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            Hawaiian Monarchs and Their Palaces

Wisniewski, Richard A.

(Book #ID 45737)

Published by Pacific Basin Enterprises Honolulu, Hawaii 1987. Hawaii 1987.

Publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 8½'' x 6¼''. ISBN 0938144073. Contains 72 printed pages of text with colour and archive monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings and in very near Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            1. Typee or, A Narrative of Four Month's Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life. 2. Omoo : A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; A Sequel to Typee; or The Marquesas Islanders [Two Volumes]

Melville, Herman [1819-1891]

(Book #ID 8789)

Published by John Murray, London Typee : First edition, second issue 1846. Omoo : 1849 reprinted edition. 1846.

TYPEE : First edition, second issue of author's first book, without the terminal catalogue and with p. 19 line 1 reading 'Pomare'. With map on p. [xvii]. 8vo. xvi, ii, 285 [pp]. OMOO : 1849 reprinted edition. 8vo. xiii, 321 [pp]. In 1841 Melville sailed to the Pacific on board the 'Acushnet', which gave him much of the material for 'Moby Dick'. He deserted the ship when it reached the Marquesas Islands., was captured by cannibals, with whom he lived with for four months, and wrote about them eventually in 'Typee'. Escaping in an Australian whaler, the 'Lucy Ann', he was put ashore at Tahiti as one of the mutinous crew and later made the Society Islands the subject of his second book, 'Omoo'. Recently rebound pair are in matching 1/4 green calf, raised ribs on spine, matching green marble paper covered boards, burgundy and gilt title labels, yellow end papers. Name to head of both title pages. Typee is 5 mm taller and wider than Omoo. A Very Good condition bright pair, nicely bound with slight age darkening to page edges and with the odd blemish to a couple of pages. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Samoan Interlude

Martin, Marie Tisdale

(Book #ID 9883)

Published by Peter Davies Ltd., St. Ann's Press, Park Road, Altrincham, London First edition 1961. 1961.

First edition hard back publisher's original russet cloth covers, gilt stamping. 8vo 8" x 5½" 221 pp. Photographic illustrations. Fine in Nr. Fine dust wrapper with 10 mm closed tear to top lower panel, small rubs to spine tips, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Snapshots from the North Pacific: Letters Written by the Right Rev. Bishop Ridley [Late of Caledonia]

Janvrin, Alice J.[Edited by] Right Rev. Bishop Ridley

(Book #ID 11666)

Published by Church Missionary Society, Salisbury Square, London Second Edition 1904. 1904.

Hard back publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine and upper panel. 8vo 7½" x 5" 192 pp. Well illustrated. In Very Good clean and bright condition with very light rubbing to corners. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Our Travels Round the World 1892-1894 [Signed]

Sim, Major-General E. C.

(Book #ID 59299)

Published by Alexander and Shepheard 21 Furnival Street, Holborn, London First Edition 1897. London 1897.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original royal blue cloth covers, gilt title lettering to the upper panel. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 140 printed pages of text. Spine age darkened, ghosting to the edges of the end papers, one small stain mark to the foot of the spine and in Very Good clean and tight condition. Dedication by the author to the verso of the title page 'With the authors compliments, March 1897.' Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Rangatira [The High-Born] A Polynesian Saga

Tindale, Norman B. and Harold A. Lindsay [Illustrated by Douglas F. Maxted]

(Book #ID 78296)

Published by A. H. & A. W. Reed, 182 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand First Edition 1959. 1959.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, maroon lettering to spine and upper panel. 8vo 9'' x 6''. Contains 208 printed pages of text and monochrome illustrations throughout. Foxing to the page edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition panoramic dust wrapper with small rubs to corners of spine tips and corners, dust wrapper without any tears or chips, not price clipped 10/6. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Spotlight on Hawaii [1]

Sharpe, A. P.

(Book #ID 18917)

Published by MaxLove Publishing Company Limited 13 Bradley's Buildings, London First Edition 1944. 1944.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original beige cloth covers, green lettering to spine and upper panel. 8vo 8" x 5½" 112 pp. Five full scale maps and illustrations. Small name to front end paper, light soiling to boards and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Rangatira [The High-Born] A Polynesian Saga

Tindale, Norman B. and Harold A. Lindsay [Illustrated by Douglas F. Maxted]

(Book #ID 21201)

Published by A. H. & A. W. Reed, 182 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand First Edition 1959. 1959.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, maroon lettering to spine and upper panel. 8vo 9'' x 6''. Contains 208 printed pages of text and monochrome illustrations throughout. Small name to front end paper, dusty page edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition price clipped panoramic dust wrapper with small rubs to corners of spine tips and corners, dust wrapper without any tears or chips. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Tahiti: Isle of Dreams

Keable, Robert

(Book #ID 27283)

Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 17-21 Conway Street, London circa 1930 Edition Not Stated. 1930.

Hard back binding in publisher's original oatmeal cloth covers, navy lettering to the spine and upper panel. 8vo 7½'' x 5'' 254, 4 [pp]. In Very Good clean and bright condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Scrimshaw and the Flying Fish | An Adventure in the North Pacific (Bell's Overseas Adventure Series)

Sankey, Marjorie

(Book #ID 92884)

Published by George Bell and Sons, Ltd., York House, Portugal Street, London First Edition 1958. 1958.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original aqua marine cloth covers, burgundy title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 175 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout by the author. Prize plate to the front free end paper, couple of fox spots to the fore edge. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with slight darkening of the paper down the spine, not price clipped 11s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Tropical Trees of the Pacific

Hargreaves, Dorothy and Bob

(Book #ID 60907)

Published by Hargreaves Company, Inc., Box 895, Kailua, Hawaii, USA circa 1970. USA circa 1970.

Publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 300 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            An Account of the Discovery of Tahiti

Robertson, George [Edited, with an Introduction by Oliver Warner] Wood Engravings by Robert Gibbings 1889-1958]

(Book #ID 36916)

Published by The Folio Society, London 1955. London 1955.

Hard back binding in publisher's original lemon and maroon decorated paper covers, gilt lettering to green cloth spine. 8vo 8½'' x 5¼'' 127 pp. Monochrome illustrations throughout. One small number to the front free end paper and in Fine unused condition, no slipcase. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            One Man's Log; The Personal Account of a Member of Thor Heyerdahl's Expedition to Easter Island

Ferdon, Edwin [Thor Heyerdahl]

(Book #ID 57275)

Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40 Museum Street, London First Edition 1966. London 1966.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original nutmeg paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 198 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Just a little age darkening to the upper edges, small bookshop label to the front paste down has oxidised and left a mark on the free end paper, ink name and address to the half-title page. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow surface rubs to the spine ends and front panel, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Haiti: American Geographical Society Around the World Program

Joseph, Richard

(Book #ID 42176)

Published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc. 1965. 1965.

Publisher's original stapled colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½'' 64 pp. Perforated colour illustrations all adhered in place through the book, monochrome illustrations. Label for album case to the title page. In Very Good clean and bright condition, no dust wrapper as published. We currently hold in stock 30 other titles in the series. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Pitcairn or The Mutiny of the Bounty; The Island, The People, and The Pastor. To Which is Added a Short Notice of the Original Settlement and Present Condition of Norfolk Island

Murray, Rev. Thomas Boyles [Revised and Brought up to Date by the Rev. C. C. Elcum]

(Book #ID 42529)

Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Northumberland Avenue, London Revised and Updated edition 1909. London 1909.

Hard back binding in publisher's original deep aqua green cloth covers, gilt and black lettering to the spine and the upper panel, Breadfruit vignette to the spine, gilt vignette of John Adams, rope, anchor and ship illustration to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼'' xvi, 368 [page]. 17 monochrome illustrations throughout. Some interesting newspaper clippings concerning Pitcairn Island, from the 1930's, tipped to the front free end paper, corners sharp and pointed, without any foxing, spine not faded, without any ownership markings and in very near Fine condition, super condition copy. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Polynesian Trade Wind

Holmsen, Sverre [Translated From the Swedish by Joan Bulman]

(Book #ID 54547)

Published by James Barrie, 3 & 4 Clement's Inn, Strand, London First Edition 1949. London 1949.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original dove grey cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine, end paper maps. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [vi] 186 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Without any ownership markings. Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with a little chipping of the paper to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped 15s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Fatal Impact: The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840

Moorehead, Alan [Jacket Designed by Philip Gough]

(Book #ID 75169)

Published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 90 Great Russell Street, London First Edition 1966. 1966.

First edition hard back green cloth covers with red and gilt title block lettering to the spine, end paper maps. 8vo 8½'' x 6½''. 8vo Contains 230 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper which only has one small tear to the top rear cover and one small tear to the bottom front cover, not price clipped 30s, dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Pitcairn Island Register Book

Lucas, Sir Charles [Edited and with an Introduction by] Sir Everard im Thurn

(Book #ID 59017)

Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Northumberland Avenue, London First Edition 1929. London 1929.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original sage green paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the steel blue cloth spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains [viii] 181 printed pages of text with fold-out map to the rear. The active work of Sir Everard im Thurn, who after retirement from six years' tenure of the Government of Fiji and the High Commissionership for the Western Pacific, has up to the present day devoted himself to the study of the Pacific, its history, problems and races. Every part of this book has been revised by him, including the map. Appendices are The Pitcairn Island Fund Committee, The Whaleships at Pitcairn Island, and a Bibliography. A little rubbing of the cloth spine ends and edges, general soiling to the pale paper covered boards, contents clean and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Born in Paradise

Von Tempski, Armine

(Book #ID 61737)

Published by Robert Hale Limited, 18 Bedford Square, London First Edition 1945. London 1945.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 286 printed pages of text. Age darkened spine, War Economy Standards paper and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Serpent in Paradise

Birkett, Dea

(Book #ID 64050)

Published by Doubleday, 1540 Broadway, New York First Edition 1997. New York 1997.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original sea green paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 296 printed pages of text with two monochrome maps. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 038548870X

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            Pacific Islands Stamp Album Containing Stamps From Gilbert & Ellice Islands; The Gilbert Islands From 1976; Tuvalu From 1976

Stamps Designed by Ian Oliver; G. L. Vasarhelyi; J. E. Cooter; Gordon Drummond

(Book #ID 76806)

Printed by Format. One Country Collecta Stamp Album.

Hard back binding in original chrome ring bound blue rexine covers. black cloth covers. Folio 11½'' x 10''. Contains 2 pages of Gilbert and Ellice Islands stamps, 6 pages of Gilbert Island stamps from 1976, and 11 pages of Tuvalu stamps. Many of the pages within the folder are blank. Light soiling to the covers, the contents are in Fine condition and the stamps are all behind thin acetate sheeting. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Pacific Islands Pilot Volume III Comprising: The Eastern Groups, Including Iles Australes, The Cook Islands, and Iles de la Societe; Archipel des Tuamotu; Iles Marquises; The Line Islands and Scattered Islands Near the Equator; and the Hawaiian Islands [Ninth Edition 1969] With Supplement No. 8-1980



(Book #ID 71892)

Published by The Hydrographer of the Navy, Taunton Ninth Edition 1969 with Corrected Supplement to March 1980. 1969.

Hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, yellow title lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [viii] 362 printed pages of text with fold-out chart, cross sectional plates to the rear. 74 page supplement corrected to 25th March, 1980, loosely inserted. Spine sun faded and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Problems of The Pacific; Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 15 to 29, 1927

Condliffe, J. B.

(Book #ID 72477)

Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA First Edition April 1928. USA 1928.

First US edition hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 9½'' x 7¼''. Contains 630 printed pages of text with monochrome charts, many of them fold-out. Minimal wear to the covers, age darkened closed page edges and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Tahitian Holiday

Huntington, David

(Book #ID 73504)

Published by Henry Holt and Company, New York First Edition 1954. 1954.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original white paper covered boards, red and white title and author lettering to the green spine, end paper maps. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 309 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Very Good condition book in near Very Good condition dust wrapper with small pieces of paper missing to the spine ends, red spine colour sun faded, not price clipped $4.95. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Fragile Paradise; Nature and Man in the Pacific

Mitchell, Andrew

(Book #ID 74339)

Published by William Collins Sons and Co. Ltd., 8 Grafton Street, London First Edition 1989. London 1989.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original teal blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, map end papers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 256 printed pages of text with colour photographs throughout. Dust marking to the closed page edges. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with minimal rubs. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0002179423

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            Haiti; The Duvaliers and their Legacy

Abbott, Elizabeth

(Book #ID 78900)

Published by Robert Hale Ltd., Clerkenwell House, Clerkenwell Green, London First Edition 1991. London 1991.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, silver title and author lettering to the spine, yellow end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 402 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre. Minimal dust marking to the closed page edges. Very near Fine clean condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with rubs, creases, small closed tears, sun fading to the front cover fore edge. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0709041993

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            Storm Clouds over Asia; Our Growing Pacific Problem

Pickens, Robert S.

(Book #ID 81645)

Published by Literary Digest Books, Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York First Edition 1934. New York 1934.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original orange cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine and front cover, map end papers, orange dyed top edge. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 251 printed pages of text. Near Fine clean condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with age darkening and dust marking to the back cover, rubs, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Man Who Refused To Die; Teehu Makimare's 2000 mile drift in an open boat across the South Seas [Signed]

Wynne, Barry [Jacket Design by E. Mudge-Marriott]

(Book #ID 85562)

Published by Souvenir Press Ltd., 95 Mortimer Street, London Third Impression 1966. 1966.

Hard back binding in publisher's original navy paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 158 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Tiny creases to the lower spine and corners. Very Good condition book in Near Very Good condition dust wrapper with 60 mm closed tear to the foot of the rear gutter, nicks and chips to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped 21s. SIGNED by the Author to the verso of the front free end paper 'To Anthony, Nicholas and Alistair, from a poor author to whom once your father gave a chance...what more does one want from life!' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Mutiny of the Bounty and Story of Pitcairn Island 1790-1894 (Third Edition)

Young, Rosalind Amelia (A Native Daughter)

(Book #ID 102833)

Published by Pacific Press Publishing Company, Oakland California Third Reprinted Edition of the First (1894).

Third reprinted edition of the first (1894) hard back binding in publisher's original blood red cloth covers, gilt and black titles and Breadfruit vignettes to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 266 pp with 28 monochrome illustrations and archive photographs throughout. Front free end paper is missing, two plates tipped back in, rubbing to the corners and spine ends. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Coming of Age in Samoa | A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilisation

Mead, Margaret

(Book #ID 99549)

Published by Ishi Press International, Bronx, New York First Thus Edition 2014. 2014.

First thus edition [originally first published in 1928] in publisher's original illustrated stiff card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 297 printed pages of text with monochrome archive photographs throughout. In very near Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9784871872348

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            The Great South Sea | English Voyages and Encounters 1570-1750

Williams, Glyndwr

(Book #ID 102820)

Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London First Edition 1997. 1997.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xv), 300 pp with monochrome illustrations, maps and engravings throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper. Related Sunday Times newspaper cutting from 1998 loosely inserted. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0300072449

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            The Last Navigator (A Paul Sidey Book)

Thomas, Stephen D.

(Book #ID 102819)

Published by Hutchinson Ltd., and Imprint of Century Hutchinson Ltd., 62-65 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London First Edition 1987. 1987.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xvi), 308 pp with monochrome maps, charts, line drawings and 8 pp colour photographs throughout. Slight tanning to the closed text block edges. Very Good condition book in very near Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0091726131

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            Among The Islands; Adventures in the Pacific

Flannery, Tim

(Book #ID 98556)

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, 841 Broadway, New York, USA First Edition 2011. 2011.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original lemon paper covered boards with lemon cloth spine, aqua title and author lettering to the spine, red end papers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 246 printed pages of text with colour archive photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9780802120403

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            The New Friendly Islanders; The Tonga of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV [Published to Mark the Occasion of the 75th Birthday of the King on July 4th 1993]

Bain, Kenneth [Tonga of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV]

(Book #ID 98979)

Published by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London First Edition 1993. 1993.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original brown paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 203 printed pages of text with monochrome archive photographs to the centre. A little foxing to the upper closed edges. Near Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 034058338X

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