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Australia, New Zealand, Pacifica

Australia, New Zealand, Pacifica

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121 MONTGOMERY, Charles The Last Heathen : Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in Melanesia
Vancouver, BC, Canada Douglas & McIntyre, Limited 2004 1553650727 / 9781553650720 First Edition, First Printing Printed Card Wrappers Fine  Travel 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Travels in Melanesia by an ancestor of the missionary Bishop of Tasmania. 314pp. A mint copy - 'as new'. Weight, 530g.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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122 MOOREHEAD, Alan The Fatal Impact: An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
London Hamish Hamilton 1966 Actual First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine  About VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An account of the 'invasion' of the South Pacific by western explorers from 1767 to 1840. 230pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is nearly similar but with a little edge wear. Weight, 480g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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123 MOORHEAD, Alan Cooper's Creek
New York Harper & Row 1963 First Edition Cloth About 'As New' About 'As New' Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of the expedition that one hundred years ago [1860s] led to the opening of the Australian back country. 222pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket , protected in a brodart, shows no wear. Weight, 490g. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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124 MORTON, Harry The Wind Commands: Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific
Vancouver University of British Columbia 1975 0-7748-0040-2 / 9780774800402 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine  Good VG 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Discussion of the ships and those that sailed them in the Pacific Ocean. 498pp, photo illustrated, art illustrated, endpaper maps. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar with minor edge wear in places..  
Price: 20.00 USD
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125 NEW ZEALAND BALLET The New Zealand Ballet Presents Ballet Carnival '83; Winter Tour 1983
Wellington, NZ New Zealand Ballet 1983 Stapled Card Wrappers VG+ Ballet Program 8.25" by 11.75" 
Program for a series of performances by the New Zealand Ballet in 1983, their 30th Anniversay. These six performances, given in 1983, were all in New Zealand. 16pp, profusely illustrated, adverts. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound, stapled binding. Weight, 60g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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126 NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION The New Zealand International Stamp Exhibition Prospectus 1955
Auckland, NZ N. Z. I. S. E. 1955 First Edition Stapled Wrappers About VG Softcover 7.5" by 9.5" 
Prospectus for the First New Zealand International Stamp Exhibition held in Auckland, July 16-22, 1955. 20pp, ilustrated, adverts. Also, laid-inBuletins No 5 and No7, plus, an Official Entry Form and three other printed forms. Clean overall, but with a couple of hand-written notes. MInor wear to foot of spine. Weight, 80g. Lettermail rates. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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127 NEW ZEALAND; Government of New Zealand: Paradise of the Pacific
New Zealand Government Publicity Office 1928 Not Stated Printed Wraps Near Fine Travel Brochure 8.25" by 9.5'" 
Attractive brochure promoting travel to New Zealand in the late 1920s. Unpaginated [32pp], illustrated with photographs and artists' paintings. Grey/brown wraps with gilt titles, black ink artwork and a small, circular color illustration pasted on. Silk ties to spine. Bright, clean copy. Tiny ink signature to title page is only mark. Bright, fresh interior. Weight, 140g. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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128 O'REILLY, Bernard Over the Hills
Brisbane Smith & Paterson 1974 Second Impression Pictorial Cloth Very Good About VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author's memories of his life Queensland and its Mountain country. 195pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a good binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has a little edge wear but is clean. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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129 OLMSTEAD, Francis Allyn Incidents of a Whaling Voyage, to Which Are Added Observations on the Scenery, Manners and Customs, and Missionary Stations of the Sandwich and Society Islands
Rutland, VT C. E. Tuttle Co. 1970 0804802610 / 9780804802611 Second Printing of 1969 Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Favsinile reprint of the original 1841 first edition. With a preface to the new edition by W. Storrs Lee. 360pp, illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked and quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the navy blue cloth. Bright gilt titles. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 640g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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130 OSBOLDSTONE Beautiful Victoria: A Souvenir of Victoria, Splendid Views of City and Country, the Garden State of Australia
Melbourne Osboldstone First Edition Wrappers Good Very Good Viewbook 17.25" by 7.5" 
Interesting Viewbook produced by the Advertising and Intelligence Bureau, Lands Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Undated, circa 1910-12. 42 full-page photo plates by Sears and Harvey, photographers. A very wide booklet this copy has been roundly folded at the centre, therefore, no sharp crease. Green cloth at spine shows a little wear but stapled binding is very good. Could be shipped in this position quite safely and cheaply. Weight, 250g. This copy also has, bound in, a Presentation plate from the Hon. W. A. Watt [Premier of Victoria], to one Private Baker on the acossion of his visit to Australia with the 101st Canadian Cadet Corps [British Columbia]. Plate is dated October, 1912. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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131 PATERSON, A. B. The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1975 0207945071 / 9780207945076 Fourty-first Printing Cloth Near Fine Very Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collected verse of 'Banjo' Paterson, the essentail poet of Australia. First published in 1921. 272pp. Interior is very bright and clean. Tiny ink name to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is also bright and clean with one tiny 'nick to front, top edge and a closed, 1/2" margin tear to rear wrapper at foot. Weight, 520g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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132 PATERSON, A. B. The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1984 0207137862 / 9780207137860 Fourty-eighth Printing Cloth About Fine Very Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collected verse of 'Banjo' Paterson, the essentail poet of Australia. First published in 1921. 272pp. Interior is very bright and clean. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is also bright and clean with no marks or wear. Weight, 550g. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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133 PATERSON, A. B. The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1983 0207137862 / 9780207137860 Fourty-seventh Printing Cloth About Fine Very Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collected verse of 'Banjo' Paterson, the essentail poet of Australia. First published in 1921. 272pp. Interior is very bright and clean. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is also bright and clean with no sligjt wear to the bottom edge. Weight, 550g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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134 PEACH, Bill Peach's Australian Cities
Sydney ABC/Hodder & Stoughton 1980 0642973571 / 9780642973573 First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards VG+  No Dustjacket [None Issued?] Travel & Description 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A book based on the popular Australian television series, 'Peach's Australian Cities'. 111pp, profusely, color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No appreciable wear to laminated boards. Weight, 600g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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135 PERKINS, C. A. Fiji: Many Flowering Islands
Collins, Aukland, 1967 Good VG  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1st printing, 8vo, 240pp, photographs in b&w by Rob Wright, sketches by the Author, endpaper maps. Hardcover in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, lacking dustjacket. Clean, tight copy, VG or better  
Price: 7.75 USD
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136 PHELAN, Nancy Some Came Early: Some Came Late
Melbourne Macmillan 1970 0333118960 / 9780333118962 First Edition Cloth Near Fine VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An Australian author travel in and writes about, her own country. 1st edition, 8vo, 219pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. Dustjacket shows a little wear at tips. Weight, 540g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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137 PIRIPATA, Hemi - Arranger Ten Maori Songs
New Zealand Charles Begg & Co. 1939 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Song Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Collection of ten Maori Songs, words and music, arranged by Hemi Piripata. Introduction by Morihi Keiha. 15pp, music notation. Bright, clean, unmarked coy with a sound, stapled binding. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 110g. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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138 POIGNANT, Roslyn Oceanic Mythology: The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia
London Paul Hamlyn 1967 First Edition Cloth About Fine Good VG Hardcover Quarto 
Survey of the mythology of Oceania. 141pp, 24pp in color, over 100 b&w illustrations, index, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean, unmarked book. Cloth shows no wear, binding is tight. Dustjacket is price-clipped and shows minor, light wear. Weight, 736g. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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139 POLISHUK, Nancy; LOCKWOOD, Douglas Life on the Daly River
London Adventurer's Club 1963 Reprint of 1961 First Edition Cloth Fine About Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Autobiographical account of Nancy Polishuk's life on the Daly River in Northern Australia 100 miles south of Darwin. 174pp, photo illustrations; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 855281577. Book is clean and virtually stuill fresh, pages bright white and unmarke. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Very attractive dustjacket, unclipped and unmarked, is nearly similar. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 347g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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140 PORTEUS, Stanley D. Calabashes and Kings: An Introduction to Hawaii
Rutland, VT Tuttle 1970 8048-0908-9 First PB Printing Paperback Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Interesting introduction to the Hawaiian Islands. 245pp, photo illustrated. Very cklean, tight copy. No spine creases, bright, uncreased covers. Small bump on bottom edge of back cover. 
Price: 7.40 USD
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