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THE FIELD GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND GEOLOGY
Jocelyn Thornton
ISBN9780143202592
$50.00

Illustrates the tremendous variety of New Zealand rocks, minerals and fossils and what to look for in the many areas where rock formations are prominent. Includes a geological time chart and reference maps of both islands.

Penguin NZ, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 276 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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LEGENDS IN THE ROCKS An Outline of New Zealand Geology
Maxwell Gage
ISBN0723306028
$45.00

A comprehensive geology of New Zealand from vanished terrains to volcanoes, earthquakes, and the search for coal and gold. A detailed but accessible textbook, something of a New Zealand classic.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Christchurch, 1980. Hardback with dust jacket. Illustrated. 426 Pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND AND ITS LIFE
C A Fleming
ISBN0196479754
$30.00

Chronological account of the climate, geology and flora and fauna of NZ from Gondwanaland to the present. Academically referenced.

Auckland University Press, 1979. Hardback with no dust jacket. 141 pages. SECONDHAND


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LIVING ON SHAKY GROUND
Matthew Wright
ISBN9781775536888
$37.50

Investigates the turbulent tectonics of New Zealand, how science measures and tries to predict earthquakes and details many of the lesser known earthquakes. Well illustrated.

Random House NZ Ltd., Auckland, 2014. Softback. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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A CONTINENT ON THE MOVE. NEW ZEALAND GEOSCIENCE REVEALED
Chief editor Ian J Graham
ISBN9781877480478
$64.99

Geoscience as observed through the New Zealand landscape, with specific references to the Canterbury earthquakes. The geologic record, plate tectonics, minerals and water resources. This is the revised second edition. THIS LARGE BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Geoscience Society of New Zealand with GNS Science, Wellington, 2015. Hardback with dust jacket. 397 pages. NEW


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GEOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND
P. Marshall
310280521
$95.00

A fine copy of an early standard work by the Professor of Geology at Otago University. With numerous illustrations. Scarce. THIS COPY lacks the folding map at the front.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1912. Hardback, no dust jacket. 218 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GEOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND
R.P. Suggate, chief editor.
ISBN0477010571 & ISBN0477010334
$100.00

A classic text from the NZ Geological Survey, containing concise summaries of the stratigraphy, paleontology, petrology and structure of New Zealand. Two sheet geological map in pocket to rear of volume one. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations. Excellent condition.

New Zealand Geological Survey, Wellington, 1978. Two volumes, hardbacks with dust jackets. 819 pages. SECONDHAND


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ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND
G.J. Williams
310260401
$95.00

A survey of the economic geology of the country published for the eighth Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Conference held in 1965. Illustrated withdiagrams, maps and photographs. First edition.

Australiasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 384 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND AND ADJACENT ISLANDS
P Marshall
7102207
$37.50

Geological survey on New Zealand includes morphology, stratigraphy, geological history, orographic elements and the economic geology.

Carl Winter's Universitatsbuchhandlung, Heidelberg, 1912. Hardback with no dust jacket. 78 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND ADRIFT
Graeme Stevens
ISBN0589011847
$65.00

After the acceptance of the theory of continental drift a lot of re-thinking was necessary as the theory was applied to New Zealand. This is the account of that paradigm shift in local geological science.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1980. Hardback with dust jacket. 442 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SHAKY ISLES, NEW ZEALAND EARTHQUAKES
Anna Rogers
ISBN9781869341190
$30.00

A history of earthquakes and their aftermath in New Zealand from the earliest recorded events upto February 2011.

Grantham House Publishing, Wellington, 2013. Softback. 248 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOMORPHOLOGY
C.A. Cotton
110211111
$35.00

An introduction to geomorphology, describing the natural landscape and classifying and labelling landforms. A New Zealand geological classic. Third edition, revised. THIS COPY without the dust jacket.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1942. Hardback, no dust jacket. 505 pages. SECONDHAND


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VOLCANOES AS LANDSCAPE FORMS
C.A. Cotton
310260321
$37.50

An account of volcanoes as landscape forms, beginning with the mechanism of volcanism-types of eruption and various kinds of volcanos-and proceeding to the types of landscape that show the influence of volcanic activity.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 415 pages. SECONDHAND


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VOLCANOES AS LANDSCAPE FORMS
C A Cotton
510220624
$45.00

An account of volcanoes as landscape forms, beginning with the mechanism of volcanism-types of eruption and various kinds of volcanoes, and proceeding to the types of landscape that show the influence of volcanic activity. This is a facsimile of the Whitcombe and Tombs second edition.

Hafner Publishing Company, New York, 1969. Hardback with dust jacket. 416 pages. SECONDHAND


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VOLCANIC NEW ZEALAND
Eric Taylor and James Cole
ISBN0195581016
$45.00

Taylor's brilliant and evocative photographs are combined with volcanologist Cole's story of Maori legend and scientific fact to provide a facinating account of New Zealand's volcanic wonders.

Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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HOSTILE SHORES CATASTROPHIC EVENTS IN PREHISTORIC NZ
Bruce McFadgen
ISBN9781869403904
$49.99

Combines Maori oral tradition with geological, archaeological and anthropological evidence to describe the impact tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanoes had on Maori from prehistoric times to the 18th century. ‘Essential reading for anyone living within 300 metres of the shoreline’.

Auckland University Press, 2007. Softback. 298 pages. NEW


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TARAWERA The Destruction of the Pink and White Terraces
Geoff Conly
ISBN1869340018
$42.50

A compelling and well illustrated account of the event that examines every aspect of the eruption and the human disaster that followed. 

Grantham House Publishing, Wellington, 1985. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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YESTERDAY'S NEW EARTH
Craig Potton and Peter Wood
ISBN0908802137
$47.50

New Zealand's geothermal landscape in photographs with descriptive text. The Taupo  Volcanic Zone runs from Tongariro National Park to White Island in the Bay of Plenty.

Craig Potton Publishing Ltd., Nelson, 1990. Hardback with dust jacket. 137 pages. SECONDHAND


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LANDS IN COLLISION Discovering New Zealand's Past Geography
Graeme Stevens
ISBN0477067603
$32.50

Illustrates New Zealand's development through geological time and how its distinctive geography and rich variety of unusual native plants and animals have evolved.

Science Information Publishing Centre, Wellington, 1985. 128 pages. SECONDHAND 


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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SOUTHERN ALPS
Glen Coates
ISBN9780908812936
$29.99

A now classic text that describes how the Alps were formed from ancient marine sediments, how they were uplifted and how they are being eroded to produce the landscape of the South Island. Photographs and diagrams. First published in 2002.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2016. Softback. 80 pages. NEW


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THE STORY OF NEW ZEALAND JADE Commonly Known as Greenstone
G.L. Pearce
310230501
$32.50

Describes the use of this semi-precious stone and specifically of its place in New Zealand history and folklore. Illustrations, both drawings and photographs and maps.

Collins Bros. and Co., Auckland, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 109 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND JADE
Russel J. Beck
ISBN0589015443
$42.50

Looks at jade in all its aspects, including history and ways of working. For rockhounds, jewellers, carvers and all interested in the greenstone or pounamu of New Zealand. Photography by Brian Brake.

A.H. amd A.W. Reed Ltd., Wellington, 1984. Softback. 173 pages. SECONDHAND


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JADE COUNTRY
Theo Schoon
ISBN0909250006
$55.00

An absorbing account of New Zealand pounamu or jade, its varieties and methods of working it and its location in the Westland river system. 

Jade Arts, Sydney, 1975. Softback. 143 pages. SECONDHAND


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JADE COUNTRY
Theo Schoon
ISBN0909250006
$65.00

An absorbing account of New Zealand pounamu or jade, its varieties and methods of working it and its location in the Westland river system. This is the hardback edition.

Jade Arts, Sydney, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 143 pages. SECONDHAND


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AGATES OF NEW ZEALAND
Malcolm Luxton
ISBN9780473322908
$80.00

A comprehensive guide to the agates of New Zealand, especially those of Canterbury but also including North Island and other South Island locations. Illustrated throughout with stunning colour photographs revealing the form and beauty of the agates. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Agate Orphanage Press, Ashburton, 2015. Hardback, no dust jacket. 342 pages. NEW


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REPORT ON THE SAND DUNES OF NEW ZEALAND
L Cockayne
610210513
$90.00

Two editions of Cockayne's Report on the Dune-Areas of New Zealand, their geology, botany and reclamation. New Zealand Department of Lands C-13 publication in the 1909 and revised 1911 printings. Foolscap in wrappers.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1909 + 1911. Softbacks. 30 + 76 pages plus plates. SECONDHAND


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SOIL EROSION IN NEW ZEALAND
K B Cumberland
510270523
$37.50

Eight regional studies of soil erosion in New Zealand. With photographs and folding maps and charts.

Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Council, Wellington, 1944. Hardback with dust jacket. 227 pages. SECONDHAND


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SOILS OF RAOUL (SUNDAY) ISLAND Kermedic Group
A.C.S. Wright and A.J. Metson
310221201
$60.00

DSIR illustrated report on the soils of the island with folding plate. Folding map in pocket to rear. Soil Bureau Bulletin 10. Some slight silverfish loss to title page.Scarce.

R.E. Owen, Government Printer, Wellington, 1959. Softback. 50 pages and map. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF THE CHRISTCHURCH URBAN AREA
L J Brown and J H Webber
ISBN0478070012
$55.00

Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Geological Map 1. Scale 1:25 000. Map in pocket at rear. Of interest in regard to seismic impacts on the underlying soil types and subterranean waterways. With photos and maps and diagrams.

Inst. of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd., Lower Hutt, 1992. Softback. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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SOILS OF PART OF THE PORT HILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS, CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND
E Griffiths
ISSN00779644
$40.00

DSIR Soil Bureau Bulletin 35. includes the geology and geomorphology, climate, vegetation, soils and land use of the region. Loose at rear is a folding soil map and 3 sheets of an extended legend of the soil map. THIS COPY  ex-library with some stamps, and plastic cover taped over the boards.

NZDSIR, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with no dust jacket. 36 pages. SECONDHAND


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SOIL EROSION IN THE HIGH COUNTRY OF THE SOUTH ISLAND
H S Gibbs and J D Raeside; J K Dixon and A J Metson
510270321
$37.50

An overview of the geology and soil erosion of the high country east of the Alps. DSIR Bulletin No. 92. Soil Survey Publication No. 10. With 3 folding maps in pocket at rear. THIS COPY has a tear at the rear wrapper due to the weight of the maps.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1945. Softback. 72 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF WAIPARA SUBDIVISION Amberley and Motunau Sheets S68 and S69
D.D. Wilson
610270321
$55.00

NZ Geological Survey. Bulletin No. 64. Plates. Maps in pocket at rear.

Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, 1963. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 46 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF ARTHUR'S PASS NATIONAL PARK
Murry Cave
ISBN0478010052
$40.00

National Parks Scientific Series Number 7. Stratigraphy and fossils of the Torlesse Supergroup, Structural Development of Arthur's Pass National Park including the Alpine Fault. Material on glaciations and earthquake and rainfall hazards in the region.

Department of Conservation, Wellington, 1987. Softback. 71 pages. Folding map at rear. SECONDHAND


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THE GEOLOGY OF NORTHLAND
Bernhard Sporli and David Kear, editors
ISBN0908654243
$65.00

Accretion, allochthons and arcs at the edge of the New Zealand micro-continent. Collected articles being RSNZ Bulletin 26.

The Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 1989. Softback. 235 pages. SECONDHAND


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CENTRAL OTAGO
Edited by R G Lister and R P Hargreaves
81022022
$45.00

A symposium to mark the centenary of the Golden Decade of the 1860s in Central Otago. 11 essays on the natural environment and human development of these resources.

New Zealand Geographical Society, Christchurch, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 195 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF THE DUNEDIN AREA
D G Bishop and I M Turnbull
ISBN047809521X
$35.00

Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Geological Map 21. Scale 1:250 000. Map in pocket at rear.

Inst. of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd., Wellington, 1996. Softback. 52 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF THE MILTON AREA
D.G. Bishop.
ISBN0478070772
$35.00

Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Geological Map 9. Sheets H45BD & part I45. Scale 1:50 000. Map in pocket at rear.

Inst. of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd., Wellington, 1994. Softback. 32 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF THE WAITAKI AREA
P J Forsyth
ISBN0478097395
$35.00

Geomorphology, stratigraphy, geological resources and hazards of the Waitaki region. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Geological Map 19. Scale 1:250 000. Map in pocket at rear.

Inst. of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd., Wellington, 2001. Softback. 64 pages. SECONDHAND


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GEOLOGY OF THE AORAKI AREA
SC Cox, DJA Barrell
ISBN0478099622
$35.00

Geomorphology and stratigraphy of the Aoraki / Mount Cook area. Includes geological resources and hazards. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Geological Map 15.  Scale 1:250 000. Map in pocket at rear.

Inst. of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd., Wellington, 2007. Softback. 71 pages. SECONDHAND


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METAMORPHISM IN THE LAKE WAKATIPU REGION, WESTERN OTAGO
C. Osborne Hutton
310211301
$50.00

Memoir No. 5, Geological Memoirs, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. 17 plates, figures in the text and 3 folding maps.

E.V. Paul, Government Printer, Wellington, 1940. Softback. 90 pages. SECONDHAND


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SOILS OF THE ALEXANDRA DISTRICT
J.D. McCraw
310211302
$40.00

Soil Bureau Bulletin 24, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. Text, illustrations and 2 soil maps in pocket to rear.

R.E. Owen, Government Printer, Wellington, 1964. Softback. 90 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GEOLOGY OF THE KAITANGATA-GREEN ISLAND SUBDIVISION
M. Ongley
510211124
$65.00
N.Z. Geological Survey. Bulletin of the Geological Survey Branch, No. 38 (New Series). Plates. Maps in pocket at rear.

Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, 1939. Hardback. 90 pages. SECONDHAND

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SOILS AND RELATED IRRIGATION PROBLEMS OF PART OF MANIOTOTO PLAINS, OTAGO
J.D. Raeside and E.J.B. Cutler
110211323
$40.00

New Zealand Soil Bureau Bulletin 23. An assessment of the southern part of the plain and its suitability for irrigation. Folding maps in pocket at rear.

Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, 1966. Softback. 68 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GEOLOGY BETWEEN BRUCE BAY AND HASST RIVER, SOUTH WESTLAND
H.W. Wellman
510211121
$55.00

NZ Geological Survey. Bulletin No. 48 (2nd edition). Plates. Map in pocket at rear.

Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, 1955. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 46 pages. SECONDHAND


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RIVERS, NEW ZEALAND'S SHARED LEGACY
David Young with photographs by Aliscia Young
ISBN9781775534501
$45.00

Environmental historian David Young investigates the history, ecology, hydrology and quality of eleven major New Zealand rivers. Their place in local culture, recreation and industry.

Random House New Zealand, Auckland, 2013. Hardback with no dust jacket. 319 pages. SECONDHAND


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HOLD THIS LAND A History of Soil Conservation in New Zealand
L.W. McCaskill
ISBN0589007084
$37.50

A history of the long campaign against overgrazing and forest destruction to prevent disastrous soil erosion to the country's farmland. Signed by the author.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 274 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRAVELS OF HOCHSTETTER AND HAAST IN NEW ZEALAND
Mike Johnston & Sascha Nolden
ISBN9780958289832
$50.00

Hochstetter came to New Zealand as the geologist on the Austrian 'Novara' expedition. Joined by Haast he ventured into the central north island and the rugged Nelson back country. The journeys resulted in great narratives of colonial exploration and brought forth many scientific discoveries. This text draws on hitherto unpublished material held in private European archives.

Nikau Press, Nelson, 2011. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 336 pages. NEW


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JAMES HECTOR Explorer, Scientist, Leader
Simon Nathan
ISBN9781877480461
$45.00

Biographical study of the foremost scientist in 19th century New Zealand. Among other achievements he introduced conifers and was first to describe the Hector's dolphin.

Geoscience Society of New Zealand, Lower Hutt, 2015. Softback. 264 pages. NEW


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A SURVEYOR IN NEW ZEALAND 1857-1896. The Recollections of John Holland Baker
Noeline Baker, editor
810250223
$60.00
A superb account of forty years survey work in pioneer New Zealand for the Land and Survey Dept., mostly in the South Island. Includes visits to almost all of the Canterbury high country as well as Southland and also an early trip to the sub antarctic Auckland Islands in 1865.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1932. Hardback with dust jacket. 336 pages. SECONDHAND

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NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF SURVEYORS 1888-1988
J.A. McRae
ISBN0473008084
$75.00

A history of surveying in New Zealand and the centennial history of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors , compiled over a period of nearly 40 years. Thorough and detailed.

New Zealand Institute of Surveyors, Dunedin, 1989. Hardback. 707 pages. SECONDHAND


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KAIRURI THE MEASURER OF LAND
Nola Easdale
ISBN0705514021
$42.50

The life of the nineteenth century surveyor pictured in his art and writings. An interesting account of the exploration and settlement of New Zealand.

Highgate/ Price Milburn Ltd., Petone, 1988. Hardback with dust jacket. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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FORGOTTEN MEN, THE SURVEY OF TAURANGA AND DISTRICT 1864-1869
Harold J. Jenks
ISBN0473013029
$37.50

History of the surveys of Tauranga, includes the military occupation of the area, and biographical notes on the surveyors.

Tauranga Historical Society, Tauranga, 1989. Softback. 84 pages plus folding maps. SECONDHAND


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WHOSE HIGH COUNTRY? A history of the South Island high country of New Zealand.
Roberta McIntyre.
ISBN9780143008415
$32.50

In this searching book historian Roberta McIntyre traces the fascinating history of the South Island high country. She explores some of the myths that influence our thinking, and examines the conflicting demands of the various warring interest groups.

Penguin NZ, Auckland, 2008. Softback. 432 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF GOLD MINING IN NEW ZEALAND
J.H.M. Salmon
ISBN210230821
$95.00

The history of one hundred years of goldmining in New Zealand, from the first rushes to the last days of the dredges. Commissioned to mark the centenary of the discovery of Gabriel's Gully, the Mines Department placed on record the development of a vital industry.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 309 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF GOLD-MINING IN NEW ZEALAND
J.H.M. Salmon
ISBN9781877151026
$60.00

Professor Salmon's definitive text, includes goldmining in the Coromandel, Collingwood, Buller, Otago, Dunstan, Wakatipu, Taieri, Wakamarina and the West Coast, Waihi and Thames. This is a facsimile edition, (originally published by the Government Printer, 1963).

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 315 pages. NEW


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THE NEW ZEALAND MINING HANDBOOK 1906
P. Galvin, editor
ISBN9781927203446
$80.00

Comprehensive account of all metalliferous and mineral resources in New Zealand and of their economic exploitation. Includes gold, coal, iron sand, copper and petroleum. Numerous interesting photographs. Two folding maps in colour. First published in 1906 for the New Zealand International Exhibition, Christchurch, 1906-07, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2018. Softback. 590 pages. NEW


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BLYTH'S NEW ZEALAND GOLD MINING YEAR BOOK 1935
J.A. Blyth
510220303
$60.00

A reference work on the NZ mining industry with a selection of relevant essays and particulars of over 200 companies, their operations, dividends and share prices, advertising. Scarce.

J.A. Blyth, Christchurch, 1935. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 108 pages. SECONDHAND


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GOLDFIELDS SEMINAR
Compiled by K L Jones.
ISBN0908577036
$42.50

Selected papers from the proceedings of the Goldfields seminar held in Cromwell. Historic places relating to goldmining and the archeology and preservation of these sites.

NZ Historic Places Trust Publication No14, Wellington, 1981. Softback. Approx 200 pages. SECONDHAND.


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PAPERS AND REPORTS RELATING TO MINERALS AND MINING 1906
James McGowan Minister of Mines
810250323
$225.00

Includes Statement of the Minister of Mines, Report on the Goldfields, Report on Coalmines, State Coalmines. With folding maps, and photographs. Large format.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1906. Cloth Hardback with no dust jacket. Unpaginated, approx. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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PAPERS AND REPORTS RELATING TO MINERALS AND MINING 1912
W. Fraser, Minister of Mines
810250324
$225.00

Includes Statement of the Minister of Mines, plus statistics on mines, quarries, water-races, schools of mines, geological surveys etc. With folding maps, and photographs. Large format.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1913. Cloth Hardback with no dust jacket. Unpaginated, approx. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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MINES STATEMENT (1912)
W. Fraser, Minister of Mines
61020121
$95.00

Including Reports Relating to Metalliferous Mines and Stone Quarries, State Aid to Mining, Roads on Goldfields, Prospecting Drills, Water-Races etc. for the Year 1912. THIS COPY has some damp to rear board (see scan) and mining damp soiling to the backs of some of the folding maps at the rear. Folding map of North Island has a short tear with sellotape repair (minor).

Government Printer, Wellington, 1913. Hardback with no dust jacket. Various pagination. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND'S LOST OILFIELDS
Brian Jackson
ISBN0476010292
$30.00

The offshore oilfields of the Great Southern Basin east of Stewart Island. Discovered int he 1970s they have not yet been exploited, the author believes due to Government intransigence at the time.

Tall Stories Publishing House, St Bathans, 2004. Softback. 84 pages. SECONDHAND


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PROSPECTING FOR RADIOACTIVE MINERALS IN NEW ZEALAND
L I Grange
710280813
$32.50

Information on geological regions most likely to produce radioactive ores, and their properties. Includes information on how to build a Geiger Counter. Two maps and folding diagram. Covers soiled and rear cover with pencil marks erased.

New Zealand Geological Survey (DSIR), Wellington, 1954. Softback. 28 pages. SECONDHAND


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MINING AND ENGINEERING; AND MINERS' GUIDE
Henry A Gordon
51024052
$145.00

Written by the Inspecting Engineer of the Mines Department of New Zealand. Part 1 on Mining including hydraulic sluicing and explosives.  Part 2 on Engineering including piped water, dams and reservoirs, steam boilers and engines, mining machinery etc.  Many folding charts and diagrams, two of which have archival repairs to the folds.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1894. Hardback with no dust jacket. 474 pages. SECONDHAND


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MINING An Elementary Treatise on the getting of minerals
Arnold Lupton
5102019
$75.00

A complete guide to commercial mining including safety, machinery, explosives, retrieval of coal and ore, treatment of minerals on the surface. Profusely illustrated with diagrams and folding charts. New Impression of the third edition. Ex-library from the School of Mines.

Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1907. Hardback with no dust jacket. 547 pages. SECONDHAND


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A PRACTICAL MANUAL OF MINERALS, MINES AND MINING
H S Osborn
51022101
$275.00

Prospecting, surveying and extraction of precious minerals, including mine architecture and construction. 171 engravings. THIS COPY has stamp 'J. W. WHITE, OMARUNUI, NAPIER, H. B.'

Henry Carey Baird & Co., Philadelphia, 1888. Cloth hardback with no jacket. 367 pages. SECONDHAND


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VOYAGE D'ETUDES DANS LES ALPES FRANCAISES 1952 Alpine floods and avalanches
Groupe de travail de correction des torrents et de lutte contre les avalanches
510290212
$75.00

General report of a study trip to the French Alps in 1952. Papers in French ( a few English) on alpine geography and flood and avalanche control measures. Photo plates and folding diagrams.

Ecole Nationale des Eaux et Forets, Nancy, 1953. Softback. 373 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON THE WORKING OF GREENSTONE
F R Chapman
ISBN1869641957
$30.00

A facsimile reproduced from the Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 1891. The techniques used by Maori, as well as the uses and lore of Pounamu.

Kiwi Publishers, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. pp479-539. NEW