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STORIES OF THE FOX-PARINGA-HAAST ROAD

STORIES OF THE FOX-PARINGA-HAAST ROAD

$59.95NZD

1995. A fascinating amateur produced compilation of stories, history, and the odd poem, from people on the Fox-Paringa-Haast road region of the South Island's West Coast of New Zealand.

VINTAGE POSTER: Ministry of Transport / Children's Road Safety 1968

VINTAGE POSTER: Ministry of Transport / Children's Road Safety 1968

$99.95NZD

1968. Issued by the Ministry of Transport to promote road safety for children. This is original, not a modern reproduction.

VINTAGE ROAD MAP: Dunedin and surrounds 1960s

VINTAGE ROAD MAP: Dunedin and surrounds 1960s

$99.95NZD

1950. Issued by shell New Zealand, draughted by Palmer & Malood, printed by Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd.

ALL THESE THINGS: Volume 1

ALL THESE THINGS: Volume 1

$474.95NZD

1936. 1st edition. New Zealand journalist and historian who exposes of the hidden forces that rule the World, Money-power, Bolshevism & Zionism.

NEW ZEALAND IN WATERCOLOURS

NEW ZEALAND IN WATERCOLOURS

ISBN# 0723303967
$29.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. A beautiful collection of the many different places of New Zealand portrayed in water color.

BRITISH MILITARY AIRCRAFT SERIALS 1912-1969

BRITISH MILITARY AIRCRAFT SERIALS 1912-1969

ISBN# 711000913
$42.95NZD

1969. A guide to every aircraft acquired by the British Services from 1912 to 1969.

BOY SCOUT KNOT BOOK

BOY SCOUT KNOT BOOK

$39.95NZD

1962. The official Boy Scout Knot book 1962.

ARDMORE TEACHERS COLLEGE: Handbook 1953

ARDMORE TEACHERS COLLEGE: Handbook 1953

$39.95NZD

1953. Ardmore Teachers' College vintage handbook 1953.

ARDMORE TEACHERS COLLEGE: Calendar 1952

ARDMORE TEACHERS COLLEGE: Calendar 1952

$39.95NZD

1952. Ardmore Teachers College Calendar 1952.

AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE: Pictorial Record Series

AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE: Pictorial Record Series

$29.95NZD

1979. A pictorial record of the aircraft of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

AIRFORCE DAY 1981

AIRFORCE DAY 1981

$34.95NZD

1981. A booklet produced for Airforce Day 1981, demonstrating to the public the skills of the RNZAF.

A RIGHT AMBITION

A RIGHT AMBITION

ISBN# 0002170434
$44.95NZD

1986. 1st edition. A Right Ambition is an honest, forthright, fascinating self-examination of cricket by a man at the height of his sporting and intellectual powers.

GILES: Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons 42nd Series
New Book

GILES: Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons 42nd Series

ISBN# 0850791863
$29.95NZD

1988. Giles, was a cartoonist best known for his work for the British newspaper the Daily Express.

GILES: Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons 41st Series

GILES: Sunday Express & Daily Express Cartoons 41st Series

ISBN# 0850791693
$39.95NZD

1987. Giles, was a cartoonist best known for his work for the British newspaper the Daily Express.

FOOTROT FLATS 10
New Book

FOOTROT FLATS 10

ISBN# 0864640552
$39.95NZD

1985. Footrot Flats, a comic strip by New Zealand cartoonist Murray Ball, ran from 1976 to 1994 in newspapers.

ENQUIRE WITHIN: The Householder - 9th edition

ENQUIRE WITHIN: The Householder - 9th edition

$39.95NZD

Undated. Addressed to the householder these booklets were distributed to subscribers in the 1930s and 1940s.

DWARF FRUIT TREE CATALOGUE

DWARF FRUIT TREE CATALOGUE

$24.95NZD

Circa 1940s. A catalogue of dwarf fruit trees, by William E. Just, Nurseryman.

COBB & CO'S PIONEERING PUZZLES AND PASTIMES PICTURE BOOKS

COBB & CO'S PIONEERING PUZZLES AND PASTIMES PICTURE BOOKS

$39.95NZD

1980s. A Cobb & Co. collectable children's puzzle and picture book including colouring pages, puzzles, recipes.

NORTH ISLAND MAIN TRUNK: An Illustrated History

NORTH ISLAND MAIN TRUNK: An Illustrated History

ISBN# 071100689
$59.95NZD

1977. Biography of Oliver Bulleid, the last locomotive chief of the Southern Railway and one of Britain's outstanding locomotive designers of all time.

NEW ZEALAND RAILWAY & TRAMWAY ATLAS
New Book

NEW ZEALAND RAILWAY & TRAMWAY ATLAS

$39.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. Transport Series No. 1. a booklet of maps of New Zealand railways and tramways.

NEW ZEALAND OFFICIAL YEARBOOK 1971: 76th annual edition

NEW ZEALAND OFFICIAL YEARBOOK 1971: 76th annual edition

$79.95NZD

1971. The New Zealand Official Yearbook is published by the Department Of Statistics, Wellington and mirrors New Zealand and its people.

NEW ZEALAND GARDENER: The Magazine of Outdoor Living

NEW ZEALAND GARDENER: The Magazine of Outdoor Living

$39.95NZD

1965. New Zealand Gardener magazine, October 1965, Volume 22, No. 2.

MERCANTILE LAW IN NEW ZEALAND

MERCANTILE LAW IN NEW ZEALAND

$79.95NZD

1960. A comprehensive text book dealing with the general principles of the law of contract and the various special contracts in New Zealand.

MASTERTON HOSPITAL 1879-1979
New Book

MASTERTON HOSPITAL 1879-1979

$47.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. The centennial history of the Masterton Hospital.

MAMMALS

MAMMALS

$39.95NZD

1950s. A primary school bulletin about mammals in New Zealand.

WAITOMO CAVES: A Century of Tourism
New Book

WAITOMO CAVES: A Century of Tourism

ISBN# 0908683049
$59.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. A history from the discovery of the Waitomo Caves in 1888, to the development of the tourism industry in relation to the Waitomo Caves.

THE MARY ROSE: Museum and Ship Hall

THE MARY ROSE: Museum and Ship Hall

ISBN# 095117472X
$39.95NZD

1995. A guide book to The Mary Rose exhibition in London.

HOW WORDS WORK: Hints on Clear Thinking

HOW WORDS WORK: Hints on Clear Thinking

$39.95NZD

1948. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 2, No. 10. How words work, hints on clear thinking.

GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS OF NEW ZEALAND: The Nature of Regional Geography

GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS OF NEW ZEALAND: The Nature of Regional Geography

$29.95NZD

1950. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 4, No. 8. The nature of regional geography.

HOLIDAY IN THE CAPITAL

HOLIDAY IN THE CAPITAL

$39.95NZD

1968. A vintage bulletin for schools, about a holiday in the capital of New Zealand.

A NELSON BOYHOOD

A NELSON BOYHOOD

$24.95NZD

1969. A bulletin for schools on the history of H.P. Kidson growing up in Nelson.

LADY DOCTOR: Vintage Model

LADY DOCTOR: Vintage Model

ISBN# 0589008684
$42.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. Biography of Frances Preston, one of New Zealand earliest women doctors, graduating from the Otago Medical School, Dunedin in 1922.

IN PRISON

IN PRISON

$57.95NZD

1945. 1st edition. Ormond Burton was a war hero in WWI, and then an imprisoned conscientious objector in WWII.

PORT AND PEOPLE: Century at The Port of Napier

PORT AND PEOPLE: Century at The Port of Napier

$59.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. The Story of the Port of Napier 1875 to 1975 for the Hawke's Bay Harbour Board in its centennial year.

RAILS TO NOWHERE: The History of The Nelson Railway

RAILS TO NOWHERE: The History of The Nelson Railway

ISBN# 0959797416
$39.95NZD

1991. 1st edition. The history of the Nelson railway, an isolated stretch of just 100km, filling a long-standing gap in the region's history and in the history of New Zealand railways.

RING CULTURE: of Chrysanthemums Carnations and Tomatoes

RING CULTURE: of Chrysanthemums Carnations and Tomatoes

$39.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. A book showing every stage of growth and detail of ring culture, a form of growing heavy crops of fruit and flowers in comparatively small areas.

ROCK TO STALACTITE

ROCK TO STALACTITE

ISBN# 0908683081
$47.95NZD

1985. A vintage booklet about why and how stalactites grow from rocks.

SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Jumping

SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Jumping

$29.95NZD

1949. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 3, No. 9. School athletics, jumping.

SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Running

SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Running

$29.95NZD

1949. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 3, No. 7. School athletics, running.

SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Throwing

SCHOOL ATHLETICS: Throwing

$29.95NZD

1950. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 4, No. 2. School athletics, throwing.

THE GEOMETRY OF THE SCREW PROPELLER

THE GEOMETRY OF THE SCREW PROPELLER

$19.95NZD

1906. Presents the beginner a simple exposition of the geometrical principles connected with the screw propeller.

THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION - INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK

THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION - INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK

$47.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. A collection of recipes of Commonwealth countries, refer images.

THE DYNAMIC DOCTOR: Arthur Moody of Otago

THE DYNAMIC DOCTOR: Arthur Moody of Otago

$49.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. Arthur Moody was one of the first doctor-surgeons trained in New Zealand.

THE CRY OF THE GREY GHOST

THE CRY OF THE GREY GHOST

ISBN# 0864640293
$24.95NZD

1983. Cartoons by cartoonist Murray Ball.

THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA: Of the World's Aircraft

THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA: Of the World's Aircraft

ISBN# 0906286395
$49.95NZD

1978. This encyclopedia is the first fully international guide to list all the world's manufacturers of production aircraft, both military and civil, from the beginning of powered flight to the

THE CHATHAM ISLANDS

THE CHATHAM ISLANDS

$42.95NZD

Undated. A vintage bulletin for Schools (J) about The Chatham Islands.

TARAWERA: And The Terraces
New Book

TARAWERA: And The Terraces

ISBN# 0868640859
$49.95NZD

1986. Details the history of Tarawera before and after the fateful morning of the eruption.

SURGEON'S SAGA

SURGEON'S SAGA

$49.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. The autobiography of Sir Gordon Bell, the doyen of New Zealand surgery.

SCOUTING FOR BOYS

SCOUTING FOR BOYS

$59.95NZD

1960. This is the most famous and valuable book in the Scout Movement - by the founder himself.

SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS IN NEW ZEALAND: The Cawthron Institute

SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS IN NEW ZEALAND: The Cawthron Institute

$39.95NZD

1950. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 4, No. 9 about The Cawthron Institute.

TRAVEL IN THE EARLY DAYS

TRAVEL IN THE EARLY DAYS

$39.95NZD

1950s. A primary school bulletin about travel in the early days.

TODD PARK: We're Building You A Better Car

TODD PARK: We're Building You A Better Car

$39.95NZD

1970s. This booklet describes the main stages involved in the construction of the wide range of vehicles at Todd Park.

THE STEEL ROAD: A Primary School Bulletin

THE STEEL ROAD: A Primary School Bulletin

$39.95NZD

1950. A primary school bulletin on New Zealand railways.

THE OVERLAND TRAIL: From The Golden Gate To The Great Salt Lake

THE OVERLAND TRAIL: From The Golden Gate To The Great Salt Lake

$84.95NZD

1923. A scenic guide book "Through the Heart of the Sierra" on the Line of the Southern Pacific-American Canyon route via Oregon.

THE NEW ZEALAND GLOWWORM
New Book

THE NEW ZEALAND GLOWWORM

ISBN# 0908683030
$47.95NZD

1984. A booklet presenting the Waitomo Caves visitor with a general knowledge of the New Zealand glowworm - including details of habitat, life cycle, snare, feeding behaviour and light.

THE MATERIAL OF HISTORY: Travel In Early New Zealand

THE MATERIAL OF HISTORY: Travel In Early New Zealand

$39.95NZD

1953. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 7, No. 5, travel in early New Zealand.

THE HOME ORCHARD

THE HOME ORCHARD

$59.95NZD

1970. 1st edition. This publication by specialist officers of the Horticulture Division of the Department of Agriculture provides a guide to better management of fruit gardens.

WRITING IN NEW ZEALAND: H. Guthrie-Smith 1861-1940

WRITING IN NEW ZEALAND: H. Guthrie-Smith 1861-1940

$29.95NZD

1950. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 4, No. 10, on H. Guthrie-Smith.

WRITING ENGLISH

WRITING ENGLISH

$24.95NZD

1948. A post-primary school bulletin Vol. 2, No. 4. Writing English.

PADDLEWHEELS ON THE WANGANUI
New Book

PADDLEWHEELS ON THE WANGANUI

ISBN# 0473020904
$49.95NZD

1993. Recalls the days when the old paddle steamers plied their way up the two hundred and thirty-nine named rapids between Wanganui and Taumaranui.

PRIVATE RAILWAYS IN HAWKE'S BAY 1962

PRIVATE RAILWAYS IN HAWKE'S BAY 1962

$24.95NZD

1962. A guide of the private railways that have existed in the Hawkes Bay area.

BULLEID OF THE SOUTHERN
New Book

BULLEID OF THE SOUTHERN

ISBN# 071100689
$59.95NZD

1977. Biography of Oliver Bulleid, the last locomotive chief of the Southern Railway and one of Britain's outstanding locomotive designers of all time.

A FENCE AT THE TOP: The First 75 Years of The Plunket Society

A FENCE AT THE TOP: The First 75 Years of The Plunket Society

$39.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. This book marks 75 years of the progress of the New Zealand Plunket organisation that is unique in the world.

OPERATION NEW ZEALAND: My Search For a New Heart

OPERATION NEW ZEALAND: My Search For a New Heart

$24.95NZD

1970. 1st edition. Gordon McShean at age twenty-nine learned of the advances in heart-repair medicine, and that operations were being conducted with great success in New Zealand.

THE WAR PATH: Hitler's Germany 1933-1939

THE WAR PATH: Hitler's Germany 1933-1939

ISBN# 0333357906
$39.95NZD

1978. This is an account of the years of Hitler's power and the build up to the Second World War.

SHOE DOG: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

SHOE DOG: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

ISBN# 9781471146718
$24.95NZD

2016. In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of Nike.

DESIGN: The Groundbreaking Moments
New Book

DESIGN: The Groundbreaking Moments

ISBN# 9783791347882
$49.95NZD

2013. This book is dedicated to the great ideas and turning points in the history of design.

OPERA FOR LOVERS

OPERA FOR LOVERS

ISBN# 1869583809
$29.95NZD

1996. 1st edition. Opera diva Dame Kiri Te Kanawa shares her love of opera in this very personal and candid book.

LEONARDO DA VINCI - Hayward Gallery, London 1989

LEONARDO DA VINCI - Hayward Gallery, London 1989

ISBN# 1853320269
$39.95NZD

1989. The Hayward Gallery exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci, 26 January to 16 April 1989.

A VINTNER'S TALE
New Book

A VINTNER'S TALE

ISBN# 9780473681814
$47.95NZD

2024. The story of change and innovation in one of New Zealand’s notable industries and an important record of the people who made the world take notice.

CHALLENGE TO THE POLES: Highlights of Arctic and Antarctic Aviation

CHALLENGE TO THE POLES: Highlights of Arctic and Antarctic Aviation

$74.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. The author is an experienced pilot who has flown in the Arctic and Antarctic.

FLYING IS FUN WITH GULF AIR

FLYING IS FUN WITH GULF AIR

$149.95NZD

1970s. Children's pop-up book published by Gulf Air Public Relations in around 1970.

FLIGHT BEFORE FLYING

FLIGHT BEFORE FLYING

ISBN# 0850451655
$38.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. Aeronautic history mainly concerned with the 120 years between 1783 to 1903, from first the balloon flights to the first aeroplane flights.

BOEING: An Aircraft Album

BOEING: An Aircraft Album

ISBN# 711001928
$34.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. Boeing aircraft album with accounts of all Boeing designs both civil and military.

BOEING P-12 and F4B Aircraft

BOEING P-12 and F4B Aircraft

$49.95NZD

1966. Aero Series 5. History of the Boeing P-12 and F4B model aircraft.

BOEING: P-26 Peashooter

BOEING: P-26 Peashooter

ISBN# 0816805849
$49.95NZD

1973. Aero Series 22. History of the Boeing P-26 Peashooter aircraft.

BELLANCA D.F. - The Cabin Monoplane In The United States

BELLANCA D.F. - The Cabin Monoplane In The United States

ISBN# 087474881
$47.95NZD

1982. The Bellanca C.F. marked the emergence of the first successful line of cabin monoplanes in the United States.

AN ANCIENT AIR: A Biography of John Stringfellow of Chard, The Victorian Pioneer

AN ANCIENT AIR: A Biography of John Stringfellow of Chard, The Victorian Pioneer

ISBN# 1853100471
$47.95NZD

1988. Portrays the hitherto only briefly recorded life of John Stringfellow of Chard, the first man in the world to demonstrate that engine-powered winged flight was practicable.

AMERICA'S FIRST EAGLES: Official History of The US Air Service A.E.F. 1917-1918

AMERICA'S FIRST EAGLES: Official History of The US Air Service A.E.F. 1917-1918

ISBN# 0912138246
$94.95NZD

1983. Provides a fairly comprehensive view of the evolution of the Air Service in 1917-1918.

AIRSHIPS IN PEACE AND WAR 1910

AIRSHIPS IN PEACE AND WAR 1910

$249.95NZD

1910. At a time of intense European military rivalry, the book highlighted differences in the way countries were adopting new aerial technology.

the POUR le MERITE and GERMANY'S FIRST ACES

the POUR le MERITE and GERMANY'S FIRST ACES

ISBN# 0961339209
$94.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. SIGNED. The medal (Pour le Merite) and the early German airmen who sought to achieve the distinction of wearing it.

THE AIRSHIP VC: The Life of Captain William Leefe Robinson

THE AIRSHIP VC: The Life of Captain William Leefe Robinson

ISBN# 0946627533
$94.95NZD

1989. 1st edition. SIGNED. A portrait of William Leefe Robinson, awarded the Victoria Cross for shooting down the first airship over London on September 2, 1916, paving the way for the eventual defeat

Kawanishi Navy Type 94 Seaplane E7K

Kawanishi Navy Type 94 Seaplane E7K

$42.95NZD

1982. Coverage of the Kawanishi Navy Type 94 Seaplane E7K.

SWISS AIR FORCE / SCHWEIZER FLUGWAFFE: 50 Years

SWISS AIR FORCE / SCHWEIZER FLUGWAFFE: 50 Years

$39.95NZD

1964. 50 years history of the Schweizer Flugwaffe / Swiss Air Force.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA BATTLEFIELDS

PAPUA NEW GUINEA BATTLEFIELDS

ISBN# 0851796931
$27.95NZD

1974. Small photographic book depicting the battlefields of Papua New Guinea.

P-26: History of the famous Boeing P-26 Peashooter

P-26: History of the famous Boeing P-26 Peashooter

$24.95NZD

Undated. A pictorial guide to the history of the Boeing P-26 aircraft nicknamed the 'Peashooter'.

MARTIN P4M-1/-IQ

MARTIN P4M-1/-IQ

ISBN# 094261237
$49.95NZD

1996. Naval Fighters Number 37.

INTERPRETIVE HISTORY OF FLIGHT

INTERPRETIVE HISTORY OF FLIGHT

$84.95NZD

1937. 1st edition. A survey of the history and development of aeronautics with particular reference to contemporary influences and conditions.

HEROES OF THE FLYING CORPS

HEROES OF THE FLYING CORPS

$149.95NZD

1919. A description of the work of the airmen during the early stages of the war, written for children with a keen interest in planes and aerial warfare.

FROM THE LAND OF SILENT PEOPLE

FROM THE LAND OF SILENT PEOPLE

$89.95NZD

1942. Robert St. John tells for the first time the story of an epic adventure in the history of journalism.

WAR IN THE AIR 1914-1918: A Pictorial Survey

WAR IN THE AIR 1914-1918: A Pictorial Survey

ISBN# 0851532667
$44.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. An account of the presentation of 1914-1918 war aircraft in flight.

NEW ZEALAND TIMBERS: The Sovereign Ruler

NEW ZEALAND TIMBERS: The Sovereign Ruler

$39.95NZD

Undated. Fantastic item of original New Zealand memorabilia that would look great framed.

THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS in World War One

THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS in World War One

ISBN# 0853686939
$39.95NZD

1985. Vintage Warbirds No 1.

THE SOPWITH FIGHTERS
New Book

THE SOPWITH FIGHTERS

ISBN# 0853687900
$39.95NZD

1986. Vintage Warbirds No 5.

THE BRISTOL FIGHTER

THE BRISTOL FIGHTER

ISBN# 0853687048
$39.95NZD

1986. Vintage Warbirds No 4.

R.A.F Between the Wars

R.A.F Between the Wars

ISBN# 085368703X
$39.95NZD

1985. Vintage Warbirds No 3.

PIONEERS OF THE AEROPLANE

PIONEERS OF THE AEROPLANE

ISBN# 0860200124
$19.95NZD

1975. Dreamers and inventors who flew first.

FOKKER FIGHTERS of World War One
New Book

FOKKER FIGHTERS of World War One

ISBN# 085368782X
$39.95NZD

1986. Vintage Warbirds No 6.

AVIATION AWARDS OF IMPERIAL GERMANY IN WORLD WAR I: Volume 1+2

AVIATION AWARDS OF IMPERIAL GERMANY IN WORLD WAR I: Volume 1+2

ISBN# 0961986701 / 0961986700
$149.95NZD

1988, 1990. A series of volumes about the awards of the Imperial German states to airmen in World War 1.

AIR WAR OVER GREAT BRITAIN 1914 - 1918

AIR WAR OVER GREAT BRITAIN 1914 - 1918

ISBN# 0853688044
$39.95NZD

1987. Vintage Warbirds No 7.

THE REBIRTH OF EUROPEAN AVIATION

THE REBIRTH OF EUROPEAN AVIATION

ISBN# 0112901808
$47.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. Chronicles the Wright brothers' influence on the early pioneers in Europe.

THE INVENTION OF THE AEROPLANE 1799-1909

THE INVENTION OF THE AEROPLANE 1799-1909

$49.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. One of the world's leading aeronautical historians has now made a survey of the complex process of the birth of the aeroplane in detail.

THE BIRTH OF FLIGHT: An Anthology

THE BIRTH OF FLIGHT: An Anthology

$29.95NZD

1941. 1st edition. Anthology/anecdote/miscellany of things quaint, interesting, amusing, sometimes tragic in the history of flight.

THE AIRMAN AND HIS CRAFT

THE AIRMAN AND HIS CRAFT

$24.95NZD

Undated. An overview of aviators and aeroplanes, aimed at younger readers.

SKYSHIP! Renaissance of the British Airship Industry

SKYSHIP! Renaissance of the British Airship Industry

$28.95NZD

1988. A pictorial guide to airships.

SIR GEORGE CAYLEYS AERONAUTICS 1796-1855

SIR GEORGE CAYLEYS AERONAUTICS 1796-1855

$42.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. Sir George Cayley B.T. is now internationally recognised as the true inventor of the modern aeroplane and the founder of the science of aerodynamics.

KILL DEVIL HILL: Discovering the secret of The Wright Brothers

KILL DEVIL HILL: Discovering the secret of The Wright Brothers

ISBN# 0395282160
$42.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. Reveals for the first time just how two obscure brothers achieved in just four years what the greatest minds of the world had failed to accomplish in all history.

GERMANY'S FIRST AIR FORCE 1914-1918

GERMANY'S FIRST AIR FORCE 1914-1918

ISBN# 9781854090539
$44.95NZD

1991. From the formative years of Germany's first air force in 1910 and 1911, the book covers the development of fighter aircraft such as the Albatros and Fokker series as well as the AEG Gothan and

FLYING MEMORIES

FLYING MEMORIES

$29.95NZD

Undated. Interesting compilation of some key aviation events in WWI.

FLIGHT WITH POWER: The First Ten Years

FLIGHT WITH POWER: The First Ten Years

ISBN# 0214204847
$42.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. Covers the Wright brothers and the 10 years that followed.

FIRST THROUGH THE CLOUDS: The Autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer

FIRST THROUGH THE CLOUDS: The Autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer

$47.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. Biography of Frederick Warren Merriam who was one of the earliest and most important of Britain’s aviation pioneers.

EARLY AIRPLANES: Aviation's Heroic Age In 100 Illustrations

EARLY AIRPLANES: Aviation's Heroic Age In 100 Illustrations

ISBN# 0307431193
$27.95NZD

Undated. A pictorial guide to early aircraft.

CLAUDE GRAHAME-WHITE: A Biography

CLAUDE GRAHAME-WHITE: A Biography

$47.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. A full biography of Claude Grahame-White, who could be regarded as Britain's foremost aeronaut and pioneer of aviation.

BRITAIN'S FIRST WARPLANES: A survey of the first 400 Naval and Military Aircraft

BRITAIN'S FIRST WARPLANES: A survey of the first 400 Naval and Military Aircraft

ISBN# 9780853688525
$39.95NZD

1987. Informational photographic book about early British aircraft.

RING OF BRIGHT WATER
New Book

RING OF BRIGHT WATER

ISBN# 9780956254504
$39.95NZD

2009. First published in 1960. In 1957, after travelling in southern Iraq, Gavin Maxwell returned to the West Highlands of Scotland with an otter cub called Mijbil.

SOUTH WITH SCOTT 1921

SOUTH WITH SCOTT 1921

$49.95NZD

1921. A trustful account by one of the members of Scott's expedition in the Antarctic.

THE MAN FROM STEAMTOWN: The Story of F. Nelson Blount

THE MAN FROM STEAMTOWN: The Story of F. Nelson Blount

$49.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. The fascinating biography of a New England blueblood who became a millionaire before he was thirty and went into the railroad business so he could be an engineer.

THE MYSTERY OF MALLORY & IRVINE

THE MYSTERY OF MALLORY & IRVINE

ISBN# 9780224023627
$58.95NZD

1986. 1st edition. The compelling story of one of the greatest mysteries in mountaineering.

THE PRACTICAL CARPENTER AND JOINER

THE PRACTICAL CARPENTER AND JOINER

$74.95NZD

1946. A complete vintage guide to every branch of the carpentry trade for all those engaged in the crafts of carpentry and joinery.

THE SWISS ALPS

THE SWISS ALPS

$39.95NZD

1961. 1st edition. An illustrated guide to the Swiss Alps.

RAF HENDON: The Birthplace of Aerial Power
New Book

RAF HENDON: The Birthplace of Aerial Power

ISBN# 9780955426865
$59.95NZD

2012. If any one airfield in the world could claim to be the home of military aviation, RAF Hendon has to be the no.1 contender.

ROUND ENGINE RACERS: Bearcats And Corsairs - Volume 2
New Book

ROUND ENGINE RACERS: Bearcats And Corsairs - Volume 2

ISBN# 1580070353
$59.95NZD

2002. Examines two of the most competitive types of air racers flown at the Cleveland Air Races (1046-1949) and today's National Championship Air Races, held each year at Reno, Nevada.

L-BIRDS: American Combat Liaison Aircraft of World War II
New Book

L-BIRDS: American Combat Liaison Aircraft of World War II

ISBN# 9780911139310
$67.95NZD

2001. A great new book on the seldom-told story of WWII liaison aircraft known affectionately as "L-Birds" to military personnel.

HANDLEY PAGE BOMBERS: of the First World War
New Book

HANDLEY PAGE BOMBERS: of the First World War

ISBN# 9780946627684
$72.95NZD

1992. The full development and operational employment of those so-termed 'Bloody Paralysers' are described in great detail.

GUNNER: An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Turrets and Gun Positions
New Book

GUNNER: An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Turrets and Gun Positions

ISBN# 9781550463323
$57.95NZD

2001. Through Dan Patterson's remarkable photography, we get to see, close up, the cramped, cold, exposed turrets that so many young men fought and died in.

FROM SEA TO AIR: The Heritage of Sam Saunders
New Book

FROM SEA TO AIR: The Heritage of Sam Saunders

ISBN# 9780950973937
$74.95NZD

1989. Sea planes and flying boats, the heritage of Sam Saunders, who started work in the family boatbuilding business on the River Thames in the late 1870's.

DOUGLAS DC-3: The Survivors

DOUGLAS DC-3: The Survivors

ISBN# 9781840371529
$44.95NZD

2000. This colorful illustrated guide highlights the many remaining Douglas DC-3 aircraft.

CONVAIR XP5Y-1 and R3Y-1/-2
New Book

CONVAIR XP5Y-1 and R3Y-1/-2

ISBN# 0942612345
$62.95NZD

1996. History of two Convair aircraft from World War II.

COCKPITS OF THE COLD WAR

COCKPITS OF THE COLD WAR

ISBN# 9781550464054
$49.95NZD

2003. Nijboer takes the reader inside the cockpits of the most revered and feared aircraft of the Cold War period, from 1947 to 1965.

AIR ACES OF THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE 1914-1918

AIR ACES OF THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE 1914-1918

ISBN# 9780963711014
$84.95NZD

1986. This is the story of the courageous airmen who fought gallantly for their empire in the first air war.

THE WRONG STUFF? Attempts at Flight Before (& After) the Wright Brothers

THE WRONG STUFF? Attempts at Flight Before (& After) the Wright Brothers

ISBN# 9781592580446
$49.95NZD

2003. Published in association with the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum to coincide with the 100th anniversary of manned-flight in 2003.

THE VICTORY ERA in Colour - Rare colour photographs of the World War 2 years

THE VICTORY ERA in Colour - Rare colour photographs of the World War 2 years

ISBN# 9780898211276
$49.95NZD

1994. 1st edition. At last, the lighter side of World War 2 in living color for general readers and war history buffs.

VISION: Saga of the Sky - The Story of Boeing

VISION: Saga of the Sky - The Story of Boeing

$39.95NZD

1957. The candid, human story of forty dramatic years with the men who create Boeing aircraft.

TIGER SQUADRON: The History of one of the greatest Fighter Squadrons

TIGER SQUADRON: The History of one of the greatest Fighter Squadrons

$39.95NZD

1954. The story of one of Britain's greatest fighter squadrons, told by its oldest member, famous air ace, Wing Commander Ira 'Taffy' Jones.

THE SQUADRONS OF THE FLEET AIR ARM
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THE SQUADRONS OF THE FLEET AIR ARM

ISBN# 0851301207
$74.95NZD

1984. Represents the culmination of nearly forty years research into the histories of the squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm.

THE GENESIS OF AIR POWER
New Book

THE GENESIS OF AIR POWER

ISBN# 9546422118
$189.95NZD

2004. Dedicated to 100-anniversary from the first controlled human flight, aims to clarify the genesis of air power.

THE CORSAIR and other AEROPLANES: Vought 1917-1977

THE CORSAIR and other AEROPLANES: Vought 1917-1977

ISBN# 0911852832
$67.95NZD

1978. Story of Chance Vought, a man who was introduced to aviation in 1910 at the age of 22 and his struggles to build a business.

T-6: A Pictorial Record of The Harvard, Texan and Wirraway
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T-6: A Pictorial Record of The Harvard, Texan and Wirraway

ISBN# 9781853101151
$74.95NZD

1995. The story of the three most widespread and versatile training aircraft ever built.

SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE: Haynes Owners Workshop Manual - 1936 onwards (all marks)
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SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE: Haynes Owners Workshop Manual - 1936 onwards (all marks)

ISBN# 9781844254620
$59.95NZD

2007. The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation of the Royal Air Force.

STEARMAN: A Pictorial History

STEARMAN: A Pictorial History

ISBN# 9780760304792
$74.95NZD

1997. A first complete illustrated history of the rugged little American Biplanes which are the embodiment of 1930s US Aviation.

SHORT SUNDERLAND IN WORLD WAR II

SHORT SUNDERLAND IN WORLD WAR II

ISBN# 9781853104299
$79.95NZD

1994. Andrew Hendrie writes about the development of the Short Sunderland aircraft and its important role in WWII.

SEAPLANES - FELIXSTOWE
New Book

SEAPLANES - FELIXSTOWE

ISBN# 0861380398
$72.95NZD

1978. The story of RAF Felixstowe Air Station.

US FIGHTERS: Army - Air Force 1925 to 1980s

US FIGHTERS: Army - Air Force 1925 to 1980s

ISBN# 0816892008
$57.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. A detailed description of every American fighter to carry a "P" or "F" designation - from the P-1 of 1925 to the F-18.

THE STORY OF A NORTH SEA AIR STATION

THE STORY OF A NORTH SEA AIR STATION

$64.95NZD

1967. First published in 1928, an account of Great Yarmouth air station during the Great War.

WALDO: Pioneer Aviator

WALDO: Pioneer Aviator

ISBN# 0960073604
$39.95NZD

1988. This is the true story of Waldo Waterman, pioneer aviator, aircraft manufacturer, engineer, barnstormer, inventor and test pilot.

THE EYE IN THE AIR

THE EYE IN THE AIR

ISBN# 0117712248
$54.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. The history of air observation and reconnaissance for the Army from 1785 to 1945.

THE EAGLES HEIGHT

THE EAGLES HEIGHT

$29.95NZD

1961. 1st edition. A novel about aerial warfare during World War I.

THE AIR FORCE OF TODAY

THE AIR FORCE OF TODAY

$47.95NZD

1939. An absorbing and informative account of the development and work of the Royal Air Force and of the part which it plays in our scheme of National Defence.

THE AERONAUTS: A History of Ballooning 1783 to 1903

THE AERONAUTS: A History of Ballooning 1783 to 1903

$48.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. A complete history of balloons and the intrepid men who flew in them.

SUBMARINES WITH WINGS: Past, Present and Future of Aircraft-Carrying Submarines

SUBMARINES WITH WINGS: Past, Present and Future of Aircraft-Carrying Submarines

ISBN# 0851773699
$59.95NZD

1985. 1st edition. The pioneering efforts of combining aircraft and submarines are well documented, with many extremely rare photographs of the boats and their purpose-built aircraft.

SLIPSTREAM: A Royal Air Force Anthology

SLIPSTREAM: A Royal Air Force Anthology

$38.95NZD

1946. 1st edition. An anthology of the best stories and articles which appeared during the war in the "Royal Air Force Journal", the official magazine of the Royal Air Force.

SAINT-EXUPÉRY

SAINT-EXUPÉRY

$42.95NZD

1958. A biography of the French aviator-writer by a man who once knew and flew with him.

JAPAN AIR SELF DEFENCE FORCE GUNNERY MEET 1988

JAPAN AIR SELF DEFENCE FORCE GUNNERY MEET 1988

$39.95NZD

1988. A pictorial book on the 1988 Japanese Air Self Defence Force gunnery meet.

BRITAIN'S IMPERIAL AIR ROUTES 1918 to 1939

BRITAIN'S IMPERIAL AIR ROUTES 1918 to 1939

$47.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. The growth of British civil air transport from its inception in 1910 through to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and then the beginnings of British Overseas Airways

BRISTOL F2B FIGHTER: King of Two-Seaters
New Book

BRISTOL F2B FIGHTER: King of Two-Seaters

ISBN# 0711015627
$57.95NZD

1985. 1st edition. The history of the Bristol F2B Fighter aircraft.

FOOTPLATE: The Victorian Engineman's New Zealand

FOOTPLATE: The Victorian Engineman's New Zealand

ISBN# 0589010964
$49.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. A saga of steam trains from 1863 to 1901.|Covers the old steam railway lines from Christchurch to Ferrymead, Invercargill, Wellington, and the Far North.

PRESERVED NZR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAILCARS
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PRESERVED NZR LOCOMOTIVES AND RAILCARS

ISBN# 0908573332
$59.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. New Zealand rail history.

VISION: The Story of Boeing - Saga of the Sky

VISION: The Story of Boeing - Saga of the Sky

$24.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. Vintage book on the early history of Boeing Aircraft Co.

MISSION COMPLETED

MISSION COMPLETED

$37.95NZD

1957. 1st edition. Biography of Air Chief Marshall Sir Basil Embry.

VINTAGE CALENDAR: Post Office Savings Bank 1960

VINTAGE CALENDAR: Post Office Savings Bank 1960

$199.95NZD

1960. Issued by Post Office Savings Bank to promote savings for school children. This is original, not a modern reproduction.

VINTAGE POSTER: Ministry of Transport / Children's Road Safety

VINTAGE POSTER: Ministry of Transport / Children's Road Safety

$99.95NZD

1968. Issued by the Ministry of Transport to promote road safety for children. This is original, not a modern reproduction.

VINTAGE POSTER: Ministry of Transport / Children's Road Safety

VINTAGE POSTER: Ministry of Transport / Children's Road Safety

$99.95NZD

1968. Issued by the Ministry of Transport to promote road safety for children. This is original, not a modern reproduction.

CASTROL RACING, DRIVERS MANUAL

CASTROL RACING, DRIVERS MANUAL

ISBN# 0668034580
$49.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. A unique modern guide to the art of race driving.

COLLECTED POEMS 1951-2006
New Book

COLLECTED POEMS 1951-2006

ISBN# 9781869404185
$19.95NZD

2008. Annotated by the author, the Collected Poems illustrates more than fifty years of the range and ambition of Stead's verse.

SPITFIRE: A Complete Fighting History
New Book

SPITFIRE: A Complete Fighting History

ISBN# 1856480151
$59.95NZD

1994. This edition combines two books first published in 1974 and 1985 under the titles; Spitfire at War + Spitfire At War 2.

HOW THE WHITE MEN CAME TO NEW ZEALAND

HOW THE WHITE MEN CAME TO NEW ZEALAND

$29.95NZD

1956. Vintage book for schools, begins with the visit of Abel Tasman in 1642, goes on to tell of Captain James Cook's visits more than one hundred years later.

GUINNESS DOWN UNDER: The Famous Brew and the Family
New Book

GUINNESS DOWN UNDER: The Famous Brew and the Family

ISBN# 9780473408428
$49.95NZD

2018. Guinness Down Under is the never-before-told story of how the famous brew and the family came to New Zealand and Australia in the mid-1800s – the brew itself through export and eventually

FUR SEAL ISLAND: An Environment In Peril

FUR SEAL ISLAND: An Environment In Peril

ISBN# 0285629697
$47.95NZD

1990. 1st edition. An account of the life cycle of the northern fur seal from population studied on the Pribilof Islands.

FRAMING PICTURES

FRAMING PICTURES

ISBN# 0273011731
$39.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. Vintage guide to all aspects of picture framing.

ELEMENTARY COSTUME ILLUSTRATION

ELEMENTARY COSTUME ILLUSTRATION

$39.95NZD

1945. 1st edition. How to illustrate clothing suggestions and ideas in a simple, understandable manner.

COSMOPOLITAN DISHES FOR NEW ZEALAND TABLES

COSMOPOLITAN DISHES FOR NEW ZEALAND TABLES

$37.95NZD

1962. A vintage cook book of interesting, easily-prepared recipes adapted from those of many different countries and using ingredients that can be bought in New Zealand shops.

CATERING RECIPES: Nestlé's Catering Service Volume One and Two

CATERING RECIPES: Nestlé's Catering Service Volume One and Two

$79.95NZD

Undated, circa 1960s. Vintage Nestlé's catering recipes, Volumes and One and Two.

BUILDING YOUR OWN HOUSE

BUILDING YOUR OWN HOUSE

ISBN# 0589015346
$84.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. A do-it-yourself guide to the New Zealand timber framed house.

BLACK BILLY TEA: New Zealand Ballads

BLACK BILLY TEA: New Zealand Ballads

ISBN# 0723306567
$42.95NZD

1981. 1st edition. This entertaining collection of ballads in the old-time style will appeal to anyone with an interest in New Zealand folklore.

A HILL END ROMANCE: The Story of Bob & Laurie Lincoln
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A HILL END ROMANCE: The Story of Bob & Laurie Lincoln

$59.95NZD

2013. 1st edition. This is the story of a young couple (Carol's parents), who fell in love in Hill End, New South Wales, Australia in 1932.

WHALES, BOATS & FISH

WHALES, BOATS & FISH

ISBN# 0646446177
$59.95NZD

2005. Signed by author. A pictorial account of whales, whale watching, dolphins, boats, fish and great Norfolk coastal scenery.

THE WILD NORTH

THE WILD NORTH

$49.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. A collection of 24 short stories and sketches about Cape York in Australia's Far North and the islands beyond.

THE HISTORY OF UNDERCLOTHES

THE HISTORY OF UNDERCLOTHES

$39.95NZD

1951. 1st edition. Two distinguished clothing historians consider undergarments worn by the English over the past 600 years.

THE BEST OF JAMES HERRIOT: Favourite Memories of a Country Vet

THE BEST OF JAMES HERRIOT: Favourite Memories of a Country Vet

$29.95NZD

1982. Comprises unforgettable episodes from the remarkable series of memoirs that began with All Creatures Great and Small.

TAKING THE ROAD: Motorcycling In New Zealand

TAKING THE ROAD: Motorcycling In New Zealand

ISBN# 186941506X
$49.95NZD

2002. The 1960s and 70s saw the biggest sales boom in the 100-year history of the motorcycle.

SEWING MADE EASY

SEWING MADE EASY

$59.95NZD

1950. Complete, revised and updated in 1969. New styles, new techniques, simplified instructions on how to sew everything from simple dresses to draperies for the home.

RESTORING OLD ST. PAULS

RESTORING OLD ST. PAULS

$44.95NZD

1970. A history and plan for Old St. Paul's church by Peter Sheppard, Government Architect 1970.

PRESTCOLD KITCHEN COMPANION

PRESTCOLD KITCHEN COMPANION

$39.95NZD

Undated. A vintage instruction booklet for a Prestcold freezer or refrigerator.

OWNER BUILDERS COMPANION: Build or Renovate your own Home - Earth, Stone, Timber

OWNER BUILDERS COMPANION: Build or Renovate your own Home - Earth, Stone, Timber

ISBN# 0140100369
$57.95NZD

1989. A book compiled from ten years of articles in the Australian Owner Builder Magazine, by the Archer family, who founded the magazine for do-it-yourselfers.

MACKENZIE

MACKENZIE

ISBN# 0908877587
$29.95NZD

1995. James Mackenzie became the hero of the most powerful and ending legend of exploration in nineteenth-century New Zealand when he was accused in 1855 of stealing sheep to stock the half-million

WHO'S WHO IN NEW ZEALAND: 6th edition

WHO'S WHO IN NEW ZEALAND: 6th edition

$39.95NZD

1956. Who's Who In New Zealand was founded in 1908 and is the only complete and authoritative work of contemporary biography in New Zealand.

WHEN THE BUG BITES

WHEN THE BUG BITES

ISBN# 0473055317
$99.95NZD

1998. Biography of John Baylay.

WEST COAST Pictorial

WEST COAST Pictorial

ISBN# 0723307873
$24.95NZD

1987. Pictorial record of the West Coast of New Zealand.

STEAM TRACTION 1975: The Journal of The Steam Traction Society - Vol. 5, No. 1.
New Book

STEAM TRACTION 1975: The Journal of The Steam Traction Society - Vol. 5, No. 1.

$39.95NZD

1975. The Journal of The Steam Traction Society Inc.

LIFE'S A BEACH: Hibiscus Coast, New Zealand
New Book

LIFE'S A BEACH: Hibiscus Coast, New Zealand

ISBN# 0473080966
$29.95NZD

2001. A graphic publication profiling the people and places which make the Hibiscus Coast a truly unique destination.

FROM JANDALS TO JAFFAS: The Best of Kiwiana
New Book

FROM JANDALS TO JAFFAS: The Best of Kiwiana

ISBN# 186941621X
$34.95NZD

2003. An illustrated collection of Kiwiana, documenting the stories behind the objects, events and people that have defined and distinguished the popular culture of New Zealand.

LET'S HOPE THEY'RE FRIENDLY
New Book

LET'S HOPE THEY'RE FRIENDLY

ISBN# 0207145881
$139.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. The Remarkable Story Behind The World's First Verified Film Encounter with an Unidentified Flying Object.

GRANT BATTY

GRANT BATTY

ISBN# 0959755306
$24.95NZD

1977. The story of the most electrifying, entertaining and successful rugby players of the time.

MEMOIRS OF A COLONIAL GOOSE

MEMOIRS OF A COLONIAL GOOSE

ISBN# 0908704003
$39.95NZD

1984. Biography of Shelia Horton. SIGNED.

ALL FARES PLEASE A Pictorial Record of the Christchurch Electric Tramways
New Book

ALL FARES PLEASE A Pictorial Record of the Christchurch Electric Tramways

$49.95NZD

1967. History of the early trams in Christchurch.

THE NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: The First Forty Years

THE NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: The First Forty Years

ISBN# 0474001482
$39.95NZD

1986. 1st edition. Provides an excellent pictorial record of the orchestra’s development and is an engaging and entertaining account of the country’s longest established performing arts organisation.

STEAM IN THE STREETS: Souvenir of the Ferrymead Tramway

STEAM IN THE STREETS: Souvenir of the Ferrymead Tramway

$24.95NZD

1968. Rare Christchurch tram ephemera.

CLASSIC KIWIANA: An Essential Guide to New Zealand Popular Culture
New Book

CLASSIC KIWIANA: An Essential Guide to New Zealand Popular Culture

ISBN# 014302082X
$29.95NZD

2001. Kiwiana is a name that identifies quirky objects and images that have endured changing fads and trends to become our icons, stored in the memories of generations of New Zealanders.

THE ANCIENT WORLD: From Ur to Mecca

THE ANCIENT WORLD: From Ur to Mecca

ISBN# 0856134376
$29.95NZD

1982. General introduction to ancient history outlining five main civilizations of early times.

MY KIND OF PAINTING

MY KIND OF PAINTING

ISBN# 0723304807
$49.95NZD

1978. Paintings and charcoal drawings with comments by the artist, Douglas Badcock.