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 Volume Editions

A short account of a long life, told through a succession of overcoats. 

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: 9780473416904
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
: New Zealand
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: 210 x 150 mm
: Eddie Saxon
: Paperback
: 8
: books
Overcoats
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

In 1906, at just 16 years of age, Angelina Criscillo left the tiny volcanic island of Stromboli, off Sicily, to travel to an even remoter island on the other side of the world. From the age of eight she had been betrothed to her cousin, Vinc... read more

General Fields
: 9781877333217
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 130x210mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Gerard Hindmarsh
: Paperback
: illustrated edition
: 993.00451092
: 227
: duotone photos
: books
Angelina: From Stromboli to D'Urville Island - A Family's Story
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

Category:

 Volume Editions

Two visits to the Auschwitz concentration camp end in silence. 

General Fields
: 9780473416911
: VOLUME
: VOLUME
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: 210 x 150 mm
: Bernard Redshaw & Michelanne Forster
: 12
: books
Two Visits to Auschwitz
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 History

General Fields
: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
Special Fields
: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
: books
Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

#1 New York Times Bestseller
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution--a #1 international bestseller--that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding... read more

General Fields
: 9780099590088
: penguin random house
: Arrow
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Yuval Noah Harari
: Paperback
: 515
: English
: 909
: 512
: books
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old Ways
Discover the hidden worlds beneath our feet...
In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From th... read more

General Fields
: 9780241143803
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Hamish Hamilton
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Robert Macfarlane
: Hardback
: English
: 910.202
: 496
: books
Underland
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 History

Reading Level:Near Fine

At the end of the first volume of Elspeth Sandys absorbing memoir, What Lies Beneath, an adult Elspeth has solved the riddle of her birth parents and begun to piece together the events of her early life and find her place in the world. Casting Off begins on the eve of Elspeths fir... read more

General Fields
: 9780947522551
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 215mm X 165mm
: New Zealand
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: Elspeth Sandys
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: English
: 920
: 224
: photos
: books
Casting Off : A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

Reading Level:New
Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016.

Tramping: A New Zealand history tells the story of the development of tramping in New Zealand, tracing its origins to the way Maori and early Europeans engaged with the sometimes forbidding New Zealand mountains and bush. It describes how state-sponsored tracks and huts ... read more

General Fields
: 9781927213230
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 215mm X 265mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Shaun Barnett; Chris Maclean
: Hardback
: Reprint
: 796.510993
: 300
: books
Tramping: A New Zealand History
$70.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 History

Awards:Shortlisted  for the 2019 Royal Society Te Aparangi Award for General Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards   

Hours after the 2011 Christchuch Earthquake, Kaikoura-based doctor Chris Henry crawled through the burning CTV building to rescue those who were trapped.
Six years later, his daughter Chessie interviews him in an attempt to understand... read more

General Fields
: 9781776561940
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: --- length: - '8.25' width: - '5.5' units: - Inches
Special Fields
: Chessie Henry
: Paperback
: English
: 253
: books
We Can Make a Life: A Memoir of Family, Earthquakes and Courage
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 History

Awards:Longlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2019

Abel Tasman National Park was a war-time baby, born in 1942 to protect the wonderful sequence of forested beaches and headlands, and which have become much-loved by both countless New Zealanders and visitors alike. Down the Bay i... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503932
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
Special Fields
: Philip Simpson
: Hardback
: 340
: books
Down The Bay: A Natural and Cultural History of Able Tasman National Park
$80.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

A well-researched and lavishly illustrated account of our boulder bank - the largest in the world. Nelson author, Karen Warren, details its formation, natural history, Maori legend and use, the associated history of European settlement and Nelson City, and she makes suggestions on how it can be safeguarded.

General Fields
: 9780958289818
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
: 265mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Karen Warren
: Paperback
: 574.9931
: 320
: Deltas, estuaries, coastal regions; Local history
: photographs,(some colour) , maps
: books
Rolling Stones: Nelson's Boulder Bank - Its Place in Our History and Hearts
$75.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 History

Reading Level:Near Fine

Writer Elspeth Sandys was born during the Second World War, the result of a brief encounter between two people who would never meet again. The first nine months of her life were spent in the Truby King Karitane Hospital in Dunedin, where she was known by her birth name, Fran... read more

General Fields
: 9781877578892
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 215mm X 165mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Elspeth Sandys
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: English
: 920
: 224
: 16pp photographs
: books
What Lies Beneath: A Memoir
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2