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A TALE OF TAHITI
Clune, Frank.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1958 1st Edition
 Hard Cover xvi, 208pp; illusts, e/p maps, d/w price clipped.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3386  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AKU AKU the Secret of Easter Island
Heyerdahl, Thor
George Allen & Unwin London 1958 
 Hard Cover 367pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper, 'International Library House' stamps to title page & page edges. ; 220 x 145mm Very Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10349  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BLAZING THE TRAIL
McHardy, Rev. Emmet
Visitor Printing Co. U.S.A. 1935 
 Hard Cover 188pp; b/w illusts, previous owner's inscription to ffep, d/w chipped.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3385  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COMPANY OF HEAVEN Early Missionaries in the South Seas
Kent, Graeme
Reed Wellington, N.Z. 1972 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 230pp; b/w illusts, e/p maps. Corners bumped, unclipped d/w.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3384  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FRIENDLY QUEEN the Story of Tonga and Queen Salote
Macquarie, Hector
William Heinemann Ltd. Melbourne 1955 First Edition
 Hard Cover xi, 193pp; b/w illustrations, foxing to edges of last few pages, d/w chipped with old price penned onto inside flap.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4860  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GIRLHOOD IN THE PACIFIC Samoa - Philippines - Spain
Leslie, Mrs. Shane
Macdonald London 1940 
 Hard Cover ix, 110pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10667  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GOD'S GENTLEMEN a History of the Melanesian Mission, 1849-1942
Hiiliard, David
University of Queensland Press QLD 1978 1st Edition
 Hard Cover xv, 342pp; b/w illusts. ; 220 x 145mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3794  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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JOHN G. PATON, D.D. Missionary to the New Hebrides, an Autobiography, Edited By His Brother The Rev. James Paton, B.A.
Paton, the Rev. James (edited by)
Hodder & Stoughton London 1894 Fifth Edition, Completing 20th
 Full Leather Binding x, 493 pages, portrait frontispiece, map, 6 appendices, index, Prize binding from Church of England Girls Grammar School, Tintern, Hawthorn, xmas 1923. Bound in Full dark blue leather with school crest on front cover & gilt rule border, spine has gilt rule & title label, all page edges are gilt, pale coloured marbled endpapers, gift plate on front free endpaper, A nice copy. ; 190 x 135mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9697  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LAPEROUSE
Scott, Ernest.
Angus & Robertson Ltd Sydney 1912 1st Edition
  Frontispiece, illustrations, folding map, original cloth binding, a good copy. ; 190 x 150mm; 104 pages 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14505  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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NAVIGATOR IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Hilder, Brett
Percival Marshall & Co. London 1961 
 Hard Cover 232pp; illust, e/p maps, previous owner's inscription.; 230 x 155mm Very Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4115  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PACIFIC PICTORIAL A Souvenir Collection of Pictorial Gems from New Guinea and the South Pacific
no author
   
  Printed by Davie & cannington Pty. Ltd. 137 King St. Newcastle, NSW. For Country publishers, Scone, NSW. No date given, unpaginated 40 page stapled booklet with photographs on every page some with 2 and 3 photos, illustrated front cover, 210 x 140mm, circa late 1940's. A very good copy 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14254  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PACIFIC PICTORIAL A Souvenir Collection of Pictorial Gems from New Guinea and the South Pacific
no author
   
  Printed by Davie & cannington Pty. Ltd. 137 King St. Newcastle, NSW. For Country publishers, Scone, NSW. No date given, unpaginated 40 page stapled booklet with photographs on every page some with 2 and 3 photos, illustrated front cover, 210 x 140mm, circa late 1940's. A very good copy 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14254  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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RIPTIDE IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Price, Willard
Heinemann London 1936 1st Edition
 Hard Cover xiv, 323pp; illustrations, endpaper maps. Nice clean copy, dustwrapper chipped at spine ends. ; 220 x 145mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12429  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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STEWART'S HANDBOOK OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS, A Reliable Guide to All the Inhabited Islands of the Pacific Ocean for Traders, Tourists and Settlers
Allen, Percy S.
McCarron, Stewart & Co. Ltd Sydney 1923 
 Printed Card Wrapper xxii, 572, [ xxiii & xiv] pages, Fold out map at rear of book in very good condition, the printed card covers are in poor condition being worn are edges, the contents are in very good order. There have been ten editions of the handbook, each seperately revised, since it was First published in 1907, and it is now published every year. ; 215 x 140mm Good
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10248  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE DISCOVERY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS
Sharp, Andrew
Oxford at the Clarendon Press.  1969 Reprint
 Hard Cover With 6 maps, 4 plates, usual library markings, reprinted from the corrected sheets of the first edition. ; Ex-Library; 225 x 145mm; xiii, 259 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6248  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC
Badger, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0864172117
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst, N.S.W. 1988 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 248pp; illustrations, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper. ; 245 x 180mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11920  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FATAL IMPACT THE INVASION OF SOUTH PACIFIC 1767-1840
Moorehead, Alan
ISBN: 0241123461
Mead & Beckett Sydney 1987 
 Hard Cover 252pp; colour & b/w illusts, Very good copy in very good dustjacket; 270 x 190mm 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14230  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FATAL IMPACT the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767 - 1840
Moorehead, Alan
Hamish Hamilton/Mead & Beckett London/Sydney 1987 
 Hard Cover 252pp; numerous illustrations, bottom edge of dustwrapper a tad creased.; 270 x 190mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8253  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE GOLDEN HAZE with Captain Cook in the South Pacific
Cameron, Roderick
Readers Union London 1965 
 Hard Cover xv, 283pp; illustrations, maps, black boards, corner a tad bumped , dustwrapper a tad chipped.; 245 x 160mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9956  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE GREAT BOOK OF THE PACIFIC
Dousset, Roselene. Taillemite, Etienne
Books for Pleasure Aust  
 Hard Cover 292pp; profusely illustrated. This is a heavy book.; 315 x 260mm Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9279  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE KINGS OF THE REEFS. A Poem, in One Hundred and Seventeen Cantos.
Carey, Jesse
The Spectator Publishing Company Limited Melbourne 1891 1st Edition
  Illustrated, original red cloth binding with title in gold across front cover above blind impression of a native, new endpapers. The Rev Carey was a missionary in Fiji from 1859 to 1875 and wrote this epic in the 1860's. The poem is a history of some 130 years of Fijian history, from the first appearance of whites, interspersed with myth, manners and customs of the people, with words of wisdom from their sages. The hero is Fiji's great king Seru or Thakombau (Cacabou). ; 250 x 190mm; 432 pages 
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14957  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE KON - TIKI EXPEDITION By Raft Across the South Seas
Heyerdahl, Thor
George Allen & Unwin London 1951 Fourteenth Impression
 Hard Cover 235pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped; 220 x 145mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5420  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WHITE STRANGER Six Months in Celebes
Wilcox, Harry
Collins London 1949 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 384 pages, 24 photographic illustrations, jacket chipped at top & bottom of spine with minor loss.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12504  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WORLD'S END Life and Laughter in the South Seas
Grey, Capt. J. R.
Robert & Mullens Melb 1944 
 Hard Cover 167pp; b/w illusts, e/p maps, red boards, in defective d/w.; 215 x 140mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3388  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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