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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

The Mystic Life of Alfred Deakin

By: GABAY, Alfred J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1830

ISBN: 0521414946

Condition: Fine


A 1993 text revealing the mystical side of the former Australian Prime Minister [Alfred Deakin, 1857-1919] and examining the implications of his beliefs for Australian political history. 208pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, solid hinges. No wear to the light blue cloth. Unclipped dustjacket ius very nearly similar with just a single 1cm top edge tear to the front panel. Weight, 609g. View more info

Map of New South Wales, Victoria, S. Australia, Queensland etc: Circa 1880

By: GALL & INGLIS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Gall & Inglis:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 039561

Condition: VG


Engraved map. Shows the Western part of Australia. All states shown, four colors used. Scale approx 120 miles to the inch. Map size - 28 by 24 cm on a sheet 31.5 by 26 cm. From an Atlas published in 1880 but date not present on map itself. Clean and unmarked with some minor foxing. Scan available. View more info

Map of Australia and New Zealand: Circa 1880

By: GALL & INGLIS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Gall & Inglis:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 039562

Condition: VG


Engraved map. Shows the entirity of Australia and of New Zealand. All states shown, four colors used. Scale approx 100 miles to the inch for New Zealand and 375 miles to the inch for Australia. Map size - 28 by 24 cm on a sheet 31.5 by 26 cm. From an Atlas published in 1880 but date not present on map itself. Clean and unmarked with some very light foxing. Scan available. View more info

The University of Sydney: Pen Sketches By Allan Gamble

By: GAMBLE, Allan

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Sydney, University of Sydney: 1981

Edition: Second, Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 18367

ISBN: 0909798257

Condition: Fine


Sketches of the oldest University in Australia at Sydney. Unpaginated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a similar binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 600g. View more info

Australian Painters: Colonial Painters, 1788-1880; Impressionist Painters, 1881-1930; Modern Painters, 1931-1970

By: GLEESON, James

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Australia, Lansdowne Press/Australian Art Library: 1976

Edition: Later Edition in One Volume

Seller ID: 037201

ISBN: 0701807318

Condition: VG+


This collection originally published: in 3 vols. as 'Colonial painters, 1788-1880' ; 'Impressionist painters, 1881-1930' ; and 'Modern painters, 1931-1970'. Melbourne : Lansdowne, 1971. 128pp, 128pp, 128pp : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 25 cm. Book is clean and bright. Gift inscription to the ffep. Booksellers label to the htp; otherwise unmarked. Tight, squatre bining. Minor shelf-wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket show some tyop-edge wear mostly at the corners. Heavy book weighing 1.338kg. View more info

Fiji's Times: A History of Fiji in Three Parts

By: GRAVELLE, Kim

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Fiji, Fiji Times: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24637

Condition: Good VG, or Better


History of Fiji. 254pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a tight, square binding. A little surface rubbing present. Previous owner's details to the ft and to the inside of the rear wrapper. Weight, 340g. View more info

Land of Streams: Life in the Waimea County Province of Nelson 1876-1976

By: GREGORY, Kenneth - Editor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Waimea County Council: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 038289

Condition: About Fine


Local history of Waimea County, Province of Nelson, New Zealand. Signed by the author on the title page. Small gift inscription also on title page. 135pp, photo illustrated, front ep maps, index. BRight, clean copy. Tight, square binding, no wdear to cloth. Dustjacket is nearly similar but with some minor top edge wear. Weight, 310g. View more info

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Legends of Micronesia. Book 1

By: GREY, Eve

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Honolulu, High Commissioner, TTPI: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13418

Condition: VG+


Collection of the legends of the peoples of the South Pacific Islands, or Micronesia. 119pp, profusely illustrated by Tambi Larsen. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Cloth boards are bright without wear. Dustjacket has some edge wear, chips and soiling to back panel. Weight, 495g. View more info

Portrait of New Zealand

By: HALL, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17309

Condition: About Fine


Broad, general picture of New Zealand some 50 years ago. 272pp, photo illustrated, folding map at back. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has a little edge wear but is otherwise clean and bright. 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 560g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. View more info

New Zealand Verse

By: HARDY, Robert

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Auckland, Wright & Jaques:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 10020

Condition: About VG


No publication data, but circa 1956. Unpaginated [24pp]. Small inscription on inside front cover. Generally clean copy with sound binding. View more info

The Kettle on the Fuchsia: The Story of Orari Gorge

By: HARPER, Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1967

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039349

Condition: About Fine


Story of a pioneer Station in New Zealand through over 100 years of prosperity, depression and development. 172pp, photo illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Very clean tight copy, clean and fresh. Very attractive dustjacket with minor edge wear. Weight, 444g. View more info

Borthwick's: A Century in the Meat Trade, 1863-1963

By: HARRISON, Godfrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Borthwick's: 1972

Edition: Revised, Second Edition

Seller ID: 037301

Condition: Near Fine


A centennial account of a successful business in the Meat Trade in Britain, Australia and New Zealand. 222pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to green cloth. Nearlyu similar, unclipped, plain dustjacket. Weight, 675g. View more info

Waltzing Matilda; a background to Australia

By: HASKELL, Arnold l.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1944

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 042077

Condition: VG+


Description of Australia, c. 1940, by the celebrated expert on Ballet & Dance. OCLC Number: 12542620. 294 p. illus., plates 23 cm. Clean interior. Small bookplate and ink gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket, in brodart, has small losses to the extremities of the spine and a little edge wear. Weight, 521g. View more info

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Landfalls of Paradise: The Guide to Pacific Islands

By: HINZ, Earl R.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Ventura, CA, Western Marine Enterprises: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11296

ISBN: 0-930030-13-3

Condition: VG+


Covers 33 island groups including Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia and the other islands of Oceania. 384pp, 150 photographs, 90 Charts and 56 Ports of Entry. Bright interior and very sound binding. Minor wear to boards at extremities and a minor amount of surface rubbing. Heavy book weighing 1.325kg. View more info

Pacific Affairs: December, 1943

By: HOLLAND, William L. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Institute of Pacific Relations: 1943

Edition: Vol. XVI, No. 4

Seller ID: 25252

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an important journal on Pacific Affairs. This issue contains articles on Labor Problems in Southeast Asia, japan's Population Problems, India's Wartime Finances, Wartime Local Government in China, Air Transport in the Pacific - A British View, Militarists in the Japanese State, Sidelights on China's Wartime Production. pp385-512. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Weight, 190g. View more info

Pacific Affairs: June, 1944

By: HOLLAND, William L. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Institute of Pacific Relations: 1944

Edition: Vol. XVII, No. 2

Seller ID: 25253

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an important journal on Pacific Affairs. This issue contains articles on Native Welfare in the Southwest Pacific Islands, Canada's Stake in the War and the Peace, Japanization of Far Eastern Occupied Areas, The Indian Princes and Politics, The Future of Japan [American and Canadian Views], Economic and Social Research in China. pp129-256. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Weight, 190g. View more info

Tasmania

By: Jackman, S.W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Wren Publishing Pty Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24101

ISBN: 0858850478

Condition: VG+


A volume in 'The Island Series'. 200pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket with some minor edge wear. Weight, 490g. View more info

North Sydney, 1788-1988

By: JONES, Michael A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23139

ISBN: 0043202349

Condition: Near Fine


History of North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, over 200 years. 304pp, photo illustrated. Very bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Faux leather cloth shows no wear. Sound, tight binding. Weight, 1.1kg, before packing. View more info