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The Chinese in New Zealand: a study in assimilation

by Fong, Ng Bickleen

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Published
1959
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1959. 145p., hardcover, in an edgeworn dustjacket, private ownership stamp on last page.
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image of Towards a People's Japan: Account of a journey to Tokyo and speech given by Rewi Alley

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Christchurch: The Caxton Press, [196-]. 15p., staplebound pamphlet, numeral penned in corner. Description of a 1960 trip to Japan for an anti-nuclear conference, by the New Zealander who became a member of the Chinese Communist Party.
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image of Peace Squadron: The sharp end of nuclear protest in New Zealand

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Auckland, NZ: Graphic Publications, 1986. 60p., stapled wraps, 8.25 x 10.5 inches, profusely illus. with black and white photos, very good condition.
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Owls Do Cry

by Frame, Janet

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Published
1996
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9780747527473
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London: Bloomsbury, 1996. Hardcover. 245p., 4.25x6.25 inches, near fine first printing of this Bloomsbury Classic edition in cloth boards and bright unclipped dj. Bloomsbury Classics series. Frame's first novel originally published in 1964and set in New Zealand.
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image of New Zealand Monthly Review. No. 303 (Nov. 1987)

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Christchurch, NZ: NZ Monthly Review, 1987. 16p., staplebound newsletter, light handling. Single issue of the Marxist publication.
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£9.00
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Britain and New Zealand

by Morrell, W. P.

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Published
1944
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London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1944. 67p., wraps, map endpapers, wraps worn and soiled, front wrap lightly foxed else good condition. Longman's Pamphlets on the British Commonwealth.
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Britain and Canada

by Graham, Gerald S.

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Published
1944
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London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1944. 48p., wraps, map front endpapers, wraps worn and soiled else good condition. Longman's Pamphlets on the British Commonwealth.
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Lan Yuan: a garden of distant longing

by Beattie, James; Duncan Campbell; Wynston Cooper; Sue Wootton

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Published
2013
ISBN
9780473257996
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Dunedin: Dunedin Chinese Gardens Trust; Shanghai Museum, 2013. 111 pages, slender paperback, very good. " ... Tells the story of the world's southern-most Chinese garden, a garden that was conceptualized in New Zealand, designed and built in Shanghai, before being shipped 13,000 kilometres to Dunedin. Lan Yuan thus connects two different histories, traditions and peoples.
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image of Pacific History; Papers from the 8th Pacific History Association Conference

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Guam: University of Guam Press, 1992. Paperback. vi, 476p., alkaline paperstock, not illustrated, printed double-column (Hong Kong printery) and softbound in 11x8.5 inch decorated glossy wraps. Massive item, a clean sound unmarked copy.
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image of New Zealand Communist Review (later N.Z. Communist Review) [34 issues]

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Wellington, NZ: Communist Party of New Zealand, 1979. Thirty-four issues of the staplebound journal, early issues in the 48-60 page range, later issues thinner; some early issues have edgewear, toned covers, or closed edge tears; otherwise generally very good. Issues present are Oct., Nov. 1963; June, July, Aug. 1964; Jan/Feb., June, July, Aug, Sept, Dec. 1965; Jan/Feb, May 1966;… Read more
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£168.77
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Wellington: W.A.G. Skinner, Government Printer, 1910. Folio leaves of glazed alkaline paper (still bright-white, 9.5x24 inches) printed, folded and stapled to make eight triple-column pages of text that when folded is 9.5x4 inches. Find numerous b&w photos reasonably well-reproduced amidst pretty printers' ornaments, white the outer layer is a triptych in colors, a panel each to the mts, lakes… Read more
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image of The Journey; An Immigrant's Story: From Tehran to Twin Lakes to Tasman Bay

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n.p.: Twin Lakes Publishing, 2004. Paperback. 216p., trade paperback, lightly edgeworn wraps, illus., upper corner of back cover and preceding pages somewhat bumped, else good. Inscribed by the author. Memoirs of the Iranian-born emigre to the U.S. and later New Zealand. Full of amusing anecdotes.
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Shifting Centres Women and Migration in New Zealand History

by Fraser, Lyndon & Katie Pickles (eds.)

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Published
2002
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Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago Press, 2002. Paperback. 213p. Very good. Slight wear to corners.
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The eye corrects: poems 1955-1965

by Roddick, Alan

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Published
1967
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Auckland: Blackwood and Janet Paul, Ltd, 1967. Paperback. 42p., rubricated title page, toning and light wear to covers and small tear to head of spine, a very good first edition trade paperback in gray printed French-fold wraps.
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Largely Happy Changing Your Mind About Your Body

by Finn, Lynda

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Published
2000
ISBN
9781869534592
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Auckland, New Zealand: David Bateman, 2000. Oversized Paperback. 158p. first printing. Very good. "Largely happy is not a diet book; instead it dispels common negative myths about bigger bodies and health, life expectancy, mobility and aesthetics.
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image of Thousand-Eyed Eel a sequence of poems from the Maori Land March 1975

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Christchurch NZ: Hawk Press, 1976. Paperback. Unpaginated, about 16p., handset in Gill's Perpetua on Glastonbury Antique Laid, hand-sewn, decorated with a simple silkscreened frontis image. Text is in Maori and English (mostly English) with a glossary. We have two copies, nos. 78 and 79 of a run of 300 only. Softbound in 9x6.5 inch frenchfold wraps printed in three… Read more
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Waterbuffalo Theology

by Koyama, Kosuke

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780883447024
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Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1981. 239p., third printing, very good in wraps; signed by the New Zealand-based author, with additional ownership signature in Chinese characters.
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The Rhodes Scholar spy

by Hall, Richard

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780091695903
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Milsons Point: Random House Australia, 1991. Paperback. 214p., wraps, paper slightly browned else very good condition. "Ian Milner, New Zealand Rhodes Scholar and Oxford graduate, was a member of intellectual elite destined to be leaders of the British Empire. He was also a committed Marxist." - blurb on rear wrap.
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She dared to speak, Connie Birchfield's story

by Birchfield, Maureen

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Published
1998
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9781877133534
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Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago Press, 1998. Paperback. 215p., wraps, illus., very good condition. Activist in New Zealand Communist Party (expelled in 1957) and long labor activist.
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The freshening breeze

by Alley, Rewi

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Published
1977
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Peking: New World Press, 1977. iv, 182p., very good in wraps. Poems by the New Zealand native and Maoist writer. Many of these written and datelined in a mainland province or city.
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