London: 1844. Folio. Unbound. pp 8. Tables of revenue and expenditure. Rare.
Early New Zealand
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1846. 30.5cm x 18.5cm. Unbound. 11 Acts relating to the establishment of the New Zealand colony dated from 1846 to 1873. Each Act headed Victoriae Reginae and are 2-10 pages. Relating to the New Zealand Government, Constitution, Loans, Boundaries, Roading, etc. An interesting collection.
1846. 30.5cm x 18.5cm. Unbound. 6 documents all headed Victoriae Reginae. Each is an Act relating to the New Zealand Company and date between 1846 and 1868 (Act to Authorize a Loan [...] to the NZ Company; Act to Amend [...] Authorizing a Loan [...]; Act to Promote Colonization [...]...
[No Imprint], 1885. 8vo. Original Decorated Cloth. c.1885. 20 illustrations on leaf 18 x 136cm folded to 18 x 14cm. Cover title. Decorated blue cloth boards, stamped on final leaf: Glaser, Leipzig. Bagnall: 71.
[No Imprint], 1885. First Edition. 8vo. Original Decorated Boards. c.1885. 29 illustrations on leaf folded to 18 x 14cm. Very good in orig decorated blue paper-covered boards; Views of Oamaru, Invercargill, Lake Wakatipu, Dunedin and Christchurch. Bagnall: 72.
Glasgow: Porteous Brothers, 1870. 8vo. Original Cloth. pp 220 + adverts. Undated, c1870s. Green blindstamped cloth with gilt titles. An introduction for prospective immigrants made up of largely unacknowledged extracts from published material on the country.
Glasgow: Porteous Brothers, 1875. 8vo. Original Cloth. pp 220 + adverts . Undated, c1870s. Blue blindstamped cloth with gilt titles. Some wear. An introduction for prospective immigrants made up of largely unacknowledged extracts from published material on the country. A good copy.
1860. Unbound. c. 1860. hand-coloured etching of Auckland showing the wharves.Size of image 180mm x 125mm, with mat, 250mm x 205mm. A very attractive engraving.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1890. First Edition. 8vo. Original Printed Wrappers. pp. 36. Numerous charts and diagrams. Map (folding). Slight chipping of front wrapper, back wrapper missing.
1850. Unbound. c. 1850s. Original coloured engraving showing two images showing James Busby's house & gravesite at Waitangi, New Zealand. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed in the grounds of Busby's house in February 1840. Size of image 180mm x 220mm, with mat, 310mm x 365mm. A very handsome engraving,
1827. Unbound. Original engraved map showing the North Island and upper South Island of New Zealand, following D'Urville's voyage on the Astrolabe. Map size 585mm x 430mm. Very rare & handsome.
1875. Unbound. c. 1875. Original engravings showing two panoramic views of the City of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand (text continues: ...see page 386). Size of image 660mm x 475mm, with mat, 660mm x 475mm. An attractive engraving.
Dunedin: Otago Daily Times, 1896. 8vo. Original Wrappers. pp. 42. Rare. Orange Wrappers.
London: 1845. Folio. Unbound. pp 10. Topics covered in correspondence include government of the new province, native affairs, military defence and more. Rare. Edges worn, else good.
1851. 8vo. Wrappers. pp 12. Correspondence between 1850-1. The grievance of the absentee holders of land orders. NZNB 1434.
London: Wesleyan Missionary Society, 1848. 8vo. Original Wrappers. pp.36. Original wrappers with small tear to front wrapper. Bagnall 5983.
Wellington: 1868. Folio. Unbound. pp 53. Accounts of crime, other disturbances and Maori uprising detailed in correspondence by the Resident Magistrate. Includes some correspondence in Maori.
Wellington: Cyclopedia Company, 1897. 4to Tall. Disbound. pp.xxvii,1525. Illustrations. Disbound, but complete A wealth of valuable historical, commercial and biographical information, not to be found elsewhere.
Wellington: Cyclopedia Company, 1897. 4to Tall. Hardcover. pp.xxvii,1525. Illustrations. Lacks title page, preface leaf worn, both original boards present but detached. Could be recased. A wealth of valuable historical, commercial and biographical information, not to be found elsewhere. A good working copy with all the information described above.
Wellington: Cyclopedia Company, 1897. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Rebound. pp.992. Illustrations.Tidy rebound in nice cloth, city edition plus districts, omits preface and prelims indices of Provincial edition. Includes the districts such as Carterton, Masterton, Greytown, Lower Hutt, Featherston etc. A wonderful wealth of information, not found elsewhere...
Wellington: Cyclopedia Company, 1897. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Rebound. pp.773. Illustrations.Early cloth binding, with title page. City edition, omits preface and prelims indices of Provincial edition. A wonderful wealth of information, not found elsewhere on business/commercial history, merchants etc.
London: Johnston & Barrett, 1843. 8vo. Printed Wrapper. pp 16. Printed wrappers, faded. Bookplate. Rare.
London: Richard Barrett, 1844. 8vo. Printed Wrapper. pp 3. Printed wrappers. Bookplate. Rare.
1794. Unbound. c. 1794. Size of image 205mm x 334mm, with mat, 355mm x 470mm. Very good early New Zealand engraving showing an idyllic scene with seven figures, from Cook's second voyage.
London: Stewart and Murray, 1844. 8vo. Disbound. pp 42, 216. Also includes The Thirteenth Report..Held on the 29th June, 1844. Sewn but no wrappers or boards.