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Image for Old New Zealand A Tale of The Good Old Times and A History of the War in the North Against the Chief Heke, in the Year 1846, Told by an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe and also Maori Traditions.

Old New Zealand A Tale of The Good Old Times and A History of the War in the North Against the Chief Heke, in the Year 1846, Told by an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe and also Maori Traditions.

By: A Pakeha Maori [Introduction by Dr Hocken]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: 1922[1863]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID170215


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages (twice). Some mild foxing to fore edge Illustrated with Black and White plates. 386 pages An early history of New Zealand with a section on Maori traditions. View more info

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The Bounty. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID263800


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ top edge a little curled & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 491 pages View more info

Image for Pacifica Myth, Magic and Traditional Wisdom From the South Sea Islands

Pacifica Myth, Magic and Traditional Wisdom From the South Sea Islands

By: Amadio, Nadine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pymble, Angus & Robertson: 1993

Seller ID: ID213740


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs by John Tristram. 160 pages A tribute to the rich and fascinating heritage of the pacific people. View more info

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Explorers of the Pacific

By: Badger, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Kangaroo Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143005


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 248 pages View more info

Image for The Club on the Terrace.  The Wellington Club 1841-1996

The Club on the Terrace. The Wellington Club 1841-1996

By: Beasley, A.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, The Wellington Club: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID255735


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Lovely book in excellent condition. Colour and black & white illustrations including photographs. 280 pages The history of New Zealand's Wellington Club - a slice of NZ social and political history. View more info

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New Guinea Nurse

By: Burchill, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Seal Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297746


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by author. 151pages. View more info

Image for Lost Paradise The Exploration of the Pacific

Lost Paradise The Exploration of the Pacific

By: Cameron, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Topsfield, MA, USA, Salem House: 1987

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID239127


Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour plates as well as Balck and white photographs, reproductions and maps. 248 pages Chronicles the triumph of the voyages of exploration of the Pacific and the tragedy of their aftermath. View more info

Image for Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian Bounty Mutineer

Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian Bounty Mutineer

By: Christian, Glynn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID232828


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 256 pages View more info

Image for Trading Posts or Penal Colonies The commercial sigificance of Cook's New Holland route to the Pacific.

Trading Posts or Penal Colonies The commercial sigificance of Cook's New Holland route to the Pacific.

By: Dallas, K.M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Fullers Bookshop: 1969

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID175570


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 132pages View more info

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Frontier of Dreams. The Story of New Zealand

By: Dalley, Bronwyn & McLean, Gavin (Editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Auckland, Hodder Moa: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291137


Folio Size [24x30cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour and black & white photographs and drawings. 416 pages The most comprehensive and accessible single volume history of New Zealand. View more info

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A Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean [Two Volumes in One ]

By: Dalrymple, Alexander

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel & Da Capo Press: 1967[1770]

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID272786


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition. Minor stain to the very bottom edge of boards. Bound in cream faux vellum with blue/gilt title patches to face and spine. Bibliotheca Australiana #11. Four [4] fold-out maps. Eleven [11] Black & white illustrations [four fold-out]. xxx, 204, 124, 20 pages + 60 pages Alexander Dalrymple was a Scottish geographer and the first Hydrographer of the British Admiralty. He was the main proponent of the theory t... View more info

Image for Peter Dillon of Vanikoro. Chevalier of the South Seas

Peter Dillon of Vanikoro. Chevalier of the South Seas

By: Davidson, J.W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID175389


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with b/w plates. Edited by O.H.K. Spate. 351 pages The first full scale biography of Peter Dillon, a mariner of Irish descent, who roamed the south seas from 1823 to 1830. The hero of "Dillon's Rock" and many other adventures across the South Seas. Dillon was a life long interest of Professor Davidson and his bo... View more info

Journey Into the Stone Age

By: Davies, David M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club: 1970

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID232403


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with black & white plates. 190 pages Journeys into the New Guinea highlands and the stone-age people who inhabit them. View more info

The Great Book of the Pacific

By: Dousset, Roselene & Taillemite, Etienne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secaucus, Chartwell Books Inc: 1979

Seller ID: ID8524


Large Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 330 b/w illustrations, 47 colour plates 292pages. View more info

Timor. A People Betrayed

By: Dunn, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID265437


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Pages tanned. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 365 pages What was East Timor like under the Portuguese rule? What was the nature of Fretilin? How and why did Indonesian intervention begin? What was Australia's role? What transpired in East Timor after the invasion? View more info