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NEW ZEALAND LANDSCAPES
Andris Apse
ISBN9781877333323
$49.99

Features over 100 stunning photographs by the doyen of NZ landscape photographers. This book is a much loved pictorial classic. First published in 1994 this is the revised edition. 340mm x 245mm size.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 120 pages. NEW


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NEW ZEALAND LANDSCAPES Pocket Edition
Andris Apse
ISBN9781877333439
$19.99

Features over 100 stunning photographs by the doyen of NZ landscape photographers. This book is a much loved pictorial classic. First published in 2006.. 190mm x 135mm size.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 120 pages. NEW

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NEW ZEALAND UNTOUCHED LANDSCAPES
Petr Hlavacek
ISBN9780947503208
$49.99

A beautiful collection of landscape photographs from a New Zealand professional concerned to feature the pristine and as yet untouched. 235mm x 330mm.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2016. Hardback with dust jacket. 168 pages. NEW


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NEW ZEALAND UNTOUCHED LANDSCAPES Pocket Edition
Petr Hlavacek
ISBN9780947503208
$19.99

A beautiful collection of landscape photographs from a New Zealand professional concerned to feature the pristine and as yet untouched. 190mm x 135mm.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2016. Hardback with dust jacket. 168 pages. NEW

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TE WAHIPOUNAMU SOUTH-WEST NEW ZEALAND WORLD HERITAGE AREA
Andris Apse
ISBN9780908802401
$40.00

Superb photographs of the largely untouched landscape of the South west of the South Island, 2.6 million hectares of land that includes four national parks. Apse is New Zealand's best known landscape photographer.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 1997. Hardback with dust jacket. 120 pages. SECONDHAND


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LYTTELTON, AKAROA & BANKS PENINSULA Picturesque and Historic
Peter Morath
ISBN9781877303289
$39.99

A collection of photographs showing the mix of outstanding scenery and history of the Peninsula and its principal towns. Book entirely produced in Christchurch.

Caxton Press, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 176 pages. NEW


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TRAMPING IN NEW ZEALAND
Shaun Barnett
ISBN9781927213728
$39.99

Best-selling guide featuring the latest generation of overview maps which show tramping routes in three dimensions. Includes the best known 'Great Walks'; the Milford Track, the Routeburn and the Tongariro Crossing.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2012. Softback. 143 pages. NEW


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DAY WALKS IN NEW ZEALAND
Shaun Barnett
ISBN9781877333675
$39.99

Best-selling guide featuring the latest generation of overview maps which show tramping routes in three dimensions. Includes the best walks throughout both islands.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2016. Softback. 180 pages. NEW

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A WALK A DAY 365 Short Walks in New Zealand
Peter Janssen
ISBN9781869664800
$34.99

Arranged according to region, every walk is described with notes on track gradient, access and walking times and also relevant anecdotes, history and points of interest.

New Holland, Auckland, 2017. Softback. 279 pages. NEW


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THE NEW ZEALAND CYCLE TRAIL SOUTH ISLAND
Claudia Harfst
ISBN9781869538545
$19.99

Coverage of 10 South Island cycle tours with maps and listings of accommodation and refreshment along the routes.

Bateman, Auckland, 2013. Softback. 165 pages. NEW


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BEST SHORT NATURE WALKS IN NEW ZEALAND
Peter Janssen
ISBN9781869662882
$34.99

Describes 200+ short nature walks from throughout the country and includes details of wildlife and other features to be seen along the way.

New Holland, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 221 pages. NEW


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GREAT WALKS OF NEW ZEALAND
Craig Potton
ISBN9781927213636
$49.99
A tribute to New Zealand's eight finest walking tracks; the Rakiura Track, the Kepler Track, the Milford Track, the Routeburn Track, the Heaphy Track, the Abel Tasman Coast Track, the Tongaririo Northern Circuit and the Lake Waikaremoana track.

Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2015. Hardback with dust jacket. 124 pages. NEW

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THE KIWI FOSSIL HUNTER'S HANDBOOK
James Crampton and Marianna Terezow
ISBN9780143772415
$35.00

A brief geological history and a location guide with photographs and tips about what to look for.

Random House NZ, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 207 pages. NEW

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AKAROA
B E Baughan
510201024
$32.50

Nice early work on the history of Akaroa with photographs by Miss Buckland of Akaroa. Folded pages sewn in limp wrappers. THIS COPY has double, tan coloured wrappers.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, (1919). Softback. 43 pages. SECONDHAND


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FOREST AND ICE
B E Baughan
810250924
$32.50

An early tourist publication to South Westland and the Mt Cook region. Includes photographs of Franz Josef Glacier, Welcome Flat , Copland etc. Part of the Dainty Booklet Series of guides. W&T G24030. An edition of 2000 copies (Bagnall B406).

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1913). Saddle sewn paper wrappers. 47 pages. SECONDHAND 


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GLIMPSES OF NEW ZEALAND SCENERY
B E Baughan
8102606
$40.00

8 studies of the New Zealand outdoors. These had been separately issued as booklets and are here reprinted in a quality binding. The Finest Walk in the World (Milford Track), Snow Kings of the Southern Alps, Uncanny Country (Thermal District), A River of Pictures and Peace (Wanganui), Summit Road (Christchurch), Forest and Ice (Franz Josef), Stars Under the Earth (Waitomo caves), Akaroa. An edition of only 1500 copies (unstated).

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, (1922). Hardback with no dust jcaket. 323 pages. SECONDHAND


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GLIMPSES OF NEW ZEALAND SCENERY
B E Baughan
61029051
$37.50

Eight studies of New Zealand scenic nature areas. Milford Sound track, the Southern Alps, Rotorua and geothermal region, Wanganui River, Summit Road Canterbury, Forest and Ice of South Island glaciers, Waitomo glow worm caves, and Akaroa. THIS COPY has former owners details in pen to endpaper and reverse of title page. An edition of 1500 copies. Bagnall 416.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, (1922). Hardback with no dust jacket. 323 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNCANNY COUNTRY Second edition
B E Baughan
61029071
$30.00

Tourist guidebook publication to the thermal district of Wairakei, Rotorua, Wairoa etc. With photographs of the Pink and White Terraces, geysers etc. Paper wrappers with string binding. Last page has some notes to margins and a date stamp. Bagnall B420 gives an edition of 2500 copies. New Zealand Booklets No. 13.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Auckland, (1921). Softback. 56 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNCANNY COUNTRY Third edition
B E Baughan
610290711
$30.00

Tourist guidebook publication to the thermal district of Wairakei, Rotorua, Wairoa etc. With photographs of the Pink and White Terraces, geysers etc. Paper wrappers with string binding. First page has some ink gift inscription dated 1928. Bagnall B421 gives an edition of 4000 copies. New Zealand Booklets No. 13.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Auckland, (1927). Softback. 74 pages. SECONDHAND


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A RIVER OF PICTURES AND PEACE The Wanganui River
B E Baughan
610290712
$37.50

Tourist publication for the Wanganui river area, with scenic photographs. IncludesJerusalem, Pipiriki, Ohura Falls, Parinui. Last page has some marginal notes and date stamp. New Zealand booklets No. 17. Bagnall B412 states an edition of 4000 copies.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1913). Softback. 40 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHERE BELL-BIRDS CHIME
Edith Howes
610290713
$30.00

Early New Zealand guidebook for the tourist or local exploring our forests. Gives commentary on the birdlife and plants. Dainty Booklet Series No. 15. With a contemporary ink gift inscription to first page. Bagnall H1370 gives an edition of 2500 copies.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1912). Softback. 47 pages. SECONDHAND


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SNOW KINGS OF THE SOUTHERN ALPS
B.E. Baughan
110221821
$45.00

An illustrated booklet by a well known writer about the beauties of the Mt. Cook region. Photographs by Joseph Kinsey and Wheeler & Son. One of a series of New Zealand booklets. Edition of 4000. Bagnall B414.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1910. Card cover, yapped. 51 pages. SECONDHAND


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A TRAMPER IN FIORDLAND
Elsie K Morton
710220714
$30.00

A lively account of a 1933 tramp along the Milford Track in Fiordland.Includes a biographical chapter on pioneer Donald Sutherland. With photographs.

The Phoenix Printing Co. Ltd., Auckland, (1949). Softback. 38 pages. SECONDHAND


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A TRAMPER IN SOUTH WESTLAND
Elsie K Morton
81025032
$30.00

Morton recounts hiking on the coast from beginning in 1928. There are accounts of te Grahams of Franz Josef, as well as the scenic places she has visited. With photographs.

Oswald-Sealey, J E Jenkins and Co. Ltd., Auckland, 1951. Softback. 32 pages. SECONDHAND

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WEST COAST SOUNDS OF NEW ZEALAND
Described by M. Ross & illustrated by R. Haweridge
710270121
$125.00

A tourist account of a steamer excursion to the Sounds, "the illustrations are from sketches made on a tour by Mr R. Haweridge and the late Mr James Wilkie" (the printer). This is sometimes described as the most beautiful book ever produced in New Zealand. Scarce.

J.Wilkie & Co., Dunedin, 1897. Card Covers with string binding, tissue guards throughout. 42 pages. SECONDHAND


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WESTLAND TO-DAY
Compiled by E Iveagh Lord
71028081
$35.00

A handbook of information for Investors, Settlers, Tourists and Traders. Details the infrastructure and natural resources. Many period advertisements also.

Westland Provincial Organisation of the NZ Centennial Celebrations Committee, 1940. Softback. Approx 100 pages. SECONDHAND


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GUIDE BOOK TO THE TOURIST ROUTES OF THE GREAT SOUTHERN LAKES AND FIORDS
George M. Moir
710270122
$65.00

First edition, first printing of the classic South Island guide book. Contains advertising. With large folding map in pocket at rear.

Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, 1925. Card covers. 85 pages. SECONDHAND


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OFFICIAL SOUTHLAND GUIDE
Andrews, Baty and Co. Ltd.
710270921
$42.50

Southland regional gazetter with many pages of advertising for local firms and businesses (indexed). Includes some folding maps. The folding map of Southland has some tears and old tape rust but is intact. The Lake Wakatipu map has a clean tear and is intact.

Andrews, Baty and Co. Ltd., Christchurch, (1924). Softback. 327 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND ILLUSTRATED TOURIST GUIDE
Richard Wedderspoon
710270922
$45.00

A government sponsored tourist guidebook to the whole country. With 119 pages advertisers section (indexed). Includes information on sightseeing and sporting activities. THIS COPY has some damage to lower corner of pages but no text is affected.

Simpson and Williams Ltd., Christchurch, (1925). Softback. 368 pages. SECONDHAND


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BEAUTIFUL DUNEDIN, IT'S ENVIRONS, AND THE COLD LAKES OF OTAGO
W H Fahey
710270923
$55.00

Guidebook to Otago and Dunedin with many photographs and advertisements. Includes Maori glossary and small vocabulary. With information for the travelling tourist.

The Evening Star Co. Ltd., Dunedin, 1906. Softback. 140 pages. SECONDHAND


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ALONG THE ROAD
Elsie K Morton
71028031
$30.00

Slice of life essays born of her travels about New Zealand. From North to South and including a chapter on ANZAC troops and our War Memorials. First published in 1928 this is the third impression. THIS COPY has some wear and minor damage to head of spine.

 Unity Press Ltd., Auckland, 1929. Hardback with no dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND CITIES, CHRISTCHURCH
James Cowan
71028092
$32.50

Intended as a guide for visitors, this has an overview of the city and it's buildings, attractions and wildlife. Includes Banks Peninsula. Sewn into paper covers.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchruch, (1916). Softback. 56 pages. SECONDHAND


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LUCAS' NELSON, BLENHEIM & WEST COAST ALMANAC & YEAR BOOK 1892
Various
710280411
$200.00

A very comprehensive directory and collection of relevant information "circulating throughout the Nelson Provincial District, West Coast and Marlborough." Contains a profusion of local advertising, many illustrations and also a "Sketch of the Settlement and Subsequent History of Nelson." This copy has a tape repair to the spine. Very rare Item.

R. Lucas & Son, Nelson, 1892. Stiff card boards. 272 pages. SECONDHAND


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STONE'S CANTERBURY, NELSON, MARLBOROUGH AND WESTLAND DIRECTORY
anon.
710280513
$75.00

June 1945 issue. Directory of private individuals and businesses with street addresses and names of owner and their professions. Green cloth frayed to edges, one page detached but present. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Stone, Son & Co. Ltd., Dunedin, 1945. Hardback with no dust jacket.  1431 pages. SECONDHAND


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STEVENS AND BARTHOLOMEW'S NEW ZEALAND DIRECTORY
G Stevens and G H Bartholomew
710280611
$250.00

Directory for 1866-7 incorporates The Runholders' Directory, and The New Zealand Yearly Advertiser. A directory of professions as well as general statistics about various provinces of New Zealand. 73 extra pages of advertising at rear including Sydney and Melbourne businesses. One advertising page has an inch square cut out. This copy has some detached pages at the front, is missing one leaf of preliminary advertising, and the upper cloth joint is split. There is no map present. Boards soiled and worn.

G. Stevens and D.H. Bartholomew, Melbourne, 1867. Hardback with no dust jacket. 322 + 73 pages. SECONDHAND


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PICTORIAL NEW ZEALAND
Edited by W B Perceval
ISBN0850912393
$55.00

Facsimile of the 1895 original tourist guide which gives in word and engraved  images a tour about the country in 16 chapters including one on the Maori and another on Captain Cook.

Lothian Publishing Company, Auckland, 1985. Hardback with plastic dust jacket as issued. 301 pages. SECONDHAND


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CONSTANCE ASTLEY'S TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND 1897-1898
Edited by Jill de Fresnes
ISBN9780864733207
$45.00

Constance travelled extensively through New Zealand with her friend Margaret Shaen. Through letters she sent back to Scotland she assembled an album of her trip, with her watercolours and Shaen's photographs. This has been edited and published for the first time.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1997. Softback. 160 pages. SECONDHAND