24020
ALLEN, Benedict;

THE PROVING GROUNDS. A Journey through the Interior of New Guinea and Australia.
Harper Collins Publishers, London, 1991. 8vo.pp.viii + 391, illustrated in black and white and colour. Maps, Very Good Hardcover in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
ISBN 0246136332 An exotic & touching account of tribal worlds, as well as an exuberant adventure story. The author finds himself in New Guinea, He travels across the central mountain range of remotest New Guinea to the living magic of the uncontacted Yaifo people,, over the treacherous Torres Straits to Australia nd into the Gibson Desert. Here the aboriginals have settled. He also encounters another group of indigenous peoples.
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$25

24840
BAKER, Clive:

WALKING THE KOKODA TRAIL. Do-it-yourself Trekking Guide.
Australian Military History Publications, Loftus, 1994 Quality paperback.pp.x+ 118.illustrated throughout. original owners name on title page else Very Good.
ISBN 0646181394.
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$22

24623
BAKER, Clive & KNIGHT, Greg;

MILNE BAY 1942.The Story of 'Milne Force'.
Australian Military History Publications, Loftus, 2000. 4th Edition.4to.pp.x+ 496.profusely illustrated throughout. Previous owners signature else Near Fine copy in original pictorial laminated hardcover.
Story told from all sides.
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$160

25949
BODROGI, Tibor:

ART IN NORTH EAST NEW GUINEA.
Published by The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1961. Oblong 4to.pp.228 + 8 colour plates + 232 illustrations and maps. Text in English. Some scattered pale foxing to endpaperstext clean and fresh. Small repaired tear to the front of the dust wrapper [see image] else Very Good hardcover in better than good dust wrapper.
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$110

24630
CAHILL, Peter;

Needed But Not Wanted. Chinese in Rabaul 1884-1960.
Copyright publishing, Brisbane, 2012. 8vo.pp.xvi+ 336.pictorial endpapers, illustrated. index, Very good pictorial hardcover, no dust wrapper as issued. A small very discrete name of the previous owner else fine copy.
ISBN 9781876344962 Rabaul Papua New Guinea, in the steaming tropics, with its dark volcanic soils and high yeild crops such as copra and tobacco, required imported labour but the cost was disease and difficult living conditions. The Chinese were brought to Rabaul only to die of sickness and violence during the Japanese invasion of the Second World War.
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$85

26057
CLELAND

PATHWAYS TO INDEPENDENCE. Story of Official & Family Life in Papua New Guina from 1951-1975.
Rachel Cleland,,Cottesloe, WA. 1985 Second Edition, 8vo.pp.370. Index, illustrations throughout. Map endpapers, Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
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$25

23681
CONN, Barry J. . [Editor ] :

HANDBOOKS OF THE FLORA OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Volume III.
Melbourne University Press, 1995. 8vo. pp. xvi + 278. Illustrations. Map endpapers. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 0522840957
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$30

26054
ERSKINE, James Elphinstone;

NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF THE AUSTRALIAN SQUADRON TO THE SOUTH EAST COST OF NEW GUINEA OCTOBER TO DECEMBER 1884 WITH ILLUSTRATIONS.
Robert Brown & Assciates, Bathurst, 1984. Facsimile copy. Of the original 1885 edition. Documents Commodore James Erskine's exploration at Port Moresby. Includes notes on New Guinea. 430mm x 320 mm pp.12 + 5 full page chromolithographs, 1 folding maps, + 35 photographs. Full blue leatherette titled and decorated in gold and black in a similar slip case Very good copy
Limited to 1000 copies. This is No 534 with the loosely inserted card which says the copy has been inspected and is certified as a perfect copy signed by the printer.
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$200

26061
FLANNERY , Tim :

THROWIM WAY LEG Tree Kangaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds On The Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 1998. 8vo..pp.x + 326, Ilustrated., illustrations,maps, photographs, index. Very Good. Hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper signature of author James Porter.
Tim Flannery will leave you with a picture of the Papuan bush which is hard to forget.
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$25

26056
FOWKE, John:

KUNDI DAN. Dan Leahy's life among the Highlanders of Papua New Guinea.
University of Queensland Press, 1995. Original softcover. pp.261 plus 24p illustrations block in the centre in black and white, pages uniformly tanning., signature of James Porter Author on first page else Very Good.
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$20

26059
GASH, Noel & WHITTAKER, June:

A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF NEW GUINEA.
The Jacaranda Press, Milton, Queensland, 1975. First Edition.4to.pp.viii + 312. Profusely illustrated in black and white, photographs and maps. Index, bibliography. Very Good hardcover in good dust wrapper.
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$35

24712
HAWTHORNE, Stuart:

THE KOKODA TRAIL A History.
Central Queensland University Press, Rockhampton, 2003 4to.pp.xiv+ 269.index. illustrations, photographs, maps. Very Good quality large format softcover.
ISBN 1876780304 The Kokoda Trail is a remotejungle track in the old Australian Territory of Papua where Aussie Diggers and the Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels battled desperately against the Japanese in 1942. It has now become an honoured part of Australian heritage. Stuart Hawthorne looks back 130 years over the Trails captivating past.
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$40

25412
HILDER, Brett:

NAVIGATOR IN THE SOUTH SEAS.
Percival Marshall & Co, London, 1961. 8vo.pp.vi+ 232,black & white illustrations and map endpapers. Original black cloth hardcover in slightly chipped dust wrapper else a Very Good copy.
Signed by the Author on half title page.
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$28

23776
HODGKINSON , Frank :

SEPIK DIARY .
Reid Books, Northbridge ,1984 4to . unpaginated profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Full leather binding in board slip case. NO 2 of 100 copies. Contains an original signedetching of Reggiana signed by Hodgkinson Numbered 2/100 . Limitation page signed only by Hodgkinson, not Reid or other signature. Two prospectus for the books loosely inserted. A little offsetting from the etching else a Very Good copy of this fascinating book.
ISBN 0949361011
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$180

22425
HOOPER, Alan E. :

LOVE WAR & LETTERS .PNG 1940 ;45 An Autobiography 1940-1945. Foreword by Professor H Nelson.
Robert Brown & Associates (Qld) Pty Ltd, Cooperoo, 1994 First Edition, 4to.pp.324.Index Profusely Illustrated throughout. Original laminated pictorial hardcover, a little pale foxing to front half title.
Ex 15th, 49th, Papuan Infantry and Fuzzy Wuzzy Units. Signed by Author. This book is a valuable record of one young Australians time as a soldier. In a war of great mobility in which armies advanced and retreated over thousands of miles. Alan Hooper served only on the mainland of Papua and New Guinea He writes of his experiences to his sweetheart Nancy who joined the Womens Auxiliary Australian Air Force working for the Americans..
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$35

26062
HOPE, Penelope;

LONG AGO IS FAR AWAY,Acounts of the early exploration and settlement of the Papuan Gulf area.
Australian National University,ACT, 1979. 8vo.pp.xiii + 264,four maps including map endpapers, 8p illustrations, index. Very Good hardcover in cedge chipped dust wrapper now protected.
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$25

24617
JONES, Timothy G.:

MILNE BAY RADAR. Unit History of the No.37 Radar Station 1942-1945.
Australian Military History Publications, Loftus, NSW, Australia, 2001. 8vo.pp.xviii + 90+ 3p.ads. index, names index, bibliography, maps and illustrations. Very Good original laminated pictorial hardcover. issued without a dustwrapper. original owners name on pastedown.
ISBN: 1876439602. Vital to the war in the pacific the 37 Radar Station was fundamental in the early warning in The Battle of Milne Bay alerting the allies of the incoming enemy aircraft.
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$25

18817
KOHNKE , Glenys :

TIME BELONG TUMBUNA... Legends and Traditions of Papua New Guinea.
Robert Brown, Jacaranda Press, 1973. 4to.pp.111. Profusely illustrated by the paintings of Glenys Kohnke. Very Good hardcover inchipped and worn now protected dust jacket.
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$30

25411
LEWIS, David:

WE, THE NAVIGATORS. The Ancient Art of Landfinding in The Pacific.
Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1972. 8vo.pp. xvii + 346.Black & white illustrations and maps, map endpapers. Original blue cloth hardcover, slightly faded. Newspaper clipping adhered to second page in a chipped dust wrapper.
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$30

24214
LINDT , J.W.:

PICTURESQUE NEW GUINEA. With an historical introduction and supplement chapters on the Manners and Customs of the Papuans; Accompanied with fifty full page autotype illustrations from negatives of portraits from life snd groups and landscapes from nature.
Gordon & Gotch, Port Moresby, 1980. 4TO. pp.xx + 194 Faux leather. Near Fine copy
Limited to 1000 copies facsimile of the 1887 edition
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$250

25787
McGREGOR, Alisdair;

FRANK HURLEY. A Photographers Life.
Penguin Viking, Melbourne, 2004 4to.pp.viii+ 460 + 100 black & white photographs and 3 in colour. Original grey cloth hardcover previous owners name on ffe, else a very good near fine copy.
Frank Hurley was an explorer and recorder of history to call him a photographer would not be praise enough.
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$65

24624
McNAB, Alexander'Sandy'.:

We Were the First. The Unit History of No 1 Independent Company
Australian Military History Publications Loftus, 1998. 4to.pp.xiii +242, profusely illustrated, index. Previous owners signature else Near Fine original pictorial laminated hardcover.
ISBN 0958669384 The History of the First Independent Company details the Australian experimentation with British style commandos and how the company's experience ended in misuse and tragedy.
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$260

25425
MAIDEN, Peter:

MISSIONARIES, HEADHUNTERS & COLONIAL OFFICERS.
Central Queensland University Press, Rockhampton, 2003. 4to.pp.xviii + 220.plus black and white illustrations & map. Original quality softcover. A Very Good Copy.
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$40

25214
MAIDEN, Peter;

SHIPWRECK OF THE NEW GUINEA GOLD EXPLORERS. The Wreck of The Brig Maria Off Hichenbrook Island in 1872.
Central Queensland University Press, 2000. Royal 8vo. pp.173+ 2pp ads, 8 pages of b/w photographs, 2 maps. Quality softcover.
ISBN 1875998853
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$25

25618
N. N. Miklouho-Maclay, B. Wongar (Translator)

THE NEW GUINEA DIARIES 1871-1883
Dingo Books, Melbourne,2007 8vo pp.viii + 280, black and white photographs. Original laminated pictorial hardcover in matching dust wrapper A Very Good Copy
ISBN: 9780977507825
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$35

25078
O'NEILL, Jack;

UP FROM SOUTH.
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1979. 8vopp.xxiii+199.14 black and white photographs & maps. Previous owners stamp on free front endpaper, dust wrapper chipped at head and tail of spine. original green cloth with illustrated dust wrapper.
"Jack O'Neill was a brave and a sensitive man. His spirit of adventure led him into considerable danger, yet he admired and respected the dignity of the tribesment of the Central Highlands. Nor did the rigours of frontier life prevent him from responding to the rugged splendour of the New Guinea highlands. His story is a unique record of the conditions under which the prospectors lived and worked, their comradeship and their rivalries, as they penetrated deeper into an untamed land in their search for gold."
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$25

26055
PERCY CHATTERTON'S PAPUA.

DAY THAT I LOVED. Illustrations by Bert Brown.
Pacific Publications, Sydney,1974. 8vo.pp.vi + 132. With the signature of James Porter, author. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
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$25

25202
SINCLAIR, James:

KIAP. Australia's Patrol Officers in Papua New Guinea.
Pacific Publications, Sydney,1981. 4to.pp.295. Many black and white photographs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
Patrol Officers in post war Papua doing a difficult job while Papua moves towards independence. A long difficult journey with many setbacks and hurdles. A fascinating period historically. Heavy may require extra postage overseas.
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$45

24710
SINCLAIR, James:

TO FIND A PATH. Volume I Yesterdays Heroes 1885-1950. The Life & Times of The Royal Pacific Islands Regiment & Volume II. Keeping The Peace 1950-1975. The Papua New Guinea Defence Force & The Australians to Independence.
Boolarong Press, Crawford House Press, Brisbane & Bathurst, 1990 & 1992. The Fiftieth Anniversary Comenorative Editions. Two Volumes 4to.pp.ix+ 310. Map endpapers, photos. pp. viii+ 312, index, photos. Original owners name on endpaper in volume one and on the dedication page in volume Two, Very Good hardcovers in Very Good dust wrappers.
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$220

25790
SINCLAIR, James;

UNITING A NATION.The Postal and Telecommunication Servics of Papua New Guinea.
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1984 8vo.pp.viii +287, black & whites photographs, Map endpapers original grey cloth hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper. Original owners signature on endpaper else a Very Good Copy
ISBN 0195544374
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$40

25074
SINCLAIR,James;

LAST FRONTIERS. The Explorations of Ivan Champion of Papua.
Pacific Press, Queensland, 1988. 4to.pp.xii+ 307. Many black & white illustrations + maps. Loosely inserted a fold out colour map of Papua New Guinea and the original receipt. Original green cloth hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper in original slip case. Limited to 1000 copies. This is copy 483 Signed by Ivan Chapman and James Sinclair.
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$200

19948
SMITH , Keith :

WORLD WAR II WASN'T ALL HELL.
Hutchinson,Sydney,1988. First edition. 8vo.pp.191. Illustrated. Very Good hardcover in Very good dust jacket..
ISBN 0 09 169250 4. Keith Smith served in the Australian army for five years in Australian New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
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$20

25079
SPECT, Jim & FIELDS, John:

FRANK HURLEY IN PAPUA. Photographs of the 1920- 1923 Expeditions.
Robert Brown, Australian Museum Trust, Bathurst, 1984 4to pp.vi + 193,Black & white photographs, many full pages and map. Original black cloth boards with pictorial dust wrapper. A Fine Copy
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$150

25416
TOWNSEND, G.W.L.;

DISTRICT OFFICER. From Untamed New Guinea To Lake Success. 1921- 1946.
Pacific Publication, Sydney, 1968 8vo.pp.271, black and white photographs, map endpapers, black cloth hardcover and in slighly chipped dust wrapper.
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$30

25419
VAN HELDEN, Flip :

BETWEEN CASH AND CONVICTION. The Social Context of The Bismarck-Rame Integrated Conservation and Development Project.
The National Research Institute, Boroko, Papua New Guinea, 1998 8vo.pp.xii + 302. 29 tables.Soft cover, A Very Good Copy.
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$70

25417
WHITAKER, Rom & Zai;

REPTILES OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Division of Wildlife, Papua New Guinea, [1982]. 4to.pp.53,black and white illustrations. Soft covers with colour photography to upper cover.
Contains a letter from the Department of Land, Konedobu stating that the department is no longer funded and publications will no longer be published.
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$400

26058
WILLIAMS, Maslyn ;

STONE AGE ISLAND. Seven years in New Guinea.
Collins, London, 1964. 8vo.pp.352, map endpapers. A few small marks on the foredges. Else a Very Good copy in a Very Good slightly chipped dust wrapper.
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$20