The story of the longest established New Zealand retail business (founded in 1854) still in private hands and still on its original site, virtually a social history of Christchurch that includes the tragedy of the 1947 fire and its aftermath. Illustrated with items from the Ballantyne's archive.
J. Ballantyne & Co. Ltd., Christchurch, 2004. Hardback with dust jacket. 264 pages. SECONDHAND