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The Vanishing Frenchman the Mysterious Disappearance of Laperouse

By: Allen, Edward W.

Price: $10.80  $9.72

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Tuttle Publishing: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 017366

Condition: Very Good


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To Remember Robert Louis Stevenson

By: Bailey, Alice Cooper

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: New York, McKay: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051307S

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name and address front paste down, light foxing to top of boards, minor wear to edges of jacket. Story of Robert Louis Stevenson and his family and their life in the Pacific Islands. Illustrated with photographs. 87pp View more info

Coral Island : Portrait of an Atoll

By: Bates, Marston and Abbott, Donald P.

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1958: 1958

Seller ID: 004612I


Reprint Hardbound VG/- cover sunned Ifaluk Atoll in the Carolinas View more info

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The Exploration of the Pacific

By: Beaglehole, J. C.

Price: $4.50  $4.05

Publisher: Stanford, CA, U.S.A., Stanford University Press: 1968

Edition: Third

Seller ID: 017003a

ISBN: 0-8047-0311-6

Condition: Near Fine


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MAN'S CONQUEST OF THE PACIFIC, The Prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania

By: Bellwood, Peter

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Oxford University Press New York 1979: 1979

Seller ID: 006122

ISBN: 0195201035

Condition: Near Fine


Oversize, 462 pages, illust. View more info

Faces of Papua New Guinea

By: Birnbaum, Paul

Price: $27.00  $24.30

Publisher: Australia, Emperor Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Australian

Seller ID: 063140

ISBN: 0731697626

Condition: Near Fine


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Guide to Navigation and Tourism in French Polynesia

By: Bonnette, Patrick and Deschamps, Emmanuel

Price: $337.50  $303.75

Publisher: France, Barthelemy: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039818

ISBN: 2-87923-152-3

Condition: Near Fine


New cruising guide covering Marquesas, Tuamoto, Tahiti, Austral Islands, more. Great charts, aerial photos, updated information. Very detailed harbor/atoll charts. View more info

A Song for Satawal

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: $3.15  $2.84

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Penguin Books Canada, Limited: 1984

Seller ID: 014078

ISBN: 0140070419

Condition: Good


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With Their Islands Around Them : A narrative of Micronesia, and of two men responsible for conservation

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston New York 1974: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 044611

ISBN: 0030131219

Condition: Nr Fine


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With Their Islands Around Them : A narrative of Micronesia, and of two men responsible for conservation

By: Brower, Kenneth

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston New York 1974: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051309S

ISBN: 0030131219

Condition: Very Good Minus


Previous owner's name and date on front paste down. Friends of the Earth sticker on title page. Wear and soiling to edges of boards and jacket. Illustrated. 216pp View more info

Men From Under The Sky, The Arrival of Westerners in Fiji

By: Brown, Stanley

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Rutland, Vermont 1973:

Seller ID: 000582I


1st edition Near fine in same dj. 12mo, 327, Foreword by Raymond Burr. View more info

Lost Paradise: The Exploration of the Pacific

By: Cameron, Ian

Price: $4.28  $3.85

Publisher: Topsfield, MA, Salem House: 1987

Seller ID: 070881

ISBN: 0-88162-275-3

Condition: Fine


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THE GOLDEN HAZE with Captain Cook in the South Pacific

By: Cameron, Roderick

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson London: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004599I

Condition: Very Good Minus


Edges worn, corners bumped, boards and jacket. Some soiling to page edges. Tape stains on endpapers. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated throughout in black & white and color. View more info

A HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

By: Campbell, I.C.

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: U. Cal. Press Berkeley 1989: 1989

Seller ID: 001497I


G+ in wraps. 8vo., 239 pages. View more info

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776,1777,1778, and 1780. Being a complete, comprehensive, and satisfactory abridgement of the Voyage in Four Volumes

By: Cook, Captain James and King, Captain James

Price: $2,000.00  $1,800.00

Publisher: London, John Stockdale. Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy.: 1784

Edition: First Octavo

Seller ID: cookthird

Condition: Very Good


Four clean volumes. re-spined using original leather boards and endpapers; unmarked. Text and plates without any foxing which is notably uncommon.Lacks Great Chart in Volume One. Plate for Volume Three at Page 106 (men and women of Unalaska) missing and Plan of Karakakooa Bay appears to have been excised and is also missing. All other called for copper plates are bound in correctly and are near fine in their condition. This became a preferred set for this third voyage being abridged to read more like a novel. View more info

THE DRAMA OF FIJI

By: Coulter, John Wesley

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: Paul Flesch Melbourne 1967: 1967

Seller ID: 004887I


1st edition. Light edgewear, small smudge on ffep, else F/F. 230 pages, illust., endpaper map. View more info

The Isles of the Sea ; Being an Entertaining Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Indian Oceans, and Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of the Islands of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.

By: Dawson, Edward Walter

Price: $76.50  $68.85

Publisher: Hartford, Betts & Co.: 1886

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 074074

Condition: Very Good


Green impressed boards, gilt bright. Unmarked copy, wear to head and tail of spine. 698pp. Pages 677-685 laid in. View more info

A History of Fiji (Volume One) Third Edition

By: Derrick, R. A.

Price: $20.25  $18.23

Publisher: Suva, Government Press: 1957

Edition: Third

Seller ID: 019293

Condition: Very Good


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New England and the South Seas

By: Dodge, Ernest S.

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard Univ. Press: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 060802

Condition: Very Good


The first book to focus on New England's wide-ranging and vigorous role in the Pacific Islands, and the lasting reciprocal influences springing form this dramatic confrontation of two highly individual cultures. Illustrated throughout. Price-clipped View more info

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Wangka: Austronesian Canoe Origins

By: Doran, Edwin B.

Price: $31.50  $28.35

Publisher: College Station, Texas, U.S.A., Texas A & M Univ Pr: 1981

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 031141

ISBN: 1585440868

Condition: As New


Were the Austronesians hapless travelers on fragile craft, drifted at the mercy of the waves to the far-flung islands of the Pacific? Or were they intrepid seafarers whose exploratory voyages covered much of the great ocean on seaworthy canoes capable of being sailed against the wind? This book addresses these questions in one of the most thorough discussions of Austronesian sailing canoes ever attempted. The canoes themselves are described in detail, and similarities and differences in hull configuration, sails, and sailing techniques are noted. A review of earlier writings on the canoes ... View more info