The Lure of New Zealand Book Collecting

Andersen, Johannes

Published by Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland, 1936
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Title: The Lure of New Zealand Book Collecting

Publisher: Whitcombe and Tombs, Auckland

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.


Previous owner's name on front endpaper "H Dobbie 84 Markel Rd Auckland". Boards rubbed. Cloth torn along joints.; 118 pages. Cloth spine and papered boards. Paper title label on front board. Page dimensions: 222 x 143mm. Boards rubbed and marked. A few minor spots of foxing. This copy inscribed by the author "with good wishes to another collector Johannes C. Andersen Nov. 1937". Previous owner's signature "W. Vance Timaru". Vance is one of the collectors listed in Taylor's "Roll of Book Collectors in New Zealand". Along with Pat Lawlor's "Books and Bookmen", this is one of the more interesting of the small number of books that have been published on collecting New Zealand books. Contents: The Lure of Book Collecting; Yate and Kendall; From Shakespeare to Thatcher; Angas; Petre and the Portfolio. Heaphy and Duppa; McNab and Murihiku; Heaphy, Dieffenbach, and Bidwill. The Huia, and Tongariro; Samuel Butler; Maning, and Old New Zealand; John White, and Ancient History of the Maori; Stevenson and Treasure Island; Mark Twain and Tattered Copies; Short List of Collectors' Books and Values.; 8vo; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11890

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