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THE CANTERBURY TENNIS REVIEW 1950-1952 volumes 6-7
Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association
510270822
$95.00

Bound numbers of volumes VI and VII, seems to have been published weekly or bi-weekly. Starts with Vol VI No 1 (Nov 15 1950) through to Vol VII No 9 (Mar 19 1952). Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association Official Club newsletter.

Canterbury Lawn Tennis Association, Christchurch, 1950-52. Hardback, 15 pages per issue. SECONDHAND


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JACK LOVELOCK, ATHLETE AND DOCTOR
Dr Graeme Woodfield
ISBN9780958245593
$37.50

A comprehensive study of Lovelock as an athlete and academic, as well as his family life and military career. Discusses Lovelock's alleged suicide.

Trio Books, Wellington, 2007. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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AS IF RUNNING ON AIR. The Journals of Jack Lovelock
David Colquhoun
ISBN9781877333767
$35.00

Provides an overview of Lovelock's life and considers the myths and legends that surround him. Essays introduce each year of his career and, along with biographical sketches of other key figures in this golden era of middle distance running, provide a rich sporting contest. A description of Lovelock's training methods and a full race list conclude the book.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2008. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 282 pages. SECONDHAND


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ARTHUR'S BOYS The Golden Era of New Zealand Athletics
Joseph Romanos
ISBN1869581202
$50.00

The story of Arthur Lydiard the great athletics coach. Romanos recalls the achievements of Peter Snell, Murray Halberg, Bill Baillie, Barry Magee and John Davies who trained with Lydiard.

Moa Beckett Ltd., Auckland, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 215 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUN TO THE TOP
Arthur Lydiard and Garth Gilmour
71028011
$45.00

Published at the height of his career after Halberg, Snell and Magee proved Lydiard's abilities as an athletics coach, this is his method of training champion runners.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1962. Hardback with dust jacket. 181 pages. SECONDHAND


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ARTHUR LYDIARD MASTER COACH
Garth Gilmour
ISBN9780908988549
$37.50

Lydiard tells the full story of his remarkable life in athletics, from his early years in NZ to his coaching experiences in Finland, Mexico, Venezuela and elsewhere.

Exsile Publishing, Auckland, 2004. Hardback with dust jacket. 247 pages. SECONDHAND


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A CLEAN PAIR OF HEELS The Murray Halberg Story
Garth Gilmour
510211122
$45.00

Biography of this World Record holder and Olympian champion runner, as told to the author. Halberg conditioned himself with the Lydiard Method of stamina training.

AH and AW Reed, Auckland, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 212 pages. SECONDHAND


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NO BUGLES NO DRUMS
Peter Snell and Garth Gilmour
310220422
$32.50

The story of New Zealand runner Peter Snell and his world record breaking  and Olympic running career. Illustrated.

Minerva Limited, Auckland, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE FASTEST OLD MAN IN THE WORLD The Derek Turnbull Story
Vince Boyle
ISBN9780473111373
$35.00

Tucked away at the bottom of the world in the tiny farming community of Tussock Creek, lives the greatest veteran runner of all time. Since 1975 NZ farmer, Derek Turnbull, has claimed 25 World Age Group records. This is his story.

Published by Pat Turnbull, Winton, Southland, 2006. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND VETERAN ATHLETICS 1962-1999
Merle and Arthur Grayburn
ISBN0473055708
$37.50

A history of membership, participants, events and fixtures of the NZAVA. Lists the competition winners, with results etc. THIS COPY has a presentation inscription from Arthur Grayburn, the co-editor.

Proprint Ltd., 1999. Softback. 230 pages. SECONDHAND


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COAST TO COAST: THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND RACE
Bob McKerrow and John Woods
ISBN9780908704224
$30.00

A history of the event iconic New Zealand cross country endurance race from 1983 to 1994, with each year covered. Includes race records and a chapter on Robin Judkins, the founder of the event. Includes many colour photographs.

Shoal Bay Press, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 184 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND BOWLERS' ANNUAL 1906-07
Compiled and Published by W Alloo
610290411
$75.00

Annual for the season of 1906-07 issued by the New Zealand Bowling Association and the Northern Bowling Association. Very well detailed with many photographs as well as a multitude of period advertisements. Descriptions and photographs of the various regional clubs throughout the country. Membership rolls etc.

Otago Daily Times and Witness, Dunedin, 1907. Hardback with no dust jacket. 396 pages. SECONDHAND


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BORN TO THUNDER Champions of New Zealand Cycling
Des Williams
ISBN0473109298
$45.00

A substantial and well illustrated history of successful post war New Zealand cyclists, a review of some sixty years of achievement.

Last Side Publishing Ltd., Hamilton, 2006. Softback. 288 pages. SECONDHAND


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GOLF IN NEW ZEALAND
G M Kelly
7102104
$32.50

A Centennial History of the game of golf in New Zealand. Includes Ladies golf, notable courses and clubs, and lists of Championship winners etc.

The New Zealand Golf Association (Inc.), Wellington, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 262 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIFTY YEARS OF GOLF
Horace G Hutchinson
610250023
$300.00

Memoir of the early years of golf in the UK. First edition of 1919, written in 1914 but delayed by the Great War. This copy is tidy but suffers from some mild foxing throughout. Pen name to endpaper. Complete with all plates.

Country Life, London, (1919). Hardback with no dust jacket. 229 pages + adverts. SECONDHAND


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THE RUGBY ALMANACK OF NEW ZEALAND
Edited by A C Swan, Read Masters and A H Carman
61028052
$50.00

Records first class matches and other statistics of New Zealand rugby including visiting national teams etc. Various issues available. Some slight soiling, and former owner's name. Available; 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959. PRICE PER VOLUME.

Sporting Publications, Wellington. Softbacks. 180 pages, average. SECONDHAND


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MONRO The Life and Times of the Man Who Gave New Zealand Rugby
Clive Akers
ISBN9780473143343
$45.00

Charles Monro was a pioneering sporting enthusiast who as a nineteen year old returned from school in London introduced rugby to the sporting youth of Nelson and Wellington.

Clive Akers, Palmerston North, 2008. Softback. 241 pages. NEW


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THE ORIGINAL ALL BLACKS 1905-06
Christopher Tobin
ISBN9781869589950
$30.00

The history of the beginnings of New Zealand rugby, and the ground-breaking tour of Great Britain, Ireland, France and America which heralded the Kiwi obsession with the game.

Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2005. Softback. 196 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE TRIUMPHANT TOUR OF THE NZ FOOTBALLERS 1905
George H. Dixon
210221712
$475.00

An illustrated record of the famous tour by the manager of the team. Containing extensive notes, profiles of the team and details of all the matches played. In protective card cover, some glue damage to spine and lacking rear cover.

Geddis and Blomfield, Wellington, 1906. Card covers. 176 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND RUGBY FOOTBALL Some Hints and Criticisms
Irwin Hunter
210221801
$95.00

An exposition of and suggestions about the game from one of the great early All Black exponents. Includes photographs and diagrams. Second edition. A fine copy and scarce.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1929. Hardback with dust jacket. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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WITH THE ALL BLACKS IN GB, FRANCE, CANADA & AUSTRALIA 1924-5
Read Masters
310220211
$95.00

A diary written by Masters who played twenty two matches on the thirty match tour and is thus a reliable history. Fully illustrated with interesting photographs. Some minor loss to tail of spine, and some staining to bottom edge of first few pages.

Christchurch Press Co. Ltd., Christchurch, 1928. Softback. 166 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUGBY FOOTBALL
D.R. Gent
310290801
$45.00

An exposition of the game by a former Gloucester and England player illustrated with photographs of players in action.

Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1933. Red cloth covered boards. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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1950 SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY ANNUAL
Ron Aldridge
610280525
$45.00

Statistics of Rugby Matches played by South Africa from 1891-1949, including the All Blacks Tour of 1949 with a record of every match.

Donaldson's Publications Pty Ltd., Johannesburg, 1950. Softback. 154 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROUND THE WORLD WITH THE ALL BLACKS 1953-54
Winston McCarthy
210221803
$50.00

The story of the fourth New Zealand Rugby Football team tour to the British Isles, France, Canada, and America, 1953-54. Illustrated.

Sporting Publications, Wellington, 1954. Softback. 166 pages. SECONDHAND


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WELLINGTON'S RUGBY HISTORY 1870-1950
Arthur C Swan and Gordon F W Jackson
610280526
$40.00

A complete history of the Wellington Rugby Union, with statisticsof players and administration, and Athletic Park. Photographs.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1952. Softback. 195 pages. SECONDHAND


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100 YEARS OF RUGBY, NELSON RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB 1870-1969
W A Reed
6102118
$32.50

The Birth and evolution of our national game. Includes the history of the Nelson club, which is the oldest in the country.

Nelson Mail, (1970). Softback. 190 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE OTAGO RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION ANNUAL 1946
Otago Rugby Football Union
71021151
$45.00

The rules, teams and results for the year. Nice copy.

Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company Ltd., Dunedin, 1946. Hardback with no dust jacket. 316 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE JUBILEE BOOK OF CRICKET deluxe
Prince Ranjitsinhji with chapters by W J Ford, Thomas Case and others.
610260121
$650.00

A complete look at cricket equipment and technique. Also an overview of Public School, Oxford and Cambridge University, and County Cricket at the time. A limited edition of 350 numbered copies, signed by Prince Ranjitsinhji. Collated as complete. Page 116 has a few pencil notations next to the "Order of going in". White buckram is handling soiled, corners bumped and frayed to tips. Armorial bookplate to paste down. Hinges cracked but tight. THIS HEAVY BOOK will incur extra shipping charges.

William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1897. Hardback with no dust jacket. 477 pages plus plates. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND CRICKET 1841-1914
T. W. Reese
51022031
$225.00

The definitive history of cricket in New Zealand, this volume covers the earliest period and gives statistics and match details. Well illustrated with photographs. Free end paper has former owner names.

Simpson and Williams, Christchurch, 1927. Hardback with no dust jacket. 576 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND CRICKET 1914-1933
T. W. Reese
510220312
$185.00

The second instalment of the standard work on the history of New Zealand cricket. Designated Volume II, but stands alone for the period covered. Illustrated with photographs. Two former owner names to front end paper.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1936. Hardback with no dust jacket. 594 pages plus folding plates. SECONDHAND


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MEN IN WHITE The History of New Zealand International Cricket
D. O. Neely, R. P. King and F.K. Payne
ISBN0908570015
$65.00

The definitive work covering every match played by a New Zealand team from the first in 1894 to May 1985. Numerous illustrations and comprehensive text and statistics.

Moa Publications, Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 656 pages, large book. SECONDHAND


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THE LAST EVERYDAY HERO; THE BERT SUTCLIFFE STORY
Richard Boock
ISBN9781877460555
$37.50

Based on interviews with team mates and friends, this is an insightful account of a great sportsman and legendary cricketer.

Longacre, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 279 pages. SECONDHAND 


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ENGLAND VERSUS NEW ZEALAND
Gerry Cotter
ISBN9781852233488
$30.00

A complete history of Tests and other matches between the New Zealand and England Cricket Teams from 1864-1989.

The Crowood Press, Wiltshire, 1990. Hardback with dust jacket. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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ALLAHAKBARRIES CC 1899
J M with foreword by Don Bradman
810260032
$75.00

Barries humorous book on cricket. Previously privately published, this is the first standard edition. Illustrated. THIS COPY has some edge wear and minor chipping to the dust jacket.

James Barrie Publishers Ltd., London, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 40 pages. SECONDHAND


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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRICKET
Compiled by E W Padwick with a foreword by John Arlott
ISBN0853651299
$85.00

The definitive bibliography of publications relating to cricket. Covers all the main cricketing nations, as well as North America. Books and also ephemera such as match programs.

The Library Association, London, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 649 pages. SECONDHAND


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GREAT DAYS AT LANCASTER PARK
Gordon Slatter
ISBN0723303894
$35.00

The history of the park. The most historic events, the strangest, the funniest and the saddest, all written with a keen sense of occasion.

Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 234 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN ASSOCIATION WITH SOCCER
Tony Hinton with statistics supplied by Barry Smith
ISBN9780473012915
$30.00

The New Zealand Football Association (NZFA) celebrates its first 100 years. Includes a chapter on the Chatham Cup.

New Zealand Football Association, Auckland, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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ANGLING IN NEW ZEALAND
F Carr Rollett
61022121
$42.50

An early history of angling with accounts of acclimatization and guides to the best fishing areas throughout the country.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch (1925). Hardback with no dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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TROUT FISHERIES IN NEW ZEALAND
Derisley F Hobbs
61026021
$37.50

The development and management of trout, a report by the NZ Marine Department. Fisheries Bulletin No. 9. Information on fish hatcheries, angling, environmental factors etc.

H H Tombs, Wellington, 1948. Softback. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOLDEN YEARS OF FISHING IN NEW ZEALAND
Philip Holden
ISBN0340358246
$55.00

Holden collects stories from articles in old books and popular magazines of the past. Includes fishing in rivers, lakes and streams. Trout and Salmon. Also big game fishing with some reference to Zane Grey. Well illustrated.

Hodder, Auckland, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 291 pages. SECONDHAND


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TROUT IN NEW ZEALAND. Where to go and how to catch them
W. H. Spackman
910280021
$180.00

Originally published in 1892, this is the first New Zealand fishing book. This beautiful facsimile reprint is on parchment paper and bound in fine New Zealand kid leather in a limited edition of only 100 numbered copies. Folding map to rear.

Smith's Bookshop, Christchurch, 1996. Full leather binding. 99 pages. NEW


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TROUT FISHING IN SOUTHLAND NEW ZEALAND
Anomous
310280211
$37.50

A description of every river, stream and lake in the district with local experts providing advice on the best lures or flies to ensure success. Illustrations and folding maps. Scarce.

Southland Acclimatisation Society, Invercargill, 1962. Softback. 71 pages, folding maps. SECONDHAND


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EIGHTY YEARS IN NEW ZEALAND EMBRACING FIFTY YEARS OF NEW ZEALAND FISHING
George Edward Mannering
0029
$55.00
An autobiography of a lifetime of outdoor pursuits in New Zealand. Hunting, climbing, horse-riding, cycling, canoeing. Stints mountaineering in Europe as well as New Zealand. Early life in Canterbury as well as later life in the North Island.

Simpson & Williams Ltd, Christchurch, 1943. Hardback with dust jacket. 255 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROD FISHING IN NEW ZEALAND WATERS
T.E. Donne
0030
$375.00

A description of a fisherman’s paradise with its teeming lakes, rivers & seas, the story of the introduction of game fish and full information about sport, equipment, regulations and camping. THIS COPY is very tidy and includes the often missing plate at page 120. Clothbound.

London, Seeley Co. Ltd, 1927. Hardback with no dust jacket. 246 pages.  SECONDHAND


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INTO THE WIDER WORLD A Back Country Miscellany
Brian Turner with photos by Grahame Sydney and Gilbert Van Reenan
ISBN9781869621421
$45.00

This illustrated work collects essays, columns, articles and poetry that concentrate on the wild places and outdoor pursuits Turner loves. Emphasis on Otago and angling. 

Random House/Godwit, Auckland, 2008. Softback. 495 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MODERN SHOTGUN
Major Sir Gerald Burrard
710260921
$35.00

Volume Three of The Gun and The Cartridge. Comprehensive work on shotgunusage and maintenance. Includes choice of gun, cleaning and safety. REVISED EDITION.

Herbert Jenkins, London, 1960. Hardback with dust jacket. 512 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND'S MOUNTAIN MONARCHS
Ken Tustin
ISBN9781877566127
$45.00

The author has spent a lifetime involved with Himalayan Thar, both in New Zealand and abroad. He began as a hunter and helicopter pilot culling thar, and then became a scientific researcher and photographer.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2011. Softback. 328 pages. SECONDHAND


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CLASSIC NEW ZEALAND GAME TRAILS
Dave McClunie
ISBN9781877256301
$42.50

McClunie was trained at Dip Flat hunter training camp and spent ten years with the Forest Service. Hunting and conservation excursions are recalled including Landsborough and Fiordland.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2003. Softback. 208 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRUE HUNTING ADVENTURES
Rex Forrester
ISBN9780143020851
$37.50

Rex Forrester was one of New Zealand's foremost hunting and outdoor sports writers. This book offers stories from a life filled with adventures, told by a professional who live and breathed hunting for fifty years. Written from first to last page in his vigorous, cheerfully personal style. First published in 1980.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Auckland, 1987. Softback. 208 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE CHOPPER BOYS, NEW ZEALAND'S HELICOPTER HUNTERS
Rex Forrester
ISBN0723307067
$55.00

The story of the chopper boys, the men whose sweat, skill and heroism provided the foundation for the now thriving deer farming industry. Working in dangerous conditions in New Zealand's remote back country, these men risked serious injury, even death for the adventure of it all as well as sometimes for serious financial gain. First edition.

Whitcoulls Publishers, Christchurch, 1983. Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOLDEN YEARS OF HUNTING IN NEW ZEALAND
Phillip Holden
ISBN0340338725
$95.00

Traces the history of hunting wild game from the first introductions for food to efforts to establish herds of game animals such as red deer, chamois, sambar and wapiti, for sporting purposes. Many famous names are here and there are lots of historic photographs. A New Zealand hunting classic.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 345 pages. SECONDHAND


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BIG GAME HUNTING IN NEW ZEALAND
Gary Joll
110280201
$32.50

A complete guide to hunting any of the thirteen species of big game in New Zealand together with anecdotes and tales of the author's hunting experiences in the New Zealand back country. Clipped title page.

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 218 pages. SECONDHAND


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MEMORIES OF NEW ZEALAND DEERSTALKING
Edited by Tony Orman
ISBN0589013793
$42.50

An anthology of deer hunting stories from around New Zealand. Some of the tales are from the early 20th century, and by deer cullers as well as recreational deerstalkers.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1981. Hardback with dust jacket. 206 pages. SECONDHAND


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GUN IN THE HILLS
Greg Kelly
ISBN340109807
$35.00

Tales of shooting in the remote and beautiful New Zealand back country, by an accomplished hunter and an expert in ballistics and safety of firearms use.

Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London, 1968. Hardback with dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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MY STALKING MEMORIES
R A Wilson
7102404
$145.00
$75.00

Recalls the golden age of deer stalking in the South Island at the Dingle, the Hunter, The Wills, the Makaroa, the Landsborough, the Burke, the Hokitika and the Macfarlane. Illustrations. First published in 1961, this is the enlarged second edition. THIS COPY has no dust jacket

Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1963. Hardback with NO dust jacket. 150 pages. SECONDHAND


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YOU'LL LEARN NO HARM FROM THE HILLS
Newton McConochie
210290322
$55.00

Vivid writing about the long and eventfull hunting life of the author in the South Island deer country, full of love and respect for his quarry and for the environment.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1966. Hardback with no dust jacket. 199 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEER HUNTER
Joff A. Thomson
7102405
$95.00
$75.00

Records the experiences of the author as a professional deer hunter in remote areas of the South Island. Particularly concerned with hunting red deer, he also tells of wild-goat hunting in Marlborough and of two successful wapiti expeditions in Southland's lake and fiord country. THIS COPY HAS A POOR DUST JACKET.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 194 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEER SHOOTING DAYS
Joff Thompson
210290223
$47.50

A memorable collection of New Zealand back country lore and legend by a well known and veteran professional hunter. Illustrated. First published in 1964.

A.H. and A.W. Reed. Wellington, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 166 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE DEER WARS The Story of Deer in New Zealand
Graeme Caughley
ISBN0868633895
$45.00

An account of the sometime strange history of deer in New Zealand and attempts to control their numbers and subsequently harvest them. Includes politics and the helicopter wars. Scarce.

Heinemann Publishers, Auckland, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 187 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE VENISON HUNTERS
Mike Bennett
ISBN0589015087
$85.00

The classic account of the venison boom of the 1960s, the rugged story of hunting deer in the back country and flying it out from remote airstrips. A life full of dangers and hardships but also a great New Zealand outdoor adventure. Numerous illustrations. First published 1979. THIS COPY has a sunfaded spine and onto the edge of the covers.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1983. Softback. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNT THE FAR MOUNTAIN
Keith Severinsen
ISBN0589004220
$37.50

Keith's account of various hunting safari in New Zealand, divided into North Island, South Island, Southland and Stewart Island, and Fiordland.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 182 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNTING WITH THE BEST
Kingsley Field
ISBN0790006324
$37.50

A collection of stories gathered by the author from interviews with nine well known master hunters, a follow up from his earlier book 'The Master Hunters'.

Reed Publishing NZ, Auckland, 1999. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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REFLECTIONS OF A DEERSTALKER
Tony Orman
ISBN0589012487
$42.50

Tony gives his thoughts on stalking deer, and the future of hunting and deer population and control. A very fine copy.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 156 pages. SECONDHAND


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RANGER MURPHY
Ross Curtis
ISBN9781877256776
$25.00

Covers the years the author spent as a Forest Service Ranger in North West Nelson. Filled with a wide variety of stories from numerous hunting trips as well as anecdotes from everyday life as a forest ranger.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2008. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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MURPHY STRIKES BACK
Ross Curtis
ISBN9781877256356
$25.00

More tales of  farming life and hunting in the Nelson and Karamea area.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2004. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHOOTING FOR THE SKIPPER
Jack McNair
ISBN0589006592
$45.00

The author, born in 1882, recounts his rugged and lonely life as a Government paid deerculler in the 1930s, without the benefit of air drop or helicopter.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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A SOCK IN MY STEW
Robin S. Patterson
ISBN0473013924
$47.50

The illustrated story of Dick Morris deer culler and naturalist in the rugged Lewis Pass area of the South Island high country.

Robin Patterson, Christchurch, 1991. Softback. 289 pages, folding maps to ends. SECONDHAND


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AMURI HUNTER A Canterbury Hunter's Life
Graeme Robson
ISBN9780790006147
$42.50

These stories evoke the thrill of the hunt and the smell of the country, the North Canterbury hills that the author hunted in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Reed Books, Auckland, 1998. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 218 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNTING WITH HARKER
Peter Harker and Keith Eunson
ISBN0589009508
$45.00

Account of the author's experiences hunting in the remote and virtually unexplored wilderness of South Westland. He had a special interest in hunting for meat.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 137 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARKER HUNTS THE COAST
Peter Harker and Keith Eunson
ISBN0589014323
$37.50

Harker recounts more of his experiences hunting on the West Coast, where along with his rifle, a camera was his usual companion. Includes the places, huts and the animals of the bush. Black and white photos throughout the text.

Reed Books, Wellington, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 136 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SIKA HUNTERS
Alex M. Gale
ISBN9781877256912
$35.00

Tells the stories of the many hunters whose dreams became reality when hunting Sika, the premier deer species of the North Island. Illustrated.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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OF MOUNTAINS, MEN AND DEER
Brian Burdon
ISBN9780908685172
$47.50

Recollections of deer culling in the 1960s, from training at Dip Flat to venison meat hunting.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 1997. Softback. 212 pages. SECONDHAND


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RED STAGS CALLING
C.G. Atkinson
ISBN0589008579
$47.50

A memoir of the great days of hunting deer in the Nelson backcountry and the also the famous trophy stags of the Rakaia before the deer destruction squads moved in. Well illustrated.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 164 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RED STAGS OF THE RAKAIA
D. Bruce Banwell
ISBN0589004859
$195.00

The ancestors of the Red Deer of the Rakaia were liberated by the North Canterbury Acclimatisation Society in 1897. This is a complete history of the herd, it's spread,
the stalking and the trophies taken. A New Zealand hunting classic. Scarce. Slight wear to dust jacket.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 165 pages. SECONDHAND


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A DEERCULLER'S TALE
Dave Drangsholt
ISBN9781877256714
$30.00

Tells of the author's days working for the New Zealand Forest Service as a deer culler in the 1960s, doing whatever was required in the South Island bush and alpine regions.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2007. Softback. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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DEER ON MY DOORSTEP
Colin Davey
410290921
$65.00

Tales of hunting deer in the Wairarapa hills of the North Island and going after Wapiti in remote Fiordland, by a thoughtful hunter and record keeper.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1965. Hardback with dust jacket. 174 pages. SECONDHAND


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TWO DOGS AND A RIFLE
Ken Cuthbertson
410260823
$75.00

The story of over forty years of tough and exciting pig hunting in the Whanganui district. Illustrated.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1968. Hardback with dust jacket. 180 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNTER CLIMB HIGH
Keith Severinsen
410290822
$55.00

A full and illustrated account of the hunting exploits of the author both in New Zealand and trophy hunting in India and North America. First printed in 1962.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 228 pages. SECONDHAND


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CALL OF THE WAPITI
Ray Tinsley
ISBN0589012169
$45.00

The story of how the author grew up as a hunter, includes vivid accounts of finding and stalking some of the last Wapiti stags in the Fiordland bush. The first edition.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 145 pages. SECONDHAND


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CALL OF THE WAPITI
Ray Tinsley
ISBN9780790000985
$37.50

The story of how the author grew up as a hunter, includes vivid accounts of finding and stalking some of the last Wapiti stags in the Fiordland bush. First published in 1979.

Reed Books, Auckland, 1991. Softback. 145 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE EYE OF THE HUNTER
John A Anderson
ISBN0790000148
$55.00

Anderson has made 58 visits to Fiordland trophy hunting and exploring. He recounts here some expeditions in the 1957-61 period where he surveyed herd populations.

Heinemann Reed, Auckland, 1988. Hardback with dust jacket. 230 pages. SSECONDHAND


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STAGS GALORE! HUNTING FOR LOVE AND MONEY
Jim Griffin
ISBN0474002489
$65.00

Hunting reminiscences including Wapiti in Fiordland. Jim was hunting in the North and South Islands from the 1950s, for income and sport.

Reed Methuen Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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WAPITI IN NEW ZEALAND A History of the Fiordland Herd
D. Bruce Banwell
410210302
$225.00

The first complete and definitive study of the fiordland wapiti herd, introduced in 1905, and exciting tales of hunting them. Stories of the great early guides, and detailed records of some of the great trophies. Many historic photographs. Scarce. THIS COPY has a clean repaired tear along lower fore edge fold with some creasing on the rear jacket panel.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1966. Hardback with dust jacket. 183 pages. SECONDHAND


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A WILD MOOSE CHASE
Ken Tustin
ISBN9780958372305
$65.00

The story of the author's efforts, spread over many years, to prove conclusively that moose still live in the remote wilds of fiordland. Illustrated. THIS COPY IS SIGNED by the author.

Wild South Books, Dunedin, 1998. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRACKS OF THE HUNTER
Keith Severinsen
ISBN0908685327
$47.50

Various deer hunting adventures in New Zealand and exciting hunting overseas in N. America, Rhodesia and Zululand. Illustrations.

Halcyon Publishing, Auckland, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 247 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNT SOUTH
Philip Holden
ISBN0340508329
$37.50

Holden on hunting in Otago, Southland, Fiordland, South Westland and Stewart Island. Divided into three sections; Red Deer and Wapiti, Diversity of Game (small game, birds and pigs), and The Whitetail Challenge. Colour photo sections.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 195 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE HUNTING BREED
Phillip Holden
ISBN0340245522
$47.50

A reflective book from a man who had seen great changes in the status of deer and deer hunting and who tells his anectdotal tales to convey the excitement and facination that hunting holds for its enthusiasts. Illustrated.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1979. Hardback with dust jacket. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE HUNTING EXPERIENCE
Philip Holden
ISBN0340431334
$47.50

Hunting yarns, divided into two sections, High Country for deer and pigs, and Alpine Game after Chamois and Thar. Colour photographs. Kaimanawas, Waimakariri, Lawrence.

Hodder, Auckland, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LURE OF THE HILLS
Bob Pittaway
ISBN9781877566103
$37.50

The highlights of Bob's hunting experiences from the 1960s onwards, and in New Zealand's three major islands. Colour photographs.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2011. Softback.164 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE DEER HUNTERS
Phillip Holden
ISBN0340209267
$47.50

Covers the deer hunting scene over the whole country and is packed with 'good hunting yarns', humorous and at times dramatic. Illustrated.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE DEERSTALKERS
Phillip Holden
ISBN034041636X
$47.50

The illustrated history of the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association and their battles to protect wild deer herds, written by the country's most well known hunting author.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 333 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUNTER BY PROFESSION
Philip Holden
ISBN0340177403
$45.00

Holden's second book tells of his frustration with city life and his return to the Forestry Service, and hunting from his home in Mangaweka.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 171 pages. SECONDHAND


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STALKING THE SEASONS ROUND
Roger Lentle and Frank Saxton
ISBN1869531221
$75.00

A year-round guide to hunting deer in New Zealand. A complete guide to hunting all of the seven types of deer in New Zealand with information on habitat, habits, rutting behaviour etc. Includes chapters giving a month by month breakdown. Illustrated by Ray Burns and with photographs.

David Bateman, Auckland, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 178 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHOOTING WITH SNOW
Snow Angen
ISBN0589014307
$47.50

The adventures of a New Zealand deerstalker. Author recounts a life hunting deer including two trips to Fiordland in search of Moose at Wet Jacket Arm.

 A H and A W Reed, Wellington, 1982. Hardback with dustjacket. 182 pages. SECONDHAND


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PIG HUNTINGITIS
Chris Fraser
ISBN9781877566011
$30.00

Chris Fraser discovered pig hunting later in life. Already a successful hunter, the invitation to join a friend on a pig hunt started something that continues to this day. This is his story, from normal to severely infected.

Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 168 pages. AS NEW


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PIGHUNTING IN NEW ZEALAND
Ken Cuthbertson
ISBN0589008293
$65.00

A down to earth guide  to pighunting based on the author's lifetime of experience. Where to find game, how to track them, what rifle to use, pig-dogs, dressing the carcase. Invaluable advice. THIS COPY has sun-faded spine on the dust jacket but is otherwise tidy.

AH and AW Reed, Auckland, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 186 pages. SECONDHAND


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WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE
Colin Jones
ISBN9781877256813
$35.00

The second instalment in the hunting saga of Colin Jones details his exploits in capturing live deer at a time when they were worth $3000 each. Illustrated.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2008. Softback. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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ALONG THE TRACK, A COLLECTION OF NEW ZEALAND HUNTING YARNS
Bill Axbey
ISBN1869500342
$47.50

Short pieces on hunting various wild game in New Zealand and Africa. Axbey worked for the Wildlife Service.

Collins Publishers, Auckland, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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SONGS OF THE STAGS
Colin Davey
ISBN0908685130
$65.00

A book in three parts which explores the author's quest hunting red deer, sika and wapiti. The author balances a desire to protect the bush from over-grazing with his call for allowing the population of game to produce trophy stags and support a sustainable population for hunting.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 1998. Softback. 187 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARKING BACK, A History of Hunting in New Zealand 1870-1969
Theo Herbert with Duncan Holden
51024081
$75.00

A history of the New Zealand Hunts Association. Horse and hound hunting throughout the country. 

Swailes, Hurst and Co., Napier, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 158 pages. SECONDHAND


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HARKING BACK II, A History of Hunting in New Zealand 1870-1989
Theo Herbert
ISBN0473010135
$85.00

An illustrated history of hunting with hounds in New Zealand. Updated edition.

T. Herbert, Waipukurau, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 302 pages. SECONDHAND


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BULLS BUCKS AND BUREAUCRATS The Lilybank Safari Lodge Story
Gary Joll
ISBN9781877566035
$42.50

Gary secured the pastoral lease to Lilybank near Lake Tekapo and set up a guiding hunting business. He recounts the obstacles he encountered and the joys he experienced.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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THOSE WERE THE DAYS
Peter Harker
ISBN9781877256103
$65.00

Harker's account of 'Hunting the way it used to be', before helicopter hunting cleared out the deer and blokes did it the hard way in untracked country. Good advice and interesting accounts of stalking in bush and mountain range.

The Halcyon Press, Auckland, 2001. Softback. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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KARAMOJO SAFARI
W D M Bell
ISBN0854351655
$75.00

East African elephant hunting. This is a new edition of the 1949 classic.

Neville Spearman Limited, Sudbury, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 288 pages. SECONDHAND


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IN WILDEST AFRICA
C G Schillings
9102309
$195.00

Nature studies and accounts of hunting in old Africa when game was plentiful. Some emphasis on elephantsincluding the giant specimens which are no longer extant. Over 300 photographs. Printed on sized paper so quite heavy THIS LARGE BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations. 

Hutchinson and Co., London, undated 'New Edition'. Hardback with no dust jacket. 716 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LION HUNTER OF SOUTH AFRICA
Roualeyn Gordon Cumming
910220022
$75.00

A new illustrated edition of Five Years' Adventures in the Far Interior of South Africa, with notices of Native Tribes and Savage Animals. Shooting game, large and small, and observing the wildlife. Recased in cloth. First published in 1850.

John Murray, London, 1909. Hardback with no dust jacket. 497 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNEXPLORED SPAIN
Abel Chapman and Walter J Buck
ISBN8485389026
$55.00

The wildlife and game animals of the Spanish countryside. Includes big-game, wild-fowling and bull-fighting. 209 illustrations and photographs. Facsimile of the 1910 edition, limited to 2500 numbered copies. THIS LARGE BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Incafo, Madrid, 1978. Hardback with dust jacket. 416 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM RIFLE TO CAMERA
Colonel Sir James L Sleeman
710250612
$65.00

The Reformation of a Big Game Hunter. Sleeman recounts various safaris about the world, including whaling, big-game fishing, angling and deer stalking in New Zealand. He chose to give up the gun for stalking with a camera. Includes accounts of Indian wolf-raised children.

Jarrolds, London, (1947). Hardback with dust jacket. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND EXPLORATION The Bush and the Rain
John Pascoe
410201721
$37.50

The stirring accout of the exploration of early New Zealand by eighteen of the most successful pioneers. Photographs and maps.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1959. Hardback with dust jacket. 192 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL 1892-1940
New Zealand Alpine Club
610230513
$750.00

A facsimile edition of the first 27 issues of the Journal, in 8 volumes. A record of mountain exploration and adventure by members of the New Zealand Alpine Club. Photographs, some folding. Period adverts. Maps including folding in pockets at rear of vols. 1, 3 and 7. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies. Near as new condition.

New Zealand Alpine Club (Inc.), Dunedin, 1975-1978. Hardbacks with dust jackets. Various paginations. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL INDEX Volumes 1 to 27, 1892-1974
Charles E Collins
51026033
$65.00

Complete Index to the first 27 volumes of the Journal of the New Zealand Alpine Club.

New Zealand Alpine Club Inc., Christchurch, 1975. Softback. 44 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL Vol V No 20 June 1933
edited by J A Sim
51027042
$50.00

A record of mountain exploration and adventure by members of the New Zealand Alpine Club. Photographs, some folding. Period adverts. Sequential pagination throughout the annual series.

Coulls, Somerville, Wilkie, Dunedin, 1934. Softback. Pages 129-285


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THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE JOURNAL Vol V No 21 June 1934
edited by J A Sim
51027041
$50.00

A record of mountain exploration and adventure by members of the New Zealand Alpine Club. Photographs, some folding. Period adverts. Sequential pagination throughout the annual series.

Coulls, Somerville, Wilkie, Dunedin, 1934. Softback. Pages 289-501.


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THE CANTERBURY MOUNTAINEER Issue 1
J W Mitchell
51026032
$125.00

Extracts from the Canterbury Mountaineering Club's Journal 1931-1932. Early explorations and ascents in Canterbury mountains. Includes first ascent of Mt Whitcombe,  first crossing of Clarke Pass, first crossing of Waimakariri Col. Photographic plates. This copy has some minor soiling to rear wrapper and last few pages.

Canterbury Mountaineering Club, Christchurch, 1932. Softback. 59 pages. SECONDHAND

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SAFETY IN THE MOUNTAINS (1938)
The Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand
9102709
$40.00

An excellent guide for trampers and mountaineers, with many period advertisements for New Zealand outdoors goods. First printed in 1937. THIS COPY is the Second Edition.

The Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand, Wellington, 1938. Softback. 52 pages. SECONDHAND


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CLIMBS IN THE NEW ZEALAND ALPS Being an Account of Travel and Discovery
Edward A. Fitzgerald
71021013
$475.00

An illustrated account of climbs made chiefly in the South Island Mount Cook district by Fitzgerald on a tour from the UK. Additional written contributions by M. Conway, T. Bonney and C. Barrow, photographs by the author. 48 plates. Folding map to pocket at rear. First Edition. Bookplate of Mathews Memorial Library, Pen y Gwryd, Wales. THIS COPY inscribed "With the Author's Compliments".

T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1896. Hardback, no dust jacket. 363 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT COOK
Freda Du Faur
510211823
$375.00
$250.00

An Account of Four Season's Mountaineering on the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Written by the first woman to scale Mount Cook, this tells the tale of an Edwardian mountaineer overcoming not only physical challenges but all the social restrictions placed in her path. First edition. Top edge gilt, rebound cloth binding with original leather and gilt title labels to spine. Front hinge reinforced at half-title and reverse of frontis. W A Anderson's gift inscription to Mary Anderson dated 1923 in ink to free end paper. Slipped in a Mount Cook Motor Co's Ltd. Map of Mount Cook and Lakes Districts (from similar period).

George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London, 1915. Hardback with no dust jacket. 250 pages + plates. SECONDHAND


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THE CONQUEST OF MOUNT COOK
Freda Du Faur
20111030
$70.00
$60.00

An account of four season's mountaineering in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Written by the first woman to scale Mount Cook, this tells the tale of an Edwardian mountaineer overcoming not only physical challenges but all the social restrictions placed in her path. First published in 1915, this is a Capper facsimile reprint.

Capper Press, Christchurch, 1977. Hardback with dustjacket. Illustrated. 251 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WILDS OF MAORILAND
James Mackintosh Bell
410211505
$125.00
$95.00

An account of explorations of some of the wild and more remote parts of the country with chapters on Whangaroa, North Cape, Hauraki goldfields, Mayor Island, the Urewera, Karamea and the Southern Alps. THIS COPY has one section of pages at rear loose on the cords.

Macmillan and Co., Ltd., London, 1914. Gilt decorated boards. 256 pages, folding maps to rear. SECONDHAND


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MEN ASPIRING
Paul Powell
210240421
$47.50

This was the first major book on Mt Aspiring and the country around it published. It tells of the author's love of the mountain and of the challenges and dangers he faced in his attempts to climb it .

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 183 pages. SECONDHAND


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ASPIRING New Zealand
W. Scott Gilkison
110270031
$40.00

These are authentic tales of some of those who have explored the valleys, blazed the trails and climbed the peaks of Aspiring in north-west Otago.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd, Christchurch, 1951. Softcovers. 80 pages. SECONDHAND


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EARNSLAW Monarch of Wakatipu
W. Scott Gilkison
110270032
$40.00

The story of mount Earnslaw, history, exploration and adventure in the Glenorchy district of inland Otago. 

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1957. Softback. 96 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE MOUNTAINS OF NEW ZEALAND
Rodney Hewitt and Mavis Davidson
710230821
$37.50

A survey of the mountains of New Zealand with geological information, Maori myth, wildlife, and the human interaction with them through industry and recreation. 136 black and white photographs.

AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket, 128 pages. SECODNDHAND


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THE PEAKS AND PASSES OF J.R.D. (Dennistoun)
Guy Mannering (editor)
ISBN0473060256
$55.00

From the Notebooks, Diaries and Letters of James Robert Dennistoun, mountaineer, born 1883 died 1916. Includes an itinerary of his climbs on Mount Peel, Rangitata, Mount Cook, and deer stalking. A window into the life of early New Zealand mountaineering. Includes rarely seen sepia photographs. Very small tape repair to dust jacket.

JRD Publication, Geraldine, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNCLE ALEC AND THE GRAHAMS OF FRANZ JOSEF
Alec Graham and Jim Wilson
ISBN0868680613
$47.50

The personal memoirs of South Westland's most famous mountain guide who made many exploring trips and first ascents from his base at the Franz Josef Glacier Hotel which he and his family ran for 37 years.

John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 224 pages, illustrated. SECONDHAND


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TEICHELMANN Pioneer New Zealand Mountaineer
Bob McKerrow
ISBN8187943874
$65.00

The illustrated biography of Dr Ebenezer Teichelmann, pioneer New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, surgeon, photographer and conservationist.

Tara-India Research Press, New Delhi, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 270 pages. SECONDHAND


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MICK BOWIE THE HERMITAGE YEARS
Nan Bowie
ISBN589002198
$30.00

The life and times of  Mick Bowie, Mount Cook's leading mountain guide. During his 40 year career he saw the Hermitage and Mt Cook transform from a place for a few wealthy tourists to an international tourist destination. Bowie pioneered many of the mountain guiding practices still in place in New Zealand today. Previous owner's signature front endpaper, dustjacket worn.

Reed. Hardback with dustjacket. Illustrated. 196 Pages. SECONDHAND 


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GUIDE ASPIRING
Frank Alack
310260303
$45.00

The story of a professional mountain guide who climbed, explored and guided over vast areas of the Southern Alps. Adventures, defeats and victories by a well known second generation guide. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. This copy signed by the author.

Oswald Sealy NZ Ltd., Auckland, no date. Hardback with dust jacket. 229 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHARE MY JOYS THE FRANK ALACK STORY
Frank Alack
210250714
$32.50

The autobiography of pioneer climber and mountain guide Frank Alack who climed many of New Zealand's most famous peaks from the Hermitage and Fox Glacier. This copy signed by the author.

New Zealand Books, Palmerston North, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 220 pages. SECONDHAND


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GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAINEERING
John Pascoe
2011103002
$47.50

Great Days in New Zealand Mountaineering, the Rock and The Snow, foreward by Sir Edmund Hillary. A history of New Zealand climbing. First edition 1958.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1958. Hardback with dustjacket. Illustrated. 199 pages. SECONDHAND


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LAND UPLIFTED HIGH
John Pascoe
310260301
$55.00

An illustrated account of New Zealand mountain country that ranges over a wide field of bush and mountain activity. Pascoe also describes the work of high country sheep men and deer hunters, and covers high country history and literature. All photographs are by the author. First edition.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 231 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOHN PASCOE. Author, Historian, Mountaineer, Photographer
Chris Mclean
ISBN9780473094430
$47.50

Pascoe (1908-1972) was known for climbing virgin peaks and as the author of numerous books on early exploration and mountaineering. He was also a noted documentary photographer.

Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2003. Hardback with dust jacket. 344 pages. SECONDHAND


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JUST WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU'VE BEEN?
Paul Powell
ISBN0589004492
$45.00

Stories of climbing and the back country, keenly observed and sharply written. From pre-war Tararua climbs to the headwaters of the Rakaia, Arthur's Pass, the Remarkables, the Milford Sound peaks, the Aspiring country to mountains overseas.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 211 pages. SECONDHAND


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MOUNTAIN MEN OF MILFORD
Jack Ede
ISBN0473006820
$37.50

The author records some of the hardships of the intrepid early explorers and also his own climbs in the region. This copy signed by the author.

Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1988. Softback. 164 pages. SECONDHAND


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JOY OF THE MOUNTAINS John Harrison 1932-1966
John Wilson
ISBN9780908714117
$45.00

Beautifully illustrated book that tells the life story of John Harrison and his achievements as a mountaineer in the Southern Alps, the Himalayas and the Antarctic. He died on a search and rescue mission in 1966.

Te Waihora Press, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 256 pages. NEW


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PEAKS, PACKS AND MOUNTAIN TRACKS
W Scott Gilkison
510230121
$45.00

A collection of tales and memories of the hills, tramping and mountaineering in Otago. Illustrated with photographs.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1940. Hardback with dust jacket. 120 pages. SECONDHAND


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TWO AGAINST THE ALPS
Graeme Dingle
ISBN0723303452
$37.50

The account of the first winter traverse of the Southern Alps from end to end by Jill Tremain and Graeme Dingle. Illustrations. Fold out route map to rear. THIS COPY signed by the author.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1972. Hardback with dust jacket. 153 pages. SECONDHAND


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EDMUND HILLARY The Life of a Legend
Pat Booth
ISBN1869580354
$35.00

A life of Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the best known and best loved of twentieth century adventurers.

Moa Beckett Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 208 pages. SECONDHAND


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HIGH ADVENTURE
Edmund Hillary
7102609
$55.00

Hillary's account of his introduction to mountaineering in New Zealand, and his Himalayan climbs, culminating in being one of the first two climbers to summit Everest. First edition. THIS COPY is very tidy, with small pen name to endpaper.

Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardback with dust jacket. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON MY OWN TWO FEET
Norman Hardie
ISBN9781877257476
$65.00

The author served as secretary to the 1953 Everest expedition, was then one of the first to ascend Kangchenjunga and went to Scott Base three times, once as leader. An adventurous life.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2006. Softback. 323 pages. SECONDHAND


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NO PLACE FOR MEN
Peter Mulgrew
910260921
$30.00

Mulgrew's account of the 1960 Himalayan Scientific Expedition, led by Hillary. As well as attempting to summit Makalu, they were looking for the Abominable Snowman! Mulgrew recounts his medical evacuation and subsequent amputations.

A H and A W Reed, Wellington, 1964. Hardback with dust jacket. 199 pages. SECONDHAND


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CHOMOLUNGMA New Zealanders on the North Face of Everest
Graeme Dingle and Mike Perry
ISBN03401117
$45.00

In August 1985 a fourteen man New Zealand Alpine Club Expedition set out to conquer the west ridge of Mt Everest. This book tells the story of the expedition. Some sunning to dust jacket.

Hodder and Stoughton. Hardback with dustjacket. Illustrated. 171 pages. SECONDHAND


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WALL OF SHADOWS
Graeme Dingle with forewrod by Edmund Hillary
ISBN0340214503
$42.50

The New Zealand expedition to Mt Jannu in Eastern Nepal, near Kanchenjunga. Includes colour photographs and detailed appendices.

 Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 177 pages. SECONDHAND


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TO THE UNTOUCHED MOUNTAIN
Warwick Anderson
ISBN0589014730
$45.00

The illustrated account of 1981 New Zealand Molamenqing expedition that sucessfully climbed the previously unclimed third highest peak in the world on the Tibet Nepal border.

A.H. and A.W. Reed Ltd., Wellington, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 242 pages. SECONDHAND


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AMONG SECRET BEAUTIES
Brian Wilkins
ISBN9781877578489
$32.50

A memoir of mountaineering in New Zealand and the Himalayas. Wilkins climbed with Hillary on the New Zealand Alpine Club expedition in 1954. He has the first ascent of the north east ridge of Mount Aspiring.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2013. Softback. 215 pages. SECONDHAND


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HUTS Untold Stories from Back-Country New Zealand
Mark Pickering
ISBN9781877257919
$49.99

A celebration of the huts and the men who built and lived in them, and a celabration of their part in the social history of the country. First published in 2010, this is the revised edition.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2016. Softback. 383 pages. NEW


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ALPINE SPORTS 55 Years of an Auckland Mountain Club 1929-1984
Stan Forbes and Ian McNab with photographs edited by Graeme Hasler
ISBN0473003953
$55.00

The Alpine Sports Club Inc. of Auckland. Gives the history of membership, huts and climbing, skiing and hiking trips about the country including the South Island. Good detail of how times have changed. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies.

The Alpine Sports Club Inc., Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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TARARUA STORY Jubilee of a Mountain Club
Edited by B D A Greig
81022102
$37.50

Commemorates the Silver Jubilee of the Tararua Tramping Club 1919-1944. Includes Photographs, and a map at the rear. First printed in June this is the November second printing completing 2,200 copies.

Tararua Tramping Club Inc., Wellington, 1946. Softback. 108 pages.SECONDHAND


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ARAHURA Pathway to the Setting Sun
Richard Ackerley
ISBN0473069873
$42.50

A record of a 133 day East-West crossing of New Zealand by Richard and Kevin Ackerley. From Mt Hikurangi, to Riverton, including summiting Mt Cook and descending into Harwood's Hole. Colour photos throughout.

Ackerley Family, Hastings, 2000. Softback. 148 pages. SECONDHAND


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TO LHASA IN DISGUISE. An Account of a Secret Expedition Through Tibet.
W. Montgomery McGovern
510220522
$375.00

An account of travel and diplomacy in Sikkim and Tibet. Well illustrated with plates. Detailed information on the Tibetan people and government at the time. First British edition, blue cloth with gilt titling, mild foxing to closed edges and lighty bruised corners.

Thornton Butterworth, London, 1924. Hardback with no dust jacket. 352 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRANS-HIMALAYA Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet
Sven Hedin
5102701
$275.00

Sven Hedin traveled extensively in Central Asia and this work is an account of the Trans-Himalaya mountain region. An extensive account of Tibet and Nepal. Illustrated with photographs. Frontispieces with tissue guards. Complete in two volumes with navy cloth with gilt titling. Frontis in vol 1 is detached. Tidy copies.

MacMillan and Co., London, 1909. Hardback in navy cloth with gilt. xv 442 +vii 450 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
Edmund Candler
6102809
$55.00

Travels in Kashmir, including the Himalaya and Nanga Parbat. Illustrated with photographs. Dust jacket worn and split in two along upper joint.

Cassell and Company, London, 1919. Hardback with dust jacket. 278 pages. SECONDHAND

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DELVING DEEPER Half a century of cave discovery in New Zealand
Moira Lipyeat and Les Wright
ISBN9781877270390
$120.00

A comprehensive chronicle of the discovery of world class adventure caving in New Zealand, Most of which has happened since the NZ Speleological Society was founded in 1949.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 2003. Hardback with dust jacket. 306 pages, illustrated. SECONDHAND


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LITTLE SHIPS OF NEW ZEALAND
Paul Tichener
ISBN0589010689
$47.50

A continuation to Ronald Carter's earlier book of the same name that brings the story of New Zealand yachting forward from the 1950s to the time of publication. Extensively illustrated.

A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1978. Hardback with dust jacket. 159 pages. SECONDHAND


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CENTURY OF SAIL
Edited by Noel Holmes
ISBN0723303053
$30.00

Official history of the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron. Includes history of the different types of craft, and various races and cups. Illustrated throughout.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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SOUTHERN BREEZE A History of Yachting in New Zealand
Harold Kidd, Robin Elliott & David Pardon
ISBN9780670886500
$65.00

Meticulously researched and superbly illustrated, a history of an ever popular sport and leasure time activity from the earliest colonial days to the America's Cup triumph.

Viking Penguin Books, Auckland, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 232 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROVING COMMISSIONS 14
Edited by Boyd Campbell
6102406
$35.00

An anthology of cruising logs from the Royal Cruising Club. Includes South West Pacific by the Hiscock's, Alone to Antarctica by David Lewis, Baroque to Greenland by H W Tilman and others.

RCC Press Ltd., London, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 254 pages. SECONDHAND


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ROVING COMMISSIONS 16
Edited by Boyd Campbell
61024061
$35.00

A selection of logs of sailing voyages from Royal Cruising Club members in 1976.Includes New Zealand to England by Eric Hiscock, West Greenland in the Baroque by Tilman, and more.

RCC Press Ltd., London, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 276 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN EMPTY OCEAN ROAD Surfing History of the Mainland
Ian Surgenor
ISBN9780473463007
$50.00

Surfing in the South Island, from the visit of Duke Kahanamuku in 1915. Covers personalities, surf locations and the changing culture. From Nelson to Southland, West Coast and East Coast. THIS COPY is signed by Ian on the final page.

Ian Surgenor, Christchurch, 2018. Softback, 160 pages. NEW


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TURF, TUFTS AND TOE-WEIGHTS
Karl Scott
410230311
$47.50

Some interesting anecdotes and history of the sport of trotting by various writes well connected with the sport. Illustrations. A very fine copy with a fine dust jacket.

Carlton Printing Co., Christchurch, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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PHAR LAP THE UNTOLD STORY
Graeme Putt and Pat McCord
ISBN9781921496042
$65.00

The full history of the legendary New Zealand racehorse from Timaru that dominated Australasian racing from late 1929 to 1931. Scarce.

Equus Marketing Pty, Ltd., Glen Iris, VIC. Australia. Hardback with dust jacket. 186 pages. SECONDHAND


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BESSIE Portrait of a Master
Jeanette Galpin
ISBN0959773037
$32.50

A biography of Bessie Fulerton-Smith, charismatic master of hounds, champion golfer and outstanding stylist, a legend in her own lifetime and a remarkable New Zealander.

Maungatiro Press, Wellington, 2000. Softback. 148 pages. SECONDHAND


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JUMPING TO GLORY
Michael Sheridan and Don Wright
ISBN9780473121143
$47.50

History of the Great Western Steeplechase 1907-2006. This fixture of the Riverton Racing Club's calendar has been a favourite down the years.  THIS COPY is signed by both authors.

Riverton Racing Club, 2007. Softback. 264 pages. SECONDHAND


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GIVE A MAN A HORSE
Dianne Haworth
ISBN9781869506414
$42.50

The story of Sir Patrick Hogan, Cambridge Stud and the champion stallion thoroughbred Sir Tristram. THIS COPY is in as new condition.

HarperCollins, Auckland, 2007. Hardback with dust jacket. 399 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WEEK-END BOOK OF NEW ZEALAND HORSES AND PEOPLE
O N Gillespie 'The Saint'
810250913
$32.50

A complete look at the New Zealand horse racing scene of the time by an equestrian journalist of the day. Includes the participation of the Royal Family in racing. This copy has some tape rust to covers.

A R D Clarke Ltd., Christchurch, (1954). Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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PEEL APPEAL
Steve Jones and other croquet players.
ISBN047304319X
$30.00

An anecdotal account of 15 years of New Zealand and International croquet, by a champion player and master of the 'Triple Peel'. THIS COPY has a signed presentation inscription by Steve.

WriteRight, Lower Hutt, 1997. Softback. 148 pages. SECONDHAND


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FIFTY YEARS ACROSS THE TABLE
Ken Wilkinson
610240021
$32.50

History of the New Zealand Table Tennis Association, 1934-1984. A chronological history plus section on notable players and coaches etc.

New Zealand Table Tennis Association, Wellington, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHITETAILS
Erwin A. Bauer
ISBN9780896583085
$30.00

A study of the behaviour, ecology and conservation of Whitetail deer in North and Central America. Information on other animals sharing deer country, and amazing photographs.

Voyageur Press, Stillwater, 1993. Softback. 155 pages. SECONDHAND


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HISTORY OF THE SANDERS CUP 1921-1946
P. Owen Wheatley and Bryan G. Reid
910290011
$42.50

The Jellicoe Class yachting Sanders Cup in memory of Lt Cmdr W E Sanders VC, DSO, RNR. Well detailed accounts of the annual competition but with a hiatus during WWII. Illustrated.

The National Printing Co. Ltd., Auckland, (1945). Hardback with dust jacket. 262 pages. SECONDHAND


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NINE MAN-EATERS AND ONE ROGUE
Kenneth Anderson
910290111
$55.00

Anderson writes of the dangerous big-cats of the Indian jungles that preyed on the natives, and which he stalked and killed before they took more livestock or human victims. THIS COPY has some foxing to edges and a minor water marke to top corner edges of first few pages. Tidy but foxed dust jacket under mylar sleeve.

George Allen and Unwin, London, 1954. Hardback with dust jacket. 251 pages. SECONDHAND


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KIWIS ON THE COMMON
Paddy Gaffikin
ISBN9780954262105
$32.50

Fifty years of the London New Zealand Cricket Club. Appendix of Awards. THIS COPY with a presentation inscription from Roger Finlay (a member).

Tasman Publications, Brighton, 2002. Hardback with no dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND