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The Story of Australian Folksong, Anderson, Hugh
1 Anderson, Hugh The Story of Australian Folksong
Melbourne, Australia Hill of Content 1970 Third Revised Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Donald G. Edwards 
Bibliography. Lyrics, music and guitar chords for 91 Australian folk songs and history of the music of the Australian settlers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Incredible Gulf, Baird, David
2 Baird, David The Incredible Gulf
Adelaide, Australia Rigby 1970 0851790178 / 9780851790176 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards worn, jacket scuffed. 
Index, many photos. The vagabonding journalist author writes about the land, people and animals around northern Australia's Gulf of Carpenteria. Map endpapers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Daisy Bates in the Desert: a Woman's Life Among the Aborigines, Blackburn, Julia
3 Blackburn, Julia Daisy Bates in the Desert: a Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
NY Pantheon 1994 0679420010 / 9780679420019 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly scuffed. 
Bibliography. A biography of the unusual life of Daisy Bates, an Englishwoman who spent thirty years in the deserts of South Australia in the early 20th century. Cloth-backed boards. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 232 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Our Wealth is Loving Each Other:   Self and Society in Fiji, Brison, Karen J.
4 Brison, Karen J. Our Wealth is Loving Each Other: Self and Society in Fiji
Lanham, MD Lexington Books 2007 0739114883 / 9780739114889 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
Review slip laid in. "Explores the fluid and context-bound nature of cultural and personal identity among indigenous Fijians. While national identity in Fiji is often defined in opposition to the West through reference to a romanticized pre-modern tradition, individual Fijians are often more concerned with defining their identity vis-a-vis other villagers and other groups within Fiji." (from review slip). ; 172 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Breaking Free:   Transforming Australia's Defence Industry, Coulthard-Clark, Christopher
5 Coulthard-Clark, Christopher Breaking Free: Transforming Australia's Defence Industry
Australian Scholarly Publishing 1999 1875606688 / 9781875606689 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, jacket scuffed, gift inscription on half-title page. 
Index, bibliography, notes, illustrations and photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Arts of the Pacific Islands, D'Alleva, Anne
6 D'Alleva, Anne Arts of the Pacific Islands
NY Harry N. Abrams 1998 0810927225 / 9780810927223 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Index, glossary, many color photos. An overview of sculpture, tattoos, fiber arts, masks and body ornaments from the Pacific Islands. ; 176 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Australian Alternative, Faulk, Laura E. ; Faulk, Odie B.
7 Faulk, Laura E. ; Faulk, Odie B. The Australian Alternative
New Rochelle, NY Arlington House 1975 0870002511 / 9780870002519 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners rounded, jacket lightly soiled and wrinkled. 
"The first candid book about moving to Australia - the good points as well as the bad. Is Australia for you?". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The New World of the South, Australia in the Making, Fitchett, W.H.
8 Fitchett, W.H. The New World of the South, Australia in the Making
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1913 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings on spine, endpapers, and table of contents page. Spine sunned. 
Red decorative cloth binding with green, gold and white design on front boards. Top edges gilt. Index. A history of Australia from the days of Captain Cook. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bucolic Bull:   Fun on a Farm in Australia, Gregory, Cedric E.
9 Gregory, Cedric E. Bucolic Bull: Fun on a Farm in Australia
Smithtown, NY Exposition Press 1982 0682498920 / 9780682498920 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and tattered. 
Yellow cloth binding. Photos, maps. A humorous account of the author's life with his wife, five kids and assorted livestock and pets on a farm near Adelaide in South Australia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Guadalcanal Society The Kaoka Speakers, Hogbin, Ian
10 Hogbin, Ian A Guadalcanal Society The Kaoka Speakers
NY Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1965 Later Printing Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, stain at lower corner of text, underlining. 
Photos, references, glossary. Library of Congress number 64-12153.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Timber and Gold:  A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of the Wombat Forest, 1855-1940, Houghton, Norm
11 Houghton, Norm Timber and Gold: A History of the Sawmills and Tramways of the Wombat Forest, 1855-1940
Melbourne Light Railway Research Society of Australia 1980 0909340080 / 9780909340087 Softcover Very Good; Owner name and address stamped on front free endpaper. 
vi, 84 pp. Folding map at rear. Index, references, photos and maps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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We, the Navigators:   The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific, Lewis, David
12 Lewis, David We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific
Honolulu University of Hawaii Press 1975 0824803949 / 9780824803940 Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers curled and worn. 
Foreword by S. H. Riesenberg. Index, references, appendices, illustrations, maps, photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Australasia's Story Told to Boys and Girls, Marshall, H. E. ; Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth
13 Marshall, H. E. ; Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth Australasia's Story Told to Boys and Girls
NY Frederick A. Stokes 1911 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and lightly soiled. Ev Illustrated by J. R. Skelton, G. W. Lambert 
Eight color illustrations by J. R. Skelton and G. W. Lambert. Maps of New Zealand and Australia. Blue cloth binding with Skelton's color illustration of Captain Cook being greeted by Maori leaders on front boards. One of the volumes in the "Our Empire" series, written for juvenile readers. ; Our Empire; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Mystic Isles of the South Seas, O'Brien, Frederick
14 O'Brien, Frederick Mystic Isles of the South Seas
NY The Century Co. 1921 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings. Hinges cracked, shaken. 
Green pictorial binding. A between the wars travelogue about Tahiti. Many photos. ; Ex-Library; 534 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Southern Folk Art, Rubin, Cynthia Elyce (editor)
15 Rubin, Cynthia Elyce (editor) Southern Folk Art
Birmingham, AL Oxmoor House 1985 0848706455 / 9780848706456 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and scuffed. 
xvi, 223 pp. 200 color photos and 85 b/w illustrations. A richly illustrated survey of Southern American folk art, including chapters on pottery, painting, sculpture, decorated furniture and textiles. Bibliography, catalog of illustrations. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Tangaroa's Godchild, Ruhen, Olaf
16 Ruhen, Olaf Tangaroa's Godchild
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Foxing to page bottoms, fore-edges and jacket. 
Map endpapers. Blue cloth binding. The native New Zealander recounts his childhood and travels as a journalist to New Guinea and the Trobriand Islands. Jacket art by Blair Lent. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Paheka Now!, Spoonley, Paul; Catchpole, Julie; White, Anna-Marie; Skinner, Damian
17 Spoonley, Paul; Catchpole, Julie; White, Anna-Marie; Skinner, Damian Paheka Now!
Nelson, New Zealand The Suter Te Aratoi O Whakatu 2007 0958257949 / 9780958257947 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Softcover with French Flaps. A catalogue for an exhibition held 22 June - 29 July 2007. Foreword by Julie Catchpole. Essays by Paul Spoonley, Anna-Marie White and Damian Skinner. Many color plates. ; 55 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Hidden Worlds of Polynesia:  The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, Suggs, Robert C.
18 Suggs, Robert C. Hidden Worlds of Polynesia: The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands
NY Harcourt, Brace and World 1962 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, in library jacket protector with jacket flaps glued to endpapers. 
Library of Congress number 62-9445. Several pages of photos. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 247 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Legends of Palau, Vol. I and II, Temengil, Jerome Esebei
19 Temengil, Jerome Esebei Legends of Palau, Vol. I and II
Koror, Palau Island 21st Century Publications 1995 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Many illustrations by the author. A collection of traditional legends and folk tales from the Pacific Islands that comprise Palau. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Trade Wind Tales, Thayer, Wade Warren
20 Thayer, Wade Warren Trade Wind Tales
Honolulu Tongg Publishing Company 1944 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on front and rear endpapers, pages toned. 
Pictorial boards with tan cloth spine. 18 stories about Hawaii. ; Ex-Library; 213 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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