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There are 47 books in this catalogue.
Pitcairn: The Island, The People, And The Pastor. With a Short Account of The Mutiny of the Bounty.
Murray, Rev. Thos. Boyles
Book Number: 65005
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1954. Fourth edition. 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 304pp. b/w plates. Good, foxed.
Price: $35.00

Tahiti-Nui - By Raft from Tahiti to Chile
Bisschop, Eric de
Book Number: 64941
Collins London 1959. 8vo. hardcover. 255pp. b/w illus. Good, foxing to endpapers & prelims, a few pages have a crease on the edge. / fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $12.00

DAY, A. Grove.
Book Number: 64655
ISBN: 0716112016
Four Winds Press. New York. 1971. 8vo. hardcover. pages xv, 183, index, map, 19 photos, very good,small mark on edge of text block. / Good d/w with tear and crease on top edge. An account of the two year voyage that Jack London made with his wife in the South Seas, the author was Senior Professor of English at the University of Hawaii and considered the world's foremost authority on the literature of the Pacific in English.
Price: $15.00

Nikolai And The Australian Connnection. A Beief History Of The Life And Achievements Of Nikolai-Nikolaevich de Miklouhou- Maclay
Paton, Wendy
Book Number: 64583
ISBN: 0949648647
Woollara Municipal Library 1996. 8vo. softcover. 75pp. b/w illus. Very good, cover faded. Russian Adventurer campaigned for the reights of Pacific Islanders & Papuans against blackbirding.
Price: $15.00

Mikloucho-Maclay : New Guinea Diaries, 1871 - 1883
Paton, WendyMiklukho-Maklai, Nikolai Nikolaevich; Sentinella, C. L.
Book Number: 64584
ISBN: 0858041529
Kristen Press, Madang, Papua New Guinea, 1975. 8vo. softcover. 355pp. b/w illus. Very good. Russian Adventurer campaigned for the rights of Pacific Islanders & Papuans against blackbirding.
Price: $15.00

Saints and Savages The Story of Five Years in the New Hebrides.
Lamb, Robert
Book Number: 64186
William Blackwood And Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1905. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 313pp. b/w illus., maps. Fair, page before half-title removed cover flecked, light foxing, notes in pencil on prelims.
Price: $15.00

Within the sound of these waves,: The story of the kings of Hawaii island, containing a full account of the death of Captain Cook, together with the . George Vancouver and sundry other mariners,
Chickering, William Henry
Book Number: 64162
Harcourt, Brace & Co., New York, 1941. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 327pp. b/w plates. Very good. / Good, chipped d/w.
Price: $25.00

An illustrated Poem, Orara
Kendall, Henry
Book Number: 64042
Melbourne: Art Union of Victoria, 1881 Folio. hardcover, half-leather, gilt edges. Full page plates with tissue guards. Good, foxing throughout, marks on endpapers.
Price: $750.00

Pitcairn Island
Silverman, David
Book Number: 63988
The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, 1967. 8vo. hardcover. 258pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $20.00

Voyaging the Pacific: In Search of the South
Hordern, Miles
Book Number: 63774
ISBN: 9780719564826
John Murray, London, 2002. 8vo. softcover. 237pp. colour ilus. Very good.
Price: $10.00

Fiji - Healing the Land through Forgiveness and Reconciliation
Newby, David M.
Book Number: 45884
ISBN: 0975711318
Team Ministry International 2005 8vo. Softcover. 152pp. The impact of the Revival in Fiji and its significance for Reconciliation and Healing the Land in Australia.
Price: $11.00

A Primer of Police Motu. (for use in Territory of Papua and New Guinea)
Chatterton, Percy, L.C.P.
Book Number: 52568
Pacific Publications, Sydney. n.d. 8vo. stapled wraps.31pp. Very good, pages browned.
Price: $25.00

Island realm : a Pacific panorama
Todd, Ian.
Book Number: 27662
ISBN: 0207127611
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1974 4to hardcover 214pp index, colour & b/w illus, maps. very good / good d/w with small tear at bottom rear spinefold.
Price: $25.00

Argonauts of the Western Pacific
Malinowski, Bronislaw
Book Number: 59036
George Routledge, New York 1932 Large 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 527pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, owner's signature on fep.
Price: $125.00

Isles of the Sun.
Barrett, Charles
Book Number: 33954
William Heinemann, Melbourne, 1954. 1st ed. 8vo. hardcover. 258pp. index, b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / good d/w.
Price: $18.00

Looking Back. OL piksa bilong tiam bipo. A selection og old photographs from Papua New Guinea 1880-1960s
Coutts, Michael
Book Number: 36924
South Pacific Magazine 1990 4to softcover 84pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good.
Price: $15.00

TenBruggencate, Jan; Peebles, Douglas (photographer)
Book Number: 45677
ISBN: 1566472792
Mutual Publishing, Honolulu 2003 Oblong 4to. hardcover. 136pp. colour illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $15.00

PAPUA NEW GUINEA PATHWAYS TO INDEPENDENCE. Story of Official & Family Life in Papua New Guinea From 1951-1975.
CLELAND, Dame Rachel.
Book Number: 2453
Artlook Books. Perth. 1985. frontis portrait, chapter heading illustrations by Papua New Guinea artist Jon Dangar, 39 photos, e/p maps;hardcover in dust jacket;mint condition. absorbing reading and politically important history.
Price: $15.00

Selby, David
Book Number: 4954
Currawong Sydney 1st edition 1963. 8vo. Hardcover. 167pp. Index. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w. clipped and lightly chipped.
Price: $15.00

THE DISENCHANTED ISLES. The Story of the Second Revolution in Hawaii.
Wright, Theon
Book Number: 4957
New York, The Dial Press, 1972 Large 8vo. Hardcover. 304pp. + b/w plates. Index. Very good / very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

Island of Secrets - the Discovery and Exploration of Easter Island
Machowski, Jacek
Book Number: 5037
London: Hale, 1975 8vo. Hardcover. 223pp. + b/w plates. Index. Very good, minor wear to bottom edge, small mark from pastedown and previous owner's name on fep. / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

Without Chains, Free. An Historical Narrative of the Philippines.
Joel, Asher:
Book Number: 5041
Social Studies Publications Inc Manila 1977. 8vo. Hard cover. 285pp. Very good. / very good d/w. lightly chipped top edge, Some dye from boards has stained reverse dw.
Price: $18.00

In the Land of Dohori.
Keelan, Alice J.
Book Number: 5043
Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1929 Sm.8vo. 302pp. + b/w plates, frontis. Good, foxing mainly to endpapers and outer page edges. Front board slightly bent.
Price: $15.00

Across the South Pacific. Island-hopping from Santiago to Sydney.
Finlay, Ian and Sheppard, Trish
Book Number: 5308
Angus and Robertson Australia 1st edition 1981. Inscribed & signed by Trish Sheppard & Ian Finlay on title page. 8vo. hardcover. 245pp. + colour plates. very good+, minor wear to bottom of spine. / very good d/w with faded spine and top front edge.
Price: $25.00

Blazing the Trail: Letters from the North Solomon Mission
McHardy, Rev. Emmett
Book Number: 6035
Rev. T. J. Wade, Sydney, 1935. 8vo. hardcover. 188pp;.+ b/w plates. very good+. / good, chipped d/w with some small tears.
Price: $18.00

The Hot Land: Focus on New Guinea
Ryan, John
Book Number: 20988
Macmillan, Melbourne, 1969 8vo. hardcover. 390pp. + b/w plates. endpaper maps. very good/very good d/w.'
Price: $10.00

Fiji: Little India of the Pacific
Coulter, John Wesley
Book Number: 21236
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1943. 8vo. hardcover. 156pp. index. b/w illus. maps. very good. / good, chipped d/w. '
Price: $15.00

LIFE IN FEEJEE Or, Five Years Among the Cannibals
By A Lady (Mary Wallis)
Book Number: 28792
Suva, Fiji Fiji Museum 1983. 8vo. softcover. 422pp. fold-out map inside rear cover. very good.
Price: $15.00

The Trumpet Shall Sound: A study of Cargo Cults in Melanesia
Worsley, Peter
Book Number: 31540
ISBN: 261631349
London: Macgibbon and Kee1968 8vo hardcover 300pp index. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00

Softly, Wild Drums In New Guinea Today
Dean, Beth and Victor Carell
Book Number: 35473
Ure Smith 1958 large 8vo. 200pp. Hardcover in very good d/w. Pages lightly toned with age. Maps on End pages. Colour Plates very good and bright, b&w photography very clear. Glossary. B&w line drawings of ceremony. Contents includes Pilei Bilong Nambus, People who Fish with Kites, Aitape, Ceremony with the Masked Face, Mahol Adventures, Path of the Crocodile, Women who Walk with Fish, Yendana, the Snake Man, People who Fish with Chants, Rings for the Bride, The Pig Hunt, Phallic Shell People, Wedding of the Flutes, Wearers of the Shells, Ceremony of the Fish, Village of Aoete. Mr. Minj, Brown Gold, Gods of Feathered Crowns, Dance of the Swaying Foreheads, Sun and Moon Story, Pearl-shells for the Dancers.
Price: $15.00

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