches from Lytton to Agassiz in Canada.

The Far Lands

The Far Lands

$34.95NZD

1950. The story of an ancestor who successfully fulfills an ancient prophecy about reaching the far lands.

THE NAVY IN NEW ZEALAND: An illustrated history

THE NAVY IN NEW ZEALAND: An illustrated history

ISBN# 0589013556
$24.95NZD

1981. 1st Edition. An illustrated overview of two hundred years of New Zealand naval history. Maritime enthusiasts and collectors book.

THE CAT'S OUT OF THE BAG: The stories behind some everyday expressions.
New Zealand Design and Decorative Arts

New Zealand Design and Decorative Arts

ISBN# 0790011204
$24.95NZD

2006. An informative pocket guide to Auckland Museum.

The D'Oliveira Affair

The D'Oliveira Affair

$34.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. D'Oliveira's own account of the controversy that surrounded his call-up to the England party that visited South Africa in 1968.

Blokes and Sheds

Blokes and Sheds

ISBN# 9781869502782
$19.95NZD

1998. This is a unique portrait of life in NZ's masculine heartland.

CRICKET The English Heritage Series

CRICKET The English Heritage Series

$39.95NZD

1933. 1st edition. The English Heritage Series.

The Modern World : BOOK OF SHIPS

The Modern World : BOOK OF SHIPS

$34.95NZD

Circa 1950. Nice collectable marine enthusiasts book.