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Auction 106, Lot 647

"[Lot of 3 - New Zealand]", Various

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1887-1930 (circa)



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The Handbook of New Zealand Mines by George Didsbury, Wellington, 1887 (5.7 x8.5"). Handbook on mining covering the various mining districts. Part I, 392 pp. on gold, silver, copper, and antimony mining; Part II, 54 pp. on coal, plus 82 pp. appendix. Several folding maps (including a very colorful map of the entire country) and illustrations of various mines, equipment, etc. Uncollated and it appears some maps may be missing. Original embossed brown cloth. New Zealand Wonderland of the Pacific, New Zealand Government Publicity Production, c. 1930 (10 x 12.7"). 27 tipped-in tinted photographs with illustrated soft cover. The Maori The New Zealand, Government Publicity Production, 1928 (10 x 12.7"). Illustrated with b/w photographs and full color illustration on front cover.


Condition: B

All with minor wear.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/3/2004