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LETTERS AND RECOLLECTIONS OF ALEXANDER AGASSIZ WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND WORK

By: Agassiz, G. R. (editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1913

Order Number: 2192


Brown buckram boards with gilt lettering and minor rubbing to extremities. Numerous b&w illustrations from photographs and a photographure frontispiece. Large map in front pocket; 8vo; 454 pages View more info

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COME TO JAVA

By: Anonymous

Price: $102.88

Publisher: Batavia, Java, The Official Tourist Bureau Weltevreden: 1926-27

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 12339


Previous owner's name inside front cover. Some wear to boards; folding map in rear; B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 329 pages View more info

CHARLES DARWIN AND THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE

By: Barlow, Nora (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1946

Order Number: 1795


Fold out map at rear; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 279 pages View more info

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CORAL ISLAND Portrait of an Atoll

By: Bates, Marston & Abbott, Donald

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7418


Shelf wear and apparent tape residue to DJ. DJ price clipped. Binding not tight. ; The co-authors studied the relationship between the environment and its inhabitants in a place where "civilization" has only lightly brushed the atoll.; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 254 pages View more info

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CORAL ISLAND Portrait of an Atoll

By: Bates, Marston & Abbott, Donald

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7493


Small open tears to DJ top & bottom spine. ; The co-authors studied the relationship between the environment and its inhabitants in a place where "civilization" has only lightly brushed the atoll.; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 254 pages View more info

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GUAM PAST AND PRESENT

By: Beardsley, Charles

Price: $12.98

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1986

Order Number: 10972


Price sticker to DJ. Former property of US navy with markings to all edges and endpapers ; Maps in endpapers and one fold-out map of the island, which is the largest land mass between the Hawaiian Islands and the Phillippines. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

THE PACIFIC AREA An International Survey

By: Blakeslee, George H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, World Peace Foundation: 1929

Order Number: 7364


Small open tears to top portion of DJ, which is price clipped. ; Fold-out map of Manchuria.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224,vi pages View more info

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SOUTH SEA ISLANDS

By: Borden, Charles A.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Philadelphia, MacRae Smith Company: 1961

Order Number: 13675


Slight wear to DJ with browning to spine; A complete history of the 'world's last paradise.' ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

A BOOK OF ISLANDS

By: Bowman, John S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7354


Wear to DJ extremities and spine. ; An anthology of writings on the appeal of islands by noted authors such as Jules Verne, Washington Irving, A. C. Doyle, among others. ; 8vo; 345 pages View more info

PACIFIC TREASURE ISLAND NEW CALEDONIA Voyage through its Land and Wealth the Story of its People and Past

By: Burchett, Wilfred G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F. W. Cheshire Pty. Ltd.: 1941

Order Number: 7441


Wear to extremities. Binding quite loose. Previous owner's inscription, in French, on half-title page. ; An island off the coast of Australia, New Caledonia is an area rarely written about. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

PACIFIC TREASURE ISLAND NEW CALEDONIA Voyage through its Land and Wealth the Story of its People and Past

By: Burchett, Wilfred G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F. W. Cheshire Pty. Ltd.: 1941

Order Number: 7442


Slight fraying to spine bottom. Binding not tight. ; An island off the coast of Australia, New Caledonia is an area rarely written about. Dust jacket, in two pieces, laid in. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

EASTER ISLAND

By: Casey, Robert J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1931

Order Number: 1703


Some fraying to DJ. Minor discoloration to boards; The Story of a lost race on the most mysterious island in the Pacific; 8vo; 333 pages View more info

SIX-LEGGED SNAKES IN NEW GUINEA A Collecting Expedition to Two Unexplored Islands

By: Cheesman, Evelyn

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1732


With copyright correction with blue ink as aparently issued. Ex private lib with minimal markings. ; Scarce; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 281 pages View more info

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TAHITI

By: Conrad, Barnaby

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10975


DJ, with open tears, taped to boards; All about Tahiti, a small excerpt of which once appeared in Playboy ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 164 pages View more info

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PACIFIC ODYSSEY

By: Cornell, Gwenda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Limited: 1985

Order Number: 7148


Light shelf wear to DJ, particularly spine. ; The islands of the South Pacific conjure images of idyllic escapes from the fast paced routine of the West. But is that the reality? Author Cornell journeys thence to find out ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 218 pages View more info

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THE PACIFIC DEPENDENCIES OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Coulter, John Wesley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15111


Wear with small open tears & chipping to price clipped DJ. Previous owner' notes to verso of half-title page ; Including Hawaii, Guam, and American Samoa, among others. Stated first printing ; 8vo; 388 pages View more info

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SUBTIDAL GALAPAGOS Exploring the Waters of Darwin's Islands

By: Cribb, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Camden East, Camden House Publishing Ltd.: 1986

Order Number: 7118


Slight shelf wear to DJ, particularly to top & bottom of spine; The very first time that author Cribb made a dive into the waters off Galapagos, he came face-to-teeth with a 16 foot shark. Most people would say "Bye!" but Cribb began research and exploration of one of the world's richest and most diverse underwater environments ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 155 pages View more info

VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Danbury, Grolier Enterprises Corp.: 1980

Edition: Harvard Classics

Order Number: 16737


All edges gilt and all hands on deck! Darwin and Captain Fitz Roy journey to the South Seas, intending to complete the journey to Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego undertaken by Captain King 1826-1830; 8vo; 524 pages View more info

A DREAM OF ISLANDS John Williams, Herman Melville, Walter Murray Gibson, Robert Louis Stevenson, Paul Gauguin

By: Daws, Gavan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1778


Extremely light foxing to edges, else fine; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 289 pages View more info

JACK LONDON IN THE SOUTH SEAS

By: Day, A. Grove

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Four Winds Press: 1971

Order Number: 7368


Some wear to DJ extremities. ; Of course Jack London is best known for his writings but he also was a sailor of note. This volume examines his journey to the South Seas, a trip of two years undertaken with his wife and a skeleton crew. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 167 pages View more info

JOURNEY TO THE FAR PACIFIC

By: Dewey, Thomas E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1952

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 7448


Only DJ rear and flaps remain, BOMC issue, book has blindstamp on rear board. ; New York governor Dewey's report to the far east visiting 17 countries and travelling 41,000 Miles to find out the situation of the cold war ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 335 pages View more info

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IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

By: Dodwell, Christina

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Somerset, Oxford Illustrated Press: 1983

Order Number: 1714


8vo; 256 pages View more info

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SAVAGE PAPUA A Missionary Among Cannibals

By: Dupeyrat, Andre

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13991


Wear & foxing to DJ. Foxing to edges; Twenty-one years as a missionary in New Guinea amongst natives who live in much the same way as they did in the stone age, some of whom practice cannibalism; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

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SAVAGE PAPUA A Missionary Among Cannibals

By: Dupeyrat, Andre

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10714


Previous owner's ink stamp to endpapers and DJ ; Account of the author's twenty-one years among the Papuans; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 256 pages View more info

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SAVAGE PAPUA A Missionary Among Cannibals

By: Dupeyrat, Andre

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 10720


Price clipped DJ shows light wear; Twenty-one years amongst cannibalistic peoples ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info