Books and reading

Apprasial of books, Choice of books, Evaluation of books, Literature - Evaluation, Reading habits, Reading public, Reading, Choice of

Here are entered works on the significance of books in people's lives, including their attitudes toward and interest in reading. Works on the art of reading are entered under Reading.

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Date: 1925, 1941 From: Donnelly, William Ian McLaren, 1901-1956 : Letters and papers Ref: MS-Papers-7650-2 Description: Copy of `One hundred representative New Zealand books' by Johannes Andersen (ATL bulletin n1, 1925); and Caxton Press catalogue (1941) Other Titles - One hu...
Branfill, Benjamin Aylett (Colonel), 1828-1899 :After a long day on the run. 1884
Date: 1884 By: Branfill, Benjamin Aylett, 1828-1899; Bishop Suter Art Gallery Ref: G-007 Description: Shows the interior of a cottage belonging to a farmer or run-owner. The scene portrays a modest but comfortable setting, with the farmer sitting reading at h...
Date: 1981 - 1983 From: [Ephemera and posters promoting the publication of books and new book titles. 1983-1984] By: Real Pictures Ltd Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1983-01 Description: An arrangement of text around an inset photograph of protesters in helmets, holding shields labelled "AMANDLA" and "Unite against racism". There are large po...
Date: 2002 By: Booksellers New Zealand Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-2002-01 Description: Four posters featuring: Maggie Barry: "Never underrate the ability of a great book to indulge the mind and pleasure the spirit" Mikey Havoc and Jeremy "News...
Date: 1870 - 1926 - 1940 - 1879 - 1920 Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1870/1940 Description: Includes: 1870s: New Zealand publications; list of works recently published by G T Chapman, bookseller & stationer, Auckland, New Zealand. W Atkin, printer, ...
Date: 1976 From: [Ephemera and posters promoting the publication of books and new book titles. 1970-1979] Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1976-01 Description: Shows copy of the new atlas, with gold tooling, against a white and yellow background. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s). 13.30 Linear Metres. P...
Date: 1970 - 1979 Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1970/1979 Description: Includes: 1971: Out now! Bullshit & jellybeans. Tim Shadbolt The veteran years of New Zealand motoring, by Pam Maclean & Brian Joyce. AH & AW Reed. price $4....
Date: 1982 Ref: Eph-C-BOOK-TAX-1982-01 Description: An arrangement of text. Wording continues: "A tax on the printed word means a closing of minds; a tax on the printed word means a further closing of the door...
Date: 1980 - 1981 Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1980/1981 Description: Includes: 1980: Collins Nature Heritage series; an inexpensive series of full colour books about various aspects of our natural heritage. $8.95 each fully il...
Date: 1983 - 1984 Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1983/1984 Description: Includes: 1983: "By batons and barbed wire"; a response to the 1981 Springbok tour of New Zealand, [by] Tom Newnham. On sale now $14.95. Published by Real Pi...
Date: 1982 Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1982 Description: Includes: "Blake's odyssey; round the world race with Ceramco New Zealand", by Peter Blake and Alan Sefton. Publication 30 August 1982, Hodder & Stoughton. "...
Date: 1985 - 1989 Ref: Eph-D-BOOK-1985/1989 Description: Includes: 1985: 1985 New Zealand Book Awards, sponsored by the New Zealand Literary Fund and the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council. ("City of the plains; a his...
Jane Maria Richmond and her mother Maria Richmond
Date: [ca 1852] By: Richmond, Byrne, active 1852 Ref: 1/2-079220-F Description: Jane Maria Richmond, with sewing basket and needle, and her mother Maria Richmond who holds a book. Photograph taken by Byrne Richmond in London, circa 1852,...
Date: 1925-1995 By: White, Dorothy Mary Neal, 1915-1995 Ref: MS-Group-1262 Description: Comprises diaries and notebooks, correspondence and draft articles on children's reading, librarianship and literature in general. Also included are papers a...
A boy reads a book in a Polish refugee camp's classroom, Pahiatua
Date: 1945 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-001372-F Description: A boy reads a book in a Polish refugee camp's classroom, Pahiatua. Photograph taken 1945 by John Pascoe. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Des...
Hubbard, James, 1949- :"...Once upon a time there lived a trickle down theory where the peasants shared the spoils of the rich plutocrats..." 6 January 2014
Date: 2014 From: Hubbard, James, 1949-: Digital caricatures and cartoons Ref: DCDL-0027077 Description: Cartoons shows a man reading a bedtime story to his son from the storybook 'The Economy'. The story starts, "Once upon a time there lived a trickle down th...
Date: 1850-1851 By: Wilson, E (Miss), active 1850-1851 Ref: MS-2503 Description: Describes social life in England and voyage to New Zealand (by way of India); includes newspaper clippings of a philosophical and religious nature; also desc...
Date: 1943 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-5926-31 Description: Dorothy Pascoe, with the book `The dark invader', at Manuka Point Station. Photograph taken John Dobree Pascoe circa April 1943. Quantity: 1 b&w original ph...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2059 Description: Includes letters from John Barton Acland, Oct 1854, in which he decribes his voyage to Lyttelton on the `Royal Stuart'. One letter includes a list of the pas...
Date: [1902] From: Riddiford family : Papers Ref: MSX-4507 Description: Comprises record of fatigue duties, misdemeanours and publishments; list of books (?read) Quantity: 1 volume(s).