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1 Exploring the Mysterious South. The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortune in the Pacific's uncharted territories.
Sydney Bay Books No Date 085835912x / 9780858359123 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 280 pages Deals mostly with the exploration of Australia. Chapters written by Valmai Phillips, Patricia Coburn & Ann Howard ID231250 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Battleground South Pacific, Adams, Bruce[Photographs] & Howlett, Robert [Text]
2 Adams, Bruce[Photographs] & Howlett, Robert [Text] Battleground South Pacific
Sydney A. H. & A. W. Reed 1970 0589070746 / 9780589070748 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs by Bruce Adams. Maps to endpapers. 223 pages Photographic history of the Second World War and its damage done to the South Pacific Islands. ID291714 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Flowering of the Pacific Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium, Adams. Brian
3 Adams. Brian The Flowering of the Pacific Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium
London Collins/British Museum 1986 0002174723 / 9780002174725 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ is excellent apart from a faded spine. The book also has a faded spine. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 194 pages Encompasses the entire three years of the voyage of the Endeavour to her main landfalls at Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia and Java and home via the Cape of Good Hope. ID296152 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Bounty. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, Alexander, Caroline
4 Alexander, Caroline The Bounty. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
New York Viking 2003 067003133x / 9780670031337 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ top edge a little curled & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 491 pages ID263800 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Proving Grounds A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia, Allen, Benedict
5 Allen, Benedict The Proving Grounds A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia
London Harper Collins 1991 0246136332 / 9780246136336 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 391 pages The author recounts his 8 month quest (sometimes funny, frequently dangerous) which took him in and out of relationships with nomads, goldminers and missionaries, across the central range of remotest New Guinea to the living magic of the 'uncontacted' Yaifo people, over the treacherous Torres Strait by flimsy canoe to Australia, and into the red sands of the Gibson Desert and Australian Aborigines. An exotic and touching account of tribal worlds. ID210542 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Pacifica Myth, Magic and Traditional Wisdom From the South Sea Islands, Amadio, Nadine
6 Amadio, Nadine Pacifica Myth, Magic and Traditional Wisdom From the South Sea Islands
Pymble Angus & Robertson 1993 0207183163 / 9780207183164 Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs by John Tristram. 160 pages A tribute to the rich and fascinating heritage of the pacific people. ID213740 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Ambesi, Alberto Cesare OCEANIC ART
London Hamlyn 1970 0600367029 / 9780600367024 Hardback 
Small Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Presentation plate to prelims. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 159 pages ID160193 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Pacific, Ambrose, Hugh
8 Ambrose, Hugh The Pacific
Edinburgh Canongate Books 2010 184767822X / 9781847678225 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 489 pages The official companion book to the HBO miniseries which tracks the intertwined journeys of three U.S.Marines across the vast canvas of the Pacific during Wolrd War II. ID287828 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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9 Ambrose, Hugh The Pacific
Melbourne Text Publishing 2010 1921656107 / 9781921656101 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xviii, 489 pages The official companion book to the HBO miniseries which tracks the intertwined journeys of three U.S.Marines across the vast canvas of the Pacific during Wolrd War II. ID275654 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Commando White Diamond. Memoir of Service of the 2/8 Australian Commando Squadron Australia and the South-West Pacific 1942-1945, Astill, Don
10 Astill, Don Commando White Diamond. Memoir of Service of the 2/8 Australian Commando Squadron Australia and the South-West Pacific 1942-1945
Sydney Australian Military History Publications 1996 0958669317 / 9780958669313 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 112 pages The unit history of 2/8 Australian Commando Squadron in the south west Pacific during 1942-1945 ID161800 
Price: 180.00 AUD
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Explorers of the Pacific, Badger, Geoffrey
11 Badger, Geoffrey Explorers of the Pacific
Sydney Kangaroo Press 1988 0864172117 / 9780864172112 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 248 pages ID143005 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Australia's Maritime Bridge into Asia, Bateman, Sam and Sherwood, Dick
12 Bateman, Sam and Sherwood, Dick Australia's Maritime Bridge into Asia
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1995 1863738932 / 9781863738934 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve). Previous owner's bookplate to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 247 pages Examines the potential for Australia to participate in the maritime developments in the Asia-Pacific region. ID209921 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Club on the Terrace.  The Wellington Club 1841-1996, Beasley, A.W.
13 Beasley, A.W. The Club on the Terrace. The Wellington Club 1841-1996
Wellington, New Zealand The Wellington Club 1996 1869340590 / 9781869340599 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Lovely book in excellent condition. Colour and black & white illustrations including photographs. 280 pages The history of New Zealand's Wellington Club - a slice of NZ social and political history. ID255735 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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By Reef And Palm and The Ebbing Of The Tide, Becke, Louis
14 Becke, Louis By Reef And Palm and The Ebbing Of The Tide
Rowville, Vic The Five Mile Press 2005 0741244292 / 9780741244291 Australian Classic Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Quarter cloth boards with leatherette spine, gilt lettering and decorative Title Label. 255 pages Published in the 1890s, these are short stories set in the Pacific Islands. ID281403 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 Becke, Louis Under Tropic Skies
London and Bombay George Bell and Sons 1905 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Some rubbing to corners and spine ends, tiny split to spine top. Small abrasion to the top corner of the front pastedown. Single name to front free endpaper. 312 pages Bell's Indian and Colonial Library Series. Adventure story set in Australia, New Guinea and other Pacific islands by Australian adventurer and author. ID274867 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Air Force Colors Volume 3 Pacific and Home Front, 1942-47, Bell, Dana [Illustrated by Don Greer & Betty Stadt & Dana Bell]
16 Bell, Dana [Illustrated by Don Greer & Betty Stadt & Dana Bell] Air Force Colors Volume 3 Pacific and Home Front, 1942-47
Carrollton, TX Squadron/Signal Publications 1997 0897473760 / 9780897473767 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour and black & white illustrations. 95 pages ID283801 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The History of the Sunset Railway including the McKittrick Branch of the Southern Pacific Company, Bergman, John F.
17 Bergman, John F. The History of the Sunset Railway including the McKittrick Branch of the Southern Pacific Company
Bakersfield, CA Kern County Historical Society 1994 0943500141 / 9780943500140 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Very scarce - especially in this condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 114 pages This is the story of Kern County's oil boom rail lines - built by the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe Railroads. Together, the Sunset Railway and the SP's McKittrick Branch boasted just over 100 miles of track stretching west of Bakersfield to the oil fields on the slopes of the Coast Range. ID275196 
Price: 350.00 AUD
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18 Berlitz, Charles The Dragon's Triangle
London Grafton Books 1990 0922066191 / 9780922066193 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 204 pages ID246206 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Last Spike the Great Railway 1881-1885, Berton, Pierre
19 Berton, Pierre The Last Spike the Great Railway 1881-1885
Canada Anchor 2001 0385658419 / 9780385658416 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 478 pages The building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. ID279168 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Savage New Guinea, Bjerre, Jens
20 Bjerre, Jens Savage New Guinea
London Michael Joseph 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour Photographs. 165 pages Illustrated with unique photographs in Colour. ID295445 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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