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The Courts and Criminal Punishments

The Courts and Criminal Punishments

$64.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. Three lectures by Sir John Vincent William Barry. Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria Australia. Rare and collectable.

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Dec 1946 hardcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Jul 1946 hardcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1947

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1947

$11.99NZD

May 1947 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1949

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1949

$11.95NZD

Feb 1949 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1948

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1948

$14.95NZD

Jan 1948 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Oct 1946 hardcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Mar 1946 hardcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Nov 1946 hardcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1947

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1947

$11.95NZD

Jul 1947 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1949

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1949

$11.99NZD

Mar 1949 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1947

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1947

$11.99NZD

Mar 1947 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1953

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1953

$11.95NZD

Jul 1953 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1948

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1948

$14.95NZD

Aug 1948 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1949

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1949

$12.95NZD

Jan 1949 softcover edition

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

Popular Mechanics Magazine 1946

$14.95NZD

Feb 1946 hardcover edition

The Jersey
New Book

The Jersey

ISBN# 1869588770
$28.95NZD

2001. 1st edition. What It Means to Wear the All Black Jersey.

I Know Absolutely Nothing About Golf
New Book

I Know Absolutely Nothing About Golf

ISBN# 1558533427
$24.95NZD

1996. How to play, where to play, and what to play with; explains how to arrange and benefit from lessons.

Lawn Tennis

Lawn Tennis

$24.95NZD

1949. Vintage book on tennis

Long Shots : The greatest underdog stories in New Zealand sport
New Book

Long Shots : The greatest underdog stories in New Zealand sport

ISBN# 9781877505416
$37.95NZD

2014. The most inspiring sporting stories of Kiwis who have triumphed against all odds.

A Million Miles of Cricket

A Million Miles of Cricket

$39.95NZD

1966. First Edition. Nice sports collectors book.

New Zealand '79

New Zealand '79

$19.95NZD

1979. Official journal of the Singapore Cricket Club Tour of NZ 1979.

White Knights : 100 Centuries of NZ Test Cricket

White Knights : 100 Centuries of NZ Test Cricket

ISBN# 0864640927
$28.95NZD

1987. 1st edition

100 Essential New Zealand Golf Holes
New Book

100 Essential New Zealand Golf Holes

ISBN# 9780958275088
$36.95NZD

2008. An exciting survey of the country's most interesting, beautiful, challenging and exhilarating golf holes

Bat and Pad : An Anthology of Writings on New Zealand Cricket
The Slams
New Book

The Slams

ISBN# 9781742757469
$34.95NZD

2013. Fly-on-the-wall account lifts the lid on all the rivalries, allegiances, rifts and realities in the most explosive era of professional tennis.

Fun With Scientific Experiments

Fun With Scientific Experiments

$47.95NZD

1964. Vintage technical and reference.

High Fidelity Sound Reproduction

High Fidelity Sound Reproduction

$47.95NZD

1958. Vintage technical and reference.

Report on the Atom

Report on the Atom

$48.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. What you should know about atomic energy. Collectable.

The Young Chemist : A Practical Book

The Young Chemist : A Practical Book

$48.95NZD

1961. A large number of chemical experiments for young chemists. Rare and collectable.

The Southern Sky : Astronomy Through Your Own Eyes

The Southern Sky : Astronomy Through Your Own Eyes

$43.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. Includes b&w astronomical map plates. Rare and collectable.

How to Make a Spaceship : A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight
New Book

How to Make a Spaceship : A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

ISBN# 9780593078297
$27.95NZD

2016. Reads like a thriller - and reveals many secrets...one of the great entrepreneurial stories of our time.

Historic Transport in Pictures

Historic Transport in Pictures

ISBN# 0868640638
$29.95NZD

1983. New Zealand various forms of early transport on the islands.

MOTAT : Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

MOTAT : Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

ISBN# 0600074234
$27.95NZD

1976. History of MOTAT - Museum of Transport & Technology, New Zealand

Explore New Zealand: 101 Must-do's for Kiwis
New Book

Explore New Zealand: 101 Must-do's for Kiwis

ISBN# 9781775534303
$44.95NZD

2013. The top 101 things to do or see in New Zealand - as voted by New Zealanders.

The New Zealand Cycle Trail : North Island

The New Zealand Cycle Trail : North Island

ISBN# 9781869538538
$24.95NZD

Published 2013.

The Traveller's Atlas of Sacred and Historical Places
New Book

The Traveller's Atlas of Sacred and Historical Places

ISBN# 1840924381
$29.95NZD

2004. This atlas charts a worldwide journey through varied territory, beginning where legend, myth and reality meet.

Flying with Confidence
New Book

Flying with Confidence

ISBN# 9780091947859
$24.95NZD

2013. This reassuring guide explains everything you need to know about air travel alongside techniques for feeling confident and in control from take off to landing.

VIETNAM : Lonely Planet

VIETNAM : Lonely Planet

ISBN# 9781741791594
$19.95NZD

2009. 10th edition. Experience the best of Vietnam with Lonely Planet, 10th Edition

The Diabetic Travellers Companion

The Diabetic Travellers Companion

ISBN# 1869412257
$21.95NZD

1995. Advice is offered to people with diabetes who wish to travel.

AMERICA : True Stories of Life on the Road

AMERICA : True Stories of Life on the Road

ISBN# 1885211287
$19.95NZD

1999. Travelers' Tales Guides

Santorini : Full Tourist Guide
New Book

Santorini : Full Tourist Guide

$19.95NZD

A full Island guide.

NEW YORK : Monocle Travel Guide Series
New Book

NEW YORK : Monocle Travel Guide Series

ISBN# 9783899555752
$39.95NZD

2015. The Monocle Travel Guides Series 2

EGYPT : Culture Smart!
New Book

EGYPT : Culture Smart!

ISBN# 9781857336719
$19.95NZD

2013. The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture - revised and updated

FLORENCE : New Practical Guide To

FLORENCE : New Practical Guide To

$39.95NZD

1976. Vintage collectors book, illustrated with numerous colour photographs.

AFRICA : Lonely Planet Phrasebook

AFRICA : Lonely Planet Phrasebook

ISBN# 9781740596923
$14.95NZD

2007. From Afrikaans to Zulu, talk your way to where you want to go

Hong Kong : Monocle Travel Guide Series
New Book

Hong Kong : Monocle Travel Guide Series

ISBN# 9783899555769
$39.95NZD

2015. The Monocle Travel Guide Series 4

1001 Best Things to See & Do in New Zealand

1001 Best Things to See & Do in New Zealand

ISBN# 9781869710675
$22.95NZD

2006. Should be your New Zealand travel bible.

PAKISTAN : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
New Book

PAKISTAN : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

ISBN# 9781857336771
$19.95NZD

2013. The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Bunty of the Blackbirds

Bunty of the Blackbirds

$19.95NZD

1950.

Three Jays Against the Clock

Three Jays Against the Clock

$19.95NZD

1948. The second adventure of the three Jays.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

$19.95NZD

1965. Children's Classic

The Book of Verse For Children

The Book of Verse For Children

$42.95NZD

1962. Collection of Poems. Nice collectors book.

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

$29.95NZD

1917. Vintage children's book.

Cinderella and the Glass Slipper

Cinderella and the Glass Slipper

$24.95NZD

1951. Children's Classic

Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo

Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo

$24.95NZD

1961. Andrew Lang's charming Fairy Tales

Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories Vol 2

Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories Vol 2

$19.95NZD

1964. Vintage children's book.

Rupert Annual 1976

Rupert Annual 1976

ISBN# 9780850790689
$24.95NZD

1976. Children's Classic

Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

$19.95NZD

Circa 1940. Children's Classic

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass
Bobby Brewster Detective

Bobby Brewster Detective

$24.95NZD

1969. Vintage children's book. Collectable.

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

$19.95NZD

1949. Childrens Classic.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

$19.95NZD

1950. Children's Classic.

The Modern Children's Library of Knowledge

The Modern Children's Library of Knowledge

$48.95NZD

1957. The World of Arts and Pastimes. Book 5

Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

$54.95NZD

1956. Vintage Children's classic.

The Cub Book

The Cub Book

$19.95NZD

1977. Scout Association of NZ

The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson

ISBN# 7235 1226 4
$23.95NZD

1962. Vintage children's classic.

Nursing in the Outback

Nursing in the Outback

$29.95NZD

1950. Vintage children's novel.

Lorrie's First Term

Lorrie's First Term

$23.95NZD

Circa 1955. A classic novel about a young girl at school. Vintage childrens

Basil Brush Holiday Book

Basil Brush Holiday Book

$19.95NZD

1972. Vintage children's. Stories, features and Games

Dean's New Ideal Book For Girls

Dean's New Ideal Book For Girls

$24.95NZD

1971. Children's vintage

Daily Mail Annual for Girls

Daily Mail Annual for Girls

$34.95NZD

Circa 1950. Children's vintage classic.

The Girl Guides Annual

The Girl Guides Annual

$42.95NZD

1959. Nice collectors book.

Collins Boys' Annual

Collins Boys' Annual

$27.95NZD

1954. Children's vintage classic. Exciting stories, articles, features.

Daily Sketch Modern Girls Annual

Daily Sketch Modern Girls Annual

$34.95NZD

1950. Children's vintage classic.

Eagle Annual Number 8

Eagle Annual Number 8

$34.95NZD

1964 Children's vintage classic. Great new stripes, stories, articles.

The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1928

The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1928

$69.95NZD

1928. Rare vintage children's book

Our Own Schoolgirls Annual

Our Own Schoolgirls Annual

$34.95NZD

1964. Vintage children's book. Collectable.

Brer Rabbits a Rascal

Brer Rabbits a Rascal

$19.95NZD

1965. Twenty individual tales alongside illustrations.

Blackie's Boys Annual

Blackie's Boys Annual

$47.95NZD

1926. Rare and collectable children's vintage.

 The Big Enid Blyton Book

The Big Enid Blyton Book

ISBN# 0007J0VG2
$24.95NZD

1961. A colour packed treasure trove of stories and verses.

Storytime Book

Storytime Book

ISBN# 603032516
$19.95NZD

1964. From the world's best selling children's author.

Sunshine Book

Sunshine Book

ISBN# 603032621
$19.95NZD

1965. From the world's best selling children's author.

Jimmy and the Bridge

Jimmy and the Bridge

$39.95NZD

1959. 1st edition, Signed by Author. Very collectable vintage. The story and history of the Auckland harbour bridge in New Zealand through the eyes of a young person.

18th Century German Porcelain

18th Century German Porcelain

$46.95NZD

1958. 1st edition. Comprehensive review of all the German porcelain factories, recounting the history of each factory.

Indian Basket Weaving

Indian Basket Weaving

ISBN# 0873581121
$32.95NZD

1974. Reprint. How to weave Pomo, Yurok, Pima and Navajo baskets.

Leathercraft For all the Family

Leathercraft For all the Family

$21.95NZD

1975. Vintage magazine for the leather work enthusiast.

How To Make Model Soldiers

How To Make Model Soldiers

ISBN# 9780668034463
$24.95NZD

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

Rug Making

Rug Making

$29.95NZD

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

The Modelmakers Handbook

The Modelmakers Handbook

ISBN# 0394507886
$27.95NZD

1981. A complete guide covers numerous kinds of models.

Extra Curricular
New Book

Extra Curricular

$19.95NZD

2016. The Celestial issue. #208 / 500 number copies

How to Make Clipper Ship Models

How to Make Clipper Ship Models

$59.95NZD

1938. A practical manual dealing with every aspect of Clipper ship modelling. Nice model makers or enthusiasts book.

Floral Art : An Elementary Text Book For Florists

Floral Art : An Elementary Text Book For Florists

$44.95NZD

1949. Vintage reference book covering everything a florist should know.

The Facts of Mental Health and Illness

The Facts of Mental Health and Illness

$37.95NZD

1961. 3rd edition. Vintage technical and reference.

The Modern Family Survival Guide
New Book

The Modern Family Survival Guide

ISBN# 9781775532910
$29.95NZD

2013. Covers many key topics such as separation and divorce; surviving family court; sharing custody; co-parenting when your ex is difficult; step parenting; adoption issues; parenting the 'only child

Going Green : Hints & Tips to reduce your Carbon Footprint

Going Green : Hints & Tips to reduce your Carbon Footprint

ISBN# 9781861472687
$22.95NZD

2008. Hints and Tips to reduce your carbon footprint.

The Contented Pregnancy
New Book

The Contented Pregnancy

ISBN# 9780091947767
$29.95NZD

2013. Provides mums-to-be with the practical, reassuring and down-to-earth advice they need for a calm and contented pregnancy.

The English : A Social History 1066-1945

The English : A Social History 1066-1945

$28.95NZD

1987. A striking departure from the earlier efforts of Hibbert, one of England's best-known popular historians.

In London's Byways

In London's Byways

$24.95NZD

1920. Collectable book on British history.

TAPA of the Pacific

TAPA of the Pacific

ISBN# 1869534646
$24.95NZD

1997. A complete range of the art of tapa.