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My Friends, the New Guinea Headhunters

By Butcher, Benjamin T.

GC: Doubleday. VG/VG (see notes). 1964. 1st US. hardcover. 12mo . 272pp . Slight cant to spine, some offsetting to end papers. Couple 1/2" tears to DJ. In mylar. .


The Golden Cowrie New Caledonia: Its People and Places

By Larsen, May and Henry (Hogarth, transl.)

Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd. VG+/VG. 1961. 1st in Eng. hardcover. 12mo . 187pp . Bit of soiling to spine and rear panel of DJ. .


New Guinea and Australia, the Pacific 1965-67 The first 8 volumes of this publication

By New Guinea and Australia, the Pacific and South-East Asia (a quarterly)

New Guinea: No pub listed. VG+ brown cloth binding NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. 1965. hardcover. hardcover. large 8vo . 600+ pp . Hard to determine the pedigree of this series. A melange of topics in each number. Interesting time capsule of businesses. The first 8 issues of this periodical, bound in brown cloth. .


Take Tahiti to Your Heart

By Kassel, Al

West Rindge, NH: Richard R. Smith. VG+/VG. 1953. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 299pp . Couple 1/4" chips and tears, light wear to DJ. Pretty decent copy. A novel by a man who wrote a non-fiction account, too. .


Festive Papua

By Dupeyrat, Andre (de Mauny, transl.)

London: Staples. VG/VG-. 1956. 2nd ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 162pp . Interior of DJ shows some damplines. Bit of wear and toning to parts of DJ. .


Pitcairn: The Island, the People, and the Pastor; with a Short Account of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By Murray, Thomas Boyles

London: Society for Promoting Christ. POOR (see notes). 1854. 4th ed.. hardcover. 16mo . 304pp . Lacks top 2" of spine backstrip, corners through, name fep. BINDING COPY: Complete, but needs a rebind. .


To the Mountains of the Stars

By Brongersma, L. D. and Venema, G. F. (Readett, transl.)

GC: Doubleday. VG/VG (see notes). 1963. 1st US. hardcover. 8vo . 318pp . Slightest tape remnant ghosts on covers from where mylar was taped over flaps. Some soiling to rear panel of DJ. .


Islands and Empires: Western Impact on the Pacific and East Asia

By Dodge, Ernest S.

Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota. VG/VG+ (see notes). 1976. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 364pp . Bottom corners bumped, with 1/4" bending to pages to p. 50, o/w a nice copy. .


Isles of Spice

By Clune, Frank

NY: Dutton. VG/POOR only (see notes). 1942. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 329pp . DJ split along back/spine corner, much edgewear, some chips and tears. In mylar. .


Stone Age Island: Seven Years in New Guinea

By Williams, Maslyn

London: Collins. VG+/VG. 1964. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 352pp . Bit of edgewear to DJ. .


Coral Island: Portrait of an Atoll

By Bates, Marston and Abbott, Donald

NY: Scribner. VG+/VG+. 1958. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 254pp . Blank white label over P O name (?) down end paper, tad of rubbing to DJ. Nice for 1958. Ifaluk in the Caroline Islands. .


Jungle Woman

By Yeager, Frances and Colter, Eli

NY: Appleton Century. Good only, NO dj. 1935. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 312pp . Spine cocked, P O name, some foxing to end papers. Scarce. .


Island at the End of the World

By Gorsky, Bernard

London: Hart-Davis. Good/Good only (see notes). 1966. 1st Eng. hardcover. 12mo . 171pp . Edges look to have been splashed by coffee! No adhesion, no effect to text block except end papers. Edgeworn DJ. Reading copy only. .


The Gems of the East

By Landor, A. Henry Savage

NY: Harper. VG, NO DJ (see notes). 1904. 1st US. hardcover. 8vo . 567pp . Front end paper split over hinge, P O name, etc., free end paper. Lettering nice. .


Yankees in Paradise: The Pacific Basin Frontier

By Gibson, Arrell Morgan completed by John S. Whitehead

Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico. VG+/VG+. 1993. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 495pp . Bottom corners lightly bumped, light wear to DJ. .


Fishing in Troubled Waters

By Chapman, Wilbert McLeod

Phila: Lippincott. VG-/Good only (see notes). 19949. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 256pp . Covers soiled some, some pencilled notes front end paper. Fair amount of edgewear, which has been scotch-taped along spine. .


Gauguin's Skirt

By Eisenman, Stephen F.

London: Thames and Hudson. VG+/VG+. 1997. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 232pp . P O name and date. Very light wear to DJ. .


A Visit to the South Seas in the U S Ship Vincennes....

By Stewart, C. S.

NY: Praeger. VG, NO dj. 1970. reprint. hardcover. 8vo . 360pp . Facsimile reprint of the 1831 original, 2 volumes in 1. Slight cant to spine. .


Polynesia's Sacred Isle

By Dodd, Edward

NY: Dodd Mead. VG+/VG. 1976. 1st. hardcover. lg 8vo . 224p . The third volume in the author's "Ring of Fire" series. Several 1/4" tears, bit of edgewear to DJ. Dodd also edited the likes of Edwin Way Teale, Roger Tory Peterson, and Winston Churchill while working for the family firm, Dodd Mead. .


Cannibal-Land: Adventures with a Camera in the New Hebrides

By Johnson, Martin

Boston: HMCo. VG, NO dj. 1929. reprint. hardcover. 12mo . 191pp . Spine cocked some. Adventures with a camera, but the only illus. is the frontispiece! .


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