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  • LIGHT IN THE MOUNTAIN. by Anderson, Margaret J.
    Anderson, Margaret J.
    LIGHT IN THE MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1982.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of the early history of the Maori in New Zealand, spanning one hundred years, and telling the story of the lives of two incredible women. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page "For Becky, Merry Christmas and best wishes" and dated in 1992. 177 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 0-394947916.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (bookseller's black line on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 42499
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  • Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.
    SPEARPOINT: "Teacher" in America.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1974.). Autobiographical work by this innovative teacher, best known for her work with Maori children in her native New Zealand. ISBN: 0-394-719972.

    Condition: Good condition - light crease on front cover..

    Book ID: 37258
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  • TEACHER. by Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.
    Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.
    TEACHER.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Bantam, (1964.). The controversial educator describes her teaching methods in a small school among the Maoris in New Zealand. Photographs. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-553-08627.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 48174
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  • Ashton-Warner, Sylvia.
    SPEARPOINT: "Teacher" in America.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. dj. Autobiographical work by this innovative teacher, best known for her work with Maori children in her native New Zealand.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 2737
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  • TEACHER. by Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston.)
    Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston.)
    TEACHER.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986.). The controversial educator describes her teaching methods in a small school among the Maoris in New Zealand. Foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston. Photographs. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-671-617680.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, tear to upper edge of back cover.)

    Book ID: 56209
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  • TEACHER. by Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston, signed.)
    Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (foreword by Maxine Hong Kingston, signed.)
    TEACHER.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986.). SIGNED - The controversial educator describes her teaching methods in a small school among the Maoris in New Zealand. SIGNED by Maxine Hong Kingston at her foreword. Photographs. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-671-617680.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 45503
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  • LAND OF TANE: the Threat of Erosion. by Baker, Richard St. Barbe.
    Baker, Richard St. Barbe.
    LAND OF TANE: the Threat of Erosion.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Lutterworth Press, (1956) dj. Hardcover first edition - After visiting New Zealand, the author, a noted writer on silviculture, describes the erosion and exploitation of soil he found there, what has been achieved to lessen this destruction and what still needs to be done. A work which focuses on a greater understanding of the vital function of tree cover. Illustrated with photographs. 142 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket. (some overall edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 71472
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  • TO THE IS-LAND: An Autobiography. by Frame, Janet.
    Frame, Janet.
    TO THE IS-LAND: An Autobiography.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: George Braziller, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first volume in this great New Zealand's author's account of her life: this deals with her childhood in the 1920s and 1930s. 253 pp. ISBN: 0-8076-10429.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (one short closed tear.)

    Book ID: 55450
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  • GREEN DOLPHIN STREET. by Goudge, Elizabeth (1900-1984)
    Goudge, Elizabeth (1900-1984)
    GREEN DOLPHIN STREET.

    Edition: 6th printing.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1944) dj. Hardcover - Her most popular novel, which opens in 1830 in the Channel Islands, and moves to New Zealand, a very different love story based on a mistake. Basis for the 1947 film starring Lana Turner and Donna Reed. 502 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (some toning to the pages, edgewear to the dj and loss of about 1/4 inch at the top of the spine, price of 3.00 still present on flap).

    Book ID: 76636
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  • THE MAGIC JAW BONE: A Book of Fairy Tales from the South Sea Islands. by [Neill, John R., illustrator] James, Hartwell.
    [Neill, John R., illustrator] James, Hartwell.
    THE MAGIC JAW BONE: A Book of Fairy Tales from the South Sea Islands.

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, (1906.). Hardcover first edition - Three stories from the Maori of New Zealand, edited with an introduction by Hartwell James with forty illustrations by John R. Neill (best known for his illustrations for the Wizard of Oz books). An appealing small volume, one of several titles in Altemus's Fairy Tale Series. The full page drawings have frames composed of small pictures of items important to the Maori culture, and in addition to these and the smaller entexte pictures, there are illustrated initials at the beginning of each chapter, headers at the beginning of each story, and many other decorative elements. Printed with red borders at the top of each page, red highlighting and decorations throughout. 106 pp plus 2 pp of publisher's advertisements.

    Condition: Near very good in illustrated tan cloth - the signatures are stapled rather than sewn and the center sheet from one of the signatures (pp 37-40) has become loose. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Very uncommon, and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 36995
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  • POETRY MAGAZINE, February 2018, Volume 211, Number 5: Aotearoa / New Zealand Poets. by Share, Don, editor. Stephanie Burt, Paul Millar and Chris Price, guest editors.
    Share, Don, editor. Stephanie Burt, Paul Millar and Chris Price, guest editors.
    POETRY MAGAZINE, February 2018, Volume 211, Number 5: Aotearoa / New Zealand Poets.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: Poetry Foundation, 2018. First edition - Features the work of Aotearoa / New Zealand poets with essays by Talia Marshall, Gregory O'Brien and Daisy Fried.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75347
    Keywords: new zealand, Poetry
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  • STANDING IN THE RAIN. by Watson, Jean.
    Watson, Jean.
    STANDING IN THE RAIN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a story of "young, star-crossed lovers" set in New Zealand. 150 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, and some wear, in a very good unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69143
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