Oceania

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The Cruise Of the Kawa

The Cruise Of the Kawa

by Traprock, Walter E

Guadalcanal

Guadalcanal

by Hammel, Eric

Rascals In Paradise

Rascals In Paradise

by Michener, James a And Day, A Grove

A Song For Satawal

A Song For Satawal

by Brower, Kenneth

A Voyage to the South Seas Undertaken by Command of His Majesty for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies

A Voyage to the South Seas Undertaken by Command of His Majesty for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies

by BLIGH, Lieutenant William

Adelaide, SA: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Slipcase Fine. Geoffrey C. Ingleton Geoffrey Ingleton. 4to. Pp. xix, 150. Introduction by Alan Villiers. Color frontis. Illustrated with four full-page watercolors and text drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton. Folio. Decorated endpapers. Beige pictorial cloth with leather spine label. Slipcase. A large, handsome format printed by the Griffin Press. Number 934 of 2,000 copies. Signed by artist and book designer. Book and... Read more
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$75.00
The Home of the Blizzard - Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

The Home of the Blizzard - Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

by Mawson, Douglas

Las Vegas: Filiquarian Publishing/Qontro, 2022. reprint of 1914 edition. VG. 447 p., appendices, 4to paperback;
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$9.50
A NARRATIVE OF MISSIONARY ENTERPRISES IN THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. With  Remarks Upon the Natural History of the Islands, Origin, Languages,  Traditions and Usages of the Inhabitants. Fourth Thousand. Illustrated  with Engravings on Wood by G. Baxter

A NARRATIVE OF MISSIONARY ENTERPRISES IN THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. With Remarks Upon the Natural History of the Islands, Origin, Languages, Traditions and Usages of the Inhabitants. Fourth Thousand. Illustrated with Engravings on Wood by G. Baxter

by Williams, John (1796-1839)

London: J. Snow, for the Author. 1837. Hardcover. Early printing (4th thousand), same year as the first, and the first printing to contain the Baxter portrait of the author. Original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, original grey endpapers. pp (xx), 590 + colour frontispiece portrait of Williams + folding map + 6 b&w plates; illustrated title page and 18 illustrations in the text (all plates present). Professionally rebacked, with original only lightly sunned... Read more
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$395.00
Sculpture and Design: An Outline of Maori Art

Sculpture and Design: An Outline of Maori Art

by Archey, Gilbert

Auckland, NZ: Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1960. Paperback. Second Edition. Very Good plus with only light wear and light soiling. Stapled pictorial wrappers. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 26 pages; 8 b&w plates plus 25 b&w text illustrations; 7.25 x 9.5 inches. Out of Print. Wonderful resource to explore the designs, patterns, compositions and figures on Maori shields, statues, canoe prows, and masks.
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$19.95
Kultuurpatronen. Bulletin Etnografisch Museum Delft. Deel 3-4. 1961

Kultuurpatronen. Bulletin Etnografisch Museum Delft. Deel 3-4. 1961

by Hoog, J. de, ed

Delft: Etnografisch Museum Delft, 1961. First edition. Paper wrappers. A near fine copy with a sunned spine and a faint stain on front wrapper, interior fine.. 250 pp. Illus. with b/w photos. 8vo. In Dutch, French, and English. Articles on the culture of the Lengua and the Paraguayan Chaco, ancient art of the Minahasa, Tatoos of Biak-Noemfoor (New Guinea), Suma and Ordos, Chinese and Indonesian influence on the art of New Guinea, les Tambours a Fente Congolais (Congolese drums), and others.
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$50.00
A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand during the years 1891-1893

A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand during the years 1891-1893

by Veitch, James Herbert

Royal Exotic Nursery, Chelsea: Printed for Private Circulation, 1896. With signed presentation inscription to J. Hollingsworth (head gardener at Tredegar Park followed by Margam Park]. Illustrated with a large folding map frontispiece (with, as usual, tears and creases at the upper join, now neatly repaired), nine large full-page plates on heavy card. many small text images from photographs, quarto, pp 219, slight age-toning and marking, some inner joints rather cracked and weak, the last third of the... Read more
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£175.00
A narrative of missionary enterprises in the South Sea islands:

A narrative of missionary enterprises in the South Sea islands:

by WILLIAMS, John (1796-1839)

with remarks upon the natural history of the islands, origin, languages, traditions, and usages of the inhabitants. London : John Snow, 1840. Octavo, original patterned green cloth boards (rubbed), frontispiece portrait engraving of John Williams, title with vignette wood engraving of a mission gathering in Polynesia, ix, 154 pp, folding map, illustrated with wood engravings in the text, a good copy; bound in at front and back are two complete issues of the pamphlet Missionary Chronicle of the... Read more
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A$220.00
Oceania. An outline for study

Oceania. An outline for study

by Alley, Rewi

Christchurch: Printed by Caxton Press, 1971. Second edition. Paper wrappers. A very good copy.. Frontis, 74 pp. 8vo. Press review from the Far East Reporter tipped in.
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$10.00
FIJI, REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1966.

FIJI, REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1966.

Soft Cover. Good. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London. 1967. De 20x14 cm. Com 154, [i] págs. Ilustrado em extratexto com fotografias a preto e branco e um mapa desdobrável do arquipélago das ilhas Fiji. Exemplar com manchas de humidade, danos e sinais de manuseamento na lombada e nas capas I-238-H-20
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€15.00
Wild Colonial Boys (Australian Classics Series)

Wild Colonial Boys (Australian Classics Series)

by Clune, Frank

North Ryde: Angus & Robertson, 1986. 2nd printing thus. VG/VG dust jacket. xxii, 657 p., illus, biblio, small 8vo;
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$17.50
Les naufragés ou Vingt mois sur un récif des Iles Auckland

Les naufragés ou Vingt mois sur un récif des Iles Auckland

by Raynal, F. E

Récit authentique. Illustré de 40 gravures sur bois dessinnées par A. de Neuville et accompagné d'une carte. Deuxième édition. viii+374 pp. 27x18,5 cm. Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris, 1870.
--- Cloth-bound (private binding). Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Some wear at the edges of the covers, spine and hinges. Very tight binding, all edges gold. Previous owner stamp on first blank page. Occasional foxing, more intense on first and last pages - the engravings are intact.
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€160.00
A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. Part 1. (Volume 1)(1803 1st ed.)

A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. Part 1. (Volume 1)(1803 1st ed.)

by James Burney

Volume 1 of Burney's 5 volume history of the exploration of the Pacific Ocean. 1803. Volume is ex-library copy with library stamps of University of California dated 1870 and found on title page, p.57 and p.131. Soundly bound in modern blue buckram. Collation: Title page, xii, [8], 391 with 5 maps and modern end blanks. Overall condition is good with some condition issues. All repairs described are professionally done. Title page rehinged. Frontis map and map opposite p. 277 are original. Frontis map is... Read more
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$365.00
Headhunting in the Solomon Islands around the Coral Sea

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands around the Coral Sea

by Mytinger, Caroline

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1942 WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Full brown cloth, black & gold titles and decoration, map on front endpapers, xi,416 pp, 8 ff plates of Mytinger's charcoal drawings. Spine & part of boards sunned, corners of rear board bumped. Personal account of the author's self-funded expedition to the Solomon Islands and New Zealand to draw portraits of "vanishing primitive peoples" before they finished... Read more
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$20.99
Westward The Course

Westward The Course

by McGuire, Paul

Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 1946. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has small chip (with loss) to rear panel at base & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 411pages. Asia post World War Two. . Revised Ed. Hardback.
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A$14.00
Hong Kong [via] SS President Wilson [with APL ephemera]

Hong Kong [via] SS President Wilson [with APL ephemera]

by [TRAVEL POSTER - Hong Kong]

[American President Lines]. First Edition. Near Fine. Travel poster printed in full color, recto only. Measures 23.25 inches x 34.5 inches (59cm x 87cm). Near Fine condition, with slight waviness along left edge that is readily flattened under glass. No tearing, no creases, but two slight abrasions verso, as if tape had been hastily removed, not affecting image. Very slight fading to color along the "LSON" of Wilson, but only slightly perceptible, and that might be a production flaw, or design effect... Read more
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$425.00
Where The Waves Fall A new South Sea Islands history from first settlement to colonial rule

Where The Waves Fall A new South Sea Islands history from first settlement to colonial rule

by Howe, K.R

Sydney: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1984. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Drawings & Maps. Endpaper maps. 403 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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A$30.00
Waikiki Beachnik

Waikiki Beachnik

by SMITH, H. Allen

Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960. Second Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Barbara Corrigan. 8vo. Pp. 308. Illustrated with occasional line drawings by Barbara Corrigan. Bound in bright yellow cloth with an island vignette on the front board, blue lettering stamped on spine. In the illustrated dust jacket, price-clipped. A humorous take on life in Waikiki, speckled with historical and cultural references.
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$25.00
Le Partage de L'Océanie

Le Partage de L'Océanie

by Russier, Henri

Paris: Vuibert et Nony, 1905. First French edition. Three quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt title and decoration, marbled endpapers. A very good copy, minor wear at head of spine, light scattered foxing mostly to endpapers, else clean and bright.. 367 pp. Illus. with b/w photos, in-text drawings and 1 folding map. Sm. 4to. Text in French. A fundamental source and the best general survey.
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$150.00
South Pole Radio News - TWO issues

South Pole Radio News - TWO issues

by [BYRD, Richard Evelyn]

(Battle Creek, Michigan): (General Foods), 1932. First Editions. Tabloid Newspapers. Bifolium measuring 10 7/8 inches x 16 inches. Each issue printed double-sided on one sheet, folded to four pages. Illustrated with many black and white photos. Both issues with vertical and horizontal creases from original mailing. First issue with a minor half-inch tear at fore-edge center crease. Issue Vol. I No. 2 carries the banner headline "Byrd Broadcasts Make Radio History" and issue Vol. I No. 3 offers fresh... Read more
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$50.00
The Miscellaneous Botanical Works of Robert Brown. [Three volumes]

The Miscellaneous Botanical Works of Robert Brown. [Three volumes]

by Brown, Robert (edited by John J. Bennett)

London: Robert Hardwicke for The Ray Society [1866 - 1868]. Three volumes. Volume I - octavo, pp viii, 612, top edge gilt, a little age-toned throughout, later green cloth in good condition, a duplicate from King's College Library with discard stamp on the title page and two earlier stamps of the London Institute, ( devoted to Geographico-Botanical and Structural & Physiological Memoirs]. Volume II - Octavo, pp viii, 786, a little used and marked internally, the first few pages slightly foxed,... Read more
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£395.00
Hawaii Times and Tides -- INSCRIBED copy

Hawaii Times and Tides -- INSCRIBED copy

by YARDLEY, Maili

(Lawai, Kuai): Woolsey Press, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Pp. 126. Illustrated throughout with color and black and white photography. With a list of Hawaiian-English words. Bound in tan cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. In the photo-illustrated dust jacket, which is price-clipped. Slight mottling to last few leaves, but no evidence of dampstaining. Inscribed by the author on the. From the author of Hawaii Cooks. Here Yardley presents her personal view and... Read more
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$35.00
A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand during the years 1891-1893

A Traveller's Notes, or Notes of a Tour through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand during the years 1891-1893

by Veitch, James Herbert

Royal Exotic Nursery, Chelsea: Printed for Private Circulation, 1896. Illustrated with a large folding map frontispiece (with, as usual, a slight tear at the upper join), nine large full-page plates on heavy card. many small text images from photographs, quarto, pp 219, slight age-toning and marking, a little foxing on the last few pages, slight marking along the top of the title page, original decorated cloth with paper inlay, bevelled edges, a bit rubbed and marked, the spine dull and age-toned, the... Read more
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£325.00
Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas and Round the Globe in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, under the Command of Commodore George Anson

Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas and Round the Globe in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, under the Command of Commodore George Anson

by THOMAS, Pascoe

Amsterdam and New York: Nico Israel / Da Capo, 1971. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Facsimile edition of that published in 1745 by Birt, Newbury and Collyer. 8vo. Pp. 347. With a 39 pp. appendix documenting loot taken as prize treasure, astronomical data, etc. Simulated vellum with the clear protective cover. Thomas sailed on Anson's "Centurion" as mathemetician for four years -- the full length of its voyage. This account was published three years before Anson's official account. This is the... Read more
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$35.00
Footsteps in the Sea.  Christianity in Oceania to World War II

Footsteps in the Sea. Christianity in Oceania to World War II

by Garrett, John

Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies. 1992. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Maps to front and rear - inserted at binding upside-down. Quite scarce. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 514 pages. The second volume in the History of Christianity in Oceania. What happened in the Pacific as imperial twilight led to great changes in Christian missions and the emergence of self-governing Island... Read more
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A$130.00
History of Australian Bushranging, vol. 2

History of Australian Bushranging, vol. 2

by White, Charles

Hawthorn: Lloyd O'Neil Pty. Ltd., 1970. 1st thus. VG/VG dust jacket, gift inscription on front endpaper, dust jacket spine lightly sunned. vi, 400 p., illus, 8vo;
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$20.00