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FIJIAN WAY OF LIFE
FIJIAN WAY OF LIFE London:Oxford University Press. 1953. 176pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges with some light fraying and several chips and tears. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy with a good dust jacket. $16.50
ISLAND OF PASSION. RA'IVAVAE.
ISLAND OF PASSION. RA'IVAVAE. London: George Allen & Unwin. (1962). 301pp. Illus. with photographs by the author. Hard bound. With dust jacket. Light fraying of edges of dust jacket, otherwise, a very good, tight, clean copy. $12.50
KANAK DANCE AND MUSIC. Ceremonial and intimate performance of the Melanesians of New Caledonia, historical and actual.
KANAK DANCE AND MUSIC. Ceremonial and intimate performance of the Melanesians of New Caledonia, historical and actual. Noumea, New Caledonia: Agence de Developpement de la Culture Kanak. (1997). 285 pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Wraps are clean and show only minor shelf wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall a fine copy. $9.50
RELIGION AND NATIONALISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.
RELIGION AND NATIONALISM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. Madison:The University of Wisconsin Press. 1963. 253pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges with some minor fraying and some small chips and tears. Spine shows some sun-faded. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy. $25.00
THE CORNER-STONE OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE. A Narrative of Seven years.
THE CORNER-STONE OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE. A Narrative of Seven years. New York:The Century Co. 1922. 343pp. Illus with photographs. Hard bound. Author served as Governor-General of Philippine Islands, 1913-1921. Front fly-leaf has been torn out. Some foxing on front and back paste downs and on a few pages. Light soiling of binding. Internally a tight, clean copy. $50.00
THE TRADE UNIONS. Communist Theory and Practice of Trade Unionism.
THE TRADE UNIONS. Communist Theory and Practice of Trade Unionism. Sydney: Communist Part of Australia. 1944. 56 pp. Softcover. Front wrap shows some sunning on the edges, but otherwise in very good, clean condition. Interior is clean and free of markings. Pages brown with age. $15.00
TO THE MOUNTAINS OF THE STARS
TO THE MOUNTAINS OF THE STARS Translated from the Dutch by Alan G. Readett. Garden City, New York:Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1963. 318pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn and frayed at the edges with several small chips and tears. Some soiling to the covers. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy. $25.00
VOYAGERS OF THE VITIAZ STRAIT
VOYAGERS OF THE VITIAZ STRAIT A Study of a New Guinea Trade System. Seattle:(1967). 282pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is only lightly worn at the edges and spine with just a touch of soiling to the rear cover. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy. $15.00
[FLOWER ARRANGING BOOK] Title in Japanese.
[FLOWER ARRANGING BOOK] Title in Japanese. Bi-lingual. Both Japanese and extensive English text opposite each of 48 plates. Red linen cloth with gold Japanese characters on spine. An excellent copy. $35.00
FILIPINOS
FILIPINOS Pre-War Philippines Essays. Rizal:Araneta University Press. (1963). 273pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly soiled with some age-toning to the covers and light sunning to the spine. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is some toning to portions of pages 30-45. Overall, this is a very good, clean copy. Essays recording pre-WWII Philippines. The author was the Philippines foreign correspondent of the Chicago Daily News Foreign News Service. . $75.00
ISLAND PEOPLES OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC MICRONESIA AND MELANESIA.
ISLAND PEOPLES OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC MICRONESIA AND MELANESIA. Washington D.C.:The Smithsonian Institution. 1943. 104pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Covers are lightly worn with some age-toning to the edges and spine and some very light and localized water staining to the top left corner of the rear cover, affecting the last few pages. Interior is clean and free of stary markings save for some age-toning to the page edges throughout. Overall, this is a good copy. $15.00
MASKS AND MEN IN A MELANESIAN SOCIETY. The Valuku or Tubuan of the Lakalai of New Britain
MASKS AND MEN IN A MELANESIAN SOCIETY. The Valuku or Tubuan of the Lakalai of New Britain Lawrence, Kansas:University of Kansas Publications. 1961. 76pp, Illustrated in color and black/white. Hardcover. In very good, clean condition. $45.00
THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY IN SAMOA 1845-1884
THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY IN SAMOA 1845-1884 Stanford, CA:Stanford University Press. (1934). 1st edition. 233pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Aside from light soiling to top page edges, a very good, clean copy, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn, with light wear along edges, otherwise in very good condition. *"A well-written piece of original research into white relations with Samoa. Starting with the first white discovery of the islands the author deals with the British missionary interest, the dawning British official interest, the rapid growth of German trade, New Zealad's interest for strategic reasons, American interests, the years of unrest with weak native autonomy, and conflicting German, American, and British influences, culminating in the three treaties of 1876-1879,  the final breakdown of native autonomy, the attempt at international government in 1889, and the division between America and Germany ten years later. '...dj $65.00
THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE MODERN WORLD.
THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE MODERN WORLD. New York:The John Day Company. (1946). 391pp. Revised edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn significantly at the edges with many sall chips and teras, with a moderately sized piece missing from the bottom of the spine. Binding is mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the pages. Overall, this is a very good copy with a good dust jacket. $15.00
TRADE, TRADERS AND TRADING IN RURAL JAVA
TRADE, TRADERS AND TRADING IN RURAL JAVA Singapore; New York:Oxford University Press. 1987. 223pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers show some wear at the edges with some very mild soiling. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings with bright and clear plates. Overall, this is a very good copy. $25.00