From Wednesday 8 September we will operating under Level 2 restrictions. We will be returning to usual opening hours.
Please note that we will require you
* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore
* sign in and sanitise your hands at entry
* maintain a 2m distance between you and other browsing customers
We are here to help you if you need assistance and are happy to organise a delivery for those who are still staying safe at home.
We will not be buying books until we return to Level 1.
Web orders will be processed and delivered via courier and NZ Post. Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email. We will send you an email when your pick up is ready to be collected.
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Fontana, 1974. Some shelfwear and foxing.
Born in obscurity but gripped by a boundless passion for new horizons, James Cook had become at the time of his death in 1779 the greatest combination of seaman, explorer, navigator, and cartographer that the world had ever known. He still is. He had driven himself mercilessly, and his men likewise, and yet the surgeon's mate on the 'Resolution' was able to write: 'In every situation he stood unrivalled and alone; on him all eyes were turned; he was our leading star, which a its setting left us involved in darkness and despair'.