Booklet: Instructions for building a six inch Newtonian reflecting telescope, A P Gardiner, with two inserts dated 1969

Gardiner, A. P.
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Light card covered booklet, front cover has light blue background with planets and stars in white scattered on the background. The booklet is titled; Instructions for building a six inch Newtonian reflecting telescope. Author, A P Gardiner, date c 1956. Published by The Auckland Amateur Telescope Maker Club, 3 Brixton Road, Mt Eden, Auckland.

Two inserts, handwritten note and pink pre-printed receipt for purchase made out to G. S. Clark, from The Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand, Inc, Wellington, N.Z, of, one copy telescope booklet, for four shillings and six pence, dated 1969.

Book owned by Gerry Clark, part of a large collection of written and audiovisual resources and equipment, related to his voyages in the Southern Ocean.
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Gerry Clark
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Gardiner, A. P.: Author
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3D objects (HxWxD): H 190 x W 133 x D 3mm: 0 - Whole
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Aotearoa New Zealand
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