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Time-Life Seafarers Series: The Pacific Navigators

By: Allen, Oliver E.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 36353


Alexandria VA: Time-Life Seafarers series 1980, 2nd printing. Allen tells the story of the European explorers of the Pacific Ocean, its islands and peoples, and the adventures and misadventures of Europeans in Oceania. No dust jacket (none issued), 4to in blue faux leather with color plate pasted down on front board, illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, map endpapers, bibliography, index, 176pp, one small crease in fabric of front board, contents as new, ne... View more info

Pacifica

By: Amadio

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 25613


Sydney: Angus & Robertson 1993, 1st printing. Myth, magic, and traditional wisdom from the South Sea islands, gathered in preparation for the Pacifica television series. Dust jacket, tall 4to in pictorial boards, illustrated with color photographs by John Tristram, 160pp, as new, Fine View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 31796


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 28 plates, notes, bibliography, name index, place index, 302pp, as ne... View more info

Melanesia and the Western Polynesian Fringe

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 31797


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1990. Volume 3 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in Vanuatu, Fiji, Tuvalu, and Anuta. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 14 plates, notes, bibliography, name index, place and ship indices, 257pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 31798


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1992. Volume 4 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in Tahiti and the Tuamotus, under the command of Otto von Kotzebue and F. F. Bellinghausen. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 18 plates, 4 maps and tables, not... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 35950


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in bl... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 35951


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in bl... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 36988


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in blu... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 36989


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in bl... View more info

Island World, The

By: Barrett

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 28394


Melbourne: Oxford University Press 1944. An anthology of Pacific culture, lore, tales, and personalities. No dust jacket, 12mo in green cloth, frontis in color, 6 full-page photos, 16 line drawings in text, 185pp, Very Good. View more info

Eighth Land, The

By: Barthel

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 28442


Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press 1978, 1st English edition. The Polynesian discovery and settlement of Easter Island based on old traditions and the recently revealed Manuscript E, translated from the German by Annelies. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in white linen, transcription of Manuscript E, bibliography, index, 372, no marks, Fine. View more info

For Honor & Country: The Diary of Bruno de Hezeta

By: Beals

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 25557


Portland OR: Western Imprints, Oregon Historical Society 1985. In the spring of 1775 as momentous events were brewing on the Atlantic Coast, a young naval officer with the Spanish expedition about to lay claim to the Oregon Country began his daily record of events. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in red cloth and yellow paper, translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals, 33 maps and illustrations, index, 167pp, as new, Fine. View more info

For Honor & Country: The Diary of Bruno de Hezeta

By: Beals

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 25558


Portland OR: Western Imprints, Oregon Historical Society 1985. In the spring of 1775 as momentous events were brewing on the Atlantic Coast, a young naval officer with the Spanish expedition about to lay claim to the Oregon Country began his daily record of events. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in red cloth and yellow paper, translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals, 33 maps and illustrations, index, 167pp, as new, Fine. View more info

South Sea Supercargo

By: Becke, Louis

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 24849


Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press 1967. Louis Becke spent two decades roving the Pacific islands on many an island vessel; he recorded his adventures in these 22 semi-autobiographical tales portraying the beauty and violence of the tropics. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, introduction by A. Grove Day, contents as new, 194pp, near Fine. View more info

Man's Conquest of the Pacific

By: Bellwood, Peter

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 15346


New York: Oxford U Press 1979, 1st US. Dust jacket in protective cover, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Man's Conquest of the Pacific

By: Bellwood, Peter

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 31852


New York: Oxford University Press 1979, 1st US edition. A description and explanation of the prehistoric past of Southeast Asia and Oceania, from ethnologic, archeologic, biologic, and linguistic evidence. Dust jacket, large 4to in blue cloth, illustrated throughout, extensive 26-page bibliography, index, 462pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Dragon's Triangle, The

By: Berlitz, Charles

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 32794


New York: Wynwood Press 1989. A mysterious area in the Pacific known as the Dragon Sea is enthusiastically described by the investigator of the Bermuda Triangle, who reports and analyzes on the hundreds of vessels that sailed in the region and disappeared. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, 208pp, new, Fine. View more info

Dragon's Triangle, The

By: Berlitz, Charles

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 32796


New York: Wynwood Press 1989. A mysterious area in the Pacific known as the Dragon Sea is enthusiastically described by the investigator of the Bermuda Triangle, who reports and analyzes on the hundreds of vessels that sailed in the region and disappeared. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, 208pp, new, Fine. View more info

Dragon's Triangle, The

By: Berlitz, Charles

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44994


New York: Wynwood Press 1989. A mysterious area in the Pacific known as the Dragon Sea is enthusiastically described by the investigator of the Bermuda Triangle, who reports and analyzes on the hundreds of vessels that sailed in the region and disappeared. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, 208pp, new, Fine. View more info

Clio in Oceania

By: Biersack

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 27283


Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press 1990, 1st printing. Eight provocative experiments in exploring the history and culture of Polynesia and Melanesia, edited by Aletta Biersack. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in blue paper and cloth, 383pp, errata sheet laid in, as new, Fine. View more info