Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Sorrows and Joys of a Naturalist. H Guthrie-Smith 1936 1st edition, Limited edition of 1000. Reed, Wellington

Numbered copy signed by the author ½ Title page


Environmental problems caused by explorers, sealers, whalers and early settlers

The author was a keen observer of NZ birds and made special trips to various habitats in many areas of NZ and its outlying islands

Chapters about observations of the habits of various birds
Trips to sub-Antarctic and other islands: Kermadec; Snares; Auckland; Campbell; Antipodes; Bounty

Full page photos taken on his expeditions show birds and other wildlife plus habitats


253pp; b/w photos; map; errata slip tipped in; marbled epps; thick hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition; name/date and original Bookseller’s stamp ffep; top closed page edges v/l/foxed and sl browned; spine sl sunned
Dust jacket; fair (bad) condition; front flap missing; torn into two pieces with many tears, losses etc

Scarce limited edition. Only 1000 printed


Text Copyright 2016
Collectible Books, Napier




Please email for combined freight price before depositing
Courier is Signature Required
No pickups
More info on my Profile

Please check your Junk Mail Folder for emails Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • NZ Post$6.00
  • CourierPost non Rural$9.00
  • CourierPost Rural$13.00
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Napier, Hawke's Bay, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit
  • NZ Cheque; Paypal (for overseas only)