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Black Orpheus Film Program: Australia, 1960

By: CAMUS, Marcel - Director

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne & Sydney, Dawson & Selleck: 1960

Seller ID: 051782

Condition: VG


Film programs from theatres in Australia showing the Academy Award-winning, Foreign Film , 'Black Orpheus - starring Marpessa Dawn, Breno Mello, Lea Garcia and others. 'All negro' cast. Size - 6.25" by 9.75", 8pp, photo illustrated, cast, background info etc. Clean except for an ink blot to bottom margin. Sound, stapled binding. Shipped via inexpensive lettermail. View more info

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The Kapiti coast; Maori history and place Names

By: CARKEEK, W. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 042844

Condition: Near Fine


Maori Tribal history and place names of the Paekarkariki-Otaki District of the western side of the North Island of New Zealand. OCLC Number: 459109. [xii], 187 p. illus., ports., maps, diagrs., geneal. tables. 26 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. The binding is tight and square and there is almost no wear to the light blue cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows moderate edge wear and surface rubbing with short tears and chips to the extremities of the spine. Scan a... View more info

Ned Kelly, Bushranger

By: CARROLL, Brian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051249

ISBN: 0701812966

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Edward "Ned" Kelly (1854 - 1880), Australian bushranger and outlaw of Irish descent. 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. 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 732g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates b... View more info

Pacific Affairs: March, 1945

By: CARTER, Edward C. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orange, CT, Institute of Pacific Relations: 1945

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 1

Seller ID: 25255

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an important journal on Pacific Affairs. This issue contains articles on Collective Security in the Pacific, Australia's Role in Far Eastern Reconstruction, Factors in the Settlement with Japan, Increase of Zaibatsu Predominance in Wartime Japan, Indo-China in the New French Colonial Framework, Australia's Attitude to the Pacific Dependencies, Development Programs in China and India. pp-1-112. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. We... View more info

Pacific Affairs: December, 1945

By: CARTER, Edward C. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orange, CT, Institute of Pacific Relations: 1945

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 4

Seller ID: 25256

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an important journal on Pacific Affairs. This issue contains articles on Reflections on British Colonial Policy, Manchuria: An Industrial Survey, Filipino Opposition to the Japanese, Historical Variations of China's Frontiers, the Zaibatsu's Wartime Role. pp-1-112. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Weight, 160g. View more info

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Aboriginal Art

By: CARUANA, Wally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 046465

ISBN: 0500202648

Condition: VG+


Survey of the work of Australia's indigenous artists which shows how the events of the Dreaming and their significance are embodied in artistic works covering a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to printmaking and textile design. 216pp, 187 illustrations, 31 in color. Bright, clean, still fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square bidning, no spine creases. Only small defect - a lower corner crease to the front wrapper - almost un-noticeable. Weight, 467g. View more info

The Economic Development of India under the East India Company 1814-58: A Selection of Contemporary Writings (European understanding of India)

By: CHAUDHURI, K. N. - Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Edition: First Trade PB Edition

Seller ID: 2257

ISBN: 0521079330

Condition: As New


This volume brings together a number of tracts on problems of India's economic development. First published in 1971. vi, 319 pages ; 22 cm. This copy is completely 'AS NEW' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Bright, glossy wrappers. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. 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 408g unpacked. Canadian domestic p... View more info

The Struggle for the Great Barrier Reef

By: CLARE, Patricia

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039949

ISBN: 0-00-211794-0

Condition: VG+


Struggle over development versus conservation of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. 224pp, photo illustrated. Clean, tight copy, unmarked. Dustjacket has minor wear to edges and crease to front, inside flap. Unclipped. Weight, 472g. View more info

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Hell and Paradise: The Northfolk-Bounty-Pitcairn Saga

By: CLARKE, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041774

ISBN: 0670815217

Condition: Near Fine


An account of the two remote destinations in the South Pacific inhabited by mutineers from HMS Bounty, and their descendants - Norfolk Island and Pitcairn Island. Signed by both the author and the Administrator of Norfolk Island on the front endpaper.189 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Includes index. Generally the interior is bright, clean and unmarked. However, the verso of the front endpaper has been covered in signatures by members of a Rowing/Sailing Club, based on ... View more info

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Exalted Sits the Chief: the ancient history of Hawai'i Island

By: CORDY, Ross

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Mutual Pub: 2004

Edition: Third Paberback Printing

Seller ID: 31046

ISBN: 1566473403

Condition: Near Fine


'The book is one of the most important books ever published in the fields of Hawaiian archeology and history. It is the first book-length effort to combine the rich traditional history and ethnography of the Big Island with the vast amount of archeological data accumulated over the last 50 years'. viii, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Book appears 'as new' except for a tint amount of wear to the lower tiop of the front wrapper. No spine creases. Weight, 1.045kg... View more info

Lights and Shadows of Colonial Life: Twenty-Six Years in Canterbury, New Zealand

By: COURAGE, Sarah Amelia

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Christchurch, NZ, Whitcoulls: 1976

Edition: Second Annotated Edition

Seller ID: 037015

ISBN: 0723304645

Condition: Near Fine


A story of the early days of sheep farming in the Canterbury area of New Zealand in the 1860s. First published in a rare fist edition of 1896. 250pp, photo illustrated. Brioght, clean copy. Tiny ink signature to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, noi wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows only one small nick to top edge of rear panel. Weight, 400g. View more info

The Sting of Change: Sicilians in Sicily and Australia

By: CRONIN, Constance

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25515

ISBN: 0226121100

Condition: Near Fine


An analysis of the dynamics of change: Sicilians and their families in Sicily and in Sydney, Australia. 307pp. Bright, clean, interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. No appreciable wear to red cloth. Nearly similar dustjacket but with slight fading to spine and slight rubbing to some edges. Weight, 610g. View more info

Islands in a Far Sea: Nature and Man in Hawaii

By: CULLINEY, John L.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: San Francisco, Sierra Club Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19229

ISBN: 0871567350

Condition: Near Fine


The author blends the human and the natural history of the Hawaiian Islands. 410pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding - nearly 'as new'. Dustjacket has a little edge wear, otherwise is bright and clean. Weight unpacked, 770g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the U... View more info

Love in the South Seas

By: DANIELSSON, Bengt

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Reynal: 1956

Edition: First Edition in English, Third Impress

Seller ID: 1905

Condition: Fine


Sexuality and marriage in Polynesia. OCLC Number: 349879. "Translated from the Swedish So¨derhavska¨rlek." Translated by F.H. Lyon. 240 pages : illustrations, 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, sound hinges, no wear at all to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket has a long, closed tear to the front panel as well as a missing, triangular piece to the bottom edge [3.5cm by 4.5cm]. Weight, 15.4oz. View more info

Hawaii and Its People

By: DAY, A. Grove

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Meredith Press: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition [Third]

Seller ID: 33713

Condition: VG +


Classic history of the Hawaiian islands. Revised just after statehood. 356pp, illustrated by John V. Morris, illustrated endpapers. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is clean and bright but with some wear to edges and tips. Weight, 580g. View more info

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Married & gone to New Zealand : being extracts from the writings of women Pioneers

By: DRUMMOND, Alison

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hamilton, NZ, Paul's Book Arcade: 1961

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 14278

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of extracts from the accounts of women pioneers in New Zealand. 192 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm. Includes index. OCLC Number: 8672450. Edited and annotated by Alison Drummond. Book iks very bright and clean. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarke. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth but lower corner bumps present. Unclipped dustjacket is clean and unmarked but with a little edge wear and 3 short closed margin tears. Weight, 320g. View more info

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The Australian Aborigines

By: ELKIN, A. P.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Edition: Revised Edition, Reprint

Seller ID: 046456

ISBN: 020713863X

Condition: VG+


Classic study of the Australian Aborigine. xv, 397pp, photo illustrated. Clean, bright interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Light central crease to the spine. Unmarked exterior. Solid, sound copy. Weight, 642g. View more info

Churchman Militant: George Augustus Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand and Lichfield,

By: EVANS, John H.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1964

Edition: First Ed

Seller ID: 036519

Condition: About Fine


Biography of Anglican Bishop, George Augustus Selwyn. 298pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 546g. View more info

Tikopia Ritual and Belief

By: FIRTH, Raymond

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037070

Condition: About Fine


Study of the ideas and beliefs of the native inhabitants of the Melanesian island of Tikopia. 374pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but with a small, lost piece at the bottom, front corner of the front panel. Weight, 720g. View more info

Maori Songs of New Zealand

By: FREEDMAN, Sam; SIERS, James; NGATA, W. T,

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, Seven Seas Pub. Co: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 1839

Condition: Near Fine


Words in the Maori language, in part with English translation. 1 score (164 pages) : illustrations ; 31 cm. Collected and arranged for piano by Sam Freedman ; text on the Maori people and Maori music by James Siers ; text on Maori love legends by W.T. Ngata. A very bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for a small signature to the verso of the front wrapper. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 309g. View more info