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3 lge & 1 sml hard covers all v/good

1. A History of the NZ Refrigerating Company. Cyril Loach. Foreword: WH Scotter. 1969 1st ed. Caxton, Chch
Various Coy names of Canning & Freezing Works at Addington; Templeton (Islington); Belfast; Burnside; Gear Meat Co, Wellington; Timaru (Smithfield); Eveline (Oamaru); Picton; Wanganui (Imlay); Hornby; Spring Creek, Wairau (Marlborough); Kaiapoi; Pukeuri
Ships, Unions; strikes; take-overs; names
Photos: Works; chain, pelting, beef, poultry, wool, Canning; ships
200pp; b/w photos; chronology; bibliography; appendices; index
D/jkt; gd; wear crnrs & spine ends; pull; spine sunned; rubs

2. Notes on Freezing. Auck Farmer’s Freezing Co-op. 1966-67
Stock conditions, yields, rejections etc; list NZ Meat Works; meat cuts
72+pp; photos & diagrams; tables; marks on edges of some pages; closed page edges sl browned; notes re farming & stock handwritten rear; covers sl warped 12.5 x 8 cm

3. Borthwicks. A Century in the Meat Trade 1863-1963. Godfrey Harrison. 1963 1st ed. Pvte Pub, London
(Published for customers, not for sale)
Freezing Works in Aus & NZ, history, growth, changes
B/w photos incl: Waitara Works; Belfast workers; farming
212pp; illusts; maps; appendix; tiny foxing closed page edges l/foxed
Incl loose: Letter re book

4. Stock in Trade. Hellaby’s First 100 Years 1873-1973. Dick Scott. 1973 1st ed. Southern Cross, Auck
The founders came to NZ seeking gold. They decided that supplying food would be more lucrative
Starting from a small Auckland butchery the company grew
History: family, Company, Auckland, the industry
B/w & col photos: portraits; early Auck buildings; early workers, solo butchers, canning, tannery, freezers, steam engines; Richmond, Shortland, Westfield. Can labels; posters; adverts; prices
176pp; illusts; town plan; index; bibliography; appendix; closed page edges l/foxed
D/jkt; small marks; sl wear corners; spine ends chipped

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