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The Light Accepted: 125 Years of Wellington College

By: BEASLEY, A. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wellington, Wellington College: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17188

ISBN: 1-86934-032-9

Condition: Fine


History of Wellington College, a prestigious School in Wellington, New Zealand, from 1867-1992. High quality production. 286pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 1.17kg View more info

The Dinkum Aussie Dictionary

By: BECKETT, Richard [Crooked Mick of the Speewa]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Child & Henry: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17264

ISBN: 0-86777-154-2

Condition: Fine


Guide, in dictionary-like form, to Australian English. 59pp, illustrated by Brendan Akhurst. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. 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 220g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates b... View more info

Hawaiian Mythology

By: BECKWITH, Martha W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23062

ISBN: 0870220624

Condition: About Fine


The first scholarly work on Hawaiian Mythology, originally published in 1940. 575pp. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has some top edge wear and a 1.5" tear at head of spine. Otherwise bright and clean. Heavy book weighing just over 1kg. View more info

Under the Ivi Tree: Society and Economic Growth in Rural Fiji

By: BELSHAW, Cyril S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19042

Condition: Fine


Study concerns the differentials of economic growth among the Fijian people. 336pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to black cloth. Dustjacket [in brodart], is nearly similar with a small area of surface loss where a price label removed. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 740g unpacked. Canadi... View more info

The Dragon's Triangle

By: BERLITZ, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Yok, Wynwood Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039098

ISBN: 0-922066-19-1

Condition: Near Fine


Writing about an area of the Pacific Ocean, south of Japan, known as the 'Dragon Triangle', the author examines the frequent mysterious disappearances of ships and aircraft. Very clean, tight copy, fresh and unmarked, without price-clip to DJ. Weight, 512g. View more info

Seeing New Zealand: An Illustrated Travel Guide

By: BIRCHAM, Deric N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 08436

ISBN: 0-598-00688-6

Condition: About Fine


Travel guide to New Zealand. Signed by the author on the title page. 124pp, color photo illustrated, endpaper maps. View more info

Daisy Bates in the Desert

By: BLACKBURN, Julia

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books Inc: 1994

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 052587

ISBN: 0679420010

Condition: As New


In 1913, at the age of 54, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. Brilliantly reviewed, astonishingly original, this "eloquent and illuminating portrait of an extraordinary woman" (New York Times Book Review) tells a fascinating, true story in the tradition of Isak Dinesen and Barry Lopez. viii, 232pp. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United Stat... View more info

The rush that never ended : a history of Australian Mining

By: BLAINEY, Geoffrey

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1969

Edition: Second PB Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 30493

ISBN: 0522839304

Condition: Good VG or Better


A history of Mining in Australia. x, 389 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Map on lining papers. Interior of the book is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and sqaure with faint creasing to the spine. Light rubbing to the wrappers. Weight, 540g. View more info

The Australian Film Book: 1930 - Today

By: BRAND, Simon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sydney, Dreamweaver Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11039

ISBN: 0949825107

Condition: About Fine


Comprehensive listing of all Australian-made and madi-in-Australia films since the advent of sound in 1930. 159pp, illustrated in b&w and in color. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has a little edge wear. View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: January 4, 1912

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1912

Edition: Vo. 33, No. 1664

Seller ID: 30732

Condition: Very Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazine of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 44pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. Pink wrappers are intact and attached [frequently not with this paper]. Sound, stapled binding. Sound, solid copy of a newspaper frequently found in very delicate condit... View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: June 10, 1909

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1909

Edition: Vo. 30, No. 1530

Seller ID: 30734

Condition: Very Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazine of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 44pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. Pink wrappers are intact and attached [frequently not with this paper]. Sound, stapled binding. Sound, solid copy of a newspaper frequently found in very delicate condit... View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: June 1, 1911

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1911

Edition: Vo. 32, No. 1633

Seller ID: 30735

Condition: Very Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazines of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 44pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. Pink wrappers are intact and attached [frequently not with this paper]. Sound, stapled binding. Sound, solid copy of a newspaper frequently found in very delicate condi... View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: September 3, 1908

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $18.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1908

Edition: Vo. 29, No. 1490

Seller ID: 049281

Condition: Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazines of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 40pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. However, the distictive pink wrappers are detached and somewhat ragged [frequently the case with this paper]. Body of text in VG or better with a sound, stapled bindi... View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: January 14, 1909

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $18.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1909

Edition: Vo. 30, No. 1509

Seller ID: 049282

Condition: Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazines of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 40pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. However, the distictive pink wrappers are detached and somewhat ragged [frequently the case with this paper]. Body of text in VG or better with a sound, stapled bindi... View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: March 18, 1909

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $18.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1909

Edition: Vo. 30, No. 1518

Seller ID: 049283

Condition: Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazines of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 44pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. However, the distictive pink wrappers are detached and somewhat ragged [frequently the case with this paper]. Body of text in VG or better with a sound, stapled bindi... View more info

The Bulletin: The National Australian Newspaper: February 2, 1911

By: BULLETIN, The

Price: $18.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, William MacLeod: 1911

Edition: Vo. 32, No. 1616

Seller ID: 049284

Condition: Good


Single issue of a long-running, Australian newspaper/magazine, recently defunct. At this point in its history, it resembled the illustrated magazines of Europe and America with a lively mixture of articles, cartoons, humor and advertising. 44pp, illustrated. Pink wrappers. Sound, clean, unmarked interior. However, the distictive pink wrappers are detached and somewhat ragged [frequently the case with this paper]. Body of text in VG or better with a sound, stapled bindi... View more info

Encountering Aborigines. A Case Study: Anthropology and the Australian Aboriginal

By: BURRIDGE, Kenelm

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Pergamon Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10199

ISBN: 0-08-017071-4

Condition: Near Fine


Studies of the Australian Aborigine. 260pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Attractive copy, unmarked. View more info

The Illustrated Atlas of Hawaii: An Island Heritage Book with a History of Hawaii

By: BUSHNELL, O. A. - Editor

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Island Heritage: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35988

Condition: About Fine


1st edition, stiff wrappers, 9.5"x10", 72pp, profusely illustrated in color, maps. Bright, clean and unmarked - near new. Weight, 314g. View more info

Image for John G. Paton, hero of the South Seas

John G. Paton, hero of the South Seas

By: BYRUM,Bessie L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Anderson, Indiana, Gospel Trumpet Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044634

Condition: VG+


Biography of the Rev. Dr. John Gibson Paton (1824 - 1907), born in Scotland, a Protestant missionary to the New Hebrides Islands of the South Pacific. 127 p. : ill., port. ; 20 cm. Bright, clean interior excepting an inked out name/address to the ffep. Tight, square binding. Only slight wear to the blue cloth. Weight, 254g. View more info

Poenamo; sketches of the early days in New Zealand; romance and reality of Antipodean life in the infancy of a new Colony

By: CAMPBELL, John Logan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Christchurch, NZ, Whitcomb and Tombs: 1965

Edition: New Zealand Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 13517

Condition: Good VG


Frontier and Pioneer life in New Zealand in the 1840s. First edition 1881; ... New Zealand edition 1952. This printing 1965. xvii, 239 pages illustrations 22 cm. With an introd. by Joan Stevens. Maori references edited by James Cowan. Book is generally bright and clean except for an inked-out inscription to the ffep. Binding is tight and square, cloth very cean and unmarked. Mild lower-corner bumps. Price-clipped dustjacket shows some light edge wear somewhat more to the... View more info