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The Outside Man. Jack Hides of Papua, Sinclair, James
41 Sinclair, James The Outside Man. Jack Hides of Papua
Melbourne Lansdowne 1971 Reprint Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 271 pages Jack Hides was one of the great Australian adventurers of the twentieth century. Born in Port Moresby, where his father was a gaoler, he later joined the Papuan Government Service to become a Patrol Officer and one of Sir Hubert Murray's famed "outside men". In one epic patrol lasting many months he found colours of gold and convinced there was a mother lode to be found he later led an expedition in search of his El Dorado. The search ended tragically and failed to find the gold. He died at age thirty-two - but not before making his name a legend. ID143651 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A History of the University of Auckland 1883-1983, Sinclair, Keith
42 Sinclair, Keith A History of the University of Auckland 1883-1983
Auckland Oxford University Press 1983 0196480213 / 9780196480213 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 364 pages A comprehensive history of the University by the late New Zealand poet and historian. ID261170 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Origins of the Maori Wars, Sinclair, Keith
43 Sinclair, Keith The Origins of the Maori Wars
Auckland Auckland University Press 1974 0196479126 / 9780196479125 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Some light foxing to edges and first/last few pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiv, 297 pages A reprint of the 1961 second edition of this classic example of New Zealand historical scholarship. ID256997 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Port and People. Century at the Port of Napier., Stevenson, H.K.
44 Stevenson, H.K. Port and People. Century at the Port of Napier.
Hawke's Bay Harbour Board 1977 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 nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Limited edition of 2500 numbered copies -this one is No. 1591. 352 pages The story of the Napier [Hawke's Bay] Harbour Board and the Port of Napier and incidentally the history of the new Zealand City of Napier itself. ID257451 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Hidden Worlds of Polynesia The chronicle of an Archaeological expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, Suggs, Robert
45 Suggs, Robert The Hidden Worlds of Polynesia The chronicle of an Archaeological expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands
London The Cresset Press 1963 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor wear to top of spine and small lchip to upper front edge & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details (discreet stamp) to front pastedown. 247pages ID188573 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Strangers in Paradise, SUTTON, Martin
46 SUTTON, Martin Strangers in Paradise
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1995 0207184143 / 9780207184147 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. Maps to endpapers. 160 pages Advernturers and dreamers in the South Seas ID213910 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Discoveries. The Voyages of Captain Cook, Thomas, Nicholas
47 Thomas, Nicholas Discoveries. The Voyages of Captain Cook
London Allen Lane 2003 0713995572 / 9780713995572 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Review stamp to half-title page. Black & white illustrations. Excellent copy. 468 pages The author draws on 20 years research into Pacific art, culture and history to explore the drama of Cook's expeditions. Cook sailed into unknown waters and met local natives. This book re-imagines these encounters for a new audience, overturning familiar images of Cook as both hero and ruthless colonizer and explores the far more ambiguous figure beneath. ID201840 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Race Relations in New Zealand.  A review of the literature, Thompson, Richard
48 Thompson, Richard Race Relations in New Zealand. A review of the literature
Christchurch National Council of Churches 1963 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. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 69 pages Contents include Immigrant Ethnic Minorities; Maori and European; Areas of Discrimination; Assimilation and Integration; Conclusions and a comprehensive bibliography of source documents etc. Each section includes a brief summary of the subject matter as addressed by the various authors and groups cited in the text. ID259036 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Port to Port A Pictorial History of Port Ahuriri, Napier, Wilkie, Don
49 Wilkie, Don Port to Port A Pictorial History of Port Ahuriri, Napier
New Zealand Ahuriri Publishing Company 2006 0473111209 / 9780473111205 Revised Edition Softcover 
Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card wraps. Some faint scratchings to cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 273 pages ID298432 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Assignment New Guinea, Willey. Keith
50 Willey. Keith Assignment New Guinea
Sydney Jacaranda Press 1965 0701607475 / 9780701607470 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dust jacket. DJ has some edgewear & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 263 pages ID140394 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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51 Williams, Maslyn STONE AGE ISLAND Seven Years in New Guinea
London Collins 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. .Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. DJ is a little stained. Gift Inscription to Preliminary Pages and Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 352 pages ID232393 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Pacific The Ocean of the Future, Winchester, Simon
52 Winchester, Simon Pacific The Ocean of the Future
London William Collins 2015 0007550766 / 9780007550760 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 492 pages ID297543 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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53 Woodburn, M. Kathleen Backwash of Empire
Melbourne Georgian House 1944 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in FAIR-GOOD Dustjacket. DJ is rubbed and has some loss to edges - now protected in mylar sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 223 pages ID218315 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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