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  1. ABO, Takaji, et al. MARSHALLESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY.  Honolulu. Uni.of Hawaii Press. 1976. (rep) Ill.wrapps. 589pp. Fine. Contains almost 12,000 entries giving information on an estimated 30,000 Marshallese words, with a special section listing more than 4,000 place names in the Marshall Islands.  AUD$55
  2. ADAMS, Bruce (Photographer) RUST IN PEACE. South Pacific Battlegrounds Revisited. Syd. Antipodean Publishers. 1975. 4to. d.w. 239pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. Spine sl.faded else Fine. 1st ed. The remains of the implements of war in the South Pacific, captured in graphic and often beautiful form, as they inevitably succumb to the gradual decay of nature.  AUD$60
  3. ADAMS, Henry. LETTRES DES MERS DU SUD. Traduites de l'amjlméricain avec des notes et une introduction. Par Evelyne de Chazeaux. Paris. Société des Océanistes. 1974. wrapps. Dustjacket. xxxii,444pp. uncut. Col.& b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. French text. Scarce.   AUD$60
  4. AFFLECK, Arthur H. THE WANDERING YEARS.  Lond. Longmans. 1964. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 211pp. b/w ills. Sl.foxing to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The history of commercial aviation in Australia, with much on aviation in Papua New Guinea.  AUD$30
  5. AINSLIE, Kenneth. PACIFIC ORDEAL.  Lond. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1956. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 251pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author's experiences towing four mine-sweepers almost 10,000 miles across the Pacific, from Panama to Manila, with very inadequate towing gear following World War II.  AUD$28
  6. ALEXANDER, Caroline. THE BOUNTY. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. N.Y. Viking. 2003. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 491pp. Col.& b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. A definitive account of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of seagoing voyages.  AUD$40
  7. ALLEN, Benedict. INTO THE CROCODILE NEST. A Journey Inside New Guinea. Lond. Paladin/Grafton. 1989. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 223pp. Col.plates. Very Good copy. The author's extraordinary New Guinea adventures.  AUD$12
  8. ALLEN, Benedict. THE PROVING GROUNDS. A Journey Through the Interior of New Guinea & Australia. Lond. Flamingo. 1992. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 391pp. Col.plates. Very Good copy.   AUD$12
  9. ALLEN, Benedict. THE PROVING GROUNDS. A Journey through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia. Lond. Harper Collins. 1991. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 391pp. col & b/w plates. b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed. An exotic and touching account of tribal worlds.  AUD$35
  10. ALLEN, Percy S. THE PACIFIC ISLANDS. New Zealand's Commercial Interests. Reprint from the "New Zealand Herald" of Articles. Auckland. 1908. wrapps. (some spotting; inscription on front wrapper) Some foxing, else a Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$36
  11. ANDERSEN, Johannes. MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE POLYNESIANS.  Rutland. Charles E.Tuttle. 1969. Dustjacket (price-clipped) 514pp. Col.& b/w plates. Fine in the original card case. 1st Tuttle ed. Scarce. An account of the history, art & mythology of the Polynesian races.  AUD$90
  12. ANDERSON, Atholl. THE WELCOME OF STRANGERS. An ethnohistory of southern Maori A.D.1650-1850. Dunedin, NZ. Uni.of Otago. 1998. Ill.wrapps. 249pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st paperback ed. Provides a vivid picture of the Southern peoples, showing how communities were run & how they sustained themselves in living off land & sea.  AUD$40
  13. ANDERSON, James L. & HOGG, Donald. NEW GUINEA.  Syd. Reed. 1969. Folio. Dustjacket. 216pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  14. ANDREWS, Lorang. ISLES OF EDEN. A South Sea Idyll - With Music. N.Y. Ray Long & Richard R.Smith. 1932. 351pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, & corner clipped from ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  15. ANDREWS, Lorrin. A DICTIONARY OF THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE. To which is Appended an English-Hawaiian Vocabulary & a Chronological Table of Remarkable Events. Rutland. Tuttle. 1974. Dustjacket. (spine faded) 559pp. Fine.   AUD$35
  16. ART GALLERY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA/UNIV OF ADELAIDE. RESEARCH CENTRE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN CERAMICS. PAPERS. 3 VOLS. Papers 1: Report on the Excavation of the Ban Tao Hai Kilns, Phitsanulok, Thailand; Papers 2: A Study of Painted Under Glaze; Papers 3: Ceramic Excavation Sites in Southeast Asia. Adel. Art Gallery of SA. 1987. 4to. Col.Ill.wrapps. 101,74,41pp. b/w plates (some folding) Fine. 1st ed. The three volumes for  AUD$85
  17. BARRATT, Glynn. THE TUAMOTU ISLANDS & TAHITI. Volume 4 of the Russia & the South Pacific, 1696-1840. Vancouver. UBC Press. 1992. Or.bds. Dustjacket. xvii,298pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$75
  18. BARRETT, Charles. PACIFIC WONDERLAND. A Book of Australia. Melb. Cassell. 1942. (2nd imp) 4to. Or.dec.bds. 194pp. Col.front. & b/w plates. Biro marking to front paste-down, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$30
  19. BARROW, David. THE CRUX ARGOSY. A Seafaring Adventure Beneath the Southern Cross. A Series for Television. Foreword by Vice-Admiral David Leach. n.p. 1983. 4to. Or.dec.bds. unpag. (28pp.) Many Col.& b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$32
  20. BARROW, Terence. THE ART OF TAHITI. And the neighbouring Society, Austral and Cook Islands. Lond. T & H. 1979. Col.Ill.wrapps. 96pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  21. BARTHEL, Thomas S. THE EIGHTH LAND. The Polynesian Discovery & Settlement of Easter Island. Translated from the German by Anneliese Martin. Honolulu. Uni.of Hawaii. 1978. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 372pp. b/w frontis. Very Good copy. "..the most detailed analysis of Easter Island myth & legend available."  AUD$55
  22. BASSETT, Jan. (Ed.) GREAT SOUTHERN LANDINGS. An Anthology of Antipodean Travel. Lond. OUP. 1995. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 328pp. Fine. 1st ed. Ninety selected extracts from the writings of notable visitors to & imaginers of the Antipodes, including Joseph Conrad, Jules Verne, Anthony Trollope, Barry Humphries, etc.  AUD$24
  23. BATES, Marston & ABBOTT, Donald. IFALUK: PORTRAIT OF A CORAL ISLAND.  Lond. Museum Press. 1959. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 287pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  24. BAUCKE, William. WHERE THE WHITE MAN TREADS. By W.B., Otorohanga. Selected from a series of articles contributed to "The New Zealand Herald" & "The Auckland Weekly News"; including others now published for the first time. Auckland. 1928. (2nd ed; revised) Dustjacket. (edges sl.chipped) 313pp. b/w frontis. Inscription on ffe., & some foxing, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$45
  25. BEAGLEHOLE, Ernest & Pearl. SOME MODERN MAORIS.  Auckland. NZ Council for Education. 1946. Dustjacket. 350pp. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. An analysis of a Maori way of life & an interpretation of the meaning and problems of this life for contemporary New Zealand.  AUD$36
  26. (BEAGLEHOLE, John Cawte.) JOHN CAWTE BEAGLEHOLE: A BIBLIOGRAPHY.  Wellington. Alexander Turnbull Lib. 1972. Sm.8vo. Ill.wrapps. 48pp. Fine. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$40
  27. BECKE, Louis. SOUTH SEA SUPERCARGO. Edited with an Introduction by A.Grove Day. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1967. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 194pp. Sl.foxing to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Semi-autobiographical tales of wild adventures in the South Sea islands.  AUD$35
  28. BELLWOOD, Peter, et al. (Eds.) THE AUSTRONESIANS. Historical & Comparative Perspectives. Canb. ANU. 1995. Col.Ill.wrapps. 359pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. A general survey of Austronesian-speaking populations focusing on their common origins & historical transformations.  AUD$50
  29. BELLWOOD, Peter. MAN'S CONQUEST OF THE PACIFIC. The Prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania. N.Y. OUP. 1979. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. 462pp. Col.plates and b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed. From the earliest traces of Homo sapiens, his predecessors and contemporaries, in mainland Southeast Asia; to his diffusion throughout the off shore islands.  AUD$70
  30. BELLWOOD, Peter. THE POLYNESIANS. Prehistory of an Island People. Lond. T & H. 1978. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 180pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  31. BELLWOOD, Peter. THE POLYNESIANS. Prehistory of an Island People. Lond. T & H. 1987. (Revised paperback ed.) Col.Ill.wrapps. 175pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$24
  32. BENTON, Richard A. THE FLIGHT OF THE AMOKURA. Oceanic Languages & Formal Education in the South Pacific. Wellington. NZ Council for Edu.Res. 1981. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 236pp. Near Fine. 1st ed. Examines the official policies towards Oceanic languages in education over the last century.  AUD$0
  33. BEST, Elsdon. MAORI AGRICULTURE. The Cultivated Food Plants of the Natives of New Zealand, with some Account of Native Methods of Agriculture, its Ritual & Origin Myths. Wellington. NZ Dominion Museum. 1925. 4to. wrapps. (spine sl.chipped; back wrapper torn & repaired with tape) 172pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$85
  34. BEST, Elsdon. THE STONE IMPLEMENTS OF THE MAORI.  Wellington. A.R.Shearer. 1974. (rep) Dustjacket. 445pp. b/w ills. Fine. First published in 1912.  AUD$60
  35. BEST, Elsdon. WAIKAIRE-MOANA. The Sea of the Rippling Waters. Wellington. 1975. Or.bds. 110pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. A history of Lake Waikare-moana, situated not far from the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.  AUD$35
  36. BICKEL, Lennard. MAWSON'S WILL. The Greatest Survival Story Ever Written. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. N.Y. Stein & Day. 1977. (2nd printing) Dustjacket. 237pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing to foredge, else Near Fine. The story of what Sir Edmund Hillary calls "the most outstanding solo journey ever recorded in Antarctic history."  AUD$45
  37. BICKERTON, Derek. DYNAMICS OF A CREOLE SYSTEM.  Cambridge Uni.Press. 1975. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 224pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Language variations in a Creole-speaking community & assesses the implications the study has on generally accepted notions of the nature of language.  AUD$47
  38. BIGGS, Bruce. LET'S LEARN MAORI. A Guide to the Study of the Maori Language. Wellington. Reed. 1974. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 150pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$25
  39. BIGGS, Bruce. THE MBA DIALECTS WESTERN VITI LEVU. Journal of the Polynesian Society. Extract from Vol.57, No.1 March 1948. Wellington. Polynesian Soc. 1948. wrapps. 87pp. Some rusting to staples else a Good copy.   AUD$35
  40. (BIGGS, Bruce.) STUDIES IN PACIFIC LANGUAGES & CULTURES. In Honour of Bruce Biggs. edited by Jim Hollyman & Andrew Pawley. Auckland. Linguistic Soc. 1981. Col.Ill.wrapps. 392pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$36
  41. BLANDING, Don. HULA MOONS.  N.Y. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1938. (rep) (spine faded & marked; edge wear) 303pp. b/w ills. Col.frontis. uncut. Some foxing, else internally a Very Good copy. The charm & glamour of Hawaii.  AUD$35
  42. BLIGH, William. 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. Ed. by John Bach. Syd. Allen & Unwin. 1987. Dustjacket. 336pp. Col.front. b/w plates (some folding) Name on ffe., else Fine. The record of one of the great epics of the sea; Bligh's account of events in his long open boat voyage after being cast adrift by the Bounty mutineers.  AUD$85
  43. BOCK, Carl. THE HEAD-HUNTERS OF BORNEO. A Narrative of Travel Up the Mahakkam & Down the Barito; also Journeyings in Sumatra. New Jersey. Time-Life. 1984. (rep) Bound in simulated leather. 344pp. Col.& b/w plates. a.e.g. Bound-in marker ribbon. Fine. Time-Life Classics of Exploration.  AUD$60
  44. BOULLAIRE-DESCHAMPS, Aiu. UNE VIE D'EXCEPTION AUX TUAMOTU. Francois et Thais Hervé, 1904-1939. Paris. Editions le Motu. 1997. Ill.wrapps. 203pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$55
  45. BRAIN, Belle M. THE TRANSFORMATION OF HAWAII. How Fifty Years of Mission Work gave a Christian Nation to the World... Told for Young People. Lond. Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier. 1890. 193pp. b/w plates. Cloth sl.bumped & soiled else a Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$33
  46. BRAKE, Brian. (Photographs). ART OF THE PACIFIC. Conversations by James McNeish. With Commentary by David Simmons. N.Y. Harry N.Abrams. 1980. Folio. Dustjacket. 240pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Fine. 1st US ed. Scarce.   AUD$100
  47. BREWSTER, H.C. PEARLS OF PAPUA. Illustrated by G.K.Townshend. Syd. Endeavour Press. 1934. (edges sl.rubbed; bds sl.moisture marked at foredge) 323pp. b/w ills. Sl.foxing to edges, & pen marking to front endpapers, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$50
  48. BROWER, Kenneth. A SONG FOR SATAWAL.  Lond. Andre Deutsch. 1983. Dustjacket. 218pp. Fine. 1st ed. An informative account of the culture of the Micronesian Islands.  AUD$35
  49. BROWN, James S. GIANT OF THE LORD. The Life of Pioneer. Salt Lake City. Bookcraft Inc. 1960. (2nd printing) Dustjacket. 542pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. The autobiography of a valiant pioneer.  AUD$75
  50. BROWN, Lindsay W. SUIVEZ RAISON & I.T. Or a Chap's Chequered Career. An Autobiography. Lond. Watts & Co. 1933. (edges sl.rubbed) xvi,260pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Inscribed & signed by the author. Includes Australia, the New Hebrides, New Zealand and Japan.  AUD$40
  51. BROWNE, Edward G. A YEAR AMONGST THE PERSIANS. Impressions as to the Life, Character & Thought of the People of Persia, Received During Twelve Months' residence in that Country in the Years 1887-8. New Jersey. Time-Life. 1983. (rep) Bound in simulated leather. 594pp. Folding map. a.e.g. Bound-in marker ribbon. Fine. Time-Life Classics of Exploration.  AUD$65
  52. BRUNTON, Paul. (Ed) AWAKE, BOLD BLIGH!. William Bligh's letters describing the mutiny on HMS Bounty. Introduction by Paul Brunton. Syd. Allen & Unwin. 1989. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 87pp. Col.& b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  53. BRYAN, E.H. Jr. (Compiler.) GUIDE TO THE PLACE NAMES IN THE TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.  Honolulu. Bernice P.Bishop Museum. 1971. 4to. wrapps. unpag. (c.400pp.) Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed on the front wrapper by the author "With the Aloha of E.H.Bryan Jr."   AUD$50
  54. BRYAN, Edwin H., Jr. AMERICAN POLYNESIA & THE HAWAIIAN CHAIN.  Honolulu. Tongg Publ. 1942. (Revised ed.) (edges sl.rubbed) 253pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon.   AUD$120
  55. BUCK, Peter H. EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC. European and American Discoveries in Polynesia. By Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter H. Buck), Director of the Bishop Museum, 1936-1951. Honolulu. 1953. Col.Ill.wrapps. with design by Jean Charlot. 125pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Special Publication No.43.  AUD$45
  56. BUCK, Sir Peter. VIKINGS OF THE SUNRISE.  Christchurch. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1975. (rep) Dustjacket. 339pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. "The settlement of the Pacific Islands by a Stone Age people who were probably the greatest navigators the world has ever seen.  AUD$40
  57. BULBECK, Chilla. AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Colonial Passages, 1920-1960. Cambridge Uni.Press. 1992. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 327pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. A compelling account of the experiences of white women in Papua New Guinea between the 1920s & the 1960s.  AUD$48
  58.  BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ D'ÉTUDES OCÉANIENNES. A full and unbroken run from Issue No.1. (1917) to Issue No.264 (1994). Papeete. The Society. 1917-1994. Volumes 1 to 18 (issues 1 to 223) cloth-bound in 18 volumes, the remainder (issues 224 to 264) in the original wrappers. Some of the issues are double issues. Very Scarce. A Fine set of this important journal, containing a wealth of information relative to the Pacific and its peoples.  AUD$5000
  59. BULU, Joel. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A NATIVE MINISTER IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Translated by a Missionary. Facsimile edition. Tonga. Tupou High School. 1973. wrapps. 80pp. Front wrapper sl.stained on tail, else a Very Good copy. First published 1871.  AUD$35
  60. BURCHETT, W.G. WINGATE ADVENTURE. Behind the Japanese lines in Burma. An account of the most amazing military experiment of World War II. Melb. Cheshire. 1944. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket (chipped & torn with some loss) 188pp. monotone plates. Sl.foxing, & corner clipped from ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Major General Wingate accompanied Churchill to Quebec, and was in charge of the British airborne forces operating in Burma behind the Japanese lines.  AUD$30
  61. BURCHILL, Elizabeth. NEW GUINEA NURSE.  Adel. Rigby. 1967. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 151pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The experiences of a nurse in New Guinea.  AUD$32
  62. BURTSCHY-FRANCHI, Madame. TAHITI ET LES ILES. Histoire, g‚ography, administration, tourisme, commerce. Papeete. 1957. Rebound in cloth retaining the original Col.Ill.wrapps. 127pp. Col.& b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Text in French and English.  AUD$27
  63. BUSE, H. LOS PERUANOS EN OCEANIA. Geografia y Chronicas del Pacifico. Cuarto Centenario del Viaje de Alvaro de Mandana a las Islas Salomon. Lima, Peru. 1967. Wrapps. Dustjacket. 381pp. b/w plates. Pages sl.browned else a Very Good copy.   AUD$30


  64. CALLINAN, Bernard J. INDEPENDENT COMPANY. The 2/2 and 2/4 Australian Independent Companies in Portuguese Timor, 1941-1943. Introductory chapter by Nevil Shute. Lond. Heinemann. 1984. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 235pp. b/w plates. Some library stamping & tape-marking, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$35
  65. CAMERON, Ian. LOST PARADISE. The Exploration of the Pacific. Lond. Century. 1987. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 248pp. Many b/w ills. Col.plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  66. CAMERON, Ian. LOST PARADISE. The Exploration of the Pacific. Topsfield, Mass. Salem House. 1987. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 248pp. Many b/w ills. Col.plates. Dj sl.rubbed else a Very Good copy. 1st US ed.   AUD$34
  67. CAMERON, Robert. ABOVE HAWAII. A Collection of Nostalgic & Contemporary Aerial Photographs of the Hawaiian Islands. San Francisco. Cameron & Co. 1977. Oblong Folio. Dustjacket. 159pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  68. CAMPBELL, Archibald. A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD FROM 1806 TO 1812. In which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Island, & the Sandwich Islands were visited; including a narrative of the author's shipwreck on the island of Sannack... Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1967. Sm.8vo. Dustjacket. 220pp. Near Fine. Facsimile reproduction of the 3rd American edition of 1822. One of the fullest pre-missionary accounts of Hawaii.  AUD$48
  69. CAMPBELL, I.C. CLASSICAL TONGAN KINGSHIP.  Nuku'alofa. Atenisi University. 1989. Ill.wrapps. 47pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  70. CAMPBELL, R.J. (Ed.) THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. The Voyages of the Brig Williams, 1819-1820. As Recorded in Contemporary Documents & the Journal of Midshipman C.W.Poynter. Lond. Hakluyt Society. 2000. (Series III Vol.4) Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. xv,232pp. Col.& b/w ills. Pristine copy. 1st ed.   AUD$90
  71. CAPELL, A. (Compiler.) A NEW FIJIAN DICTIONARY.  Suva. Government of Fiji. 1991. (rep) wrapps. 407pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$38
  72.  CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC. British Museum Yearbook 3. Lond. British Museum. 1979. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. 249pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Many reproductions of drawings of early explorers.  AUD$60
  73. "THE CAPTAIN" THE MUTINY OF THE "BOUNTY". (For ages 10 to 12 years) Auckland. Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd. n.d. (c.1930's) Ill.wrapps. 96pp. Wrapps a little rubbed else a Good copy. Scarce. Whitcombe's Story Books.  AUD$30
  74. CARANO, Paul & SANCHEZ, Pedro C. A COMPLETE HISTORY OF GUAM.  Rutland. Charles E.Tuttle. 1968. (4th printing) Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges sl.rubbed) xvii,452pp. b/w plates. Folding map. Near Fine. A readable history of the fateful island of Guam.  AUD$40
  75. CARLYON, Deborah. MAMAKUMA. One Woman, Two Cultures. St Lucia. UQP. 2002. Sm.8vo. Col.Ill.wrapps. 179pp. Col.& b/w plates. Fine. Winner of the 2001 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards.  AUD$15
  76. CARRASCO, Amancio Landin. MOURELLE DE LA RUA. Explorador del Pacifico. Madrid. Ediciones Cultura Hispanica 1971. Col.Ill.wrapps. (spine worn; torn on tail) 368pp. Folding maps. Good copy. 1st ed. Spanish text.   AUD$33
  77. CARRASCO, Amancio Landin. TROPA DE HIDALGOS Y MAREANTES.  Madrid. Editorial Prensa Espanola. 1970. Col.Ill.wrapps. 220pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Spanish text.   AUD$35
  78. CARROLL, Vern & SOULIK, Tobias. NUKUORO LEXICON.  Honolulu. Hawaii Uni.Press. 1973. Ill.wrapps. 833pp. Fine copy. 1st ed. A complete presentation of a hitherto unstudied Polynesian Outlier language.  AUD$60
  79. CARROLL, Verne. PACIFIC ISLAND POPULATIONS. ASAO Monographs No.3. Honolulu. Uni.Press of Hawaii. 1975. 523pp. b/w tables & a folding map. Fine. 1st ed. Scarce. An introduction to the demographic study of small island populations in Oceania.  AUD$90
  80. CARTER, Joan & Gordon. HIGHLAND FRONTIER. A Pictorial Record of the Eastern & Western Highlands of New Guinea. Syd. Halstead. 1955. Col.Ill.wrapps. 36pp. Col.& b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$15
  81. CARTER, John. (Ed.) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK. 14th Edition. Syd. Pacific Publ. 1981. Col.ill.bds. 560pp. b/w ills. Folding colour map inserted. Fine.   AUD$45
  82. CASEY, Robert J. EASTER ISLAND. Home of the Scornful Gods. N.Y. Blue Ribbon Books. 1931. (spine sl.faded & rubbed; some spotting) 333pp. uncut. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$75
  83. CAWSEY, Katherine Stirling Kerr. THE MAKING OF REBEL. Captain Donald MacLeod of the New Hebrides. Honolulu. Instit.of Pacific Stud. 1998. Col.Ill.wrapps. 589pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Tarred as a blackbirder, Donald Macleod participated in settlement & trading to the Pacific Islands from 1868 until his death in 1894.  AUD$60
  84. CHAMPION, Ivan. ACROSS NEW GUINEA FROM THE FLY TO THE SEPIK.  Melb. Lansdowne Press. 1966. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 225pp. b/w plates. Folding map. A very Nice copy. First published in 1929, this second edition is also difficult to find. Inscribed by Ivan Champion. Also enclosed is the 1960, 24 page abridgement.  AUD$250
  85. CHAPMAN, Terry et al. NIUE. A HISTORY OF THE ISLAND.  Suva. Inst. of Pacific Studies. 1982. Col.Ill.wrapps. 152pp. col & b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The world's smallest self-governing nation.  AUD$33
  86. CHEESMAN, Evelyn. ISLANDS NEAR THE SUN. Off the Beaten Track in the Far, Fair Society Islands. Lond. H.F.& G.Witherby. 1927. Or.pictorial cl. (sl.edge wear) 236pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce.   AUD$195
  87. CHEN, K.M. & YASE, Y. AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS IN ASIA & OCEANIA. Proceedings of the 6th Asian & Oceanian Congress of Neurology, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Workshop. Taipei. National Taiwan Uni. 1984. Or.bds. 441pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  88. CHRISTIAN, Erwin (Photography) ISLANDS OF TAHITI. Text by Raymond Bagnis. Bora Bora. Kea Editions. 1988. (4th printing) Folio. Dustjacket. 288pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine copy.   AUD$48
  89. CHRISTIAN, Erwin. (Photographs.) LES MARQUISES. Text by Marc Bastard. Tahiti. Les Editions du Pacifique. 1983. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 111pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy. French text.   AUD$32
  90. CHRISTIAN, F.W. EASTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS. Tahiti & the Marquesas Islands. Lond. Robert Scott. 1910. (spine worn; edges rubbed & library number on tail) 269pp. b/w plates. Tape-marking damage to one plate, some library marking & inside hinge worn, else a fair ex-lib.copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Inscribed by the author.  AUD$200
  91. CHURCHWARD, C. Maxwell. A NEW FIJIAN GRAMMAR.  Suva. 1973. (rep) Bound in bds. 94pp. Fine. 1st ed. The structure & laws of the Fijian language.  AUD$34
  92. CLARK, Ross. A DICTIONARY OF THE MELE LANGUAGE (ATARA IMERE), VANUATU.  Canb. Pacific Linguistics. 1998. wrapps. 158pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  93. CLARK, Thomas Blake. OMAI. FIRST POLYNESIAN AMBASSADOR TO ENGLAND. The true story of his voyage there in 1774 with Captain Cook; of how he was feted by Fanny Burney, approved by Samuel Johnson, entertained by Mrs Thrale & Lord Sandwich & painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Honolulu. Uni of Hawaii Press. 1969. & bds. 115pp. B/w portrait plate. Bookplate removed from ffe else a Very Good copy. A facsimile of the edition originally published in 1940.  AUD$85
  94. CLARKE, Peter. HELL AND PARADISE. The Norfolk, Bounty, Pitcairn saga. Melb. Viking. 1986. Oblong 4to. Dustjacket. 189pp. Many col & b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Signed by the author.   AUD$60
  95. CLARKE, Peter. HELL AND PARADISE. The Norfolk, Bounty, Pitcairn saga. Melb. Viking. 1986. Oblong 4to. Dustjacket. 189pp. Many col & b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$55
  96. CLUNE, Frank. PACIFIC PARADE.  Melb. Hawthorn Press. 1945. Dustjacket. 123pp. A little browning to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Travel tales.  AUD$30
  97. CLUNE, Frank. PROWLING THROUGH PAPUA.  Syd. A & R. 1942. 237pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Clune's journey through Papua, meeting men who have made Papuan history, and the stories of their adventures, explorations and patrols.  AUD$40
  98. CLUNE, Frank. SOMEWHERE IN NEW GUINEA. A Companion to Prowling Through Papua. Illustrated by Syd Miller. Syd. A & R. 1951. 356pp. Many b/w ills. Large piece cut from hf.title, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$18
  99. COCKCRAFT, John. MELANESIA: ISLES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC.  Syd. A & R. 1969. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 120pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  100. COLE, William A. & JENSEN, Elwin W. ISRAEL IN THE PACIFIC. A Genealogical Text for Polynesia. Salt Lake City. Genealogical Soc. 1961. Dustjacket. 458pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Signed on the title page by both of the authors.   AUD$250
  101. COLLINGWOOD, Harry. THE CASTAWAYS. Illustrated in colour by T.C.Dugdale. Lond. Henry Frowde. 1912. (New ed) (spine sl.faded; rear bd sl.flecked) 320pp. Col.frontis. Some foxing, & missing ffe., else a Good copy. A boys' adventure set in the Pacific.  AUD$40
  102. COLLINGWOOD, Harry. THE PIRATE ISLAND. A Story of the South Pacific. Lond. Blackie. n.d. (c.1920) 318pp. b/w frontis. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. A boys' novel.  AUD$50
  103. COLLINSON, Clifford W. LIFE & LAUGHTER 'MIDST THE CANNIBALS.  Lond. Hutchinson. n.d. (c.1920s; rep) Sm.8vo. 287pp. Missing ffe., else a Good copy.   AUD$22
  104. COLONIAL REPORTS. GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY. And the Central and Southern Line Islands, 1952 and 1953. @With@ the Report for 1954 and 1955. 2 vols. Lond. HMSO. 1954, 1957. Both wrapps. 64,96pp. b/w plates. Folding map in each volume. Good copies. The pair  AUD$45
  105. COLWELL, Max. WHALING AROUND AUSTRALIA.  Lond. A & R. 1970. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 178pp. b/w plates & ills. Small stamp on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st Eng. ed.   AUD$32
  106. CONRAD, Barnaby. TAHITI.  N.Y. Viking. 1962. Dustjacket. 164pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A history of the island paradise.  AUD$35
  107. (COOK, Captain James) CAPTAIN COOK. NAVIGATOR & SCIENTIST. Papers presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium, Australian Academy of Sciences, Canberra, 1 May 1969. Ed. by G.M.Badger. Canb. ANU Press. 1970. Dustjacket. 144pp. Col.plates & many b/w ills. Tipped in Col.frontis. Near Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  108. CORRIS, Peter. PASSAGE, PORT AND PLANTATION. A History of Solomon Islands Labour Migration, 1870-1914. Melb. MUP. 1973. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 201pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  109. COX, Paul Alan & BANACK, Sandra Anne. (Eds.) ISLANDS, PLANTS & POLYNESIANS. An Introduction to Polynesian Ethnobotany. Portland. Dioscorides Press. 1991. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 228pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Essays examining the plant environments of Polynesia, the relationship of plants to Polynesian voyaging, plant introductions, etc.  AUD$60
  110. CROCOMBE, Marjorie. THEY CAME FOR SANDALWOOD. Illustrated by Conrad Frieboe. Wellington. Dept. of Education. 1964. Ill.wrapps. 52pp. Many two-colour ills. Map. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  111. CROCOMBE, R.G. GILBERTESE CULTURE. A note on the recording, conservation, transmission and continuing development of aspects of Gilbertese culture. Uni. of South Pacific. 1975. wrapps. 27pp. Spiral-bound. Very Good copy. A report to The Secretary, Ministry of Education, Training and Culture, Tarawa.  AUD$33
  112. CROCOMBE, R.G. THE NEW SOUTH PACIFIC. set order to tag books ANU Pres. 1973. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 130pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. The scattered islands & territories of Polynesia, Melanesia & Micronesia.  AUD$28
  113. CROCOMBE, Ron & HERENEKO, Pat (Eds.) TAHITI. THE OTHER SIDE.  Suva. Inst.of Pacific Studies. 1985. Col.Ill.wrapps. 150pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st English language ed. Interviews with Tahitian people.  AUD$24
  114. CROMARTY, John. KING OF THE CANNIBALS. The Story of John G.Paton, Missionary to the New Hebrides. Lond. Evangelical Press. 1997. Col.Ill.wrapps. 288pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  115. CROSS, Gwen. ALOHA SOLOMONS. A Story of a People's Courage and Loyalty. Suva. Inst.of Pacific Studies. n.d. (c.1980's) Col.Ill.wrapps. 156pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The author spent 30 of her 83 years in the Solomons, participating in the education and growth of the people.  AUD$25

  116. DANIELSSON, Bengt. EXPÉDITION BOUMERANG. Traduit suédois par Marguerite Gay & Gerd de Mautort. Paris. Éditions Albin Michel. 1960. wrapps. Dustjacket. 308pp. b/w plates. Pages unopened. uncut. Very Good copy. 1st French ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon.   AUD$125
  117. DANIELSSON, Bengt. FORGOTTEN ISLANDS OF THE SOUTH SEAS. Translated by F.H.Lyon. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1957. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges sl.rubbed) 204pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Society & culture in the Marquesas Islands.  AUD$40
  118. DANIELSSON, Bengt. FROM RAFT TO RAFT. Translated from the Swedish by F.H.Lyon. Photographs by Alain Brun & A.Sylvain, Papeete. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1960. (2nd imp.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 184pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. Inscribed by the author. The fantastic raft voyage of the French "Tahiti Nui" expedition from Tahiti to Chile & back to Polynesia.  AUD$50
  119. DANIELSSON, Bengt & Marie-Th‚r‚se. MORUROA, MON AMOUR. The French Nuclear Tests in the Pacific. Lond. Penguin. 1977. (Revised Eng.ed) Col.Ill.wrapps. 227pp. Near Fine. Inserted hand-written postcard from Danielsson to Robert Langdon loosely inserted. The infamous French nuclear testing in the Pacific.  AUD$45
  120. DANIELSSON, Bengt & Marie-Th‚r‚se. MORUROA, MON AMOUR. Preface de Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber. Paris. Editions Stock. 1974. Col.Ill.wrapps. 434pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$40
  121. DANIELSSON, Bengt. UNDER THE CLOUD OF SECRECY: THE FRENCH NUCLEAR TESTS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PACIFIC. An Article contained in the Royal Swedish Academy of Science's "Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment". Sweden. n.d. (c.1990, rep) 4to. wrapps. pp.336-341. Col.& b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  122. DANIELSSON, Bengt. WORK & LIFE ON RAROIA. An acculturation study from the Tuamotu group French Oceania. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1956. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (spine chipped on edges) 244pp. b/w plates. Folding map. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A complete investigation of the social & economic conditions of the little known Polynesian group on Raroia.  AUD$55
  123. DARBY, Madge. WHO CAUSED THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY?  Syd. A & R. 1965. Dustjacket. 127pp. Fine. 1st ed. The author believes that neither Bligh nor Fletcher Christian are the culprits & puts forward her version after careful study of all the records available.  AUD$45
  124. DARLING, F.Fraser. ISLAND YEARS.  Lond. G.Bell. 1941. (rep) (sl.foxed; spine faded) 306pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, & missing ffe., else a Good copy.   AUD$24
  125. DAVIDSON, J.W. SAMOA MO SAMOA. The Emergence of the Independent State of Western Samoa. Lond. OUP. 1967. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 467pp. Bookplate tipped to verso of ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  126. DAVIES, John. THE HISTORY OF THE TAHITIAN MISSION, 1799-1830. Edited by C.W.Newbury. With Supplementary Papers from the Correspondence of the Missionaries. Cambridge. Hakluyt Society. 1961. liv,391pp. uncut. b/w plates. Folding map & frontis.plate. Sl.foxing to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$95
  127. DAVIES, Nigel. VOYAGERS TO THE NEW WORLD.  N.Y. William Morrow. 1979. Dustjacket. 287pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st US ed. Asks the question were the Chinese, Indonesians, Vikings, Phoenicians, or even beings from Outer Space instrumental in the development of early American civilisations?  AUD$36
  128. DAVIS, Tom et al. COOK ISLANDS POLITICS. The Inside Story. Auckland. Polynesian Press. 1979. Col.Ill.wrapps. 274pp. Col.plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  129. DAVIS, Tom & Lydia. DOCTOR TO THE ISLANDS. Illustrated by Tom Davis. Lond. Michael Joseph. 1955. (spine faded) 287pp. b/w ills. Sl.tape damage to paste-downs, else a Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$28
  130. DAWS, Gavan. DAMIAN DE MOLOKAI. (Holy Man). Madrid. Editorial Reinado Social. 1984. Col.Ill.wrapps. 300pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. Spanish text.   AUD$30
  131. DAWS, Gavan. HOLY MAN: FATHER DAMIEN OF MOLOKAI.  Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii Press. 1984. (rep) Ill.wrapps. 293pp. b/w plates. Fine. A perceptive biography of Father Damien & his long testing at Kalowao.  AUD$33
  132. DAWS, Gavan. HOLY MAN: FATHER DAMIEN OF MOLOKAI.  N.Y. Harper & Row. 1973. Dustjacket. 293pp. b/w plates. uncut. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon. A perceptive biography of Father Damien & his long testing at Kalowao.  AUD$65
  133. DE DECKKER, Paul. JACQUES-ANTOINE MOERENHOUT (1797-1879). Ethnologue et Consul. Tahiti. Au Vent des Iles. 1997. Or.limp bds. 406pp. Pristine copy. 1st ed. Scarce. French text.   AUD$95
  134. DE LEEUW, Hendrik. CROSSROADS OF THE JAVA SEA.  N.Y. Garden City Publ. 1931. (spine worn & rubbed) 350pp. uncut. b/w ills. Edges yellowed, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. A travel narrative on the islands of Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Celebes & Bali.  AUD$40
  135. DE MONT. OVER THE ARABIAN GULF. A view of birds and places. Paintings by De Mont. Text by Desmond E. Widgery. Hamilton, N.Z. 1982. Folio. Or.bds. d.w. unpag. (ca 100pp.) Tipped-in col. plates of birds. Fine. 1st ed. A beautifully produced book.  AUD$60
  136. DEAN, Beth. THREE DANCES OF OCEANIA.  Syd. Sydney Opera House Trust. n.d. (c.1970s) 4to. Ill.wrapps. 96pp. b/w ills. Inscription on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The dance arts of the peoples of Fiji, the Cook Islands and Banaba or Ocean Island.  AUD$36
  137. DECK, Northcote. SOUTH FROM GUADALCANAL. The Romance of Rennell Island. Toronto. Evangelical Publ. 1945. Dustjacket. 124pp. b/w plates. Inscription on ffe, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. "Here is the thrilling account of the heroic death of a number of brave missionary martyrs on the shores of Rennell.."  AUD$35
  138. DEGADILLO, Yolanda et al. SPANISH FORTS OF GUAM.  Guam. Micronesian Area Research Ct. 1979. Oblong 4to. Ill.wrapps. 56pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  139. DEL VALLE, Teresa. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS TO SPAIN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Translated by Marjorie G.Driver. MARC Educational Series No.11. Guam. MARC. 1991. Col.Ill.wrapps. 71pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  140. DELANO, Amasa. A NARRATIVE OF VOYAGES & TRAVELS IN THE NORTHERN & SOUTHERN HEMISPHERES. Comprising Three Voyages Round the World; Together with a Voyage of Survey & Discovery in the Pacific Ocean & Oriental Islands. N.Y. Praegar. 1970. viii,599pp. b/w plates. Fine.   AUD$75
  141. DENING, Greg. HISTORY'S ANTHROPOLOGY. The Death of William Gooch. N.Y. Uni.Press of America. 1988. Col.Ill.wrapps. 122pp. Fine. An investigation into the murder of William Gooch, astronomer aboard the supply ship "Daedalus", & two of his cohorts at Waimea on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in 1792.  AUD$34
  142. DENNON, Donald. (Ed.) THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDERS.  Cambridge University Press. 1997. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 518pp. Near Fine. 1st ed. Scarce. Book launch invitation inserted as is a printed note to Robert Langdon signed by the author "Donald".   AUD$125
  143. DERRICK, R.A. THE FIJI ISLANDS. A Geographical Handbook. Suva. 1957. (Revised ed) Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. (spine sl.torn with some loss; 334,19pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$55
  144. DEVINS, John Bancroft. AN OBSERVER IN THE PHILIPPINES. Or Life in Our New Possessions. Foreword by William Howard Taft. Boston. American Tract Soc. 1905. (spine browned; edge wear) 416pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce. Inscribed by Dr Ramon Reyes Lala.   AUD$75
  145. DIXON, Jonathan T. PAPUAN ISLANDS PILGRIMAGE.  Syd. 1988. Ill.wrapps. 100pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The author's impressions of Papua.  AUD$18
  146. DOBBS-HIGGINSON, M.S. ASIA PACIFIC. Its Role in the New World Disorder. Melb. Heinemann. 1993. Col.Ill.wrapps. 432pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st Aust.ed.   AUD$24
  147. DOCKER, Edward Wybergh. THE BLACKBIRDERS. The Recruiting of South Seas Labour for Queensland, 1863-1907. Syd. A & R. 1970. Dustjacket. (edges rubbed) 289pp. b/w plates & maps. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Walter Stone bookplate on front paste-down. For over forty years the cotton and sugar plantations of Queensland were worked by indentured labour recruited (kidnapped?) from the South Sea Islands.  AUD$45
  148. DODD, Edward. POLYNESIAN SEAFARING.  Lond. Nautical Publ. 1972. Folio. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 192pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Very Good copy. Scarce. Examines the ancient enigma of how the Polynesians got where they did.  AUD$120
  149. DODD, Edward. POLYNESIA'S SACRED ISLE. A Portrait of the South Sea Island of Raiatea with traits that distinguish it from the better-known neighbours such as Bora Bora and Tahiti. N.Y. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1976. Dustjacket. 224pp. b/w plates & ills. from photographs, with drawings by Jacques Boullaire & Robert MacLean and with reproductions of works by the early artists of Cook's voyages & Paul Gauguin. Near Fine. 1st ed. Vol.III in a series on the culture of Polynesia entitled "The Ring of Fire".  AUD$40
  150. DODGE, Ernest S. BEYOND THE CAPES. Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger (1776-1877). Lond. Victor Gollancz. 1971. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 429pp. b/w ills. Col.frontis. Piece clipped from ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$60
  151. DODGE, Ernest S. NEW ENGLAND & THE SOUTH SEAS.  Cambridge. Harvard Uni.Press. 1965. Dustjacket. 216pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Focuses on New England's wide-ranging & vigorous role in the Pacific Islands during the 19th Century.  AUD$50
  152.  DOSSIERS ON TAHITI. English Version. Paris. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1969-72. 14 issues bound together in brown cl. Various pg. Col.& b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$50
  153. DOUGLAS, Norman & Ngaire (Eds.) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK. Sixteenth Edition. Syd. A & R. 1978. Col.ill.bds. 717pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$40
  154. DOWNS, Ian. THE LAST MOUNTAIN. A Life in Papua New Guinea. Illustrations by Ian Ottley. St Lucia. UQP. 1986. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 298pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The author went to New Guinea in 1936 as a young cadet patrol officer. He has written the definitive history of the Australian Trusteeship of Papua New Guinea in the period 1945-1975.  AUD$28
  155. DRISCOLL, Ian H. FLIGHTPATH SOUTH PACIFIC. The Flyers, the Airlines & the Aircraft. Melb. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1972. Dustjacket. 303pp. b/w plates. Some library stamping, else a Very Good ex-lib.copy. 1st ed. Describes the opening up & development of the air routes of the South Pacific.  AUD$60
  156. DRIVER, Marjorie G. & BRUNAL-PERRY, Omaira. (Eds.) CAROLINIANS IN THE MARIANA ISLANDS IN THE 1800s. Selected Documents from the Holdings of the Spanish Documents Collection at the Micronesian Area Research Center. Revised English-Spanish edition. Uni.of Guam. 1996. Dustjacket. 312pp. Pristine copy. With #REPORTS CONCERNING THE MARIANA ISLANDS.# The Memorias of 1844-1852. Guam. 1996. Dj. 204pp. Pristine. Texts in both English and Spanish of original documents concerning the Spanish administration of the Mariana Islands in the 19th century. The pair  AUD$125
  157. DRIVER, Marjorie G. GUAM. A NOMENCLATURE CHRONOLOGY.  Guam. Micronesian Area Research Ct. 1985. wrapps. 44pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  158. DRIVER, Marjorie G. NAVIGATIONAL DATA FOR THE MARIANA ISLANDS. Published by the Spanish Hydrographic Office, Madrid 1863. Guam. Micronesian Area Research 1987. Ill.wrapps. 44pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  159. DUNMORE, John. WHO'S WHO IN PACIFIC NAVIGATION.  Honolulu. Uni of Hawaii. 1991. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 312pp. Fine. 1st ed. A biographical dictionary which includes the major figures as well as the missionaries, traders, whalers, naturalists & others who contributed to European discovery in the Pacific 16th to 20th century.  AUD$85
  160. DUNN, James. TIMOR: A PEOPLE BETRAYED.  Milton. Jacaranda. 1983. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 402pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$34
  161. D'URVILLE, Capt. Jules S.-C Dumont. TWO VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEAS. Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826-1829; Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, New Guinea, Australia, South East Asia, Tasmania, Antarctica, New Zealand, Torres Strait. 1837-1840 in the corvettes. Melb. MUP. 1992. Col.Ill.wrapps. 304pp. b/w plates & ills. Near Fine.   AUD$45
  162. EASTMAN, Rev.G.H. AN ENGLISH-GILBERTESE VOCABULARY. Of the most commonly used words. Gilbert Isl. London Mission Press. 1948. wrapps. 224pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce.   AUD$85
  163. EDMONDS, Dr.Carl. DANGEROUS MARINE ANIMALS OF THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION. Diving Medical Centre Monograph on Identification First Aid & Medical Treatment. Melb. Wedneil Publ. n.d. (c.1970s) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 235pp. Many Col.ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  164. EDWARDS, Capt.Edward & HAMILTON, George. VOYAGE OF H.M.S."PANDORA". Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the "Bounty" in the South Seas, 1790-91. Introduction & Notes by Basil Thomson. Lond. Francis Edwards. 1915. (rear bd spotted with small puncture at head) 177pp. uncut. Folding map in rear. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce.   AUD$395
  165. EGGLESTON, George T. TAHITI: VOYAGE THROUGH PARADISE. The story of a small boat passage through the Society Islands. Lond. Robert Hale. 1955. (rep) Or.bds. with colour illustration pasted on front bd. 192pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$40
  166. ELBERT, Samuel H. DICTIONARY OF THE LANGUAGE OF RENNELL & BELLONA. Part I: Rennellese & Bellonese to English. Copenhagen. Nat.Museum of Denmark. 1975. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. 345pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  167. EMORY, Kenneth P. KAPINGAMARANGI. Social & Religious Life of a Polynesian Atoll. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 228. Honolulu. Uni.Press of Hawaii. 1965. wrapps. 357pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$150
  168. (EMORY, Kenneth P.) POLYNESIAN CULTURE HISTORY. Essays in Honor of Kenneth P.Emory. Edited by Genevieve A.Highland, et al. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Special Publication 56. Honolulu. Bishop Museum. 1967. 594pp. b/w plates & ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$80
  169. ENGLERT, Father Sebastian. ISLAND AT THE CENTRE OF THE WORLD. New Light on Easter Island. Lond. Robert Hale. 1972. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (chipped with some loss) 191pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy. 1st UK ed.   AUD$36
  170. ENGLERT, P.Sebastian. LA TIERRA DE HOTU MATU'A. Historia y etnologia de la Isla de Pascua. Chile. Edicones de la Universidad. 1974. Roy.8vo. Ill.wrapps. 276pp. b/w ills. Loose folding map. Spanish text. Good copy. Scarce. Easter Island.  AUD$125

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  172. FALLA, Molly. A SKETCHBOOK OF NEW ZEALAND BIRDS.  Wellington. Reed. 1966. (2nd imp.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 32pp. Col.ills. Inscription on ffe., else a Very Good copy. Lovely colour paintings of birds native to New Zealand, teamed with an amusing text.  AUD$20
  173. FALLON, Judy. PACIFIC PANTOMINE.  Lond. Andrew Melrose. 1952. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges sl.rubbed) 200pp. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. A charming, humorous account of life in New Caledonia.  AUD$25
  174. FARWELL, George. LAST DAYS IN PARADISE. Tahiti Then & Now. Adel. Rigby. 1964. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 223pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A good survey of Tahitian society & culture as it was in the mid-1960s.  AUD$38
  175. FEINBERG, Richard. ANUTAN CONCEPTS OF DISEASE: A POLYNESIAN STUDY. Foreword by D.Carleton Gajdusek. Hawaii. Instit.for Polynesian Stud. 1979. wrapps. 51pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  176. FEINBERG, Richard. POLYNESIAN SEAFARING & NAVIGATION. Ocean Travel in Anutan Culture & Society. Kent, Ohio. Kent State Uni.Press. 1988. Dustjacket. 210pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$55
  177. FELDT, Eric. THE COAST WATCHERS.  Melb. OUP. 1946. (spine browned & worn; edges rubbed; bds flecked) 425pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, inscription on verso of hf.title, & edges yellowed, else a Fair copy. 1st ed. Scarce. The drama of the men involved in working from enemy-occupied territory, radioing warnings about Japanese movements in the Pacific.  AUD$90
  178. FERDON, Edwin N. EARLY OBSERVATIONS OF MARQUESAN CULTURE, 1595-1813.  Tucson. Uni of Arizona. 1993. Dustjacket. 184pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author, "To Robert Langdon ..... whose gift of a copy of Sheahan's typescript of Crook's Marquesan account made this book possible..." A broad picture of the social organisation, religion, material culture & daily life of the people of the Marquesas Islands.  AUD$120
  179. FERDON, Edwin N. EARLY TONGA. As the Explorers Saw It, 1616-1810. Tucson. Uni.of Arizona Press. 1987. Dustjacket. 339pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author. Ethnographic observations & experiences on the Tongan Islands up to 1810 - just prior to intensive Christian missionary activities - providing an early historic baseline on Tongan culture.  AUD$80
  180. FERNANDEZ-SHAW, Carlos M. ESPANA Y AUSTRALIA. Quinientos anos de relaciones. Madrid. Alfonso Martinez. 2000. Col.Ill.wrapps. 573pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Spanish text. Invitation to the launch of the book in Salamanca, loosely inserted.  AUD$80
  181. FERRIER, Neil. THE ROYAL TOUR.  Lond. 1954. 4to. Or.bds. (edges sl.rubbed) unpag. (c.40pp.) Col.& b/w photographic ills. Very Good copy. Scarce. The Royal tour of Fiji, Tonga & New Zealand.  AUD$27
  182. FINNEY, Ben R. BIG-MEN & BUSINESS. Entrepreneurship & Economic Growth in the New Guinea Highlands. Foreword by Douglas L.Oliver. Canb. ANU Press. 1973. Dustjacket. (covered in clear plastic) 206pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, & library stamping, else a Very Good ex-lib.copy. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  183. FINNEY, Ben R. HOKULE'A: THE WAY TO TAHITI.  N.Y. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1979. Dustjacket. 310pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed. The sailing of a reconstruction of an ancient double-hull Polynesian canoe with a full crew aboard from Hawaii to Tahiti & return, covering a distance of almost 6000 miles.  AUD$45
  184. FINNEY, Ben R. POLYNESIAN PEASANTS & PROLETARIANS.  Cambridge, Mass. Schenkman Publ. 1973. 147pp. Near Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author. A study of economic vulnerability - of "how Polynesians are in the grip of world-wide economic forces, & how these forces are fundamentally altering their way of life.  AUD$45
  185. FITZ-PATRICK, David G. & KIMBUNA, John. BUNDI. The Culture of a Papua New Guinea People. Nerang, QLD. Ryebuck Publ. 1983. 4to. Or.col.ill.bds. 166pp. Some b/w & numerous Col.ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  186. FORSYTH, W.D. CAPTAIN COOK'S AUSTRALIAN LANDFALLS. Eye-witness accounts by members of the ship's company of HMS Endeavour,1770, extracted for visitors to the east coast of Australia. Canb. Roebuck. 1970. Ill.wrapps. 26pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  187. FOSBERG, F.R. (Ed.) MAN'S PLACE IN THE ISLAND ECOSYSTEM. A Symposium. Honolulu. Bishop Museum Press. 1965. (2nd printing) wrapps. 264pp. b/w ills. Folding map. Very Good copy.   AUD$38
  188. FOX, C.E. A DICTIONARY OF THE NGGELA LANGUAGE. (Florida, British Solomon Islands). Auckland. Unity Press. 1955. 271pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$33
  189. FOX, C.E. LORD OF THE SOUTHERN ISLES. Being the story of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia, 1849-1949. Lond. A.R.Mowbray. 1958. (bumped on lower corner) 272pp. b/w plates. Missing ffe., & sl.foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. An important account of the Melanesian Mission.  AUD$40
  190. FRASER, Marie. IN STEVENSON'S SAMOA.  Lond. Smith, Elder & Co. 1895. (sl.faded & spotted) vi,190pp. b/w frontis. Edges sl.browned, else a Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$75
  191. FREEMAN, Derek. MARGARET MEAD & SAMOA. The Making & Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth. Canb. ANU Press. 1973. Dustjacket. 379pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st Aust.ed. Seeks to refute Mead's characterisation of Samoan society & adolescence.  AUD$38
  192. (FRIEND, Donald.) DONALD FRIEND IN BALI.  Lond. Collins. 1972. 4to. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 107pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. by Donald Friend. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$65
  193. FRINGS, John W. MY ISLAND OF DREAMS.  Lond. Newnes. n.d. (c.1900) (sl.flecked) 279pp. Some foxing, & inscription on ffe., else a Good copy. The author's search for a Pacific paradise.  AUD$30
  194. FRISBIE, Robert Dean. MY TAHITI. With illustrations by W.Alister Macdonald. Boston. Little, Brown & Co. 1937. (spine sl.faded) xiv,277pp. uncut. b/w plates. Stamp on front paste-down, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. The author's experience of Tahitian society & culture during the early 1920s.  AUD$1250
  195. FUCHS, Lawrence H. HAWAII PONO. A Social History. N.Y. Harcourt Brace & World. 1961. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 501pp. Stamp on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The people & politics of Hawaii.  AUD$32
  196. GALLAGHER, Robert E. (Ed.) BYRON'S JOURNAL OF HIS CIRCUMNAVIGATION, 1764-1766.  Cambridge. Hakluyt Society. 1964. Dustjacket. (spine sl.chipped) 230pp. b/w plates & folding maps. Near Fine. 1st ed. In 1764, the Hon.John Byron was commissioned by the Admiralty to sail to the South Atlantic to search for Pepy's Island and the Southern Continent.  AUD$75
  197. GARRETT, John. TO LIVE AMONG THE STARS. Christian Origins in Oceania. Suva. Instit.of Pacific Studies. 1982. Dustjacket. 412pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed to Bob Langdon by the author. The full story of Catholic & Protestant origins in the Pacific Islands.  AUD$45
  198. GASH, Noel & WHITTAKER, June. A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF NEW GUINEA.  Bris. Robert Brown & Assoc. 1989. (rep) 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 312pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Some library stamping & tape-marking, else a Good ex-lib.copy. An interesting look at New Guinea history from the earliest times, through to the difficult days of WWII to the late 1980s.  AUD$24
  199. GAST, Ross H. DON FRANCISCO DE PAULA MARIN. A Biography. The Letters & Journal of Francisco de Paula Marin. Edited by Agnes C.Conrad. Honolulu. Uni.Press of Hawaii. 1973. Dustjacket. 344pp. b/w frontis. Fine. 1st ed. The life of one of the most influential European residents in the Hawaiian Islands during the 1800's.  AUD$80
  200. GAUGUIN, Paul. NOA NOA. The Tahitian Journal of Paul Gauguin. Translated by O.F.Theis. San Francisco. Chronicle Books. 1994. Oblong 8vo. Dustjacket. 147pp. Col.& b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$40
  201. GERAGHTY, Paul A. THE HISTORY OF THE FIJIAN LANGUAGES. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication No.19. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1983. wrapps. 483pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  202. GERSTLE, Donna. GENTLE PEOPLE. Into the Heart of Vava'u, Kingdom of Tonga, 1781-1973. San Diego. Topua Press. 1973. Ill.wrapps. 65pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  203. GIBBINGS, Robert. IORANA! A Tahitian Journal. With Wood Engravings by the author. N.Y. Houghton Mifflin. 1932. & dec.bds. (spine faded) 157pp. uncut. b/w ills. Sl.foxing, & name written on front paste-down, else a Very Good copy in the sl.worn slip-case. 1st US ed. Limited edition of 385 copies, signed & numbered by the author, of which this is no.244.  AUD$245
  204. GIBBINGS, Robert. OVER THE REEFS.  Lond. Dent. 1948. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 240pp. b/w wood engraved ills. by Gibbings. insc. on dedication page & sl.foxing to foredge, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  205. GIBBINGS, Robert. A TRUE TALE OF LOVE IN TONGA. Told in 23 Engravings & 333 Words. Lond. Faber & Faber. 1935. & dec.bds. 51pp. b/w engravings. Browning to endpapers, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. A charming Pacific fairy tale. Lovely wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings.  AUD$75
  206. GIFFORD, Edward Winslow. TONGAN PLACE NAMES. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 6. Honolulu. Bernice P.Bishop Museum. 1923. Rebound in cl. retaining original wrappers. 258pp. Near Fine. 1st ed. Very Scarce.   AUD$250
  207. GILSON, R.P. SAMOA - 1830 TO 1900. The Politics of a Multi-Cultural Community. Melb. OUP. 1970. Dustjacket. 457pp. Fine. 1st ed. A detailed account of Samoan history during the 19th Century.  AUD$45
  208. GLASSE, R.M. & MEGGITT, M.J. (Ed.) PIGS, PEARLSHELLS & WOMEN. Marriage in the New Guinea Highlands. Englewood Cliffs. Prentice-Hall. 1969. Rebound in cl. 246pp. Some library stamping, else a Good ex-lib.copy. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  209. GOADBY, Peter. BIG FISH AND BLUE WATER. Gamefishing in the Pacific. Syd. A & R. 1987. (Revised ed.) Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 334pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Fine. A complete guide to saltwater gamekeeping & sportfishing in the Pacific.  AUD$75
  210. GOEBEL, Julius. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE FALKLAND ISLANDS. A Study in Legal & Diplomatic History. With a preface & an introduction by J.C.J.Metford. New Haven. Yale Uni.Press. 1982. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 482pp. Fine. First published 1927.#  AUD$45
  211. GOLOVNIN, V.M. AROUND THE WORLD ON THE KAMCHATKA, 1817-1819. Translated, with an introduction & notes by Ella Lury Wiswell. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii Press. 1979. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 353pp. col.front. & b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. Gives an insight into the peoples and societies encountered during this voyage.  AUD$60
  212. GOLSKI, Kathy. WATCHED BY ANCESTORS. An Australian Family in Papua New Guinea. Syd. Hodder Headline. 1998. Col.Ill.wrapps. 270pp. Col.plates. Fine. 1st ed. An enchanting memoir by artist Kathy Golski, who spent two years with her young family in the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea.  AUD$18
  213. GOODENOUGH, Ward H. (Ed.) PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENT OF THE PACIFIC.  Philadelphia. American Phil.Soc. 1996. Roy.8vo. Ill.wrapps. 169pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  214.  GRAMATICA DE LA LENGUA ESPANOLA. Nueva Edicion, Reformada. Madrid. Espasa-Calpe. 1931. Rebound in cloth retaining the original wrappers. 534pp. Very Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$33
  215. GRATTAN, C. Hartley. THE UNITED STATES AND THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC.  Melb. OUP. 1961. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; sl.foxed) 273pp. Endpaper maps. Internally Fine. 1st Aust.ed. A thorough analysis of the Southwest Pacific.  AUD$30
  216. GRAY, Captain J.A.C. AMERIKA SAMOA. A History of American Samoa & its United States Naval Administration. Annapolis. US Naval Instit. 1960. Dustjacket. (sl.chipped) 295pp. b/w plates. Stamp on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$60
  217. GREY, Capt.J.R. WORLD'S END. Life & Laughter in the South Seas. Melb. Robertson & Mullens. n.d. (c.1944) Dustjacket. 166pp. b/w plates. Liquid paper on verso of ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  218. GRIFFIN, James. (Ed). PAPUA NEW GUINEA PORTRAITS. The Expatriate Experience. Syd. ANU Press. 1978. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (covered in clear plastic) 268pp. Some library stamping & tape-marking, else a Good ex-lib.copy. 1st ed.   AUD$18
  219. GRIFFITH, George. IN AN UNKNOWN PRISON LAND. An Account of Convicts & Colonists in New Caledonia with jottings Out & Home. Lond. Hutchinson. 1901. (spine badly faded & worn; bds marked & flecked) xii,324pp. uncut. b/w plates. Some foxing, inscriptions & stamp on ffe. Binding rather loose, opening & closing pages insect effected. Some of the plates are also loose. Fair copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce. Two old postcards of New Caledonia inserted.  AUD$395
  220. GRIMBLE, Arthur. RETURN TO THE ISLANDS.  Lond. John Murray. 1957. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 214pp. b/w ills. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  221. GRIMBLE, Arthur Francis. TUNGARU TRADITIONS. Writings on the Atoll Culture of the Gilbert Islands. Melb. MUP. 1989. Or.bds. 383pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st Aust.ed. First published as a Pacific Islands Monograph by the University of Hawaii Press.  AUD$38
  222. GROVE DAY, A. JACK LONDON IN THE SOUTH SEAS.  N.Y. Four Winds Press. 1971. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; sl.chipped) 174pp. b/w ills. Name on front paste-down, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. One of the most popular authors of his time, Jack London sailed the South Seas in his yacht the Snark in 1907.  AUD$34
  223. GUILD, Caroline. RAINBOW IN TAHITI. Foreword by James Norman Hall. Lond. Hammond, Hammond & Co. 1951. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges sl.rubbed) 224pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. An observational look at Tahiti & its people.  AUD$30
  224. GULLETT, Henry ("Jo") NOT AS A DUTY ONLY. An Infantryman's War. Melb. MUP. 1976. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 169pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. The author served in the Middle East, New Guinea and then with the forces that invaded Normandy on D-Day.  AUD$36
  225. GUNSON, Niel. (Ed.) THE DALTON JOURNAL. Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas. Canb. Nat.Library of Aust. 1990. 140pp. b/w ills. Pristine copy. 1st ed. Scarce. The journal of Dr William Dalton.  AUD$40

  226. HACKER, Carlotta. ..AND CHRISTMAS DAY ON EASTER ISLAND.  Lond. Travel Book Club. 1968. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 234pp. Very Good copy. The author landed a job with the Canadian Medical Mission to Easter Island, witnessing "... an amiable and bloodless revolt by the islanders against the Chilean mismanagement of their island home."  AUD$32
  227. HADDON,A.C. & HORNELL, James. CANOES OF OCEANIA. Three volumes in two. Vol.1. The Canoes of Polynesia, Fiji & Micronesia. Vol.2. The Canoes of Melanesia, Queensland and New Guinea. Vol.3. Definition of Terms, General Survey and conclusions. Honolulu. Bishop Museum. 1936-1938. Binder's cloth. 452,342,88pp. Many b/w ills. both photographic & diagrammatic. The 2nd volume an ex-lib. copy with a couple of stamps else a Very Good set. A set of the extremely scarce 1st eds. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Special Publications Nos.27, 28 & 29. The standard work on Oceanic canoes.  AUD$750
  228. HALL, James Norman. LOST ISLAND.  Lond. Collins. 1945. Dustjacket. (spine chipped & edges rubbed) 224pp. Pages yellowed, & name sticker on ffe., else a Good copy. 1st UK ed. A novel of the Pacific war on a small island.  AUD$22
  229. HALL, James Norman. MY ISLAND HOME.  Boston. Little, Brown & Co. 1953. (rep) Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges sl.rubbed) x,374pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. The autobiography of the American writer who found an island solitude in the South Seas where he could dream & write.  AUD$38
  230. HALL, James Norman. ON THE STREAM OF TRAVEL.  Lond. Chapman & Hall. 1929. Dustjacket. 250pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Hall's travels in & the vastly different cultures of Iceland, Spain, Bavaria, Chicago & Polynesia.  AUD$40
  231. HALL, James Norman. SHIPWRECK.  Lond. Chapman & Hall. 1935. (spine browned) 155pp. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st Eng.ed. Scarce. Bligh and the Bounty.  AUD$40
  232. HALL, James Norman. UNDER THE SOUTH.  Lond. Chapman & Hall. 1928. (uneven fading) 244pp. Edges yellowed, & name on ffe., else a Good copy. 1st ed. Accounts of adventures in the Pacific.  AUD$45
  233.  HANDCRAFTS OF KIRIBATI.  Tarawa. 1988. 4to. Col.Ill.wrapps. 32pp. Many Col.ills. Fine.   AUD$24
  234. HANDY, E.S.Craighill & HARDY, Elizabeth Green. NATIVE PLANTERS IN OLD HAWAII. Their Life, Lore & Environment. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 233. Honolulu. Bishop Museum Press. 1972. wrapps. 641pp. b/w ills. Some library stamping, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$70
  235. HANDY, E.S.Craighill. POLYNESIAN RELIGION. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 34. Honolulu. Bernice P.Bishop Museum. 1927. Rebound in cl. retaining original wrappers. 342pp. Library stamp on t.p., else a Near Fine copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$195
  236. HANDY, Willowdean C. FOREVER THE LAND OF MEN. An Account of a Visit to the Marquesas Islands. N.Y. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1965. Dustjacket (price-clipped) 233pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author accompanied her husband, a noted ethnologist, on the 1920-21 Bishop Museum expedition to the Marquesas.  AUD$40
  237. HANLON, David. UPON A STONE ALTAR. A History of the Island of Pohnpei to 1890. Pacific Island Monograph Series, No.5. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii Press. 1988. Or.bds. 320pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  238. HANSON, F.Allan. RAPAN LIFEWAYS. Society & History on a Polynesian Island. Boston. Little, Brown & Co. 1970. Ill.wrapps. 227pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  239. HASTINGS, Peter. (Ed.) NEW GUINEA & AUSTRALIA, THE PACIFIC & SOUTH-EAST ASIA. Vol.1, No.4. December 1965-January 1966. Syd. Council on New Guinea Affairs. 1966. Col.Ill.wrapps. 96pp. b/w ills. Sl.stain to tail, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  240. HAUPERT, Yves. FRANCIS SANFORD: A COEUR OUVERT. Les M‚moires du Dernier Metua. P‚re de l'autonomie polyn‚sienne. Paris. Au Vent des Iles. 1998. Or.limp.ill.bds. 358pp. b/w ills. Pristine copy. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$40
  241. HAWKINS, Clifford W. LOG OF THE HUIA. A Record of the Schooner. Auckland. Leader Press. 1947. Dustjacket. (edges rubbed) 85pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  242. HEDLEY, Charles. THE ATOLL OF FUNAFUTI. Ellice Group: its Zoology, Botany, Ethnology, & General Structure. Based on Collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney. Part 4. Syd. 1897. Wrapps. 304pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce.   AUD$35
  243. HEMPENSTALL, Peter J. PACIFIC ISLANDERS UNDER GERMAN RULE. A Study in the Meaning of Colonial Resistance. Canb. ANU Press. 1978. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (covered in clear plastic) 264pp. b/w plates. Some library stamping & tape-marking, else a Good ex-lib.copy. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  244. HEMPENSTALL, Peter & RUTHERFORD, Noel. PROTEST & DISSENT IN THE COLONIAL PACIFIC.  Samoa. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1984. Col.Ill.wrapps. 200pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$33
  245. HEYERDAHL, Thor. AKU-AKU. The Secret of Easter Island. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1958. Or.bds. 272pp. Col.plates. Name on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st Eng.ed.   AUD$35
  246. HEYERDAHL, Thor. AKU-AKU. The Secret of Easter Island. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1958. (2nd ed.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 376pp. Col.plates. Near Fine.   AUD$35
  247. HEYERDAHL, Thor. THE ART OF EASTER ISLAND.  Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1976. Thick Folio. Dustjacket. 349pp. Col.& b/w plates. Fine in the slip-case. 1st ed. Scarce. The full story of Heyerdahl's explorations on Easter Island.  AUD$295
  248. HEYERDAHL, Thor. EARLY MAN & THE OCEAN. The beginning of navigation & seaborn civilizations. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1978. Dustjacket. 392pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Heyerdahl's views on migration routes & cultural origins.  AUD$55
  249. HEYERDAHL, Thor. FATU-HIVA. Back to Nature. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1974. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 381pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. The story of Heyerdahl's first Pacific adventure.  AUD$35
  250. HEYERDAHL, Thor. GREEN WAS THE EARTH ON THE SEVENTH DAY.  Lond. Little Brown & Co. 1997. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 308pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. An account of Heyerdahl's first expedition to the remote island of Fatu-Hiva in the South Pacific.  AUD$33
  251. HEYERDAHL, Thor. THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION. By Raft across the South Seas. Translated by F.H.Lyon. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1951. (10th imp.) 235pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. Heyerdahl's classic voyage.  AUD$24
  252. HEYERDAHL, Thor. THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION. By Raft across the South Seas. Translated by F.H.Lyon. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1951. (14th imp.) 235pp. b/w ills. Some foxing, & missing ffe., else a Very Good copy. Heyerdahl's classic voyage.  AUD$22
  253. HEYERDAHL, Thor & FERDON, Edwin N. (Eds.) REPORTS OF THE NORWEGIAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION TO EASTER ISLAND AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC. 2 vols. Vol.1. Archaeology of Easter Island. Vol.2. Miscellaneous Papers. Stockholm. Forum Publ. 1961, 1965. 4to. Dustjackets. 559,512pp. One colour plate, many b/w plates, illustrations & charts, some fold-out. Dustjacket of vol.1 chipped & torn, else a Very Good set. Both 1st ed. Very Scarce. 2 vols for  AUD$395
  254. HEYERDAHL, Thor. SEA ROUTES TO POLYNESIA. Editorial Notes by Karl Jettmar, PhD, Professor of Ethnology, University of Heidelberg. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1968. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 232pp. b/w plates & ills. Fine. 1st Eng.ed. American Indians and early Asiatics in the Pacific.  AUD$45
  255. HIDES, J.G. PAPUAN WONDERLAND.  Lond. Blackie. 1936. (marked & sl.rubbed) 204pp. b/w plates. Edges sl.marked & name on ffe., else a Fair copy. 1st UK ed. Scarce. The story of the Strickland-Purari Patrol, the crossing of Papua from the Strickland River to the Purari River.  AUD$45
  256. HIDES, J.G. SAVAGES IN SERGE.  Syd. A & R. 1938. (sl.marked; pen marking on front bd) 231pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Hides was in charge of The Papuan Armed Constabulary, a native police force devised to patrol the wilds of New Guinea & apprehend those involved in the misguided art of headhunting.  AUD$45
  257. HIGUCHI, Wakako. MICRONESIA UNDER THE JAPANESE ADMINISTRATION. Interviews with Former South Sea Bureau & Military Officials. University of Guam. 1987. 4to. wrapps. 190pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Typewritten note to Robert Langdon, signed by the author, inserted.  AUD$95
  258. HILDER, Brett. EL VIAJE DE TORRES. De Veracruz a Manila. Madrid. Ministerio de Asuntos. 1990. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. 253pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Fine. Spanish text.   AUD$60
  259. HILLAS, Julian. SOUTH SEAS PARADISE.  Lond. Robert Hale. 1965. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 192pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A warm, refreshing & unusually candid account of the author's 30-year "holiday" in the South Seas paradise of Tahiti.  AUD$40
  260. HOARE, Michael E. (Ed.) ENLIGHTENMENT & NEW ZEALAND, 1773-1774. Essays commemorating the visit of Johann Reinhold Forster & George Forster with James Cook to Queen Charlotte & Dusky Sounds. Wellington. Nat.Art Gallery. 1979. Ill.wrapps. 32pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$33
  261. HODGKINSON, Frank. SEPIK DIARY.  Melb. Richard Griffin. 1982. 4to. Dustjacket. unpag. col & b/w ills. Fine. Edition of 1500 copies. The true first edition of this book, the issue of which was suppressed by the artist. A colourful account in words & drawings of a journey made by the artist in a dugout canoe from Pagui to the coast on the Sepik in 1977.  AUD$225
  262. HOGBIN, Ian. (Ed.) ANTHROPOLOGY IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Readings from the Encyclopaedia of Papua & New Guinea. Melb. MUP. 1973. Ill.wrapps. 243pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  263. HOLLINSHED, Judith. INNOCENCE TO INDEPENDENCE. Life in the Papua New Guinea Highlands, 1956-1980. Canb. ANU. 2004. Col.Ill.wrapps. 254pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. A compelling account of the difficulties & dangers the author & her family faced establishing a coffee plantation in the remote Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea during times of immense social & political upheaval.  AUD$24
  264. HOLMES, Noel. TREK OUT OF TROUBLE. With a Summary of the Tour by Tom Pearce. Christchurch, NZ.Whitcombe & Tombs. 1960. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 230pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A tour summary of the All Blacks tour of South Africa in 1960.  AUD$28
  265. HOLTHOUSE, Hector. SHIPS IN THE CORAL.  Melb. Macmillan. 1976. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 146pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. A maritime history of the Great Barrier Reef & the adjoining Torres Strait & Coral Sea.  AUD$48
  266. HOLTON, George. (Photography.) THE HUMAN AVIARY. A Pictorial Discovery of New Guinea. Text by Kenneth E.Read. N.Y. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1971. 4to. Dustjacket. (torn, edges chipped) 63pp. Col.ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  267. HORNABROOK, Judith S. NATIONAL ARCHIVES & PUBLIC RECORDS SERVICES OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA. INSTRUCTIONAL HANDBOOK.  Port Moresby. 1987. 4to. wrapps. 65pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$20
  268. HORWITZ, Tony. INTO THE BLUE. Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before. Syd. Allen & Unwin. 2003. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 480pp. Fine. Vividly recounts Cook's voyages & the exotic scenes he encountered.  AUD$26
  269. HOSE, Charles. NATURAL MAN. A Record from Borneo. With an Introduction by Brian Durrans. Singapore. OUP. 1988. Col.Ill.wrapps. 284pp. b/w plates. Fine. Facsimile edition, first published in 1926. Describes the customs & beliefs of the various peoples who inhabit the northern part of Borneo.   AUD$24
  270. HOSKING, Eric. (Photography.) ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE. Text by Bryan Sage. Foreword by Keith Shackleton. Lond. Croom Helm. 1982. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 160pp. Many Col. & b/w photographic ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  271. HOUGHTON, Philip. PEOPLE OF THE GREAT OCEAN. Aspects of Human Biology of the Early Pacific. Cambridge. University of Cambridge. 1996. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 292pp. b/w tables & diagrams. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$75
  272. HOWE, K.R. THE LOYALTY ISLANDS. A History of Culture Contacts, 1840-1900. Canberra. Aust. National Uni.Press. 1977. Or.ill.bds. 206pp. Fine. 1st ed. European relations with the South Pacific Islanders.  AUD$36
  273. HOWE, K.R. WHERE THE WAVES FALL. A new South Sea Islands history from first settlement to colonial rule. Syd. Allen & Unwin. 1984. Or.bds. 403pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$55
  274. HOWE, K.R. WHERE THE WAVES FALL. A New South Sea Islands History from First Settlement to Colonial Rule. Syd. Allen & Unwin. 1988. Col.Ill.wrapps. 403pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st softcover ed.   AUD$36
  275. HOWELLS, William. THE PACIFIC ISLANDERS.  Wellington. Reed. 1973. Ill.wrapps. 299pp. b/w plates. Sl.creasing to spine, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  276. HUGUENIN, Paul. RAIATEA LA SACREE. Photocopied facsimile of the 1902 edition. Canb. n.d. (c.1980s) Bound in cloth. 246pp. b/w ills. Folding maps. Fine. French text.   AUD$40
  277. HUIE, Shirley Fenton. TIGER LILIES. Women Adventurers In The South Pacific. Syd. A & R. 1990. Col.Ill.wrapps. 218pp. Some b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st paperback ed.   AUD$24
  278. HUNTINGTON, David. TAHITIAN HOLIDAY. Illustrated with photographs. N.Y. Henry Holt. 1954. x,309pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$34

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  280. IDIENS, Dale. PACIFIC ART IN THE ROYAL SCOTTISH MUSEUM.  Royal Scottish Museum. 1979. Col.Ill.wrapps. 80pp. Col.& b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  281. INDER, Stuart. (Ed.) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK. Thirteenth Edition. Syd. Pacific Publ. 1978. Col.ill.bds. 511pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$45
  282. INDER, Stuart. (Ed.) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEARBOOK. 12th edition. Syd. Pacific Publ. 1977. Col.ill.bds. 431pp. b/w ills. Folding map. Very Good copy.   AUD$40
  283. INGLIS, K.S. (Ed.) THE HISTORY OF MELANESIA.  Port Mores.& Canb.Uni.of Papua/ANU. 1971. (rep) 4to. Ill.wrapps. (covered in clear plastic) 675pp. b/w ills. Some library stamping & tape-marking, else a Good copy.   AUD$33
  284. INGRAM, Chas.W.N. & WHEATLEY, P.Owen. SHIPWRECKS. NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS, 1795-1936.  Dunedin. Dunedin Book Publ. Assoc. 1936. 502pp. b/w ills. The cloth unevenly faded & insc. on ffe else a very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. A monumental work, considering more than 1,300 wrecks.  AUD$95
  285. INSTITUTE OF PACIFIC STUDIES. PACIFIC INDIANS. Profiles in 20 Pacific Countries. Suva. Inst of Pac. Studies 1981. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 240pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$28
  286. JENNINGS, Jesse D. (Ed.) THE PREHISTORY OF POLYNESIA.  Canb. ANU Press. 1979. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. (sl.chipped) 399pp. Many b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st Aust ed.   AUD$90
  287. JORE, L‚once.MOERENHOUT, J.A. UN BELGE AU SERVICE DE LA FRANCE DANS L'OCAN PACIFIQUE.. Notice historiqueet biographique concernant J.A.Moerenhout,.. auteur des Voyages aux Iles du Grand Ocean. Paris. Adrien Maisonneuve. 1944. Rebound in cloth preserving the original wrappers. 183pp. Fine. Scarce. French text.   AUD$125
  288. JOSEPH, George. BY A PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN. Unsolved murders in New Zealand. Syd. The Law Book Co. 1982. Col.ill.bds. 199pp. b/w plates. Name on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. A series of fascinating case studies of intriguing unsolved murders in New Zealand.  AUD$27
  289.  JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES. Numero special sur Tahiti et la Polynesie Francaise. Paris. Musee de l'Homme. 1959. wrapps. pp.55-95pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  290.  JOURNAL DE LA SOCIÉTÉ DES OCÉANISTES. A full and unbroken run from Issue No.1. (1954) to Issue No.117. (2003) Paris. Musée de l'Homme. 1954- 2003. Volumes 1 to 25 in the original wrappers. Nos 26 to 37 cloth-bound in 9 volumes, the remainder (Nos 38 to 117) in the original wrappers. Very Scarce. The Society publishes scientific articles relative to the Pacific, especially relating to its peoples and history. The set  AUD$5000
  291.  THE JOURNAL OF PACIFIC HISTORY. A full and unbroken run from Vol.1 (1966) to Vol.37 (2002). Plus 19 vols of Pacific History, Bibliography and Comments. Canberra. 1966-2002. All Or.wrapps. A Fine run with a wealth of information relating to the Pacific, its peoples and its history.   AUD$950
  292.  THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY. A full and unbroken run from Vol.1. (1892) to Vol.111 (2002). Auckland (NZ) 1892- 2002. Volumes 1 to 105 bound in cloth, the remainder in wrappers. A fine run, complete up to 2002. Very Scarce. The Polynesian Society was formed in 1892 and is one of the oldest learned societies in the Southern Hemisphere. Its aim is to promote the scholarly study of Pacific islands peoples and cultures.  AUD$10000
  293. JOYCE, Ray. (Photography.) DISCOVER NEW ZEALAND: THE GLORIOUS ISLANDS. Text by Bill Saunders. Auckland. Lansdowne. 1982. Folio. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 207pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine. 1st ed. A captivating photographic tribute to the natural beauty of New Zealand.  AUD$28
  294. JUDD, Henry P. (Compiler, et al.) INTRODUCTION TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE. With English-Hawaiian Dictionary & Hawaiian-English Dictionary. Honolulu. Tongg Publ. 1955. (7th printing) Sm.8vo. Dustjacket. 314pp. Name on ffe., else a Very Good copy.   AUD$35
  295. KALAUNI, Solomona, et al. LAND TENURE IN NIUE.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1977. Col.Ill.wrapps. 72pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$20
  296. KAUTAI, Ngatupuna. ATIU: AN ISLAND COMMUNITY.  Suva. Univ.of the South Pacific. 1984. Col.Ill.wrapps. 207pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Invaluable insights into the Cook Islands culture.  AUD$32
  297. KEABLE, Robert. TAHITI: ISLE OF DREAMS.  Lond. Hutchinson. n.d. (c.1930s) Sm.8vo. 254pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  298. KEESING, Roger M. & CORRIS, Peter. LIGHTNING MEETS THE WEST WIND. The Malaita Massacre. Melb. OUP. 1980. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 219pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The 1927 punitive expedition following the massacre of the colonial government representative and his party of native police. It resulted in a severe dislocation of the Kwaio way of life.  AUD$38
  299. KELKEL, Manfred. A LA DCOUVERTE DE LA MUSIQUE POLYNSIENNE TRADITIONNELLE.  Paris. Orientalistes de France. 1981. Ill.wrapps. 143pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$32
  300. KELLY, Brian & LONDON, Mark. THE FOUR LITTLE DRAGONS. Inside Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Singapore at the Dawn of the Pacific Century. N.Y. Simon & Schuster. 1989. Dustjacket. 432pp. Name on ffe., & sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  301. KELLY, Celsus (Compiler.) CALENDAR OF DOCUMENTS. Spanish Voyages in the South Pacific & Franciscan Missionary Plans for its Islanders. Madrid. Franciscan Historical Stud. 1965. Dustjacket. 470pp. Many fold-out plates & maps. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$120
  302. KENNEDY, Raymond. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF INDONESIAN PEOPLE & CULTURES. Yale Anthropological Studies, Volume 4. New Haven. Yale Uni.Press. 1945. 4to. wrapps. (spine browned & edges chipped) 212pp. Page edges yellowed, else a Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$40
  303. KIMURA, Colleen. (Compiler.) NATURAL MATERIALS USED FOR HANDICRAFTS IN FIJI. I. Sources of Dye Color; II. Other Handicraft Materials. Suva. n.d. (c.1970s) wrapps. 23pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  304. KIRCH, Patrick Vinton. FEATHERED GODS & FISHHOOKS. An Introduction to Hawaiian Archaeology & Prehistory. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1985. Oblong 8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (sl.chipped) 350pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Corner bumped, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. A treatment of ancient Hawaiian civilization & culture from an archaeological perspective.  AUD$65
  305. KIRCH, Patrick Vinton & GREEN, Roger C. HAWAIKI, ANCESTRAL POLYNESIA. An Essay in Historical Anthropology. Cambridge Uni.Press. 2001. Col.Ill.wrapps. 375pp. Pristine copy. 1st ed.   AUD$75
  306. KIRCH, Patrick Vinton. NIUATOPUTAPU. The Prehistory of a Polynesian Chiefdom. Seattle. Burke Museum. 1988. 4to. Ill.wrapps. 287pp. Many b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Thomas Burke Memorial, Washington State Museum, Monograph No.5.  AUD$40
  307. KIRK, Robert & SZATHMARY, Emöke. (Eds.) OUT OF ASIA. Peopling the Americas & the Pacific. Canb. n.d. (c.1983) Col.Ill.wrapps. 221pp. Fine.   AUD$27
  308. KLEBINGAT, Capt.Fred. CHRISTMAS AT ANNABELLE'S.  San Francisco Maritime Museum. 1968. wrapps. unpag. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  309. KNOX-MAWER, June. A GIFT OF ISLANDS. Living in Fiji. Lond. Alan Sutton. 1984. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 234pp. b/w plates. Wrapps sl.creased else Fine. The author's adventures & travels in the Fiji Islands.  AUD$22
  310.  KO HONO UA 'OE TOHI LAUKOGA. Ma'ae gahi Akoteu. Melb. Specialty Press. 1926. Or.cloth wrappers. 80pp. Two-colour & b/w ills. Sl.foxing & wrappers sl.spotted, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. A language primer.  AUD$38
  311.  KO TE KALAMA TOKELAU MAUMUA.  Oslo. Norwegian Uni.Press. 1989. Ill.wrapps. 73pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Fijian text.   AUD$22
  312. KÖHNKE, Glenys. THE SHARK CALLERS. An Ancient Fishing Tradition of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea. Yumi Press. 1974. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (116pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  313. KOOIJMAN, Simon. POLYNESIAN BARKCLOTH.  Lond. Shire Publ. 1988. Col.Ill.wrapps. 64pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The inhabitants of the Polynesian islands were famed for their barkcloth, or tapa, which had aroused the admiration of the early European travellers.  AUD$40
  314. KRAUSS, Bob. KENETI. South Seas Adventures of Kenneth Emory. Honolulu. Uni.of Hawaii. 1988. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 419pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Kenneth Emory was a pioneer anthropologist of the Pacific; he sailed with Jack London, worked with Margaret Mead and encouraged a young Jacques Cousteau.  AUD$40
  315. KRUPA, Viktor. THE POLYNESIAN LANGUAGES. A Guide. Languages of Asia & Africa Vol.4. Lond. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1982. wrapps. 193pp. Fine. 1st Eng.translation. A general introduction & description of the Polynesian languages.  AUD$33
  316. KUSCHEL, Rolf. ANIMAL STORIES FROM BELLONA ISLAND (MUNGIKI). Illustrated by Sengeika Tepuke, Bellona. Copenhagen. Nat.Museum of Denmark. 1975. Col.ill.wrapps. 223pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  317. LA FARGE, John. REMINISCENCES OF THE SOUTH SEAS.  Lond. Grant Richards. 1914. (rubbed, worn & marked) 480pp. Col.plates. Hf.title & first few pages sl.moisture effected on foredge. Edges foxed. A fair copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$65
  318. (LA PEROUSE) VOYAGES & ADVENTURES OF LA PEROUSE. From the 14th Edition of the F.Valentin abridgment, Tour, 1875. Translated from the French by Julius S.Gassner. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1969. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. xix,161pp. b/w ills. & maps. Near Fine. 1st ed. thus. La Perouse's lively account of contact with the native inhabitants of the many places he visited describes receptions ranging from warm hospitality to ferocious hostility.  AUD$85
  319. LAL, Brij V. MR TULSI'S STORE. A Fijian Journey. Canb. Pandanus. 2001. Col.Ill.wrapps. 209pp. Fine. 1st ed. A collection of biographical essays by the Pacific scholar.  AUD$24
  320. LAL, Brij V. A VISION FOR CHANGE. AD Patel & the Politics of Fiji. Canb. ANU Press. 1997. Ill.wrapps. 282pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. A masterly analysis of the life & career of the distinguished Fijian lawyer.  AUD$40
  321. LAL, Brij V. (ed.) PACIFIC ISLANDS HISTORY. Journeys & Transformations. Canb. ANU. 1992. Col.Ill.wrapps. 255pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  322. LAMBERT, C. & S. THE VOYAGE OF THE "WANDERER". From the Journals & Letters of C.& S.Lambert. Edited by Gerald Young. Illustrated by R.T.Pritchett & Others. Lond. Macmillan. 1883. Tall 8vo. (sl.edge wear) colour pictorial pastedowns on both covers. xx,335pp. uncut. Col.plates & b/w ills. Light foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce. The story of a 2-year voyage aboard the "Wanderer", a coal-powered auxiliary steam three-masted schooner which sailed westward around the world from Cowes between 1880-82.  AUD$595
  323. LAMBERT, S.M. A DOCTOR IN PARADISE.  Melb. J.M. Dent. 1943. (3rd Aust.ed.) (unevenly faded) 421pp. b/w plates. Sl.yellowing to edges, else a Very Good copy. Scarce. A doctor in New Guinea and Melanesia.  AUD$30
  324. LAMPERT, R.J. AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF TE AKA VILLAGE, OCEAN ISLAND: PRELIMINARY REPORT.  Canberra. ANU. 1965. 4to. 27 leaves roneoed and stapled. Very Good copy. "Not for Publication" printed on front wrapper.   AUD$40
  325. LANGDON, Robert. ISLAND OF LOVE.  Lond. Cassell. 1959. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (edges chipped) 268pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The colourful history of the "earthly paradise" of Tahiti.  AUD$32
  326. LANGDON, Robert. THE LOST CARAVEL.  Syd. Pacific Publ. 1975. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 368pp. b/w plates. Blind-stamp on hf.title, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author's theory of shipwrecked Spaniards influencing Polynesian culture.  AUD$45
  327. LARACY, Hugh (Ed.) PACIFIC PROTEST. THE MAASINA RULE MOVEMENT, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944-1952.  Suva. Inst.of Pacific Studies. 1983. Dec.wrapps. 206pp. b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$32
  328. LARACY, Hugh (Ed.) TUVALU. A HISTORY.  Suva. Inst.of Pacific Studies. 1983. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 208pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  329. LARMOUR, Peter & TARUA, Sue (Eds.) SOLOMON ISLANDS POLITICS.  Suva. Inst.of Pacific Studies. 1983. Dec.wrapps. 305pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  330. LAY, Graeme. MOTU TAPU. Stories of the South Pacific. Syd. Polynesian Press. 1990. Col.Ill.wrapps. 172pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  331.  LE MUSEE GAUGUIN: TAHITI.  Tahiti. 1965. 4to. wrapps. Dustjacket. 57pp. Many b/w photographic ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. French text.   AUD$36
  332. LEDYARD, Patricia. THE TONGAN PAST.  Tonga. 1982. Ill.wrapps. 83pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  333. LEGG, Frank. WAR CORRESPONDENT.  Adel. Rigby. 1964. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 266pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author went with the Australian Infantry Forces to the South-West Pacific area during WWII.  AUD$32
  334. LENNOX, Rowena. FIGHTING SPIRIT OF EAST TIMOR. The Life of Martinho Da Costa Lopes. Lond. Zed Bks. 2000. Col.Ill.wrapps. 260pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. A biography of the first Timorese leader of the East Timorese Catholic Church & an outspoken supporter of human rights.  AUD$24
  335. LESSA, William A. ULITHI: A MICRONESIAN DESIGN FOR LIVING.  N.Y. Holt, Rinehart & Winston. 1966. Ill.wrapps. 118pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  336. LEVISON, Michael, et al. THE SETTLEMENT OF POLYNESIA. A Computer Simulation. Canb. ANU. 1973. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 137pp. b/w ills. Clear plastic overlay for computer maps in rear pocket. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$48
  337. LEWIS, Cecil. THE TRUMPET IS MINE.  Lond. Peter Davies. 1938. viii,280pp. b/w frontis. Stamp on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. A novel of the author's experiences in Tahiti.  AUD$30
  338. LEWIS, David. FROM MAUI TO COOK. The Discovery & Settlement of the Pacific. Drawings by Walter Stackpoole. Syd. Doubleday. 1977. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. 212pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A vivid & engrossing account of the important events in Pacific exploration & of the people who have roamed the South Seas.  AUD$32
  339. LEWIS, David. WE, THE NAVIGATORS. The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific. Canb. ANU Press. 1972. Dustjacket. 345pp. b/w ills. & maps. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$47
  340. LIEBER, Michael D. & DIKEPA, Kalio H. KAPINGMARANGI LEXICON.  Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1974. Ill.wrapps. 381pp. Sl.creasing to spine, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. A comprehensive guide to the Kapinga language.  AUD$33
  341. (LIFUKA, Neli.) LOGS IN THE CURRENT OF THE SEA. Neli Lifuka's Story of Kioa & the Vaitupu Colonists. Edited & Introduced by Klaus-Friedrich Koch. Foreword by Professor H.E.Maude. Canb. ANU Press. 1978. Dustjacket. 110pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  342. LINDGREN, Eric. MOROBE.  Port Moresby. Robert Brown & Assoc. 1976. Col.Ill.wrapps. unpag. (32pp.) Many Col.photographic ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A photographic look at the Morobe province of Papua New Guinea.  AUD$12
  343. LITTLEWOOD, R.A. PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS OF NEW GUINEA.  Seattle. Uni of Washington Press. 1972. Dustjacket. 224pp. b/w ills. Corners sl.bumped else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  344. LONDON, Jack. THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK.  Lond. Mills & Boon. 1926. (12th ed.) Or.bds. 307pp. Missing ffe., & bookplate on front paste-down, else a Good copy. London's adventurous voyage across the Pacific in the "Snark".  AUD$80
  345. LONG, David F. NOTHING TOO DARING. A Biography of Commodore David Porter, 1783-1843. Maryland. US Naval Instit. 1970. Dustjacket. 396pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. Porter made history when he took the "Essex" into the Pacific & crippled the British whaling industry in the war of 1812. An authoritative biography of one of America's most colourful naval officers.  AUD$75
  346. LORD HOWE ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL. SCHOOL CENTENARY, 1879-1979.  Lord Howe Isl. 1979. Ill.wrapps. 36pp. b/w ills. Top right corner sl.moisture effected, else a Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  347. LUCAS, Sir Charles. (Ed.) THE PITCAIRN ISLAND REGISTER BOOK. Edited with an Introduction by Sir Charles Lucas, K.C.B., K.C.M.G. together with map, index and appendices. Lond. SPCK. 1929. (spine edges sl.rubbed) 181pp. b/w plates. Folding map. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A particularly scarce reference, the Register Book is the earliest record of the settlement on Pitcairn Island, the years January 1790 to February 1854.  AUD$475
  348. LUKE, Sir Harry. BRITAIN & THE SOUTH SEAS.  Lond. Longmans, Green & Co. 1945. Ill.wrapps. 71pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Pacific islands under British administration during the period.  AUD$18
  349. LUKE, Sir Harry. QUEEN SALOTE AND HER KINGDOM.  Lond. Putnam. 1954. (2nd imp.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 136pp. b/w plates. Name of hf.title, else a Very Good copy. The author was Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific, 1938-1942.  AUD$35
  350. LUOMALA, Katharine. VOICES ON THE WIND. Polynesian Myths & Chants. Illustrated by Joseph Feher. Honolulu. Bishop Museum Press. 1955. Ill.wrapps. 191pp. b/w ills. Sl.creasing to spine, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. A.P.Elkin's copy with his pencilled signature on the title and his pencilled notes on the verso of the last leaf.  AUD$45

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  352. MACINTYRE, Michael. THE NEW PACIFIC.  Lond. Collins/BBC. 1985. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 216pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine. 1st ed. A stunning photographic look at the Pacific - from Tahiti to Tokyo, Samoa to San Francisco, Perth to Peking.  AUD$35
  353. MACMILLAN BROWN, J. MAORI & POLYNESIAN. Their Origin, History & Culture. Lond. Hutchinson. 1907. (uneven discolouring) xxxi,300pp. Bookplate pasted to front paste-down, & some foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$60
  354. MACMILLAN, David S. A SQUATTER WENT TO SEA. The Story of Sir William Macleay's New Guinea Expedition (1875) & his Life in Sydney. Syd. Currawong. 1957. Dustjacket. 165pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  355. MADDOCK, Shirley. ISLANDS OF THE GULF. Photographs by Don Whyte. Auckland, NZ. Collins. 1967. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 286pp. Many b/w plates. Sl.foxing to edges, else a Very Good copy. A survey of the Hauraki Gulf, the gateway to Auckland, New Zealand.  AUD$34
  356. MAHUIKA, A.T. TE REO MAORI. First Lessons in Maori. Book 1. Wellington. Reed. 1975. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 80pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$15
  357. MAMAK, Alexander. COLOUR, CULTURE & CONFLICT. A Study of Pluralism in Fiji. Syd. Pergamon Press. 1978. Ill.wrapps. 203pp. b/w ills. & tables. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  358. MANUAUD, S. FUTUNA. ETHNOLOGIE ET ACTUALIT. Published by Soci‚t‚ d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Cal‚donie. Noumea. 1979. Ill.wrapps. 424pp. b/w plates. Map. Fine. French text.   AUD$50
  359. MARCK, Jeff. TOPICS IN POLYNESIAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE HISTORY.  Canb. Pacific Linguistics. 2000. wrapps. 281pp. Fine. 1st ed. Pacific Linguistics series.  AUD$60
  360. MARETU. CANNIBALS AND CONVERTS. Radical Change in the Cook Islands. Translated, annotated and edited by Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe. Rarotonga. Uni. of South Pacific. 1983. Col.Ill.wrapps. 223pp. b/w ills. Maps. Fine. 1st ed. Life in the Cook Islands before the coming of the Europeans. Includes cannibalism, polygamy, deaths in epidemics etc.  AUD$33
  361. MARSACK, C.C. TEACH YOURSELF SAMOAN.  Lond. English Universities Press. 1962. Sm.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 178pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A guide to the Samoan language.  AUD$20
  362. MARSHALL, A.J. THE BLACK MUSKETEERS. The Work and Adventures of a Scientist on a South Sea Island at War and Peace. Lond. Heinemann. 1937. (spine a little worn) xiii,329pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, presentation label on front paste-down, & piece of dj pasted to rear free endpaper, else a Good copy. 1st ed. From the Drysdale collection inscribed "Dear Maisie & Tassy, with our love Jamey (the author), Michelle, Donald, Willy Marshall".  AUD$120
  363. MARSHALL, A.J. THE MEN AND BIRDS OF PARADISE. Journeys through Equatorial New Guinea. Lond. Heinemann. 1938. 299pp. b/w plates. Pages yellowed, & some foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Inscribed twice on ffe., once in an unknown hand, which has been crossed out. The second inscription is to Russell Drysdale: "To Bonnie & Tas Drysdale, 1961 (from Jock Marshall)"  AUD$125
  364. MARSHALL, Donald. ISLAND OF PASSION. Ra'ivavae. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1962. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 301pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Investigates the theory that the staid Polynesian island of Ra'ivavae was once the seat of an orgiastic pagan religion.  AUD$36
  365. MARTIN, Capt.Henry Byam, R.N. THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL. In Command of HMS Grampus - 50 guns, at Hawaii & on station in Tahiti & the Society Islands, 1846-1847. Canb. ANU Press. 1981. Dustjacket. 192pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  366. MARTIN, John. TONGA ISLANDS. William Mariner's Account. Tonga. Vava'u Press. 1981. (4th ed.) wrapps. 461pp. Fine. An account of an important time in Tongan history when the power of the gods (the Tu'i Tonga) was declining & the Pacific kingdom was in a turmoil of civil war.   AUD$45
  367. MASUDA, Shozo. (Ed.) ETNOGRAFIAE HISTORIA DEL MUNDO ANDINO. Continuidad y Cambio. Universidad de Tokio. 1986. Col.Ill.wrapps. 334pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Spanish text. Note from ANU re the editor's interest in Pacific history. He was Japan's leading Latin Americanist and had undertaken to translate Cook's journals into Japanese.  AUD$75
  368.  MATAGI TOKELAU. History & Traditions of Tokelau. Suva. Univ.of the South Pacific. 1991. Col.Ill.wrapps. 223pp. b/w plates. Fine. Though this is the English language edition, it was originally written in Tokelauan by a diverse group of Tokelau authors who were concerned to record the history & traditions of their islands.  AUD$40
  369. MAUDE, H.C. & H.E. (Eds.) AN ANTHOLOGY OF GILBERTESE ORAL TRADITION. From the Grimble Papers & Other Collections. Translated by A.F.Grimble & Reid Cowell. University of the South Pacific. 1994. Col.Ill.wrapps. 289pp. Fine. 1st ed. Signed by the editors. The history of the Gilbert Islands.  AUD$45
  370. MAUDE, H.E. THE EVOLUTION OF THE GILBERTESE BOTI.  Suva. Inst. of Pacific Studies. 1977. (rep) Ill.wrapps. The spaces allotted to the various kinship groups in the maneaba or meeting house.  AUD$20
  371. MAUDE, H.E. OF ISLANDS AND MEN. Studies in Pacific History. Melb. OUP. 1968. Dustjacket. 397pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A handful of some of the most colourful episodes in the history of the South Seas.  AUD$50
  372. MAUDE, H.E. SEARCHING FOR SOURCES. Reprinted from Current Developments Section, The Journal of Pacific History. Vol.3., 1968 n.p. 1968. wrapps. pp.210-222. Fine. A list of sources useful for the Pacific historian.  AUD$25
  373. MAUDE, H.E. SLAVERS IN PARADISE. The Peruvian Labour Trade in Polynesia, 1862-1864. Canb. ANU Press. 1981. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 244pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon.  AUD$80
  374. MAUDE, H.E. SPANISH DISCOVERIES IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC: A STUDY IN IDENTIFICATION. Journal of the Polynesian Society. Extract from Vol.68, No.4, December 1959. Wellington. Polynesian Soc. 1959. wrapps. pp.284-326pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$37
  375. MAUDE, H.E. THE VOYAGE OF THE PANDORA'S TENDER. Reprinted from the Mariner's Mirror, 1964, Vol.50, No.3. Lond. 1964. wrapps. pp.217-236pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$33
  376. MAUDE, H.E. (Ed.) THE STORY OF KARONGOA. Narrated by an Unimane of the Boti of Karongoa n Uea on Nikunau in 1934. Transcribed by Tione Baraka of Taboiaki on Beru. Translated by G.H.Eastman. Suva. Uni of Sth.Pacific. 1991. Dec.wrapps. 107pp. Fine. 1st ed. Signed by H.E.Maude.  AUD$35
  377. MAUDE, H.E. & CROCOMBE, Marjorie Tuainekore. RAROTONGAN SANDALWOOD: AN ETHNOHISTORICAL RECONSTRUCTION. Journal of the Polynesian Society. Extract from Vol.71, No.1, March 1962. Wellington. Polynesian Soc. 1962. wrapps. pp.32-56pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  378. MAUDE, H.E. & DORAN, Edwin Jr. THE PRECEDENCE OF TARAWA ATOLL. Reprinted from the Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Vol.56, No.2., June 1966. n.p. (USA) 1966. wrapps. pp.269-289. Fine.   AUD$30
  379. MAUDE, Honor. SOLOMON ISLANDS STRING FIGURES. String Figure Monographs No.1. Canb. Homa Press. 1978. Col.Ill.wrapps. 175pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  380. MAUDE, Honor & EMORY, Kenneth P. STRING FIGURES OF THE TUAMOTUS. String Figure Monographs No.2. Canb. Homa Press. 1978. Col.Ill.wrapps. 150pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  381. MAZIRE, Francis. MYSTERIES OF EASTER ISLAND.  Lond. Scientific Book Club. 1968. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 224pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st Eng.ed. The record of a small French expedition's nine months' sojourn through Easter Island which also questions enduring mysteries surrounding the region.  AUD$36
  382. MEAD, S.M., et al. THE LAPITA POTTERY STYLE OF FIJI. And its Associations. Wellington. Polynesian Soc. 1975. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 98pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  383. METGE, Joan. THE MAORIS OF NEW ZEALAND.  Lond. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1971. (3rd imp.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 245pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. A general introductory study of Maori society and culture, past & present.  AUD$35
  384. MICHENER, James A. RETURN TO PARADISE.  Lond. Secker & Warburg. 1951. (spine sl.rubbed) 437pp. Sl.foxing, else a Good copy. 1st Eng. ed. Scarce. Michener's travels in the Pacific.  AUD$40
  385. MIKLOUCHO-MACLAY. NEW GUINEA DIARIES, 1871-1883. Translated from the Russian with biographical comments by C.L.Sentinella. Madang, PNG. Kristen Pres. 1975. Col.Ill.wrapps. 355pp. b/w ills. Sl.creasing to spine, else a Very Good copy. First edition of 3000 copies. The diaries of the Russian explorer.  AUD$48
  386. MIKLOUCHO-MACLAY, Nikolai. TRAVELS TO NEW GUINEA. Diaries, Letters, Documents. Moscow. Progress Publishers. 1982. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 519pp. b/w ills. Sl.foxing to foredge, else a Very Good copy. 1st Eng.translation. The diaries, letters & documents of Nikolai Mikloucho-Maclay, the famous Russian scientist & humanist.  AUD$60
  387. MILL, Susan W., et al. INDEXED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON THE FLOWERING PLANTS OF HAWAI'I. Bishop Museum Special Publication 82. Honolulu. Bishop Museum Press. 1988. Or.bds. 214pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  388. MILLER, F.W.G. GOLDEN DAYS OF LAKE COUNTY.  Auckland. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1961. (2nd ed.) Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 364pp. b/w plates. Name on ffe., & sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. A regional history of Central Otago.  AUD$30
  389. MILLER, Harry. PRINCE AND PREMIER. A Biography of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, First Prime Minister of the Federation of Malaya. Foreword by Tunku Abdul Rahman. Lond. Harrap. 1959. Dustjacket. (edges chipped) 224pp. b/w frontis. Inscription on ffe., & sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  390. MILLER, J.Graham LIVE. A History of Church Planting in the New Hebrides Now the Republic og Vanuatu to 1880. Books 1, 2 & 3. Syd. 1975,81,85. Col.Ill.wrapps. 201,197,388pp. b/w ills. Fine. All 1st ed. 3 vols for  AUD$60
  391. MILNER, G.B. FIJIAN GRAMMAR.  Fiji. Government Printing Dept. 1972. (3rd ed.) Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 150pp. Near Fine. A detailed reference.  AUD$38
  392. MITCHELL, Andrew. A FRAGILE PARADISE. Nature & Man in the Pacific. Lond. Fontana/Collins. 1990. Col.Ill.wrapps. 256pp. Col.plates. Near Fine. 1st paperback ed. The story of Mitchell's journey from the Solomons to Easter Island, in the footsteps of nature & man.  AUD$24
  393. MONBERG, Torben. MOBILE IN THE TRADE WIND. The Reactions of People on Bellona Island towards a Mining Project. Copenhagen. Nat.Museum of Denmark. n.d. (c.1970s) Ill.wrapps. 58pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  394. MONBIOT, George. POISONED ARROWS. An Investigative Journey Through Indonesia. Lond. Abacus. 1989. Col.Ill.wrapps. 248pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. The extraordinary story of the forbidden territories of Irian Jaya, Indonesia.  AUD$16
  395. MOORE, John William. NOTES OF RAIATEAN FLOWERING PLANTS. With Descriptions of New Species & Varieties. Honolulu. Bernice P.Bishop Museum. 1963. wrapps. 36pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 226.  AUD$30
  396. MOOREHEAD, Alan. DARWIN AND THE BEAGLE.  Lond. Hamish Hamilton. 1970. (4th imp.) 4to. Dustjacket. (chipped & torn) 280pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy. A 5-year circumnavigation which was to change the course of human thought.  AUD$35
  397. MOOREHEAD, Alan. THE FATAL IMPACT. An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840. Lond. Hamish Hamilton. 1987. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 252pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Inscript on ffe., else Near Fine. A new edition enhanced by the addition of many contemporary illustrations. The brutal & tragic story of how the South Pacific was "civilised" 1767-1840.  AUD$40
  398. MORRELL, W.P. BRITAIN IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.  Oxford. OUP. 1960. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; spine sl.browned) xii,454pp. Internally Fine. 1st ed. Scarce. Traces the history of the relations of Great Britain with the peoples of the Pacific Islands.  AUD$75
  399. MORRISON, Alastair. FAIR LAND SARAWAK. Some Recollections of an Expatriate Official. N.Y. Cornell Uni.Press. 1993. wrapps. 181pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon.   AUD$60
  400. MORRISON, Alastair. THE ROAD TO PEKING.  Canb. 1993. Ill.wrapps. 156pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon. A memoir.  AUD$35
  401. MOULY, P. DE L'AGE DE PIERRE A L'ERE ATOMIQUE. Sur les coraux du Pacifique. Roman Historique. Paris. Lectures Missionnaires. 1964. Ill.wrapps. (sl.torn at tail of spine) 126pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. French text.   AUD$33
  402. MOYLE, Richard. POLYNESIAN SOUND-PRODUCING INSTRUMENTS.  Lond. Shire Publ. 1990. Col.Ill.wrapps. 64pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Introduces the variety of Polynesian instruments.  AUD$33
  403. MOYNE, Lord. WALKABOUT. A journey in lands between the Pacific & Indian Oceans. Illustrated from photographs by Lady Broughton. Lond. Heinemann. 1936. Dustjacket. (sl.chipped & torn; tape-marked on verso) 366pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. With many b/w photos from New Guinea.  AUD$90
  404. MUNRO, Doug, et al. TE TALA O NIUOKU. The German Plantation on Nukulaelae Atoll, 1865-1890. Suva. Instit.of Pacific Studies. 1990. wrapps. 50pp. b/w maps. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon.   AUD$35
  405. MURRAY, Hubert. SELECTED LETTERS OF HUBERT MURRAY. Edited by Francis West. Melb. OUP. 1970. Dustjacket. 255pp. Fine. 1st ed. Murray was Judge and Governor in Papua from 1904 to 1940.  AUD$35
  406. MYLIUS, Norbert. KULTURHISTORISCHE ABHANDLUNGEN. 1: Indonesien. Ein kulturhistorischer Ueberblick (1960); 2: Antlitz und Geheimnis der uberseeischen Maske (1961); 3. Indonesische Textilkunst. Batik, Ikat und Plangi (1964). Amsterdam. G‚ Nabrink. 1970. 193pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. German text.   AUD$35
  407. MacLEOD, Roy & REHBOCK, Philip F. NATURE IN ITS GREATEST EXTENT. Western Science in the Pacific. Honolulu. Uni.of Hawaii. 1988. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 288pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  408. MacQUARRIE, Hector. TAHITI DAYS. Illustrated. N.Y. George H.Doran Co. 1920. with paste-on illustration. 266pp. b/w plates. The cloth a little worn else a Good copy. 1st ed. "With an uncertain spot on one of my lungs, and feeling hopeless and ill, I went to the South Seas to get well. I did." - Author's Foreword.  AUD$75
  409. McAFEE, Robert J. DAWE'S METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL.  Canb. Aust.Government Publ. 1981. Ill.wrapps. 29pp. b/w & two-colour ills. Fine. 1st ed. Includes microfiche copy of the journal inside rear pocket.   AUD$45
  410. McARTHUR, Norma. ISLAND POPULATIONS OF THE PACIFIC.  Canb. ANU. 1967. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges rubbed & chipped) 381pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Traces the demographic fortunes of the island populations before 1956.  AUD$47
  411. McCARTHY, J.K. NEW GUINEA. Our Nearest Neighbour. Melb. F.W. Cheshire. 1968. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 161pp. b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed. An historical background study of New Guinea, for younger readers.  AUD$25
  412. McCORMICK, E.H. THE FASCINATING FOLLY: DR.HOCKEN & HIS FELLOW COLLECTORS.  Dunedin. Univ.of Otago. 1961. wrapps. 48pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Lectures delivered in March 1960 to commemorate the jubilee of the Hocken Library, University of Otago.  AUD$36
  413. McCORMICK, E.H. OMAI. Pacific Envoy. Auckland. Auckland Univ. 1977. Dustjacket. 364pp. Tipped-in Col.plates & many b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed. Omai was the young Tahitian brought back to England by Cook on his second voyage.  AUD$50
  414. McEWAN, J.M. NIUE DICTIONARY.  Wellington. Dept.of Maori Affairs. 1970. Bound in cloth. 380pp. Near Fine. 1st ed. A Maori dictionary.  AUD$33
  415. McHARDY, Rev. Emmet. BLAZING THE TRAIL IN THE SOLOMONS. Edited by Eileen Duggan. Syd. Right Rev.T.J.Wade. 1935. (edges rubbed) 170pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, & marking to foredge, else a Fair copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Father McHardy was sent to spread the word of the Lord to the Natives of Tunuru, in the Northern Solomon Islands.  AUD$30
  416. McINTOSH, Jill. CONTEMPORARY NEW ZEALAND PRINTS.  Wellington. Allen & Unwin. 1989. 4to. Col.Ill.wrapps. 104pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed. Brings together the work of more than 30 artists.  AUD$27
  417. McLAUGHLIN, Geoff. (Ed.) PARADISE FACES. A Selection of Stories from Air Niugini's In-Flight Magazines. Boroko, Papua New Guinea. 1989. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 143pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  418. McLEAN, Mervyn. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF OCEANIC MUSIC & DANCE.  Wellington. Polynesian Soc. 1977. wrapps. 252pp. Fine. 1st ed. With the 74 page supplement. 2 vols.  AUD$45
  419. McLEAN, Mervyn. MAORI MUSIC. A Bulletin For Schools (F). Wellington. School Publ.Branch. 1971. Ill.wrapps. 32pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A guide to traditional Maori music for children.  AUD$18
  420. McLEOD, A.L. (Ed.) THE COMMONWEALTH PEN. An Introduction to the Literature of the British Commonwealth. N.Y. Cornell Uni.Press. 1961. Dustjacket. 243pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  421. McVEY, Ruth T. (Ed.) INDONESIA.  New Haven. Yale University. 1963. 600pp. Folding maps. Name on ffe., sl.foxing to foredge & a few pages underlined in biro, else a Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  422.  NA BUKA VIVINEI MALIVI PA ZINAMA ROVIANA. (Roviana Custom Series Book). Solomon Isl. Western Province Gvrn. 1991. Ill.wrapps. 86pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Stories in the language of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands.  AUD$16
  423. NEAL, Marie C. IN HONOLULU GARDENS. Legends by Berta Metzger. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Special Publication 13. Honolulu. 1929. (2nd rev.ed.) 336pp. b/w ills. Bookplate on front paste-down, else a Very Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$75
  424. NEEMIA, Uentabo Fakaofo. COOPERATION & CONFLICT. Costs, Benefits & National Interests in Pacific Regional Cooperation. Suva. Univ.of the South Pacific. 1986. Col.Ill.wrapps. 172pp. b/w ills. & tables. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  425. NELSON, Hank. TAIM BILONG MASTA. The Australian Involvement with Papua New Guinea. Syd. ABC. 1982. 4to. Ill.wrapps. 224pp. b/w ills. Sl.spotting to foredge, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  426.  NEW ZEALAND MARINE NEWS. Vols 1 to 5. Five volumes, 1949-1953. New Zealand Ship & Marine Soc. 1949-53. Folio. & wrapps. b/w ills. Some foxing, else a Good run. Scarce.   AUD$75
  427.  NEW ZEALAND: PARADISE OF THE PACIFIC.  Wellington. NZ Gvrnment Publicity. 1928. Roy.8vo. Col.Ill.wrapps. (edges sl.rubbed) 32pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. A nicely illustrated early travel brochure.  AUD$45
  428. NEWBURY, Colin. TAHITI NUI. Change & Survival in French Polynesia, 1767-1945. Honolulu. Hawaii Uni.Press. 1980. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 380pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. An account of the survival of a Polynesian society in the face of successive settlements of missionaries, traders, & administrators.  AUD$45
  429. NICHOLS, John T. & BARTSCH, Paul. FISHES AND SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC WORLD.  N.Y. Macmillan. 1946. (rep) (spine sl.faded) 201pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$28
  430. NICOLSON, Robert B. THE PITCAIRNERS.  Syd. A & R. 1965. Dustjacket. 222pp. b/w plates. Dj rubbed and a little torn else a Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$60
  431. NORFOLK ISLAND TERRITORY. ANNUAL REPORTS FOR 1960-61, 1962 & 1963. 3 vols. Canberra. Commonwealth Govt Printer 1960-1963.19 Foolscap Folio. wrapps. 22,24,22pp. Each with a coloured folding map of Norfolk Island. Very Good copies. Three vols for  AUD$75
  432. NORMAN-TAYLOR, W. ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON MEDICAL RESEARCH IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC.  Noumea. SPC. 1963. Roy.8vo. wrapps. (staining to front wrapper) 371pp. Internally a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$55
  433. OGAN, E. BUSINESS & CARGO: SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGE AMONG THE NASIOI OF BOUGAINVILLE. New Guinea Research Bulletin No.44. Canb. ANU. 1972. Ill.wrapps. 207pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  434. OLIVER, Douglas. RETURN TO TAHITI. Bligh's Second Breadfruit Voyage. Melb. MUP. 1988. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. 281pp. Col. plates. Fine. 1st ed. Bligh's Journal account of this three month sojourn in Tahiti is reproduced in full. Number 2 in the Miegunyah Press series.  AUD$75
  435. OLIVER, Douglas. TWO TAHITIAN VILLAGES. A Study in Comparisons. Hawaii. Inst for Polynesian Studies 1981. & bds. Dustjacket. 557pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$60
  436. OLMSTED, Francis Allyn. INCIDENTS OF A WHALING VOYAGE. To which are added observations on the scenery, manners & customs, & missionary stations of the Sandwich & Society Islands. Accompanied by numerous lithographic prints. Rutland. Charles E.Tuttle. 1969. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) xiii,360pp. b/w plates. Fine. Facsimile edition, first published in 1841.   AUD$65
  437. ORR, John C. A FAR AND STRANGER SHORE. A Tale of the Pacific & Elsewhere. Syd. Koa Productions. 1997. Col.Ill.wrapps. 346pp. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author.   AUD$40
  438. OSBORN, Fairfield. (Ed.) THE PACIFIC WORLD. Its vast distances, its land & the life upon them & its peoples. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1945. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges chipped) 218pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  439. OSIFELO, Sir Frederick. KANAKA BOY. An Autobiography. Solomon Islands. Inst.Pac.Studies. 1985. Ill.wrapps. 68pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The author, born on Malaita, became Speaker of the Legislative Council of the Solomon Islands.  AUD$22
  440. OWEN, Roderic. WHERE THE POOR ARE HAPPY.  Lond. Travel Book Club. 1955. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 256pp. b/w ills. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. The author's adventures in Fiji, Tonga, Samoa & Tahiti.  AUD$28
  441. O'CONNELL, James F. A RESIDENCE OF ELEVEN YEARS IN NEW HOLLAND AND THE CAROLINE ISLANDS. Introduction and annotations by Saul Riesenberg. Honolulu. University of Hawaii. 1972. Dustjacket. 232pp. Fine. 1st ed. One of the most fascinating first-hand accounts of life in the islands of the Pacific before the native cultures became influenced by foreign ways. Pacific History Series: No.4.  AUD$50
  442. O'NEILL, Jack. UP FROM SOUTH. A prospector in New Guinea 1931-1937. Melb. 1979 Or.bds. Dustjacket. 199pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  443. O'REILLY, Patrick. CATALOGUE DU MUSÉE GAUGUIN. Papeari Tahiti. Foundation Singer-Polignac. 1966. wrapps. Dustjacket. 137pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$38

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  445.  PACIFIC ISLANDS STUDIES AND NOTES. Nos.1. to 22.  Honolulu. N.L.H.Krauss. 1971-1980. Each issue wrapps. and 4-8pp. A very good set. Scarce. Each issue contains bibliographies of various Pacific islands. The set  AUD$120
  446.  PACIFIC YOUTH IN RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. Studies by Youth Involved in Small Commercial Youth Projects. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1984. Ill.wrapps. 74pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  447. PAGE, Patricia. ACROSS THE MAGIC LINE. Growing Up in Fiji. Canb. ANU. 2004. Ill.wrapps. 269pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$34
  448. PALLANDER, Edwin. THE LOG OF AN ISLAND WANDERER. Notes of Travel in the Eastern Pacific. Lond. C.Arthur Pearson. 1901. 320pp. 32 b/w plates. A little foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$100
  449.  PALMERSTON NORTH, NZ. 16 Views. Palmerston. G.H.Bennett & Co. n.d. (c.1920s) Oblong. wrapps. 16 b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$45
  450.  PAPUA NEW GUINEA.  Port Moresby. 1975. 4to. Col.Ill.wrapps. Dustjacket. unpag. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Good copy. 1st ed. A look at the society & culture of Papua, published on the occasion of Papua New Guinea's independence.  AUD$12
  451. PARMENTIER, Richard. THE SACRED REMAINS. Myth, History and Polity in Belau. Chicago. Uni of Chicago Press. 1987. Ill.wrapps. 341pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. An outstanding example of the new approach to ethnographic writing.  AUD$32
  452. PAUL, J.Harland. THE LAST CRUISE OF THE CARNEGIE. With a Foreword by John A.Fleming. Baltimore. Williams & Wilkins Co. 1932. 331pp. col.front. & many b/w ills. Bookplate removed from ffe else a Near Fine copy. The Carnegie was constructed as the world's only sea-going non-magnetic observatory to obtain geophysical data over the oceans. The author was the Surgeon and Observer to the expedition.  AUD$125
  453. PAULDING, Lieut. Hiram. JOURNAL OF A CRUISE OF THE UNITED STATES SCHOONER DOLPHIN. Among the Islands of the Pacific Ocean & a Visit to the Mulgrave Islands, In Pursuit of the Mutineers of the Whale Ship Globe. With a Map. With a New Introduction by A.Grove Day. Facsimile ed. Syd. Aust.& NZ Book Co. 1970. Sm.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. xxiv,258pp. Near Fine. First published in 1831.  AUD$40
  454. PEACOCK, Daniel J. LEE BOO OF BELAU. A Prince in London. Honolulu. Uni. of Hawaii Press 1987. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 259pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. Lee Boo, a Pacific Islands prince, was one of the first "noble savages" to be feted by London society.  AUD$47
  455. PEARD, George. TO THE PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WITH BEECHEY. The Journal of Lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. "Blossom" 1825-1828. Edited by Barry M. Gough. Lond. Hakluyt Soc. 1973. Dustjacket. 272pp. Front. plate & large folding map. Fine. A lucid account of one of the most comprehensive British naval voyages to the Pacific since the days of Cook, Vancouver and Broughton.  AUD$65
  456. PEAT, Neville. TOKELAU: ATOLL ASSOCIATE OF NEW ZEALAND. Paintings by Maurice Conly. Wellington. Compatriot Press. 1986. (Revised ed.) Oblong. Col.Ill.wrapps. 48pp. Many Col.& b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$28
  457. PEATTIE, Mark R. NAN'YO. The Rise and Fall of the Japanese in Micronesia, 1885-1945. Honolulu. University of Hawaii Pr. 1988. Or.bds. 382pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Pacific Islands Monograph Series No.4.  AUD$90
  458. PETERSEN, Mark E. POLYNESIANS CAME FROM AMERICA! An address delivered at the 132nd Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, Sunday, April 8, 1962. Salt Lake City. Deseret Bk Co. 1962. wrapps. 13pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  459. PHELAN, Nancy. SERPENTS IN PARADISE.  Lond. Macmillan. 1967. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 215pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A novel of the Pacific Islands.  AUD$33
  460. PICKER, Fred. RAPA NUI: EASTER ISLAND. Historical Summary by Thor Heyerdahl. N.Y. Paddington Press. 1974. 4to. Dustjacket. 131pp. b/w ills. Corners bumped else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. An historical summary teamed with Picker's enchanting photographs provides a fascinating glimpse into the mysterious Easter Island.  AUD$45
  461.  PICTORIAL NEW ZEALAND, 1895. With preface by Sir W.B.Perceval. Melb. Lothian. 1985. Or.bds. Clear plastic Dustjacket. xvi,301pp. Many b/w ills. Fine. Facsimile edition.  AUD$35
  462. PINCHOT, Gifford Bryce. GIFF & STIFF IN THE SOUTH SEAS.  Philadelphia. John C.Winston. 1933. (spine faded; rear bd marked) xi,241pp. b/w plates. Edges a little moisture effected, else a Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  463. PISIER, Georges. BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALDDONIE, 1955-1982.  Noumea. 1983. 4to. wrapps. 350pp. Fine. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$48
  464. PISIER, Georges. KUNIE OR THE ISLE OF PINES. A short history translated from the French by John Dunmore. Reprinted by Soci‚t‚ d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Cal‚donie. Noumea. 1978. Ill.wrapps. 32pp. b/w ills. Maps. Fine.   AUD$22
  465. POESCH, Jessie. TITIAN RAMSAY PEALE & HIS JOURNALS OF THE WILKES EXPEDITION, 1799-1885.  Philadelphia. American Philos.Soc. 1961. 4to. Dustjacket. 214pp. b/w ills. Folding rear free endpaper map. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce. Peale's Wilkes Expedition diaries depict such diverse scenes as Antarctic icebergs, Fiji Island warriors, missionaries in Samoa, Australian ranches, & encounters with grizzly bears in California.  AUD$65
  466. POIGNANT, Roslyn. OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY. The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia. Lond. Paul Hamlyn. 1975. (3rd imp.) 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 141pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Very Good copy.   AUD$35
  467. POIRINE, Bernard. THREE ESSAYS FROM FRENCH POLYNESIA.  Syd. Univ.of NSW. 1993. wrapps. 73pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Essays on sociology, anthropology, & economics.  AUD$18
  468. POLAND, Peter. THE TRAVELS OF THE TIMEKEEPERS.  Syd. Woollahra Hist & Heritage Soc. 1991. Ill.wrapps. 21pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  469.  POLITICS IN MICRONESIA.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1983. Col.Ill.wrapps. 168pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  470.  POLYNESIAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDIES. Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Vol.17. New Plymouth. Thomas Avery. 1941. Dustjacket. (torn with some loss) 265pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$75
  471.  POLYNESIAN MISSIONS IN MELANESIA. From Samoa, Cook Islands & Tonga to Papua New Guinea & New Caledonia. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1982. Col.Ill.wrapps. 144pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  472. PORTEOUS, J.Douglas. THE MODERNIZATION OF EASTER ISLAND. Western Geographical Series Volume 19. British Columbia. Uni.of Victoria. 1981. Col.Ill.wrapps. 304pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  473.  PRATT'S GRAMMAR & DICTIONARY OF THE SAMOAN LANGUAGE.  Apia (Samoa). Malua Printing Press. 1977. (rep) Or.bds. 653pp. Lower half of front hinge split else a Good copy. First published in 1862.   AUD$45
  474. PRICE, A.Grenfell (Ed.) THE EXPLORATIONS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK IN THE PACIFIC. As told by Selections from his own Journals, 1768-1779. Illustrated by Geoffrey C.Ingleton. Syd. A & R. 1969. (rep) Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 292pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$38
  475. PRICE, Harry, Petty Officer. THE ROYAL TOUR, 1901. Or the cruise of H.M.S OPHIR. Being a lower deck account of their Royal Highness, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwell and York's voyage around the British Empire. Facsimile edition. Lond. Webb & Bower. 1980 (rep) Folio. Dustjacket. unpag. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine.   AUD$38
  476. PRICE, Sir A Grenfell. THE CHALLENGE OF NEW GUINEA. Australian Aid to Papuan Progress. Syd. 1965 Dustjacket. 180pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  477. PRITCHARD, George. THE AGGRESSIONS OF THE FRENCH AT TAHITI. And Other Islands of the Pacific. Edited by Paul de Deckker. Auckland. Auckland Uni.Press. 1983. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 253pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Pritchard, appointed British consul in 1837, attempted unsuccessfully to combat the growing French presence in Tahiti. In 1844, French sovereignty was proclaimed over the island group, & Pritchard was imprisoned & then expelled. On the ship back to England he wrote a strongly partisan account of the "aggressions of the French".  AUD$75
  478. PUKUI, Mary Kawena & ELBERT, Samuel H. HAWAIIAN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY.  Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1965. (3rd ed.) Dustjacket. (sl.chipped; spine faded) 370pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$45
  479. PUTIGNY, Bob. EASTER ISLAND.  Tahiti. Les Editions du Pacifique. 1976. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 128pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine.   AUD$28
  480. PUTIGNY, Bob. ILE DE PAQUES.  Tahiti. Les Editions du Pacifique. 1973. Or.bds. Dustjacket (price-clipped) 128pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Very Good copy. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$32
  481. RAITT, Helen. EXPLORING THE DEEP PACIFIC.  Lond. Staples Press. 1957. Or.bds. 253pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  482. RALSTON, Caroline. PACIFIC RESEARCH IN SCANDINAVIA. The Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies. Special Publications No.4. Copenhagen. 1972. wrapps. 72pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$38
  483. RAMSDEN, Eric. SIR APIRANA NGATA & MAORI CULTURE.  Wellington. Reed. 1948. wrapps. (spine sl.worn) 111pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Inscribed by the author.   AUD$55
  484. RANDALL, John E. ICHTHYOLOGICAL EXPEDITION TO EASTER ISLAND. Reprinted from: National Geographic Society Research Reports, 1968 Projects. Washington. 1976. wrapps. pp.333-347. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$27
  485. RANDALL, John E. TAHITIAN FISH NAMES AND A PRELIMINARY CHECKLIST OF THE FISHES OF THE SOCIETY ISLANDS. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P.Bishop Museum. Vol.XXIV. December 1973. No.11. Honolulu. 1973. pp.167-214. Very Good copy.   AUD$25
  486. RAVUVU, Asesela D. THE FIJIAN ETHOS.  Suva. Instit.of Pacific Studies. 1987. Col.Ill.wrapps. 259pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. Examines traditional Fijian ceremonies which continue to exist as a model for life.  AUD$28
  487. READ, Kenneth. THE HIGH VALLEY. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Lond. George Allen & Unwin. 1966. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 266pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. An autobiographical account of two years spent in the Central Highlands of New Guinea.  AUD$36
  488. REED, A.W. (Compiler.) CONCISE MAORI DICTIONARY. Maori-English, English-Maori, Proverbial Sayings. Wellington. Reed. 1964. (rep) Col.ill.bds. 159pp. Name on ffe., & stamp on front paste-down, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$25
  489. REESON, Margaret. TORN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS.  Madang. Kristen Press. 1972. Or.bds. d.w. 205pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. of 4,000 copies. The influence of change in the lives of two young New Guinean boys who first saw a white man in 1960.  AUD$27
  490. REID, Helen Evans. A WORLD AWAY. A Canadian Adventure on Easter Island. Toronto. Ryerson Press. 1965. Dustjacket. 166pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The expedition to Easter Island of top-flight Canadian doctors and scientists.  AUD$34
  491. RENARD, Gaston. CATALOGUE NUMBER 100: AUSTRALASIA. Australia, the Neighbouring Lands to the North, the Pacific Region, & Antarctica. Melb. Gaston Renard Booksellers. 1970. wrapps. 140pp. b/w plates & ills. Sl.foxing to wrappers, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  492. RENSCH, Karl H. FISH NAMES OF EASTERN POLYNESIA.  Canb. ANU. 1988. Col.Ill.wrapps. 364pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  493. RENTMEESTER, Co. THREE FACES OF INDONESIA. A Photographic Essay. Lond. T & H. 1974. 4to. Dustjacket. 31pp text + many Col.plates. Blind-stamp on t.p., else Fine. 1st ed. A photographic tribute to the most important Indonesian islands, Java, Sumatra & Bali.  AUD$38
  494. RICHARDS, T.L. & GURR, Stuart. WHITE MAN, BROWN WOMAN. The Life Story of a Trader in the South Seas. Lond. Hutchinson. n.d. (1934; 9th thousand) (sl.marked) 255pp. Missing ffe., else a Very Good copy.   AUD$30
  495. ROBERTON, J.B.W. THE EVALUATION OF MAORI TRIBAL TRADITION AS HISTORY. Extract from the Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol.71, No.3 September 1962. Wellington. Polynesian Society. 1962. wrapps. pp.293-309. Creased across centre else a Very Good copy.   AUD$30
  496. ROBSON, R.W. QUEEN EMMA. The Samoan-American girl who founded a commercial empire in 19th century New Guinea. Syd. Pacific Publications. 1979. (rep) Col.Ill.wrapps. 245pp. b/w ills. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  497. ROBSON, R.W. QUEEN EMMA. The Samoan-American girl who founded a commercial empire in 19th century New Guinea. Syd. Pacific Publ. 1965. Dustjacket. 239pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  498. ROBSON, R.W. & TUDOR, Judy. WHERE THE TRADE-WINDS BLOW. Stories & Sketches of the South Pacific Islands. Syd. Pacific Publications. 1946. (edges sl.rubbed) 175pp. b/w plates. Name on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$32
  499. RODRIGUEZ, Maximo. LES ESPAGNOLS A TAHITI (1772-1776). Traduit de l'espagnol et annote par Horatio Belcaguy. Preface de Claude Robineau. Paris. Societe des Oceanistes. 1995. Col.Ill.wrapps. 230pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$60
  500. ROE, Michael. THE JOURNAL & LETTERS OF CAPTAIN CHARLES BISHOP ON THE NORTH-WEST COAST OF AMERICA, IN THE PACIFIC & IN NEW SOUTH WALES, 1794-1799.# Cambridge. Hakluyt Society. 1967. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; spine sl.discoloured) 342pp. Folding maps. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$65
  501. ROLLIN, Dr.Louis. LES ILES MARQUISES. Geographie, Ethnographie, Histoire, Colonisation et Mise en Valeur. Paris. Societe d'Editions. 1929. Bound in blue cloth, retaining the original wrappers. 334pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. Very Scarce. French text.   AUD$225
  502. ROUTLEDGE, David. MATANITU. The Struggle for Power in Early Fiji. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1985. Col.Ill.wrapps. 148pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  503. ROWE, Newton A. VOYAGE TO THE AMOROUS ISLANDS. The Discovery of Tahiti. Lond. Andre Deutsch. 1955. Dustjacket. 256pp. b/w plates. Dj sl.chipped else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$55
  504. RUBINSTEIN, Donald H. (Ed.) PACIFIC HISTORY. Papers from the 8th Pacific History Association Conference. Guam. Uni.of Guam Press. 1992. 4to. Or.ill.wrapps. 476pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$120
  505. RUHEN, Olaf. MINERVA REEF. Line drawings by Clem Seale. Syd. A & R. 1963. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 200pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A true story of shipwreck and survival.  AUD$27
  506. RUHEN, Olaf. MOUNTAINS IN THE CLOUDS.  Lond. A & R. 1964. Or.bds. 240pp. b/w plates. Bookplate tipped to front paste-down, & sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st UK ed. Papua New Guinea.  AUD$24
  507. RUHEN, Olaf. OPENING THE OCEANS.  Syd. Nautical Press. n.d. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 189pp. b/w plates. Folding map in back pocket. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  508. RUSSELL, Alexander. ARISTOCRATS OF THE SOUTH SEAS. Illustrated and with a map. Lond. Travel Book Club. 1961. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 190pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The common inheritance of the Polynesian people.  AUD$33
  509. RUTHERFORD, Noel. (Ed.) FRIENDLY ISLANDS. A History of Tonga. Melb. OUP. 1977. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 297pp. Fine. 1st ed. The story of one of the few Polynesian islands which has maintained its political independence & cultural heritage.  AUD$47
  510. SABATIER, Ernest. ASTRIDE THE EQUATOR. An Account of the Gilbert Islands. Translated from the French by Ursula Nixon. With a Foreword, Endnotes and Bibliography by H.E.Maude. Melb. OUP. 1977. Or.bds. Dustjacket. viii,386pp. Frontis.portrait of Sabatier. Near Fine. 1st Eng.ed. The author spent much of his life on the Gilbert Islands and prepared the definitive Gilbertese-English dictionary.  AUD$50
  511. SACK, Peter G. (Ed.) PROBLEM OF CHOICE. Land in Papua New Guinea's Future. Canb. ANU Press. 1974. Col.Ill.wrapps. (sl.rubbed) 220pp. Inscription on ffe., else a Good copy. 1st ed. Examines the conflict between traditional & potential land uses in Papua New Guinea.  AUD$20
  512. SADLER, Wesley. READ NEW GUINEA PIDGIN.  Madang. Kristen Press. 1973. wrapps. 40pp. Good copy.   AUD$20
  513. SAEMALA, Francis J. OUR INDEPENDENT SOLOMON ISLANDS.  Suva. Inst. of Pacific Studies. 1979. Col.Ill.wrapps. 49pp. + photographs of members of the Legislative Assembly. Col.plates & b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$16
  514. SAHADEO, Muneshwar, et al. HOLY TORTURE IN FIJI.  Syd. Pacific Publications. 1974. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 64pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed. A photographic look at the sacred ancient rituals involving physical ordeals performed at Hindu temples in Fiji.  AUD$36
  515. SALMON, Ernest. ALEXANDRE SALMON, 1820-1866. Et sa femme Ariitaimai 1821-1897. Deux figures de Tahiti a l'‚poque du Protectorat. Paris. Soci‚t‚ des Oc‚anistes. 1964. wrapps. 197pp. uncut. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. French text. Some pages unopened.   AUD$75
  516. SANZ, Manuel. DESCRIPTION OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS, 1827. Translated by Marjorie G.Driver. MARC Educational Series No.10. Guam. MARC. 1991. Ill.wrapps. 55pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  517. SAURA, Bruno. POUVANAA A OOPA. Pere de la culture politique tahitienne. Au Vent Des Iles. 1997. Ill.wrapps. 475pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. French text. The father of French nationalism.  AUD$45
  518. SAVILLE, Gordon & AUSTIN, John. "KING" OF KIRIWINA. The adventures of Sergeant Saville in the South Seas. Lond. Leo Cooper. 1974. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 185pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$28
  519. SCARR, Deryck. MORE PACIFIC ISLANDS PORTRAITS.  Canb. ANU. 1979. wrapps. 297pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$25
  520. SCHENCK, Earl. COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS.  N.Y. Bobbs-Merrill. 1940. 372pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  521. SCHILDER, Gunter. VOYAGE TO THE GREAT SOUTH LAND. Willem de Vlamingh, 1696-1697. Syd. RAHS. 1985. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 259pp. Folding front & b/w plates. Fine. 1st Eng.language ed. An account of the last large scale voyage of exploration undertaken by the Dutch East India company. And is an important addition to the history of early European contact with Australia.  AUD$85
  522. SCHWARTZ, Seymour I., et al. TROPICAL SURGERY.  N.Y. McGraw-Hill. 1971. Roy.8vo. x,502pp. Many b/w ills. Sl.marking to edges & bds., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$60
  523. SCHWARZ, Otto Klein. ICONOGRAFIA DE LA ISLA DE PASCUA.  Chile. Universidad Techica. 1988. Roy.8vo. Col.Ill.wrapps. 302pp. Many b/w plates & ills. Fine. 1st ed. Scarce. Spanish text.   AUD$90
  524. SEARS, James. SAMOA IN COLOUR.  Wellington. Reed. 1974. (rep) 4to. Dustjacket. Profusely illustrated in colour. A photographic tribute to Samoan culture.  AUD$25
  525. SERVANT, Father C. CUSTOMS & HABITS OF THE NEW ZEALANDERS, 1838-42. Marist Missionary in the Hokianga. Edited by D.R.Simmons. Wellington. Reed. 1973. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 84pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$40
  526. SEVERIN, Tim. THE CHINA VOYAGE. Across the Pacific by Bamboo Raft. Reading, Mass. Addison-Wesley. 1995. Dustjacket. 317pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. The extraordinary story of how Severin & his crew made maritime history by sailing across the Pacific on a bamboo raft.  AUD$40
  527. SEVERIN, Timothy. THE HORIZON BOOK OF VANISHING PRIMITIVE MAN. Foreword by Colin M.Turnbull. N.Y. American Heritage Publ. 1973. 4to. 384pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine in the slip-case. 1st US ed.   AUD$45
  528. SHARP, Andrew. ANCIENT VOYAGERS IN POLYNESIA.  Wellington. Polynesian Soc. 1956. Dustjacket. 191pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Man's arrival & early development in all the islands of the Pacific.  AUD$40
  529. SHARPHAM, John. RABUKA OF FIJI. The authorised biography of Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka. Rockhampton. Central Qld Uni.Press. 2000. Col.Ill.wrapps. 328pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. A biography of the South Pacific statesman & coup leader, who brought down the elected government of Fiji in 1987.  AUD$33
  530. SHECHTER, Joel. THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRANS-OCEAN SHIPPING IN THE U.S.TRUST TERRITORY. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of Washington, 1975. Washington. 1975. 4to. Or.bds. 222pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy.   AUD$120
  531. SHELTON, Russell C. FROM HUDSON BAY TO BOTANY BAY. The Lost Frigates of Laperouse. Toronto. NC Press. 1987. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 228pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author to Robert Langdon.   AUD$80
  532. SHINEBERG, Dorothy. THEY CAME FOR SANDALWOOD. A study of the sandalwood trade in the South-West Pacific, 1830-1865. Melb. MUP. 1967. Dustjacket. (edges sl.rubbed) 299pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. Scarce. A detailed account of the trade, its routes, marketing problems & profits, & of the ships, merchants & seamen involved.  AUD$60
  533. SHINEBERG, Dorothy. (Ed.) THE TRADING VOYAGES OF ANDREW CHEYNE, 1841-1844.  Canb. ANU Press. 1971. Dustjacket. 351pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st Aust.ed. An important reference on trading in the South Seas in the 19th Century. Pacific History Series: No.3.  AUD$50
  534. SIERS, James. MAORI SONGS OF NEW ZEALAND. A Complete Collection Arranged for Piano & Vocal. Wellington. Seven Seas Publ. 1967. 4to. Dustjacket. 164pp. Col.plates. Fine. 1st ed. The history, legends and music of the Maoris of New Zealand.  AUD$45
  535. SIERS, James. TARATAI. A Pacific Adventure. Wellington. Millwood Press. 1977. Col.Ill.wrapps. 306pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed. The story of an incredible voyage in a 76 foot voyaging canoe from Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands to Fiji in an effort to re-establish an ancient sea link between the two island groups.  AUD$38
  536. SIIKALA, Jukka. CULT & CONFLICT IN TROPICAL POLYNESIA. A Study of Traditional Religion, Christianity & Nativistic Movements. Helsinki. 1982. Ill.wrapps. 308pp. b/w diagrams. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author. "An academic dissertation to be publicly discussed by the Faculty of Humanities in the University of Turku in Auditorium I at 12noon on May 8th, 1982."  AUD$55
  537. SIMPSON, Colin. ADAM WITH ARROWS. Inside New Guinea. Syd. A & R. 1953. Dustjacket. 239pp. col & b/w plates & ills. Endpapers tape-marked & sl.foxing to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  538. SIMPSON, Colin. PLEASURE ISLANDS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC. Fiji, New Caledonia, Raratonga, New Hebrides, French Polynesia, Easter Island. Syd. Methuen. 1979. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 239pp. Col.plates. Fine. 1st ed. The best places to holiday in the Pacific.  AUD$27
  539. SIMPSON, MacKinnon. WHALE SONG. A Pictorial History of Whaling & Hawai'i. Honolulu. Beyond Words Publ. 1986. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 130pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed. For the half-century between 1820 & 1870, provisioning of whale ships dominated the economy of Hawaii.  AUD$30
  540. SINCLAIR, James. GOLDEN GATEWAY. Lae & the Province of Morobe. Bathurst. Crawford Press. 1998. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 470pp. b/w photographic ills. Maps. Fine. 1st ed. Signed by the author. Lae, born of gold, is the second city of Papua New Guinea. It is the Golden Gateway to Morobe Province, & the highlands provinces of PNG. A comprehensive history.  AUD$85
  541. SINCLAIR, James. THE HIGHLANDERS.  Syd. Jacaranda Press. 1971. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 124pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Very Good copy. 1st ed. An engrossing study of the Highlanders, who inhabit the cool grassed upland valleys of the main island of New Guinea.  AUD$32
  542. SINCLAIR, James. UNITING A NATION. The Postal & Telecommunication Services of Papua New Guinea. Melb. MUP. 1984. Col.Ill.wrapps. 287pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st paperback ed. The dramatic & colourful story of how the peoples of New Guinea overcame the variety of their landscape & customs to achieve unity through communications.  AUD$30
  543. SINCLAIR, James. WINGS OF GOLD. How the Aeroplane Developed New Guinea. Syd. Pacific Publications. 1978. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (sl.rubbed around edges) 276pp. Many b/w ills. Near Fine. 1st ed. Scarce. The remarkable story of the aeroplane in New Guinea.  AUD$95
  544. SINCLAIR, Marjorie. MAHI'ENA'ENA. Sacred Daughter of Hawaii. Honolulu. Univ.of Hawaii. 1976. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 177pp. Pristine copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  545. SINGE, John. MY ISLAND HOME. A Torres Strait Memoir. St.Lucia. UQP. 2003. Col.Ill.wrapps. 211pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  546. SINGE, John. THE TORRES STRAIT. People & History. St.Lucia. UQP. 1979. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 267pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Illustrated by many photographs, drawings and maps.  AUD$35
  547. SINGH, Gajraj. THE SIKHS OF FIJI.  Suva. Sth.Pac.Social Sciences Assoc n.d. (1970's) Ill.wrapps. 64pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  548. SMITH, Bernard. EUROPEAN VISION AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC, 1768-1850. A study in the history of art and ideas. Oxford. OUP. 1960. Roy.8vo. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 287pp. and 171 reproductions. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$185
  549. SMITH, Graham. MENDI MEMORIES.  Melb. Nelson. 1974. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (a little soiled & marked) 152pp. b/w plates. Good copy. 1st ed. The author's experience in the village of Mendi in the Southern Highlands of New Guinea.  AUD$27
  550. SMITH, S.Percy. NIUE: THE ISLAND & ITS PEOPLE. With Traditions by Pulekula. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1983. Ill.wrapps. 141pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The classic & fascinating record of the society & customs of the people of Niue as recorded at the end of the 19th Century.  AUD$45
  551. SNOW, Philip A. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FIJI, TONGA & ROTUMA. Preliminary Working Edition. Canb. ANU Press. 1969. Roy.8vo. wrapps. (spine faded) 418pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$60
  552. SNOW, Philip & WAINE, Stefanie. THE PEOPLE FROM THE HORIZON. An illustrated history of the Europeans among the South Sea Islanders. Lond. Phaidon. 1979. Folio. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 296pp. Many Col.& b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$80
  553. SOGIVALU, Pulekai A. A BRIEF HISTORY OF NIUTAO.  Solomon Isl. Univ.of Sth Pacific. 1992. Ill.wrapps. 45pp. Fine. 1st ed. Niutao is one of the islands of Tuvalu, previously the Ellice Islands of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony.  AUD$22
  554. (SOLOMON ISLANDS) PROSPECTUS OF HONIARA AND THE BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS. Prepared by the Government for the visit of m.v."Sletholm" and the Australian Trade Mission. Honiara. May, 1965 Or.wrapps. 33pp. Map. Two brochures relating to the Solomons are loosely inserted.   AUD$33
  555. SORRENSON, M.P.K. MAORI ORIGINS & MIGRATIONS. The Genesis of Some Pakeha Myths & Legends. Auckland Uni.Press. 1979. Ill.wrapps. 102pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  556. SOTHEBYS. THE PETER HALLINAN COLLECTION OF MELANESIAN ART. Auction Catalogue. 7th December 1992. Lond. Sothebys. 1992. 4to. Or.dec.bds. Dustjacket. unpag. Profusely illustrated in colour. Fine. An important sale with many of the items illustrated in colour. Inscribed by Peter Hallinan to Eva Pigge, who prepared the catalogue and wrote a foreword.  AUD$45
  557.  SOUTH PACIFIC DOSSIER.  Canb. Aust.Council for Overseas Aid 1978. 4to. Ill.wrapps. 131pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Economic relations between Australia & the South Pacific.  AUD$24
  558.  SOUTH PACIFIC ENTERPRISE. The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited. Syd. A & R. 1956. 500pp. Many Col.& b/w plates. Sl.yellowing to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$30
  559. SPENCER, Margaret. DOCTOR'S WIFE IN NEW GUINEA.  Syd. A & R. 1959. Or.bds. (spine faded) 189pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing to edges & name on ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author's husband was a Government Medical Officer in New Guinea.  AUD$20
  560. SPERLICH, Wolfgang B. TOHI VAGAHAU NIUE. Niue Language Dictionary. Government of Niue. 1997. Dustjacket. 594pp. Fine. 1st ed. A dictionary detailing the Polynesian language of Niue.  AUD$48
  561. STANBURY, Peter & BUSHELL, Lydia. (Ed.) SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS.  Syd. Macleay Museum. 1984. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 130pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. A simple, authoritative introduction to the Pacific.  AUD$27
  562. STANLEY, David. SOUTH PACIFIC HANDBOOK.  Chico, CA. Moon Publ. 1986. (3rd ed.) Col.Ill.wrapps. 578pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$22
  563. STANLEY, David. TAHITI-POLYNESIA HANDBOOK.  Chico, CA. Moon Publ. 1989. Col.Ill.wrapps. 225pp. Col.plates & b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Review slip inserted. A travel guide.  AUD$25
  564.  STEWART'S HANDBOOK OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.  Syd. Stewart & Co. n.d. (c.1920s) Rebound in bds with, retaining the original wrappers. 536pp. b/w ills. Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$75
  565. STIMSON, J.Frank. SONGS AND TALES OF THE SEA KINGS. Interpretations of the Oral Literature of Polynesia. With contributions by Van Wyck Brooks & Susanne McConnaughey. Massachusetts. Peabody Museum. 1957. 237pp. b/w frontis. Cut-outs from dj pasted to rear endpapers, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Ingleton bookplate on front paste-down.   AUD$40
  566. STIMSON, J.Frank. TUAMOTUAN STUDIES.  N.Y. Kraus Reprint Co. 1971. Bound in blue cloth. 147,100,63,154pp. b/w plates. Fine. An informative volume consisting of "Tuamotuan Legends", "The Legends of Maui & Tahaki", "The Cult of Kiho-Tumo", & "Tuamotuan Religion".  AUD$135
  567. STOCK, Ralph. THE CRUISE OF THE DREAM SHIP.  Lond. Heinemann. 1921. (worn on spine & edges rubbed) xi,292pp. b/w plates & ills. Some foxing, missing ffe & hf.title, & hinges worn, else a Fair copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$45
  568. STOKES, John F.G. HAWAII'S DISCOVERY BY SPANIARDS. Theories Traced and Refuted. Extract Hawaiian Historical Society Papers Number 20. Honolulu. 1939. wrapps. 113pp. b/w plates. Maps. Very Good copy. Particularly Scarce.   AUD$195
  569. STONE, William S. TAHITI LANDFALL. Decorations by Nicholas Mordvinoff. Photographs by Prudence & Igor Anziferoff Allen. Lond. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. n.d. (c.1940s) Dustjacket. (torn & chipped) 262pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The tropical paradise of Tahiti.  AUD$28
  570. STUTCHBURY, Samuel. SCIENCE IN A SEA OF COMMERCE. The Journal of a South Seas Trading Venture (1825-27). Edited, with an introduction & commentary by David Branagan. Syd. 1996. Col.Ill.wrapps. 246pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed. Signed, typewritten letter from the editor inserted. A day-by-day account of a voyage in the 1820s to the pearl islands of the Tuamoto Archipelago, a little-known group lying eastward of Tahiti.  AUD$45
  571. SUBRAMANI (Ed.) THE INDO-FIJIAN EXPERIENCE.  St.Lucia. UQP. 1979. Col.Ill.wrapps. 207pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  572. SUGGS, Robert C. THE HIDDEN WORLDS OF POLYNESIA. The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands. N.Y. Harcourt, Brace & World. 1962. Dustjacket. 247pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$35
  573. SUGGS, Robert C. MARQUESAN SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR. An anthropological study of Polynesian practices. Lond. Constable. 1966. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 251pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. An anthropological study of sexual practices in a remote, & therefore minimally westernised Polynesian area.  AUD$60

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  575.  TALA O LE VAVAU. The Myths, Legends & Customs of Old Samoa. Adapted from the collections of C.Steubel & Bro.Herman. Auckland. Polynesian Press. 1987. (Revised) Col.Ill.wrapps. 189pp. b/w ills. Fine. An insight into traditional Samoan culture in early times.  AUD$40
  576.  TAPA, WASHI & WESTERN HANDMADE PAPER.  Honolulu Academy of Arts. 1980. Ill.wrapps. 53pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  577. TAPUGA, William. POLITICS IN FRENCH POLYNESIA, 1945-1975.  Wellington. 1976. wrapps. 47pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  578. TAUDEVIN, Lansell & LEE, Jefferson. (Eds.) EAST TIMOR: MAKING AMENDS? Analysing Australia's Role in Reconstructing East Timor. Australian East Timor Association. Syd. Otford Press. 2000. Ill.wrapps. 253pp. b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  579. TAUSIE, Vilsoni. ART IN THE NEW PACIFIC.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1980. Col.Ill.wrapps. 89pp. Col.& b/w plates. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  580. TAYLOR, P.G. FORGOTTEN ISLAND.  Syd. Shakespeare Head Press. 1948. (spine faded & worn; corners bumped) 345pp. b/w plates. Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. The author found a path across the Pacific from Europe to Australia by way of Clipperton, his "forgotten island" and at the time there was talk of a trans-Pacific air service along this route.  AUD$85
  581. TAYLOR, P.G. FRIGATE BIRD.  Syd. A & R. 1953. Dustjacket. (spine sl.chipped) 243pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The story of the first air crossing of the South Pacific Ocean.  AUD$40
  582. TE RANGI HIROA. (P.H.Buck.) THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE COOK ISLANDS (AITUTAKI). Memoirs of the Board of Maori Ethnological Research, Volume 1. New Plymouth, NZ. 1927. Beautifully decorated xxv,384pp. b/w ills. Col.frontis. Folding map. Spine a little faded & corners else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce. An informative reference on the habits, crafts & customs of the Cook Islands.  AUD$275
  583. TEMPLE, Philip. NAWOK. The New Zealand Expedition to New Guinea's Highest Mountains. Lond. Travel Book Club. 1963. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 189pp. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$36
  584. THOMAS, Nicholas. OCEANIC ART.  Lond. T & H. 1995. Col.Ill.wrapps. 216pp. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Fine. 1st ed. The significance of art, past & present, for the people of the Pacific.  AUD$30
  585. THOMPSON, Virginia & ADLOFF, Richard. THE FRENCH PACIFIC ISLANDS. French Polynesia & New Caledonia. Berkeley, CA. Uni.of California. 1971. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 539pp. b/w plates. Near Fine. 1st ed. A concise reference on the French territories in the Pacific Ocean.  AUD$50
  586. TJIBAOU, J.M. & MISSOTTE, P.H. KANAK: THE MELANESIAN WAY.  Fiji. Uni.of the Sth Pacific. 1978. 4to. Col.Ill.wrapps. 120pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A cultural history of Kanak‚.  AUD$30
  587. TODD, Ian. PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MOMENT OF TRUTH.  Lond. A & R. 1974. Dustjacket. 183pp. col & b/w plates. Large coloured folding map in back pocket. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The development of Papua New Guinea: its historical background & political & economic evolution.  AUD$27
  588. TONGA. CENSUS OF POPULATION & HOUSING, 1976. Volume 1: Administrative Report & Tables. Tonga. 1976. Oblong. Or.bds. 323pp. Folding chart. Fine. Scarce.   AUD$45
  589.  TONGAN HANDICRAFTS.  Canb. Aust.Gvrnment Publ. 1980. 4to. Col.Ill.wrapps. 34pp. Col.ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  590. TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves & GILLE, Bernard. LE MARIAGE FRANCO-TAHITIEN. Histoire de Tahiti du XVIIIe Siecle a nos Jours. Paris. Editions Polymages-Scoop. 1994. Col.Ill.wrapps. 191pp. b/w tables. Fine. 1st ed. French text.   AUD$40
  591. TREGEAR, Edward. A DICTIONARY OF MANGAREVA (OR GAMBIER ISLANDS).  Wellington. John Mackay. 1899. wrapps. (missing back wrapper) 121pp. Good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce.   AUD$110
  592. TREGEAR, Edward & SMITH, S.Percy. A VOCABULARY & GRAMMAR OF THE NIU DIALECT OF THE POLYNESIAN LANGUAGE.  Wellington. 1907. Bound in cl. 179pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$120
  593. TUDOR, Judy. MANY A GREEN ISLE.  Syd. Pacific Publ. 1966. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 256pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A conspectus of Island life. The author lived in the islands for 25 years.  AUD$27
  594. TUDOR, Judy. (Ed.) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK & WHO'S WHO.  Syd. Pacific Publ. 1968. (10th ed.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. (badly chipped & torn) 718pp. Folding maps. Very Good copy.   AUD$50
  595. TUDOR, Judy (Ed.) THE HANDBOOK OF PAPUA & NEW GUINEA.  Syd. Pacific Publ. 1964. (4th ed.) Col.Ill.wrapps. 416pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$30
  596. TURNER, Rev.George. NINETEEN YEARS IN POLYNESIA. Missionary Life, Travels, & Researches in the Islands of the Pacific. Lond. John Snow. 1986. Col.Ill.wrapps. 262pp. b/w plates & ills. Fine. Facsimile edition, first published in 1861. Deals with Samoa.  AUD$30
  597. ULLMAN, John Ramsey. WHERE THE BONG TREE GROWS. The Log of One Man's Journey in the South Pacific. Lond. Collins. 1964. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (chipped & torn) 316pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$28
  598. UNI SP. PACIFIC COURTS & JUSTICE.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1977. Ill.wrapps. 150pp. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  599. UNI SP. POLITICS IN POLYNESIA.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1983. Col.Ill.wrapps. 262pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  600. UNI SP. RELIGIOUS CO-OPERATION IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1983. Col.Ill.wrapps. 231pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$25
  601. UNI SP. SOUTH PACIFIC LITERATURE. From Myth to Fabulation. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1985. Col.Ill.wrapps. 179pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$25
  602. UNI SP. YUMI STANAP. Leaders & Leadership in a New Nation. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1981. Col.Ill.wrapps. 135pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$22
  603. UNI SP. ATKIN, George, et al. SOLOMON ISLANDS POLITICS.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1983. Col.Ill.wrapps. 305pp. Fine. 1st ed. The Solomon Islands' changing political system.  AUD$27
  604. UNI SP. BEN, Hon.Waita, et al. LAND IN SOLOMON ISLANDS.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1979. Ill.wrapps. 269pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$27
  605. UNI SP. HARRÉ, John & KNAPMAN, Claudia. (Eds.) LIVING IN TOWN. Problems & Priorities in Urban Planning in the South Pacific. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1977. (2nd Rev.ed.) Ill.wrapps. 132pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$24
  606. UNI SP. KAURAKA, Kauraka. (Ed.) LEGENDS FROM THE ATOLLS.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1984. Col.Ill.wrapps. 64pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$20
  607. UNI SP. KISSLING, Christopher C. (Ed.) TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS FOR PACIFIC MICROSTATES.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1984. Col.Ill.wrapps. 191pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$22
  608. UNI SP. NAROKOBI, Bernard. LIFE & LEADERSHIP IN MELANESIA.  Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1983. Col.Ill.wrapps. 137pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$24
  609. UNI SP. QALO, Ropate R. DIVIDED WE STAND? Local Government in Fiji. Suva. Univ.of the Sth Pacific. 1984. wrapps. 77pp. b/w ills. Fine.   AUD$22
  610. VAKATORA, Tomasi R. FROM THE MANGROVE SWAMPS.  Fiji. The author. 1999. (2nd ed.) Col.Ill.wrapps. 191pp. b/w ills. Fine. A biography. Includes the author's reflections of constitution review in Fiji.  AUD$22
  611. VAN DYKE, John C. IN JAVA. And the Neighbouring Islands of the Dutch East Indies. N.Y. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1929. Dustjacket. (price-clipped; edges chipped) xii,310pp. b/w frontis. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A colourful travel narrative written during a winter & spring in the Dutch East Indies.  AUD$45
  612. VAN LOON, Hendrik Willem. THE STORY OF THE PACIFIC.  Lond. Harrap. 1948. (5th imp) (spine sl.rubbed on edges) 315pp. b/w ills. Name on ffe., & sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. A good overall view of the Pacific.  AUD$45
  613. VANCOUVER, George. A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN & ROUND THE WORLD, 1791-1795. With an Introduction & Appendices. Edited by W.Kaye Lamb. 4 vols. Lond. Hakluyt Society. 1984. Dustjacket. 442,344,444,522pp. b/w plates. Fold-out map in map pocket on rear paste-down of Vol.1. A Fine set. 1st ed. thus. 4 vols. The first annotated edition of Vancouver's journal as he revised it for publication in 1798.  AUD$295
  614. VARADY, Ralph. MANY LAGOONS. A year in an island paradise. Illustrated with 32 photographs. Lond. Victor Gollancz. 1958. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 192pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author lived on Moorea, a small island near Tahiti, for a year and as a result decided to settle there.  AUD$32
  615. VAUGHAN, Berkeley. DOCTOR IN PAPUA.  Adel. Rigby. 1974. Dustjacket. 180pp. b/w plates. Stamp on ffe., & sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author was posted as missionary doctor to Kwato Island, off the coast of Papua.  AUD$24
  616. VAUGHAN, Thomas. VOYAGES OF ENLIGHTENMENT. Malaspina on the Northwest Coast, 1791-1792. Portland. Oregon Hist.Soc. 1977. Ill.wrapps. 62pp. b/w ills. Folding plate inserted. Fine. 1st ed. Spanish Admiral Alejandro Malaspina in the Pacific.  AUD$47
  617. VAYDA, Andrew P. (Ed.) PEOPLES AND CULTURES OF THE PACIFIC. An Anthropological Reader. N.Y. Natural History Press. 1968. Col.Ill.wrapps. 557pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$36
  618. VEITH, E. COOKERY NOOK. Bi-Lingual English-Pidgin for New Guineans. New Guinea. n.d. (c.1960s) wrapps. 100pp. Good copy. Signed by the author.   AUD$30
  619. VERAMO, Joseph. GROWING UP IN FIJI.  Suva. Inst. of Pacific Studies. 1984. Ill.wrapps. 56pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  620. VICEDOM, Georg F. MYTHS AND LEGENDS FROM MOUNT HAGEN. Translated by Andrew Strathern. PNG. Institute of PNG Studies. 1977. 4to. Ill.wrapps. 136pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. A comprehensive look at the society & culture of the Mbowamb or Mount Hagen people of Papua New Guinea.  AUD$30
  621. VONDRA, J.Gert. TIMOR JOURNEY.  Melb. Lansdowne. 1968. Roy.8vo. Or.bds. Dustjacket. (price-clipped) 105pp. Many b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$32
  622. VOSS, Captain. THE VENTURESOME VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN VOSS. With an introduction by Weston Martyr. Lond. Martin Hopkinson Ltd. 1941. (rep) (spine faded, cloth a little marked) 326pp. b/w plates. Voss's "venturesome voyages" included the Great Barrier Reef and Thursday Island.   AUD$60
  623. WARD, John M. BRITISH POLICY IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC (1786-1893). A study in British policy towards the South Pacific islands prior to the establishment of Governments by the Great Powers. Foreword by Prof.S.H.Roberts. Syd. Australasian Publ. 1948. (spine faded) 364pp. Corner torn from ffe., else a Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$45
  624. WARD, R.Gerard. (Ed.) MAN IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS. Essays on Geographical Change in the Pacific Islands. Lond. OUP. 1972. Or.bds. Dustjacket (price-clipped) 339pp. Near Fine. 1st ed. How the life & landscapes of the Pacific Islands have been reshaped during two centuries of contact with the technological world.  AUD$35
  625. WAVELL, Stewart. THE LOST WORLD OF THE EAST. An Adventurous Quest in the Malayan Hinterland. Lond. Souvenir Press. 1958. Or.bds. 195pp. b/w plates. Some foxing, else a Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$28
  626. WAY, Wendy. (Ed.) AUSTRALIA & THE INDONESIAN INCORPORATION OF PORTUGUESE TIMOR, 1974-1976.  Melb. MUP. 2000. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 885pp. b/w ills. Folding colour map. Fine. 1st ed.   AUD$75
  627. WEST, Francis. HUBERT MURRAY. The Australian Pro-Consul. Melb. OUP. 1968. Dustjacket. 296pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing to edges, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Murray administered Papua for 33 years.  AUD$35
  628. (WESTERN SAMOA) THE CONSTITUTION OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF WESTERN SAMOA.  n.p. n.d. (c.1960s) wrapps. 118pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. Text in both the Samoan language and English.  AUD$30
  629. WETHERELL, David. CHARLES ABEL. And the Kwato Mission of Papua New Guinea, 1891-1975. Melb. MUP. 1996. Or.ill.wrapps. 299pp. b/w plates. Some library stamping & wrappers covered in clear contact, else a Very Good ex-lib.copy. 1st softcover ed. Abel was one of the most acclaimed missionaries in the South Pacific.  AUD$16
  630. WETHERELL, David. RELUCTANT MISSION. The Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea, 1891-1942. St Lucia. UQP. 1977. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 430pp. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. The compelling story of the meeting between the Papuan people & the Christian missionaries who came to convert them.  AUD$27
  631. WHITEMAN, J. CHIMBU FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS IN PORT MORESBY. New Guinea Research Bulletin No.52. Canb. ANU. 1973. Or.dec.wrapps. 180pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$24
  632. WILHELM, Donald. EMERGING INDONESIA.  Lond. Quiller Press. 1985. (2nd ed.) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 207pp. Many Col.& b/w ills. Very Good copy. The society & culture of the world's fifth most populous country.  AUD$27
  633. WILLEY, Keith. ASSIGNMENT NEW GUINEA.  Bris. The Jacaranda Press. 1965. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 264pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. The author spent a year in New Guinea writing this book. An historic year for New Guinea as it was the year of the election of a native-dominated Parliament.  AUD$25
  634. WILLEY, Keith. NAKED ISLAND. And other South Sea tales. Syd. Hodder & Stoughton. 1970. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 166pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A collection of true stories set in the South Seas.  AUD$24
  635. WILLIAMS, Francis Edgar. "THE VAILALA MADNESS" & OTHER ESSAYS. Edited with an introduction by Erik Schwimmer. Lond. C.Hurst. 1976. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 432pp. b/w ills. Fine. 1st ed.thus. Williams' remarkable theoretical insights in anthropology.  AUD$36
  636. WILLIAMS, Howel. GEOLOGY OF TAHITI, MOOREA & MAIAO. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 105. Honolulu. 1933. wrapps. 89pp. b/w plates & ills. One folding plate. Light staining to head, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce.   AUD$75
  637. WILLIAMS, Maslyn. STONE AGE ISLAND. Seven years in New Guinea. London. 1964. d.w. 352pp. b/w plates. Dustjacket sl.torn else a Nice copy. 1st ed. A documentation of the life and customs of the Papuan people.  AUD$24
  638. WILLIAMSON, Robert W. ESSAYS IN POLYNESIAN ETHNOLOGY. Edited by Ralph Piddington. N.Y. Cooper Square Publ. 1975. (rep) xlii,373pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. First published in 1939.  AUD$50
  639. WILSON, John Alexander. THE STORY OF TE WAHAROA. Together with Sketches of Ancient Maori Life & History. Christchurch. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1906. (spine faded; bds heavily flecked around edges) 255pp. b/w plates. uncut. Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. Scarce.   AUD$65
  640. WINSLOW, John H. (Ed.) THE MELANESIAN ENVIRONMENT. Papers presented at and arising from the Ninth Waigani Seminar, Port Moresby, 2-8 May, 1975. Canb. ANU Press. 1977. Dustjacket. 562pp. Some foxing to foredge, else a Very Good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Papers on the impact of man on the environment.  AUD$40
  641. WINSTEDT, R.O. AN UNABRIDGED ENGLISH-MALAY DICTIONARY.  Kuala Lumpur. Marican. 1969. (rep) 437pp. Very Good copy.   AUD$38
  642. WITTMER, Margret. FLOREANA. Translated from the German by Oliver Coburn. Lond. Travel Book Club. 1961. (rep) Or.bds. Dustjacket. 239pp. b/w plates. Sl.foxing, else a Very Good copy. The author's life on the remote Pacific isle of Floreana.  AUD$25
  643. WOLFERS, Edward P. RACE RELATIONS & COLONIAL RULE IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA.  Syd. Aust & NZ Book Co. 1975. Ill.wrapps. 181pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy.   AUD$16
  644.  THE WONDERLAND OF ROTORUA.  Auckland. R.G.Marsh. n.d. (c.1920s) Oblong. Ill.wrapps. (edges chipped & worn) 20pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Fair copy. 1st ed. Scarce. Contains 66 photographs depicting the society, culture & unique natural history of Rotorua.  AUD$45
  645. WOOD, A.H. HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF TONGA.  Wodonga, VIC. Border Morning Mail. 1972. (rep) wrapps. 109pp. b/w plates & ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$27
  646. WOODARD, Capt.David. THE NARRATIVE OF CAPTAIN DAVID WOODARD AND FOUR SEAMEN. Who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, & surrendered themselves up to the Malays in the Island of Celebes. Containing an interesting account of their sufferings from hunger & various hardships & their escape from the Malays... Lond. Dawsons. 1969. (rep) Rebound in hf.leather. xxxii,235pp. b/w frontis. Folding maps. Marbled endpapers. Sl.stain to foredge, else a Very Good copy.   AUD$90
  647. WOODARD, Capt.David. THE NARRATIVE OF CAPTAIN DAVID WOODARD AND FOUR SEAMEN. Who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, & surrendered themselves up to the Malays in the Island of Celebes. Containing an interesting account of their sufferings from hunger & various hardships, & their escape from the Malays... Lond. J.Johnson. 1805. (2nd ed.) Rebound in hf.leather. 236pp. Frontispiece portrait. Folding maps. Marbled endpapers. (Re-endpapered) Some foxing, else a Very Good copy. Very Scarce. F.423.   AUD$650
  648. WRIGHT, Malcolm. THE GENTLE SAVAGE.  Melb. Lansdowne Press. 1966. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 172pp. b/w plates. Very Good copy. 1st ed. A personal record of the author's life as a patrol officer in New Guinea during the 1930s.  AUD$27
  649. YUNCKER, T.G. PLANTS OF TONGA. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 220. N.Y. Kraus Reprint. 1971. wrapps. 283pp. b/w ills. Very Good copy.   AUD$40
  650. ZORN, Jean & BAYNE, Peter. (Eds.) LO BILONG OL MANMERI. Crime, Compensation & Village Courts. Uni.of Papua New Guinea. 1975. 4to. Ill.wrapps. 198pp. Very Good copy. 1st ed.   AUD$27
  651. ZWEIG, Stefan. MAGELLAN: PIONEER OF THE PACIFIC.  Lond. Cassell. 1938. (sl.rubbed) 312pp. b/w plates. Some library stamping & marking else a Good ex-lib copy. 1st Eng.ed.   AUD$28

  652. Voyage to the Amorous Islands Torn Between Two Worlds Matanitu The Aggressions of the French at Tahiti
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