“Hello my dears, I’m writing this in the train which is stopped at the moment at Salzberg for passport examination. So if the writing becomes erratic, you’ll know I’m on the way again … “
The 1958 travel letters an... read more

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: 9781988595009
: Cuba Press Limited, The
: Ahoy!
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: Mary Bell Thornton
: books
Don't Forget to Feed the Cat: The travel letters and sketches of Stewart Bell Maclennan
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 30

Category:

 New Zealand Non-Fiction

When Norwegian photographer Peter Lukas visited Nelson, he was so impressed with the photographic collections at the Nelson Provinical Museum that he set out to photograph the same street views as they appear today. The result is this wonderful book: historical photographs paired with their modern equivalents.

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: 9788299968980
: Forlag Peter Lukas
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: Peter Lukas
: books
Nelson : Now and Then
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
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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

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

Category:

 Food & Drink

Reading Level:very good

We are no longer like our ancestors. We no longer depend on our skills as foragers, gatherers, scavengers, hunters and fishers for food. We are only part-time food raisers at best. . . Our biology, on the other hand, has changed far less. Now there is a mism... read more

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: 9780947518066
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: John D. Potter
: Paperback
: 613.2
: 128
: books
Thought for Food: Why What We Eat Matters
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship travelled to on its way to th... read more

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: 9781776572045
: Gecko Press
: Gecko Press
: ---length:- '9.67'width:- '11.67'units:- Inches
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: Gavin Bishop
: Hardback
: Gavin Bishop
: English
: 910.41
: 40
: books
Cook's Cook: The Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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 Children's Non-Fiction

Awards:Winner of the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Winner of the 2018 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year. NZ Listener 50 Best Books for Kids 2017 The Sapling Best Books List 2017

Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining mom... read more

Aotearoa: The New Zealand story is an impressive illustrated history by children’s writer and illustrator Gavin Bishop. Beautiful to behold, each page contains a myriad of small details, snippets of information that build to give the reader a wealth of inf... read more

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: 9780143770350
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Puffin Books
: 376mm X 278mm X 14mm
: New Zealand
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: Gavin Bishop
: Hardback
: Maori; English
: 993
: 64
: books
Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 History

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: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
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: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
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Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(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

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

Category:

 Art

This book documents 50 years of Leo Bensemann's landscape paintings - the first time such a collection has been compiled. It is the culmination of many years spent by Caroline Otto, Leo's daughter, gathering photographs of her father's art and collecting information on... read more

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: 9780958224277
: nikpnz
: nikau
: 300x200mm
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: Caroline Otto
: Paperback
: 124pp
: BxW and colour photographs
: books
Leo Bensemann : Landscapes and Studies
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
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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.

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: 9780958289818
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
: 265mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: 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:

 Children's Graphic

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Margaret Mahy Book of the Year - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017 Winner of the 2017 Russell Clark Illustration Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017

Gabriel Clutch was a thief and a liar but he was right about one thing. He told me he had a great secret in his collection that would shake the literary world to its roots if i... read more

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: 9781877578946
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 0.50000mm X 11.00000mm X 12.00000mm
Special Fields
: Lewis Carroll & David Elliot
: Hardcover
: David Elliot
: English
: 808
: books
Snark: Being a True History of the Expedition that Discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock...and its Tragic Aftermath
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Toothbrush drill, sunbathing, treks through forest to the beach, marmite on toast, cod liver oil and Lane's emulsion ... here are 47 rich and often entertaining reminiscences from residents and staff at the Otaki Children's Health Camp... read more

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: 9780947493554
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 230mm X 165mm X 20mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Di Buchan
: Paperback
: 312
: Black & white & colour photos & illustrations
: books
Sun, Sea & Sustenance: The story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2