Pp. 240; boards lightly marked; price-clipped dust wrapper, worn and creased, with several chips and tears, back panel soiled; edges of leaves browned and lightly foxed;Michael Joseph, 1960. First edition. *Novel set in the Veila group of islands in the South Seas.
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Pp. 86(last blank); pictorial glazed paper wrappers, edges a trifle rubbed; edges of leaves faintly foxed and soiled; Auckland University Press/Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1976.
Pp. 70, illustrated; med. 8vo; dust wrapper, edges lightly worn, with short creased split from top edge into front panel;Cabeman Press, Dunedin, 1973. First edition.
Pp. , pictorial title page and text illustrations by Anna Tarm; printed paper wrappers, stapled, upper wrapper with rectangular cut-out revealing part of the illustration beneath, the wrappers a trifle soiled; Hallard Press, Auckland, 1995.
Pp. 132; pictorial paper wrappers, lightly worn; edges of leaves a trifle foxed; John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1977. Firstpaperback edition. *From the collection of Australian writers Thomas Shapcott and Judith Rodriguez, with inscription to them on half-title page.
Pp. 188 ; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, the laminate lifting near backstrip, edges rubbed and split; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown; Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1971. First edition. *New Zealand born author's first novel.
Pp. [viii]+222, decorative headpieces; pictorial paper wrappers, fore-corners and head of spine faintly creased; Penguin Books, Auckland, 2006. First New Zealand edition, paperback. *Originally published by Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2006. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007; winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for best book in Southeast Asia...
Pp. [x]+224(last blank), decorative headpieces; dust wrapper; top edges of leaves faintly foxed; John Murray, London, 2007. First U.K. edition. *First published by Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2006. The author's first novel. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007, it won the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for best book in Southeast...
Comprising "Rotorua"; "The Helm of Life"; "The Destroyers"; lays and lyrics including "Esperanto and other poems". Pp. 156(last blank), frontispiece plus 11 plates, text within red ruled border; brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, soiled and lightly worn, small chip at head of backstrip; hinges tender at a couple...
Pp. [x]+346(last blank); edges of boards a trifle worn; dust wrapper, tiny split at head of backstrip; name in ink at head of upper free endpaper, tiny scribble near bottom edge p. 243; Harper & Row, Sydney, 1979. First edition. *New Zealand playwright, poet and critic's first novel.
Short stories. Pp. 170(last blank); dust wrapper, edges a trifle rubbed and split, light scratch near centre of front panel; edges of leaves slightly foxed; Century Publishing, Auckland, 1998. First edition.
A Katherine Mansfield Novel. With an Introduction by G. H. Schofield. Pp. [ii]+42(last colophon), frontispiece portrait, plus 3 plates, index; qr. brown paper, pale blue/grey papered boards, the spine lettered in gilt and upper board in red, edges faded and browned, bottom fore-corners bruised; edges of leaves lightly foxed; The.....
Poems. Graphics by Wilhelmus Ruifrok. Pp. [vi]+38(last blank), title page printed in brown & black; plain stiff paper wrappers, stapled; dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges a trifle chipped; edges of leaves lightly foxed; Caveman Press, Dunedin, N.Z., 1971. Edition limited to 500 copies.
With coloured lithographs by Marie Laurencin. Pp. [x]+318(last colophon), 16 coloured lithographs (10 full page), the title page printed in red & black, publisher's printed note tipped-in after title page; narrow cr. 4to; patterned paste-papered boards with gilt lettered red title label on spine, edges a trifle rubbed, slight bruise...
Pp. xxviii+396, frontispiece portrait, 9 illustrations, indices; dust wrapper; Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989. First edition. The Soho Bibliographies. *A comprehensive bibliography.
A Brief Katherine Mansfield Bibliography. With an Introduction by G. N. Morris. Pp. vi+10(last blank), frontispiece; printed textured paper wrappers, stapled, the upper wrapper a trifle silverfished, top fore-corner of lower wrapper slightly creased; edges of leaves faintly browned; The Beltane Book Bureau, Wellington, 1948. N.Z. Collectors' Monographs No. 3.
A critical essay. Pp. [iv]+32; printed paper wrappers, stabbed & tied, edges slightly rubbed and browned; uncut, partly unopened; outer leaves browned; The Unicorn Press, Auckland, 1936. First edition.
publications in Australia, 1907-09. With four sketches and a poem now collected for the first time. Pp. 54, frontispiece portrait, full page illustrations, select checklist of first editions, references; pictorial stiff paper wrappers, slightly rubbed; half-title page faintly soiled; The Wentworth Press, Sydney, 1977. First edition, limited to 750 copies...
Pp. 238; corners of boards a trifle bruised; dust wrapper;Barrie & Rockliff, London, 1965. First edition. *Novel by a New Zealand author, set in the Queensland outback.
Pp. 80, text decorations; dust wrapper, a trifle soiled; edges of leaves lightly foxed; Caveman Press, Dunedin, 1975. Caveman Poets series.
The Work of Guy N. Morris. Pp. 18(last advertisement, verso blank), frontispiece; printed paper wrappers, stapled, faintly soiled and creased, the lower wrapper quite silverfished along top edge; a few corners lightly creased; The Beltane Book Bureau, Wellington, 1951. Edition limited to 400 copies; this one of 350 not signed...
Pp. 64; boards slightly sprung; dust wrapper, lightly rubbed; outer leaves and edges a trifle foxed; Caveman Press, Dunedin, 1976. Caveman Poets series.