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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
41 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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The Majesty of Colour A Life of Sir John Bates Thurston I, The Very Bayonet  Volume 1, Scarr, Deryck
42 Scarr, Deryck The Majesty of Colour A Life of Sir John Bates Thurston I, The Very Bayonet Volume 1
Canberra Australian National University Press 1973 0708107044 / 9780708107041 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve.Green embossed boards with gilt lettering to spine. Black and white photographic frontspiece of Sir John Bates Thurston, black and white photographs and Map of Fiji. Volume 1 only. xxx, 370 pages Sir John Bates Thurston was one of the most important characters in Pacific history - particularly in Fiji. ID256966 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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43 Sherry, Nick Pacific Passions. The European struggle for power in the great ocean in the age of exploration
New York William Morrow 1994 0688075185 / 9780688075187 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Black & white illustrations. 431 pages ID273794 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Middle Kingdom A Colonial History of the Highland of Papua New Guine, Sinclair, James
44 Sinclair, James Middle Kingdom A Colonial History of the Highland of Papua New Guine
Adelaide Crawford House Publishing 2016 1863333347 / 9781863333344 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 486 pages This is an account of the 'discovery', exploration, pacification and development of the Eastern, Western and Southern Highlands, Simbu and Enga Provinces of Papua New Guinea, from their beginnings to independence in September 1975 - the colonial era. ID293040 
Price: 93.00 AUD
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A History of the University of Auckland 1883-1983, Sinclair, Keith
45 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
46 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.
47 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
48 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
49 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
50 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
51 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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52 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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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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