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My Australia

By Eldershaw, M. Barnard

London: Jarrolds Publishers. Good in Good dust jacket; Foxing to boards, endpapers, and pages, cloth . bubbled, gift inscription. Jacket toned, foxed, chipped with bookseller . label covering lower quarter of jacket spine.. 1939. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. 314 pages + 16 pages ads. Black and white photos and bibliography. A very interesting and well illustrated period piece on Australia and in particular the attitudes toward the aboriginal peoples. ; My Country Series .

$20.00

Picturesque New Zealand
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Picturesque New Zealand

By Gooding, Paul

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, owner name on front flyleaf.. 1913. Hardcover. Green patterned cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Map endpapers. xv, 332 pp. Many photograph reproductions. A panoramic view of this far-flung outpost of the British Empire, including discussion of the nations thermal springs, Maori villages, caves, gorges, and visits with former cannibals who have become good neighbors. .

$30.00

Utopia: Women, Country and Batik
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Utopia: Women, Country and Batik

By Green, Jenny

Utopia, N. T. , Australia: Utopia Women's Batik Group. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1971. Softcover. Color printed stapled wraps. Unpaginated [22 pp]. Many black and white photos. Illustrations by the author. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of batik from Utopia, in Northern Territory, Australia, at the Adelaide Festival Centre Gallery in October 1981, featuring artwork made by aboriginal Australian women. No copies currently offered for sale in the trade and all WorldCat holdings for this title located in Australia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

Timber and Gold:  A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of the Wombat  Forest, 1855-1940
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Timber and Gold: A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of the Wombat Forest, 1855-1940

By Houghton, Norm

Melbourne: Light Railway Research Society of Australia. Very Good; Owner name and address stamped on front free endpaper.. 1980. Softcover. 0909340080 . vi, 84 pp. Folding map at rear. Index, references, photos and maps. .

$20.00

Tangaroa's Godchild
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Tangaroa's Godchild

By Ruhen, Olaf

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Foxing to page bottoms, fore-edges and . jacket.. 1962. Hardcover. Map endpapers. Blue cloth binding. The native New Zealander recounts his childhood and travels as a journalist to New Guinea and the Trobriand Islands. Jacket art by Blair Lent. .

$13.00

Southern Folk Art
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Southern Folk Art

By Rubin, Cynthia Elyce (editor)

Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and scuffed.. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0848706455 . xvi, 223 pp. 200 color photos and 85 b/w illustrations. A richly illustrated survey of Southern American folk art, including chapters on pottery, painting, sculpture, decorated furniture and textiles. Bibliography, catalog of illustrations. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$24.00

Daisy Bates in the Desert: a Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
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Daisy Bates in the Desert: a Woman's Life Among the Aborigines

By Blackburn, Julia

NY: Pantheon. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly scuffed.. 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. 0679420010 . Bibliography. A biography of the unusual life of Daisy Bates, an Englishwoman who spent thirty years in the deserts of South Australia in the early 20th century. Cloth-backed boards. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 232 pages .

$11.00

Our Wealth is Loving Each Other:   Self and Society in Fiji
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Our Wealth is Loving Each Other: Self and Society in Fiji

By Brison, Karen J.

Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed.. 2007. Hardcover. 9780739114889 . Review slip laid in. "Explores the fluid and context-bound nature of cultural and personal identity among indigenous Fijians. While national identity in Fiji is often defined in opposition to the West through reference to a romanticized pre-modern tradition, individual Fijians are often more concerned with defining their identity vis-a-vis other villagers and other groups within Fiji." (from review slip). ; 172 pages .

$10.00

The Australian Alternative
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The Australian Alternative

By Faulk, Laura E. ; Faulk, Odie B.

New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners rounded, jacket lightly soiled and . wrinkled.. 1975. Hardcover. 0870002511 . "The first candid book about moving to Australia - the good points as well as the bad. Is Australia for you?". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages .

$10.00

Breaking Free:   Transforming Australia's Defence Industry
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Breaking Free: Transforming Australia's Defence Industry

By Coulthard-Clark, Christopher

Australian Scholarly Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, jacket scuffed, gift . inscription on half-title page.. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 1875606688 . Index, bibliography, notes, illustrations and photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages .

$15.00

Bucolic Bull:   Fun on a Farm in Australia
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Bucolic Bull: Fun on a Farm in Australia

By Gregory, Cedric E.

Smithtown, NY: Exposition Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and tattered.. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0682498920 . Yellow cloth binding. Photos, maps. A humorous account of the author's life with his wife, five kids and assorted livestock and pets on a farm near Adelaide in South Australia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages .

$20.00

Hidden Worlds of Polynesia:  The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition  to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands
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Hidden Worlds of Polynesia: The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands

By Suggs, Robert C.

NY: Harcourt, Brace and World. Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, in library . jacket protector with jacket flaps glued to endpapers.. 1962. Hardcover. Library of Congress number 62-9445. Several pages of photos. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 247 pages .

$9.00

Mystic Isles of the South Seas
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Mystic Isles of the South Seas

By O'Brien, Frederick

NY: The Century Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings. Hinges cracked, . shaken.. 1921. Hardcover. Green pictorial binding. A between the wars travelogue about Tahiti. Many photos. ; Ex-Library; 534 pages .

$10.00

Trade Wind Tales

By Thayer, Wade Warren

Honolulu: Tongg Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on front and rear . endpapers, pages toned.. 1944. Hardcover. Pictorial boards with tan cloth spine. 18 stories about Hawaii. ; Ex-Library; 213 pages .

$13.00

Legends of Palau, Vol. I and II
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Legends of Palau, Vol. I and II

By Temengil, Jerome Esebei

Koror, Palau: Island 21st Century Publications. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1995. Softcover. Many illustrations by the author. A collection of traditional legends and folk tales from the Pacific Islands that comprise Palau. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages .

$20.00

Paheka Now!
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Paheka Now!

By Spoonley, Paul; Catchpole, Julie; White, Anna-Marie; Skinner, Damian

Nelson, New Zealand: The Suter Te Aratoi O Whakatu. Very Good. 2007. Softcover. 0958257949 . Softcover with French Flaps. A catalogue for an exhibition held 22 June - 29 July 2007. Foreword by Julie Catchpole. Essays by Paul Spoonley, Anna-Marie White and Damian Skinner. Many color plates. ; 55 pages .

$25.00

Arts of the Pacific Islands
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Arts of the Pacific Islands

By D'Alleva, Anne

NY: Harry N. Abrams. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1998. Softcover. 0810927225 . Index, glossary, many color photos. An overview of sculpture, tattoos, fiber arts, masks and body ornaments from the Pacific Islands. ; 176 pages .

$15.00

We, the Navigators:   The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific
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We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific

By Lewis, David

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. Good with no dust jacket; Covers curled and worn.. 1975. Softcover. 0824803949 . Foreword by S. H. Riesenberg. Index, references, appendices, illustrations, maps, photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages .

$10.00

The Story of Australian Folksong
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The Story of Australian Folksong

By Anderson, Hugh

Melbourne, Australia: Hill of Content. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1970. Third Revised Edition. Softcover. Bibliography. Lyrics, music and guitar chords for 91 Australian folk songs and history of the music of the Australian settlers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages .

$15.00

The Incredible Gulf
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The Incredible Gulf

By Baird, David

Adelaide, Australia: Rigby. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards worn, jacket scuffed.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0851790178 . Index, many photos. The vagabonding journalist author writes about the land, people and animals around northern Australia's Gulf of Carpenteria. Map endpapers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages .

$12.00

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