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This is an auction for OLD WELLINGTON IN COLOUR: FROM HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS, by Hugh & Susan Price.

“Old picture-postcards of Wellington strike a soft spot because many of the views are recognisable despite the hundred-year gap, offering a glimpse of a half-familiar past. For anyone who’s ever spent time in Wellington, this book will make you look twice at cityscapes you take for granted. The charm and distinctive look of these pictures comes from their delicate colouring. They started life as black and white prints and were transformed by skilled European printers.”

ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Hugh Price was a book publisher for many years, and manager of Price Milburn, founded with his friend Jim Milburn in 1957. Susan Price is Hugh’s daughter and a collector of quality children’s books published since 1930. She has given her collection to the National Library: there were 20,000 books in 2007.

Large format hardback 2008.

50 pages.

Superb colour illustrations throughout.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • NZ Post$4.95
  • tracked mail$6.95
  • tracked mail for Rural Delivery (RD)$9.95
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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