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Image for HEADHUNTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS Around the Coral Sea

HEADHUNTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS Around the Coral Sea

By: Mytinger, Caroline

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1942

Order Number: 7356

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear and darkening to boards. Front hinge not tight ; Real headhunters and cannibals enliven this account of an expedition intended to record the lives and cultures of the 'uncivilized' peoples of the region. Map in front endpaper.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 416 pages View more info

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HEADHUNTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS Around the Coral Sea

By: Mytinger, Caroline

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1942

Order Number: 14297

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light wear, chipping and one open tear ; Real headhunters and cannibals enliven this account of an expedition intended to record the lives and cultures of the Solomon Islands; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 416 pages View more info

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FROM THE HINTERLAND OF ECUADOR TO THE SHORES OF GALAPAGOS

By: Nesheim, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7381

ISBN: 0682496731

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light shelf wear; A tour of Ecuador to the Galapagos, with an emphasis on the environment and animal habitats. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 154 pages View more info

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WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS

By: O'Brien, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1920

Order Number: 7489

Condition: Very Good-


Wear to extremities. Binding not tight. Chipping and fraying to spine with small pieces missing to top & bottom. Both hinges started. ; A study of the South Sea Islands when they were under French influence. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 450 pages View more info

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MYSTIC ISLES OF THE SOUTH SEAS

By: O'Brien, Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1921

Order Number: 7348

Condition: Very Good+


Decoration to spine and boards a bit faded; Author O'Brien travels to the South Seas and describes visits to Tahiti and Papeete, among others. Color fold-out map outlines the journey. Tissue protected frontispiece. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 534 pages View more info

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ATOLLS OF THE SUN

By: O'Brien, Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1923

Order Number: 17178

Condition: Good+


Boards sunned, especially spine and with rubbing to extremities. Edges browned. Hinges started; Grass green boards with pictorial design of palm trees and orange lettering ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 508 pages View more info

Image for AND WE, THE PEOPLE Then Years with the Primitive Tribes of New Guinea

AND WE, THE PEOPLE Then Years with the Primitive Tribes of New Guinea

By: O'Neill, Tim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kenedy & Sons: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18419

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ tanned and with light shelfwear. Price clipped ; About the Mengen tribe who, in the early 1960ies, was still untouched by any other civilizations. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 248 pages View more info

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CALABASHES AND KINGS An Introduction to Hawaii

By: Porteus, Stanley D.

Price: $30.00

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

Order Number: 18590

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ darkened, chipping and with an open tear to top spine. Boards with light shelfwear. Tanning to endpapers ; Hawaii's past, legends, and people; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 284 pages View more info

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CALABASHES AND KINGS An Introduction to Hawaii

By: Porteus, Stanley D.

Price: $20.00

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

Order Number: 15157

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear and chips to DJ ; Hawaii's past, legends, and people; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 284 pages View more info

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RIP TIDE IN THE SOUTH SEAS

By: Price, Willard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7454

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine a bit slanted. ; The burgeoning Japanese empire of the late 1930s, and their sweeping reach, is the subject herein.; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 323 pages View more info

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THE HIGH VALLEY

By: Read, Kenneth E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Order Number: 1707

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


White DJ a bit tanned and with light rubbing to extremities ; An autobiographical account of two years spent in the Central Highlands of New Guinea; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 267 pages View more info

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THE HIGH VALLEY

By: Read, Kenneth E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Order Number: 7284

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and worn with small open tear upper right rear. ; An autobiographical account of two years spent in the Central Highlands of New Guinea ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 267 pages View more info

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SAMOA UNDER THE SAILING GODS

By: Rowe, N. A.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1930

Order Number: 12386

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit sunned. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Life on the idyllic islands; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

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LAND OF DAHORI Tales of New Guinea

By: Ruhen, Olaf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1957

Order Number: 7395

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping and DJ spine ends missing. ; On the island of New Guinea there existed tribal peoples unaware of the existence of the "white man. " A native of New Zealand, Author Ruhen is certainly qualified to tell their story. ; 8vo; 255 pages View more info

Image for A VAGABOND'S ODYSSEY Being Further Reminiscences of a Wandering Sailor-Troubadour in Many Lands

A VAGABOND'S ODYSSEY Being Further Reminiscences of a Wandering Sailor-Troubadour in Many Lands

By: Safroni-Middleton, A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1916

Order Number: 7352

Condition: Very Good-


The second book of the adventuresome author's exploits covers his journeys to the South Pacific and his outspoken reminiscences thereof. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

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COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS

By: Schenck, Earl

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1940

Order Number: 7383

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit browned and with light chipping. Price clipped. Endpapers a bit yellowed. Otherwise a very handsome and tight copy ; A fifteen year sojourn in the South Seas, after a career on the stage and screen is herein described.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

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COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS

By: Schenck, Earl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13167

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ browned and with light chipping. Boards with light browning; A fifteen year sojourn in the South Seas, after a career on the stage and screen is herein described; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

HAWAII & POLYNESIA Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand

By: Siers, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1801

ISBN: 0385081677

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Profusely illustrated; 4to; 132 pages View more info

Image for A PRIMITIVE ARCADIA Being the Impressions of an Artist in Papua

A PRIMITIVE ARCADIA Being the Impressions of an Artist in Papua

By: Silas, Ellis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1926

Order Number: 11727

Condition: Very Good


The peoples and customs of Papua as seen through the eyes of an artist ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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ISLANDS OF MEN

By: Simpson, Colin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1955

Order Number: 7392

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with very light rubbing to extremities; A study of Melanesia, with black and white and color photos. ; B&W and Color Photographs; 8vo; 248 pages View more info

Image for ADAM WITH ARROWS Inside Aboriginal New Guinea

ADAM WITH ARROWS Inside Aboriginal New Guinea

By: Simpson, Colin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1955

Order Number: 7154

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with moderate wear. DJ back corner missing. ; Author Simpson was the first outsider to journey to aboriginal New Guinea, and the first to travel there ; B&W and Color Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

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THE SHADOW CATCHER

By: Sloan, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7401

Condition: Very Good


Spine and endpapers a bit browned. ; The author describes this story as part novel, part travel journal, and part autobiography; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 296 pages View more info

Image for RAHWEDIA A True Romance of the South Seas

RAHWEDIA A True Romance of the South Seas

By: Smith, C. Harold

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1925

Order Number: 1788

Condition: Very Good+


Light foxing to frontispiece and title page not affecting text/image; Red boards with gilt lettering; 8vo; 214 pages View more info

Image for RAHWEDIA A True Romance of the South Seas

RAHWEDIA A True Romance of the South Seas

By: Smith, C. Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1925

Order Number: 7427

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit slanted; Author Smith was the youngest of eight children, and when he was ready to go out into the world, they didn't know what to do with him, so he ended up in the Foreign Service amongst the Maori people of New Zealand. Red boards with gilt lettering ; Ex-Library; Tinted Photographs; 8vo; 214 pages View more info

Image for THE PACIFIC OCEAN IN HISTORY Papers and Addresses Presented At the Panama-Pacific Historical Congress Held At San Francisco, Berkeley, and Palo Alto, California July 19-23, 1915

THE PACIFIC OCEAN IN HISTORY Papers and Addresses Presented At the Panama-Pacific Historical Congress Held At San Francisco, Berkeley, and Palo Alto, California July 19-23, 1915

By: Stephens, H. Morse & Bolton, Herbert E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1917

Order Number: 7382

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. ; 8vo; 535 pages View more info

Image for A VISIT TO THE SOUTH SEAS In the U. S. Ship Vicennes, During the Years 1829 and 1830, with Scenes I Brazil, Peru, Manilla, the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena

A VISIT TO THE SOUTH SEAS In the U. S. Ship Vicennes, During the Years 1829 and 1830, with Scenes I Brazil, Peru, Manilla, the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena

By: Stewart, C. S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Order Number: 7128

Condition: Very Good+


8vo; 360 pages View more info

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THE CRUISE OF THE KAWA Wanderings in the South Seas

By: Traprock, Walter E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1921

Order Number: 7385

Condition: Very Good-


Light wear to extremities. Gilt cover lettering faded. Chipping to top and bottom of spine. Binding not tight. ; Another voyage to the peoples of the South Seas, but with a twist--the three gentleman explorers take native brides! ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 146 pages View more info

Image for THE CRUISE OF THE KAWA Wanderings in the South Seas

THE CRUISE OF THE KAWA Wanderings in the South Seas

By: Traprock, Walter E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1921

Order Number: 15247

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with chipping and open tears to DJ. Binding not tight. Front free endpaper missing; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 146 pages View more info

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WHEN YOU GO TO TONGA

By: Tremblay, Edward A. (Rev. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, St. Paul Editions: 1954

Order Number: 19023

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light foxing to first and last few pages ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages View more info

Image for WHERE THE BONG TREE GROWS The Log of One Man's Journey in the South Pacific

WHERE THE BONG TREE GROWS The Log of One Man's Journey in the South Pacific

By: Ullman, James Ramsey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7402

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small open tears to top & bottom of DJ, which is price clipped. ; This is not only the story of a geographic journey, but a journey of the mind as well, to explore new ways of thinking.; 8vo; 316 pages View more info