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A SAINT AT STAKE: The Strange Death of William of Norwich 1144

A SAINT AT STAKE: The Strange Death of William of Norwich 1144

$47.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. The strange death of William of Norwich 1144.

A Sacrificial Pawn
New Book

A Sacrificial Pawn

ISBN# 9780958292399
$29.95NZD

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

A RIVER RULES MY LIFE

A RIVER RULES MY LIFE

$74.95NZD

1963. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Mona Anderson and her popular books made the high country life famous and accessible to many.

A PREFACE TO SARTRE

A PREFACE TO SARTRE

ISBN# 0801411750
$42.95NZD

1978. Perhaps the leading Western intellectual of his time.

A POCKETFUL OF YEARS: Another Mrs King Story

A POCKETFUL OF YEARS: Another Mrs King Story

$21.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. Mrs Kingi, the beloved heroine of 'This Mrs Kingi', continues her story in this delightful sequel.

A Place on the Edge
New Book

A Place on the Edge

ISBN# 1869417178
$49.95NZD

2005. The story of the landmark building St. Matthew-In-The-City

A Pictorial History Of The World War II Years

A Pictorial History Of The World War II Years

ISBN# 0517122081
$29.95NZD

1995. As new. Never before has there been a more vivid and dramatic pictorial account of the largest, most destructive war ever fought.

A People's History

A People's History

ISBN# 090891220X
$39.95NZD

1992. Illustrated Biographies from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Volume One 1769 - 1869.

A PATTERN OF ISLANDS

A PATTERN OF ISLANDS

$99.95NZD

1953. RARE. A story of a young man in the Pacific, living for thirty years in the Gilbert & Ellis Islands working for the Colonial Office.

A PATTERN OF ISLANDS

A PATTERN OF ISLANDS

$59.95NZD

1952. A self-deprecating adventure story of a young man in the Pacific, living for thirty years in the Gilbert & Ellis Islands working for the Colonial Office.

A NEW ZEALAND NATURALIST'S CALENDAR

A NEW ZEALAND NATURALIST'S CALENDAR

$58.95NZD

1909 (111yo). 1st edition. New Zealand natural history, based on a series of articles originally published in the Otago Daily Times.

A NEW TWIST: A Centennial History of Donaghys Industries
A Million Died! : A Story of War in the Far East

A Million Died! : A Story of War in the Far East

$42.95NZD

1943. Alfred Wagg was a US war correspondent for the Far East and this is is recollections of the campaigns in Burma, Siam and French Indo-China in WW2

 A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery

A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery

$49.95NZD

1921. Vintage technical and reference

A Manual Of Boot & Shoe Manufacture

A Manual Of Boot & Shoe Manufacture

$72.95NZD

1894. (125 years old) Designed for the use of Technical Teachers and Students.

A MAN CALLED POSSUM: The Mystery Man Who Became A Legend

A MAN CALLED POSSUM: The Mystery Man Who Became A Legend

ISBN# 0959056904
$38.95NZD

1984. Biography

A LITTLE LIFE OF JESUS

A LITTLE LIFE OF JESUS

$37.95NZD

1933

A LITERATE PASSION: Letters of Anals Nin & Henry Miller 1932-1953

A LITERATE PASSION: Letters of Anals Nin & Henry Miller 1932-1953

ISBN# 0850318327
$33.95NZD

1988. The intimacy between Nin and Miller in this impassioned exchange of letters between the two controversial writers.

A Kind of Homecoming

A Kind of Homecoming

$49.95NZD

1963. Author E. R. Braithwaite embarked on a pilgrimage to search for his roots in West African Countries.

A History of the Otago Hospital Board

A History of the Otago Hospital Board

$59.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. History of the early health services in Dunedin and Otago and what developed into the Hospital Board.

A History of Ships and Seafaring

A History of Ships and Seafaring

$29.95NZD

1964. The Ancient World; War on the Seas; Sail and Steam and more.

A History of The University of Auckland 1883-1983
A HISTORY OF FIJI: Volume One

A HISTORY OF FIJI: Volume One

$59.95NZD

1956. Revised edition.

A History of EUROPE

A History of EUROPE

ISBN# 1859861784
$24.95NZD

1996. Traces the development of the European identity through its many guises. Every period from the Celts to the Balkans is covered.

A History of Europe

A History of Europe

$54.95NZD

1936. Illustrated with maps (1x fold out) and tables.

A HANDBOOK ON DISEASES OF CHILDREN

A HANDBOOK ON DISEASES OF CHILDREN

$48.95NZD

1953. Vintage technical and reference.

A Handbook of Bulbs and Perennials for the Southern Hemisphere

A Handbook of Bulbs and Perennials for the Southern Hemisphere

$18.95NZD

1953. Complete practical illustrated handbook to gardening with bulbs and perennials in Australia and New Zealand

A GUN IN MY HAND

A GUN IN MY HAND

$21.95NZD

1959. Fascinating, insightful, extremely informative covering wide range & variety of aspects New Zealand life in war & peace.

A Guide To the RIMUTAKA FOREST PARK
New Book

A Guide To the RIMUTAKA FOREST PARK

ISBN# 0477014488
$29.95NZD

1989. Dept of Conservation publication.

A GUIDE TO THE LOUVRE: Painting, Sculpture, Decorative Art
A GUIDE BOOK: To Calcutta Agra Delhi Karachi and Bombay

A GUIDE BOOK: To Calcutta Agra Delhi Karachi and Bombay

$49.95NZD

1943. Vintage booklet provided to American servicemen by the American Red Cross during World War II upon their arrival in India.

A Grand National Commentary

A Grand National Commentary

ISBN# 0851311210
$19.95NZD

1971. Illustrated history of the Aintree course, national heroes, memorable races, lists of winner and horses through to 1970

A GOOD KEEN GIRL

A GOOD KEEN GIRL

ISBN# 589004956
$19.95NZD

1970. 1st Edition. Another classic tale by one of New Zealand's best known authors.

A German POW in New Mexico
New Book

A German POW in New Mexico

ISBN# 0826333559
$48.95NZD

2005. English translation of author's diary and letters covering his wartime capture and time in Mexico and England

A GIFT OF ISLANDS: Living in Fiji

A GIFT OF ISLANDS: Living in Fiji

$29.95NZD

1965. 1st edition.

A Foreign Affair: A Passionate Life In Four Languages

A Foreign Affair: A Passionate Life In Four Languages

ISBN# 1863253750
$18.95NZD

2004. Biography of Valerie Barnes. Valerie's gift for storytelling makes this a lively, funny, utterly delightful memoir.

A FISHERMAN'S YEAR: Fishing Adventures In New Zealand and England

A FISHERMAN'S YEAR: Fishing Adventures In New Zealand and England

$37.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. John Parsons looks back on a lifetime of fishing from his boyhood in Kent, England, to his service days in India and, for the past twenty-two years, as a resident of New Zealand.

A FIGHTING QUALITY: New Zealanders At War

A FIGHTING QUALITY: New Zealanders At War

ISBN# 0589012630
$39.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. Describes the wartime exploits of New Zealand's greatest fighting men.

A Fighting Chance How We Rowed The Atlantic In 92 Days

A Fighting Chance How We Rowed The Atlantic In 92 Days

$42.95NZD

1966. Adventures of rowing alone across the Atlantic in a tiny boat only twenty feet long and five feet wide.

A Family of Hunters : Tucker Time
New Book

A Family of Hunters : Tucker Time

ISBN# 9781877566219
$34.95NZD

2012. A story about more than one generation of the Tucker family with the common bond of hunting and the outdoors.

A DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE

A DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE

$19.95NZD

1964. Vintage technical and reference.

A Display of Lights (9)
New Book

A Display of Lights (9)

ISBN# 9780230714465
$38.95NZD

2008. A collection of some of the greatest crosswords of all time.

A Day at a Time : A Journal for Parents of Children with Autism
New Book

A Day at a Time : A Journal for Parents of Children with Autism

ISBN# 9781402772993
$43.95NZD

2010. This book provides a simple, effective way to document all the crucial details in the journey of parenting an autistic child.

A Concise History of Modern Sculpture

A Concise History of Modern Sculpture

$29.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. Herbert Read traces the development of modern sculpture from Rodin to the present day.

A CONCISE HISTORY OF INTERIOR DECORATION
A Commentary on the Poems of Thomas Hardy

A Commentary on the Poems of Thomas Hardy

ISBN# 333179188
$58.95NZD

1976. An essential aid to the study of Hardy's poetry

A Clean Pair of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story

A Clean Pair of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story

$39.95NZD

1963. The Murray Halberg Story and the man behind the annual NZ Murray Halberg sport awards.

A Canvas to Cover

A Canvas to Cover

$48.95NZD

1947. Rare & collectable. Full of the philosophy and wisdom of Britain's heritage, written by a painter who has a sympathetic understanding of his subject.

A Book of Traveller' Tales

A Book of Traveller' Tales

ISBN# 0330293907
$18.95NZD

1986. A wealth of travel literature, including samples from more than 300 travel writers from 430 BC to the 1980s.

A Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

1964. Vintage New Zealand reference with fifty-four photographs.