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Calabashes and Kings: An Introduction to Hawaii

By: PORTEUS, Stanley D.

Price: $7.40

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Tuttle: 1970

Edition: First PB Printing

Seller ID: 06538

ISBN: 8048-0908-9

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Hawaii: Fly There By Quantas, Australia's Overseas Airline

By: QANTAS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Australia, Qantas Empire Airways: 1960

Edition: P1564

Seller ID: 039114

Condition: Fine


Small, smartly designed booklet advertising flights to Hawaii via QANTAS airlines - from the USA and Australia. Unfolds to 14.75" by 17.5", printed on both sides, full color. Well illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - about as issued. Unpacked weight, 18g Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. . View more info

Bernard Heinze: A Biography

By: RADIC, Therese

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan Co. of Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21653

ISBN: 0333414497

Condition: Fine


Biography of Australia's Sir Bernard Heinze, musician, conductor and composer. 260pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a nearly similar dustjacket, unclipped. Weight, 600g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as p... View more info

Wines and Wineries of the Barossa Valley

By: RANKINE, Bryce

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 045041

ISBN: 0-7016-0513-8

Condition: About Fine


Winemaing in Australia's Baross Valley. 114pp, photo illustrated, color 'wine-label' endpapers. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Weight, 512g. View more info

The Story of New Zealand

By: REED, A. H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 06586

Condition: VG+


Sweeping general history of New Zealand. 535pp, illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Book is very clean and tight with bright boards and no marks. Dustjacket has a little edge wear and the spine is a little age darkened etc. View more info

Spinifex Walkabout: Hitch-Hiking in Remote North Australia

By: REES, Coralie and Leslie

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1954

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14539

Condition: About Fine


Travel in Northern Australia in the early 1950's. 285pp, photo illustrated, ndpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is bright and attractive with some edge wear and a few tiny chips. Weight, 430g. View more info

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Legends, Lore & Lies: Australians and Their Driza-Bones

By: RETTER, Catherine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Watermark Press: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 045648

ISBN: 094928419X

Condition: Fine


The story of a coat, indigenous to Australia - the Driza-Bone coat. 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Binding is tight and square, no wear present. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar showing only slight edge wear. Weight, 708g. View more info

Survive the Savage Sea

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Elek: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036894

Condition: VG+


Scots family cruiser is sunk in the Pacific Ocean by Killer Whales. The story of their survival. 1st ed., 8vo, 223pp, illus. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. Weight, 480g. View more info

Behold Hawaii: A Collection

By: ROBINSON, Barbara B. and HARRIS, Catherine E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Menehune Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09623

Condition: Near Fine


Miscellany of items of Hawaiiana - 53 selected pieces on the history and culture of Hawaii. 96pp, artist illustrated. Trace of shelfwear on bottom edge, othrwise bright and fine. Weight, 145g. View more info

The Pacific

By: ROGERS, Stanley

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12888

Condition: G-VG


History and description of the Pacific Ocean circa 1930. 253pp, illustrated by the author, endpaper maps. Book covers Navigators, Privateers, Islands, Polynesia, Pacific Merchant Shipping, Literary Pacific, language of the Pacific, Shipwrecks etc. Clean copy with a sound binding. Newspaper clipping attached to half-title page. Small edge dent to top of front board, small paint mark on back board. Solid copy. View more info

The Children of the Desert: The Western Tribes of Central Australia: Volume One

By: ROHEIM, Geza; MUENSTERBERGER, Werner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Basic Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 037956

ISBN: 0465010423

Condition: Fine


Early and important study of the Tribes of the deserts of Central Australia. 262pp, figures. Bright, clean, virtually fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to loth. Nearly similart, unclipped dustjacket. Only defect is an even sun-fading to the spine. Weight, 530g. View more info

Akarana: The Ports of Auckland

By: ROSE, John Benson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Auckland Harbour Board: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24261

Condition: VG+


A Centennial Publication of the Auckland Harbour Board, 1871-1971. 239pp, profusely photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy. Small gift inscription to front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. No wear to blue cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear and a small lost piece to top edge of front panel. Weight, 950g. View more info

Tarawera eruption centennial exhibition 1886-1986 : an exhibition curated by the Rotorua Museum & Rotorua Art Gallery to commemorate the centennial of the eruption of Mount Tarawera on the 10th June 1886

By: ROTORUA [NZ] DISTRICT COUNCIL

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Local Government Publication: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037595

ISBN: 047300366X

Condition: Solid VG


Tarawera eruption centennial exhibition 1886-1986 publication. 239 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, ports. ; 18 x 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no creasing to the spine. Slioght wear to some edges and tips of corners. Weight, 635g. View more info

The New Guinea Villager; The Impact of Colonial Rule on Primitive Society and Economy

By: ROWLEY, Charles Dunsford

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York / London, Praeger / Pall Mall: 1966

Edition: First USA/UK Edition

Seller ID: 052441

Condition: Fine


Socio-Economic conditions among gthe primitive inhabitants of Papua New Guinea. 225pp, photo frontis, endpaper maps. Printed in Australia. Internally clkean and unmarked, pages bright white. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the black cloth, sharp corners. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete & clean but with several short edge tears and creases. Tears closed with acid-free tape internally. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Post... View more info

The Rake's Progress; The Royal New Zealand Ballet

By: ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, Royal New Zealand Ballet: 1985

Seller ID: 047350

Condition: VG


Program for a serties of performances by the Royal New Zealand Ballet of 'The Rake's Progress, with Orpheus and Salute'. These nine performances, given in 1985, were all in New Zealand. 24pp, profusely illustrated, adverts. Clean and unmarked. Sound, stapled binding. Possibly due to the nature of the stiff, glossy paper used, the program does show some light creasing and handling wear. News clipping laid-in. Weight, 135g. View more info

Treetops : the Ultimate Luxury Lodge & Wilderness Experience

By: SAX, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rotorua, N.Z., Treetops: 2007

Edition: Edition Unknown

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 10690

Condition: As New


Sumptuous book/brochure describing a fabulous Hotel/Lodge in 2500 acres of wilderness at Rotoruia, New Zealand - 'Treetops'. 56 leaves, color photo illustrated. Bound in two tone, high quality leather. Full page inscription to the verso of the front board in the hand of, and signed by, John Sax. A 'mint' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 434g. View more info

Come unto these Yellow Sands

By: SCHENCK, Earl

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2393

Condition: VG+


Description of and travel to Polynesia and the South Seas. 372 pages, b&w illustrations, endpaper maps; 24 cm. A bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, soundhinges. No wear to the cloth. Dustjacket is complete but unattractive - cxhips edge wear, splits at creases etc. Uupacked weight, 938g We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic... View more info

The Right Hon. R. J. Seddon's [The Premier of New Zealand] Visit to Tonga, Fiji, Savage Island, and the Cook Islands

By: SEDDON, R. J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wellington, John Mackay, Government Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044899

Condition: Good Very Good


An account of the visits made by a Prime Minister of New Zealand to various places in the South Pacific - Tonga, Fiji, Savage Island and the Cook Islands. Barely disguises the promulgation of British Empire interests in the area. 445pp, photo illustrated, folding map at rear. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to hinges. Very minor wear only to red cloth. Attractive copy. Weight, 680g. View more info

The China Voyage

By: SEVERIN, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown and Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17308

ISBN: 0-316-91019-8

Condition: Fine


Story of a voyage across the Pacific on a bamboo raft attempting to prove that Asian sailors reached America 2,000 years ago. 317pp, color photo illustrated, drawings by Nina Kojima, map, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean copy with a similar dustjacket. About 'as new' except for gift inscription to front free endpaper. Weight, View more info

The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour

By: SHARKEY, Michael - Compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19725

ISBN: 0195549635

Condition: Fine


Collection of Australian hunorous writings accompanied by numerous complimentary illustrations. 310pp, frofusely illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 1.06kg. 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 to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific... View more info