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Category: All Categories: History: Australia and South Pacific: Pacific Islands
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1.

The art of living in Malaysia
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Publisher: NGM Publishers 2000-01-01.
Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: /Very Good-. Hardcover. ISBN: 9810090447. VG/VG-. white photo-illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. oversized, heavy, additional shipping charges may apply, very light shelf wear, original price sticker back cover.

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2.
Ball, Ian M.  
Pitcairn: Children of Mutiny.

Publisher: Little, Brown [1973]. 'First Edition'.
xvi, 380 p., index, photos, maps; 21.5 cm. 'A study of an extraordinary society with a new look at the Bounty mutiny and the roles of William Bligh and Fletcher Christian.' Stock# 38,522. Good+/ pictorial dj chipped, worn, bottom of spine torn, remains of owner's label on flyleaf;

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3.
Bisschop, Eric de, 1891-1958  
Tahiti-Nui: By Raft from Tahiti to Chile [Cap à l'Est]. Translated from the French by Edward Young

Publisher: London, Collins, 1959.
256 p., photos; 20.5 cm. A six-month journey on an ocean-going Polynesian raft, from the South Seas to South America, in an attempt to refute Thor Heyerdahl's claim that Polynesia was colonized from South America. Translation of Cap à l'Est, first published Paris, 1958. Endpaper maps. Stock#39307. Fair, worn, ex-library/ no dj.

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4.
Brower, Kenneth  
A song for Satawal

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, c1983.
First printing. Publisher isbn: 0060150939. 218pp. 24 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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5.
Coulter, John Wesley, 1893-1967.  
The Pacific Dependencies of the United States.

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1957..
xv, 388 p. illus. 21.5 cm. Detailed studies of Hawaii, Truk, Dsmos, Guam, the Marianas, Ponape, the Marshalls, and other United States Insular possessions in Micronesia. Stock# 39,945. Vg/ dg good+

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6.
Danielsson, Bengt, b. 1921.  
Forgotten Islands of the South Seas. Translated by F. H. Lyon.

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin [1957]..
204 p., index, plates (photos), maps; 22 cm. Translated from the Swedish 'Söderhavets Glömda Öar'. 'Bengt Danielsson, since his arrival in the South Seas on the Kon-Tiki raft, has spent a great deal of time on the island groups. This is the story of his travels with his wife to the Marquesas after ill-health and the inadequate diet had forced them to leave Raroia. With the trained eye of the anthropologist and the sympathetic attitude of a tolerant and friendly man, he describes the people and the [Marquesas] islands and records their many contradictions of character. …They are made real and understandable by Danielsson's accurate and vivid descriptions.' Stock# 39,328. Vg/ dj fair, worn, chipped at top of spine. South Pacific, Polynesia; travel, adventure; anthropology, ethnology, society, culture.

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7.
Dodge, Ernest S. (Stanley), 1913-1980  
New England and the South Seas
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Publisher: Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press, 1965..
xv, 216 p., illus., ports.; 23.5 cm. "In substance a series of eight lectures given before the Lowell Institute in Boston during February 1962." The second chapter, "Hunting the cachalot": p. 27-56, is on whaling. Bibliography: p. 199-204. Inscribed by Dodge to his friend Stuart Sherman. Stock#45218. Vg / dj good+.

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8.
Gibson, Arrell Morgan, 1921-1987  
Yankees in Paradise: the Pacific Basin frontier / Arrell Morgan Gibson

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, c1993.
xii, 495 p., illus., maps, index, 23.5 cm. Completed with the assistance of John S. Whitehead. Series: Histories of the American frontier. Bibliography pp. 443-469. Contents include: 1. America's Last Frontier: The Pacific Basin. 2. The Natural Setting 3. The Human Setting 4. Pioneer Explorers 5. In the Wake of the Pioneers 6. The Yankee Advent. 7. The Maritime Fur Frontier. 8. Pacific Basin Whalers as Frontiersmen 9. Yankee Scavengers in the Pacific Basin. 10. The Maritime Trading Frontier. 11. The Mining Frontier. 12. The Agrarian Frontier. 13. The Missionary Frontier. 14. The Military Frontier. 15. Nationalizing Currents and Yankee Frontiers. 16. Writers as Pioneers 17. The Frontier Legacy in the Pacific Basin. Stock# 38602. Vg/ paper.

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9.
Ginsburg, Norton, Chester F. Roberts, Jr. et al.  
Malaya.

Publisher: 1958, University of Washington Press, Seattle. The American Ethnological Society.
'Singapore and the Federation have been considered together as an entity, and the two are discussed under the regional name, Malaya.' With the collaboration of Leonard Comber, Burton Stein, C. Lester Stermer, John E. Trotter. Includes Demographic Patterns; Patterns of Settlements; Systems of Transportation and Telecommunications; Communication in a Plural Society; The Malays in Malaya; The Chinese in Malaya; The Indians in Malaya; The Economic System; Political Organization and Development. A close environmental, social, economic, and political overview following independence on 31 August 1957. Lithographed typescript; xii, 533 p., index, tables, maps; green paper-covered boards, tan spine, stamped in white; bottom of front hinge torn, front cover stained, else good+. 100803

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10.
John Ledyard  
A Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
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Publisher: Oregon State University Press 1963-01-01.
Condition: Good. Jacket condition: /Good. Hardcover. GOOD/GOOD. Light blue/green illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 6'' x 9'', 264 pp., heavily faded jacket, small chips to edges jacket, shelf wear.

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11.
Langdon, Robert, M.D.  
Language of Easter Island Its Development and Eastern Polynesian Relationship (Monograph series / Institute for Polynesian Studies)
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Publisher: Brigham Young Univ Inst Polynesian 1983-06-01.
Condition: Good-. Paperback. ISBN: 0939154323. GOOD-. Tan illustrated wraps, bagged and boarded for protection, approx. 6'' x 9'', chips to edges, rub wear and shelf wear to covers, light stains to edges and handling wear to first page.

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12.
Nordmann, P.I., Illustrated by: Odette Pauvert  
TAHITI

Publisher: Fernand Nathan, Editeur, Paris: 1938.
Hardcover, 8vo, cream colored paper over boards printed in brown, with color paste-down of a watercolor by Odette Pauvert. 160 pp, illustrated with B&W photos by the author (excellent), B& W reproductions of vintage illustrations, and full page color plates of paintings by Odette Pauvert. In French. This book is in Very Good condition with some light toning to cover and endpapers, extremely light edgewear and surface soil. Lots of charm. Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall World History

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13.
Oliver, Douglas L. Oliver, Sheila Mitchell, illustrator.  
The Pacific Islands. Revised Edition. Illustrations by Sheila Mitchell Oliver.

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard UP, 1962.
xix, 456 p., index; 20.5 cm. Includes The Islands (Oceanic Eden; Coming of the Islanders; Australian Aborigines; Melanesians; Polynesians; Micronesians); Aliens (Explorers, 1520-1780; Whalers, Traders & Missionaries, 1780-1850; Planters, Blackbirders & Merchants, 1850-1914; Miners & Administrators, 1914-1939); Metamorphosis (Scope of Change; Dispossessed; Salvation; Coconut Civilization; Sugar Revolution; Sea Harvest; Bases; Profit & Loss); Cataclysm & Aftermath (World War II; After the Battles; Midcentury: Events & Prospects). Stock# 39,329. Vg/ dj clipped; near fine.

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14.
Putigny, Bob  
*SIGNED* Tahiti and Its Islands
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Publisher: Les Editions De Pacifique 1980-01-01.
Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: /Good+. Hardcover. ISBN: 2857000081. Signed. GOOD+/GOOD+. White photo-illustrated jacket, dust jacket in archival plastic protector. Approx. 7'' x 8'', 127 pp., very light shelf wear, small chips to edges of jacket, embosse stamp title page. *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by photographer Erwin Christian on title page.

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15.
Sloan, Donald  
SHADOW CATCHER

Publisher: Book League of America New York 1940.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Previous owner's name. ; A unique record of personal adventure in a Polynesian paradise where flourished an age-old civilization. ; B&W Photographs; 296 pages

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16.
Ward, R. Gerard, editor  
American Activities in the Central Pacific, 1790-1870. Volume 7 [Tahiti-Zephyr Shoal]...

Publisher: Gregg Press, Ridgewood, N.J. [1967]..
xiii, 545 p., index, plates incl. portraits of men, ships, islanders;7 folding maps, charts, 26.5 cm. A history, geography and ethnography pertaining to American involvement and Americans in the Pacific taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. Introduction by Ernest S. Dodge. The Central Pacific Islands Projects 1790-1870, directed by Rear Admiral John W. McElroy & S. W. Boggs for the W.P.A. Early and extensive American activity in the Pacific Ocean (whaling & sealing, missionaries, trading, exploration) meant that there might be valid U.S. claim to many smaller, less apparently significant islands. Information was gathered from Massachusetts depositories (ships' logs, private logs & journals, contemporary printed records). Notices are in chronological order under each island name. Stock# 39,207. Vg, bound in cream pictorial linen, spine just beginning to darken; Mapping; exploration; anthropology & sociology.

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17.
Ward, R. Gerard, editor  
American Activities in the Central Pacific, 1790-1870. Volume 4 [Ladd's Island-Motu Iti (Hergest) Rock]...

Publisher: Gregg Press, Ridgewood, N.J. [1967.
xiii, 695 p., illus., 7 fold. maps, index, 26.5 cm. A history, geography and ethnography pertaining to American involvement and Americans in the Pacific taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. Introduction by Ernest S. Dodge. Gregg Press, Ridgewood, N.J. [1967]. xiii, 695 p., index, plates incl. portraits of men, ships, islanders; folding maps, charts; bound in cream pictorial linen, a bit foxed; VG+. The Central Pacific Islands Projects 1790-1870, directed by Rear Admiral John W. McElroy & S. W. Boggs for the W.P.A. Early and extensive American activity in the Pacific Ocean (whaling & sealing, missionaries, trading, exploration) meant that there might be valid U.S. claim to many smaller, less apparently significant islands. Information was gathered from Massachusetts depositories (ships' logs, private logs & journals, contemporary printed records). Notices are in chronological order under each island name. Stock# 39,204. Vg/ no dj. Mapping; exploration; anthropology & sociology.

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18.
Ward, R. Gerard, editor  
American Activities in the Central Pacific, 1790-1870. Volume 6 [Pitcairn-Tabiteuea]...

Publisher: Gregg Press, Ridgewood, N.J. [1967].
xi, 572 p., illus., 6 fold. maps, index, 26.5 cm. A history, geography and ethnography pertaining to American involvement and Americans in the Pacific taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. Introduction by Ernest S. Dodge. xiii, 572 p., index, plates incl. portraits of men, ships, islanders; folding maps, charts; bound in cream pictorial linen, spine just beginning to darken; VG+. The Central Pacific Islands Projects 1790-1870, directed by Rear Admiral John W. McElroy & S. W. Boggs for the W.P.A. Early and extensive American activity in the Pacific Ocean (whaling & sealing, missionaries, trading, exploration) meant that there might be valid U.S. claim to many smaller, less apparently significant islands. Information was gathered from Massachusetts depositories (ships' logs, private logs & journals, contemporary printed records). Notices are in chronological order under each island name. Stock# 39,206. Vg/ no dj. Mapping; exploration; anthropology & sociology.

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19.
Ward, R. Gerard, editor.  
American Activities in the Central Pacific, 1790-1870. Volume 8.

Publisher: Gregg Press, Ridgewood, N.J. [1967].
vii, 295 p.; 26.5 cm. [Appendix I, Atlantic Ocean Reports; Appendix II, Indian Ocean Reports; Index of Vessels, Persons, Ports; Subject and Island Index]. A history, geography & ethnography pertaining to American involvement & Americans in the Pacific, taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. Introduction by Ernest S. Dodge. The Central Pacific Islands Projects 1790-1870, directed by Rear Admiral John W. McElroy & S. W. Boggs for the W.P.A. Early & extensive American activity in the Pacific Ocean (whaling & sealing, missionaries, trading, exploration) meant that there might be valid U.S. claim to many smaller, less apparently significant islands. Information was gathered from Massachusetts depositories (ships' logs, private logs & journals, contemporary printed records). Notices are in chronological order under each island name. Stock# 39,208x. Vg, bound in cream pictorial linen, a bit foxed;

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20.
Ward, R. Gerard, editor. Dodge, Ernest S.  
American Activities in the Central Pacific, 1790-1870. Volume 5 [Namoluk-Pingelap]...

Publisher: Gregg Press, Ridgewood, N.J. [1967].
xiii, 578 p., index, plates incl. portraits of men, ships, islanders;6 folding maps, charts; 26.5 cm. A history, geography and ethnography pertaining to American involvement and Americans in the Pacific, taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. Introduction by Ernest S. Dodge. The Central Pacific Islands Projects 1790-1870, directed by Rear Admiral John W. McElroy & S. W. Boggs for the W.P.A. Early and extensive American activity in the Pacific Ocean (whaling & sealing, missionaries, trading, exploration) meant that there might be valid U.S. claim to many smaller, less apparently significant islands. Information was gathered from Massachusetts depositories (ships' logs, private logs & journals, contemporary printed records). Notices are in chronological order under each island name. Stock# 39,205. Vg, bound in cream pictorial linen, spine just beginning to darken;

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