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Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific

Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific

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1 Hawai'i Review, Fall 2008
Honolulu University of Hawai'i, 2008 First Edition Softcover Fine Softcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Used trade paperback in Fine condition, tightly bound and unmarked. Special guest artist Eugene Kristofher. Gavin McCall, Christopher Kelsey, Brad Modlin, Che S. Ng, etc. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.40 USD
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Michael Howe: the last & worst of the bushrangers, a facsimile of the original 1818 edition, Atkins, Ian
2 Atkins, Ian Michael Howe: the last & worst of the bushrangers, a facsimile of the original 1818 edition
London The Folio Society, 1977 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Ian Atkins contributes the Introduction to this great work, considered to be the first work published in the new country of Australia. Facsimile of the 1818 edition. Fascinating account of murder and bloodshed. Light sunning around the edges. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The New Pacific, Revised Edition, Bancroft, Hubert Howe
3 Bancroft, Hubert Howe The New Pacific, Revised Edition
New York The Bancroft Company, 1913 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Black cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Revised edition. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. viii (2) + 549 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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4 Benham, Frederic C. The Prosperity of Australia: an economic analysis
Westminster P. S. King & Son, LTD., 1930 Second Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, tightly bound (but for crimping to upper tip, not affecting text), internally clean hardcover copy, slight foxing to and soiling of paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Red cloth binding has slight sunning to spine, bumping to head and foot of spine, gilt lettering on spine. No dust jacket. Dealer stamp, neatly affixed. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 288 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Nyoongar People of Australia: Perspectives on Racism and Multiculturalism, Berg, Rosemary
5 Berg, Rosemary Nyoongar People of Australia: Perspectives on Racism and Multiculturalism
Leiden, The Netherlands Brill Academic Publishers, 2002 9004124780 / 9789004124783 Softcover As New Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Another fine contribution to the series, International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xix + 284 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Micronesian and Polynesian Voyaging: three readings, Bruce, Lesley, Patricia Schattenburg, and Patricia Price Beggerly
6 Bruce, Lesley, Patricia Schattenburg, and Patricia Price Beggerly Micronesian and Polynesian Voyaging: three readings
Honolulu, Hawai'i University of Hawaii, 1976 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Stapled, internally clean text-block, printed blue wrappers, printed on three different colors of typescript, with light sunning and soiling to the covers. Three papers devoted to Voyaging in Micronesia and Polynesia, one by Lesley Bruce, "Preliminary Study of the Three Polynesian Sources for Celestian Navigation"; Patricia Schattenburg's "Food and Cultivar Preservation in Micronesian Voyaging"; and "Hawaiian 'Initial Settlement'--a possible model," by Patricia Price Beggerly. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 139 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Maori Witchery: native life in New Zealand, C.R. Browne
7 C.R. Browne Maori Witchery: native life in New Zealand
London J.M. Dent & Sons, Company, 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket present, protected by Kapco sleeve, but showing some age-toning, soiling, chipping along top edge. Red cloth hardcover copy, light grey dust jacket. Overall, quite a handsome copy of this classic work of travel, exploration, and amateur ethnology. x + 209 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Ethnies: droits de l'homme et peuples autochtones, Renaissance in the Pacific, Spring 1989, Chapman, Murray and Jean-Francois Dupon, eds.
8 Chapman, Murray and Jean-Francois Dupon, eds. Ethnies: droits de l'homme et peuples autochtones, Renaissance in the Pacific, Spring 1989
Suva, Fiji University of the South Pacific, 1989 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, moderate wear of covers and text-block, some crimping to rear panel and mild staining along top edge, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Tall, oversized copy, stuffed with black-and-white illustrations. 124 pp. Articles from a host of heavy-hitters in Pacific Studies. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Remembering Papua New Guinea: an eccentric ethnography, Clarke, William C.
9 Clarke, William C. Remembering Papua New Guinea: an eccentric ethnography
Canberra, National Capital Territory Pandanus Books, for the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, 2003 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to front, more to rear panel. Tall quarto format, glossy, pictorial covers, stuffed with lovely black-and-white photographs recounting the author's several decades' worth of fieldwork in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography.178 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Land Tenure in the Pacific, Crocombe, Ron
10 Crocombe, Ron Land Tenure in the Pacific
Suva, Fiji University of the South Pacific, 1977 Reprint Edition Softcover Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Contributions by, among others, the editor, Ron Crocombe, Norman Meller, Robert H. Horwitz, Michel Panoff, Lowell Holmes, and Bernd Lambert. xi + 419 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Oral Tradition in Melanesia, Denoon, Donald and Roderic Lacey, eds.
11 Denoon, Donald and Roderic Lacey, eds. Oral Tradition in Melanesia
Port Moresby University of Papua New Guinea, 1981 Softcover Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Former price sticker to front cover, sunned, printed, illustrated covers, sunned and creased spine, furled tips, else a clean, unmarked, tightly bound volume. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. 270 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry: Nga Kupu Titohu o Aotearoa, Evans, Miriama, Harvey McQueen, and Ian Wedde, eds.
12 Evans, Miriama, Harvey McQueen, and Ian Wedde, eds. The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry: Nga Kupu Titohu o Aotearoa
London Penguin, 1990 0140585923 / 9780140585926 Softcover Very Good Softcover 
A sturdy, attractive trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps, glossy card stock. Slight shelf- and edge-wear. 536 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Oars Across the Pacific, Fairfax, John and Sylvia Cook
13 Fairfax, John and Sylvia Cook Oars Across the Pacific
New York W.W. Norton & Company, 1973 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Both Authors
Signed by both authors at the half-title, being a sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, machine- but not price-clipped. Stated First Printing of the First U.S. Edition. 256 pp. and lots of black-and-white photographs. From the publisher's blurb, "This book is their own joint record, based on the separate logs they each kept, of their preparations for the voyage. It tells of the dangers they faced, of storms, shipwreck and, most terrifying of all, the shark bite which brought John Fairfax near to death." Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Art and Identity in Oceania, Hanson, Allan and Louise Hanson, editors
14 Hanson, Allan and Louise Hanson, editors Art and Identity in Oceania
Honolulu, Hawaii University of Hawaii Press, 1990 0824813049 / 9780824813048 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs. Hardcover with pictorial dust jacket, closed tear to rear panel and minor edge-wear overall to jacket. Many illustrations, some in color. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Foreword by Douglas Newton, Evelyn A.J. Hall, and John A. Fried. xviii + 315 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Reflections on Micronesia: collected papers of Francis X. Hezel, S.J., Hezel, Francis X.
15 Hezel, Francis X. Reflections on Micronesia: collected papers of Francis X. Hezel, S.J.
Honolulu, Hawaii Working Papers Series, Pacific Island Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1982 Softcover Very Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Stapled blue, printed wrappers over typescript, clean and unmarked. 159 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Political Development in Micronesia, Hughes, Daniel T. and Sherwood G. Ligenfelter, eds.
16 Hughes, Daniel T. and Sherwood G. Ligenfelter, eds. Political Development in Micronesia
Columbus, Ohio Ohio State University Press, 1974 0814201970 / 9780814201978 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. A bit of dust soiling along top edge. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, not price-clipped, with a bit of scuffing and chipping. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 333 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Man This Reef, Knight, Gerald
17 Knight, Gerald Man This Reef
Marshall Islands, Micronesia Micronitor, 1986 Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Remainder mark to fore-edge. Gerald Knight translated and transcribed these poems and stories from tape recordings he made with Majal Islander La Bedbedin in 1976. Includes one map and diagrams of ancient navigational aids. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography.159 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Land Tenure in Oceania, Lundsgaarde, Henry P., ed.
18 Lundsgaarde, Henry P., ed. Land Tenure in Oceania
Honolulu, Hawai'i The University Press of Hawai'i, 1974 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Pebbly dark blue cloth covers, gilt stamped lettering to cover and spine. A.S.A.O. Monograph No. 2, and with contributions by the editor and by, among others, Ron Crocombe, Andrew Strathern, William H. Alkire, Ivan Brady, and Nancy J. Pollock. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered, very faint foxing along top and bottom edges, and with viii + 288 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) As It Is Today: the history, mystery of the statues, types of wood carvings, inhabitants, Mumey, Nolie
19 Mumey, Nolie Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) As It Is Today: the history, mystery of the statues, types of wood carvings, inhabitants
Boulder, Colorado Johnson Publishing Company, 1963 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition, First Printing, one of 300 printed in a Limited Edition. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Color illustrations galore, also those in duotone. Slip from the publisher laid in with the author's name on it, a review copy notice. Copper foil over grey cloth boards. A very attractive copy overall. 59 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Rethinking Women's Roles: perspectives from the Pacific, O'Brien, Denise and Sharon W. Tiffany
20 O'Brien, Denise and Sharon W. Tiffany Rethinking Women's Roles: perspectives from the Pacific
Berkeley, California University of California Press, 1984 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, light edge-wear, not price-clipped. Contributions from all the heavy-hitters in gender studies in early-mid 1980s ethnography, including Sharon W. Tiffany, Marilyn Strathern, Nancy McDowell, Denise O'Brien, Dorothy Ayers Counts, Jill Nash, Lorraine Dusak Sexton, and Charles W. Forman. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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