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Image for Pacifica Myth, Magic and Traditional Wisdom From the South Sea Islands

Pacifica Myth, Magic and Traditional Wisdom From the South Sea Islands

By: Amadio, Nadine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pymble, Angus & Robertson: 1993

Seller ID: ID213740

ISBN: 0207183163


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. View more info

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Explorers of the Pacific

By: Badger, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Kangaroo Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143005

ISBN: 0864172117


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 View more info

Image for The Bligh Notebook. 'Rough account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a draft list of the Bounty mutineers

The Bligh Notebook. 'Rough account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a draft list of the Bounty mutineers

By: Bligh, William [edited by John Bach]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID291178

ISBN: 0049090321


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Facsimile diary to the rear. Black & white illustrations. Fold-out plan. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. 336 pages View more info

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New Guinea Nurse

By: Burchill, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Seal Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297746

ISBN: 0851790232


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by author. 151pages. View more info

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Lost Paradise The Exploration of the Pacific

By: Cameron, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Topsfield, MA, USA, Salem House: 1987

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID239127

ISBN: 0881622753


Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour plates as well as Balck and white photographs, reproductions and maps. 248 pages Chronicles the triumph of the voyages of exploration of the Pacific and the tragedy of their aftermath. View more info

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Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian Bounty Mutineer

By: Christian, Glynn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID232828


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 256 pages View more info

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Frontier of Dreams. The Story of New Zealand

By: Dalley, Bronwyn & McLean, Gavin (Editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Auckland, Hodder Moa: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291137

ISBN: 1869710061


Folio Size [24x30cm 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 and black & white photographs and drawings. 416 pages The most comprehensive and accessible single volume history of New Zealand. View more info

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A Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean [Two Volumes in One ]

By: Dalrymple, Alexander

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel & Da Capo Press: 1967[1770]

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID272786


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition. Minor stain to the very bottom edge of boards. Bound in cream faux vellum with blue/gilt title patches to face and spine. Bibliotheca Australiana #11. Four [4] fold-out maps. Eleven [11] Black & white illustrations [four fold-out]. xxx, 204, 124, 20 pages + 60 pages Alexander Dalrymple was a Scottish geographer and the first Hydrographer of the British Admiralty. He was the main proponent of the theory that there existed a vast undiscovered continent in the South Pacific - Terra Australis Incognita. He produced thousands of na... View more info

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Poisoned Reign : French Nuclear Colonialism in the Pacific

By: Danielsson, B. & Danielsson, M

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Enlarged & Updated Edition

Seller ID: ID3615

ISBN: 0140081305


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 323pages Includes Eorword on the Rainbow Warrior affair by Chris Masters, well known Australian journalist. This book traces the history of French Nuclear involvement in the Pacific. First published in 1977 as Moruroa Mon Amour. Updated View more info

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Peter Dillon of Vanikoro. Chevalier of the South Seas

By: Davidson, J.W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID175389

ISBN: 0195504577


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 b/w plates. Edited by O.H.K. Spate. 351 pages The first full scale biography of Peter Dillon, a mariner of Irish descent, who roamed the south seas from 1823 to 1830. The hero of "Dillon's Rock" and many other adventures across the South Seas. Dillon was a life long interest of Professor Davidson and his book, unfinished at the time of his death, was compiled for publication by a long time friend O.H.K. Spate. View more info

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Once the Wilderness

By: Diamond, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Auckland, The Lodestar Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID304389


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Bookseller stamp/label to title page. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 78 pages A pictorial history of the Waitakere Ranges and Auckland's western suburbs from Avondale to Waitakere. View more info

The Great Book of the Pacific

By: Dousset, Roselene & Taillemite, Etienne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secaucus, Chartwell Books Inc: 1979

Seller ID: ID8524

ISBN: 0890092427


Large Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 330 b/w illustrations, 47 colour plates 292pages. View more info

Timor. A People Betrayed

By: Dunn, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID265437

ISBN: 0733305377


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Pages tanned. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 365 pages What was East Timor like under the Portuguese rule? What was the nature of Fretilin? How and why did Indonesian intervention begin? What was Australia's role? What transpired in East Timor after the invasion? View more info

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Oceans Outposts

By: Follett, Helen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Seller ID: ID147847


Quarto Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some creasing to front cover. Corners a trifle bumped. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 166 pages Includes a chapter on the Pacific Campaigns as they were being conducted in 1943. View more info

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The Southwest Pacific to 1900 A Modern History

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270072


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 558 pages + Index A history of the Southwest Pacific from the earliest explorations to the triumphant federation of Australia. View more info

Image for FIRST VOYAGE Being the Full & Authentic Story of the Great Discoveries Made By Lt. James Cook, RN-Commanding H.M. Bark Endeavour- in the Great South Seas in the Years 1768-1771

FIRST VOYAGE Being the Full & Authentic Story of the Great Discoveries Made By Lt. James Cook, RN-Commanding H.M. Bark Endeavour- in the Great South Seas in the Years 1768-1771

By: Gwyther, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID244336


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some wear and some small loss - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Sepia toned plates. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 208 pages View more info

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O Floreat Semper. The History of King's College 1896-1995

By: Hamilton, Bruce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, The Board of Governors, King's College: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294183

ISBN: 0473033895


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. View more info

Image for Commerce and Development in Papua New Guinea

Commerce and Development in Papua New Guinea

By: Harcourt, S.V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Longman: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302906

ISBN: 0582721008


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 221 pages View more info

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The Murder of Captain James Cook

By: Hough, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID277820

ISBN: 0333234774


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 View more info

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Tahiti A Paradise Lost

By: Howarth, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID175407

ISBN: 000262804x


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. Endpaper maps. 226pages View more info