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The Fatal Impact: An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1966

Edition: Actual First Edition

Seller ID: 19796

Condition: Near Fine


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. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates... View more info

The Fatal Impact : the invasion of the South Pacific ; 1767-1840

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1966

Edition: First American Edition [stated]

Seller ID: 27947

Condition: Fine


'A superb narrative of the exploration of the South Pacific - its adventure, high purpose and disastrous effects'. xiv, 230pp, [13 blank leaves], photo plates, fol-out map at front, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the blue cloth. NOT a book club. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with just a hint of wear to the head of the spine. Unpacked weight, 556g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United... View more info

Cooper's Creek

By: MOORHEAD, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32361

Condition: About 'As New'


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. View more info

The Wind Commands: Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific

By: MORTON, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12575

ISBN: 0-7748-0040-2

Condition: Fine


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.. View more info

Captain Cook's Hawaii as seen by his Artists

By: MURRAY-OLIVER, Anthony A. St.C. M.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Millwood Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10274

Condition: Near Fine


Hawaii as seen and recorded by Captain Cook's artists. 215 pages ; 23 cm : illustrations (some color), maps. Includes index. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, still reasonably fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards other than slight wear to the tips of corners. Unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean showing slome slight edge wear and a 2cm closed tear to the rear panel near the head of the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United... View more info

The New Zealand Ballet Presents Ballet Carnival '83; Winter Tour 1983

By: NEW ZEALAND BALLET

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, New Zealand Ballet: 1983

Seller ID: 047351

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

The New Zealand International Stamp Exhibition Prospectus 1955

By: NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, N. Z. I. S. E.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037634

Condition: About VG


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. View more info

New Zealand: Paradise of the Pacific

By: NEW ZEALAND; Government of

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Zealand Government Publicity Office: 1928

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 19645

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Over the Hills

By: O'REILLY, Bernard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Brisbane, Smith & Paterson: 1974

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 12802

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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

By: OLMSTEAD, Francis Allyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, C. E. Tuttle Co.: 1970

Edition: Second Printing of 1969 Edition

Seller ID: 1334

ISBN: 0804802610

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Beautiful Victoria: A Souvenir of Victoria, Splendid Views of City and Country, the Garden State of Australia

By: OSBOLDSTONE

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Osboldstone:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31961

Condition: Good Very Good


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... View more info

The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson

By: PATERSON, A. B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1975

Edition: Fourty-first Printing

Seller ID: 33882

ISBN: 0207945071

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson

By: PATERSON, A. B.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: Fourty-eighth Printing

Seller ID: 33883

ISBN: 0207137862

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson

By: PATERSON, A. B.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: Fourty-seventh Printing

Seller ID: 045673

ISBN: 0207137862

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

Peach's Australian Cities

By: PEACH, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC/Hodder & Stoughton: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25297

ISBN: 0642973571

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

Fiji: Many Flowering Islands

By: PERKINS, C. A.

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Collins, Aukland, 1967:

Seller ID: 2715

Condition: Good VG


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 View more info

Some Came Early: Some Came Late

By: PHELAN, Nancy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036218

ISBN: 0333118960

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Ten Maori Songs

By: PIRIPATA, Hemi - Arranger

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Charles Begg & Co.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33969

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Oceanic Mythology: The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia

By: POIGNANT, Roslyn

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037060

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

Life on the Daly River

By: POLISHUK, Nancy; LOCKWOOD, Douglas

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Adventurer's Club: 1963

Edition: Reprint of 1961 First Edition

Seller ID: 051301

Condition: Fine


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 po... View more info