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THE EARLY CANTERBURY RUNS Second Series (1940)
L G D Acland
510270225
$45.00

The Second Series of this reference book about pastoral settlement, station life and pioneer sheep farms. Covers between the Rakaia and Rangitata.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1940. Hardback with no dust jacket. 70 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE EARLY CANTERBURY RUNS (4th edition 1975)
L.G.D. Acland (revised by Scotter)
ISBN0723304157
$85.00

The standard reference book on early pastoral settlement, station life and pioneer high country sheep farming in the Province of Canterbury. 4th edition extensively revised by W.H. Scotter. 

Whitcoulls Publishers Ltd, Christchurch, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 417 Pages. SECONDHAND


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CRUSTS A Settler's Fare Due South
Laurence J. Kennaway
410250121
$120.00

A spirited and light hearted account of an early Canterbury runholder's hardships and successes. First edition. Rebacked with original spine laid on, new end papers. Illustrations and folding map.

Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, London, 1874. Gilt embossed cloth boards. 234 pages. SECONDHAND


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HIGH COUNTRY JOURNEY
Peter Newton
210260711
$95.00

This is a classic of Canterbury literature that describes most of the high country stations as the author saw them in the course of a journey on horseback through the whole length of the Canterbury back country. One of the best Canterbury books.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 206 pages, 34 plates and 4 maps. SECONDHAND


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HIGH COUNTRY JOURNEY
Peter Newton
ISBN0589013394
$42.50

This is a classic of Canterbury literature that describes most of the high country stations as the author saw them in the course of a journey on horseback through the whole length of the Canterbury back country. One of the best Canterbury books.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Auckland, 1980. Hardback with dust jacket. 211 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM TUSSOCKS TO TOURISTS
David Relph
ISBN9781877257469
$45.00

Describes the geology, meterology, ecology and history of the Canterbury high country in the catchments of the Wamakariri, Rakaia and Rangitata rivers. Many illustrations.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 167 pages. SECONDHAND


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KINGDOM IN THE HILLS
David McLeod
ISBN0723304025
$35.00

The kingdom was two historic Canterbury sheep runs, Grasmere Station and the adjoining Cora Lynn, over 60,000 acres of high country in the Waimakariri basin.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 223 pages. SECONDHAND


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MANY A GLORIOUS MORNING
David McLeod
ISBN72330179
$30.00

High country tales of mustering, working and learning at Mt White station and then a long spell at Mesopotamia and mustering at Craigieburn and Avoca.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 255 pages. SECONDHAND


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KAIKOURA COAST Maori History, Traditions and Place-names
W.J. Elvy
210201614
$95.00

An important record of local Maori history that is as interesting, exciting and adventurous as can be found in any part of New Zealand. Illustrations. Few chips to dust jacket. Former owner's book plate.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1949. Hardback with dust jacket. 103 pages, folding map to rear. SECONDHAND


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KAIKOURA COAST Maori History, Traditions and Place Names
W.J. Elvy
ISBN9781877151002
$60.00

An important record of local Maori history that is as interesting, exciting and adventurous as can be found in any part of New Zealand. Illustrations. First published in 1948, this is a facsmile edition with a completely new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 135 pages. NEW


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KAIKOURA. A History of the District
J.M. Sherrard
ISBN9781877151279
$70.00

A comprehensive history of Kaikoura from the days of Te Rauparaha, whalers, farmers, pioneers, timber millers and fellers to the growth of roads, shipping and coach services. A good source for social and family historians alike. First published in 1966, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 373 pages. NEW


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THE KAIKOURA JOB
Rob Merrifield
ISBN9780908573967
$45.00

An account of the rebuilding of KiwiRail's Main North Line which was severely damaged by the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. well illustrated with photographs throughout.

New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society Inc., Petone, 2018. Softback 133 pages. NEW 


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THE AMURI A COUNTY HISTORY
W.J. Gardner
ISBN0473002256
$120.00

A history of the great north Canterbury pastoral district from the 1850s onwards. First published in 1956 this is the second edition with corrections and additions.

Amuri County Council, Culverden, 1983. Hardback with dustjacket. 492 pages. SECONDHAND

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AMURI. THE COUNTY, OLD TIMES AND OLD PEOPLE
L.R.C. Macfarlane
310290922
$65.00

A history of the Amuri district from the earliest Maori times to the great sheep stations of the nineteenth century. Contains much anecdotal and family history. 

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1946. Hardback, no dust jacket. 133 pages, folding map to rear. SECONDHAND


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THE APOSTLE OF THE NORTH (REV. CAMPBELL AMURI)
John Newlands
2011012703
$45.00

The Apostle of the North being a brief memoir of the late Rev. W.R. Campell, first settled minister in the Amuri. Worn covers but intact and text fine.

Privately published, 1926. Softcovers. Illustrated. 33 Pages. SECONDHAND.


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NORTH CANTERBURY FARM LOCATION MAP
Oxford and Rangiora District Jaycees Inc.
81027001
$32.50

First and second issues of this guide to farms between the Waimakariri and Waipara. The first (1967) is a large folded wall map. The second a book of maps with index of the farm owner. Farms over 2.29 hectares are recorded.

Oxford and Rangiora District Jaycees Inc., (1973). Softback. 42 pages. SECONDHAND


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HURUNUI Source to Sea
Shona McRae
ISBN0959799915
$65.00

Recollections and observations on the North Canterbury Hurunui River, history, landscape and natural history, by a long time resident and local author. Illustrated. 

Hurunui Press, Christchurch, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 102 pages. SECONDHAND


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HURUNUI Source to Sea
Shona McRae
ISBN1877151688
$40.00

Recollections and observations on the North Canterbury Hurunui River, history, landscape and natural history, by a long time resident and local author. Illustrated. First published in 1993, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 134 pages. NEW


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FARMS AND FAMILIES OF HORSLEY DOWN SETTLEMENT 1897-1997
John Harper
ISBN0473048256
$55.00

The history of the families resident on the 25 residential blocks of this North Canterbury settlement, past and present.

John Harper/ Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 100 pages. SECONDHAND


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MEMORIES OF MENDIP HILLS
Audrey Steele
81027042
$32.50

Following an account of the Rutherfords, Audrey relates her life at Mendip Hills sheep station, where she went as a bride in 1924.

Audrey Steele/ Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1974. Softback. 67 pages. SECONDHAND


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SQUATTER AND SETTLER
Douglas Cresswell
410211702
$55.00

The history of the early settlers who established the farms and runs in the district and turned it into prosperous place of later times. Illustrated.

Waipara County Council, Cheviot, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 191 pages. SECONDHAND


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'READY MONEY' THE LIFE OF WILLIAM ROBINSON
Margaret Wigley
ISBN9781877257421
$75.00

'Ready Money' Robinson of Hill River, South Australia and Cheviot Hills, North Canterbury. William made his fortune in Australia, but settled in Cheviot where he built a huge country house. He was a member of the Legislative Council.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2006. Softback. 421 pages. SECONDHAND


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CHEVIOT KINGDOM TO COUNTY
John Wilson
ISBN0473103215
$175.00

Tells the story of Cheviot from the time of Maori occupation, through the years of the great runs and estates, and on to the period of family farms following the purchase and subdivision of Cheviot Hills by the Government in 1893. Illustrated. With separate footnotes.

Cheviot Historical Records Society Inc., 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 328 pages. SECONDHAND


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MOTUNAU OR THE HILLS OF HOME
T.E.L. Roberts
210270302
$47.50

An account of settlers and settlement around the Motunau River in North Canterbury. Also a record of events and a personal memoir. Illustrated. Scarce.

Wilson Brothers, Rangiora, 1946. Softback. 146 pages. SECONDHAND


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A BIT OF GODZONE Fruitgrowing in Loburn 1914-1945
Gerald Ward
810260912
$47.50

Beginning with a syndicate that bought land from James Banks and Murtagh Kennedy, subdivided on behalf of individuals, many of whom joined the Loburn Fruitgrowers Association. This is a history of the development of the settlement based on early orcharding. Details the purchasers of the original lots. A numbered limited edition.

The Spotted Shag Press, Christchurch, 1992. Spiral bound softback. 65 pages. SECONDHAND


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I WELL REMEMBER Thirty-Forty-Fifty, nay even sixty years ago
O B Stanford
5102901
$35.00

Some recollections of  O B Stanford, including some of his father. The family originated in Wai-iti, Waikari, North Canterbury, then moved to Christchurch. The account covers the first half of the 20th century. Privately printed, the book consists of some superfluous blank pages, but the pagination is complete.

Dunford Publications Ltd., Christchurch, 1962. Hardback with no dust jacket as issued(?). 47 pages. SECONDHAND


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TE RAKA Land of Happy Sunshine
L.R.C. Macfarlane
210201511
$37.50

A book of writing about local history, the country and farming for the countryman and those who love the country. The setting is 'very North Canterbury', all the rural areas north of Waipara.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket. 139 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE ROLL OF THE JACK Book 3
Pam Issit
ISBN1877367923
$42.50

A social history of indoor bowling in North Canterbury 1950-2013. Third book in the series with lots of information on the district's social life as well as the bowls community. Biographies of many of the members.

Printing.com, Christchurch, 2013. Softback. 254 pages. SECONDHAND


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WAIMAKARIRI
Robert Logan
ISBN0473005204
$95.00

A comprehensive history of the river and its region from its source high in the Southern Alps to its mouth at Kaiapoi. A classic of Canterbury history, and one of the best local histories ever written. High quality first Edition.

Logan Print Ltd., Christchurch, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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WAIMAKARIRI. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Robert Logan
ISBN9780958331555
$75.00

This classic work of Canterbury history republished for the first time since the original in 1987. The best and most comprehensive history of the river from its source to its mouth. Essential reading. First published 1987.

Phillips and King Publishers, Christchurch, 2008. Hardback. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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BEYOND THE WAIMAKARIRI
D.H. Hawkins
110270311
$85.00

An account of the settlers in the area between the Waimakariri and Waipara rivers, North Canterbury. Full of photographs this is an engaging and very readable account. First published in 1957 this is a reprint in an edition of 1000 copies. As new condition.

Capper Press, Christchurch, reprint 1978. Hardback with dust jacket. 465 pages. SECONDHAND. 


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BEYOND THE WAIMAKARIRI
D.N. Hawkins
ISBN9781877151668
$70.00

An account of the settlers in the area between the Waimakariri and Waipara rivers, North Canterbury. Full of photographs, this is an engaging and very readable account. First published in 1957, this edition is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 465 pages. NEW


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THE WAIMAKARIRI RIVER AS A WATER RESOURCE
Erle B Dalmer
510250313
$47.50

A report presented to the North Canterbury Catchment Board on 2 October, 1970. Dalmer was the Chief Engineer of this catchment board. Complete study of the Waimak as a water resource. Nicely printed by Caxton Press. Map endpapers.

North Canterbury Catchment Board, Christchurch, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 54 pages. SECONDHAND


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LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF COLONIAL LIFE
Sarah Amelia Courage
ISBN0723304645
$37.50

A masterpiece of early Canterbury history, a revealing description of life at Seadown Station in the Leithfield area, by a pioneer owner from the 1860s onwards. Illustrated. First published privately in 1896.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Christchurch, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 250 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LEGEND OF MT WHITE STATION
Gerald Sandrey
ISBN9780473323974
$60.00

An illustrated history of the rugged, beautiful and iconic station in the Upper Waimakariri, 150 kilometers west of Christchurch. First published in 2015, this is a reprint.

Mary Egan Publishing, Auckland, 2017. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 166 pages. NEW


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OXFORD THE FIRST 100 YEARS
O.A. Gillespie
310211111
$120.00

A well illustrated history of Oxford with the place names and the people associated with them detailed, and the once magnificent forests described with excellent notes on the wildlife found there.

The Oxford Historical Committee, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket. 260 pages. SECONDHAND


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OXFORD THE FIRST 100 YEARS
O.A. Gillespie
ISBN9781877151729
$70.00

A history of Oxford with the place names and people associated with them detailed, and the once magnificient forests described with excellent notes on the wildlife found there. First published in 1954 this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 291 pages. NEW


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THE STORY OF OXFORD 1852-1932
Lancelot Watson
ISBN9781877151972
$50.00

An illustrated history of Oxford and district that was written for the Diamond Jubilee of the Oxford schools by a local resident and school teacher. First published in 1932, this is a facsimile reprint edition with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 140 pages. NEW


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WEST MELTON A History of the District to 1971
Colin Watson
110290921
$45.00

An illustrated history of the area from the earliest days compiled by a local historian for the West Melton School Centennial Committee.  

West Melton School, Christchurch, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 88 pages. SECONDHAND


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MALVERN COUNTY A Centennial History
G.L. Popple
410211504
$47.50

Illustrated history of the settlement and development of the Canterbury farming district. Scarce. Wear to dust jacket, see scan.

Malvern County Council, Darfield, 1953. Hardback with dust jacket. 186 pages, folding map to rear. SECONDHAND


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PICKS AND BRICKS Tales of South Malvern
Margaret E. Knowles
210240522
$47.50

A history of the Selwyn Valley and the townships of Coalgate, Glentunnel and Whitecliffs (sometimes called South Malvern). An area of nineteenth century industry comprising coal mining and pottery, brick and pipe works.

Hilton Press, Christchurch, 1990. Card covers. 116 pages, illustrations. SECONDHAND


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ALL BULL
Robin Leech
ISBN9780473142759
$30.00

Tales of an Angus Studmaster. Autobiography by the founder of the Floridale Angus Stud at Kimberley near Darfield.

Robin Leech, 2008. Softback. 176 pages. SECONDHAND


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CRUMBS OF LEITHFIELD 1857-2007
S.J. Woodward
ISBN0473081164
$80.00

A pictorial history of the township and surrounding district together with a series of historical sketches and the Leithfield burials register. Classic NZ local history with much to interest genealogists and local historians. First published in 1979, this is the revised and expanded edition.

Concord Press Ltd., Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 478 pages. SECONDHAND


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WEST OF WINDWISTLE Stories of the Lake Coleridge Area
Lyn Nell and Judith Stratford, editors
ISBN9780476016033
$55.00

A comprehensive illustrated account of the community from Mt Algidus Station to the Rakaia Gorge, told by the people who have lived and worked in the Lake Coleridge Basin.

The Lake Coleridge Group, Timaru, 2005. Softback. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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LAKE COLERIDGE The Power, The People, The Land
Rosemary Britten
ISBN9781877161889
$85.00

An excellent illustrated local history of the people who have lived and worked at the Lake Coleridge power station, the village and the surrounding farmland.

Hazard Press Ltd., Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 382 pages. SECONDHAND


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LIQUID GOLD A Mid Canterbury Irrigation History
Brian Cameron
ISBN9780473153465
$30.00

Describes the physical, financial and political history of the introduction of irrigation to the Ashburton district over the last 50 years.

Published by the Author, Ashburton, 2009. Softback. 124 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GLENS OF TEKOA
Shona McRae
ISBN1877151629
$40.00

The story of the Amuri high country station owned by the same family for 100 years. First published by the author in 1968 this is a facsimile reprint edition. 

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 138 pages. NEW


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HANMER SPRINGS 1883-1933
L.F. Round and committee
31022012
$45.00

History of the town and district compiled for the Golden Jubilee celebrations. Includes local advertising. First published in 1933, this is a facsmile reprint.

F. W. Larcomb Ltd., Christchurch, 1980. Softback. 80 pages. SECONDHAND


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MUCH ADO. HANMER SPRINGS 1883-1983
Rosemary Ensor
310220101
$45.00

An interesting and well illustrated centennial history of the spa town that includes details of the various early accommodation houses and the beginnings of town development.

Hanmer Springs Centennial Committee, 1983. Softback. 156 pges. SECONDHAND


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FIFTY YEARS OF SHEEP FARMING in Canterbury, Otago and Southland
C.F. Overton
210290031
$47.50

Memories of a lifetime of sheep farming in the South Island, the author kept a diary and his narrative covers the period 1890-1940. Illustrated. Unusual.

Otago Daily Times and Whitness Newspapers Ltd., Dunedin, 1949. Hardback with dust jacket. 100 pages. SECONDHAND


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EIGHTY YEARS WITH HORSES
L.R.C. Macfarlane
ISBN0589007912
$35.00

An account of the author's lifetime association with horses in the high country of Amuri County of North Canterbury.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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NINETY YEARS SOME MEMOIRS
Marmaduke Spencer-Bower
210230511
$42.50

A autobiographical family memoir of the grandson of Marmaduke Dixon, Canterbury pioneer. Includes details of his farming life at his Canterbury farm Claxby.

Published by the Author, Rangiora, 1999. Softback. 144 pages. SECONDHAND


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IN THE SHADOW OF THE ALPS
Ray Dobbie and Brian Perrin
ISBN0473052075
$65.00

An illustrated history of Malvern County, Canterbury, 1853-1989, recording the development of roads, bridges etc., and the early settlers, run-holders and the many others who helped to develop the district.

Selwyn District Council, Canterbury, 1998. Hardback with dust jacket. 412 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNDER THE NOR'WEST ARCH A High Country Story
Grace and Ted Porter
ISBN0589004484
$47.50

A personal memoir of a back country life first at Manuka Point in the Rakaia Valley and then at Lake Coleridge. Full of splendid stories of the Canterbury high country. Illustrated.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 173 pages. SECONDHAND


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CENTRAL CANTERBURY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD, A STORY OF SUCCESS
Rosemary Britten
ISBN047305972X
$42.50

Bounded by the Waimakariri and Rakaia and extending from Banks Peninsula to Arthurs Pass, the CCEPB was formed in 1963 by amalgamation. This work covers the period of the CCEPB but also the earlier history of electricity supply within the area including supply at Akaroa, the Lake Coleridge Power station, difficulties faced through the years, and the formation of Southpower.

Orion New Zealand Ltd. and Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 164 pages. SECONDHAND


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CASS, HISTORY AND SCIENCE IN THE CASS DISTRICT
C J Burrows, editor
510240211
$95.00

A complete history of the Cass District in regards to geology, botany, flora and fauna. Overview of the farming of the region. Numerous contributors. Colour reproduction of The Cass Field Station 1936 by Rita Cooke. Numerous maps, charts and illustrations. Stapled foolscap sheets with  fabric taped spine as issued. This copy signed by Burrows on the front cover.

Department of Botany, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 1977. Softback. 418 pages. SECONDHAND


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75 YEARS ON COCKAYNE Mt Cheeseman Ski Club
Margaret Rich
ISBN0958253552
$55.00

A detailed account of the Ski club and the development of the field at Mt Cheeseman. Many photographs showing the facilities and personalities involved.

Willson Scott Publishing, Christchurch, 2004. Hardback with dust jacket. 295 pages. SECONDHAND


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PUSHING HIS LUCK
Hilary Low
ISBN9781877257889
$45.00

Report of the expedition and death of Henry Whitcombe by Jakob Lauper. Here for the first time is an accurate translation of Lauper's dramatic eye witness account of the traverse of the main divide over the pass that now bears Whitcomb's name and the drowning of the explorer as he attempted to cross the flooded Taramakau River. Illustrations.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2010. Softback. 142 pages. NEW


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CASTLE HILL
E.C. Richards
SMBK2006
$85.00

The history of the Castle Hill run together with the diaries of J.D. Enys and E.R. Chudleigh where they relate to Castle Hill. Addition material concerning the geology and natural history of the region, including the unique buttercup. As new condition.

Simpson and Williams Ltd., Christchurch, 1951. Hardback with dustjacket, as new condition. 58 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOHN AND CHARLES ENYS, CASTLE HILL RUNHOLDERS 1864-1891
Jenny Abrahamson with watercolours by Charles Enys and photographs by John O'Malley
ISBN9781927167311
$49.99

This is the first account of the pioneering Enys brothers who ran Castle Hill Station. It gives details of their Cornish ancestry and their associations with early Christchurch and Canterbury development, including their interests in natural history and the environment.

Wily Publications Ltd., Christchurch, 2017. Softback. 240 pages. NEW


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SELWYN HOME GUARD, A HISTORY
Compiled by Clive Dennis
61021091
$42.50

Compiled from material supplied to the  by former Home Guard members. Includes facsimiles of manuals and excerpts from notebooks etc. Some information of the Charlton Self-loading Rifle, a modified Lee Enfield.

Hororata Historical Society. Comb bound laser print. Approx 80 pages. SECONDHAND


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KOWAI BUSH Between the Waters
Noel Gillespie
210260101
$60.00

Local history of the Kowhai Bush and Springfield area associated with the Midland Railway line to Arthurs Pass. Full of anecdotes and snippets of people and places since the earliest days. A private publication. This copy has the spine reinforced with tape.

Noel Gillespie, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 145 pages. SECONDHAND


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SUNSHINE AND SHADOW
Gwendolen Lucy Somerset (nee Alley)
ISBN0908609132
$35.00

The life of Gwendolen Lucy Somerset born Gwendolen Alley. Rewi alley's sister recalls her life in Springfield as a child and in teaching as an adult at Oxford.

New Zealand Playcentre Federation, Auckland, 1988. Hardback with no dust jacket. 211 pages. SECONDHAND


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REMINISCENCES OF A. DUDLEY DOBSON ENGINEER 1841-1930
Arthur Dudley Dobson
210240031
$95.00

Dobson's own account of his eventfull days in Canterbury from the pioneering days to the end of his life. The discovery and exploration of the pass that bears his name is well covered. The Second Edition.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1930. Hardback with dust jacket. 225 pages. SECONDHAND


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REMINISCENCES OF ARTHUR DUDLEY DOBSON 1841-1930
Arthur Dobson
ISBN9781877346415
$60.00

An account of the life and labours of Dobson, pioneer explorer and engineer best known for Arthur's pass, now the main line of communication through the Southern Alps. First published in 1930, this is a facsimle reprint of the second edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 220 pages. NEW


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ARTHUR'S PASS NATIONAL PARK
Andrew Dennis
610211912
$30.00

The First Fifty Years 1929-1979.  A short history written for the Arthur's Pass National Park Board. Appendices show the membership of the Boards of Control and Ranger Staff.

Arthur's Pass National Park Board, Christchurch, 1979. Softback. 30 pages. SECONDHAND


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HANDBOOK OF ARTHUR PASS NATIONAL PARK
R.S. Odell
310211811
$45.00

The first handbook detailing the Park's history, tracks, climbing routes, place names, geology and botany. Published under the auspices of the National Park Board. First edition. Illustrations and advertisements.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1935. Hardback with dust jacket. 103 pages, folding map to rear. SECONDHAND


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ARTHUR'S PASS AND THE OTIRA GORGE NEW ZEALAND
Blanche Edith Baughan
0017
$55.00

A guide to the history, geography, flora and fauna of Athur's Pass and the Otira Gorge. Published 1925. (Bagnall B400). Illustrated, 20 black and white photographs.  

Whitcombe and Tombs. Softcovers. Illustrated. 68 Pages. SECONDHAND.


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LIFE ALONG THE STEEL ROAD A Story of the Midland Railway
Yuilleen White
ISBN00473054655
$35.00

An illustrated history of the men who built and maintained the Midland Line in Canterbury and the women who lived in the railway houses. A great social history of the Midland Line.

Yuilleen White, Renwick, 1998. Softcovers. 125 pages. NEW


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MEMOIRS
John Gale Latter
51028021
$30.00

Self published memoirs. From his birth in a house in Kaikoura in 1925. Farming, military service, mustering, dog trialling. Family memories. Laser printed with colour photos.

John Gale Latter, (2003). Comb bound softback.  Approx 40 pages. SECONDHAND


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BUILDING MAINLAND BUSINESS
Felicity Price
ISBN9781877408083
$37.50

150 years of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce . The work and membership of this important association.

 Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce / Star Books, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUNNING ROWING
Eddie Martin
ISBN0473085771
$37.50

A Brief history of the Canterbury Rowing Association 1902-2002. THIS COPY signed by author.

Canterbury Rowing Association, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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IVEY HALL LINCOLN COLLEGE
Ruth A Burns
610250414
$37.50

A study of Ivey Hall of Lincoln College, the buildings, grounds, and history, with pen and wash illustrations. Foolscap in stapled covers.

Lincoln College Press, Lincoln, 1977. Softback. 51 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GREAT GAME
Anne Field and Judith Hay editors
610290514
$30.00

A history of the Girl Peace Scouts and Girl Guides of Canterbury Province from 1908.

No publisher or date, c. 1990. Softback. 124 pages. SECONDHAND


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YOU NEED TWO LIVES...
Morrie Woodham
610201412
$42.50

One to learn it- one to live it. The memoirs of Morrie Woodham, mainly relating to his family and life in Canterbury, both rural and urban.

Morrie Woodham, (2011). Softback. 246 pages. SECONDHAND


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HISTORIC CANTERBURY
John Wilson
ISBN9781869537784
$55.00

A history of Canterbury based around historic photographs from the earliest days upto the 2011 earthquakes, with an epilogue discussing this and other natural disatsers in the region.

David Bateman, Auckland, 2012. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND