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Singers of Australia from Melba to Sutherland

By: MACKENZIE, Barbara and Findlay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13241

Condition: Good VG


An account of Australia's rich heritage of Opera Singers. 309pp, photo illustrated. Book is generally clean with a sound binding. A little, light soiling to endpapers. Dustjacket has some edge wear, otherwise clean. View more info

Captain Cook

By: MACLEAN, Alistair

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 08964

Condition: Near Fine


A graphic and lively account of the great explorer. 192pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Very clean, bright copy with firm binding. Near fresh in appearance. Dustjacket is very clean and bright with very minor edge wear. Gift inscription on half-title. Weight, 720g. View more info

Captain Cook

By: MACLEAN, Alistair

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 041108

Condition: As New


A graphic and lively account of the great explorer. 192pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Very clean, bright copy with firm binding. Fresh interior. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unmarked. About 'as new'. Weight, 720g. View more info

Doctor Agnes Bennett

By: MANSON, Cecil & Celia

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046144

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Australian-born, New Zealand doctor, Agnes Bennett [1871-1960]. A brilliant and talented woman shw specialised in Maternity medicine. xv, 189 p. ill., ports. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, binding is tight and square and there is virtually no wear to the purple cloth. The uncliped dustjacket is complete but shows moderate edge wear, short tears etc. Weight, 440g. View more info

NZ Souvenir Song Album

By: MAORILAND PUBS.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Wellington, Maoriland Publications Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19936

Condition: VG+


Five Maori songs for Piano/Vocal, with words. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound stapled binding. Weight, 100g. Ships via inexpensive Lettermail within Canada slightly more to the USA. Rates to the Rest of the World at cost. View more info

A history of Merewether Surf Club, 1908-1983

By: MARCH, Laurie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Merewether, NSW, Australia, Merewether Surf Life Saving Club: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053107

ISBN: 0959196501

Condition: Near Fine


Published on the 75th Anniversary of the Merewether Surf Life Saving Club. xvi, 176 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 31 cm Interior is bright and clean. Very small, light stain to the inside of the rear board also affecting the last [blank] page. Gift inscription to the ffep. Tight, square binding, bright gilt titles no wear to the blue cloth. Scarce title! Weight, 745g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer post... View more info

Great Australian Shearing Stories

By: MARSH, Bill 'Swampy'

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Broadcasting Co: 2002

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 044022

ISBN: 0733308945

Condition: About 'As New'


Collection of sheep-shearing stories from Australia. 23.5cm. 235pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. About 'as new'. Weight, 420g. View more info

Samoan Interlude

By: MARTIN, Marie Tisdale

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32257

Condition: Near Fine


An account - 'of the Canadian author's two years on the South Sea island of Samoa, where she lived during her doctor husband's term of appointment in charge of the hospital at Pago Pago. 221pp, photo illustrated. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square, with no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean with a little top-edge wear and wear to tips of corners. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Servi... View more info

The Flora of New Zealand

By: MARTIN, W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Whitcombe & Tombs:

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 10090

Condition: Good VG


Revised and enlarged edition of 'New Zealand Nature Study'. No date [1950's]. 266pp, illustrated in b&w. Book is clean and bright with minimal wear to cloth. Dustjacket is ragged with most of spine lost etc. View more info

Wooden Hookers: Epics of the Sea History of Australia

By: MAXWELL, C. Bede

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22485

Condition: VG+


Truie accounts of Australian nautical heritage. 280pp. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding sound, no wear to hinges. No wear to green cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips and a couple of tiny, lost pieces at extremities of spine. However, the front panel is quite bright and attractive. Weight, 430g. View more info

Guns in Paradise: The Saga of the Cruiser Emden

By: McCLEMENT, Fred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038432

Condition: About Fine


The astonishing tale of the brief, meteoric career of the German cruiser, Emden, during the early months of the First World War. 270pp, 16pp photo plates, endpaper maps.Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding and no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is complete with minor wear to some edges. Weight, 526g. View more info

A History of Croydon: A Second Volume

By: McGIVERN, Muriel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Author Published: 1978

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26214

ISBN: 0959919333

Condition: About Fine


History of the Town and surrounds of Croydon, near Melbourne in Australia. A second, supplementary volume of the history of the area, standing alone. Ink presentation inscription to ffep, from the President of the Rotary Club of Croydon. 333pp, photo illustrated, map. Bright, clean unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket has minor edge wear, otherwise is bright and clean. Weight, 530g. View more info

Typee: A Narrative of the Marquesas Islands

By: MELVILLE, Herman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Toronto & New York, J. M. Dent: 1921

Edition: Second Everyman's Printing of 1907

Seller ID: 1111

Condition: About Fine


Melville's celebrated first book originally published in 1846. 'Considered a classic in travel and adventure literature, the narrative is based on the author's actual experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands in 1842, and is liberally supplemented with imaginative reconstruction and adaptation of material from other books'. First published in Everyman's Library in 1907. [No 180]. x, 286pp. Flatback binding, carmine cloth,... View more info

New Zealand 'The Small Utopia'

By: MELVIN, Kenneth

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Aukland, Collins Publishers: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 08411

Condition: Near Fine


General survey of and introduction to, New Zealand. 193pp, xi, photo illustrated. Signed by the author on the title page. Gift inscription on half-title otherwise very clean, bright and tight. Dustjacket has edge wear, rubbing along spine, chips etc. View more info

Afternoon Light: Some Memories of Men and Events

By: MENZIES, Sir Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cassell: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34974

Condition: VG+


Memoirs of Sir Robert Menzies, twice Prime Minister of Australia. 1st, 8vo, 384pp. Hardcover in green cloth with dustjacket. Book is tight and clean; DJ has minor edge wear and is a little soiled. VG+/G+. Weight, 644g. View more info

Easter Island

By: METRAUX, Alfred

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions Ferni: 1978

Edition: New Edition in English

Seller ID: 12986

Condition: About Fine


An examination of the mysteries of the South Pacific's Easter Island. A volume in the 'Friends of History Series'. Translated from the French. Originaly published in 1941. 324pp, illustrated, illus. endpapers, fixed page-marker. Mint copy except for previous owner's signature on front endpaper. View more info

From the Boundless Deep

By: MICHENER, James A.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Wailea, Maui, Four Seasons Resort: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16539

Condition: Fine


An excerpt from Michener's book, 'Hawaii' presented in booklet form, to guests of the new, 'Four Seasons Resort' at Wailea, Maui. 27pp, illutrated, slip-case. Booklet is mint. Slipcase has faint traces of wear. Weight, 75g. View more info

Me Spik English: To Help You Remember - Stories of Pidgins in Paradise Heard in Hawaii

By: MOBLEY, Milly Lou

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Honolulu Star-Bulletin: 1938

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 12812

Condition: VG+


Hawaiian humor based on the use of 'pidgin-English'. 31pp, illustrated. Solid, clean copy with original checker-board dustjacket present and inVG condition. Interior is clean and bright. View more info

New Zealand Headlines

By: MONIGATTI, Rex

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Reed, Wellington, 1963:

Seller ID: 1832


80 years of New Zealand History through its Newspaper Headlines and the stories behind them. 1st, 8vo, 215pp, photo illus. Hardcover in red cloth with dustjacket. DJ has old tape marks on inside flaps, otherwise moderate wear. Book has ink inscription and old tape marks where DJ had at one time been fixed. VG+/VG View more info

The Last Heathen : Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in Melanesia

By: MONTGOMERY, Charles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 26227

ISBN: 1553650727

Condition: Fine


Travels in Melanesia by an ancestor of the missionary Bishop of Tasmania. 314pp. A mint copy - 'as new'. Weight, 530g. View more info