New Zealand and World War One

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THE KIMBERLEY FLYING COLUMN
Trooper Frank Perham
510201924
$37.50

South African War 1899-1903. The reminiscences of Kiwi Trooper, Frank Perham 2634 C Squadron New Zealand 5th Mounted Rifles contingent. Perham was an Akaroa lad. He participated in the Kimberley Flying Column.This copy has ownership stamps and a few notations by military historian JB Haigh.

Printers and Publishers, Timaru, 1957. Softback. 92 pages. SECONDHAND


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TO FIGHT FOR THE EMPIRE New Zealand and the South African War 1899-1902
John Crawford with Ellen Ellis
ISBN9780790007038
$32.50

An illustrated history of the first war in which New Zealand troops were sent overseas. Over 6,500 served together with a medical contingent and thousands of horses.

Reed Publishing NZ Ltd., Auckland, 1999. Softback. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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ONE FLAG, ONE QUEEN, ONE TONGUE. NZ, the British Empire and the South African War
John Crawford and Ian McGibbon, editors
ISBN9781869402936
$45.00

Aspects of New Zealand's experience and consideration of the wider Imperial context are explored in thirteen authoritative essays. New light is thrown on New Zealand's involvement in a conflict which has not been widely studied.

Auckland University Press, 2003. Softback. 225 pages, illustrations. SECONDHAND


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FIFTY YEARS OF VOLUNTEERING
Lieut-Colonel H.Slater
410250223
$75.00

A history of the military volunteer movement in the province of Canterbury covering the period 1859-1910. Front free endpaper missing and former owner's lable to frontis, otherwise good.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1910. Cloth boards. 179 pages.


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THE WAR EFFORT OF NEW ZEALAND
Lieut. H.T.B. Drew. N.Z.E.F.
110220901
$110.00

History of the minor campaigns in which New Zealanders took part; Reinforcements, Samoa, Senussi. Services not fully dealt with in the Campaign volumes; Medical, Dental and Veterinary, and work at the Bases, H.M.S. Philomel, and Camps in England. New Zealand Official War History volume IV.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd, Christchurch, 1923. Hardback, no dust jacket. 276 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE HISTORY OF THE CANTERBURY MOUNTED RIFLES 1914-1919
Colonel C.G. Powles
210290812
$345.00
$245.00

The World War One Regimental history of the Senior Mounted Corps in the Dominion, recruited from Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury. The C.M.R saw action at Gallipoli and then in the long desert campaign against the Turks in Sinai and Palestine. Folding maps. Scarce. THIS COPY has some fading and wear to the covers and some soiling to the endpapers and title page.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1928. Hardback, no dust jacket. 267 pages, folding maps and plans. SECONDHAND


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THE HISTORY OF THE CANTERBURY REGIMENT N.Z.E.F
David Ferguson
651
$225.00
$120.00

A record of the Canterbury Regiment from its inception to its disbandment. Based on a compilation of the War Diaries of the service battalions of the Regiment and personal recollections of officers. Includes activities in Suez, Gallipoli, Suvla Bay, Egypt,  Armentieres, Somme, Messines, Passchendaele and the march to Cologne. Illustrated, maps. Slight silverfish nibbles to cover, and minor watermark to rear board.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1921. Hardback, no dust jacket. 364 pages. SECONDHAND.


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HISTORY OF THE NEW ZEALAND ENGINEERS NZEF 1914-1919
N. Annabell
410210715
$425.00

A record of the work carried out by the Field Companies, Field Troops, Signal Troop and Wireless Troop, during the operations in Samoa (1914-15); Egypt, Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine (1914-18); France, Belgium and Germany (1916-1919) and Mesopotamia (1916-18). Includes Roll of Honour. Photographs and Maps in the text. Previous owner's small book plate pasted to title page.

Evans, Cobb and Sharpe, Ltd., Wanganui, 1927. Hardback, no dust jacket. 314 pages. SECONDHAND


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CHRONICLES OF THE N.Z.E.F., 1916-1919. TWO VOLUMES
Clutha Mackenzie, editor
ISBN9781927203385 ISBN9781927203392
$500.00

A record of matters concerning the members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and a gazette of patriotic effort. Contains reports of military action, news of casualties and prisoners of war, hospital reports, photographs, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in London in five volumes this is a facsimile reprint of every issue bound as two volumes. Vol. I, Aug. 30, 1916 to Jan. 30, 1918, Vol. II, Feb. 13, 1918 to Jan. 19, 1919. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Hardbacks, gilt embossed boards, no dust jackets. Vol. I, 876 pages, Vol. II, 608 pages. NEW

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CHRONICLES OF THE N.Z.E.F., 1916-1919. TWO VOLUMES
Clutha Mackenzie, editor
ISBN9781927203408 ISBN9781927203415
$300.00

A record of matters concerning the members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and a gazette of patriotic effort. Contains reports of military action, news of casualties and prisoners of war, hospital reports, photographs, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in London in five volumes this is a facsimile reprint of every issue bound as two volumes. Vol. I, Aug. 30, 1916 to Jan. 30, 1918, Vol. II, Feb. 13, 1918 to Jan. 19, 1919. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Softbacks. Vol. I, 876 pages, Vol. II, 608 pages. NEW


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THE KIA ORA COO-EE and THE KIA ORA COO-EE NEWS
F. Reid A.I.F., editor
ISBN9781927203491
$250.00

The Official Magazine, together with the Official Bulletin, of the Australian and New Zealand Forces in Egypt, Palestine, Salonica and Mesopotamia. Contains reports of military action, news of awards, casualties and prisoners of war, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in Cairo this is a facsimile reprint of every issue of the magazine and the bulletin bound together. Magazine, Mar. 15 to Dec. 15, 1918, Bulletin, Aug. 6 to Dec. 24, 1918. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Hardback, no dust jacket. 474 pages. NEW

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THE KIA ORA COO-EE and THE KIA ORA COO-EE NEWS
F. Reid A.I.F., editor
ISBN9781927203507
$150.00

The Official Magazine, together with the Official Bulletin, of the Australian and New Zealand Forces in Egypt, Palestine, Salonica and Mesopotamia. Contains reports of military action, news of awards, casulties and prisoners of war, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in Cairo this is a facsimile reprint of every issue of the magazine and the bulletin bound together. Magazine, Mar. 15 to Dec. 15, 1918, Bulletin, Aug. 6 to Dec. 24, 1918. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 474 pages. NEW


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THE MAORIS IN THE GREAT WAR
James Cowan
210290911
$325.00

"A history of the New Zealand Native Contingent and Pioneer Battalion". The story of the Maori and Pacific Island soldiers who served at Gallipoli and in France and Flanders. Published by the Maori Regimental Committee.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1926. Hardback, no dust jacket. 180 pages, folding maps and plans. SECONDHAND


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HISTORIC TRENTHAM 1914-17
Will Lawson
510250421
$65.00

The story of the famous military training camp, and a sometimes humerous account of the daily round of troops within its bounds, with numerous photographs, drawings by Te Kai Tuhi and W. Macbeth. Second edition. Paper spine absent, otherwise good.

Wellington Publishing Co. Ltd., Wellington, 1918. Original yapped paper cover. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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VOYAGE TO GALLIPOLI
Peter Plowman
ISBN9781877418150
$49.90

A history of the mobilisation of troops and seamen, requisition and refitting of ships and the first two convoys of troopships to Egypt, from the outbreak of war in 1914 to the blooding of ANZAC forces at the Gallipoli landings of 25th April 1915.

Transpress NZ, Wellington, 2013. Softback. 304 pages. NEW


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PICTURES OF THE BATTLEFIELDS OF ANZAC
By The War Correspondent of the 'Age'
61021192
$95.00

Historical photographs of the Anzac battlefields of the Dardanelles Campaign, taken at the time of fighting. The staples are rusty with two small peices of tape covering them at the center fold, but otherwise in good used condition.

Osboldstone and Co., Melbourne, (1916). Softback. 32 pages. SECONDHAND


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GALLIPOLI TO THE SOMME
Alexander Aitken
ISBN9781869408817
$39.99

An account of a year in the life of a New Zealand infantryman who saw service at Gallipoli and the Somme and subsequently became Professor of Mathematics at Edinburgh. First published in 1963.

Auckland University Press, 2018. Softback. 213 pages. NEW


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NO BETTER DEATH War Diaries of W.G. Malone
John Crawford, editor
ISBN9781775591283
$49.99

A very acute and intimate first hand account of the Gallipoli campaign by the New Zealand commander who led the assuault on Chunuk Bair where he was killed. Illustrated.

Exisle Publishing Ltd., Auckland, 2014. Hardback with dust jacket. 376 pages. NEW


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ECHOES OF GALLIPOLI In the words of New Zealand's Mounted Riflemen
Terry Kinloch
ISBN0908988605
$55.00

The full story of the New Zealander's at Gallipoli, told from the writings of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade. From mobilisation in New Zealand to the evacuation from Gallipoli.

Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 320 pages. NEW


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HEROES OF GALLIPOLI
Richard Stowers
ISBN9780994105950
$75.00

The gallantry of New Zealanders on Gallipoli. Accounts of the major offensives, and the individual soldiers and nurses mentioned for bravery. Excellent and well illustrated. THIS LARGE book will incur extra shipping charges to destinations outside New Zelaand.

John Douglas Publishing Ltd., Christchurch, 2015. Hardback with dust jacket. 440 pages. NEW


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GALLIPOLI: UNTOLD STORIES
Jonathan King and Michael Bowers
ISBN9781863254717
$42.50

Untold stories from war correspondent Charles Bean and front-line Anzacs. Taken from personal correspondence, and published sources. Well illustrated throughout with photographs by Phillip Schuler.

Doubleday, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 324 pages. SECONDHAND


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GALLIPOLI DIARY
Lieutenant-Colonel Dr. Percival Fenwick
ISBN9780908990665
$37.50

Diary kept from 24 April to 27 June, 1915 by a Doctor of the New Zealand Medical Corps. He wrote this private diary for his wife describing events and claims he made no embellishments. Illustrated.

David Ling, Auckland, Undated. Softback. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOHNNY ENZED
Glyn Harper
ISBN9781775592020
$55.00

World War One as seen through the eyes of the ordinary citizen soldier "Johnny Enzed" who experienced it at Gallipoli, on the Western Front and in Sinai and Palestine. Illustrated.

Exisle Publishing Ltd., Auckland, 2015. Hardback with dust jacket. 720 pages. NEW


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BEFORE ANZAC BEYOND ARMISTICE
Keith Douglas Scott
ISBN9780958263450
$32.50

Study of Central Otago soldiers of World War One, their enlistment training and service, and how these experiences affected the communities they came from.

Activity Press, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 350 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEVILS ON HORSES In the words of the ANZACS in the Middle East 1916-19
Terry Kinloch
ISBN9780908988945
$55.00

The ANZAC mounted troops were reunited with their horses in Egypt after withdrawing from Gallipoli. This history recounts the military and social experience of the troops in the Sinai, Palestine and Syria.

Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2012. Hardback with dust jacket. 406 pages. NEW


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TRAVIS V.C. Man in No Man's Land
James Gasson
51025072
$37.50

Dick Travis , real name Dickson Cornelius Savage, found distinction at Gallipoli and the Western Front with the Otago Mounted Rifles. The author has unravelled the truth about the man who was reticent about his past.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1966. Hardback with dust jacket. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE DEVIL'S OWN WAR
Herbert Hart
ISBN9781877437304
$30.00

The First World War Diary of Brigadier General Herbert Hart, edited by John Crawford. Day by day through the Great War, from Gallipoli to the Somme and Passchendaele, a first hand account by one of New Zealand's greatest citizen soldiers. First published in 2008.

Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 336 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON MY WAY TO THE SOMME New Zealanders and the Offensive of 1916
Andrew Macdonald
ISBN9781869505547
$40.00

The entire New Zealand effort at the Somme is examined; one of the most difficult and disappointing battles in our military history. Illustrated.

Harper Collins, Auckland, 2005. Softback. 335 pages. SECONDHAND


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DARK JOURNEY
Glyn Harper
ISBN9781869505790
$45.00

Dark Journey by Glyn Harper presents the first comprehensive account of three critical battles involving the NZEF on the Western Front during World War One, with new revelations about the scale of the casualities.

Harper Collins, Auckland, 2007. Hardback with dust jacket. 544 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM THE UTTERMOST ENDS OF THE EARTH The NZ Division on the Western Front
John H Gray
ISBN9781877427305
$72.00

A History and Guide To Its Battlefields. Author John Gray describes how the New Zealand Division's campaign in France and Flanders was the birth of the modern New Zealand Army.  Also includes details of where to stay when visiting the battefields mentioned in the text. 

Willson Scott Publishing, Christchurch, 2010. Hardback with dust-jacket, illustrated, 408 pages. NEW 


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THE SILENT DIVISION New Zealander's at the Front: 1914-1919
O.E. Burton
ISBN9780987667540
$75.00

Records the history of New Zealanders at Gallipoli and on the Western Front, and was thought to provide a 'truer reflection' of the NZ war experience than found elsewhere. First published in 1935, this is a completely new edition with additional material added.

John Douglas Publishing, Christchurch, 2014. Hardback with dust jacket. 467 pages. NEW


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TALES OF THREE CAMPAIGNS 12th (Nelson) Company NZEF New Edition
Major C B Brereton, edited by John H Gray
ISBN9780994105936
$75.00

This is an enlarged and edited second edition of Brereton's account of his and his men's experiences of the Great War. Brereton and 193 Nelson volunteers merged with the Canterbury Infantry Battalion NZEF and saw action in the Suez, Gallipoli and France, including the Somme. This edition reprints word for word the original, and interpolates editorial content and maps and photographs.

John Douglas Publishing, Christchurch, 2014. Hardback with dust jacket. 378 pages. NEW


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ON THE FRINGE OF HELL NZ and Military Discipline in WWI
Christopher Pugsley
ISBN9780340533215
$45.00

The New Zealand Division became known as one of the finest serving in France, but the price paid for its high standard of discipline was the execution of its own men. Here Pugsley builds up a detailed picture of the circumstances that led to their deaths.

Hodder & Stoughton, Auckland, 1991. Softback. 360 pages. SECONDHAND.


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THE ANZAC EXPERIENCE. New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War
Christopher Pugsley
ISBN9780790009414
$42.50

The story of the citizen armies of Australia, New Zealand and Canada, as they become professional and hardened through their experiences in South Africa and Turkey to become the fighting elite for the British armies in France.

Reed Military Books, Auckland, 2004. Softback. 356 pages. SECONDHAND


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HOME LITTLE MAORI HOME, A Memoir of the Maori Contingent 1914-1916
Rikihana Carkeek
ISBN0958224633
$45.00

First hand account from the war diaries of Rikihana Carkeek serving with the First Maori Contingent in Egypt, Malta, Gallipoli and France.  Includes numerous  photographs, and genealogical / whakapapa charts.

Totika Publications, Wellington, 2003. Softback with no dust jacket. 157 pages. SECONDHAND


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WAYS AND BY-WAYS OF A SINGING KIWI
Ernest McKinlay
710250111
$65.00

With the New Zealand Divisional Entertainers 'The Kiwis' in France, Belgium and Germany 1916-1919. Amongst accounts of the entertainer's are mentions of the general military state of affairs. Illustrated with photographs. Dust jacket has some chipping loss and some archival repairs.

David M Lister, Dunedin, 1939. Hardback with dust jacket. 164 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GREAT WRONG WAR New Zealand Society in WW1
Stevan Eldred-Grigg
ISBN9781869792633
$55.00

Eldred-Grigg frames his narrative around the following questions: Why did we go to war in Europe? Was the country united in its desire for war? What were the economic and social consequences? What has been the impact on the psyche of New Zealanders?

Random House, Auckland, 2010. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 488 pages. NEW


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A NURSE AT WAR, Emily Peter 1858-1927
Joan Woodward and Glenys Mitchell
ISBN9780908714094
$37.50

Raised at Mt Somers in Canterbury, Emily was trained as a nurse in London and nursed soldiers in the South African War and in Serbia and Egypt during the Great War. She returned to Christchurch where she nursed during the influenza epidemic. Includes photographs and letters.

Te Waihora Press, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 167 pages. SECONDHAND


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PEGGY O'CONNOR-FEELEY Life in Retrospect
Frank O'Connor with Spike O'Connor
ISBN9780473356781
$42.50

Margaret Evelyn Feeley (Peggy) born and raised in Ireland, saw 5 years active nursing service during WW1 in the Middle East, and settled in New Zealand with her husband Frank O'Connor.

Moa Resources, 2016. Softback. 84 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND'S FIRST WORLD WAR HERITAGE
Imelda Bargas and Tim Shoebridge
ISBN9781775591290
$49.99

This is a record of heritage sites within New Zealand with a link to the war effort, whether industrial, recruiting, training, defensive gun emplacements,  memorials, RSA's etc. Photographs and maps.

Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2015. Hardback with dust jacket. 287 pages. NEW


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THE SORROW & THE PRIDE New Zealand War Memorials
Chris Maclean and Jock Phillips
ISBN9780477014755
$55.00

A revealing journey and a loving tribute to those New Zealanders who have died in war. 150 superb photographs illustrate the memorials that are to be found in every New Zealand settlement.

Government Print Books, Wellington, 1990. Softback. 177 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ROLL OF HONOUR 1914-1918
New Zealand Government
61022002
$275.00

Rare first edition of the official Roll of Honour showing every fatality of New Zealand military personnel, either in combat or as a result of deployment or wounds and illness. Gives serial number, rank, name and cause, time and place of death. THIS COPY lacks back strip, has sunned and rubbed boards. It also has the publisher's addenda to the contents page, and a newspaper clipping giving casualties for the period 1939-1946.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1924. Hardback with no dust jacket. 358 pages. SECONDHAND


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SCALPEL AND SWORD
Sir James Elliott MD
710280325
$37.50

The reminiscences of a surgeon during the Boer war and on the Hospital ship Maheno during the First World War. Raised in New Zealand and educated at Otago and Edinburgh, Elliott gives an account of his exciting life in medicine and the military. THIS COPY has some foxing, and the dust jacket has some minor repairs.

Ah and AW Reed, Dunedin, 1936. Hardback with dust jacket. 215 pages. SECONDHAND


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OVER THE TOP WITH THE BEST OF LUCK
Julia Millen
ISBN0959769749
$37.50

Biography of Roy Gipson Millen (1890-1962) which focuses on his war experiences on the Western Front. Also details his family background and post-war life.

Serpent Press, Wellington, 1992. Softback. 122 pages. SECONDHAND


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LETTERS FROM A PADRE
Edited by Nigel M Watson
71029031
$60.00

A record of the war service of Chaplain Ronald S Watson M.C. of the 18th reinforcements of 1NZEF. Watson's letters to his parents as well as articles, addresses and letters to his firends. He was wounded, and distinguished himself with valour. Limited to 120 copies. THIS COPY has pen name at front and pen note to title page.

Watson Family, Melbourne. Softback. 45 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE FACE OF WAR
Sandy Callister
ISBN9781869404079
$35.00

New Zealand's Great War photography. The role of photography in understanding and expressing the realities of the frontline and the ongoing effects it had upon the soldiers and civilians at home.

Auckland University Press, 2008. Softback. 150 pages. SECONDHAND


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IMAGES OF WAR
Glyn Harper and Queen ELizabeth II Army Memorial Museum
ISBN9781869506766
$45.00

A photographic record of New Zealanders at war 1914-1918. Candid, unofficial images give the reality of the grim conditions at Gallipoli, the Middle East, and the Western Front.

HarperCollins Publishers, Auckland, 2008. Softback. 336 pages. SECONDHAND


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KIWI VERSUS BOER
Richard Stowers
ISBN0473015862
$65.00

Authoritative history of the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Authentic fresh research from primary sources and official records. Illustrated. THIS COPY is signed and dated by the author.

Richard Stowers, Hamilton, 1992. Softback. 276 pages. SECONDHAND


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REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND CYCLIST CORPS IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
By Officers of the Corps
ISBN1869644379
$55.00

A history of this segment of the XXII Corps Mounted Troops, NZEF, who were engaged in laying cables, traffic control, message running, and also combat in the line. This is a facsimile of the rare Whitcombe and Tombs 1922 edition.

Kiwi Publishers, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 139 pages plus illustrations. NEW


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LA QUESNOY NEW ZEALAND'S LAST BATTLE 1918
Christopher Pugsley
ISBN9780947506490
$39.99

A detailed account of the New Zealand Division's last battle of WWI, notable for scaling the walls of Le Quesnoy, but impressive across the day and the following week. Illustrated with maps, drawings and photographs.

Oratia Books, Auckland, 2018. Softback. 159 pages. NEW


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THE KLINK S.S. Turakina H.M.N.Z.T. 84

810211022
$175.00

Souvenir of the Turakina on it's voyage with the 25th Reinforcements N.Z.E.F., April to July 1917. Includes lists and photographs of the troops (by Company), retrospectives of each port of call, and accounts of life on board ship. THIS COPY is tidy, but lacks the illustrated covers, and has been bound into cloth boards.

Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co. Ltd., London, (1917). Hardback with no dust jacket. 40 pages. SECONDHAND