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Image for ...<b>Men of the Jungle  </b><br>[Australia]

...Men of the Jungle
[Australia]

By: Idriess, Jon L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1936

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 007043


An absorbing account of Ion Idriess's adventures in the Jungles of North Queensland during the early part of this century, illustrated with numerous notes on the unique wildlife and characters of the region. “Mr Idriess’s vivid pages recall busy days when Cooktown was lively with prospectors from northern Peninsula goldfields; when men from the south-western tin-fields, from the beautiful Bloomfield and those wild outposts, the Scrub Camp and China Camp, made the old town merry..” quoted from the Foreword by Charles Patching.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings tigh... View more info

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The World on One Leg
[World Travel, South Seas]

By: Walter, Ellery

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt,: 1928.

Edition: Reprint Edition.

Seller ID: 007668


No ordinary travelogue , this story of a boy from 14 years to 21 traveling the world. Written when he was 22. Amazing adventures: captured by Pancho Villa's bandits, logging in British Columbia, a night watchman in Alaska, then he loses a foot and converses 45,000 miles on crutches beginning in Seattle to Honolulu and on around the world, visiting the Fiji Islands, Australia, Egypt, and North Africa. Though a reprint edition the condition makes it highly collectible. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear, cloth is bright and clean... View more info

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Adventures of British Seamen in the Southern Ocean, Displaying the Striking Contrasts Which the Human Character Exhibits in an Uncivilized State.

By: (Murray, H. Editor)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Constable & Co: 1827

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011017

Condition: Good


12mo, xi, 353 pp. b/w engraved title, frontispiece Portrait of Tippahee, from an Original Drawing in the Possession of George Brown Esq. With extra engraved title designating this as part of the Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, Science, & the Arts. Vol IV.Contains: Part 1 ---Narrative of the shipwreck of the Antelope in August 1783; with an Account of the Pelew islands to the Present Time. Part 2 Mutiny of the Bounty with Consequences Arising from it; ---Bligh's Voyage through the Pacific in an Open Boat. ---... View more info

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Australia for the Visitor
[Australia, Travel Guide]

By: Bank of New South Wales

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney:, Halstead Press,: 1956.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006348

Condition: Very Good


Map endpages. Previous owners stamp on endpages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear with minor wear at spine tips. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs, maps in color.8.5 inches tall. 217 pages with index. View more info

Image for <b> Thistledown & Thunder a Higgledy-Piggledy Diary of New Zealand, The South Seas, Australia, Port Said, Italy, Canada and New York </b><

Thistledown & Thunder a Higgledy-Piggledy Diary of New Zealand, The South Seas, Australia, Port Said, Italy, Canada and New York <

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape,: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007667


A story of travel through 14 countries. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket, price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and hand soiling. Illustrated with photographs. Previous owner's name on Front Endpages. View more info

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In a Sunburned Country [Australia]

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Broadway: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011003

ISBN: 0767903854

Condition: New


Bryson seeks out the odd, the little known, the one-of-a-kind, and the just plain weird. In his latest offering, which chronicles his exploration of Australia. SIGNED by the author on the title page with no personalization. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.  </b><br>[Australia]

Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.
[Australia]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1891.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008827

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Publishers' green cloth covered boards with stamped titles and decorations in black and gilt Bindings format 1. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Decorated endpages. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; some illustrations engraved by Barbant and Hildibrand. 8vo, 319 pages followed by 8 pages of publisher's Adverts.. Ref: OCLC 937678517; HB.c; UMKC ; Smathers UF026617133 View more info

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...Fire at the Mount

By: Coad, Beverly & Knudsen, Jeanette

Price: $12.95

Publisher: China:, Amity Press,: 2010.

Seller ID: 004556

ISBN: 0986458503


No Flaws or Blemishes, Gift Quality.Fire at the Mount is the story of revival at Mount Maunganui Baptist Church in New Zealand. It tells the story of one of the early Baptist churches in New Zealand to embrace the charismatic movement. The book tells how the baptism and gifts of the Holy Spirit were introduced into the church and how hundreds of people, especially the unchurched youth, became Christians and found new life. These events happened in the 1970s under the ministry of Rev. Graeme Coad. View more info

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Tasmania: A Place to Remember
[Australia]

By: Dale, Michelle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Australia:, United Press,: 1992,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007422

ISBN: 0646104470


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Slip case has one bump on bottom due to retail handling. Book is flawless. View more info

Image for <b>Batavia's Graveyard - The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny  </b><br>[Australia - History]

Batavia's Graveyard - The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny
[Australia - History]

By: Dash, Mike

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London:, Weidenfeld & Nicolson,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006500

ISBN: 0575070242


When the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia struck an uncharted reef off the new continent of Australia on her maiden voyage in 1629, 332 men, women and children were on board. While some headed off in a lifeboat to seek help, 250 of the survivors ended up on a tiny coral island less than half a mile long. A band of mutineers, whose motives were almost beyond comprehension, then started on a cold-blooded killing spree, leaving fewer than 80 people alive when the rescue boat arrived three months later. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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More! Real Guamanian Recipes By Way of Dorothy's Kitchen

By: Dorothy Horn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Guam, Guam Publications: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010981

ISBN: 0912455020

Condition: Very Good


Carefully handled. A bit of fading on the cover. Spiral bound. 8.5 inches tall; 80 pages with an index. Illustrated with line drawings by David Gault. Second Edition, Fourth PrintingIncludes a short history of Guam [10 pages] and local culture [5 pages]. As with the recipes, the narrative is written with dry humor. View more info

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The Leaning Wind
[South Seas, Hawaii]

By: Gesslar, Clifford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010152

Condition: Very Good


Warmly INSCRIBED by the Author.A journey to the South Sea Islands by ""samoan"", a boat of Oriental design, powered by diesel engine -- travel and adventure before the war. The trip was a scientific expedition to gather specimens of fauna and flora; Gessler went along and his is a report on the endlessly varying, endlessly alike islands and atolls, the customs, languages, histories. Most of these islands are probably now changed in some way or another by the war, which makes this a background book with a certain timeliness. The peoples of the islands are intriguingly reported, ... View more info

Image for <b>Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871 in Four Color from Geographical Series.</b>

Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871 in Four Color from Geographical Series.

By: Guyot, A.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner & Company,: 1871

Seller ID: 005291a


Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871.Aprox. Height: 9.625 inches; Length: 12.125 inches. Rear of Map is page 89 of text.Map in Four colors. Minor edge wear. Lower left corner closed chips. Staple holes show on lower edge. As expected age-toning.The print was saved from a book that was beyond repair or use. Easily minimally trimmed for framing.From Guyot’s Geographical Series. The Earth and Its Inhabitants. Common School Geography. New York: 1871. Facsimile of title page included View more info

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The Flower Leis of Hawaii

By: Hargreaves, Dorothy and Bob

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Hargreaves Industrial: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010978

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. Stapled wraps with color photography; 16 pages with color photographs and accompanying text. 8.375 inches tall. ------- Leis from all of the islands are illustrated and described. Brief instruction on making leis are included. ------- Carefully handled, no flaws to notes. View more info

Image for <b>Cannibal-Land. Adventures with a Camera in the New Hebrides.</b><br>[Vanuatu]

Cannibal-Land. Adventures with a Camera in the New Hebrides.
[Vanuatu]

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1929.

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 006000


Illustrated with photographs by the author, the famous explorer Martin Johnson, who later became the noted documentary filmmaker in Africa with his wife, Osa. New Hebrides, named for the Hebrides Scottish archipelago, was the colonial name for the island group in the South Pacific Ocean that now is the nation of Vanuatu. Native people had inhabited the islands for three thousand years before the first Europeans arrived in 1606 from a Spanish expedition led by Pedro Fernandes de Queirós. The islands were colonized by both the British and French in the 18th century, shortly after Captain... View more info

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Native Plants used as Medicine in Hawaii

By: Krauss, Beatrice H.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, University of Hawaii at Manoa: 1981

Seller ID: 010983

Condition: Very Good


Stapled blue card stock; 8.5 inches tall; 51pages; illustrated with line drawings; glossary. Carefully handled, clean and tight; minor damp stain on top of rear wrap. 2nd Printing. View more info

Image for Keneti: South Seas Adventures of Kenneth Emory (A Kolowalu book)

Keneti: South Seas Adventures of Kenneth Emory (A Kolowalu book)

By: Krauss, Bob

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010975

ISBN: 0824811534

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Near Fine Jacket. Carefully handled. Text clean. 8vo; 419 pages with index. Map endpages and illustrated with maps and photographs. First Edition, First Printing. Kenneth Emory was to Honolulu's Bishop Museum what Margaret Mead was to the American Museum of Natural History. Spanning five decades, his work encompassed the remnants of ancient Polynesian culture and the transition to modern life. Toward the end of his career, Emory made significant archaeological discoveries that pinpointed major migration routes in the South Pacific. His travels took him to remote atolls in the... View more info

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Pacific Paradises: The Discovery of Tahiti & Hawaii

By: Lummis, Trevor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Sutton Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010974

ISBN: 0750938935

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo; 212 pages with notes, bibliography, and index. Illustrated with period reproductions. Captain Wallis discovered Tahiti in 1767 when plans were being made in London to send a scientific expedition to the Pacific. His reports of the island were so favorable that Tahiti soon became a favored place for artists and scientists, as well as a source for provisions and recreation for European ships. Told from a British perspective this well-documented tale is essential reading. View more info

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Geography of New Zealand For Senior Pupils in the Public Schools, Scholarship Candidates, and Pupil Teachers.

By: MacDonald, J. R.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Wellington & Christchurch, New Zealand:, Gordon & Gotch,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 006350


Blind-stamped blue cloth. Bindings tight and square, though front-hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Ref: LcCon: 06025739 ; OCLC: 991441605 View more info

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Ahab's Trade: The Saga of South Sea Whaling.

By: Mawer, G. A.; Mawer, Granville Allen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Palgrave Macmillan,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Seller ID: 003795

ISBN: 0312228090


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Ahab's Trade tracks the rise and fall of this first global industry and tells the story of the men who made it. The Nantucketers, the first and the best, taught the world how whaling should be done. Although they whaled in American, British, French, Australian and New Zealand ships, their calling made them citizens of a closed and isolated world unlike that of other seamen. View more info