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O Floreat Semper.  The History of King's College 1896-1995, Hamilton, Bruce
21 Hamilton, Bruce O Floreat Semper. The History of King's College 1896-1995
Auckland, NZ The Board of Governors, King's College 1995 0473033895 / 9780473033897 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs & Drawings. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 396 pages A celebration of one of New Zealand's best known independent schools. ID294183 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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22 Harkness, Chris New Guinea The Wahgi Impact - Life in the Highlands of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. The Wahgi - a Valley in the Clouds
Brisbane Robert Brown & Assoc. 1994 1862730792 / 9781862730793 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Some ink annotations to last blank page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 383 pages Assisted by Louise Harkness and Edited by Norm Camps. ID248083 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Murder of Captain James Cook, Hough, Richard
23 Hough, Richard The Murder of Captain James Cook
London Macmillan 1979 0333234774 / 9780333234778 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 271 pages ID277820 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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24 Huie, Shirley Fenton Tiger Lilies Women Adventurers in the South Pacific
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1990 0207165920 / 9780207165924 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 218 pages ID210635 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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25 Ishtahr, Zohl De Daughters of the Pacific
Melbourne Spinifex 1994 1875559329 / 9781875559329 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 282 pages ID213376 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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26 Mackaness, George Some Proposals for Establishing Colonies in the South Seas
Dubbo Review Publications 1976 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. 112 pages Originally published by Mackaness in a limited edition. This is Volume XI in the new series of Australian Historical Monographs. From Sir William Courteen's proposal in 1625 to Captain Arthur Phillip's memo in 1787 - the most important schemes for establishing colonies in the South Seas. ID271108 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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27 MacQuarrie, Hector Vouza and the Solomon Islands
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1946 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/maps. 218pages ID246029 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Changing Pacific. Essays in Honour of H.E. Maude., Maude, H.E. [Edited by Niel Gunson]
28 Maude, H.E. [Edited by Niel Gunson] The Changing Pacific. Essays in Honour of H.E. Maude.
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1978 0195505182 / 9780195505184 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 351 pages ID259050 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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29 MCGUIRE, Paul Westward The Course
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1946 Revised Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 411pages ID235427 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Wellington Prospect Survey of a City 1840-1970, McLeod, N.L. And Farland, B.H. [edited by]
30 McLeod, N.L. And Farland, B.H. [edited by] Wellington Prospect Survey of a City 1840-1970
Wellington Hicks Smith & Wright 1970 0456005102 / 9780456005101 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by Roger Harrison. 231pages ID164870 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Old Whaling Days.  A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840., McNab, Robert
31 McNab, Robert The Old Whaling Days. A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840.
Auckland Golden Press 1975 0855584327 / 9780855584320 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Spine lightly sun-faded. Pages lightly tanned. Top edge a little soiled. 508 pages The Old Whaling Days is the story of New Zealand's wildest days, when French & American Ships as well as British scoured the coastline for the the sperm whale. It was a time when violent crimes went unpunished as there were no laws and when the british sea captain helped Te Rauparaha to slaughter an Akaroa chief and his people. Robert McNab travelled the world in search for any record of this period. ID286137 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Some Experiences of a New Guinea Resident Magistrate, Monckton, Captain A. W.
32 Monckton, Captain A. W. Some Experiences of a New Guinea Resident Magistrate
London John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd 1921 4th Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine just slightly discoloured with age and some offset to free endpapers. Deckle edges with gilt titles to spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Fold-out map to rear. 337 pages Monckton was also ' sometime official member of executive and Legislative Councils, Resident Magistrate and Warden for the goldfields, High Sherriff and High Bailiff, and Senior Officer of Armed Constabulary for H.M.'s Possession of New Guinea ID287506 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Fatal Impact the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840, Moorehead, Alan
33 Moorehead, Alan The Fatal Impact the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
London Hamish Hamilton 1966 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous owner's details to half-title page. Some light tanning to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. 230pages ID281718 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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34 Oliver, W.H with B.R Williams [Edited by] The Oxford History of New Zealand
Oxford and Auckland Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press 1988 019558063X / 9780195580631 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. 572 pages ID259712 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Maori Life and Custom, Phillipps, W.J.
35 Phillipps, W.J. Maori Life and Custom
Wellington, New Zealand A.H & A.W. Reed 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ is rubbed at edges with colour loss - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 180 pages ID295598 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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36 Rabling, Harold Pioneers of the Pacific
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1966 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Good (clipped & little edgeworn) Dustjacket. B/w illustrations. DJ protected 147pages ID5774 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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37 Rabling, Harold The Story of the Pacific Explorers of the Earth's Mightiest Ocean
New York W.W. Norton & Company Inc. 1965 Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Very Good [price-clipped]Dustjacket. Blue pictorial boards. DJ covers are lightly rubbed. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/maps. Reinforced library edition 191pages ID254005 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Kon-Tiki Man. Thor Heyerdahl, Ralling, Christopher
38 Ralling, Christopher The Kon-Tiki Man. Thor Heyerdahl
BBC Books 1990 0563209208 / 9780563209201 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and black and white drawings. 335 pages The full story of this extraordinary twentieth adventurer, explorer, scientist and anthropologist. ID296168 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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39 Reeves, William Pember (With additional material by Cecil J.Wray) The Long White Cloud Ao Tea Roa
Middlesex, UK Senate 1998 1859585353 / 9781859585351 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's name to the title page. 390 pages The Long White Cloud, or Ao Tea Roa, the Maori name for New Zealand, is an account of the history of New Zealand from the arrival of the Maori people to the Great War. ID262828 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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An Account of the Discovery of Tahiti. From the Journal of George Robertson Master of H.M.S. Dolphin, Robertson, George; Edited by Oliver warner
40 Robertson, George; Edited by Oliver warner An Account of the Discovery of Tahiti. From the Journal of George Robertson Master of H.M.S. Dolphin
London Folio Press: J.M. Dent 1973 046004141X / 9780460041416 2nd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Free End paper. Illustrated with wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. Introduction by Oliver Warner. 127 pages A reprint of the 1955 Folio Scoiety edition. Unusual dustjacket of transparent plastic with paper flaps. ID290766 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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