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Vegetable Gardening in New Zealand

ISBN: 9416479000181

Author: Ralph Ballinger    Publisher: The Caxton Press

This is a practical book on growing vegetables under New Zealand conditions and is of special interest to home gardeners and students. All the most important ve...


This is a practical book on growing vegetables under New Zealand conditions and is of special interest to home gardeners and students. All the most important vegetables are covered alphabetically giving details of sowing, cultivation, harvesting, storage, and pests and diseases that might be expected on these crops. In addition there is a simple and helpful reminder of jobs to be carried out month by month. Over 300 photographs clearly illustrate the growing of each crop from planting to harvesting and complement the text in bringing to the reader a clear and concise description of how to be successful in growing their own vegetables.


$19.99
Summer Ships

ISBN: 9780908563913

Author: Colin Amodeo    Publisher: The Caxton Press

A comprehensive illustrated account of the first six ships sent out from England to New Zealand by the Canterbury Association in 1850 - 1851. A4 format.


A comprehensive illustrated account of the first six ships sent out from England to New Zealand by the Canterbury Association in 1850 - 1851. A4 format.


Pages: 360


Dimensions: 210 x 297 mm


Tags: New Zealand   History
$69.95 $39.99
Canterbury Country Houses IV

ISBN: 9781877303258

Author: Rodney Wells    Publisher: The Caxton Press

There has never been a better time to discover and cherish Canterbury’s historic houses. Seventy more treasures can be found in this book. They are survivors ...


There has never been a better time to discover and cherish Canterbury’s historic houses. Seventy more treasures can be found in this book. They are survivors of threats both manmade and natural. Most stood strong during the Canterbury earthquakes. Others are now in need of repair. All deserve to have their story told and enjoyed.
This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 70 country houses located in Canterbury. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells are complemented by Vicky Heward’s text which is a wonderful insight into the people who have done much to shape the culture of our country.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 270 x 214 mm


Publication Date: 30-10-2012


$65.00 $59.99
Canterbury Country Houses IV

ISBN: 9781877303241

Author: Rodney Wells    Publisher: The Caxton Press

There has never been a better time to discover and cherish Canterbury’s historic houses. Seventy more treasures can be found in this book. They are survivors ...


There has never been a better time to discover and cherish Canterbury’s historic houses. Seventy more treasures can be found in this book. They are survivors of threats both manmade and natural. Most stood strong during the Canterbury earthquakes. Others are now in need of repair. All deserve to have their story told and enjoyed.
This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 70 country houses located in Canterbury. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells are complemented by Vicky Heward’s text which is a wonderful insight into the people who have done much to shape the culture of our country.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 270 x 214 mm


Publication Date: 30-10-2012


$45.00 $39.99
Lyttelton, Akaroa and Banks Peninsula: Picturesque & Historic (HB)

ISBN: 9781877303296

Author: Peter Morath    Publisher: The Caxton Press

Peter Morath has photographed and written this book as a sequel to his previous one “Christchurch, A Nostalgic Tribute”. Two chapters are retrospective, sho...


Peter Morath has photographed and written this book as a sequel to his previous one “Christchurch, A Nostalgic Tribute”. Two chapters are retrospective, showing Lyttelton scenes from the past and some of the heritage buildings lost in the earthquakes. The main part of this book is contemporary though. It is full of recent photographs. They show us Banks Peninsula’s wonderful mix of scenery, history, homes and holiday havens, farming, wildlife and conservation areas, outdoor pursuits and tourist activities.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 286 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 30-10-2012


$59.99 $39.99
Otago & Southland heritage houses

ISBN: 9781877303203

Author: Rodney Wells and Tessa Ward    Publisher: The Caxton Press

This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 76 heritage houses located in Otago and Southland. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells ...


This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 76 heritage houses located in Otago and Southland. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells are complemented by Tessa Ward's text which is a wonderful insight into the people who have done so much to shape the culture of our country.


Pages: 81


Dimensions: 270 x 215 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2011


$45.00
Otago & Southland heritage houses

ISBN: 9781877303197

Author: Rodney Wells and Tessa Ward    Publisher: The Caxton Press

This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 76 heritage houses located in Otago and Southland. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells ...


This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 76 heritage houses located in Otago and Southland. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells are complemented by Tessa Ward's text which is a wonderful insight into the people who have done so much to shape the culture of our country.


Pages: 76


Publication Date: 01-11-2010


$65.00
Orana Wildlife Park

ISBN: 9781877303166

Author: Jenny Mundy    Publisher: The Caxton Press

This book is both an entertaining and educational visit through Orana Wildlife Park. The rhythm and delightful rhymes will appeal to children and adults alike....


This book is both an entertaining and educational visit through Orana Wildlife Park. The rhythm and delightful rhymes will appeal to children and adults alike. High quality photos make it a book to be treasured.


$19.99
Christchurch Botanic Gardens (PB)

ISBN: 9781877303401

Author: Denise Hunter    Publisher: The Caxton Press

Christchurch Botanic Gardens celebrates the beauty of the city's favourite haven, loved by all for over 150 years.
Created by artist and photographer Deni...


Christchurch Botanic Gardens celebrates the beauty of the city's favourite haven, loved by all for over 150 years.
Created by artist and photographer Denise Hunter, Friends of the Botanic Gardens have declared the book "a long-awaited tribute to our beautiful gardens and a significant resource for our visitors."
The book is a photographic essay that follows a meandering route through the Gardens and includes trees or significance, sculptures and a look at the changing seasons.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 254 x 280 x 11 mm


Publication Date: 12-12-2013


$29.99
Christchurch Botanic Gardens (HB)

ISBN: 9781877303395

Author: Denise Hunter    Publisher: The Caxton Press

Christchurch Botanic Gardens celebrates the beauty of the city's favourite haven, loved by all for over 150 years.
Created by artist and photographer Deni...


Christchurch Botanic Gardens celebrates the beauty of the city's favourite haven, loved by all for over 150 years.
Created by artist and photographer Denise Hunter, Friends of the Botanic Gardens have declared the book "a long-awaited tribute to our beautiful gardens and a significant resource for our visitors."
The book is a photographic essay that follows a meandering route through the Gardens and includes trees or significance, sculptures and a look at the changing seasons.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 255 x 285 mm


Publication Date: 14-01-2014


$60.00 $34.99
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