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CAPTAIN ANTHONY WILDING
A. Wallis Myers
260
$95.00

A biography of one of New Zealand's greatest tennis player, this describes Wilding's upbringing, his years at Cambridge, his tennis career including victory at Wimbledon and his tragic death in France during World War One. Illustrated, sunned spine.

Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1916. Hardback. 306 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE CANTERBURY TENNIS REVIEW 1950-1952 volumes 6-7
Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association
510270822
$95.00

Bound numbers of volumes VI and VII, seems to have been published weekly or bi-weekly. Starts with Vol VI No 1 (Nov 15 1950) through to Vol VII No 9 (Mar 19 1952). Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association Official Club newsletter.

Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association, Christchurch, 1950-52. Hardback, 15 pages per issue. SECONDHAND


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AS IF RUNNING ON AIR. The Journals of Jack Lovelock
David Colquhoun
ISBN9781877333767
$35.00

Provides an overview of Lovelock's life and considers the myths and legends that surround him. Essays introduce each year of his career and, along with biographical sketches of other key figures in this golden era of middle distance running, provide a rich sporting contest. A description of Lovelock's training methods and a full race list conclude the book.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2008. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 282 pages. SECONDHAND


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ARTHUR'S BOYS The Golden Era of New Zealand Athletics
Joseph Romanos
ISBN1869581202
$50.00

The story of Arthur Lydiard the great athletics coach. Romanos recalls the achievements of Peter Snell, Murray Halberg, Bill Baillie, Barry Magee and John Davies who trained with Lydiard.

Moa Beckett Ltd., Auckland, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 215 pages. SECONDHAND


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ARTHUR LYDIARD MASTER COACH
Garth Gilmour
ISBN9780908988549
$37.50

Lydiard tells the full story of his remarkable life in athletics, from his early years in NZ to his coaching experiences in Finland, Mexico, Venezuela and elsewhere.

Exsile Publishing, Auckland, 2004. Hardback with dust jacket. 247 pages. SECONDHAND


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NO BUGLES NO DRUMS
Peter Snell and Garth Gilmour
310220422
$32.50

The story of New Zealand runner Peter Snell and his world record breaking  and Olympic running career. Illustrated.

Minerva Limited, Auckland, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE FASTEST OLD MAN IN THE WORLD The Derek Turnbull Story
Vince Boyle
ISBN9780473111373
$35.00

Tucked away at the bottom of the world in the tiny farming community of Tussock Creek, lives the greatest veteran runner of all time. Since 1975 NZ farmer, Derek Turnbull, has claimed 25 World Age Group records. This is his story.

Published by Pat Turnbull, Winton, Southland, 2006. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND VETERAN ATHLETICS 1962-1999
Merle and Arthur Grayburn
ISBN0473055708
$37.50

A history of membership, participants, events and fixtures of the NZAVA. Lists the competition winners, with results etc. THIS COPY has a presentation inscription from Arthur Grayburn, the co-editor.

Proprint Ltd., 1999. Softback. 230 pages. SECONDHAND


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COAST TO COAST: THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND RACE
Bob McKerrow and John Woods
ISBN9780908704224
$30.00

A history of the event iconic New Zealand cross country endurance race from 1983 to 1994, with each year covered. Includes race records and a chapter on Robin Judkins, the founder of the event. Includes many colour photographs.

Shoal Bay Press, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 184 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND BOWLERS' ANNUAL 1906-07
Compiled and Published by W Alloo
610290411
$75.00

Annual for the season of 1906-07 issued by the New Zealand Bowling Association and the Northern Bowling Association. Very well detailed with many photographs as well as a multitude of period advertisements. Descriptions and photographs of the various regional clubs throughout the country. Membership rolls etc.

Otago Daily Times and Witness, Dunedin, 1907. Hardback with no dust jacket. 396 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE FIGHTING BLACKSMITH The Story of Bob Fitzsimmons
Gilbert Odd
ISBN072070927X
$42.50

Biography of the English born New Zealander who was the heavy weight champion of the world. An unlikely physique was overcome by great skill and endurance, and he continued boxing until he was fifty. Well illustrated.

 Pelham Books, London, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 264 pages. SECONDHND


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GOLF IN NEW ZEALAND
G M Kelly
7102104
$32.50

A Centennial History of the game of golf in New Zealand. Includes Ladies golf, notable courses and clubs, and lists of Championship winners etc.

The New Zealand Golf Association (Inc.), Wellington, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 262 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIFTY YEARS OF GOLF
Horace G Hutchinson
610250023
$300.00

Memoir of the early years of golf in the UK. First edition of 1919, written in 1914 but delayed by the Great War. This copy is tidy but suffers from some mild foxing throughout. Pen name to endpaper. Complete with all plates.

Country Life, London, (1919). Hardback with no dust jacket. 229 pages + adverts. SECONDHAND


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THE RUGBY ALMANACK OF NEW ZEALAND
Edited by A C Swan, Read Masters and A H Carman
61028052
$50.00

Records first class matches and other statistics of New Zealand rugby including visiting national teams etc. Various issues available. Some slight soiling, and former owner's name. Available; 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959. PRICE PER VOLUME.

Sporting Publications, Wellington. Softbacks. 180 pages, average. SECONDHAND


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MONRO The Life and Times of the Man Who Gave New Zealand Rugby
Clive Akers
ISBN9780473143343
$45.00

Charles Monro was a pioneering sporting enthusiast who as a nineteen year old returned from school in London introduced rugby to the sporting youth of Nelson and Wellington.

Clive Akers, Palmerston North, 2008. Softback. 241 pages. NEW


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THE ORIGINAL ALL BLACKS 1905-06
Christopher Tobin
ISBN9781869589950
$30.00

The history of the beginnings of New Zealand rugby, and the ground-breaking tour of Great Britain, Ireland, France and America which heralded the Kiwi obsession with the game.

Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2005. Softback. 196 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND RUGBY FOOTBALL Some Hints and Criticisms
Irwin Hunter
210221801
$95.00

An exposition of and suggestions about the game from one of the great early All Black exponents. Includes photographs and diagrams. Second edition. A fine copy and scarce.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1929. Hardback with dust jacket. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE BOOK OF FOOTBALL
E.H.D. Sewell
310290702
$85.00

A book of instruction and strategy about Rugby Football as well as Association Football. There is a section on the New Zealand Tour of 1905 and photographs of All Blacks W.J. Wallace and F. Roberts. Scarce title.

J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., London, 1911. Red cloth covered boards. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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WITH THE ALL BLACKS IN GB, FRANCE, CANADA & AUSTRALIA 1924-5
Read Masters
310220211
$95.00

A diary written by Masters who played twenty two matches on the thirty match tour and is thus a reliable history. Fully illustrated with interesting photographs. Some minor loss to tail of spine, and some staining to bottom edge of first few pages.

Christchurch Press Co. Ltd., Christchurch, 1928. Softback. 166 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUGBY FOOTBALL
D.R. Gent
310290801
$45.00

An exposition of the game by a former Gloucester and England player illustrated with photographs of players in action.

Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1933. Red cloth covered boards. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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1950 SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY ANNUAL
Ron Aldridge
610280525
$45.00

Statistics of Rugby Matches played by South Africa from 1891-1949, including the All Blacks Tour of 1949 with a record of every match.

Donaldson's Publications Pty Ltd., Johannesburg, 1950. Softback. 154 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROUND THE WORLD WITH THE ALL BLACKS 1953-54
Winston McCarthy
210221803
$50.00

The story of the fourth New Zealand Rugby Football team tour to the British Isles, France, Canada, and America, 1953-54. Illustrated.

Sporting Publications, Wellington, 1954. Softback. 166 pages. SECONDHAND


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WELLINGTON'S RUGBY HISTORY 1870-1950
Arthur C Swan and Gordon F W Jackson
610280526
$40.00

A complete history of the Wellington Rugby Union, with statisticsof players and administration, and Athletic Park. Photographs.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1952. Softback. 195 pages. SECONDHAND


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100 YEARS OF RUGBY, NELSON RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB 1870-1969
W A Reed
6102118
$32.50

The Birth and evolution of our national game. Includes the history of the Nelson club, which is the oldest in the country.

Nelson Mail, (1970). Softback. 190 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE OTAGO RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION ANNUAL 1946
Otago Rugby Football Union
71021151
$45.00

The rules, teams and results for the year. Nice copy.

Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company Ltd., Dunedin, 1946. Hardback with no dust jacket. 316 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUGBY CARDS International Collectors Guide
Justin McCullough
ISBN9780473132934
$37.50

The result of eight years research this is the definitive refrence work on rugby cards. Refences over 10,000 different worldwide  cards from 1890s to the present, with illustrations.

Justin McCullough, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 288 pages. SECONDHAND


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JAMES LILLYWHITE'S CRICKETERS ANNUAL FOR 1895
Edited by Charles W Alcock
610250212
$45.00

Incorporates James Lillywhite's Companion and Guide to Cricketers. A complete but  tired copy which has some loss to the advertising pages at the front. 

James Lillywhite, Frowd and Co., London, 1895. Softback. 260 pages +adverts. SECONDHAND


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THE JUBILEE BOOK OF CRICKET deluxe
Prince Ranjitsinhji with chapters by W J Ford, Thomas Case and others.
610260121
$650.00

A complete look at cricket equipment and technique. Also an overview of Public School, Oxford and Cambridge University, and County Cricket at the time. A limited edition of 350 numbered copies, signed by Prince Ranjitsinhji. Collated as complete. Page 116 has a few pencil notations next to the "Order of going in". White buckram is handling soiled, corners bumped and frayed to tips. Armorial bookplate to paste down. Hinges cracked but tight. THIS HEAVY BOOK will incur extra shipping charges.

William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1897. Hardback with no dust jacket. 477 pages plus plates. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND CRICKET 1841-1914
T. W. Reese
51022031
$225.00

The definitive history of cricket in New Zealand, this volume covers the earliest period and gives statistics and match details. Well illustrated with photographs. Free end paper has former owner names.

Simpson and Williams, Christchurch, 1927. Hardback with no dust jacket. 576 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND CRICKET 1914-1933
T. W. Reese
510220312
$185.00

The second instalment of the standard work on the history of New Zealand cricket. Designated Volume II, but stands alone for the period covered. Illustrated with photographs. Two former owner names to front end paper.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1936. Hardback with no dust jacket. 594 pages plus folding plates. SECONDHAND


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MEN IN WHITE The History of New Zealand International Cricket
D. O. Neely, R. P. King and F.K. Payne
ISBN0908570015
$65.00

The definitive work covering every match played by a New Zealand team from the first in 1894 to May 1985. Numerous illustrations and comprehensive text and statistics.

Moa Publications, Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 656 pages, large book. SECONDHAND


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THE LAST EVERYDAY HERO; THE BERT SUTCLIFFE STORY
Richard Boock
ISBN9781877460555
$37.50

Based on interviews with team mates and friends, this is an insightful account of a great sportsman and legendary cricketer.

Longacre, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 279 pages. SECONDHAND 


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ENGLAND VERSUS NEW ZEALAND
Gerry Cotter
ISBN9781852233488
$30.00

A complete history of Tests and other matches between the New Zealand and England Cricket Teams from 1864-1989.

The Crowood Press, Wiltshire, 1990. Hardback with dust jacket. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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ALLAHAKBARRIES CC 1899
J M with foreword by Don Bradman
810260032
$75.00

Barries humorous book on cricket. Previously privately published, this is the first standard edition. Illustrated. THIS COPY has some edge wear and minor chipping to the dust jacket.

James Barrie Publishers Ltd., London, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 40 pages. SECONDHAND


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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRICKET
Compiled by E W Padwick with a foreword by John Arlott
ISBN0853651299
$85.00

The definitive bibliography of publications relating to cricket. Covers all the main cricketing nations, as well as North America. Books and also ephemera such as match programs.

The Library Association, London, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 649 pages. SECONDHAND


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GREAT DAYS AT LANCASTER PARK
Gordon Slatter
ISBN0723303894
$35.00

The history of the park. The most historic events, the strangest, the funniest and the saddest, all written with a keen sense of occasion.

Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 234 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN ASSOCIATION WITH SOCCER
Tony Hinton with statistics supplied by Barry Smith
ISBN9780473012915
$30.00

The New Zealand Football Association (NZFA) celebrates its first 100 years. Includes a chapter on the Chatham Cup.

New Zealand Football Association, Auckland, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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ANGLING IN NEW ZEALAND
F Carr Rollett
61022121
$42.50

An early history of angling with accounts of acclimatization and guides to the best fishing areas throughout the country.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch (1925). Hardback with no dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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TROUT FISHERIES IN NEW ZEALAND
Derisley F Hobbs
61026021
$37.50

The development and management of trout, a report by the NZ Marine Department. Fisheries Bulletin No. 9. Information on fish hatcheries, angling, environmental factors etc.

H H Tombs, Wellington, 1948. Softback. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOLDEN YEARS OF FISHING IN NEW ZEALAND
Philip Holden
ISBN0340358246
$75.00

Holden collects stories from articles in old books and popular magazines of the past. Includes fishing in rivers, lakes and streams. Trout and Salmon. Also big game fishing with some reference to Zane Grey. Well illustrated. THIS COPY signed with a presentation from Holden.

Hodder, Auckland, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 291 pages. SECONDHAND


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TROUT IN NEW ZEALAND. Where to go and how to catch them
W. H. Spackman
ISBN0000000000
$180.00

Originally published in 1892, this is the first New Zealand fishing book. This beautiful facsimile reprint is on parchment paper and bound in fine New Zealand kid leather in a limited edition of only 100 numbered copies. Folding map to rear.

Smith's Bookshop, Christchurch, 1996. Full leather binding. 99 pages. NEW


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TROUT FISHING IN SOUTHLAND NEW ZEALAND
Anomous
310280211
$37.50

A description of every river, stream and lake in the district with local experts providing advice on the best lures or flies to ensure success. Illustrations and folding maps. Scarce.

Southland Acclimatisation Society, Invercargill, 1962. Softback. 71 pages, folding maps. SECONDHAND


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EIGHTY YEARS IN NEW ZEALAND EMBRACING FIFTY YEARS OF NEW ZEALAND FISHING
George Edward Mannering
0029
$55.00
An autobiography of a lifetime of outdoor pursuits in New Zealand. Hunting, climbing, horse-riding, cycling, canoeing. Stints mountaineering in Europe as well as New Zealand. Early life in Canterbury as well as later life in the North Island.

Simpson & Williams Ltd, Christchurch, 1943. Hardback with dust jacket. 255 pages. SECONDHAND

  

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ROD FISHING IN NEW ZEALAND WATERS
T.E. Donne
0030
$375.00

A description of a fisherman’s paradise with its teeming lakes, rivers & seas, the story of the introduction of game fish and full information about sport, equipment, regulations and camping. THIS COPY is very tidy and includes the often missing plate at page 120. Clothbound.

London, Seeley Co. Ltd, 1927. Hardback with no dust jacket. 246 pages.  SECONDHAND


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SEARCH A Story of Search and Rescue
David Rawson
510211522
$30.00

A history of land Search and Rescue in Taranaki. From  volunteer parties in the 1930s, it has evolved into an organised SAR operation. This has many accounts of actual rescue and retrieval operations, from 1891 to the time of writing.

D H Rawson, New Plymouth, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 198 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MODERN SHOTGUN
Major Sir Gerald Burrard
710260921
$35.00

Volume Three of The Gun and The Cartridge. Comprehensive work on shotgunusage and maintenance. Includes choice of gun, cleaning and safety. REVISED EDITION.

Herbert Jenkins, London, 1960. Hardback with dust jacket. 512 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNTING SMARTER
Hans Willems
ISBN9781877256141
$37.50

A comprehensive guide to hunting in New Zealand by a very experienced and knowledgeable hunter and writer. First published in 2001. Corners of this copy a little bumped.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2001. Softback. 253 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND DEER HEADS
J Forbes edited by Major R A Wilson
710250523
$2000.00

A very good copy of this rare New Zealand trophy hunting book with 37 pages of illustrations of trophy heads and hunting scenes. Limited to 500 numbered copies. THIS COPY has minor handling wear and minor age foxing mainly to prelims. Linen spine soiled. Very rare. THIS BOOK will incur extra shipping charges outside of New Zealand.

Country Life, London, 1924. Quarter cloth with no dust jacket. xx + 37 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND'S MOUNTAIN MONARCHS
Ken Tustin
ISBN9781877566127
$45.00

The author has spent a lifetime involved with Himalayan Thar, both in New Zealand and abroad. He began as a hunter and helicopter pilot culling thar, and then became a scientific researcher and photographer.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2011. Softback. 328 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRUE HUNTING ADVENTURES
Rex Forrester
ISBN0723306354
$37.50

A classic for lovers of outdoor adventure and hunting in the wild places by one of the most well known names in hunting circles.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Christchurch, 1980. Hardback with dust jacket. 208 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRUE HUNTING ADVENTURES
Rex Forrester
ISBN9780143020851
$37.50

Rex Forrester was one of New Zealand's foremost hunting and outdoor sports writers. This book offers stories from a life filled with adventures, told by a professional who live and breathed hunting for fifty years. Written from first to last page in his vigorous, cheerfully personal style. First published in 1980.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Auckland, 1987. Softback. 208 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOLDEN YEARS OF HUNTING IN NEW ZEALAND
Phillip Holden
ISBN0340338725
$95.00

Traces the history of hunting wild game from the first introductions for food to efforts to establish herds of game animals such as red deer, chamois, sambar and wapiti, for sporting purposes. Many famous names are here and there are lots of historic photographs. A New Zealand hunting classic.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 345 pages. SECONDHAND


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BIG GAME HUNTING IN NEW ZEALAND
Gary Joll
110280201
$32.50

A complete guide to hunting any of the thirteen species of big game in New Zealand together with anecdotes and tales of the author's hunting experiences in the New Zealand back country. Clipped title page.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 218 pages. SECONDHAND


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MEMORIES OF NEW ZEALAND DEERSTALKING
Edited by Tony Orman
ISBN0589013793
$42.50

An anthology of deer hunting stories from around New Zealand. Some of the tales are from the early 20th century, and by deer cullers as well as recreational deerstalkers.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1981. Hardback with dust jacket. 206 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RED DEER Part II
Written and compiled for the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association by D Bruce Banwell
ISBN9781877566097
$35.00

The history of  Red Deer in New Zealand, and specifically the European Red Deer herds in the South Island. New Zealand Big Game Records Series Volume VI part 2.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2011. Softback. 341 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEER, THE NEW ZEALAND STORY
David Yerex
ISBN9781877257100
$47.50

A complete history of deer in New Zealand, from introduction to control, culling, conservation (of the herds) and venison and velvet farming. Covers Government cullers, DOC involvement, Forest Service and commercial hunting. Excellent material.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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GUN IN THE HILLS
Greg Kelly
ISBN340109807
$35.00

Tales of shooting in the remote and beautiful New Zealand back country, by an accomplished hunter and an expert in ballistics and safety of firearms use.

Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London, 1968. Hardback with dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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MY STALKING MEMORIES
R A Wilson
7102404
$145.00
$95.00

Recalls the golden age of deer stalking in the South Island at the Dingle, the Hunter, The Wills, the Makaroa, the Landsborough, the Burke, the Hokitika and the Macfarlane. Illustrations. First published in 1961, this is the enlarged second edition. THIS COPY has some soiling and wear to the dust jacket, which is split along the rear fold at the fore edge.

Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 150 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEER HUNTER
Joff A. Thomson
7102405
$95.00
$75.00

Records the experiences of the author as a professional deer hunter in remote areas of the South Island. Particularly concerned with hunting red deer, he also tells of wild-goat hunting in Marlborough and of two successful wapiti expeditions in Southland's lake and fiord country. THIS COPY HAS A POOR DUST JACKET.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 194 pages. SECONDHAND


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REFLECTIONS OF A DEERSTALKER
Tony Orman
ISBN0589012487
$37.50

Tony gives his thoughts on stalking deer, and the future of hunting and deer population and control.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 156 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MASTER HUNTERS
Kingsley Field
ISBN9780670838936
$32.50

Seven New Zealand hunters interviewed give an account of hunting in NZ and abroad, with discussion of techniques, equipment and the hunting ethos. Jack Silcock, Bill Axbey, Coral Robson, Jack Price, Don Kiddie, Vern Wilson, and Fred Stratford.

Viking Pacific, Auckland, 1991. Softback. 193 pages. SECONDHAND


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RANGER MURPHY
Ross Curtis
ISBN9781877256776
$25.00

Covers the years the author spent as a Forest Service Ranger in North West Nelson. Filled with a wide variety of stories from numerous hunting trips as well as anecdotes from everyday life as a forest ranger.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2008. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHOOTING FOR THE SKIPPER
Jack McNair
ISBN0589006592
$45.00

The author, born in 1882, recounts his rugged and lonely life as a Government paid deerculler in the 1930s, without the benefit of air drop or helicopter.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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AMURI HUNTER A Canterbury Hunter's Life
Graeme Robson
ISBN9780790006147
$42.50

These stories evoke the thrill of the hunt and the smell of the country, the North Canterbury hills that the author hunted in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Reed Books, Auckland, 1998. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 218 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNTING WITH HARKER
Peter Harker and Keith Eunson
ISBN0589009508
$45.00

Account of the author's experiences hunting in the remote and virtually unexplored wilderness of South Westland. He had a special interest in hunting for meat.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 137 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARKER HUNTS THE COAST
Peter Harker and Keith Eunson
ISBN0589014323
$37.50

Harker recounts more of his experiences hunting on the West Coast, where along with his rifle, a camera was his usual companion. Includes the places, huts and the animals of the bush. Black and white photos throughout the text. THIS COPY has pen name to endpaper and title page.

Reed Books, Wellington, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 136 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SIKA HUNTERS
Alex M. Gale
ISBN9781877256912
$35.00

Tells the stories of the many hunters whose dreams became reality when hunting Sika, the premier deer species of the North Island. Illustrated.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SIKA
Written and compiled for the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association by D Bruce Banwell
ISBN9781877256967
$35.00

The natural history and hunting records of the Sika in Asia, New Zealand, and other parts where it has been acclimatised. New Zealand Big Game Records Series Volume One. First published in 1999, THIS COPY is the updated edition of 2009.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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OF MOUNTAINS, MEN AND DEER
Brian Burdon
ISBN9780908685172
$45.00

Recollections of deer culling in the 1960s, from training at Dip Flat to venison meat hunting.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 1997. Softback. 212 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RED STAGS OF THE RAKAIA
D. Bruce Banwell
ISBN0589004859
$195.00

The ancestors of the Red Deer of the Rakaia were liberated by the North Canterbury Acclimatisation Society in 1897. This is a complete history of the herd, it's spread,
the stalking and the trophies taken. A New Zealand hunting classic. Scarce. Slight wear to dust jacket.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 165 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE ROYAL STAGS OF WINDSOR
D. Bruce Banwell
ISBN0908685920
$145.00

New Zealand's well known hunting authority documents the complex genetic history of this famous strain of Red deer and all the Australian and New Zealand liberations, the spread and establishment, the trophy animals, successful stalkers and current status of each herd. Scarce.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 288 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEER ON MY DOORSTEP
Colin Davey
410290921
$65.00

Tales of hunting deer in the Wairarapa hills of the North Island and going after Wapiti in remote Fiordland, by a thoughtful hunter and record keeper.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 174 pages. SECONDHAND


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TWO DOGS AND A RIFLE
Ken Cuthbertson
410260823
$75.00

The story of over forty years of tough and exciting pig hunting in the Whanganui district. Illustrated.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1968. Hardback with dust jacket. 180 pages. SECONDHAND


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QUINN OF THE VALLEY
Charger Morrison
ISBN0790006642
$35.00

The life of a Wanganui River valley hunter, renamed 'Quinn' for this book, told as a collection of yarns.

Reed Books, Auckland, 1999. Softback. 163 pages. SECONDHAND


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CALL OF THE WAPITI
Ray Tinsley
ISBN0589012169
$45.00

The story of how the author grew up as a hunter, includes vivid accounts of finding and stalking some of the last Wapiti stags in the Fiordland bush. The first edition.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 145 pages. SECONDHAND


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CALL OF THE WAPITI
Ray Tinsley
ISBN9780790000985
$37.50

The story of how the author grew up as a hunter, includes vivid accounts of finding and stalking some of the last Wapiti stags in the Fiordland bush. First published in 1979.

Reed Books, Auckland, 1991. Softback. 145 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIORDLAND MEMORIES
John A. Anderson
ISBN9780908685486
$55.00

After 63 trips to remote Fiordland to hunt Wapiti, the author describes his adventures, the golden years, the bureaucracy and wildlife management issues. Illustrated.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 1996. Hardback with dust jacket. 239 pages. SECONDHAND


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STAGS GALORE! HUNTING FOR LOVE AND MONEY
Jim Griffin
ISBN0474002489
$65.00

Hunting reminiscences including Wapiti in Fiordland. Jim was hunting in the North and South Islands from the 1950s, for income and sport.

Reed Methuen Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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WAPITI IN NEW ZEALAND A History of the Fiordland Herd
D. Bruce Banwell
410210302
$225.00

The first complete and definitive study of the fiordland wapiti herd, introduced in 1905, and exciting tales of hunting them. Stories of the great early guides, and detailed records of some of the great trophies. Many historic photographs. Scarce. THIS COPY has a clean repaired tear along lower fore edge fold with some creasing on the rear jacket panel.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1966. Hardback with dust jacket. 183 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WAPITI AND THE MOOSE
Written and compiled for the New Zealand Deerstalkersí Association by D Bruce Banwell
ISBN9781877256004
$35.00

The natural history and hunting records of the Asian, North American and Firodland Wapiti and Moose. New Zealand Big Game Records Series Volume Two.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2001. Softback. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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A WILD MOOSE CHASE
Ken Tustin
ISBN9780958372305
$37.50

The story of the author's efforts, spread over many years, to prove conclusively that moose still live in the remote wilds of fiordland. Illustrated.

Wild South Books, Dunedin, 1998. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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PACK AND RIFLE
Philip Holden
ISBN0589006134
$47.50

Holden's first book, where he recounts his Forestry Service training as a deer-culler and some memorable times in the hills.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 194 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRACKS OF THE HUNTER
Keith Severinsen
ISBN0908685327
$47.50

Various deer hunting adventures in New Zealand and exciting hunting overseas in N. America, Rhodesia and Zululand. Illustrations.

Halcyon Publishing, Auckland, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 247 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNT SOUTH
Philip Holden
ISBN0340508329
$37.50

Holden on hunting in Otago, Southland, Fiordland, South Westland and Stewart Island. Divided into three sections; Red Deer and Wapiti, Diversity of Game (small game, birds and pigs), and The Whitetail Challenge. Colour photo sections.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 195 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE HUNTING BREED
Phillip Holden
ISBN0340245522
$47.50

A reflective book from a man who had seen great changes in the status of deer and deer hunting and who tells his anectdotal tales to convey the excitement and facination that hunting holds for its enthusiasts. Illustrated.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE HUNTING EXPERIENCE
Philip Holden
ISBN0340431334
$47.50

Hunting yarns, divided into two sections, High Country for deer and pigs, and Alpine Game after Chamois and Thar. Colour photographs. Kaimanawas, Waimakariri, Lawrence.

Hodder, Auckland, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LURE OF THE HILLS
Bob Pittaway
ISBN9781877566103
$37.50

The highlights of Bob's hunting experiences from the 1960s onwards, and in New Zealand's three major islands. Colour photographs.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2011. Softback.164 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE DEER HUNTERS
Phillip Holden
ISBN0340209267
$47.50

Covers the deer hunting scene over the whole country and is packed with 'good hunting yarns', humorous and at times dramatic. Illustrated.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND HUNTER
Philip Holden
ISBN9781869586577
$30.00

A Who's Who of New Zealand hunting personalities. Well illustrated, this gives biographical information along with hunting credentials.

Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 1998. Softback. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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SEASONS OF A HUNTER
Philip Holden
ISBN0340226188
$47.50

Holden recounts his time hunting in Australia and Tasmania, and deer culling and venison meat hunting in New Zealand.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 134 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHOOTING WITH SNOW
Snow Angen
ISBN0589014307
$47.50

The adventures of a New Zealand deerstalker. Author recounts a life hunting deer including two trips to Fiordland in search of Moose at Wet Jacket Arm.

 A H and A W Reed, Wellington, 1982. Hardback with dustjacket. 182 pages. SECONDHAND


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A WILD OBSESSION
Ellis Emmet
ISBN0908563868
$95.00

Rip roaring hunting yarns mainly about pig hunting. Well illustrated with photographs of some huge boars taken by the author and his mates. Rare title.

Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WILD PIG IN NEW ZEALAND
Philip Holden
ISBN0340320214
$47.50

The history of wild pigs in New Zealand, from the first Captain Cookers, to current pig hunting techniques and competitions. First published in 1982.

Hodder, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 257 pages. SECONDHAND


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PIGHUNTING IN NEW ZEALAND
Ken Cuthbertson
ISBN0589008293
$65.00

A down to earth guide  to pighunting based on the author's lifetime of experience. Where to find game, how to track them, what rifle to use, pig-dogs, dressing the carcase. Invaluable advice. THIS COPY has sun-faded spine on the dust jacket but is otherwise tidy.

AH and AW Reed, Auckland, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 186 pages. SECONDHAND


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OVER 30 YEARS PIG HUNTING
Murray Beach
ISBN0473021560
$47.50

Over thirty years of hunting in the Nelson and Marlborough Districts. Author's recollections of memorable hunts, illustrated with colour photographs. THIS COPY is signed by the author.

M. Beach, Havelock, 1993. Softback. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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ALONG THE TRACK, A COLLECTION OF NEW ZEALAND HUNTING YARNS
Bill Axbey
ISBN1869500342
$47.50

Short pieces on hunting various wild game in New Zealand and Africa. Axbey worked for the Wildlife Service.

Collins Publishers, Auckland, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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SONGS OF THE STAGS
Colin Davey
ISBN0908685130
$65.00

A book in three parts which explores the author's quest hunting red deer, sika and wapiti. The author balances a desire to protect the bush from over-grazing with his call for allowing the population of game to produce trophy stags and support a sustainable population for hunting.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 1998. Softback. 187 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARKING BACK, A History of Hunting in New Zealand 1870-1969
Theo Herbert with Duncan Holden
51024081
$75.00

A history of the New Zealand Hunts Association. Horse and hound hunting throughout the country. 

Swailes, Hurst and Co., Napier, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 158 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARKING BACK II, A History of Hunting in New Zealand 1870-1989
Theo Herbert
ISBN0473010135
$85.00

An illustrated history of hunting with hounds in New Zealand. Updated edition.

T. Herbert, Waipukurau, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 302 pages. SECONDHAND


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THOSE WERE THE DAYS
Peter Harker
ISBN9781877256103
$65.00

Harker's account of 'Hunting the way it used to be', before helicopter hunting cleared out the deer and blokes did it the hard way in untracked country. Good advice and interesting accounts of stalking in bush and mountain range.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2001. Softback. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM RIFLE TO CAMERA
Colonel Sir James L Sleeman
710250612
$65.00

The Reformation of a Big Game Hunter. Sleeman recounts various safaris about the world, including whaling, big-game fishing, angling and deer stalking in New Zealand. He chose to give up the gun for stalking with a camera. Includes accounts of Indian wolf-raised children.

Jarrolds, London, (1947). Hardback with dust jacket. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND EXPLORATION The Bush and the Rain
John Pascoe
410201721
$37.50

The stirring accout of the exploration of early New Zealand by eighteen of the most successful pioneers. Photographs and maps.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1959. Hardback with dust jacket. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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SIX SEASONS IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS
H E L Porter, H E Newton
810210131
$395.00

A bound collection of 8 articles from The Alpine Journal, 7 by Porter. Those by Porter are inscribed 'with the authors compliments' etc. These were all sent to W A Kennedy from Porter, and were part of the CMC Kennedy Collection. The work by Newton has some loose pages with old tape stains, and a folding plate and large folding map. There are also included some short letters or notes from Porter to Kennedy. These were sent out with the Journals from Britain. The articles are; Ten Weeks in the Southern Alps of New Zealand (1925), Mt Sefton and other New Zealand Climbs (1926), Mount Tasman and its Satellites (1927), The Southern Alps Revisited (1929), Glacier Peak and Mt Aspiring NZ (1931), Douglas Peak NZ (1934), Farewell to Dampier (1936), Two Seasons on the West Coast of New Zealand, The La Perouse Glacier by H E Newton (1915).

The Alpine Journal, (London), 1915-1936. Hardback with no dust jacket. Various paginations approx. 180 pages total. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL 1892-1940
New Zealand Alpine Club
610230513
$750.00

A facsimile edition of the first 27 issues of the Journal, in 8 volumes. A record of mountain exploration and adventure by members of the New Zealand Alpine Club. Photographs, some folding. Period adverts. Maps including folding in pockets at rear of vols. 1, 3 and 7. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies. Near as new condition.

New Zealand Alpine Club (Inc.), Dunedin, 1975-1978. Hardbacks with dust jackets. Various paginations. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL INDEX Volumes 1 to 27, 1892-1974
Charles E Collins
51026033
$65.00

Complete Index to the first 27 volumes of the Journal of the New Zealand Alpine Club.

New Zealand Alpine Club Inc., Christchurch, 1975. Softback. 44 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL Vol V No 20 June 1933
edited by J A Sim
51027042
$50.00

A record of mountain exploration and adventure by members of the New Zealand Alpine Club. Photographs, some folding. Period adverts. Sequential pagination throughout the annual series.

Coulls, Somerville, Wilkie, Dunedin, 1934. Softback. Pages 129-285


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THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL Vol V No 21 June 1934
edited by J A Sim
51027041
$50.00

A record of mountain exploration and adventure by members of the New Zealand Alpine Club. Photographs, some folding. Period adverts. Sequential pagination throughout the annual series.

Coulls, Somerville, Wilkie, Dunedin, 1934. Softback. Pages 289-501.


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THE CANTERBURY MOUNTAINEER Issue 1
J W Mitchell
51026032
$125.00

Extracts from the Canterbury Mountaineering Club's Journal 1931-1932. Early explorations and ascents in Canterbury mountains. Includes first ascent of Mt Whitcombe,  first crossing of Clarke Pass, first crossing of Waimakariri Col. Photographic plates. This copy has some minor soiling to rear wrapper and last few pages.

Canterbury Mountaineering Club, Christchurch, 1932. Softback. 59 pages. SECONDHAND

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THE CANTERBURY MOUNTAINEER Issue 2
J W Mitchell
51026031
$125.00

Extracts from the Canterbury Mountaineering Club's Journal 1932-1933. Early explorations and ascents in the Upper Waimakariri, Poulter and Wilberforce. Folding map, and photographic plates.

Canterbury Mountaineering Club, Christchurch, 1933. Softback. 107 pages. SECONDHAND


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CLIMBS IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS Being an Account of Travel and Discovery
Edward A. Fitzgerald
71021013
$475.00

An illustrated account of climbs made chiefly in the South Island Mount Cook district by Fitzgerald on a tour from the UK. Additional written contributions by M. Conway, T. Bonney and C. Barrow, photographs by the author. 48 plates. Folding map to pocket at rear. First Edition. Bookplate of Mathews Memorial Library, Pen y Gwryd, Wales. THIS COPY inscribed "With the Author's Compliments".

T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1896. Hardback, no dust jacket. 363 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT COOK
Freda Du Faur
510211823
$375.00

An Account of Four Season's Mountaineering on the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Written by the first woman to scale Mount Cook, this tells the tale of an Edwardian mountaineer overcoming not only physical challenges but all the social restrictions placed in her path. First edition. Top edge gilt, original cloth binding with  leather and gilt title labels to spine. Front hinge reinforced at half-title and reverse of frontis. W A Anderson's gift inscription to Mary Anderson dated 1923 in ink to free end paper. Slipped in a Mount Cook Motor Co's Ltd. Map of Mount Cook and Lakes Districts (from similar period).

George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London, 1915. Hardback with no dust jacket. 250 pages + plates. SECONDHAND


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THE WILDS OF MAORILAND
James Mackintosh Bell
410211505
$125.00

An account of explorations of some of the wild and more remote parts of the country with chapters on Whangaroa, North Cape, Hauraki goldfields, Mayor Island, the Urewera, Karamea and the Southern Alps.

Macmillan and Co., Ltd., London, 1914. Gilt decorated boards. 256 pages, folding maps to rear. SECONDHAND


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ASPIRING New Zealand
W. Scott Gilkison
110270031
$40.00

These are authentic tales of some of those who have explored the valleys, blazed the trails and climbed the peaks of Aspiring in north-west Otago.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd, Christchurch, 1951. Softcovers. 80 pages. SECONDHAND


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EARNSLAW Monarch of Wakatipu
W. Scott Gilkison
110270032
$40.00

The story of mount Earnslaw, history, exploration and adventure in the Glenorchy district of inland Otago. 

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1957. Softback. 96 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MOUNTAINS OF NEW ZEALAND
Rodney Hewitt and Mavis Davidson
710230821
$37.50

A survey of the mountains of New Zealand with geological information, Maori myth, wildlife, and the human interaction with them through industry and recreation. 136 black and white photographs.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket, 128 pages. SECODNDHAND


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THE PEAKS AND PASSES OF J.R.D. (Dennistoun)
Guy Mannering (editor)
ISBN0473060256
$55.00

From the Notebooks, Diaries and Letters of James Robert Dennistoun, mountaineer, born 1883 died 1916. Includes an itinerary of his climbs on Mount Peel, Rangitata, Mount Cook, and deer stalking. A window into the life of early New Zealand mountaineering. Includes rarely seen sepia photographs. Very small tape repair to dust jacket.

JRD Publication, Geraldine, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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PETER GRAHAM Mountain Guide
Peter Graham
310290501
$65.00

The illustrated autobiography of Peter Graham 1878-1910, a man of Westland, who skill as a climber won him great renown. He made many first ascents of the peaks of the central Southern Alps and he became the chief guide at the Hermitage.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 245 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNCLE ALEC AND THE GRAHAMS OF FRANZ JOSEF
Alec Graham and Jim Wilson
ISBN0868680613
$47.50

The personal memoirs of South Westland's most famous mountain guide who made many exploring trips and first ascents from his base at the Franz Josef Glacier Hotel which he and his family ran for 37 years.

John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 224 pages, illustrated. SECONDHAND


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TEICHELMANN Pioneer New Zealand Mountaineer
Bob McKerrow
ISBN8187943874
$65.00

The illustrated biography of Dr Ebenezer Teichelmann, pioneer New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, surgeon, photographer and conservationist.

Tara-India Research Press, New Delhi, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 270 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARRY AYRES MOUNTAIN GUIDE
Michael Mahoney
ISBN072306885
$40.00

Harry Ayres taught Edmund Hillary to climb and was considered to be this country's leading mountaineer of the 1940s and 1950s. Mahoney describes the career of a most unassuming but accomplished mountaineer.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Christchurch, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. Illustrated. 160 Pages. SECONDHAND


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GUIDE ASPIRING
Frank Alack
310260303
$45.00

The story of a professional mountain guide who climbed, explored and guided over vast areas of the Southern Alps. Adventures, defeats and victories by a well known second generation guide. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. This copy signed by the author.

Oswald Sealy NZ Ltd., Auckland, no date. Hardback with dust jacket. 229 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHARE MY JOYS THE FRANK ALACK STORY
Frank Alack
210250714
$32.50

The autobiography of pioneer climber and mountain guide Frank Alack who climed many of New Zealand's most famous peaks from the Hermitage and Fox Glacier. This copy signed by the author.

New Zealand Books, Palmerston North, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 220 pages. SECONDHAND


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LAND UPLIFTED HIGH
John Pascoe
310260301
$55.00

An illustrated account of New Zealand mountain country that ranges over a wide field of bush and mountain activity. Pascoe also describes the work of high country sheepmen and deer hunters, and covers high country history and literature. All photographs are by the author. First edition.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1952. 231 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOHN PASCOE. Author, Historian, Mountaineer, Photographer

ISBN9780473094430
$47.50

Pascoe (1908-1972) was known for climbing virgin peaks and as the author of numerous books on early exploration and mountaineering. He was also a noted documentary photographer.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2003. Hardback with dust jacket. 344 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WORLD AT THEIR FEET
Philip Temple
610211811
$47.50

New Zealand mountaineers in the great ranges of the world. Includes the Himalayaa and Mount Everest, the Andes and Antarctica. Includes Hillary at Everest in 1953, and the Kangchenjunga expedition of 1955.

Whitcombe and TombsLtd., Christchurch, 1969. Hardback with dust jacket. 250 pages. SECONDHAND


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JUST WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU'VE BEEN?
Paul Powell
ISBN0589004492
$45.00

Stories of climbing and the back country, keenly observed and sharply written. From pre-war Tararua climbs to the headwaters of the Rakaia, Arthur's Pass, the Remarkables, the Milford Sound peaks, the Aspiring country to mountains overseas.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 211 pages. SECONDHAND


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BECAUSE IT IS THERE
George Lowe
8102306
$35.00

Lowe's account of his experiences on Everest with Hillary and during Fuch's crossing of the Antarctic via the South Pole. Among other roles Lowe was the photographer on these expeditions. 

Cassell and Company, London, 1959. Hardback with dust jacket. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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MOUNTAIN MEN OF MILFORD
Jack Ede
ISBN0473006820
$37.50

The author records some of the hardships of the intrepid early explorers and also his own climbs in the region. This copy signed by the author.

Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1988. Softback. 164 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOY OF THE MOUNTAINS John Harrison 1932-1966
John Wilson
ISBN9780908714117
$45.00

Beautifully illustrated book that tells the life story of John Harrison and his achievements as a mountaineer in the Southern Alps, the Himalayas and the Antarctic. He died on a search and rescue mission in 1966.

Te Waihora Press, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 256 pages. NEW


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PEAKS, PACKS AND MOUNTAIN TRACKS
W Scott Gilkison
510230121
$45.00

A collection of tales and memories of the hills, tramping and mountaineering in Otago. Illustrated with photographs.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1940. Hardback with dust jacket. 120 pages. SECONDHAND


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EDMUND HILLARY The Life of a Legend
Pat Booth
ISBN1869580354
$35.00

A life of Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the best known and best loved of twentieth century adventurers.

Moa Beckett Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 208 pages. SECONDHAND


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HIGH ADVENTURE
Edmund Hillary
7102609
$55.00

Hillary's account of his introduction to mountaineering in New Zealand, and his Himalayan climbs, culminating in being one of the first two climbers to summit Everest. First edition. THIS COPY is very tidy, with small pen anme to endpaper.

Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardback with dust jacket. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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CHOMOLUNGMA New Zealanders on the North Face of Everest
Graeme Dingle and Mike Perry
ISBN03401117
$45.00

In August 1985 a fourteen man New Zealand Alpine Club Expedition set out to conquer the west ridge of Mt Everest. This book tells the story of the expedition. Some sunning to dust jacket.

Hodder and Stoughton. Hardback with dustjacket. Illustrated. 171 pages. SECONDHAND


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WALL OF SHADOWS
Graeme Dingle with forewrod by Edmund Hillary
ISBN0340214503
$42.50

The New Zealand expedition to Mt Jannu in Eastern Nepal, near Kanchenjunga. Includes colour photographs and detailed appendices.

 


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TO THE UNTOUCHED MOUNTAIN
Warwick Anderson
ISBN0589014730
$45.00

The illustrated account of 1981 New Zealand Molamenqing expedition that sucessfully climbed the previously unclimed third highest peak in the world on the Tibet Nepal border.

A.H. and A.W. Reed Ltd., Wellington, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 242 pages. SECONDHAND


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AMONG SECRET BEAUTIES
Brian Wilkins
ISBN9781877578489
$32.50

A memoir of mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas. Wilkins climbed with Hillary on the New Zealand Alpine Club expedition in 1954. He has the first ascent of the north east ridge of Mount Aspiring.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2013. Softback. 215 pages. SECONDHAND


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GLACIER COUNTRY, MY YEARS AT FRANZ JOSEF
Ralph Warburton
ISBN1877251313
$47.50

Large sized book with excellent colour and black and white photographs taken by the author throughout his career as an official photographer on the Franz Josef glacier. Includes accounts of social life amongst the workers at the tourist spots, and rescues and disasters experienced.

Shoal Bay with Longacre Press, Dunedin, 2004. Hardback with dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUTS Untold Stories from Back-Country New Zealand
Mark Pickering
ISBN9781877257919
$49.99

A celebration of the huts and the men who built and lived in them, and a celabration of their part in the social history of the country. First published in 2010, this is the revised edition.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2016. Softback. 383 pages. NEW


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ALPINE SPORTS 55 Years of an Auckland Mountain Club 1929-1984
Stan Forbes and Ian McNab with photographs edited by Graeme Hasler
ISBN0473003953
$55.00

The Alpine Sports Club Inc. of Auckland. Gives the history of membership, huts and climbing, skiing and hiking trips about the country including the South Island. Good detail of how times have changed. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies.

The Alpine Sports Club Inc., Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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GENERALLY TRAMPING Tararua Tramping Club 1919-1994
Tararua Tramping Club
81026091
$35.00

A good look at changing perspectives and interests in this Wellington based club who have tramped within New Zealand and overseas. Discusses the technical and social aspects of the club.

Tararua Tramping Club. Softcover. 88 pages. SECONDHAND


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ARAHURA Pathway to the Setting Sun
Richard Ackerley
ISBN0473069873
$42.50

A record of a 133 day East-West crossing of New Zealand by Richard and Kevin Ackerley. From Mt Hikurangi, to Riverton, including summiting Mt Cook and descending into Harwood's Hole. Colour photos throughout.

Ackerley Family, Hastings, 2000. Softback. 148 pages. SECONDHAND


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TO LHASA IN DISGUISE. An Account of a Secret Expedition Through Tibet.
W. Montgomery McGovern
510220522
$375.00

An account of travel and diplomacy in Sikkim and Tibet. Well illustrated with plates. Detailed information on the Tibetan people and government at the time. First British edition, blue cloth with gilt titling, mild foxing to closed edges and lighty bruised corners.

Thornton Butterworth, London, 1924. Hardback with no dust jacket. 352 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
Edmund Candler
6102809
$55.00

Travels in Kashmir, including the Himalaya and Nanga Parbat. Illustrated with photographs. Dust jacket worn and split in two along upper joint.

Cassell and Company, London, 1919. Hardback with dust jacket. 278 pages. SECONDHAND

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THE WHITE SPIDER
Heinrich Harrer
81026092
$75.00

The history of the Eiger's North Face, one of the iconic mountaineering challenges of the European Alps. Recounts triumphs, tragedies and heroic rescues. First edition in English translation. Some wear to dust jacket.

Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1959. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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DELVING DEEPER Half a century of cave discovery in New Zealand
Moira Lipyeat and Les Wright
ISBN9781877270390
$120.00

A comprehensive chronicle of the discovery of world class adventure caving in New Zealand, Most of which has happened since the NZ Speleological Society was founded in 1949.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 2003. Hardback with dust jacket. 306 pages, illustrated. SECONDHAND


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LITTLE SHIPS OF NEW ZEALAND
Paul Tichener
ISBN0589010689
$47.50

A continuation to Ronald Carter's earlier book of the same name that brings the story of New Zealand yachting forward from the 1950s to the time of publication. Extensively illustrated.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1978. Hardback with dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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CENTURY OF SAIL
Edited by Noel Holmes
ISBN0723303053
$30.00

Official history of the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron. Includes history of the different types of craft, and various races and cups. Illustrated throughout.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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SOUTHERN BREEZE A History of Yachting in New Zealand
Harold Kidd, Robin Elliott & David Pardon
ISBN9780670886500
$65.00

Meticulously researched and superbly illustrated, a history of an ever popular sport and leasure time activity from the earliest colonial days to the America's Cup triumph.

Viking Penguin Books, Auckland, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 232 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROVING COMMISSIONS 14
Edited by Boyd Campbell
6102406
$35.00

An anthology of cruising logs from the Royal Cruising Club. Includes South West Pacific by the Hiscock's, Alone to Antarctica by David Lewis, Baroque to Greenland by H W Tilman and others.

RCC Press Ltd., London, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 254 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROVING COMMISSIONS 16
Edited by Boyd Campbell
61024061
$35.00

A selection of logs of sailing voyages from Royal Cruising Club members in 1976.Includes New Zealand to England by Eric Hiscock, West Greenland in the Baroque by Tilman, and more.

RCC Press Ltd., London, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 276 pages. SECONDHAND


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TURF, TUFTS AND TOE-WEIGHTS
Karl Scott
410230311
$47.50

Some interesting anecdotes and history of the sport of trotting by various writes well connected with the sport. Illustrations. A very fine copy with a fine dust jacket.

Carlton Printing Co., Christchurch, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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BESSIE Portrait of a Master
Jeanette Galpin
ISBN0959773037
$32.50

A biography of Bessie Fulerton-Smith, charismatic master of hounds, champion golfer and outstanding stylist, a legend in her own lifetime and a remarkable New Zealander.

Maungatiro Press, Wellington, 2000. Softback. 148 pages. SECONDHAND


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GIVE A MAN A HORSE
Dianne Haworth
ISBN9781869506414
$42.50

The story of Sir Patrick Hogan, Cambridge Stud and the champion stallion thoroughbred Sir Tristram. THIS COPY is in as new condition.

HarperCollins, Auckland, 2007. Hardback with dust jacket. 399 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WEEK-END BOOK OF NEW ZEALAND HORSES AND PEOPLE
O N Gillespie 'The Saint'
810250913
$32.50

A complete look at the New Zealand horse racing scene of the time by an equestrian journalist of the day. Includes the participation of the Royal Family in racing. This copy has some tape rust to covers.

A R D Clarke Ltd., Christchurch, (1954). Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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PHIL O'SHEA Wizard on Wheels
Jonathan Kennet and Bronwen Wall
ISBN9780958349086
$20.00

New Zealand Cycling Legends book 1. O'Shea was regarded as New Zealand's Greatest Cyclist, as he excelled in various competitions, and was unbeaten between 1911 and 1924.

The Kennett Brothers, Wellington, 2005. Softback. 118 pages. SECONDHAND


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PEEL APPEAL
Steve Jones and other croquet players.
ISBN047304319X
$30.00

An anecdotal account of 15 years of New Zealand and International croquet, by a champion player and master of the 'Triple Peel'. THIS COPY has a signed presentation inscription by Steve.

WriteRight, Lower Hutt, 1997. Softback. 148 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIFTY YEARS ACROSS THE TABLE
Ken Wilkinson
610240021
$32.50

History of the New Zealand Table Tennis Association, 1934-1984. A chronological history plus section on notable players and coaches etc.

New Zealand Table Tennis Association, Wellington, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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BARREL STAVES TO CARVING SKIS
Karen Williams
ISBN0473060264
$37.50

A Skier's story, Walter Haensli of Klosters. Haensli ran the ski school at the Chateau Skifields (Whakapapa) in 1949-51. This Swiss Olympic skier was responsible for advances in skiing in New Zealand and consulted on ski-field development. This is a history of his life and work, both in New Zealand and Switzerland.

Fire and Ice Publications, Auckland, 1999. Softback. 86 pages. SECONDHAND