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OLD NEW ZEALAND HOUSES
Jeremy Salmond
ISBN047400494
$85.00

The classic text on New Zealand's domestic wooden vernacular architecture. Detailed and scholarly this book is the best yet published on the styles and construction of the colonial architectural heritage.

Reed Methuen Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 246 pages. SECONDHAND


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OLD NEW ZEALAND HOUSES
Jeremy Salmond
ISBN9780474000492
$55.00

The classic text on New Zealand's domestic wooden vernacular architecture. Detailed and scholarly this book is the best yet published on the styles and construction of the colonial architectural heritage. First published in 1986 this is the 1991 reprint.

Reed Methuen Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1991. Softback. 246 pages. SECONDHAND


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BUSH CARPENTERS, Pioneer Homes in New Zealand
Janny Hammond
ISBN0908565879
$32.50

A pictorial history of early colonial housing, mainly in the early forestry settlements. Includes cob cottages, sacking huts, raupo whares etc. Historic photographs mainly from the Alexander Turnbull Library with accompanying text.

John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1979. Softback. 80 pages. SECONDHAND


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WILLIAM MASON The First New Zealand Architect
John Stacpoole
210201721
$45.00

Mason was the first architect to live and work in the infant colony, firstly in Auckland and then Dunedin. This book tells much about early colonial building and provides unexpected insights into the formative years of New Zealand.

Auckland University Press, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 198 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SELWYN CHURCHES OF AUCKLAND
C R Knight
ISBN058900705X
$30.00

Description and history of the churches built under the direction of Bishop Selwyn in Auckland. Covers the buildings histories up to 1972. Some wear to covers.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1972. Softback. 88 pages. SECONDHAND


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A DREAM OF SPIRES Benjamin Mountfort and the Gothic Revival
Ian Lochhead
ISBN9780908812851
$150.00

An in depth study of Mountfort's inspiration and designs, focusing on the architectural heritage of colonial Christchurch. Heavily researched and illustrated. A scarce title.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 364 pages. SECONDHAND


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IMPERIAL GOTHIC
G.A. Bremner
ISBN9780300187038
$140.00

Imperial Gothic. Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture in the British Empire. The gothic revival movement in architecture was entwined with eighteenth and nineteenth century British cultural politics. Here the global reach of this movement is examined and described. Contains much about Gothic Revival church building in New Zealand, including the much lamented Christ Church cathedral. An outstanding and beautifully illustrated book.

Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2013. Hardback with dust jacket. 384 pages. NEW


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W B ARMSON, A COLONIAL ARCHITECT REDISCOVERED
Ian Lochhead, Jonathan Mane, Linda Tyler, Robyn Ussher, Anne Crighton, Connal McCarthy, sarah Rennie
510260422
$30.00

A catalogue to accompany an exhibition of Armson's architectural drawings. Includes studies of his work in Christchurch, Dunedin, Melbourne and Hokitika. Armson was notable for designing bank buildings.

Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, 1983. Softback. 30 pages + 8 pages of plates. SECONDHAND


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GEORGE TROUP, ARCHITECT AND ENGINEER
Gordon Troup
ISBN0980564872
$32.50

Biography of George Troup, an architect, builder, and engineer, designer of the Dunedin Railway Station and later the Mayor of Wellington.

Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 124 pages. SECONDHAND


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BUILT FOR US
Lewis E Martin
ISBN9781877276644
$42.50

The work of Government and Colonial Architects, 1860s to 1960s. Major works by the six Government and Colonial Architects, shown in  pencil drawings with accompanying text.

University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 2004. Hardback with no dust jacket. 191 pages. SECONDHAND


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RESTORING WITH STYLE Preserving the character of NZ houses
Martin Hill
ISBN0477012922
$37.50

A book for home owners and restorers that gives practical advice for practical problems, explaining the design concept behind various old house styles, and describing the elements that make them unique. With this help you can restore wisely and avoid disastrous results.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1985. Softback. 84 pages. SECONDHAND


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RESTORING A NEW ZEALAND HOUSE
Christopher Cochran
310201511
$45.00

A practical guide to the conservation and restoration of traditional New Zealand domestic architecture. Well illustrated. Prepared by a Ministry of Works architect. First published in 1980, this is the third edition.

New Zealand Historic Places Trust, Wellington, 1991. Softback. 101 pages. SECONDHAND


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OUT OF THE GROUND Earthbuilding in New Zealand
Miles Allen
ISBN9780864692900
$55.00

An overview of the earthbuilding industry in New Zealand, includes a history of the method and the most common techniques in use at present. Well illustrated with photographs and line drawings.

The Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1997. Softback. 176 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHARE KARAKIA, MAORI CHURCH BUILDING
Richard A Sundt
ISBN9781869404567
$69.99

Decoration and Ritual in Aotearoa New Zealand 1834-1863. A study of the early Maori houses of worship, based on the traditional whare design coupled with European building technologies. Well illustrated with contemporary drawings and photographs.

Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 225 pages. NEW


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MARAE A Journey around New Zealand's meeting houses
Muru, Robin and Sam Walters
ISBN9781775537236
$80.00

The result of a three year journey around the country this superb photographic essay depicts the mana, beauty and history of these unique buildings. THIS large heavy book will require an additional postage charge for overseas destinations.

Godwit Random House, Auckland, 2014. Hardback with dust jacket. 412 pages. NEW


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NEW ZEALAND ARCHITECTURE from Polynesian Beginnings to 1990
Peter Shaw
ISBN9780340533208
$55.00

An excellent survey of New Zealand's main building traditions, trends, innovations and controversies reflecting the spirit and aspirations of the country. Photographs by celebrated NZ photographer Robin Morrison.

Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., Auckland, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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LOOKING AT THE ARCHITECTURE OF NEW ZEALAND
Terence Hodgson
ISBN9781869340254
$37.50

The story of public and private architecture in New Zealand from early European buildings to the 1980s. Includes religious, civic, domestic, and commercial buildings.

Grantham House, Wellington, 1990. Hardback with dust jacket. 110 pages. SECONDHAND


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WRINKLY TIN, THE STORY OF CORRUGATED IRON IN NEW ZEALAND
Stuart Thomson
ISBN9781877338700
$42.50

The history and technology and manufacturing of corrugated iron, as well as it's use in New Zealand from the 19th century onwards. Well illustrated.

Steele Roberts Ltd., Wellington, 2005. Softback. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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CORRUGATED IRON IN NEW ZEALAND
Geoff Chapple, John Maynard, David Mitchell, Warren Viscoe
ISBN0589014838
$42.50

A personal account of the authors love of the most vernacular of New Zealand building materials together with a selection of their favourite black and white photographs of corrugated iron buildings.

Reed Publishing, Auckland. Softback. 96 pages. SECONDHAND


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LANDMARKS
David McGill with photographs by Grant Sheehan
ISBN9781869620035
$55.00

Notable historic buildings of New Zealand. Detailed information on buildings from Northland to Foveaux Strait. Includes churches, theatres, lighthouses, marae, factories etc. Examples from the near and distant past.

Godwit Publishing Limited, Auckland, 1997. Hardback with dust jacket. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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HISTORIC BUILDINGS OF NEW ZEALAND NORTH ISLAND
Various
ISBN0908572115
$75.00

Well researched text compliments the fine photographs of an oustanding selection of the best historic buildings in the North Island that is particularly rich in 19C commercial buildings. 

Cassell Ltd., Auckland, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 271 pages. SECONDHAND


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HISTORIC BUILDINGS OF NEW ZEALAND SOUTH ISLAND
Various
ISBN0456031200
$75.00

Well researched text compliments the fine photographs of an oustanding selection of the best historic buildings in the south island that is particularly rich in 19C commercial buildings. Some of the buildings here have since been destroyed in the Christchurch earthquakes.

Methuen Publications (NZ), Ltd., Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE BIG HOUSE Grand and Opulent Houses in Colonial New Zealand
Terence Hodgson
ISBN1869411242
$47.50

An informative account of the colonial rich and their magnificent house. Discuses construction, styles, gardens, functions and the servants needed to run them. Some folding floor plan drawings to rear.

Random Century NZ Ltd., Auckland, 1991. Softback. 126 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIRE and DECAY Destruction of the Large New Zealand House
Terence Hodgson
ISBN090857804
$65.00

A pictorial survey of over 70 historic country houses, built by the wealthy, which have been destroyed by fire, demolition and decay. An architectural history of New Zealand's lost landmarks.

Alister Taylor, Martinborough, 1978. Hardback with dust-jacket. 103 pages. SECONDHAND


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SEDDON'S STATE HOUSES
Barbara Fill
510270032
$30.00

A study of the Worker's Dwellings Act 1905 and the Heretaunga Settlement of workers houses. Includes photographs and floor plans of some surviving examples. The first State Houses.

Wellington Regional Committee of the New Zealand Historic places Trust, Wellington, 1984. Softback. 40 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND VILLA PAST AND PRESENT
Di Stewart
ISBN9780141004747
$45.00

Traces the origins and development of these character houses from the late 1880s onwards and describes all of their features, external and internal. Well illustrated.

Penguin Books, Auckland, 1992. Softback. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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HOUSES OF AOTEAROA
Andrew Patterson
ISBN9780500022191
$95.00

A glorious pictorial presentation of current New Zealand architectural design by Andrew Patterson architects. THIS LARGE BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Thames and Hudson, London, 2018. Hardback with no dust jacket. 250 pages. NEW


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BIG HOUSE, SMALL HOUSE New Homes by New Zealand Architects
John Walsh and Patrick Reynolds
ISBN9781869798468
$85.00

A celebration of New Zealand's best residential architectural work that brings together 60 houses designed over the last decade, batches, studios, renovations and apartments. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Godwit Random House, Auckland, 2012. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 429 pages. NEW


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NEW ZEALAND'S LOST HERITAGE
Richard Wolfe
ISBN9781869663872
$42.50

The stories behind our forgotten landmarks. 20 New Zealand landmark buildings, from cathedrals to factories, homes to hospitals. Buildings important in our history.

New Holland, Auckland, 2013. Hardback with no dust jacket. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND'S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE
Geoffrey G Thornton
ISBN0589014080
$75.00

With outstanding photographs Thorton draws attention to the importance of NZ industrial archaeology and provides an engaging history of the remains of industries now long gone.

A.H. and A.W. Reed Ltd., Wellington, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 194 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND HERITAGE OF FARM BUILDINGS
Geoffrey Thornton
ISBN9780474000232
$125.00

A comprehensive photographic essay of more than 300 early farm buildings with accompanying text that gives details of each and explains the farming practices to which each relates. A classic work by respected building historian Geoffrey Thornton. SCARCE.

Reed Methuen Books, Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 268 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHELTER FROM THE STORM The Story of NZ Backcountry Huts
Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown and Geoff Spearpoint
ISBN9781877517709
$79.99

The first wide-ranging history of New Zealand's hut network, meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs. The huts are a vital repository of backcountry history. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2012. Hardback with dust jacket. 364 pages. NEW


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CAST IN CONCRETE. Concrete Construction in New Zealand 1850-1939
Geoffrey Thornton
ISBN9780790004686
$125.00

A very interesting account of the innovative and world leading use of concrete in construction during the first ninety years of modern New Zealand. It is comprehensive, scholarly, and very well illustrated throughout. A very fine book.

Reed Publishing, Auckland, 1996. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND 


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OPEN 7 DAYS A Celebration of the New Zealand General Store
Don Donovan
ISBN1869411382
$35.00

Potted history of 37 notable local general stores, dairies, 4 Square stores etc. Illustrated with watercolours.

Random Century New Zealand Ltd., Auckland, 1991. Softback. 84 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON A SATURDAY NIGHT, COMMUNITY HALLS OF SMALL TOWN NEW ZEALAND
Michele Frey and Sara Newman with photographs by John Mailllard and John O'Malley
ISBN9781927145371
$42.50

The community halls of 39 North and South Island areas photographed and described. Gives the history of the buildings and the roles they play in the community.

 Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 295 pages. SECONDHAND

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COUNTRY CHURCHES OF NEW ZEALAND
Don Donovan
ISBN9781869660154
$47.50

A collection of appealing water-colour illustrations of 148 subjects that represent the simplicity and variety of New Zealand's country churches together with observations about their histories. Full colour throughout. THIS COPY is signed by the author.

New Holland Publishers, Auckland, 2002. Softback. 126 pages. SECONDHAND


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WORSHIP IN THE WILDERNESS Early Country Churches of New Zealand
Geoffrey Thornton
ISBN978079008920
$47.50

This is concerned with the small country church built in strictly rural surroundings where it stood somewhat isolated, but made a simple statement that religious belief was important to country folk. Here are some of the finest examples.

Reed Publishing NZ Ltd., Wellington, 2003. Hardback with dust jacket. 183 pages. SECONDHAND


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IN THE LIGHT OF THE PAST Stained Glass Windows in New Zealand Houses
Jock Phillips & Chris Maclean
ISBN0195581032
$75.00

Traces the development of stained glass windows in New Zealand, from nineteenth century beginnings to the 1980s, with studies of individual artists such as the now unknown R.H. Fraser of Dunedin.

Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 143 pages. SECONDHAND


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LONG LIVE THE MODERN. NEW ZEALAND'S NEW ARCHITECTURE 1904-1984
Edited by Julia Gatley
ISBN9781869404154
$75.00

This book celebrates 180 buildings, sites and neighbourhoods designed by New Zealand's most accomplished architects. They show how international ideas were both persued and adapted to New Zealand concerns, climates and conditions to create a unique local modernism.

Auckland University Press, 2009. Hardback with dust jacket. 248 pages. NEW


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ZEAL AND CRUSADE The Modern Movement in Wellington
John Wilson, editor
ISBN0908714084
$55.00

A collection of 13 essays on various aspects of modernist architecture and its buildings in the capital city. Well illustrated. Scarce.

Te Waihora Press, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 112 pages. SECONDHAND


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FUTUNA, LIFE OF A BUILDING
Edited by Nick Bevin and Gregory O'Brien
ISBN9781776560523
$55.00

The history of Wellington's Futuna Chapel, created by architect John Scott and artist Jim Allen. Built in 1961 it was nearly lost to developers before it's rescue by the Futuna Trust. An award winning design and imbued with multiple cultural significances.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2016. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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RAUPO TO DECO Wellington Styles and Architects 1840-1940
Geoff Mew and Adrian Humphris
ISBN9781927242568
$69.99

Biographical history of architects working in Wellington and how they contributed to the development of the city. From the earliest raupo huts and builder designed cottages to the central city developments of the thirties.

Steele Roberts Aotearoa, Wellington, 2014. Hardback without dust jacket as issued. 408 pages. NEW


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PETER BEAVEN ARCHITECT
Peter Beaven , afterword by Ian Lochhead
ISBN9780473350680
$85.00

Peter Beaven completed this work on his architectural career in the last months of his life. It is a record of his simple, straightforward, yet elegant buildings. Predominantly a Christchurch architect, there are also some notable international commissions discussed. Included are finished and unbuilt projects, civic, commercial and private. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Peter Beaven Architecture Ltd., Blenheim, 2016. Softback with dust jacket. 276 pages. NEW


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PETE BOSSLEY ARCHITECTS
Edited by Stephen Stratford
ISBN9780958261514
$42.50

Survey of finished and unbuilt projects by Pete Bossley Architects, with photos and plans. Part of the New Zealand Architects Monograph Series.

New Zealand Architectural Publications Trust and A4 Architecture, Christchurch, 2005. Softback. 127 pages. SECONDHAND


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NOEL LANE ARCHITECT
James Ross, editor
ISBN9780473095611
$45.00

A monograph on the work of Lane, comprising a collection of illustrated essays on his architectural achievements.

Magazzino Publishing Services, Auckland, 2003. Softback. 111 pages. SECONDHAND


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ATHFIELD ARCHITECTS

ISBN9781869405915
$55.00

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FORRESTER AND LEMON OF OAMARU, ARCHITECTS
Conal McCarthy
ISBN047308838X
$47.50

A study of the commercial and domestic architecture of Forrester and Lemon in Oamaru. Recent and historic photographs and plans.

New Zealand Historic Places Trust, Oamaru, 2002. Softback. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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WARREN & MAHONEY ARCHITECTS 1958-1989
Warren & Mahoney
ISBN0473008408
$55.00

A survey of the work of the Christchurch architectural practice, well illustrated with photographs and drawings of their buildings in Christchurch and elsewhere.

Warren & Mahoney Architects Limited, Christchurch, 1989. Softback. 116 pages. SECONDHAND


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MILES WARREN AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Miles Warren
ISBN9781877257766
$65.00

Autobiography of one of New Zealand's best known architects, filled with delightfully told anecdotes of a long and distinguished career. Includes many of Warren's watercolour sketches.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2008. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 182 pages. SECONDHAND


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CHARLES LUNEY The Building of a Lifetime
John Coley
ISBN1877270016
$37.50

The life and work of a Christchurch contracting builder and his firm. Luney was responsible for many notable commercial buildings in Christchurch and had a long relationship with Sir Miles Warren.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 176 pages. SECONDHAND


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A CENTURY OF ARCHITECTURE COLLINS & SON
Collins and Son
710260321
$42.50

Centennial history of the firm Collins & Son, member of the Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects. Originally a Dunedin firm it later moved to Christchurch, and included JJ Collins and WB Armson.

The Caxton Press, CHristchurch, 1965. Hardback with no dust jacket. 29 pages. SECONDHAND


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BUNGALOWS, COTTAGES AND SEMI-BUNGALOWS, TWO STORY HOMES
J W Lindstrom
610211514
$135.00

Three books advertising residential houses with basic floor plans and drawings from an early 20th century Minneapolis architect. Bungalows is 1938 issue with monochrome photographs, the other titles are undated and have some colour images as well as supplements. Some instances of former owner name stamp, and Two Story Homes has small ink doodle on rear cover.

J W Lindstrom, Minneapolis, (1938). Softbacks. Various paginations approx 100 pages each. SECONDHAND


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RADFORD'S ARTISTIC HOMES
Radford Architectural Company
710280326
$75.00

250 designs for modern American houses. Gives an artists impression plus floor plan od single and double storey homes. THIS COPY has wear and soiling to the cloth covers. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Radford Architectural Company, Chicago, 1908. Hardback with no dust jacket. 262 pages. SECONDHAND


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COMPARATIVE ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS
Milton Grenfell, editor
ISBN9780393733006
$85.00

A selection of 280 fine details from Pencil Points an important American architectural journal of the 1930s. A companion DVD is included to make study of the detail practice easier.

W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 262 pages with DVD. NEW.


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LIVING IN PARADOX A History of Urban Design Across Kainga, Towns and Cities in NZ
Garth Falconer
ISBN9780473302191
$75.00

Urban design in New Zealand from the time of settlement. Includes the challenges facing Christchurch post earthquake; Auckland's expanding population; and the need for sustainability and environmental awareness. Heavy book may incur extra shipping charge outside of New Zealand.

Blue Acres Press, Matakana, 2015. Softback. 516 pages. NEW


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EARLY NEW ZEALAND ENGINEERS
F.W. Furkert
210290221
$85.00

A classic work providing a who was who in New Zealand engineering of the pioneer period. It is the result of many years research and contains illustrations of engineers and their projects. THIS COPY IS WITHOUT THE DUST JACKET.

A. H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1953. Hardback, no dust jacket. 306 pages. SECONDHAND


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BIG IDEAS
Matthew Wright
ISBN9781869791070
$35.00

100 wonders of New Zealand engineering. Covers road and rail, bridges, dams, public buildings, Maori fortifications and more.

Random House, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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LEARNING SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT Fifty Years of Engineering in New Zealand
W.L. Newnham
310221221
$85.00

The history of the first 50 years of the Institution and its members related to the evolution and development of engineering science and practice over the same period. Many photographs. Scarce.

The New Zealand Institution of Engineers, Wellington, 1971. Hardback, no dust jacket. 384 pages. SECONDHAND


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BRIDGES OF NEW ZEALAND
Patrick Hudson
ISBN0908876815
$30.00

Portrays 120 years of the architecture and engineering of bridges in New Zealand, the reasons for the choice of design and the engineers responsible.

IPL Books, Wellington, 1993. Softback. 64 pages. SECONDHAND


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BRIDGING THE GAP Early Bridges in New Zealand, 1830-1939
Geoffrey Thornton
ISBN9780790008103
$75.00

An exploration of bridges and bridge engineering feats throughout the country accompanied by 270 of the authors photographs. He also explores the financial, social and political implications of the structures.

Reed Publishing NZ Ltd., Auckland, 2001. Hardback with dust jacket. 311 pages. SECONDHAND


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ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT IN NEW ZEALAND
H.J. Beeche
810270901
$85.00
The story of the generation and distribution, use of, and dependence on, electrical energy in New Zealand. Very scarce.

Neville Dunning for the Power Boards Association, Wellington, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 342 pages. SECONDHAND

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THE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY INDUSTRY IN NEW ZEALAND
N.M. Speer
810270902
$85.00

An interesting account of the progress and achievements of the electrical supply industry. Includes maps, statistical charts and many photographs. Very scarce.

Electrical Supply Authorities Association, Wellington, 1962. Hardback with dust jacket. 231 pages. SECONDHAND


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EXTRACT FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS STATEMENT + REPORT OF THE CHIEF ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Various authors
61022021
$350.00

Collection of government reports by the Chief Electrical Engineer on hydro-electric development and public works such as dams and power plants. Includes the Arapuni and Waitaki schemes. There are 16 parts, with original covers, housed in two sprung bound folders. The parts are easily removed from the folders. Each part is about 100 or so pages plus plates, maps and charts. Tidy condition but with minor chipping to the covers. Issues from 1920, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, and 1938. LARGE SET will require extra postage above standard check out rate.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1920-1938. Soft backs housed in two hard cased folders. Various pages. SECONDHAND


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LINEMAN'S TICKET
Manu Gilbert
510211212
$30.00

The life and hard times of a backblocks power gang. Written from Manu's work-diaries and memories. A good yarn.

Blackwood and Janet Paul Ltd., Auckland, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 169 pages. SECONDHAND


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AID BOOK TO ENGINEERING ENTERPRISE ABROAD
Ewing Matheson
510201712
$65.00

An English guide to those proposing engineering projects overseas, and the process of funding these, gaining concessions etc. Follows with technical details on rail, telegraphs, bridges, docks, irrigation and municipal utilities. Frontis. plate and diagrams in the text.

E and F N Spon, London, 1878. Hardback with no jacket. 288 pages. SECONDHAND