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Pages from the Journal of a Queensland Squatter
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Pages from the Journal of a Queensland Squatter

By De Satge, Oscar

Hurst and Blackett. Very Good+. 1901. 1st Edition. Leather Bound. Half bound in original black leather with original endpapers and all page ends marbled. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR on second endpaper: "Charles H. (? ) Rigg, from the author." (Middle initial is not legible. ) Pages printed on coated paper. The only defect in the book is the rubbed and slightly worn edges of the covers and spine. Binding is tight, hinges are solid, no foxing or other marks to the pages. . Written by an early settler of Queensland and much reprinted. Forty-five illustrations and two maps. A gorgeous copy of the first edition, inscribed by the author. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 415 pages. E5 .

$850.00

An Outline Guide to the Art of the South Pacific
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An Outline Guide to the Art of the South Pacific

By Wingert, Paul S.

Columbia University Press. Fine. 1946. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Decorative paper over boards with black cloth spine and bright gilt titles. No defects; book is As New. . Classic outline guide to the study of the art of the South Pacific. Contains 61 pages of text and 20 pages of plates. This is the first edition. A beautiful, collectible copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 85 pages. A3 .

$55.00

South of the West:   Postcolonialism and the Narrative Construction of  Australia
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South of the West: Postcolonialism and the Narrative Construction of Australia

By Gibson, Ross James

Indiana University Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1992. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Spine slightly faded. Indiana University Press Sales/Promotion File copy stamped to title page, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, book appears unread. . Arts and Politics of the Everyday Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 272 pages. A1 .

$35.00

Paradise  Portraying the New Guinea Highlands
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Paradise Portraying the New Guinea Highlands

By O'Hanlon, Michael

British Museum Pubns Ltd. Near Fine. 1993. Paperback. Glossy card covers are a little rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . An exhibition catalog, with text and superb b/w and color photographs throughout. Printed on coated paper. A handsome copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 112 pages. K2 .

$35.00

A Pursuit of Truth in the Dokdo Island Issue:  Letters to a Young Japanese  Man
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A Pursuit of Truth in the Dokdo Island Issue: Letters to a Young Japanese Man

By Koo, Kim Young

Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea: International Cultural Exchange Association. As New with no dust jacket. 2005. 3rd Edition. Softcover. No defects. Glossy paper covers and pages, wrappers. . This book concerns the Dokdo (or Takeshima) Island, disputed between Korea and Japan. . Korean Cultural Assets 1 Series. Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 135+110 pages. K5 .

$30.00

Anthropology in Oceania: Essays Presented to Ian Hogbin
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Anthropology in Oceania: Essays Presented to Ian Hogbin

By Hiatt, L. R. & C. Jayawardena, Eds.

Chandler Publishing Co.. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed, tiny chips and creasing at extremities, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Twelve essays by eminent anthropologists. This is a festshrift, though not explicitly so named, for Ian Hogbin. Includes a bibliography of Hogbin's writings to 1971. A handsome copy. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 289 pages. U3 .

$25.00

Reflections Tasmania
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Reflections Tasmania

By Lethborg, Heather

Geoff Lethborg and Susan Metcalf Trading. Fine with no dust jacket. 1991. Hardcover. No defects. Book is inscribed: Best Wishes from The Friendship Force of Hobart, November '94." . Profusely illustrated in full color, this is essentially a history and travel guide to Tasmania, a large island off the southern coast of Australia, of which it is part. I want to go! . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 190 pages. H0 .

$30.00

Aboriginal Settlements:  A Survey of Institutional Communities in Eastern  Australia
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Aboriginal Settlements: A Survey of Institutional Communities in Eastern Australia

By Long, J. P. M.

Canberra. Canberra: Australian National University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. Jacket is rubbed at extremities, small owner stamp on bottom page ends of book. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . The jacket blurb states that about half of the full-blood Aboriginal people of Australia lived in such settlements, according to the 1961 census. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 225 pages. C6 .

$30.00

Australia: the Making of a Nation
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Australia: the Making of a Nation

By Fraser, John Foster

London. London: Cassell. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1911. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Spine is slightly faded, top page ends darkened. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An early history of the nation of Australia. This is the 1911 third edition. A solid, handsome copy. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 299 pages. F1 .

$20.00