Features over 100 stunning photographs by the doyen of NZ landscape photographers. This book is a much loved pictorial classic. First published in 1994 this is the revised edition. 340mm x 245mm size.
Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 120 pages. NEW
Features over 100 stunning photographs by the doyen of NZ landscape photographers. This book is a much loved pictorial classic. First published in 2006.. 190mm x 135mm size.
A beautiful collection of landscape photographs from a New Zealand professional concerned to feature the pristine and as yet untouched. 235mm x 330mm.
Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2016. Hardback with dust jacket. 168 pages. NEW
A beautiful collection of landscape photographs from a New Zealand professional concerned to feature the pristine and as yet untouched. 190mm x 135mm.
A collection of photographs showing the mix of outstanding scenery and history of the Peninsula and its principal towns. Book entirely produced in Christchurch.
Caxton Press, Christchurch, 2012. Hardback. 176 pages. NEW
Best-selling guide featuring the latest generation of overview maps which show tramping routes in three dimensions. Includes the best known 'Great Walks'; the Milford Track, the Routeburn and the Tongariro Crossing.
Potton and Burton, Nelson, 2012. Softback. 143 pages. NEW
Best-selling guide featuring the latest generation of overview maps which show tramping routes in three dimensions. Includes the best walks throughout both islands.
Arranged according to region, every walk is described with notes on track gradient, access and walking times and also relevant anecdotes, history and points of interest.
New Holland, Auckland, 2017. Softback. 279 pages. NEW
Coverage of 10 South Island cycle tours with maps and listings of accommodation and refreshment along the routes.
Bateman, Auckland, 2013. Softback. 165 pages. NEW
Describes 200+ short nature walks from throughout the country and includes details of wildlife and other features to be seen along the way.
New Holland, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 221 pages. NEW
A brief geological history and a location guide with photographs and tips about what to look for.
A descriptive guide to places around New Zealand as seen by the author in the 1930s. North and South Island as well as a section on New Zealand in general and it's attractions. Black and white plates throughout. THIS COPY has a worn dust jacket with some loss to edges and spine ends, and some creasing.
George Allen and Unwin, London, 1935. Hardback with dust jacket. 295 pages. SECONDHAND
Nice early work on the history of Akaroa with photographs by Miss Buckland of Akaroa. Folded pages sewn in limp wrappers. THIS COPY has double, tan coloured wrappers.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, (1919). Softback. 43 pages. SECONDHAND
An early tourist publication to South Westland and the Mt Cook region. Includes photographs of Franz Josef Glacier, Welcome Flat , Copland etc. Part of the Dainty Booklet Series of guides. W&T G24030. An edition of 2000 copies (Bagnall B406).
Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1913). Saddle sewn paper wrappers. 47 pages. SECONDHAND
8 studies of the New Zealand outdoors. These had been separately issued as booklets and are here reprinted in a quality binding. The Finest Walk in the World (Milford Track), Snow Kings of the Southern Alps, Uncanny Country (Thermal District), A River of Pictures and Peace (Wanganui), Summit Road (Christchurch), Forest and Ice (Franz Josef), Stars Under the Earth (Waitomo caves), Akaroa. An edition of only 1500 copies (unstated).
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, (1922). Hardback with no dust jcaket. 323 pages. SECONDHAND
Eight studies of New Zealand scenic nature areas. Milford Sound track, the Southern Alps, Rotorua and geothermal region, Wanganui River, Summit Road Canterbury, Forest and Ice of South Island glaciers, Waitomo glow worm caves, and Akaroa. THIS COPY has former owners details in pen to endpaper and reverse of title page. An edition of 1500 copies. Bagnall 416.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, (1922). Hardback with no dust jacket. 323 pages. SECONDHAND
Tourist guidebook publication to the thermal district of Wairakei, Rotorua, Wairoa etc. With photographs of the Pink and White Terraces, geysers etc. Paper wrappers with string binding. Last page has some notes to margins and a date stamp. Bagnall B420 gives an edition of 2500 copies. New Zealand Booklets No. 13.
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Auckland, (1921). Softback. 56 pages. SECONDHAND
Tourist guidebook publication to the thermal district of Wairakei, Rotorua, Wairoa etc. With photographs of the Pink and White Terraces, geysers etc. Paper wrappers with string binding. First page has some ink gift inscription dated 1928. Bagnall B421 gives an edition of 4000 copies. New Zealand Booklets No. 13.Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Auckland, (1927). Softback. 74 pages. SECONDHAND
Tourist publication for the Wanganui river area, with scenic photographs. IncludesJerusalem, Pipiriki, Ohura Falls, Parinui. Last page has some marginal notes and date stamp. New Zealand booklets No. 17. Bagnall B412 states an edition of 4000 copies.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1913). Softback. 40 pages. SECONDHAND
Early New Zealand guidebook for the tourist or local exploring our forests. Gives commentary on the birdlife and plants. Dainty Booklet Series No. 15. With a contemporary ink gift inscription to first page. Bagnall H1370 gives an edition of 2500 copies.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1912). Softback. 47 pages. SECONDHAND
An illustrated booklet by a well known writer about the beauties of the Mt. Cook region. Photographs by Joseph Kinsey and Wheeler & Son. One of a series of New Zealand booklets. Edition of 4000. Bagnall B414.
Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1910. Card cover, yapped. 51 pages. SECONDHAND
A lively account of a 1933 tramp along the Milford Track in Fiordland.Includes a biographical chapter on pioneer Donald Sutherland. With photographs.
The Phoenix Printing Co. Ltd., Auckland, (1949). Softback. 38 pages. SECONDHAND
Morton recounts hiking on the coast from beginning in 1928. There are accounts of te Grahams of Franz Josef, as well as the scenic places she has visited. With photographs.
A tourist account of a steamer excursion to the Sounds, "the illustrations are from sketches made on a tour by Mr R. Haweridge and the late Mr James Wilkie" (the printer). This is sometimes described as the most beautiful book ever produced in New Zealand. Scarce.
J.Wilkie & Co., Dunedin, 1897. Card Covers with string binding, tissue guards throughout. 42 pages. SECONDHAND
A handbook of information for Investors, Settlers, Tourists and Traders. Details the infrastructure and natural resources. Many period advertisements also.
Westland Provincial Organisation of the NZ Centennial Celebrations Committee, 1940. Softback. Approx 100 pages. SECONDHAND
Southland regional gazetter with many pages of advertising for local firms and businesses (indexed). Includes some folding maps. The folding map of Southland has some tears and old tape rust but is intact. The Lake Wakatipu map has a clean tear and is intact.
Andrews, Baty and Co. Ltd., Christchurch, (1924). Softback. 327 pages. SECONDHAND
A government sponsored tourist guidebook to the whole country. With 119 pages advertisers section (indexed). Includes information on sightseeing and sporting activities. THIS COPY has some damage to lower corner of pages but no text is affected.
Simpson and Williams Ltd., Christchurch, (1925). Softback. 368 pages. SECONDHAND
Guidebook to Otago and Dunedin with many photographs and advertisements. Includes Maori glossary and small vocabulary. With information for the travelling tourist.
The Evening Star Co. Ltd., Dunedin, 1906. Softback. 140 pages. SECONDHAND
Slice of life essays born of her travels about New Zealand. From North to South and including a chapter on ANZAC troops and our War Memorials. First published in 1928 this is the third impression. THIS COPY has some wear and minor damage to head of spine.
Unity Press Ltd., Auckland, 1929. Hardback with no dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND
Intended as a guide for visitors, this has an overview of the city and it's buildings, attractions and wildlife. Includes Banks Peninsula. Sewn into paper covers.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchruch, (1916). Softback. 56 pages. SECONDHAND
A very comprehensive directory and collection of relevant information "circulating throughout the Nelson Provincial District, West Coast and Marlborough." Contains a profusion of local advertising, many illustrations and also a "Sketch of the Settlement and Subsequent History of Nelson." This copy has a tape repair to the spine. Very rare Item.
R. Lucas & Son, Nelson, 1892. Stiff card boards. 272 pages. SECONDHAND
Directory for 1866-7 incorporates The Runholders' Directory, and The New Zealand Yearly Advertiser. A directory of professions as well as general statistics about various provinces of New Zealand. 73 extra pages of advertising at rear including Sydney and Melbourne businesses. One advertising page has an inch square cut out. This copy has some detached pages at the front, is missing one leaf of preliminary advertising, and the upper cloth joint is split. There is no map present. Boards soiled and worn.
G. Stevens and D.H. Bartholomew, Melbourne, 1867. Hardback with no dust jacket. 322 + 73 pages. SECONDHAND
Facsimile of the 1895 original tourist guide which gives in word and engraved images a tour about the country in 16 chapters including one on the Maori and another on Captain Cook.
Lothian Publishing Company, Auckland, 1985. Hardback with plastic dust jacket as issued. 301 pages. SECONDHAND
Constance travelled extensively through New Zealand with her friend Margaret Shaen. Through letters she sent back to Scotland she assembled an album of her trip, with her watercolours and Shaen's photographs. This has been edited and published for the first time.
Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1997. Softback. 160 pages. SECONDHAND
Scarce original Victorian traveller's guide book for Auckland, the Hot Lake District, Napier, Wanganui, Wellington, Nelson, the Buller, West Coast Road, Christchurch, Mount Cook, Dunedin, Otago, Southern Lakes, the Sounds etc. THIS COPY lacks the loose maps from the end pockets, but is otherwise complete. Some wear to spine.
John Murray, London, 1893. Limp cloth covers. 64 +172 pages + folding maps and adverts. SECONDHAND