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$17.50
xxbbd27704

Atiu Nui Maruarua: E Au Tua Ta'ito


TANGATAPOTO, VAINERERE (ed) & HERRMAN, TEUPOKOINA

octavo wrappers (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific 1984

KEYWORDS: Pacific Legends Stories Institute of Pacific Studies specials

$22.50
xxhwa33088

Of Islands & Men: Studies in Pacific History


MAUDE, H.E.

softcover octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press 1968

KEYWORDS: pacific history pacific islands geography h.e. maude specials

$27.50
2f25/33

Privatising Land in the Pacific: A defence of customary tenures


Discussion Paper Number 80

FINGLETON, JIM (ed)

super octavo, light card stapled wrappers, x + 41pp + 2pp adverts, VG+ (light wear, light creasing)

PUBLISHER: The Australia Institute 2005

KEYWORDS: jim fingleton pacific privatising land politics history pacific islands australia

$27.50
2f41/29

Steel of Empire: The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northest Passage of Today


GIBBON, JOHN MURRAY

First edition, blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, illus eps, frontispiece, xi + 423pp, illus + folding maps, VG+ (darkening to spine and board edges, foxing to first few & last few pages, foxing to page edges) in VG- d/w (heavy bruising & nicks to spine extrems, bruising to all edges & flap folds, some soiling & rubbing)

PUBLISHER: Rich & Cowan Ltd 1935

KEYWORDS: first edition John Murray Gibbon Canadian Pacific railways trains locomotives steam engines Canada history North-west passage Pacific trade Lord Strathcona Sir William Van Horne

$30.68
2d12/5

PROBLEMS OF THE PACIFIC


FOX FRANK:

first edition 294pp VG- (green cloth w.gilt stamp and lettering to cover/spine,blind stamped borders to upper/lower boards,mod.rubbed,lightly stained/sunned,spine mod.sunned,extremities incl.head/foot of spine lightly bumped/worn,prelims.sl.discoloured w.light foxing throughout,sml.dealer's label and ink stamp to rear pastedown,page edges sl.discoloured,sl.cocked w.spine a little shaky)

PUBLISHER: williams & norgate london 1912

KEYWORDS: history pacific ocean geography politics

$13.94
1g59/23

THE POWER WITHIN US


LONG, HANIEL:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 37pp VG+(v sl bumped spine head & foot,v sl bruised corners) d/w VG+(v sl wear at extremities,v sl sunned, v sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: duell sloan & pearce new york 1944

KEYWORDS: history florida pacific de-vaca spain

$13.94
1f55/10

ANATOMY OF AN EXPEDITION


MENARD, HENRY W;

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc) 255pp, illus, cond. very good+ (sl gum stains to boards and ep's), d/w very good+ (in plastic)

PUBLISHER: mcgraw-hill, new york 1969

KEYWORDS: oceanography, nova expedition, southwestern pacific, historical

$185.00
b6/26

THE HISTORY OF THE FIJI MILITARY FORCES 1939-1945


HOWLETT, R.A. (COMP.):

First edition 267pp illust., inc. folding map at centre, red and green card boards w. cloth reinforcing spine, very good (lightly rubbed, minor bumps to lower board edges, sl bruised corners, owners inscription at ffep, discolouration to free endpapers, v light foxing throughout, a very sound clean copy of a scarce book)

PUBLISHER: Crown Agents for the Colonies on Behalf of the Government of Fiji 1948

KEYWORDS: Military Fiji Pacific WWII

$11.15
1g26/14

ASIA AND THE WEST


Issued under the Auspices of the International Secretariat Institute of Pacific Relations

ZINKIN, MAURICE:

Second edition 304pp ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc.) fair (lightly rubbed, sl bruised corners, sunned spine w. lightly bumped head and foot, internal separation at hinges)

PUBLISHER: Chatto and Windus London 1953

KEYWORDS: Asia Pacific Politics Economy

$70.00
2f23/157

The Cyclopedia of Fiji


A Complete Historical and Commercial Review in Fiji. An Epitome of Progress... A Compendium of Statistics and Data concerning the group never yet compiled or bought together in a single publication.

THE CYCLOPEDIA CO. OF FIJI

Reprint illus 332pp + adverts. FINE in illus light card covers

PUBLISHER: Fiji Museum Suva 1988

KEYWORDS: Fiji History Geography Anthropology Ethnology Pacific

$19.52
1g66/13

CLIMAX AT MIDWAY


TULEJA, THADDEUS V:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 248pp illus VG+(v sl bruised corners/lower board edges,v sl bumped spine head & foot,v sl stains to front board,v sl stain to fore edge) d/w VG(v sl wear/tears at extremities,sl gum stains to rear cover,v sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: w w norton & co new york 1960

KEYWORDS: history war battle midwawy pacific navy

$13.94
1f57/9

THE RIDDLE OF MACARTHUR


Japan, Korea and the Far East

MACARTHUR- GUNTHER, JOHN:

First edition 240pp ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc.) good (rubbing, edgewear, corners bruised, spine head and foot bumped)

PUBLISHER: Harper and Brothers New York 1951

KEYWORDS: MacArthur Bio America Military WWII Pacific Japan

$13.94
1g31/23

FROM PERRY TO PEARL HARBOR


The Struggle for Supremacy in the Pacific

FALK, EDWIN A.:

First edition 362pp ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc.) good (lightly rubbed, sunned spine w. bumped head and foot, corners bruised)

PUBLISHER: Doubleday, Doran and Co. New York 1943

KEYWORDS: Military Pacific WWII Japan America Pearl Harbor

$22.30
1y5/4

THE PACIFIC WAR


As Seen by US Navy Photographers during World War 2

SOWINSKI, LARRY:

Blue cloth with gilt to spine, 208pp illus, NEAR FINE with v sl bruised corners, d/w VG+(v sl tear to spine head & v sl wear to extremities)

PUBLISHER: Conway Maritime Press London 1981

KEYWORDS: WWII US navy pacific

$19.52
1h48/11

MEN WITHOUT GUNS


MacKENZIE, DEWITT:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 47pp + 137 plates, VG+(v sl bruised/worn corners, v sl foxing to boards & ep's, v sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: The Blakiston Co Philadelphia 1943

KEYWORDS: history WWII surgeons pacific saipan italy normandy burma

$11.15
1i5/27

YOUNG NORTHWEST


MONTGOMERY, RICHARD G:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 309pp illus VG+(v sl bruised corners, v sl stains to front lower board) d/w VG+(v sl wear/tears at extremities, v sl sunned)

PUBLISHER: Random House New York 1941

KEYWORDS: history pacific northwest america indians gray bonneville grand coulee lewis clark sacajawea oregon

$11.15
1i20/21

BASIS FOR PEACE IN THE FAR EAST


A Realistic proposal for the creation of a new order in the Far East based upon the crushing military defeat of Japan

PEFFER, NATHANIEL:

ex lib, minimal markings, 227pp, VG+( sl bruised corners) d/w VG(sl wear/tears at extremities, sunned spine & v sl to covers, v sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: Harper & Bros New York 1942

KEYWORDS: history WWII pacific far east america japan china asia

$61.97
2d1/21

General Survey


b.r. 519 (restricted) geographical handbook series for official use only

PACIFIC ISLANDS; VOL 1

[first edition] [rebound w. new boards and eps) 599pp illus, (b/w photograph maps and diagrams w. 2x foldout maps a loosely inserted col map to pocket at rear) VG+ (blue cloth w. gilt titling to front board and spine, v. sl bumps to front board and head of spine, spine v. sl sunned, superfluous leaves removed from end of contents on rebinding, sl internal paper seperation to gutter in one location in first section of text w. v. minor detachment to lower edge, the binding is firm and securely attached)

PUBLISHER: naval intelligence division [n.p.] 1945

KEYWORDS: geography geographical history pacific nautical military strategical economy resources people

$92.95
man1k20/8

OMOO : A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS


A Sequel to Typee or The Marquesas Islanders'

MELVILLE, HERMAN:

new edition, sm 8vo, purple hard grain morocco with gilt to spine, ix 321pp, map at frontispiece, G(boards rubbed with some surface loss, spine sunned and partially seperated at rear joint, head & foot worn with v sl tears, corners bruised & creased, v sl internal seperation at front hinge with minor at rear, remains of label to front pastedown, title page upper corner missing but replaced with pice of paper pasted in, sl foxing throughout & to edges, sl shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: John Murray London 1861

KEYWORDS: history omoo south pacific polynesiia travel herman melville

$15.50
1m6/27

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES


PASCUAL, RICARDO:

ex lib, minimal markings, 37pp booklet, typewritten, VG (library rebacked with stiffened boards, taped spine , v sl crease to front , sl sunned and sl wear to extrems, v sl browned text)

PUBLISHER: Institute of Pacific Relations, New York, 1950

KEYWORDS: philippines society culture development institute of pacific relations ricardo pascual

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