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  1. ALLEN BENEDICT Into The Crocodile Nest. A Journey  Inside New Guinea. Author became one of the only white men to take part in the initiation rites and be permitted to learn  the secrets  of  the  spirit house. Their totemic god is the crocodile and crocodile marks are carved onto their bodies with sharpened bamboo. illus. with  16  full  page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Macmillan 1987 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.224. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  2. ANDERSON MONA The Water Joey. A nostalgic at the old wheat mills of Canterbury, and the men and women who served them. illus. with text plates t/out. pub. N.Z. Wellington Reed Pub. 1977 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.120. Signed by author. Previous owner's name to f/free e/paper. Slightly faded to spine, else near fine.    Price: $40.00
     
  3. ARCHEY GILBERT    South Sea Folk Handbook of Maori and Oceanic Ethnology with 184 b/w. illus. & 1 chart plus 12 b/w full-page plates pub. Auckland. 1949 Auck. War Memorial Museum. 2nd Ed. or. pictorial, grey wrappers, cr.4to. pp.72 A study of the Maori as well as the islanders from Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia. Fine copy.    Price: $45.00
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  4. ARCHEY GILBERT Rock Shelter Drawings At Arapuni Gorge   illus. with 2 plates Extract from Vol.36 No.4 Journal of the Polynesian Society. pub. NZ Auckland Museum nd. c.1930's original light pink/grey stapled wrappers 8vo. pp.6. Fine.  Price: $15.00
     
  5. BAKER CATHERINE   The Innocent Artists. Student Art From Papua New Guinea. illus. with 21 b/w. 8 colour drawings, 66 b/w drawings; pub. Dorset Poole, Blanford Press 1980 1st. ed. or. black cl. gilt titles to spine 4to. pp.128. One page has sl. stain to corner else fine.   Price: $30.00
     
  6. BARRETT CHARLES   Pacific Wonderland. A Book Of Australia. With a foreword by Lieutenant-General George H. Brett. illus. with. Colour frontis., (kookaburra) numerous b/w. plates, colour plates. pub. London:, Cassell & Co., Ltd, 1942 1st. ed. or. blue/grey boards, cr.4to. pp.200. Light silverfish markings, else very good copy.     Price: $30.00
     
  7. BARRETT CHARLES Ed. The Island World. An anthology of the Pacific.  illus.  with col. frontis. & 6 full  page  plates t/out. 16 text dwgs. pub. Melb. & Lond. Oxford Uni. Press 1944 or.cl. d/w. 12mo. pp.186. An anthology of the Pacific, dedicated to the men of the fighting services: Australians, New Zealanders & Americans in the Pacific zone. Stories that tell of the early voyages, pioneer missionaries, naturalists, traders and travellers. Others describe coral islands, tropic scenery and the wild life of the jungles. Wartime paper little browned short closed tear to d/w. else very good.   Price: $30.00
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  8. BARRETT CHARLES Isles Of The Sun. Foreword by Brigadier D. M. Cleland, C.B.E., Administrator Papua-New Guinea. with e/paper illus. & 32 full page plates t/out. two maps pub. Melb. Heinemann  1954 1st.ed. or. green cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.258. The author was acting entomologist in New Guinea just after WW II, combined with his travels and natural history. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  9. BARRY JOHN VINCENT Alexander MacOnochie Of Norfolk Island. A Study of a Pioneer in Penal Reform. Foreword by Sheldon Glueck frontis. portrait. b/w. plates, map. pub. Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1958 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. XXII.278. Closed tear to d/w. neat pen mark to column next to text on several pages towards the rear, else almost fine copy.   Price: $65.00
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  10. BARRY JOHN VINCENT The Life And Death of John Price. A study in the exercise in naked power. Events on the penal Colony of Norfolk Island. illus. with frontis. & 4 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1964 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.204. The notorious John Price Civil Commandant of the Norfolk Island penal colony and subsequently Inspector General of Penal Establishment in Victoria. Ex. Lib. copy, but clean with only one stamp and tape to f/free e/paper.   Price: $35.00
     
  11. BASSETT  MARNIE Letters  From New Guinea  1921.  With  a postscript  and  some  notes added  in  1969.  illus.  with e/paper  maps  &  8  full page  plates  t/out. folding map at rear, index;  pub.  Melb. Hawthorn Press 1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.160. Fine.   Price: $45.00
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  12. BEAGLEHOLE J.C. The Discovery Of New Zealand. New Zealand Centennial  Surveys Series. illus. with Frontis. portrait of James Cook and 6 b/w. full page plates t/out. Folding map at rear;   pub. N.Z. Wellington  Dept. of Internal   Affairs   1939   1st.ed.   or.cl.   d/w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.160. fine in the sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $65.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  13. BECKETT JEREMY Torres Strait Islanders. Custom and Colonialism. illus. with frontis. & several text plates, maps, pub. Melb. Cambridge Uni. Press 1987 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.252.  The Torres Strait Islanders are Australia's 'other' indigenous minority. Their experience of colonialism and their reaction to their position in Australian society provides a striking counterpoint to that of the Aborigines. The author applies many years of study and work among the Torres Strait Islanders to provide a new account of their changing world in the islands and their changing role in Australia. Fine.    Price: $75.00
     
  14. BEIER ULLI Ed. by. Black Writing From New Guinea. pub. Uni. of Qld. Press (Asian and Pacific Writing Series) 1973 p/b. 8vo. pp.152.      Price: $25.00
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  15. BELLWOOD PETER Man's Conquest Of The Pacific. Prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania. illus. with many text plates, maps, dwgs. charts and graphs t/out. pub. N.Y. Oxford Uni. Press 1979 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.462. Comprehensive survey of early civilizations in the Pacific and Southeast Asian region. Includes details of cultures, religious traditions, etc. Fine.   Price: $75.00  Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  16. BIRD ISABELLA L. (Mrs. Bishop)  Six Months In The Sandwich Islands The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Amongst The Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, And Volcanoes Of The Sandwich Islands illus. with frontis. & 10 plates throughout, folding map, pub. London. John Murray. 1905 or. green cl. glt. spine, pp.318, 2.advts. a very good copy.     Price: $50.00
     
  17. BIRTWHISTLE ALLEN -  In His Armour. The life of John Hunt of Fiji. Coloured frontispiece portrait, black & white text drawings, 2 maps (1 double page), index; coloured portrait on wrapper; pub. London The Cargate Press, 1954 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.196.Biography of the missionary to Fiji. Very good copy.      Price: $40.00
     
  18. BJERRE JENS   The Last Cannibals Translated from the original Danish by Estrid Bannister.. illus. with 76 b/w. photo plates, map endpapers. pub. London Michael Joseph 1956 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.192. Experiences of living with Australian Aborigines and also with native tribes in New Guinea Central Highlands, and along the Sepik River. "Bjerre lived among these people exploring their innermost beliefs, observing their strange sex lives, and photographing a variety of fantastic ceremonies and rites." The d/w. is torn , lacks large piece, neat name to f/free e/paper, else fine in black cloth.   Price: $35.00
     
  19. BLUMER R.C. Rev. & Rev. H.M. Arrowsmith    Australia And The Pacific.  And The Pacific. Our Duty to our Neighbours. illus. with col frontis. map & 11 full page plates t/out. pub. Melbourne Church Missionary Soc. nd. c. 1943 or. orange/black illus. wrappers, 8vo. pp.136. Almost fine copy.     Price: $30.00
     
  20. BOOTH DORIS  R. Mountains Gold  And  Cannibals.  Author's experiences on the Bulolo goldfields in New Guinea.  illus. with  frontis.  &  18 full page  plates  t/out.  pub.  Syd. Cornstalk  Pub. Co. 1929 2nd.ed. of 2000 copies  or. light blue mottled cl. 12mo. pp.XX.204. The author, a nurse, arrived on the Bulolo River goldfields in 1924, Edie Creek 1926, and tended all who were sick, both native and European. She also created a vegetable garden and gave away the produce, and was herself a gold miner. Boards little damp-marked, silverfished, else good copy.   Price: $75.00
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  21. BRAKE BRIAN James McNeish, David Simmons. Art Of The Pacific. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. Photographs by Brian Brake, Conversations by James McNeish, With commentary by David Simmons. pub. Melb. Oxford Uni. Press 1979 in association with Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.240. Art from; wood, bone, shells and stone, figures, masks, weapons, jewellery and household items etc. Fine.   Price: $110.00
     
  22. BRITTS M.G. The Commandants. The Tyrants who Ruled Norfolk Island.  illus. with 14 full page plates t/out.  pub.  Qld. Herron Pub. 1980 p/b. 8vo. pp.180.  Fine.  Price: $25.00
     
  23. BROMILOW WILLIAM E.   Twenty Years Among Primitive Papuans illus. with frontis. & 14 full page plates t/out. pub. London Epworth Press, 1929 1st. ed. or. red cloth boards 12mo. pp.316. The translator of the Bible into Dobuan began his training in Fiji, arriving in Papua in 1891. Edges and endpapers sl. foxed. A very good copy.    Price: $75.00
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  24. BROSSE J.    Great Voyages Of Exploration. The Golden Age of Discovery in the Pacific. Transl. by S. Hochman. Preface by L.R. Marchant. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. maps; pub. Sydney Doubleday 1983 or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.232. Almost fine copy     Price: $60.00
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  25. BROWN G. George Brown D.D. Pioneer-Missionary and Explorer. An Autobiography. illus. with frontis. portr. and tissue-guard, 99 full-page plates, and fold. col. map at end. pub. London; H&S; 1908 1st. ed. or. scarlet cloth, t.e.g. and title gilt, picture of a native in gilt on front board; roy.8vo. pp.XII.536 A narrative of forty-eight years' residence and travel in Samoa, New Britain, New Ireland, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands. Occasional light foxing, browned where leaves have been inserted to some pages, else a very good, sound copy in slightly flecked boards.   Price: $300.00
     
  26. BROWN J.M. Maori And Polynesian. Their origin, history and culture. pub. London Hutchinson Colonial Library, 1907 or. red cl. cr.8vo. pp.XXII,300,4. John Macmillan Brown (1845 - 1935). Born in Scotland he moved to NZ in 1874 to become Professor of Classics and English, one of three foundation chairs at the newly established Canterbury College in Christchurch. Relevant ink writing to front free e/paper & title page; newspaper clipping adhered to past down e/paper, & free e/paper also rear e/papers else good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  27. BULLER REV JAMES Forty Years in New Zealand. A personal narrative, an account of Maoridom and of the Christianization and Colonization of the Country illus. with Front. portr., 16 plates, folded map at front; pub. Hodder and Stoughton. London 1878 1st. ed. original pictorial cloth to re-bound boards, 8vo pp.VIII,504 An outline of Maori origins, legends and customs, work of the missions, European colonisation, and the land wars. An account of his positing as a missionary in the Hokianga. Slightly spotted to title page else very good copy in the rebound cloth. Original decorated cloth adhered to boards.   Price: $250.00
     
  28. BURCHETT  WILFRED G. Pacific Treasure Island. Caledonia. Voyage through its land and wealth, the story of its  people and past. with e/paper maps frontis. & 20  full page plates t/out. one map pub. Melb. Cheshire 1942 or. red cl. 8vo. pp.230. The story of its people and past by a young Australian journalist in 1941. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper else fine.  Price: $45.00
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  29. BURTON J. W. The First Century. The Missionary Adventure of Australasian Methodism 1855-1955. With num. illus. t/out. pub. Sydney Methodist Overseas Missions 1955 1st. ed. or. pictorial wrappers cr.8vo. pp.92. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  30. CAMERON RODERICK The Golden Haze. With Captain Cook in the Pacific. Retracing the voyage of Captain Cook and comparing it with today. illus. with map & 74 full page plates t/out. of which 8 are col. pub. Lond. Weidenfeld & Nicholson  1964 1st.ed.  or.cl. blk.  &  yell. ltg.,  pict.  d/w.  roy.8vo. pp.XVIII.284.   Price: $35.00
     
  31. CAMERON IAN Lost Paradise. The Exploration of the Pacific. illus. with a few maps, 24 coloured plates (3 double-page) & numerous other b/w. illusts, appendices, bibliography, index; pub. London; Melbourne, Auckland, Johannesburg, Century; 1987 1st.ed. or. original brown cloth-grained boards d/w. cr.4to. pp.248; The discovery of the Pacific Islands by the Polynesians, and later voyages of discovery by the Dutch, French, Russian, British and Spanish. Draws on the archives of the Royal Geographic Society. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  32. CANTERBURY   Junior  Chamber  Of   Commerce.  Centennial. Canterbury  New Zealand 1950. profusely illus. with  plates t/out.  10  full  page & col.  pub.  N.Z.  Canterbury  1950 or.illus.wps. 4to. pp.80. fine.     Price: $25.00
     
  33. CARRINGTON MARY H.V.L. [Helen V. Longford]  Memories of Mary Carrington illus. with frontis. pub. Wellington Whitcombe and Tombs, 1914. or. grey/blue cl. 12mo. pp.174. Rare New Zealand fiction book. Little rubbed otherwise good condition.  Price: $75.00
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  34. CLARKE PETER    Hell And Paradise. The Norfolk - Bounty - Pitcairn Saga. illus. with b/w. and coloured plates and photographic illustrations, reproduced paintings and drawings, many full or double-page, index, appendixes, bibliography, or. full cream calf, decorated in gilt, blind stamped device on upper board, gilt raised bands, gilt and red decorated. d/w. 4to. pp.190 Limited issue of the Viking first edition, being one of 275 numbered copies. Peter Clarke and five descendants of the Bounty mutineers  signed   this copy of which this is No.24. Fine copy.     Price: $250.00
     
  35. CLARKE PETER  Hell And Paradise. The Norfolk - Bounty - Pitcairn Saga. illus. with b/w. and coloured plates and photographic illustrations, reproduced paintings and drawings, many full or double-page, index, appendixes, bibliography, or. cl. d/w. 4to. pp.190 Peter Clarke signed this copy. Fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  36. CLUNE FRANK Pacific Parade. Stories about  the  Pacific. with title  page  vign. Patterned endpapers. Decorations by Adrian Feint pub. Melb.  Hawthron  Press  1945 or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.174. Reminiscences starting with his early years at sea, and a look at the various people/cultures in the Pacific. Fine in the sl. chipped d/w.  Price: $30.00
     
  37. CLUNE FRANK Pacific Parade. Stories about  the  Pacific. with title  page  vign. Patterned endpapers. Decorations by Adrian Feint pub. Melb.  Hawthron  Press  1945 or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.174. Reminiscences starting with his early years at sea, and a look at the various people/cultures in the Pacific. Inscribed and signed by the author on half-title page. Fine in the sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $40.00
     
  38. CLUNE FRANK Prowling Through Papua. with e/paper  maps, frontis.  &  14 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd.  Angus  & Robertson 1948 reprint or. green cl. 8vo. pp.XII.238. Fine.   Price: $25.00
     
  39. CLUNE FRANK Prowling Through Papua. with e/paper  maps, frontis.  &  14 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd.  Angus  & Robertson 1948 reprint or.lt.grn.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.238. Fine in dustwrapper with a closed tear and chip upper spine. Signed and inscribed by Frank Clune   Price: $40.00
     
  40. CLUNE FRANK A Tale Of Tahiti. with e/paper maps & 3 plates pub.  Syd. Angus & Robertson 1958 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.208. The glamorous islands of the South Pacific Fiji, Samoa, and Tahiti are vividly depicted. Here are the adventurous stories of the sea-explorers of the Pacific Spanish, Dutch, French and British and the epic tale of the Mutiny on the Bounty; with new light on the notorious scallywag, Bully Hayes. Also information on famous writers, and artists including Robert Louis Stevenson and Gauguin. Travelling by flying boat from Auckland to Tahiti. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
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  41. CLUNE FRANK Journey To Pitcairn. with illus. e/papers & 24 full  page plates t/out. Maps. books, periodicals, and manuscripts consulted. pub. Syd. Angus &  Robertson  1966 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XVIII.246. A saga which takes us roaming through the islands of the Pacific, rich in tales of explorers and adventurers, till we anchor at the lonely isle of Pitcairn. There we witness the dramatic and violent events that in a few years left only one of the mutineers alive, and follow the triumphs and tribulations of their descendants until the present day." Fine  in  the chipped d/w.   Price: $70.00   Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  42. CLUNE FRANK The Norfolk Island Story. illus. with 22  full page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1967  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXVI.308. A history of Norfolk Island, once a harsh penal outpost of the colony of New South Wales. 'Nature made Norfolk Island a paradise, man made it a hell ...'. Light edgewear, else fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  43. CLUNE FRANK Captain Bully Hayes. Blackbirder And Bigamist. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. e/paper maps. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1970 1st.ed. or.cl. illustrated d/w. 8vo. pp.178. Though far from being a paragon of virtue, he was never proven guilty of his supposed crimes which included bigamy, buccaneering, blackbirding and piracy. Dustwrapper with illustration by Norman Lindsay. Dustwrapper little chipped otherwise very good.   Price: $65.00
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  44. COLLINS W. M.   Pearls Of The Pacific. An Account of the Visit of the Apostolic Delegate to the Catholic Mission of Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga. illus. with numerous  b/w. plates  t/out.   pub. Melbourne: "The Advocate" Press, 1925 or. illus. stiff wrappers, with circular hole cut through front wrapper, showing a head of Fijian on title page; 8vo. pp.56. Very fine copy.      Price: $75.00
     
  45. COLLINSON CLIFFORD Life And Laughter 'Midst The Cannibals illus. with frontis. (author with a cannibal chief) & 24 photo plates throughout pub. London Hurst & Blackett 1926 fourth ed. or. red cl. 8vo. pp.288. Account of some years spent in the Solomon Islands is from the mid-1920s. Collinson's spur of the moment venture while having a drink at a Sydney hotel led him the next day bound for Java and subsequently the Solomons and Nauru then the return trip to London. The author was a planter and trader in the Solomons between the wars. Slightly faded to spine else fine, presentation copy signed by author dated Aug. 13th 1928.   Price: $95.00   Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  46. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Report To The Council of the League of Nations. On The  Administration Of Nauru. During the Year 1928. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. (approx. 2 to a page) tables, map; pub. Canberra, Authority H.J. Green 1929 original white wrappers stapled, 4to. tall, pp.88. Slight foxing to lower front wrapper else very good.     Price: $150.00
     
  47. CONNOLLY BOB & ROBIN ANDERSON First Contact. New Guinea's Highlanders Encounter the Outside World. illus. with many b/w. plates t/out. some full page bibliography, notes & photography credits, pub. N.Y. Viking 1987 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.XII.318. In the early 1930s, a team of Australians ventured into the unexplored highlands of New Guinea looking for gold. They found more than a million tribespeople who never had experienced contact with the outside world. One of the prospectors, Michael Leahy, recorded the confrontation between 20th century and Stone Age cultures in photographs and film footage. This documentary evidence was forgotten for 50 years, until filmmakers Connolly and Anderson came across it and set out to interview Leahy's brothers and others on the prospecting expeditions and tribesmen and women. Many photos are from the Leahy's archives. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  48. COOK  J. The Explorations Of Captain James  Cook  In  The Pacific  As  Told By Selections Of His Own  Journals  1768-1779. Ed. by Grenfell Price, illus. with e/paper maps  col. frontis.  & numerous illus. by Geoffrey L.  Inglelton  some full  page  pub. Melb. Georgian House  1958 by arrangement with The Heritage Press, New York,  or.illus.  cl. cr.4to. pp.XX.292. Account of ocean problems in the 18th century and Cook's early life and career. Then, using extracts from Cook's own journals, the editor describes the Navigator's three epic voyages of discovery: that of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Slightly flecked to spine else very good copy.   Price: $60.00
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  49. COPELAND  R.A. Test Flight. A Primary  School  Bulletin. illus.  with 5 dwgs. some full page by Peter McIntyre  pub. N.Z.  Wellington School Publications Branch  Department  of Education 1955 or.crm. & brn. illus.wps. 12mo. pp.40. fine.     Price: $20.00
     
  50. COOPER STONEHEWER H. The Islands Of The Pacific. Their Peoples and Their Products. illus. with frontis. & one full page plate (eng.) pub. Lond. Richard Bentley and Son 1888 A new and revised edition of "Coral Lands" For circulation in Australia. or. grey/pink cl. cr.8vo. pp.XXIV.398. sl. mark to spine else very good copy.   Price: $250.00
     
  51. CORRIS  PETER Passage Port And Plantation. A  history  of Solomon  Islands  Labour Migration  1870-1914. Index, bibliography. pub.  Melb. M.U.P. 1973 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.202. The true story of the kanaka workers.100,000 Melanesians went to Queensland from Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia with one third made up of Solomon Islanders. A fascinating chapter in Pacific History. Short closed tear to d/w. else near fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  52. COWAN JAMES The New Zealand Wars. A History of the  Maori campaigns and the Pioneering Period. 2 vols. Vol.I. 1854-64. Vol.II.  The  Hauhau  Wars,  1864-72.  illus.  with  maps, diagrams, plates t/out. some full page pub. N.Z. Wellington Govt. Printer  1955  or.  red  cl.  8vo.  pp.Vol.I.XX.558. Vol.II.XX.560. fine set.     Price: $265.00.    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  53. COWAN JAMES -  Tales of the Maori Bush illus. with frontis. pub. New Zealand, Wellington, A H & A W Reed. 1966. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.184. Thirty tales of the Pakeha, pre-Pakeha and Maori peoples of New Zealand who settled in the mountains, forests and maritime areas of the country. A very good copy.     Price: $35.00
     
  54. CRANSWICK  G.H. I. W.A. SHEVILL A New Deal  For  Papua. illus.  with  map & 22 full page plates t/out.  pub.  Melb. Cheshire  1949  1st.ed.  or.illus.bds. d/w.  12mo.  pp.168. "..Deals with the salient features of Australia's responsibility in native colonisation and discusses the white man's contribution to New Guinea life, whether as trader, miner, administrator, missionary, educator or soldier". Dustwrapper chipped at rear panel else near fine.  Price: $30.00
     
  55. CROCOMBE  RON Edited by. Land Tenure In The  Pacific.  illus.  with e/paper  maps  pub. Melb. Oxford Uni.  Press  1971  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.420. Fine.   Price: $45.00
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  56. CURTH HANK Papua New Guinea. A Picture-Sound Book. illus. with 80 col. photos, some full page, front endpaper depicts stamps, back endpaper depicts map of PNG; pub. Brisbane.
    Jacaranda Press 1968 1st. ed. or.cl. with gilt title embossed on spine, d/w. 4to. pp.44; A Picture-Sound Book. A photo essay on travels in Papua New Guinea, includes the sounds of PNG recorded on a 33 1/3 RPM seven inch record in the front cover pocket. Very good condition in lightly chipped d/w.  Price: $35.00
     
  57. DEGARIS FREDERIC Their Japan  Being brief descriptions of noteworthy phases of Japanese life, of many of the customs, festivals, arts and crafts of the Japanese. Also descriptions of principal places usually visited by tourists, besides places away from well-trodden trails, and numerous other subjects. Yoshikawa. 345 illus., some in color
    pub. Japan 1936 1st ed. printed on rice paper. Pages folded as in Japanese manner, purple silk binding, 8vo. pp.200. fine
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  58. DALKIN  R. NIXON Colonial Era Cemetery Of Norfolk  Island. profusely  illus.  with b/w. plates t/out. some  full  page fold-out plan of the cemetery. pub.  Syd. Pacific Pub. 1974 or.cl. d/w.  8vo.obl.  pp.92. Graves indexed by name, grave number, regiment, & convict name. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  59. DALKIN  R. NIXON Colonial Era Cemetery Of Norfolk  Island. profusely  illus.  with b/w. plates t/out. some  full  page fold-out plan of the cemetery. pub.  Syd. Pacific Pub. 1981 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo.obl.  pp.92. Graves indexed by name, grave number, regiment, & convict name. Fine copy.   Price: $25.00
     
  60. DARK  PHILIP  J.C. Kilenge Art And Life. A look at  a  New Guinea  People.  illus. with col. frontis. & 84  full  page plates  t/out.  pub. Lond. Academy  Editions  1974  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.132. The author's study was directed to a group of some thousand people living in a remote area of New Guinea and thus relatively unaffected by western influence. Fine copy.   Price: $65.00
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  61. DAVID P. Once Upon A Village. A History of  Lower  Hutt, 1819-1965.  illus.  with  frontis. & 20  full  page  plates t/out., 5 maps pub. N.Z. Wellington Uni. Press 1973  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIII.258.    Price: $40.00
     
  62. DAVIDSON  J.W. Peter Dillon Of Vanikoro. Chevalier of  the South Seas. Ed. by O.H.K. Spate. illus. with e/paper maps & 8 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Oxford Uni. Press 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XX.352.    Price: $50.00
     
  63. DEAN  BETH VICTOR CARRELL Softly, Wild Drums.  In  New Guinea  To-day.  illus. with colour frontispiece, e/paper maps &  28  full  page plates  t/out.  5  col. pub. Syd. Ure  Smith  1958  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.200. New Guinea and people, from the pre-white man days to the current (late fifties), considering native dances and their meaning, trival customs and legends. 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. Slight shelf wear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  64. DEAN EDDIE with Stan Ritova Rabuka. No Other Way illus. with black and white photographs, 16 full page plates t/out. 9 facsimiles, with index. pub. Suva Marketing Team International 1988 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.174. Colonel Sitiveni Rabuka led a raid on Fiji's Parliament House in 1987, this is his own story of the coup and the aftermath. Signed inscribed copy from Colonel Rabuka. Fine copy.   Price: $80.00  
     
  65. DEANE Rev. W.  The Strange Adventures Of A Whales Tooth. Missionary  Story  of  Fiji for young  people  and  others. illus. with frontis. & 13 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Epworth Pub. House for Methodist Book Depot 1919 1st. ed. or.  grey cl. b/w illustration by author pasted down on front cover; 12mo. pp.170,3 publisher's advertisements. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, else fine.   Price: $120.00
     
  66. DENING GREG Islands And Beaches. Discourse on a Silent Land. Marquesas, 1774-1880. illus. with endpaper maps, scattered b/w drawings by Maggie Mackie, 8 maps, abbreviations, notes bibliography, index, pub. University of Hawaii Press, 1980 or. red cl. roy.8vo. pp.XII.356. Story of cultural "Islands and Beaches", a metaphor for the different ways in which human beings construct their worlds and the boundaries between them. Account of the interaction between the Enata, the islanders and the Aoe, the white intruders in the Pacific Marquesas Islands, with sexual attitudes of both races. Slightly foxed to fore-edge else near fine.   Price: $100.00
     
  67. DERRICK  R.A. The Fiji Islands. A Geographical Handbook illus. with frontis. &  56 full page plates, many maps and diagrams t/out. text pub. Fiji Govt. Printing  Dept.  1951  1st.ed.  or. bds.  d/w.   4to. pp.XVIII.334,20. Includes: The Archipelago, Physical Structure, The Environment, The Islands. The maps and diagrams included in the text are all reproduced from drawings made by the author, who alone is responsible for any deficiencies, and are based upon the latest material available at the time. Very sl. chipped d/w. fine.   Price: $55.00
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  68. DERRICK R.A. A History Of Fiji. Vol.I. illus. with 5 full page plates  t/out. & 2 maps one  folding  (repaired  with tape) at rear pub. Fiji Govt. Press 1950 Revised ed. or. boards, quarter bound d/w.  4to. pp.XIV.250,28. Contents include: The people, Discovery, The First Europeans, The new warfare, Native Affairs 1800-1840, Exploration, Shipping and trade 1800-1840, Native Affairs, 1840-1849, Foreign Affairs 1840-1849, Cakobau's Fall and Restoration: 1850 to Kaba 1855, The Tongans, The growth of foreign interest in Fiji, The first offer of cession, The offer of cession declined, The confederacies of 1865 and 1867, The labour traffic, The American claims, and the Polynesia Company, The close of the Sixties, The rush, the crash and the Coup d'Etat, The Cakobau Government. etc. sl. chip d/w. lacks piece else near fine.   Price: $75.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  69. DERRICK R.A. A History Of Fiji.  Vol.I. illus. with 5 full page plates  t/out. & 2 maps one  folding  (repaired  with tape) at rear pub. Fiji Govt. Press 1963 or.cl. d/w.  4to. pp.XIV.250,28. Contents include: The people, Discovery, The First Europeans, The new warfare, Native Affairs 1800-1840, Exploration, Shipping and trade 1800-1840, Native Affairs, 1840-1849, Foreign Affairs 1840-1849, Cakobau's Fall and Restoration: 1850 to Kaba 1855, The Tongans, The growth of foreign interest in Fiji, The first offer of cession, The offer of cession declined, The confederacies of 1865 and 1867, The labour traffic, The American claims, and the Polynesia Company, The close of the Sixties, The rush, the crash and the Coup d'Etat, The Cakobau Government. etc. sl. chipped d/w. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, else very good.  Price: $45.00
     
  70. DIAMOND MARION Creative Meddler. The Life and Fantasies of Charles  St Julian. illus. with 4 full page  plates  t/out. pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1990 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.180. A journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald Charles St Julian became an agent of the Kingdom of Hawaii, wrote constitutions for Samoa and Tonga, advised the British Foreign Office on consular representation in the Pacific and warned the Australian government of French expansion. In 1871, he uprooted his family and moved to Fiji, where he became Chief Justice. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  71. DIOLE PHILIPPE   The Forgotten People Of The Pacific profusely illus. with plates t/out. 124 colour and 25 black and white photographs, line drawings, maps bibliography. pub. London Cassell. 1977 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.304. The author worked with Jacques Cousteau and hence travelled extensively throughout the Pacific Islands. Documenting the indigenous peoples of New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Guinea, Sulawesi, Fiji and Tonga. Includes: Irian Jaya, The Solomons and Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, a remarkable collection of photographs and explanatory text. Fine in the chipped d/w.   Price: $40.00
     
  72. DISPLAYING  New  Guinea To The  Philippines.  A  Pictorial Record  of Native Life and Many Scenes Encountered  in  the Course of the S.W. Pacific Campaign. profusely illus.  with photo plates t/out. mostly full page pub.  Syd.  Australia Story Trust 1945 or. dk.grn.cl. glt. ltg. & illus. to front bd. roy.4to. pp.256.   Price: $60.00
     
  73. DIYA Methodist Church in Fiji. Indian Division  1897-1977. A special souvenir issue to mark the Eightieth  Anniversary of  the coming of Miss Hannah Dudley as a  Missionary  to re-establish the Mission work among the Indians  in  Fiji. illus.  with  text plates t/out. pub. Fiji. copy  of  typed manuscript 1977 illus.wps. 4to. pp.92. Small, neat gift inscription to title page else fine.   Price: $35.00
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  74. DODD  EDWARD Polynesia's Sacred Isle. Vol.III   in a series on the culture of Polynesia entitled "The Ring of Fire" profusely illus. with photo plates & drawings col.  & b/w. by Jacques Boullaire & Robert MacLean and with reproductions of works by the early artists of Cook's voyages & Paul Gauguin pub. N.Y. Dodd, Mead 1976 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. Near fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  75. DODGE ERNEST  S. New England And The  South  Seas. illus. with text plates t/out. drawings including sketches from ships' logbooks notes, index, endpaper maps; pub. U.S.A. Harvard  Uni. Press 1965 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.216. The role of New England traders in the Pacific Islands in the 19th century. Insect marks to d/w. front-edge & spine else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  76. DODGE ERNEST S. Beyond The Capes. Pacific Exploration  from Captain  Cook to the Challenger (1776-1877).  with  e/paper maps, col.  frontis. & many b/w. plates t/out.  some  full page  pub. Lond. Victor Gollancz 1971 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.420.   Price:  $40.00
     
  77. DUPEYRAT ANDRE (Father) Mitsinari. Twenty-One Years Among The Papuans. illus. with e/paper maps & 16 full page plates t/out.  pub. Lond. 1954 1st.ed. Staples Press  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.256. Father Dupeyrat came to the district of Mafulu, inland from the island of Yule on the south-east coast of Papua, in 1930. Some sl. spotting to edges, slight shelf wear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $35.00
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  78. DUPEYRAT ANDRE Festive Papua. Translated by Erik de Mauny. Father Dupeyrat spent more  than twenty years among the scatted villages in the wild central mountains  &  turns  his attention to  a  single  group-the Fuyughes-and their ceremonies. illus. with e/paper maps & 8 full  page  plates  t/out. pub. Lond.  Staples  Press  1956 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.162.   Price: $35.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  79. DURACK  ELIZABETH Seeing Through Papua  New  Guinea. An artists  impressions of the Territory. illus. with  e/paper maps, text dwgs. maps t/out. pub. Melb.  Hawthorn  Press 1970  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.178. Elizabeth Durack went to Papua New Guinea with the express purpose to 'observe, record and draw some of the indigenous women' who were taking advantage of the educational opportunities offered, to help their country's efforts in keeping abreast of the 20th century. Small tape mark to d/w. and slight shelf wear otherwise very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  80. DURACK  ELIZABETH Face Value. Women in Papua and New Guinea. illus. with  drawings t/out many full page. pub. Sydney Ure Smith 1970 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. square pp.178. West Australian artist Elizabeth Durak was commissioned by the Department of External Territories to portray the women of Papua New Guinea as the country moved towards political independence. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
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  81. DYER  PETER  &  PETER HODGE Cane Train.  The  Sugar Cane Railways  of  Fiji. with col. frontis. &  profusely  illus. with  b/w.  plates,  maps, t/out. e/paper  maps,  pub.  New Zealand  Railway and Locomotive Soc. Inc. 1988 or.cl.  d/w. cr.4to. pp.178. The story of some 800 kilometers of two foot gauge railways and 143 two foot gauge locomotives and of four extant and five defunct light railways that originated in the British Colony of Fiji, belonging to the Colonial Sugar Refining Company of Australia. Fine.    Price: $55.00
     
  82. ELLIS ALBERT F. Adventuring In Coral Seas.  illus.  with frontis.  &  32 full page plates t/out. e/paper  maps  pub. Syd.  Angus & Robertson 1936 or. maroon .cl.  12mo.  pp.XVI.264. A scientist's account of the Gilbert Islands and the Central Pacific, relating his travels and adventures throughout the South West Pacific, the rich phosphate deposits on Ocean Island and Nauru, the island labour trade in Queensland and descriptions of life in North Queensland in the 1930's. Slight shelf wear else a very good copy v/good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  83. ELLIS ALBERT Mid-Pacific Outposts. With introduction  by J.R.  Stevenson  in Command of the Nauru and  Ocean  Island Expedition.  illus. with e/paper maps, frontis. &  58  full page plates t/out. pub. N.Z. Auckland Brown & Stewart  1946 or.cl.  8vo. pp.298. spine worn, some  spotting,  otherwise v/good.    Price:  $75.00
     
  84. EXTERNAL  TERRITORIES  Dept. Of. External  Territories  Of Australia. Brochure advertising Australia's Territories  in brief. illus.  with,  3 maps, several  b/w.  plates,  coloured graphs.  pub. N.S.W. Dept. of  External  Territories  1969 or. coloured illus. wrappers 12mo.obl. pp.32.    Price:  $20.00
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  85. FIJI  Independence. Souvenir Program. The Celebrations  and the  Royal Visit. illus. with numerous b/w.  plates  t/out. one  map  pub. Fiji Souva 1970  or. light blue illus. wps.  4to.  pp.46. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
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  86. FIJI  1936  Handbook Of The Colony. George Kingsley Roth (ed.) illus. with frontis.  & 86 full page plates t/out. folding map, pub.  Suva  Fiji Govt. Printer 1936 4th Edition, or. beige stiff wrappers plate adhered  to front wrapper cr.4to. pp.170. Examines many areas of Fijian life, from geography, history and education, to health, agriculture, trade and tourism. Near fine.   Price: $95.00   Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  87. FIJI  1937  Handbook Of The Colony. George Kingsley Roth (ed.) illus. with frontis.  & 86 full page plates t/out. folding map, pub.  Suva  Fiji Govt. Printer 1937 4th Edition, 2nd Impression or. moss grn. boards col. plate adhered  to front board cr.4to. pp.170. Examines many areas of Fijian life, from geography, history and education, to health, agriculture, trade and tourism. Near fine.   Price: $95.00
     
  88. FLETCHER C. BRUNSDON (1859-1946) The New Pacific. British Policy and German Aims. Forward by The Right Hon. W.M. Hughes. illus. with frontis. 3 full page plates t/out. ad folding map at rear, appendices, index; pub. Lond. Macmillan 1917 or. olive green cl. pp.XXXII.326. Spotting to e/papers, else very good copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  89. FLETCHER C. BRUNSDON The Black Knight Of The Pacific. First white man to go to Rabaul in New Britain and stay there. illus. with frontis. (portrait) map illustration, appendix, index; pub. Syd.  Aust. Pub. Co. 1944 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.182. Portrait of Dr. George Brown missionary of the Methodist Church of Australasia, in the Western Pacific. Dustwrapper little chipped otherwise very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  90. FOX C. E. Lord Of The Southern Isles - Being the story of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia 1849-1949. illus. with plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. pub. London. . A. R. Mowbray 1958 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. XV.272 The Melanesian Mission: founded by Bishop George August Selwyn in 1849, a Diocese of the Church of the Province of New Zealand. The Islands: Northern New Hebrides, The Banks Islands, Torres Islands, The South East Solomons, The Central Solomons, Outlying Islands. Sl chipped and faded d/w. else very good.   Price: $50.00
     
  91. FOX CHARLES The Story Of The Solomons. illus. with 8  full page plates t/out. one in colour, text dwgs. folding map  at rear, title lettering in black on spine and cover; pub. British Solomon Is.  D.O.M. Pub. 1967 or. green illus. .cl. 8vo. pp.98. A history of the Solomon Islands. Colonial and missionary history, discovery, early days 1850-1900, with list of early traders, settlers protectorate status, & missionaries. Near fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  92. FOX FRANK Peeps At Many lands. Oceania. Containing thirty-one full-page illustrations in colour by Norman H.Hardy, F. & W. Wright and Percy F.S. Spence; folding map at rear; pub. Lond. Adam & Charles Black 1912 or. dark blue cloth , pic. of native in canoe pasted to fron bd. 8vo. pp.204. front free e/paper cut else fine.   Price:  $65.00
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  93. FRANCE PETER The Charter Of The Land. Custom and Colonization in Fiji. illus. with e/paper maps pub. Melb. Oxford U.P. 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.228. Fine.   Price: $40.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  94. FRASER  JOHN A. Gold Dish And Kava Bowl.  An  Australian's own story of his search for gold and the full enjoyment  of life  in Australia, Fiji, and the  Solomons.  illus.  with e/paper  maps, frontis. & 15 full page plates  t/out.  pub. Lond. Dent 1954 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.262. Slightly spotted to fore-edge else near fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  95. GARDNER ROBERT KARL G. HEIDER Gardens Of War. Life and Death in the New Guinea Stone Age. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. N.Y. Random House 1968 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.186. Photographic record of the culture of the Dugum Dani, a Stone Age tribe of Neolithic warrior farmers living in the Grand Valley of Baliem in the Central Highlands of western New Guinea. Introduction by Margaret Mead. Slight shelf wear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $85.00
     
  96. GASH NOEL  A Pictorial History Of New Guinea   Profusely illustrated in b/w. (680);  maps, index. biblio. pub. Bris. The Jacaranda Press 1975. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp. 312 Look at New Guinea history from the earliest times, through to the difficult days of WWII to the 1970’s. Almost fine copy     Price: $45.00
     
  97. GEDDES W.R.  Deuba  A Study of a Fijian Village. Memoirs of the Polynesian Society Vol.22; illus. with 3 maps, 0ne folding, 5 photos pub. Wellington N.Z. 1945 or. grey/aqua wrappers, 8vo. pp.72. Fine copy.     Price: $45.00
     
  98. GEIL WILLIAM EDGAR Ocean And Isle. illus. with portrait frontispiece, & many full page plates t/out. 6 double page, patterned endpapers; pub. Melb. W.M.T. Pater &  Co. 1902 or. blue cl. glt.ltg. to spine. 8vo. pp.310. 'One Hundred Full-Page Engravings' ie plates, some doublespread, and additional to pagination. Account of a world-wide tour including the The Navigator Islands, Nina Foov, Fiji, The Tongan Archipelago, New Zealand, Thursday and Friday Islands, New Guinea, the Philippines, Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, and more.' Missionary activity and revival meetings etc. Added: folding paper of portraits of 'Missioners who co-operated in the great simultaneous Mission in Melbourne' Two ' Victorian Protestant Federation' stickers to front paste down e/paper else near fine.   Price: $75.00
     
  99. GEIL WILLIAM EDGAR Ocean And Isle. illus. with portrait frontispiece, & many full page plates t/out. 6 double page, patterned endpapers; pub. Melb. W.M.T. Pater &  Co. 1902 or. blue cl. glt.ltg. to spine. 8vo. pp.310. 'One Hundred Full-Page Engravings' ie plates, some doublespread, and additional to pagination. Account of a world-wide tour including the The Navigator Islands, Nina Foov, Fiji, The Tongan Archipelago, New Zealand, Thursday and Friday Islands, New Guinea, the Philippines, Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, and more.' Missionary activity and revival meetings etc. previous owner's inscription to f/free e/paper, Inscription by author: 'Occupy till I Come' W.E. Geil. near fine.   Price: $100.00
     
  100. GIBBINGS ROBERT Over the Reefs. illus. with text wood engravings by the author; maps to endpapers illustrating journey taken. pub. London. Dent. 1948 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Wandering his way through French Polynesia, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand, this fine illustrator wrote perceptively of island life. Slightly chipped d/w. else fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  101. GILSON R.P. Samoa 1830-1900. The Politics of a Multi-Cultural Community. illus. with With end-paper maps, and 4 maps With an introduction and conclusion by J.W. Davidson. pub. Melbourne Oxford Uni Press 1970. or.cl. d.w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.458. The history of Samoa through the first 70 years of continuous contact with Europeans. R. P. Gilson describes the country and its traditional culture and then follows this with an examination of the influences from the missionary, commercial and political worlds. Fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  102. GITTINS ANNE   Tales From The South Seas illus. with frontis. & black and white drawings (10) pub. Suva: Government Press, 1953 1st. ed. Original illus. beige wraps. cr.4to. pp.VIII.88. Wonderful folk stories about the fish and other animals and natural events (The Rat and the Squid, How fire came to Tonga) . Includes tales form Fiji, Tonga, New Hebrides, Samoa and Rotuma and a tale each from the Cook, Solomon and Ellice Islands, fine copy.    Price: $30.00
     
  103. GOODE JOHN Rape Of The Fly. Explorations in  New  Guinea. illus.  with 16 full page plates t/out. one map pub.  Melb. Nelson 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.272. The story of a bitter rivalry of Luigi Maria D'Albertis & Lawrence Hargrave, both involved in the early exploration of New Guinea and a 580 mile journey up the Fly River in the 1870's by Luigi Maria D'Albertis. Includes many previously unpublished aspects of Torres Strait and New Guinea exploration. Fine.    Price: $35.00
     
  104. GRATTAN  C.  HARTLEY The Southwest Pacific To 1900  & The Southwest Pacific Since 1900. 2 vols. pub. U.S.A. The University of Michigan History of the Modern World edited by Allan Nevins and Howard M. Ehrman 1963  or.cl.  d/w.  roy.8vo.   pp.Vol.I.VIV.558. Vol.II.X.760. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, otherwise fine. Two vols.   Price: $100.00
     
  105. GREY Capt. J.R. World's End. Life and Laughter  in  the South Seas.  illus.  with frontis. & 6  full  page  plates t/out. pub. Melb. Robertson & Mullens nd.194-? or. orange cl.  8vo. pp.166. Life on coconut plantations before WWII, first in Tahiti then in Fiji. The author had previously sailed on the Northwest coast of Australia for five years. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  106. GRIMBLE  ARTHUR A Pattern Of Islands. illus. with sketch map and line drawings by Tom Pomfret; pub. London J. Murray, 1955 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.250. Memoirs of authors time working for the Colonial Office in the Gilbert and Ellis islands. Very good in the slightly chipped d/w.   Price: $35.00
     
  107. GRIMBLE  ARTHUR Return To The Islands. illus. with sketch map and line drawings throughout,  pub.  Lond. 1957  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.VIII.216. Follow up to A Pattern of Islands. Arthur Grimble, leaving his wife and children, returned to the Gilbert and Ellice Eslands and duties as Commissioner with the Colonial service. It would be 7 years before he would see his children again. Return to the Islands tells the story of his life there. Light edgewear, else fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  108. GRIMBLE ARTHUR FRANCIS Tungaru Traditions. Writings on the Atoll Culture  on the Gilbert Islands. ed. by  H.E.  Maude illus. with e/paper maps, frontis. 34 plates, 15 figs.  9 tables  pub.  Melb. M.U.P. 1989 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.XXXII.382. The complete ethnographic fieldnotes, reports and other papers on the Gilbertese people of the Central Pacific atolls made by Arthur Grimble, author, anthropologist and administrator of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony 1916-25 have had to remain unpublished until now. Grimble's successor in the Colony, Professor Harry Maude, has spent much time in the years since Grimble's death in 1956 in collecting from many different locations the material, which forms the contents of this publication. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  109. GUDGEON THOMAS WAYTH    The Defenders Of New Zealand : Being a Short Biography of Colonists Who Distinguished Themselves in Upholding Her Majesty's Supremacy in These Islands. illus. with coloured frontispiece 81 plates 9 plans, maps, and views. pub. Auckland: Brett, 1887 original half-morocco gilt, (illus.) cr.4to. pp.620,36 Biographical accounts of varying length, of the military careers of Imperial and Colonial officers, including Maori allies. There is also a section on Maori history and incidents of the Maori War etc. by T D McDonnell. Slight closed tear to top of spine else very good copy.    Price: $350.00
     
  110. GUTHRIE BRENDA  New Zealand Memories. illus. with frontis. & 45 full page plates t/out. pub. London John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1930 1st.ed. or purple cl. with gilt title embossed on spine; 8vo. pp. X.304; Includes the author's reminiscences of New Zealand, New Zealand's history, historical sites and culture. A near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
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  111. HANCOCK W.K. Politics In Pitcairn. And other Essays.  pub. Lond. Macmillan 1947 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.184. d/w. Essays: Politics in Pitcairn. -Machiavelli in Modern Dress. -Maps for Politicians. -Independent Australian Britons. -England and Australia. -A Veray and True Comyn Wele."-A Lonely Patriot: Ferdinando Ranalli. -Italian Mttayage. -Economic History at Oxford. -A Note on Mary Kingsley. Dustwrapper browned to spine else very good copy.   Price: $40.00
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  112. HAZZARD  MARGARET Punishment Short Of Death. A History Of The Penal Settlement At Norfolk Island. with e/paper maps & 6  full page plates t/out. references, bibliography, index; pub. Melb.  Hyland  House  1984 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.284. Fine copy.   Price: $60.00
     
  113. HEMPENSTALL PETER Pacific Islanders Under German Rule. A Study in the Meaning of Colonial Resistance. illus. with e/paper maps, 19 photo plates & 5 maps pub. Canberra Australian National University 1978 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.264 Dustwrapper slightly sunned to spine else fine copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  114. HENLEY Sir THOMAS A Pacific Cruise. Musings and opinions on Island problems. illus. with frontis. & 60 full page plates t/out. pub.  Syd. 1930 or.cl. 8vo. pp.XV.176. An Australian M.P. travels to Tonga and Samoa. Detailed accounts of native and missionary life. Note: Author's signed  presentation copy. Author's political card adhered to front free e/paper, crease to front  board otherwise v/good.   Price: $50.00
     
  115. HENSLOWE DOROTHEA I. Papua Calls. Foreword by the Primate The Most Reverend H.K. Mowll, Archbishop of Sydney; illus. with text plates t/out. sketches, drawings by Ivor Horman np. printed Mercury Press Hobart nd.1957 or. grey illus.bds.  12mo. pp.226. Anglican Mission in New Guinea. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
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  116. HIDES J.G. Savages In Serge. illus. with frontis.  &  21 full  page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus &  Robertson  1938 or.   beige   cl. 8vo.  pp.XX.232. Author's experiences with the Papuan Armed Constabulary. Opening up of the Papua New Guinea highlands. Includes the expected stories of the jungle, head-hunters and primitive peoples. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, otherwise fine.   Price: $85.00  Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  117. HIDES J.G. Through Wildest Papua. Preface by Sir Hubert Murray. Foreword by William Morris Hughes. illus.  with  e/paper maps, frontis.  & 23 full page plates  t/out.  pub.  Lond. Blackie & Son 1936 1st. ed. or. light grey/green cl. 8vo. pp.X.166. The memoirs of a white police Patrol Officer in Papua (New Guinea) in the 1930s. Here are some of his adventures in the unknown interior sometimes searching for murderers and robbers. Slight shelf wear, otherwise very good.   Price: $100.00
     
  118. HIDES J.G. Through Wildest Papua.   Preface by Sir Hubert Murray. Foreword by William Morris Hughes. illus.  with  e/paper maps, frontis.  & 23 full page plates  t/out.  pub.  Lond. Blackie & Son 1937 (Travel Library) or. light beige cl. 8vo. pp.X.166. The memoirs of a white police Patrol Officer in Papua (New Guinea) in the 1930s. Here are some of his adventures in the unknown interior sometimes searching for murderers and robbers. Slight brown marks to cloth at spine and front board otherwise very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  119. HIDES J.G. Papuan Wonderland. Preface by Sir Hubert Murray. Foreword by William Morris Hughes. illus. with frontis.  &  23 full page plates t/out. e/paper maps of Papua with route of J. Hides pub. Lond. Blackie  & Son Ltd. 1936 1st.ed. or. beige cl. 8vo. pp.XX.204. The story of the full account of Papuan Government Officers Jack Hides and Jim O'Malley memorable exploration patrol expedition in 1935 through unexplored Papua. This eight months long journey took Hides and O'Malley and his patrol over steep mountain ranges, through dense and trackless forests, across deep and extensive swamps, until, after facing hunger and other privations, they found themselves in mysterious high valleys inhabited by a 'new' race of primitive natives unlike anything hitherto encountered. this true story is not only a thrilling record of grit and courage, but also an enduring contribution to geographical and ethnological knowledge. Ink marks to front free e/paper & mark to front board else very good.   Price: $115.00
     
  120. HILL F. M., Gordon Laws And C. Vernon Taylor  St. John-On-The-Hill. Port Moresby 1943-1944. illus. with 9 black and white full-page plates pub. Sydney F. M. Hill 1944 original stapled wrappers 8vo. pp.64. St John-on-the-Hill, Port Moresby was desecrated and vandalized by Australian soldiers who were garrisoned Port Moresby in 1942. This is an account of the Church's restoration and its use by Australian servicemen in 1943 and 1944. Includes chapters on Toc H and the Ist Papuan Service Rover Crew ,and the 1944 Anzac service is included as an appendix. Very good.   Price: $50.00
     
  121. HILLIARD   DAVID God's  Gentlemen.  A  History  of   the Melanesian Mission 1849-1942. illus. with frontis. & plates t/out.  some full page pub. Uni. of Qld. Press 1978  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.342. During the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, the South Pacific was one of the most successful areas of Christian missionary activity: almost every major branch of European Christianity was represented there, including the Church of England - the national church of the most powerful country in the world. In God's Gentlemen, David Hilliard examines the process by which the Melanesian Missionary brought Anglican Christianity to the Melanesian islands of the south-west Pacific. From the first Anglican missionary voyage in 1849 to the outbreak of the Pacific war in 1942, the Melanesian Mission was the sole continuous agency of Western contact with the people of the northern New Hebrides and Solomon Islands. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  122. HILLARY  J.H. Westland. Journal of John Hillary,  emigrant to New Zealand, 1879. illus. with 2 maps, title page  vign. 6  full page  plates t/out. text  dec.  pub.  U.K.  Arcorn Editions 1979 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.112. Fine.   Price: $30.00
     
  123. HILLIER R.S. This Is Norfolk Island. with e/paper maps  & profusely  illus. with photo plates t/out. pub. Syd.  1973 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.44.Price: $30.00
     
  124. HIROA TE RANGI Sir Peter Buck The Coming Of The Maori. illus.  with 24 full page plates at rear, text drawings, pub.  N.Z. Wellington  Whitcombe  & Tombs 1962  or.cl.  d/w.  roy.8vo. pp.552,24. Life-long research, study, considered opinions and conclusions of the greatest authority not only upon the Maori people and their history, traditions, customs, culture, social organisation, and economic life, but on the whole of Polynesia and the Polynesians. Near fine copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  125. HITT RUSSELL T. Cannibal Valley. The heroic struggle for Christ in savage New Guinea the most perilous mission frontier in the world. With e/paper illus. & 24 full page plates t/out. pub. lond. Hodder & Stoughton 1963 1st.ed. or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. 254. Slight shelf wear, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  126. HOARE MERVAL Norfolk Island. An Outline of  its  history 1774-1968.  illus. with e/paper maps & 8 full  page  plates t/out. pub. Qld. Uni. Press 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.174. Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.   Price: $40.00
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  127. HODGKINSON FRANK  -  Sepik Diary. profusely illus. with drawings t/out. pub. N.S.W. Northbridge, Reid 1984 Deluxe ed. edition of 2500 copies, fine copy.     Price: $60.00
     
  128. HOGBIN IAN    The Leaders And The Led.  Social Control in Wogeo, New Guinea illus. with 20 full-page plates, 3 maps, and 2 genealogy charts; pub. Melbourne University Press 1978 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.196. Study of the social relationships of the people of Wogeo in New Guinea. "In Papua and New Guinea before the establishment of a modern form of government the jural institutions with which we are familiar did not exist." Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  129. HOLLAND H.E. "Ballot Box" and R.S. Ross. The Tragic Story Of The Waihi Strike. illus. with several full page plates t/out. pub. N.Z. Wellington 1913 or. wrappers red lettering to front wrapper, 8vo. pp.212. very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  130. HORSLEY REGINALD Hunted through Fiji. Or 'Twixt Convict And Cannibal. illus. with frontis. & 5 full page plates t/out. by J. Ayton Symington. Many half tone illustrations. pub. Lond. W.R. Chambers (c.1900.) or. red decorated printed cloth covers gilt titles, cr.8vo. pp.316. 32 advts, Old Sunday school prize label on front endpaper half removed, front board sl. w/marked to edges, effecting edges of the first few page, otherwise good copy.   Price: $100.00
     
  131. HOWE  K.R. Where The Waves Fall. A new South  Sea  Islands history from first settlement to colonial rule. illus. with many text plates, maps t/out. pub. Syd. Allen & Unwin 1984 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. f'cap.4to. pp.XX.404.    Price: $50.00
     
  132. HUGHES  JOHN  SCOTT Kings Of The Cocos. The story  of the settlement  on  the atoll of Keeling-Cocos  in  the  Indian Ocean.  Composed  mainly from contemporary  accounts.  with e/paper  maps & 16 full page plates, 5 text  illus.  t/out. pub.  Lond. Methuen 1950 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.164. Dustwrapper slightly sun darkened to spine otherwise near fine.   Price: $100.00
     
  133. DRIESS  ION  L. The Wild White Man Of Badu.  illus.  with e/paper maps frontis. & 13 full page plates t/out. one  map pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1950 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.232. fine in the torn d/w. Large circular piece missing from front panel of d/w. (ab. 4 x 10cm) else near fine   Price: $60.00
     
  134. IDRIESS  ION  L. The Wild White Man Of Badu  illus.  with e/paper maps frontis. & 13 full page plates t/out. one  map pub. Syd. Angus& Robertson 1950 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.232.Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, Price clipped, Signed 'Cheerio Ion Idriess 1950" fine in the slightly chipped, d/w.   Price: $85.00
     
  135. IDRIESS  ION  L. The Wild White Man Of Badu illus.  with e/paper maps frontis. & 13 full page plates t/out. one  map pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1950 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.232. Large piece missing from front panel of d/w. (ab. 2 x 19 cm) two pieces lacking from rear panel, cloth is fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  136. IDRIESS  ION  L. The Wild White Man Of Badu  illus.  with e/paper maps frontis. & 13 full page plates t/out. one  map pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1950 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.232. Chipped d/w. two cellotape marks to rear of wrapper. Price clipped. Cloth is fine.   Price: $70.00
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  137. IDRIESS  ION L. Headhunters Of The Coral Sea. illus.  with frontis. list of passengers & crew of the ‘Charles Eaton’ map, diagram, at rear;  pub.  Syd. Angus & Robertson  1941 (1st ed 1940) or. red boards.   cr.8vo. pp.234. Minimum fading to spine, hardly noticeable, army (21st) pencil name on f/free e/paper, near fine copy. Price: $65.00
     
  138. IDRIESS  ION L. Headhunters Of The Coral Sea. illus.  with frontis.  pub.  Sydney Angus & Robertson  1947  or. boards cr.8vo. pp.220. good copy.    Price: $35.00
     
  139. IDRIESS ION L.  Drums Of Mer. with e/paper maps frontis. & 16 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1947 ed.  or. blue cl. cr.8vo. pp.342. very good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  140. IDRIESS  ION L. Gold-Dust And Ashes. illus.  with  e/paper maps  & 16  full  page plates t/out.  pub.  Syd.  Angus  & Robertson  1935 ed. or.cl. 12mo.  pp.X.286.XXVI.   Price: $30.00
     
  141. JOHNSON L.W. Colonial Sunset. Australia and Papua New Guinea, 1970-74 illus. with frontis. & b/w. 12 photo plates, extensive notes/documentation. pub. University of Queensland Press, 1983 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.272. A look at the implications of the speedy de-colonization process. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  142. JOYCE R. B. Sir William MacGregor !846-1919 Assertion of power in the Pacific, doctor, administrator, & governor. Serving in Seychells, Fiji, British New Guinea, Lagos, Newfoundland, and in Queensland. illus. with 14 full page plates throughout 7 maps, pub. Melbourne, Oxford Uni. Press 1971 or. red cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.484. Very good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  143. KENT GRAEME Company Of Heaven. Early Missionaries in  the South Seas. illus. with e/paper maps & b/w. plates  t/out. some full page pub. Syd. Reed 1972 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.230.  Fine copy.  Price: $35.00
     
  144. KEESING  R.M.  Elota's  Story The Life and  Times  of  a Solomon  Islands  Big Man. illus. with b/w.  plates  t/out. many full page pub. Qld. Uni. Press 1978 or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.202. A look at the Kwaio people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, as seen through the life and recountings of a tribesman, Elota. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  145. KIKI ALBERT MAORI Kiki. Ten Thousand Years In A Lifetime. A New  Guinea autobiography. illus. with 8 full  page  plates t/out.  & one map pub. Melb. Cheshire 1968  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. An autobiography of Papuan Maori Kiki was born into a Stone Age, semi nomadic tribe in Papua New Guinea. He then went on to become a registered pathologist and founder of a political party in New Guinea. His history spans thousands of years human development, all in his own lifetime. Fine.   Price: $40.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  146. KING Rev. JOSEPH   Christianity In Polynesia: A Study and A Defence pub. Sydney: William Brooks: 1899 1st. ed. or. light blue cloth 12mo. pp.184. sl. browned to spine, f/free e/paper name clipped to top edge, else very good copy.    Price: $100.00
     
  147. KOHNKE GLENYS Time Belong Tumbuna Legends and traditions of Papua New Guinea. illus. with paintings and sculpture by the author, mainly in colour, 47 col. and 9 b/w plates, e/paper maps; pub. Port Moresby Robert Brown & Associates with The Jacaranda Press 1973 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.112. Legends collected from a wide range of places in Papua New Guinea, illustrated with paintings, drawings and sculptures inspired by the legendary heroes and heroines. Very slight flecking to d/w. otherwise fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  148. LANGMORE DIANE Tamate-A King. James Chalmers In New Guinea 1877-1901. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. 1 map on double page, preface by author acknowledgements, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, list of illustrations and index; pub. Melb. M.U.P. or. green cl. 8vo. pp.XVI.170. Chalmers played a central role in the history of New Guinea at a particularly crucial time. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  149. LAWRENCE PETER The Garia. An Ethnography of a Traditional Cosmic System in Papua New Guinea. illus. with 16 illustrations, 9 maps, 10 figures; pub. Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1984 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.276, index; An Ethnography of a Traditional Cosmic System in Papua New Guinea. Social anthropology, based upon field work among the Garia people, inland from Madang. Cellotape repair on page 197, sl. sunned to d/w. else fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  150. LESLIE Mrs. SHANE Girlhood In The Pacific. Samoa - Philippines - Spain illus. with 9 b/w photos & frontis. (The author in 1912). pub. London. Macdonald. 1942. 1st ed. or. green cl. silver title and author lettering to the spine 8vo. pp.IX.110. The author dedicates the book to her son Lieutenant John Leslie from the Irish Guards who was captured in Boulonge in May 1940 and who was a prisoner of war. Reminiscences of early girlhood in the South Seas, where her father was American Commissioner then Chief Justice of Samoa. Then to the Philippines where her father established a Civil Government. War economy paper. Pen marks to f/past-down e/paper, else fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  151. LETT  LEWIS Papua. Its People and its  Promise-Past  and Future.  illus. with 4 full page plates t/out.  pub.  Melb. Cheshire 1944 or.blu.cl. 8vo. pp.108. A long-time resident reviews the prospects for Papua under military control as it then was. Wartime survey, by a 30-year resident, of Papua's history, geography, and people. Includes info on remote tribes. Very good copy.    Price: $35.00
     
  152. LETT LEWIS The Papuan Achievement. illus. with frontis. of Mr. Justice Murray in 1912 & 13  full page plates t/out. folding map at rear pub.  Melb. M.U.P. 1945 2nd.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.206. Thirty two years of Australia's trusteeship of Papua, under Sir Herbert Murray, is recorded by the author. Much on the native population, climate, wildlife and culture. (In 1904, Murray was appointed as a judge in what was still British New Guinea. He was appointed Acting Administrator in 1907 and Lieutenant-Governor in 1908, a position he held until his death at Samarai in 1940). Australian administrative writes of the achievement in bringing civilization to Papua Little browned with age else near fine.   Price: $40.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  153. LETT  LEWIS  Sir  Hubert  Murray  Of  Papua. Statesman and Empire Builder. illus.  with frontis.  &  24 full page plates t/out. pub.  Syd.  Collins 1949 or.cl. 8vo. pp.318. Murray became Chief Judicial Officer in British New Guinea and finally Lieutenant-Governor of Papua. Previous owner's name to f/free e/paper,chipped and worn d/w. else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  154. LIKLIK  BUK A Rural Development Handbook.  Catalogue  For Papua New Guinea. A Magazine in catalogue form which gives community leaders and trainers in Papua New Guinea  better access  to rural development. Information sources, with  the goal of village self-help action, Short, rich articles  on crops,  animals, processes,  designs,  health,  animating rural development,   lists of books,   pamphlets   and organizations;  plus  comments and editorials from  a  broad range of contributors. illus. with dwgs. plates t/out. pub. Liklik  buk  Information Centre Lae Papua New Guinea  1977 English Ed. or. col. illus.wps. 4to. pp.270. Fine copy.  Price: $45.00
     
  155. LOCKWOOD BRIAN Samoan Village Economy. illus. with e/paper map of Western Samoa and location map tables and maps t/out. pub. Melb. Oxford Uni.  Press 1971 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.232. Near fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  156. LUKE  HARRY  (Sir) Queen Salote & Her Kingdom.  Sir  Harry Luke  was  Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner  for  the Western Pacific 1938-1942. with e/paper maps frontis. &  14 full page plates t/out. text illus. pub. Lond. Putnam  1954 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.136. Shelf wear else a very good copy   Price: $40.00
     
  157. LUNDQVIST ERIC   In Eastern Forests. Translated by F.H. Lyon. illus. with 36 b/w plates; pub. London Robert Hale 1955 1st.ed. or. red cl. 8vo. pp..264; Personal account, the author returned to Indonesia in 1947 and found his Javanese wife Sari. In the course of his forestry work he was able to observe and to record in absorbing detail the customs and local life. The first half of the book deals with Indonesia and the second half Dutch New Guinea. A very good copy.     Price: $40.00
     
  158. LYNG J. Capt. Late A.I.F. Our New Possession. (Late German New Guinea). Description of Australian Protectorate. illus. with map & 15 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Pub. Co. nd.(1919) or. light blue cl. 12mo. pp.248. A look at the policy and history of the British & Australian take-over of German New Guinea after World War I. Complimentary copy signed by Capt. James Lyng. Slight damp stain to page fore-edge, little browned to spine, otherwise very good copy.   Price: $150.00
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  159. LYNG  JAMES Capt. Island Films. Reminiscences  of  "German New  Guinea."  illus. with one map & 19  full  page  plates t/out. pub. Syd. Cornstalk Pub. 1925 1st. ed. or. tan cl. cr.8vo. pp.248. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, slight foxing, otherwise v/good clean copy.   Price: $95.00
     
  160. LYNG  JAMES Capt. Island Films. Reminiscences  of  "German New  Guinea."  illus. with one map & 19  full  page  plates t/out. pub. Syd. Cornstalk Pub. 1925 1st. ed. or. tan cl. cr.8vo. pp.248. Captain Lyng went to Rabaul in East new Guinea at the outbreak of WW1 with the Australian Expeditionary Force as part of the military occupation of the seized German Territory. He was appointed Government Printer and afterwards District Officer at Madang. During five years of service he gained an extensive and accurate knowledge of the history, resources and topography of the country and studied the origin, manners and customs of the natives. He also met the planters, sea-captains, recruiters, pearlers and all the other types encountered in the South Seas. James Lyng gives first hand impressions of the life and problems in Australia's mandated territory of the time.  Slight foxing, otherwise v/good clean copy. This copy inscribed to a "Capt C.H. Pilns? From the publishers & then to Mr W.T. Baker" initialled by author? Dated "4/5/25." Slight flecking to rear board else v/good.   Price: $145.00
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  161. McCARTHY J.K. Patrol Into Yesterday. My New Guinea  Years.  illus.  with rear e/paper map & 22 full page plates  t/out. pub. Melb. Cheshire 1963 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.252. A story of New Guinea, by a man who had been a part of its history for just on forty years, prior to 1963. Author was a patrol officer in New Guinea from 1928 until the Japanese invasion in 1942. Post war, 1945-52 he was the Director of the Department of District Service and Native Affairs. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  162. McCARTHY J.K. Patrol Into Yesterday. My New Guinea  Years. illus.  with rear e/paper map & 22 full page plates  t/out. pub. Melb. Cheshire 1964 reprint. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.252. A story of New Guinea, by a man who had been a part of its history for just on forty years, prior to 1963. Author was a patrol officer in New Guinea from 1928 until the Japanese invasion in 1942. Post war, 1945-52 he was the Director of the Department of District Service and Native Affairs. Signed by author on front free e/paper. Near fine copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  163. McMILLAN A.W. Guide To Hindustani. Lessons in Grammar, Key to  Exercises,  Vocabulary. Specially Prepared for  use  in Fiji. pub. Fiji Govt. Press 1958 or. cloth backes card boards 4to. pp.76.  A.W. McMillan was Inspector of Schools in Fiji 1929-1947. Slightly browned pages else fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  164. MacFADYEN DUGALD The Remarkable Story Of Andrew Swan  Being a record of his experiences, of his shipwreck, and of his many escapes from death during 44 years of wandering adventures by sea and land. illus. with map endpapers. pub. London Hodder & Stoughton 1933 1st. ed. or. black cl. 8vo. pp.254. Lacking f/free e/paper else v/good.    Price: $50.00
     
  165. MacGREGOR MIRIAM Petticoat Pioneers. North Island Women of the Colonial Era. Book One. illus. with many text plates t/out. pub. N.Z. Wellington Sydney Reed 1978 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.XII.264. Studies of 54 women of the Wairarapa, Hawks Bay and Poverty Bay areas including Maori and Pekeha, British and Scandinavian, Married and single women educated and barely literate. Fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  166. MacQUARRIE  HECTOR Friendly Queen. The story of Tonga and Queen Salote. illus. with frontis. & 16 full  page  plates t/out.  pub. Lond. Heinemann 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.194. The New Zealand author lived much of life among Pacific Peoples and was Private Secretary to Sir Cecil Rodwell, Governor of Fiji. Includes the Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth. Slight shelf wear, otherwise near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
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  167. MacQUARRIE  HECTOR Vouza And The Solomon Islands. illus. with frontis. portrait, text map, fold-out map at rear, 23 historic b/w. photos; pub. Sydney. Angus & Robertson. 1946.; or. blue cloth 8vo. pp.218; A personal account of the experiences of a District Officer in the British Solomons, Shelf wear, several insect marks to spine else very good copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  168. MAIR  L.P. Australia In New Guinea. illus.  with  e/paper maps & 7 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond.  1948 1st. ed.  or. red cl. 8vo. pp.XVIII.238.Covers the period from the annexation of Papua up to the combined Territories of Papua and New Guinea, includes a history of Australian and German policies on land, labour and welfare, the war and reconstruction, and with a special chapter on labour during and after World War II. Slightly rubbed to spine, slight  spotting  of e/papers, else very good.   Price: $30.00
     
  169. MANING FREDERICK EDWARD  A Pakeha Maori. Old New Zealand. A Tale of the Good Old Times. And A History of the War in the North Against the Chief Heke, in the Year 1845, Told by an Old Chief of the Ngapuni Tribe; also Maori Traditions. Ed. by Dr. Hocken; illus. with frontis.15 full page plates t/out. bibliography; pub. NZ Christchurch Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd. 1906 (Reprint) or. dark grey cloth, decorated to front board, cr.8vo. pp.XV.350 rough cut to lower-edge and fore-edge; Lacks one plate. Very good copy otherwise.   Price: $70.00
     
  170. MARRINGTON P.  In The Sweet Bye And Bye. Reminiscences of Norfolk  Islander. illus. with e/paper maps & 10 full  page plates t/out. one map pub. Syd. Reed 1981  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.104. Life on Norfolk Island, recording the oral tales of the Norfolk Islanders, their Norfolk dialect, the Pitcairn days, the upbringing of a Norfolk child at the turn of the century, the Islanders' struggle against govenment interference in Island affairs, etc. Near fine copy.    Price: $40.00
     
  171. MARRIS  C.A.  Ed. by. New Zealand Annual.  with  b/w., col. plates t/out. some illus. by artists of the time  pub. Wellington  Harry  M.  Tombs  1932  or  crm.  red  &   blu. illus.wps.  4to. pp.48. very sl. chipped lower  edge  front wrapper, otherwise fine.    Price: $35.00
     
  172. MARSHALL   A.J. The  Black  Musketeers.  The  work   and adventures of a scientist on a South Sea Island at war  and in peace. illus. with frontis. & 31 full page plates t/out. 2  maps pub. Lond. Heinemann 1937 1st.ed.  or.grn.cl.  8vo. pp.XIV.330. Well-known Australian adventurer/explorer 'Jock' Marshall joined the Oxford University Expedition Oxford University Expedition to the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides. Gift inscription to reverse of frontis. else very good copy.   Price: $75.00
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  173. MATAMATA  JUNIOR  HIGH  SCHOOL Te  Whareroa. Vol.VI. The Official  Organ of the Matamata Junior High School. illus. with  3 full  page plates t/out. pub.  N.Z.  1931  or.crm. illus.wps. pp.66. fine.    Price: $25.00
     
  174. MAUDE H. E. Of Islands And Men. Studies in Pacific History. illus. with endpaper maps, 19 text maps (7 full-page), 20 plates, 6 appendices, bibliography; pub. Melbourne; Oxford University Press; 1968. 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXII.398 a nice copy in dustwrapper. An account of the fate of the Bounty after the mutiny, reconstructed for the first time from long-forgotten documents, together with a sequel recounting the later attempt of the descendants of the mutineers to return from Pitcairn to Tahiti. Fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  175. MILLER  F.W.G. Golden Days Of Lake County.  illus.  with frontis.  & 24 full page plates t/out., one map  pub.  N.Z. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1962 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XV.364. fine in the worn d/w.    Price: $50.00
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  176. MILLER R.S. Misi Gete. John Geddie Pioneer Missionary to the New Hebrides. Constructed around the journal kept by Dr Geddie during his first nine years on Aneityum.(1848-57) illus. with e/paper maps, frontis. (portrait) & 16 full page plates t/out. pub. Tasmania the Presbyterian Church of Tasmania 1975 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XX.368. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, signed by author's wife? Fine copy.  Price: $95.00   Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  177. MINING IN FIJI The Operations of: Emperor Gold Mining  Co. Ltd.  Loloma  (Fiji) Gold Mines, N.L.  Dolphin  Mines  Ltd. Proceedings  No.  168-169 31st March-30 June, 1953  with  6 folding  maps, 2 charts plates pub. Melb. or. red cl.  8vo. pp.214.    Price: $45.00
     
  178. MITCHELL  T.C. (Ed.) Captain Cook And The  South  Pacific. British Museum Year Book 3. illus. with 158 photo plates  & 4 maps pub. Lond. British Museum Pub. 1979 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.250.  some  pages have been damp causing sl.  ripple  in some pages.   Price:  $30.00
     
  179. MOOREHEAD ALAN The Fatal Impact. The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840. with illus. e/papers frontis. & 30  full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hamilton 1966 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.230. The three long South Pacific voyages of Captain James Cook in 1768, 1772 and 1777 provide the framework for this narrative of adventure, courage, endurance and high purpose. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
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  180. MORELAND A. MAUD. Through South Westland. A Journey to the Haast and Mount Aspiring New Zealand. illus. with frontis., 47 full-page plates and 2 fold. Maps pub. Lond. & Melbourne, Whitcombe & Tombs nd. 2nd ed. 191? or. dark green/grey cl. 8vo. pp.XX,224. Near fine copy.   Price: $145.00
     
  181. MUIR ERNEST EDWARD - Lure of the Wild, or, Glorious New Zealand. profusely illus. with plates throughout, some full page, pub. Printed By Blundell Bros. Wellington 1929 Original Pictorial Wrappers 4to, pp.26.2. illustrations. "Reproduced from articles published in "The Evening Post," The Press," and "Otago Daily Times," March, April, May, 1929" inc. Franz Josef Glacier. Fine copy.    Price: $50.00
     
  182. MURPHY  JOHN J. The Book Of Pidgin English. Being: (1) A grammar and notes, (2) An outline of Pidgin English, (3) A Pidgin English-English dictionary, (4) An English-Pidgin English dictionary. illus. with  8 full  page  plates pub. Brisb. W.R. Smith &  Paterson  1956 5th ed. or.bds. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.164. v/good in the torn d/w.   Price: $45.00
     
  183. MYTINGER CAROLINE Headhunting In The Solomon Islands. illus. with 5 full-page plates, of which 3 double and text-illusts., by the author; pub. London MacMillan Company 1943 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VI.336. Account of an unorthodox expedition made by two young women to such places as the Solomon Islands...to paint portraits of the native headhunters who inhabit those regions. The author recorded the life of the people with her paintings and sketches. A study of the rapidly vanishing native culture of the Solomon Islands that was even then being totally changed by WW II. The two women set out on a two year expedition with little money, no equipment except paints & canvas & anthropological training. Slightly chipped d/w. else fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  184. NELSON HANK Taim Bilong Masta. The Australian Involvement with  Papua  New Guinea. illus. with  b/w.  frontis.,  sepia toned text plates t/out. & index. pub. Melb. ABC 1982 1st. ed. p/b. 4to. pp.224. Fine. Based on the twenty-four part ABC Radio series Taim Bilong Masta, produced by Tim Bowden and first broadcast in 1981. It tells the story of Australians in New Guinea - why they went, what they did and what they took away. Fine copy.    Price: $40.00
     
  185. NEWMAN PHILIP L. Knowing The Gururumba illus. with map, 6 photographs of ceremonies and inhabitants, pub. New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1965 Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology series; or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo. pp.XIV.110. Study of the six villages that make up the Gururumba in the upper Asaro Valley, New Guinea Highlands. The author covers the people, their society, rituals and superstitions. Faint, old tape marks to e/papers else very good.   Price: $30.00
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  186. NEW  ZEALAND  CENTENNIAL 1840-1940. profusely  illus. with plates  t/out. 7 full page & col. pub. N.Z. Govt. Dept.  of Tourist   &  Publicity   1940   or.dec.ornge.wps.    4to. pp.unnumbered (54). Very light insect marking to front wrapper else fine. Price: $45.00  Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  187. NEW ZEALAND Government Tourist and Health Resorts Department, With Rod And Gun In New Zealand. A Concise Guide to Sporting Opportunities in Forest, Mountain, Field, Stream and Sea. profusely illus. with 8 b/w. full page plates t/out. 11 hunting and fishing area maps, pub. New Zealand Government Tourist and Health Resorts Department, (1946-47). or. stiff wrappers, 8vo.oblong pp.56. Price: $45.00
     
  188. NOBBS RAYMOND George Hunn Nobbs 1799-1884. Chaplain on Pitcairn and Norfolk Island. illus. with 30 full page plates t/out. appendixes, notes and references, bibliography, index; pub. Norfolk Is. The Pitcairn Descendents Soc. 1984 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.VI.160. A biography by Nobbs great great grandson. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
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  189. NORFOLK  ISLAND  Contains  list of  Register  of  Original Settlers  from  Pitcairn and Dignitaries  and  Officers  of Norfolk Island to 1959. illus. with many plates, maps t/out.  pub. Commonwealth  of  Aust. Territory of Norfolk  Is.  nd.1960? or.illus. card spine bound in grey cloth 4to. pp.32. Fine.   Price: $25.00
     
  190. NORTH AUCKLAND-Beautiful Views Of. illus. with 13 full page photo plates t/out. one fold-out pub. New Zealand nd.193-? or.brn.wps. 16mo.obl. pp.unnumbered (26). fine.    Price:$25.00
     
  191. O'BRIEN FREDERICK White Shadows In The South Seas. Experiences during a year spent on the Marquesas. illus. with 64 full page plates t/out. pub. N.Y. The Century Co. 1920 overleaf states September 1919 & copyright 1919 1st. ed. or. dec. green cl. roy.8vo. pp.XIV.450. A year among the cannibals of the island of Hiva-oa in the Marquesas. Narrative of South Sea journey to Atuona, Taha-Uka Valley, Oomoa, Hdanavave, and other islands prior to WWI. Slight shelf wear, previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, otherwise fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  192. O'BRIEN FREDERICK Atolls Of The Sun. illus. with 59 plates and a map; from paintings, drawings and photographs pub. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1922 1st ed. or . colour pictorial cloth 8vo. pp.XVI.508. O'Brien among the more remote islands of the Pacific. A "book of experiences, impressions, and dreams in the strange and lonely islands of the South Seas" Inscription to f/free e/paper, repair to e/paper, else fine, clean copy.   Price: $60.00
     
  193. PACIFIC  ISLANDS Year Book  Compiled & ed. by  R.W. Robson illus. with advts. plates, and maps, some folding pub. Syd.  1956 or.grn.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.480. Dustwrapper little chipped otherwise very good.  Price: $45.00
     
  194. PACIFIC  ISLANDS Year Book. Compiled & ed. by  R.W. Robson illus. with advts. plates, and maps, some folding pub. Syd. 1959 eighth ed. or.grn.cl. d/w. pp.480. Very good in the chipped d/w.   Price: $45.00
     
  195. PACIFIC ISLANDS Year Book And Who's Who. Ed. by Judy Taylor illus. with many maps, 6 folding, & advts. t/out. pub. Syd. Pacific Pub. 1963 ninth ed. or. red cl.d/w. 8vo. pp.496.156. sunned d/w. v/good.   Price: $45.00
     
  196. PACIFIC ISLANDS  Year Book. And Who's Who. Ed. by Judy Taylor illus. with many maps, 6 folding, & advts. t/out. pub. Syd. Pacific Pub. 1968 tenth ed. or.lt.blu.cl. 8vo. pp.718.  Fine.    Price:  $45.00
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  197. PATON MAGGIE WHITECROSS Letters And Sketches From The New Hebrides. Ed. by her Brother-in-Law, Rev. J. Paton. illus. with frontis. & ., 8 full-page plates, illus., and map. pub. Lond: Hodder and Stoughton, 1894 1st.ed. or. olive cloth with gilt vignette to cover gilt title to spine (faded) 8vo. pp.XIV,382,2. Maggie Paton was the second wife of missionary John G. Paton who settled with him in Aniwa in the New Hebrides. "Her account of life on Aniwa is by turns high spirited and despairing-the latter particularly when one by one her children are sent for their own safety to live with relatives in Australia. Closed tear to frontis, cloth rubbed through at corners, tail and head of spine worn, else good reading copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  198. POIGNANT ROSLYN Oceanic Mythology. The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesa,  Melanesia,  Australia.  profusely  illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Lond. Paul  Hamlyn 1967 or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.142.    Price: $40.00
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  199. PONTING H.G.-  In Lotus-Land Japan. illus. with col. fronts., title-vign., and numerous full-page plates; pub. London 1922 or.illust. dk. blue/green cl. gilt. cr.4to. pp.XII.306 little rubbed else good copy.    Price: $100.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  200. PRICE CHRISTINE Made In The South Pacific. Arts of the Sea People.  illus. with photo plates & dwgs t/out. pub.  Lond. Bodley Head 1980 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.134. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
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  201. PRIDAY H.E.L. Cannibal Island. The Turbulent Story of  New Caledonia's  Cannibal  Coasts.  illus. with  12  full  page plates t/out., e/paper map pub. N.Z. Wellington Reed  1944 or.orng.cl. 8vo. pp.152. Brief history of New Caladonia, includes, stone age, the explorers, sandalwood and sea-slug, Bouarat and the Bishop, the Isle of Pines, the French take possession, code for head-hunters, the founding of Noumea, early settlements, the Mont Dore massacre, etc. Lacks front free e/paper else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  202. RADFORD R. Highlanders And Foreigners In The Upper Ramu. The Kainantu Area 1919-1942. With 12 full-page plates, and 6 maps. pub. Melbourne U.P., 1987 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XX.220 Details the early history of contact between Highlander and foreigner in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Draws on diverse sources from early Lutheran archives in Germany, to pre-war government files unearthed in a cellar at Kainantu and the oral recollections recorded from men and women of the surrounding villages. F/free e/paper cut else fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  203. RAINEY W.H. -  Papuan Pages. illus. with frontis. pub. Sydney. n.d. ab.1948 or.illust. beige wrappers, cr.8vo. pp.84. An account of a journey made in Papua-New Guinea in October and November 1947.    Price: $30.00
     
  204. RAVEN-HART  R.  (Major) The  Happy  Isles.  illus.  with frontis. & 16 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Georgian House 1949 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.186.   Price:  $35.00
     
  205. READ KENNETH E. The High Valley. Autobiographical  account of  two years spent in the Central Highlands of New  Guinea illus. with 2 maps & 8 full page plates t/out. pub.  Lond. Allen Unwin 1966 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.XVIII.270. The author, an anthropologist, spent two years living amongst the tribes in the Asaro Valley, in the Highlands. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
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  206. REED A.W. The Story Of New Zealand Place Names. A brief account of the origin and meaning of one thousand five hundred well known Maori and Pakeha place names of New Zealand. illus. with drawings in the text, pub. N.Z. Wellington Reed 1952 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.144. fine copy.     Price: $45.00
     
  207. REESON MARGARET Torn Between Two Worlds. Story of two boys caught up in change in New Guinea after their first contact with  white men twenty years earlier. illus. with  12  full page plates  t/out. e/paper maps. pub.  Papua  New  Guinea Kristen Press 1972 1st.ed. limited to (4000 copies) or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.206. Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  208. REESON MARGARET Torn Between Two Worlds. Story of two boys caught up in change in New Guinea after their first contact with  white men twenty years earlier. illus. with  12  full page plates  t/out. e/paper maps. pub.  Papua  New  Guinea Kristen Press 1972 1st.ed. limited to (4000 copies) or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.206. Signed by Margaret Reeson on title page. Slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  209. REEVES WILLIAM PEMBER The Long White Cloud. (Ao Tea Roa). illus. with frontis. & 23 full page plates t/out. two folded coloured maps. pub. London George Allen & Unwin 1924 Third Edition Revised and with New Matter by the Author. Added sketch by Cecil Wray. or. dark blue cl. glt, dec. on front board; glt. lettering to spine, 8vo. pp.390. Chapters and plates on the Maori beginnings, as navigators, on warfare etc. fine copy.  Price: $85.00  Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  210. REID CARLINE   Malayan Climax. Experiences of an Australian Girl in Malaya, 1940-1942. illus. with portrait frontispiece., 15 b/w photos. Pvtly pub. n.d. c.1942 [Printed in Tasmania at the 'Mercury' Press]. or. dec. orange paper wraps. 12mo. pp.116.  Author describes Singapore before the Fall & her evacuation to Australia via Batavia & Colombo. Closed tear at spine, little rubbed to rear wrapper, a good copy.     Price: $20.00
     
  211. ROBERTSON GEORGE Master of H.M.S. Dolphin. An Account Of The Discovery Of Tahiti. with wood engravings. by Robert Gibbings; original illustrated paper covered boards, green linen backstrip, gilt. pub. London Folio Society 1955 8vo. pp.128. Near fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  212. ROBSON WILLIAM James Chalmers Missionary and Explorer of Rarotonga and New Guinea. illus. with frontis. portrait, numerous  b/w. plates  t/out. some full page, map,  pub. London, Partridge c.1903 orig. gilt red decorated (framed portrait of James Chalmers on front board, surrounded with cream flowers) cloth and spine, cr.8vo. pp.176.32 publisher's catalogue. Account of the life, mission work and explorations of James Chalmers from 1867 to 1901 ending with the murder of Chalmers, Tomkins and twelve natives on the Aird River near the Fly river in Papua, includes extensive references to the South Sea Island missionaries working in New Guinea. Almost fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  213. ROSE LYNDON   People In The Sun. The Native People Of Australia And Islands Of The South West Pacific. illus. with b/w. photographs throughout by Ronald Rose accompanied by descriptive text; pub. Sydney Angus and Robertson 1961 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.94. Photos detailing aspects of life in a photographic study of indigenous peoples in Australia, New Zealand, Papau New Guinea, Samoa, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and New Hebrides; V/good in the sl. worn torn d/w.   Price: $35.00
     
  214. ROSS I.C.Ian Clunies Ross. Memoirs & Papers. With some fragments of autobiography. illus. with frontis. portrait pub. Melbourne: O.U.P., 1961. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXIV.240 In slightly chipped d/w. Ian Clunies Ross (1899-1959) in 1949 became the first chairman of C.S.I.R.O. sl. chipped d/w.    Price: $45.00
     
  215. ROTARY CLUBS –The    Japan illus. with many interesting b/w photos, advts. Some in col. and full page, pink e/ps with blossom design, folding map of Japan; pub. Tokyo: The Rotary clubs of Japan, 1927 or. pictorial wraps, colour woodblock cover with gilt title in kanji on spine, contributions by Rotarians on various Japanese topics, cr.4to. pp.148 with concluding section of advertisements. Very slightly silverfished. Else very good copy.    Price: $150.00
     
  216. ROTH G.K. Fijian Way Of Life. illus. with frontis. & 16 full page plates t/out. end-paper maps; pub. London Melbourne OUP 1973 2nd ed. First published in 1953. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.176. The society & culture of the Fijians. Brought up to date with a second preface and a new introduction which together give an outline of the principal changes and development over the last 20 years. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  217. ROWE  NEWTON  A.  Voyage  to  The  Amorous  Islands. Discovery  of Tahiti. illus. with frontis. & 10  full  page plates  t/out. pub. Lond. Andre Deutsh 1955 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.256.   Price:  $40.00
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  218. RUHEN OLAF Mountains In The Clouds. Story of some of  the experiences  of  the  author in New  Guinea.  with  e/paper illus.  & 20 full page plates t/out. pub. Adel. Rigby  1963 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.140. History of Australia's New Guinea territories. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  219. RUSSELL  Right Rev. Polynesia. A History Of  The  South Sea Islands, Including New Zealand, with narrative of  the Introduction of Christianity, &c. illus. with eng. frontis. &  title  page vign. pub. Lond. Thomas  Nelson  Edinburgh Cabinet Library New Edition 1850 or. calf heavily decorated in gilt on the upper cover and the spine, all edges gilt, 16mo. pp.440. Very good copy.   Price: $125.00
     
  220. RUTHERFORD  NOEL  Ed. by. Friendly Islands.  A  History  of  Tonga. with 14 illus. some full page pub. Melb. Oxford Uni. Press 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.298. The small kingdom of Tonga is the only Polynesian society that has maintained its political independence unbroken, and its cultural heritage largely intact. Slightly faded to spine else near fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  221. RYAN  JOHN The Hot Land. Focus on New Guinea. illus.  with e/paper maps & illus. with 56 full page plates t/out.  pub. Melb. Macmillan 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.390. Journalist John Ryan describes his experiences and observations of life in Papua New Guinea in the 1960's. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
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  222. RYAN PETER Ed. Encyclopaedia of Papua and New Guinea. 3 Volumes. illus. with folding coloured map in pocket at rear of Volume 3; numerous maps and illustrations pub. Publisher: Melbourne University Press in Association with the University of Papua and New Guinea; 1972 1st ed. original green vinyl binding lettered in silver on spine and with decorative round silver device blocked on upper covers [glassine wrappers on 2 vols.] cr.4to. Vol.I, pp.xvi, 588; Vol.II., pp.[iv],589-1232 (last blank); Vol.III, pp.vi,86 (last 3 blank), A comprehensive encyclopaedia including, flora, fauna, history, economic development, geography. Fine set.   Price: $300.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  223. SAHLINS  MARSHALL D. Moala. Culture And Nature on a Fijian Island.  illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. pub.  U.S.A. University  of  Michigan  1962  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.454. Dustwrapper little silverfished otherwise very good, boards are fine.   Price: $70.00
     
  224. SALMOND ANNE Hui A Study of Maori Ceremonial Gatherings. illus. with maps, text drawings, tables, frontis. (portrait) 28 full page photo plates: pub. Wellington, A.H & A.W. Reed; 1976 2nd ed or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XI.226,2 catalogue A study of Maori Ceremonial gatherings, its rituals and its purposes. Reprint edition has new references to maps and text, with a number of revisions. Fine copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  225. SARGINSON I. Maoridom. In Picture and Prose. Maori  people and how they live. profusely illus. with b/w. plates t/out. some  full page pub. N.Z. Christchurch Engraving  Co.  1899 or. dec. white bds. grn. binding to spine, 8vo.obl.  pp.60.    Price: $50.00
     
  226. SCHUTZ ALBERT J. The Diaries And Correspondence Of David Cargill 1832-1843. illus. with frontis. 2 maps, pub. Canberra, Australian National University Press Pacific History Series No. 10. 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.256. Albert J. Schutz Professor of Linguistics at the University of Hawaii. The diaries and correspondence of David Cargill, Wesleyan missionary in the Pacific, reveal the story of a tragic life in Tonga and Fiji. Fine copy   Price: $50.00
     
  227. SIMPSON  COLIN Adam In Plumes. illus. with frontis.  &  24 full  page  plates  t/out.  some col.  pub.  Syd.  Angus  & Robertson 1954 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.268. In the 1930s explorers came across the high valleys of New Guinea and its inhabitants. The natives of the mountain-walled Wahgi Valley were literally 'out-of-this-world'. They were warriors and gardeners who built lawn-like dancing parks. They also had a medieval sense of pageantry and economics. Simpson shows us these people twenty years later.  Fine in the sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $35.00
     
  228. SIMPSON  COLIN  Islands Of Men.  Inside  Melanesia.  with e/paper illus. & 24 full page plates t/out. some col.  pub. Syd. Angus  &  Robertson 1955  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.248. Adventuresome account of Melanesia and its rituals: fertility rites of the god Waiet on the Island of Mer, the sacred house-tamberan of Maprik, the fire walk of Fiji, and others. fine in the chipped d/w.    Price: $45.00
     
  229. SIMPSON  COLIN Adam With Arrows. Inside New  Guinea. with illus. e/papers, frontis. & 22 full page plates t/out. some col.  pub.  Syd. Angus & Robertson 1958  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.240. This is the story of the Parts of New Guinea that the author had been into it deals with the native peoples who live there and the Australian officers who carry out work. Closed tear to fold-over rear of d/w. else very good.   Price: $35.00
     
  230. SIMPSON  COLIN Plumes And Arrows. Inside New  Guinea.  A selective  combination in one vol. of the books  Adam  With Arrows  and Adam In Plumes and the New Guinea  chapters  of Islands  Of Men. with e/paper illus. & 60 full page  plates t/out.  some col. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson  1962 1st. ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.408. Gift inscription to front past-down e/paper else near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  231. SINCLAIR  JAMES The Highlanders. with dec.  e/papers  & profusely  illus. with plates t/out. many full page &  col. (150 colour plates). pub. Qld. Jacaranda Press 1971 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp. XXIV.200. The author's photographs taken between 1968 and 1971. Pictorial exploration of the native Highland New Guineans. Near fine copy.   Price: $40.00
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  232. SINCLAIR J.P. Behind The Ranges. Patrolling in New Guinea. illus. with e/paper maps & 10 full page plates t/out.  one map  pub. Melb.  M.U.P.  1966  1st.ed.  or. green cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.XVIII.230. Author's own experiences and hardships faced by Australian Patrol officers extending government influence into the mountain tribal areas of inland New Guinea during the late 50's and 1960's. Many of the tribal people of New Guniea had contact with white men only ten years earlier and were now expected to follow their rule of law. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  233. SLOT B. J. -  Abel Tasman and the Discovery of New Zealand illus. with many b/w and colour illustrations. pub. Amsterdam: Otto Cramwinckel, 1992 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr,4to. pp.126, Published on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the  discovery of New Zealand by Abel Tasman.   Price: $45.00.
     
  234. SMALL ALEXANDER Chalmers Of New Guinea. illus. with frontis. & 3 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton nd.193-? or. light blue cl. cr.8vo. pp.176. Boards little flecked, small tear and chipping top of spine, else good firm copy.   Price: $35.00
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  235. SMITH BERNARD European Vision And The South Pacific, 1768-1850. profusely  illus. With 60 full-page plates at rear; pub. Oxford 1960 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XX.288. Fine copy.   Price: $200.00
     
  236. SMITH BERNARD European Vision And  The  South  Pacific. profusely  illus. with plates t/out. some full page &  col. pub.  Syd.  Harper & Row 1984 2nd.ed. revised  or.cl.  d/w. roy.4to. pp.XIV.370. Considers the work of artists attached to scientific voyages from the time of Captain Cook to that of Dumont d'Urville from 1768 to 1850. These considerations shed new light upon certain aspects of 19th century painting and the emergence of Australian colonial art, in terms of both its European origins and the geographical realities of the local government. Fine.   Price: $100.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  237. SMITH RAMSAY In Southern Seas. Wanderings Of A Naturalist. illus. with 14 full page plates & 2 maps, pub. Lond. John Murray 1924 1st.ed. or. dk.grn. cl. 8vo. pp.XVIII.298,4 advts. The author, a doctor and member of the Royal Society, travelled extensively in the south Pacific, east of Australia, and provides much detail on New Caledonia, New Hebrides and the aborigines of Australia. Lacks 2 plates, short closed tear to cloth at top of spine, else good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  238. SOMARE  MICHAEL Sana. An autobiography of Michael Somare. illus. with 20 full page plates t/out. pub. Port Morsby New Guinea  Niugini  Press  1975 1st.ed. or.  maroon  cl.  8vo. pp.152.    Price:  $40.00
     
  239. SOMERVILLE ENA [compiled by]. Our Friends The Papuans. illus. with b/w photos and sketches; pub. Sydney Australian Board of Missions 1945 1st. ed. or. illus. orange boards; 8vo. pp.188. Specifically designed for children's education and enjoyment these stories of Papuans will be appreciated by adults around the world to whom the 'Fuzzy-Wuzzy' has become a living hero. Includes traditional folk legends, school project activities, village life, of historical interest. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  240. SOUTER  GAVIN New Guinea. The Last Unknown. The  story of New  Guinea as a whole from Papua to West Irian,  from  the earliest  recorded impressions to European voyagers  to  the patrols of the present day. with e/paper maps &  30  full page  plates t/out. & 2 maps one folding pub. Syd. Angus  & Robertson 1963 2nd.ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.296.    Price:  $35.00
     
  241. SPENCER MARGARET Doctor's Wife In New Guinea. illus. with frontis.  &  12 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd.  Angus  & Robertson 1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. v/good copy in the chipped d/w.    Price: $35.00
     
  242. STEINBAUER FRIEDRICH Melanesian Cargo Cults. New Salvation Movements in the South Pacific. illus. with 10 figures plus 30 b/w. plates index, notes, bibliography, appendices, pub. St Lucia University of Queensland Press. 1979 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.216. A study of Cargo Cults, giving a history and analysis, with chapters on East and West Irian Jaya, Papua, Sepik District, Madang District, Morobe, NG Highlands, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, New Caledonia, and Fiji. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  243. STEPHEN  MICHELE Ed. by. Sorcerer And Witch In  Melanesia. illus.  with  8 full page plates t/out. pub.  Melb.  M.U.P. 1987 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.310.    Price: $45.00
     
  244. STRATHERN ANDREW J. Text. Birnbaum, Phil, Photographs Faces Of Papua New Guinea profusely illus. with plates t/out. full colour photos on every page, pub. Sydney: Emperor Publishing 1990 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.160 Fine in fine dw. A photographic and textual account of the natives of New Guinea in their natural environment, faces, headdresses, ornaments, and masks, illustrating their creativity and imagination. Fine copy.   Price: $60.00   Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  245. STUART IAN Port Moresby. Yesterday And Today. illus.  with e/paper maps & 20 full page plates t/out. 3 maps pub. Melb. Pacific Pub. 1970 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.368. The author has put together, in an entertaining and well written fashion, the authentic and exhaustive account of the first 97 years of Port Moresby's people and places. Author was an Australian Anglican missionary in Port Moresby. Near fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  246. STUART ROBERT PRINGLE and Thomas Beagley Naylor    Norfolk Island 1846. The Accounts of Robert Pringle Stuart and Thomas Beagley Naylor. pub. Adelaide Sullivan's Cove 1979 or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.84 The first uncensored printing of Pringle Stuart's investigation of the penal settlement of Norfolk Island, and Naylor's earlier 'The Botany Bay of Botany Bay' Limited to 500 copies. Fine.     Price: $95.00 Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  247. SWADLING PAMELA Brigitta Hauser Schäublin, Paul Gorecki, Frank Tiesler. The Sepik-Ramu. An Introduction profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & mostly col. pub. Papua New Guinea PNG National Museum 1988 or. stiff wrappers, (paperback), cr.4to. pp.80. Fine.    Price: $45.00
     
  248. THOMPSON  ROGER C. Australian Imperialism In The  Pacific. The  Expansionist  Era 1820-1920. pub.  Melb.  M.U.P.  1980 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.290. From early concerns of possible annexation by France, to the keeping at bay of French, German and Japanese interests. Australia's policy and opinion about annexation of Pacific islands. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  249. THOMSON KEITH W. Art Galleries And Museums In New Zealand. illus. with many photo plates t/out. many full page & col. pub.  N.Z.  Wellington Reed 1981 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  4to. pp.VIII.202. fine.    Price: $45.00
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  250. TODD IAN Papua New Guinea. Moment Of Truth. Portrait of  a country on the verge of Nationhood. with e/paper maps with 1 map, 20 tables, 32 pages 15 colour, 35 b/w. photos & 109 portraits, and 1 large folding map (in colour) in rear pocket, endpaper drawing by Bill Stout, appendices, index; pub. Syd.  Angus & Robertson 1974 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  roy.8vo. pp.184. The author looks at the development of Papua New Guinea; its historical background, its political and economic evolution, historical photos of the members of the third PNG House of Assembly.   Price: $45.00
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  251. TOMKINS  DOROTHEA & Brian Hughes The  Road  From Gona. Records the inspiring history of the dedication of the  men and  women  of  the Anglican Mission in  New  Guinea.  with e/paper maps & 10 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.154. A large section deals with the Mission during WWII. Fine.   Price: $30.00
     
  252. TRUMBULL  ROBERT Tin Roofs & Palm Trees. A Report  on the New  South  Seas. with e/paper maps, 16  full  page  plates t/out. & 7 maps pub. Canberra Aust. Nat. Uni. 1977  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.302. Survey of each major island group by former New York Times correspondent who was involved with the South Pacific for over 30 years. Robert Trumbull joined the staff of The New York Times in 1941 as Honolulu correspondent. Later he covered the South Pacific region for The Times. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  253. VONDRA J. GERT Timor Journey. Pacific Journeys 3. illus. with many b/w. photo plates t/out. pub. Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1968 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.106. Written in the colonial period to give young people an informative picture of life in Timor, as one of Australia's close neighbours. Fine.    Price: $35.00
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  254. WATERHOUSE Rev. JOSEPH   The King And People Of Fiji Subtitled 'Containing a life of Thakombau: with notices of the Fijians, their manners, customs and superstitions, previous to the great religious reformation in 1854.' illus. with 2 engravings, one frontis. 2 illustrations in text. pub. Lond. Wesleyan Conference Office 1866 1st ed. in clean plum cloth, gilt title and dec. are very bright to spine, elaborate blind stamped decoration to boards. name on verso of frontispiece cr.8vo. pp.XII,436. rebacked to spine, original e/papers, all carefully restored. Fine.    Price: $500.00
     
  255. WATT J.O.P. Centenary Of Invercargill Municipality  1871-1971 illus. with 62 full page plates t/out. of which 8 are col.  pub. N.Z. Times Printing Service nd.1971 or.cl.  d/w. cr.4to. pp.XVI.186. A history of Invercargill NZ's most southerly city and the civic administration and on the boom and bust of the gold in the Lake Wakatipu district. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  256. WEBSTER  E.M. The  Moon  Man.  A  biography  of  Nikolai Miklouho-MacLay.  First ethnographer to do serious work  in New Guinea.  illus. with frontis. & 48  full  page  plates t/out. 8 maps notes, bibliography, index,  pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1984 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.XXV.422. Biography of the brilliant Russian anthropologist (1846-1888) who studied Oceana and was also an inveterate dreamer. The Russian government sent him to New Guinea, where he conducted ethnological studies, collected vocabularies and pioneered several advances in marine studies. In addition to New Guinea, he visited several other Pacific islands.   Price: $55.00
     
  257. WESTERVELT W. D. [foreword By S. Percy Smith] Legends of Maui - A Demi-God of Polynesia and of His Mother Hina illus. with frontis 18 plates index. pub. Melbourne: George Robertson & Company original wrappers. No date c.1914 First Australasian edition. XVI.172,11 pages; Some foxing, rubbing to ends of spine, lacks small piece. Minor stain on front & rear covers. Otherwise good copy.  Price: $50.00
     
  258. WEST  FRANCIS Hubert Murray. The  Australian  Pro-Consul. Hubert  Murray  administered Papua  for  thirty-two  years. illus. with e/paper maps & 25 plates pub. Melb. Oxford Uni. Press 1968 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.296. "…based on all of his personal and official papers, explores the man and his ideas in relation to his time, to his actual administrative practice, to the resources in men and money at his disposal" Shelf wear else a very good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  259. WETHERELL DAVID Reluctant Mission. The Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea 1891-1942. illus. with 14 full page plates indexed, with extensive notes and bibliography, three maps, pub.  Qld.  Uni. Press 1977 or.cl.  d/w.  8vo.  pp.XIV.430. Reluctant Mission draws on a wide range of hitherto unpublished sources - private letters, diaries, and journals kept by the early missionaries and their families. These are supplemented by Papuan and oral narratives, travellers' tales, and government reports. Very fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  260. WETHERELL DAVID Ed. By. The New Guinea Diaries Of Philip Strong 1936-1945. illus. with 8 full page plates pub. Melb. Macmillan 1981 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo.  pp.XIV.254. Strong was consecrated a bishop in October 1936. He made almost daily entries in his journal and here gives the reader a vivid picture of the Japanese invasion of the north coast of Papua. The martyrdom of both Papuan and European Christians, the confusion of the military situation and the criticism that was sometimes levelled against him, which often resulted from the difficulty of maintaining communications. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  261. WHITCOMBE & TOMBS LIMITED The Pacific Readers (Southern Cross Series). Fifth Reader. illus. with . Colour frontispiece and plates. Black and white illustrations. pub.
    Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs, n.d. [1910]; or. light brown cl. cr.8vo. pp.306. Spelling Lists, Explanatory and Biographical Notes and English Exercises. A very good copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  262. WHITE Rev. GILBERT Round About The  Torres  Straits. A Record of Australian Church Missions. illus. with  frontis. 6  full page plates  t/out. & map  pub.  Lond.  Soc.  for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1925 Second edition (revised, and brought up to date). or.pict.cl. 12mo. pp.96. The author was Bishop of Willochra from 1915 to 1925, and before that, Bishop of Carpentaria from 1900 to 1915. Gilbert White (1859-1933), poet, author and bishop, 'Tall, gangly, with spindly legs and straggling beard', ill at ease in society, he wrote fluently and read Greek and Latin, French, German, Italian and Spanish" (see the Australian Dictionary of Biography). Contains approximately 40 pages on Australia, including lengthy sections on the Mitchell River, Roper River and Yarrabah Missions. Spine sl. sunned else near fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  263. WHITE OSMAR Parliament Of A Thousand Tribes. A  study  of New  Guinea. illus. with folding map & 8 full  page  plates t/out. folding map, bibliography, index, pub. Lond. Heinemann 1965 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.256. Eighty years ago British, German and Dutch empire builders apportioned between them the great, dark, savage island of New Guinea and set about the heart-breaking task of exploring it, exploiting its natural resources, and taming the hundreds of cannibal tribes which roamed its swamps, mountains and jungles. Study on race relationships and Australia's efforts to bring New Guinea into the modern age. (At the time of publication) was under Australian and Indonesian control. Near fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  264. WILLEY  KEITH   Assignment New Guinea  illus. with 5 maps, 20 pages of photographs, maps on endpapers. pub. Brisbane Jacaranda Press 1965 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.263; The author spent twelve months on assignment in Papua New Guinea and the islands during 1964, a critical year with the election of the first indigenous dominated parliament.  Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  265. WILLEY  KEITH Naked Island. And other South  Sea  Tales. illus.  with 3 full page b/w. dwgs. by Tanya Salehian  pub. Syd. Hodder & Stoughton 1970 1st.ed. or. black cl. gilt titles to spine, 8vo. pp.166. Five tales of the South Seas. Shipwrecked and castaway in Tonga, blackbirding in the Solomons, sailing Northern Australian waters and Dutch New Guinea. Gold title slightly chipped else near fine.   Price: $40.00
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  266. WILLIAMS FRANCIS EDGAR "The Vailala Madness" and Other Essays Edited with an introduction by Erik Schwimmer. illus. with frontis. (portrait) b/w. figures and maps. pub. London, C. Hurst & Company, 1976 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.432. Williams wrote ethnographies of the peoples of the Purari Delta, the Gulf Coast, Lake Kutubu, the Orokaiva and several mountain tribes. He analysed Papua's mythology, art, drama, dance and thinking patterns in great detail. This a selection of shorter writings on the anthropology of Papua New Guinea. The author, a Government Anthropologist from 1928, died in an aeroplane crash in the Owen Stanley Range in 1943 at the age of fifty. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  267. WILLIAMS  MASLYN Stone Age Island. Seven  Years  In  New Guinea.  illus.  with e/paper maps & 16  full  page  plates t/out.  pub.  Lond. Collins 1964 1st.ed. or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.352. Author's experiences in New Guinea and New Britain in the early 1960s when he made a film record of the life and customs of the inhabitants. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  268. WILLIAMS  MASLYN In One Lifetime. A  brief  biographical sketches  showing  the extent to which individual  men  and women of the Territory have responded to the challenge  of their times. with e/paper maps & many photo plates  t/out. some  full page  & col. pub. Melb.  Cheshire  1970  1st.ed or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.74. Challenge of the changing society occurring during the Australian development in the colonial period. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  269. WILLIS IAN  Lae illus. with 27 plates, 5 maps, bibliog., index; pub. Melbourne University Press 1974 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI,174. A history of the city of Lae in the Morobe district of P.N.G., focussing on the native population's adjustments to modernization and expatriate settlement. Fine copy.    Price: $40.00
     
  270. WINSTEDT RICHARDThe Malays. A Cultural History. illus. with 8 full page plates throughout with pub. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1958 Reprint. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.198. Account of the Malay civilisation down to modern days.    Price:  $45.00
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  271. WOOD  A.H. History And Geography Of Tonga.  illus.  with frontis.  2  full page plates & 7 maps pub. N.Z.  &  Border Morning Mail Wodonga, Vic. 1972 or. or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo. pp.110. Part I. Early History of the Tu'i Toga Line (to 1450); Part II. Decline of the Tu'i Toga and Rise of the Tu'i Ha'atakalaua and Tu'i Kanokubolu Lines (1470-1610); Part III. The Beginning Of European Contact With Tonga (1616-1797); Part IV. The Period Of Civil War And Disorder (1797-1826); Part V. The Development of Modern Tonga (1826 to the present) plus geography. Fine.   Price: $25.00
     
  272. WOODBURN M. KATHLEEN Backwash Of Empire illus. with frontis. plates many of which full-page, 1 map, and end-paper maps. pub. Melbourne Georgian House 1944 1st. ed. or. cloth backed boards 8vo. pp.224 (Life in New Hebrides) A voyage in the 1930's through the Pacific, includes observations of Norfolk Island and The New Hebrides and a stay on the island of Erromango. Slightly edgeworn and faded to spine, occasional foxing, else good copy.  Price: $30.00
     
  273. WOODHOUSE A.E. (ed.)  Tales Of Pioneer Women. Collected By the Women's Institutes of New Zealand illus. with frontis. 52 black & white plates, maps on e/papers; pub. NZ Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs 1940 or. green cloth lettered in dark green 8vo. pp.XXVIII.338. Memories handed down to members of the New Zealand Women's Institute by their mothers and grandmothers. There were still, then, oral memories of Te Kooti's killings, the first sheep drives, the first horsedrawn wagon to enter the Awatere, all the Pakeha firsts in a new land. Almost fine copy.    Price: $35.00
     
  274. WRIGHT ARTHUR ALBAN Ed. by. The Colony  Of Fiji. 1874-1929. illus. with frontis. &  100 full page  plates  t/out. coloured folding map, bibliography, index;  pub.  Suva  Govt. Printer  1929 2nd ed. or. brown wps. col.  reproduction  of  painting adhered to front wrapper. pp.VI.204,4. Old tape marks to edge of front and rear wrappers, slight chipping top and lower spine else very good.   Price: $75.00
     
  275. WRIGHT  MALCOLM The Gentle Savage. illus.  with  frontis. e/paper  maps,  &  10 full page plates  t/out.  pub.  Melb. Lansdowne  Press 1966 1st.ed. or.cl. blu. pict.  d/w.  8vo. pp.172. The personal experiences of a New Guinea patrol officer from 1936 through the Pacific War, includes: births, deaths and rapes. It is a personal record, vividly told, of events that happened a generation ago. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  276. YARWOOD  A.T. Samual Marsden. The Great  Survivor.  Early Missionary work in Pacific & Australia illus. with frontis. &  27 plates, 4 maps pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1977 1st.ed.  or.cl. 8vo. pp.342.   Price: $40.00
     
  277. ZAMBUCKA KRISTIN Faces From The Past. The Dignity of Maori Age. illus. with Portraits of a fast-vanishing generation of Maori women. 25 full colour plates, opp text page after original colour portraits by Kristin Zambucka. pub. New Zealand: Reed, 1974 or.cl. d/w. Folio. pp.60 plus col. plates. Pastel portraits of actual elder Maori women, showing the beauty and dignity in old age of the chin-tattooed kuias, with notes on the subjects she so lovingly depicts. Some of her subjects had passed away before the book was published, and much of the culture she captured has disappeared today. Pictorial d/w. with two short closed tears and shelf wear else a very good copy   Price: $70.00
 
   
 
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