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Image for The Flowering of the Pacific : being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium.

The Flowering of the Pacific : being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium.

By: ADAMS, Brian.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins/British Museum (Natural History): 1986

Seller ID: 11179


Small 4to. 194pp, colour and b&w illus. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a trifle faded). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0002174723 View more info

Great Voyages of Exploration: the golden age of discovery in the Pacific.

By: BROSSE, Jacques.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Buderim, Qld., David Bateman: 1983

Seller ID: 13198


Trans by Stanley Hochman. Preface by Leslie R. Marchant. Large 4to. 228pp, index, b&w and colour illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper (short closed tear near head of spine). A small trifling scuff on the fore-edges. Very good. View more info

Image for Cook's Pacific Encounters. The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Gottingen.

Cook's Pacific Encounters. The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Gottingen.

By: CaptainJames Cook:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Museum of Australia Press: 2006

Seller ID: 32679


4to. xiv, 110pp, profusely illustrated in colour and black & white, maps. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 1876944471 ***Catalogue of an exhibition at the National Museum of Australia 1 July - 10 September 2006. View more info

Hell and Paradise : the Norfolk - Bounty - Pitcairn Saga.

By: CLARKE, Peter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1986

Seller ID: 5902


Square 4to. 190pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0670815217 View more info

Peter Dillon of Vanikoro. Chevalier of the South Seas.

By: DAVIDSON, J.W. Edited by O.H.K. Spate.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 28383


351pp, 8 maps/plates, endpaper maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0195504577 View more info

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New Guinea under the Germans.

By: FIRTH, Stewart.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1982

Seller ID: 35194


8vo. 216pp, illustrations, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). Slight yellowing of the edges and some margins, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0522842208 View more info

PACIFIC PEOPLES.

By: GARDINER, Lindsay.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1957

Seller ID: 8150


Illustrated by Nancy Parker. 135pp, b/w illus incl maps. Dec papered boards with d/w (spine lightly discoloured and stained). Some pencil underlining. Very good. View more info

Where the Waves Fall : a new South Sea Islands history from first settlement to colonial rule.

By: HOWE, K.R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Syd., Allen & Unwin: 1984

Seller ID: 6865


First edition. Large 8vo. 403pp, illustrated. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Top edges a little spotted, owner's small name-stamp on ffep. Very good. ISBN 0868613436 View more info

The Victorian Visitors. An Account of the Hawaiian Kingdom, 1861-1866, Including the Journal Letters of Sophia Cracroft, Extracts from the Journals of Lady Franklin, and Diaries and Letters of Queen Emma of Hawaii.

By: KORN, Alfons L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press.: 1958

Seller ID: 8081


Small square 4to. 351pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (spine a bit sunned). Very good. View more info

Image for A Solomons Sojourn. J.E. Philp's Log of the Makira, 1912-1913.

A Solomons Sojourn. J.E. Philp's Log of the Makira, 1912-1913.

By: PHILP, J.E. (Edited by R.A. Herr with E.A. Rood).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA: 1978

Seller ID: 4949


An edition of 500 copies. 208pp, frontis portrait, map, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Philp was a Tasmanian shipping clerk who served on a small trading vessel servicing the coconut plantation industry - 'the humour of life aboard ship with a native crew and the tragedy of murder and cannibalism ashore are faithfully and graphically recorded. View more info

Imagining the Pacific : in the wake of the Cook voyages.

By: SMITH, Bernard.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1992

Seller ID: 7717


(Miegunyah Press series, no 10.) 4to. 262pp, well illustrated in colour and b/w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ISBN 0522845053 View more info